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The Best 19 Bridal Makeup Artists in Sydney & NSW

Looking, but more importantly feeling your best at your wedding is absolutely crucial to setting the tone for the day!

Trying to find the right Bridal Make-Up Artist can be overwhelming as there are so many businesses to choose from, especially when researching online and on social media.

If you're still looking for a Makeup Artist in Sydney & New South Wales, you can now call off the search! The below list are the Best Bridal Makeup Artists in the area, ready and waiting to make you feel fabulous on your big day.

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Top tips for finding the right makeup artist for you

- Read up about the artist's experience and take a look at their previous work.

- Whether you want a subtle and understated look or a complete transformation, talk over your chosen makeup style with your makeup artist and ask for past examples.

- Organise a phone call, video call or meeting before making a booking. It is important to ensure your personality matches your make-up artist as they are one of the first people you will see the morning of your wedding!

- By reading the customer reviews of your shortlisted makeup artists you can get a feel for each vendor's personality and values, which may help you when making a final decision.

How was this top list of bridal makeup artists decided?

Every business listed below has been rated and reviewed by hundreds of past brides who highly recommended their wedding services. They have been rated using ABIA's 4 Pillars of Perfection: Quality of Product (in this case, bridal makeup); Quality of Service; Attitude of Staff; and Overall Value.

Not only is each makeup artist below is a trusted and ABIA-accredited business, but they've also been rated as the 19 Best Bridal Makeup Artists in the 2021 NSW ABIA Wedding Industry Awards!

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#1 - Airlie&Co

Sydney Based

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Airlie & Co are a boutique mobile wedding makeup and hair team based in Sydney, the Hunter Valley and the Southern Highlands. Owner Tara's unique talent, along with her signature beautiful, yet natural hair and makeup quickly placed her in high demand with brides seeking her bespoke style.

Tara has created a dream team of highly skilled stylists and artists who boast extensive experience in the wedding and bridal industry, and love creating beauty and magic!

Wedding Makeup Gemma Nicholls Hair & Makeup NSWWedding Makeup Gemma Nicholls Hair & Makeup NSW

Gemma Nichols Hair & Makeup is a team of experienced wedding makeup artists & hair stylists who focus on enhancing natural beauty, not masking it! Owner Gemma, has long experience as a celebrity make-up artist and is a true professional in the wedding industry, really, she is a walking book of beauty knowledge.

The highly skilled team uses a wide range of luxurious products, and bring their flawless hair and makeup services from Sydney City to the areas of Hunter Valley, Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Southern Highlands.

Read Gemma Nichols' Reviews.

#3 - Tania Chiha Makeup

Bridal Makeup Sydney

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With over 6 years of experience in the bridal and makeup industry, Tania Chiha is recognised for her clean and feminine style and impressive attention to detail. This Sydney based makeup artist has continued to demonstrate her dynamic makeup skills across her clientele over the years and does not believe in the idea of one fits all.

Specialising in bridal makeup and by completing weddings all year round on so many diverse faces and looks, Tania takes inspiration from the face and personality of the client, to enhance their natural beauty.

Read Tania Chiha Makeup's Reviews.

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Wedding Makeup Jessica Pavlovic Makeup & Hair NSWWedding Makeup Jessica Pavlovic Makeup & Hair NSW

With 16+ years experience and a passion for the bridal industry, Jessica Pavlovic loves making people feel beautiful on the inside and out. Jessica's Sydney wedding makeup and hair business is based on the idea that natural beauty should be enhanced, not masked.

Jessica has a vision for every person that sits in her chair, and believes it is so important that she not only has an understanding of what brides want to achieve, but that they have faith in her vision, passion and expertise.

Read Jessica Pavlovic's Reviews.

#5 - Goddess Makeup Design

Casuarina Wedding Makeup

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This next Casuarina based makeup vendor is Goddess Makeup Design. Servicing Byron Bay to Gold Coast, owner Nicola is a freelance makeup artist specialising in bridal makeup and simple hair styling.

Nicola has fifteen years extensive experience and loves to help take the stress out of getting ready on your special morning, replacing it with perfection and calm. She ensures that each bride looks amazing in your photos and beautiful in real life, too!

Read Goddess Makeup Design's Reviews.

#6 - IVORY STATE Hair and Makeup

Hunter Valley Bridal Makeup Artist

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Ivory State Hair and Makeup is a highly experienced elite hair and makeup team based in the Hunter Valley, NSW with over 16+ years in the industry. Their mobile set up services Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Central Coast, Forster, Port Macquarie and Sydney.

Their pro bridal makeup artists can create any look that will make you feel like the best version of yourself, and also provide advice on different products and how to maintain your makeup through the night.

Read IVORY STATE Hair and Makeup's Reviews.

Wedding Makeup Le Fabulous NSWWedding Makeup Le Fabulous NSW

Le Fabulous is a Sydney wedding makeup and hair stylist team who strive to ensure that each bride looks glamorous, stylish and stunning. The skilled and highly passionate group of artists offer airbrushing, and use only premium products.

Le Fabulous takes pride in being professional, friendly and fun mobile service that travels within the Sydney metropolitan area and surrounding suburbs, up to and including the Blue Mountains and the Central Coast.

Read Le Fabulous' Reviews.

#8 - Makeup by Anastasia

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Makeup by Anastasia is a professionally trained Bridal Makeup Artist based in Sydney and has over a decade of experience in the industry. Her creative vision and talent is portrayed within every face she creates, enhancing one's natural beauty and catering to her client's style.

