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Best Makeup Artists in Phoenix

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Phoenix Makeup Artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Chandler, AZ 85224

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5.0 (7)
Facebook
5.0 (6)

Why choose this provider?

The owner of Makeup By Diana is a MAC Advanced Skills Certified Makeup Artist with more than a decade of professional experience and a passion for making every customer look like a star. Customized, world-class makeup service is available for fashion shows, photo shoots, commercials, and editorials. The company has also earned the 2016 WeddingWire Couple's Choice Award for creating amazing looks for brides around the state, and one happy bride said, "Diana is AMAZING at what she does."

Phoenix, AZ 85008

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5.0 (14)
Google
5.0 (1)

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Jalia Pettis founded 3Jay Productions in 2006 to offer a range of services in the beauty, fashion, and entertainment industries. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the company provides professional makeup services as well as supporting the brand development of small to mid-size businesses within the beauty and fashion industries. Jalia is a licensed beauty professional who has extensive experience working with all skin tones, types, and textures. Personal grooming services are available for women and men.

Phoenix, AZ 85048

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The owner of Au Courant Artistry has more than ten years of professional beauty experience and provides world-class makeup services for special occasions, film, television, and editorial shoots. The company provides a range of services and packages for weddings, such as the basic bridal package that includes a pre-wedding consultation, full traditional or airbrush makeup, and false eyelash application. A la Carte services include special occasion makeup starting at $50 per person for events such as proms, bachelorette parties, and Quinceaneras.

Phoenix, AZ 85014

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Google
5.0 (8)
Yelp
5.0 (6)

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Palmina Leone Concept Cosmetics is a Phoenix beauty company that offers professional makeup application for special events, makeup lessons and workshops, and custom-blended makeup tailored to each customer's skin type and tone. On-location and in-studio makeup service is available for weddings, bridal parties, and portraits, as well as special events like proms, parties, and cotillions. In-studio bridal makeup starts at $85, and customers can purchase extras like strip eyelashes, individual eyelashes, or brow shaping. Customers can also purchase custom-blended makeup on the company's website.

Phoenix, AZ 85001

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Customers have called the owner of Allison Pynn Makeup & Hairstyling "a true artist!" and one happy bride said, "Her work is amazing." The award-winning company offers complete makeup, styling, and body painting services for weddings, editorial shoots, television, advertising, and boudoir portraits, backed by years of professional experience and a commitment to quality. Bridal rates start at $175 for makeup, $225 for full makeup and hairstyling, and $175 for bridesmaid's makeup and styling. Flower girl styling is $100 for each child under age seven.

Phoenix, AZ 85254

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The owner and team of makeup artists and hair stylists at Makeup By Heather Wilson are "considerate, caring, passionate" and committed to providing world-class makeup and beauty services for women and men. From television appearances to editorial fashion shoots, the company's styling experts create flawless looks for any occasion. Top-quality makeup and hairstyling service are also available for weddings, and one happy bride said: "I can't recommend her enough for your special day-she will make you look and feel beautiful and put your mind at ease."

Phoenix, AZ 85018

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4.7 (46)
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3.5 (7)

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Customers have written rave reviews about the "amazing work and professionalism" from the team of artists at Kensington Makeup Artists. The company offers star-quality makeup and hairstyling services for weddings, commercial shoots, public appearances, and special events. Wedding customers can choose from a range Junior, Senior, and Master makeup artists for the special day, and prices start at just $99 for bride's makeup and $69 for each member of the bridal party. The company also offers private makeup lessons, makeup parties, and professional certification classes.

Phoenix, AZ 85012

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4.9 (44)
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3.7 (6)

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Artistry by Azure provides full-service makeup styling for editorials, photo shoots, senior portraits, and special events, always with a dedication to making every customer look and feel like a star. The company's artists specialize in bridal makeup, including skin prep, full foundation and concealer, and false eyelash application, and offer bridal trail consultations for $75 per person to help brides-to-be find the perfect look for the special day. On-site wedding makeup starts at $150 for the bride and $90 per person for bridesmaids.

Phoenix, AZ 85018

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Google
5.0 (34)
Facebook
5.0 (24)
Yelp
5.0 (1)

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Lenea Sadler Makeup & Skincare provides professional beauty and aesthetics services for women of all ages, and the company's experienced artist specializes in creating amazing looks for weddings. The company's $175 bridal package includes a makeup consultation, full foundation, contouring, false eyelashes, and a complimentary tube lipstick or gloss for touch-ups. Makeup for bridesmaids and mother of the bride starts at $75 per person. The company offers aesthetic services such as customized facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, microblading, and lash and brow tinting.

Phoenix, AZ 85012

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4.6 (225)
Yelp
4.5 (115)
Google
4.5 (64)

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Salon Estique is an award-winning beauty company that offers full-service hair styling, makeup application, and aesthetic services for head-to-toe glamor. The company provides bridal styling services such as beautiful up-dos, makeup application, and false eyelashes, as well as professional bridal party coordination. Spa services include customized facials, chemical peels, microneedling, and body waxing, and the company offers special discounts teachers. Customers can call, stop by the salon, or contact the company on the website to schedule an appointment.

FAQs

  • Introduction

    If you have a big event coming up, such as a wedding or prom, hiring a makeup artist can make it easier to get ready. It takes some stress off of you by putting this task in the hands of a professional. It also ensures you get a trained professional to get your look just right.

    A professional makeup artist can also help you get ready for a photo or video shoot, whether it’s for wedding photos, family photos, videos or a new professional photo for your work portfolio. These artists apply knowledge of lighting and how colors catch the light to help you get the best possible finished look.
  • Why do people hire makeup artists?

    People typically hire makeup artists to get a special look for events, such as weddings. People also hire makeup artists when their images are being captured, such as in photo shoots and when making videos.

  • How much do makeup artists charge?

    Makeup artists typically charge a base price that’s between $75 and $125 per person. Several things can increase the base cost. These extra services include things like coming to your location, adding glitter to your makeup, and putting on false eyelashes.

  • Do makeup artists use their own makeup?

    Makeup artists typically use their own makeup rather than the client’s makeup. They typically put their cosmetics in a second container or on a palette to make sure bacteria doesn’t get in the original makeup. However, client requests to use personal makeup can sometimes be accommodated at the makeup artist’s discretion.

  • Do I really need a makeup artist for my wedding?

    While it’s possible to do your own makeup for your wedding, hiring a professional makeup artist can relieve stress on a very busy day. Makeup artists can also offer advice on how makeup will look in photos and can choose products that stand up to heat.

  • How much is a makeup artist for a wedding?

    It typically costs between $90 and $475 for a wedding makeup artist. Things that affect the cost include whether the service is provided only for the bride or if the whole wedding party needs makeup done.

  • How do I find a hair and makeup artist for my wedding?

    To find hair and makeup artists for your wedding, do a search for these specialists and then check online reviews to see what others think of their work. Consider a paid trial run. It’s an extra cost, but it lets you see the work before your wedding day.