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Cary Prom Makeup Artists

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Krista Massey Makeup
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Leigh F.
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Krista Its by far the best makeup artist there is. She did my makeup for a State Bodybuilding Competition and several other different occasions. She traveled for me and I could not have been more pleased. When I need a make up artist, I will not even consider anyone else. Not only is she an awesome artist but she is one of the kindest people that I know.

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BeautyChakra
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marian F.
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This did an amazing job on my prom makeup! She is an amazing makeup artist, I would definitely recommend her. She was very responsive through the whole process and was extremely kind.

  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Aneika C.
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Diva5000 did an amazing job on my daughter's makeup for prom. I would definitely hire her again!

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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!

You're Beautiful Too
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Delonda D.
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Loving person ! She a wonderful makeup artist and does a phenomenal job with lashes!

  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lashonda M.
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Brittany did an outstanding job on my sister and I makeup for her baby shower. Our face were flawless and it made us feel beautiful. Ladies if your looking for a makeup artist for any event or just because Brittany is your girl. #makeup #flawless #beatface #yeeeessssss #flipshair

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.

Jeris J.
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I was fortunate to have the beautiful Ms. Iris apply my makeup before a Davids Bridal gown showcase and I have never felt more beautiful. I was especially pleased with her application of my eye makeup. I look forward to working with her again!

Zeno Allen Beauty
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Maddie B.
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Did a fantastic job. I absolutely enjoyed working with her. I'm definitely going to refer her to other people who are in need of an amazing makeup artist.

Lotus Makeup
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Ariel R.
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    Anne is an extremely gifted makeup artist and a true professional- I am so glad I hired her! Anne did my makeup for my wedding as well as my mother and bridesmaids and we were all so thrilled with her work. I felt so beautiful and radiant - most amazing of all, the makeup stayed put the whole wedding night. My photos turned out great! I usually have oily skin and can get quite a shine and in the heat and humidity we experienced that summer night, it was thanks to Anne and her amazing products that my makeup stayed in place and looked fantastic the whole night! She also did four of my bridesmaid's makeup (all different nationalities) and my mother who usually does not wear any make up at all. She was so quick and professional. All of them asked me for her number after so she could help them with their makeup at home afterwards. Anne also had a very calm demeanor which helped me feel calm and collected. I highly, highly recommend Anne - you will be thrilled!!

    Mark Hopkins Makeup
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 23 years in business
    Megan D.
    Verified review

    Mark did makeup for my wedding in September 2014. I was blown away by how absolutely beautiful everyone was. I don't usually wear a lot of makeup and he did a great job making me look natural, but flawless. He had this great way of creating the makeup for everyone that would go perfectly with the clothes and colors they were wearing. I was also so impressed with his professionalism. He came to me and my bridesmaids where we were staying. At the last minute, my aunt wanted to get her makeup done too. Not only was that perfectly fine with him, but he rearranged his schedule, ran some errands, and came back so my aunt could get hers done on her timetable. A friend recommended him to me and I am so glad she did. He was so incredibly reasonably priced (because we know that's important too and I shopped around before I found out about Mark), but I really don't think the makeup or the process of getting ready on my wedding day could have gone any better.

    Peace Within By Johnsie
    3.0
    from 2 reviews
      Amber J.
      Verified review

      Peace Within By Johnsie is my favorite salon in the Triangle. The atmosphere is always pleasant and warming. Johnsie is very professional and keeps my hair healthy & beautiful!

      About

      About

      I am a makeup artist for special occasions. I do weddings, wedding parties, special events, prom, and any other event.

      About

      I am a new makeup artist, and I deeply enjoy doing people's makeup. I take my time, and I do the art that they wish.

      • 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.

      • 18 years in business
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      I am a prestige and professional full-time and full-service traveling makeup artist, specializing in bridal application. I am also available for special event and corporate headshots. No event is ever too small or too large. "When only the best is good enough!"

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      I have more than 6 years of experience in makeup artistry and skincare. I am also experienced in (but not limited to) wedding and bridal, prom and homecoming, photography, theater, avant garde, and skincare regimens. I have extensive knowledge in brands and products and held position as Sephora educator for more than 3 years as well as counter manager experience with Clinique. I also have extensive knowledge in natural ingredients, remedies and oils. I have conducted makeup and skincare seminars as well as competed in makeup competitions. I also have some experience in nails and nail art.

      • 5 years in business
      About

      Mary Kay is a world of beauty and hair. I bring beauty to you. I am specializing in natural and bold colors. I also provide facials and skincare consultations. I also have hair extensions to glamorize that perfect look for your special day. I can make you feel fabulous inside and out!

      • 4 years in business
      About

      I am a makeup artist who loves to create looks that range from beautiful and glamorous to special effects-related. If you are looking for someone to pinpoint exactly which look you are striving for, while having some excellent conversation, I'm the makeup artist for you!

      About

      Professional Makeup Services in Raleigh/Durham/Cary and the Surrounding Areas. In business for over 10 years specializing in Commercials, Magazines, Brides, TV/Film, Celebrities, Model Photo shoots and Portfolio Expansions, as well as Special Occasions and just because.... Look at Me Makeup is an on location Makeup transformation Artist. Joanna Crowder is a published artist who uses the MAC Pro line as well as Estee Lauder and Cinema Secrets, which guarantees that your makeup lasts and lasts on your special day. If you have seen pictures of Joanna's work you might wonder "can she do a natural look?" Even though Joanna is a fan for the glamour eye she can do any look your heart desires. As long as your makeup is meeting the criteria of being light responsive--meaning it looks absolutely fabulous in photos and stays on for a very very long time. Utilizing special skills and signature techniques, Joanna creates the Natural look to the full out Glam and everything in between... anything is possible! Whatever look you are interested in; Joanna listens and gets on the same page as you, to provide you with what you truly wish to see in the mirror. Get treated like the star you are! True Beauty Comes From Within... But it doesn't hurt to have the outside Shine! (I have been trained throughout the years in seminars, classes, Estee Lauder Training and the Learning Institute of Beauty Science in Manhattan, NY. There, I was certified in fashion and glamour, TV/film category.) The following services provided are: * Weddings * Special Events * Photography/Print * Film/Video * Airbrush Body Art * Television * Studio or Travel For more information, prices, testimonials and credits, please visit my website.

      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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