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Tamara is a certified makeup artist, in the Chicagoland area. Having a great passion for beauty and artistic expression, Tamara has been doing makeup for over nine years. Working for M.A.C. Cosmetics for over 7 years she has had the best training possible- hands on! She has had many experiences and the privilege of working with many different photographers, artists, models, runways, and environments. Her work has been featured in many of the top wedding magazines. around the country. Among many privileges, Tamara + team have done Makeup + Hair for Lazaro, Ines Di Santo, Hayley Paige, Junko Yoshioka, Matthew Christopher and Liancarlo's runway shows!

Among her portfolio she has had the privilege of doing the makeup for commercials, music videos, book covers, billboards, photo shoots, print work, runway, and many, many wedding parties! She also has the privilege of being the key makeup artists at the Luxury Bridal Expo of Chicago!

Having a passion to express each individuals personality through their makeup, while still making sure that they are completely comfortable in their own skin is what Tamara set out to do when creating Tamara Makeup + Hair Artistry. Continually looking forward to new experiences with clients whether it be on their wedding day or everyday is her passion!

Years Experience: 10 years
Style Icon: A young Pricilla Presley... She was gorgeous!
Best Makeup Advice: Don't be afraid of makeup. Have fun, and experiment!
Favorite Makeup Moment:
Doing Ines De Santo's makeup for her runway show! She is brilliant! And doing a brides makeup and watching her joyful reaction! It never gets old!
Favorite Movie: The Proposal...I love Sandra Bullock!
What's Hot: Bold Lip color is the easiest way to look instantly pulled together
What's Not: Defined Lip Liner..I'm just not a fan
Product I can't live without: MAC fix+ and MAC fluidline eyeliner in Blacktrack..the list could really go on..and on..
Favorite Hotel: Hotel Monaco and my all time favorite..the Waldorf Astoria