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  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Keshia I.
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Resena was absolutely amazing! I found her here on Thumbtack about 1 month before my wedding and luckily she was available. After looking at pictures of her work and exchanging messages with her for a few days, I felt a connection to her and knew she was the person for me (not to mention she is from Atlanta- same as my husband)! She was very flexible and came to my MOH's house for the makeup trial one evening. See picture attached. She has such a professional setup! Brings in a huge studio light, her own chair and lays out all brushes and makeup on the table- very impressive prep! The makeup trial was awesome and I really had a chance to see what I would look like on my big day. I already had my hair trial that day, so seeing the full view was great! I don't wear makeup often (my husband actually hates it) and I wanted to look very natural, just polished and pretty for the wedding- she completely understood. She was very receptive to my concerns and adjustments I wanted to make to my eyes and lips. On the big day she arrived early completing my mom's makeup and then mine. I received so many compliments throughout the day SPECIFICALLY about my makeup! People even commented that my mom looked better for my wedding than she did for her wedding 2 years prior (probably because I did the makeup for hers), lol. Bottom line, Resena was absolutely amazing. Always prompt, always professional and definitely put out a great work product! She helped make me a beautiful bride! She was also much more affordable than others I found around Nashville! I know thumbtack is an unconventional way to find a makeup artist for your wedding, but Resena is definitely the right person for the job! I wish I could get married again so she could do my makeup! :) Thank you so much Resena!! See attached for a couple of wedding pictures. (Sorry they will not rotate the correct way).

Beauty by Stephanie
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine R.
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Stephanie is an amazing makeup artist. She has the magic touch. Highly recommended!

  • 5 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Laura D.
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Laurel was fantastic! I hired her to do makeup/hair for my wedding. (Bride, Matrons of Honor, Bridesmaids, Mother of the bride and mother of the groom) She was so accommodating and quick to answer any questions I had leading up to the big day! All of my girls had their own ideas of what they wanted to do with their hair/makeup and Laurel made it happen. They all looked absolutely stunning on my wedding day and I couldn't have been more please with my hair and makeup. As great as she is with hair, she's even better with makeup. It's definitely her wheelhouse! I recommend her highly to anyone looking for a professional, talented, sweet hair and/or makeup artist for any event-- especially a wedding. She traveled such a long way for BOTH my hair trial and wedding! She's awesome!

Lorena Lopez
from 13 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Isabeau M.
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Lo isn't just a makeup artist/hair stylist/stylist. It's truly as if she sees you for the best version of yourself and who you want to be, and brings that to life. I've used her for photoshoots, a wedding and a WHOLE bridal party, hair styling and more, and she always FAR surpasses my wildest dreams. A true pro, amazingly inventive and the most fun and easy to work with.

  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Angell S.
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Jaclyn was my makeup vendor for my wedding on December 13, 2014. Jaclyn's professionalism, friendliness, and kind spirit superseded my expectations. I met with two other makeup artists before being blessed to find Jaclyn....I tell you....I didn't know if I would be able to find a makeup artist that would do my makeup the way a bride should look on her wedding day (natural beauty with a glow) instead of someone about to hit the runway or on the movie screen (cakie). Jaclyn did just that. I also had a party of 8 ladies..all of which had varying skin color types as women of color typically have. Jaclyn was timely in applying everyone's makeup, everyone's makeup matched their skin color perfectly and everyone looked so very beautiful. The contouring she did was perfect. She did such a great job that I felt that their were 9 brides instead of just one. :-) The wedding guests and others who have seen our pictures on facebook are still asking about the master mind behind our makeup...people who don't even live in Tennessee are wanting to gain information about our wonderful makeup artist to determine if somehow they can book her. I would recommend Jaclyn 1000 times for any social event and look forward to using her again for any future social events I may have. I loved her!

Becca MUA
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Madison B.
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I really enjoyed Becca. She was entertaining as well as warm and bright in her craft. It was my first makeup artist experience and she really calmed my nerves and made sure to give me the “look” I so greatly desired.

