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Jersey City Wedding 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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Courtney M.
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I hired Vesta to come do my hair/makeup for my wedding. Her work was flawless, she is so easy to work with and can adapt your ideas to work with your hair texture/length. We had a great morning together, and my hair/make up held well throughout the evening.

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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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  • 7 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
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Inna G.
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Tatiana did a great job with hair and makeup for my wedding. I didn't have a wedding party so I only needed services for myself and my mom. Tatiana offered skilled services for a great price. My mom and I were both very pleased with the trial and final look.

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On Point Beauty by SRCfaces
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
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Patricia C.
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Sharon has done make-up parties for me in the past and I've always been a fan. However, I had a black-tie gala to attend and thought I would try her services for my make up. What a difference she made in my appearance. She did an amazing job. Throughout the night everyone complimented me on how wonderful and amazing my make up was.it was better than the makeup for my wedding!!!! Hands-down she is awesome. She takes time I work with your akin and she gave me lashes!!!! I will use her again and again. Did I mention she does house visits?! Awesome!

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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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Danielle F.
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She was amazing! So Sweet, and just an absolute blessing to work with. she made me smile the whole time she did my hair and my makeup for my wedding day, and I am so happy with the result of her work. If I ever need these type of services again, I would definitely call her. Highly recommend. Thank you so much!

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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
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Nicole S.
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Mallory did my make for my wedding at the Hyatt Regency and she was amazing. My photographers even loved Mallory’s professionalism, her very organized and clean work station. Mallory went above and beyond my expectations stuck to our timeline of events on my wedding day. She did my makeup exactly the way I described and everyone who had their make up done was very very pleased!

Sarah Jeanne Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren R.
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Sarah was my makeup artist for my wedding, and she was exceptional! She was helpful in discussing options for different makeup styles, and making suggestions on what would look best for me, and my wedding party. She was flexible in traveling to me for both the trial and day-of. My make-up didn't budge the entire day. I happily recommend her to any bride!

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danymakeup
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
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Jenee T.
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Daniela is friendly and helpful as well as professional. She does a beautiful job and it doesn't take hours! My wedding makeup was perfect and I look forward to working with her again. I have already recommended her to friends and will continue to do so.

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100% Cashmeir
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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Cashmeir knew what she was doing. I had her do my makeup for my wedding. I asked for a soft look and she delivered it to me. I first thought I had too much make up on, but it turned out to be perfect especially for photo taking. My pictures came out so good. Me and my husband were very happy. I would recommend Cashmeir to anyone who wants a quality makeup artist.

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BeautyCall Glam
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
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Lisa W.
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Mahira did an amazing job with mine and my mothers makeup for my wedding. She also did my hair and when I requested few little changes she was super easy to work with and made sure it’s the look I wanted to achieve!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Stella Z.
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So glad I found Danielle to do my wedding hair. Communications were easy and she was very nice to talk to. She charged a very reasonable price and did an amazing job. I received compliments on my hair from wedding guests. More importantly, she was very helpful on my day. It was very chaotic with many girls getting ready and heading out of the door. She kept reminding us on the important stuff, even though it was not her job and could have left as soon as my hair is done. She was warm and genuinely enjoyed her job. I highly recommend her.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Misty S.
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Just excellent! Did my makeup for my wedding and 5 bridesmaids and my mother. She even made my flower girl feel so special. Put a very little mascara and lip gloss at no charge for her. We all loved her and two of my bridesmaids that are engaged booked her also! We looked amazing. Stacey thank you so much for all you did. We looked so great all night!

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Danimara Makeup
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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Danielle did an amazing job for me on my wedding day! She did makeup for 4 of us ladies and I could not have been happier. Danielle was on time, professional and easy to communicate with throughout the whole process. Everyone loved their looks and Danielle worked with us throughout the whole process to make sure we were each happy with our makeup. Danielle was patient and calm throughout the whole process despite all the chaos/excitement that happens on wedding day. She also helped me choose a look that I absolutely loved. Everyone loved how flexible Danielle was throughout the day despite some last minute changes. I'm usually very picky about my makeup and I honestly wouldn't have changed a thing, I would definitely recommend Danielle and use her services again for any special occasions/makeup needs!

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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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Lugo Makeup
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Yorkanis M.
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I highly recommend Lugo Makeup! I used them for my wedding and she did an unbelievable job! She showed up to the venue early and all my bridesmaids looked gorgeous once she was done. They all loved her! She was professional and did all the girls in a timely manner so we were all on time for photos! I was one happy Bride!

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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Gayle G.
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Great for the trial of daughter's hair and makeup for her wedding!

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SBP Hair & Makeup
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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Saraí R.
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The work Shirley does is very good, I love it because it gives you to choose from many styles and also suggests which one would fit better according to your face, skin color and facial features, use excellent products from good brands and different designers to a better quality of makeup ... she has me makeup for photo sessions and of course for her good work I asked her to make-up and comb for my wedding, I love it because it is very delicate to comb and it is careful, it also makes you a preview a few weeks earlier to know how you're going to want your hairstyle and make-up on the day of the wedding, etc ... also their prices are pretty good or reasonable, you will not regret your good work.

Sheryl Medina
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine B.
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Sheryl’s professionalism is admirable. She makes you feel very comfortable and she truly turns you into an impeccable work of art. She was my makeup artist for my wedding, and I received compliments throughout the night. I promise you, you won’t regret using her! I was very blessed to have her.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Caroline M.
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My makeup artist was Juliane, she was amazing covered all my skin concerns without making me cakey!! Love that I was able to find her through plush artistry!!

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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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Marilyn B.
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All of the above. I'm not a woman who wears makeup and was totally against wearing makeup for my wedding, thank God my niece knew Renelle. Not only was she reasonably priced but, she was willing to do a trial on me. Renelle made me look like a princess on my wedding day and if and when I decide to wear makeup again, Renelle is the ONLY PERSON I would contact Thank you so much

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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