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Kansas City Makeup Artists

Browse these makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Kansas City.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elaine D.
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I was extremely impressed with Shelley and her work! I did a trial run of makeup, and I looked stunning! She came to the hotel and did some bridesmaids makeup and my own. My makeup stayed all day without budging! I also loved how we had the option for fake lashes. They really made everything stand out! She is extremely professional, and her prices are very fair! I highly recommend Beautiful-You-Makeup-Artistry for all of your makeup needs!

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Makeup by Brittanye
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nazanin N.
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Great makeup artist ❤️

Hair & Makeup By Alley
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Dawa L.
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Alley and her sister did a fabulous hair and make up job on me and my sister (bride). We loved your professionalism and advice on beauty tips. It was great working with you both. Thank you very much for making us looking beautiful. We both received lots of compliments on our hair and makeup. If anyone in Lawrence or Kansas are looking for professional awesome hair and makeup artist please reach out to Alley. She is the goto person in this area.

Fix Beauty Co.
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Teejay S.
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Jessica was the perfect makeup artist for my wedding! I was blown away at how she managed to create the exact look that I wanted. She totally got what I had been envisioning and used her incredible talent, creativity, and perfectionism to achieve my dream wedding look. I have seen her do makeup for other friends of mine, and I'm always impressed with her skill and talent. Jessica and her team are so enjoyable to work with because of their warm and friendly personalities. I could not have asked for a better team of makeup artists and I think anyone who hires Fix Beauty Co. for hair and makeup would be thrilled with their decision.

Bridal Artistry Kansas City
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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Lisa actually did my makeup for my boudoir photo shoot. She made it a point to find out more about me, what I like, and what exactly I was looking for. She was very personable, professional, and so nice! I loved my makeup and it looked great in the photos. Highly recommend!

  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jayden M.
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Amazing and beautiful work. Whenever I leave I always feel amazing and beautiful. My makeup always looks amazing.

AboutFace Beauty Consulting
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Chey L.
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    Chelsea has done my makeup for 2 stage productions. She does amazing work, very detailed and consistent. I will be using ONLY her for as long as she is available.

    The Bombshell Experience
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    Shanna D.
    Verified review

    I felt so beautiful on my wedding day thanks to the Bombshell Experience doing my makeup! She is so professional and fast while still paying attention to detail. I would highly recommend her to all my family and friends and look forward to using her for future services. 😁

    Jessica Kissinger Artistry
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Ashley R.
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    Jessica was the makeup and hair artist for a bridal shoot I had and both the makeup and hair stayed in place and was absolutely immaculate! Ashley Rose Www.ashleyrosephotographs.con

    Enhanced
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Chelsea B.
      Verified review

      Tiffany did my makeup for my maternity photos and was amazing! Not only was she on time and super nice but she nailed the look exactly how I envisioned and my face looked flawless when I got my pictures back. I felt so beautiful and got so many compliments. I'd reccommend her to anyone and will definitely be using her MUA skills next time I need my face slayed. Thanks Tiffany!

      DeeLovely Designs
      4.0
      from 1 review
      • 27 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Marilyn S.
      Verified review

      Dee came to my home. She arrived on time ( perfect). Ms. Dee cornrowed my hair into a nice bun, that took one hour. I was pleased with my style. I would contact her again. Very friendly. Great service.

      About

      I am an experienced makeup artist with the ability to be flexible for you.

      About

      I provide beautiful and luxurious beauty services for an affordable price. I like to focus on providing a stress free enviroment for my clients on their special day!

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      My work shows for itself! I put all my hard work and dedication into every service I provide.

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      My clients are confident that the services that they receive from me go above and beyond. I have an eye for detail and I deliver nothing less than excellance.

      About

      I offer makeup, skin care and image consulting services. I'm a licensed aesthetician who specializes in makeup instruction, skin care remedies, photo and special-event makeup application. I'm a lifelong fashion and beauty expert with varied knowledge and experience in the field that includes fashion design, academia and photo shoots.

      About

      10 year experience teaching makeup techniques. Proven track record with weddings, fashion shows, TV, and photoshoots.

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      I provide waxing and makeup applications for all types of events. I assure you the best of the best while making you look absolutely flawless. Check me out on Instagram.

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      My works stands out by it's subliminal blends and longevity ... There's no face I've built that hasn't lasted all day and night if need be

      About

      I've done hair and makeup for almost 18 years. I've done a list of celebrities and traveled the nation, teaching and styling.

      • 5 years in business
      About

      I have been a beauty consultant since December, 1997. "Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical." - Sophia Loren Why shouldn't we feel beautiful? Inner beauty and outer beauty does exist, with confidence. "Makeup is not a tool meant to make an ugly thing beautiful. It is meant only to magnify the beauty". I offer makeup services at affordable prices for events, such as proms, weddings, engagement pictures, anniversaries and birthdays. We can do any special occasion or whatever your heart desires! If you are interested in my services or have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Please visit my Facebook page: Beauty Within Melissa.

      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.

      Actual Requests

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      Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding Event on October 13, 2013

      Lawrence, KS

      • Event type
        Wedding
      • Number of people needing makeup
        1
      • Trial makeup session
        Yes, I am interested
      • Details
        I want to go for a natural look with emphasis on my eyes. maybe a smoky eye that can go from an afternoon wedding to an evening reception/ dance/ party...

      Need a Makeup Artist for a Birthday

      Lawrence, KS

      • Event type
        Special occasion
      • Number of people needing makeup
        1
      • Trial makeup session
        No, I am not interested
      • Details
        Make up needed for my birthday evening
      • $45
        Average price

      Need a Makeup Artist for a Photoshoot

      Lawrence, KS

      • Event type
        Photoshoot
      • Number of people needing makeup
        1
      • Trial makeup session
        Yes, I am interested
      • Details
        I am having a photoshoot in April, just a nice headshot photo so the makeup will be clean, sophisticated, and pretty natural. I just need a professional to cover any spots and to highlight and contour (which I am poor at doing). I do need eyes and lips done as well. However, the photographer would like a snapshot of the trial face to make sure it is up to par.
      • $85
        Average price
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