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Last update: September 2023

Orly Kahn-Waldman Makeup Artist is a wedding beauty business based in Toronto, Ontario. Owner Orly is a certified makeup artist with over 20 years of experience in the wedding industry. Her love for makeup artistry began as a little girl when she developed a fascination with the special effects makeup on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Her growing interest led to a principal makeup artistry position on an independent film set at the tender age of 17. Eager to pursue a career in beauty, Orly attended school to enhance her knowledge and quickly fell in love with wedding makeup. Orly has won several awards over the years, owing to her undying enthusiasm for makeup and continuous upskilling.

Services Offered

From immaculate skin and lovely lips to engaging eyes and a blushing nearly-wed, Orly strives to make every client feel confident in the spotlight. The company boasts a rich and diverse repertoire, with experience working on all skin tones and types. Packages can include contouring, false lashes, tattoo coverage, and individual makeup lessons.

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What beauty services do you offer?


What makeup services do you offer?

False lashes
Tattoo coverage

What is the maximum group size you can accommodate?

Upto 20

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Erika B. Married on 20/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Such a stress free wedding morning!

We are so happy we went with Orly for our makeup for my wedding. She was super easy to work with and was always available to answer any questions that came up. All of my girls absolutely loved the makeup done by her and her team and it lasted all day and all night dancing. Her professionalism made our wedding morning a breeze ans stress free. Would highly recommend Orly for your big day!
Babalisk H. Married on 16/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Outstanding Service

So incredibly happy with Orly and her team! She always replied to my emails and my concerns. She was professional, kind, helped me organize my timeline for the morning. When it came to the makeup, whether it was a natural look no lashes for MIL OR me and my high glam girls she truly delivers. Everyone looked amazing and the makeup lasted ALL DAY AND NIGHT, even outside when we all felt like we were melting in the heat. The makeup showed up elegantly in the photos with all the highlights you want to see. Truly outstanding makeup application by Megan and helping me feel like a queen that day. Highly recommend Orly and her Team! 😊❤️
Elanna S. Married on 28/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing and highly recommended

Orly has done my makeup a few times when I was a bridesmaid in two separate weddings. She always does an amazing job and listens to your input - I always feel like myself but more glamorous when she does my face. She takes your feedback into account - if you want to look glam, you definitely will, and if you want to take it down a notch, she will do that too. I love her approach to lashes, as she will do individual clusters that look way more real and stay better compared to one strip, and your skin will always look glowing and flawless. She also always uses high quality products (as a Sephora junkie I can verify this haha).

When it came to my wedding, Orly was one of the first vendors I booked because I knew I wanted her services that day. Unfortunately COVID forced me to postpone, and even though Orly was not personally available on my new date, she made sure I was covered with a lovely colleague whom she had trained personally, and I was totally comfortable with that. In all the time leading up to both wedding dates, Orly was always flexible and in touch and offered scheduling advice based on my needs and the needs of my bridal party. On the day of my ceremony, she ensured there were two highly trained artists present to make sure that my bridesmaids, mother, and myself would be looked after in plenty of time for the photographer's scheduled First Look.

Personally I think I looked flawless that day, and so did my bridal party. Also, it was an extremely hot and humid day with some raindrops mixed in, and despite the outdoor ceremony and outdoor photos, all of our makeup looked fabulous and did not budge all day long.

Orly and her colleagues Skye and Alex were an absolute dream to work with - polite, professional, and their work is on point. Highly recommend. My mom also could not stop gushing about everyone's makeup. Trust me, you will never regret working with Orly, she's a gem.
Hadas D. Married on 19/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely phenomenal!!

