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  • Mobile makeup artist
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  • Wedding makeup
  • … or anything else
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Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
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Recent Makeup Artist reviews in Melbourne

"Salam was great in providing hair and make up services for my partner. She was professional, on time (8am on a Sunday!) And most importantly, created the look my partner was after."

Hair and make up

$120

"Fabulous! Makeup was amazing. Will be using again in the future "

Makeup-special event (end of year awards night)

$80

"For a positive start of your special day... she is the best one. "

Make up artist needed

$50

"Great job although was half an hour late. I would definitely recommend "

Professional Makeup artist wanted.

$80

"She was amazing - would definitely recommend to anyone looking for makeup for special event. She was super easy to communicate with as well and very accommodating ☺️"

Makeup for 2 girls

$100

"Would highly recommend. Has excellent make up skills and is lovely and professional "

Hair and make up

$80

What's the average cost of a Makeup Artist in Melbourne

$77 - $153

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$77

median

$109

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$153

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Average reviews for Makeup Artist Services in Melbourne

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What do makeup artists do?

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 in 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 in Melbourne

Makeup and Hair Styling

$150

Southbank VIC, Australia

29th Jun 2022

Need my makeup done and hair styled and possibly also a friends makeup done - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 2 July 2022

Makeup artist needed

$40

Abbotsford VIC, Australia

13th Jun 2022

I need a makeup artist to do my makeup for a gala on Saturday June 18. I’m in Abbotsford and am happy to come to you if you don’t offer a mobile service. If you do hair styling (waves/curls) too, that would be amazing! - Due date: Before Saturday, 18 June 2022

Makeup in Richmond

$100

Richmond VIC, Australia

29th May 2022

Hi, I’m just after a makeup artist (early Friday morning) 7:30am to do my makeup. Thank you.

Mobile makeup artist

$160

Melbourne VIC, Australia

18th May 2022

Mobile makeup artist Looking for a mobile makeup artist to come to my hotel in the city and possibly style my hair. This Saturday around 3-4pm

Had my makeup done for my birthday, Helena did an excellent job ☺️

Halloween make up; day of the dead sort of make up;

$150

South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia

8th May 2022

I need a halloween style day of the dead sort of make up for myself for a work event. Maybe neck and hands included. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 13 May 2022

Hair and makeup

$300

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia

30th Jan 2022

Looking for a makeup artist/hairstylist that can travel to their client (Melbourne CBD location) for a music video Looking for the following: •A full makeover with smokey eyes and lashes. The more dramatic looking the better. looking for an artist who can work with bright eyeshadows aswell as the natural colours. (stick-on lashes are fine) •curled hair and styling (90's inspired hair styles working with hair clips) as the 90's is the sort of visual aesthetic I'm going for. Must be available to do a minimum 2 different looks on the day. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 13th Feb 2022

Prompt and professional would easily recommend. Will definitely work together again.

Make up done

$75

Armadale VIC, Australia

7th Jan 2022

I would like to have my make up done, for day time drinks, nothing too heavy, a nice natural look and some fake lashes. Ideally would like my make up done between 11 and midday - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 9th Jan 2022

Helen is an absolute master of makeup, by far the best make up experience I have ever had. Extremely happy with the results. Would highly recommend

Makeup and hair for 3ppl

$300

Melbourne VIC, Australia

20th Jun 2022

Hi there, I am looking for an artist to do hair and makeup for 3 people, located in Melbourne CBD. Many thanks.

Hair & makeup Windsor

$65

Windsor VIC, Australia

7th Jun 2022

Hello! I need someone to come to my house to get my hair and make up done. Nothing too complicated, just something casual for my graduation ceremony. Tomorrow lunch time.

