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Fredericksburg Makeup Artists

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 152 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roslyn L.
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Winstead is a savvy professional makeup artist and producer. He was flexible to work with me to meet my particular needs. He also offers a great services at a competitive price.

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DC Elite Image
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sunny H.
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Teresa is an amazing makeup artist! She is super friendly, talented, calm and patient. I am so happy to have a genuinely happy person as my makeup artist. She made me look stunning on my wedding date. My family and I all love her positive attitude during our wedding prep! I love my trial session too. Wonderful wonderful wonderful!

Makeup by Fran
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Heather D.
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She was great. Responded to my inquiry right away, answered all questions promptly, arranged for a hair stylist for me, and showed up early. She understood the look I wanted and her makeup job lasted all day without any flaws, which was really important! I wish my life was glamorous enough to necessitate hiring a profession makeup artist all the time! If it did, I'd certainly hire her again!

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BeautyCreation
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevy N.
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Roma is the best makeup artist you can find in the Woodbridge area! She will work with your vision and bring it to reality. she is caring and very professional. Her makeup products are the best. Her Foundation makes your skin a dewy, healthy and youthful look that will last a long day.

Brishmakeupartistry
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Paula B.
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Brishna was amazing! I worked with her for my pre-wedding trial and wedding day makeup and hair. Her and her team also did hair and makeup for my bridesmaids. I was thrilled with her work and felt amazing all day. Brishna and her team really know what they're doing, and took special care to ask us all about our looks and skin types and everything. My makeup and hair lasted all day and night, and I got so many compliments on my entire look. Not only is Brishna a talented makeup artist, she is a really kind and fun person to work with, and super friendly. She also went out of her way at my pre-trial to make sure my eyebrows were looking good, a huge plus! Thank you for everything Brishna!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie J.
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To the best makeup artist on this planet. The one thing I love most about Erica is that the first thing I said to her was that "I want to look like me in my pictures". She not only made me look like me but even better." I have had my face done several times by Erica and never ever was I not satisfied. Her work, and gift is OUTSTANDING.

NaturallYoo2
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Nikko W.
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What a great experience. Tish was on time, professional, kind hearted, and not to mention talented. Not only will I be using her again, but I will be referring my makeup artist to family and friends.

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Ashley Hall Beauty
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shy W.
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Ashley is wonderful makeup artist! I have witnessed her work first hand and was impressed with her attention to detail in her artistry. Anyone who books with her is in for a great makeup experience!

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Maryams Makeup Mastery
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Spogmai K.
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If you want a natural or full glam look, maryam is your girl. Her background and experience is impressive, her knowledge in makeup is extensive, she is a professional and a truly down-to-earth person to work with. Whether she’s free-handing a certain makeup style or recreating an existing look from an inspiration picture, she always delivers in quality and satisfaction. What makes maryam’s makeup especially exceptional is her ability to cater to individuals by merging her own ideas and recommendations for a specific look or person with the specifities of clientele preferences. I have gotten my makeup done by maryam on multiple occasions so I can attest to her work and am able to honestly say that I’ve loved it every single time. I would work with her again any day and I would recommend her to anyone I know, regardless of complexion or undertone!

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Facade Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel D.
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Rita was the first person to professionally do my makeup and she will be the ONLY one to do so! She knows her craft so well and she enjoys it! The end results are always amazing, and they look natural. A personable makeup artist who is professional and great at what she does!!!!

Makeup By Blanche, LLC
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Jerita S.
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Blanche's makeup skills are top notch. I signed up for the makeup tutorial and she was extremely patient and a very effective teacher. She could be a celebrity makeup artist - that's how good she is. I can't wait to sign up for another session with her.

Pynk Limonade Beauty
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy M.
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Our (me and my daughter) appointment was at 4pm and she arrived a couple a minutes BEFORE 4pm so she is very punctual, which is important when you have social engagements. Her professionalism was very apparent from the onset. She insured she had her "cleaning materials" such as wipes, etc. for all her products. She was creative and evaluated my face prior to beginning any application. When applying the makeup she showed attention to detail. It was a very calming, attentive yet FUN experience. I didn't have any complaints; however, if I did I am sure they would have been addressed immediately because of her respectful nature. Normally, I do ,not wear a lot of makeup but really liked looking at my face in the mirror! This is great makeup for special occasions such as weddings, fashion shows and Girls Night Out events and anytime you want to feel special. Thank you Ms Vanessa!

