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Lake Forest Make Up Instructors

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  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fontana, CA 92336


Professional Makeup Artist - Full Wedding Makeup Services - Photo Shoots - Special Event Makeup, including Prom - Makeup Consultation and Lessons -Television, Music videos and motion pictures I also offer mobile services to make your experience more convenient. Or for a special rate visit my in-home studio located in Fontana, CA

  • 17 years in business
  • Costa Mesa, CA 92626


I offer HD (High Definition) quality makeup for weddings, special events, headshots, fashion shows and dances. I also "love" to teach makeup classes and help you shop for the right products. I do one-on-one personal classes, or grab your girlfriends, wine and snacks to make a party out of it! I love to meet new photographers, but I am well beyond working for a trade. Thank you for the offer in advance, but no, thank you. My pricing is reasonable and always includes my travel fee and lashes.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • North Hollywood, CA 91606


I'm a little different as I make the makeup work best for each client, really talking to you and figuring out what you're comfortable with and what you want out of the application is important. You being comfortable with YOU is my goal. Not EVERYONE needs to be highlighted and contoured to the heavens, these needs are completely reliant on age, type of event and YOUR needs as the canvas. I consider different lighting situations and skin types to make you the most polished version of yourself. When you're in a situation where you're going to an event or having photos done I explain WHY I am using any techniques you may be unfamiliar with and why it makes you look the best in any given situation because I understand the lighting and the environment in which the makeup will be captured. I have been in the industry for 8 years and have several years of experience in the wedding, TV/Film production, live event and still photography industries. I only use professional level of cosmetics such as Becca, MAC, Makeup For Ever, Embryolisse, RCMA, Stila, Inglot, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics and Make-up Designory. I have a full Beauty kit but I also have a lot of experience in the Special Makeup Effects realm, if you should need it. As I do work on set light hair styling is within my skill-set as well. I have a full hair kit with any styling tools and products to create your perfect look. My base rate for straight beauty makeup (non-bridal) is as follows: $150 for my time/talent - this includes all the time I spend before preparing and sanitizing my kit, cleaning brushes and travelling to location (additional travel fees may be applied depending on distance) and the knowledge I have gained over the past 8 years to know how to make each person look their best. You're renting my artistry. $25 kit fee - this helps me keep the best products in my kit to service you. Goes towards Kleenex, laundering my towels, refilling product, q-tips and any product I use during a standard makeup application.

  • 5 years in business
  • Orange, CA 92867


Maria came to my house to do a trial run and everything was amazing. The day of my wedding she made sure we have a lot of time to do my make-up. My skin looked flawless. She did an amazing job of making me feel like a beautiful bride. Our wedding pictures looked even better thanks to Maria's make-up job. I would definitely recommend her to anyone and I would definitely hire her again.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Wilmington, CA 90744


I love the fact she is very humble. She does an outstanding job. I can't say this enough I really loved my makeup that she did on my wedding day. I received a lot of compliments. I have referred her to a lot of people that if they ever need to get their makeup done professionally to go to her. Since my wedding day I told myself I know if I ever need to get my makeup done for an occasion she's the only girl I'm going to go to. She is a wonderful makeup artist and I love the fact that she comes prepared and ready to get down to business. She make sure she satisfies her clients and that is very important.

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Lakeside, CA 92040


Chandra went above and beyond my expectations when she did my make for my wedding on December 31, 2014 at Europa Village Winery. She is very accommodating and arrived early to the dressing. Not only did she make me feel comfortable, she was a joy to have in the dressing room! She is fun, freindly, and fashion driven. I couldn't believe how beautiful I looked after she finished. I waited to look in the mirror until she was done, and let me just say when she turned me around and I saw her work, it was better than I ever imagined for my wedding day. The make up looked gorgeous in the photos and stayed flawsless for the entire night. I highly recommend her if you need a passionate and professional make up artist.

  • Hemet, CA 92545


I am a professional and certified makeup artist providing prom, bridal, and film services. I also offer private makeup classes and makeup parties. I am presently an assistant to Michele von Entress of MIC Makeup School.

  • 18 years in business
  • South Pasadena, CA 91030


I loved working with Vanessa on make-up. I've never really "played" with make-up and stayed with the same way of applying my make-up. She opened up my eyes....uh, no pun intended! She's patient and excellent customer service in that she wants to provide for your likes and needs. You can't go wrong because she's obviously a pro. Her brushes are high quality and the powders are beautiful colors. And...she took me shopping! Take her classes and the privates are a marvel.

