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Puyallup Freelance Makeup Artists

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Marcella May Make-up
from 34 reviews
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shruti S.
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Marcella is an excellent makeup artist. She values the customers' thoughts and is very friendly too. I'd recommend her for everyone

  • 11 years in business
  • 407 hires on Thumbtack
Conor M.
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Cassandra has been actively involved as a professional makeup artists for a good number of years. In the time that I have known her personally and professionally, her artistry is world class. She lives and breathes her work and her passion for her job shines through in every job that she does, be it in film and TV, modeling and formats and weddings. She has traveled around the world and has been in high demand for her attention to detail and remains so to this day. She is highly recommended.

  • 16 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Helen S.
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Tracy was a delight in all the chaos of wedding planning & the wedding day itself. Being fairly particular about my own hair/makeup because of unique features, I was really wary when looking for a hair/makeup artist for my wedding day & though I was skeptical for awhile, Tracy was always very prompt in responding to my concerns/thoughts whether it was through email or texts. We had a scheduling issue initially for my bridal trial for hair/makeup, but she was able to communicate with me that everything would work out on the wedding day (seeing as I am an out-of-town bride) as I went flying out the door to make another wedding appointment that weekend; I felt 100x better after meeting in person & really going over what I wanted versus what also would be necessary to come out in photos. I am pretty sure Tracy & I have an email thread 100 emails long with me asking about various products, styles, & consultation just because the world of hair extensions & the like were so foreign to me (thank you sooo much for the recommendation!). Tracy will tell you how it is & help you achieve what you are looking for the best way she can & also understands the nature of a budget! She was SO helpful in this, on top of everything else. On the wedding day itself, Tracy brought an extra artist than what we agreed to, which was very helpful in terms of timing & really appreciated. We all had a blast getting ready with Tracy & her team & my bridesmaids adored her; she was very forthcoming about trying new styles out & how we could achieve looks by going through photos & playing around when necessary--it was very appreciated. All my bridesmaids & myself loved our hair & makeup (with suggestions given when we were unsure or hesitant about boldness, but reassured about our decisions especially based on photography); they were of all various styles, yet, all complemented each other as one cohesive group. I've never felt so beautiful after a hair/makeup session & am so satisfied with my entire experience with Tracy & her team; it really felt like a bunch of girlfriends getting ready for a special day, Tracy & her team included :) Thank you so much for trumping my fears of hiring hair/makeup artists, especially on a day that really counted! xx

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The Little Makeup Artist
from 30 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelli P.
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I absolutely love The Little Makeup Artist's work . I hired her to do mine and my bridesmaids , mother of the groom , and flower girls make up . I showed her what I wanted and she went above and beyond! All of my girls loved their makeup and all my guest couldn't stop talking about how beautiful I was . I knew it was because of the skills and knowledge of the little makeup artist . I recommend her to anyone who wants or needs their makeup done . I loved her and my make up . Thank you so much ❤❤

  • 15 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Bounprasong K.
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It was a pleasure meeting Ivonne. She was friendly, professional and very detailed oriented. I was ecstatic with how I look after the makeover. She knows how to apply the right colors to compliment your face. She is a talented makeup artist and thanks to her, the pictures from my photoshoot turn out amazing!

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  • 14 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chloe L.
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Arianne did my makeup on Halloween, I'm also in this industry and she is one of the only makeup artists I will let touch my face! Super down to earth and very very talented. Would recommended to anyone of any skin type or any age! Amazing!

Makeup Artistry by Michelle
from 24 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Kim K.
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Michelle is a pro. I've had many makeup artists work on me in the past, and she is one of the best. She has great technique, uses superior brands, and acts super professional. Because she is so good at what she does, she charges accordingly. Don't be discouraged by her rates. You definitely get what you pay for. And believe me, for something as important as a wedding, you do not want to skimp on makeup. You will not regret hiring Michelle. I can guarantee you will look gorgeous! Thanks Michelle!! You are awesome!

  • 9 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Darcy N.
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Julia is an incredibly tallented hair stylist & makeup artist. I felt so beautiful & at ease on my wedding day, thanks to her. Julia listened to my request, provided a trial hair consultation, and did some magic to make my hair dreams come true. I gave Julia the task of creating a hairstyle that could fit under a motorcycle helmet, could be windblow & stay glamorous for hours. This girl has an eye for style & she is a great support to any bride or bridal party. Oh and did I mention she is fun, lovely, handworking, efficient & works well in a variety of settings including proms, banquets, black tie events, weddings, or any time you want to feel your best.

Jennifer Kuhlman Makeup
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon B.
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Jennifer did an amazing job on each of the bridal party member's makeup! The Bride looked gorgeous and the makeup colors Jennifer chose fit her perfectly! I needed a makeup artist last minute and Jennifer helped me out and did it. She also worked with me to coordinate appointment times. I would highly recommend her for your wedding or event!

