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Milly M

QLD

(24)

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"Milly did my make up today and im 100% satisfied...she is definitely passionate to her work and she listen to her client's preference.. thank you mill..."

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Paulina P

VIC

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"Paulina’s a 10/10. She is so beautiful that I am just gawking the whole time. Her makeup skills are just perfect and can cater to any style you want. ..."

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Helena L

VIC

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"Helena did an amazing job. She was punctual, warm and educated about different types of skin, and best products to use. It was a thoroughly enjoyable..."

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Madeleine B

NSW

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"Madeleine did a great job and was accommodating to my little changes at the end. Thank you "

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Kanikachik R

VIC

(28)

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"A very good service, and a nice clean professional room. Thank you "

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Lepi C

VIC

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"Lepi was fantastic and we looked awesome! Thank you 🙏"

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Briana G

NSW

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"Briana was awesome, highly recommend her"

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Heera -

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"Amazing ! Did an outstanding job on my make up and hair for my family pictures . The make up lasted all day and night . Heera did an amazing job and w..."

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Recent Makeup Artist reviews

"The make-up was a first class job. Very friendly and obliging person. Would recommend to friends and family"

'Red Carpet' makeup

$60

"Very helpful and patient. J S provided great advice and took the time to get to know what I was wanting."

Help with Makeup

$80

"Brilliant makeup artist!"

Makeup tonight!

$45

"Julia was great to communicate with, turned up on time with all the equipment and was flexible and fun. Great experience. "

Make Up Artist for Dinner Party. Drag Style.

$120

"She was amazing "

Makeup application

$50

"Wow. Super impressed with results. Leticia was friendly and professional and made me feel very comfortable. Would highly reccomend her."

Hair and make up 1 person for mid week wedding

$50

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$75 - $150

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Why book a makeup artist through Airtasker?

Are you looking for an experienced makeup artist near you to help you look your best for an upcoming wedding or special occasion? Whether you want a simple look or a touch of glamour, a makeup artist near you can create a professional, longer-lasting look that’ll help boost your confidence.

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Top Makeup Artist related questions

What does a makeup artist do?

A professional makeup artist uses quality makeup and special techniques to enhance your natural look, usually for a wedding or special occasion. With an eye for colour and an artistic flair, they can create any look you’re after and ensure that your makeup is long-lasting and photo-ready.

Why hire a professional mobile makeup artist for your special occasion?

A professional makeup artist has access to top quality products that ensure your makeup stays put and helps you look your best in photos. A makeup artist will ensure you have a flawless finish and won’t require touch-ups throughout your event.

How long does professional makeup last?

You can expect professionally applied makeup to last for up to 12 hours. If you’re planning to be at a lengthy event, your makeup artist may provide you with samples to quickly blot your face and touch-up your setting powder and lipstick.

Do makeup artists need any qualifications?

Makeup artists don’t need any formal qualifications - the most important thing is experience, skill, and quality products. But many do study courses like a Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics, Certificate III in Beauty Services, Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, Diploma of Screen and Media, and Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Where can I find the best makeup artist near me?

The best way to find a talented makeup artist near you is on Airtasker. With plenty of local makeup artists to choose from, you’ll find the right artist for your style and your budget.

How much does it cost to hire a makeup artist?

The cost of a makeup artist on Airtasker averages between $70-$150, but it depends on the type of makeup you need, whether it’s peak season for events, the location, and any extras. For example, the cost of bridal makeup is usually around $75-$200.

What does a makeup service include?

Hiring a makeup artist is the best way to reduce your stress and enjoy the lead-up to an event. They’ll meet you at your chosen location, whether it’s your home or a venue, and talk about the look you want to achieve. But the exact inclusions and process you can expect will depend on the type of makeup service you need:

Bridal makeup

Most brides want bridal makeup that looks natural, is long-lasting, and photographs well. Your makeup artist will use cosmetic products that are specially designed for this purpose. They’ll start with using a primer on your skin to provide a smooth surface for your foundation. Airbrush foundation is often used in bridal makeup to ensure full and even coverage without looking or feeling heavy. Your makeup artist will apply a long-wearing lipstick that compliments your colouring. Finally, they’ll use a natural eyeshadow palette to enhance your eye colour, along with false eyelashes and waterproof mascara to frame your eyes.

Special occasion makeup

The biggest difference between special occasion makeup and bridal makeup is style. While bridal makeup is often kept classic or natural, you can opt for a more glamorous or dramatic look for a special occasion. Your mobile makeup artist will still ensure a flawless finish that’s long-lasting so you can look great all day and night, whether you’re at your high school formal, awards night, or a special date. 

Hair styling

Many mobile makeup artists also have a hairdressing background and can help you with mobile hair styling as well. It’s a great way to save time and money, and keep things simple while you get ready for your special occasion. Your makeup artist will be able to create a cohesive look, with a hairstyle that matches your your dress, accessories, and your jewellery. They’ll discuss your preferred hairstyles, then use a range of products and tools to create your look, including a hair straightener, hair curler, hair pins, hair elastics, and hairspray.

Recent Makeup Artist tasks

Make up and lashes

$150

Hunters Hill NSW 2110, Australia

19th Jun 2020

Make up and lash application

Makeup with lashes, eyebrows wax shaped and a

$300

Gosnells WA 6110, Australia

16th Jun 2020

I am wanting a pamper day including eyebrows wax tint and shape, lip wax, acrylic nails, a facial and makeup with lashes for my self for my birthday coming up 😊 will also pay extra for fuel costs

Professional Wedding Makeup Artist

$500

Pakenham VIC, Australia

13th Jun 2020

Looking for a professional makeup artist for my wedding in December. Date provided is not accurate. Will discuss when finalise.