#9 - Jenna Louise Makeup Artistry

Central Coast, NSW

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Jenna is a professional Central Coast makeup artist specialising in bridal makeup and currently services the Central Coast, Hunter Valley, Lake Macquarie and surrounding areas.

With having over 10 years experience in the wedding industry, you can rest assured that the highest level of care and professionalism will be taken when Jenna Louise Makeup Artistry is helping you get ready! Jenna's makeup kit is stocked with professional and high-end products and her service always includes complimentary lashes.

Read Jenna Louise's Reviews.

#10 - Kerry Howell Makeup Artist

Sydney based

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With over 20 years experience in makeup artistry, Kerry Howell strives to create a personal service for each and every bride. Kerry is one of Australia's most sought after makeup artists and her team consists of accredited bridal hairstylists and makeup artists based in Sydney, but servicing regional and beyond.

Kerry offers a premium professional service and is highly regarded for her ability to work with all skin types, tones, ages, tattoo and scar coverage. She also specialises in airbrushing to create a flawless look.

Read Kerry Howell's Reviews.

#11 - Brittany Rose Makeup

Sydney Wedding Makeup

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With over 6 years of experience, Brittany Rose Makeup is a professionally trained Bridal Makeup Artist based in Sydney, however being a mobile artist she can travel all over New South Wales and interstate.

Whether you're after a flawless and timeless bridal look, to a glamorous or dramatic look, Brittany has got you covered! Theres nothing more exciting than being part of a bride's special day - and for Brittany, the real reward is watching her clients' reaction as they pick up a mirror.

Read Brittany Rose Makeup's Reviews.

#12 - Glamour Empire Makeup & Hair Studio

Tamworth Wedding Makeup

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The self-confessed beauty junkies of Glamour Empire Makeup & Hair Studio are next in our top list. Glamour Empire is the makeover service every bride needs to create the wow factor and give your partner goosebumps!

The Tamworth, NSW wedding makeup and hair team take care of all your bridal beauty needs from colouring your hair, extensions, makeup trials and touch up products. Brides can also shop for the perfect products from their in-store professional makeup lines ahead of the big day.

Read Glamour Empire Makeup & Hair Studio's Reviews.

#13 - Amanda La Monica -Hair & Makeup Artist

Wollongong Bridal Makeup Artist

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Amanda La Monica is a highly sought-after bridal hair and makeup artist, renowned for glamorous, yet natural looking hair and makeup that lasts all day. With over 17 years of experience, Amanda ensures you achieve the look you want on your wedding day, personally attending to each and every bride herself.

Amanda's makeup studio is located in Shellharbour and her mobile hair and makeup service caters to Sydney, Wollongong, South Coast and Southern Highlands.

Read Amanda La Monica's Reviews.

#14 - Samantha Michele Co

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Samantha Michele Co is a NSW wedding makeup artist with over 10 years experience and based just outside Sydney. Her signature makeup style is 'natural, barely there makeup', with a glowing base and enhancing your natural features.

Samantha is a great communicator with exceptional time management skills and a calm demeanour, ensuring you'll have a relaxed and stress-free wedding morning!

#15 - Divine Hair & Makeup

Central Coast Wedding Makeup

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Divine Hair & Makeup will make sure you look your absolute best for your wedding day. Fiona is a professional makeup artist and hairdresser who comes with many years of experience and is dedicated about making brides look beautiful.

Fiona is also a fully qualified civil celebrant, who prides herself on presenting ceremonies filled with meaning and love. So, if you need a celebrant as well as a makeup artist, Fiona is the person for you!

Divine Hair & Makeup's Reviews.

#16 - Marianne Fidel

Sydney Bridal Makeup Artist

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Marianne Fidel is a NSW bridal makeup artist and hair stylist based in Sydney who focuses on giving each bride a bespoke look alongside a friendly service. Marianne hopes to inspire the kind of beauty in brides that goes far beyond a pretty face - the beauty from within.

Marianne has a small team of truly passionate artists and stylists who are dedicated to making brides feel their very best on their wedding day.

Read Marianne Fidel's Wedding Reviews.

#17 - Amanie Beauty

Wollongong & Sydney Bridal Makeup

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Amanie Beauty is an experienced makeup artist specialising in bridal makeup and skincare. Capable and proficient in all aspects of makeup, her thorough knowledge in skincare allows her to understand the delicate complexities of skin science to create flawless, natural-looking radiant and glowing skin on all her clients.

Based in Sydney & Wollongong, Amanie is known for her attention to detail and ability to create aesthetically balanced beauty.

Read Amanie Beauty's Reviews.

#18 - IconiX Mobile Bridal

Southern Highlands

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Next is IconiX Mobile Bridal, a team of highly skilled and experienced makeup artists and hair stylists specialising in weddings. Their convenient mobile service means that you can be pampered in the relaxed comfort of your own home or venue on your special day.

The IconiX team travel within the Wollondilly, Macarthur, Southern Highlands, Wollongong, Sydney and surrounding areas, as well as servicing destination weddings. You'll be in great hands with this team!

Read IconiX Mobile Bridal's Reviews.

#19 - Faces Makeup & Hair

Sydney Bridal Makeup Artist

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Faces Makeup & Hair is a Sydney bridal beauty business specialising in enhancing the natural beauty of their clients, using only products of the best quality. Their stylists take the time to listen to you, ensuring that you are completely comfortable and confident with the look you desire.

Their team consists of 7 highly experienced and versatile stylists, offering a friendly and professional service catering to your every need.

Read Faces Makeup & Hair's Reviews.

If you still haven't booked all of your dream vendors, browse the full ABIA Directory to find trusted wedding businesses in your area.