We all love a bit of a glam for special occasions. But sometimes it’s can be hard to find the right person to doll you up. Most importantly, you need to trust them to make you look fabulous (#firstworldproblems). To help you get ready for your special event, we’ve searched Brisbane to find the best makeup artists to get you on fleek quicker than you can say “contour”!

Kate Johnston Makeup Artist

With 12-years experience as both a makeup artist and an industry educator, Kate Johnston has earned a reputation up and down the east coast as one of Brisbane’s best makeup artists. Whether she’s creating gorgeous looks that will last all day for a bridal party, taking care of hair & makeup on a photoshoot or just keeping the women of Brisbane feeling beautiful, Kate’s extensive experience and skill set makes her a one-of-a-kind makeup artist. Her style and technique works to compliment a client’s natural beauty and style, letting her personality shine through.

 

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Reanin Glah

Known for beautiful, glowing, and lush makeup looks, Reanin is recognised as one of Brisbane’s most talented makeup artists. As the owner of Beauty By Bliss, she specialises in a full range of beauty treatments including hair styling, tanning, brows, lashes and more. She’s performed makeup on a multiple editorial shoots and is the go-to artist for the likes of Emily Skye and local models. Basically, she’s a must-know artist! Make sure you peep her Instagram for never-ending makeup inspo.

 

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Ginelle Dale

Even if you don’t recognise the name ‘Ginelle Dale’, we guarantee you’ve seen her work around town! Having done the makeup for Jess Kent, Dominique Elissa, the Sheppard sisters and We The Wild Ones, Ginelle is the go-to makeup artists for countless Brisbane socialites. Whether you want a look that is effortlessly chic or full-on glam, she’ll work her magic and make you feel a million bucks.

 

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Janise Chan

Janise’s Instagram is full of her makeup work on clients across all things events, weddings and editorial. She specialises in the full use of MAC Cosmetics, having worked with MAC in Southeast Asia and Australia. She’s experienced in applying makeup to all skin tones.

 

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Tanielle Jai

Tanielle has 10 years of experience as a makeup artist; during her time at Napoleon Perdis, she was awarded Creative Butterfly of the Year and Makeup Expert of the Year. She was the Queensland Makeup Stylist, which saw her representing the brand throughout the state doing workshops, lessons and more. Her work is stunning and I’ve personally been lucky enough to experience it first-hand.

 

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Emma Chen

Emma is an incredible makeup artist and hair stylist servicing Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and the Sunshine Coast. You may have seen her work pop up on your Instagram of BTS with models – lots of models. If there’s someone who can make you look flawless with hair to match, it’s Emma. I trusted her with my makeup and hair and she well and truly delivered.

 

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Louismarie Lelo

Like Sheridan, Louismarie is also based out of Headquarters Hair. Her Instagram is full of her smoky eye goodness on the ladies that visit her for a full glam. She has four years of experience under her brush belt and her Instagram is a testament to her talent.

 

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Carla Sakrzewski

Carla did my school formal makeup five years ago and I’ll never forget how much I loved it! I had my first airbrush foundation experience with her and it was amazing. She is a superwoman at makeup AND she’s a gun at hair and nails as well.

 

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