Our 8 Favorite Makeup Artists in Houston for 2023
- Date: January 9, 2023
- Topic: Filmmaking
- By: Peerspace
Finding the right makeup artists in Houston comes down to knowing what you want to get out of a project. Are you planning an engagement shoot, working on your modeling portfolio, or creating an Instagram ad campaign?
While many makeup artists can offer a broad range of skills, some of them specialize in particular types of projects, so doing research ahead of time can be a big help. We’ve picked out eight of our favorite makeup artists in Houston to get you started. Plus, we also share some Peerspace venues that we think their styles suit perfectly.
With plenty of venues to choose from all over Houston, you’ll find spaces that are ready to go right out of the box. In fact, check out this pink noir house in Northside Village or this downtown industrial studio with lots of natural light. The Peerspace Concierge service can also set up spaces to suit your production by adding lighting, camera gear, and more.
But now, let’s get back to the topic at hand. Here are our favorite makeup artists in Houston!
1. Jen Marine Makeup Artistry
Jen Marine is a makeup artist in Houston who offers services for beauty, fashion, editorial, and bridal shoots. Whether you need new headshots for LinkedIn or an album cover to market your new music release, Jen can help you. In fact, she’s worked with musicians, yoga instructors, and professional models in the Houston area for years. With a background in fine arts, she brings her unique skills and sense of color theory to her work behind the camera.
Jen has also worked with major musicians, such as Panic! at the Disco, as well as celebrities like Kerri Strug and Chris Colfer. She’s appeared in Women’s Day, Texas Monthly, and other print publications. Her half-day rates for commercial productions start at $350, while headshots and portfolios start at $200. She also offers makeup services for men and for girls ages 12 and under.
2. Hart My Style
Hart My Style is a makeup studio run by Liz Hartman and her team. They offer bridal makeup, hairstyling, false lashes, and more, ensuring that everyone in your bridal party looks their best on your big day. Hart My Style works with brides of all backgrounds and can provide makeup services for Asian and South Asian weddings, in addition to traditional American styles.
Hart My Style isn’t just for weddings, though. They can also style you for boudoir and engagement photos, fashion shows, commercial film shoots, and more. Travel is included for locations up to five miles away, so choose a photo studio on Peerspace and get started!
3. Devin Harvey
Devin Harvey is your go-to makeup artist in Houston for eye-catching commercial photography. She’s worked with brands like Nordstrom and the NCAA, and her styles have appeared on the cover of People and a variety of TV networks. She’s as comfortable working with avant-garde fashion models as she is with celebrities, politicians, and modern brides.
Choose Devin for a photo or video production at this professional broadcast studio on Peerspace.
4. Pink Palette Artists
Pink Palette Artists offer their clients “artistry with a feminine touch” from an award-winning hair and makeup team in Houston. They offer services for weddings, photo shoots, runway events, theater productions, quinceaneras, proms, and more. They also offer workshops on everyday makeup techniques, as well as how to use the TEMPTU Airbrush Pro Machine.
They’ve styled celebrities like Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, as well as various Telemundo and TV stars. Choose them for a straightforward hair-and-makeup session at their Houston studio, or hire them for a production or event at a stylish Peerspace venue.
5. Ashley Adams of Moka Beaute Studio
Among the most talented makeup artists in Houston, Ashley Adams has been a presence on the Houston makeup scene for more than 10 years. Her bridal party packages include a preview and consultation, on-location wedding services, post-ceremony touch-ups, and more. Ashley is also available for personal bookings at her studio for “Soft Glam,” “Detailed Glam,” and “Divine” makeup styles with false lashes.
Prefer to do your makeup yourself? She also offers group classes for everyday women, as well as a Makeup Artist Masterclass for professionals to help you create your own signature style.
6. Hey Lovely Makeup
Hey Lovely is a Houston-based makeup team that can travel anywhere in the world for a photoshoot or destination wedding. Offering a boutique experience, they can provide a new look for a special event or a collection of stylish Instagram photos. Their work has appeared on ESPN, HBO, and HGTV and in magazines such as Brides of Houston and Martha Stewart Weddings.
They offer a range of beauty services, including hair extensions, eyebrow shaping, airbrushing, and more. They also have experience with lifestyle and commercial shoots, and are ideal for a modern home or cooking show in a contemporary light-filled home like this one.
7. Lisa Pelayo
Lisa Pelayo has over a decade of experience working in the beauty industry and has trained in New York City and LA to learn about HD video and photo lighting techniques. In addition to makeup services, she offers lash extensions, custom airbrush tanning, and tattoo cover-ups.
Lisa has a licensed hairstylist who works with her on bridal services. She can also help you create a new look for a prom, portrait shoot, boudoir photoshoot, or PR event.
8. Adorne Artistry
Trust us, don’t miss Adorne Artistry, a small team of makeup artists in Houston offering a luxury makeup experience. They describe their style as “natural, romantic, and dreamy”. You can choose to have them pamper you in their modern, chic salon or bring them to your own location by way of their mobile studio.
From senior portraits to editorial and lifestyle shoots, they can adapt to any photo or video production you have in mind. They also offer makeup workshops and meet-and-greets with lifestyle bloggers like Emily Herren of Champagne & Chanel.
Bonus: Beloved Makeup and Hair
Beloved Makeup and Hair comprises some of the most talented hair and makeup artists in Houston. With decades of combined experience, this all-girl team is on a mission to bring out your natural beauty by way of their expert hair and makeup services. They specialize in bridal makeup, providing services and prices on their website for wedding events and wedding day work. They also list their prices for any adult who wants professional hair and makeup for a production or event.
Still unsure how helpful professional hair and makeup services can be? Then check out Beloved Makeup and Hair’s “before and after” series on their Instagram. Our jaws nearly hit the floor!
Makeup artists in Houston: conclusion
How amazingly talented are these makeup artists in Houston? Proper makeup application should last you all day, and many of these makeup artists provide touch-up kits, so you don’t have to worry about anything.
But if you’re shooting under hot studio lights, it’s best to have a makeup artist available to keep you camera ready all day long. That’s why many of these MUAs offer full-day or half-day rates for photo and video productions. Just make sure to book a professional Peerspace venue with a makeup area, and you’ll be all set!
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