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  • 7 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen D.
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Darcie listened to what our Bride envisioned for her Bridal Party and provided an individualized and artistic makeup for each lady in a calming manner. The vintage theme was carried through in each application.

Drake Artistry Collective
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.

D2 Dani's Divas
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Shannon F.
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Dani did my makeup for my family pictures and also for my anniversary. She made me feel beautiful and she was very professional.

Hair and Body Elements
from 3 reviews
    Karen S.
    Verified review

    Carleana is amazing!!! My mom and older sister introduced me to Carleana around 4 years ago when she did my sisters bridal parities hair for her wedding. Carleana did such a great job I booked her for my wedding 3 years later. Carleana was able to run a run through of my hair for the wedding a few weeks prior to my wedding. During this time she was able to show me different up-dos until I found one I liked. On the day of my wedding Carleane did not only do my up-do but also my moms, sister, flower girl and three other bridesmaids up-dos. I was extremely pleased with how my hair turned out. I would highly recommend Carleana!!

    Miss Miller Makeup
    from 3 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Christina Q.
    Verified review

    Diane was amazing! She did my trial makeup the day of my engagement shoot and it looked incredible! She is professional, fun and really good at what she does. I highly recommend her and I can't wait for her to do our makeup on my wedding day!

    Mel Atkins Styling
    from 2 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    Heather A.
    Verified review

    Mel is very professorial and engaging I felt very confortable while she was cutting my hair. She did a great job! She is the first stylist I've ever had that actually cut my hair correctly sincey hair is so thin and lacks growth in some spots. She noticed this right away and was able to do a cut for me that works with my difficult hair type :)

    Makeup by Amanda Marie
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    Heather G.
    Verified review

    Amanda was very personable, professional and made me feel comfortable. She was very gentle when applying make up and did a great job with everything. I was amazed at how natural my foundation looked and she picked really good eye and lip colors for my skin tone. I would definitely recommend Amanda to anyone.

    Andrea Fontana Beauty
    from 1 review
    • 5 years in business
    Rachel H.
    Verified review

    I absolutely loved working with Andrea for my wedding. She and I knew each other prior to my wedding, and I had a feeling that she would be super easy to work with and very fun. I was not wrong! She came to my house and we did a trial run for my wedding makeup and she has so much to offer! Even if you aren't sure how you want your makeup (I was unsure) she has great ideas and immediately knew what to do with my skin tone and features. On the wedding day, she did my makeup along with a few of my bridesmaids and they loved it! She did an excellent job and I could really tell she was having fun. My makeup was absolutely perfect. It looked great, brought out my eyes, and stood out in photos. Also, it stayed on ALL day! It even rained. Very impressed! Overall, I would say that Dre was excellent, very professional, and I would definitely recommend her for any makeup or skin care needs!


    Are you tired of the mundane, same old look you have been wearing for years? Let me help you fall in love with yourself again. Let's see you rock out a new style that will transform your life. Together, we can make that happen. No matter what your age or race is, I specialize in special occasion makeup and hair, along with custom color matching and makeup application for ethnic skin. Makeup artistry lessons are available from beginners to more advanced artists to sharpen their skills. I am experienced in photography and film makeup too.


    Everybody in this industry has their own style, and a way in which they're inspired to use it. I often create looks based on emotion. I do what feels right to me. I put color where it guides me. On the other hand, I'm also quite good at being given ideas, or taking direction from a photo that is shown to me. I'm very versatile, and that is important when it comes to having satisfied clients.

    • 9 years in business

    I specialize in personalization . There is no 1 look for everyone


    L.A. Hair Design provides the following services: - Flat hair to shiny hair - Color with all natural products from Italy - Chemical services - Permanent makeup - Eyebrow arch - Airbrush makeup application Look your best and feel your best from L.A. Hair Design.


    I am a salon apprentice studying to become a cosmetologist/makeup artist. My goal is to build a celebrity clientele.

    • 4 years in business

    I love what I do. I've been given many opportunities to do wonderful things for my clients. I love every minute of it.


    I specialize in natural African American hair, braids, weave, twist and much more. I do makeup for special events. I am also a comedian who has worked with big names such as Mike Epps, Margaret "Shug" Avery, Carl Anthony Payne and many more.


    My work stands out from other's who do what I do because I am a true artist. I have an eye for what " could be". Most importantly I have the talent and refined skill that only comes with time and hands on experience to achieve the client's desired outcome. I am skilled in every aspect of makeup application and am capable of completely transforming a person's face into whatever their desired look may be, whether it is that of their most admired celebrity, a mystical creature, or the most beautiful bare faced look that draws out the client's natural beauty without looking like they are wearing a stitch of makeup.


    I am a talented freelance makeup artist from Flint, MI. My goal is to make my clients not only look beautiful but feel sexy and confident.


    I specialize in airbrush makeup. I can also apply false eyelashes. I love what I do. I am available for weddings, proms, and special events.


    I can work with a variety of colors and know all the works and wonders of makeup.


    Step in to a day spa that is filled with style, up-to-date treatments for you to look and feel your very best. Start your day out with microdermabrasion; get rid of all the bad cells, and watch new ones give you a lasting glow. Make your self over with a staff of educated beauty experts on face shape, skin tone creative cuts and style, Shellac nails, and permanent makeup to create a new you.


    I am willing to travel to your location, providing makeup services, lessons, etc.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need Beautician for Skin Care Service

    Canton, MI

    • Service type
      Skin care
    • Additional services
      No other services needed

    Need a Halloween Makeup Artist

    Huntington Woods, MI

    • Event type
      Creative / Special effects
    • Number of people needing makeup
    • Trial makeup session
      No, I am not interested
    • Details
      This is for Halloween . One man wants a day of the dead skull face. I want a zombie look
    • $107
      Average price

    Need a Makeup Artist for a Photoshoot

    Ann Arbor, MI

    • Event type
    • Number of people needing makeup
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • Details
      I'm a 55 year old with "light skin" -- need to do a professional photo and would like a "natural" look
    • $115
      Average price
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