Best Makeup Artists in Knoxville

Why These Makeup Artists?

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

Amanda Gros

Amanda Gros makes Knoxville-area brides feel naturally radiant with expert make-up skills. The talented and experienced makeup artist has work featured on popular websites including,, The Knot, Weddings Unveiled,, and many others. She specializes in providing on-location hair and makeup services for weddings, special events, and photo shoots. Amanda Gros commits to making each client feel confident and beautiful. Clients can expect to receive personalized and friendly service.

Knoxville, TN 37901


Amanda Maddox Salon

Amanda Maddox Salon offers a chic cozy atmosphere for Knoxville-area clients to enjoy expert beauty services. The salon specializes in providing make-up application services, make-up lessons, and eyebrow tinting. Other beauty services are available to help clients look and feel great including hair styling, manicures, pedicures, and waxing. Amanda Maddox Salon commits to accommodating individual client styles, needs, and budgets. The salon offers a rewards program to earn valuable credits with every visit.

Knoxville, TN 37919


Amanda McIntyre

Amanda McIntyre provides expert bridal makeup and hairstyling to Knoxville-area clients. The certified makeup artist and licensed cosmetologist is passionate about helping brides realize a beautiful and memorable wedding day look. She stays abreast of the most up-to-date trends, tools, techniques, and products to make sure clients receive the very best service.

Knoxville, TN 37901


Claire Balest

Claire Balest specializes in providing expert bridal, production, print, and commercial makeup services to Knoxville-area clients. The artist has many years of experience working in theaters and on sets, and she is uniquely qualified to improvise techniques for lighting and high definition cameras. Her work is featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Southern Weddings, GQ, Sports Illustrated, and ESPN The Magazine. Satisfied clients say that Claire Balest is incredible, has unmatched talent, and highly recommends her services. Her extensive editorial portfolio and celebrity client list are a testament to her creative skills.

Knoxville, TN 37901


Rachael Hoch

Rachael Hoch provides professional hair and makeup services to Knoxville-area clients. The experienced artist specializes in helping clients to enhance beauty with a more natural look that is easier to achieve and maintain. Bolder techniques and dramatic color use are also a specialty. She is a 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award winner and has extensive experience as a makeup artist for television, film, commercial, and editorial projects. Rachael Hoch focuses on helping brides achieve a beautiful and memorable wedding day look. She enjoys delivering a complete wedding day pampering experience for bridal party attendants as well. Satisfied clients say that the artist is such a pleasure to work with, is punctual, responsive, and professional. Rachel Hoch keeps abreast of the latest tools, techniques, and products to give clients the very best.

Knoxville, TN 37920


Salon 327

Salon 327 provides expert makeup artistry services to Knoxville-area clients. The salon specializes in bridal makeup, special occasion makeup, and lessons for teens and adults. A creative professional staff is on hand to make sure that clients are camera ready for any occasion. The salon has additional services for clients to enjoy including hair styling, coloring, skincare, waxing, and massage. Salon professionals keep abreast of the latest trends, techniques, products, and tools to make sure clients receive the very best. Salon 327 offers special promotions and gift certificates for purchase.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830


Salon Absinthe

Salon Absinthe provides professional makeup artistry services to Knoxville-area clients. A talented and professional team of artists specializes in makeup for brides, proms, photo shoots, costume, and special effects. The salon also provides individual and group makeup lessons, makeup for film, television, special occasions, commercials, and more. Additional beauty services are available to help clients look and feel great including cutting-edge hair styling and coloring. Salon Absinthe professionals stay abreast of the latest trends, techniques, tools, and products in the beauty industry. Customers can always expect to receive close attention to detail and friendly service.

Knoxville, TN 37919


Tatyana Wilcox

Tatyana Wilcox is an internationally experienced makeup artist that serves Knoxville-area clients. The artist specializes in makeup services for engagements, brides and bridal parties, proms, and more. She has more than 16 years of experience in makeup artistry and enjoys working closely with clients to ensure individual styles and looks are achieved. Tatyana Wilcox focuses on making clients camera ready for television, fashion shows, and special events. She stays abreast of the latest tools, products, and trends in the beauty industry to make sure clients are getting the very best.

Knoxville, TN 37901


The Permanent Cosmetics Center

The Permanent Cosmetics Center has been helping Knoxville-area customers look fabulous for more than 16 years. The permanent cosmetics specialist is board certified by the American Academy of Micropigmentation. She specializes in the permanent application of eyeliner, eyebrows, lip liner, and full lip color. Permanent cosmetics are a great alternative for clients with allergies to conventional makeup. Undergoing the procedure helps enhance fullness of brows and create the appearance of enhanced lip size and shape. Satisfied customers say that the permanent cosmetics are wonderful, the shape and color are still great, and highly recommend the procedures.

Jefferson City, TN 37760


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