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Beautification Transformation
4.9
from 107 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Christina P.
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Tai did my hair and makeup for my wedding trial, dyed my hair last minute for my bachelorette party and did hair & makeup for all 5 my girls and myself! I hired her instantly! She did an amazing job and was extremely easy to get along with. I strongly recommend brides-to-be to consider Tai for their bridal makeup or any makeup and/or hair service for any occasion. She's more than a makeup artist, I would consider her a friend! We started talking about work and now we chat about life! I highly recommend her for any service you may need. Thanks, Tai!

  • 19 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Justine L.
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Soo happy with Delia's makeup services. She made me look and feel beautiful. Only makeup artist you'll ever need!!

  • 19 years in business
  • 213 hires on Thumbtack
Lashawnda V.
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I enjoyed Traci, she was on time in spite of my clients wedding starting at 11:30 in the morning. She came through at the last minute. She had all 6 ladies including the bride looking beautiful. She was complete with the last bridesmaid makeup by 10:20a.m. Everyone loved their look. I would most defiantly call Traci again, I will recommend her. Lashawnda

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Ami Erika Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 53 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Casey E.
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Ami did such an amazing job of providing stunning makeup to myself and my family members for my wedding! It was over 95 degrees when I walked down the aisle and you couldn’t not even tell in pictures because my makeup was applied so well! She was early to the house we were getting ready at, was professional even in a relaxed setting and worked diligently the whole time. I very much so recommend her to be a part of any day you want to look stunning! Thank you again for making my day that much easier and stress free!

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Patricia Fardon Makeup
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
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Ashley K.
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Patricia was absolutely wonderful! Not only is her work extremely professional, but she is so nice and personable and makes the makeup and hair experience an absolute pleasure. Also, we ran into a snag where we needed to shoot our film for another day and asked her with less than half a day notice if she could come again the next day... and she happily complied. I could not recommend Patricia more! :)

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Shimmer and Pout
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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Michelle M.
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Lisa was so professional & talented! She arrived on time with all the tools needed to make us beautiful for the special day! She was attentive & receptive to the ideas we had and was even able to replicate them exactly! She worked efficiently but precisely and was able to give us the exact looks we wanted! I am so happy I selected Lisa for this occasion and would definitely recommend her to anykne looking for makeup services!

  • 2 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Annalise D.
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Monica and her team were absolutely wonderful for my wedding in September of 2016. They arrived on time, were so pleasant, and worked very diligently to complete my hair and makeup, as well as hair styles for my mom, our flower girl, and 7 of my bridesmaids. Monica was extremely accommodating when I requested 2 additional stylists and a certain time frame in our schedule. My hair and makeup was done well at my trial (during which she generously did a trial for my mom, too!), but the second time around for my wedding - WOW! I literally could not be happier. I was so happy with each, and they stayed all day and all night, after having it done around 9 in the morning. My bridesmaids were so, so pleased with their hair styles as well, and so was I. I would highly recommend Monica for both hair and make up services! Thank you so much Monica and team for making my day so beautiful!

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Lashed Up and Stylin
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Monica K.
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Julia did a great job with my hair and makeup!

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Anastacia Makeup Artist
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Karri K.
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Anastacia was complete professional. She was kind, calm and easy to talk to. The result of her makeup application spurred many compliments. I will use her services again. Thank you, Anastacia. 🙏🏼

Hair and Makeup by Sandy
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda H.
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Sandy did a wonderful job in both hair and makeup. Would 110% recommend her for any occasion.

Makeup EvaR
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Erika R.
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Great service and she's very friendly! She did an amazing job with my makeup and I would really recommend her! I will definitely hire her again.

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Lilly's Bridal Boutique
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Emily A.
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Lilly was absolutely fantastic to work with. She did my hair and makeup for my wedding, as well as hair and makeup for several of my bridesmaids. Everything looked perfect and held up well. She was also very responsive to feedback. I had some changes to my makeup look after my trial and the final product ended up perfect. My hair also held up incredibly for the entir night. Would absolutely recommend and hire again.

Makeup By Jennifer K
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Debra Y.
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Jennifer has a gift for teaching makeup application skills and for makeup artistry and I'm so glad to have found her! I've attended 2 classes at her home and walked away from both classes feeling beautiful and with a lot more confidence in my ability to apply contour, highlight, and different types of eyeliners. She teaches on a model, and then guides your practice, even making suggestions as to fun colors to try from her makeup stash. Thanks to Jennifer, I'm enjoying trying different colors and flaming it up a bit. I immediately felt welcome at her in- home classroom. Jennifer has created a warm, friendly environment to learn from her and also your classmates in the group classes. I hoped to learn a lot, and she exceeded my expectations. I look forward to attending more classes and will definitely use her for special events.

LoveAlways_AMJ
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Linda S.
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Angel is a phenomenal makeup artist. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone who is seeking a professional for any occasion. She offered some great makeup tips/advice that were very helpful, and I can’t wait to try them myself. I was very pleased with my results, and would definitely use her services again

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Makeup by Darshi
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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Ritu R.
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Darshi did an amazing job for my engagement party! She did the makeup look I wanted and I loved it! I had several compliments and guests asking who did my makeup. She was very professional in communicating while confirming the date and contract signing. I highly recommend Darshi and would definitely use her again.

Glambyglades
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Serena E.
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I hired Glades for Prom makeup and she did an amazing job on me and a friend. She was on time and catered to the look you wanted. Highly recommend.

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Hair & Makeup by Allison
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Megan M.
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Allison is awesome! She is extremely professional and takes great care of her clients! Her hair and makeup skills are phenomenal and I highly recommend her!

Nika Richi Makeup Services
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Katy S.
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Nika, you did such a beautiful job with my wedding for my makeup. You were on-time, professional & so talented. I threw some changes your way and you didn’t even blink! Thank you so much for making me feel like a princess on my wedding day.

SadafQMakeupArtist
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tubassam A.
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I absolutely love love love love getting my makeup and hair done by Sadaf. ❤️❤️❤️. Her background and experience is impressive, her knowledge is extensive, she is a professional, and truly a delight. She asks you what make up you usually wear and always checks in to see if you like or not or if want less or more. She is soooo amazing I usually end up going to her three to four times a week weather it’s for an event (wedding, engagement, baby shower), business meeting or even just a normal day at work. She goes above and beyond to fit me into her busy schedule as early as 5 am!!! While she does my makeup and hair the comfort level is out of this worldddddd. My hair and makeup are always flawless, I get so many compliments every time. Everytime she goes above and beyond and exceeds all my expectations. Thank you for everything you do. I would recommend her to anyone I know. If you are looking for an amazing artist look no further Sadaf is the one and only. If I could give a higher rating I would. 😊😊

Diana's Beauty Makeover
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Aranis S.
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Very professional! On time and her designs are beautiful, the kids love it!

Makeup By Jerlicia
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Iesha B.
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It was truly enjoyable working with Jerlicia. She made me look gorgeous for my wedding. I couldn't have asked for more.

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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