BRIDES Chicago: Chicago's Top Makeup Artists for Your Big Day

Woman having her lipstick applied by makeup artist

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You already have that whole bridal glow-thing happening, but with a little extra zhuzz from a professional, your makeup will be picture perfect.

Shannon O'Brien

The best thing you can do for yourself on the big day is surround yourself with good energy. Not only will Shannon O'Brien make sure your makeup is impeccable, but she naturally comes with a caring, sweet personality that will instantly calm your pre-wedding nerves.

Sonia Roselli

With a roster of celebrity clients ranging from Ben Affleck to Betty White, Sonia and her team of artists are well-versed in making brides look white-carpet-worthy on their big day.

Traci Fine

Traci Fine learned the tricks of the trade while traveling the world as a model, and after officially launching her business as a makeup artist, she's quickly gaining a loyal following of society's elite on the North Shore looking to feel natural and look luminous.

Jenny Patinkin

We appreciate Jenny Patinkin's 'lazy perfection' approach to makeup: She keeps it minimal, but just because it's easy doesn't mean it shouldn't be flawless. We're addicted to her proprietary line of brushes, which are handmade in Japan using the finest materials and deliver just about the softest makeup application you've ever experienced.

Paula Heckenast

This professional makeup artist knows how to step it up with high-definition and airbrush makeup to leave you fresh and radiant. After all, you want your skin to be flawless, but you can't be leaving each guest with a dab of foundation after they make it through the receiving line.

Pin Me Up Chicago

This one-stop beauty service offers everything from traditional makeup (hairstyling and airbrush tanning, too!) to airbrush application and eyelash extensions. We're not saying you need Raggedy Ann eyes, but a little length and fluff will leave you feeling ultra glamorous — just as a bride should feel.

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