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Freeport Makeup Artists

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  • 3 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Brianna H.
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She was exceptional at the makeup and also extremely nice she got my makeup just how I had wanted it.

Alexa Rogers-Make up Artist
from 20 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Alexa is an AMAZING makeup artist!! I love her work. She has a great range: from natural to bold and exotic looks. I'd love for her to beat my face EVERYDAY!

Maggie Love Hair & Make Up
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kelli P.
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I hired Maggie to do makeup for my wedding and she did an amazing job. She was was fun and professional and everyone looked great. I'm so happy we hired her and I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a makeup artist.

  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Iliana A.
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Kirsten is amazing with makeup. My sister and I were bridesmaids and had her do our makeup, and she did a fantastic job! Very professional, both technique and quality wise. I have a difficult to work with skin tone and she gave me a beautiful a purple eyeshadow look! First time I didn't look punched in the eye wearing purple so she definatly deserves all 5 stars :) Makeup lasted all day and night even through all the dancing.I highly recommend this wonderful makeup artist for any event!


I make good faces always by using good makeup. I stay focused and blessed, my folks. I'll do the best work, and I'll try to help you. You try to help me.


We are a beautiful and classy full-service salon. We offer Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, hot stone massage, herbal detox, pregnancy massages, foot reflexology, pedisage, facials, pedicures, paraffin, classic manicures and Shellac manicures, eyelashes, all types of waxing, hair color, haircuts, perms, keratin hair straightening system, hair extensions, and updos for weddings, proms, etc. We also specialize in makeup artistry. You name it; we do it!


Doing makeup is the highlight of my day. What's better is that I'm helping ladies get lovely while doing something I love.


I have been a certified makeup artist for 15 years. I do weddings, professional events, and photos. I keep up on all the trends and have taken many advanced classes.


I am a makeup artist. I work with beauty, drag, and effects makeup, and I would like to have you as my next canvas. Makeup is my art and passion.

  • 5 years in business

I am a freelance makeup artist who is based in Rock, IL. I am DYF certified. I would travel upon request. Follow me on Instagram to see my work. @Makeupbykaren xo

  • 17 years in business

We all have our own styles, and we all pay attention to detail in a different way! I am a perfectionist and with a pre trial you can have your makeup just the way you want!


We service make-up artistry at its finest. We specialize in creating moments into memories by helping capture your dreams.

  • 13 years in business

I have spend many years and educational hours mastering my technique and time. I have a very unique and productive way "like no other" working with up-dos. I can accomplish several hair styles in less hours with ease and skill. I love what I DO!!


I have over 16 years of experience as a makeup artist. I worked for Chanel, MAC, Lauder and Prescriptives. I specialize in large weddings.


I am a Rockford, IL based professional and licensed makeup artist and hair stylist. I have 7 years of experience. My specialties are the following: * Makeup and hair for special events * Bridal hair and makeup (bridesmaids as well) * Theater * Photo shoots * Wardrobe * Advice/personal shopping with client, if necessary I've been dedicated to capture that wow moment with my clients. I enjoy enhancing natural beauty from my clients. I am confident in my work, and I love challenges.


I have makeup certifications in the following: - Beauty/Bridal - TV/Movie/Creative - Special Effects I am a freelance makeup artist, and I am willing to travel.

  • 32 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

Wedding makeup is my specialty. I airbrush so your makeup last 12-14 hours. During your trial we will go over the photos you like and how you want to feel. I have 24 years of experience that will make you more beautiful than you have ever seen. I want you to feel amazing on your wedding day. This is where your vision meets my skills.


I'm available to travel to your location, or you can travel to me. I provide specialty hairstyling for weddings and special events. I also am a nationally trained makeup artist providing all makeup services, including standard application, airbrush and commercial photo shoot application. I have been providing these service for over 16 years.


I take my time during the consultations, listening to the clients and their needs. I do a complete assessment of the client's closet, and I bring to the table complete packages including hair and makeup to complete all new looks for all.



I am an independent beauty consultant with Mary Kay, and I have experience in makeovers. I am an expert at makeup application. I can provide a portfolio if requested. I look forward to working with you!

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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