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Extreme Beauty
4.9
from 104 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 185 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shana O.
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I had Summer and Milly doing makeup and hair for my wedding. There were five of us getting makeup and four of us getting hair and we started at 10:00am and were done by 2:00pm. Summer and Milly were great to work with and listened to what we all wanted. All of us wanted more natural makeup and it still looked great in the photos. I got married on the coldest, windiest day we'd had in two months, but still wanted to wear my hair down. Milly did a great job creating the look I wanted and despite the wind, it held up for all the important parts (photos and ceremony). I went with Extreme Beauty because they provided a makeup artist and hairstylist, were more affordable than anything in the DC area, and included a trial. The trial was crucial and helped me get the look I wanted. Everyone looked beautiful for the wedding and Summer and Milly traveled over two hours to get to the venue!

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Makeup by Mary K. Engle
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dina R.
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We hired Mary Katie to help us look our best for our family photos. She is a very sweet person. Most importantly, she is a total professional. She made us all look beautiful. Additionally, the products she used were not cakey or flakey. All makeup products were light and lasted for a very long time. I loved what she did with my eyes. She did a smokey look and I received many compliments. I will definitely use Mary Katie again.

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Flawless Faces And Hair
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carly C.
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Summer did such an exceptional job on the make up for my wedding! Not only are her makeup skills top notch, she is also very down to earth and caring which is exactly what you need on your wedding day! She did makeup for myself, my 7 bridesmaids, my mother and my step mother and everyone looked absolutely stunning!!! The makeup also lasts ALL DAY LONG! You will not be disappointed by Summer's work ethic, bright personality and creative genius. The onsite makeup also created a relaxed atmosphere that I would highly recommend to every bride out there. Do yourself a favor and hire Summer for onsite makeup needs! She will blow you away, trust me! :)

Make-up by Josie
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Jody C.
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We had a lovely experience with Josie. She met with my sister and I at my daughter’s bridal suite which made things so much easier for us. Josie was punctual, professional, personable and very attentive. Her work is fabulous! I would highly recommend Josie for any type of makeup artistry you made need! Thank you Josie for making us feel beautiful!

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ngaio B.
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Aida and her team were wonderful to work with . They made my bridesmaids look and feel AMAZING ! Aida made my fine/ thin hair Full and bouncy! Giving me a style that flattered me face and personality. I was really impressed with the way my makeup turned out . She did exactly what I wanted .. to look like myself but with a bit more glam 😊. I would definitely recommend The Bridal Beauty Specialists .

Simply Beautiful
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Micki L.
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April is professional and talented. I was referred to her from a friend that had used and loved her services. Highly recommend!!

Beauty by Angela K
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Patricia K.
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Angela k ...did a hair and makeup..makeover....totally amazed on the outcome ..lines on my forehead...circles around my eyes...totally Amazed at the outcome...i looked to be about 30😉angela knew exactly what i needed and very well perfessionally done. Thankyou angela!!!

makeupbymusku
5.0
from 1 review
    Raksha V.
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    Sruthi is easy to talk to regarding the kind of makeup I wanted. Very alert and responsive to all my questions and giving guidance on exploring new stuff about makeup. I really enjoyed her work and the result was outstanding. The night event ended with so many compliments about the makeup and how apt it was with my dress choice. Thank you Sruthi for accommodating me on such short notice.

    Rock Paper Scissors Salon
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Lisa F.
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    My hair and makeup was perfect! She was super easy to get along with and has a great taste in music also 😁

    Beautiful Dream Team
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 11 years in business
    Whitney M.
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    Wonderful experience! Communication was a little rocky at first, but everything ended up being perfect! Never have I ever felt so beautiful before. Thank you dream team!!

    About

    Aubrey is a freelance makeup artist and stylist based in Central Pennsylvania. She specializes in weddings, engagements, and is also available for other special events, such as boudoir, head shots, portraits, editorial, fashion shoots and runway. Aubrey also has advanced training and certification in eyelash extensions. Aubrey enjoys making women of all ages and races look and feel their absolute best. Knowing that she played a small part in their special event gives Aubrey a lot of joy, and she is proud to use her God-given talents for the benefit of others.

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    My experience and natural talent ,make my work stand out from the competition .

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    I'm a makeup artist in South Florida who relocated to Harrisburg. I trained to do airbrushing, body painting, face painting, and more!

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    We are a full-service salon offering hair, makeup and nails. From wild to mild, no one knows style like we do!

    • 11 years in business
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    Greetings! I have a current PA esthetics license. I also have a culinary background and a current x-ray license. I would love to do your makeup for your special event! I can personalize it for you. I am detail oriented, and I always do it with love! You may also look me up on Facebook (Kristi Purcell).

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    I am an artist first, and a makeup artist second. I draw, paint, sketch…you name it. When it comes to makeup, I can do an array of styles fitted to the theme of photos to be taken. I specialize in Bridal makeup, Event Makeup, and Photo Shoot makeup application. I believe beauty lies within all of us, and as an artist is is my job to ENHANCE a models natural attributes, rather than transform someone in to something they are not! All photos shown in my portfolio are UNEDITED and NOT Photoshopped!

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    I do full makeup in high detail! I do however you want to look for prom or wedding. You name it. I also specialize in Halloween, grunge, goth, stripper and celebrities!

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    I am specializing in makeup and hair for all occasions and events. I request that my client and I meet for a trial so we are able to achieve the exact look that my client is seeking. I am available on weekends and most week nights. I have examples of the works that I have done in the past and can provide lessons on makeup application as well.

    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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