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Valen'sBOX MakeUp Artist
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Azahara L.
Verified review

Getting my makeup done by a professional was something that I had never done. However, for my wedding I wanted my hair and my makeup to look great and Valen made it possible! After the trial, I knew she understood what I wanted, and everything looked amazing the day of the wedding. My family and friends loved my look. Valen had no problem coming pretty early to my house to get the job done on time. In addition, she offered different ideas for my hair and makeup, and she was very helpful when giving me advice about what to do with my hair (braid, updo...), what would and would not work based on my features, where I could find certain hair clips I wanted, etc. It was a wonderful experience, she made me feel comfortable and confident, and I have no doubt recommending her! Thank you, Valen!!

  • 12 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda F.
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I was looking for a hair and makeup artist for a work gala last month. I really wanted to sport a red carpet look. From the get go, Carolina was prompt at responding to my queries and eager to work with me. She assured me she could accommodate the look I was going for, and definitely delivered. The day of the event, she met me at my sister's house where I was getting ready, and was super professional and helpful even though I was running late. She never rushed me or herself, and talked me through the process as she went along. My sisters and I had a lot of fun talking with her throughout the appointment as well. Once finished, she adjusted any little thing I asked for, and even left me with the little tube of lip gloss she used to reapply as needed throughout my evening. Such a fun and easygoing experience, and the results were out of this world! I am continuing to receive compliments on how I looked to this day! I would definitely recommend this company and use them again. Thanks Carolina!!

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Wicked Makeup
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Priya P.
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Tasha was one of the bridal makeup artists that my sister had a trial with. My sister loved the hair and the way Tasha plumped up her lips. Tasha drove to my sister, brought in all the equipment and even stayed late to ensure that we had an opportunity to see the finished product. Overall it was a very pleasant experience. We ended up going with someone who had more experience with Indian skin and hair for the wedding. However, Tasha's work quality in the trial was really good and I just had to leave this review!

Makeup Made Eazy
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Chelsea D.
Verified review

Jessica is absolutely a pleasure to work with. She's incredibly friendly and professional. She's a skilled makeup artist and I was so happy with how I looked and felt on my wedding day!!

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Behind the Scene Girls
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Justine J.
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The BTSG were great! They were able to complete 6 girls in a timely manner for my wedding. They gave each girl exactly what they wanted for hair and makeup. The were really professional and were great to talk to. I would recommend them to other people and I hope to use them again in the future! Thank you for the great job!

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Angeltouchstudio
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristen W.
Verified review

I feel so lucky to have been referred to Michelle when planning my wedding!! She is the absolute best makeup artist I have ever worked with, and made everybody stunning on my wedding day. We were thrilled to book her for my sister's wedding as well, where she worked her magic on the bride and 9 bridesmaids with time to spare! She manages to seamlessly move from each person's individual style to the next, and really listens to everybody's requests with perfect results every time! If you're lucky enough to have Michelle there on your wedding day (or any event), you don't have to worry about anything else:)

Makeup by Khushboo
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Sabrina S.
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I saw her reviews and immediately wanted her. I told Khushboo that I was in need of a makeup artist for my brother’s graduation. Now, it’s not a normal graduation and many people are showing up fashionable. So I needed a artist who was fast and efficient and Khushboo beat all my expectations. I will definitely hire her again for a second time because she was wonderful!!

Flawless
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Meredith F.
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Suzanne is an awesome makeup artist! She has a way of making you feel fabulous. She has done my makeup for weddings and parties. My daughter just had her makeup done for her prom. I would not trust anyone else for an occasion where I wanted to look my best. Suzanne is the best!

Beauty by Sharleen
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Justine C.
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Not only is Sharleen an amazing makeup artist but she is also extremely educated on all of her makeup products. As someone who’s constantly dealing with rosacea I tend to be very cautious with the products I use on my face. Sharleen reassured me that all of her Younique products were all natural, plant based and great for all skin types, including those who deal with different skin conditions. With that being said I’m extremely happy I chose to have Sharleen do my makeup for my friends wedding day. The work she did was flawless and lasted all day and night (even through the heat,) without having a single reaction on my face! I would not hesitate to have her do my makeup again in the future. I highly recommend her!

Metamorphosis beauty
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Brittney J.
Verified review

I barely wear makeup but when I went to Amanda, she made me feel comfortable and look beautiful. I have had terrible experience in the past with makeup artist, Amanda make the process enjoyable and relaxing. She is the only person I would allow to do my makeup when going out for an event. Would recommended her to anyone who is looking for a makeup artist.

Makeup by Ashley C
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Nicole D.
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I have never been more confident in my makeup skills after having my makeup lesson with Ashley! She is incredibly patient and knowledgeable about makeup application and has a fantastic teaching style. I would recommend her to anyone looking for tips and tricks on how to apply makeup. I would also hire her to do my makeup for special occasions. Hands down one of the best makeup artists I’ve ever met (and I’ve met a ton over my lifetime).

Magical Moments
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
ThoaThoa T.
Verified review

Robin was awesome! She responded quickly to any questions I had and help me problem solve anything I was on the fence about. She even came to the rescue when my makeup artist backed out. She was quick and her prices were great, she even traveled! I would highly recommend her!! She's the best and easy to get along with.

Haley Navarro
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Gabby O.
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Haley is the most professional and talented makeup artist I have ever gone to! I'm a lover of makeup but not the best. Whenever I have a big event or personal occasion Haley is my go to! I can show her any picture and say I want this and that is what I get ... can anything be better then that!!!! She has so many products and I find myself also learning a makeup tip as she slays my face to be honest. Haley is ur go to for any makeup needed!!!!!!!! Thank you Haley!!!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha G.
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Jennifer did my makeup for my wedding. She was so amazing, I had her do my makeup for my babyshower as well. Both times she did the exact look I wanted. She is knowledeable, professional and super talented. I recommend her to everyone looking to get their makeup done for any special event!

Makeup by Ambar
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Betsy E.
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I've hired at least five different makeup artists for different occasions and this girl by far has been my favorite. I mean I looked flawless. She was super professional, punctual, did exactly what I wanted and was incredibly sweet. I'm pretty particular with makeup and she executed this better than anyone I've hired. I'm getting married soon and I'm definitely booking her. Worth every penny!!

the Zohan’
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Ariana D.
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Zohann always put a smile on my face with the work she had done. She was extremely nice and very talented. Definitely recommend her to anyone who needs their hair or makeup done.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Morena T.
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She's an awesome makeup artist, she's so sweet and I loved my makeup 🌼🌼🌸🌼

Makeup by Ani
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Gloria C.
Verified review

Best makeup artist !:) she's so nice & sweet, love how my makeup came out for prom :) can't wait for her to do my makeup next year again. Thank you!

Jata K. Artistry
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sarah H.
Verified review

I really loved how professional Jata was. I also really loved how good she did my makeup. Everyone complemented me at my event.

  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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I found Jackie on Thumbtack and it was my first time using this website to find a vendor. Jackie was wonderful to work with – from coordinating my makeup trial to my wedding day timeline to making a payment, everything was a breeze. She did an incredible job and made my bridesmaids and I look so beautiful. We all had airbrush makeup done which turned out great and lasted throughout the entire day/night. Jackie is very personable and made me feel at ease throughout the entire morning. Jackie did an excellent job of getting all six of us ready on time. She even touched up a few of us before she left which was great. Thank you, Jackie!

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    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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