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Glendale Freelance Makeup Artists

Browse these freelance makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Glendale.

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Jules Artiste
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katheryn N.
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I just had my makeup trial run for my wedding and Julie was fantastic! I'm positively thrilled with how my makeup turned out. It has now been almost 6 hours (plus driving in the Arizona heat); my face and lashes still look flawless. My full faith is with this talented makeup artist for my wedding!

e.m.d. artistry
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Wonderful make up artist and hair stylist. Really listens to her clients. Not the best time management.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Candice A.
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I have to say, not only is Nataliya an amazing make up and hairstylist her personality is awesome!! I booked Nataliya for my girlfriend's bachelorette party (so 3 girls hair and makeup) and she surpassed all of our expectations. Especially the bride who doesn't wear any makeup and had never had an artist do her make up and hair before! Not only that, but she also got us all done on time! The girls and I just loved Nataliya! I will be booking her for all my events!

BeautebyDaisy
3.9
from 40 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra P.
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Amazing talented makeup artist, she listened to what I wanted and did my makeup beautifully. I'm so happy with it will definitely book her again.

  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Molly M.
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Andrea came in to help with an internal interview shoot with a client. She was personable, reliable and professional throughout. I would highly recommend Andrea to anyone who needed a hair & makeup artist and will definitely use her again for our next shoot.

ShakyPaw.MUA
4.6
from 28 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Evelyn R.
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ShakyPaw_MUA is awesome excellent quality work !!!! I recommend her to everyone out there looking for a makeup artist, great personality, on point with colors and she knows what looks best on you very professional !!! I will definitely hire ShakyPaw_MUA for any other occasion party/event

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Beauty by Marlen
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elisabeth B.
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Having just moved from LA and having access to a plethora of top makeup artists at my fingertips in California, I am GRATEFUL beyond WORDS to have found Marlen. From being punctual, to being prepared to recreate the look I was going for, to fitting my time frame (which I miscommunicated and forced her to rush 😬), to exceeding my expectations in terms of quality, professionalism, and natural skill, Marlen has "IT." Being incredibly picky as a Cali native, to being used to the 'creme de la creme,' I am incredibly thankful I found someone whose JUST AS COMPETENT as my fellow LA folk, but A THIRD OF THE PRICE. She even styled my hair beautifully to complete my look. Marlen has an exceptional eye for detail and an artistic skill that is innate and not just not feigned by years of experience. Give her a try--you won't be disappointed!

Pretty Girl Beauty Bar
4.6
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey J.
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Customer Service, convenience and flexibility. Daisy did a great job on my makeup/hair.

Ann Hughes Hair Design
4.3
from 15 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Amy A.
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Ann was fantastic!! She is a true artist with hair and with makeup. I have no regrets choosing her for my wedding. You'll notice that any complaints on here are from people who haven't actually met her. Just go into her salon, and let her work her magic.

  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Megan W.
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Tami Bickley is the best makeup artist around! She is personable and experienced. Tami helped me with my makeup for multiple events including my high school prom, senior pictures and Phoenix RAW Fashion Show. Tami knows how to adapt for each specific event and for your specific needs. She truly does know what is the most flattering on you. Also, she is extremely punctual. In conclusion, Tami is wonderful as a makeup artist and as a person. I can't wait for her to do my wedding makeup someday!

Jewelry For Your Face🎨
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea C.
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Araceli came to my home to do my makeup for my birthday. She is so very professional. The quality of the work she did was incredible. She is flawless with her technique. I felt truly beautiful when she was done. She is a true master at what she does

A2Zartistry
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney H.
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Rebecca is one of the most professional and nicest makeup artists I have ever met. She did an amazing job on all of my bridesmaids make up. She showed up on time, and she was willing to stay until after my ceremony to touch me up. The only constructive comment I have to make is that it took longer than we thought to complete 4 bridesmaids plus myself, and since we were not all at the venue by the designated time, I had to push back my timeline for photos until after the ceremony. Which didn't affect me as much as it did the photographers who were supposed to be doing other family photos after the ceremony. Anyways, Rebecca is worth the time and worth very penny. Just make sure you give yourself more time than you think you need!

U R Goddess
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Billy L.
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France was the makeup artist for my photo shoot. The work was done in a timely manner. The application of the makeup was just beautiful. With beauty of ladies, it made images just pop. As a photographer, my working with was very gratifying. Plan to work with again in the near future.

The Creative Toy Box
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
KATRINA R.
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Toy worked with me on a photo shoot and transformed me into a rocked out 80's chick. Complete with big crimped hair and some seriously RAD makeup! She is an incredible hair and makeup artist ... very versatile!

BriannaNycole MUA
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny B.
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My wedding day was beautiful with the help of my makeup artist and hair stylist... They brought my vision alive. Very reasonably priced for the absolute top quality work.. fun, personable and professional. I highly recommend.

Catherine Taafe
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Lori M.
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I rarely make reviews, but I have to recommend this talented makeup artist! I would highly recommend Catherine Taafe’s makeup artistry to anyone looking for top quality, celebrity looks for an AH-MAZING price! Not only is she talented, but she was so fun to be around! She is very professional, however I felt so at ease and able to ask for certain things and opinions from her. I originally hired her to do my makeup for a formal evening event! I am fair skinned and blue eyed, but I really wanted a sun-kissed skin, smokey-eyed evening look. I typically have trouble achieving anything with bronzer involved, but she matched everything perfectly and used all the right colors to compliment my natural complexion. With that being said, I was very surprised by the quality makeup she has in her kit! (Dior, Givenchy just to name a few) I felt like I was getting celebrity treatment for such a good price! I know I will be using her for my wedding next summer!

