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Columbus Costume Makeup Artists

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Olivia Moore Makeup Artistry
4.8
from 66 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shanelle C.
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Not only is Olivia punctual and professional, she is an AMAZING makeup artist. She did my bridal makeup and arrived early finished on time. I was nervous about the wedding and her calming nature was invaluable! As for my makeup, I got compliments on how beautiful I looked all evening. I will definitely be recommending Olivia to friends in the future.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paul L.
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Mrs. Boggs is the best! We had 19 kids at the party and she painted all their faces and did balloons for them all! Fantastic job by an excellent face-painting artist!!

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Design by Anne
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christina A.
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She did my hair and makeup trial for my wedding. She is very professional and is very knowledgeable on hair and makeup styles. I felt and looked gorgeous after she was done. She really listened to my ideas and what I had in mind. She is Awesome!!!

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Lé Luxe Beauty Concierge
4.7
from 21 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gloria L.
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This was the best experience ever. She laid my daughters hair and make out. I will never use anyone else but her. She's has the sweetest personality that anyone could ask for. If you ever need your hair and makeup done please give her call. Looking forward to next week with her.

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Allyson S.
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I couldn't have asked for a better makeup & hair artist for my wedding! I was unsure choosing someone online but I loved the photos. My bridesmaids and I loved our finished looks and the ladies were friendly and put us all at ease. Sam also showed me how she cleans everything between uses when I asked how you can use the same makeup on my 10 bridesmaids and I was impressed in the care put into us being completely satisfied. I hope I don't get married again lol but if I ever do, I know who to go to! Thanks ladies!

Sara King Beauty
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Anne M.
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I was privileged to have my make up done by Dee a few weeks ago. I was skeptical at first because I am really picky when it comes to who I let do any kind of treatments to my face. To say I was impressed is an understatement. Dee was very professional and friendly at the same time. She made me feel very comfortable throughout the process. The end result was truly fabulous. I would have her do my makeup again in a heartbeat!

Makeup Artist
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kirsten C.
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Ladies - if you are looking for someone to do your makeup for ANY occasion, LOOK NO FURTHER!!!! Alexis is the whole package. Not only was my makeup amazing, but I have never connected with someone so easily and quickly! My wedding day would not have been the same without her. She has such a warm and welcoming personality - she even helped my bridesmaids perfect my hair. It was like i had an extra bridesmaid :) And guys, let me tell you - when i woke up the day after my wedding, after a wild night of partying - MY MAKEUP WAS RIGHT WHERE SHE PUT IT!!! She made my dream a reality and made me feel like a princess with my beautiful makeup. I could not have made a better choice and I can't wait for the next time I need some makeup done, cus i already know who I'll be calling!! Love you Alexis!!!

Monet Obree LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Lisha S.
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OMGEEEEEEE......5 stars!!! Ms. "Asia" is THEBOMB.COM!!!! She is proficient in her skills, she is an ARTist par excellent!

  • 5 years in business
Cristyna P.
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Brittney is by far the best make up artist I have used thus far. She is very versatile in what type of make up style she can offer whether it be glitter make up/glam/suddle or even costume make up. Besides her many talents she is very personable and professional. I have used her for both my weddings (we had a catholic and Buddhist wedding) and regular date nights before. Not enough praises I can give to this woman, just book her and be Wow'D.

  • 5 years in business
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My bright looks get noticed everywhere I and my clients go. I love to give looks that catch everyone's eye!

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I am a Columbus based makeup artist specializing in natural beauty! I want to you to look and feel like the most beautiful version of yourself in your wedding day. I always do air brush, and I use cruelty-free products, so you can feel good about choosing me!

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I am a licensed managing cosmetologist. I have been doing makeup professionally for six years. I am also experienced at Mac cosmetics. I have been to New York Fashion week for three years. I have a full kit. I enjoy doing makeup including FX, bridal, runway, and photos.

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I am a makeup artist with over 10 years of experience specializing in weddings, performance, beauty contest, and photo ready makeup. I studied at Make Up Academy.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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PURE makeup done by Rachel offers artistry of the look you want to achieve for any occasion. Rachel is full of passion and personality, and you will be most satisfied with her skills and talent!

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I love making people beautiful. I've been doing hair and makeup for five years. It is so rewarding! I am available for any special occasion. Check me out on Instagram. I would love to make you beautiful! I'm from Columbus, Ohio.

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I've been doing makeup for 5 years now. Have had much practice and still learning. I watch YouTube, do research every day to learn more.

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From the runway to date night, from the photo shoot to a glam party with the girls, "Always put your best face forward!" We specialize in photography/videography, pageantry, prom, wedding, and everyday glam makeup. Let me, Tinisha Tolber, bring that final touch to your special occasion. Tru Faces Makeup is booking now.

  • 4 years in business
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Our stylists focus strictly on styling and will not let you leave the chair without a polished and clean finished product. Whether you want sleek and smooth hair or billowy, volumous hair, you will not leave unhappy. We've got a very creative team who are highly skilled with braids and up-dos also. Makeup application is second to none.

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I make faces pretty. I am easy to get along with. My business is drama free, meaning if you are my client of the moment, there will be no gossip and no trash talking. Also, I have a no phone policy. Gluing your face to your screen won't make it any easier for me to do my job. Serious inquiries only.

  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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My skills and knowledge of the beauty field is what sets me apart from other artists, I don't just provide a service I provide a complete experience. Professionalism, knowledge of my field and quality work is all my clients ever receive when working with me. My work as an MUA can range from very light and natural to bold bright colors and even very glamour a depending on the occasion, I really try my best to offer my clients exactly what they are looking for.

  • 18 years in business
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I work with my clients prior to events and I ask what is the vision they have for there look on the special event day. My clients thoughts and visions are important to making their dreams come true. I'm all about client satisfaction.

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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