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Harrisonburg Makeup Artists

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Anya Makeup Artistry
from 13 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Keith T.
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Anya is a true professional and talented makeup artist. Reliable, punctual, and beautiful to work with.

Kreative Beauty Services
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Katie C.
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Erika was incredible! I hired her off of thumbtack. She and the makeup artist she worked with were amazing. They traveled to the venue and did hair and makeup for me and my bridal party. They were both very professional and did great work, but also contributed to the laid back atmosphere that is important on the morning of the wedding day. They were very accommodating of the requests and preferences of the various members of the bridal party. Everyone ended up looking great. It was very windy on my wedding day, and my hair stayed in place through the end of the night! I would highly recommend Erika.

Nina S. Makeup
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren L.
Verified review

Nina is incredible. I hired her for my wedding and she did my makeup, 5 bridesmaids and 2 mothers. We all looked so amazing. The eye makeup was especially gorgeous. I was asked several times who did my makeup. I highly recommend Nina.

B. Styling
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Alex Y.
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Lee went above and beyond on my Wedding Hair and Makeup trial. She is the most detail-oriented stylist I have ever met + very friendly on top of that and makes you feel at ease in her home studio. After finding out that I have a nickel allergy she went out of her way to buy hypoallergenic makeup to add to her collection... That sealed the deal for me. No other stylist offered to do that - they just said: "bring your own makeup"... She really paid attention to what I wanted. I provided a hairstyle photo to her and asked her to do something similar, and she re-created it identically! I felt like a princess after the new look was complete, without the caked-on feeling of having too much makeup and products on me. On top of all of that, she mapped out my whole face and drew out/wrote out the entire makeup plan for my wedding day and sent it to me... amazing. Thank you, Lee! I am looking forward to feeling beautiful on my wedding day thanks to you. One less thing to worry about :) Bottom line: Excellent quality, service, and value. I highly recommend!

Madison Jenkins
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jules W.
Verified review

She has done my hair and full face makeup many occasions. Very reliable. She was able to work with my pale skin very well! I felt so beautiful, and my hair and makeup stayed all day and night for my event.

Kaitie C.
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Olivia did my makeup for my sisters wedding. She did an absolute amazing job and made me look and feel truly gorgeous. I recommend her not only for her incredible talent as a makeup artist, but also for her kind heart and ability to make any insecurity you may have about your looks disappear. She took time and calmed my nerves about my MOH speech, gave my eyeliner a dramatic flair that I would never have known to do myself, and agreed that I can pull off a vivid blush that I have always loved. My only regret was that I didn't have her do the makeup for my wedding. Don't hesitate in choosing her for your next event!

Glamour Gang
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lauren W.
Verified review

Leah did an absolutely fantastic job with hair and makeup at my wedding. She was patient and helpful while I did my trial makeup, and delivered on the look I hoped for on the big day. When she first did one of my bridesmaid's makeup that day, all the women in the room looked at the finished product and said "I want to look like that!" She's very professional, but also personable and is quick to respond with any questions or needs you have. I'd highly recommend her!

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jacqueline R.
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Great foundation match up! I was very happy how my makeup looked. She enhanced my natural beauty! 😄

Makeup Artist💄
from 2 reviews
    Heather T.
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    Shelley is very professional and is the most reliable person I personally know.

    MC Skincare and Makeup
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Mary D.
    Verified review

    Loved my makeup!

    Beauty by Kendall
    from 1 review
      Morgan S.
      Verified review

      Kendall has colored my hair, styled it, and trimmed it. She does exactly what you want, doesn't do whatever she wants, and it turns out perfectly. It's hard to find a hairstylist to trust but I've found one and I'll only trust her with my hair from now on! She also does makeup! She has done my make up for a few special events and I've never felt more beautiful. Her collection is still growing but she has something for everyone. Overall Kendall is extremely talented and I trust her to make me look and feel beautiful!


      I am a self taught MUA and stylist. I went to cosmetology school for 6 months and will be returning the beginning of the 2014. I do anything from bridal makeup, special occasion makeup, day and evening makeup or even wild and crazy makeup just for fun or your liking. I also do braids, full sew-ins, quick weaves, roller sets, perms, dreads, deep conditions, etc. My prices are very reasonable and I guarantee you won't be disappointed.

      • 23 years in business

      Evonne Burns is a makeup artist with 20 years of professional experience in film, television, print, runway, bridal and special events. She is specializing in soft, natural beauty makeup.


      I love helping people feel more confident and better about themselves through appearance and the healing touch. Makeup and hairstyling are my expertise. Everyone needs a break for relaxation every once in a while, so why not let someone else take care of you the way you want?


      I am a home-based travel agent. I am also a licensed cosmetologist. I enjoy doing makeup and hair for proms, weddings and special events.


      We provide hair, makeup and custom airbrush tanning for any occasion. Please email for the pricing and details.


      I travel to clients' homes to do their hair. I have experience with young children, people with special needs, and older clients who cannot leave the house and on weddings, makeup, manicures, pedicures, color, highlights, styling, etc.

      • 6 years in business

      Every make up artist has their own talent, I like to go for what matches the person personality and facial structures .


      I do makeup for proms, weddings, and any occasion that you want to look your best at! I also do makeup consultations to find the perfect colors for you and your skin tone!


      I am not a professional, but I definitely know my way around the salon. I have confidence that whatever you wish me to do, I can do. Be it a natural, warm colored look, or a bold cool colored look, or maybe you want a bit of both? I can assure you that I will do my best to make you happy with my services.


      I've been doing makeup for years, and I'm currently working on getting my license. I do event makeup and lessons as well. I'm willing to travel to you and help make you look your best everyday!

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      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.

      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.

      Actual Requests

      See other requests for makeup artists in Harrisonburg

      Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding on June 01, 2013

      Woodbridge, VA

      • Number of people needing makeup
      • Details
        I am Hispanic (not dark)
      • $100
        Average price

      Need a Makeup Artist

      Fredericksburg, VA

      • Event type
        Wedding, Photoshoot, Prom / Formal, Special Occasion
      • Number of people needing makeup
      • Details
        My skin sensitive. My budget is limited. And used Mac brand.
      • $150
        Average price

      Need a Makeup Artist for an Eyebrows

      Sharpsburg, MD

      • Event type
        Other (i need a consultation about eyebrow makeup)
      • Number of people needing makeup
      • Trial makeup session
        No, I am not interested
      • Details
        I am 67 - have only about 1/2 eyebrow on left (due to accident when I was 19) - some thinning of right brow - I am TRYING to find correct eyebrow pencil to use and direction how to use it, everything I try looks messy and fake
      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.