Orly was exceptional from booking to the day of my wedding. She did my bridal makeup and makeup for my mother and sister. All three of us envisioned a natural look with a touch of glow and a popping effect for the eyes. Orly delivered beyond all expectations - we were all so happy with the end results and the makeup stayed on all day and night despite an early morning application! Orly is an outstanding makeup artist, super professional, a great communicator, and she collaborates with other artists on her team - Jen Adelstein @hairsecretswithjen (Hair stylist) did FABULOUS bridal and MoH hair styles for me and my sisters, which also looked beautiful and held all day despite a windy outdoor wedding! Orly really made me feel SO special and always ensured that I was relaxed and comfortable. I strongly recommend Orly and her team of artists, and I will be using her services for future occasions without reservation! Thank you Orly! Thank you Jen!
Shira B. Married on 01/04/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing makeup

Orly is not only an incredible artist she is an amazing person as well. I am very picky when it comes to getting my makeup done but I am always blown away by Orly's talent. I highly recommend Orly and her team to anyone who is looking for impeccable service and flawless makeup.
Michelle K. Married on 11/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Fabulous experience!

I would highly recommend using Orly Khan makeup artist. From the first email I was already a happy customer. Her responsiveness to my questions was almost immediate which is unusual for most vendors.
Her artist were friendly, punctual and did a fabulous job on my bridesmaids.
Rachel A. Married on 29/12/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Best makeup artist ever!

Orly is a true professional. She really knows her trade and is easy to work with. She listens to what you have to say and adjusts the makeup accordingly - no ego, no arguments. She makes sure you are happy with the end product. Orly knows how to treat different types of skin and issues. She gave me a great pre-wedding skin routine. And on the day of wedding my makeup stayed on til the very end. That's over 15 hours of wear. I am so happy with Orly's services. I highly recommend her to everyone!
Stacy Married on 04/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing in every way!

Orly was perfectly professional and amazing to work with! She was extremely responsive to emails (like lightening fast) and made sure to answer all my questions! Even when I left the trial to the last minute and she was slammed with appointments she found a way to work me in which I was so grateful for! Right off the bat I could tell that Orly was very knowledgeable in her field and knew exactly what I wanted with little explanation from me. When I expressed concern about getting certain parts of my make up done (like my eyebrows) she did not judge and offered to leave them to see what I thought and then go from there. Orly is truly an expert in her field and made me feel beautiful!! I was wearing the make up, it was not wearing me! Her prices are very reasonable and I felt good paying what I did for her service because she is worth every dollar! Her prices come with false lashes, which I usually do not wear due to them being very obviously false, but Orly used singles and placed them in a way where I felt comfortable, natural and enhanced but not covered. I felt glam and natural at the same time and my make up stayed ALL night....even though I bawled like a baby the whole day (and I'm talking tears streaming down my face bawled)! There is a picture of me at the end of the night and my make up looked just as beautiful and fresh as the morning, through all the sweat, kisses and tears! One thing I really appreciated about Orly was her coolness (yes that is a word now). When I was in chair getting my make up done (the last thing before I got dressed), she could tell I was getting super nervous and instead of just ignoring that she told me to relax, be pampered and that everything would be ok. It wasn't that she gave me this big pep talk that fixed everything, but she was so cool herself and was very soft and gentle and it made everything ok! Orly also gave me some tips on how to reduce my face getting so oily (the advice of which is usually "go get this product....." and "try this expensive trick....") and it actually worked and it was nothing to do with products or expensive tricks! Just a testament on how Orly really listened to what I needed and helped me achieve that! I would definitely recommend Orly 1000x over and will be looking for her services in the future.....if even just for fun! If you have multiple people in your party and are looking for a more natural look, just make sure you ask to be done up by Orly specifically as she is clearly the expert (if your party is bigger she brings an assistant (who was also great!l) but Orly is the best)! Thank you so much Orly again, it was the best decision picking you to make me and my bridal party look amazing all night long!!
Celidah Married on 20/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing & Experienced Make-up Artist

Orly and her team were amazing to work with. From the initial planning, to the trial, and the day of, she was wonderful. Orly listened to my request to look wedding-ready, but also look like myself, and made me feel gorgeous on my wedding day. She was also very prompt on the day of the wedding, and efficiently got me and my ladies looking great! I definitely would recommend her to anyone still looking for a makeup artist.
Jessica R. Married on 03/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating


Orly has been a pleasure to work with. I booked her a year and a half in advance of my wedding. We did my trial for my bridal shower. Morning of the wedding she came to my house and had everything you could possibly need or want. She is professional, courteous and a great person to work with. Highly, highly recommend!!
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