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Clifton Prom Makeup Artists

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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 176 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 267 hires on Thumbtack
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Meaghen G.
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Vesta is amazing. My makeup artist cancelled a couple days before the wedding and I'm so happy Vesta was available. She really listens to what you want and doesn't cake on product like many other makeup artists, and it will last all night. I also had her do my hair and it was perfect and secure all night. I bought the wrong kind of extensions and instead of letting them go to waste vesta was able to use them to give my hair more body. I cannot say enough great things about her. Book her!

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Made Up On The Go
4.9
from 93 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 198 hires on Thumbtack
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Jenna D.
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These pictures do not belong to you. You’re stealing them! I’ve seen them on other makeup artists Instagram pages. You are going to charge 1k with lies!!! You never did Paris Hilton’s Makeup!!!

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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
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Chloe Z.
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Mallory did my makeup for my senior prom and she did an amazing job. She travelled to my house for both a trial session and the day of my event which was incredibly helpful. The makeup look lasted all night and I absolutely loved it. If you need a makeup artist for literally anything, I would recommend Mallory!

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On Point Beauty by SRCfaces
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
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Alexandra B.
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My mom and I were looking for someone that could do my makeup for prom. Multiple of my mom's friends suggested we contact Ms. Sharon. We talked about what kind of look I was going for, I sent her some pictures and ideas of makeup I liked. She was extremely friendly and professional. She brought all of her makeup kits and even set up a light. I felt like a princess! The makeup came out exactly how I wanted. She even gave me some lipstick to use if it came off during my night out. It was my first time getting my makeup done and Ms. Sharon is definitely outstanding.

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The Art of Ochanya
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
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Christiana M.
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Sarah's work is exceptional and flawless, which were the commentaries that resulted from my look at my brother's wedding. She is professional,timely and organized. Sarah has been doing my hair (weaves: sew-in and wigs, braids) and makeup for the past 3 years in regards to all major events in my life. I have recommended colleagues, family members,and friends to her just by the look of her final masterpiece, which speaks for itself. She is a wonderful and talented makeup artists, who is also personable, accommodating, and pleasant to be around.

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danymakeup
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Jhoana S.
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Daniela’s makeup was stunning and me and my 2 friends all got compliments. She did a really good job on all three of us for our prom and the makeup stayed on all night. Daniela was on time and answered all of my questions beforehand, prom wouldn’t have been the same without her doing our makeup.

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The Glass Slipper Wedding
5.0
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
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Melissa M.
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Nancy was the makeup artist for a few girls in my Bridal Party, she was on time, prepared and did a nice job with the airbrushed makeup.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
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Jacobo A.
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We had a very stressful situation where I found myself with no makeup artist 24 hours before a very important event for the company I manage. I can not be happier with Remi, she was on top of her game, on time and she rocked it like a boss. Definitely will hire her again for upcoming jobs and I highly recommend her services.

  • 15 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Viri M.
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Daurisa was honestly so flexible and understanding... I loved her. She did my makeup for my prom. I was running late from my hair appointment and I asked her if she could possibly push back my appointment with her. She was so flexible and was able to do that. I really appreciated that. When she came to my house, she was so cute! She made great conversation with me, my best friend, my coach and also my mother. She really likes to get to know her clients and that is so important to me. Daurisa wasn't there to just do my makeup, she was there to make my prom experience a better one. I looked beautiful at prom. Everyone made a double take! No one recognized me (since I don't wear makeup and I chopped off my hair). I really am thankful Daurisa was my makeup artist. Totally hiring her again!!!

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100% Cashmeir
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Shanti V.
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Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You want everything to go perfectly and with Cashmeir as your makeup artist that's exactly what you'll get. She takes the time to find the perfect look that YOU want. She made me feel beautiful before my makeup was even put on. I tell everyone Cashmeir is the best makeup artist you'll ever work with. Every bride needs Cashmeir!

Rare Artistic Beauty
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Janay D.
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Rondha was simply amazing! She did my Prom makeup and I felt so beautiful when she was finished. Her and her assistant were so friendly and kept conversation flowing. I totally recommend her. Thankyou again !

