About Lindy

Lindy Wade is a professional makeup artist based in Chicago, Illinois. She received her education at Makeup First, School of Makeup Artistry- a nationally recognized school that is also approved under the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Lindy is trained in a variety of areas in makeup including: Media, Editorial/Runway, High Definition, Bridal, Theatrical/Special FX, Clinical Makeup and Airbrush.


In addition, she has a BA in Graphic Design from The University of Illinois at Chicago where she also studied art history, painting, drawing, industrial design and sculpture. As well, Lindy has had an extensive dance career as a teacher, freelance choreographer, costume designer, national adjudicator and studio owner. Her dance studio operated for 10 years and was recognized nationally. ​


While Lindy is a well-rounded artist and able to work in various mediums, she is currently focusing on makeup artistry. She works in and around the Chicagoland area and also freelances for MAC Cosmetics. She enjoys helping clients feel beautiful and confident because she believes people are only able to contribute their absolute best selves to the world when they feel their absolute best.