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Boise Makeup Instructors

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Makeup by Yareli Lopez
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Maria C.
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Yesterday was my wedding and allí i can Say Is wow!! Yareli didnt only do my makeup but my 8 bridesmaids as well and we can't rave enough! Got so many compliments all night and photos came out amazing :) Best parte was mskeup lasted all night through dancing , rating, and crying lol . Yareli thanks you so much!!

  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Sara L.
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I couldn't have been happier with my makeup for my big day, Nikki did an amazing job and my makeup was exactly how I wanted it. She was a pleasure to be around and have a part of our getting ready. I will definitely be contacting her for my next event.

Tease BOI
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia M.
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Kara did my hair and makeup for an event; she was outstanding! So nice and down to earth, also very talented! My hair and make up lasted all day! I would highly recommend her!

Alana Loves Hair
from 4 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Brooke B.
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Alana came all the way to Tamarack, ID for our wedding! She was right on time and did a great job with the wedding party. She is super sweet, very talented, and listened to our requests. I wanted a very natural look and was worried about too much makeup - she got it perfectly!! Thanks Alana!!

Get Pretty with Laura
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Lydia-Rae E.
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Laura is by far one of the most sweetest people you could ever meet.When I first put a nofitication on here for a makeup artists, the responses I got were very to the point and direct. When I got the email from Laura, she introduced herself and said Hi. That's what got me hooked to Laura, just the fact that she said Hi and hoped to work with me, unlike the other artists who just told me to list what I wanted and they'll see if they could help me. After that simple Hi, Laura and I communicated via email and through those emails she asked me what I was looking for. I felt that even though I have never met Laura, I considered her as a friend. I feel that is very important for a makeup artist to be as personable as Laura, because it is a very important task for a very important day. In regards to pricing, she is very reasonable. Unlike the artists I've contacted who didnt want to debate pricing, Laura was completely open about what I felt comfortable with (which was a big plus) I have recently had my makeup trial loved it! Because of wonderful personality and comfort level I had with Laura, I let her do whatever she wanted but she asked what I was looking for first. She's hardworking and a wonderful person to be around and anyone that chooses her will definately be impressed and happy. Laura's the makeup artist that makes you feel and look beautiful. I can't wait to work with her on my wedding day! :)

Restorative Skin
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ivy D.
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As a professional model and radio/TV personality, appearances are what sells you beside just talent. Sara has done my makeup as well as my skin care for the last 10 years. She is quick and thorough and listens to what is needed as well as has beautiful attention to detail and outstanding artistic ability. Her makeup is essential for me for photoshoots, filming, and live appearances. It never rubs off or needs touch ups. Thank you Sara for keeping me looking professional and on top of my game.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I'm a perfectionist to the max! I pay super close attention to detail and I don't like to rush. I take time and effort to make others look fabulous!


Quite simply, makeup is my passion. I love what I do and I want to share that with as many people as I can!

  • 7 years in business

My photography services include the following: - modeling - weddings - newborn and maternity - family and friends - any My makeup and hair design services include the following: - modeling - makeovers - weddings - photo shoots - just because I cater to any occasion.


I'm self-employed and have 15 years of cosmetology. I've been self-taught since I was 10 years old. I'm a hairstylist and a makeup artist and do nails, dyes, and bleaching. When I touch hair, it turns to gold, and the customers love me for it. Beauty is everything, and the customer satisfaction speaks for itself.


I offer all types of makeup, from every day, prom and weddings to special effects. I also work to ensure my clients can recreate the look themselves with practice.


Makeup artistry is my passion. Every face presents a new and unique canvas, although blank until color is added. I'll add color and effect to accentuate your best features.


I've been in this industry for 8 years doing hair and makeup for events and weddings.


I have been a MAC artist for over 7 yr. I have learned and mastered techniques from the best.

  • 8 years in business

I am great at visualising the natural beauty in many things and creating a unique vision most people don't see.


I have been a makeup artist for 7 years now. I love doing all types of makeup, from your typical prom girl to a scary zombie on Halloween. I love bridal makeup and classic makeup looks as well. If you are in need of a makeup artist, I'm your girl. I also offer makeup training if you want to learn how to do something yourself.

  • 5 years in business

I have a salon/lounge/barbershop specializing in vintage- and era-specific cuts and styles, barbering, finger waves, pin curls, pompadours, hair extensions, PRAVANA vivid, pastel, and neon color combinations, full-body waxing and an amazing array of makeup looks for any occasion.


We are a full-service salon that provides all personal beauty services, including spray tanning, permanent makeup and hair extensions.


I'm a cosmetologist, and I love what I do. I have several years of experience in the hair industry, and I love to do makeup.


I am a licensed cosmetologist, cut and color specialist makeup artist, and formal hairstyling specialist. I have been in the industry for seven years now, and I work at a top salon in downtown Boise. Salon 117 has won the award twice for the top 100 salons in the United States in Elle magazine. I am a hair artist and freelance makeup artist.


I provide makeup for all occasions and specialize in wedding and costume makeup. I also teach regular makeup art lessons and parties.

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.
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