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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 174 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 264 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
  • 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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
Karen M.
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I hired Sarah to do my make-up for a wedding. This was my second time hiring her and I loved it! (Again). Sarah is an extremely talented Makeup Artist. She is always very accommodating and professional. She arrived early to set up and was ready to start by her appointment time. Besides telling her what I don’t like, I gave her complete freedom. She knows exactly what she is doing and what complements my face. She caters to all my skin conditions. I have a very oily, blemished skin and everything tends to run after a few hours, but after her airbrush, my face looked flawless and picture perfect. I received so many compliments that night. She was very hygienic and used all new applicators on me. She was very considerate of my wants and needs. I was anxious over my make-up lasting all day and she was calming and reassuring. Sure enough, the makeup was everlasting; I still had a flawless look by the end of the reception, and still looked great the next morning! She even gave me a small to-go “touch up” baggie with extra lip color and an applicator. She truly goes above and beyond to make sure you are satisfied. I love her and her amazing work. She is definitely my only choice for any future events.

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Eyez by Ash
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
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Bill S.
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WOW!!! We hired Ashley as a last minute replacement for a magazine cover shoot that we were creating over the Labor Day Weekend. It was meant to be!!! We went into a panic when our makeup artist backed out - there was no need. She eased our tensions, her bubbly personality and professionalism combined with serious skills helped to create one of the best photo shoots we have ever participated in. EVERYONE wanted her card - models, hair, designers!!! The most experienced model didn't take her makeup off before leaving - I asked her why - she said she had never had anyone do her makeup as good as it was and she wanted to enjoy it!!! Thanks Ash!!! We will see you again! Bill & Kris

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Makeup by Clarissa
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Christine L.
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I truly had an awesome experience with my makeup artist. She was on time, friendly and patient with me even though I was under a lot of stress for my wedding. When I didn't know the style of makeup I wanted, she told me to relax and that I was going to be a beautiful bride. I trusted her and believe me, she did an awesome job. The details of the makeup was immaculate. My makeup stayed perfect all day and had no worries. She made me look and feel so gorgeous as well as my bridesmaids and maid of honor on my special day. For that I am truly grateful that I chose her as my makeup artist. She is extremely talented and I highly recommend her.

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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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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Makeup Services
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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Jessica M.
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Melissa was amazing! I was having trouble finding a makeup artist for my wedding and found myself on Thumbtack. Melissa contacted me within minutes and after looking at her portfolio, I hired her right away. This might have been risky but it paid off! Melissa did a wonderful job on me, my mother and my sister the day of my wedding. She made us all feel so beautiful! My mother and I don't usually wear much makeup but Melissa was able to make us feel comfortable and beautiful and got it all right on the first try. Not only is she amazingly talented, she was also great company while getting ready. I highly recommend Melissa from MJ Artistry!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

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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.

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Kat
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Suzy R.
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Kat was wonderful to work with. She was very professional, and extremely personable. She was one of the first makeup artists that I truly listened to me and executed my desired look down to a T. She spent an entire hour doing my makeup and making sure that it was perfect, and all for a great price. I highly recommend Kat, and I will be using her for all my upcoming events and makeup needs.

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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

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Makeup By Camille
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

Sneha Pawar
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Girija M.
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Sneha is very professional Makeup Artist.. I really loved her quality of work....All the products that she uses are from the luxury brands ... her makeup products suits to any kind of skin tones without doing any harm to the skin ....I did my makeup with her recently... Got so many compliments... I would highly recommend her to anyone!

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 South River

Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding

Wilmington, DE

  • Number of people needing makeup
    3
  • Details
    Mother of the bride, maid of honor and bride.
  • $217
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist for a Special Occasion

Coatesville, PA

  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Details
    Professional and Classy makeup application
  • $45
    Average price

Need Makeup Artist

Queens Village, NY

  • Number of people needing makeup
    5
  • Details
    Need one that does Mac and familiar withafrican American skin
  • $205.5
    Average price
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