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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 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.

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 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.

Reviews for Northshore makeup artists
Prudence C.
We had 3 makeup artists but the only one that stood out was KeeBeauty. Every one was asking about our makeup artist. She is really great she even helped my sister with her hair. Awesome price too. If you need a makeup artist KeeBeauty is the one.
ItsKeeBeautyItsKeeBeauty
Jacqueline P.
Shaketha did a great job! On time and professional makeup artist who is really sweet!
Vivid Glam ArtistryVivid Glam Artistry
Raquel V.
It's always a pleasure sitting in her chair!! I looked amazing after she was done. If you're looking for a great makeup artist BOF Makeup Artistry is it!!
BOF Makeup ArtistryBOF Makeup Artistry
Carina W.
Was great working with Bia She is an excellent makeup artist. Looking forward to working with her again.
Makeup by B I AMakeup by B I A
Rama B.
Amani did a great job with my makeup. She took my skin type and if I had any allergies into consideration. She took the time to make everything look perfect. She is an artist and my face was her canvas. She is easy to talk to and we had a nice conversation. I felt confidant and pretty; the feeling and the makeup lasted all day. She is a professional, considerate and kind lady. I highly recommended Amani as a Makeup Artist.
The Perfect FinishThe Perfect Finish
Rachella W.
Jo was so nice, she responded to my text immediately. She did my daughters Makeup for her prom at the last minute with no problem. My daughter looked so glamorous. She’s definitely gonna be our new makeup artist.
Glamorous Touch Makeup ArtistryGlamorous Touch Makeup Artistry
Alda T.
Kalisa is amazing makeup artist! I reached out to her at the last minute. She quickly responded to my needs as I needed a makeup and hair-do for my bridal session. She answered all my questions and made me feel at ease with the whole Covid situation. She arrived on time and setup immediately. She is very smart and down to earth artist. I highly recommend her for your next makeup or hair glam! Thanks Kalisa! I’ll definitely book you for any upcoming events in the future. XOXO, Alda
Kalisa MakeupKalisa Makeup
Virginia D.
I utilized this company for my wedding makeup. The main make up artist was not available because my request was short notice, but her alternate was amazing. I felt confident and beautiful.
Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)
Melanie G.
Jerilyn was on time and professional. She listened to my concerns and even changed some things I wasn’t crazy about once she finished. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a makeup artist.
Makeup By JerilynMakeup By Jerilyn
Koo G.
I hired Jo for the weekend while vacationing in Houston. Despite the many setbacks I had with flights being delayed she was very understanding. She did an amazing job with my makeup! I now have a permanent makeup artist whenever I'm in Houston. I also met a new friend! Hey Jo!!! See you next time
Glamorous Touch Makeup ArtistryGlamorous Touch Makeup Artistry
Thumbtack Customer
I absolutely loved working with Dawn, not only was she my makeup artist we built a friendship. She was very professional and did fantastic job on my face for my wedding. She also had my bridesmaids on point.
Dawn Nicole Faces of BeautyDawn Nicole Faces of Beauty
Thumbtack Customer
I am a cancer patient and hired Johnnie to do my makeup for a reunion. She more than exceeded my expectations!! I haven't felt this beautiful in a very long time! I will definitely hire Johnnie again! She s a gifted artist!
Beauty by JohnniBeauty by Johnni
Rita G.
Linda made me literally look gorgeous. She was patient, listened to what “look” I wanted, and took her time—I never felt rushed. She is a very, very good makeup artist. You’ll look like a model when she’s done
Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)
Thumbtack Customer
I found Nicole though Thumbtack and she was the makeup artist for my wedding. She pays attention to what you want as well was making recommendations that she believes would suit you. She’s also very responsible and has a delightfully easygoing personality. Highly recommend Nicole!
Impeccable BeautyImpeccable Beauty
Sana S.
Asra is one of the best makeup artists I have ever come across in my life! She is professional, punctual, and her work speaks for herself! All my family and friends have been so excited after seeing her work that they are all ready to hire her for their future events. She is the best!
Bridal Art StudioBridal Art Studio
Chawiwan T.
Linda is a very professional makeup artist and I'm lucky to have her on the most important day in my life. She arrived on time, saw my dress and get into work very quickly. I asked for minimal makeup to compliment my sparkly red dress. I changed into a white dress and later into my traditional dress for a photo shoot and her makeup looks perfect on both outfit and lasts for the whole day! Her attention to detail is so impressive as if she can read my mind all the time. I did make a few minor changes while she was working on my hair and it came out perfect. Thank you so much, Linda!
Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)
Thumbtack Customer
Dawn Nicole is a fabulous makeup artist. She was very professional, highly skilled, and very personable. She arrived at my hotel as scheduled, asked lots of questions about the look I was going for and the event I was attending and did not leave until I was completely satisfied. I would recommend her and use her again and again. She gave me more than I expected.
Dawn Nicole Faces of BeautyDawn Nicole Faces of Beauty
Nikki W.
Omg she is hand down the best makeup artist in the area. She is so down to earth and easy to connect with. Her work is perfection. I got so many compliments on how beautiful I was. Notice I said how beautiful I was and not the makeup. She highlighted my beauty. She worked quickly and I still don’t see how she was able to do so much that quick. Anointed hands and a spirit to match. I planned on just locating different MUA every time I needed one. She is stuck with me at this point. Only person in Houston I want touching my face
Blue BrushBlue Brush
Marquetta C.
Jerilyn’s work is top notch!! Her professionalism , punctuality and knowledge about her craft is outstanding. This was my first time using a makeup artist, so I didn’t know what to expect. Once she said hello all my worries disappeared, your could just feel her personality and professionalism though her voice. I would definitely recommend Jerilyn for any occasion. The city of Houston has a gem called Jerilyn.
Makeup By JerilynMakeup By Jerilyn
Tamara S.
Linda was excellent! She was punctual and professional. She kept a smile on my face and was patient with me and the interruptions from the bridal party. All night long everyone at my wedding kept telling me how gorgeous of a bride I was. Her work was better than expected. It was my first time weary my lashes to an engagement and they were so natural looking. SHE IS THE MAKEUP ARTIST TO HIRE if you want to still look like yourself as a glamorous Hollywood version. THANKS LINDA!!! A very satisfied bride
Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)
Jennifer C.
Linda was over 30 minutes late to my appointment. Fortunately, I had time to kill. However, had I been on a tight schedule, the fact that she was late could have severely impacted my plans in a very negative way. How do you replace a hair and makeup artist at the last possible minute? You don’t. The quality of the hair/make-up was average. She brought a hairstylist with her that I was told about when I was informed that she would be late. My hair did not turn out the way that I had hoped...not even close. It fell completely flat (indoors) within 2 hours. The hair was a HUGE disappointment and not worth having done. Furthermore, my makeup was overpriced for the way that it turned out. It just wasn’t what I wanted at all. Overall, I was not pleased with how I looked which is unfortunate considering that I had a very important event to attend. However, I just thank God it wasn’t my wedding or something really spectacular.
Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)Je Crois Brows and Beauty (aka Glamorous by Linda)
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