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Atlanta Mac Makeup Artists

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Krystal Rae
4.7
from 122 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
Kendra W.
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Very professional, punctual, caring, and OMG the skills are amazing!!! She did my makeup for my wedding and people can't stop talking about it. I would absolutely recommnend this makeup artist to anyone who will listen! She is absolutely amazing!

ENVY Makeovers LLC
4.5
from 117 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 188 hires on Thumbtack
Shareyna P.
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What a professional owner and staff! One of the artists did the makeup for my girls for my wedding and was very polite from beginning to end! She arrived early and was very observant of each of the girls' looks and made everyone feel comfortable! Even the girls who never wear makeup were very pleased!! I was delighted! The owner, Adrienne, was very responsive and helpful from the very beginning when I inquired about services and signed the contract! I will be using them again and again!

  • 8 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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Blasina did an amazing job! I mostly wanted to use Mac makeup products and she did an incredible job mixing and blending. She has an extensive makeup kit and loved her special light that she uses when applying makeup. As u can see from the photo attached nothing had even been retouched yet and this photo was taken on an IPhone while we waited for my photographer to set up! She will be my go too makeup artist for all my photo shoots and hopefully, one day, my wedding as well:)

BEAUTY WITH RENÉE
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Janette S.
Verified review

I have worked in the salon/beauty industry for 10 years and I have never met a better makeup artist than Renee!! She is so funny and sweet, I felt like I was hanging out with one of my best friends and almost completely forgot I was actually having a service done! I gave her a general idea of what I was looking for (a modern take on a vampy, old Hollywood glam), but gave her no specifics and she exceeded my expectations! I have gotten my makeup done countless times and have always gotten trendy beauty looks that didn't really compliment my face, and I didn't have that issue with Renee! I even told her I wanted a heavy dark liner underneath, and she understood what I wanted but that it probably wouldn't as flattering on my eye shape and told me all the ways I can achieve that smokier look without weighing my face down. She has such a gentle touch and is so talented and creative, I cannot stop gushing about Renee! If you have any event that you need some glam for, or just want to figure out wtf to do with a contour, or just want to try a new look for yourself and don't know how to do it, RENEE IS YOUR GIRL!

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Damolamakeovers
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tina R.
Verified review

Awesome makeup artist! I do recommend!

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Bria Knight
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nene E.
Verified review

She was amazing ! Love love love her! Thank you for making my weekend glammed!!! Everyone loved ur work !She is def my new makeup artist!!!

Beats by KD
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Toyah F.
Verified review

Kim was amazing! I'm a no-fuss kind-of-girl and am new to makeup. Kim took the time to ask me exactly the look I was going for and made sure to find products in my price range. I also loved that she really listened to my worries and concerns, as I have really sensitive skin. Kim found all-natural products that have yet to bother my eczema. She was punctual for our appointment, color matched me in store, and then showed me how to apply the products myself. All in all, I had a great experience. You can really tell that she is passionate about making others look and feel their best, and loves what she does!

The Hitching Post
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea R.
Verified review

I did a trail for my wedding makeup with Isca. I've never really had my makeup done and I wear a little makeup to work so I didn't want to look like I belonged in a coffin. I was so happy with the way she did my makeup I hired her to do my makeup for my wedding this Sept. Her work is amazing and I would highly recommend her to everyone. She is also super sweet and easy to get a hold of, she always responds promptly. If you are looking for a makeup artist look no further than Isca!

Keka Bridal Glam
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Tatiana K.
Verified review

Keka was amazing! I could not have asked for a better Makeup and Hair experience for my wedding. She was extremely professional and knowledgeable about what would looks would be ideal with my dress. Not only did she have great ideas, but she was so flexible. On my wedding day, one of my bridesmaids hair styles needed to be changed four different times. Keka was so calm and worked with her as we tried to find the right look for her-- we finally found the right one! Keka had a large amount of makeup products for a range of skin tones and skin types. My wedding makeup stayed on throughout the entire night! I danced all night and we had wedding pictures outside in the New York City heat in June. She was phenomenal! I could not have asked for a better experience.

