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Highland Park Makeup Application Professionals

Browse these makeup application services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Highland Park.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elise M.
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I always call on Kelsey to do my makeup for special events. She does an outstanding job with glamour makeup and face painting alike!

Adorned
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Riina C.
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The Experience was great. My daughter had senior pictures, we were late getting back and she still waited and did an amazing job on her makeup application. The pictures ( from what I saw on he camera) are going to be lovely. I was very pleased with her promptness, professionalism, and cheerful spirit. I will definitely be using her again( I really enjoyed the fact that she traveled to us) in the future, I actually look forward to it. Thank you again Trese, I was very pleased with your work. I will send pictures when they arrive.

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Makeup by Juna T
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alixandria K.
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Juna was amazing! She did the make up for my wedding + 7 girls! She made all of us girls look absolutely stunning. It was a pleasure to have her there! I highly suggest her for any special occasion!

Drake Artistry Collective
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Robyn M.
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Very pleased with Crystal's professionalism, communications and makeup application skills. I will definitely call on her again for my next event!

Makeupurmind Studio
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Sharonica M.
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Meagen did my makeup for date night and I LOVED IT! She knows her products. She took her time with me. Got to know my skin and I've been a consistent client every since. She's professional, talented, and beats a good face. You'll leave her chair feeling like a model!

Bozin Beauty
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Cassey M.
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Amazing job, everyone’s makeup was amazing!

Makeup by Mary
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Shaina W.
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Mary was a pleasure to work with. We hired her for makeup application for a commercial project. She worked well with models of all ages from adult to baby. She was followed direction and brought out the natural features in each model. She's very professional, experienced, and has a kind soul. Awesome vibes to have around for an important event or occasion.

Val Howard Beauty
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Licia P.
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She was very prompt & on time for my appointment. She started with a consultation. She also let me know I had dry skin & educated me on what products to use. The makeup she did for my wedding & bridal party was amazing.

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

The Beauty Demon
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jeremy P.
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Lauren is a true professional in this industry with a variety of experiences lending to her talent! I hired Lauren for a beginners makeup lesson and left our session feeling like I knew so much more than I did before. Lauren was able to answer every question I had about the basic application processes as well as give recommendations on brands. My favorite part was that Lauren actually demoed what she was taking about on me! Lauren was also very flexible on coming to you with all her supplies! So convenient! I am looking forward to working with Lauren again in the future!

Miranda Collins
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Michael O.
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Miranda did an outstanding job with our photo shoot! She arrived ahead of schedule, she was prepared to go and her makeup application was perfect. She was very personable, she interacted well with the client, and the client has requested her for our next shoot. I would highly recommend Miranda for any of your MUA needs.

  • 4 years in business
Mai V.
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I've had the opportunity to have Cher Jay do a makeup application on me. I've been doing makeup on myself as long as I can remember and have had other people apply makeup on me but my experience with Cher Jay was one of a kind. His techniques had me curious as to how he did it. My overall look was a soft, warm and natural look but it brought out specific features on me that I've never paid much attention to. I loved my eyebrows! He softened up the arch of them with a rounder appearance and it really made a difference. My foundation looked flawless and the contouring was complimentary to highlighting my cheekbones and jawline. I haven't felt this pretty in a long time! He was very professional, pausing here and there to make sure I was doing good and providing me sneak peeks at what he was doing. I felt that he cared about my opinions even though I didn't have any since I loved everything he was doing! He is very thorough, very clean (constantly sanitizing his equipment and his hands), and the appointment stayed on track. I couldn't be more happy and would recommend him to anyone who's looking for to feel beautiful from the inside out.

Makeup By Erica
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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A freelance Makeup artist working in the business for 2 years!

Jaclyn H.
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True Embellishment is such a fun experience! The studio is clean, neat, organized and FUN!! Mesha is such a talented makeup artist! She gave me the exact look I was going for, and also provided a fun experience. I needed a last minute appointment and she was able to accommodate me. She is professional and fun at the same time. I will definitely return to True Embellishment as I feel her skills are worth every $ spent!

  • 8 years in business
About

We offer beautifying makeup services with top-quality products which can include all phases of waxing eyelash. We also offer eyelash extensions.

About

I've been a makeup artist for over 20 years. I do makeup for special occasions, as follows: engagement photos, showers, weddings and any event that you need to go to and feel pretty. As a makeup artist, I believe that we all have special features, and it's about bringing them out, either by contouring cheekbones or your nose or adding fake eyelashes. I love what I do, especially being a part of the wedding day. I'm all about making your life easier, especially on your big day. I can come to you and your bridal party. I use amazing products from all over. I'm not prone to use and stick to one. There are different products that I like. MAC, NARS, Color Lab, and Urban Decay are a few of my favorites. I don't have a website set up, but I do have a portfolio with before-and-after pictures that I'm sure you'll be amazed with.

  • 4 years in business
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My work stands out because I really focus on evening out skin tone and creating much of a flawless face as I can.

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Arena provides makeup application for all occasions! Arena specializes in full-face makeup, eyebrow shaping, color matching, contouring, highlighting and more!

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I find myself a more of a cretive person with awesome deals and i always listen to exactly what my client wants thats most important.

  • 4 years in business
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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.

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I am a beginner but would love to do basic event makeup at a low cost. I do my friends and families' makeup and they all love it.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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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