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February 27, 2024

Booking wedding makeup and wedding hair stylists in Raleigh

Are you ready to book your wedding makeup and hair styling team? Listen. Y’all are so pretty, but I totally understand wanting to take your look up a level or two on your wedding day. The images we’re going to give you ARE going to last forever after all. So if you’re going to hire someone in Raleigh to do your wedding hair and/or makeup, below are some awesome hair and makeup artists I love.

woman in a white robe has her wedding makeup done while her dachshund sits in her lap. photo by Kivus & Camera

How much does wedding hair and makeup cost?

You may also be curious about how much wedding hair and wedding makeup artists cost in Raleigh. The price range is typically between $150 and $300. Always remember you get what you pay for – more experienced teams with better skill *will* cost more. This is true across all vendor types, so when budgeting for your wedding, it’s important to consider your vendor priorities, so you know where you could potentially splurge.

Okay, here we go: amazing wedding makeup and hair stylists in Raleigh, NC start now…

Wedded Kiss

Raleigh wedding hair and makeup stylists from the Wedded Kiss team style a bride and two of her bridesmaids | photo by Kivus & Camera

Fun Fact about Wedded Kiss: they have a studio downstairs from my boudoir studio, so if you a book a boudoir session with me, that includes hair and makeup from this amazing team. And a bridal boudoir session is definitely something you should do!

Check out Wedded Kiss

Reign Beauty

stylist from Reign Beauty works on a bridesmaid's hair | photo by Kivus & Camera

Check out Reign Beauty

Sharon Davis Makeup Artistry

Sharon Davis Makeup Artistry applies teal eye shadow to a black bride in Durham, North Carolina | photo by Kivus & Camera

Check out Sharon Davis

The Makeup Addict

makeup artist from The Makeup Addict applies purple eyeshadow to a bride for her wedding in downtown Raleigh | photo by Kivus & Camera

Check out The Makeup Addict

Wink Hair & Makeup

wedding makeup artist from Wink Hair & Makeup applies false eyelashes for a bride | photo by Kivus & Camera

Check out Wink Hair & Makeup

The Bardot – wedding makeup and hair team

Britnye from The Bardot uses hairspray to finish off a bride's updo | photo by Kivus & Camera

Check out The Bardot

All of these teams and people are a delight to work with and are so good at their job. You’ll be in great hands (literally). I mentioned cost above, but also important to know that these awesome hair and makeup teams book pretty far in advance. Don’t wait too long and be disappointed when the best teams are fully booked.

We believe that love is fun and colorful, and your wedding photographs should be too.

You deserve the best wedding photographer. The wedding photographer who creates bold, colorful, magical memories of your wedding day with beautiful, artistic portraits AND enthusiastic, genuine moments. With Kivus & Camera as your wedding photographer team, you’ll get unforgettable, breath-taking wedding photos that stand out from the crowd. As past bride Courtney says, we are photography sorcerers, and we’d love to make magic for you.

(Though we live in Raleigh, North Carolina, we definitely photograph Durham weddings, Chapel Hill weddings, Cary weddings, etc. We’re all over the Triangle area, and we’re happy to head to the beach or mountains and even to other states or countries to be your wedding photographer! Just let us know when and where!)

Want to know more? Check out more of our images or learn more about our nerdy selves or just send us a note! Can’t wait to hear from you.