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PSA FOR ALL BRIDES: Work with Beauty by Ann Krause if you are looking for an easy, stress free and AMAZING bridal makeup and hair experience!!! I cannot say enough good things about working with Ann herself and the girls Ann made the whole experience wonderful and was always willing to answer my questions throughout the process! She is the sweetest person and I was so happy working with her. I have actually never felt so pretty in my life thanks to her girls. My bridesmaids and the moms were equally as pleased. I highly recommend working with Ann for your wedding!!!

Jason Kaczorowski Photography


As a curly-haired bride, I had a lot of anxiety finding someone who would embrace my curls. When I found pictures of Ann's previous work, I knew I would be in great hands! Working with Ann and Viki was easily the most enjoyable and carefree part of my entire wedding planning! Ann did a beautiful job with my curls and Viki did a wonderful job with my makeup! Both my mom and I felt super comfortable and relaxed the whole time! It was really a lovely experience! Ann and Viki are truly amazing!!

Allison Williams Photography

Mackenzie Maeder Photography
Mackenzie Maeder Photography


I contacted Ann's team for my wedding hair and makeup pretty late in planning and I lucked out that they were still available! (I was also getting married on a Monday so that helped!) They made everything so easy, with just a few photos I found off the internet they were able to capture the look I was going for and executed everything perfectly. They arrived on time and had everything all ready to go, the time flew and before I knew it they were already done. My hair and make up were perfect! I will absolutely be recommending them to my friends!!

Mackenzie Maeder Photography

Nicole & Colleen

The team and specifically Ann Krause were so amazing through the whole process! Communication, scheduling, and of course, the hair and make up were all amazing thanks to Ann Krause & team!!

Alisha Tova Photography



For our hair and makeup artists, we worked with Nikki for hair and Viki for makeup. We loved them both! I showed them a few inspiration photos and my final hair and makeup looked exactly like what I wanted! Even in the trial run, they completely nailed it. I haven't ever gotten professional makeup done before this and I don't wear a lot of makeup so I was worried about looking overdone, but the makeup that Viki did looked very natural - I was so impressed. For my hair - I wore a traditional Middle Eastern hat and veil that I had no idea how to attach to my head. Nikki was amazing at quickly figuring out how to pin the hat to my head in a way where it stayed secure all day and she also figured out how to beautifully drape the veil over the hat and pin it in place - I absolutely loved how it looked and was so impressed with her ability to figure this out so quickly.


Wasabi Photography 


Ann is so incredible to work with! She is professional, responsive and all around a great person. From the hair/make up trial to the big day, Ann was always there to answer my questions and provide guidance when needed. All of my bridesmaids loved their hair/make up and it lasted all day/night. I absolutely loved my wedding day look that Ann and Giselle brought to life for me. I can't recommend this team enough!! I know a handful of couples who have used this team and all provided positive feedback!

photo by Kevin Shih



Ann and her team were amazing from start to finish for all of our bridal beauty. She's a dream to work with and truly goes above and beyond to bring the most beautiful looks to life. When I tweaked my vision after my bridal trial, Ann rolled with my new idea and I ended up being unbelievably thrilled with my hair. Her makeup team was  friendly, funny, punctual, and brought such a fun and calming energy to my house as we got ready. Loved having them from start to finish and would recommend Beauty by Ann Krause to anyone!

Photo by Armenteros Weddings


Truly one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. I booked Ann & her team for my bridal party, which included folks with multiple skin tones/concerns, hair texture and length, and different genders. Everyone looked phenomenal! Ann is extremely responsive & very organized. I specifically remember booking her, and not needing to worry about getting ahold of her, her + the team understanding my vision, etc. Thank you, Ann, for everything!

Nicole Donnelly Photo

Jill Tiongco Photography


Working with Ann and her team was a dream! Each of them made me and my bridal party feel gorgeous and fulfilled each of our requests. Special shout-out to Tilly, who did my make-up, I felt amazing and it was the natural look I wanted for my big day. Ann went above and beyond to help me with my hair style and accessories. If you are looking for hair and make-up stylists for your wedding in Chicago, seriously look no further!

