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Best Makeup Artists in Portland, OR

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Portland 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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Portland, OR 97055

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5.0 (23)
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5.0 (20)

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Terri Lodge is a makeup artist in Portland, Oregon, with over 15 years experience doing impeccable makeup. Her experience includes film, television, and print as well as editorial, runway, fashion, and special occasion makeup. Terri Lodge specializes in lifestyle, editorial/ published, sports/fitness, performance posters, and beauty/fashion makeup. She has become one of the most sought after MUAs in the Pacific Northwest.

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Renee Bruhn

Portland, OR 97214

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5.0 (5)

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Renee Bruhn is a professional makeup artist in Portland, Oregon. She enjoys the creative process in makeup artistry and offers excellent wedding services, with packages beginning at $550. Renee Bruhn only uses high-quality, long-lasting products that pass her own sensitive skin test. She is a licensed esthetician who knows that feeling beautiful inspires confidence.

Portland, OR 97206

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5.0 (38)
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5.0 (14)

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Coreene Collins Hair and Makeup is a professional wedding makeup artist and hairstylist for bridal events in Portland, Oregon. As a beauty professional for over 8 years, Coreene Collins Hair and Makeup has been known to provide natural, sophisticated, vintage, and glamorous bridal looks. Their services also include hair and salon services and makeup for formal events, headshots, and editorial shoots. Coreene Collins has also won the WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017) for her excellent customer service and extravagant bridal services.

Portland, OR 97203

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4.8 (18)

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Gina Campbell is a professional makeup artist in Portland, Oregon, who graduated from the San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology in 2004. She specializes in beauty, bridal, boudoir, creative/NSFW, published and commercial work, fashion makeup. Amazing transformations are her specialty, unbridled creativity is her passion. Gina Campbell is a licensed and internationally published hair and makeup artist.

Portland, OR 97232

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4.9 (60)
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4.9 (40)
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5.0 (32)

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Session Studio is a hair and makeup studio in Portland, Oregon. Their makeup artist, Caprice Hammon has been a leading beauty industry professional for over 12 years and has had the opportunity to work with some of the industry’s greatest artists, continuing to educate herself all the while. Session Studio specializes in exceptional hair, makeup, bridal, and skin care. Their makeup services include in-salon makeup application-$75, eyes only-$40, bridal, and lashes-$10.

Portland, OR 97209

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4.7 (52)
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5.0 (2)

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Face Body Beauty is a team of professional makeup and hair artists in Portland, Oregon. Their bridal makeup and hair stylists serve Portland, Salem, Eugene, Bend, and the surrounding areas. Face Body Beauty specializes in bridal, boudoir, and tanning. Face Body Beauty won the Oregon Bride Magazine Best of 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Awards.

Portland, OR 97214

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4.0 (138)

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Silk & Stone is a beauty salon in Portland, Oregon. They offer holistic spa, hair services, bridal services, massage, makeup, and workshops. Their cosmetic services include makeup, custom foundations, and party makeup. They also specialize in hair care, henna hair dye, and skin care. They offer hair, makeup, and henna services for many events including weddings, prom, parties, glamour and photo sessions, etc.

Sherwood, OR 97140

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3.7 (34)
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5.0 (20)
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4.0 (12)

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Portland Make-up & Hair is composed of professional makeup artists in Sherwood, Oregon. Their makeup artists are award winning and highly trained, specializing in bridal and boudoir hairstyles and makeup. They offer timeless, creative, and elegant creations. Portland Make-up & Hair won the Oregon Bride Magazine Best of 2016 Award.

Vancouver, OR 98684

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Tabiba Styles is a hair and makeup studio in Portland, Oregon. This company is lead by Abibat Durosimi, their president, and creative director, who has over 20 years of experience. She was named Oregon's Raw Artist of the Year in 2013. Tabiba Styles specializes in beauty, cosmetics, and events, and offers general hair styling services, makeup artistry services, hair extensions, events/production services, photo shoots services, and natural hair styling.

Portland, OR 97214

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5.0 (11)

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Cassandra Kennedy Beauty is a professional makeup artist in Portland, Oregon. Cassandra Kennedy is a makeup artist and hair stylist specializing in bridal hair and makeup. Their services include wedding makeup, wedding hair, editorial and commercial, and boudoir. Cassandra Kennedy Beauty specializes in airbrushing and has won 2016 Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award.

