I really enjoy meeting new clients and making them up. My goal is always to make sure that you look and feel your best – whether it’s your wedding day, a special occasion or a photoshoot. Below are some makeup testimonials from clients I have done makeup for as well as those who have attended makeup workshops. Thank you to you one and all!

Makeup Testimonials - Mary Calandro Adelaide Based Makeup Artist


“Mary stood out from the rest of our wedding suppliers simply because of the high quality of personalised service. I didn’t have a trial makeup as Mary is so experienced. She knew what would work and what wouldn’t. On the day, the makeup was just perfect, I never knew I could look so beautiful.”

– Hannah Pickett

“Mary you are truly talented. Your caring, professional nature was greatly valued and the actual makeup for my bridesmaids and myself was indescribable. Everyone loved it.”

– Hollie Agnew

“Mary We all loved You! You did an amazing job on our makeup for my wedding. Thanks to you all of our photos look just gorgeous. I have been recommending you to everyone and anyone I speak to.”

– Yurana Rutterman

“Mary you are just fabulous. Your service and makeup ability was just spectacular. My bridesmaids and I looked absolutely stunning in our photographs. All thanks to you.”

– Leah Nassig

 “Mary you were friendly and professional and your ability to produce such fantastic results for myself, my bridal party was clearly evident on the day.”

– Katrina Palumbo

“Mary I would just like to thank you so much for doing the makeup for my wedding. The girls and I were so appreciative. You were so incredibly helpful and really helped to keep me relaxed on the day! You did an amazing job and the photos turned out beautifully.”

– Rebecca Hart

“Mary you were fantastic. You made us feel so relaxed and you knew what you were doing with my makeup. When I looked in the mirror I was just amazed. Mary is a true professional.”

– Cathy Shepherdson

“Hi Mary, I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you! The girls looked amazing! I will be definitely using you in the future.”

– Cheryl McPartland

“Dear Mary, thank you so very much for being my makeup artist for my wedding. You are truly an incredible artist and Individual . Everyone commented on how beautiful and natural I looked on the day. My bridesmaids were equally impressed. I look forward to using your services again very soon.”

 Naomi Dalton:

“Thank you so much for the fantastic job you did with makeup for my wedding day. We were all looked stunning & were pleased that the makeup lasted all day – even in the 40 degree heat!! Thank you for being part of my special day and ensuring we all looked and felt beautiful!”

– Micaela J

“I had a few people recommend Mary to me for my wedding, and they raved on about her work. I now rave about her work! Mary suits the makeup to your own personal style. I felt absolutely fabulous and everyone at the wedding commented on how beautiful and natural the make-up looked. Now if I ever need any makeup advice I always ask Mary. She is an absolute pleasure to work with.”

– Megan

“It was important for me to look and feel my best on my wedding day, and Mary you helped me achieve this with your application of makeup which was exactly what I was looking for. There was no need for any \”touch ups\” … and my face felt fresh from morning until late evening. I was thrilled with your professional service, your knowledge and range of products. Your friendly nature and bubbly personality made the experience an enjoyable one. Thank you very much.”

– Eva Villani

Mary, Thank you! The makeup on my wedding day was gorgeous and I had so many compliments (even from the photographer!) I would recommend you in a heart-beat. Thanks again.

– Cassandra


“Thankyou so much, I looked unreal, my makeup was so perfect. Keep doing what you are doing, you are fantastic.”

– Kylie Coombs

“I absolutely loved tonights makeup tuition, I have learnt many great tips and hope to put them into practice, plus pick up a few more of my new essentials! Thank you Mary!!!”

– Kim

“Absolutely loved the make up session, learnt a lot, thanks Mary! Love your work! xoxoxo”

– Paula

“I would highly recommended Mary to everyone. I learnt many tips and tricks in how I can apply my own make up. The 3.5 hour make up lesson went so quick, and I had so much fun. Thank you so much Mary! :)”

– Bianca

“This was my first experience with a professional makeup studio and was excellent. Mary very calmly and professionally prepared me for our engagment photo shoot. She listened to my suggestions and then guided me with her experience and knowledge of skin colour, eye colour and knowledge of professional photography suitable for my age. Thank you Mary it was an awesome experience and i walked away feeling a million dollars.”

– Debbie

“Mary’s service is second to none. Fabulous work, I left feeling like a million dollars. Highly recommended xxxx”

– Rosie

“Great service every time! Beautiful make up application, exactly what I wanted. Thank you Mary!”

– Jess

“Mary listened to exactly what I wanted and was able to give me the exact look that I was going for. Very professional and full of knowledge!”

– Emma

“The make up class was funtastic. I had so much fun and gained so much knowledge. Mary is very cheerful, friendly and approachable.”

– Pauline

“Mary was very friendly & hospitable from the start. There was a great balance of clear instruction with reasoning, support and opportunities to do everything ourselves with regular feedback on how we were all going. I would definitely recommend Mary for any service and will be booking in with her in the future!”

– Stacey

“A beautiful lady whose passion for her craft is second to none! Very adept in passing on makeup tips to enhance a clients natural beauty. Thank you.”
– Sue

“I enjoyed the experience more than I had anticipated. An enjoyable evening and a good learning environment. Thanks Mary!”

– Suzanne

“This was the second makeup workshop I have been to and I found this one to be particularly useful. Even though I follow a lot of online tutorials there was information and important techniques I hadn’t previously known. I found this workshop very helpful.”

– Carly

“I had a fantastic experience and I loved the whole time. Mary was great and I learnt so much about how to apply makeup. Overall fantastic place and very inviting.”

– Erin

“My two daughters and I had a fantastic work shop with Mary. It was a gift for two of us from the other daughter. A wonderful, informative, friendly relaxing, experience. The product is so light yet covers so naturally a pleasure to work with. We three left feeling great and looking rather swish! Thank you Mary for a wonderful experience.”

– Lyn

“Attending Mary’s makeup class was great fun. She is experienced, informative and I found it very worthwhile.”

– Gayle

“Mary was fantastic. She knew her stuff and was friendly and engaging. A great experience. Thanks Mary.”

– Justine

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