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Morgan Ebright
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Audrey W.
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I hired Morgan to do my hair and makeup for my wedding and she did an AMAZING job! She was quick and it turned out beautifully. I would highly recommend her work.

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from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
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Sara did an amazing job with my bridal makeup. Even my mom appreciated her work. I would highly recommend her! Her rates are reasonable as well. She is a lovely person. Thank you Sara!!

Kristina Lucas
from 5 reviews
    Carolyn B.
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    We hired Kristina to do the makeup for a short indie film. She was always on time, listened carefully to what we wanted, and had the skills to create many different looks for our actors. I've also experienced and seen her make-overs directly. She is unlike other makeup artists in style and technique in creating a look that draws attention to the eyes. Exceptional work.

    • 3 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Natalie N.
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    Kelyn is an awesome person. Her work is top notch perfection. I absolutely love her professionalism and punctuality. I would recommend her over and over. Thank you Kelyn!

    Brandi Roe Makeup
    from 4 reviews
    • 10 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jamie F.
    Verified review

    Brandi is an amazing makeup artist! She did a fantastic job highlighting my features and creating a dramatic eye! She's extremely knowledgable on different techniques and helped me with the questions I had on achieving certain looks! She will also help you with any skin care issues you may be having and get you on a regimen that will correct it. Thank you Brandi!!!!

    Ellen Higgs
    from 4 reviews
      Martha H.
      Verified review

      Ellen is a fantastic artist. She has worked makeup parties for all dances, proms, that I have gone to. She is very good at following request (make this look natural, dramatic ect). She also has the artistic ability to make zombie wounds ect. look real!! (Has a record for amazing Halloween makeup) I would highly recommend Ellen for any and all makeup needs.

      HC Hair&Makeup
      from 4 reviews
      • 5 years in business
      • 9 hires on Thumbtack
      Monica L.
      Verified review

      Hannah created the look I wanted for my wedding. She worked very closely with the photo I used and she listened carefully to how I wanted my the end, it was exactly what I wanted! I absolutely loved it!! I would highly recommend her to do anyone's hair. She was fabulous!!

      EBH Hair and Makeup
      from 4 reviews
      • 6 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Meaghan B.
      Verified review

      Emma did my makeup for my wedding and I was very pleased with the results. She was very professional and did exactly what I asked her to do, and i got so many compliments on my makeup. Emma took the time to discuss different looks and show me what worked best with my skin type/ features. Even though it rained all night and I cried through the entire thing, my makeup never moved. She went above and beyond to make sure I felt beautiful on the most important day of my life.

      • 13 years in business
      Erin B.
      Verified review

      Katie-Laine did my makeup for my birthday and she was fantastic! I have a toddler and I rarely get to feel clean and pretty, Katie-Laine did an outstanding job and I felt great going out with my friends for a much needed girls night out. She was super friendly and professional. I'd definitely hire her again and I'd recommend her for any event or occasion. I'm also going to hire her for a consultation on how to create a daily look for myself.


      I am only a cosmetology student at the time, so this makes my pricing very affordable. I am highly skilled in Caucasian and ethnic hair. I also use airbrush makeup and tanner. My possibilities are limitless!


      I am a licensed cosmetologist who is bringing art to life in Nashville, TN, specializing in hairstyling and makeup artistry.


      Our business specializes in hair and makeup for weddings and events. We go out of our way to meet our client's needs. We have over 10 years of experience in hair and makeup services.


      I have 25 years of experience in the beauty business. I can do all types of hair and makeup. I can work any type of event for your beauty needs.


      I love all this stuff. What I'm into is makeup and hair. This is what I want to do with my life. I love new ways to do hair and makeup.


      Hello, my name is Tonette. I have been in the beauty industry for 27 years. I specialize in the latest styles, colors, cuts and weaves. I also specialize in natural hair. If you like body and bounce in your hair, ask about my agave keratin treatment.

      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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      Spring Hill, TN

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      • $281.67
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      Need Hair and Makeup Services for a Wedding

      Murfreesboro, TN

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        Wedding is June 1 2013. Please get in touch ASAP concerning prices and availability.
      • $450
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