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Best Makeup Artists in Raleigh
2021

Why These Makeup Artists?

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

eSTee Salon

eSTee Salon is a full-service hair and makeup salon in Raleigh offering haircuts and coloring, bridal hair and makeup, waxing and threading, and more. Select hair services include the Brazilian Blowout treatment and Japanese Thermal Straightening by consultation. Other specialty services include eyebrow and eyelash tinting, ear candling, and henna tattoos. eSTee Salon is a member of the Triangle Bridal Association and has served as the exclusive stylists and sometimes makeup artists for the Forever Bridal fashion shows since 2010.

Raleigh, NC 27615

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Face Artistry

Face Artistry is owned and operated by Senior Makeup Artist, Anjanette who is well known for her 15 years of cosmetics and wardrobe styling experience in print, video, fashion, and weddings. Her specialties include working with models, actors, and producers in TV and commercials, and special occasions such as weddings, balls, parties, and more. Anjanette also offers her own line of cosmetics for face, lips, eyes, and skincare on her website.

Raleigh, NC 27661

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Makeup for Your Day

Makeup for Your Day has a talented team of makeup artists and hair stylists to create the perfect look for weddings, red carpet and corporate events, modeling and runway events, films, and every special occasion. The team serves the Raleigh, Wilmington, and Nashville areas, and is willing to travel for destination weddings and events worldwide. Wedding packages are available and priced according to travel needs and the size of the bridal party. Makeup for Your Day also offers beauty lessons in makeup application by appointment.

Raleigh, NC 27617

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Perfection by Patricia, Inc.

Perfection by Patricia, Inc. is the creation of Patricia Love with her team of makeup artists and hair stylists providing makeup and hair design in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and surrounding areas. The team specializes in weddings, engagements, photo shoots for publication and media, and other special events. Patricia has over 15 years of experience in the cosmetics industry and has beautified the participants of over 225 weddings since 2006. The team’s work has appeared in TV productions, commercials, and been published in national magazines.

Durham, NC 27704

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Pi Leonard

Pi Leonard is a makeup artist and hair stylist located in Raleigh focused on special occasion hair and makeup for events such as weddings, prom, modeling portfolio and talent headshots, and film, TV, or video productions. Day rates and travel arrangements are available for on location bookings.

Raleigh, NC 27603

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The Makeup Team

The Makeup Team is an on-location makeup service in Charlotte and Raleigh for every special occasion including weddings, portraits, pageants, prom, quinceaneras, and other events. The team uses special tools and techniques in their professional makeup application to ensure the perfect photographs. The Makeup Team has over 20 years of combined experience, and each artist attends a class every quarter to update their artistry skills and knowledge. Clients reported “the makeup was very natural,” and “The Makeup Team was beyond amazing.”

Raleigh, NC 27612

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Wink Hair + Makeup

Wink Hair + Makeup is a team of hair stylists and makeup artists specializing in weddings, photo shoots, commercial hair and makeup, and other special occasions. Packages include hair and makeup for the bride and her entire bridal party, hair and special FX makeup for costume events, personalized makeup lessons, and makeup parties for four or more people.

Raleigh, NC 27609

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