Jenessa was great to work with and she did a wonderful job of making the entire bridal party look stunning. She also brought an excellent hair stylist with her.
Reviewed On 12/10/2021 by Laura K
Jenessa is very easy to work with and did a beautiful job with my makeup and everyone else in my wedding party. She is also lovely to talk to and caters to everyone’s special requests.
Reviewed On 8/20/2021 by Lauren W
Jenessa was so wonderful to work with and did such a beautiful job with our makeup. My bridesmaids and I all have very different styles when it comes to makeup and Jenessa did an amazing job catering to each of us, while also making us look bea...
utiful together in group photos. I would recommend her to any bride! She works quickly and we had so much fun with her and the hair stylist she chose, Danielle. Both wonderful and made the day stress-free and enjoyable for me, bridesmaids, & moms! Don’t look any further - she’s your gal!
Reviewed On 7/26/2021 by Sabrina S
Jenessa was amazing. She was easy to reschedule with when my wedding got delayed due to covid. My makeup looked perfect. The airbrush looked so natural and all of my bridesmaids loved it. She was able to get through 11 people in like 4-5 hrs. T...
he make up lasted all night and even longer. I literally slept in it and didn’t take it off until the afternoon and it continued to look great.
I also worked Jenessa to hire hair. Anna was great! My hair looked amazing and lasted all night. All of my bridesmaids also had beautiful updos that looked amazing as well
Thank you Jenessa for everything!! So happy with the way I looked!
Reviewed On 11/13/2019 by Paige B
Jenessa and crew did the hair and make-up for my wedding and I was very pleased. She was prompt and kept the line moving! We have over 12 girls getting make-up done and we finished ahead of schedule! The air brush stayed on all night long, and ...
trust me I was dancing! Thanks again!
Reviewed On 9/17/2019 by Molly Z
Jenessa was the artist for my friends wedding, and she did a phenomenal job. The day was muggy and hot, but everyones makeup stayed fantastically and looked amazing. I would highly recommend her for any of your makeup needs!
Reviewed On 9/17/2019 by Sarah P
She was wonderful and very talented. We all looked flawless and our makeup didn't budge all night ❤️
Reviewed On 8/26/2019 by Danielle S
Jenessa was extremely professional with each of my bridesmaids and myself. She made sure to make each of us feel comfortable getting our make up and hair done but made sure all of our needs were met. I had people coming up to me at my wedding a...
ll night complimenting my hair. She was such a great listener during our consultation and offered great suggestions on hair and make up. Highly recommend.
Reviewed On 7/01/2019 by Rachel S
I just completed my hair and makeup trial in advance of my December wedding. I was a little apprehensive about getting airbrushed, but I am now a believer. After my trial, I went to the pride parade where it was super rainy and windy. My makeup...
looked exactly the same as when I left my trial. If I can withstand the wrath of Chicago weather, it can definitely handle a few tears on the actual day!
Reviewed On 3/13/2019 by Randee E
Jenessa did my makeup for my sons wedding and I could not have been happier. It looked very natural yet dramatic enough for the "mother of the groom". There were 13 of us including the bride and Jenessa got us all done with time to spare. I wou...
ld use her again in a heart beat.
Reviewed On 1/16/2019 by Elizabeth G
I was drawn to Jenessa's website because of her location and stellar reviews. Once I saw photos of her work I was excited to set up my trial. I was unsure about airbrush and falsies, but now I am so glad I went with it as my wedding day was lon...
g & wet. And after the trial day I knew that it would hold up the whole day no matter what. She has a gift to enhance your palette and keep the final look flawless yet natural. She is incredibly flexible and willing to be there for you on your timeline. Thanks again, Jenessa!
Reviewed On 12/20/2018 by Katrina W
I hired Jenessa and Nicole to do my hair and make up for my wedding and they did an amazing job! It was so natural looking and lasted all day and night. I could not have been happier!
Reviewed On 12/20/2018 by Rhonda C
My daughter selected Jenessa as her make up artist for her wedding and she couldn’t have made a better choice! Jenessa used her skills and artistry for my daughter, her bridesmaids, her mother in law and me. She was so very pleasant, professio...
nal and responsive to everyone’s personal needs. And... there were thirteen needs to be met! Everyone looked amazing. And more importantly, everyone felt amazing! I didn’t want to take the make up off at the end of the evening. Thank you, Jenessa for making everyone look and feel so beautiful!
