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Browse these bridal make up services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Saint Paul.

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Luminous Beauty LLC
5.0
from 89 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 161 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cassie B.
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Betsey did an amazing job taking care of me and my bridal party for my wedding! She is extremely knowledgeable of the products she is using, as well as making sure the guest is comfortable with the look she creates! We started with a bridal consultation and did a trial makeup run (that I used for my engagement photos!), and we went over a few different options so we could create the best look possible for my big day. She discussed my skin type and what could work best to last all day, as well as the color scheme of my wedding to make sure the look fit the theme. On the day of the wedding, she took care of not only myself, but my mother and bridal party. She arrived early, and didn't leave until we were all taken care of! My mom looked amazing (and I just told her to give my mom whatever look she wants!), and the bridesmaids' makeup was flawless. The weather on my wedding day was a humid 98 degree day, and we survived the outdoor wedding ceremony and dance with zero touch ups! I would recommend Betsey to anyone for their wedding day! She is simply amazing!

Makeup by Caitlin
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Jenna S.
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Caitlin did my wedding makeup for myself and my bridal party and I was so in love! She did an amazing job capturing the look each girl wanted, and even traveled to us. My makeup lasted through my whole day of crying and dancing, I would definitely recommend her for any makeup needs!

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Makeup by Sara Wilhelm
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristine D.
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Sara did my bridal makeup and it looked amazing! I highly recommend her.

Makeup by Aleah
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
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I was in a wedding party that Aleah did the make-up for and I was amazed by her talent! She did a spectacular job and I received many complements on it, as did the bride and rest of the bridal party. Looking back at pictures we all looked flawless and beautiful all thanks for Aleah's amazing skills and expertise.

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Makeup by Stephanie
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Taylor J.
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Stephanie was very organized and easy to communicate with! She was very professional and her services are a great value. Unforeseen circumstances had my bridal party and I working with a referral she made that ended up working out fantastically. No complaints.

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Taylor Marie Beauty
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aubree P.
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From first communication all the way through our wedding day and even after, Taylor has been a true professional and AMAZING at what she does! Her work is a true art and she made myself and my bridal party (7!) all look STUNNING and catered to each taste. She stayed on time, helped create a schedule with the hair stylist and make getting ready for my wedding a fun, relaxing and enjoable experience! 100/100 Recomend!

Melissa Tomfohrde
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Rosalynn S.
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Melissa did a great job for my bridal and bridal party makeup. The day was super hot (95 degree and humid) and my makeup stayed perfect all day! She was super easy to chat with as we were getting ready and I was so happy with the way everything turned out!

Makeup by Lisa
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Allison N.
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I hired Lisa to do my makeup for my wedding this past October. She was fantastic! From our first conversation, she was incredibly friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. Lisa made it a priority to understand the style of my wedding and bridal look, and was very helpful in providing makeup ideas that would work for me. She was on-time and ready to go for both my trial run and wedding day. She also did a great job helping my sister and MOH with her makeup. I would highly recommend Lisa to anyone looking for a makeup artist! I cannot say enough about her talent and the quality of her work!

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Makeup by Nicole
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chelsie W.
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I absolutely loved Nicole!! Her makeup style was flawless!! My make up matched both of my engagement photos which was my number one worry in the beginning but she left me with no worries!! She also put a little makeup on my daughter which made my daughter so happy!! I couldn't have asked for better experience!! I thank Nicole a million times over! She will definitely be getting an offer for my wedding makeup artist!! Thanks again Nicole! I cannot wait to work with you again!!😃😃😎

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Jennifer Blaschko
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linsey H.
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Jen was amazing, from my practice wedding make up to the wedding day the experience. Everything was phenomenal. She knew my vision and made it come to life! It was absolutely stunning. I would highly highly reccomend for wedding makeup! 😍 She was awesome with my bridesmaids. We were on a bit of a time crunch and she made sure to get everyone ready on time!

Heathermarie.makeup
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Dani H.
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Heather is there in a timely manner and she will make you look 20/10! Very professional and she will make you do your makeup so good you'll have to do a double take when you look in the mirror.

  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Laura L.
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Bevie did a beautiful job on my makeup for my bridal shower.

Ashleylarae
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Devin F.
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Very professional and on time plus my makeup was amazing!!! She made me and my bridesmaids feel so special!

Makeup by Michelle
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Katie C.
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Michelle squeezed in our wedding party makeup with about a months notice. She was very accomodating and friendly. Would recommend her for wedding makeup for sure!

Luminous Beauté
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen D.
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Mariya did an amazing job on my wedding makeup! She created the exact look that I wanted and made the whole makeup process fun and comfortable. The makeup she uses is high quality and it lasted throughout my entire wedding day (even through the many tears and the hot summer day). I would highly reccomend her for any special occasion!

Julie Martin Makeup LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cara W.
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As a wedding photographer, I need makeup artists that can create classic beautiful looks that will last all day in all kinds of weather, Julie, does JUST that and more. I love sending my brides and other clients her way. I have used her several times and I'm always extremely pleased at how flawless my clients look, even on extreme close-ups! Thanks, Julie!

Emilia J Makeup
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Jessie E.
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She was a WONDERFUL! She ya so kind. She is so friendly. She is very good at listening to what you want and making it happen. She was most affordable and gives really great results! Most times the more affordable the less quality but that’s not the case here! I would highly highly recommend her for makeup to others!!!!

Adore Productions LLC
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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I am so impressed with Kat Minks from Adore Productions! She was professional, knowledgeable and completely took charge of every situation on our wedding day. I couldn't have asked for anyone better! If you need someone to make your wedding day special, Kat is the one!

Refresh by Alyssa
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Alissa J.
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Alyssa did my makeup for our family pictures. She came out to my house to make things easier, and did not charge an unreasonable rate. I only gave her one picture as a reference, but she was still able to create the look I wanted - which has been difficult to communicate with others in the past. She was reliable and professional, I know I would like to schedule an appointment with her again for another special event.

Tehya Cloutier
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Tracy P.
    Verified review

    Tehya completed my make up for my wedding day. Prior to the day, she assisted me with color selection as I wanted my make up to look natural the day of my wedding. I don't wear a lot of make up daily and wanted my wedding look to be the same but jazzed up at the same time. Tehya completed my look flawlessly.

    Aleesha Peterson Makeup
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    Ana H.
    Verified review

    Aleesha is talented, kind, professional and very easy to work with - she understood exactly what I wanted for several different media appearances, and helped me look polished and elegant every time. She's by far my favorite make-up person to work with - definitely recommend.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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 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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