1650 NE 3rd Ave Suite #208, Portland, OR 97214

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5.0 (25)
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5.0 (5)

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CRUBEAUTY is a professional bridal and editorial makeup company based in Portland that offers makeup for weddings, photoshoots, and special events. Founder Christina has over three years of experience in bridal makeup, lash extensions, and editorial makeup. She focuses on providing unique care for every client to suit their individual needs. Christina is a certified makeup artist and licensed esthetician. She continues to follow the latest trends in makeup, skincare, lashes, and eyebrow services.

Portland, OR 97209

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4.5 (7)

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Powder Inc. is makeup studio in Portland, Oregon that has been in business for over 12 years. As one of the first in the area, the studio has taught and mentored numerous artists in the community. They offer bridal packages, wedding services for attendants, and special occasion services, as well as makeup for boudoir, engagement photos, birthdays, parties, etc. Nicole Wagner, the owner and makeup artist, has won the Oregon Bride Magazine Best of 2011 and 2014 awards.

Oregon City, OR 97045

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5.0 (4)

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Jessica Belknap Makeup Artist is a makeup artist in Oregon City, Oregon. Jessica is a freelance makeup artist and green beauty educator specializing in conscious beauty makeup. They offer services for fashion, high-definition television, film, and photography, as well as editorial makeup and hair, weddings, makeup lessons and personal shopping, senior portraits, beauty and fashion, commercial, lifestyle, and headshots, and HD television and HD Film.

Portland, OR 97209

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5.0 (87)
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5.0 (58)

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Blossom & Beauty is a makeup artist in Portland, Oregon. The owner, hair and makeup artist Jasmine Sara Thomas has been doing wedding hair and makeup professionally for 4 years. Blossom & Beauty offers the bridal hair and makeup package- $385 and wedding party hair and makeup package- $150. They have been featured on Brides, Bridal Musings, Style Unveiled, Wed Over Heels, Wedding Wire, and Oregon Bride Magazine.

Portland, OR 97202

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4.5 (13)

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Jein King is a professional makeup artist in Portland, Oregon. She offers special occasion hair + makeup services, in-salon services, travel services, basic makeup lesson- $600, advance makeup lesson- $1000, and advance hair lesson- $1000, as well as cosmetic tattoos. Her work has been featured on Food Network, Portland Bride Magazine, Prevention Magazine, Oregon Bride Magazine, and Style Me Pretty.

Compare our Top Makeup Artists

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Terri Lodge
Renee Bruhn
Coreene Collins Hair and Makeup
Gina Campbell
Session Studio
Face Body Beauty
Silk & Stone
Portland Make-up & Hair
Tabiba Styles
Cassandra Kennedy Beauty
Crubeauty
1650 NE 3rd Ave Suite #208, Portland, OR 97214
Powder Inc.
Jessica Belknap Makeup Artist
Blossom & Beauty
Jein King

FAQs

  • Introduction

    If you have a big event coming up, such as a wedding or prom, hiring a makeup artist can make it easier to get ready. It takes some stress off of you by putting this task in the hands of a professional. It also ensures you get a trained professional to get your look just right.

    A professional makeup artist can also help you get ready for a photo or video shoot, whether it’s for wedding photos, family photos, videos or a new professional photo for your work portfolio. These artists apply knowledge of lighting and how colors catch the light to help you get the best possible finished look.
  • Why do people hire makeup artists?

    People typically hire makeup artists to get a special look for events, such as weddings. People also hire makeup artists when their images are being captured, such as in photo shoots and when making videos.

  • How much do makeup artists charge?

    Makeup artists typically charge a base price that’s between $75 and $125 per person. Several things can increase the base cost. These extra services include things like coming to your location, adding glitter to your makeup, and putting on false eyelashes.

  • Do makeup artists use their own makeup?

    Makeup artists typically use their own makeup rather than the client’s makeup. They typically put their cosmetics in a second container or on a palette to make sure bacteria doesn’t get in the original makeup. However, client requests to use personal makeup can sometimes be accommodated at the makeup artist’s discretion.

  • Do I really need a makeup artist for my wedding?

    While it’s possible to do your own makeup for your wedding, hiring a professional makeup artist can relieve stress on a very busy day. Makeup artists can also offer advice on how makeup will look in photos and can choose products that stand up to heat.

  • How much is a makeup artist for a wedding?

    It typically costs between $90 and $475 for a wedding makeup artist. Things that affect the cost include whether the service is provided only for the bride or if the whole wedding party needs makeup done.

  • How do I find a hair and makeup artist for my wedding?

    To find hair and makeup artists for your wedding, do a search for these specialists and then check online reviews to see what others think of their work. Consider a paid trial run. It’s an extra cost, but it lets you see the work before your wedding day.