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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored makeup artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best makeup artists in Buffalo, NY.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Chez Ann Salon

Chez Ann Salon is a group of makeup artists serving the community of Williamsville. Clients love the super friendly staff and top-quality results and visit the studio for special occasion makeup, bridal party makeup, and a menu of lash extensions as well. Additional services include lash and brow tints, lash lifts, full body and face waxing, facials, massage, manicures, and pedicures, and the well-trained crew also specialize in haircuts, styling, coloring, conditioning, bridal hair styles, and updos. Individuals can make an inquiry or schedule a service directly via a form on Chez Ann Salon's site, and the team is dedicated to bringing out each client's natural beauty.

Williamsville, NY 14221


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Cosmetic Kimmy

Cosmetic Kimmy is a Buffalo makeup artist salon. The resident licensed cosmetologist specializes in getting brides ready for their weddings and provides everything from full makeup, strip lashes, and microblading to updos, hair extensions, and blowouts. Customers can also request traditional foundation or airbrush work, temporary tattoo cover-ups, spray tanning, and makeup to perfectly cover any acne spots, and additional hair services include cuts, coloring, highlights or lowlights, and Olaplex and Keratin treatments. The makeup artist previously worked for MAC Cosmetics, presently also works for La La Anthony's line Motives Cosmetics, and is certified in Babe eyelash extensions. Cosmetic Kimmy is open Monday through Saturday and by appointment as well, and all services are customized to each client's specific needs and desires.

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Fawn & Fox Salon

Fawn & Fox Salon handles makeup applications in Buffalo. Customers come in to have makeup applied to their whole face, eyes only, and false lashes from NovaLash Eyelash Extensions and can also request wedding applications as well as trial sessions ahead of the big day. Fawn & Fix has a full menu of hair services for men and women as well including cuts, styling, highlighting, conditioning treatments, creative coloring, and full facial waxing. The team uses products from the likes of Redken, Pureology, Bumble and bumble, and R+Co, and hair Dreams Hair Extensions are also available. Fawn & Fox Salon has worked on photo shoots for Buffalo Spree magazine and was awarded Best Hairstylists (downtown) by Buffalo Spree as well in 2016.

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Groom Service Beauty & Dry Bar

Groom Service Beauty & Dry Bar is a makeup artist studio in Buffalo. The salon has a reputation for offering a luxurious atmosphere as well as luxury services and provides full-face makeup, just eyes, airbrush makeup, touch-ups, lashes, and makeup lessons. Additional offerings cover manicures and pedicures, brow tinting and sculpting, gemstone and express facials, and hair blowouts and styling, and clients can request all services in-room for an additional fee as well. Brides can also request makeup trials and on-location makeup and hair for the whole bridal party, and all services will be personalized per the bride's style and vision. Groom Service Beauty & Dry Bar was voted Best of WNY 2015 for Most Beautiful Salon by Buffalo Spree.

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Salon Elizabeth

Salon Elizabeth has been handling makeup services in Elma since 1999. The owner and makeup artist performs traditional applications, Temptu airbrush makeup, and makeup just for the eyes, and bridal parties can request on-location makeup, formal styling, and hairdos, trial sessions, and full preparations for the entire party in Salon Elizabeth's private bridal suite. Additional services include facial waxing, hair cuts for women, men, and children, coloring, and smoothing treatments, and on-site services are also available for photo shoots, fashion shows, special events, and corporate headshots. The studio has won a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2015 and 2016 and has been featured in With Love, and the owner has worked on shoots for multiple events and publications including Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NYC.

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Shianne Waxing & Make-Up Studio

Shianne Waxing & Make-Up Studio brings over 15 years of experience in makeup artistry to the Buffalo area. Services include bridal makeup, bridal trial applications, normal makeup application, eye makeup only, strip lash as well as individual lash applications, and makeup lessons, and Shianne even offers to go makeup shopping with a client for personal tips and guidance. Individuals also come in for speedy full body wax jobs for men and women, brow art, microblading, and eyelash lifts and extensions. The owner graduated from Joe Blasco Hollywood Make Up School with a focus in special effects and prosthetic makeup, previously worked as a certified MAC makeup artist for 10 years, and today is also especially sought out for her waxing and brow shaping skills.

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SKYN by SalleyNycole

SKYN by SalleyNycole offers makeup applications in Buffalo. The team is known for beautiful results, friendly service, and fair prices, and the makeup artists customize each service in order to best enhance an individual's unique features and style. Clients come in for an initial makeup consultation to discuss skin tone, proper foundation, and the desired look and colors, and applications are available for weddings as well as any other special occasion. SKYN also offers eyelash enhancement treatments with synthetic lashes applied one by one to each natural lash, and clients can request permanent and semi-permanent treatments. Facials are also available, and clients appreciate the use of natural and organic skin care products and can purchase items from the professional Motives Cosmetics line as well.

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The Makeup Parlour

The Makeup Parlour has been offering makeup artist services in Niagara Falls for over five years. The team has worked on hundreds of brides and is known for its “Hollywood Treatment” with fantastic customer care and premium products such as the Senna line and Temptu airbrush foundation. Services cover in-studio applications, strip lashes as well as single lashes, makeup lessons, in-studio bridal consultations and bridal party applications, on-site wedding applications, and private house calls. Additional offerings include Infinity Sun spray tanning, Minkys lash extensions, facials, and custom eyebrow microblading.The Makeup Parlour has won a WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award twice, and the owner is a New York State Licensed Esthetician, a Certified Minkys Lash Artist, and a Certified Sugar Lash Lash Lift Artist as well.

Niagara Falls, NY 14304


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Village Browery

Village Browery has been serving the Williamsville community with makeup artists since 2002. The salon offers professional makeup applications, makeup lessons, and on-location wedding makeup services, and the aestheticians focus on bringing out each person's beauty naturally. Licensed therapists can also provide facial and body waxing as well as facial treatments, and products utilized and sold include Jane Iredale, Visual Changes, Bella Schneider Beauty, Sampar, and Circadia. The owner previously worked at top-name salons and founded Village Browery based on the strong demand for her expert eyebrow shaping skills based on precise framing, trimming, measuring, shaping, waxing, and tweezing for a perfect look each and every time. Clients appreciate the studio's welcoming atmosphere, nurturing treatments, and excellent services all around.

Williamsville, NY 14221


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