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Kenner Special Effects Makeup Artists

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Polished
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine M.
Verified review

Very professional and friendly. Did an amazing job on me and my bridesmaids for my wedding day! She was able to provide me with a look that would show in pictures without making my makeup too heavy. Loved it! She also connected me with a hair stylist who did an amazing job as well. :)

  • 5 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen F.
Verified review

Indira Tannetta is a true artist in every sense of the word. I worked with her in the greater Boston market and knew her to be one of the most sought after Makeup Artists in our community. Indira has it all going for her, easy to work with, even, steady, passionate, creative. Beautiful in the company of her,with her heart, smile, and natural perfection. Most impressive is Indiras artistry and perfection, an innate ability to capture each clients desired appearance, not stopping at the makeup application, inspiring and enhancing her clients personal style from head to toe! I couldn't imagine how Indira could improve, I completely enjoy watching her grow as a woman and artist and look forward with anticipation to the great work she will undoubtedly produce in the future, Indira is the very best!

Chrissy D Makeup Artistry
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Erika E.
Verified review

Chrissy was amazing ! I have never looked more beautiful, laughed more or felt more pampered. Chrissy and Dominique her partner were extremely professional, but also made me feel at ease as if I were sitting with my two girlfriends chatting over wine. Did I mention I also looked stunning? Whenever I visit New Orleans I will find the need for hair, makeup, or skin services so I can be pampered by Chrissy again. Thank you Chrissy for making my day more special.

Meagababy Makeup
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Melanie P.
Verified review

Meagan did an AMAZING job doing my bridal makeup for my wedding. Although this is not her specialty, she is a true artist who can naturally transition from her theatrical makeup and face and body painting to do a more natural wedding look. She is extremely versatile and aims to please her clients while staying true to her style. I would highly recommend Meagan for any of your make-up, face painting or body painting needs.

Jackie Woodrow Makeup
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine L.
Verified review

I couldn't have asked for a better makeup artist. Jackie is a true professional and someone who loves her work. I would recommend Jackie for any special event or occasion and would definitely use her again. Thank you Jackie for making my evening even more special.

Baadgal Productions
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Brenda B.
Verified review

Rita is an amazing makeup artist. I've gotten my makeup done from others and was never satisfied because it never came out to what I want. You can show and describe to her what you want and what you're are wearing and before she even begins she'll show you what products she's going to be using and what colors... Anybody that asks me who's a good makeup artist or where can I get my makeup done quick but perfect I always referred them to Rita. I love her work and it's NEVER a let down. This is truly her talent!

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

I would recommend Katie to anyone that wants to look better than beautiful for any special occasion! She did makeup for me and my bridal party on my wedding day and everyone looked stunning! The makeup she used stayed on all day and looked flawless! Katie's expertise and professionalism is second to none!

Charlene Adair
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sharay P.
Verified review

Really good makeup artist! Did an amazing job for my college graduation...I plan on returning for future occasions. Also, her makeup classes are awesome!

Q & A

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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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