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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 176 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 267 hires on Thumbtack
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Ana C.
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In my search for my MUA I came across Vesta. When I saw her portfolio she had models of different ethnicities so you were really able to tell that she can work with diverse types of facial features and knew exactly how to accentuate them. When I contacted Vesta for a trial she got back to me right away and gave me the option of getting my trial done at her place or mine. Options are always a great convenience. When I had my trial with Vesta she was very nice, fun to talk to and the makeup was amazing. She understood my vision and listened to what I was looking for and did exactly what I wanted. On the wedding day, she came to Queens and she was awesome. She got there on time and got started right away. There were a total of 7 of us, 6 bridesmaids and myself, the bride. She worked diligently and made sure each one of the girls, including me, was perfect for the day. She was really great with time management and she worked very efficiently. She really listened to each girl to find out what they liked but she made it that much better than any of us imagined. My make-up on the day of was flawless. I didn’t think it was possible that it could be better than the trial but it was even better! I loved it so much I didn’t want to wash it off at the end of the night! I’ve seen some pictures from family members and friends and the makeup looks amazing in the photos. I can’t wait to see the photos taken by our photographer. Vesta is a makeup artist who can enhance your natural beauty and create the perfect look. She can transform the ordinary, into the extraordinary and beyond. Whether you need makeup for a wedding or a special event, or maybe just the perfect photo, you can count on Vesta for flawless beauty. I wanted to look and feel beautiful on my wedding day and that’s exactly what Vesta did and I can’t thank her enough!! Thank you so much for everything, you definitely have magic hands….

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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
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
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Maria C.
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Tatiana is an awesome makeup & hair artist. On the day of my Wedding, she came on time and ready to work. She is very polite and listens to you with patience to give you the look that you want. She also gives you recommendations to make you look even better. I was very happy with the end result. I will definitely keep using Tatiana in the future. Thank you Tatiana!

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On Point Beauty by SRCfaces
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 98 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!

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Melange NYC
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
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Diana C.
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First and foremost, I want to thank Eve and her team!!!! During my wedding process I was going crazy looking for a makeup artist who can work with with my facial features. I came across Eve's profile and decided to set up a trial. Eve is very flexible with time and location. I was able to set up my appointment with her and a hair stylist, Jen. After the trial, I was very pleased with both my makeup and hair. As a result, Eve and Jen did all 8 (5 bridesmaids, my mother, my mother in law and myself) of our makeup and hair the day of my wedding!!! They were punctual and easy to communicate with. I would definitely hire them again for future events.

Sarah Jeanne Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Daljit K.
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Sarah Jeanne is the best makeup artist I know. My sister-in-law needed her makeup done for a reception and the party's theme was hot pink and blue and. I was actully a bit scared when Sarah was doing makeup on the bride because it looked like a mess but then she proved me totally wrong and did and amazing job.She reached exactly on time and did the best airbrush makeup the makup stayed till 2 pm to 3 am and I am not lying. Overall Sarah did an AMAZING JOB!!!!!!!!!

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danymakeup
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 54 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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Eyez by Ash
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
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Josette A.
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Ashley was a great makeup artist

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100% Cashmeir
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 53 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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CmodeBeauty
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 36 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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Makeup Services
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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Esther A.
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I had reached out to Katya prior to hiring her to see if she had experience working on dark skinned clientele. She confirmed that she had, and sent me several examples of her work. I was so happy that I decided to go with Katya! She is a wonderful makeup artist who not only arrived at my home on time, but was fully prepared to execute the look I wanted. She made sure I was happy with my look every step of the way and offered to fix anything I was not satisfied with. I received so many compliments throughout the night and I felt amazing! Best part, my makeup lasted all night! I would definitely hire Katya again for another event, and hopefully my own wedding! Thanks again Katya!!

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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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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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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
  • 24 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!

DorothyB MUA
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Purva T.
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Dorothy did my makeup and hair on two occasions.The makeup lasted for whole evening without getting cakey. The Smokey eyes looked stunning. She specializes in making you look naturally beautiful which was a huge relief for me since I don't typically wear much makeup. Highly highly recommend Dorothy as a makeup artist to make you look glammed up.

Sheryl Medina
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 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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  • 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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