Summer's fast approaching, ladies! This means the social calendar is filling up quick smart. We've got weddings, date nights, formals, christmas parties, long lunches, soirees and of course New Year's Eve – in other words, we're very busy and fabulous people.
To ensure we're always putting our best face forward we've lined up our top picks of places to get your makeup done. Trust us, you'll leave looking and feeling like a million dollar mega babe.
Vaia Beauty | Surry Hills
Step into this sublime sanctuary tucked into Surry Hills' Bourke Street and while away the day getting utterly pampered and made up! We can't help but stop by for an aromatic, natural facial treatment and a massage just to make sure we're in the right state of mind to tackle any social obstacle large or small. Apart from the treatments, we also love getting our makeup done here. Offering special makeup services for any occasion, from day to night and bridal, Vaia Beauty ensure they only use the best products (including cult label Becca) to guarantee your skin is flawless and fabulous.
Mecca Cosmetica | Multiple Locations
The team over at Mecca are gods and goddesses of all things makeup and beauty. With such a huge array of brands on offer, there is most definitely always a product best suited to you, whether it be for your skin tone, complexion or eye colour. The Pro-Styling Makeup Applications are completely customised in that you will work alongside the makeup artist to let them know what you do or don't want, and they'll ensure that's what you get! With the perfect customised look, which is redeemable for their amazing products, we're ready to face the world no matter the occasion.
Aleisha-Jane Beauty | Surry Hills
Another golden snitch when it comes to makeup artistry, we love heading into the award winning beauty boutique, Aleisha Jane, on Crown Street in Surry Hills. Offering first class service and beauty treatments, we can safely say Belinda, the talented, highly renowned resident makeup artist will work with a smile to bring out the most beautiful version of yourself. Working with you, Belinda will ensure that you're getting the look you're after and at the same time give you tips to accentuate your best features. With experience and expertise in all makeup styles, from day to fashion, bridal and advertising, Belinda sure knows how to make sure you look as gorgeous on the outside as you are on the inside!
Dior | Bondi Junction
The newly opened Dior Perfume and Beauty Boutique in Bondi Junction has been a little slice of heaven delivered to our shores. Whilst the fragrance consultation lounge and skincare suite leave you feeling sublimely pampered and smelling sooo good, we're focussing on the makeup booths that will have you waltzing, not walking, out of Dior like the true princess you are. Whether you're on the go and need to pop on by for a Flash Makeup Session before your big do or are more time rich and ready to recline back on the lush lounges before treating yourself to a total make over, we say you go girl! For those wanting to learn a few DIY tricks for next time book yourself into one of their Private Makeup Tutorials and release your inner makeup artist! Whether you're after an everyday or evening look, Dior's got you covered.
MAC | Multiple Locations
MAC Cosmetics has attitude to boot with colour galore and this is why we love it. These brand trained makeup artists sure know how to spice up your look, with either a bold lip or eye or even just a little sparkle. Known as the colour authority, these guys know makeup inside and out and we always leave feeling ready for whatever party's lying ahead! Your Professional Makeup Service can be redeemed for product up to the same value, meaning we can take our favourite goodies home and replicate the look tomorrow and the day after that and so on…
Napoleon Perdis | Multiple Locations
Napoleon Perdis is Sydney's home grown claim to makeup artistry fame and we couldn't be prouder. Having reached international acclaim with his gorgeous cosmetics, Napoleon and his team sure know how to do a make over, and a jaw dropping one at that! From runway to reality this brand's got you sorted with a Makeup Service Menu, where you can redeem the service for products bought on the day. The Instant Glamification ensures you're embodying your full wow factor wherever you go, with either a fresh new look or something extra special for that exceptional occasion. The All About Eyes will sharpen everybodies attention to your sultry peepers with either an on-trend colour look, signature smoky eyes or some added definition. Other options on the menu include Complexion Perfection, Lash application, a Makeup Shake Up Lesson or, if you're soon to be the blushing bride, sign up for the Rules of Engagement for all sorts of specialities for your big day!
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