Best Makeup Artists in Nashville

Why These Makeup Artists?

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

Artofficial Makeup

Artofficial Makeup in Nashville is a makeup studio serving Nashville, whose founder has worked for celebrity artists like Kanye West and K.Michelle, and even for political figures like President Barack Obama. The studio is LGBT friendly and openly accepts every color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender expression. The team offers personalized makeup and hair services for weddings, as well as beginner and more advanced courses.

Nashville, TN 37209


Brandi Roe Makeup Artist

Brandi Roe Makeup Artist specializes in beauty makeup for film and television, photo shoots, weddings, and special events. The owner is a graduate of the Studio Makeup Academy in Los Angeles, where she spent six years as a freelance makeup artist. Her client list includes the Discovery Channel, A&E, National Geographic, Animal Planet, and Perrey Reeves from Entourage. The makeup artist is also enthusiastic about organic beauty and empowers women through customized makeup lessons, private consultation, and workshops.

Nashville, TN 37212


Elle German

Elle German is a makeup stylist who recently relocated to Nashville following six years in New York. She has experience in commercial print, advertising, video, television, and runway and has had the privilege of working with Lisa Marie Presley, Kan Kramer, Spike Lee, Donald Trump, and more. Her style ranges from clean simplicity to bold bursts of color, giving her versatility and individualized approach in her work.

Nashville, TN 37215


EmMe Makeup Artistry

EmMe Makeup Artistry specializes in wedding and special occasions makeup in Nashville. The owner uses makeup “to highlight and accentuate each person’s natural beauty.” She offers editorial makeup and works with production companies, photographers, and theater groups for commercial, fashion, runway, and fantasy makeup. Bridal, engagement, prom, and special occasions makeup packages' prices start from $80 and discounted group rates are available.

Nashville, TN 37212


Katie-Laine Thornton

Katie-Laine Thornton has been a makeup artist, educator, and a non-toxic beauty enthusiast in Nashville and the surrounding areas for nearly 15 years. The focus of her work is beauty makeup for weddings and special events, as well as boudoir, maternity, or business portraits. She also provides commercial and editorial looks. In the recent years, the artist added non-toxic makeup applications to her services. Katie-Laine has been teaching makeup artists at Paul Mitchell The School Murfreesboro and offers private classes for her clients.

Smyrna, TN 37167


Lisa Johnson Makeup Artist

Lisa Johnson Makeup Artist services commercial, corporate, media, and red carpet events, and creates personal makeup design in Nashville. She has been a professional makeup artist for nearly two decades, and her specialty is makeup for women over 40 years old. Her work has been recognized by WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards for seven consecutive years since 2009.

Nashville, TN 37201


Lisa Proctor

Lisa Proctor is a professional certified airbrush makeup artist with experience in commercial photography, print, and video makeup services in Nashville. Lisa continues to enhance her skills by attending makeup seminars, including the London Makeup Academy in England. Additionally, she offers a concierge service, seeing to her client’s clothing and grooming needs, and manages professional hair and makeup in under 90 minutes. A contestant from Miss Illinois said, “If I would have had you in Illinois a few years ago, I would have won.”

Franklin, TN 37064


Stacy Lockhart

Stacy Lockhart is a Nashville-based professional certified makeup artist and licensed cosmetologist with over 12 years of experience. Her training has included Aveda Insitute, Image Pharmaceutical Skincare, James Ryder Makeup Labs, and more. The artist’s clients include Bruce Willis, John Cusack, Eric Roberts, Kellie Pickler, 50 Cent, and other celebrities, actors, authors, models, and musicians. She has worked on productions for the Home Shopping Network, Food Network, and HGTV, and has teamed on-set with top industry professionals.

Nashville, TN 37214


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