Alenas Aesthetics
from 7 reviews
    Inessa R.
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    Alena is truly talented. She has been my makeup artist multiple times, throughout different events. She has been able to capture the look I envisioned and managed to exceed my expectations each time! My make up was flawless throughout the day & lasted more than 12 hours. Shes my go-to girl for any major event!

    Elegant Beauty By Hina
    from 6 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 16 hires on Thumbtack
    P. V.
    Verified review

    Hina did my make-up for a ball. She was very nice and professional. I definitely plan to use her again.

    Ava Slater’s Artistry
    from 5 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    Grace T.
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    Ava is a talented makeup artist with very artistic my first impression of her was friendly with an incredible personality I spoke with her and told her what I was looking for she let me know she listen to me by repeating back to me what I stated I wanted. She seem very confident which made me feel comfortable right away and it let me know she would take good care of me. During the application she educated me and generally offered me tips on how use makeup and how to apply makeup for day/ night time looks to do for myself in between appointments at home. Overall it was a great experience and Ava provided a positive environment as an established makeup artist she performed an excellent job and as for the results I left looking flawless. So I definitely recommend her as a go-to person for a makeup application service at anytime for any occasion.

    Blaes Beauty
    from 5 reviews
    • 7 years in business
    Ashley B.
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    Best makeup artist! Roy applied makeup for my sister's wedding and for a professional photo on LinkedIn. I received several compliments on her work from family at the wedding and from coworkers who saw my wedding selfies and updated LinkedIn profile. Big thank you for helping me out with a cat eye (I have an astigmatism that males it too difficult for me to apply eye liner).

    Holly Clapp
    from 4 reviews
      Tiffany D.
      Verified review

      Holly is awesome, i feel like she knows just what looks good. She takes the time to turn you into pure beauty and listens to your needs and wants. She has done my make-up a few times and each time has been outstanding. I feel like a whole new woman i have confidence and she always recommends good products and takes the time to show you step by step how to do your make-up. She really has talent is a true make-up artist in fact! I recommend her to anyone who is looking for a make-up artist for events.

      from 3 reviews
      • 1 year in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Victoria W.
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      I was the Maid of Honor in my best friend's wedding and Vivian was amazing! She was relaxed and professional from the second she arrived at 6am on the day of! She was able to whip out 3 bridesmaids, one mother-in-law, the beautiful bride, and even a last minute addition, all by picture time at 12:00pm. She was upbeat and positive and her makeup was amazing and lasted throughout the night! The bride looked absolutely stunning and she made sure to take just as much care with all of the bridesmaids as well! From the first time I talked with Vivian over email, she has been nothing but prepared and professional. She helped the bride create her vision during the trial makeup session, and later followed up with email to get selfies of all the bridesmaids in order to prepare lip and foundation colors. She even brought an extra stick of lipstick to give to the bride so she could reapply on the day of the wedding, if needed! I could not recommend Vivian more! If you are looking for a professional and punctual makeup artist who's phenomenal at her trade, then look no further.

      BethanyJane - Makeup Artist
      from 3 reviews
      • 5 years in business
      Amanda S.
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      Bethany made me and my maid of honor feel like a queens on my wedding day!! she’s so nice and makes you feel so comfortable with her! She’s defiantly under priced for the work she does, I will have Bethany do all of my future makeup!

      Beauty by Amy
      from 3 reviews
      • 12 years in business
      Ariana C.
      Verified review

      Amy made me feel like a million bucks on my wedding day-- all of my pictures turned out beautifully and simply stunning...something that couldn't have happened without her! I am so glad I had Amy by my side as my makeup artist...someone I could trust, someone highly talented, and someone who could put up with my crazy family during the process! Amy was prompt, professional, offers great pricing (especially when taking into account her traveling) and the only makeup artist I trust to make me look fabulous! I highly recommend her services.

      Big Day Beautiful
      from 1 review
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Meredith C.
      Verified review

      Kristie was excellent and very professional while at the same time warm and friendly. She did my makeup for my engagement photography and it turned out great. Not only did she collaborate with me on what I wanted (rather than her idea of what it should be) but also took the time to give me some samples, explain what colors she was using, and also show me her technique when I asked. She was affordable and was able to come to my home to do my makeup, which was great too. I would highly recommend Kristie to anyone looking to get their makeup done for a special occasion.

      Shambria Beauty
      from 1 review
      • 4 years in business
      • 5 hires on Thumbtack

      My attention to detail is what makes me stand out. While trying to create a fast and fun environment for my clients, I still make sure to catch the smallest of things. I want you to end every appointment with a smile!


      I am a professional hair and makeup artist. In salon or on-site services is available. I have been in the industry for almost a decade. I've been working in a salon services, photography, special occasion styling, and much more.

      Beauty by Samantha Pro

      New To Thumbtack


        I have been a makeup artist for five years now. I specialize in bridal and special occasion makeup; however, I still book makeovers and parties.

        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.

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