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Encinitas Hair And Makeup Artists

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Julie Koeth Makeup & More
4.9
from 101 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Candee E.
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I can't say how great Julie is. I interviewed 3 different people to do my hair and makeup for my wedding and ended up choosing Julie. She's been in the industry for years dealing with high end clients, photo shoots and television. She's not only professional but it felt like from the moment I did a trial run to my final wedding day that I had a close friend next to me. I would recommend her to anyone who wants high quality makeup and hair. Also, she does airbrush make up, which I was extremely skeptical of. It stayed on ALL day and evening during a hot July wedding! I couldn't be happier! Thanks Julie!

Mobile Radiance LLC SoCal
4.7
from 107 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 233 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie D.
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I hired Jacynda and her team for my wedding. One month before my wedding my previous hair and makeup artist fell through. I was able to book the date just a month in advance! She was also able to do a last minute hair and make up trial for me the day of my bridal shower. This was a great first impression. She was punctual and very professional. I don't know much about make up, so she made some great suggestion. I also showed them a couple of pictures of what I liked for hair and make up and they easily worked with it. The day of my wedding they arrived early which was great. They worked through my bridal party quickly, but made sure that the girls got the look they wanted. It was a hectic day and they were both very calm and light hearted. They really made us look very beautiful. I would definitely recommend Plush Artistry! Thank you so, so much!

Face Art by Pheebs
5.0
from 99 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 192 hires on Thumbtack
Sasha A.
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Thank you so much for making me look perfect! As a model I am very picky with how makeup artists do my makeup. However I was very impressed with Phoebe. She really knows what she is doing. I told her I had a long day of shooting ahead so she recommended I do the Airbrush foundation so I did and I absolutely loved it! I wish she could do my makeup like that everyday. The makeup wore great never fading or having to retouch never got oily! It was definetely the best. All of my photos looked perfect as far as the makeup went. Phoebe is very professional and highly recommended in my book. She is now my go to makeup artist for all my shoots. I am so glad my friend recommended her to me.

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Hair And Makeup By Lily
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
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Laurie R.
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Loved the way my hair and makeup turned out for my wedding day!

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Bulajic Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Jennifer L.
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Jacqueline did my hair and makeup for our family holiday photos today, and she did a wonderful job and made me feel beautiful! She was responsive, punctual, incredibly sweet, and super talented with make up and hair. I would recommend her services and I will definitely be using her again!

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HairSpray Studio
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
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Melissa O.
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Sara was absolutely amazing. She understood exactly what I wanted to look like for my big day and was able to make me look better than I had expected. What I loved about Sara is that she offers free hair and makeup trials which is such a money saver. She is very accommodating and will offer her opinion on what she thinks will work for you. She has a great eye for what she thinks will make you look your best on your day. I couldn't have been more happy with how my hair and makeup turned out to be. Sara is so nice, easy to talk to and a great makeup/hair artist! If you want to look breathtaking on your big day, you have to hire Sara. You will not regret it.

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MakeupByChristranx3
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Sandy L.
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Pageant girls look no further! I hired Christine to do my hair and makeup to compete in a recent pageant. Christine and her team transformed a plain Jane working mom into a glamorous beauty queen. I felt amazing! Christine made me look flawless. She gave me smoky eyes, airbrushed my foundation and paired the perfect red lipstick to complete the look. Christine stayed with me throughout the entire competition and went above and beyond her duties as a makeup artist. She helped me changed into my evening gown. She touched up my makeup and she cheered for me in the audience. In pageants, we need to look and feel our best when we compete. I truly believe that Christine gave me the added confidence that I needed to take home the crown. I will be forever thankful to Christine and her team for helping me achieve my dreams of becoming Mrs. Asia San Diego 2016.

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Glam by Nataly
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
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Christine S.
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Very happy with my service. My makeup and hair looked amazing. I would absolutely hire her again.

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Sparkle by Steph
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
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Andrea C.
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I can't say enough good things about Steph!! I hired her to do our hair and makeup for my wedding. We don't live in California so we didn't get to do a practice run but it didn't matter, I was thrilled with the results! I interacted with several hair and makeup professionals but from the start, Steph was the most professional and most on-top of everything. Everyone was so happy with their hair and makeup, and it lasted all night. She was able to take our ideas, offer some advice and get us the look we wanted. Hire her! She will make you feel beautiful and special!

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Bride's by Liz
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Darcie L.
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I tried finding a makeup and hair artist last minute and Liz rose to the occasion! She was timely, friendly, and professional! My hair and makeup were exactly what I wanted and they stayed perfect the whole day. Definitely would hire her again!

