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Why These Makeup Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Detroit Makeup Artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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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.

Ashley Lauren Artistry

Ashley Lauren Artistry is a makeup studio in Detroit backed by almost 10 years of experience. The makeup artist offers corrective beauty makeup, lash extensions, makeup for Hi-Def, face and body painting, airbrush makeup, and airbrush and glitter tattoos and also handles bridal makeup, commercial hair styling, and brow and body waxing. Brides receive a consultation as well as preview session before their big day as well. Additional services include body wraps, microneedling, chemical peels, laser hair removal, CoolSculping, and Ultherapy, and clients can also inquire about the studio's headshot and beauty photography, portrait shoots, and landscape photography services.

Bridal Beauty On-Location, LLC

Bridal Beauty On-Location, LLC handles makeup artistry and bridal hairstyling services in Livonia. The team specializes in wedding-day makeup applications and offers on-location bridal services for the bride and her entire party. Preview sessions are also available, and extras cover airbrush makeup, lash applications, manicures and pedicures, on-site body massage, and a DIY makeup lesson. All brides receive a luxurious touch-up kit as well, and flower girls can receive complementary blush, shimmer, and gloss. Bridal Beauty On-Location's styling team of beauty experts were picked for The Knot's Best Of Weddings, have won the prestigious Detroit’s A-List award for Best Makeup, and won the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award. They were also given the 2017 WeddingWire Hall of Fame Award.

Christine Fitzpatrick Hair & Makeup LLC

Christine Fitzpatrick Hair & Makeup LLC is a Birmingham makeup artist studio. Clients hire the team for in-salon or on-location bridal makeup and hair, traditional as well as airbrush makeup, and makeup lessons, and hair services include updos, coloring, cuts, treatments, and blowouts. The owner is a L'Oreal Professionnel Artist & Educator, who graduated from the Michigan College of Beauty, is certified in makeup for film, print, and TV by the Make Up Designory in Burbank, CA, and has worked for the likes of ABC, HBO, CNN, and The Oprah Magazine. Christine Fitzpatrick Hair & Makeup was a 2017 Pick for The Knot Best of Weddings as well.

Birmingham, MI 48009


Crystal Drake Makeup Artist

Crystal Drake Makeup Artist is a makeup artist studio serving the community of Troy. The studio offers bridal consultations and an on-site bridal party package for the entire wedding, and other services include false lashes, airbrushed makeup, tattoo cover-ups, and men's grooming. Clients receive touch-up kits with all services and can also retain the artist on an hourly basis for touch-ups and changes. The owner studied at the Michigan Makeup Academy and is known for being creative, punctual, and reliable, and the studio is a Featured Premium Vendor on Borrowed & Blue and has won a WeddingWire Bride's/Couples' Award five times.

Troy, MI 48084


Detroit Glam

Detroit Glam provides on-site makeup and hair services throughout Michigan and beyond. The group specializes in bridal makeup, and potential clients can look through numerous photos from past wedding work on Detroit Glam's website. Information on trial availability, contract, and fees can also be accessed via the site. Those with questions or who would like to reserve services need to submit an online form or email the team, and phone communication is reserved for booked brides only. Detroit Glam has been a Pick for The Knot Best of Weddings four times and is a Featured Wedding Vendor on Borrowed & Blue.

Detroit, MI 48073


Megan Murphy Makeup

Megan Murphy Makeup offers commercial, bridal, and special occasion makeup services, as well as permanent lash extensions, to clients in the Detroit metro. From her private studio in Royal Oak, owner and artist Megan Murphy specializes in makeup that appears flawless and beautiful both on camera and off, and she is deeply committed to maintaining the highest standards of training and technique. For her bridal work, Megan focuses on enhancing each bride's natural beauty via customized makeup that results in gorgeous looks that are best suited for each bride. Megan is also the recipient of a 2013 Emmy Award in makeup artistry for her work on Ask Dr. Nandi.

Royal Oak, MI 48067


Michele Palmer Make-Up Artist

Michele Palmer Make-Up Artist brings 20 years of experience in makeup artistry to residents of Rochester Hills. The studio offers traditional and airbrush makeup services for special occasions, weddings, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners as well as for commercial photo shoots, fashion shows, and television. The artist works for a top cosmetics company and has a reputation for being prompt, professional, patient, and highly experienced and can travel for events as well. Individuals can look through a portfolio of past work from commercial and wedding clients on Michele Palmer's website and can contact the studio with any questions about exact services as well.

Rochester Hills, MI 48306


Renata Makeup Inc

Renata Makeup Inc is a Troy makeup artistry group backed by years of professional experience. Services are available for lifestyle and commercial shoots, fashion and glamour editorials, bridal, headshots, and men's grooming, and interested parties can peruse an extensive gallery of past work on Renata's website as well as contact the studio online. The celebrity makeup artist boasts an impressive media client list, which can also be seen on the site and includes TIME, People, The Oprah Magazine, and Allure as well as numerous TV shows, news programs, music videos, films, events, public figures, celebrities, and politicians.

Troy, MI 48083


Stedman Artistry

Stedman Artistry is a Royal Oak team of makeup artists with over 10 years of practice in the field. The group provides on-location makeup and hair services for wedding parties, special events, film and television, print, and fashion. The owner studied at Cinema Makeup School in Los Angeles and the Michigan College of Beauty, has worked for various publications and celebrity clients as well as cosmetic lines such as MAC, Laura Mercier, and Smashbox, and is a licensed aesthetician in Michigan. Potential clients can peruse Stedman Artistry's portfolios on its site and make inquiries online as well.

Royal Oak, MI 48073


XquisiteLooks Makeup Artistry

XquisiteLooks Makeup Artistry offers makeup services in Southfield. Individuals use the service for makeup applications as well as private makeup lessons to learn how to look their best for any occasion. The owner graduated from the Michigan College of Beauty, has worked with top lines such as Cover Girl, L’Oreal, and Wet “n” Wild, is organized and professional, and handles makeup for fashion, video, and print as well. Workshops and trainings for those looking to get into the beauty industry are also available, and XquisiteLooks was named Best of 2015 by Thumbtack.

Southfield, MI 48033


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