Jill Tiongco Photography


Ann and her team are absolute rockstars! From start to finish the process of working with Ann was seamless. Her communication was clear and consistent. She answered any and all questions. She accommodated changes. She professionally talked me through the many (very different) inspiration photos I showed her. And she flawlessly executed my wedding day look! Ann and her team made me and my girls look and feel absolutely beautiful and I would choose them a million times over!

Sara Myers Photography



Ann Krause and her team were fantastic - from their prompt responses to their incredible organization, from their posture to receive feedback to their ability to create a vision of beauty, I could not have been more thrilled. I have naturally curly hair and was overwhelmed by my desire to not wear my hair with its natural curl. Ann looked through my many inspo photos, helping me craft a vision during the trial. While I loved my hair and makeup during the trial, I had a few things I wanted to adjust. Ann’s team was beyond receptive to my asks, things like a lighter lip color or lighter eyeliner, reminding me that this was all for MY wedding day. By the time my wedding day came, I had placed my full trust in the team. I absolutely loved my final hair and makeup for the day, feeling confident and beautiful, but also still myself.

Sherah Grose Photograhpy


My experience working with Ann was exceptional. I knew from the moment that I connected with her on The Knot that she ran a truly great business. Ann is a clear communicator and extremely organized - I never worried for a moment about my wedding day beauty! She always responded quickly to all of my inquiries and worked seamlessly with all of my other vendors to ensure our day was set up for success. She is so knowledgeable not only about everything beauty, but also the wedding industry and was such a great resource for me throughout the year leading up to the wedding. She really knows her stuff! Ann went above and beyond to accommodate all of my bridesmaids and their schedules, and was super flexible when last minute changes to our getting ready timeline arose. 

Photos by Bonphotage

Stephanie Lang Photography


Beauty by Ann Krause was the best bridal beauty team I could have imagined for my wedding! Ann, Viki, and the team did an absolutely amazing job with the hair and makeup for myself and my bridal party. I could not have been happier. With Chicago's unexpected weather, I also decided to have Ann and Viki help with hair and makeup touchups throughout our bridal photos and before walking down the aisle. I'm so much happier with my photos and memories of the day because of their above and beyond help.

Photos by Stephanie Lang Photography


Ann and her team were incredible and made me + my bridal party so happy! My mom and I did a hair and makeup trial a few months before my wedding and were so happy with how everything looked. We had a great time getting to know Paige and Viki as well - they were so fun! They listened to everything we wanted and took the time to get our feedback after the trial. On the big day, they were punctual, friendly, and helpful. All my bridesmaids were so happy with their hair and makeup. The whole day was flawless. Throughout it all, Ann made the whole process a breeze and was very responsive and kind. I can't recommended Ann and her team enough!

Joshua Harrison Photography

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Hanna Walkowaik

mariana & Jen

Looking back at our photos, Jen and I can hardly believe how our hair and makeup came together. Jen's curls looked perfect and I loved seeing how our natural beauty shone through on our special day.

The energy of our room while geting ready felt incredibly arm & inviting - our morning was one of my favorite parts of the day and I'm glad we got to spend it with you all.

Hanna Walkowaik Photography


My biggest concern with my hair for my wedding day was the fact that it is naturally curly with a mind of its own. It was really important to me that I look like ME on my wedding day, so I wanted to find someone who could help me harness the crazy to do a curly style for the day. I wasn't interested in doing a straight style or a blow out but was really hoping to find a stylist who would embrace the natural curl, and help me come up with a style that would stay put all day but still let that element shine. Ann is 100% that person. 

EV Photography

EV Photography


Ann and her team were phenomenal to work with! Ann was very responsive and made it easy to schedule the trial and create the day-of timeline. Nicole (hair) and Tilly (makeup) did an excellent job, and my bridesmaids loved their looks too!

EV Photography

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