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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair

Troy , MI
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Troy, MI 48084 US

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734-664-0753

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ABOUT US

I am a bridal makeup specialist offering on-location services in Michigan, Ohio, or anywhere else you need me to pop up! :-) I specialize in wedding makeup and hair that enhances your... Read more
I am a bridal makeup specialist offering on-location services in Michigan, Ohio, or anywhere else you need me to pop up! :-) I specialize in wedding makeup and hair that enhances your natural features -- makeup that looks like you, with just a little something special for your wedding day. I offer airbrushed makeup at no extra charge. Full strip lashes are included in your bridal package and individual clusters are available, as well. I will apply your makeup using techniques that create a bulletproof application capable of surviving tears, kissing, hugs, and sweat, yet photograph beautifully. I have been trained to handle any skin tone, skin conditions, and traditional ethnic customs. I am a dedicated makeup artist, committed to my clients' 100% satisfaction. You can see that in my reviews. If you have problem skin, allergies, or other difficulties you think might make makeup impossible for you -- call me. We will figure it out, together. I attended Michigan Makeup Academy where my education focused on makeup for various formats including bridal, print, fashion, film, and some special effects. Additionally, I take various workshops and training seminars to further my education and learn new skills. As a makeup artist, I pride myself on being reliable, professional, flexible, and yet laid back and personable with my clients. My job as your personal makeup artist is to help make your special day go as smoothly as possible while ensuring that you look fantastic both in person and in your photos and I'm proud to say that I deliver on that promise.
Call me at 734-664-0753 or email me at crystal@crystaldrakemakeup.com

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INFO FOR BEAUTY & HEALTH

What beauty services do you offer?
Consultations, Hair, Makeup
What hair services do you offer?
Blowouts, Updos/Styling
What makeup services do you offer?
Airbrush Makeup, Contour Makeup, Fake Lashes, Tattoo Coverage

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I had my hair and make-up done for my wedding, and I absolutely LOVED it! Everything held up through humidity and even a little bit of rain. I have very fine hair and somehow Crystal made it look thick and full. I also have a little bit of acne on my chin, and she made my skin look flawless. She made my hair and make-up look even better than the pictures I showed her as examples. It made my wedding day stress-free knowing that I didn't have to worry about my hair or makeup at all. I never even had to touch anything up at the wedding. I felt confident and beautiful.

Crystal was also extremely responsive to all emails. She usually responded within minutes and she kept track of everything really well. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone!
I had my hair and make-up done for my wedding, and I absolutely LOVED it! Everything held up through humidity and even a Read more...
I had my hair and make-up done for my wedding, and I absolutely LOVED it! Everything held up through humidity and even a little bit of rain. I have very fine hair and somehow Crystal made it look thick and full. I also have a little bit of acne on my chin, and she made my skin look flawless. She made my hair and make-up look even better than the pictures I showed her as examples. It made my wedding day stress-free knowing that I didn't have to worry about my hair or makeup at all. I never even had to touch anything up at the wedding. I felt confident and beautiful.

