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Make Up by Grainne

Kingscourt , Co Cavan
Reviews (10) 5/5
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Grainne Kindlon is a freelance bridal makeup artist based in Kingscourt Co Cavan and travels all over the north east and further for weddings.

Grainne has worked in the beauty industry since 2004. Her  passion is bridal makeup and loves meeting new brides and helping them prepare for their special day. 

“My aim is to put the bride at ease from the moment we meet at the bridal trial. It’s such a personal thing to have your makeup done, it’s so important you feel at ease with your makeup artist. I see it as my job to guide you through the process of deciding a bridal look (talk about your skin type looks you like looks you dislike style of your dress and hair on the day), make it a memorable experience that you will enjoy feel listened to and pampered on the morning of your wedding."

Using all high end products Charlotte Tilbury, Nars, Estée Lauder, Mac there is something to suit everyone in your bridal party.

Have a look through Grainne's photos to get a taste of her work.

Looking forward to hearing from you. 


10 reviews
Quality of service5.0/5
Nickael Casserly
Added 27th Oct 2021
Wedding 15th Oct 2021
Grainne went above and beyond on my wedding day. She asked the girls what way they would like there make up incase someone wanted different. Grainne done an amazing job on myself, the bridesmaids and my mam. Our makeup stayed perfect throughout the day! All that needed touching up was our lipstick. Grainne also helped out when the last mad hour came! She kept everyone calm and helped where ever she could help! We would all highly recommend Grainne to any bride for there wedding day.
Kayleigh Galligan
Added 27th Oct 2021
Wedding 1st Oct 2021
Grainne is so talented , professional & kind. I was so happy with my make up on the wedding day , it was exactly what I wanted, so comfortable & lasted all night, my lashes lasted a couple of days!! My bridal party were all so happy with their make up & looked beautiful. On the morning of the wedding Grainne was prompt & calm but also a perfectionist, the perfect make up artist for your wedding day.
Joanne F
Added 27th Oct 2021
Wedding 18th Aug 2021
I wear makeup every day and so I was quite anxious about having something different for my wedding day bridal makeup. Grainne was great - she was so professional in her approach, she listened to me and what I wanted. We had a bridal trial and Grainne put everything into practice. She achieved my desired look both at the trial and on my wedding day! My bridesmaid sisters were also very impressed and happy with Grainnes work. Not only is she a talented makeup artist - she is also a lovely person to have as company on your bridal morning. We look forward to my sisters wedding when Grainne will be our makeup artist again.
Lorraine Plunkett
Added 27th Oct 2021
Wedding 1st Jul 2021
Grainne is just simply amazing at what she does in every way. She has a very calm and friendly presence about her. My bridal party absolutely loved her and she had great time & chats for my mam which was so lovely as my mam loves nothing more. She listens to exactly what you want and pulls it off perfectly. As a mature bride of 41 years old I was worried about those dreaded wrinkles/lines and how they’d cover up but Grainne just worked her magic like no one else had done before. So weather your a young or more mature bride and your looking for the perfect makeup artist well Grainne is your your lady all day long Xxx
Sarah Caulfield
Added 3rd Nov 2021
Wedding 15th May 2021
Grainne was amazing on the run up to our Wedding Day. Due to Covid we had to change our date several times and Grainne was so accommodating and supportive. On the morning of the wedding, she kept us all at ease and we didn't have to stress about the order of the morning or how long we had to get ready. The morning was so relaxed and stress free. Myself and my bridal party were delighted with our make up - it lasted all day long. Highly recommend Grainne for your big day!
Added 9th Nov 2021
Wedding 31st Dec 2020
Let me begin by saying, I cannot recommend Grainne highly enough. 10 days before our wedding, my original MUA had to cancel. I was at school (teacher) when I received the message. One of the SNA'S next door to me suggested Grainne. I rang Grainne on my break and she was incredibly helpful straight away. She needed to move a few things around initially which shows how much she cares about her brides and ensured me that everything would be grand. She was so lovely to deal with and chat to on the morning of the wedding and created the most gorgeous look for my mam, my bridesmaids and I. We were thrilled with the final result and all agreed that Grainne was a Saviour! I can't wait to get my make up done with Grainne again!
Amy Keenan
Added 21st Oct 2021
Wedding 12th Sep 2020
Grainne done my makeup for my wedding day, when I say she went above and beyond for me she truely did. I was in the middle of chemo and had lost my hair, my wedding day was not the day I planned, Grainne made me feel so at ease. As a beauty therapist myself, I can be fussy enough and I couldnt point out one fault in my makeup. My makeup stayed on perfect, as you would imagine it was a very emotional day for me due to my personal health problems and my makeup didnt budge. It felt so natural on my skin and just looked flawless throughout the day. My bridesmaids were also very impressed and if I was to repeat the whole day again I would definitely be having Grainne as my makeup artist because she is so beautifully talented and showed me nothing but kindness. ?You will be a very impressed bride, having Grainne part of your day ?
Carleen mc cabe
Added 27th Oct 2021
Wedding 30th Nov 2019
Grainne did my make up for my wedding and she is fantastic at want she dose. She is so calm and made the morning so relaxing and I have been going to her for all my make up appointment. You will not be disappointed when you book her for your wedding day x
Pauline Rowntree
Added 23rd Oct 2021
Wedding 20th Oct 2018
Grainne is amazing at what she does she done all my bridal party for our wedding everyone loved their make up. She is so calm, professional and fun a great addition on your wedding morning ! Couldn’t recommend her enough.
Gemma Doonan
Added 29th Oct 2021
Wedding 16th Jul 2016
Grainne was so lovely to deal with and did and excellent job on 5 makeup's the morning of my wedding. She has a kind and easy going nature. On the morning of the wedding there was a bit of a disaster with the lipstick I had bought for the day but Grainne sorted it all out with no fuss. She also did a brilliant job with my mums makeup which was a different style to the bride & bridesmaids.
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