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Urbana Makeup Artists

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Amy Marie
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Meaghan M.
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Just this past weekend, on October 3, 2015, I was a bridesmaid for my brothers wedding and was fortunate enough to have Amy do my make makeup. She took my makeup to the next level, and it turned out absolutely amazing. She did everything from contouring my face, to eyes, eyelashes, and lipstick. She takes her time with each client, doesn't rush anything, and makes sure you are satisfied with the final product. I have used her multiple times from school photos, to dances, to weddings, and she is sure to fit the makeup to the occasion. I would 100% recommend her to anyone and everyone, she does a phenomenal job, and she loves what she does!

Carl Dennis Makeup Artistry
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Taylor S.
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Amazing with hair and make up!!! She is very fun and personable. She takes the time on your hair and face to make you look absolutely fabulous and thriving. The color of my hair has been amazing every time and I have always left happy and satisfied about my hair :)

My Special Day Makeup
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Tami M.
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My wedding was in June and I hired Galina as the makeup artist for me as well as my bridesmaids. Galina did an excellent job on every one of us making sure that our makeup was flawless. She is not only a good makeup artist but also has a great personality. I would recommend her for weddings or any other events.

Posh Petite Beauty
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marybeth D.
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I loved getting my makeup done for prom by Sharhonda! She kept me laughing the whole time! The makeup lasted all night and I felt beautiful! I got tons of compliments on my makeup! I will defiantly be going back to her!

Hair On Demand
from 2 reviews
    Julie J.
    Verified review

    Shannon Did an awesome Job on my daughters hair and makeup it was beautiful thank you Shannon !!

    • 26 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Christina C.
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    Rita was very professional and courteous. I was able to obtain an appointment in a satisfactory time. I was very pleased with her work and received compliments by others. I would definitely return and have recommended her to others.


    I do makeup for any occasion. I also do party planning for wedding receptions, birthday parties and showers.


    If you need help with your makeup and hair, then I can help you out. I have a limit on the hairstyles that I can do.

    • 16 years in business

    It’s a wonderful feeling making my customers look beautiful. Making them smile , chatting with them, helping them relax and enjoy their time in the salon . Our salon is full of fun . We all love what we do .

    • 7 years in business

    My Salon has a very laid back atmosphere and I give every one of my clients as much time and energy to ensure every client looks great and they love their look


    I am an Arizona based makeup artist. My career began in middle school when I did muakup for my friends, my sisters and cousins. I love this job so much, and I need a chance.


    I've worked with multiple cosmetic lines and have been in the beauty industry for 3 years. I've done weddings, proms, special occasion, etc.


    I can do any kind of makeup you can imagine, along with mini lessons. I am open to all questions. Whether it's glam, casual, or wedding, I will perfect it at a very affordable price.


    I offer makeup and wedding planning services for major events, such as weddings, prom, etc. My fees are very affordable.


    We offer head-to-toe spa and beauty services, from makeup, lashes, facials, nails/pedicure services, and hair services. We can come to you for your wedding needs. We have 14 years' experience in making people look and feel good. I educate nationally in lashes, waxing, and nails. Let me help make any day a special day.


    I strive to perform with the best customer service out there! I love getting to know people and building professional relationships. My goal is to make you feel and look amazing, for you're special day or event.


    I work to create your vision utilizing my professionally creative skills. I will make it happen for you. I love to see a dream come to life!! I get so involved with making sure a client has a great turnout and reviews are coming! Sometimes, I forget on a platform like this a bride needs a link to review. Brides are so stressed on their big day, I make sure to not bother with small details. They take pictures for me, for other brides to review!



    I specialize in events such as weddings, photoshoots, proms/homecomings, etc. Updo/special event hair and makeup work is my passion! I love to bring out my clients' natural beauty while adding my professional touches to their look to make their big day truly special.

    • 4 years in business

    I provide makeup for special occasions. I do artistic makeup and sometimes for it's for free if you're my favorite. I am weird and picky.


    I am willing to travel on location to my customers. I have experience with many weddings as well as work in a salon.

    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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    Need Makeup Artist on May 7, 2013

    West Lafayette, IN

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