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Valley Park, MO 63088Valley Park, MO 63088

Amanda Macia Makeup is a freelance makeup artist in St. Louis focused on makeup applications for weddings, commercial and video shoots, and editorial photos with more than a decade of experience. Amanda offers two types of makeup applications including airbrush using a top of the line airbrushing system, or high definition using high-quality professional makeup and tools for brides, senior portraits, boudoir photos and other special occasions. Other wedding options include makeup enhancements for flower girls and junior bridesmaids focused on lips, cheeks, and eyes, and touch-ups for the entire bridal party. Other services include Amanda’s makeup artistry for commercial photo shoots with travel options available by request.

Valley Park, MO 63088Valley Park, MO 63088

Website(314) 223-3836

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

6 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Creve Coeur, MO 63141Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Branca is a full-service beauty company with three locations in Missouri including Creve Coeur, St. Charles, and Chesterfield and a large staff of stylists, estheticians, and nail technicians. Salon services include hair styling and makeup applications. Spa services offer facials, waxing, peels, massage, manicures, and pedicures. Wedding packages are available for salon and spa services for every member of the bridal party including the groom. Special offers for new guests include a complimentary haircut with any single process color, highlights, or Balayage service. Clients noted “top notch stylist in a warm and welcoming atmosphere,” “especially helpful and very talented,” and “if you’re looking for stellar salon service, definitely try Salon Branca.”

Creve Coeur, MO 63141Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Website(314) 469-1222

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Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

3 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

St. Louis, MO 63139St. Louis, MO 63139

Daniellestyle Inc. is a group of talented makeup artists and hair stylists in St. Louis led by Danielle offering event hair and makeup and regular salon services. Danielle’s artistry has appeared in multiple publications including Martha Stewart Wedding, People Magazine, Professional Photographer Magazine, and St. Louis Magazine. She holds acclaim as St. Louis Magazine’s A-List Make Up Artist and the Rising Star nomination from Fashion Group International in 2013. Salon services by her team include haircuts, blowouts, single process color, full or partial balayage treatments, and Brazilian blowouts. Satisfied brides noted, “made me feel like a celebrity on my wedding day,” “well worth the money that was spent,” and “I have never felt more beautiful.”

St. Louis, MO 63139St. Louis, MO 63139

Website(314) 302-1467

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Average Review Score:

4.8 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

44 (Best)

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Variable (Good)

Ellisville, MO 63017Ellisville, MO 63017

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 63017Ellisville, MO 63017

Website(314) 608-9001

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Clayton, MO 63105Clayton, MO 63105

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 63105Clayton, MO 63105

Website(314) 780-8247

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Clayton, MO 63124Clayton, MO 63124

Looks By Lisa & Co is a team of professional makeup artists and hair stylists providing on-location services for weddings, events, and special occasions throughout the St. Louis area and beyond. The company’s founder, Lisa Lipsitz, is a professional makeup artist with more than two decades of experience in the beauty industry. She has trained for Smashbox Cosmetics and has advanced certification in airbrush makeup application. Looks by Lisa & Co holds WeddingWire Awards for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 and is the 2017 pick for The Knot’s Best of Weddings award. Satisfied brides reported “Lisa swept in and saved the day,” “made my wedding day so incredibly memorable and special,” and “we all got many compliments on our makeup.”

Clayton, MO 63124Clayton, MO 63124

Website(314) 229-1964

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Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

19 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

St. Louis, MO 63143St. Louis, MO 63143

Elin Asvaldsdottir is the talent behind Makeup by Elin in St. Louis with nearly two decades of experience in makeup artistry and hair styling for weddings, events, photo shoots, commercials, and TV and film productions. Wedding packages are available for makeup only or a combination of makeup and hair, and Elin offers daily and hourly rates for her services on location for commercial productions. Other options include full makeup and light hair styling for senior portraits, business headshots, model portfolio shots, and general portrait sessions. Elin is also available for makeup lessons for adults, teens, and pre-teens by appointment. Clients reported “able to accommodate the needs of a wide range of clients,” “everyone looked absolutely gorgeous with your help,” and “received many compliments throughout the night.”

St. Louis, MO 63143St. Louis, MO 63143

Website(314) 629-3895

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Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

25 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

St. Louis, MO 63126St. Louis, MO 63126

St. Louis Makeup Artist provides on location makeup applications for weddings and other special occasions through the artistry of Amanda and Renee. Their team has more than two decades of combined experience in every aspect of makeup including video, print, fashion, special effects, and more. Satisfied clients reported “would absolutely recommend St. Louis Makeup Artist to anyone,” “just can’t say enough wonderful things about these ladies,” and “made the process so easy, simple, and a lot of fun.”

St. Louis, MO 63126St. Louis, MO 63126

Website(314) 374-9568

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We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.

Online Profiles:

2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

6 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.

Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How much money does a makeup artist make?
A: Makeup artists who work out of beauty salons, such as wedding makeup artists, typically make an average of $32,740 per year if working full time. Makeup artists who work in theater or movies typically earn a significantly higher wage that’s an average of $99,990 per year.
Q: How do I become a celebrity makeup artist?
A: To become a celebrity makeup artist, develop and perfect your makeup artistry skills. If you don’t already live near some celebrities, move to an area where celebrities live. Accept an apprenticeship with a makeup artist who serves celebrities, or get a job in a salon that’s frequented by celebrities.
Q: How do I get a makeup artist license?
A: After completing your makeup artistry training program, apply to the agency in your state that manages this type of licensing. For example, in Michigan, the agency that handles licensing is the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Licensing can also be offered through a state’s cosmetology board.

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