Mother? You know, Mother, the name people refer makeup artist Pat McGrath to, has some exciting news.

Each year, Queen Elizabeth II bestows titles of Sir and Dame to select Brits for The Queen’s New Year Honours List.

This year, well Pat McGrath made history! She was awarded D.B.E, Dame of the British Empire for services to the fashion and beauty industries.

McGrath became the first makeup artist to ever receive this prestigous honor. In a statement, McGrath said, “I am truly delighted and humbled to be given this wonderful honor. My mother’s obsession with beauty and fashion ignited my passion for this amazing industry, and I feel blessed to have the privilege of working with some of the most extraordinary people throughout my career.”

She took it ti Instagram to thank all of the great people in her life that helped her along the way.

Congratulations to Pat McGrath for her accomplishmnets! This is a well-deserbed honor given to an inspirational woman.



photo obtained from Pat McGrath’s official Instagram | photo by Ben Hassett