Boston’s Best Makeovers

January 15, 2011 1:39 AM

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There are so many cosmetics counters and day spas in Boston that it’s hard to choose which one to go too. There are a few, however, that provide Boston’s best makeovers. You just have to know where to look. – Stephanie Geary
sephora Bostons Best Makeovers

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800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 262-4200

Sephora literally has it all – makeup, skincare, perfume, hair products, bath and body, and a line of natural products. Sephora’s well-trained staff can set you up with whatever you need. If you’re looking to revamp your style or just want to know how to apply eyeliner correctly, Sephora is the place to go. It’s large variety of products and knowledgeable staff is what makes Sephora one of Boston’s best makeover spots.

mac Bostons Best Makeovers

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M.A.C. Cosmetics

112 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 1102
(617) 267-0013

Stop in to any M.A.C. Cosmetics store location and request a makeover by one of the store’s knowledgeable staff members. While it’s not required to purchase any of the items, you’ll want to after they’re done with you. The trained and talented staff can advise you on what colors should be in your palette and how to apply them correctly. It’s the knowledgeable staff at M.A.C. that makes it one of Boston’s best makeover spots.

amatterofface Bostons Best Makeovers

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A Matter of Face

425 Hanover Street
North End Boston, MA 02113
(617) 74 BLUSH (617-742-5874)

A Matter of Face, a cosmetic and skin care boutique in Boston’s North End, offers a variety of products for both men and women. But what makes A Matter of Face one of Boston’s best spots for a makeover is its personal makeup consultation/lesson for $50. A Matter of Face will also hold a Makeup Madness party for you and your friends. For $40 per person, you can gather the girls together and receive skincare and makeup tips while enjoying food from a local restaurant.

lush Bostons Best Makeovers

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166 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 375-5874

What’s great about Lush and what makes it one of Boston’s best spots for a makeover is that all of its products are natural and handmade. They aren’t tested on animals and are created by Lush’s own staff. Lush consultants can set you up with a skincare regime and makeup that is not only natural, but also works with your skin type.

sarra Bostons Best Makeovers

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840 Summer Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02127
(617) 269-8999

Make an appointment with the knowledgeable and trained staff at Sarra for a complete makeover. Sarra staff will provide excellent advice and offer top-of-the-line cosmetics. They’ll also give you an eyebrow consultation. In addition to helping you choose the right skincare regime for your skin-type, Sarra staff will give you a complete and detailed lesson on how the makeup should be applied.