Find a makeup artist in Yonkers, NY

Find makeup artists in Yonkers, NY

Find makeup artists in Yonkers, NY

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Find makeup artists in Yonkers, NY

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Top 10 makeup artists in Yonkers, NY

Clients agree: these Yonkers makeup artists are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Piera Canu Makeup

Piera Canu Makeup

New on Fash
1 hire on Fash
39+ years in business
Serves Yonkers, NY
In every work of art, there is beauty that transcends a simple explanation. To the Italian makeup artist Piera Canu, every face represents a blank canvas with a natural beauty enhanced by carefully placed strokes of makeup. Her many years of fashion experience and original techniques enable her to accentuate the unique features of each individual creating a natural, yet stunning look.Now well established as a makeup artist in New York, Piera has enjoyed a remarkable career in the fashion industry. Her editorial work has been featured in top fashion magazines, she has served as head makeup artist for major runway fashion shows, and she has wo...
Rachelle Lacefield Makeup LLC

Rachelle Lacefield Makeup LLC

2 hires on Fash
12+ years in business
Serves Yonkers, NY
Jacque C. says, "Professional & Excellent" Read more
JanaéCosmetique LLC

JanaéCosmetique LLC

New on Fash
4+ years in business
Serves Yonkers, NY
Providing an experience where clients can come in and feel beautiful when they walk out. I take pride and heed in making my clients feel welcomed and comfortable during their services. JanaéCosmetique is more than just a brand, it's a lifestyle!


2 hires on Fash
4+ years in business
Serves Yonkers, NY
Tazeen S. says, "She is very friendly and understanding. I really liked the makeup and hairstyle. She really did a good job. 😊" Read more

Your makeup artists questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Fash.

How much do makeup artists charge?

Makeup artists charge $60 to $170 per person on average for a basic, non-bridal makeup application. Freelance makeup artists charge $50 to $120 per hour. Makeup artists charge a flat rate, per hour, per half-day, or full-day, depending on the service.

Common services or skills include:

  • Traditional makeup
  • Airbrush makeup
  • Bridal makeup
  • False eyelashes or extensions
  • Hair styling
  • Brow shaping or microblading

How much do makeup artists charge for weddings?

Wedding makeup costs $80 to $300 for the bride and $75 to $150 per person for the bridal party. Most brides choose a hair and makeup package, which costs $180 to $600 total. Some makeup artists apply some basic makeup to the flower girl for $10 to $50.

What is a makeup artist?

A makeup artist is a person who is trained to apply cosmetics, usually for special events or photoshoots. Makeup artists usually perform a consultation or trial to see if their skills and products are a good fit. A basic package typically includes:

  • Primer
  • Foundation
  • Concealer
  • Blush
  • Eyeliner
  • Eyeshadow
  • Mascara
  • Lipstick
  • Setting powder or spray

Some makeup artists include airbrushing, contouring, false lashes, or a touch-up kit in their basic service. Others offer these features for an extra charge.

How long does a makeup artist take to do makeup?

A makeup artist takes 60 to 90 minutes to do most makeup applications. Wedding makeup takes 60 to 90 minutes for the bride and 30 to 45 minutes for bridesmaids. Complex styles or designs take longer than simple or everyday looks.

Do you need a license to be a makeup artist?

Makeup artist licensing rules depend on the state. Most states require a cosmetology license in salon settings. However, most states do not require a license for non-salon services like weddings, photoshoots, or private events.

How much should I tip a makeup artist?

Most customers tip a makeup artist 15% to 25% after the application, but it's not always necessary. Freelance makeup artists who set their own prices do not typically expect a tip. Most customers tip for exceptional service, much like other industries.

Tipping a makeup artist at a beauty counter is not expected, and some businesses don't allow it.

How do I choose a makeup artists?

Start by searching our list of local makeup artists, then:

  • Compare at least three free estimates.
  • Read reviews and look at pictures on Fash and Google.
  • Look for licensed or certified stylists or members of the International Association of Professional Makeup Artists (IAPO)
  • Choose an artist who's experienced in the style you want done.
  • Ask about what products they use, especially if you have sensitive skin.
  • Make sure they're available on the day you need them.
  • · Avoid making large payments up front.

What questions should I ask makeup artists?

To find the best makeup artist for you, ask the following questions:

  • How long have you been doing makeup?
  • Do you have a portfolio?
  • What certifications and licenses do you have?
  • How far in advance should I book?
  • Can you create the look I want?
  • Do you require a deposit?
  • What is your cleaning and sanitation procedure?
  • Do you charge a flat rate or hourly fee?
  • Do you have any group rates?
  • How long will the appointment take?
  • Will you give me an estimate and contract in writing?

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