Best Makeup Artists in St. Louis

Why These Makeup Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored St. Louis 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

Debbie Watson Hair & Makeup

Debbie Watson Hair & Makeup is a beauty salon in St. Louis under the leadership of Debbie Watson. She is a three-year winner of the Bride’s Choice Award, and her work has appeared in fashion shows and videos, on television, and in print. Salon services include haircuts, coloring, full and partial highlights and lowlights, makeup applications and tutorials, and hair smoothing treatments. Debbie has nearly three decades of experience in the beauty industry and trained at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London. She furthered her education by studying under Lorraine Massey to receive certification as a Deva Inspired Curly Hair Specialist. Satisfied brides noted “makeup on my wedding day was simply gorgeous,” and “all of our makeup looked very natural and photographed very well.”

Ellisville, MO 63017


Emily Miller

Emily Miller is a makeup artist and hairstylist in St. Louis with an extensive list of impressive clientele including film stars, models, and personalities. Her corporate clients include Yoplait, Verizon Wireless, United Methodist Women, Travel Channel, Spike TV, and the US Olympics among many others. Her work has appeared in several magazines such as Bloomberg Markets Magazine, First for Women Magazine, and People Magazine. Emily also trains future makeup artists from her personally developed curriculum and is devoted to furthering her education on the latest trends and techniques.

Clayton, MO 63105