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Nneka Talib Artistry
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tynisha B.
Verified review

It was great having Nneka as my bridal party makeup artist. She is awesome at her job. Myself and my bridesmaids were all very pleased with our makeup. She also has a beautiful personality and is great to work with.

Anthony Prather
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Marylou T.
Verified review

I speak all over the world and use this service for professionals when I'm in town speaking or promoting an event. I was thrilled with the work Anthony did for my makeup and hair. His team also provided photography services for my event. They arrived punctually and were finished right on time for me to attend the first phase of my event. The result was a successful event with great shots I can use in my future marketing efforts. I highly recommend Anthony and his team. When I'm in Atlanta again, I will definitely use his services.

TAI-LO
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa M.
Verified review

Tai-Lo was very punctual--she was waiting for me when I got home, but I texted her to tell her that I'd be a few minutes late. Her work is FAAABULOUS!!! She's very professional and really nice. I'm recommending her to my co-workers because she communicates well, is pleasant to work with, does what you want her to, and leaves you looking like a queen! She would definitely be the right makeup artist to use for wedding photos, prom pictures---whatever event or occasion you need to look your best for. Thanks again, Tai-Lo.

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FacedBySylvia
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jackie L.
Verified review

Faced By Sylvia Nicole has done my makeup on multiple occasions and each time has been a delight. They are a delight to work with and highly experienced. They are able to create a diverse range of looks for any occasion. As highly professional and knowledgeable makeup artists they are about servicing the customer and meeting your every need. I would highly recommend them as the makeup artist for your wedding, special event or photo shoot.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nadia L.
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Brittany is one of the most talented makeup artists I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Her passion derives not only from her love of makeup but also her love of making people feel beautiful. Moreover, she always has the best new products on the market. A part of me wants to keep Fox in Cotton my little beauty secret!

  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Dee M.
Verified review

Had my makeup done a few times and recommended people to her. Very professional the makeup was done beautifully and the lashes are amazing last 2 1/2 weeks.

Lashella C.
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Gabby will make you look and feel like a different person when you walk out the door. She make sure that whatever you ask for she delivers. If you want to have someone to change your life with makeup she is the person you need to call. Very professional, clean, and will also teach you different techniques to apply at home. Don’t miss out on the best makeup artist in Atlanta.

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sherrell F.
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Very sweet makeup artist. She made the experience very comfortable. I had an even and finish look, definitely will be calling her again

DymyndFaces by NicoDymynd
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sharetta W.
Verified review

Loved my makeup for my birthday photoshoot. I will be requesting your service again soon. Great job!.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley R.
Verified review

Rabia did an amazing job on my makeup trial. I can't wait for her to do my wedding make up ! She knows her stuff and is very sweet. I will recommend her to anyone looking to a makeup artist......Keep it up Girly you are Amazing

  • 18 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Latisha H.
Verified review

DaNina is an amazingly talented makeup artist! She is very professional and organized. She will travel to you and set up at your home with her own chair and lighting and everything a makeup artist would need! She listens to you and what you want and more than surpasses your expectations. I don't wear makeup often since I work with kids, but that day she came and did my make up test for my wedding in July, I felt like a million bucks. I have never seen my makeup done so flawlessly before. We used airbrush and it really is like second skin. She also gave me tips on taking care of my skin so I can look and feel my best on my wedding day. I love her work and I will definitely be using her services in the future! Oh, and she is definitely hired to do my bridal makeup in July!

Vivid Facez
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Eboni D.
Verified review

Where do I start? Angie is absolutely amazing and a super talented makeup artist. She was on time and ready to go. She was also super organized and a great conversationalist. I’ve never worn makeup but she quickly put me at ease. Angie also provided great tips for managing my makeup. She gave me exactly the look I wanted and my photographer was very complimentary. I can’t say enough about Angie, but I will definitely be using her again.

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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