Best Makeup Artists in San Francisco

Why These Makeup Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Bridal Beauty Hair & Makeup By Lia

Bridal Beauty Hair & Makeup By Lia offers a range professional beauty and styling services for traditional, ethnic, and City Hall weddings, as well as fashion editorials, corporate headshots, television, and film. From blushing brides to flower girls and even the groom, the company's talented and experienced hair and makeup artist creates custom looks for the big day, and customers have called Lia "An absolutely amazing makeup artist!" The company also offers service for destination weddings for an added travel fee.

San Francisco, CA 94112


Coy Makeup

For more than five years Coy Makeup has been providing the finest in makeup services, including wedding and event makeup, dramatic makeup and body painting, and theatrical makeup. The company's work has appeared at L.A. Fashion Week and in music videos, print ads, and local opera. The company's skilled hair and makeup artists create the perfect look for any wedding, from traditional to vintage to cutting edge. Customers can use the contact form on the company's website to request a price quote.

San Francisco, CA 94133


Eye Candy SF

Customers have called the owner of Eye Candy SF "INCREDIBLE!" and love the company's professional makeup and skincare services. The company's team of makeup artists and hairstylists offer an extensive selection of aesthetic services such as brow shaping, microblading, brow and lash tinting, threading, and lash perms. In-salon and on-site bridal beauty packages are available, as well as brow shaping and threading services for men. Customers can call or contact the company on the website to schedule an appointment.

San Francisco, CA 94109


Makeup Gourmet

The owner and master makeup artist at Makeup Gourmet has been styling celebrities and models around the world for over 30 years and offers star-quality makeup and training services to customers throughout San Francisco and surrounding areas. The company provides expert makeup application and styling for weddings, photo shoots, and special occasions. Professional training courses are available, as well as live online training and consultation, public speaking engagements, and private makeup lessons. Customers can email the company for price quotes and information.

San Francisco, CA 94103


Maria Lee Makeup and Hair

Customers have called the owner of Maria Lee Makeup and Hair "a wonderful makeup artist," and love the company's top-quality beauty services. The company offers an extensive menu of professional makeup and styling services for boudoir photo shoots, weddings and events, holidays, fashion shows, tattoo and scar camouflage, and special effects. Complete bridal makeup and hairstyling are available for traditional and City Hall weddings, including add-on options like custom false eyelashes, airbrush makeup, and hair and makeup touch-ups throughout the wedding day.

San Francisco, CA 94115


Rebecca Taff Hairstylist and Makeup Artist

Rebecca Taff Hairstylist and Makeup Artist provides customized makeup and styling services for fashion shows, editorials, photo shoots, special occasions, and film, television, and print advertising. The company's styling work has been seen in publications such as Cosmopolitan China, Refinery 29, and Elle Magazine, and offers professional service to models, celebrities, and individual customers of all ages. Customers can call or email the company to request information and pricing and to schedule an appointment with the company's world-class makeup artist.

San Mateo, CA 94403


Tamra-Marie Makeup Artistry

Tamra-Marie Makeup Artistry provides over a decade of industry experience in making models, spokespersons, and brides look like stars. The company's talented makeup and hairstyling artist creates customized looks that have been featured in publications like Bazaar and "O" Magazine. On-site bridal services include custom faux lashes, classic makeup, and airbrush makeup, and service is also available for destination weddings. One happy bride wrote, "Tamra has an amazing ability to make the most beautiful women in the world look even better."

Oakland, CA 94703


The Glamourist

The Glamourist is an award-winning company that provides makeup and hairstyling services for weddings, events, portraits, commercial shoots, and editorials. The company's expert stylist specializes in weddings and offers a range of bridal packages like the basic package for $1,000 which includes full makeup and hair styling, airbrush foundation, false eyelashes, and a touch-up kit. Add-on services such as tattoo coverage, makeup lessons, and faux eyelashes are also available. Customers can call, email, or contact the company on the website to schedule a consultation.

San Francisco, CA 94043


Triple Twist

The owner of Triple Twist has more than 20 years of professional makeup and hairstyling experience, including experience as a former star artist for Cirque du Soleil, and now uses those skills to make brides look their absolute best on the special day. The company offers a range of bridal styling packages for traditional and City Hall weddings, as well as pre-wedding trial runs, and private and group makeup lessons. Customers can use the contact form on the company's website to request price quotes.

San Francisco, CA 94102


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