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Bridal Beauty by Phoebe
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
CANDIA S.
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Phoebe did such an amazing job on my hair and makeup for my 1920s themed wedding, we didn’t even do a trial run before. I was able to show her my dress and explain to her what I wanted and she delivered. I normally do my own makeup for everything since I love makeup, but I’m so glad I decided to get it done. I’m still continuing to get compliments on my look. I definitely would recommend her for your bridal needs!

Raquelin
4.3
from 20 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Chanelle N.
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I worked with this talented artist yesterday on 6/25 and she was AMAZING! She was punctual passionate and professional. I would definitely recommend her services if you are looking for the ultimate makeup artist!

Julie Taing MUA
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I have worked with Julie on multiple occasions over the last 10 years. She does an amazing job enhancing a person’s natural beauty. I love working with her because she is an extremely talented artist and is always professional. It really makes a difference when your makeup artist listens to what you want and understands the look you are going for- Julie nails it every time! She has traveled the world as a makeup artist and is one of the top artists in our nation, I feel so fortunate to have such an amazing makeup artist here in San Diego! She is passionate about her artistry and really cares about perfecting each clients look! She always makes us feel so beautiful. Julie goes above and beyond. She has always does a fantastic job with my makeup over the last decade and always uses quality products. I highly recommend her for any event!

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Hair We Go Mobile Beauty
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eva O.
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I met up with Amanda, and her co-worker Erin on Sunday to do my trial for my wedding day :) Amanda did hair, and Erin-her friend- did my makeup:) They were so very sweet and kind, and what an amazing job! I haven't felt like a princess since I was a little girl, but man, I felt like a queen all day in my professional makeup and hair! They were able to open up their salon on their day off! Sunday is my only day off, so they accommodated me, and it was nice to be all alone in the studio :) Nice and quite :) They will travel to me on my wedding day, and I couldn't be more pleased! Thank you!! <3

Liz Inez Makeup
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Heather M.
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Liz is my go-to makeup (and hair!) artist for all of my photoshoots! As a personal branding expert, I provide my clients with visual marketing strategy and a custom photoshoot. As soon as I started working with Liz over a year ago, I noticed a big difference in how my clients looked and felt during their shoots. They don't have to worry about how they look and they feel like a polished up version of themselves, which is key to their authentic representation in images. Liz provides a range of looks based on each person's unique style, and always brings out the best in each person. She's a master at matching skin tones and covering up blemishes while ensuring the right amount of coverage for a flawless finish -- this saves so much editing time! She is professional and makes my clients feel at ease, which is essential because they are going to have their photos taken. I highly recommend Liz for all of your makeup needs -- professional photos, wedding, special events, or just for some pampering and a confidence boost.

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Makeup Artistry By Cyn
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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Rebecca H.
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Cyn’s colleague, Sara B. did my makeup and hair as well as four of my bridesmaids. She arrived on time, listened to my wants, and delivered beautifully. Everyone looked great, and the makeup and hair held up for the full day. My lipstick stayed on all night even with the many many kisses shared between my groom and I. And my sister’s heavy, long hair stayed put in her updo. I am so pleased!

IG @BouBue
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth E.
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Blue is a true professional. I made my appointment with him from New York. He was reassuring and helpful. I needed to get dolled up my step daughter’s wedding. He stepped in and found a hair stylist, Sade who did an amazing job with my hair. I was able too keep the style for a week. Blue arrived fully equipped – high chair, lights, folding table, extension cord and makeup. He transformed me! I felt beautiful and I got quite a few compliments. My step daughter thought I looked lovely and expressed appreciation for the effort I made. I highly recommend Blue. He will bring out the best in you. He is worth every last dime I paid. Thank you Blue.

Neetu Sobti
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Loveleen S.
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Had my makeup and hair down for a big party! Very professional and punctual. Worked to my satisfaction, and gave me ample choices to choose the kind of makeup I wanted. Would recommend her to anyone.

Artistry Works
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Nicole S.
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Carmen is such an amazing makeup artist! I’ve had her do my makeup several times and always love how it comes out. She always takes her time & makes sure everything is perfect!

  • 13 years in business
Preet S.
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I’ve had Deepa do my makeup & hair several times for weddings I’ve had to attend. Deepa has been reliable and does amazing work. She can execute the look I request and sometimes I give her full reign on my looks based on what I’m wearing. Each time I am highly satisfied with her creation(s). All, taking any concerns I have had regarding my look. She is very detailed and makes sure I don’t leave without being happy with her work. I don’t wear a lot of make-up, but when Deepa does my look I always feel so beautiful and more confident.

Make up artist
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gaby B.
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Cindy was able to drive out to my house, arrived on time and with a great attitude to do my make up for graduation. Not only was she professional throughout the entire time, but she communicated what she envisioned for my make up and made sure that i felt comfortable and was pleased with the outcome. I love that she really focused on highlighting and extenuating my facial features with her work. She did especially amazing with facial coverage, eyebrows, and making sure my makeup blended well so as to not look “cakey”. I definitely recommend her!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a mobile hairdresser?