Crystal was also extremely responsive to all emails. She usually responded within minutes and she kept track of everything really well. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Crystal was awesome! Our makeup lasted the whole day and looked great!
Crystal was awesome! Our makeup lasted the whole day and looked great!
Crystal was awesome! Our makeup lasted the whole day and looked great! Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much, Lauren! It was great working with you guys and I really hope that I get to see you again next year at Megan's wedding! :-)
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Kellie
Wedding:
5/24/2015
5.0/5.0
Crystal did my makeup for my wedding. She was absolutely fantastic. We had done a trial run and there were a few tweaks I wanted made (which I still loved the makeup she did for the trial); she made sure to note those changes and hit my wedding makeup spot on for the day of. It was flawless! She even took photos so that I could see how it looked on camera. I'm so happy I chose to go with her and definitely recommend her to others.
Crystal did my makeup for my wedding. She was absolutely fantastic. We had done a trial run and there were a few tweaks I Read more...
Crystal did my makeup for my wedding. She was absolutely fantastic. We had done a trial run and there were a few tweaks I wanted made (which I still loved the makeup she did for the trial); she made sure to note those changes and hit my wedding makeup spot on for the day of. It was flawless! She even took photos so that I could see how it looked on camera. I'm so happy I chose to go with her and definitely recommend her to others. Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much, Kellie! You were a pleasure to work with! :-)
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Kelley
Wedding:
5/16/2015
5.0/5.0
Crystal was wonderful! She was very flexible when we scheduled my trial, and was very receptive to any additional changes I requested, either for my own hair or makeup, or for adding additional members to the contract. I'm very happy with how my hair and makeup turned out for my wedding, and my bridesmaids and mother looked beautiful as well! I highly recommend Crystal's services! Thank you, Crystal!
Crystal was wonderful! She was very flexible when we scheduled my trial, and was very receptive to any additional changes Read more...
Crystal was wonderful! She was very flexible when we scheduled my trial, and was very receptive to any additional changes I requested, either for my own hair or makeup, or for adding additional members to the contract. I'm very happy with how my hair and makeup turned out for my wedding, and my bridesmaids and mother looked beautiful as well! I highly recommend Crystal's services! Thank you, Crystal! Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much, Kelley! Melissa and I had a great time servicing your party on your big day. You guys were great to work with!
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Kara
Wedding:
11/29/2014
5.0/5.0
I had Crystal Drake do my make up for my bachelorette party and hired her for the day of our wedding. She is extremely professional, uses amazing products, and is excellent at what she does. I really enjoyed having her for our big day.. Almost felt like I had an old friend with me. I would 110% recommend her to use for any type of occasion you have coming up. I know she will always be my go to for professional make up. She's in my words what I kept calling her very "legit"! Thank you Crystal for being a part of our special wedding moments and for keeping me calm and comfortable, while performing such grade A service. Warmest Regards, The New Mrs. Kara Crespo
I had Crystal Drake do my make up for my bachelorette party and hired her for the day of our wedding. She is extremely Read more...
I had Crystal Drake do my make up for my bachelorette party and hired her for the day of our wedding. She is extremely professional, uses amazing products, and is excellent at what she does. I really enjoyed having her for our big day.. Almost felt like I had an old friend with me. I would 110% recommend her to use for any type of occasion you have coming up. I know she will always be my go to for professional make up. She's in my words what I kept calling her very "legit"! Thank you Crystal for being a part of our special wedding moments and for keeping me calm and comfortable, while performing such grade A service. Warmest Regards, The New Mrs. Kara Crespo Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much, Kara! I had a great time working with you too! I'm super excited about working with you again some time in the future! :-)
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Rose
Wedding:
11/8/2014
5.0/5.0
Crystal was great! I could not have asked for a better makeup artist. She made up myself, my six bridesmaids, and my mother all before my first look. Everyone looked beautiful all evening! She even managed to get makeup on my sister who is extremely sensitive to pretty much everything. She did several trials with me to be sure I was comfortable with my look and was very patient, professional, personable, flexible, and just awesome. I would defiantly recommend her to any bride.
Crystal was great! I could not have asked for a better makeup artist. She made up myself, my six bridesmaids, and my Read more...
Crystal was great! I could not have asked for a better makeup artist. She made up myself, my six bridesmaids, and my mother all before my first look. Everyone looked beautiful all evening! She even managed to get makeup on my sister who is extremely sensitive to pretty much everything. She did several trials with me to be sure I was comfortable with my look and was very patient, professional, personable, flexible, and just awesome. I would defiantly recommend her to any bride. Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much, Rose! Kyle and I had a great time working with you guys and I'm so glad that you were pleased with your look. Wishing you guys the best!! :-)
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Melissa
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
Wow. First off, I need to say that Crystal is an absolute sweetheart. I hired Crystal to do my wedding hair and makeup. She is professional and so very easy to work with, it really put me at ease.

Crystal is very knowledgable and extremely creative. I would describe something to her, and she knew exactly what I was talking about and how to best fit it to my look. She offered many ideas and choices, and explained how each would have an effect (i.e. make my eyes look bluer, or green, etc). I also have very fine, long, style-less hair. She made it look amazing! This woman is seriously talented.

As an older bride (early 40's), I really didn't know what to expect, as my more "beautiful years" are long gone. Can I tell you I have NEVER felt more beautiful than I did that evening? I felt more beautiful that night, than I ever did 20 years ago. Even my best friend kept telling me "I have never seen you look this gorgeous!" My son told me I looked like a princess, and I honestly felt like one. Everyone kept gushing over how amazing I looked. I will absolutely contact Crystal Drake again for any hair and/or professional makeup needs I may have.

Thank you, Crystal, for being an instrumental part of our special day, and for making me feel like the beautiful princess every bride should feel like on her wedding day! You were amazing, and I cannot thank you enough!
Wow. First off, I need to say that Crystal is an absolute sweetheart. I hired Crystal to do my wedding hair and makeup. Read more...
Wow. First off, I need to say that Crystal is an absolute sweetheart. I hired Crystal to do my wedding hair and makeup. She is professional and so very easy to work with, it really put me at ease.

Crystal is very knowledgable and extremely creative. I would describe something to her, and she knew exactly what I was talking about and how to best fit it to my look. She offered many ideas and choices, and explained how each would have an effect (i.e. make my eyes look bluer, or green, etc). I also have very fine, long, style-less hair. She made it look amazing! This woman is seriously talented.

As an older bride (early 40's), I really didn't know what to expect, as my more "beautiful years" are long gone. Can I tell you I have NEVER felt more beautiful than I did that evening? I felt more beautiful that night, than I ever did 20 years ago. Even my best friend kept telling me "I have never seen you look this gorgeous!" My son told me I looked like a princess, and I honestly felt like one. Everyone kept gushing over how amazing I looked. I will absolutely contact Crystal Drake again for any hair and/or professional makeup needs I may have.

