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We scored 153 Makeup Artists in Charlotte, NC and Picked the Top 10

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.

Erin Ashley handles professional makeup applications in Myers Park. The artist specializes in wedding makeup for everyone from the bride to the flower girls and can provide on-location traditional as well as airbrush makeup in any and all styles. The artist can remain on-site at the wedding as desired on an hourly basis, and every bride receives a customized pricing package based on her exact needs. The owner and makeup artist holds a degree in Fashion from Florida State University and previously worked in the skincare/cosmetics retail industry. Services are also available for photo shoots, headshots, and commercial work, and clients can also request customized makeup lessons. Erin Ashley has been seen in Charlotte Wedding and Carolina Bride and has also been featured on Style Me Pretty and Southern Weddings.

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.

Glam by Gisela is a makeup artist in North Carolina. The owner seeks to highlight the beauty in women with services for weddings, nights out, just for fun, makeovers, or other special occasions. Clients appreciate her attention to detail, caring and friendly approach, and customization based on each woman's style, features, and desired look. The studio offers full bridal makeup or just for the eyes plus a trial session along with makeup for others in the bridal party including the flower girl. Special add-ons include airbrush makeup, false eye lashes, and commercial on-site work for a half or full day. Makeup lessons are also available. Glam by Gisela won the Thumbtack Best of the Best Award in 2014 and 2015 and was named a Thumbtack Spotlight Makeup Artist in 2016.

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.

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.

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.

Makeup Artistry by Alyssa handles makeup services in the Charlotte area. Professional makeup applications are available for weddings, editorial work, special events, TV, independent films, and commercials along with lessons for those looking to do their own makeup or are aspiring makeup artists themselves. Brides can look trough the studio's website at various offerings and packages for the entire bridal party including airbrush makeup and mink lashes, and a trial session is required. The owner/makeup artist previously worked at MAC Cosmetics and Bobbi Brown and has been featured on A Touch of Modern and The Inspired Bride as well as in Charlotte Wedding, Carolina Bride, and Ballantyne Magazine.

The LALA Girl brings almost 15 years of experience as a professional makeup artist to Charlotte clients. The owner set up shop to bring celebrity-level service to women in the area for their wedding day, night out, private party, personal makeover, or other occasion or need. Brides-to-be should schedule a consultation before their special day, and on-site services including house calls are available. The shop offers spray tanning and blowouts as well, and customers can also come in to purchase top-of-the-line beauty products. The owner previously worked in Los Angeles in film and print as well as on TV programs for the likes of E!, Disney, Telemundo, WB, and NBC. The LALA Girl has been seen in The Knot and won a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2016.

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.

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