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Best Makeup
Artists in
Austin
2021

Why These Makeup Artists?

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

Adore Makeup Boutique + Salon

Adore Makeup Boutique + Salon is a Westlake Hills business that has been serving clients for over three years. Owner Rhea McCarter has won numerous awards and specializes in editorial, event, and wedding makeup and hair. Services include makeup application, temporary lash application, makeup party, makeup lessons, hair and makeup for engagement, bridal day, bridal attendants, moms, flower girls, bridal portrait, and junior bridesmaids. They also specializes in production makeup and microblading eyebrows. Adore Makeup Boutique + Salon also offers classes. Awards Rhea and her team have won include Bride’s Choice 2013, Bride’s Choice 2014, Couples’ Choice 2014, The Knot Best of 2012-2020 Hall of Fame. Clients remark on their skill, communication, and talent.

West Lake Hills, TX 78746

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Cren de la Cren

Cren de la Cren is an Austin business that is owned by makeup artist Katherine Crenshaw and has been serving clients for over three years. Services include basic makeup application, makeup application with false lashes and airbrush, makeup application for editorial, commercial, and film, debutante balls, senior portraits, and headshots, in-home makeup RX consultation, and airbrush tanning. Cren de la Cren also offers wedding services which include trial run and portrait, bridal makeup application, bridal party makeup application, mother of the bride or groom, hourly touch-ups, and a bridal package.

Austin, TX 78703

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Elisa Will

Elisa Will is an Austin professional hair and makeup artist who provides services for events such as weddings, photo shoots, runway shows, graduations, and proms. Services include haircuts and hair styles for men and women, makeup application, airbrush makeup application, and eyelashes. Clients appreciate Elisa’s consistency and friendliness.

Austin, TX 78750

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Houston Puryear Makeup Artist

Houston Puryear Makeup Artist is an Austin business that has been serving clients for over five years. Houston offers makeup lessons, makeup parties, and personal shopping, and wedding makeup for the bride and the bridal party the day of. Houston also offer makeup application for bridal and engagement photos. Clients remark on her skill, passion, professionalism, and creativity.

Austin, TX 78738

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Jessi Pagel Makeup + Hair

Jessi Pagel Makeup + Hair is an Austin makeup artist who has over 16 years of experience. She provides makeup artistry for network television, live events, commercials, celebrities, editorial, and music videos. Her clientele includes NIKE, Refinery29, ESPN, 48 Hours, CBS, NBC, People Magazine, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Lucky Magazine, and more. Jessi is available to travel.

Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78753

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Lisa Gleeson Makeup Artist

Lisa Gleeson Makeup Artist is an Austin makeup artist who has over 15 years of experience. She has provided makeup services for national and international ad campaigns, magazines, commercials, broadcast, print, editorial, runway, and HD TV. Lisa also does wardrobe for lifestyle and commercial shoots and is willing to travel outside of Texas.

Austin, TX 78738

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LucieMarie

LucieMarie is an Austin business that provides on-location hair and makeup services for events and weddings. The business, which is owned by Angela Parker, has been serving clients for over 10 years. Services include bridal hair and makeup, bridal party hair and makeup, headshot hair and makeup, male grooming, fashion shows, film hair and makeup, special event hair and makeup, airbrush makeup, airbrush tanning, brow and facial waxing, hair extensions, and tattoo cover-up. Clients appreciate Angela’s patience and flexibility and the natural looking makeup application.

Austin, TX 78750

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Makeup by Bia

Makeup by Bia is an Austin-based makeup artistry company. It serves clients in the Austin, Texas, area, as well as those in Houston and throughout the entire state. Makeup artist, Bia, provides freelance makeup services and is also a licensed esthetician and beauty blogger. She does freelance work for MAC Cosmetics and works with several other major brands, including Estee Lauder, Dior, Laura Mercier, and NARS. Specialty services are available for weddings and special events.

15510 Ranch Road 620 N Apt 8108
Austin, TX 78717

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Makeup By Sabrina

Makeup By Sabrina is an Austin business that provides fashion styling, hair, and makeup artistry. Sabrina Lotfi is a Nuvani Institute of Cosmetology graduate and she has over nine years of beauty industry experience. She provides services for runway shows, portraits, film and TV, commercial print, music videos, headshots, photo shoots, weddings, and personal events.

Austin, TX 78736

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Maris Malone Calderon

Maris Malone Calderon is an Austin makeup artist and the owner of Pearl Hair + Makeup Studio. Her wedding makeup services include trial or portrait makeup, bride’s day of makeup, bridal party and attendants full application, light application for the bridal party and attendants, and eyes only application. Hair services such as bride’s day of hair, trial or portrait hair, and hair for the bridal party and attendants are also available. Maris also offers makeup application on location and in studio, portrait application on location and in studio, makeup parties, as well as personal makeup lessons and makeup classes for groups. She has won numerous awards including The Knot Best Of Weddings 2012-2015 and WeddingWire’s Bride’s Choice Awards in 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2016. She has been featured in Green Wedding Shoes, Style Me Pretty, Grey Likes Weddings, June Bug Weddings, and more. Clients appreciate her patience, skill, and professionalism.

Austin, TX 78702

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Nisa Nicole Makeup Artistry

Nisa Nicole Makeup Artistry is an Austin business that has been serving clients for over a decade. Nisa has 15 years’ experience as a professional makeup artist. She provides her services to weddings, TV appearances, photo shoots, galas, proms, and other special events. Makeup services include airbrush makeup application, full makeup application, and full and partial makeup application for brides, mothers of the bride or groom, and bridal parties. Travel fees are extra for locations outside downtown Austin. Nisa is available to travel for destination weddings.

Austin, TX 78704

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Pearl Hair + Makeup

Pearl Hair + Makeup is an Austin boutique salon that has been serving clients for over six years. Owner Maris Malone has won several awards and has been published in numerous publications including Austin Wedding Day, Under the Radar, The Knot Magazine, American Beauty Magazine, and Hairdressers Journal. Hair and makeup services are available for brides and include trial hair and makeup and services for the day of for the bridal party and mothers of the bride and groom. Pearl Hair + Makeup won WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Awards in 2016 and Junebug Weddings’ The World’s Best Wedding Hair & Makeup in 2016.

Austin, TX 78702

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Rachel Hill Makeup

Rachel Hill Makeup is an Austin makeup artist who specializes in portrait, bridal, and film makeup. Services include full and partial makeup application, day of bridal application, airbrush makeup application, and bridal packages. Rachel is airbrush certified and was published in Green Wedding Shoes.

Austin, TX 78730

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