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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 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 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.

Reviews for Highbridge makeup artists
Treshanna P.
A very brilliant makeup artist
_KarlaVal On-Site Hair & Makeup_KarlaVal On-Site Hair & Makeup
Alicia I.
Loved my wedding makeup! I was able to show the artist a photo of what I wanted and she did a great job! I'll work with this makeup artist again for future events.
Jelisa Spence  (@ilashflare)Jelisa Spence (@ilashflare)
Teniqua C.
Kathy is a great makeup artist and very willing to work with you should issues arise.
Kathryn BeautyKathryn Beauty
Suze N.
Not responsive when I needed my makeup done and will not honor my time. You do not want this person as your makeup artist do not even waste your time
Whitney Thomas Beauty LLCWhitney Thomas Beauty LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Suheli is a very friendly makeup artist and she listened to exactly what look I wanted from only a few photo's perfectly. She is a really gifted artist and a kind person to work with.
Makeup By SuheliMakeup By Suheli
Kavita J.
this was the first time I ever had my makeup professionally done and I loved every single minute of it. Maxiel is an amazing makeup artist. You guys should definitely hire her
Maxiel Rubel MUAMaxiel Rubel MUA
Luz A.
Professional individual, awesome makeup artist. Asked what type of look you are going for and not assuming. Has a variety of great products and talks you through the process. It was my 1st experience hiring a professional makeup up artist and I was definitely pleased. She is a pleasure, totally love her...will keep in my favorites for future events!
Beauty by ChrissyBeauty by Chrissy
Naomy L.
Sasi is the greatest professional makeup artist. She came 30 mins before the appointment time. She makes sure everything looks perfect. She did my makeup and hair for a great price for prom in which I won prom princess. She is just the best. Strongly recommend her.
Sasi C.Sasi C.
Elisa O.
Kathy is truly a talented makeup artist! She is super professional, kind, and makes you feel extremely comfortable while in her care. Most importantly, Kathy’s work is flawless! I will be back!
Kathryn BeautyKathryn Beauty
Samantha T.
Dany is aaaamazing! She is professional, easygoing, patient and a talented makeup artist. She did such a wonderful job with my makeup that my mom decided to do hers, as well. She made my mom (and me) feel so beautiful. I am definitely keeping her number and will hire her again!
DanymakeupDanymakeup
Thumbtack Customer
"Devon is an excellent makeup artist!” Devon I am so impress with you, your work and most of all your gifted makeup artistry, I couldn't have been more pleased! I look forward to working with you again. To everyone reading my testimonial I highly recommend Devon Cass to be hired by you, you will not be disappointed, he has an eye for beauty and rest assure he will bring your best features forward. What Outstanding Talent and a dazzling makeup artist and superior photographer. You should allow Devon to be your Michelangelo and capture your beautiful you. Highly recommended! Glenda Irby
Devon Cass MakeUpDevon Cass MakeUp
Maria B.
Tiffany is awesome! Best makeup artist I've ever ever booked for my special day. Very sweet and profesional, she used the colors that complimented my face and it stood on all day and night - I didn't even need a touch up. I highly recommend Tiffany if you ever need long lasting makeup done.
Beats by TiffyBeats by Tiffy
Heidi M.
Kathryn is a professional who loves what she does. I was so stressed, since I’ve been working long hours lately, but she helped me relax, she even offered tea and played music that I really enjoyed. I loved my makeup, it lasted all night Everyone commented on how good my makeup looked and I felt great. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a makeup artist.
Kathryn BeautyKathryn Beauty
Dimarie P.
I 100% recommend her! She was so professional and organized. I was nervous hiring a makeup artist especially for such an important day, prom. But she couldn’t have made it such an easy and amazing process. The makeup look came out better than what I envisioned. I got complaints the entire night. I would definitely hire her again!
SBP Hair & MakeupSBP Hair & Makeup
OMOBOLANLE O.
Amazing makeup artist, she is polite, humble, patient, welcoming, open minded and includes client opinion amd input to achieve a dazzling result. Make up was absolutely stunning! I highly recommendChristina F. Richardson she deserves a shinning star😍😘💞💖💕💝❤💗💓❣
Christina F. Richardson Makeup ServicesChristina F. Richardson Makeup Services
Rosaura S.
It was one of my best experiences hiring a makeup artist online because you always have the doubt because it is the first time that she treats you and more for an occasion such as your wedding it was very professional,on time and the products very original for sure when I’ve another special occasion I'm sure I will contact her again and recommend her to my friends and family.
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Sharlena D.
Wow! What can I say? Christina is amazing!!!! She really represents the epitome of making some one not only look but FEEL beautiful. Christina did my mother and I's makeup and the compliments came in ALL NIGHT LONG. Christina made my mom feel beautiful and was so complimentary and caring, I honestly don't feel like you could hire a better artist! She loves what she does and it shows. Book her now!
Christina F. Richardson Makeup ServicesChristina F. Richardson Makeup Services
Lourdes T.
Very professional. I enjoyed my experience with Jazz, she understood exactly how I wanted my look. This was my first time getting makeup done by an artist; I was kind of nervous because even tho I wanted a smokey eye, I wanted a natural look on my face. She understood exactly what I wanted. I loved my make up and I got so many compliments at my graduation that is crazy. Even after the event, people that didnt atten
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