Cammua Makeup School

New To Thumbtack

  • 13 years in business
  • Costa Mesa, CA 92627


Our services include: - Low-cost makeup artist certification - Airbrush certification - Master makeup certification - Hair certification -Makeup Classes -Makeup Artist School training Gia Deo has been a makeup artist for over 30 years. Gia has worked all over the world. Our certification classes range from 2 days to 5 days of intense hands on training. Read our students' testimonials on our site or contact them. We have 6 locations, which are in Newport Beach, La Habra, Carlsbd-No.SD, Temecula, Upland, West Los Angeles , CA. We have grown this in a short-time, making Cammua one of the fastest growing schools in the world. Testimonials below: "I always knew I wanted to become a professional makeup artist but didn't quite know how to get there. Gia helped me refine my existing skill set as well as uncover talents I didn't know I had. Her tricks of the trade are priceless and I will carry what I learned at Cammua with me for the rest of my professional career. I believe that the small class size and personal attention offered by Gia herself are what makes Cammua the perfect makeup academy." Daniella Mohammadi "At Cammua, I was able to learn makeup, Hairstyle, and airbrush techniques in 4 days. I was given a certificate that specifically states all the skills I learned. The class environment is friendly and very comfortable and yet compacted with so much information. I am very glad I made the choice to come and learn at Cammua. Gia and Sergio are awesome teachers!" May 19th Class - Irene Lee "Gia is an awesome and genuine teacher and makeup artist. She is down to earth and straight forward in her teaching, and definitely knows her stuff! Learning airbrush makeup was the best part and the most fun, and after the course was completed, I felt so completely confident in going out and truly starting my career as a makeup artist. You wont regret spending your money at Cammua!" May 19th Class - Lori Purcell "Cammua made Makeup Artistry a true experience. Gia and Sergio are true professionals in their field. I would recommend this school to anyone who is interested in learning makeup artistry." May 19th Class - Leticia Wilkins "I took the 2-day weekend course in Newport Beach. Class was great! Gia the instructor, was very informative and honest. You will learn good tips and achieve flawless foundation application and countless other things that will serve you well when you go to work in the makeup industry. The class size was small (8 students) which meant you got a lot of attention from Gia and got all your questions answered. I highly recommend this school! Thanks Gia, Vicky M." May 15th Class - Victoria Macias "The only thing I wish is that I had more time to practice under supervision. But over all I got enough info and even more with the book that I was given (that Gia wrote) If I don't feel confident in the field, I do feel confident that I can contact Gia and get any questions answered or help. I will return for the rest of the course, I would like! Thank you." May 15th Class - Corrine Marquez "I had first considered taking a Marienello course but when I checked out Gia's portfolio and the quality of work and the amount of experience I chose to attend Cammua! It was the best choice I have ever made, I felt so comfortable while taking the classes, the lessons that were taught were fun and technique emphasized. Thank you Gia & Staff." May 15th Class - Jennifer Ann Dietrich "Gia was very professional and kept the class on track with the prescribed agenda. She was excellent at gauging the students experience level and talents, and tailored the instruction for each student. Having no makeup back ground at all, I was very intimidated and overwhelmed, but I was never left behind. Gia is extremely knowledgable and very open and accessable to questions. It was an excellent experience and I now feel confident and prepared for doing Media Makeup on my own. Another plus when comparing the Cammua class to other classes is that I was not required to provide my own model for the class." May 15th Class - Alexander Paul Smits "Thank you so much Gia! Wow, I am so happy that I found you for so many reasons. I really enjoyed taking your class. You explained things very clear for me to understand. I love that you made it so easy step by step. You took your time with me till I understood. But most of all you are a very caring person with a special talent for teaching. Your work is beautiful. Thank you again so much. For anyone who is looking, take this course, you will be so happy with Gia." May 13th Class - Christina Leno "Thanks G for everything. I love this class. I learned so much in making my dreams come true. I will always remember you and hope everything works out for you." May 13th class - Marisol Herrera "I cannot give enough praise to Gia! Gia is an amazing teacher. You will learn so much at Cammua. Everyday you will learn the tips, tricks, and techniques you will need to succeed as a makeup artist. I researched many schools before I chose Cammua, and this school by far exceeded all my expectations. The kit you receive includes industry standard. Products such as Make Up For Ever & Temptu. Other schools I researched did not. Gia will make sure that you have the techniques down before you complete your program. You will leave your program ready to work as a qualified makeup artist." May 13th Class - Kelly Chapman "I am so pleased I went to CAMMUA. With no experience, Gia gave me what I need to be a successful. Great makeup and business knowledge. Having Sergio come in to teach hair styling was amazing. I am so impressed with what I learned in a short amount of time, I did not expect that. I feel I have what it takes to have a great start in the industry. I know I can call Gia anytime with questions and she will take care of me. Thanks CAMMUA for a a fun and amazing week. I made some great friends here, Can't wait to see them working in the business with me. Awesome connections. It's more than a school, it's a life time