Best Makeup Artists
in Greensboro

Why These Makeup Artists?

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

A By Amaris

A By Amaris is a makeup artist studio serving the Greensboro community. Clients can receive bridal makeup, special event makeup, airbrush makeup, individual lashes, brow waxing, brow extensions, and private makeup lessons. The team can also handle hair styling, and personal makeup shopping services are available as well. The licensed aesthetician and owner also works as a professional makeup artist for commercials and TV, fashion shows and photo shoots, and music videos, has worked for top-name cosmetic companies including MAC and Benefit, and has had her work featured in magazines such as Essence. A By Amaris also offers live and online for-credit classes for makeup artists and licensed beauty professionals. All in-studio or on-location services are by appointment only, and interested parties can submit their event details and exact needs via a form on the group's website.

Greensboro, NC 27401


Ashley Watts Makeup Artistry

Ashley Watts Makeup Artistry brings 10 years of experience in makeup to the community of Winston-Salem. The artist focuses on makeup that is "romantic & pretty" and strives to empower women to recognize their own unique beauty as well as teach them the techniques, styles, and colors that work best for their features and personality. Services include all-inclusive bridal packages, other event applications, makeup lessons, and makeup for commercial work, TV, and film. The owner previously worked for Benefit, has experience in media, salons/retail, editorial, fashion, and bridal/boudoir shoots, and uses cosmetics from MAC, Benefit, Laura Mercier, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Urban Decay, Dinair, and Juice Beauty. Ashley Watts has been interviewed in Carolina Wedding Magazine and was also featured in The Triad's Best for 2016.

Winston Salem, NC 27103


Avanti Salon & Spa

Avanti Salon & Spa is a team of makeup artists serving the Greensboro area. The salon offers makeup applications, tanning with the Novell Sunless Spray Tan, and full body and facial waxing. Brides can request full styling for their wedding day including on-location makeup, updos, and veil placement, and services are also available for bridesmaids, flower girls, mothers, and men of honor. Avanti Salon caters to private bridal parties as well, and clients also visit the spa for a half or full day of beauty and wellness, massage, body therapy, manicures and pedicures, facials, microdermabrasion, and peels. A menu of hair services includes cuts and styling, blowouts, conditioning treatments, texture, coloring, Cinderella Hair Extensions, and wigs as well as kids' cuts and cuts, styling, and coloring for men.

Greensboro, NC 27410


Carla White

Carla White offers makeup artistry in the Greensboro area and is backed by almost 10 years of experience. The on-location freelance makeup artist specializes in brides with both traditional and airbrush applications as well as hair styling that create a classic, long-lasting look. À la carte services include a bridal trial run, hair and makeup for bridal portraits, false lashes, eye-only makeup, and airbrush only, and Carla White's site also lists referrals to other wedding day providers. The studio's services for commercial shoots are available at a half and full-day rate, and interested parties should email for details. The artist has trained and worked with major cosmetic lines such as Tarte, NARS, Laura Mercier, Smashbox, Makeup Forever, and MAC and has applied makeup for commercial shoots, fashion shows, and photo shoots over the years.

Greensboro, NC 27406


Laura Bray Hair + Makeup

Laura Bray Hair + Makeup handles makeup applications in the Greensboro area. Individuals can schedule a consultation to discuss their own personal needs and desired style, and the artist specializes in the natural "sun-kissed look" and airbrush makeup. Clients receive a personal styling guide after their service as well to help them recreate their new look at home, and on-site services for hair and makeup are also available for weddings and other special occasions. Laura Bray's other in-salon services include eyebrow and lip waxing, Keratin hair treatments, cuts, coloring, blowouts, and styling, and kids and men can visit for a haircut as well. The makeup artist works at Dolce Vita Salon, and appointments can be made by phoning or emailing Laura Bray or via her online form.

Greensboro, NC 27407


The Beauty Lounge

The Beauty Lounge provides makeup artistry services in Greensboro. The studio's artists can provide base makeup, makeup applications for lips, cheeks, and eyes, special occasion makeup, and contouring, and eyelash enhancement services are also available, which can include clusters, bands, individual lashes, corners, bands, fill-ins, and removal. Additional salon services include skin care, facial waxing, and a full menu of hair care options covering cuts, blowouts, relaxers, weaves, texture, updos, braids, protein, moisturizing, hair loss treatments, and a Brazilian keratin treatment as well. Individuals can peruse an extensive gallery of photos from past work on The Beauty Lounge's website and can also schedule an appointment right online. Customers visit The Beauty Lounge as well for cosmetology training to learn about makeup, skin care, and hair specialties, and classes take place Sunday through Wednesday.

Greensboro, NC 27407


Updo's Studio

Updo's Studio has been doing on-site hair and makeup all over the country for over 18 years. The team has performed on-location makeup and hair services at over 3,000 weddings as well as countless makeup applications and hair stylings for other special events such as proms and homecomings, bridal, maternity, and family portraits, and tv commercials, to name a few. Updo’s artists have trained under top makeup artists in New York, always strive to create a look that each client loves, and are happy to make any changes necessary to achieve that perfect look. Updo's Studio is a member of the Triad Bridal Association and has won numerous awards including The Knot Best of Weddings and Best of Triad Weddings, and has won the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award five years in a row. The group also plans themed parties for all ages via its VIP, Royal Treatment, Princess Celebration, Pretty Princess, and other custom party packages. In March of 2017, Updo’s also opened a fashion, makeup, and all-around beauty boutique in downtown Kernersville.

Kernersville, NC 27284



ZJGLAM provides makeup artist services in the Greensboro area. The team is known for enhancing a client's features and offers makeup packages for the entire wedding party, The Princess Bridal Package, on-location photo shoots, and applications for proms, galas, and other special events. Additional services include "Just Lashes," Halloween/fantasy makeup, and GIRLZ Night Out GLAM for a night on the town. Customers appreciate the group's beautiful results and affordable prices, and the team boasts years of experience in the field as well as a dedication to accentuating each individual's natural looks. Artists are creative and flexible, can cater to a classic look or innovative design, and will always find the perfect tone and finish for all skin tones and types. Interested parties can phone or book an appointment via ZJGLAM's site.

Greensboro, NC 27455


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