About Us


The Makeup Studio & Beauty Lounge is a premier beauty bar and boutique located in Virginia Beach, VA and is owned and operated by professional makeup artist, Kim Porter. 

Kim Porter began her career in makeup working for a cosmetic company in 2001 and quickly grew her business, Makeup by Kim Porter, to become one of the most sought after makeup artists in the Virginia Beach and throughout the Coastal Virginia area. Her work can be seen on celebrities, politicians, national blogs and magazine publications like Style Me Pretty and The Knot Wedding Magazine. She created her signature line of makeup, Kim Porter Beauty, in 2012 which sells in studio and online.


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  • Spring is Coming!

    We are so excited to be getting close to spring!  This spring we are thinking shades of blush, beautiful florals and pretty lip colors. One of our favorites is the Matte Lipstick in Grace.   Another of our favorites is... Read more →

  • Holiday Gift Ideas!

     The holidays are just around the corner and we know how hard finding the perfect gift can be, so here are some ideas that any makeup and skincare loving person in your life will love!  We've included our favorite and... Read more →

  • Build Your Own Palette!

    With magnetic pans for eyeshadows, blushes, and face powders you can create your own custom palette! 3 well magnetic compact for eyeshadows Medium Palette for eyeshadows, blushes, and face powder Large palette for eyeshadows, blushes, and face powders Have fun... Read more →