  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ann S.
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Angela’s been my go-to makeup artist for years! She seriously knows so much about beauty products and is very conscientious about using shades that complement your complexion and undertones. No matter the occasion, she always nails the look I’m going for. She takes her time and cares about what you want. Plus, she’s the absolute sweetest!

Makeup Artist
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
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I had been doing my makeup the same way for years and wanted to try something new. Gabrielle showed me a few tips and did an amazing job with my makeup! I highly recommend her, especially for special occasions like weddings, homecoming or prom!

Glamour Savvy LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
LINDSAY C.
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I had my makeup done for my maternity shoot and couldn't have been more pleased with how it turned out! I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great makeup artist for any of occasion. Very clean, professional and at a very decent price!

Glam by Melanie Ann
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Michael E.
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Excellent work from a talented professional makeup artist.

Maria K MakeupArtist
5.0
from 1 review
    Gueyllinmar F.
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    Maria is an amazing makeup artist. Her work is great. I would recommend her to anybody. Thank you.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    Do I need a makeup artist for my wedding?

    There are no rules around your wedding day, and that means it’s your choice whether to have a wedding makeup artist. If you’re on the fence about hiring a wedding makeup artist, consider the pros and cons. Some women decide against a wedding makeup artist to save money. The national average cost for a wedding makeup artist is $70-$100, which is an expense some women prefer to do without. Other women just don’t love wearing makeup. Some brides have friends or family members who are talented makeup artists willing to provide their services. If you choose not to have a wedding makeup artist, be sure to do at least two trial runs of your makeup look well before the wedding day to avoid any morning-of panic.

    On the other hand, a wedding makeup artist can make the bride feel pampered and confident, giving her a flawless, fabulous look for the ceremony and reception and in wedding photos. For brides who are uncomfortable with heavy makeup, many wedding makeup artists usually excel at the natural look. Many brides consider wedding makeup part of the ritual and tradition of the ceremony, a shared experience with the entire bridal party. Ultimately your choice of whether to hire a wedding makeup artist should be based on what will make you feel most confident and happy.

    How do you choose the right makeup artist for your wedding?

    A wedding makeup artist can ensure a flawless look on your big day. Finding the perfect person isn’t all about price, though. Here are tips for choosing the right makeup artist for your wedding:

    • Research before reaching out. Wedding makeup artists should have an online presence with portfolios of their work. Find someone with an aesthetic you love.
    • Read reviews. You want a wedding makeup artist who’ll be on time, do beautiful work, and add a positive vibe to your day. Pay attention if previous clients report bad experiences with a makeup artist.
    • Consider skin tones. If your bridal party has a range of skin tones, make sure your wedding makeup artist and assistants are experienced and talented working with everyone.
    • Is your top pick available on your date? If so, put down a deposit to secure their services.
    • Confirm rates and payment. Clearly discuss prices and payment plans, and sign a detailed contract so there are no surprises on your wedding day.

    How much do wedding makeup artists cost?

    A wedding means love, celebration and tons of wedding photos. Professional wedding makeup artists have you looking your best on your big day and forever after in your wedding photos. The national average cost for a wedding makeup artist is $70-$100, although this price can increase based on your location, the extent of the makeup services and the reputation of the makeup artist. Most wedding makeup artists offer discounts to brides who book group services for their maids, mothers and flower girls at the same time. Wedding makeup artists who also do wedding hair usually offer package rates for hair and makeup combos. Here are some examples of average wedding makeup pricing:

    • Bridal makeup: $85-$125. Pricing often includes full face, eyes, lips, brows and false eyelashes. Airbrush makeup may be an additional $20 or more.
    • Bridal hair and makeup: $150-$200.
    • Bridesmaid and bridal party makeup: $50-$100 per person.
    • Bridesmaid hair and makeup: $100-$150.
    • Flower girl makeup: $25-$35.
    • Trial sessions: $60-$120, depending on the makeup artist. Some charge their full rate and others charge a partial rate for trial makeup services.
    • Hourly rates to stay on and keep makeup touched up throughout reception: $35-$75 per hour.
    • Travel fees: 50 cents to $1 per additional mile beyond a set radius — such as 50 miles.

    How much should you tip a wedding makeup artist?

    Wedding makeup artists ensure you and your bridal party are looking your best bright and early on your wedding day. Tipping a wedding makeup artist for their hard work is standard practice, and is also greatly appreciated. A tip of 15 percent to 20 percent of the total bill is appropriate. You may consider tipping extra if the makeup artist or someone on their team went above and beyond — for example, squeezing in Aunt Martha at the last second or redoing a flower girl’s hair free of charge after she dunked it in the fountain.

    A gratuity is a reflection of a job well done, so if the wedding makeup artist was late, did a shoddy job or didn’t provide all the services you negotiated, you are not required to tip. Talk with your wedding makeup artist prior to the event to ask how they prefer payment and gratuity to be handled. Can you pay by credit card the day of the event and include a tip then? Do you need to pay in cash the day of the event? Find out ahead of time how to manage payment for services so you can be prepared with cash or credit cards as needed. Even better, delegate the task of payment to someone in your bridal party so you can just enjoy your day.

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