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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.

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.

Reviews for Las Vegas makeup artists
Monik J.
Ava is a naturally talented Makeup artist. My makeup looked amazing and my night was even better because of it. My one and only Vegas Makeup artist when ever I go back!!
Makeup by Ava Tula & CoMakeup by Ava Tula & Co
Itzel V.
Very nice, and a great makeup artist!!
MakeUpByNarMakeUpByNar
Kimberly R.
Great Makeup Artist and super friendly ! Loved the look, highly recommend!!!
Jackie Marin ArtistryJackie Marin Artistry
Evette T.
If you are looking for an amazing makeup artist for a special occasion, please check out Kimberly. My makeup was flawless and her attention to detail is above any makeup artist I have used in the past. When I am in Vegas she will be my go to person. Hire her.. you will not regret it.
Skin So PrettySkin So Pretty
Adrian M.
Sydney does AMAZING work. All of my bridal party looked beautiful and she even fixed my makeup that was done by another makeup artist.
Major FacesMajor Faces
Thumbtack Customer
Jessica was professional, friendly, and a great makeup artist! I would definitely recommend her to anyone!
Makeup by JessMakeup by Jess
Brittany O.
Nar was wonderful! Such a talented makeup artist, she’s personable, punctual and made me feel so beautiful! I really recommend her services! The value for both hair and makeup was great, as well!
MakeUpByNarMakeUpByNar
Thumbtack Customer
Kimberly is an excellent makeup artist. She did our entire groups's makeup exactly like the picture we showed her. She was friendly and great with her time management. The makeup was high quality and lasted the entire evening. We will definitely use her again next time we need makeup.
Skin So PrettySkin So Pretty
Morgan L.
I would highly recommend yhara she done my makeup perfectly it said on all day in the Vegas heat. It looked amazing. She would be my first choice for makeup she is an amazing artist and such a nice person
MakeupByYharaMakeupByYhara
Caroline V.
Beyond expectations she is truly a beautiful, kind and talented makeup artist and hair stylist , if you want to look beautiful go with Jennifer !
BlluBeauty ArtistryBlluBeauty Artistry
Thumbtack Customer
Leigh was unavailable and I ended up with a backup partner who did a wonderful job on my make up. However, my mom was not impressed with the makeup by the artist. She felt that the artist rushed and did not do a good job on the foundation or face highlights.
Pin Up & Go Mobile Hair and MakeupPin Up & Go Mobile Hair and Makeup
Thumbtack Customer
The services that I received from Pin Up and Go were absolutely excellent. My makeup artist was punctual, professional, and really fun too. My best friend and I both got our makeup done and the results were absolutely flawless and gorgeous. The artist had great instincts in choosing our overall looks and the price was great too! I would definitely hire this company again.
Pin Up & Go Mobile Hair and MakeupPin Up & Go Mobile Hair and Makeup
Yvonne W.
Jackie was an absolute joy to work with. She really made me feel beautiful. I would highly recommend Jackie to anyone looking for an exceptional makeup artist!
Jackie Marin ArtistryJackie Marin Artistry
Shawn C.
Bree did amazing, she punctual! this was my first time getting my makeup done professionally, I’m so glad she was available to do my makeup. She is so affordable. She is responsive, on time, and super sweet. My makeup lasted all day and night! If i ever need a makeup artist in Vegas, she is go to. Thanks so much for making me look amazing
Hourglass LoungeHourglass Lounge
Hiromi U.
Nar is a naturally talented in makeup!! I hired her for my bachelorette celebration with just my best friend and myself. She drove all the way to our hotel suite in such professionalism and responsiveness. I can’t imagine hiring another makeup artist with more passion than Nar. ❤️❤️❤️❤️ Her work was incredi
MakeUpByNarMakeUpByNar
Alishia B.
She was amazing, I don't usually do makeup at all and for me to let her do it, aww man everyone loved it and I felt amazing. I felt beautiful THANK YOU CLARIBEL ! YOU ARE AN AMAZING ARTIST ! 🖤
Claribel TovarClaribel Tovar
Bev F.
