Makeup Artist, Chicago IL
Tara Frazier is a Professional Makeup Artist, based out of Chicago, Illinois, with over 16 years of experience in the cosmetic industry. Tara specializes in Airbrush Makeup Artistry for Bridal, Print, Television, and Runway. Tara is a self taught makeup artist, who later privately trained under celebrity makeup artists for the Oprah Winfrey Show. Tara has worked besides several world renowned celebrity makeup artists such as Reggie Wells, Benjamin Ruiz and Laura Mercier. You can see some of Tara’s work on NBC5, CBS Chicago, FOX Chicago, Bleech Magazine, Six Degrees Magazine, Chicago Scene Magazine, Sheridan Road Magazine, and In Style Weddings.
Tara began her cosmetic career at the early age of 17, while providing on location makeup services for weddings and special events. Tara worked as a makeup artist for Laura Mercier Cosmetics throughout college, where she attended Eastern Michigan University under scholarship for Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising. Tara began to expand her knowledge and talent for understanding editorial and runway makeup, as she lead the University's Fashion Show as Director of Hair and Makeup. It was not until after graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Fashion Merchandising, that Tara discovered her true passion for makeup artistry, as she started working as a freelance artist for several media outlets and as a resident artist for Laura Mercier. In November 2007, Tara and her husband, Jason, opened their first Tanning Salon and Airbrush Studio. They plan on expanding their number of locations, as their goal is to educate the community on the safety of controlled indoor tanning, and the wonderful aesthetic and safety of sunless airbrush tanning. Tara offers discounted rates for makeup applications, consultations and lessons out of her Arlington Heights studio and out of her home in Huntley, IL
Tara also offers Private Parties and teaches Private Lessons of several skill levels, from lashes to lipstick and everything in between. Tara educates makeup artists, aspiring makeup artists, models, adults, teens, and anyone wishing to learn how to effectively grasp a knowledge of Makeup Application, Skincare, Color Theory, or simply how to update or clean out their makeup bag. Tara offers additional On Location Services such as Custom Airbrush Tanning and Contouring, Faux Lashes, and Personal Shopping.
Mobile Services throughout the Chicagoland Area.
Travel outside IL is available upon request.
Studios in Arlington Heights, IL and Huntley, IL.
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