Miriam Andolini

Denver, CO

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

I born and raised in Colorado. Growing up in one of the most beautiful states in the country has definitely given me an eye for natural beauty. I have spent the last 20 years molding my artistic expression of color and form giving me a signature style of flawless application inspired by nature, combined with creative design that results in timeless looks. I am a Makeup Artist known for keeping clients looking youthful, vibrant, and full of vitality.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Spending time with the bride the day of her wedding is one of the greatest honors and privileges of my job.


Denver, CO 80206

Years in business


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9 Reviews
  • Nicole S. Sep 28, 2015
    Wedding and Event Makeup
    Verified Review
    How do I even begin to describe my experience with Miriam? EXCELLENT! From the moment I opened my door limping due to a foot cramp (I'm pregnant), Miriam was amazing. She sat down and proceeded to rub the cramp out of my foot as we started to chat! Unbelievable, and incredibly sweet. As a woman of color, it's very hard to find a make-up artist that knows our skin...well Miriam knows our skin! Miriam is a fantastic make-up artist, and I felt 100% beautiful during my maternity shoot. She is personable, funny, down to earth and makes you feel as if you've known her for years. I will definitely use her for anything and everything I can from this point forward. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!
    Miriam A. Sep 29, 2015

    I had so much fun with you yesterday! Can't wait to see your beautiful photos!

  • Melissa E. Aug 1, 2015
    Wedding and Event Makeup
    Verified Review
    Miriam is professional and personable. We loved having her on set. She made everyone feel comfortable and look beautiful.we had several different characters. She was able to match the makeup to match the personality of the character. I highly recommend her. She will definitely be our first call for future productions. Thank you Miriam!
    Miriam A. Sep 29, 2015

    This was such a fun project to work on! Check out our 48 Hour Film entry in the media above entitled Speed Dating Steve by Table Mountain Productions! Bravo!

  • Karen D. Aug 31, 2014
    Miriam is a very down to earth, loving, and caring person. I was greatly impressed by the passion and professionalism she brings to her craft. She did my makeup in a timely and beautiful manner. Miriam has done my makeup for 3 events (engagement pictures, a formal event, & my wedding). Each time she took into account what I was wearing, the lighting of the event, and the mood to convey. Also, thanks to her awesome skincare cleansing tips and I went from having pimples all my life to being glowing clean skin! Each time I had my makeup done, many people commented on how awesome my skin & makeup was....and its thankfully all because of her! I highly recommend Miriam if your looking for a great makeup artist.
  • Ben D. Aug 6, 2014
    Miriam was truly incredible and a pleasure to work with. Her makeup artistry was key to the success of my music video "Mind Games." Miriam came with her game face on and put 150% into the job. She worked extremely well under pressure and most importantly worked well with both the cast and crew. If your looking for that special person to make your project a success, I couldn't recommend anyone better than Miriam.
  • Marie M. Aug 4, 2014
    My experience with Ms M.D.A. She is one of the most Honest, True to her Word, Talented Beauty Artist. When you're her Client, she looks into your eyes, your the only thing on her mind. She smiles & explains your High Points, what to Play-Up. Eyes, Lips, Brows, with Tips just for you, as you're her Canvas, & she's your Artist, only you...
  • Bravon P. Jul 31, 2014
    Excellence is the best way to describe the performance of Miriam Dondrea Andolini. As a Make-Up Artist, she accepts challenges with enthusiasm & handles all opportunities that are given to her. She is well versed in all aspects of make-up artistry, skin care & knowledge of current beauty & fashion trends. During the time that I've known Dondrea, she has proven herself as an outstanding Make-Up Artist and individual, whose abilities I can recommend without reservation. I Love this Lady!
  • Vicki P. Jul 30, 2014
    Dondrae worked as a National Makep Artist under my supervision while working at Bare Escentuals. She traveled along with a team of artists throughout the US serving customers in the retail cosmeticindustry. Her responsibilities also included high profile Makep for marketing and PR. Dondrae is also highly trained in mineral Makep application And education.
  • Leann E. Jul 30, 2014
    Miriam Dondrae did my make-up as part of a Bare Minerals event. She did a full look on me and my niece. We wanted different looks because of our age difference. My niece was looking for a smoky eye look and I wanted an everyday look incorporating a color in my collection that I found hard to wear. I loved the time she took to ask about our desired outcomes. We were each given a face chart so we could duplicate the look. I was impressed at the amount of tips Miriam gave during the application. The appointment was supposed to be for 30 minutes but she spent extra time because we were the last clients of the day. Both looks were beautiful and exactly what we wanted. I can not think of anything that would have made the experience better. I have photos of the event/looks but I can't figure out how to upload them.
  • Rachel H. Jul 30, 2014
    Working with Miriam was such a pleasure over the years. I truly miss her sweet, kind, positive personality. Her talents shine through her beautiful artistry work. She has a special way of making women look and feel beautiful. A very rare talent to get both a friend and an artist while getting your makeup done.


What types of customers have you worked with?
Beauty and High Fashion Photography, Bridal and Wedding, Head Shot Photography, Key Makeup Artistry and Design, Editorial Makeup, Trend forecasting, Event Artistry, Makeup Lessons and Skincare consultations.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Your wedding will be forever remembered through photographs, videos, and memories. I will ensure you look your best in person and on camera, so you can focus on the important stuff! Benefits include having your best skin ever, non-toxic, high quality, long-wear products, a full color selection to choose from and proper application to emphasize your best features. Add your bridal party for picture perfection! Be stress free, look picture perfect, and camera ready on your big day!
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
A good makeup artist contributes equally with the model and photographer in the creative process and the finished shots of a photo shoot. When a model is in front of the camera they have no idea how they look, having the makeup artist work in tandem with the photographer often results in the difference between a great shot and a good shot. By adding a professional makeup artist to your photo shoot your benefits will include use of high quality, long-wear products, a full color selection, and complexion expert with high level artistry techniques in beauty, fashion, and editorial work for proper application to emphasize your best features.