Nov 15, 2010
As a free lance makeup artist starting out what is a reasonable price to charge to do clients makeup?
good question. I would like to know myself.
Hi Brandi - if you're starting out as a new MUA, you should keep your prices low...just so that you can build your clientele and promote yourself into the beauty industry. Do some research in your area to see how much others are charging. This could be a challenge when you first start out. Remember, volunteer your time for some good experience! You never know who will be watching you...
Ohh thank you that is some great advice yea i have checked like the makeup artists on craigslist and stuff and they are charging 30 bucks with lashes so would it be a good idea to do like 20 or 25 with lashes maybe?? Any ideas of where to volunteer at? i want to find a place to do it at cause it would be really good experience.
Nov 16, 2010
Creating your basis for makeup and/or lashes is combined of three things: your experience, the cost of your kit & the average cost in your city. Obviously, starting off you are going to want to keep prices within the $20-40 range for makeup looks & tweak it based on extremity of the look & if lashes are involved. Myself, living in Houston where you can lashes at almost every nail shop for $20, I would charge $35 for a full face makeup with lashes. Eyelashes only $15, Eye makeup only $15 or $25 for Lash & Eye only makeup.... (Also, it should differ if you're using strip lashes or individuals...MAC makeup or Drugstore makeup) But that's just my suggestion & what I have started off charging
If you want to get out there & start your portfolio go to modelmayhem
okay thank you ladies helps alot!!
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