Learning to apply makeup involves remastering skills originally learned in kindergarten, including drawing with a pencil, coloring within the lines, and dyeing your lips purple with gallons of Kool-Aid. Go back to basics with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $59 for admission for one to a Phase I makeup workshop (a $295 value)
- $89 for admission for one to a Phase II makeup workshop (a $365 value)
- $45 for a bridal consultation and makeup trial (a $100 value)
Both two-hour makeup workshops include hands-on guidance to equip attendees with professional makeup techniques they can use at home. The Phase I workshop teaches beginners basic makeup techniques to create casual, work-appropriate looks. Those with some makeup experience can opt for the Phase II workshop, which imparts advanced skills such as crafting a smoky eye, applying false lashes, and creating facial contouring. Each workshop includes all necessary makeup and applicators, as well as pastries and beverages; see the website for a schedule of upcoming sessions.
During a one-hour makeup trial, one of Group Beauté's experienced artists will consult with you on how to prep your skin for your wedding day, which colors should be used in the final makeup palette, and which overall makeup look is right for you. Upon request, they can also recommend hairstylists and schedule your appointment for the wedding day itself.
Any client that commissions the services of Group Beauté places their aesthetic goals in the hands of four very capable women. Over her 20 years of international experience, makeup artist Alicia Zefta's work has appeared in a who’s who of high fashion that includes the pages of Vogue and runway shows for Yves Saint Laurent. But bridal makeup is where she really excels, as she possesses a unique knack for interpreting her clients' desires and carefully studies their natural beauty to design personal styles. Aesthetician Elvira McCloskey also carries more than two decades of experience and specializes in treating skin plagued with acne, signs of age, or sun damage. Shikora Hill, a graduate of the Paris Fashion Institute, and Tomirys Calderon, who spent years working fashion events, also call on years of training to bring out their patrons' features with the art of cosmetics.
Beyond their prowess for bringing out each face's innate elegance, the beauty quartet polishes up other features with services such as personal cosmetics shopper, spa parties, spray tanning and hairstyling. Clients looking for more long-lasting fixes can invest in permanent makeup, lash extensions, or makeup workshops, where the Group Beauté team shares the techniques they’ve learned over the years, such as how to create looks appropriate for work, evening, and Blue Man Group auditions.