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Elizabeth Mac 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 91 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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On Point Beauty by SRCfaces
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
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Alaysia W.
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Sharon is an amazing makeup artist. She did my makeup for my undergraduate and graduate graduations and it was fantastic both times. She does an amazing job of giving you a naturally beautiful look as opposed to an overdone look. I have had makeup done by MAC artists twice and Sharon does a better job by far. The photo speaks for itself. I will not hesitate to reach out to Sharon again the next time I need to have my makeup done for a special occasion.

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The Art of Ochanya
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 102 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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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
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Diana R.
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Mallory is the best. I've had my makeup done a number of times by makeup artists, some good and some bad, but none ever this awesome. I mean it, the whole experience from start to finish was superb. Mallory really knew what she was doing and her prices are fair. She accommodated my changing schedule and never made me feel like I was a pain in the butt. She was on time and made my experience very relaxing. The next special event I have, she is the one I will be calling first. Thanks Mallory!

Sarah Jeanne Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
M. V.
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Sarah Jeanne Makeup Artist was the perfect choice for our wedding. She found the right style across age groups. My entire wedding party was overjoyed with her work. Her ability to stay focused in a room full of chaos is uncanny. She directed 'traffic' in a way that helped get everyone out looking great and on time. She even knows how to calm a jittery bride. You need this woman by your side on your next special day.

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Faces by Aimee
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
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Katherine C.
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Absolutely amazing! So calm and respectful. Great on timing and a great person to talk to her! Her makeup application is absolutely flawless and lasted the whole day for my wedding! Highly recommend!

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danymakeup
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
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Samantha T.
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Dany is aaaamazing! She is professional, easygoing, patient and a talented makeup artist. She did such a wonderful job with my makeup that my mom decided to do hers, as well. She made my mom (and me) feel so beautiful. I am definitely keeping her number and will hire her again!

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100% Cashmeir
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 54 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!

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BeautyCall Glam
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
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Prayasi B.
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My experience with BeautyCall Glam was wonderful! Compared to my past experiences it was the best professional makeup artist I have ever been to! She was professional and personable. I left feeling beautiful young and sexy!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Shirley C.
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She did an outstanding job in doing my hair and makeup. I got so many complements at my prom and I felt really beautiful. She knows what she is doing and she is very talented. I would recommend her 100% to anyone that wants to do their hair or makeup. I'm so happy that she did my makeup and hair. Thank you so much.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica V.
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I am super pleased and thankful I hired Stacey! I needed a makeup artist last minute, she was ready and willing. Showed up early, and made me look and feel the best i ever have in my life. I hired her for another event I have upcoming on the spot. She is very personable and very down to earth! Thank you thank you thank you Stacey!

Jeedah
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Taylor H.
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Very efficient I finally found a good makeup artist on this app.

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Miss Vicky P. Artistry
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Catherine H.
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Vicky is one of the best makeup artists I’ve worked with. She was able to come to my apartment. She has ton of high quality makeup and a great eye for what works with your face and your features. I would highly recommend her and will definitely use her again. I’m kicking myself for not getting pictures of me glammed up!

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Danimara Makeup
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Shira N.
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So patient and pays attention to detail. I used many makeup artists before but none as good as Danielle. Truly the best.

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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!

Beauty by Danielle
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 26 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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PentMakeup
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 19 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.

Sheryl Medina
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Marta M.
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Hey girls if you’re looking for a great makeup artists Sheryl Medina is the one. she’s punctual , great Vibes and amazingly talented , her makeup work is not to over not to under it’s perfect. trust me on this one, this girl knows what she’s doing ..thank you Sheryl will be calling you again for my next event .❤️

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BrushLuxe Makeup Design
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Roxanne W.
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So grateful to Corey for saving the day! My regular makeup artist had a family emergency the day of my red carpet event. I put out an early morning SOS, but wasn't hopeful I would be able to find someone on such short notice. Corey responded promptly, chatted with me and offered to come out to me early that afternoon. She showed up on time, set up quickly and I immediately felt at ease. Corey works very quickly and couldn't have been nicer; my makeup looked so pretty, my friend (who NEVER wears makeup) asked her to do "a little something" to her face too! Thanks again Corey. You stepped in to prevent my little disaster and earned yourself a new customer.

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Makeup by Renelle Martin
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
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Janine A.
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I've been her customer twice and, both times, I was satisfied with the results. She did not rush through it and used products which she felt worked best for me. She always puts the customer first and makes sure they're happy with their makeover. If there is another fancy event I have to go to, I will go to her for my next makeover. I highly recommend Makeup by Renelle Martin.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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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