Rare Bird Beauties | Wedding Hair & Makeup in Chicago IL

Rare Bird Beauties



Choosing a beauty team for your wedding day is definitely one of the more important decisions you will make during your wedding planning process! Your wedding day is one of the most special and significant days of your life. Of course, you want everything to be perfect right down to the last detail. When the photographer arrives, you want to look your best. After the last dance has ended, your wedding pictures are what you will rely on to remember this special day. When it comes to your hair and makeup, you want a spectacular look that brings out your best features, enhances your natural beauty, and suits your unique personality.

At Rare Bird Beauties, we use our extensive product knowledge, high-quality kits, and customized techniques to assure that every single bride looks and feels like the best version of themselves in person and in pictures. Our work stands out because we listen to what our clients want and make the entire experience all about them. It is our pride and joy to make each and every bride (and her bridal party) look and feel radiant and amazingly beautiful; it is our job to create the look you’ve always wanted for your big day.

Vendor Profile - Ioana & Jen

Ioana & Jen



4 Reviews for Rare Bird Beauties

  • Courtney G
    Courtney G wrote a review February 20, 2023
    Rare Bird Beauties made us all look and feel our best on my wedding day!

    I was lucky enough to book with owners Ioana (makeup) & Jen (hair) for my wedding. They are truly the best in the business and such a dream to wor...k with. They made us all feel absolutely beautiful. The compliments from guests just kept coming all night for every single one of us. Ioana and Jen are so beyond talented and truly give you the look you're going for, but BETTER! Natalie deserves a shoutout too! She is who I corresponded with most on their team. She made the booking process seamless. The entire Rare Bird Beauty team is absolutely amazing and truly go above and beyond for their clients. I will absolutely use them in the future any time I need hair & makeup done. BOOK THEM NOW!! You won't regret it.

    Date of wedding: 09-03-2022

  • Mallory L
    Mallory L wrote a review November 7, 2022
    Best in the Business!!

    Jules and Rita were absolutely fantastic! They were so professional and made me feel incredible for our special day! They also made the morning fun an...d easy! The bridal party loved their hair and makeup, as well!

    Date of wedding: 10-08-2022

  • Omeama w
    Omeama w wrote a review May 28, 2022
    Amazing Artists

    I truly believe I could not have worked with two better human beings the morning of our wedding than Konstantine and Angelica from Rare Bird Beauties.... (For reference getting ready included myself, two girlfriends, MOB & MOG)

    Konstantine does such beautiful work that it blew me away and my girlfriends. I’ve seen them with professional makeup done before and it has never looked quite as good as it did on our wedding day. Personally, you guys know from our email exchanges, I’m not very well educated on makeup or wear it often and you guys paired me with the perfect person. Konstantine is so amazing at his job that it took no direction from me other than simply saying I wanted to look natural and he went ABOVE & BEYOND that! My makeup was flawless yet so light but photographed beautifully in just the previews we’ve gotten. I promise to send the professionals when we get the full album! I danced nonstop from 8pm to midnight and my makeup never budged! We took a picture when we got back to the hotel and it was as if I had just had my makeup done! I could speak praises to his artistic work all day but it’s not just that, he’s also one of the best humans! He’s so funny and kind, instantly makes everyone in his chair feel comfortable. I feel so lucky that he was there with me on our wedding day, he made that whole morning so fun!

    Angelica is simply one of the sweetest people I have ever met! She came prepped with all these goodies specifically for me which was the loveliest surprise! The pearl pin she put in my hair for our wedding, I wore all throughout our honeymoon and each time it made me smile. She is an amazing artist who is delivery and so so proud of her craft that she takes time to make sure it’s the absolute best work. Everyone’s hair looked so beautiful and even my girlfriend with loose waves had her hair stay in place till the very end after all the dancing! You guys know the beautiful work Angelica does so I don’t have to go on about it but it’s her spirit and personality that truly touched me. She is really just the kindest soul and while I was emotional with all wedding day jitters, she made me feel at ease.

    I am beyond grateful for the both Angelica & Konstantine and for RBB! We had the absolute best wedding day and I don’t think we could’ve done that without the wonderful humans we worked with!

    Date of wedding: 04-30-2022

  • Sonja F
    Sonja F wrote a review August 9, 2021
    Happy Bride

    I can't say enough good things about Rare Bird Beauties! I booked them for hair for myself and my bridal party for my June 2021 wedding and they did n...ot disappoint! Entire bridal party looked absolutely beautiful. Jen and Ioana made the planning process seamless, even through a covid postponement the ladies were super understanding and compassionate.

    Co-owner, Jen, was my stylist and trusted advisor that made my day of wedding hair perfection! We discussed the vision at my trial and decided that extensions would be the best option. I purchased RBB's custom extensions and I can't tell you how happy I was with them!!! If you are on the fence about extensions- DO IT!!! Not one person could tell I had extensions in at any point of the day (even after a night full of dancing!) they were so seamless and blended into my hair perfectly. Best part is you get to keep them to use for yourself in the future.

    Rebecca did the the remainder of the bridal party and was also amazing! All of my bridesmaids loved their hair!

    Date of wedding: 06-25-2021

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