Reviewed On 12/19/2018 by Cari R
First off - Jenessa and her team were awesome! Jenessa from the very beginning was really flexible with her dates and times when planning my trial run for my makeup. She also bore with me as I changed my number of bridesmaids getting their hair...
and make up done every two minutes and answered the number of questions I had. She was always prompt getting back to me and let me know everything up front. On the day of the wedding she showed up on time with her crew and got each girl done efficiently and looking BEAUTIFUL! I had a few girls that were on the fence about getting airbrush make up done because they had a few poor experiences, but decided to do it anyway and they loved it! I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for fair priced makeup services and a job well done. Thank you Jenessa!!
Reviewed On 11/24/2018 by Janessa H
Jenessa was so fun to work with. Our makeup looked BEAUTIFUL, and she gave my mother-in-law an extra boost of confidence.
Reviewed On 10/31/2018 by Allison B
Jenessa was kind and professional both at my makeup trial and the day of my wedding this past weekend. I had no hesitation booking her after the trial as I looked naturally beautiful and she listened to my opinions on the spot. The only thing k...
eeping me from giving 5 stars is that I feel there was a lapse in communication between the trial and wedding day. With my very oily skin I suggested she add some kind of setting powder or cream to counteract this on the day of, however, on my wedding day it was like this conversation didn't happen. My bridesmaids and I ended up touching up our makeup with our own oil control powder just an hour after she was finished as we were all pretty shiny. It ended up being fine and we all looked beautiful; it was just more inconvenient than anything.
Reviewed On 10/27/2018 by Angela d
Jenessa and Nicole were very punctual on the bridal shower trial and the wedding on September 15. They did a fabulous job and made everyone looked stunning. My sister and mom don't do makeup or hair so all of us were surprised how beautiful and...
different they looked on the wedding day.
The makeup was excellent and stayed all day. No skin breakout the next day at all even though I have sensitive skin. I'm so glad to have hired Jenessa and her partner that day, Nicole who did my hair and the bridal party. You wouldn't go wrong or be disappointed to hire Jenessa! Thank you very much for making us pretty.
Reviewed On 9/21/2018 by Trung V
We engaged Jenessa's services last March for our wedding and we couldn't have asked for a better makeup artist. She was so detail oriented and gave my wife exactly what she asked for. She looked beautiful and it truly made everything that much ...
Reviewed On 6/20/2018 by Lauren C
JENESSA IS THE BEST MAKE UP ARTIST EVER!!! She did an amazing job on everyone she touched - which totaled 13 people in one sitting. Even my mother in law said she never likes her makeup and loved Jenessa’s!! Everyone should use her; you won’t b...
Reviewed On 6/16/2018 by Kayla P
Jenessa was such a pleasure to work with for my wedding on May 19th! She was very relaxed and would listen to what everyone had asked with their makeup and hair styles. She was very calm and relaxed which helped my wedding jitters on the big da...
y! She offered her husband's law office to get ready instead of getting ready in our hotel room, so she is very accommodating. I would for sure work with Jenessa again!
Reviewed On 6/13/2018 by Shaina Y
Jenessa was amazing! From the very beginning she was professional, prompt, efficient, and in my opinion could not have done a better job. I hired her and did my trial run for my engagement photos which turned out perfect. She came to my venu...
e in Chicago and provided make-up services including airbrush and eyelashes to myself, all 6 of my bridesmaids and my mom for my April wedding. Everyone looked gorgeous and the makeup stayed all day. We just got our pictures back and her work truly shines through. I would highly recommend Jenessa for any make up needs!
Reviewed On 3/06/2018 by Judi E
We hired Jenessa to do the makeup for our daughter's wedding on 3/3/18 -- she was absolutely fabulous. Not only is she an incredibly talented artist, but she is, also, a pleasure to work with. She is calm, laid-back, fun, and willing to listen ...
to what her clients want. There is no doubt that we will use her again for the special events in our lives. For reference, I am the mother-of-the-bride.
Reviewed On 12/09/2017 by rachel D
Jenessa did a fabulous job for my wedding day! I had a less-than-stellar trial with a different artist and liked Jenessa's photos on The Knot so reached out. She got right back to me to set up a trial and both for the trial and the day of, she ...
was prompt, efficient, friendly, and I loved how I looked in my make-up. Our day was 90+ degrees and my make-up held tight through an entire day of running around. She also hooked me up with a hair stylist who did a wonderful job as well. Highly recommend!
Reviewed On 10/26/2017 by Ashley O
Jenessa was great! Very professional and warm, perceptive to the "look" I was going for and vision for the bridal party. Super happy with the results and felt gorgeous on my big day! Thanks Jenessa!!!
Reviewed On 8/20/2017 by Debbie B
Jenessa was remarkable and I'm so glad she was our make up artist for our wedding! We hired her to do my make up for our engagement pictures and it was such a great job we ended up hiring her for the big day too. She is personable and easy to w...
ork with. She does a high quality job and she is also quick, without being rushed. For my wedding day, I had 12 total people that needed make up done. Jenessa was able to find another stylist to help out to ensure we got everyone done without feeling rushed. We all felt amazing and Jenessa's airbrush and make up skills are top of the line. I can't imagine my special day without her part of it!
