It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month 2023!
Celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to shine a spotlight on the culture and contributions of American citizens from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
To celebrate this year, we’re showcasing the best Hispanic/Latinx hair stylists, barbers, and makeup artists to follow on Instagram.
So, get ready to hit that Follow button — because these incredible Hispanic/Latinx artists are sure to inspire!
16 Hispanic/Latinx Stylists, Barbers, and Makeup Artists to Follow on Instagram
Cynthia Alvarez is a world-renowned hair stylist and the mastermind behind some of the biggest celebrity hair looks.
Think Shakira, Alicia Keys, and Dascha Polanco — just to name a few!
Originally from Puerto Rico, Carola Gonzalez is now an LA-based makeup artist with work appearing in a plethora of fashion publications, such as GQ, Vanity Fair, and Esquire.
As a seasoned pro, she believes in the power of makeup:
“… Makeup is about enhancing the beauty in everyone by skillfully applying the perfect combination of products and colors to accentuate each person’s unique features and skin tone.”
Hector Espinal is a native New Yorker and proud Dominican with a great eye for makeup.
As a Sephora PRO (a group of fifteen Elite Professional Artists that work as global ambassadors for the brand), Hector’s work has been featured in publications such as Rolling Stone and Vogue, among others.
Professional makeup artist Priscilla Ono is the leading artist behind Fenty Beauty, Rihanna’s line of beauty products.
She’s also Rihanna’s go-to makeup artist, so if there’s been a Rihanna look you’ve loved over the years, chances are you can thank Priscilla Ono.
Rob the Original is a master barber based out of San Antonio.
He’s most famous for his awe-inspiring “hair portraits,” where he truly elevates the barber’s role to the level of artist.
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Growing up between New York and Puerto Rico, Cesar DeLeon Ramirez spent his childhood in and out of his family’s hair salons.
Now, twenty years into his career as a hair stylist, Cesar is a renowned artist whose looks have appeared in TV shows like Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Ellen, So You Think You Can Dance, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.
With over thirty years in the makeup industry, Claudia Betancur is one of the biggest celebrity makeup artists in the Latin market.
A former ambassador for L’Oreal Paris in the US Hispanic market, she’s worked with celebrities from Eva Longoria and Laura Pausini, to Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez.
Hair stylist Castillo Bataille is best known for creating unique hair styles that showcase his clients’ natural beauty.
As a celebrity stylist, he travels all around the world for inspiration and draws from the environments around him.
With over 2 million followers, the social media sensation and master barber, A Rod, is known for bringing a blend of entertainment and creativity to his educational videos.
Marc Mena is a Mexican American hair stylist based in LA and New York.
Believing in the “transformative power of hair” for someone’s emotional and spiritual state, Marc’s a force in the hair and beauty industry.
His roster of celebrity clients includes Jennifer Coolidge, Mindy Kaling, Madelaine Petsch, Nina Garcia, Neve Campbell.
International, but New York-based, Jennifer Yepez is a hair stylist known for her bold, dramatic looks.
Tons of big name celebrities — Salma Hayek, Zendaya, Jessica Alba, Keira Knightley, and Emily Ratajkowski — all call on Jennifer when it comes time for that red carpet moment.
Orlando Pita is a celebrity hair stylist with over thirty years in the industry.
Well-known for his trend-setting ability on fashion editorials, his list of celebrity clients include Selena Gomez, Kate Hudson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and more!
He’s also known for his line of hair products: Orlando Pita Play.
The Latin American ambassador to Tresemmé, Marco Peña began his career in Colombia.
From there, he’s gone on to develop hair styles for clients such as Shakira and Eva Longoria.
DJ Quintero is a New York-based hair stylist who’s made quite the name for himself in the fashion world.
A former Creative Director at the Serge Normant at John Frieda Salons, DJ is a go-to stylist for celebrities such as Katie Holmes, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Mick Jagger.
Victor Fontanez — AKA Vic Blends — got his start by cutting hair in his mom’s garage.
At twenty-one years old, Vic’s become a world-renowned barber for celebrities — with a passion for giving back to the industry that’s built his career.
Originally from Cuba, Leysa Carrillo is a hair stylist famous for her vibrant hair colors and work with curly hair.
She’s an industry leader who continues to push the limits of her art by continually growing and pushing her creative skills to the next level.
At Schedulicity, our businesses represent the best parts of who we are. Together, we work to create a safe space in order to empower and educate our small business owners and entrepreneurs.
We’re proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our incredible business owners, who show up and show out, every month.