Laurels
Best Makeup
Artists in
Cincinnati
2017

Why These Makeup Artists?

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

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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.

A Touch of Summer

A Touch of Summer is the makeup artistry of Summer and Lauren in Cincinnati with a focus on bridal beauty. Rates for services include makeup and eyelash applications with a pre-wedding consultation and complementary lip color and a mini-brush for touch ups. Other services include makeup for bridal events including engagement and boudoir photos, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and others. A Touch of Summer also provides tattoo coverup applications and makeup lessons including artificial eyelash application instruction. Bookings require a four-person minimum with group discounts for parties of six or more. Happy brides noted “my makeup was exactly what I’d hoped for,” “the makeup lasted all day and into the night in the hot summer heat,” and “an extremely professional and talented makeup artist.”

Cincinnati, OH(740) 550-7588

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Andrea Lauren Beauty Associates

Andrea Lauren Beauty Associates is a team of professionals in makeup artistry and hairstyling focused on print, video, film, and television with membership in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union. The company has offices in Cincinnati and Tampa with more than a decade of service throughout the Tri-state area of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana, and the Tampa Bay and Los Angeles areas. The team is available for travel to any domestic or international location. Their clients include models, actors, production talent, brides, and more. The team has extensive experience and training in makeup and hair styling for special effects, beauty, and character with private and group makeup lessons available. Bridal packages offer hair and makeup services for the bride and all of her bridal party attendants including the flower girl in the studio’s private bridal suite. Other services include makeup and hair styling for fashion shoots, editorials, headshots, advertisements and billboards, websites, and pageants.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 200-6945

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Earthly Glam

Earthly Glam provides wedding and special event makeup through the talents of makeup artist, Oksana Goodin. She received her certification from HEX Art Academy in 2014 with the goal of bringing health and beauty into alignment by promoting toxin-free products from Afterglow Cosmetics and Vapour Organic Beauty into her artistry. These products are certified by several organizations including PETA, Leaping Bunny, Vegan, the American Vegetarian Association, the Organic Trade Association, and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. Earthly Glam has a menu of options for the bridal party including the bride, the maid of honor, bridesmaids, and the bride's mother with the groom receiving free treatment. Other services include makeup for photo shoots, runway and fashion shows, performances, press events, headshots, and other activities.

Cincinnati, OH(859) 907-2220

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Glossa Makeup

Glossa Makeup is a Cincinnati-based team of makeup professionals fully trained and committed to bringing out their client’s “best beauty, not their best makeup.” The company’s founder, owner, and celebrity makeup artist, Lyndsey Yeager, has a BA degree in Communications and Theater, a Journeyman degree from the Make Up Designory in LA and is pursuing a Masters of Science degree. She has more than 15 years of experience in the cosmetics industry working with companies including Laura Mercier, NARS, Chanel, and Lancome. Her professional team members participate in artistry training twice a year to stay informed on trends and techniques, and Glossa provides a list of recommended hair stylists and photographers for their clients. Satisfied customers noted “really pays attention to detail...and is very affirming in the process,” “will recommend Glossa to any bride,” and “never felt more beautiful than I did in my entire life leaving your makeup chair.”

Cincinnati, OH(859) 816-5647

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Jenny Simon FACE

Jenny Simon FACE is a Cincinnati salon focused on skincare, makeup, and eyebrows. The owner and operator, Jenny Simon, became a licensed managing esthetician in 2001 and continued her education in skin care as an aesthetician in 2002 working with a plastic surgeon to perform medical procedures including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and treatments of skin conditions including acne, rosacea, and hyperpigmentation. Her passion is the art form of brow sculpting, and the salon offers design services in this area for men and women. Other services available are partial Brazilian waxes, eyelashes, and facials that include extractions, paraffin hand treatment, aromatic foot wrap and scalp massage. Jenny Simon FACE has appeared in several magazines including HER Magazine, Cin Weekly, Style and Leisure Magazine, Hyde Park Living, Inspire Magazine, Cincy Chic, and “Best of Cincinnati 2013” by City Beat. Satisfied clients reported “kept my eyebrows looking great,” “wouldn’t trust my brows to anyone else,” and “specifically shapes your brows in a way that brings out your full natural beauty.”

Cincinnati, OH(513) 871-3223

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Lulo Makeup

Lulo Makeup is the onsite makeup artistry of Sally Scigliulo in Cincinnati. Sally is focused on bridal makeup and offers an ala carte menu of services for the bride, the bridal attendants, and the mothers of the bride and groom. Brides are invited to select options including a pre-wedding full airbrush makeup assessment and consultation, wedding day makeup, and individual false lash application with a minimum of three faces for all onsite bridal services. Sally also provides makeup applications for special events including boudoir photos, senior pictures, prom, homecoming, New Year’s Eve and bachelorette parties, and girl’s night out events. Other services include individual lessons in cosmetic techniques, application, product and tool suggestions, and different looks. Happy brides said “Sally did an amazing job on my makeup,” “will recommend her to all of my friends and family,” and “you definitely have an art for it.”

Cincinnati, OH(513) 477-8905

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Moxxie Makeup & Hair

Moxxie Makeup & Hair is a team of makeup artists and hair stylists with more than four decades of combined experience in the beauty industry. The Loveland company specializes in bridal makeup and hair artistry. Their work has appeared in several advertisements and magazines including A-line Magazine, Polly, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and Vibe Magazine, independent films, and media for such companies as Kroger and Fazoli’s. The team has experience in hundreds of fashion and beauty photoshoots and worked with companies including MAC, Estee Lauder, and Tarte. Bridal makeup packages are available for the bride, attendants, mothers, junior bridesmaids, and flower girls with customizable options including touch ups, trial runs, and more. Other services include makeup and hair for commercial shoots, special events such as prom, reunions, or parties, and makeup application lessons. Satisfied clients noted “loved the results from Moxxie Makeup,” “makeup and hair stayed intact the entire day,” and “totally rocked our big day.”

Loveland, OH(513) 543-5881

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Rosina Luca

Rosina Luca is a hair stylist and makeup artist in Cincinnati with nearly two decades of experience. She provides beauty services for weddings, on location photo shoots, and other special events. Rosina promotes hair products from Paul Mitchell, Bumble and bumble, Aveda, Kerastase, Wella, and many others. Makeup products include Chanel, Estee Lauder, MAC, Aveda, and Make Up For Ever. Rosina’s impressive client list includes CNN, the Ben-Gal and Cincinnati Reds cheerleaders, the Nick Lachey Choir, Cincinnati Gentleman, Inspire, and Taste magazines among others.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 317-9424

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Toolbox Studio Salon

Tool Box Makeup is a full-service salon in Cincinnati offering hair styling and skin care, bridal makeup, manicures and pedicures, and other salon services. The independent, cooperative salon features a team of hair stylists, nail technicians, and estheticians. Other services include facials, brow shaping, body waxing, lash tinting and extensions, skin care sessions, spa parties, and events. Special packages include the Pedicure Duo with two classic pedicures done together receiving a complimentary glass of wine or the Stress Relieving Treatment with 20-minutes of shoulder, neck, face, and scalp massage. Other packages are available for bridal parties, formal events, and parties. Satisfied clients reported “cannot say enough good things about this salon,” salon is bright, clean, and in a convenient location,” and “first class salon services with quality and professional care at reasonable prices.”

Cincinnati, OH(513) 364-2497

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