The 10 Best Makeup Artists in Baltimore

As one of the more competitive scenes in the country, Baltimore makeup artists have a lot of competition to get past if they want to be known as the best in the business! Since finding top artists can be a real challenge, we at Peerspace have taken the time to hunt down the top 10 Baltimore makeup artists you should partner up with during 2021. Whether you need a touch-up for a party or represent a theatre production in need of actual expertise, each of these makeup artists has something to offer you.

1. Jeri the MUA

Having been in the business for over four years now, Njeri Iandiataiyero is one of our favorite up-and-coming Baltimore makeup artists. She combines a luxury experience with her calming presence and tastefully chosen music to create precisely the right studio environment for cosmetic creations.

Jeri’s makeup options range from natural and soft styles to travel and group glam sessions if you want to make a day out of it with your sister or some friends. And given her expertise, Njeri provides two-hour one-on-one coaching sessions where she shares her tips with less experienced makeup artists.

2. Jamaya Moore

Jamaya Moore has over a decade of experience to offer potential clients as one of the top Baltimore makeup artists. She has been not only a professional makeup artist but also an educator, beauty expert, and even a cosmetic tattooist. Some of her satisfied customers include not just Baltimore locals but major organizations like the United States State Department, Comcast NBC Universal, and Under Armour. They rely on Jamaya’s expertise to ensure their representatives look their absolute best for everything from diplomatic events to television and film production.

3. Tymia Yvette

The makeup artistry of Tymia Yvett is hugely popular with Baltimore brides in need of lash extension, bridal makeup application, and beauty treatment right before the biggest day of their lives. Tymia discovered her passion for makeup early in life and with the help of her parents, nursed her passion through college, where she made the final decision to pursue this talent. She has since earned certifications from Xtreme Lash, NovaLash, and the American Academy of Micropigmentation in order to expand her knowledge base. Her past notable clients include Olympic track and field gold medalist Natasha Hastings and NFL player Torrey Smith, as well as dozens of Baltimore brides, a lineup not many Baltimore makeup artists can boast about.

4. Amie Decker

Amie Decker’s approach as one of the best Baltimore makeup artists is well thought out and one we think you’ll agree with. In her own words: “I aspire to create light and luminous makeup using clean cosmetics to enhance a woman’s inherent beauty. I am an artist and makeup is my tool.” She sees makeup as a way to bring out what’s already beautiful, a way of further validating each of her clients for who they are.

Thanks to her 17 years of experience as a wedding makeup artist, Amie has added a gentle glow to hundreds of bridges over the years, starting with her first at age 21, when a friend asked her to do her wedding makeup.

5. Caitlyn Meyer

If you’re a fan of Vogue, Martha Stewart Weddings, or Magnolia Rouge, you’ve likely already seen the makeup artistry of Caitlyn Meyer. As one of the top Baltimore makeup artists, she has worked with clients for over 15 years, nine of those as an independent artist. Together with her professional team of hair and makeup artists the Caitlyn Meyer experience is one of luxury, grace, and seeing your best self carefully accentuated by their expertise. As explained by one of their happy brides: “Caitlyn knows how to exactly highlight your features and make you feel beautiful, while still feeling like yourself.”

6. Sofia Alexandria

Sofia Alexandria was previously voted Best Makeup Artist of 2020 by Baltimore STYLE Magazine. and is now being recognized by us as one of our favorite Baltimore makeup artists! Besides bridal makeup, she also frequently collaborates with high-end fashion events, theatre, television and film productions, and much more. Sofia is also a beauty advisor for several high-end brand names in Nordstrom as well as a former ambassador for the Lancôme Cosmetics brand.

Sofia describes her preferred style as “whimsical yet classic,” which suggests an appreciation for both creative presentations as well as timeless approaches to makeup. And given her life-long love of live performance arts, Sofia’s approach to makeup artistry is ideal for those looking to make an impact on stage.

7. Tori Nado Beauty

Tori’s professional makeup services are hugely popular with Baltimore clients wanting to look their best for birthdays, date nights, photoshoots, and weddings. Having been in business since 2018, Tori Nado Beauty is a newer brand yet it remains a favorite of ours. Tori’s vision is one of bright glitter, eye shadow, and colors that demand you stop and pay attention. Besides makeup, Tori also offers hair extensions to further bring out your inner goddess.

8. Jessica Marie

Jessica Marie stepped into the world of professional makeup artistry on her birthday back in 2012 and the Baltimore cosmetics scene is that much better for it. Since then, she counts celebrities, authors, and fashion models as some of her clients, though as Jessica sees things: everyone that sits in her chair is a celebrity. And as a Global  Independent Beauty Guide for LimeLife by Alcone, Jessica uses exclusively top-shelf makeup products on both her clients and herself to further your luxury experience.

9. Makeup & Nails By Sharmaine

Sharmaine is not only a Baltimore makeup artist; she is also a professional nail technician who works out of her home salon. Whether you’re looking for wedding makeup, birthday glam, or something else entirely, it’s more than likely that Sharmaine’s already been there, done that several times over. Sharmaine has built her brand by providing not only creativity and a luxury experience but reliable communication, expert time management, and the professional atmosphere you’d expect from someone with over 6 years of experience.

10. Indigo Chanel

Bridal makeup, event makeup, and more are the specialties of Indigo Chanel. Like all of the best makeup artists, she has an appreciation for both our innate beauty as well as the power of a little improvement. Indigo “believes every woman is beautiful, but with just a hint of color will lead her with more confidence.” And if you’re looking to become a top Baltimore makeup artist yourself, Indigo also provides one on one tutoring for up-and-coming artists in need of guidance.

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