frequently asked questions

amy bysouth · melbourne hair and makeup artist

What is Airbrush Makeup?

Airbrush Makeup is ideal for those occasions where you need your makeup to look as flawless as possible, for as long as possible! It is water resistant, smudge-proof and wears for 15+ hours. An airbrush makeup application includes everything a standard makeup application does with the addition of airbrushing. 'Airbrushing' is an advanced way to apply foundation and other makeup. The liquid product is sprayed onto the face via an airbrush gun and compressor. The feeling of the application is similar to a spray tan. Any level of coverage can be achieved, from light to full, whilst still maintaining a skin-like finish. Since airbrushing requires a lot less product than a standard makeup application it feels almost weightless on the skin.

Why should I choose Airbrushing over Standard Makeup?

Choose airbrushing if you need your makeup to last for all day events and through harsh weather conditions. Airbrush makeup lasts for 15+ hours and is water resistant, sweat proof and smudge proof. Our airbrush foundation is much thinner than regular foundation. Since we only need a small amount of product, it almost feels like nothing on the skin! Any amount of coverage can be applied, from light coverage to full coverage.

What brands and products do you use?

After many years of perfecting my kit, I mainly use professional products that I know will last and look flawless. I use a wide range of premium brands including but not limited to; Makeup Forever, MAC, NARS, Inglot, Laura Mercier, Tarte, Anastasia Beverley Hills and more. In my hair kit you'll find DeLorenzo, NAK, Cloud 9, Dyson, Kevin Murphy and more.

Where are you located?

We are located in Victoria, Australia and service Melbourne and its surrounding suburbs within a 100km radius. We are also available for destination weddings. Please send an email to for a travel fee quote.

How can I get a quote?

To provide an accurate quote please send an email to Specify the following: - Do you require hair, makeup or both? - How many people require my services? - What time do you need to be ready by? - Will you be getting ready at your location? If so, please provide the street and suburb.

Where can I find your prices?

Please send an email to for an updated price list and quote.

How far in advance should I book?

In short, as soon as you are aware of your date/time. Popular dates can be booked out sometimes 2-6 months in advance. Bridal bookings are usually booked 6-18 months in advance. Please send an email to to check availability. Please note that bookings cannot be held without payment.

Do you have a salon?

Amy's home studio is located in Boronia, 3155. We are also availble for mobile bookings to your location. Please send an email to get a travel fee quote.

Do you use cruelty free/vegan products?

I am not strictly a vegan artist but I am able to accomodate and offer vegan hair styling and makeup application. Please make sure to mention this before your appointment.

What is the maximum number of people you can service for group bookings?

There is no limit to how many hair and makeup styles can be done in a bridal party or group booking, just as long as we can fit it into your schedule. For those on a tight schedule a second artist can be bought along on the day.

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