Are you on a mission to find the best makeup artist in Ireland for your wedding and for your own personal style? Well then, you’ve come to the right place, because we just know the masters of the makeup brush are! When it comes to flawless foundation, lashes with wow factor, and lippy that lasts for hours, these MUA superstars will have you looking amazing on your big day. We’ve rounded them all up in one handy list, with our guide to the best wedding makeup artists – all that’s left to do is book your trial!
Irish Bridal Makeup
Having worked with big name celebrities like Alicia Silverstone and Dove Cameron during her time working within the film industry, being part of someone’s special day is a highlight for Dublin native Ciara Lynch of Irish Bridal Makeup, and makes her job a dream. Creating the perfect, flawless look for any bride or groom is her motivation. For Ciara, it’s all about elevating natural beauty and never about covering up.
For more information or to book a trial, visit irishbridalmakeup.com.
Makeup by Jamie Lee Davidson
Jamie Lee Davison is a talented, passionate and fully-qualified makeup artist from Cork who covers the Munster area. Jamie Lee adores being a part of one of the most important days in a person’s life and feels blessed to join so many brides on their journey. Her priority is to make her clients feel like the most special person in the world on their big day – empowered, confident and beautiful from the inside out. She cares deeply about her brides and goes out of her way to make them look and feel amazing.
For more information or to book a trial, visit @jamieleedavison_makeup on Instagram.
Sharleen Collins has been working in the beauty industry since she was 17 years old. Over the past 15 years, she has started her own makeup academy, launched a cosmetic range and opened her newest business venture, The Salon, a luxurious beauty sanctuary to unwind and relax. A one-stop-shop for brides-to-be, The Salon offers brow shaping, waxing, tinting, brow lamination, lash tints and lash lift. Sharleen works with her brides to enhance their own unique features and each bride is given a customised face chart of exactly what products Sharleen will be using on the day of the wedding.
For more information or to book a trial, visit sharleencollins.com.
Dee Buckley Makeup
Dee Buckley is a freelance professional makeup artist with years of experience working in the beauty industry. Although bridal makeup is her passion, Dee has built an impressive CV with some of fashion and entertainment’s biggest names. Working with the likes of Gok Wan and renowned beauty brand Shiseido, brides are in great hands with this beauty expert. Dee’s priority is to create polished, beautiful and long-lasting looks to enhance a bride’s natural beauty.
For more information or to book a trial, visit Dee Buckley Makeup on Facebook.
Laura Devides Makeup
Based in Bray, Co. Wicklow and available to travel to Kildare and Kerry, Laura Devides has worked in the bridal industry for more than 11 years. Laura’s work is polished and personalised, with an emphasis on celebrating a bride’s beauty. She holds herself to the highest standards and all of her products and services are bespoke to meet the uniqueness of each wedding. The importance of craft in her work is reflected by her commitment to serving a limited number of clients each year, which is approximately 40. Laura believes in excellence, diversity, inclusion and timeless elegance.
For more information or to book a trial, visit lauradevidesmakeup.com
Juliet Morrow Makeup
Juliet Morrow has been specialising in bridal makeup for over 13 years, doing both bridal makeup for weddings and teaching bridal makeup in colleges around Ireland. Fully trained, fully insured, and part of the Irish Makeup Artists’ Association, Juliet has a huge wealth of experience and knowledge and can create any bride’s dream wedding makeup. Juliet focuses on creating a unique look for each bride, tailored to their taste and comfort. Her aim is to make you feel your most beautiful version of yourself on your wedding day.
For more information or to book a trial, visit julietmorrowmakeup.com
Fiona Harrison – The Makeup Studio
A talented makeup artist with over 16 years of experience, Fiona Harrison of The Makeup Studio creates breathtaking, bespoke makeup looks for brides of all ages and skin tones. In collaborating with brides to fuse their signature style and hers, Fiona is a dab hand at all kinds of makeup looks, from the effortlessly natural to highly glamorous. Best of all, her looks are really subtle – her aim is for your guests to say, “You look beautiful”, not “Your makeup is beautiful.”
For more information or to book a trial, visit themakeupstudio.ie
Nicola Plummer Makeup
With over 12 years of experience in the wedding industry, Nicola Plummer has made creating amazing bridal beauty looks her life’s mission! Working across real brides, inspirational photoshoots and events, she’s encountered every possible challenge and request, so she makes a valuable addition to any glam squad. Her speciality? Flawless, photo-ready bridal looks that last well into the wee hours.
