About Us

The Makeup Studio & Beauty Lounge is an online store and luxury beauty boutique located in Virginia Beach, VA opened by professional makeup artist Kim Porter.  

Kim's signature makeup line, Kim Porter Beauty, was created in 2012.  She created a line of beautiful, easy to use products, that are flattering for all skintones and ages.  Available for purchase online or at The Makeup Studio & Beauty Lounge. In 2017 she added her online clothing boutique for sizes small through 3X.

Kim Porter began her career in makeup working for a cosmetic company.  After starting her own company, Makeup by Kim Porter, she grew her business to become one of the most sought after makeup artists in the Virginia Beach area.  Her work can be seen on celebrities, television personalities, politicians, and national blogs and publications like Style Me Pretty and The Knot Wedding Magazine.





Image Credit:  Echard Wheeler Photography
Image Credit:  Keith Cephus Photography
Image Credit:  Eleise Theuer Photography
Image Credit:  Justin and Mary Marantz Photography


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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 →