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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored makeup artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best makeup artists in Lexington, KY.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Airbrush Makeup Artist Champayne Wilson

Champayne Wilson is a professional airbrush makeup artist and hair stylist serving clients throughout Georgetown, Kentucky. She completed her formal training at Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington and continues to further her education in the latest beauty techniques by attending Summit Salon Academy. Champayne offers both airbrush makeup application and hair styling and recommends consultations before scheduling services. Champayne specializes in hair and makeup services for weddings, proms, pageants, television, commercials, and photo shoots. She can be reached by phone, text, email or in her Georgetown studio.

Georgetown, KY (859) 213-2634


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Artistic Beauty

Artistic Beauty was formed by Alicia B. with the idea that makeup is more than just something that should be applied; it is something that should be crafted. It requires great skill and thought like a true piece of art. Artistic Beauty combines art and allure to create stunning wedding looks, photoshoot looks, Halloween looks, and "just because" looks. Alicia aims for perfection and wants all her clients to look and feel flawless. Alicia offers a variety of makeup packages and options including standard makeup application, airbrush makeup, event and on-set or location film and TV makeup, and bride and bridal party makeup application. In addition to makeup artist services, Artistic Beauty also offers boudoir photography packages. A boudoir session gives clients the opportunity to look and feel their best in a comfortable and private setting. Before the photo shoot, the photographer and designers will sit down for a consultation to discuss wardrobe options and styles as well as a mood board that will be used to direct and guide the shot itself.

Lexington, KY (859) 351-1870


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Image Insight

Image Insight is an aesthetics and artistry studio that is located in Lexington, Kentucky. The facility has been presented with the Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award each year since 2015, and proudly offer the best service throughout the makeup and skin care industry. Owner Trish has nearly two decades of experience in cosmetics and earned her Masters Level Certification from the Robert Jones Beauty Academy. Additionally, she earned her Aesthetics Certificate from BCTC and her BSN, RN from the University of Florida. Trish, an accomplished aesthetician, combines her medical background with a love and passion for skincare to promote classic and natural beauty solutions. Services offered by Trish at Image Insight include skin analysis consultations, balancing facials, deep cleansing facials, organic skin and body care, lash and brow design, facial waxing, lash and brow tinting, lash extensions. Other services include on-location makeup for brides, in-studio makeup for brides, engagement celebration makeup, special event makeup, and boudoir portrait makeup. Previous clients have appreciated how Trish was a calming force on their big day, how professional and accommodating she was, and how they would highly recommend her services to anyone seeking skin care and makeup application.

Lexington, KY (859) 379-9150


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Laura Ellen Collins

Laura Ellen Collins is a makeup artist and stylist located in Lexington, Kentucky. Laura takes great pride in helping people look and feel beautiful, and strives to help people identify and enhance their own beautiful features. She understands how skillful styling can bring forth a person's confidence, and although subjective, Laura aims to help people shine in their beautiful differences. Because she is trained and experienced in a wide variety of disciplines, she is able to offer a variety of services. Hair services include haircuts and styling, hair coloring, highlights, fashion coloring, heat styling, formal updos, and bridal updos. Laura's makeup services include basic makeup application, bridal makeup application, eye brow waxing, and lash application. All bridal services include both a pre-wedding trial run as well as a wedding day survival kit to ensure everyone is prepared and minor touch-ups can be made. Laura Ellen Collins can be reached by phone, email, or in her Lexington studio.

Lexington, KY (606) 272-0144


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Makeup Artistry by Kristin Gray

Kristin Gray, owner of Makeup Artistry by Kristin Gray, has nearly a decade of experience in the beauty industry and has received formal training across the nation. She provides luxury makeup services to clients throughout all of Kentucky, Ohio, and nearby areas. She strives to help everyone realize their visions for any and all special occasions. She utilizes products from various well-known brands including MAC cosmetics and Yves Saint Laurent. Services offered by Kristin Gray include makeup application for bridal parties, engagement celebrations, weddings, television commercials and filming, prom, senior portraits, boudoir photo shoots, special occasions, pageants, private parties, and fitness competitions. Kristin also offers one-on-one makeup lessons, false lashes, bridal trial runs, and airbrush makeup. She uses only luxury brushes and products for all makeup application services and trusts that high-quality products elicit the best results. Makeup Artistry by Kristin Gray can be reached by phone, email, or in her Lexington studio to schedule consultations and services. Previous satisfied clients have said Kristin was absolutely amazing, that she is talented and personable, she can create any style and look desired, and she is by far the best makeup artist imaginable.

Lexington, KY (512) 808-7474


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Pose Artistry

Pose Artistry, located in Lexington, Kentucky, is owned and operated by independent makeup artist, Alicia Williams. She takes clients both in-studio and on-location and offers a wide variety of artistry services. Since 2008, Alicia has been steadily growing her brand and has worked under some of the most renowned and innovative brands in the industry including Estee Lauder, Dior Cosmetics, and MAC. She has an immeasurable amount of knowledge, which she expertly applies to her interactions with each client. Alicia can create natural and full-glamour looks, but most importantly, she wants clients to love and feel comfortable with the look they choose. Post Artistry was a 2017 Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award winner and looks forward to many more years of successful service. Post Artistry offers bridal makeovers and makeup applications, an Everyday Diva Makeover, a Queen of the Night Makeover, one-on-one makeup application technique lessons, bridal touch-up kits, hair styling, and mink lash applications. Additionally, Post Artistry offers before- and after-hours appointments and gift certificates. Pose Artistry also hosts a variety of training courses, including Makeup Artist Training courses, Intense Makeup Artist Training courses, Refresher Makeup Artist Training courses, and Beauty as a Business courses.

Lexington, KY (859) 303-2050


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Sara Drury Local Looks

Sara Drury is a skilled and experienced makeup artist located in Lexington, Kentucky. Sara is the owner of Local Looks and has been in the beauty industry for nearly a decade. She has worked with a wide range of clientele from brides and families, to popular fashion bloggers. Sara's work has been displayed in blogs across the internet and magazines, on television, and on social media. Sara Drury Local Looks offers exclusive, private classes that take place in-home. The classes begin by going through existing makeup to ensure only high-quality products are being used. Sara then goes over the tools, products, and brushes that work best for any look. Finally, Sara works closely with clients and provides them with a step-by-step guide for applying makeup from start to finish. The class is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of application techniques, and clients will be left with an organized and up-to-date makeup bag, detailed instructions to replicate the look, product and tool recommendations, and most importantly, a renewed sense of confidence. Sara also offers group classes for those looking for a fun girls' night.

Lexington, KY


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