Makeup and hair

$100

Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

21st May 2022

My 30th birthday No lashes included Evening Wearing a gold sequin dress - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 June 2022

Makeup artist

$100

Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

12th May 2022

I'm going to a friend's birthday party, and it's going to be fancy. It's being hosted at the penthouse of the Olsen Hotel. Dress code is: 'Think Heff, not Hoff; Craig not Moore; velvet and sneakers. What the?! Also these are old friends most of whom I haven't seen in more than 10 years, so I want to look my best. Not sure what my outfit will be yet, but I'm thinking old hollywood-style makeup: classic, simple, stick-on eyelashes - the works! - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 21 May 2022

Kanika was super professional. Her communication before the day was really excellent, she and I exchanged ideas and pictures, and she even sent me photos of a sample style she had made on her mannequin. She is super friendly and a pleasure to work with. My hair and makeup were really fun - perfect for the themed party I was attending. Thanks, Kanika!

Hair Styling

$100

Southbank VIC, Australia

11th Mar 2022

Hair styling for 3 ppl for an event on Sat night. Details below: 1x short hair 2x long hair All just require a simple up-do of some sort. Nothing overly complicated or fancy. Make up also required, but posted as a separate task. Open to offers from people able to do both. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 March 2022

Kanikachik perfectly styled my sister in law, mother in law and self for our event. We all received so many positive comments throughout the night and would definitely use her again.

Makeup artist

$110

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia

22nd Jan 2022

Wedding attendee needing makeup done at 2pm. Can come to you in cbd area otherwise staying at pan pacific. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 13th Feb 2022

Great communication, very professional

Makeup & Hair styling for Photoshoot

$150

Collins Street Precinct VIC, Australia

30th Jun 2022

Hi! I have a boudoir type photo shoot tomorrow at 11am need available to do my hair and makeup around or before 9am. I use clip in extensions and I’m just looking for something that will just look nice as my face isn’t the main feature in the photos! I’m located in the CBD. If located near the city I can come to you if needed. Thanks! - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 1 July 2022

So amazing and quick too!

Hair and makeup

$60

Melbourne, VIC

16th Jun 2022

I'm attending a gala ball this Saturday 18/06 and need my hair and makeup done beforehand. I don't require anything major. Just some nice waves and simple makeup (maybe natural looking fake extensions).

Makeup artist for masquerade/party makeup

$100

Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia

4th Jun 2022

Looking for a mobile makeup artist who can come to Collingwood at 5.30/6 pm on sunday 12 June to apply black glitter face mask makeup for masquerade party, similar style to photo attached. Thank you

Amazing. Fantastic makeup and very friendly and professional, will definitely recommend and use again

Hens party hair and makeup

$800

Melbourne VIC, Australia

20th May 2022

Needing hair and makeup artist/s to attend our hotel to do 7 x makeup + 1 x hair for the bride to be. We will provide nibbles and drinks. Happy to share this amongst 2 or 3 people to get it done quicker. Date is Sat 20th August in Melbourne City, and will need to be finished by 4pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 20 August 2022

Hair styled for event

$80

Coburg VIC, Australia

10th May 2022

I have my daughters Deb ball on Saturday 28 May and wood like a nice “do”for my long hair please. Preferred time around 4pm. See photo - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 28 May 2022

Eye makeup

$80

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia

2nd Mar 2022

Glam smokey eye makeup in gold/brown tones - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 3rd Mar 2022 3.15pm

Fabulous work so efficient and turned out beautiful

Do my eye-makeup as a wedding guest

$60

Brunswick West VIC 3055, Australia

15th Jan 2022

Hi there, I am going to a wedding on Friday 21 Jan but my eye make up products are still being held up by the post. I can do my own face but badly need someone to do my eye and give me eyelashes (natural size not too big). I am Chinese so would really want an artist who is good at doing Asian eye make up. Hoping to find someone who can travel to my home (I’m fully vaxxed) between 4-5pm. Thank you so much! - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 21st Jan 2022

Yuki is super caring, patient and professional. She gave a lot of thought and experimented with me until I got exactly what I wanted. Task completed perfectly. Highly recommend!!!