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The Klava Z team of beauty experts is led by Klava Zykova, an award-winning makeup artist and educator with a passion for natural products and holistic living. She is known for creating fresh, current looks for bridal, special occasions, runway and editorial. Her goal is to make every client feel effortlessly beautiful and radiant inside and out. Her team of artists are experts in wedding makeup that stays flawless all day and looks stunning in photos. Have healthy, glowing skin and the perfect wedding day look created for you with a Klava Z bridal makeup artists. Whether it鈥檚 luxurious glamour, classic elegance or natural bohemian, they take the time to get to know your personality, your vision for the wedding, and bridal style to create the look that is truly you!

Services offered

Her team of artists are experts in beauty wellness. They make it their mission for you to feel relaxed, refreshed and radiant from the inside out. Your trial includes a holistic skin care advice and custom beauty wellness regimen to help you prepare your skin for best possible results on your wedding day. With a passion for organic living, they share their knowledge of both eco and conventional skincare products, and natural beauty wellness and nutrition so you can achieve your most luminous look everyday.

Trial sessions are offered where a skin care consultation is provided with advice on how to prepare the skin for the special day. Groom touch up services are provided along with special effects such as contouring, tattoo coverage, and body camouflage makeup. Klava uses the some of the best brands such as MAC, YSL, Burberry, Armani, and so on. There are three packages offered for the bride that include Effortless, Natrual Oasis and Day to Night Allure.

Some of the services in these packages are:

  • 1.5 hour trial
  • Custom look creation
  • Complementary set of false lashes
  • Beauty wellness regimen information
  • Day of glow including mini massage
  • Day of skin pampering
  • Day of hydration boost
  • Day of makeup application

How they work

From hydrating and pampering wedding makeup packages to luxurious eco beauty applications, the Klava Z artists create an environment for you to replenish, reconnect and revive. Her team of artists pride themselves in having an intuitive sense for what their clients need to look and feel their best. It鈥檚 all about glowing skin, defined features and perfect natural contouring. These are the essentials for looking flawless in person and on camera. Klava Z Artists provide a collaborative experience from start to finish that ensures the final look is exactly what you envisioned, and even better that you could have imagined yourself.

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Frequently asked questions

What beauty services do you offer?

Group services
Multiple stylists
On-site service
Trial service

What makeup services do you offer?

False lashes
Tattoo coverage

What is the maximum group size you can accommodate?

Up to 15 as I have a team of artists

What is the base price for traditional makeup for brides?


What is the price of trial service for traditional makeup for brides?


What is the base price for traditional makeup for attendants/family members?


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Reviews for Klava Zykova Makeup Artist

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Kathleen C. Sent on 10/10/2022
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Beautiful wedding makeup for entire bridal party

Klava is an amazing make-up artist. She and her team did the make-up for my entire bridal party (6 people). Everyone got an individualized look and was so happy with how it turned out. On top of that, Klava was such a calming presence on my wedding day - helping guide me through breath work and aromatherapy to settle my nerves first thing in the morning on my wedding day. Hiring her was one of the best decisions we made in planning our wedding.
Carson Sent on 16/10/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Stunning Work!!

As someone who barely wears any makeup on a day to day basis, my wedding makeup was something I was most nervous for. My past experiences with makeup for wedding related events have been cakey and heavy, and not looking anything like myself. The moment I met Klava for my bridal trial at her studio, I immediately felt at ease. Klava鈥檚 personality and positivity radiates off of her and it makes you feel safe and confident, even before she starts her work!

On the day of my wedding, as Klava and her coworker took on each member of my bridal party, the level of confidence in the room grew. As they completed their makeup, Klava would be telling each person on how their specific attributes complimented them and how beautiful they were. She created looks on my bridal party, Mom, mother in law and my Nana that made their inner and outer beauty shine. This included myself! They enhanced everyone鈥檚 features, instead of hiding them. They took everyone鈥檚 makeup comfort levels into consideration and created the most amazing looks for each individual. Especially for my mother in law who was skeptical of the makeup experience at first, but after the dedication and time spent with her, she was radiating in and out!

For my makeup, I was so impressed at how Klava would custom make a colour that suited my skin tone, matched my natural tones and colours and made it feel light and airy. I had never worn makeup before and not felt cakey. My blue eyes were popping, my freckles still showing and I felt like I was glowing. The confidence that she gave me on my wedding day was unbelievable. I have never felt as happy in makeup as I did on my wedding day. Oh, and Josh loved the look too! He said it made me shine, and looked subtle and beautiful! Once I have our pictures from our photographer, I will share more with you!

Thank you, Klava!!

