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Columbia Makeup Artists

Browse these makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Columbia.

  • 5 years in business
Rodney G.
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One of the Best Makeup Artist I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Such a Professional and Amazing Service! If you looking for the Best your search is over.

Makeup By M.E. & Bree
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Audrey S.
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Although my makeup date isn't till December, so far I have been very pleased with quick, professional responses to my inquiry. I am confident that my experience will be a good one!

Makeup by Julieta
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Breyonna D.
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Julieta was amazing. She was friendly and made the whole experience very comfortable for me.

Sarah & Co. Studio
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany B.
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Wow! First let me say Asia is amazing! She has a passion for what she does. She is very professional and will make u feel right at home. When I tell you she puts her heart and soul into her work, she really does. Her pictures speaks for themselves. I would whole heartily recommend her to anyone for makeup services. If you want the best you go to the best. PERIOD!

  • 12 years in business
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  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I am a hair salon that provides beauty services. I have been a cosmetologist for 8 years and counting. I'm new to makeup; I am looking to create my profile. I provide services for men, women and children. I am excellent with cutting, coloring, weaving, blow outs and updos.

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I am a makeup artist with over 14 years of experience. I use all professional products like MAC Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown and other industry professional products.

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I am a makeup artist and licensed cosmetologist. I graduated at Paul Mitchell, and I've done makeup for Columbia Fashion Week among other things.

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I provide the best best shampoo and massage in Columbia, SC. I specialize in hair extension and hair bonding services. Wigs are created by me to fit your personality and style. Other services provided are: relaxer, perms, soft curls, cuts, updos, natural hair, locs, protective styles, makeup, and waxing. My career is you. When you come to see me, I'm your specialist for your hair. Live with the look that is for you. I guarantee the best salon experience you've ever had.

  • 10 years in business
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My specialty areas are FX makeup, bridal, hot new looks and basic application. I use the best products in the industry.

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I am a local makeup artist who is passionate about making sure her clients leave her feeling beautiful and confident. I have reasonable prices, but my work will have you feeling and looking like you are about to step foot on the red carpet!

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If it is professional beauty services you want, Creativity Glamorized can fulfill your needs. We do routine maintenance, bridal, editorial, video or special occasion. CG aims to please. We work as a team with our clients to ensure the best outcome. We would love to be a part giving you the ultimate glamour experience. I am a stylist/MUA who loves to touch lives through my creative artistry. I am a certified extension specialist, Paul Mitchell trained cosmetologist, as well as a licensed nail technician. I am able to provide a wide variety of services. My pricing is reasonable, and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget. My styling has been featured during Columbia Style Week, Columbia Style Exhibition, HeadHunterz Competition and HairWalk.

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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Here at Tenacious Beauty, we focus on creating an enchanting experience every time we service a customer. With over a decade of experience providing women with the tools they need to look and feel beautiful. Our clients are works of art, and every face is a canvas. We take great pride in our attention to customer accuracy and listening giving the customer what they desire.

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i provide the best makeup service for all clients at an affordable price

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We are a full-service oxygen spa/salon. We offer oxygen treatments, massage, nail services, natural airbrush tanning and hair and makeup artistry! We have an innovative, multicultural staff, so we can cater to everyone. We are your urban oasis, and we're here to upkeep your individual style!

  • 4 years in business
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I am skilled in using makeup to create your special event, night out, or special day. Competition, night out, run way, special holidays and bridal.

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I am a senior beauty consultant at Mary Kay Cosmetics. I offer makeup services. I give free initial consultations. I will travel to you.

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I do all kinds of makeup. From weddings to video shoots, photo shoots, nights out on the town, runways, or magazines, you name it, and I can do it. Special requests may also be made. My goal is to please every client and leave her feeling beautiful. Find me on Instagram.

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I coordinate with clients to put together makeup and hair looks for fashion shows and work with photographers and stylists on location for photo shoots. I also do bridal makeup, beauty pageant hair and wardrobe styling for contestants.

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I provide makeup artistry for weddings and special occasions. I offer 20 years of experience and expertise for the best makeup.

  • 3 years in business
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I can do whatever look you are going for- natural up to super glam! I will get to know your style wish and communicate what we will do so you know what my vision is.

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.

Actual Requests

See other requests for makeup artists in Columbia

Need a Makeup Artist for a Photoshoot

North Charleston, SC

  • Event type
    Photoshoot, Other (Bikini national Show)
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Trial makeup session
    No, I am not interested
  • Details
    I really do not prefer airbrush and just like traditional foundation. I want fake lashes and the makeup needs to be sexy and pretty. I am willing to pay $150 total for both dates.
  • $140
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist

Charleston, SC

  • Event type
    Wedding, Photoshoot
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Trial makeup session
    Yes, I am interested
  • Details
    Wedding is casual but I would love that once in a lifetime "star" treatment :) If rates are reasonable may also have bridal party (2) done as well

Need a Makeup Artist

North Charleston, SC

  • Event type
    Special occasion, Other
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Trial makeup session
    No, I am not interested
  • Details
    I'm not a fan of airbrush
  • $120
    Average price
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