For more information or to book a trial, visit nicolaplummermakeup.com
Pamela Matthews Make Up
Pamela Matthews is a Meath based makeup artist who travels nationwide with over 10 years experience in the wedding industry. Her wedding and editorial work has been featured many leading Irish bridal and fashion magazines. She has also worked alongside Gok Wan and lists Síle Seoige and Ryan Andrews as clients. Being a professionally trained and highly experienced makeup artist, Pamela knows what looks well, photographs beautifully and lasts perfectly all day. A master of all makeup looks, Pamela can provide soft, subtle and radiant to full on Hollywood glam and everything in between.
For more information or to book a trial, visit pmmakeup.ie.
With almost 15 years experience in the makeup industry, Odharnait Kiernan has honed her skills across television, magazine editorials, and as a manager at MAC cosmetics. With high-profile clients, Odharnait’s style is natural and polished, creating a look that highlights your beauty, rather than hiding it.
For more information or to book a trial, visit odharnait.com.
After working at fashion weeks around the world, and as a trainer for MAC, Nikki loves the buzz of a wedding morning, and will ensure your day is relaxed and fun for you, and your bridal party. Her signature style is all about creating a flawless, yet natural look, so you feel like the most gorgeous (and confident!) version of yourself on your wedding day.
For more information or to book a trial, visit nikkigmakeup.com.
Making Faces is a makeup studio in Wexford that covers weddings throughout the country. Established by lead makeup artist Stacey Brennan 2006, the team work to make their brides look and feel happy and radiant on their big day. Creating timeless looks for your wedding, these guys are all about the elegant and the fresh and the oh-so-pretty!
For more information or to book a trial, visit makingfacesmakeup.ie.
Aoife Callaghan Makeup
Specialising in gorgeous bridal makeup, Aoife Callaghan has been working in the makeup industry for over 15 years. Having worked as a key makeup artist with the Bobbi Brown team in Ireland, Aoife has developed an aesthetic of effortless beauty – keeping things polished, photogenic, and natural.
For more information or to book a trial, visit aoifecallaghanmakeup.com
With over a decade of experience and a lifetime of passion, Laura Campbell is a dyed-in-the-wool makeup fanatic. She loves to create looks based on each bride’s personal style and comfort level, from natural and dewy, to glam and dramatic. She listens to a bride’s vision and offers her own input, before creating a look that will leave them feeling like the most confident version of themselves.
For more information or to book a trial, visit @lauracampbell.mua on Instagram.
Boasting over 12 years of experience in the makeup industry and lots of glowing testimonials from past brides, Sinéad McMahon’s bridal makeup philosophy is all about enhancing a bride’s natural features – instilling confidence and helping her to remain polished and comfortable into the wee hours of the morning! Although based in the North East of Ireland, Sinéad travels all around the country.
For more information or to book a trial, visit @sineadmcmahonmakeup on Instagram.
One thing that’s always mentioned in Niamh Connolly’s testimonials from real brides is her calm and friendly presence, which is crucial on the morning of your wedding! Niamh specialises in timeless, flawless and natural makeup, which she creates by tailoring her looks to suit each bride’s individual skin type, texture, colour and, of course, preferences! You really are in safe hands with Niamh, who counts Amy Huberman among her former clients.
For more information or to book a trial, visit makeupbyniamh.com
Lara Ford Makeup
A fully-qualified makeup artist with over 15 years of experience and stars like Cara Delevingne and Erin O’Connor among her clients, Lara is the kind of expert you want by your side on the big day! Now specialising in bridal makeup, she’s passionate about creating beautiful, natural looks, using high-end products, including those all-important individual lashes. She loves nothing more than creating a bespoke makeup look that fits the personality and preferences of her brides.
For more information or to book a trial, visit larafordmakeup.com
Veil by Aisling Hickey
With years of experience in the business of making brides feel gorgeous, Aisling Hickey is a talented makeup artist and an expert in wedding-day beauty. Self-trained, Aisling honed her skills working at the counters of some of the world’s best-known brands, including Charlotte Tilbury and Benefit. Her signature style of makeup for brides is soft, modern and glamorous, with an emphasis on radiant, glowing skin and perfectly defined eyes.
For more information or to book a trial, visit veilbyaislinghickey.com.
Nicola Weldon Makeup
A freelance makeup artist with tonnes of experience in the wedding industry, Nicola Weldon is passionate about makeup. Offering a relaxed and professional service with the utmost attention to detail, Nicola’s philosophy is to fill her brides with confidence, ensuring that makeup is the last thing they’re worrying about on the day! Nicola creates a custom look for each bride, whether you’re hoping for soft and dewy, or a look that’s all-out glamorous.
For more information or to book a trial, visit nicolaweldonmakeup.ie.
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