Best Makeup Artists in Charlotte

Why These Makeup Artists?

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

April Hill Makeup Artistry

April Hill Makeup Artistry serves clients in Charlotte. Hill is a talented makeup artist who has been in the beauty industry for more than 10 years and has worked for several cosmetic counters, such as Estee Lauder and MAC. She does makeup for special events, weddings, and photo shoots. Her make services also include eyelash extensions and eyebrow tinting, as well as skin prepping and priming, flawless foundation application, and Luxurious Mink eyelashes.

201 Keswick Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Beauty Asylum

Beauty Asylum provides makeup artists in the Charlotte area. The team specializes in both hair and makeup with services for men and women and is typically hired for high-end style and image consulting for celebrity clients as well as local brides. The team of freelancers works on-site for engagements, weddings, editorial shoots, media productions, and multimedia corporate functions, and wedding day trial sessions are also available. Bios for all makeup artists can be found on Beauty Asylum's website, and their work has been seen or featured on Ruffled, 100 Layer Cake, Style Me Pretty, and Open Your Mind on CBS as well as in Carolina Bride and British Vogue. One of the studio's artists was also a 2015 Pick for The Knot Best of Weddings as well.

Charlotte, NC 28208


Flawless Makeup Art

Flawless Makeup Art has been a Charlotte makeup artist for almost a decade. Hair and makeup wedding packages are available for the brides and their attendants, and details can be found on the studio's website. Flawless Makeup Art also has a menu of Prep Services before a makeup application such as a Honey Cleaning Wash, a Steaming and Moisture Treatment, and Eye Shields, and makeup applications are available for photo shoots and fashion shows as well. The owner and makeup artist is known for being friendly, easy to work with, creative, and always punctual and has worked for names such as MTV, NBC's Dateline, BET, People, and The Charlotte Observer. Clients can also request one-on-one makeup lessons in their home or in the studio.

Charlotte, NC 28204


Her Aura Lash & Makeup Artistry

Her Aura LLC has been providing lash and makeup artistry in Charlotte, NC, since 2016. The company offers eyebrow micro-pigmentation, professional makeup, and facial waxing and specializes in luxury eyelash extensions and styling, including faux-mink, synthetic silk, and cashmere lashes. Her Aura LLC stylists perform treatments in the company's salon, at customers homes, or their workplace. Her Aura LLC also offers eyelash extension training and education workshops for aspiring makeup artists.

2072 Ayrsley Town Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28273


Lovely By Lindsey

Lovely By Lindsey has been offering makeup artist services in Cornelius since 2009. The studio is home to a freelance, on-location makeup artist who seeks to always bring out a client's natural beauty per their vision and the occasion at hand. Makeup, as well as hair and lash extension services, are available for weddings and engagement parties, other special events, boudoir photo sessions, maternity and family photo shoots, high school senior portraits, and headshots. The owner also offers Xtreme Lashes® Eyelash Extensions and various beauty classes for groups or individuals such as Flawless Foundation, Day to Night, Party Ready: Eyes & Lashes, and Everyday Look. Lessons are available for hair as well, and Lovely By Lindsey was featured on Inspired By This in 2016.

Cornelius, NC 28031


LULU Beauty Lounge

LULU Beauty Lounge handles professional makeup in the Charlotte area. The studio works by appointment only and has a reputation for high-end makeup applications and personalized care with services for full makeup, airbrush upgrade, eyes only, and applications of false lashes including mink false lashes. Airbrush tattoo cover-ups are also available along with full bridal makeup and hair with numerous packages to choose from on LULU's website. The group uses top-quality products from names such as NARS, Make Up For Ever, MAC, and Urban Decay and also provides full waxing services. The owner is a licensed aesthetician, has studied with a number of celebrity makeup artists, specializes in lashes, skincare, and waxing, and has worked on The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC and The Democratic Presidential Forum.

Charlotte, NC 28204


The Posh Palette

The Posh Palette is an on-location makeup artistry business serving customers in the greater Charlotte area. Specializing in hair and makeup, its goal is to beautify each client and promote an aura of confidence. Beautician services include airbrushing, hair, and makeup for weddings and other occasions. The Posh Palette team travels to customers' locations to render its services. The company has been featured in several international bridal and fashion magazines.

Charlotte, NC 28211


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