The Makeup Curio

A makeup and skincare studio in downtown Schenectady. All services are by appointment only. Appointment availability within the available hours shown. Visit our Facebook page for updated weekend walk-in studio hours. #curiositytransforms
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Closed today

Our Services

Private Shopping Experience
With weekdays being by appointment only, we're offering a Private Shopping Experience. Book a time to test our in studio products, consult with a licensed skincare and makeup professional and make the purchase you deserve to have. No fee for the appointment/service.
Signature Facial
Our customized one hour facial will let you relax while rejuvenating your skin. Cleanse, exfoliate, extractions, multiple areas of massage, electrotherapy, mask, serums and hydration.
Express Facial
Quick and effective, we'll customize an express facial just for you. This 30min treatment cleanses, exfoliates, extractions or a mask and moisturizes. Neck and shoulder massage included.
Facial Peel
A superficial facial peel penetrates deeper into the skin layers with a chemical exfoliation.
Dermaplaning Facial Treatment
Dermaplaning is a controlled exfoliation process using a blade to remove dead skin. Instantly look brighter and feel smoother. This is a stand alone treatment that includes cleansing, hydrating serum and sun protection. See Dermaplaning Add-On to add to our other facial treatments
Facial Add On: Dermaplaning
Dermaplaning is a controlled exfoliation process using a blade to remove dead skin. Instantly look brighter and feel smoother. ADD ON to any facial treatment. See Dermaplaning Facial as a stand alone service.
Facial Add On: Caffeine Eye Lift Mask
Need an instant eye lift without the nip and tuck? This eye treatment lifts and tightens, decreases wrinkles, smooths upper eye lids and reduces dark circles and puffiness. Time is added to a Signature or an Express Facial.
Facial Add On: Lip Treatment
Hydrate and plump with a lip treatment added to the mask step in either the Signature or the Express Facial service.
Bridal Consulation
Let's take some time to get to know each other!
Special Occassion Makeup
Get your makeup done for a date, fundraiser, or special night out. Airbrush foundation optional and included. Lashes are an additional $10 can be added at the time of service.
Makeup Add On: False Lash Application
An add on to a special occasion makeup service.
Prom Makeup
Special Occasion makeup application just for teens! Lashes included if desired. Upon booking, a $20 non-refundable deposit will be made on the credit card holding the appointment. The balance can be paid at the time of the service.
Private Makeup Lesson
Private makeup lessons available for beauty, theater, cosplay, transgenders/drag or special effects. Learn how to enhance one feature/use one product or transform your entire look. You bring your makeup/tools, we show you how to use them. As a follow up, you'll receive a customized instruction guide.
Brow Wax
Lip Wax
Chin Wax
Face Wax Bundle: Brows, Lips, Chin
Book all three services at once and save $5
Arm wax
Underarm Wax
Remove unwanted underarm hair for up to 6 weeks. Please Note: Hair growth needs to be at least 1/2" to effectively remove.
Chest Wax
Clean it up or take it all off. Hair must have at least 2 weeks of growth prior to waxing appointment.
Back Wax
Clean it up or take it all off. Hair must have at least 2 weeks of growth to remove properly.
Bikini Wax
Clean up your hairline underneath. Please note: shaving needs to have stopped two weeks prior to appointment for best results.
Leg Waxing - Half
Waxing of both legs from ankle to just above knee.
Leg Waxing - Full
Waxing of both legs from ankle to bikini.

Our Staff

Jenn Dugan
Jenn has over 10 years experience in beauty, theater and special effects makeup artistry. She has an extensive background in special occasion, bridal, film, and theater. Jenn is the owner of The Makeup Curio and is a NYS Licensed Esthetician.