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Detroit Prom Makeup Artists

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Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kate C.
Verified review

I was the MOH for my Bestie's wedding. Kelsey did the makeup and hair for 4 of us! I never felt so pretty. The 3 other bridesmaids were pretty upset she couldn't make them over! She now does my makeup and hair for every special event!!

Adorned
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Janeeva B.
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I had the pleasure of hiring Trese to do my daughters makeup for Prom. We absolutely loved the "Adorned" experience!!! My daughter, not to mention myself couldn't have been more pleased with her work!!! The makeup was done in very good taste and complemented her skin and dress well. We will definitely hire her for future events. I want to thank you again for hanging in there with us through all the chaos and bringing that beautiful smile back to my daughters face. You are truly a class act.

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Makeup by Juna T
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah M.
Verified review

I loved my makeup for prom. It was everything I asked for, natural smokey with nice lashes and glowy skin! Highly recommend Juna T she's so sweet!

Drake Artistry Collective
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Greer T.
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I found Crystal last minute on Thumbtack after my previous wedding day makeup artist cancelled on me shortly before my wedding. Crystal was able to fit me in on short notice. Despite being the impending wedding she found time to squeeze in a trial (and even drove to me). During the trial she asked numerous questions about the wedding, the look I was going for and my taste preferences. I greatly appreciated her allowing so much feedback. In addition to listening to my opinions, she was also incredibly professional and friendly. On the day of my wedding she showed up early and ready to go. The makeup turned out perfectly. She also gave me a wonderful goody bag for touch ups throughout the day. While applying the makeup she helped keep me calm by being incredibly personable. I appreciated having her as an extra cheerleader in my corner. If you are looking for a make-up artist who is knowledgeable, personable, and professional I would highly recommend Crystal.

Busy Bee Works
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Rani E.
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Jillian did an excellent job on my makeup for prom! It really put my look together. She is also very humble and easy going! I’m glad I chose her to do my makeup, I loved it!

Jackie Karas Make Up Artist
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Jacobo A.
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I am the head of makeup for the Headshot Lounge. We travel all around US and we hire makeup artist all the time. I was very pleased to find Jackie, she was on time, responsible, very professional and clean. she also helped me hire other artist for this event. we worked very long hours, and very hard, and every time i checked everything was perfect. Definitely someone to keep in mind for future events.

New You Cosmetics
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sara T.
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Sara did my makeup for a fashion show. She's so talented and she did absolutely amazing! I would recommend her to anyone.

Dollface Studio
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine V.
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Make-up from Tia Regular is flawless.This makeup artist from Detroit will have you right and tight for whatever event your going to.Using her own makeup line dollfacer cosmetics, she has diversity to create a face.Being one of her clients is amazing.My first experience with the lovely lady was for the then sold out Between the Sheets concert at Joe Louis Arena,starring R&b singers Trey Songz and Chris Brown.I was giving a look that made my feel beautiful and confident.My look insisted of contouring of the cheekbones for a slimming face effect,a mocha sparkling Smokey eye.Also upper and bottom lashes with a pink lip for a pop of color.Not only was I ready for the concert,I was ready as if I had backstage passes for a meet and greet.In my opinion Tia gives inspiration for women to uplift themselves as a person,not only with her insight on life,but with her makeup talent.

  • 12 years in business
Mijanou E.
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Tiffany did my makeup for my engagement pictures last year. I was thrilled with the finished product! The airbrush makeup was fantastic! We took pictures on a very hot summer day, and even after the heat, walking through downtown Birmingham, and rubbing my face through out the day my makeup stayed put. Tiffany captured the look I was going for and I got a lot of compliments on how flawless it looked. Tiffany is very sweet and very professional. If you are looking for a makeup artist for your wedding day,engagement pictures, prom etc. Tiffany and the airbrush makeup are the way to go! I am so happy I chose Tiffany Elder.

Val Howard Beauty
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Manal C.
Verified review

Val is an amazing makeup artist. Her makeup is elegant without being exaggerated. She's done a great job in our bridal photoshoot to glam up our models and I definitely recommend her!

Beauty by KD ❤
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Alexandria H.
Verified review

I have nothing but positive things to say about Beauty by KD. I was hesitant at first because I've had my makeup done before and felt like the artist didnt listen, but not Beauty By KD. She did my makeup for a wedding, and she was very friendly, really listened to what kind of makeup and nails I wanted and took her time and didnt rush. Definitely coming back!

Makeup by Maryam
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Noor M.
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thanks gurly for doing my prom makeup love it and cant wait for u to do my graduation makeup... love u

Beauty by Rayna
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Nicole K.
Verified review

Theres not enough space to describe Rayna's talent as a makeup artist! I have been seeing Rayna for the last 5 yrs and refuse to see anyone else! She has a creative eye and is guaranteed to bring out your best assets. Rayna is truly a total package. She is a beautiful person inside and out. You will feel comfortable and at ease when you see her!

Gals and Ghouls
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Anna G.
Verified review

Had makeup done for a wedding I was in. Was very impressed with the professionalism and knowledge of the artist. Loved the way my makeup looked!

Lee K.
Verified review

I have worked with Jeanette for 10 years, both as a model and makeup artist for still photography. As a model, Jeanette knows how to "work it", she knows the technical aspects of lighting, stage direction and interaction, and she understands her role as a model as it relates to the project. As a makeup artist she is always on the ball and attentive to the need of the shoot. Working with male executives and doctors who are not used to having makeup applied, she is respectful and puts the client at ease. Her practices and training in the use of makeup follow safety and sanitary standards. Jeanette's work speaks for itself. She is a multi-talented professional that is an asset to any production.

M'blazon Artistry
1.0
from 1 review
    About

    Welcome! Meghan Naime of M'blazon Artistry is a professional and certified Michigan makeup artist. I have experience in many different areas of makeup. Meghan is know for versatility and professionalism. Makeup consultations are offered in advance of events to ensure you receive the look you desire for your special occasion. My services include makeup application for all ethnic groups and ages. Services include, but are not limited to: * lash extension * bridal * theater * fashion * fantasy * film * corporate * editorial * commercial * print and body art

    About

    I am a makeup artist in the Downriver area. I've been doing this for seven years. I also have my own cosmetic line that has been going strong for four years.

    About

    I specialize in natural hair care and protective styling, and I am a beginning freelance makeup artist.

    About

    I am a beauty consultant/professional makeup artist with four years worth of professional experience. I focus on bridal makeup and runway makeup.

    • 5 years in business
    About

    I am a clean and professional person. I take pride in what I do.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    I offer professional makeup and aesthetic services. I am a licensed aesthetician, a Douglas J Aveda graduate and a freelance makeup artist. I do bridal, special events, editorial, airbrush, theater and costume. I am passionate about the art of makeup and aesthetics.

    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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