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Best Makeup Artists in Sacramento

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Sacramento 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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Roseville, CA 95678

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Customers have called the service and staff at Lea Buehler B Gorgeous "amazing!!", "impeccable!!", and the "absolutely the best you will find." The award-winning company provides luxury, full-service makeup and hairstyling starting at $150 for an in-studio hair and makeup session. Customers can select from a range of services, like the company's luxury bridal package that includes a pre-wedding hair and makeup trial, complete wedding day hairstyling and makeup, and personal service and touch-ups throughout the day until the reception.

Sacramento, CA 95816

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Yelp
5.0 (72)
Facebook
5.0 (19)
Google
4.9 (8)

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Christy Reynolds Beauty provides world-class makeup styling, and the company's experienced owner and makeup artist is passionate about helping every customer look like a star. The company specializes in on-location bridal makeup, creating customized looks to perfectly highlights the customer's natural beauty and style, and one happy bride said: "Christi truly made my day so incredibly special." Other available services include makeup styling for commercials, photo shoots, and special events, as well as private makeup lessons and classes,

Sacramento, CA 95826

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Facebook
5.0 (10)
Yelp
5.0 (10)
Google
5.0 (9)

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Sidney LE is an award-winning professional makeup artist with more than a decade of experience and a passion for beauty. The company has provided makeup and styling for weddings, fashion shows, and network television programs around the country, and offers a range of beauty services such as full makeup, hairstyling, hair extensions, eyelash extensions, and permanent makeup. One happy bride wrote, "Sidney is amazing! She did my hair and make up for my bridal trial, boudoir photos and wedding and so glad I found her!"

Sacramento, CA 95814

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Yelp
5.0 (44)
Google
5.0 (19)

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MM Beauty is a Sacramento makeup artistry company that offers a range of bridal, skincare, and tanning services. One customer said "I've never been complimented so many times as when I'm made up by Morgan Merrill!" and the company specializes in making brides look like movie stars on the special day. Bridal services include wedding day airbrush makeup and eyelash applications for $150, bridesmaid makeup for $85. The company's menu of skincare services includes facials, microdermabrasion, and full face and body waxing.

Loomis, CA 95650

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Yelp
5.0 (20)

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Michele DeeAnn Makeup Artistry is a Loomis beauty company that provides customized makeup and hair styling for weddings, photo shoots, family portraits, and special events. Customers can choose from a range of professional, customizable services such as airbrush makeup, false eyelash application, hair styling, custom false eyelash design, and corrective makeup. Customers have called Michele DeeAnn "a sweet, talented, and passionate artist," and one bride said, "What I remember the most with Michele is how good she made me feel."

Sacramento, CA 95816

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Yelp
5.0 (95)
Google
4.6 (9)

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Shana Beals Makeup Artistry and Skin Studio is an award-winning Sacramento beauty company that offers full-service makeup styling for special events, editorials, film, and television. Customers have written rave reviews about the company's owner, and one happy bride said: "I feel so blessed to have found Shana!" The company provides professional on-site bridal makeup for weddings, using the finest cosmetic brands and innovative techniques. Spa services are also available, including customized facials, chemical peels, and brow shaping.

Sacramento, CA 95811

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Yelp
5.0 (24)
Google
5.0 (3)

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Customers love the services from Ernesto Robledo Makeup Artist, and one happy customer wrote "The Skills! I have used Ernesto for several years now and he does not stop impressing me." From fashion runways to weddings, the company's experienced and talented makeup artist creates flawless, customized looks that enhance natural beauty and make any woman look glamorous, and the company's work have been featured in music videos, bridal magazines, and fashion blogs. Customers can contact the company on the website to request an appointment.

Sacramento, CA 95825

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Yelp
5.0 (33)
Google
5.0 (5)

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Customers have called the services and staff at Makeup by Mandie "flawless," "amazingly talented!" and "by far the best in the industry!" The company's makeup artist specializes in weddings and has a passion for making every bride and bridesmaid look like a star. The company also offers permanent makeup and microblading for flawless brows and eyes, as well as synthetic and mink eyelash extensions starting at $175 for a full set, and $60 for a 60-minute fill.

Sacramento, CA 94203

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Yelp
5.0 (10)
Facebook
5.0 (1)

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Since 2009 Make-Up By Karina Martin has provided world-class makeup styling for fashion shows, Paul Mitchell Hair Wars, and Sacramento Fashion Week, and the company's owner attended the top Cinema Makeup School in Los Angeles. From fashion editorials to gala events to weddings, the company's expert makeup artist strives to create flawless, customized looks, and has earned excellent reviews from customers such as "She was nothing short of AMAZING! !" and "Karina brings out the inner sexy goddess of any women for their special occasion."

Sacramento, CA 95816

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Yelp
5.0 (15)
Google
5.0 (1)

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The owner of Beauty Box Makeup Arts is a Certified MAC PRO Makeup Artist and is committed to providing the highest quality of makeup and beauty services for commercials, photo shoots, and special events. The company's team of talented makeup artists use traditional and airbrush techniques to give customers a flawless, classic look, customized to match any skin tone and personal style. Customers can browse the portfolio on the company's website, and use the online contact form to schedule an appointment.

Roseville, CA 95678

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Summer Brazell Makeup Artistry offers top-quality bridal, editorial, and fashion makeup styling, backed by years of industry experience and training with some of the world's greatest beauty companies. From classic to contemporary to barely-there, the company's makeup artist works with brides-to-be to create a perfect, flawless look for the big day, and one happy bride wrote, "Summer was an amazing makeup artist!!! From the trial to the wedding day she was incredible to work with and extremely talented!"

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.