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Baton Rouge Black Makeup Artists

Browse these black makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Baton Rouge.

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Vivace Salon & Cosmetics
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alison A.
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Lexi did our makeup for my sister's wedding. She was easy to work with and reasonably priced. Everyone loved their makeup and we had so many compliments on how pretty we looked. She takes her time and pays attention to detail. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a makeup artist!

K. Rochelle MUA
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Carla B.
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This makeup artist is literally the best bang for buck in Houston and MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She met with me 3 times to get my look right for my wedding (one way my bridal shoot)- she takes her time, will stay as long as you want, will try out different things, she's very accomodating, flexible, a pure sweetheart and completely at your service. She is literally CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SLAYAGE in one package. I wish I could post pics of my wedding party! Our them was Goddess and people were amazed and impressed at not only me but my bridesmaids coming down the isle. Without telling anyone our theme- they were like you all look like goddesses from heaven! :-) Thank you LaLeurre! Ps. Kuinesha is one of those weird artists who barely wears makeup but dresses others up all day long. Don't be caught off guard if a jean/t-shirt girl walks through your door instead of a Diva. She commits herself to making others divas and pulls the flyest tricks out of the bag when she dresses up on occasion herself. She also did a tutorial "How to Slay" for me and my bridal party and friends at my bachelorette party! Again she's just so much time and every time I've tipped her more than the price because she is one of the most economical in Houston and literally also one of the best and most professional (I went to 5 other artists in Houston who charged way more).

Makeup Maven
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Stephanie T.
    Verified review

    Talented & professional with the caring comfort of a friend. Can work miracles with the wave of makeup brush & flat iron. Will always be my first choice when I want to be Beautiful.

    Mandi Lee L.L.C.
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 7 years in business
    • 16 hires on Thumbtack
    Minda H.
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    Excellent experience, I highly recommend her. I have used Mandi for makeup applications for many formal events I have attended. She did a beautiful job on transforming me and I loved my makeup which always holds up throughout the events. Unlike so many people who advertise for these services, Mandi has a degree and is a board certified and licensed Esthetician and professional Makeup Artist. Her education and years of experience in her field really show! She is a true professional and has a beautiful spa! I go to her studio on a regular basis for facials, waxing and other services. I have seen a huge improvement to my skin. Her prices are so affordable I am able to go monthly.

    Makeup by Katie
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jayne B.
    Verified review

    Very professional and makeup is always flawless!!!!!

    • 3 years in business
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Mark L.
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    Leila was my makeup artist on my wedding day, she was wonderful, she went the extra mile to assist me and my sister. She made me feel amazing by the time she was done with me, I was so beautiful I couldn't believe it. I would highly recommend Leila and will certainly hire her again for other events. Beatrice and her sister

    True Beauty By Hope
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    Donna H.
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    Hope Kennedy is the one-of-a-kind makeup artist and hair stylist you cannot do without for any of your event needs. Hope's warm and friendly personality puts you at ease immediately. She takes the time to truly understand both the occasion (everything from weddings and parties to an important business meeting or a night out on the town) and your personal style to create your own stunning and flawless look. Hope is a true professional with a passion for her work and IT SHOWS!!!!

    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Yvonne T.
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    Taylor was great! He was very professional, on time, finished in a timely manner and my make up looked great! I Plan to book Taylor again! His pricing also is reasonable!

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I take direction very well. Color scheme, natural or glamor. I take what a client asks of me, come up with how they might like it, or if pictures are supplied, see what the customer likes or dislikes about it and make the changes. Test runs are always good.

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    I am a dependable person, and my work is precise. Makeup is my passion. I am also a licensed esthetician, and skin care is important to me.

    • 5 years in business
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    I currently work as a professional makeup artist, which makes it easy to stay current with trends and practice my techniques on a daily basis. I have been in the beauty industry for 13 years. I am licensed as both a hairstylist and makeup artist. I teach people how to improve on their current makeup skills, e.g. achieving a flawless complexion or smokey eye look. I can help you achieve your goal, be it perfect liquid liner or airbrush finish. If you are a beginner, I can help you master the basics over the course of a few lessons. I can assist you in finding the right colors, formulas and tools you need to recreate your makeup look as well. Once you've learned the basics, we can begin learning intermediate techniques or recreating specific looks that interest you. These lessons can be taught in smaller groups of up to four people in your home with one person serving as the model. I also do individual lessons if you would prefer one-on-one session. In addition to lessons, I offer prom, bridal and special event makeup services. My ultimate goal is to imbue everyone I meet with confidence in their appearance and ability. I want each person I work with to walk away feeling happy and self-assured. I truly believe that happiness brings beauty.

    About

    I provide pro makeup application for special events, recitals, and photo shoots. I have 4 years of experience and specialize in making sure you look your absolute best!

    • 8 years in business
    About

    I am based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and travel throughout the Tri-State area. I am trained extensively in all forms of makeup artistry, from editorial, HD film, and special effects to bridal and beauty. I love creating fresh and bold looks, as well as dark and avant garde. I have worked in every facet of the entertainment industry and now, I would love to showcase my timeless, flawless style at your next red carpet event or wedding.

    About

    I am a freelance makeup artist specializing in natural-looking makeup. I am located between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA.

    About

    Hi I'm a makeup/hairstylist I can make up flawless for any occasion. I'm Skilled in weddings and proms.

    About

    I'm an artist first, so I am able to create an image that unique and caters to my clients wants and needs

    • 5 years in business
    About

    I am a freelance makeup artist/costume makeup artist. I love what I do, and I want this to be my everyday career. :)

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    I am a hair stylist and makeup artist specializing in natural hair, roll brush style, hair color, haircut, hair infusion, and Malaysian weave, as well as eyelash extension and eyebrow arching. I specialize in makeup application, contouring, individual lashes, strip lashes, makeup blending, and I also use mineral makeup.

    About

    I am a very experienced makeup artist. I specialize in eyebrows and giving you the contour and highlight that your face needs. I am also experienced with lashes, individuals and strips.

    About

    We specialize in runway brides and their beautiful bridesmaids in salon or on location. We cater to your wishes. We are passionate about what we do and excited to assist in your most special day.

    About

    I am a Baton Rouge-based event producer. I enjoy home decor makeovers, I have my license in Cosmetology. I do hair such as updo styles. I am a freelance makeup artist also wardrobe stylist. My career began in high school where I did girls makeup for formal dances since then, I've been dedicated to capturing the beauty and energy of people and their work.

    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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