About Us

The Bloomington Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio is a local business, independently owned and operated. In January of 2005, owner Ann Gilmore bought the Merle Norman franchise location in Bloomington, Illinois. Ann is passionate about doing nails, waxing, providing facials, and applying makeup. But most of all, she loves making people feel great!

We are committed to personalized service and stand by our unique “Try Before You Buy” philosophy. The Bloomington Merle Norman studio is your convenient neighborhood source for the finest cosmetics Merle Norman has to offer as well as a variety of specialty services including spray tanning, facial waxing, facial treatments, shellac nail manicures, special event makeovers, and more. In addition to Merle Norman products, we also carry lines from OPI, Footlogix, and other popular brands.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and individualized attention. We know that makeup is not one size fits all, and we’re willing to guide you in making the right cosmetic decisions. You’ll be greeted with a smile as soon as you walk through the door. Why? Because we love what we do! And we can’t wait to help you love your look and feel your best.

We know looks aren’t everything, but there is a sense of empowerment that comes when you feel attractive. We also understand that your life is stressful, and sometimes you just need to sit back, relax, and be pampered! If you're ready to take your confidence to the next level or you need some relaxation time, visit our studio today or call us to schedule an appointment at (309) 663-4733.

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