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Amarillo Makeup Artists

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Face by Alina Cording
from 7 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie A.
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Alina did my makeup for prom and I got so many comments that night. She did a great job at matching my skin tone and dress color.she made my skin look flawless. She is very nice and can do pretty much any kind of makeup style! I would recommend her to everyone that's in need of a good priced makeup artist. She's the best and I'm definitely going to keep in contact with her if i need my makeup done for a special event.

Shay W.
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I've worked with Rhianon for 2 years now and both my clients and I love her. She's amazing with my clients and provides superb customer service. Plus, she's a wonderful professional to work with. She has great technique, is meticulous with sanitation and is always updating her education. If you're looking for a Makeup Artist, Rhianon is your lady!


I have worked for different makeup counters, such as Christian Dior, Chanel, and Lancome and freelanced for other counters and events.


I am a licensed cosmetologist in two states, Texas and Kansas. My true love is tied to makeup, but hair is a close second. I would love to service your next event!


I do makeup and style hair. I also make unique jewelry. I've done makeup for commercials, proms, special events, and photo shoots. I have styled hair for proms, weddings and photo shoots. My customers have also asked me to make jewelry pieces for their special events. I am a creative person and it shows in my work.


I love making people feel beautiful, especially for an event. I specialize in makeup, extensions, and updos/formal hair, as well as other salon services!


My customers love my work. I do nails makeup an hairstyles


I'm a makeup artist/hairstylist. I work with a lot of inspiring models and brides. I've been to Smashbox cosmetic training in Dallas and currently a Christian Dior freelancer and a skincare specialist.


My name is Felicia, and I have been doing makeup for the last 4 1/2 years. I went to beauty school, so I am licensed. Just to give you some info of my background: I have worked for Dillard's in cosmetics, of course, and I worked for The Edge, which was new to Smashbox. I also had the opportunity to work for Smashbox for a year and started freelancing, booking weddings, parties, and photo shoots. I have done the Miss Texas Latina pageant here in Amarillo, TX. I have great experience and can achieve any look. I am looking forward to keeping the business alive and just keep having fun doing makeup! Serious inquiries only please.

Q & A

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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 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.

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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