42 total reviews
Wedding Date: 3/1/2014
Melissa was fantastic! She made me feel like I was her only client. On the day of my wedding she arrived on time, her calm demeanor made me take a a deep breath AND I really enjoyed the process of getting ready for my big day! I would recommend any bride to Melissa Rae & Co. Not to mention her prices are very reasonable too! If you want to feel and look beautiful on your wedding day you must call Melissa!!!
Wedding Date: 11/5/2011
Melissa is an amazing makeup artist! She came on location to my hotel suite and did airbrush makeup and false lashes for myself, the moms and bridesmaids. Everyone looked so glamorous and kept complimenting the makeup looks throughout the wedding day. I knew from meeting Melissa at our trial 9 months before the wedding that she would be wonderful. I would highly recommend Melissa Rae!!
Wedding Date: 6/22/2008
Melissa had done my make-up when I was a bridesmaid in a friends wedding and it was absolutely AMAZING, so there was no question that I wanted her to do my make-up for my wedding. She was professional, asked what look I was going for and gave me exactly what I wanted! It was an incredible experience.
The make-up she did for me as a bridesmaid was bold and popped, while the make-up for my wedding was soft and subtle. She's incredibly diverse and I would strongly recommend her for your big day! You will definitely be pleased!
Wedding Date: 9/21/2014
Amazing job with my makeup, the best I've ever looked, thanks to Melissa! I definitely recommend her work!
Wedding Date: 11/21/2015
If a woman looks great, she is confident and feels great! Melissa has helped me achieve this with spray tanning and a makeup lesson. Her spray tanning formula looks natural and she makes you feel very comfortable. All I can say about the makeup lesson is WOW! She's a true artist and able to teach the techniques required to look stunning in makeup. I highly recommend her for any service; because, she's awesome!!!
Wedding Date: 9/27/2014
Melissa was fantastic. She even came to me at the resort to do my bridal party and my mom's make up. Everyone looked gorgeous and stunning. She is professional and gifted and I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs to have their make up done for a wedding or other event.
Wedding Date: 11/8/2014
Melissa is an absolutely wonderful make up artist. She applies flawless airbrush foundation, perfect false eyelashes, and a beautiful overall look. She was so receptive to the pictures I brought in, and made sure I was 100% happy with my look. She is super professional and accommodating.
Wedding Date: 4/26/2014
I was married in April and used Melissa Rae & Co. I purchased the "Diamond Package" and am happy with the quality and value I received. Melissa is very professional and easy to work with. She ended up doing my makeup as well as the makeup for my wedding party. Everyone looked amazing! She went out of her way to coordinate my trial and 1st tan with my engagement shoot which I was very grateful for. Compared to other makeup artists I believe the value and service you receive is unbeatable. I highly recommend Melissa!
Wedding Date: 7/19/2014
Melissa is amazing! Not only is she sweet but she does an awesome job. She did my makeup for my e-shoot, boudoir pics, and my wedding. Every time she did a fabulous job!
Wedding Date: 5/24/2014
Melissa did my bridal makeup and I couldn't believe how amazing it looked! I felt like it was truly the most beautiful I have ever looked. I looked like me, but it was a more dramatic, stunning, perfect version of what I look like on a normal day. She was so easy to work with, time efficient, and worth every penny. She is so talented and truly has an eye for what looks amazing on every person. You will NOT regret working with her! I truly could not have picked a more talented makeup artist. THANK YOU MELISSA! YOU'RE THE BEST!
Wedding Date: 9/18/2005
Loved loved loved my makeup. Melissa Rae did an outstanding job I highly recommend them for the best wedding experience. Very professional.
Wedding Date: 8/26/2011
Thanks for making my bride look so beautiful!!
Pics turned out awesome! Keep up the good work!
Wedding Date: 8/26/2011
Melissa does amazing work with a flawless finish! I had her do my make up for my wedding and my bridesmaids! Photos came out prefect! (Even though it was the hottest day of year, whatever she used to help set the makeup WORKED!)
I also had her do my makeup and a spray tan, this past July for my little brothers wedding and it was amazing too :)
The only regret I have is not getting a spray tanned for MY wedding!
Wedding Date: 8/24/2013
Melissa did an awesome job on me and all my bridesmaids for my wedding. I learned in the wedding planning process that quick responses and people who are easy to coordinate/plan with are so important. Melissa was very organized and never made me worry. AND, she did an outstanding job on all of the make up. I was so pleased with her services that I also asked her to do my make up for my fitness bikini competition and the experience was the same. She is prompt, reliable, a very sweet person, and provides superb services! She's the best!
Wedding Date: 9/14/2013
Melissa was wonderful for our wedding. She showed up early so she had time to set-up, was thorough with four of my bridesmaids and myself, and did an amazing job (make-up lasted all night). She didn't have the exact lipstick color I had envisioned, so she told me to shop Mac and whatever color I liked, she would go back and get to add to her collection, and showed up the day of the wedding with multiple options. Thoroughly impressed and will use her for any future events!
Wedding Date: 7/20/2013
Melissa not only made me look and feel great but she also made my mother look gorgeous as well! The airbrushing she does makes your skin look flawless! I would highly recommend her :)
Wedding Date: 7/28/2013
Melissa is AMAZING!! I used her for several spray tans and my and my full bridal party make up. Everyone looked wonderful. Melissa customized a package for us to meet our unique needs as I had junior bridesmaids that required less work! She was so calm and flexible that it relaxed me at such a stressful time! She's professional and friendly and a delight to work with! I'll continue to use her spray tan services forever as I've never had one that wasn't orange until I went to Melissa! I HIGHLY recommend Melissa!
Wedding Date: 7/20/2013
Melissa is a professional makeup artist that will make you look beautiful no matter what your age. At first I was skeptical of the airbrush technique she used to apply my makeup; but wow it made me look 10 years younger! I loved it!!! She was on time, professional and did a fantastic job. If you want to look your best for that special day, I would highly recommend you use Melissa!
Wedding Date: 8/24/2013
Melissa does AMAZING work! She always brings out the best in each person. I have had not yet had makeup done with her but I always see such beautiful ladies after she's done with them. She has done many of my friends and they always look so beautiful when she's done! She did my spray tan and it was perfect! She was very professional. My tan was even and the perfect shade. I was very happy and would highly recommend her to anyone!
Wedding Date: 6/29/2014
Melissa did such an amazing job with my bridesmaids and myself on my wedding day! I felt beautiful and natural! I never wear makeup and I wanted to feel natural but still stand out and she did just that! I was also worried about sweating because it was a hot June wedding and I sweat easy but my makeup staid on from 11am until past midnight! Melissa is amazing! She is professional, very sweet and great to work with! Every bride needs a Melissa Rae in her life! I'm so lucky to have found her! She also did an amazing job with my tan and my eyebrows! Thank you Melissa!! ❤
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awards and affiliations
- The Knot Best Of Weddings Hall Of Fame
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2014
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2013
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2012
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2011
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