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Glamour by Steph
5.0
from 70 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole P.
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Steph was an excellent makeup artist. During my consultation she really understood what I wanted for my look on my wedding day. The day of she arrived on time and all my bridesmaids & mother were happy with their makeup. Steph was personable and accomodating as well. Would definitley use her again!!!

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TAC Cosmetics
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kate K.
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Great makeup artist. Will use again!

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Behind the Scene Girls
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Daria S.
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Destiny and Morgan did a great job with my hair and make up for New Year's night. I started to research about artists really late but luckily, girls were able to make an appointment with me even though it was pretty tight to date. I was very nervous about hosting this preparation at my own place, but they were very chill, funny and super nice. My boyfriend took me for the Nutcracker ballet in Boston and I wanted to look like a princess from a fairy tale. Thank you for your service! You make the world beautiful! P.S. don't be scared or shy to share your inspirational photos or videos or ask them to change something and let them know about your preferences - it's very helpful and will make your experience with the Behind the Scene Girls even better!

  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Alexis W.
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Makeup was one thing I knew I didn’t want to worry about on the day of my wedding, and it came out perfect at my trial with Kasia! Kasia is a true professional, and I know she will make me and my bridesmaids look gorgeous on my special day!

Glamsformation Beauty
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Emma G.
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Thankful i found Ashley via thumbtack. She did my makeup for prom and i received so many compliments. I also wanted to share with anyone that thumbtack is making it very hard for artists like Ashley to get customers. Makeup artists are being charged upwards of 20 dollars just to be contacted and are charged even if you don’t respond ever again. This makes me really sad that hard working women are having their money taken like that. Hopefully you can get in touch with her by googling Glamsformation beauty and getting all her contact info!! She’s worth it!

Precision Makeup
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Krystle C.
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Cinta did an amazing job!! I’m getting married in a few months and I’m definitely going to have her as my makeup artist on my special day. She’s very talented and pays attention to detail. I’ve never felt more beautiful then when I was in her chair.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chani S.
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I couldn’t believe I found this stylist in a pinch. It was last minuet and a little late at night. She was able to style my hair and do the makeup of myself and a friend. Her service was professional and I felt completely comfortable having her in my home. Her equipment was top of the line as well. I would recommend to everyone!

Glam Makeup by Paule-B
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Nathalie B.
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Glam makeup by Paule B is the best.

Makeup by Tiana
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Shay G.
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Tiana did my makeup for my dads wedding in she did an awesome job i will hire her again she deserves more than 5⭐

Cosmetics by Chloe
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dianne L.
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Chloe is an incredible makeup artist and I am so incredibly happy that she did my makeup for a Musical! I would love to hire her for my next event!

Makeup by Alicia
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lacey J.
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From the moment she arrives, you are at ease! I am always hesitant to let other people do my makeup....so you can imagine how nervous I was on the day of my wedding. Well ladies, have NO fear...this lady is amazing. If you don’t like something or have any questions she takes the time to stop and listen, talk to you and make sure you are totally comfortable. Not only that but she takes into account how you normally wear makeup so you won’t feel over or under done. I have never felt so beautiful or had so much fun getting my makeup done. Stop looking and hire Alicia for you and your entire wedding party you will laugh and walk away feeling great.

Shear Dimensions
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 43 years in business
Allison V.
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Jessica helped me completely transform! I’d always been a minimal makeup, natural brunette but jumped at the chance to have Jess color my hair blonde and jazz me up with makeup. She took her time to make my transformation look natural and did my makeup to help me look stunning. I had so much fun and am thrilled with the results, I’ve never felt so beautiful. Jessica’s passion for her work is apparent, she is kind and dedicated to helping clients put their best selves forward and feel amazing. Anytime I want to be pampered, look incredible, and get the latest and greatest style, Jessica and her team will definitely be my go-to stylists! I cannot say enough great things

JenniG
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Maria S.
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I loved my experience with JenniG. I am the type of girl that does not have much experience with makeup and only really likes a natural look with a little pop when i go to events like weddings. Jenni understood and perfectly executed what i was looking for !!! Which is something that i have had trouble with before with other MUAs. I loved my look and definitely will be booking Jenni in the future.

  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Kareen A.
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Sandy did an excellent job, all I have to say is wow, I loved the way my eye makeup turned out and there was great customer service also she was very detailed and it didn't take long. I recommend Sandy, she did such a wonderful job, and I know you guys will like her too :)

HONEY hair & beauty LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy L.
Verified review

Ashley and her team were amazing to work with! For my wedding, I had 8 girls doing hair and 3 doing makeup so it was a huge task. They were punctual, skilled, creative, and receptive to any feedback we had. They were a joy to work with and we all looked gorgeous thanks to them!

Blush & Beauty
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melissa S.
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Damaris is an excellent makeup artist. She provided her services for my daughters prom last year and it was everything we wanted and more! She also does my eyebrows (cleans and tints) she does amazing work. I love her. Great person to talk to, friendly and talented.

Adoreurface
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna B.
Verified review

Sharon was amazing! Very professional, punctual and definitely skilled at what she loves. She was very patient and had no issues with making changes. My bridesmaids loved their makeup!! Very reasonable pricing, worth every penny! Loved her and plan to use her again for future events and referrals!! Kudos to Sharon Danso!!

  • 17 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aditi S.
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I took a makeup class with Lilia. She was amazing; showed me what would suit me and a few things that I wanted to learn how to do. She was really helpful and patient. She was exactly what I was looking for, someone with great skills who would help me achieve a "natural look" in a way that would look good on me and highlight my features.

Laced By Lyhan
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Maisha W.
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Thank you for doing a nice job on my natural look makeup.

Adrianna Brown
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ashlee J.
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Adrianna was a lovely person to work with. She was patient and very helpful when It comes to learning about the different products and techniques on how to use makeup. Looking forward for her to do my makeup again and showing me new ways on how to succeed in doing makeup!

Beauty By Erin Marie

New To Thumbtack

    About

    I am a freelance makeup artist and provide services for weddings, parties, proms, or any event that you want to feel your absolute best. Beauty is my passion and I would love to help you on your special day!

    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 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.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need a Makeup Artist for a Business Headshots

    Bedford, MA

    • Event type
      Photoshoot
    • Number of people needing makeup
      2
    • Trial makeup session
      No, I am not interested
    • Details
      this is for new business headshots, used for website and PR materials
    • $128.75
      Average price

    Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding on May 19, 2013

    Hull, MA

    • Event type
      Wedding
    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • Details
      Also looking to get eyelash extensions.
    • $113.75
      Average price

    Need a Makeup Artist Service Professional

    Worcester, MA

    • Event type
      Special occasion
    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • $123.33
      Average price
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