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Livermore Make Up Instructors

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  • 10 years in business
  • 389 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie O.
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I took two one-on-one makeup classes with Mayra over the past few years and loved both. I enjoyed chatting with her and learning about her profession, and she was very skilled in makeup application and instruction for Asian complexions and Asian eyes. I am tan Chinese with asymmetrical eyelids (sounds weird, I know), so I wanted to learn makeup application and foundation matching. I'd always wanted her to do my hair and makeup, but had no occasion for it until my sister's wedding. I booked an appointment with her a few months in advance for the morning of the wedding. I explained that I had to drive out to the venue and when I had to leave her studio, so she knew when to schedule my appointment and have me ready and out the door. We started promptly and she had me ready to go at the time she promised. There was no hassle and everything went smoothly from start to finish. My hair and makeup turned out beautifully! I brought the bridesmaid dress I would be wearing for the ceremony and speeches as well as the dress I would change into for the reception, and Mayra made sure that the look would match both the sparkly sequined floor length dress and the more demure, dark blue lace overlay dress. She was able to work with my long, straight, flat hair and create volume and a stylish bun. The overall makeup application was relatively quick and I could tell Mayra had an expert eye gained from years in the profession. She explained how the foundation would look over the course of photos, ceremony, and reception, how I would only have to powder once but everything else would not need to be touched up, and how the makeup look would coordinate with both dresses and look fabulous. She also explained what color lipstick to use if the lipstick she applied on me wore off over the evening. Throughout the almost hour and a half appointment, she was very patient, easy going, and pleasant to chat with, whether about weddings, makeup, or skincare. I had a very pleasant experience. Everything Tiffany told me was spot on - I only had to powder once, my makeup did not smear in the heat and sweat (even though other bridesmaids' did), and the hair and makeup looked wonderful with both outfits. So far I have not seen the official wedding photos but all the photos taken of me on iPhones have looked so beautiful and flawless, yet I looked very much like me and not overdone. I got so many compliments over the day and evening, and she made me so beautiful for such a special event. I highly recommend taking her makeup classes and booking her for future appointments. She won't disappoint - she is very professional and has years of industry expertise to back up the price tag.

Beauty By Teresa Song
5.0
from 71 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn Y.
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I have worked with Teresa twice for my photo shoot, she is a really good person to work with - arrive on time, professional and fast. She know a lot knowledge about lighting on how it affects for the make up between indoor and outdoor. She is also easy to communicate as she is willing to meet up with you before the photo shoot, and after she understand your theme, she will design the make up in advance. I like to work with her, she is fun and I was very happy with the make up she made for my each different models. I highly recommend her for those of you who are trying to find a make up artist as professional as her.

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Rose Hill & Crew
4.7
from 76 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Myra L.
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Michelle was fabulous. I was so pleased with my make-up. She was on time and extremely professional. I will definitely use her again.

Uwasartistry
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Sarbia G.
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Anne was prompt in communication and understood what I wanted. She was a pleasure to work with. My make-up lasted through the night. Even after dancing! Anne's prices are reasonable, she also has a great personality. I will definitely use her services again. I recommend her to everyone.

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Liv London Beauty
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Denise L.
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Olivia was amazing! She took the time to meet with my husband and I to go over exactly what we wanted for our make up (Yondu and Gamora) a week before Out party. She was very professional, listened carefully and had great ideas. I felt so comfortable with her and knew we had made the right decision in hiring her! The day of, she showed up on time and had all her make up and supplies ready to go. She was so much fun to talk to. The end result was amazing! Could not have asked for more. We got so many compliments from our friends. Thank you Olivia! We will definitely hire you again!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Edward S.
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Thank you for making my daughter birthday a special time and memories you were fantastic whit the kids and also adult every one was very happy and they love all the face painting design I will definitely hired you again for future events than you for made my daughters birthday very special

Beauty by Jaime
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila M.
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Jaime did my makeup for a work event. She did an amazing job!! She is very talented with blending colors and took the time to make sure it was perfect. I look forward to Jaime to do my makeup again in the future!

