Best of Boston

Best Makeup Artist

2017 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Dani Wagener, DW Beauty

Boston
Ever wonder how celebrities achieve that flawless red-carpet glow? It’s all about the airbrush—makeup, that is. Boston beauty expert Dani Wagener, who’s worked with Jenny […] read more»
2017 Best Makeup Artist

Lauren Genatossio, Sarra

Boston
Whether she’s beautifying a model for a photo shoot or touching up a client for a special occasion, Lauren Genatossio isn’t covering flaws—she’s enhancing features. […] read more»
2016 Best Makeup Artist

Katrina Hess

Boston
A stalwart of the Boston beauty scene, Katrina Hess has always been a go-to for special-occasion makeup. But she’ll also transform your daily makeup routine […] read more»
2016 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Blush

Hingham
Tan lines and problem skin are no match for Kelly O’Keefe and her team of makeup artists and aestheticians, who travel throughout New England to […] read more»
2015 Best Makeup Artist, Special-Occasion

Tavi de la Rosa

Rare is the makeup artist who can shake you out of your routine with a single application of blush and eyeshadow. Tavi de la Rosa, […] read more»
2015 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Noel McKinnon, Makeup 2 Die 4

Brides call Noel McKinnon the “wedding whisperer,” a nod to her cucumber-cool poise. Armed with a silky southern accent, individual lashes, and airbrush foundation, she […] read more»
2014 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Katrina Hess

Boston
This makeup pro has been primping brides from the Back Bay to Bermuda for more than 20 years. During a consultation at her lofty Newbury […] read more»
2013 Best Makeup Artist

Paula Tierney, A Matter of Face

Boston
Locating an eyelash in a haystack is easier than finding a local makeup artist with a light touch. Once you hop up on the hot […] read more»
2013 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Dani Wagener, DW Beauty

Boston
Dani Wagener’s brides always look flawless in photos. Some of it is nature and the blush of true love, of course, and some of it […] read more»
2012 Best Makeup Artist

Sarra

Boston
We’ve got brushes and eyeliners aplenty, foundations and lipsticks galore. What we really need is help pulling it all together. That’s where makeup genie Sadie […] read more»
2012 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Dani Wagener, DW Beauty

Boston
An expert in false lashes and airbrush foundation, Dani Wagener has a flair for the dramatic — a talent for making eyes pop and cheekbones […] read more»
2011 Best Makeup Artist

Dani Wagener Beauty

Boston
Like some fabulous fairy godmother, Dani Wagener waves her mascara wand and—poof!—you’re transformed into a sultry siren or a girl next door. The makeup artist […] read more»
2008 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Dani Wagener, Shu Uemura

Boston
Too many makeup artists labor under the tragic misconception that “bridal” means caked-on foundation, tarlike mascara, and Dynasty-esque cheek contouring. Not Wagener, who studies the […] read more»
2007 Best Makeup Artist

Dani Wagener, Shu Uemura

Boston
For everyone out there who thinks you’re attractive, chances are there’s someone else who thinks you look like Shrek. Makeup tilts the odds in your […] read more»
2005 Best Makeup Artist, Wedding

Katrina Hess

Boston
Makeup savant Katrina Hess gives brides a glow so natural they seem lit from within. We’d guess it was magic, but Hess will also provide […] read more»