of friendships too." Kerry Pietrini 4-22-11 "Gia is caring like a mother, funny like a comedian, strict like a drill sergeant. All around amazing instructor. If you think you know makeup chances are you don't. Go to Gia and she will teach you what you need to know. Sergio with what little time I had with him, he was amazing. Strict but non judgmental. I messed up a lot during his class but each time I messed up he didn't mind. His patience is a virtue and a gift." Cristina Charles 4-22-11 "I had such a great time and an awesome experience with Gia. She is an amazing teacher with a lot of experience, I know. I can call her any time and she is going to be willing to help. Not only did I learn techniques but I feel like I also gained some friendships. Sergio was just as amazing, I love doing different hair styles. If you are thinking about going to makeup school I would definitely go to CAMMUA." Andrea Roberts "Attending the Cammua Makeup Academy can only be described as a kick start for my makeup artistry career. I signed up for classes not knowing what to expect but after completing the courses and receiving my certificate I was blown away. Getting the supplies to start working immediately was a big deal but the real thing that helped me the most was having Gia Deo, an experienced and known makeup artist, give us all she knows about the industry. If you think you know everything there is to know about makeup and its application then I highly suggest setting up a tour of one of her schools to see what else you have to learn. The hands on experience and extensive knowledge she gives you while attending her school was priceless to me and I wouldn't be where I am today without it." Lauren Nicole "Cammua with Janet Pippins was great for what I was looking for. I wanted something that wasn't too long but had everything I needed to start as a professional makeup artist. The class was fun and intuitive and Janet is great at giving her students the attention and information needed to get started. She is a talented makeup artist and on top of it very nice! I definitely recommend the class to anyone who is looking to start as a professional makeup artist." Amy "Studying at CAMMUA with Janet Pippins was the best experience I could have asked for. As a beginner, I doubted if I had potential as an artist but by the end, I felt confident and comfortable applying makeup. Janet has created a great atmosphere for students to grow and even though she is the teacher, and an excellent one at that, her down to earth and kind personality make you feel like a close friend and you feel safe asking questions and you always know that you have support. Aside from these reasons to choose CAMMUA Encinitas, both the location and studio are inviting, clean and safe." Hayley Horwin "I cannot thank Janet Pippins enough for guiding me into the right direction. She has taught me so much about makeup artistry and airbrushing. I vow one day I'm going to make her proud. She's an excellent instructor very professional, attentive, and witty. I enjoyed being in her class and will miss her dearly." Pam Sirivong "Hands-on with actual teachers! I searched for a good 2 months before choosing CAMMUA. What set CAMMUA aside from the rest is I actually got to learn from a person not a television and the classes were small so you get lots of one on one. CAMMUA also gives you a great kit with your tuition with the actual things you need to start work immediately. Gia is a great teacher and makeup artist with vast knowledge of the industry. She taught me great techniques to market myself in order to build a business as a makeup artist! If you're looking for what is worth your money and not the big name, pick CAMMUA!" Francesca B. "I absolutely loved CAMMUA makeup school. I learned so much and it was in a fun and laid back environment. Gia and Janet are great teachers with lots of experience and were really there to answer any questions I had about the industry. Besides the great teaching the kits are amazing! I received so much more high quality makeup than I ever expected. Besides technique they help you think about how to market your self and go over the business aspect of being a makeup artist. This class is well worth the money, I would recommend it to anyone looking for the best makeup school in the Orange County or San Diego area." Lee Belkin "Cammua is a fun, fast paced, interactive school that teaches you great make up techniques. Gia is a wonderful teacher who tells it like it is. What makes this school stand out from the others is the small class size and the consistent hands on practice. These were two very important aspects I considered when choosing a school. Gia's interaction with her students really allows you to improve and progress as an artist. I especially loved how we learned make up styles through the decades and bollywood, so fun! Awesome kit, awesome teacher, I highly recommend this school!" Marni D.

I Am Diva

New To Thumbtack

  • Redlands, CA 92373


I Am Diva is a beauty company that offers more than just beauty lessons and freelance work. We promote events, throw special beauty parties, teach, inspire, and give back to the girls of lower class communities and teach them the beauty of confidence! We offer services for: - music videos - photo shoots - weddings - HD photo shoots or even if you're just a diva who likes to be spoiled daily!

Allie Lapidus

New To Thumbtack

  • Mission Viejo, CA 92691


Allie Lapidus is a freelance makeup artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Hairstyling is available on request. She specializes in clean, beautiful makeup and focuses primarily on editorial, commercial, and red carpet/publicity assignments. Her trademark is makeup that universally emphasizes the beauty that already exists within her subjects. This gift has led her to be sought after to create the faces that represent the brands of international advertisers and celebrities alike. Allie is also available to private clients for events and private lessons.

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