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Tucson Makeup Professionals

Browse these makeup services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Tucson.

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The Fairy Highlighter
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Danielle B.
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Felicia did makeup for me (the bride), my mother, sister, and sister in law for my wedding! She was perfect! She came onsite, which is a huge help, and the makeup was perfect for each person! Felicia is so sweet too!

Makeup By Gina
from 14 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Mercedes J.
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I hired Gina to do my makeup for me. I was attending my son's wedding so professional level makeup service was in order. Gina's makeup service was far beyond outstanding. On a scale of 1 to 10 she was a 15. Let me explain why. Gina arrived at my hotel room in Florence (she drove from Marana) at the applicable time. She proceeded to do a complete procedure. She even attended the wedding doing touch-ups throughout the evening. On a hot day with the wedding ceremony being outside touch-ups were critical. I will hiring Gina whenever I need makeup service. Thanks Gina.

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BeautyStyle it
from 13 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julia K.
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Very great experience! She asked lots of questions about what I wanted in my makeup experience while also letting me what suited me best for my skin type, face shape, eye shape etc.. very efficient and personable as well!!

Rachel Mazur- Makeup Artist
from 11 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine S.
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Absolutely fantastic job. My makeup and my bridesmaids makeup came out awesome!Highly recommend, very budget friendly and high quality work!

Queen Archetype Makeup
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Stacia M.
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I hired Amber for my wedding. My sister and I both had our makeup done by her. Being that I don't normally wear a lot of makeup I had a lot of anxiety about how I wanted to look for my wedding day. I had my trial done with her and I was completely sold. I have very finicky skin, and I break out easily. Any imperfections I had disappeared on my wedding day; and I didn't notice any ill effects from the make up in the weeks after. It had the right amount of coverage without looking caked on. The makeup she used lasted from noon till midnight. My sister has the opposite complexion of me, very olive and porcelain like skin. Amber did amazing with her as well. Amber was on time, ready to go quickly, and worked in a tight space really well. We probably had up to 20 people in our little suite and she kept cool and on track. Her cost was very affordable. I went and got 3 quotes for makeup, she was in line with the other quotes I received, but I felt the most comfortable with her. She was very responsive, and made plans with me in an appropriate amount of time. I felt like I got exactly what I paid for, and I would hire her again in a heartbeat.

  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Eve O.
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Anastasia was awesome. She was prompt and incredibly sweet. The bridal suite was hectic and she still kept a great demeanor and got us ready on time. The makeup looked amazing! Compliments all around. We only had a vague idea of what we wanted but her experience shined through and she gave us the perfect "wedding" look. I highly recommend her and will definitely be working with her again.

  • 5 years in business
Yana S.
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So many words I can say about this brilliant girl. She made for me few times make ups and I may say it was perfect. She did great job. I even felt myself as a Hollywood star. Next time I will choose her again for sure. Thank you so much. Everything just perfect.

Beauty by Sally Marie
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alyssa M.
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Sally did my hair and makeup for my family photos and I will have her do it again for future family photos. Her professional makeup and hair artistry skills and photography are exceptional! Having Sally do my makeup made a difference in the photos as there are cosmetic products that are "photo friendly". I will definitely call her again!


I am a professional makeup artist. I went to school in Scottsdale AZ at Maxima Makeup Artistry. I do a full range of makeup techniques from bridal, print, glamour and even airbrush!

  • 9 years in business

I customize and create the atmosphere and look that my clients are seeking.

  • 4 years in business

I like clients to bring in pictures of looks they like so I know what they want. I am very creative, detail-oriented, and a perfectionist.

  • 38 years in business

I have over 30 years of experience working in the cosmetology field. I have worked in Florida, California, Oregon and now in Arizona. I enjoy what I do and love making people feel beautiful.


I am a hairstylist/makeup artist who does special occasions, weddings, proms, photoshoots, etc. I've been a hairdresser for five years and love every moment of it. I can't wait to meet you!

  • 1 year in business

My exclusive attention to detail on service for the Brides and party !


I am a local makeup artist out of Tucson, Arizona. I do wedding, prom, quinceanera and any special occasion makeup. I travel to any destination. I also have a variety of different makeup brands. I am also a makeup artist for Mac cosmetics.


I can do hairstyling and makeup for any occasion. I really love what I do! I have exotic and casual looks for all different faces; I have been doing both for 6 years. I have done runways, weddings, cheerleading competitions, etc. I have also been a certified bartender for 3 years. I currently work at Hilton Hotel as a bartender.

  • 11 years in business

The services I provide are makeup application and formal style like updo's, soft waves and curls. We blow out and style. My service area includes Tucson, Sahuarita, Green Valley, Rio Rico and Nogales. For more information and availability, feel free to call or text. I'd be more than happy to provide more details and pricing!

  • 5 years in business

My areas of expertise in makeup are quinceañeras, special occasions, prom, graduation, photography and everyday looks. I charge $35 for basic makeup (fake eyelashes not included) and $43 for a full face including fake eyelashes. I require $10 deposit which is non-refundable.


I love making people feel great about their look. Mostly, I work with Bellapierre. The minerals are a great coverage with only 4 main ingredients!


I have been doing freelance makeup for 3 years. I specialize in proms, special occasions, model shoots, etc.


I do both traditional and airbrush applications. I work on photo shoots, commercials, weddings, or other special events. I will travel to your location or photography studio.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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 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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