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New Brunswick Makeup Artists

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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 174 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 264 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa G.
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Vesta is an amazing makeup artists! She made me, my mother, sister and best friend look absolutely stunning for my wedding! Everyone complimented how good we looked all night long and in the photos. She really listens to what you want and knows how to accentuate your features and make you look flawless. She has a great attitude, is patient and has a great way of calming jittery bridal nerves while making you look gorgeous. I highly recommend her!

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Made Up On The Go
4.9
from 91 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 196 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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The Art of Ochanya
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 99 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 74 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 126 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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  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Brian B.
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I am pleased to recommend Remi Odunsi as an outstanding Hair and Makeup Artist. Remi is responsive, articulate, and meticulous; not only that, she brings fun energy to the table which makes her an overall pleasure to work with – a consummate pro that will make you look fantastic.

Sarah Jeanne Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly R.
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Sarah was AMAZING! From my trial with her all the way through to my wedding day, Sarah was there to answer my questions and work with me to design the perfect look for me! We tried several looks and Sarah was able to put the trial together with our conversations about how I wanted my makeup to be and she gave me exactly what I imagined! In fact, EVERY member of my bridal party looked gorgeous and so did my mother and mother-in-law. Everyone had different skin and different ideas about what they wanted and Sarah just did it all FLAWLESSLY! More than that, she played a huge role in helping to keep me calm all day. Sarah stayed until I was fully ready to walk out the door attending to whatever I needed. She even crawled on her hands and knees under my dress to help me adjust my garter and strap me into my shoes. Sarah went above and beyond for me from the first time I met her and I cannot thank her enough for everything she did to make my day special. Not only is she an extremely talented makeup artist, but she is a truly genuine and caring person, as well. I cannot wait for my next event where I need to be dolled up because Sarah will certainly be my first call! Thank you, Sarah!!

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Eyez by Ash
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
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Josette A.
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Ashley was a great makeup artist

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Makeup by Clarissa
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Nadine W.
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My friend and I came across Clarissa by go ogling for makeup artist , which took us to thumbtack. We find her to exudes the following qualities : Punctual,Courteous and deportment was professional. Clarissa was on time for session and she did an amazing job. Her abilities to apply makeup to look flawless on our skin type was excellent. We got compliment all night at our event. We would definitely use her again and recommend others to give her a try. It will worth your money.

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CmodeBeauty
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 34 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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100% Cashmeir
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
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Ayanna C.
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Having Cashmeir as your makeup artist is not just a service, it is an experience. Personable, creative, meticulous and a master she takes makeup artistry to a different level. She has the ability of accenting beauty without taking away from the natural beauty of her client. She made me feel and look like a queen. Truly an unforgettable experience.

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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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MJ Artistry
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
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Nicole L.
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MJ Artistry was amazing! Melissa was very attentive to every detail and set me up with a a hair and makeup team right away! When I met Kim, (my hair stylist and my makeup artist) we hit it off right away. She is excellent at what she does and she listening to everything I wanted for my day. I met Andreia the day of my wedding and she handled each one of my girls with attentiveness and care. She did each of their makeup just the way we agreed and I (and they) couldn't be happier! Both Kim and Andreia arrived when they said they would and set up promptly. I couldn't have asked for better woman helping to make my wedding extra beautiful! ♡

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  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Sam L.
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Dianelle is absolutely amazing. She did my makeup for my baby shower and Dianelle exceeded my expectations. Dianelle is professional, patient and personable. I’m really happy that she was able to do my makeup and pleased that I made a new friend xoxoxoxo

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  • 11 years in business
  • 24 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!

Artistry By Ashlee
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Amber H.
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Ashlee was the perfect makeup artist! I had been searching for a makeup artist for my wedding for a while. I even had two trials with a very talented makeup artist, but she could not keep the makeup light and natural enough while also making me look great :) I had a trial with Ashlee and fell in love! She understood exactly what I wanted and it turned out perfect. On my wedding day she also provided makeup for most of my bridesmaids and family. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and she is extremely talented and professional! Thanks, Ashlee! - Amber

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Danimara Makeup
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 20 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.

Just be Gorgeous
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Radhika V.
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I was looking for a henna night look for my Indian wedding. I came across Katareyna's profile and her work caught my eye. I did hire without any makeup trial just because I didn't have time. She came to my house and was very kind and sweet. She is very dedicated to her makeup career and she truly enjoys her work. I felt so calm around her and she was able to make me look so beautiful!!!! I have met a few makeup artists during this wedding planning and she knows what she is doing. She flawlessly did my makeup and having Indian skin I was anxious about that .I hope the best for her career and hopefully will have a reason to hire her for another event :)

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Plush Artistry LLC New York
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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Rose F.
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I had my makeup done by Juliane, she was amazing! Super professional and ponctual. I am really glad I found the plush website, saved me when my makeup artist cancelled last minute! Would definitely recommend.

Live Lovely Beauty
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Miranda C.
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These girls are real. They are all about what you want and make it so stress free. Everyone in the wedding party looked fabulous. The makeup was on point and the hair stayed all night. These are not just hair and makeup people. They are friends now. I recommend them for all walks of life when you need to look good and feel good. Love you girls.

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Makeup By Camille
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
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Anastasia T.
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She did an amazing job with my prom makeup! She’s amazing and works to make your dream look come true! I love you Camille! 100% recommend

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Sara Dulo
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
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Carly B.
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Sara was an absolute delight and she did an amazing job! I got endless compliments both time she did my makeup and I can’t wait to use her again! I can pinky promise you that you won’t regret working with her!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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 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.

Actual Requests

See other requests for makeup artists in New Brunswick

Need a Makeup Artist on July 27, 2013

Philadelphia, PA

  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Details
    Soft natural every day look. Afro american, golden skin.
  • $65
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding

Elkton, MD

  • Number of people needing makeup
    2
  • Details
    Getting married in Elkton, MD
  • $147.25
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding

Philadelphia, PA

  • Event type
    Wedding, Other (Must be familar with African American Skin.)
  • Number of people needing makeup
    4
  • Trial makeup session
    Yes, I am interested
  • Details
    I am African American, and I perfer the natural look.
  • $40
    Average price
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