Ashley Lester Photography

The Mill at Fine Creek

Amy & Jordan Photography

Photo Shoot

Justin and Mary Marantz Photography

"Walk Through a Wedding" Hampton Roads

Ashley Lester Photography

The NorVa (published in The Knot)

Michael and Carina Photography

Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club

Andi & Zoƫ Photography

Half Moone, Norfolk, VA

Eleise Theuer Photography

Hermitage Museum & Gardens

Grant and Deb Photographers

Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club

Caitlin Gerres Photography

Photo shoot makeup in the studio

Sarah Street Photography

Beach Wedding

Welcome to Makeup by Kim Porter, LLC!

Professional makeup artist, Kim Porter, has been in the makeup industry since 2001, establishing herself as one of the most sought after makeup artists in the Coastal/Hampton Roads area of Virginia.  Her exceptional work and work ethic have won awards with WeddingWire, the Best of Virginia Beach Awards, and as a Top Wedding Vendor for Virginia Living Magazine.  Her work has been seen on real estate mogul and television personaity, Barbara Corcoran, and Jessica Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" for local appearances and television.  Her work with brides and bridal parties can be seen in local and national wedding magazines and wedding blogs, including The Knot and Style Me Pretty.  With a passion for making everyone feel beautiful, she brings a luxury service to all of her clients, so they can relax and enjoy their day!

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For more information about booking our services please see our Rates & Services on the menu bar!

To book services, email or send us a message on our Contact page!



Our new studio is open!

The Makeup Studio & Beauty Lounge located in Wayside Village Shoppes is the premier beauty bar in Virginia Beach!  Available for booking bridal parties, special event makeup, makeup lessons and group lessons!  

To book an appointment at our studio, email for more information or send us a message on our Contact page!


Want longer, fuller and darker looking lashes, contact me to find out how!



Are you a talented makeup artist or licensed hair stylist?  Our team is growing and we need you!  Please email for details!

Latest 4 Portfolio Items Published

Latest Portfolio Items

Amanda Manupella Photography

Virginia Beach wedding

Wedding Makeup

Williamsburg Wedding

Robert Hamm Photography


Bride and Mother

Robert Hamm Photography


Outer Banks Wedding

Sarah Street Photography

Hermitage Museum & Gardens

Ashley Lester Photography

The Mill at Fine Creek

Ashley Lester Photography

The Mill at Fine Creek

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