A mobile hairdresser is a cosmetologist trained to cut, color and style hair who can provide hairdressing services at remote locations. Often, mobile hairdressers are hired for events such as weddings, bachelorette parties, prom night, birthdays and other occasions. The hairstylist can come to your location to do your hair, or provide hairstyling for your group.

For events, mobile hairstylists more often provide updos and formal styles than highlights or hair color. Mobile hairdressers bring all the necessary hairstyling tools and products such as lotions and sprays to create your look. The national average cost for a hairstylist is $70-$110. Pricing for different services can vary greatly depending on stylist reputation, training and regional rates. For example, haircuts could range between $35 and $150, while hair coloring services could range in price from $65 to $200. Some mobile hairstylists may include the cost of travel in their fees, while other may have it as an added charge, such as 50 cents to $1 for each mile beyond their standard service range.

What is a hair extension?

A hair extension is a beauty product designed to give you the appearance of longer and/or fuller hair. Hair extensions are made of synthetic material or real human hair and are attached to your natural hair by a variety of techniques such as a weave (sewing), hot fusion, tape-in, cold fusion, bonding, metal clips, micro ring or micro loops, and more. The type of technique you select as well as the quality and volume of the hair you choose all affect cost. Hair extensions can last anywhere from three weeks to six months, depending on the application technique. For example, tape-in extensions may last approximately four weeks, while extensions applied using a hot fusion technique may stay in for up to six months. The hot fusion technique takes longer, costs more, and requires more training on the part of the hair stylist, but the result is more natural-looking extensions that can be washed and heat-styled with confidence.

Do I need a makeup artist for my wedding?

There are no rules around your wedding day, and that means it’s your choice whether to have a wedding makeup artist. If you’re on the fence about hiring a wedding makeup artist, consider the pros and cons. Some women decide against a wedding makeup artist to save money. The national average cost for a wedding makeup artist is $70-$100, which is an expense some women prefer to do without. Other women just don’t love wearing makeup. Some brides have friends or family members who are talented makeup artists willing to provide their services. If you choose not to have a wedding makeup artist, be sure to do at least two trial runs of your makeup look well before the wedding day to avoid any morning-of panic.

On the other hand, a wedding makeup artist can make the bride feel pampered and confident, giving her a flawless, fabulous look for the ceremony and reception and in wedding photos. For brides who are uncomfortable with heavy makeup, many wedding makeup artists usually excel at the natural look. Many brides consider wedding makeup part of the ritual and tradition of the ceremony, a shared experience with the entire bridal party. Ultimately your choice of whether to hire a wedding makeup artist should be based on what will make you feel most confident and happy.

How do you choose the right makeup artist for your wedding?

A wedding makeup artist can ensure a flawless look on your big day. Finding the perfect person isn’t all about price, though. Here are tips for choosing the right makeup artist for your wedding:

  • Research before reaching out. Wedding makeup artists should have an online presence with portfolios of their work. Find someone with an aesthetic you love.
  • Read reviews. You want a wedding makeup artist who’ll be on time, do beautiful work, and add a positive vibe to your day. Pay attention if previous clients report bad experiences with a makeup artist.
  • Consider skin tones. If your bridal party has a range of skin tones, make sure your wedding makeup artist and assistants are experienced and talented working with everyone.
  • Is your top pick available on your date? If so, put down a deposit to secure their services.
  • Confirm rates and payment. Clearly discuss prices and payment plans, and sign a detailed contract so there are no surprises on your wedding day.

How much do wedding makeup artists cost?

A wedding means love, celebration and tons of wedding photos. Professional wedding makeup artists have you looking your best on your big day and forever after in your wedding photos. The national average cost for a wedding makeup artist is $70-$100, although this price can increase based on your location, the extent of the makeup services and the reputation of the makeup artist. Most wedding makeup artists offer discounts to brides who book group services for their maids, mothers and flower girls at the same time. Wedding makeup artists who also do wedding hair usually offer package rates for hair and makeup combos. Here are some examples of average wedding makeup pricing:

  • Bridal makeup: $85-$125. Pricing often includes full face, eyes, lips, brows and false eyelashes. Airbrush makeup may be an additional $20 or more.
  • Bridal hair and makeup: $150-$200.
  • Bridesmaid and bridal party makeup: $50-$100 per person.
  • Bridesmaid hair and makeup: $100-$150.
  • Flower girl makeup: $25-$35.
  • Trial sessions: $60-$120, depending on the makeup artist. Some charge their full rate and others charge a partial rate for trial makeup services.
  • Hourly rates to stay on and keep makeup touched up throughout reception: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Travel fees: 50 cents to $1 per additional mile beyond a set radius — such as 50 miles.
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