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West Harlem Makeup Professionals

Browse these makeup services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in West Harlem.

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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 176 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 267 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Veronica C.
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Vesta is AMAZING! On my wedding day, she was on time, was very professional and did an excellent job with my makeup. My makeup, as well as my sister and mom's looked gorgeous and perfect throughout the day! I'd work with Vesta again in a second!

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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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Ladeanya P.
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We were shooting a short for a movie. Ms Ashanti was our makeup person. She was very sweet and professional. She is now a part of our family!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
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Kelly F.
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It was such a pleasure hiring Tatiana. She exemplifies professionalism. Holds great conversation that helped us forget our wedding jitters. She put us at ease. Very easy to talk to in regards to which make up style & hair styles we wished to have. It was such a blessing to have found her on thumbtack. She nailed it when it came to our desired looks. Definitely would recommend to anyone. Thanks again, Tatiana! We received nothing but compliments on our hair and make up.

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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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On Point Beauty by SRCfaces
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
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Johnny M.
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I was taking part in a video shoot for the nonprofit I work for and needed makeup for camera. I have no experience with makeup and Sharon put me at ease. Sharon came through to my hotel and took care of my makeup. She even sent me on my way with some powder and lip balm to apply on set. She was communicative, prompt and professional. If I ever needed a makeup artist again in NYC, I would definitely reach out.

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The Art of Ochanya
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kaphia L.
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The services of this extraordinary artist are overwhelmingly satisfying. I first received her service of makeup for my birthday party. Ever since I came across her skill and talent to bring my vision to past she became my go to makeup artist. I appreciate her willingness to jump in and rescue my makeup mess ups. Her skill and talent are matched with professionalism. Her timeliness and cleanliness are always to be noted. When I recommend her to various females I never fail to mention her down to earth personality. I have gotten make up tips and style ideas all while having laughs and a relaxing experience. Overall when you book with this wonderful artist prepare to be Wowed and Blown Away.

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danymakeup
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Jhoana S.
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Daniela’s makeup was stunning and me and my 2 friends all got compliments. She did a really good job on all three of us for our prom and the makeup stayed on all night. Daniela was on time and answered all of my questions beforehand, prom wouldn’t have been the same without her doing our makeup.

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The Glass Slipper Wedding
5.0
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica F.
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I absolutely loved my wedding makeup. Aleetha and her team are polite, extremely professional and have amazing talent. They arrived on time and completed everyone's hair and makeup according to the timeline. We (me and my bridal party and MOB) looked stunning all day and night. My makeup trial was just as stunning. I highly recommend The Glass Slipper for all of your beauty needs.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
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Quan T.
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Remi was very professional, she arrived on time and provide exceptional services. Her makeup and hair jobs for my three models were top-notched. I'm very glad we had her for our photo shoot.

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100% Cashmeir
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Ayanna C.
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Having Cashmeir as your makeup artist is not just a service, it is an experience. Personable, creative, meticulous and a master she takes makeup artistry to a different level. She has the ability of accenting beauty without taking away from the natural beauty of her client. She made me feel and look like a queen. Truly an unforgettable experience.

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CmodeBeauty
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Freda a.
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Maria and Ivana worked efficiently and did a wonderful job and preparing our whole wedding party for the day. We had tons of fun with them, and all our bridesmaids were raving about how wonderful they looked - with hairstyles lasting throughout the night. Thanks for a great time and an equally wonderful job done!

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BeautyCall Glam
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angelina A.
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Mahira is the absolute best!! From day one, she was incredibly accommodating and perfectly captured the look I was going for. She is so talented and loves what she does - it truly shows through her work. I could not be happier that I chose the BeautyCall Glam team for my special day, and I can’t wait for the next event I go to so I have an excuse to call Mahira and have my makeup done!

