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Apex Makeup Artists

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Makeup by Aline
4.8
from 83 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany B.
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Aline was AWESOME!! She responded to emails in a timely manner, and she is a really nice person. During my trial run for wedding makeup, she did an fantastic job and really listened to the feedback I gave her. On the day of the wedding she arrived early, and got right to work! Thank you for everything Aline! If I ever need a makeup artist in the future I know exactly who to call!

Krista Massey Makeup
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany L.
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I had Krista do makeup for my wedding. She did my hair and makeup along with makeup for my 4 bridesmaids + mother of the bride. Fantastic work! Great attitude! Best makeup artist! Made everyone look stunning!

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BeautyChakra
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katrina B.
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Toia was amazing! We wanted Halloween makeup and she delivered!! Such a brilliant and talented makeup artist. Very personable and the work she does is on point. Listens to what you want and delivers it with such professionalism and pizzazz!! Got so many compliments and requests for photos. Highly recommended.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca P.
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Her promptness to my request if looking for a makeup artist was great!

  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina D.
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She made my daughter look absolutely gorgeous for her prom. She came well equipped and prepared! She is the best makeup artist on the East Coast!! Thank you Valerie for your professionalism and making my daughter beautiful!

Hair and Makeup by Karyn
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah W.
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Karyn did a great job with both hair and makeup for my wedding. My wife and I both felt beautiful and our makeup did a good job withstanding both tears and heat! My hair was exactly what I wanted and stayed up all night long. Karyn was very professional and traveled to our location arriving promptly when scheduled. We both enjoyed working with her and would recommend her to others!

Carla Renee Makeup
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
CC C.
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This young lady is amazing in contouring makeup. Makeup equipment is clean and professsional. Not only is she a freelance makeup artist she is all so apart of my Great Foundation glame squad. She has done my makeup and it was flawless. Keep up the good work carla.. more faces to you.

Brittany Green
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Brittany P.
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From girls night out to wedding day glam this girl knows her make-up! I've never felt so beautiful and confident than I did on my wedding day and it was all thanks to brittany and her amazing makeup skills. She also did the majority of my bridemaids hair and makeup and they all looked stunning. She is literally the best at what she does!!

Glorious Enhancement Inc
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rangel M.
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Zeida is the quintessential professional! She did makeup and effects for the stage production, When He Looked At Me, and was simply amazing with the cast. She was also very supportive of the purposes of the performance. Book her!!!

Makeup To Makeup
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
Ava S.
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Kayla did my make up for a wedding in April. Kayla was very professional and very knowledgeable of bridal makeup. Her rates are excellent and competitive. If I ever get married again, which I hope I don't lol I would definitely use her for my wedding.

Beauty By Courtney
5.0
from 1 review
    Brittany S.
    Verified review

    Courtney is a very talented makeup artist with a wonderful personality! I would highly recommend her for any type of event that you would like your makeup done professionally. You will look amazing after she does your makeup!

    About

    I am a California trained makeup artist. I have such a big passion for my job. I love making people feel great and looking their best for a wedding, a class reunion, or just a night out on the town.

    About

    Since I was little, I have been absolutely mesmerized by the power of professional makeup. I am a North Carolina based freelance makeup artist. I am familiar with many professional brands including MAC, Urban Decay, AVEDA, NARS, and more. I have done several photo shoots and participated/won 1st place in the NC Beauty Assoc. Competition in the makeup division. I enjoy event and editorial makeup!

    About

    My name is Hessica McMillan. I am from Raleigh, NC and I am a licensed esthetician and makeup artist. My services include the following: * Wedding Makeup * Event Makeup * Bridal Portraits * Prom Makeup

    • 9 years in business
    About

    I am a makeup artist who does all types of events for a great price, such as weddings, baby showers, photo shoots, etc.

    About

    I am currently employed as a makeup artist for M.A.C. I have 8 years of experience with both artistry and skincare. I provide most needs for weddings, fashion shows, and special events.

    About

    Whether you need assistance with hair or makeup services, I bring the beauty to you. I do parties, weddings, proms, formals and photo shoots.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    I’m a freelance makeup artist in the Raleigh / Sanford area . I specialize in bridal / quincenera makeup and any other events. I can go to you or you can come to me.

    About

    Specializing in event makeup such as weddings, engagements, bar/bat mitzvahs, sweet 16, proms, etc

    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I stand out because I eat, breathe, and live makeup. I am a published, International, makeup artist. I was flown to Africa to do makeup for a bride. I have done work for television shows, a tribute to an Olympian, and even a national circus. My work has been featured by Nikon and Seventeen Magazine. I was the 2017 BBU Awards winner for Best in Makeup.

    About

    I am a licensed aesthetician and freelance makeup artist specializing in beauty and bridal makeup. For more information regarding my services and rates, please contact me.

    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 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.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need a Hair Extension Expert

    Durham, NC

    • Service type
      Hair (styling, extension)
    • Additional services
      No other services needed
    • Details
      Would like to know the price for Brazilian knots

    Need a Wedding Makeup Artist

    Louisburg, NC

    • Event type
      Wedding
    • Number of people needing makeup
      6 or more
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • Details
      I am trying to get some ideas about costs/how this works for a wedding. The wedding is not for awhile
    • $171.67
      Average price

    Need a Makeup Artist

    Lumberton, NC

    • Event type
      Wedding
    • Number of people needing makeup
      2
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • Details
      Makeup will be needed for a total of 4 different events.
    • $500
      Average price
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