Best Makeup Artists in Minneapolis

Why These Makeup Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Minneapolis 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. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Cara Sophia

Cara Sophia offers her expertise in makeup artistry, hair styling, and wardrobe for a variety of projects in the Minneapolis area and worldwide including beauty and fashion shows, editorial shoots, film and broadcasting events, corporate headshots and advertising, music videos, and more. Her impressive list of clientele includes American Express, Blockbuster, General Mills, Mercy Hospital, Northwest Airlines, and many others. Her artistry has appeared in films and magazines including People Magazine, Minnesota Monthly, North Country, Babes in Toyland, Naturally 7, and many more. Professional clients stated “her professionalism on set are absolutely top-notch,” “talented, creative and a pleasure to have on set,” and “a true professional and a perfectionist with makeup and wardrobe.”

Minneapolis, MN 55410


MN Bridal Hair & Makeup Artistry

MN Bridal Hair & Makeup Artistry is a team of highly skilled and experienced makeup and hair artists trained in all aspects of bridal hair and makeup in St. Paul. Packages for bridal hair and makeup include a pre-wedding trial and services on location for the wedding day with a minimum of three people booked for each event during the busy wedding season from May to October. Special rates are available during the off-season months of November through April on bridal packages. Satisfied brides reported “services were such a great value and the quality was remarkable,” “celebrity level hair and makeup styling for your big day,” and “my hair was exactly the way I wanted it with my natural curls.”

Saint Paul, MN 55101


Nan Fletcher

Nan Fletcher is a makeup artist in Minneapolis with training from the Aveda Institute. Her experience includes runway shows, political commercials, short films, theater, and print advertising with a focus on bridal makeup. She is also available for special events and makeup application lessons. A satisfied bride noted “made me look like a bride, but also look like myself.”

Minneapolis, MN 55417