How much is hair and makeup supposed to cost? DMV brides especially!
Uh so I recently realized I have no idea how much this is supposed to cost. A girl a use to work with is a MUA in the area (the place we both worked at was actually her side job, the makeup and hair is her main job) and I know she's super talented. My DOC actually uses her as a vendor as well. She said she can do my hair and makeup for $150 for the day of (flat charge for no matter what I want to do with myself) and $75 for the trial. She also said she can do my BMs for $65 a pop. Is that a good price? I really have n clue


What did you pay for hair & makeup?

Nik_McAwesomepants
Married: 10/21/2011
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Posted On: Jan 28, 2011 at 4:30 PM • Vendors are allowed • Add to My WatchlistFlag As Inappropriate1 like

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Married: 07/03/2011
Jan 28, 2011 at 4:34 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
That sounds like the going rate...about average...I have been looking into it for myself...its not cheap!

Married: 02/11/2011
Jan 28, 2011 at 4:34 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
If she is doing hair as well I would say that is pretty good. Average price of makeup alone where I live is about $85 bride and $65 wedding party $35 flower girls for day of. Half for consult.

Andrene
Married: 10/01/2011
Reviews: 21
Jan 28, 2011 at 4:39 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
That is a great price for both hair and makeup. I paid $150 for my trial and will spend $265 ($135 - hair & $130 - makeup) on the day of. MOB will be $85 and MOH will be $65.

Married: 07/23/2011
Reviews: 5
Jan 28, 2011 at 4:50 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Thats what im paying for Ocean City, MD.... bridesmaids are $50.00 though

sailingnurseMD
Married: 09/24/2011
Reviews: 5
Jan 28, 2011 at 5:16 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
That's about right. I'm paying 150 for hair and 100 for makeup. Free hair trial, 100 make up trial.

Officially His Mrs P.
Married: 10/09/2010
Reviews: 8
Jan 28, 2011 at 8:18 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
honey that is a steal! you know me & my frugalness, so I swindled my hairdresser to hook me up for free cuz she decided at the last minute that she couldn't attend my event & my bff moh is an aesthetician so all I had to do was to buy the make up...yea!!

Ab
Married: 10/29/2011
Jan 28, 2011 at 9:42 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
well i'm not in your area, I'm in PA so its prob cheaper around there..it's 160 total; including hair trial , makeup trial, and day of for both.
Apr 10, 2011 at 6:32 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
It sounds about average. Although, trials should be complimentary or a low price. I think she is over-charging for the trial. $65 is very reasonable for bridesmaids.
Apr 11, 2011 at 12:01 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Thats a reallllly gooooood price!!! Hopefully she is good. www.vsbyvs.com

Married: 10/09/2011
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Apr 12, 2011 at 8:48 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I will be spending $200 for my hair and trail run for the hair and $150 for my makeup. I think its a little pricey but have been going to this place for years and know they will do a great job.

For my wedding party their hair will be $75 if they want it done and then $75 for make up if they want that done as well.
Apr 12, 2011 at 9:45 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
That is a GREAT rate. If you are having a decent sized bridal party, inquire about a day rate and see if you can get more bang for your buck. That doesn't mean that the MUA/Stylist will be there all day, but it may be less per head overall.

Aisha
Married: 08/21/2011
Reviews: 5
Apr 18, 2011 at 11:05 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Wow that's great! I am looking for someone, can I have her info?

True Beauty By Amanda
May 20, 2011 at 11:54 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Im a hair and makeup artist and my rates are $65 for hair $55 for makeup, and if both are booked together only $110. When i was in NYC and bc of the higher class location i worked in it was $ 280 for hair and makeup, now that i started my own business back on LI i wanted to make it affordable for my brides :)
If anyone one LI still needs a hair and makeup artist check out my website and call if interested :) GL and congrats to you all!

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A Glamour Bride by Professional Makeup Artist Faythe Mesic
Jun 19, 2011 at 3:12 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
It depends on your location and if the artist is coming to you onsite

Married: 09/20/2013
Jun 11, 2013 at 2:11 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
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Denise & Joe
Wedding: 05/17/2014
Jan 18, 2014 at 10:54 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I am getting married in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Does anyone know of a really good Hair and Makeup Artist that can give a good price? I got a quote of $350 and that includes, hair, makeup, lipstick touch up. I think its kind of pricey. Any thoughts or comments?

Married: 04/06/2014
Feb 21, 2014 at 9:21 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Hi Denise -

I'm also getting married in Puerto Rico in April and have been having the hardest time finding a good hair and make-up artist, and the salons have been really tough to reach.


Have you found one?? Which one, would love to hear??
Edited On: Feb 21, 2014 at 9:23 AM
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