We had our Travel Convention in Las Vegas and Leigh is the Make up Artist I chose from Thumbtack. She was fabulous. She did makeup for 5-6 of us and makeup and hair for me 2 days in a row. Always on time, very friendly and reasonable prices. Many compliments on my hair and make up. We will use her if we come back again!!
Pin Up & Go Mobile Hair and MakeupPin Up & Go Mobile Hair and Makeup
Heather C.
She knows how to work the makeup to compliment anyone's needs. Her eyebrow work is flawless, so are her eyeshadow skills. She is the best that I have come across, you won't find a better artist with an amazing personality like hers.
MakeupByYharaMakeupByYhara
Evette C.
I actually ended up needing multiple services-more than I originally thought I would need. And the team was able to help me fast even though it was last minute. This weekend Ava flew with me back to my hometown of Los Angeles to do makeup for my engagemt photos. I wanted SIMPLE, CLASSIC MAKEUP and she got it to look perfect also had her do makeup for my teenage daughter and hubby to be. The makeup was gorgeous. I looked so beautiful in my pictures. My daughters makeup is going to look great at her formal. I'm going to hire her for my wedding in LA too. She's the best artist to do my face in years!
Makeup by Ava Tula & CoMakeup by Ava Tula & Co
Michaela R.
She is the sweetest most professional makeup artist I have ever met. She blew away my expectations! I hired her for my prom makeup and showed her some picture ideas, her work was even better than the pictures! I would hire her again in a heart beat! She made a night I only get once, an I forgettable one.
Hillary Lorraine Makeup DesignHillary Lorraine Makeup Design
Edricka G.
I traveled to Vegas for an awards show and reached out to JMornanBeauty after finding her info online. I was beyond pleased by my experience with JMornanBeauty. She was so professional and knowledgeable about her craft. My makeup was stunning. I don't wear makeup on a regular basis, so I was a little nervous at first but she is so down to earth and she really made me comfortable with the entire process. I was jaw dropping gorgeous after she was done!!! I would love to have her come to Ga to do my makeup for my 40th Bday photoshoot! :-D She is truly a gifted makeup artist!
MorBeauty CosmeticsMorBeauty Cosmetics
Cathey K.
Leigh responded promptly to my inquiry and answered all questions in a timely manner. She was also very accommodating considering the short notice and squeezed me in for an early morning appointment with less than a week notice! She arrived to the location (she met me where I was getting my hair done) to do my makeup and was promptly on time. Better yet, she finished my makeup a lot quicker than expected in just about 40 minutes or so. Having worked with some makeup artists who have taken over an hour to an hour and half, her efficiency was definitely appreciated!
Pin Up & Go Mobile Hair and MakeupPin Up & Go Mobile Hair and Makeup
Acacia T.
Went mia on me the day before my wedding, then texts me about her phone issues and suggest I come in instead of meeting at hotel liked planned. Had to schedule random Mac artists in store to get my makeup done due to last minute response. Highly disappointed.
Las Vegas Makeup GirlLas Vegas Makeup Girl
Kristy T.
She was awesome. Punctual, Responsive, Available, Affordable, took her time. I will definitely use her again as my all around makeup artist. And most of all my husband could not keep his eyes off me. All around she was amazing and helped make my special day the best.
Claribel TovarClaribel Tovar
Joi C.
Leigh did my makeup for my Vegas Wedding Oct 26,2018. She knew exactly what to select to bring out my Asian accent in my eyes and did the airbrush flawlessly! All of my bridesmaids looked fabulous and my 75 year old mom did too! I live in Atlanta and Leighs skills crush most of the MAC makeup artists i have encountered here! If you want to look AMAZING book her, whatever your occasion is!!! Thanks Leigh! You are awesome!!!
Pin Up & Go Mobile Hair and MakeupPin Up & Go Mobile Hair and Makeup
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