Paint Me Silly by Queen
4.4
from 13 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Richard D.
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Ms. Patricia McQueen is one of Best makeup artists in the DMV area. I have seen her do a wedding of 15 bridesmaids,also her work at the White House. she is a celebrity makeup artist. I love her clown outfit as well,when she is doing kids faces. the next time you have a wedding or have a birthday party for your child please book her she's one of the best. She gets there on time.

Makeup by Hamna
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Eunice D.
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Hamna was very professional. Soon as I sat down for my makeup I felt very at ease and comfortable. Each step was explained prior and during application. I told her the look I was after for special event and that's what I got and more! When she finally finished I was so so happy with my makeup all I kept saying was "wow". I got so many comments about my makeup that I wish I could have put her in my suitcase all the way to the UK!!

Looks by Lina
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sara D.
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I highly recommend Looks by Lina! Lina was awesome, just a beautiful person and so knowledgeable and professional! Her work is exceptional! Her work was flawless on both my hair and makeup, like she made miracles! I got so many compliments. I’ve never seen myself look so beautiful before. She also gave me healthy skin care routine tips and tips about makeup application! Lina helped make a very special night even more beautiful and memorable! I will certainly reach out to her for my special occasions!!

RAVE Artistry
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Dorian J.
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Great makeup artist and very nice guy!

Tina's Artistry
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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Tina did the makeup for myself and my bridal party. She asked about makeup comfort level and adapted her make up to the comfort level of everyone. She was quite pleasant and worked in tandem with my hair stylist which made for an easy day.

NGK Studio
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Dana M.
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Gul and her partner were both very responsible and showed up on time for my wedding.. I knew that I could count on them to be there for my special day. From the minute I met Gul, she continued to respond to my messages very quickly and gave very helpful advice and answered any questions that I had. They are both very good makeup artists and only use the best quality makeup and products.. You can count on them to make you look flawless on your wedding day, and they will put in as much time as you need them to get the job done. If you want a makeup artist who will do any makeup look you like, use high end products, and give you only the best advice possible then you can count on these two ladies 100%. They will not let you down. I think more people should know about NGK studio because these two girls truly are experts in the work that they do and they are very hardworking they will not let you down. I promise. I got so many compliments on how flawless I looked the day of my wedding, and how amazing my hair looked that day. People couldn't stop raving over the fact that I just looked like I walked out of a movie.. I was very tired that day too(functioning on only one hour of sleep and they were somehow able to transform me into a celebrity) You will look amazing too on your wedding day four sure=) =) I am usually very picky with who I decide to do my makeup, but there was just something about this girl that I could tell she would do a fantastic job and I was right. Spread the word, these girls are experts!!! Sincerely, Dana

The Color Fairy
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle L.
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Chei’la is an amazing makeup artist and hairstylist. She is extremely professional and talented. She actually shows up on time and is swift with her work so you won’t be sitting in the chair long. Her demeanor is very personable and when you talk with her, you will feel like you’ve known her forever. I will certainly book with her again and let everyone I know to book with her as well!

Eva Velasco
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Lilly S.
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If you are looking for a talent, fun and memorable experience Eva is the artist for you! She really caters to your needs and spends time working with you to get your desired look. I am pretty new to makeup so she also spent some time teaching me little tricks that I could do at home! I went for a natural Smokey eye and Eva did exactly what I asked, I highly recommend her!

MakeupbyVaniS
3.8
from 4 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Hayley G.
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Vanis did amazing job on my hair and makeup ☺️ I felt like a princess 👑. I showed her what I wanted to do with my hair and makeup and she truely Delivered and I loved it soo much! My last person cancelled on my last minute and I found vanis and she answered right away and got back to me 🙃 . I would definitely use her again for any event she is very sweet. If your looking for a high quality professional job👌🏼

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Makeup Artist

Fort Washington, MD

  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Details
    I love perfect eyebrows. I want my eyes to pop and my dress is a lilac color with lots of rhinestones.

Need a Makeup Artist for Prom on May 18, 2013

Silver Spring, MD

  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Details
    my prom is this saturday.

Need a Beautician for Natural Hair Extensions

Henrico, VA

  • Service type
    Hair (styling, extension)
  • Additional services
    No other services needed
  • Details
    need to be able to do natural hair
  • $100
    Average price
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