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Burlington Makeup Artists

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Krista Massey Makeup
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Jack A.
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Im a full time professional photographer. I hire Krista multiple times a month, whenever I can. You will not find a better makeup artist in North Carolina. Her technical makeup skills are some of the best iv'e seen, and she makes all my clients feel like a million bucks. You will not find a better combination of MUA and friendliness anywhere. Will hire again, and again, and again, whenever I can get a hold of her.

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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 is such a talent makeup artist. Her professionalism and quality of work is just amazing. She did an awesome job on me and my girls for Halloween. We got so many compliments on our makeup and even asked to have photos taken. Highly recommended

  • 10 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Elyse F.
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Cindy was incredibly responsive & had some of the best pricing for such talented hair & makeup artists. Tiffany did an amazing job on my girls hair & is extremely fast in her flawless artistry. Felitia did my girls makeup & did a superb job. She really listens to what you want & her work is stunning. They were both friendly & easy to work with. The only reason I'm not giving 5 stars is that early on there was a change in makeup artists, following my trial, and I was not initially offered a complementary trial when I already spent the money on a trial with another artist. Of course unforeseen things do come up, but since the artist changed, not to my request, I should have been offered a free trial right away (in my opinion). Eventually Cindy did offer a free trial, but it was after some time and other correspondence. In the end, everything all worked out & went great the day of the wedding.

Beauty For All Seasons
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kim J.
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I have to say I've known gelevia for about 6 years and she has done my hair on and off throughout these years. She is very professional always upbeat and has great personality. She is very attentive to your likes and wants and it shows in her performance. Gelevia is also a great upcoming makeup artist. Everytime I go to gelevia her timing is great. You don't have to wait on her because she is always ready for her clients. Nothing I can say for her to do better besides her keep building up her clientele and keep doing what she does to get better and succed

  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon D.
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Valerie is a very passionate makeup artist. She is dependable and I often recommend her to clients that I am unavailable for because I know they will be in great artistic hands. I love that Valerie invests in herself to continue to elevate her craft to provide excellent service to her clients. I highly recommend Diva5000 for your beauty needs.

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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!

Yudy McGuinness Artistry
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy D.
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Yudy is AMAZING she is a great makeup artist, she is professional not only she has done my makeup but she is done my individual lashes, she takes her time and her professionalism is top notch. You can’t go wrong with her.

  • 10 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Gretchen F.
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Tiffany was a fantastic hair and makeup artist. Very knowledgeable with regards to hair styles and makeup blending/color. My girls were concerned about paying money without experiencing the work. However, Tiffany was willing to provide them with every detail of what she was doing. We enjoyed laughs and food times. I would recommend Tiffany to the next bride to be. Happily ever after satisfied with service from Bride Guide Coastal Coordinating services.

Jolie Cheveux of Lexington
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Brooke F.
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Chrissy is an amazing hair stylist and makeup artist! She did my hair and makeup, as well as my bridesmaids, mom, flower girls and more. Everyone looked amazing and I was given exactly what I wanted! Chrissy has also colored and cut my hair for a few years now and I always receive compliments everywhere I go for how great the color and cut are! She is very client-oriented and always checks to make sure it is what you wanted! I recommend her 100%!

Cellys glam
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Laneyse R.
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Celly has really been great with makeup for darker skin women. I usually let her just go for it! My eyes always pop! We are still working on a lipstick color that works for me. I have fuller lips and a lot of makeup artist shy away from bold colors—especially with my skin tone but Celly and I are almost there—finding what will work for me. I love that she carries her makeup ring light with her—my skin tone is always matched. She’s super precise and patient. My eyelashes are a bit tricky but she always works to make sure they get them on—I’m a blinker! I can’t wait until my next session.

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.

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joanna B.
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Love working with Janis. She has done my hair and makeup for my wedding, my sister’s wedding and my niece’s senior portraits. Her work is incredible and she is just the sweetest. Kind of cool to have someone who does celebrities also be my personal makeup artist. Book her, you won’t regret it!

  • 6 years in business
Jessica W.
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She is super friendly, professional and knows what she is doing. The only person I would trust with my hair. My sister is having her airbrush makeup done by Juli for her wedding. Great work!

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

    We do on-location hair and makeup for wedding parties. Let us come to you and ease the stress of your big day! We also offer photography services for weddings and other events.

    • 12 years in business
    About

    I do hair and makeup for all occasions! I do proms, weddings, funerals, graduations and any other special occasions you have. I'm available upon appointment only and consultation is also available.

    About

    We are a hair salon and we thrive on getting just the style and makeup you want. We enjoy the look on the customer's face, when we have achieved that special look for them!

    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.

    About

    I’m a professional with 10 years of experience in applying makeup for all sorts of events, including recitals, weddings, pageants, proms, formals and everyday, casual makeup.

    About

    My name is Laura Bilski, and I a special-effects makeup artist. I can do all sorts of makeup, from wedding and beauty makeup to special effects, including trauma/gore and custom-made prosthetics. I am skilled at sculpting, mold making, and casting and can produce many kinds of props, masks, and puppets. You can view some of my work at my website. Please contact me right away!

    About

    I provide hair and makeup for very special events like proms and weddings! I can travel to you and give stand by assistance.

    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

    Chapel Hill, NC

    • Event type
      Photoshoot
    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • Details
      want to stand out look very sexy. and want some ewxtentions also

    Need a Makeup Artist on November 10, 2012

    Durham, NC

    • Event type
      Prom / Formal
    • Number of people needing makeup
      4
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • Details
      Dramatic make-up for a club night.
    • $400
      Average price

    Need a Makeup Artist

    Concord, NC

    • Event type
      Other (Want to do photos for a Christmas gift)
    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • $50
      Average price
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