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Tacoma Prom Makeup Artists

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Onsite Beauty By Brooke
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kylie E.
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I had makeup done for my wedding. Megan did an amazing job on my makeup and makeup for my wedding party. Brooke was so easy to work with and scheduling was so easy. Thanks for a fantastic job! K.F.

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Marcella May Make-up
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sheridan J.
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Marcella did a wonderful job with my event makeup! The expirience was pleasant from start to finish. She took her time and she knew how to compliment my features. I looked photo ready and I felt really comfortable with the finished product. Marcella has great instincts!

  • 11 years in business
  • 407 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda G.
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Cassandra is truly untouchable with her talent!! After traveling the WORLD and making THOUSANDS of people feel beautiful and look stunning. She has a wealth of knowledge and skills that surpass's even the greatest makeup artists. She did my makeup and my best friends make up for her wedding last year. After listening to us about what we pictured in our head's, she went to work, combining her vision's with our's. We were her blank canvass and the final result blew us away! I have never felt like supermodel material, but on that day, I felt like I looked the best I had ever looked. She made me feel like a movie star! As for my best friend Jessica...Well, words cannot describe how beautiful she looked on the most important day of her life. She was timeless. When Jessica looked in the mirror after she was done, she was completely speechless with nothing but a smile spread across her face. It moved me to tears. I will never forget that moment. Not only is Cassandra wonderful at listening to her clients when they tell her their vision, but she is also a great conversationalist! So easy to talk to and truly a pleasure to be around. I would recommend her to everyone and anyone. No matter how big or small the occasion, no matter how young or old the person. She is worth every dollar!

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The Little Makeup Artist
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sushmitha N.
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Divya was very responsive when I needed to get makeup and hair done and I started looking for makeup artists a day before the event. Her quality was top notch and great value for money spent. Will definitely use her services again in future. Wish her all the best in the new city!

  • 15 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Kauther A.
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She is an amazing makeup artist. Her makeup talent is outstanding and made us all look magical and our makeup stayed on all night!!!! Beautiful! Thank you again Ivonne :)

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  • 14 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kendall B.
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I hired Arianne to do my makeup for prom and I couldn't have asked for a better person to do it. She was so much fun to talk with and I learned a lot of tips from her. She was incredibly friendly and I felt completely at ease while she was doing her thing. She made my prom date's jaw drop and I felt like a princess thanks to her.

  • 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
5.0
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!

Quincee Camille Artistry
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia K.
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Quince did a great job with my daughter for prom. She was kind, responsive, on time, and the perfect person to have in our home. Very fun.

Certified Makeup Artist
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberlee J.
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I have utilized Jennifer for several events. From homecoming/prom for my daughters, to corporate events/ball, to comicon/cos-play! Always professional and punctual! And her excellence in her artistry never ceses to amaze me or my daughters! Thank you for always making us look and feel amazing! ❤

Elegant Beauty By Hina
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jewelry L.
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I enjoy working with hina on my wedding make up and hair. She responds on time, and very helpful when you are indecisive on how you want it done. I totally recommand her to anybody.

Ava Slater’s Artistry
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Elise M.
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Ava has done my makeup for a couple events! She happened to do my makeup once and I fell in love... hence me going to her for makeup for every important event since. Every time it is more than I could hope for, and she made me feel absolutely beautiful. Best makeup artist out there - would highly recommend to anyone and everyone!

Paula Yahn
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alisha L.
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Paula Yahn is an excellent Makeup and Hair Artist I work with from time to time. As a Photographer I appreciate her creativity and clean work. I appreciate and highly recommend her!!

Blaes Beauty
5.0
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).

Vivian
5.0
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
5.0
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!

Ionie Aleisa Artistry
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jose E.
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Ionie is our go-to makeup artist for our special events. She is always punctual, professional and does beautiful work. Highly recommended!

  • 13 years in business
About

Hi! My name is Nancy Nav. I am a hairstylist and makeup artist. My passion is to make people look and feel absolutely amazing. Doing hair and makeup is like an art. I love every moment, and I am always looking for anything that can challenge me in the fashion industry. I'm co owner of We The People Salon located in old Bellevue, WA. I have been doing hair for 9 years and makeup for 7. I specialize in cutting, highlighting, color, and special event styling. I am constantly striving to perfect my makeup artistry by attending classes at schools, like Cinema Makeup School in Los Angeles for classic makeup and airbrushing. I enjoy photo shoots, fashion shows and bridal events. Classic styles have always naturally inspired me, but what really excites me about classic styles is when I see them recreated into a current look. Oribe is one of my biggest inspirations for this reason.

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My work stands out from others because I have a knack for combining the look that the client desires with what will complement their unique beauty and style, creating a look that is completely individualized to each client.

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I do makeup and hair for weddings and special occasions. I will travel to you, so you can have everything done in the comfort of your own home.

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As Marc Jacobs said, "To me, beauty and makeup and color is like the finishing touch on everything". Either you want a fresh, natural, or glamorous style; I'll do my best to make your wishes but at the same time giving you want you need. Makeup and bauty advisor serving her market as a professional makeup artist.

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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