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Make Up By Sana
from 86 reviews
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia H.
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Sana saved us when our scheduled makeup artist cancelled last minute. Sana came to our home and the did makeup for the entire Wedding Party. She did a beautiful job!! Thank you!!

Fanciful Faces
from 69 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie M.
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Eydie was absolutely the best! We couldn't have done this without her and we were asked ALL day who did our makeup. Awesome!!!!! Can't wait to hire her again!

Makeup by Jamie Brown
from 59 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Heather S.
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Jamie is a sweet, talented, and creative makeup artist.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roxanne C.
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Robin went above and beyond all expectations! She was our makeup artist for my wedding and I felt so gorgeous my entire wedding day thanks to her! She was a pleasure to work with! I will use her again and recommend her every time a makeup artist is needed!

Fabulous Faces by Linda LLC
from 37 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne W.
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We had Linda and her husband at my daughter's 5th birthday party and the experience was nothing short of amazing! She had quite a presentation - artist's chair, painiting ideas, full table of makeup, and tattoos - all set up in a matter of minutes. They were so great with all of the kids and made even the most nervous ones feel completely at ease. And the designs - incredible! She captured what each person asked for, and if she didn't know exactly what they were asking for she looked it up on her phone to make sure the design was just what they were looking for. We had about 40 people at the party and they were able to paint and tattoo everyone that asked in less than two hours. We set her up right in the middle of everything and they became part of the party. I would HIGHLY recommend her services, and next time we have a need we will DEFINTELY be calling her!

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Simple Beauty Makeup
from 34 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Molly H.
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Stephanie was a pleasure to work with and did an outstanding job ensuring the Bride-to-be looked beautiful on her wedding day. I will be recommending Stephanie to friends and family when they need a makeup artist for a special occasion.

Top Pro
  • 3 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristine S.
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Jessica is an outstanding hair and makeup artist. She is especially great with blonde color!! She has done my hair and make up for many special occasions such as my bachelorette party!! I have always been more than satisfied with her work and would highly recomend her services!!

Turrentine Entertainment
from 28 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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I loved Carrie My makeup was awesome, received many compliments Will use her again

Eternal Beauty
from 20 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Martha Y.
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Christina did an outstanding job as a makeup artist for my daughter, her bride's maids, the mother-of-the-groom and mother-of-the-bride. She was friendly and professional. Christina asked a lot of questions to ensure she was meeting each individual's desires. I highly recommend Christina as a makeup artist, whatever your event.

Beautiful Outlook
from 20 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina R.
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I am a professional hairstylist specializing in special occasion hair and wedding hair styling. Melissa McNamara is the only makeup artist that I refer to my clients.

Kelli King Professionals
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie C.
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I found Kelli on Thumbtack when searching for a makeup artist for my wedding. After our first makeup trial she had suggested a schedule leading up to my wedding with a series of chemical peels and dermaplaneing so my face was in tip top shape for my big day. I'm so happy I did!! Knowing my skin was on a routine to lead up to my big day was a huge stress relief. On my wedding day Not only my makeup but my whole bridal party's makeup was fabulous. Thank you a million Kelli💕💗💕

Katie Be.
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen R.
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Katie Be is awesome! She's a great teacher, and fantastic makeup artist!

HD Hair and Makeup
from 12 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Shelly C.
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Heather might have magic powers. She has taught me practical hair and makeup styles I can use every day, and she has also transformed me into a super Va-va-voom vixen. I learn something from her every time, and always leave feeling beautiful and confident.

Jessica Bystricky Beauty
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley K.
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Jessica is super nice and an amazing makeup artist! I would definitely recommend her to anyone. She is easy to talk to and does a great job!!

Carly Day Makeup
from 11 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly S.
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Carley is one of the most personable, warm and friendly makeup artists I have ever met! Most of all she makes you feel comfortable and allows you to be yourself and not somone you don't recognize in makeup! She instantly feels like your childhood friend that knows you inside and out!

  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Diana V.
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This is the best makeup artist that I have ever encountered. She was professional, sweet, kind, prepared for any makeup or hair emergencies (even if she didn't do hair that day). My makeup looked incredible on this special day! She is now my #1 go to makeup person!!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Namita S.
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I got my hair and makeup done for my wedding back in November. It was amazing I had been so stressed throughout the wedding process but my makeup was the least of my worries I had a consult sometime before and discuss exactly what I and they worked with me to create the perfect look! they did exactly what I said and then some. Made me feel confident in the way I looked! my makeup was done so beautifully,I look back on my wedding pictures and I am still amazed that I could look like that🙄

Makeup By Alyson
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie M.
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Aly did my makeup for a photo shoot! She not only did a beautiful job on my makeup but also is so friendly and nice. When she talks to you she makes you feel like her best friend! Such a sweet young lady. The makeup was absolutely stunning!! I will be recommending her to friends and family for sure!

  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kari K.
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I would highly recommend Cassandra for any occasion where you want to look and feel like the best version of yourself. She is punctual, professional and versatile. She did my makeup for a photoshoot, and I have never looked so good! These are pictures I will treasure forever, largely because my makeup is on point!

  • 3 years in business
Terri D.
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Heather is a patient and creative makeup artist. She walked me through every step so I could attempt to duplicate the application at home. Heather listened to my request for covering my red spots, and she made my skin look flawless! Her products are top notch and long lasting. The studio Heather has is comfortable and calming. I would recommend Heather to anyone looking for a professional makeup artist. She is amazing!

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    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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 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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