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Top Pro
from 51 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erin D.
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I hired Kelli for my wedding makeup artist and she does great work! All of my bridesmaids (6 of them) and I were very happy with her work and she was also very easy to work with. I would hire her again and recommend her to others in need of a makeup artist!

Laurie Fischer
from 9 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Shelia M.
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OH MY GOODNESS! I have absoloutky nothing bad to say about my wedding day makeup! I wanted a natural and sexy look and she did just that! I dont have a face that can handle alot of makeup, but she made me looks so glamorous and sexy! My bridesmaid and mothers looked great too! My step mom just couldnt stop talking about how good her makeup looked. She made them both look ten years younger. ALSO it rained and i bawled like a baby, and not a bit of my makeup smeared, or ran, or came off until i washed my face that night. It didnt transfer to my husbands shirt or anything like most makeup does. It literally looked just as perfect at midnight as it did at 3 when she did it. Also, she made us all feel so comfortable the whole time she was doing our makeup. She works fast, but her quality is far beyond anything ive ever seen! Thank you so much for being there on my special day!

Cristina Rivera Beauty
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Fatima B.
Verified review

I love Cristina! I needed my make up done for a photo shoot and she did a great job. She knew just how to do my makeup for the occasion. I've seen makeup artists who just cake it on like a clown. Not Cristina! I really felt beautiful when she was done. Her personality made me smile and calmed my nerves. I'm really glad I had Cristina!

Makeup by Kadie
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Tanya D.
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My experience with Kadie has been amazing!! She did my prom makeup. It took about an hour and a half. Kadie was on time and she took her time doing my makeup and didn't rush, which was good. The quality of my make was perfect! She's so gentle and cares if she's hurting you. Her makeup looks are beautiful and elegant! If I needed my makeup done again, I was defiantly go back to Kadie!!

Air Beauty Albany
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Renée E.
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Ashley did a wonderful job with my makeup! She was very understanding and flexible with the look I was aiming for. She was very informative about how the air brush works also, since I don’t know much about makeup. She was open to my honesty about what looked good, and she worked with me to find a look that was perfect for me!

Cat's Trucco
from 1 review
    Elisa W.
    Verified review

    Caterina has been doing my make up and my hair for over 20 years and she is amazing. I have very curly hair and wouldn't trust my hair to no one else. I don't like wearing makeup so when I have to wera it for special occasions Caterina does a great job in making me look fresh and natural. Great hairdresser and make up artist.

    • 4 years in business

    My work stand out from others because I absolutely love what I do. And I mean I love every aspect of it!


    Been working in the makeup industry on and off since I was 19. Enjoy working weddings, birthdays any event as well as SFX makeup


    I specialize in all types of makeup, including beauty, natural, avant garde, HD, bridals, proms as well as special effects (SFX) and face painting. Experienced in film and print work. Thank you for your interest. I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.

    • 1 year in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    I am very passionate about the work I do, and I love others to see how passionate I am. I am very reasonably priced. I am very reliable and punctual and I also offer group discounts.


    Flawless airbrush makeup for brides and their bridal party!


    Kim Fay has been creating makeup for brides and their bridal party for many years! She formally worked in NYC in the beauty and fashion industry and was a professional print model for such designers as Gloria Vanderbilt, Evan and many others. It was there that she learned from professional makeup artists the tricks of the trade! She went on to be a fashion editor for international and now local magazines, always creating flawless looks for the camera. If you are looking for an artist with supreme skills at making you look your best on your special day, look no further than Kim Fay's Beautiful Brides and have an everlasting album showing the true beauty of your special day!


    I have 15 years in the beauty industry. I have a beautiful private room in Salon Meo. I offer makeup applications for every day and bridal parties. I am an Xtreme lash stylist and also offer full body waxing.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    I ask questions throughout the whole process .I would like to get to understand and know everyone that I work with. I tend to be very on point with pictures, I like them to be exact. I take my time and really incorporate what people want to see.


    We have ever thing you need here over 10,000 different makeups


    I am a hair designer and makeup consultant. I do great work, attending a lot of additional classes to better my business. I love people and love to make them look and feel good. I love being an artist; creation is my goal.


    Personalized service


    Jennifer has provided make-up and other beauty related services (Girlfriends Helping Girlfriends & the Look Good Feel Better Program thru the American Cancer Society) and support to various clients, brands, salons and spas for over ten years in the Upstate, NY area.


    I can create whatever look you are going for, from natural to edgy styles on the whole head. Yes ladies, I can style your hair too!


    With over a decade of experience in the makeup industry, we offer bridal makeup, editorial, lessons, and event makeup services, including events ranging from a special night out, to photo shoots or Halloween makeup. We can cater to the needs of large events with staffing of up to three makeup artists.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    What makes my services stand out from other services is not only the quality of the work but the fact that every costumer walks away with exactly what they imagined if not better. I take consultations very serious and make sure nothing is done with out complete understanding from both sides. I also do not have a problem stating my professional opinion if I feel something you want is not possible with what we have to work with or if I feel like it would not properly suit you I will make you aware. With that being said if you still want what u had in mind i will do what is asked and not what i think should be done. I also am very versatile from working with different textures and skin tones, too a wide range of looks from natural, to avant-garde styles.

    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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