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Makeup By Jasmene
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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She did a amazing job for my bridal shower make up I was really pleased. And she is a sweet heart 😊 thank you for making me beautiful on my special day

Makeup & Hair by Hazel Skye
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa B.
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I have gotten my makeup done by different people before, but I have to say Hazel has been the best! I requested a natural glam look and she achieved it just perfect! Plus her energy and conversations make time fly. I’ve recommended her to a few friends and they have all been pleased:)

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Olivia Garvin Makeup
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole P.
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As a former magazine beauty editor and now on-air beauty expert, I've worked with tons of makeup artists over the years. I met Liv when she did my makeup for my sister-in-law's Napa wedding, and since then, she's been one of my favorites. I loved how she made my skin look flawless and glowy without caking on the product. She chose beautiful neutral shadows that magically made my eyes appear bluer and bigger than ever. I highly recommend Liv. She'll make you look like the prettiest version of yourself.

Makeup by Jelise
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Audra B.
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I loved my make up and would recommend Jelise. I had make up done for a photo shoot, but would come back to Jelise for special occasion work too. She really knew how to blend everything to look more natural. Great work!

Makeup Mobile
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Christa M.
    Verified review

    Kristine, of Makeup Mobile, is awesome to work with! She is an amazing makeup artists and knows how to enhance a person's natural beauty and make them look dramatic but not overdone. For those nights or days when you just need to look glam without the effort, call Makeup Mobile! She can even offer a personal class on how to do your makeup. I prefer her live training over trying to watch a very layer video that's hard to follow. Keep it simple - let her come to you.

    The Fox Label
    5.0
    from 10 reviews
    • 10 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Soraya C.
    Verified review

    Make-up is not one of my strong points! Emi made me feel immediately comfortable. That was so important to me. So, not only did I get the perfect end result- my make-up was flawless and I felt beautiful - I had the best experience. We laughed and I enjoyed every minute. Thank you EMI for helping to make my day so perfect!!

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    Tessa Hair and Make Up
    5.0
    from 9 reviews
    • 12 hires on Thumbtack
    • Top Pro on Thumbtack
    E. M.
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    I was searching for a local makeup artist who uses natural beauty products, and could come to my home. Tessa fit the bill. She was both pleasant and professional. As a mature client, I was especially happy with her ability to make my under eye circles much less noticeable while not piling on a ton of makeup. I am learning how apply makeup, but think it it well worth the price to have an expert such as Tessa complete a look from time to time.

    Beautiful By Maria
    5.0
    from 8 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Monika R.
    Verified review

    I got my make up n hair done from Maria for my baby shower n I must say she did a commendable job!!! Also she was on time andunderstood my requirement completely. I will give full credit to her for making my day special.

    The Makeup Connection
    5.0
    from 8 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Thy P.
    Verified review

    Lexi was very easy and pleasant to work with. She managed to make me look the way I wanted to look. Unlike other makeup artists that I've used, Lexi actually took the time to listen to how I wanted my makeup done, and my partner and friends/family agreed that it looked good on me.

    Beauty by Vanessa
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Latrice W.
    Verified review

    Vanessa, I had been trying to get a little make over for my self going for awhile now, and I am so skeptical of how people cut or work with curly hair! WELL...job well done honey! I have gotten so many compliments on my hair, and feel great...! The cut is perfect curly too! You are VERY talented. Thank you for helping me feel better!!! You do an awesome job...!

    Faced By Janea
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Danetta M.
    Verified review

    Janea is so sweet and does amazing work! She makes you feel so comfortable and have you feeling like a million bucks leaving her chair! Shes always on time and set up quick! You're definitely in great hands when doing business with facedbyjanea!

    Safira McGrew
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
      Shonta J.
      Verified review

      Amazing personality. Knows her brushes and make up. Great at fixes blemishes on face and all around d wonderful and talented artist. Such creativity. Love getting my make up done by her. Would recommend her to friends, events and more.

      Ashlee Elizabeth
      5.0
      from 4 reviews
      • 9 years in business
      • 6 hires on Thumbtack
      Brittany W.
      Verified review

      Ashlee was awesome! Personable, on time, and my make up was fabulous! I would recommend her and use her again when I'm in The Bay Area.

      Beauty Vixens
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Sarah L.
        Verified review

        Leena is a natural artist. Your face is literally her canvas and the work she does is amazing!!! She gave me the smokey eye i wanted with the pink and I had gone to MAC the very same week and the make up artist said sorry I don't know why but the pink keeps turning into a muddy color when smoked out ummm incompetent ppl should not be make up artists! Thank god for leena! She made my birthday! My pics were beautiful and everyone loved my make up!

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