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There's no denying that Kim Kardashian's makeup always looks on-point. Whenever the star is pictured on the red carpet or shares an ultra-glam photo on Instagram, we know to expect the fiercest makeup from the beauty mogul. The secret behind her flawless aesthetic? Celeb makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic. Yes, this is the same makeup maestro who created most of Kim's iconic contoured looks.

The beauty guru and reality star have been friends for over a decade and met when Dedivanovic was hired to do her makeup for a cover shoot back in 2008. The BFFs have worked together ever since — including their makeup collaboration, KKWxMario. The high-profile celebrity makeup artist is so in-demand when it comes to his makeup skills that he hosts Master Classes around the world for anyone looking to achieve the Kim Kardashian makeup look. Oh, did we mention that Kim occasionally joins in on the fun and attends classes?

If you can't attend a Master Class but want to take your beauty skills to Kim Kardashian's level, look no further than these 20 beauty tips we gathered from the makeup expert himself. Seriously, Mario's tips and tricks from years of experience in the beauty industry will change the way you apply makeup. Case in point: layering eyeliner. Genius.

Kim Kardashian isn't the only A-list client: Celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Chrissy Teigen, Priyanka Chopra, Demi Lovato, and Gabrielle Union have all worked with the skilled makeup artist. And with over five million Instagram followers, a sold-out beauty collaboration with Anastasia Beverly Hills, and almost 20 years of experience in the makeup industry, we would undoubtedly take advice from Kim's go-to makeup artist.

From the particular way Kim likes her foundation applied to finding the perfect nude lip and highlights from the reality star's most memorable makeup looks, read on for the best beauty tips from Kim Kardashian's trusted makeup artist.