Hair/Makeup Pricing

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: I spent this much on hair and makeup:
    I spent $0-25 on my hair : (0 votes)
    I spent $0-25 on my makeup : (4 votes)
    6 %
    I spent $25-50 on my hair : (10 votes)
    15 %
    I spent $25-50 on my makeup : (7 votes)
    11 %
    I spent $50-75 on my hair : (5 votes)
    8 %
    I spent $50-75 on my makeup : (7 votes)
    11 %
    I spent $75-100 on my hair : (13 votes)
    20 %
    I spent $75-100 on my makeup : (9 votes)
    14 %
    I spent $100+ on my hair : (11 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    111 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I spent $40 on hair trial. The actual hair will be $40 as well, and I’m doing my own makeup.

    Post # 4
    Member
    1768 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @MissBatman:  oh hey! I know you – well, I know your sister – we were sorority sisters.

    Small world.

    Anyway, I’m using Emily Miller (search for her on FB). She’s super inexpensive for the area. Trials are $50 each for hair and/or makeup, and day-of bridal makeup is $85 (includes falsies and airbrush), and day-of bridal hair is $75. Travel/booking fee is $75 flat.

     

    BMs/Moms/etc are $55 each for hair and/or makeup.

    I know two gals who have used her and they looked freaking amazing. She’s really nice, too.

     

    There are definitely a lot of StL makeup/hair people who charge WAY more – Emily has some of the best prices I’ve seen.

     

    Post # 5
    Member
    356 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @MissBatman:  I spent more than I wanted.. I originally found a MUA at the bridal show.. He charged $150 for day of wedding including trial.. When trial came I had to pay half $75.. my trial makeup was awful.. I cried for a few minutes because my bridal shower was that day. So I had to fix my makeup.. Anyways I cancelled with him and found a new MUA that charged $150 also and included trial.. So happy I found her, she was great. But I ended up paying $225 for just makeup.

    Post # 6
    Member
    4576 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Totally depends on where you live.

    In PA, I could get my hair and makeup done for $70 total.

    Here in DFW, it would START at that if you’re lucky. In this area, you could easily pay $200-$400 for just your own hair and makeup depending on the salon, artist or stylist.

    I would go to several places in your area and get quotes, but more importantly, check out portfolios. Be very wary of any “pro” without at least a small one.

    (part time MUA)

    Post # 7
    Member
    1233 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I paid $40 for my hair trial, $50 for my wedding day hair and $30 for my makeup. I felt this was very reasonable and I was thrilled with their work! 

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