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15 Amazing Irish Makeup Artists you Should Consider for your Big Day

1. The Powder Room Girls


Dublin, Nationwide.

The Powder Room Girls is directed by award winning celebrity makeup artist Rhona Cullinan and leading bridal hair specialist Susan Peggs. They have hand picked an elite bridal team of freelance professional bridal specialists in hair and makeup – all experienced, fully trained and insured and available to travel nationwide. See The Powder Rooom Girls’ Profile Page

2. Marie Joseph /


With over twenty five years experience, Marie Joseph is one of Ireland’s leading and most sought after makeup artists. Marie was the first makeup artist to bring bridal makeup into the home. Little did she know then the industry she was creating! See Marie Joseph and the profile here.

3. Laura Kay Make-up


Professional makeup artist Laura Kay has been working in Ireland since 2009. Specialising in bridal makeup, she makes sure she takes care of the person, not just the face,  so that on the day you don’t have to worry! Whether you prefer a natural look or something more dramatic, a detailed consultation takes place during the trial to ensure you get your desired look tailored to you and your day. See Laura Kay’s profile page here.

4. Make up on the Move



Working with brides all over the country, Fiona Dowling is passionate about helping brides achieve a flawless and natural look that lasts for the day and into the wee small hours! Using only premium makeup products, mainly Armani, Bobbi Brown and MAC, Fiona meets with brides in advance of their wedding day to agree on the makeup that suits their skin type and tone as well as their personality. Visit the Make Up on the Move profile page here.

5. Nicki Fanning


After 20 years touching faces Nicki Fanning has picked up a few tips and tricks for her brides to profit from – including how to get your skin glowing for the big day and making sure your makeup lasts all day long. While working in London Nicki also trained as a hair dresser, specialising in Bridal Hair so to combine two services for brides to make everything run that bit smoother the morning of the Big Day. Visit Nicki Fanning’s profile page here.

6. Melissa Clarke Make Up


Melissa Clarke is a professional freelance makeup artist, practicing 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 much more. Melissa also has a worldwide degree as a Beauty therapist, so in your makeup trial she can recommend a skincare regime months before your Big Day to make sure your skin is glowing. Visit her profile page here.

7. Makeup by Lucienne


Lucienne Meehan is a professional makeup Artist, specialising in wedding makeup for the bride and her bridal party. Her expertise combined with the use of professional makeup products guarantees that yourlook will last all day and night! She uses MAC, Bobbi Brown, Stila, Smashbox and many more professional brands. Lucienne also  offers a callback ‘touch-up’ service to every bride who would like a freshen up after the main reception, before the afters of their wedding. To find our more, visit Lucienne’s profile page here.

8. Marilyn McSweeney Make-up Artistry


Kerry, Nationwide.

Marilyn McSweeney trained in the Makeup For Ever Academy in Paris and specialises in bridal makeup. Her credits include RTE, TV3, Fashion TV and various bridal publications. Marilyn has an extensive range of products to suit all skin types – makeup products include MAC Cosmetics, Makeup For Ever, Smashbox, Benefit, Bobbi Brown, NARS, Armani, Dior, Chanel and Charlotte Tilbury. She is available for touch-ups for you and your bridal party and travels nationwide. For more about Marilyn, visit her Mrs2be profile page.

9. Angel Hair and Make Up



The aim of Angel Hair & Make Up is to make every woman look and feel beautiful on their special day. The team at Angel spends time with clients, getting to know exactly what it is they want so that they can create the look that will have them looking stunning, elegant and most of all timeless. With extensive experience in bridal, fashion, editorial, Television and Theater hair and makeup. Angel Hair and Makeup are the perfect choice for you no matter what the occasion. Visit their profile page here.

10. The Makeup Artist



Suzanne Murphy is a professional makeup artist with over twelve years experience. She also runs a beauty salon ‘Ekko Health and Beauty’ in Wexford town where she specialises in bridal makeup and beauty therapy. Working with Mary Cohr, Crystal Clear, and Dermaquest facial products, Hd brows, Vita Liberata Tan and Jane Iredale the skincare makeup, Suzanne believes that makeup should accentuate your best and favourite features allowing your natural beauty to shine through. Find out more about Suzanne Murphy in her profile page here.

11. Lisa Doyle Makeup


Lisa trained with the very talented Zoe Clark at the Zoe Clark Makeup School and since then has gained valuable experience in many different areas of makeup such as fashion shows, TV, photo shoots and short films. Lisa is a firm believer that the key to good makeup is prepping the skin before application, which is where her individual style and skills play a major part in achieving a flawless look. To find out more about Lisa Doyle Makeup, see her Mrs2be profile page here.

12. At Home Pampering


Dublin, Nationwide

At Home Pampering provide an entire wedding package by creating a bespoke personal beauty plan for each of their brides on the run up to their wedding day. They provide advice on everything including pre-wedding skincare regimes at home, and also specialise in facials, spray tans, nails, waxing and of course makeup on the day itself. For more about At Home Pampering, visit their profile page here.

13. Kate McCormack MakeUp


Carlow, Nationwide

Winner of the 2016 Mrs2be Bride’s Choice Award for Makeup Artist of the Year, Kate McCormack is one of Ireland’s most in-demand makeup artists. Kate knows exactly what works to bring out a bride’s best features, and to make her absolutely picture-perfect on the day. With experience in doing makeup for all ages, Kate is the ideal person to take care of the entire bridal party. When not beautifying Irish brides Kate holds makeup masterclasses and provides great video make up tutorials from her YouTube channel. Find her on Facebook here.

14. Bella Beauty


Mayo, Nationwide

Winner of last year’s Mrs2be Bride’s Choice Award for Makeup Artist of the Year, Bella Beauty is a team of hair and makeup specialists based in Mayo and providing a professional service for brides nationwide. Both the bridal hair and the makeup team at Bella Beauty have years of experience working with brides and bridal parties to make sure that the pictures you have for a lifetime represent the best of you on your wedding day. For more on Bella Beauty, visit their profile page here.

15. Luxe Salon Nenagh / Siobhan Brady


Nenagh, Nationwide

Luxe Salon in Nenagh makes a huge impact on all of their clients and brides, so much so that they receive almost daily glowing reviews and recommendations! Luxe specialises in many beauty treatments, but it’s their nail, Hd brows and the wonderful Siobhan Brady, bridal makeup artist, that gets a lot of their clients raving. For more about Siobhan and Luxe Salon, click here.

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