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Makeup by Clarissa
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Lauren B.
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I reached out to Clarissa to do my makeup for prom and she was amazing. She travelled to me and arrived on time. I was completely in love with my makeup. She worked quickly but carefully to make everything perfect. I wasn't sure what look I wanted to go for at first but she gave me her recommendation and it turned out to be amazing!! She was able to completely transform me for my prom and I would highly recommend her.

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CmodeBeauty
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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Patricia B.
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I was given the name of these ladies as a referral from our makeup artist and oh man were they incredible!! They did the hair of 8 girls the morning of my wedding, and everyone looked soooo beautiful! - They were so personable and were so fun to hang out with the morning of the wedding. They did incredible work on our hair - and i was so worried my curls were going to go flat (as they usually do whenever my hair is done) and they held PERFECTLY well into the next day. My bridal party still talks about how wonderful they were, and even went as far as to helping my guys pin flowers to their jackets since they weren't sure how to. They were so much fun and everything looked so great! thank you sooo much for your help and love!! Trish & Ari Palomino

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BeautyCall Glam
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica H.
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Mahira did an Amazing job on my mother's makeup for my wedding day! As well as my nieces hair for the big day! So happy with the outcome! She was awesome from the start with my mom's trial session all the way up to the big day! Would definitely recommend her !

Makeup Gems Artistry
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Orquidea B. S.
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SANDRA is absolutely wonderful!!! She is always respectful, professional, and extremely patient. First time that Sandra did my makeup was for my bridal shower then for bachelorette party. Then, on Friday 7/18/14 worked the whole day on my bridesmaid, maid of honor, my mother, other family members, and friends. Lastly, my wedding makeup was flawless, exactly what I wanted, and most importantly it lasted the whole entire time. I removed it at 4am and it still looked flawless. Her products worked well with my sensitive skin, she has a range of options, and even provides a little bag with extra things if needed. In addition, she works with your budget. I would recommend Sandra for weddings or any other event or even just a day that you want to feel extra fabulous. I LOVE her work!!!!! She is truly talented.

Beauty by Danielle
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal C.
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Danielle is extremely professional and a master at her craft! She is the only makeup artist I go to! I continue recommending her to everyone and anyone! I have yet to find someone as talented as she is ! She let's you know what she thinks might work best for your complexion and/or skin! She always uses high quality makeup and doesn't hesitate to let you know what products she uses! She does a great job at listening to exactly what you want! I will continue looking forward to using her for any future events and I will continue to recommend her! You will not be disappointed!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Noreen M.
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I had such amazing makeup for prom! I definatley recommend her and she made sure I was comfortable with everything. It took about 2 hours and everything was just on point. The price was such a good price and there was no flaw whatsoever in my makeup. She has such an amazing personality so I really recommend her.

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PentMakeup
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Ana C.
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Pent is an amazing artist! She was very punctual and professional. She made sure my mother and I were comfortable during our trial. For someone who does not wear makeup everyday, her makeup was not heavy on the face or caked on. It looked very natural. She encouraged us to give our thoughts on if the makeup she was creating on our faces were going in the direction of what we wanted. I recommend grabbing her as a makeup artist for any event or occasion you need to get glam for.

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Lugo Makeup
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Kaleigh O.
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Candace is one of the best makeup artists I’ve ever worked with! She was able to create any look I was going for and is super talented. The makeup lasted for the entire day without needing to be touched up and it turned out better than I could have ever imagined! I would highly recommend her!

DorothyB MUA
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jay K.
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Dorothy was great!! I hired her to do hair and makeup for my wedding. During our makeup and hair trial, she was attentive, listening to what I wanted while giving me great advice (I don’t wear makeup period). I shared my opinions and feedback leading up to the day of (email and texts), and she nailed it! My hair and makeup was exactly what I wanted and PERFECT on my wedding day. She even traveled with me to the venue so she could pin my veil and floral hair comb into my hair and add finishing touches before First Look. Thank you so much, Dorothy!!

damolamakeovers
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Elianna W.
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Mina did the makeup for my wedding, both mine and my wedding party. She did such a beautiful job, and made me feel perfect for my special day. We each looked flawless yet not overdone. Not only is Mina an amazingly talented makeup artist, she is also sweet and was such a pleasant way to start one of the most memorable days of my life! I highly recommend hiring Damola Makeovers, ask for Mina!!!!

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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