Bridal Makeup

Shasta Hankins named Expertise.com 2017 Best Make Up Artist in Spokane

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expertise.com Top Make Artist 2017 Shasta HankinsExpertise.com’s goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored makeup artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best makeup artists in Spokane, Washington.

Expertise.com picked Shasta Hankins for Best Make Up Artist in Spokane for 2017.  Here is their write up:

“Shasta Hankins Makeup is based in Spokane and serves clients in the surrounding area. Hankins comes from a theater makeup background and has been working as a makeup artist for more than a decade. She specializes in both airbrush and traditional makeup, offering services for weddings, commercial photo shoots, and theatrical productions, working extensively with the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane. She has won a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award every year for the past seven years.”

Airbrush Makeup vs. Traditional

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Probably the question I get asked the most is about the differences and benefits of airbrush makeup vs traditional makeup. There is a lot of misinformation about the true advantages of airbrushing.

I have over 15 years in both traditional and airbrush makeup.  I don’t want to start a debate on which is better.  Each styles has it’s place and time.   However, your wedding day is a completely different, unique and special event and so are those high definition wedding photos you will cherish for a lifetime.  Because of this, you want the method that is the best for this special event, long lasting and in my opinion, that is airbrushing.

Yes, airbrushing can cost more; however, on your special day the additional cost of airbrushed makeup is really small in the grand scope of wedding costs.  When you take into account all of the advantages which an experienced, professional airbrush makeup artist can provide you, you will agree that it is the best choice.  Some of these advantages include:  goes on light, even, natural, waterproof, holds much longer in any type of weather especially hot and looks fantastic in your high definition wedding photos.

Check out the articles below which provide excellent explanations and the pros and cons (if any) of airbrushing vs traditional makeup.  If you have any questions about this or want to set up a trial run to experience these benefits yourself, please feel free to contact me.

Airbrush Makeup VS Regular Makeup ALL BRIDES MUST READ!

Airbrush Makeup – Is it worth it?

Photo credit Eugene Michael Photography

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Bridal Elegance Show by Spokane Club

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I warmly invite all brides-to-be to attend the Club’s Bridal Elegance Show, hosted by their amazing Bridal Consultant, Jackie Kiley on February 20, 2015 from 5-8pm. Visit me, Shasta Hankins Airbrush Makeup, and other premier vendors to get great ideas and inspiration for every aspect of your wedding day, while enjoy delicious appetizers and sparkling refreshments.

The setting for the show is the Spokane Club, one of the most beautiful venues in town. Their rooms, and services, are the essence of classic elegance and affordable luxury. And the perfect place for a perfect bridal show!

There is no charge for Club members. The Cost is only $7 for non-members.
Reserve today at 509.459.4237spokaneclubbridalshow

Shasta Hankins Spokane Bridal Makeup Featured

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apple2Shasta Hankins Spokane bridal makeup was featured in Apple Brides a few days ago for Kate and Joe’s stunning and amazing wedding at the Fox Theater. The wedding featured an Art Deco vintage era theme, think “Great Gatsby” 1920’s style. apple1Shasta applied makeup to not only to fit the time period of style and elegance but to bring out the fun of the 1920s.

The 1920s was the beginning of the beauty culture in America. This was the time period where women had a lot of fun with makeup- blushes, powders and lipstick.  With Kate’s beautiful complexion, Shasta used airbrush makeup to bring out her natural skin tone while highlighting the eyes and the lips to bring out the era’s natural beauty look. The red lips create a dramatic, feminine look while providing the stark contrast with her fair skin to give it that “pop”! It really brings out her smile in the beautiful photos by Ifong Chen.

Read more about it and see Shasta’s glowing bridal makeup work in the incredible photos from Apple Brides.

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Shasta is a WeddingWire 2015 Couples Choice Award Winner

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Shasta Hankins WeddingWire Award for Top 5% Spokane Bridal Makeup Artist

Wedding Wire 2015 Award Winner

Spokane‘s Own Shasta Hankins Freelance Bridal Makeup Wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2015.

Spokane, WAJanuary 20, 2015 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, named Shasta Hankins Freelance Bridal Makeup as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2015 for Beauty in Spokane!

The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2015 recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The esteemed awards are given to the top local wedding vendors in more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their professional achievements from the previous year.

While many industry award winners are selected by the host organization, the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with Shasta Hankins Freelance Bridal and Wedding Makeup. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients.

“It’s always exciting to start the year by honoring the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Network who represent more than two million reviews on our website,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “Each of the businesses recognized are committed to quality, professionalism and all around top-notch service. We applaud Shasta Hankins Freelance Bridal Makeup for her impressive achievements within the wedding industry.”

As a Couples’ Choice Awards® winner, Shasta Hankins Airbrush Bridal Makeup is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, which is comprised of more than 200,000 wedding professionals throughout North America and abroad.

Shasta Hankins Bridal Makeup is proud to be one of the top Beauty in Spokane in the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding sites such as WeddingWire, Project Wedding, Brides.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for taking the time to review our business on WeddingWire. We value all of our clients and truly appreciate the positive feedback that helped us earn the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2015.

For more information about Shasta Hankins Bridal Makeup services, please visit our WeddingWire Storefront today at http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/shasta-hankins-freelance-makeup-spokane/db62b7482a11198c.html.

An October Favorite Wedding Photo

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Photo by: Crissie McDowell Photography

Hello Fall! What a beautiful way to start the Autumn season than a lovely wedding at Beacon Hill Catering and Events  featuring Alisa Lewis Event Design and so many other great vendors! I had the privilege of doing Tessa’s bridal makeup along with her bridal party. If this beauty looks familiar, is it probably because she resembles her sister, Katie. I did Katie’s bridal makeup in 2012. Now it is little sister’s turn, and I cannot express how great it was to be apart of this couple’s special day.

If you need makeup contact Shasta Hankins Spokane Wedding Makeup Service

ENJOY!