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Kansas City Makeup Artists

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Annie DeVol Artistry
from 96 reviews
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katie T.
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She was fantastic. We were in need of a makeup artist fairly quickly and she was very responsive and accommodating. The bride and bridal party didn't have any particular ideas for makeup and she just went with it and did a beautiful job. I would highly recommend her.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elaine D.
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I was extremely impressed with Shelley and her work! I did a trial run of makeup, and I looked stunning! She came to the hotel and did some bridesmaids makeup and my own. My makeup stayed all day without budging! I also loved how we had the option for fake lashes. They really made everything stand out! She is extremely professional, and her prices are very fair! I highly recommend Beautiful-You-Makeup-Artistry for all of your makeup needs!

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Makeup by Brittanye
from 27 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nazanin N.
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Great makeup artist ❤️

  • 7 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki S.
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Mallory did my makeup and spray tan for my wedding this past weekend. I have never felt more gorgeous! First of all, she comes to you, which is extremely convenient! She is also very nice and personable, which is an important factor for me personally. I'll start with the spray tan. I was nervous since I had never gotten one, but she put me at ease and it turned out beautifully! I would recommend her tanning services to anyone I know! Now onto the makeup. I have only had my makeup done by one other person, and it was a horrible experience. Needless to say, I was uneasy to get it done again, but when I did my trial with Mallory I knew this time would be much different. She uses great products and her airbrush makeup is amazing! She knew what colors would look good with my skin tone, and was made sure that I liked the direction we were going, which of course I did. I got a sneak preview of some photos from the wedding, and the makeup photographed wonderfully and stayed on the whole night!! I would have no problem using her again, and would recommend her to others as well. Thanks Mallory!

Hair & Makeup By Alley
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Dawa L.
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Alley and her sister did a fabulous hair and make up job on me and my sister (bride). We loved your professionalism and advice on beauty tips. It was great working with you both. Thank you very much for making us looking beautiful. We both received lots of compliments on our hair and makeup. If anyone in Lawrence or Kansas are looking for professional awesome hair and makeup artist please reach out to Alley. She is the goto person in this area.

from 6 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aloette A.
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StyledbyAdut is a very talented makeup artist here in Kansas City. I have used her numerous times for different events that I had to attend. She takes her time and listens to your request. I am always satisfied with her work. She was able to do my makeup during graduation and I was VERY happy with her work. Everyone was asking and commenting on her work. 😊👍

Bridal Artistry Kansas City
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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Lisa actually did my makeup for my boudoir photo shoot. She made it a point to find out more about me, what I like, and what exactly I was looking for. She was very personable, professional, and so nice! I loved my makeup and it looked great in the photos. Highly recommend!

Fix Beauty Co.
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lena L.
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If I could give them 10 stars, I would! Jessica is truly an amazing artist with talent, patience, professionalism and a sweet soul. I was nervous to trust anyone with myself and my bridal party of 11, but she made the entire process so easy for me. We are all Indian/Asian and wanted super glam hair and makeup. Her and her amazing team were on-time, and gave us all exactly what we wanted. She made each of us feel beautiful and it was such a joy to have her be a part of my special day. The best decision I made was booking her before I booked any other vendors. Thank you Fix Beauty Co.

  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Merranda H.
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Reese is a breath of fresh air in the universe of beauty. Her work is flawless. Book her now. You will not be disappointed.

Jessica Kissinger Artistry
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ashley R.
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Jessica was the makeup and hair artist for a bridal shoot I had and both the makeup and hair stayed in place and was absolutely immaculate! Ashley Rose Www.ashleyrosephotographs.con

The Bombshell Experience
from 2 reviews
    Shanna D.
    Verified review

    I felt so beautiful on my wedding day thanks to the Bombshell Experience doing my makeup! She is so professional and fast while still paying attention to detail. I would highly recommend her to all my family and friends and look forward to using her for future services. 😁

    Halle Does Makeup
    from 2 reviews
      Courtney B.
      Verified review

      I had Halle do my makeup for a wedding at the beginning of May and she did an excellent job. She came equipped with plenty of options and I was overall very happy with the end result. My make up stayed on all night. She was professional and we had alot of fun, I would fully recommend her.


      I offer makeup, skin care and image consulting services. I'm a licensed aesthetician who specializes in makeup instruction, skin care remedies, photo and special-event makeup application. I'm a lifelong fashion and beauty expert with varied knowledge and experience in the field that includes fashion design, academia and photo shoots.


      My clients are confident that the services that they receive from me go above and beyond. I have an eye for detail and I deliver nothing less than excellance.


      I offer makeup services for all special occasion. I have over 20 years of experience in the field of makeup artistry and have had the privilege to work with over 230 brides to make their wedding day the most magical day of their lives.


      I am a great makeup artist. I am experienced in event work, photo shoots, fashion shows, commercials, weddings, private parties and brand or individual training.


      I am an experienced makeup artist with the ability to be flexible for you.


      I am a freelance makeup artist and worked for Lancome Cosmetics for 10 years. I provide services for weddings, senior portraits and various social occasions. I enjoy helping people feel good about themselves and creating a look that's just right for them.


      I specialize in updos, blow-outs and extensions. I can do minimum makeup. I'm certified in lash extensions by Minky's.


      Succeeding in the beauty industry is my main passion. Creating a beautiful hair and bringing out natural beauty with makeup is what I do best!


      I am a skilled makeup artist, trained and experienced through the Regency Beauty Institute. I am in the process of setting up a website.

      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.

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      Kansas City, MO

      • Event type
      • Number of people needing makeup
      • Trial makeup session
        No, I am not interested
      • Details
        I will have the Mother of the Groom in my Studio (Hair) in the UMKC area prior to the Event. She has requested a make-up artist.
      • $45
        Average price
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