How confident you feel on your Big Day is a huge thing for most brides and one way to make sure you feel your absolute best is by investing in a great makeup artist. In Ireland we really are spoilt for choice in this department and today we’re sharing snippets from nine of our all time favourite Irish makeup artists to help you get started!
Helena K MUA, Cork
Top of her profession with over seven years experience in the wedding makeup industry, Helena travels the length and breath of the country for her brides. Helena started her career over 10 years ago and in 2010 decided to focus on brides in 2010. Striving to give each of her brides a unique experience, Helena wants each bride to feel glowing, radiant and perfect, she also wants your groom to see the woman he fell in love with.
View Helena’s profile here, and Facebook page here.
EF Creative Studios, Ringsend, Dublin 4
EF Creative Studios is a team of award-winning Makeup Artists that have been handpicked because of their skills, attention to detail and easy-going nature which will ensure that you will have the most relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere on the morning of your wedding. Having worked with an extensive list of celebrities including Eva Longoria, Lily Cole and Mairead Farrell, the team at EF Creative Studios are much in demand and use advanced techniques and products from luxury brands including Armani, Charlotte Tilbury, Clarins, MAC, Estée Lauder and Nars.
View EF Creative Studio’s profile here, and Facebook page here.
Derrick Carberry, Dublin 8
Since beginning his makeup artistry career with MAC, Derrick has now been working with brides for over 18 years. His passion and goal is to help each bride feel as unique as possible and help design their makeup look, to make them feel amazing on their wedding day. Creating a positive atmosphere and a fun, stress-free wedding morning, it’s easy to see why Derrick was the chosen makeup artist for the high profile Irish weddings of Pippa O’Connor and Cecelia Ahern.
View Derrick’s profile here, and Facebook page here.
Nicki Fanning Makeup Artist, Nationwide
Nicki’s ethos is to work closely with each of her brides and to design a look around their own personal style and preference, whilst sharing her own expertise and 20 years of experience for their wedding day. Nicki has worked on many high profile weddings and locations from Ashford Castle to Beckingham palace for Victoria Beckham’s sister Louise’s wedding day. Each of Nicki’s packages include a trial which she feels is an essential part of the process. Nicki also offers bridal hair for the Big Day after training in London and specialising in bridal hair.
View Nicki’s profile here, and Facebook page here.
The Powder Room Girls, Dublin & Nationwide
Take the stress and hassle out of your wedding and let The Powder Room Girls Elite Bridal Team organise your complete hair and makeup package for your Big Day.
The Powder Room Girls is directed by award-winning celebrity makeup artist Rhona Cullinan and leading bridal hair specialist Susan Peggs. They have handpicked an Elite Bridal Team of freelance professional bridal specialists in hair and makeup – all experienced, fully trained, insured and available to travel nationwide.
View The Powder Room Girls profile here, and Facebook page here.
Melissa Clarke, Carlow & Nationwide
Melissa Clarke is a professional freelance makeup artist in the industry for over seven years. Melissa has extensive experience in the industry having worked with Irish fashion designers, Irish musicians for album promos and music videos and clothing stores. Melissa’s aim is to make the vision of the bride a reality on her Big Day. She uses her imagination and creativity to its fullest to make the flaws flawless and help bring out the inner beauty as well as the outer to make every bride shine.
Melissa has been featured in many Irish bridal titles including Confetti and Image along with fashion editorials worldwide.
View Melissa’s profile here, and Facebook page here.
The Make Up Artist, Wexford
Suzanne Murphy is the lady behind The Make Up Artist and has over 12 years experience in the field. Running her beauty salon Ekko Health and Beauty in Wexford town, Suzanne’s mission is to make each of her brides look and feel amazing. She believes makeup should accentuate your best and favourite features allowing your natural beauty to shine through.
Within her salon and on her brides, Suzanne uses beautiful products from Mary Cohr, Crystal Clear, Dermaquest facial products, HD brows, Vita Liberate Tan and Jane Iredale – the skincare makeup.
View Suzanne’s profile here, and Facebook page here.
Sculpt Cosmetics, Letterkenny
With a team of bridal hair and makeup artists, Sculpt Cosmetics offer a one stop shop for your on the day needs. Head of their Bridal team is makeup Artist Siobhan Boyle, who has worked with some of the most celebrated people in the media, beauty and corporate circuit. Her work has graced the covers of magazines and TV and Film screens. With her talent and attention to detail she is consistently booked for bridal work, beauty editorials, print campaigns and red carpet events.
The team who travel throughout the country deliver a friendly atmosphere and will ensure you look absolutely radiant on your wedding day.
View Sculpt Cosmetics profile here, and Facebook page here.
Makeup by Lucienne, Tipperary
Lucienne is a professionally trained and experienced makeup artist who specialises in bridal makeup. Her expertise combined with the use of professional makeup products guarantees that your makeup will last all day and night! She is also a fully trained Beauty Therapist, Nail Technician & Eyelash Extension Technician and can therefore advise brides in all things beauty in the lead up to their Big Day. She is based in her Beauty Salon in Nenagh, Co.Tipperary but travels all over Ireland. On your wedding day, you are her only bride and she is there with you right up until you leave for your ceremony.
Lucienne also offers a Callback ‘touchup’ Service to every bride who would like a freshen up or a complete makeup look change after the main reception.
View Lucienne’s profile here, and Facebook page here.
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