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ABOUT US

Dana Leviston hair and makeup melbourne
 

Founded by Dana Leviston in 2000, we are a beauty studio in the art-deco surrounds of Collins Street, Melbourne. We believe that a high-end beauty look should be accessible for all.

We specialise in providing a complete look for editorial, headshots + portraits, events, and weddings. Makeup and hair can be provided at our elegant and welcoming studio, tucked within the Victorian architecture and high-end shopping boutiques on Collins street, or we can travel to you. You can also join us for a class in how to effortlessly transform your everyday look.

Dana has illuminated the beauty of everyday women + men, high-profile clients and celebrities for almost twenty years, and, as the beauty editor at hipster bible, Frankie Magazine, remains at the forefront of contemporary movements in beauty and style.

We bring a relaxed, empathic professionalism to each project, and our clients value our warmth, precise artistry and strong communication skills. 

Beauty comes in many forms. So, whether you are an artist, a bride, or you need a poised look for headshots or an event, we'll strive to enhance your individual beauty, and to provide the best look for you.

Feel free to contact Dana with any queries you may have about her services.

 

“Dana is not only a beautiful human but ALSO one of the most highly skilled makeup artists in town. an amazing asset to any team, no matter the brieF.”

/  TAMARA, REMUSE  /

 

PEOPLE WE'VE WORKED WITH

ENTERTAINMENT

Sarah Blasko - Guy Pearce - Spiderbait - Jen Cloher - Mick Harvey - Olympia - Ella Hooper - Vika & Linda Bull - The XX - Angie Hart - Sophie Koh - Missy Higgins - Mod Con - The Power Generation (Prince) - The Black Eyed Susans - The Drones - Harmony - Jess Cornelius - Amaya Laucirica - Ruby Boots - Jade Imagine - Emily Ulman - Ben Mastwyk - Brooke Russell - Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies - Katy Steele - Jazz Party - Melody Poole - Stella Angelico - My Friend The Chocolate Cake - Kate Miller Heidke - Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes - Tracy McNeil - Emma Matthews (Soprano) - Oh Mercy - Madeline Leman - Big Fredia - Mushroom Records - EMI - Teeth & Tongue - The Black Keys - Broads - Cool Explosions - Ruby Jones Band

MEDIA | ARTS

Bill Shorten - The 7:30 Report - Rockwiz - The Story So Far - Telstra Road to Discovery - Patricia Piccinini - Marieke Hardy - National Gallery of Australia - Find My Family - Dirt Girl - Sunny Leunig - Jacinta Parsons

FASHION | DESIGN 

Lady Petrova - Gwendolynne - Nike - Calvin Klein - Self Perform - Peggy - Remuse - Powderpuff Boutique - Harvest Lane - In Between Days - Era Vintage - San Francisco Hat Co. - Captain Robbo Adventure Pants - Abby Seymour 

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Lilli Waters - WILK - Phoebe Powell - Tajette O’Halloran - Oli Sansom - Natalie Jeffcott - Kate Berry  - Kristoffer Paulsen - Ed Purnomo - Cat Black - It’s Beautiful Here - Free The Bird - She Takes Pictures, He Makes Films - Eric Ronald - Heather Lighton - John Deer - Bekky Halls - Mclean Stephenson - Ryan Noreiks - Sarah Walker - Lisa Businovski - Danielle Chau - Bonavita Photography - Anthony Tosello - L.J Spruyt - Bri Hammond - Blank Tape Music - Hilary Walker

PUBLICATIONS

Frankie Magazine - White Magazine - Billboard - Inpress - Lunchlady - Good Food - Melbourne Bride - Nouba - Sydney Morning Herald - Polka Dot Bride - Remedy Drinks

LIVE EVENTS | VENUES

The Bakehouse - The Gem - The Boon Companions - The Logies - ACMI Bowie Late Nights - Found With Love - Falls Festival - Sugar Republic - The Sacred Prism - Beaut - The Recital Centre - The Arts Centre/Hamer Hall - The Gasometer - Fuck You Cancer - A David Bowie Tribute - The Toff In Town

 Dana (right) shares her Collins St studio with hair stylist Margeaux (left) of Distinctive Dame and they collaborate regularly on all manner of hair and makeup assignments.

Dana (right) shares her Collins St studio with hair stylist Margeaux (left) of Distinctive Dame and they collaborate regularly on all manner of hair and makeup assignments.

 

"10/10 for Dana! She worked on a film clip I was making and did an amazing job with everyone's makeup. a lovely, calm person to have on set. Would recommend!

/  KATE LUCAS, CODA CHROMA  /

 
 

"Fun, friendly studio - Dana, did the most awesome job"

/ MICHELLE  /