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South Lake Tahoe Makeup Artists

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Glammy Dolls Beauty
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angelica O.
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thank you for everything.. loved my hair and makeup.. the whole experience was great.. thank you so much.

Bast Beauty Bar NV
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Kari E.
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I have had the pleasure of witnessing Michelle on her hair/makeup for many many years, including my own wedding day. Not only is Michelle as sweet as they come, but she knows her stuff! She put my idea into reality and it was perfect. She fixed what I wasn't sure with and made adjustments accordingly. She's so relaxed, fun, funny and just an overall pleasure to be around. I highly recommend Michelle for all your hair/makeup needs for any occasion.

  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Evonne R.
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Alisha did my hair and makeup for my wedding and she was amazing. She's very professional and easygoing. I had no clue what I wanted for makeup but she was able to suggest the perfect look. She made my very stressful day less stressful and I left feeling like I looked my best.

Mirror Mirror Tahoe
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Aurelia S.
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Brigitte is an exceptional makeup artist! The best thing about her besides her impeccable talent; is her genuine personality, integrity and her desire to make it all about you. She takes her work seriously but you won’t stop laughing. She has so much experience and her makeup shows that.

  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie V.
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Very friendly and prompt. They did a great job on my hair and makeup on my wedding day!

  • 12 years in business
Dawn M.
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Crystal really knows how to capture what I wanted in my shoot, I was looking for a natural beauty look which I got and we with a little pop in my eyes.


I'm a professional makeup artist offering on-location services for weddings and special events. My areas of expertise include airbrush and HD makeup application. Creating flawless, radiant, camera-ready skin is my specialty. Please visit my website to view my portfolio, for bridal package information, client testimonials & for booking information.


I offer permanent brows (solid or hair stroke), permanent eyeliner (tops and bottom) and permanent lips (lined or full) services. Call for a free consultation today!


I am located in Reno, NV. I have a been an aesthetician for over nine years. I specialize in acne and anti-aging skin care treatments for women, men and teens. I have been a makeup artist for 14 years. I have a passion for what I do and enjoy seeing amazing results.


I am experienced in the art of makeup. From special effects/prosthetic to beauty/high fashion, I can do it!


I do full face makeup applications for bridals, proms, high fashion, special events, etc. I do makeup for any and all occasions, just ask!


We do no cuts and no colors, only styles. We also have a makeup bar and a facial and brow bar. We have complimentary wine -- champagne and mimosas and for all you, young teenagers, a sparkling cider.


Professional makeup artist Jessica Harrington provides makeup for all special occasions and events. She can work on location.

  • 4 years in business

We focus on making life easier for our clients by bringing our services to them, specially on a day where the last worry should be how they look, because how they look is how they feel and we want our clients to feel their best!

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack

Mercedes Quinones is a creative and dedicated hairstylist & make up artist at Jensen & Company. From date nights to formals, Mercedes takes the time to accentuate your best features and have you feeling fierce. With a steady hand she uses modern techniques to create beautiful balayage and sharp men's haircuts. Feeling funky? Mercedes' creative touch will bring you the fashion color of your dreams. When she's not slaying hair at Jensen & Co., she enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter, reading, and being in the outdoors. Mercedes also loves to continue her education, so much that now she is trained and certified in Babe extensions, Schwarzkopf, Redken, and Keune color.


I'm a Reno, NV based makeup artist specializing in beauty, high fashion, theater, TV, and special effects makeup.


I'm very punctual and pride myself in my art. A perfectionist down to the last line and curl!


We offer makeup application for weddings, modeling shoots, runways, proms/parties, and acting auditions. We provide professional makeup artistry. For over a decade, Makeup by Staci has been providing professional makeup artistry for clientele worldwide. We have the knowledge and skills to provide exceptional service to our clients. We strive to provide you with the best of the best, with a team of professionals to enhance your overall experience, and we will see to it that you receive the highest level of service and consideration possible. Please contact us today to setup a consultation and to receive your free gift.


Audrey brings a fresh, young eye to the world of hairdressing. A full-time professional freelance beauty artist and bridal beauty expert, her specialty is beautifully executed makeup and hair design. With passion and a dynamic set of skills, she is always in demand. Ranging from the relaxed and natural to the classic and modern styles and trends, Audrey has a keen eye for finding the perfect style for any bride.


I have been doing makeup artistry work for over 10 years. I do freelance work for major cosmetic lines. I love working with clients and events.


I am a professional makeup artist. I provide makeup for all events such as bridal, proms, evenings, photo shoots, and costume makeup using professional tools and quality products!

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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Need a Makeup Artist on 22nd June 2013

Sacramento, CA

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