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Trenton Prom Makeup Artists

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Vintage Doll Studioz
4.7
from 102 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 221 hires on Thumbtack
Felicia E.
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Vintage Doll Studioz was the right decision. We were very satisfied with the prom makeup. On time, not expensive and very nice. Communication was great leading to the date as well as the the off. You won't b disappointed..hire Vintage Doll Studioz.

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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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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
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Chloe Z.
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Mallory did my makeup for my senior prom and she did an amazing job. She travelled to my house for both a trial session and the day of my event which was incredibly helpful. The makeup look lasted all night and I absolutely loved it. If you need a makeup artist for literally anything, I would recommend Mallory!

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The Art Of ZD Beauty
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

Sarah Jeanne Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica H.
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Sarah did my makeup for prom and she did an incredible job, everyone loved it! She's great to work with as she is very organized and professional. I don't wear makeup and so when Sarah was going step by step as to what she was applying next and why it was very informative and overall made the experience all that much better. She's very talented and goes above and beyond!

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Eyez by Ash
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
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Dina B.
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My experience with Ashley service was beyond amazing. She was very professional and did my prom makeup right before prom. I hired her last minute and one hour before prom and she finished my makeup within that same hour. I loved my eye shadow look it was exactly the type of look that I wanted and I received so many compliments on my eyeshadow look. I highly recommended Ashley to anyone who has to attend a formal event. Even if someone were to call her at the eleventh hour like I did, she is very quick and effective and will have your makeup not only looking flawless but also finished in no time.

  • 15 years in business
  • 66 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!!!

Inside Out Beauty
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Arianna S.
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I had my makeup done for my prom and I couldn’t be happier with the turnout! The look given to me was exactly what I had asked for. Definitely will be using again!

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Just Cheeked, LLC
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maia P.
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Stephanie was a great makeup artist for my prom she was nice made sure my makeup was what I wanted and on point. I will be hiring her in the future.

Aysh Makeup
4.6
from 34 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Naureen H.
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I hired Aisha as a makeup artist for myself, my mom, sister and MIL for multiple events of my South Asian wedding. She is INCREDIBLY talented and she is a WONDERFUL, wonderful human being.

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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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LovenGlow
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Erin B.
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Emily is very professional, has great punctuality, knows her makeup, and has a great personality as well and is very easy going which is very calming to a bride. She did the makeup for my wife and I on our wedding day in two separate locations. and she far exceeded what we ever thought we'd look like. We would highly recommend Emily to anyone. If we ever need a makeup artist in the future we will be hiring Emily for her excellent services again.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Noreen M.
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I had such amazing makeup for prom! I definatley recommend her and she made sure I was comfortable with everything. It took about 2 hours and everything was just on point. The price was such a good price and there was no flaw whatsoever in my makeup. She has such an amazing personality so I really recommend her.

Artistry By Ashlee
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Taylor S.
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She was exactly what I was hoping for and more! Flexible about our arrangements and fabulous on the day. My prom makeup came out so great! was

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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 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 :)

damolamakeovers
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Elianna W.
Verified review

Mina did the makeup for my wedding, both mine and my wedding party. She did such a beautiful job, and made me feel perfect for my special day. We each looked flawless yet not overdone. Not only is Mina an amazingly talented makeup artist, she is also sweet and was such a pleasant way to start one of the most memorable days of my life! I highly recommend hiring Damola Makeovers, ask for Mina!!!!

Belle Chic Beauty
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda K.
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Jessica from Belle Chic Beauty was wonderful to work with! I was in desperate need of a hair stylist & makeup artist for my & my fiancé’s engagement pictures, and because most salon aren’t open on Sunday I was struggling. Thankfully, Jessica curbed those troubling thoughts. She was extremely prompt & professional. I had pictures printed of my vision, & as she applied my makeup & styled my hair she asked question to ensure she was doing what I wanted. My pictures turned out wonderful thanks to Jessica’s attention to detail & skill set. Thank you Belle Chic Beauty!

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Makeup By Camille
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 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

Sneha Pawar
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Mukta D.
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I had Sneha come to my house for prom makeup and hair. She was very prompt with her replies, highly professional, time conscious, used good quality makeup materials, very warm and friendly and delivered more than I expected. It was my first time and I was really very anxious but I had a very good experience with her and would highly recommend her.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Francesca I.
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I loved my makeup for prom last year and would 100% reccomend booking Alegra to do your makeup!! The look was completely what I asked for and perfect for the occasion.

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.

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