Carson Bottan
Diana Sent on 16/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The most wonderful artist!

We all loved Klava. She understood everyone's wants and needs for their makeup. She was so enjoyable to have on my wedding day- fit in perfectly with my bride tribe! When looking for a makeup artist what pushed me to select Klava was her natural looks and sustainable/clean products.
Rachel G. Sent on 14/06/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Stunning looks by Lyz Plant!

We were so lucky to have Lyz (from Klava Z's team) as our MUA for our wedding. My trial was fantastic and she鈥檚 such a fun person to work with. Lyz is very knowledgeable and talented. She took great care of myself and all the ladies on the big day, and our makeup was just how we each wanted it! Klava has a great team of people working for her, and was very organized throughout the booking process. She鈥檚 very sweet, and even hand-delivered a parcel to our house after it had been returned to her. I couldn鈥檛 have been happier with how I looked on my day!
Lauren T. Sent on 12/09/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Best Makeup Artist in Ottawa (and Possibly the World!)

Thank you to Klava for creating a stunning bridal look for me and doing gorgeous makeup for my friends and mom! I would recommend Klava to absolutely any bride who wants to look and feel beautiful on her wedding day. Klava's makeup application is amazing at highlighting your natural beauty, and she works with you every step of the way to ensure you're 100% satisfied and happy with her work. She's beyond professional, communicative, and detail-oriented, while also being a genuinely kind and caring person! Klava also goes the extra mile by recommending the right beauty products for your skin type (leading up to the big day), emailing the wedding party directly to ensure everyone is well-prepared for their makeup application (so helpful for busy brides!), and even sending you a small gift in the mail pre-wedding! Overall, if you hire Klava for your wedding makeup, I can guarantee you'll be delighted with the results and feel like the most beautiful version of yourself on the biggest day of your life. Simply the best!
Shanna D. Sent on 21/08/2018
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Best Makeup Application EVER!

I booked Klava a year in advance and have zero regrets. This woman has won awards for a reason!!! Her attention to detail was top notch and made every one of my girls feel and look their best. The makeup lasted all day and night, even through the hot humid weather.
Darian P. Sent on 17/04/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Best makeup artist ever!

Klava is so talented I felt so absolutely beautiful. I love makeup and feel like I was fairly knowledgeable about it before but she had so many good tips and advice that I never knew before. You can tell it is her passion and she truly cares about creating your perfect look. She is also super down to earth and has a lot of advice and knowledge about natural products. I felt comfortable giving feedback after my trial about what I鈥檇 like to change or tweak for my big day. Thanks so much Klava!!
Kara S. Sent on 17/05/2023
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Cannot Recommend Klava Z Enough!

I recently had the pleasure of working with Klava for my wedding and I couldn't be happier with the results! From the moment I contacted Klava, I knew I was in good hands.
My experience with Klava goes well beyond just my wedding day. Throughout our engagement, Klava sent very helpful pre-wedding beauty guides that helped me prepare my skin for the big day. These guides were full of such great information, and they helped me develop an effective skin care routine that I still use post-wedding and my skin has never been better! Klava's focus on health is much appreciated.
On the day of my trial, Klava provided me with two different looks so we could decide which I liked better. She was open to hearing my feedback and worked according to the vision I had. At the end of the trial she helped me pick some beauty products to buy that would help my skin be in the best shape it could be for our wedding day.
The day of our wedding, Klava & Maria came and did our makeup. The results for both me and all of my bridesmaids, and mother of the bride & mother of the groom were flawless. The makeup lasted all day and looked incredible. Klava's knowledge of makeup and skin was so evident in the level of glamour she achieved with my makeup, without it looking 'cakey,' which was my ultimate desire. I am so thankful I got to work with Klava and seriously could not recommend her enough.
Emma H. Sent on 10/12/2022
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I can't thank Klava enough for the beautiful makeup for my Sep 4th wedding . Yulia, one of artists on Klava's team was super sweet and she really listened to me to make sure my makeup looked exactly the way I wanted. I got many compliments about how flawless it looked all day and it looked exactly the same by the end of the evening. Would absolutely recommend Klava and her team to everyone, great service!
Chelsea M. Sent on 26/08/2023
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I couldn't recommend Klava beauty enough!

I could not have been happier with my experience with Klava Z beauty! I was intentionally looking for a travel makeup artist that specialized in clean make-up and had a natural style. Klava and her team were exactly what I was looking for!

Not only do you get an amazing result, but every step of the way you're communicated to openly and clearly. Klava even takes the time to share skincare guides with you leading up to the big day! I could not recommend Klava enough for your wedding or any large event in your life!
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