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Mobile Radiance LLC
4.7
from 108 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!

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Julie Koeth Makeup & More
4.9
from 101 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

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 68 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 116 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 65 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 111 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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
  • 61 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 37 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 79 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
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Erin L.
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SUPER SATISFIED Sweet Sixteen mom and daughter(s)!!!! LIz truly is an artist with both hair and makeup. I communicated my daughter's wishes with Liz via text, emai, and phone conversations. She was clear and honest about what would be possible for my daughters' hair and she did not disappoint. She listened to our ideas and also shared some of her own. Liz arrived on time, was super organized with professional makeup and decorative hair supplies, and was easy to work with. After finishing my 16 year old's hair and makeup she offered to braid my younger daughter's hair and apply some makeup free of charge. So SWEET!!! We definitely recommend Brides by Liz for hair and makeup for any special event.

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Making Up
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Tracy P.
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Doris did beautiful makeup and hair for a business meeting. She understood exactly the look I wanted and delivered. Extremely professional, very nice. Arrived on time and finished on time. I have very thin hair that falls flat and she how to make it look full all day. Highly recommend her.

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Bridal Beauty by Phoebe
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

Liz Inez Makeup
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 14 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.

Chic Elegance by Kassaundra
4.6
from 16 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon M.
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I am so thankful that Kassaundra was available for my daughters wedding. She did such a great job on my daughters makeup and hair, she truly looked stunning! Thank you Kassaundra!

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Hair We Go Mobile Beauty
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
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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

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Makeup Artistry By Cyn
5.0
from 14 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.

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!

Make up artist
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 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!

  • 13 years in business
Sonalee G.
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Deepa was amazing at listening to my likes and dislikes and made me feel extremely comfortable. She was professional and funny! Her makeup application and hairstyle was completely on point and lasted all evening. She did my makeup and hair for my 40th and it was still on and looking fabulous at 2am!!! I would recommend Deepa to anyone and definitely use her again.

Jamie Cornejo Makeup
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jasmine W.
Verified review

Tomoko Makeup Designs was perfection. Jamie was not just on time, but early. She gave me the exact look I requested and she was FAST too. Every girl needs a Jamie in their glam squad. She is professional and sweet, such a great person. Thank you Jamie!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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.

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 much should you tip a hairstylist?

A hairstylist can provide you with a cut, color or highlights, or style your hair for an event. The national average cost for a hairstylist is $70-$110, but prices can vary greatly depending on the service you receive, where you live, and the salon’s or hairdresser’s reputation. A good rule of thumb is to tip your hairstylist 20 percent of your total bill. In smaller towns, 15 percent may be the norm, but in larger cities 20 percent is generally the baseline. If you frequent a salon where the shampooer, colorist, and hair cutter are all different people, you can divide that 20 percent among those service providers in proportion to the skill level and time required to do their job. Many hairstylists rent a chair from the salon and must pay a monthly rent to the salon owner.

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