I need hair & makeup artist services

$200

Malvern East VIC 3145, Australia

29th Feb 2020

Makeup artist Saturday 7th March - afternoon (ready by 6pm). 60s themed birthday party styling. Hair and makeup. Malvern East area

Kanika was fabulous, she had done research on 60s style makeup and Hair and made my look really come to life. Couldn’t recommend her enough. Will definitely call her again.

I need makeup artist services

$50

Balaclava VIC, Australia

20th Feb 2020

Next Saturday I’m off to a white party and really need some help with a more dramatic makeup look.... I will need false eye lashes and have some face jewels I’d like to apply

Lepi was fantastic and we looked awesome! Thank you 🙏

Makeup and hair For Race Day.

$160

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia

11th Feb 2020

Needing make up, eyelashes and hair straighten for race day on 7th March 2020.

What an absolute delight to have my makeup done today by this amazing lady. Kanika made me feel and look like a princess. Highly recommend xo

Hair & makeup artist

$100

Banksmeadow NSW, Australia

1st Feb 2020

Need mobile hair & makeup artist service for a shoot for 1 model on 5 Feb 1pm Banksmeadow NSW studio

Highly Recommended. She did amazing job. She is so professional. I Love working with Briana. Definitely will work with her again.

Makeup for 2 people in East Brisbane

$75

East Brisbane QLD, Australia

18th Jun 2020

I am looking for someone to come and do make up for 2 people in the afternoon of Friday 26th. Non-bridal.

Beauty make up artist

$75

Cannon Hill QLD 4170, Australia

16th Jun 2020

I am looking for a make up artist for my wife for her pregnancy pictorial. Simple make up and curling of hair will do.

Milly did my make up today and im 100% satisfied...she is definitely passionate to her work and she listen to her client's preference.. thank you milly.all the best...

Light makeup at home

$50

Preston, Victoria, Australia

12th Jun 2020

I'm looking for someone who can apply some light and natural looking makeup for Mother-of-the-Bride at my home. Particular focus on the eyes for a 'smokey' effect without looking over dramatic!

2 drag makeup for mardi gras

$375

Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia

28th Feb 2020

Travel, lashes and 2 faces mine and my 11 yo daughter

Amazing! My daughter and I both looked wonderful!

Makeup done for Mardi Gras

$70

Sydney NSW Australia

18th Feb 2020

Looking for a makeup artist to achieve a similar aesthetic to the images below for my ‘Poseidon’ look for Mardi Gras Ideally has a colour pallet matching this look. Looking to have this done on the 29th around midday

Taylor was fantastic! Went above and beyond with the makeup for Mardi Gras. Will definitely hire again

Makeup tutorials

$100

Ringwood VIC, Australia

7th Feb 2020

Looking for someone to teach me how to put makeup in an everyday look, what products would work for my skin and eye makeup for some occasions. preferably in the weekend or after 5pm during the week.

Cannot thank you enough for your time and patience in teaching me how to put makeup on. Gave me advice on what products would suit me, my preference and skin. I learned a lot in a short period of time. Thank you also for sending me the recommendations and tips via email. full tutorial experience :) I'm excited to start practising :) I'll call on you if I ever need to doll up!

Makeup artist

$100

Griffith ACT, Australia

22nd Jun 2020

I’m looking for makeup artist ( hair and makeup) to be done on my wedding day on 2 July between 2-4 pm. Makeup and hairstyle picture are attached. Some details, I have tan skin. Happy to provide some makeup,eyelashes, GHD hairstyler and etc, ask for more details.

Hair and makeup for a photoshoot

$80

Ermington NSW, Australia

18th Jun 2020

Getting a few photos clicked with some musicians for the cover pic of an event that's coming up. Need light, natural looking makeup that focuses on the eyes and lips. I have a short bob so just need to make sure the hair is set properly

Makeup for maternity photoshoot

$150

Denham Court NSW 2565, Australia

15th Jun 2020

Looking for a makup artist to help my wife with makeup and hairstyling. At your place or ours.

Hair and Makeup

$160

Balwyn North VIC 3104, Australia

24th Mar 2020

We are proceeding with our elopement ceremony this Saturday 28th March I require makeup and hair for just myself I realise that a lot of makeup artists are being extra cautious due to the unfolding crisis in our state, however i still want to look special in my photos on my wedding day, even if it is for 2-3 hour time frame.

The sweetest kindest most gentle woman who is an exceptional makeup artist and hair professional! Highly recommend! Thank you Paulina! Definitely using you in future for all my special occasions ❤️

Make up artist

$50

Capalaba QLD, Australia

27th Feb 2020

Looking for a make up artist to work their magic on 6 ladies the 14th of March Looking for around $50 per person

Amazing work!!! Absolutely highly recommend!

Make up for a party - at 5pm

$50

Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

12th Feb 2020

Hi there, I am looking for a makeup artist to help me with makeup application at my home for a glamorous cocktail party. I have Asian complexion and not after anything over the top - I would like a focus on making my eyes pop (including fake lashes) and some good highlighting with a red lip. I have an Asian-olive skin tone and brown eyes. Please submit photos of your work with your quote and detail which type of makeup you will use. Thank you!

Lepi made me so comfortable and ensured I looked and felt ‘glam’ for the party I was heading off to. Her work on my metallic smokey eye was fabulous and it was such a bonus to have her help with loose waves in my hair too. Bonus: she was responsive, easy to talk to and we had a laugh along the way!

Makeup Tutorials

$100

Rosanna VIC 3084, Australia

4th Feb 2020

I am a woman in my 50s looking for someone to teach me how to do my makeup in an everyday look and show me what products to buy.

Kanika taught me so much today, and the colours are perfect for my age and my skin type. Thank you for all your advice!

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