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Vintage Doll Studioz
4.7
from 105 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 226 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley S.
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Super sweet! Great work! Found my new makeup artist 💋💄

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Made Up On The Go
4.9
from 93 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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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 134 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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The Art Of ZD Beauty
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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Neelo O.
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Zsahnece was my makeup artist for my engagement. She was OUTSTANDING. She made me feel rest assured that it will look excellent. I felt extremely comfortable with her and she's really funny. My makeup looked phenomenal for my special day. I would recommend her to anyone. * * * * * THANK YOU Zsahnece!

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The Glass Slipper Wedding
5.0
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
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SANDHYA P.
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Amazing makeup artists - they were there for the entire time and helped us with everything!!!! Best makeup artists ever!! Would recommend to anyone.

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Just Cheeked, LLC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Chrystal O.
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Stephanie is a wonderful makeup artist. I’ve never felt anything but comfortable when getting my makeup done which is a very important quality to maintain. She has an eye for color and she always delivers the look Im going for. She is so talented at her craft and you can tell she really loves what she does. If you’re thinking of booking Stephanie, act quick before she gets booked up!

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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

  • 15 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Viri M.
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Daurisa was honestly so flexible and understanding... I loved her. She did my makeup for my prom. I was running late from my hair appointment and I asked her if she could possibly push back my appointment with her. She was so flexible and was able to do that. I really appreciated that. When she came to my house, she was so cute! She made great conversation with me, my best friend, my coach and also my mother. She really likes to get to know her clients and that is so important to me. Daurisa wasn't there to just do my makeup, she was there to make my prom experience a better one. I looked beautiful at prom. Everyone made a double take! No one recognized me (since I don't wear makeup and I chopped off my hair). I really am thankful Daurisa was my makeup artist. Totally hiring her again!!!

Aysh Makeup
4.6
from 34 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Zoe G.
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Aysh was amazing. She listened to all my requests and made my makeup and hair look perfect. She was very responsive and is truly a profesional makeup artist. Really nice person and so easy to work with. I recommend her 100% for makeup and hair. My only observation for her is that she was rushing a bit at the end and forgot to put eyeliner on one eye for one of my bridesmaids. My bridesmaid didn't notice until after Aysh was gone so we couldn't really ask her to fix that. However, she did re-touch us all before leaving. Overall, I was very satisfied with her services.

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Makeup Services
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 39 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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LovenGlow
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
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Emily Y.
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Yesterday, I was lucky enough to have Emily as my makeup artist for a formal event!!! She came in cheerful and ready to get down to business making me look beautiful! I was skeptical at first, because I'm very picky about how my foundation looks, but she perfected everything. I could never have looked this amazing without her help, and she was a pleasure to work with!!! Thank you, Emily!

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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!

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Love n’ Glow
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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Tara R.
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I hired Emily with Love n Glow to do the wedding makeup for my bridesmaids and I and I am so glad that I did! I had my makeup trial with Emily the morning of my bridal shower so she made me look beautiful for that event and I got endless compliments on my makeup. She even traveled to my apartment to do the trial which made that hectic day a little easier! I had an early morning wedding so we started doing hair and makeup at 5am and Emily was there ready to go when we needed her. Worrying about if and when vendors will get there on the day of the wedding is not something you want to deal with and even having met Emily only once before, I knew she was reliable and had total trust in her being there on time even with such an early call time. One of the big warnings I got with wedding makeup is that some makeup artists apply makeup so heavily that you don't look like yourself. Emily chose such beautiful shades for our makeup and had such a nice balance so that my bridesmaids and I looked AMAZING, especially in the photos, but so natural that you don't look and say, wow, they have a ton of makeup on. A lot of the girls in the party, myself included, don't wear a lot of makeup on an everyday basis and she was still able to pull off this professional look of natural beauty. My mom owns a beauty salon so I can be very picky when it comes to my hair and makeup, but I wouldn't have wanted anyone else doing my makeup on my wedding day. I am so happy I found Emily and hope I have an excuse to have her do my makeup again in the future. :)

Just be Gorgeous
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 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 :)

Makiage Beauty By Sheryl
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 29 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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  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Sal G.
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Professional. Timely and very good Makeup artist. Plus she gave me lipstick to take with me! I recommend her if you need your makeup done

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BrushLuxe Makeup Design
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 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.

MAYED UP
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kaitlyn D.
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Elaine is awesome! If you need a makeup artist I highly recommend her. She is professional and friendly! I’ve never gotten my makeup done professionally and I was a little nervous but she made me feel super comfortable. Thank you Elaine!

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Makeup By Camille
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 7 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

Evan DiPaola
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Colin P.
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I was the “Best Mate” in my best friend’s wedding and I was responsible for finding a makeup artist for the bridal party. Evan was quick to respond and discuss options for the girls. He worked with the bride to come up with her look and the look for the group. Everyone was beautiful and he made my job very easy!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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 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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