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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. 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.

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.

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


Glow Bridal Makeup

Glow Bridal Makeup is an Austin business that provides mobile service to clients for special events, engagements, and weddings. Wedding makeup services include bridal trial makeup, bridal makeup, mothers and attendants makeup, engagement session makeup, and false lashes. Wedding hair services include bridal trial hair, bridal hair, mothers and attendants, flower girl, extensions, and blowouts. Spa services include facial with a peel, face and body waxing, gentlemen’s deep cleansing facial, teen facial, and organic anti-aging facial. Travel within Austin is free. Owner Kate Franklin is an esthetician and makeup artist and has been in the industry for over nine years. Hair stylist Letecia Villegas has over 14 years’ experience in the beauty industry. Glow Bridal Makeup won WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Awards in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Austin, TX 78759


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.

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


Kiss N’ Makeup

Kiss N’ Makeup is an Austin business that specializes in brow shaping and makeup artistry. Services are wedding makeup application, other event makeup application, eyebrow shaping service, and men’s eyebrow grooming. Kiss N’ Makeup also offers makeup lessons and hand tweezes eyebrows. Clients appreciate her skill and the relaxed service.

Laura Martinez Makeup Artist

Laura Martinez Makeup Artist is an Austin makeup artist who specializes in makeup for editorials, engagement shoots, weddings, and makeup lessons. Laura’s work has been featured in The Knot, Teen Vogue, Entertainment Weekly, Marie Claire, Austin Monthly, and more. Clients remark on Laura’s reliability, patience, professionalism, and talent.

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



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.

Luxe and Lotus Beauty LLC

Luxe and Lotus Beauty LLC is an Austin business that provides special occasion and wedding makeup services. Services include makeup application for the bride, bridal party, mother of the bride or groom, makeup trial for the bride, and packages. Makeup application for headshots, special occasions, and media is also available. Owners and makeup artists Brigette and Christina have over 20 years of combined experience. Clients appreciate their punctuality, professionalism, and talent.

Austin, TX 78758


Makeup by Adrienn

Makeup by Adrienn is a hair and makeup styling company based out of Austin, Texas. Founded in 2013, it specializes in both airbrush and traditional makeup application for weddings, special events, print, and film. Pre-wedding bridal makeup trials are available. Wedding clients can book individually, or as an entire wedding party. Makeup by Adrienn provides makeup for photoshoots including engagement, boudoir, maternity, and headshots, and also offers personalized application lessons.

3500 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78746


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


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.

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.

Molly Makeup

Molly Makeup is a Dripping Springs business that has been serving clients for over six years. Services include special FX, airbrush spray tans, individual lashes, theatrical and editorial makeup application, photo shoots, pageants, weddings, destination weddings, and private and group makeup lessons. Molly Roberts has over nine years of beauty industry experience.

Dripping Springs, TX 78737


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.

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.

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.

Rae Cosmetics

Rae Cosmetics is an Austin business that provides mineral-based makeup for active women. Owner Rochelle Rae has won over 50 Best Makeup Artist and Cosmetic Awards. Her clients are Zac Posen, MTV, The Rachel Ray Show, Gayle King, Maxim, and more. Services include makeup application for weddings, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, birthdays, girls’ night out, anniversaries, graduations, portraits, and more. Clients appreciate the makeup application and the cosmetic line.

Red Stella Salon

Red Stella Salon is an Austin business that provides makeup, hair, and skin services. Hair services include men’s and women’s haircuts, shampoo and blow dry, special occasion styling, extensions, color, treatments, and perms, keratins, and relaxers. Makeup services include makeup application, airbrush makeup, lashes, and makeup lessons. Red Stella Salon also offers facials, peels, waxing, tinting, men’s care, and bridal and bridal party hair and makeup. Clients appreciate their patience, professionalism, and kindness.

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