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Browse these makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Virginia Beach.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
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I hired Priscilla as my makeup artist for my wedding in October .She made me look like a angel ! I got so many complements and I felt like a million bucks .She was very professional and you could tell she had a passion for what she does .

Top Pro
  • 4 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle J.
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Noel showed up on time and with all necessary supplies. She knew I was on a tight time schedule so she had pre-selected colors/shades based on a picture I sent her to save time. Unlike other makeup artists she listened when I said I wanted light/natural looking makeup and did not overdo anything. My husband thought my makeup looked better than the salon I normally go to and she was extremely reasonably priced. I warned her in advance that my 16 month old would be with me during the appointment and it didn't seem to phase her when I had to take a minute to take care of my daughter. I was extremely satisfied and would definitely hire her again.

TMB Makeup Artistry LLC
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Jasmine J.
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Lisa was incredible! She was one of the first makeup artist to respond to my request and she did an outstanding job! I was a little scared to hire a makeup artist that I've never worked with for such an important event but she killed it! She traveled to me, arrived 15 minutes earlier to set up and one hour later - my fiancé didn't recognize me. I would definitely recommend her services. Great job again!!

Beyond Beauty By Ralphann
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tara H.
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Ralphann was fantastic! Truly a caring and nice individual, she is also a true expert in her field. My wedding hair and makeup looked incredible, both in real life and in the photographs! The make up application lasted in 94 degree heat with 90 percent humidity, looking almost as perfect at midnight as it did at 3 pm. If you want an expert makeup artist that is also a good person, pick Ralphann and her Beyond Beauty team.

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MakeupbysheenaB
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Asmara G.
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I got my makeup and hair done she's the best she knows exactly how to contour ur face know the exact foundation to use for ur skin. Sheena always makes me feel pretty and I love her for that if u need ur hair or makeup done please see this Hampton roads makeup artist it's so worth it

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Professional Makeup Artist
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John J.
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Carolyn did my 16 yr old daughter's formal makeup. She rarely wears makeup and had little skills. Carolyn arrived early and her makeup outfit and lighting was impressive. She was very easy going and had provided several photos in advance to give her some ideas. She went to work and was very good at providing just the look we wanted. We both were looking for something slightly glamorous but age appropriate. She nailed it! She worked up a custom lip color and left her with a supply to do touch ups. We were both pleased with work and service and give her our highest reviews. Thank you again, Carolyn!

MAKEUP FIX
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Ramona J.
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Iman scheduled me in last minute after my original makeup artist canceled on me. I'm so glad she canceled because Iman did a beautiful job on myself and my entire bridal party. I would recommend.

  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Hanna M.
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Mari did my hair and makeup, plus my sister and mother's. And she did fantastic. At our first meeting I told her my hair refuses to hold curls.. which proved to be true yet again even with all her mad skills and equipment. But she did a great job compromising. My hair looked great, and she was very diligent with how she works. Fantastic job! Would definitely use her again.

Slayed by Sep
3.7
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Sol A.
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Her work is amazing, and so professional. I had her do a makeup look I saw on the net for a wedding I had to go to, and let's just say, I ended up looking better than the bride lol

Bella by Bella
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha R.
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Chynel has been doing my hair since December and everytime her work is exceptional!! She always exceeds what I’m expecting and I always leave loving my hair and/or makeup! There’s nothing she can’t do when it comes to catering to a woman’s beauty needs 😍

Artistry by Kelsea
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Samantha F.
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Kelsea did a great job on my makeup! I gave her a few different pictures that I wanted to follow and she made me look better than those pictures! :) I dont really know much about makeup but she helped explain what she was using and why it was neccessary. I also asked her a few questions about skin products to use for acne as well and she helped point me in the right direction. I would definitely recommend kelsea for any occasion!!

Glamour Fairy
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Chanell D.
    Verified review

    I have a amazing service provided by my girl! She do bomb makeup!!! Beautiful spirit!!! I highly recommend her. 😉😘❤

    Glamorous Makeup by Sade
    4.6
    from 5 reviews
    • 15 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Felicia C.
    Verified review

    Good service! Shanika called me asap when I send the texted for a stylist.I was able to get my hair done the same day.I love my style.I found a stylist.

    Diana D'Angelo Makeup
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 9 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Debrah N.
    Verified review

    Diana transformed me into a beauty. I liked how she applied each makeup, she explained what she was doing and why. She recommended some great things for me which works. I left at ease. The makeup was spot on, I was pleased with it because I don't wear makeup everyday. I felt like a totally new person and everyone complimented how pretty I looked.

    2nisha Michelle
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 22 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Lavina H.
    Verified review

    Twonisha transformed me. This was the first of many future makeup sessions. My family is in awe. Iook classy with a little edge. The salon design is a mixture of glam and tranquility. services. You will be please.

    Lynn’s Look
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Tess T.
    Verified review

    I asked her to do my makeup for prom and she made me look amazing....she has great humor and she made me feel like we were best friends.....overall my experience was amazing

    About

    I offer haircuts, color, highlights, lowlights, updos, makeup, brow shaping, facial and body waxing, manicures and pedicures from the comfort of your home. I am available by appointment only, as if that is needed to be said.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    I'm a freelance makeup artist and I also provide wardrobe styling based in Hampton Roads, Virginia. I'm available for photo shoots, weddings, events, and everyday makeup.

    About

    I provide professional makeup artistry to my clients. I do special events or if you just want to treat yourself to a glam-over makeup!

    About

    I provide hair and makeup services, massage and pedi parties, plus brow/facial waxing. I am an award-winning stylist with 30 years of experience. I service all ethnicities. I provide amazing results and service with a smile!

    • 8 years in business
    About

    MAKEUP FIX provides flawless makeup and faux lash application to Bridal Clients. We offer flexible appointment scheduling to take some of the stress off your shoulders on your special day.

    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 Professional Makeup Artist

    Portsmouth, VA

    • Event type
      Photoshoot
    • Number of people needing makeup
      3
    • Trial makeup session
      No, I am not interested
    • Details
      fashion photos for a website
    • $121.67
      Average price

    Need a Makeup Artist

    Ivor, VA

    • Event type
      Photoshoot
    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Trial makeup session
      Yes, I am interested
    • Details
      I am 56 years old...going to have professional pics, just want to look my best.

    Need a Hair Stylist to Do Senegalese Twist

    Newport News, VA

    • Service type
      Hair (styling, extension)
    • Additional services
      No other services needed
    • Details
      I would to see pics of sengalease and include a price
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