Reviewed On 7/30/2017 by Nina F
I am beyond thrilled with my experience with Jenessa. She is not only unbelievably talented, she is friendly, prompt, on time, and comes with a large collection of makeup. I had researched makeup artists for months and once I had my trial. I kn...
ew I had to have her for my wedding. I would highly recommend Jenessa!
Reviewed On 7/28/2017 by Brooke K
Janessa was wonderful to work with on my wedding day. She was very professional and listened to what I wanted. She made great suggestions and my makeup looked flawless.
Reviewed On 6/08/2017 by Dana R
Jenessa did an amazing job on my make up (the bride) and my girls. She was so prompt while responding to my questions and was very flexible with her timing. The day of she was super friendly and easy going. The girls all enjoyed working with he...
r. We were very pleased!
Reviewed On 6/02/2017 by Lexi R
Jenessa is truly incredible at her craft! She did my makeup BEAUTIFULLY for my wedding! I felt stunning because of the work she did. One of my bridesmaids even hired Jenessa for her own wedding after seeing the amazing work she did on all my gi...
rls! I would recommend Jenessa a MILLION times over! Truly talented and wonderful to work with!
Reviewed On 6/02/2017 by Jacquie w
my experience with Jenessa was amazing! She made me look and feel perfect on my big day. Not only was my makeup perfect, but her professionalism and kindness was very much appreciated. I recommend her to everyone!
Reviewed On 6/01/2017 by Ashley K
My experience with Jenessa Blaine was AMAZING! She is a true professional and really knows how to make you look beautiful on your special day. I received so many compliments on my makeup at my wedding and when people saw my photos. Jenessa did ...
my makeup with little direction from me and it was as if she read my mind--she just knew what would look best on me. I guess that is what happens when you have as much professional experience as she does. Jenessa was great to work with and easy to talk to. I would recommend her to everyone I know and those who are looking for a fabulous make up artist.
Reviewed On 1/22/2017 by Rachel R
Jenessa did a wonderful job the day of my wedding. My makeup looked absolutely beautiful and so did that of my bridesmaids and the moms. It did not look overdone at all, very natural, and when we got the photos back, I couldn't have been happie...
r! I would certainly recommend Jenessa as your makeup artist. :-)
Reviewed On 1/01/2017 by Joyce F
Jenessa brought out the beauty in myself and the other ladies. Her work is amazing!!she really listened to the looks we were looking for & completely delivered. I highly suggest using Jenessa for your big event.
Reviewed On 10/19/2016 by Aimee S
Of all the things that I had to do for my wedding, finding a makeup artist turned out to be the hardest?! I tried a number of different artists/makeup lines and the look was just never right. The makeup was either too light or too heavy. Jen...
essa was recommended to me by my wedding planner and she did a fantastic job. The trial make up was perfect and struck just the right tone of light airy makeup that still looked good in pictures. Jenessa was responsible, responsive and had all-around great energy. I highly recommend her for any bride who wants to look their best on their wedding day.
Reviewed On 10/14/2016 by aimee B
Jenessa did my makeup for my wedding in August. She was nothing short of AMAZING to work with!!! She was prompt arriving, efficient in getting done and the look she crafted for me was exactly what I wanted. She was flawless in her application a...
nd the makeup stayed set in place ALL DAY through a hot Chicago day & lots of photography, venue changes, etc! I was incredibly happy. She is a pleasure to work with, very personable, and worth every penny. Work with Jenessa. You'll be so glad you did!
Reviewed On 10/13/2016 by Liz P
Jenessa is PHENOMENAL! I used her services for my wedding day. She was able to do makeup for seven women, including me, in just a few hours. She was very poised, prepared, and confident. Additionally, she made me feel very calm. She was great t...
o talk to and very fun to be around. I would love to use her services again in the future. Highly recommend her!
Reviewed On 10/12/2016 by Meara F
I had a great experience with Jenessa as my make up artist for my September 2016 wedding. She was easy to communicate with from the beginning and I scheduled my make up trail right away. I knew she was the right choice when she listened to all...
of my make up fears before starting. When she was done my mom was practically in tears. Booked her for the big day on the spot. My make up from the trial stayed put during one of the hottest days in July.
The day of, she was quick and efficient working through my mom, MIL, 3 friends and myself. Overall great experience and it was so nice that she came to me at the hotel rather than having to run around from salon to salon. Would definitely use her again and recommend her to anyone in the Chicagoland area.