About Me


Hi! My name is Rachel Madison. I’m a licensed makeup artist and body painter. I’ve been doing makeup professionally for about 3-4 years now and I specialize in a number of areas such as print, editorial, commercial, bridal and body paint. For as long as I can remember I’ve always had a passion for makeup; I love not only just the art of transforming people through makeup, but lifting them up with it as well. For many years I started out by practicing makeup techniques and body paint on myself in order to perfect my craft, and still do! During my junior and senior year of high school I was in enrolled in a program to go through PJ’s College of Cosmetology to get my cosmetology license by the time I graduated high school, which has been extremely helpful in order to start working professionally and making strides towards my career right after receiving my license. I’ve been lucky enough to work with some incredible individuals that have not only helped shape my portfolio, but my career as a makeup artist. Currently I’m working as a freelance independent artist in the Indianapolis and Midwest area, as well as working as a Brow Bar Arch Expert through Benefit Cosmetics at Ulta Beauty in Plainfield, IN . My goals as an artist are definitely not small, but not unachievable either! I would love to make my way into the film industry more as well as work on print ad commercials and editorials. Not only is practicing and perfecting your craft SO important, but education is as well which is why the ultimate goal is to open a studio for all artists to come in and learn from some of the leading professionals in the industry. I look forward to creating a unique and professional experience for all of my clients and their needs in beauty!


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Blog https://glameffectsscom.wordpress.com/

IMDB https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10005795/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Email: rachelcmadisonbusiness@gmail.com

Makeups for: Illumination Chicago show Oct 2019; Endurance Warranty commercial featuring Jarett Andretti February 2019; Eli Lilly commercial with Bayonet Media November 2018; Makeup for Sara Eisen CNBC in Cincinnati November 2018; Simply Pink Pink-4-Ever Fashion Show body paint and makeup October 2018; Group from Critical Role featuring Matthew Mercer, who I also applied prosthetics and makeup for Matthew's character of Pumat at GenCon 2018, and makeup for special guest Khary Payton, Ezekiel of The Walking Dead, at Old National Center Indianapolis August 2018; Unsung Documentary for TV One June 2018; Makeup for LIDS photo shoot April 2018; Simply Pink Pink-4-Ever Fashion Show body paint and makeup October 2017; August 2016 Sophia's Bridal, Tux and Prom Indy Fashion Show January 2017; TV film See You Again by Sonny Bates Productions aired on WHMB TV 40 November 2016; Candy themed photo shoot in Cincinnati, OH for She Finally Snapped Photography Sept 2016; Simply Pink Pink-4-Ever Fashion Show body paint and makeup August 2016; Alice in Wonderland themed photo shoot in Kansas City, MO for She Finally Snapped Photography July 2016; Xtyle Magazine fashion show for Jealousy Jane Couture June 2016; Tails for Fashion fashion show for Grunge Beauty Couture May 2016; NCAA Hoops Meets Heels Fashion Show April 2016; Sophia's prom photo shoots with Jen Sheets Photography 2016; and beauty, creative makeups and body paints for various photographers, as well as beauty makeups for senior photos and weddings and makeups and some wardrobe for some local theater plays. Also, have done some styling for photo shoots and some hand sewing for costumes. 

Accomplishments of note:

Live body paint, seminar and makeup for Graftobian Make-Up Co. at The Makeup Show in Chicago October 2018

Volunteer Makeup Artist for Help Portraits http://helpportraitindy.com/ December 2017

Rising Star Feature for Make-Up Artist Magazine Fall 2017  https://makeupmag.com/rising-star-rachel-madison/

Competed as an emerging artist in the Living Art America North American Body Painting Championship in Greensboro, NC October 14, 2017

Interview for local RTV6 Inside Indy for makeup and body painting http://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/indianapolis/6-in-the-city-teen-copes-with-bullying-by-competing-in-body-art-makeup-competitions

Live interview on local Fox59 morning news show for Halloween body/face paint doing a live face paint on an anchor, October 2017 http://fox59.com/2017/10/09/halloween-makeup/

Live body paint, seminar and makeup for Graftobian Make-Up Co. at The Makeup Show in Chicago June 2017

Live interview on local WISHTV8 Indy Style morning news show for makeup, October 2016 http://wishtv.com/2016/10/25/local-teen-helps-us-take-our-halloween-makeup-up-a-notch/

Live interview on local Fox59 morning news show for body/face art doing a live sugar skull face paint on an anchor, August 2016 http://via.fox59.com/Nb4DJ

Featured Artist in: RAW VERVE Indy show Sept 2016  http://www.rawartists.org/glameffectsbyrachel

Featured in: Elegant Magazine September 2019 Fashion Issue #6 VIBES makeup https://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1665576?fbclid=IwAR0B0zrMjgp_8KSNYvCZPx4J0UWMnof6iP9GVyzYF8so9BePyRAlrmsHjDE; Elegant Magazine March 2019 Color Blocked Issue Beauty #2 makeup  http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1594627; Surreal Beauty Magazine March 2019 cover and inside feature makeup and model http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1591002; Imirage Magazine Issue 350 December 2018 makeup for model Margarita http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1551897; Gladys Magazine 2018 10th Anniversary Holiday Issue, makeup for model Kapris; Studio Collaboration video by Brandon Cole Photography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNp7Ax6Hs6Y; Conceptual Magazine Issue 016 http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1475848?__r=763667; Omega Fashion Magazine Metallic issue May 2018 http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1462978?__r=522742&s=w; Poise Makeup makeup artist of the month interview May 2018 https://poisemakeup.com/blogs/news/makeup-artist-of-the-month-rachel-madison; Conceptual Magazine Interview May 2018 http://www.conceptualmagazine.com/interviews/y72zohr7cmj567h3x9f4yxyhwrsrxr; Swimwear issue of Embrace Beauty Magazine March 2018 http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1431145?__r=522742&s=w model and makeup; Webtorial for Pattern Magazine 2017 http://www.patternindy.com/2017/12/08/storyland/ makeup; Omega Fashion Magazine Designer issue Dec 2017 http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1396618?__r=522742&s=w makeup; Two body paints featured in Fall 2017 issue of Skin MarkZ Magazine http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1368834?__r=530165;  Beyond the Moon Magazine back cover feature September 2017, makeup; Gilded Magazine Ink & Art Issue 20 February 2017 as model, MUA and body painter; Skin Markz Magazine January 2017 issue for Avatar character body paint; Embrace Beauty Magazine makeup for cover model Kyndall December 2016 Winter Issue; Skin Markz Magazine November/December 2016 issue for body paint; The Limitless Look online magazine Fall Issue for makeup and body paint http://www.thelimitlesslook.com/new-page-1; Beaux Couture Magazine Summer 2016, body art and modeling; Skin Markz Magazine August 2016, body art; Illusion Magazine Winter issue 2014, body art, Skin Markz magazine Spring 2015 and Winter 2015, body art.  Articles in The Herald-Times Bloomington and Chicago Tribune 2015 for face and body art.


“Rachel it has taken me most of the day to gather my thoughts so that I could express how extraordinary you are. You are so gifted and talented and you brought to life the "Pink-4-Ever Angels". I am still in utter amazement. Thank you so much for your time effort and energy. You captured the vision perfectly. Now, my dear, walk in the gift and purpose that God gave you! You are beautifully and wonderfully made and I am proud to call you a member of the Pink-4-Ever Family!” – Nadia Miller, Executive Director at Pink-4-Ever, Inc.