Welcome to Makeup HQ a boutique Hair and Makeup studio located in the Northern Suburbs of Melbourne. Whether it's hair or makeup services for a Birthday party, graduation, wedding, baby shower, hens day or a night out,  let Sara Morrison and her dedicated team of artists provide you with an experience you will enjoy and leave you feeling amazing. Our aim is to  ensure that we provide an experience at Makeup HQ that will leave you feeling confident & beautiful!


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In Studio Makeup Application 

Sara  $130

Senior Artist  $110

Airbrush Makeup $150

Lashes $20 

In Studio Hair Services 

Hairstyling $90

Wash & Blowave  $60

Long Hairstyling $110*

*Hair longer than bra-strap length is considered long. Clients will be charged according to hair length. 

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Makeup Masterclass In Studio  $189

Makeup Lesson 1.5hours $250

Makeup Artist Lesson 2 hours $350

Makeup Artist Lesson 4.5 hours $600


Makeup Artist

Meet Our Educators 

Sara Morrison 

Sara Morrison is a professional  freelance Hair & Makeup artist with over 20 years of industry experience. Sara is the proud owner of Makeup HQ. 

Sara aims in her teaching to instil a strong passion in her students for all things hair and makeup. She believes that attention to detail is the key to creating the most stunning but natural looks, suitable for every occasion and for every face. She strives to ensure that all her clients look and feel like a better version of themselves. She has worked on many events such as, 

TV Week Logies, Melbourne Grand Prix, Melbourne Fashion Festival, as well as a freelance hair and makeup artist on the ABC & Channel Nine working on some of the presenters. She prides her self on ensuring that each clients hair and makeup is different and communication is the key to every makeup look.

Cynthia Rugari 

Cynthia Rugari is one of Makeup HQ Senior makeup educators and her career as a hair and makeup artist spans over 25 years. Cynthia fell in love with the art of applying make up at a very young age and hasn't looked back since.

She has worked with some of the  leading makeup companies spending a majority of her training with MAC cosmetics, where she worked and trained with amazing artists from all over the world.

Cynthia has extensive experience in all area’s of make up and hairstyling  from fashion, editorial, advertising, and photographic.

Her credits consists of runway shows as part of Melbourne's fashion week, catalogues, beauty editorials, TV personalities, celebraties, and magazine and the list goes on.

 Along with her long list of fashion credentials, Cynthia  also runs a successful freelance bridal business, and has created beautiful looks for clients such as; Peter Alexander, JJ’s, hunk, polaroid, NAB, Australia Post, Combank, ANZ, Tuppaware, Jacqui-E, Portmans, Dotti’s, Vanbercken jewellery, metro train and many more.

Cynthia thoroughly enjoys teaching students her passion of hair and makeup  which is seen in the classroom.


Cynthia Smyth 

Cynthia Smyth is part of MakeupHQ education team and is a rising star in the Australian makeup and beauty industry due to her bold creativity and passion for her craft.

Already an accomplished makeup artist of 6 years, who brings polish and professionalism to her work, Cynthia is adept in all areas of makeup application and technique including bridal, editorial, runway and airbrush.


Cynthia has extensive editorial and photography experience working with clients such as : 

Health & Fitness magazine, eat bathe live, Mariana Hardwick, and many more.  

Meet The Team

Rubi Price 

Rubi Price is one of the Senior Hair and Makeup artists at makeup HQ. After completing her Make Up Diploma Rubi commenced working in the industry as a freelance makeup artist as well as assisting some of Melbournes best hair and makeup artists. Rubi makeup style is soft and subtle and approaches all her makeup with precision and detail. She has a strong focus on ensuring that all her clients look and feel beautiful while creating modern day looks, that are timeless and classic. 

Lainie Cole 

Laine Cole is one of the Senior Hair and Makeup artists at Makeup HQ and has always had a passion for creativity, starting her career over 20 years ago as a Graphic Artist. Her attention to detail and creative flair is seen through her work. With several makeup courses under her belt, her work is seamless, and  loves creating beautiful clean skin. Lainie just loves to deliver beautiful radiant make up looks for her clients ensuring each client is always happy. Her gentle and warm nature ensures that each client walks away feeling confident as well as comfortable. 

Vicki Scaringi 

Vicki Scaringi is one of the Senior Hair and Makeup artists at makeup HQ. After completing one of Makeup HQ makeup masterclasses, her interest and passion for makeup flourished, and went on to further her skills by completing  one of Makeup HQ makeup courses. Vicki passion for makeup is seen through her work and she is known for always listening to her clients and delivering beautiful make up looks which are classic and timeless. She has a strong work ethic and her funny and  adorable personality just shines through.