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There is a plethora of talent that lies in the LGTBQ community. From designers, and dancers, to stylists, and makeup artists, the number of gifted people out there runneth over. Because the entertainment industry is over saturated with hairstylists and makeup artists, it’s easy for the extra talented folks to get lost in the shuffle. You may be wowed by your favorite celebrity’s hairstyle or makeup looks, but the truth is, the local talent in your neighborhoods are responsible for creating them.

There are 5 hairstylists and makeup artists that are shaking up the industry. Beyond their contributions their personal clientele, some are launching products, creating magazines, and hosting networking events that elevate people of color to the next level. Here are 5 LGBTQ makeup artists and hairstylists you need to know now.