Learning to Apply Makeup – The Perfect Party for Your Pre-Teen/Teen

When my daughter’s birthday was quickly approaching a few months ago, I found myself conflicted about how to celebrate it.

She wasn’t a “little girl” anymore, but also not quite a “big girl’ either. Intrigued to find something fresh and new for her, I stumbled upon a fascinating party idea that would not only be appealing to my daughter but also make her feel slightly more “grown-up.” Conveniently located in the heart of Metairie, off of Severn Ave., and inside the NaturaLashes eyelash bar, was a hidden little gem- a party space for an adorable makeup party. The best part of this unique concept is they don’t just do your child’s makeup, they TEACH your child how to actually color match and apply makeup. My daughter is on a dance team, so she is used to getting her makeup done for every competition. However, she really doesn’t understand how to apply it. My daughter was very excited when I told her what I had discovered while we discussed birthday party ideas. She was all in and excitedly invited 4 of her best friends to join her for the experience!

We began our adventure

We started off at VIVI and picked up some Bubble Tea to get the party started. We then walked around the corner to NaturaLashes. They were greeted with smiles and welcoming faces. They all picked a spot at the adorable round table. The girls were presented with a paper and a complimentary fuzzy pen to follow along with the makeup routine and jot down which makeup worked best for each of them individually. They sat in front of bright LED mirrors while their personal makeup trays were set up for them to begin. The instructor went step – by step with the entire process. From moisturizer to a light highlight, they sat there paying attention, learning, and truly enjoying the entire process. The instructor assisted each girl with each application, making the experience more personal. After they completed their look, they were each given a goody bag of fun things to take home. This party was not only fun, but they all actually learned new skills and had fun doing it together. 10/10 recommend!

Here’s what you need to know if you would like to book a makeup tutorial party too!

What the party offers

The opportunity to have fun and learn about makeup information with friends. Typical ages range from 10-15. During the party, they will be taught extensive hands-on makeup application techniques, correct color choices for each skin type and tone, how to make the most out of facial features, along with how to select the best products.

What products do they use?

Handpicked a variety of high-quality/ high-end products with great reviews for an affordable price.

What is a makeup chart?

Makeup charts are provided for each child. The detailed outline will allow them to make a list of brands and shades they prefer, allowing makeup shopping in the future much easier and more comprehensive.

How much does it cost?

This unforgettable learning experience costs $45 per person, but they do run specials during the holidays.

How long does the party last?

Small groups (1-3 people) take about 45-60 minutes; Groups of 4-6 take about 60-90 minutes; Groups of 7-10 take about 120 minutes

Can you decorate the venue ahead of time?

Yes! Absolutely!

Contact information:

Email: [email protected] / Text: (214) 739-6000


Nicole Deano
Nicole is married, mommy of 3 (Emily, Talia, Gavin.) She’s a lifetime resident of Chalmette, with a brief 3 years in New Iberia following Hurricane Katrina. She is a realtor with 1 Percent Lists. She is also a 10-year breast cancer survivor. She is Disney obsessed and was a Disney Bride. She is trying to stay sane with juggling her busy life.


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