Climbing summer temperatures can be a trial for your makeup, but these top Vegas salons rise to the challenge.
“High design meets high style” at Look Style Society’s Makeup Lounge.
Color Salon by Michael Boychuck
Michael Boychuck, colorist to celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Eva Longoria, and Gwen Stefani, provides a variety of makeup application services at his Color Salon, inside Caesars Palace. With the Airbrush Lesson, the makeup artist teaches you professional airbrushing techniques while giving you a flawless face for the red carpet—and guests can purchase everything they need to recreate the look at home. The salon also offers Professional Make-Up Application and Eyes Only. Caesars Palace, 702-731-7791
L Makeup Institute
Founded by accomplished makeup artist Lissette Waugh, L Makeup Institute trains makeup artists in the art and science of beauty, as well as special-effects makeup for individuals, fashion shoots, television, and film. Its retail store has a broad array of professional products, including exclusive lines from RCMA, Ben Nye, and Kryolan. It also carries the high-performance Make Up For Ever brand, with a larger selection than can be found in many other local stores. L Makeup Institute offers full makeup applications as well as bridal packages by appointment. 5525 S. Decatur Blvd. #102, 702-685-9298
If you’re going to do Vegas the right way, you have to go glam. La’Bella Mafia’s celebrity makeup artists travel to your location to make you look as if you just stepped off the catwalk. Using MAC, Smashbox, Make Up For Ever, and Nars cosmetics, La’Bella Mafia’s artists can apply a wide range of natural, special event, bridal, fashion, film, and theatrical makeup styles. 855-526-2342
Look Style Society
Recently opened in Town Square, Look Style Society’s Makeup Lounge offers an assortment of fashion-forward makeup services. It carries lines by Jouer and Lipstick Queen, as well as Blinc, whose products are all waterproof, for those in need of a lasting look for the pool or dayclub. A single session includes skin preparation with Sothys serums and full face makeup. Look also provides bridal makeup, junior makeup, lash application, and airbrushing. Town Square, 702-712-4345
Montage Hair Salon
Montage, located on the city’s west side, has a full suite of beauty services, including makeup and skincare by Merle Norman Cosmetics, plus makeup classes. The salon is also dedicated to the “try before you buy” philosophy, providing new guests with a complimentary skincare session and makeup application. 7795 W. Sahara Ave., 702-367-1967
Australia’s Original Diva brand is known best for its high-quality hair extensions, but its new salon at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood also has makeup artists on hand for weddings and other special events. Customers can prepare for the ultimate pool party by getting a waterproof makeup application, then add an extra bit of drama with strip or mink eyelash extensions—after all, hair enhancement is Original Diva’s forte. Miracle Mile Shops, 702-836-9112
The Style Lounge
The new Style Lounge at The Linq delivers affordable luxury from renowned celebrity stylist Andeen Rose, who has worked with Eva Longoria, Jewel, Audrina Patridge, and Nicole Scherzinger. The trendy lounge offers manicures and pedicures, makeup application, customized hairstyling, spray tanning, and waxing, as well as a full-service bar. Stop in for eye, lip, or full-face makeup with optional lashes and an airbrushed foundation. The Linq, 702-685-5858