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South Houston Costume Makeup Artists

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Space City Clowns
4.8
from 145 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 306 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christina R.
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Definitely recommend space city clowns. Her clown costume is simple so your little ones are not afraid. Her face painting and balloon making is perfect, lots of good compliments from my guest. Awesome communication. Will use space city clowns again Thank you

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  • 13 years in business
  • 215 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ruth W.
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Linda was great; quick communicator, professional, flexible, wonderful stylist and excellent makeup artist. I would recommend her to potential clients. This was my first experience with thumbtack and it was very positive.

Colorful Creations
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Sofia P.
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Thank you so much for your services! Everyone loved the balloons and face painting! The Elf costume was perfect for my party I would definitely hire you are in the future :)

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  • 6 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Annie S.
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The makeup artist, Anabei is kind and generous. Before hiring her, I asked many questions about hair style details. She responded very fast and clear.

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Vivid Glam Artistry
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jacqueline P.
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Shaketha did a great job! On time and professional makeup artist who is really sweet!

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Makeup By Darling
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Jocelyn F.
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Darling is very thorough in her work and does an excellent job! She truly cares about her clients and goes the extra mile to ensure you are completed satisfied! Highly recommend her to anyone out there looking for a hair and makeup artist!

NESSAHENNA
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Virginia L.
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I had gotten my makeup done by Vannessa, and the experience was very enjoyable, especially since it was the first time I had makeup done by someone else. It wasn't awkward like I anticipated it to be, and she kept a nice mood going on, making sure I wasn't uncomfortable with anything. The end result was exactly what I had in mind, and I was very satisfied with the work quality. I had also seen some of her other works, and it is absolutely stunning! I would definitely recommend her wether it be for makeup or henna.

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BORODINA STYLIST
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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Liz A.
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Ms. Irina did a very beautiful job on my hair and makeup. She is also very considerate in her pricing, and will not give you anything less than flawless quality. She knows her craft well and will make you feel comfortable while she does her job. Two thumbs up for her!

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Makeup by Rosalyn
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
India T.
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She's my new makeup artist...I love her n love my makeup!!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa T.
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I used Jessica for my bridal portraits and my wedding. She is a perfectionist and is an amazing artist! I felt so beautiful and loved what she did with my makeup. I always give her name and # out to girls needing a makeup artist! I highly recommend Jessica!!!

The Makeup vault TMV
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer P.
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Every time I get my makeup done by The Makeup Vault it’s a a great experience overall. Angie does a fantastic job of always making sure I leave her studio happy and satisfied. If you’re looking for a quality makeup service in Houston, TMV is the place to go!!!!

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Lexcole Beauty
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ella G.
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Alexis was absolutely amazing! I had no idea how makeup can change my face and attitude. I will rebook an appointment!

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ChrisjayArtistry
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Jenona S.
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She's amazing makeup artist

  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Hannah B.
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Jillian is an absolutely amazing makeup artist. She has great technical skills, a high level of creativity, and passion for her work. She did my makeup for a military ball, and even though I danced all night, it all stayed in place perfectly. She answered my questions about what she was doing and why with a lot of knowledge. In addition, she took my vision for what I wanted to look like into account, and did not make me look like a different person; just a very princessy version of myself. I felt so beautiful, and I highly recommend Jillian as a makeup artist for your event!

Zoya Zaidi
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Batool A.
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Zoya is affordable and talented makeup artist i know. Zoya did my makeup for my engagement and she did an excellent job listening to all my needs.

BulletproofBeauty
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brianna L.
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She is a remarkable makeup artist. She did my makeup for my birthday and made me feel like a million bucks. She listens to exactly what you want and executes it beautifully.She does a wonderful job enhancing your beauty and she makes you feel so comfortable. She will now be my go to makeup artist!! Thank you again for your beautiful work!! :)

  • 14 years in business
Kamran F.
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If you want to watch an artist working on a canvas, watch her working. Her work is immaculate. She has vision which is different yet extremely appealing.

MK Bridal Artistry
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie D.
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She did my hair and makeup for my 32nd costume party and did such a great job! She was on time, reasonable, accommodating, and professional. She did hair and makeup for 2 of my friends and they absolutely loved it! Thank you! I’ll definitely contact hire her again!

CabreraMakeup
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Betts delapaz D.
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Best makeup artist I’ve ever known! Worked with her for the longest and every client that she does loves her work! She has even done my makeup and I love it, the only person I’ll do my makeup! I Recommend her!!!!

Lovey
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Bianca S.
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Lovey is one of the best makeup artist out there! I've gone to her multiple times and she's always consistent. Others who've been in the industry longer will come and ask her for tips and advice. She's extremely talented and I highly recommend her!

Hair & Beauty Studio
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Lenora A.
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Krystal did my makeup and hair for my wedding day, and I was very pleased with the overall experience with her. From the trial runs to having my photographer take pictures as she worked. Being a person that doesn't wear makeup often she was very explanatory in what products she uses, and makeup techniques. I highly recommend her for your next styling needs. -L.Alarcon

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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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