About Kristin

Kristin Daniell
(Photo Credit: Sarah w/Chris Bailey Photography)

Kristin is a recent brain tumor survivor, beauty product addict, sister, Esthetician, peacemaker, believer, animal lover, music lover, and of course – professional makeup artist!  She has most recently been named “One of the 5 BEST Makeup Artists in Houston” by Modern Luxury Brides Magazine!

Kristin Daniell Makeup Artistry is based in Houston, TX, with a beautiful, private studio near downtown/the Heights.  Kristin has over 13 years in the makeup and modeling industry.  Her clientele has included hundreds of brides, celebrities, news anchors, socialites, and dozens of models affiliated with well-known modeling agencies.

Kristin is a Certified Airbrush Tanning and Makeup Artist through Dinair in Hollywood, California, and also completed training under celebrity makeup artist, Christian McNally.  This talented makeup artist’s work has landed magazine covers and layouts including People Magazine & Modern Luxury Brides….as well as  television shows such as Designing Spaces and 48 Hours.  Kristin has had the honor of working with people such as Beth Moore, Gov. David Dewhurst, national spokesperson/host John McCalmont, Richard Schlesinger of the TV show 48 Hours, Olympic winners including Steven & Diana Lopez, Summer Sanders, and many more familiar faces!

Kristin’s passion for making women feel gorgeous and for makeup can truly be seen through her work.  She has an exquisite attention to detail that is assured to make you feel your absolute prettiest no matter what the occasion!


~ Favorite Makeup Trend :  Smokey eyes, gorgeous skin, and nude lips!

~ What Makes My Heart Smile :  When a woman looks into the mirror after I’ve done her makeup & you can instantly see her confidence rise!! :)

~ Favorite Magazine :  Allure

~ Favorite Product :  Smashbox Halo Powder

~ Favorite Quote :  “Today I see beauty everywhere I go, in every face I see, in every single soul.”  Author Unknown

~ Passion :  Making people feel better about themselves!

~ Makeup Pet Peeve :  Makeup that is not blended well or messy! ; )

~ Sign :  Scorpio

~ How I Got Started :  I have ALWAYS loved makeup – ever since I was a little girl!  I went to school to get my Esthetician license and began doing makeup and facials professionally about 13 years ago!  A little over 6 years ago I finally got the courage to start my own makeup artistry business, so that I could pursue my passion 100%!  I absolutely LOVE what I do!