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Memphis Professional Makeup Artists

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

  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Diana R.
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Ashley did a wonderful job. She was very thorough in all of her explanations and techniques. She made sure we all understood how and why she was using certain products. In addition to being a great makeup artist she has a wonderful personality. Her services were far above and beyond my expectations.

from 10 reviews
    Siera D.
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    Thank you for making my birthday the best. With my makeup and hair laid....

    Makeup and Henna by Sonal
    from 8 reviews
    • 11 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Sameera P.
    Verified review

    She is an excellent makeup artist and henna artist. I was really happy with her work and will be seeing her soon for another appointment.

    Aisha Rogers Beauty
    from 6 reviews
    • 11 years in business
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
    Latasha L.
    Verified review

    Aisha did an outstanding job for my wedding! She is very professional and extremely talented! Thanks so much for making me feel beautiful on my special day!

    eXcellence by Design
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Brigette G.
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    My makeup artist cancelled on me THE DAY BEFORE MY WEDDING!!!!!!!! I was very panicked so I contacted Shymiak to see if she could help. Not only was she extremely nice and friendly, but she went completely out of her way to service me, my bridal party, AND my mother and mother-in-law! She truly saved my day!!!! - Brigitte G.

    • 12 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Constance C.
    Verified review

    I couldn't be happier with the end result, it was amazing and she was very professional! The hair stylist she worked with Kimmi did and fantastic job with my thick course hair, it held up the entire day for the photo shoot! If you want to look your best and feel the like the golden dime in the room or the building for that matter, get Theresa!

    T Mishele Makeup
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Stephanie O.
    Verified review

    She did my make up for my birthday. It was done in a timely matter. She was very professional and was tentative to my sensitive, acne prone skin. She used some of the best products that didnt clog my pores or make my face feel weighed down. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who is trying to find a great make up artist at a great price

    Kasey Acuff Makeup Artist
    from 1 review
      Kelly W.
      Verified review

      Kasey was my makeup and spray tan artist for my wedding day! Words cannot describe how talented, professional, and just plain sweet this girl is!! She was willing to work with my schedule to make my day as easy as possible. That's priceless for a stressed bride!! Her custom spray tan gave me an enchanting glow, and her exquisite makeup application made me feel like a princess. I got compliments on my eye makeup all night long!! Kasey also beautified my bridal party and my mom! They all agreed it was the perfect "bridesmaids gift". I would not recommend anyone else for a girl's makeup or tan needs! Thank you Kasey!!


      I have my own makeup, and I am willing to travel to my clients. I have over 30 years of experience in doing makeup. I was a licensed esthetician.

      • 10 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack


      I'm a hairstylist/makeup artist. I'm a Brazilian blowout-certified. I perform a variety of hair treatments and skillfully applying makeup. I'm what you've been looking for!

      • 9 years in business

      I am young and have a passion for beauty. I take the time to get to know my clients and take the time to make the experience and the make-up perfect! Every face is a blank canvas and every client gets their own unique piece of work.


      Let me be part of your big day! I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon! I'm a makeup artist and wedding planner. Im specialized in bridal makeup and wedding planning! You will be out of stress and very pleased with the results. We will work together to get the best of you for your special day!

      • 5 years in business

      I am a freelance makeup artist where I take pride in making sure my client leaves with every aspect of her natural beauty enhanced. I've been doing makeup for over a year and a half, and I've worked on video and photo shoots and with ladies for every special occasion from proms to weddings and everything in between. I love making up brides, just with the excitement of this special event and making sure she feels like a queen!


      Hello I think my service stands out because I truly love what I do with so much passion!! I do my best to make what's inside someone shine on the outside. I do natural looking work and give my all!!!thanks 2all 😉


      I am a freelance MUA in the Memphis, TN, area. I aim to make you look beautiful for your special occasion without breaking the bank! Please check my Facebook page.


      I am 20 years old. I am an aspiring makeup artist. I am willing to travel to clients for any type of special event, such as weddings, parties, recitals, etc.


      Memphis Makeup Artists is the premier place to go for a professional, talented makeup artist. We have the largest team with the greatest skill sets around with featured brand artists, certified artists, and licensed cosmetologists.


      I provide event-specific, freelance makeup and hairstyling service. All services are delineated by a licensed cosmetologist/aesthetician, with 30 years of experience in the cosmetology industry, present day included. I have training and experience in working with all hair types regardless of race, creed or color. Services are not rendered to children under 13 years of age. A 30-day pre-service consultation prior to date of the event is recommended. For impromptu services, 10 days or less, there is a convenience fee to be determined. As an added bonus, I have a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. I offer a modified technique of mental adjustment therapy to each client.

      • 9 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack

      I am professional and come on time to work for you. I love to make my clients feel beautiful.

      • 29 years in business

      It is my belief that my work is vividly noticed because of how the client looks and feels. It is important to conduct a consultation to see exactly what I am working with, what the client expectations are and meeting their needs. Make up Artistry by Delia teaches you as a client how to do your own make up for a small fee or prepares you for your special event be it television, theater, proms, weddings, photography, fashions shows, peer training or personal events. All of these avenues establish why my work stands out from others.

      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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