Best Makeup Artists in Tampa

Why These Makeup Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Tampa 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

Breonna Queen Beauty

Breonna Queen Beauty, based in Tampa, offers a range of services including bridal makeup, high-quality photography, prom, and fitness competition makeup, airbrush foundation, and tattoo cover-up. The makeup artist enhances each client’s unique natural beauty and recommends simple, yet beautiful makeup looks. She also offers video tutorials online but does not offer hairstyling.

Tampa, FL 33615


Elena Joseph

Elena Joseph is a professional makeup artist and licensed hair stylist with over 15 years of experience in Tampa and the surrounding area. She has won her first hair competition with an updo entry while in Cosmetology School and since then has serviced over 400 brides. The artist is a Pivot Point Academy graduate with top honors and a Goldwell certified colorist. As a 2nd generation cosmetologist, she has passed the hair styling legacy to her daughter who became the 3rd generation of hair stylists in the family.

Tampa, FL 33629


Hair and Makeup by Nereida

Hair and Makeup by Nereida is owned by a licensed esthetician in Valrico whose skills include airbrush makeup for weddings, television, high fashion, stage and runway shows, and photo shoots. The founder’s motto is, “I am not done until you love what I have done,” and she is the official makeup artist to the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneer Cheerleaders. She received her training at the Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy in Tampa and James Ryder Makeup Labs.

Valrico, FL 33596


Lili's Weddings

Lili’s Weddings is a professional team that provides on-location beauty services for hair and makeup in Tampa and the surrounding areas. The founder has over 20 years of experience as a professional hair stylist and has worked for Walt Disney World Weddings, Disney Channel, Travel Channel, American Idol, Universal Studios, and more. A bride who used the hair and makeup services shared, “I never knew I could look so glamorous!”

Tampa, FL 33615


Lindsay Does Makeup

Lindsay Does Makeup is an artistry team in Tampa that specializes in photography, fashion, wedding, special occasion, production, stage, and editorial makeup. The team has worked with every ethnicity and can provide the appropriate foundation for people of every color, but the company does not provide hair services. Makeup in the studio costs $60, and at a location of the client's choice within 30 miles the price is $80. Customers can take a makeup class for $125, and combine it with a concierge makeup shopping session for $60.

Tampa, FL 33602


Tiara Styles Beauty

Tiara Styles Beauty is a mobile hair and makeup service company in Tampa whose owner has graduated from Manhattan Hair Academy and has experience working with artists, photographers, and models. The team's artists welcome clients of all ages, ethnicities, skin types, and style preferences and they specialize in airbrush makeup, lashes extensions, and a variety of hair extensions. Besides the traditional wedding packages, clients can choose a South Indian Bridal Party style package including makeup, brow shaping, face contouring, natural strip lashes, and henna application.

Tampa, FL 33614


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