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Top Rated Makeup Artists Around Ashburn, VA

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JMDESIGNZ
4.9
from 80 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Natasha H.
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Where do I start? I submitted two separate TT requests to find a makeup artist and hair stylist to help make three promotion models look their best for my company's photo and video commercial shoot. When Jen responded to my request for a hair stylist, not only did she provide a quote for the service as well as a very beautiful work portfolio, she also told me that she and her team known as the Glam Squad did both hair and makeup. "A Mobile Glam Squad"...... What? I didn't request a team, but a team was the answers to my prayers because they were able to save an incredible amount of time for 6 different sets/scenes at the studio. Jen is so professional and laid out plan on how she and her team would apply their beautiful makeup and do their hair. I could not have been more pleased with the outcome and will definitely be working with JM Designz for all of my company's makeup and hair needs in the future.

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 131 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 236 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alex C.
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Winstead is a multi-talented artist on many platforms that I've had the pleasure of witnessing. Winstead was the hair/makeup artist on set of my first photoshoot in VA, and more recently, he directed and produced my first video interview! His talents know no boundaries, and he's nothing short of a pleasure to work with. Winstead is a true professionsal.

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Erin
4.8
from 86 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Abena B.
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OMG I LOVE ERIN, i’ve legit hired her two times for junior and senior year prom and both times she made me look and feel amazing, we all know I’m hiring her again for my graduation that’s how much i absolutely love her!!!!

GLAM Enterprises
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Mia T.
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Great makeup artist with a lovely personality. Very skilled and can make glamorous still look natural. I was very pleased with her promptness and service and look forward to working with her in the future.

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DC Elite Image
5.0
from 60 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sunny H.
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Teresa is an amazing makeup artist! She is super friendly, talented, calm and patient. I am so happy to have a genuinely happy person as my makeup artist. She made me look stunning on my wedding date. My family and I all love her positive attitude during our wedding prep! I love my trial session too. Wonderful wonderful wonderful!

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Makeup by Hamna
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Eunice D.
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Hamna was very professional. Soon as I sat down for my makeup I felt very at ease and comfortable. Each step was explained prior and during application. I told her the look I was after for special event and that's what I got and more! When she finally finished I was so so happy with my makeup all I kept saying was "wow". I got so many comments about my makeup that I wish I could have put her in my suitcase all the way to the UK!!

Jebella Artistry
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Mallory M.
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Judith and Jossi are kind and professional, and it was fun to have my trial hair and makeup done by them. I only had vague ideas of what I wanted for my updo and makeup, but these artists did their magic and I was amazed by the outcome. I trust them completely with my and my bridesmaids' hair and makeup on my wedding day.

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BeautyCreation
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Abhi S.
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Roma is a wonderful makeup artist! I looked flawless on the day of my trial and she was definitely to one to pick for my wedding day! She did not only my makeup but all of my bridesmaids as well as my mother. She is able to tailor everyone's makeup to what they want whether its over the top or super subtle! Book her now before she's taken :)

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CHANCE LAWRONE
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Treshaun S.
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I loved my experience with Jayde during my makeup trial. I wanted someone who was not only professional and great at what they do, but also personable. Not only did she beat my face to the gods (lol), she was also very funny and cool to talk to. She is now officially the makeup artist that my family and I will use in a lot of official events. I am confident that she will make me the most beautiful bride on my wedding day.

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RAVE Artistry
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Adriana V.
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Great person and great makeup artist!

  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Char M.
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Aubrielle was perfect! She applied makeup on my stepdaughter's face for her prom and she outshined each and every girl at the prom. Her look was nude with a splash of glam. Not only was she on time, applied the makeup well, and super nice, she educated me on the who, what, when, where, how, and why on applying and using makeup. Too bad she is located in Maryland because I am getting married in Chicago. I hope I am able to find someone just as good. In the meantime, going forward, I will be using her for any upcoming events. Thanks Aubry! :-)

Tina's Artistry
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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Tina did the makeup for myself and my bridal party. She asked about makeup comfort level and adapted her make up to the comfort level of everyone. She was quite pleasant and worked in tandem with my hair stylist which made for an easy day.

  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie J.
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To the best makeup artist on this planet. The one thing I love most about Erica is that the first thing I said to her was that "I want to look like me in my pictures". She not only made me look like me but even better." I have had my face done several times by Erica and never ever was I not satisfied. Her work, and gift is OUTSTANDING.

  • 5 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle T.
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Mia is a phenominal hair stylist and makeup artist! She has done multiple haircuts for me, and she did hair and makeup for me and my whole bridal party on my wedding day. Everyone was very impressed with her skills, not to mention her fun-loving personality. I highly recommend Mia for any of your beauty needs. She really knows her stuff!

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  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
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Brandis C.
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Very professional and talented make up artist. Makeup lasted all day! She arrived on time and was prepared. Quick application, but very precise! Gave my daughter the look she was going for.

Makeup and All That Jas
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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She gave me a natural look with a soft glow in addition to a bold purple lip color. She was very sweet and she took time to adjust the makeup to my preferences. I will definitely ask her to do my prom makeup. Her prices were very cheap compared to other makeup artists. And the makeup done was outstanding. Extremely pleased.

MakeupByBlanche
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jerita S.
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Blanche's makeup skills are top notch. I signed up for the makeup tutorial and she was extremely patient and a very effective teacher. She could be a celebrity makeup artist - that's how good she is. I can't wait to sign up for another session with her.

  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Rosemary L.
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She's very friendly and a great makeup artist! Thank you so much Sammi!!

Lovemascara
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy H.
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She listened to exactly what kind of look I wanted and constantly made sure I liked it. My makeup looked so flawless and she didn't even charge me half as much as other makeup artists. Definitely will be going back to her!

Usha MakeUp Beauty Lounge
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jing J.
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Excellent team of makeup artists and hair stylists. Highly skilled, personable, professional and extremely easy to work with. They went above and beyond on my special occasion to accommodate me. I highly recommend Usha

MakeupbyVaniS
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Hayley G.
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Vanis did amazing job on my hair and makeup ☺️ I felt like a princess 👑. I showed her what I wanted to do with my hair and makeup and she truely Delivered and I loved it soo much! My last person cancelled on my last minute and I found vanis and she answered right away and got back to me 🙃 . I would definitely use her again for any event she is very sweet. If your looking for a high quality professional job👌🏼

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.

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 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.