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Top Rated Makeup Artists Around Ashburn, VA

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Erin
4.8
from 87 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 129 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!!!!

Makeup by Fran
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Sabrina R.
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Fran was AMAZING!!!! If you're looking for a humble, talented, and reasonably priced makeup artist look no farther!!!

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GLAM CAMM
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brittany H.
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Camille was the best!!!!! She is so sweet and great at what she does. You can really tell she LOVES makeup. She is definitely my new makeup artist!!!! Thanks again boo.

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BeautyCreation
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michelle W.
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Being a makeup lover myself, I knew that when choosing a makeup artist for my wedding I couldn't choose just anyone. All I can say is that Roma is truly amazing!! At my trial, she took the time to ask questions and find out exactly what I was looking for. As soon as she was done, I knew I wanted her to do my makeup for my wedding. When the wedding day came, she traveled to my hotel suite and did the makeup for myself as well as 5 others. She showed up early, stayed 100% on schedule, and was a true professional from start to finish. She is enthusiastic, funny, and so easy to talk to. My makeup came out AWESOME and I received so many compliments. I can't thank Roma enough for making me feel beautiful on such an important day. I would highly recommend her and plan on using her myself for future events!

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 135 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 249 hires on Thumbtack
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Roslyn L.
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Winstead is a savvy professional makeup artist and producer. He was flexible to work with me to meet my particular needs. He also offers a great services at a competitive price.

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DC Elite Image
5.0
from 60 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
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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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JMDESIGNZ
4.9
from 80 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Godfrey M.
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Jen sent one of her staff makeup artist named JUSTINA!!! She did a fantastic job making my daughter glamourous for her Senior PROM this past weekend. Jen and Justina were very professional and affordable! Jen sent a questionnaire to my daughter asking her to describe the look she ted to have for her Prom and Justina delivered!!! I would highly recommend these makeup professionals for any occasion where you want your sweetheart to be fabulous!!!!!

Bèni Makeup Artistry
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Eliana I.
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The quality of the makeup is really good.

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  • 98 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.

MakeupByBlanche
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 28 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.

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CHANCE LAWRONE
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sherri B.
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I never normally write reviews but I was so impressed. She made all of us feel special and beautiful. Most makeup artist only do makeup one way( which I hate) but Jaydes makeup capibilties and talents were able to stretch from my daughter (13) who's makeup was very beautiful and age appropriate to my Great grandmother(81) who's makeup was light and elegant. But most importantly my husbands jaw was on the floor. Lol.. THANK YOU SOO MUCH.

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.

Tenacious Makeup
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Renee B.
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Tanya did my bridal hair trial days before my wedding on short notice. She was amazing & professional! She took my suggestions & offered other styles. She provides human hair extensions & accessories. After a wonderful hair trial I booked her for my bridal makeup as well. As someone who does not usually wear makeup she tailored my look to my liking. She did an excellent job with everything! I was so lucky to find her :)

  • 5 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin N.
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She was fantastic! All of my bridesmaids hair looked fabulous, my hair and makeup was exactly what I wanted. She was able to do everything from just a few inspiration photos. She was punctual and very easy to work with and she was able to do my mothers makeup even though she wasn’t originally asked to when hired. Great quality, great qualifications, great pricing, AND able to do both hair and makeup.

Usha MakeUp Beauty Lounge
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 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

  • 5 years in business
  • 41 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! :-)

Jebella Artistry DMV
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 26 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.

MakeupbyVaniS
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 5 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👌🏼

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Yaya R.
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Loved my makeup for my anniversary party. I wanted a natural look with a pop of color and she totally delivered. The lipgloss stayed on all night, through eating and drinking. I was also quite surprised at how easy the makeup came off at the end of the night. Usually makeup removal gets messy and I have to wash my face a couple times, but the makeup came off so simple.

Facade Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel D.
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Rita was the first person to professionally do my makeup and she will be the ONLY one to do so! She knows her craft so well and she enjoys it! The end results are always amazing, and they look natural. A personable makeup artist who is professional and great at what she does!!!!

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RAVE Artistry
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Adriana V.
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Great person and great makeup artist!

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.

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 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.