Catherine has been voted into the top two (winner 2013) for Best Wedding Makeup in Orange County for the last three years!5

Catherine Crump is southern California’s premier on-location makeup artist and hairstylist, specializing in retro looks and airbrush makeup for bridal, print, film and television, and special events. Serving Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, Catherine is known not only for gorgeous hair and makeup, but for her unique ability to create a fun, relaxed atmosphere, whether it’s on-set when filming a commercial, or calming the nerves of a bride on her wedding day. Dubbed the “Goddess of Makeup and Hair,” Catherine has built her business on repeat clientele and excellent word of mouth by listening to the beauty concerns and desires of her clients for almost ten years.  

Here’s what clients are saying about Catherine:

“Simply amazing! Catherine was perfect. She was able to take pictures of glamorous brides and actually transform me to a very close version!! She was very personal and patient with my nervous jitters. At one point I had to hold my 8month old while she was doing my hair, and she was awesome about it. I am so glad I found her, I don’t think anyone could have done better… Thank you for everything!!!” – Terah, married 5/19/15

“Catherine was amazing!!!! She is so sweet and professional!!! She was able to capture my vintage vision for my wedding perfectly!!! All of my bridesmaids looked stunning, and they felt stunning!!! She paid special close attention to me, the bride, and I have never felt so radiant. Her makeup and hair skills are impeccable. She came to my venue on time and was 100% prepared to work for 5 hours straight!!! If you are looking for a fabulous makeup and hair artist for your event this is the lady!!! Amazing vintage hair (pin curls, finger waves, victory rolls) and makeup!!!!” – Lynsey, married 7/12/14

“Catherine was amazing!!! She did all the makeup and hair for me and my bridal party! She spent the whole morning with us and made the morning fun and helped us all relax and enjoy ourselves. I can’t imagine having anyone else do our hair and makeup she did an amazing job!!!” – Candy, married 10/19/13

“I cannot recommend this lady enough! She did such an amazing job of making me look beautiful for my wedding. I even look great in pictures where I’m making weird faces! She put my makeup-phobic mom at ease and made her look amazing, and she gave my mother-in-law a wicked 60’s super spy hairdo! Catherine truly is the hair and makeup goddess!” – Shannon, married 9/23/12

“Catherine was amazing! She did my engagement photos pin-up style, which looked fabulous. The day of my wedding she was punctual, professional and made me feel at comfortable. Catherine did the makeup for my 5 bridesmaids, my mother and mother-in-law. Everyone looked better than I expected. I felt like I knew Catherine forever. She was very personable and made all my friends laugh. I couldn’t have asked for a better person to be my makeup/hair person.” – Anavelia, married 5/12/12

“I fall to knees in honor of this true Goddess Of Makeup. Arrives promptly on time and ready to go with smile. Professionalism at it’s best, with wit and charm to boot. Catherine can create an endless array of looks with the client in mind. Really really lovely vintage work especially. The talent is obvious here, but what you might not know is she has an incredible gift for putting clients at ease. She can sense the comfort level, taking the most nervous nelly to calm, cheerful and ready-to-go.” – Collette Lash, Ambitious Misfit Photography

“My makeup and hair was perfect on my wedding day! I have never felt more beautiful thanks to Makeup by Catherine. Catherine provided guidance when asked and suggested alternatives as needed. She was very professional and I would highly recommend her services for Weddings, Birthdays, girls night out or whatever fun event you may need. Plus, she covered my tattoo on my back that didn’t quite go with my dress…I couldn’t be more grateful than how I looked and felt on my Wedding. Amazing job!” – Michelle, married 9/24/11