Professional Makeup Artists in Cape Town

While there are many Makeup Artists in Cape Town, only a few of them are professional and can deliver what you require on your standards. Here is my list of Professional Makeup Artists in Cape Town that has been found online. I am a professional massage therapist and I only associate myself with or recommend likewise professional people in other industries.

Make Up By Mia

She is passionate about make-up and cosmetics. Freelance Makeup Artist based in the beautiful city of Cape Town with over 5 years of make up experience and a avid supporter of cruelty free cosmetics. Graduated from the Rhenish Girls’ high school for girls in Stellenbosch in 2016. Currently working on a marketing diploma at Stellenbosch university to assist her in understanding how better to grow her business ”Make up by Mia”. Her services include Bridal, Photographic, Television and Film, Theatre, Catwalk, Fashion, Party and Prom.

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Makeup By Tami – Professional Makeup Artist in Cape Town

Whatever the occasion is, she can come to you with all makeup products in hand to create the prefect look for your special occasion.

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Clarita Smith

She is a professional Hair and Makeup artist and is totally in love with her job. She only uses professional Make-up brands. Eye lash Extensions are also a treatment she loves to do. Makeup is not about making you look plastic, it’s about enhancing your natural beauty. As a seasoned makeup artist and applier of eyelash extensions, she is passionate about beautifying her clients and making them feel absolutely fabulous all the time.

At her studio, you will be pampered into beauty bliss, because here, the focus is on you. Devoting her time and energy to enhancing your natural looks is what keeps her ticking.

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Lisa Brown – International Makeup Artist and Hairstylist

Lisa Brown is an internationally qualified professional Make-up Artist and Hairstylist with a passion to be creative and to make a person feel beautiful and worthy. She believes that every woman should feel worthy to herself and everybody around her. Lisa is a firm believer in using only MAC cosmetics on clients and during shoots, using her knowledge to her advantage after working for MAC for four years. Lisa also offers various services and courses you can make use of.

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Lindy Lin – Professional Make-Up Artist

She is a qualified professional make-up artist based in Century City, Cape Town. She had a love for fashion from a young age, but she has always been intrigued by the art of make-up.  Her style is unique and is a result of being exposed to many cultures from such a young age.

Brands like Clinique have used her services and she frequently does Special Effects Makeup for movies and themed events.

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Minke Du Plessis – Professional Hair and Make-Up Artist

It is important to stay up to date with the newest trends and techniques and to constantly learn new and exciting ways to improve her skills. She completed a Hair and Makeup course at The London Makeup School and recently finished an Avant Garde course in the UK. She uses her makeup artistry to enhance every individual’s best features and especially like to focus on enhancing the eyes.  As a bride, you should look and feel your absolute best on your wedding day and I will do my best to ensure this!

She freelances in the Western Cape and cover Bridal, Matric Dance, Fashion, Family, Maternity, Portrait, and Couple Shoots and any special occasion. She is comfortable in any style of makeup and hair and will be able to assist with any request. Her beautiful studio in the heart of Durbanville is where she loves to meet her brides for their trials or any client who require her service.  She also travels to your location, where you as a bride will be getting dressed or wherever your shoot will take place.

She believe in only using quality products to ensure best results that will last. Her kit consist of brands such as Mac Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Smashbox, Kryolan, Nars, Illamasque, Shu Uemura and Inglot. She also makes use of Airbase Airbrush, which is a silicon-based formula to create a flawless finish. Her passion for Makeup and Hair styling is never-ending and I will always go the extra mile  for my clients.

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Makeup By Lauren – Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist

Her trademark is soft, romantic and organic. She works to create the perfect combination of glamour and sophistication. Based in Cape Town, travelling throughout Western Cape for Makeup and Hairstyling. Lauren has built a small finely curated collection of passionate on location Makeup artists and Hairstylists who push boundaries to create outstanding looks. They are taking Makeup and hair to the level of fine art, therefore, each freelance Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist has been hand picked, accessed and reviewed for their leading quality of work.

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Yolanda du Toit

She is a professional make-up artist and hair stylist with 18 years of photographic make-up experience. Her focus and passion is for the wedding industry. Her style is simple, natural and elegant – I believe that you should be a true reflection of who you are on your wedding day. She only uses professional products that ensure when working with lighting and professional photography, your photographs and memories look entirely natural, whilst enhancing your best features. The quality of a professional product will also guarantee that the make-up will last throughout the day, as you deserve to feel confident and look beautiful until the very end!

She is a great believer in marriage and the decision one makes to choose to share your life with one special person. To combine her passion for make-up and hair with this beautiful reality of marriage is a dream come true for her.


Kirsten Murphy

Cape Town based professional hair and makeup artist. Services include weddings, special events, photo shoots and makeup lessons. Love skin to look like skin and she believe that makeup should not wear you, but it should enhance that natural beauty that is already there.

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Simone McPherson – Hair and Make-Up Artistry

She will travel to your venue or home.


Lindsey Boucher – Make Up and Delight

Lindsey Boucher is a professional freelance make-up artist and hairstylist based in Pinelands, Cape Town. Her main focus is on beauty make-up and specifically bridal make-up and hairstyling. She has an eye for detail and beauty which carries over into her work. Creating beautiful things is her great passion. In make-up, her focus is to emphasize and enhance her clients’ natural beauty. Her aim is to bring delight by creating the desired look, be it simply natural or daringly dramatic, whatever their preference.