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Lexington Makeup Artists

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Artistic Beauty Ky
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly F.
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Alicia met me the day before my wedding for a trial run. I had completely forgotten to book a makeup artist and I was extremely lucky she was available! She brought mimosas and got to work. She airbrushed the foundation on and let me just say from 11am in Kentucky heat and humidity it lasted the entire day and through the Rehearsal dinner that night. She was extremely patient on the Wedding day as constant interruptions occurred while she was getting us ready. My bridesmaids originally didn't want their makeup done but when they saw my results they jumped on board! I would highly recommend Alicia over and over again! Thank you for making out day so special. The airbrushing is amazing and she is a sweetheart! I'd love to use her if I ever have another special event to attend!

Edomoni Young Makeup
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole F.
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She did my makeup for ComicCon... Was fabulous. Everyone LOVED it!!!!

  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda T.
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Perhaps it is just meant to be that there are certain vendors at your wedding that become part of your family. I met with Trish 6 months before my wedding and from the second I met her I knew she would be the PERFECT makeup artist for me. Her reputation in the wedding industry, her calm demeanor, obvious talent, and her passion for the art is a win win. Her style is classic and timeless! I knew that the camera was harsh and takes away about 50% of the make-up on your face, and yet with Trish I didn't look like a clown in person and even without photo shop, she managed to make me look flawless on camera as well. My makeup lasted through crying, sweating, dancing, laughing, all the way through the after the wedding reception party. I was amazed at how pictures taken 6 hours later still looked great! I felt like a princess in Trish's presence. She is kind, talented, patient and very calm (which was needed with pre-wedding stress). She is a package deal and I couldn't be happier with the job she did!

Pose Artistry
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Emily L.
Verified review

Alicia was incredible. She was feeling really under the weather, but still powered through my appointment and made my makeup look flawless for my wedding. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone who wants glamorous, perfect makeup for any formal event.

Devon's Makeup Studio
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Christy H.
Verified review

I hired Devon to do my wedding makeup, and she did not disappoint! Not only is she very skilled and professional, she is also very sweet and fun to work with. We did a trial run a couple of weeks prior to the wedding, and she came prepared to create several looks, and wanted to make sure I was 100% happy with the final look. I felt like she was genuinely excited to be a part of my big day, and I was over the moon happy with how beautiful my makeup ended up being. I received countless compliments, and my makeup stayed on all night (through sweat and rain!) I HIGHLY recommend her!!

  • 6 years in business
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I take passion in making a women Face glow beyond what they have even experienced

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I am a professional cosmetologist. I specialize in weddings and pageants, but I'm experienced in all types of event hair and makeup services.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I specialize in bridal and prom makeup. I have a wide variety of before and after pics as well as clientele references. I currently work at Bare Minerals and have been through plenty of training courses to gain knowledge of the most recent trends. I would be more than happy to set up an appointment a few days in advance, to achieve the desired look on the day of the event. Feel free to contact me at any time. Thank you!

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I offer wedding and event makeup. I also cater to proms, special occasions, beauties, and even special effects makeup. I provide education with application!

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I'm a licensed hairstylist and makeup artist. I can do special effects, classy, daring or whatever you need. I mostly do only makeup, but I can also do hairstyling. Please take into consideration that I do not do updos often). I am working on creating my own cosmetic line as well, so my clients can experience that.

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Your satisfaction is guaranteed, or your is money back. I can also teach while I work. Also, I love to do charity events!

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My work speaks for itself. I treat every clients needs as if it were myself. Example: what would I want to look like if it were me experiencing the clients desires.

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Cin is my childhood nickname. I am a beauty consultant; I can also do hair and makeup, and I sell jewelry. I'm not certified, but I'm good at what I do. I have plenty of experience. I also do special cakes. I can send pictures, if needed, of things I've done.

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My work stands out from others because of the vibrant colors Glamourz Divas have.

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Im very artsy and not afraid to experiment with colors and designs. I am willing to give anything a first try.

  • 5 years in business
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There isn't a lot of makeup artists in general around my area that travel to homes.

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Having someone do your make-up is very exciting but it can also be very scary. My goal is to make you feel even more beautiful than what you already are. The way I do that is by listening to your needs, likes and dislikes. Unlike most artists, I offer a very affordable run through before you decide to hire me. This gives you the opportunity to see if I meet your needs.

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Makeup has always been my passion! I do from bold, winged liner and smoke eyes with flash lashes to natural glowing makeup. Hair is styled in any way requested.

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I am a makeup artist enhancing beauty one face at a time! I am a freelance makeup artist. I enjoy making people beautiful and enhancing the natural beauty.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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  • 4 years in business
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I'm a freelance makeup artist and beauty blogger. I can do full makeup for any formal (or informal) event that you're sure to love!

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding

Milford, OH

  • Event type
    Wedding
  • Number of people needing makeup
    6 or more
  • Trial makeup session
    Yes, I am interested
  • Details
    wedding May 3, possibly 6-7 women, including myself. Looking for someone to come to my home for the day of our wedding in Milford Oh

Need a Makeup Artist

Louisville, KY

  • Event type
    Wedding
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Trial makeup session
    Yes, I am interested
  • Details
    if the price is not too expensive, I may have my bridesmaids get theirs done

Need a Makeup Artist

Georgetown, KY

  • Event type
    Wedding
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Trial makeup session
    Yes, I am interested
  • Details
    May possibly include 2 other girls for makeup the day of wedding but no trial, depending on price.
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