Thank you, Crystal, for being an instrumental part of our special day, and for making me feel like the beautiful princess every bride should feel like on her wedding day! You were amazing, and I cannot thank you enough! Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much, Melissa! I had a great time working with you and I am so incredibly happy that you felt gorgeous. I totally fell in love with everyone I met on Saturday, including your gigantic dog, and those experiences make my job so awesome. If she comes up missing . . . it wasn't me. ;-)
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Afsha
Wedding:
10/25/2014
5.0/5.0
crystal is awesome...she is super friendly and attentive with the clients...extremely punctual with her timings and totally reliable.....she is very calm and listens willingly to the minutest thing that a bride wants.....her make up skills are simply awesome!! in totality all i wanna say is " If you have booked crystal for your event then be rest assured it will be nothing less than awesome".thank you crystal for making everything so memorable for me !
crystal is awesome...she is super friendly and attentive with the clients...extremely punctual with her timings and Read more...
crystal is awesome...she is super friendly and attentive with the clients...extremely punctual with her timings and totally reliable.....she is very calm and listens willingly to the minutest thing that a bride wants.....her make up skills are simply awesome!! in totality all i wanna say is " If you have booked crystal for your event then be rest assured it will be nothing less than awesome".thank you crystal for making everything so memorable for me ! Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Afsha! It was great working with you on your big day! :-)
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MrsOHara
Wedding:
10/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Crystal was amazing. She was very professional and friendly the compliments on my hair and make up did not stop everyone was asking who did it. She was great I wish I could afford to hire her to use her all the time. Thanks Crystal for your amazing work!
Crystal was amazing. She was very professional and friendly the compliments on my hair and make up did not stop everyone Read more...
Crystal was amazing. She was very professional and friendly the compliments on my hair and make up did not stop everyone was asking who did it. She was great I wish I could afford to hire her to use her all the time. Thanks Crystal for your amazing work! Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much, Tania! It was great working with you guys in Frankenmuth! :-)
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Brooke
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Crystal is incredible!

It's hard to believe, but at 34-years-old, I had never had my makeup professionally done. I've always been apprehensive about the hygienic practices at department store makeup counters, and had just resigned myself to never having it professionally applied. I originally was going to do my own wedding makeup, as were my girls. Then I found Crystal. After reading her reviews on WeddingWire, and getting a sneak peak into her charming, warm personality, I e-mailed her. Her responsiveness is amazing - immediate and accommodating. Crystal showed up early to my trial and on my wedding day to make sure she was set up by our start time. One of the reasons I did not want to go to a makeup counter/beauty salon is that our venue was a beautiful private lakefront home in Lexington with plenty of room for a beauty station! Crystal traveled 100+ miles to the house, without hesitation. She applied makeup for 5 of us total, stayed late to apply my lipstick right before my husband's and my "first look", and gave us all little makeup kits with some of the products she used! My girls loved their makeup, Crystal, and the whole experience. My makeup was breathtaking - my mom literally stopped in her tracks. Crystal is so warm, friendly and funny. Her sense of humor fit right in with my family's and we all felt like she was a longtime friend. Crystal, I have never looked and felt so beautiful. You're grrrrrrreat!!! *cheese alert* From the bottom of my heart, thank you!!!

Love,

Brooke
Crystal is incredible!

It's hard to believe, but at 34-years-old, I had never had my makeup professionally done. Read more...
Crystal is incredible!

It's hard to believe, but at 34-years-old, I had never had my makeup professionally done. I've always been apprehensive about the hygienic practices at department store makeup counters, and had just resigned myself to never having it professionally applied. I originally was going to do my own wedding makeup, as were my girls. Then I found Crystal. After reading her reviews on WeddingWire, and getting a sneak peak into her charming, warm personality, I e-mailed her. Her responsiveness is amazing - immediate and accommodating. Crystal showed up early to my trial and on my wedding day to make sure she was set up by our start time. One of the reasons I did not want to go to a makeup counter/beauty salon is that our venue was a beautiful private lakefront home in Lexington with plenty of room for a beauty station! Crystal traveled 100+ miles to the house, without hesitation. She applied makeup for 5 of us total, stayed late to apply my lipstick right before my husband's and my "first look", and gave us all little makeup kits with some of the products she used! My girls loved their makeup, Crystal, and the whole experience. My makeup was breathtaking - my mom literally stopped in her tracks. Crystal is so warm, friendly and funny. Her sense of humor fit right in with my family's and we all felt like she was a longtime friend. Crystal, I have never looked and felt so beautiful. You're grrrrrrreat!!! *cheese alert* From the bottom of my heart, thank you!!!

Love,

Brooke Read less
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Crystal Drake Makeup and Hair responded with the following comments:

Brooke -- if it doesn't work out with Tony, let's totally get married! You were one of my favorite clients this year and working with you guys has been a blast. :-) Thank you so much! I'm so happy that you and your bridal party were pleased. Great big hugs!
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