Beauty by Danielle
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Stefany T.
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I visited NYC for my birthday and was looking for a quality make up artist. I saw Danielle's amazing work and immediately knew she was the artist I wanted. The experience from start to finish was nothing short of amazing! She was extremely professional and helpful in answering my questions, and came directly to my hotel to do my makeup. She was 10 minutes early, and respected my time in a way that is uncommon. Not only does she do amazing work, she is extremely down to earth and a pleasure to talk to. I received compliments all night on my birthday look and it was all thanks to her hard work. Next time I'm in the city, she will be the first one I contact! Book her, you won't regret it!

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Beaut'E Beats by Elaine
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Louisa J.
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Elaine is very friendly and professional. I love her work! Her own makeup is beat and her work reflects that. She is efficient and patient. I tend to be very picky and she was very understanding and made me feel comfortable and at ease.She makes sure to know what you want and she delivers! Even if you're picky like I am her portfolio gives you allot of options and ideas. The results are always amazing! She has become my go to makeup artist for a special or festive event. Allot of people compliment me but I owe it to Elaine aka Beaut'E Beats MUA. I high recommend her!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel F.
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Loved my hair and makeup trial! Now I can’t wait for the wedding!

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PentMakeup
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
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Deanna S.
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Pent did an amazing job! She was able to take a very general idea of what I wanted and transform it into something beyond anything I would have expected. She keeps her makeup tools very organized and sanitary and is a friendly, easygoing person who will put you at ease during the entire process.

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Danimara Makeup
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gabriella O.
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I really loved how my makeup turned out and it was all done in a timely fashion! I would definitely recommend danimara makeup.

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Miss Vicky P. Artistry
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Paola P.
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Amazing!, that's a way to summarize Miss. Vicky, even before we met, she was polite and patient answering my many questions :).. she was professional and just so nice, she made me look and feel gorgeous.. I highly recommend using her (I sure will keep doing it !)

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Lugo Makeup
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angely R.
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Lugo Makeup & hair is amazing!! I have been using their services for about 4 years now for special events and fitness shows. Their work quality is amazing, they are responsible and professional. I’ve always been a satisfied and super happy customer. Highly recommended!!:)

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SBP Hair & Makeup
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Saraí R.
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The work Shirley does is very good, I love it because it gives you to choose from many styles and also suggests which one would fit better according to your face, skin color and facial features, use excellent products from good brands and different designers to a better quality of makeup ... she has me makeup for photo sessions and of course for her good work I asked her to make-up and comb for my wedding, I love it because it is very delicate to comb and it is careful, it also makes you a preview a few weeks earlier to know how you're going to want your hairstyle and make-up on the day of the wedding, etc ... also their prices are pretty good or reasonable, you will not regret your good work.

DorothyB MUA
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Christina F.
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She was on time, very patient with me, great conversation and most of all did an awesome job on my makeup.

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 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 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.

Actual Requests

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Need Makeup Artist

New York, NY

  • Number of makeup artists
    1
  • People needing makeup application
    Bride
  • Total people needing makeup application
    1
  • Makeup style
    Romantic and soft, Gentle glow
  • Additional makeup services
    (Intentionally left blank)
  • Pre-wedding makeup trial
    Yes
  • Day- or night-of touch-ups
    Yes
  • Hair stylist
    Yes, but I am finding one on my own
  • Details
    My dress is off-white. I have long thin hair, will likely be wearing it up.
  • $146
    Average price

Need Event Makeup Services

New York, NY

  • Event type
    Photo shoot
  • Additional makeup services required
    Airbrushed makeup
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Details
    Would like to contour
  • $101.25
    Average price

Need event makeup

New York, NY

  • Event type
    Birthday party
  • Additional makeup services required
    Other (Need makeup artist for a birthday party for 12 & 13 year old kids.)
  • Number of people needing makeup
    Other (50+ kids (approximately 23 girls))
  • Details
    Boys may want some type of makeup for the photo booth that will be there.
  • $213.33
    Average price
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