Gold Coast beauties, unite! If you LURRRV getting your makeup done or simply don't even know where to start when it comes to booking a MUA, you've come to the right place! I've searched high and low for the most amazing Gold Coast makeup artists around so you don't have to. Got a special event coming up? Book in with one of these talented babes to get your glam on!
The first thing you think of when you hear the words "Gold Coast Makeup Artist" has to be Mia Connor. In 2015, she won Makeup Artist of the Year at the Australian Beauty Industry Awards (ABIA), she travels around the country hosting makeup masterclasses and even has her own brush collection with Crown Brush Australia - so you could say she's a pretty big deal. Not shy of a celebrity client, Mia has done makeup for Jesinta Franklin, Nadia Bartel, Jodi Gordon and Lauren Curtis. Her Instagram showcases the amazing work she does and gives us every reason why she is one of the best MUA's on the Gold Coast.
Jasmine rose to social media fame through her YouTube channel, showing off her makeup skills to hundreds of thousands of viewers. With the growth of her YouTube channel came over 300k of Instagram followers who follow Jasmine's work. Jaz freelances here on the Gold Coast but her work has seen her travel abroad to do (mainly) wedding makeup. If one thing is certain it's if you're in need of flawless makeup, you have to book in with Jasmine!
If there's one person who nails the smoky eye look, it's Shelby. With over 10k followers on Instagram, you can easily see why - this girl is TALENTED! Whether she's giving us serious #mermaidvibes with her intricate eye looks or making us swoon over her special occasion glam looks, she's one Gold Coast makeup artist you need to book in with! Using brands such as Estee Lauder, Huda Beauty, Benefit, Kat Von D and many more, it's any Sephora-lovers dream!
Run by Big Brother alumini Skye Wheatley, Gold Coast beauties are in luck because her makeup looks are damn fabulous! Obviously a fan of glitter, Skye Maree Makeup creates flawless looks using her skills as a qualified MUA. With over 29k followers on her makeup Instagram, you can see she's a hit with local girls wanting glam for special occasions, festivals and everything in between.
Alana was crowned Makeup Artist of the Year (Commercial) at the Australian Beauty Industry Awards (ABIA) for 2016 and every single photo she posts is proof as to why she was given this award - her work is stunning! Her portfolio includes working with Princess Polly, Billabong Womens Australia, Verge Girl and more. Her 8k+ followers seem to agree - leaving likes on her campaign and behind-the-scenes images. Did we mention she does hair too?!
If you're a sucker for lip art, you can't go past Erica Coffey! Her talent is out-of-this-world good! You can find Erica's makeup studio in Burleigh Heads and she's available for photo shoots, weddings, formals and events. Expect to be in the presence of some of the best makeup brands when she works her magic on you: Hourglass Cosmetics, Kylie Cosmetics, Becca Cosmetics and Stila Cosmetics are just some of the brands she uses. And if you're up for it, give her lip art a go!
When she's not competing in WBFF Pro, Lenise is making up the Gold Coast! With over 8 years experience as a professional makeup artist, there's so many reasons why she should be on your MUA radar! While she does fabulous special event makeup, she also offers competition glam! Perfect if you're participating in a fitness comp and want an amazing MUA who has been in your shoes. You can't go past Lenise!