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Shannon O’Brien is a Chicago-based makeup artist and bridal beauty expert.

With a background in print, television, and runway makeup, Shannon got her start over a decade ago with M.A.C. Cosmetics but her passion began back in her teens. Working in a highly competitive industry tested the limits of her artistry, fast tracked her career, and shaped her into a well-known, highly sought after professional.

Those who she’s worked with admit she’s easy to work with and brings an unparalleled energy to every event.

After shifting her focus to bridal, she still begins each project with an emphasis on building a strong rapport. This has proven an integral part in creating an authentic and unparalleled experience. Forever living in a world of shape and color, Shannon enjoys getting creative when the moment calls for it.

Shannon O’Brien has been featured in Brides, The Knot, Marie Claire, Allure, Nike, Glossier and she’s worked with numerous celebrities such as Sophia Bush, Kristin Cavallari and Meghan Markle.