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She has done it again! I cannot say enough great things about Annaliza's talent as a makeup artist AND hairstylist. She nails the look I want EVERYTIME! And she is such a pleasure to be around as well. Positive energy, punctual and attentive. She has the ability to make you feel great and make you look stunning! I did not have to touch up anything the entire night and even woke up gorgeous the next morning, hair and all. I travel the country attending galas, award shows and fashion shows and she is still my absolute favorite! Book her now if you want the best of the best. She will not disappoint. Thank you again my sweet friend for turning me into a goddess for the red carpet event! I will see you soon..
She did an absolutely amazing job doing my makeup for my high school Prom! She took the time to make sure I was liking my makeup at each individual step, starting out slow and giving me a lot of control over where the look was going! She is also such a nice person as well, with a very calming personality that even though I was a little jittery about Prom I felt fine by the end of it! She gave me exactly what I wanted and if I ever have another special event I will definitely pick her to do my makeup!
Joseph Acree is an incredibly skilled makeup artist & hair stylist. He is passionate in his craft and it really shines through onto his clients. I found him on Thumbtack 2 months before my wedding and after comparing pricing, reviewing his portfolio and asking a few questions, I immediately signed up for a bridal trial session with him. He offers very competitive pricing; it’s almost too good to be true. He also has a solid background in beauty and even instructs at EI, School of Professional Makeup in Los Angeles. For my wedding day, I wanted bohemian styled hair; down, loose, beachy waves. I also wanted to go for a smoky, dark, vampy look for makeup on myself (I am not your typical bride) and Joseph absolutely delivered! I look like myself in all of the photos and felt like a total beauty queen! Joseph did wonders with my hair for both the trial and the wedding day – I have long, fine, Asian hair, and he made my hair look like it was three times as much with voluptuous body, but not weighed down or heavy with product. Everyone thought that I must have had extensions, but Joseph just worked his magic with what I already had! He expertly did up a sexy smokey eye for me, which is not easy to do, since I have unique mono-eyelids, “monolids”. My eyes looked just how I wanted them - smoky and dramatic without looking like a drag queen. He even softly contoured my round shaped face and did a great job with defining my sparse brows. He was calm and composed on the wedding day and he worked quickly. This man is in his element! Joseph is extremely professional, down to earth and easy to talk to. Most importantly, he not only makes you look beautiful, he makes you feel beautiful. He is very flexible and willing to work with your needs and special requests. Bonus points for traveling anywhere from LA to OC to you on your wedding day for a small price. He listens and also shares his professional vision as well. He effortlessly captured my vision and look for my wedding day in one attempt. I wouldn’t hesitate in hiring Joseph Acree for your wedding day! Now all I need is him to be my personal glam squad and all will be right in the world. Move to Vegas Joseph! ;)
Val is a pro. She was trained at a beauty school and has been working as a makeup artist for many years. She has done makeup for a ton of photoshoots including Playboy! I have worked with her a few times and absolutely had to have her do my wedding makeup. Ive had many makeup artists work on me in the past, and she is one of the best. She has great technique, uses superior brands, and acts super professional. Because she is so good at what she does, she charges accordingly. Dont be discouraged by her rates. You definitely get what you pay for. And believe me, for something as important as a wedding, you do not want to skimp on makeup. You will not regret hiring Val. I can guarantee you will look gorgeous!! Thanks Val!! You are awesome!
I've known Maee since school and her work has always been exceptional. Her attention to detail and her creativity is what I feel really sets her ahead of the rest. Her work is clean and sharp and she manages to put her own twist on what someone else might do only what's expected of them. I'd recommend her skill set to anyone, no disappointment will be involved.
Josie and I worked together on a fashion show for my school soiree. Her information was sent to me via a mutual friend, I asked her if she would work the show and she didn't hesitate to lend a hand. She showed up on time, was professional, all of her tools were well prepared, clean, and sanitized. She even offered to stay an hour and a half late when we fell behind and needed extra help. I would definitely work with Josie again in the future and would highly recommend her as a makeup artist! Thank you so much Josie for all that you do!
Kimberley was an amazing teacher. Her classes were so comprehensive and I learnt so much. Since completing the makeup diploma I have started my own little makeup business specialising in bridal. This would not have been possible without the guidance and wisdom from Kimberley. Everything is covered in her course and I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to start up their own makeup business or if you want to improve on your existing skills. Not only did I have a great teacher, I met a loving and caring person who only wants the best for her students.
First let me say I love Margaret and her school, so accomplished and skilled in her field, it was a pleasure and a wonderful ride. I felt I was in very safe hands and i knew that I would walk away with a well rounded set of skills that would serve me for life. Margaret creates an environment that allows your creative ability to flow. Artists are born from this style of teaching and they grow and thrive. Other schools do not have the personal touch like this one did for me. I was not a number I was an important person who would be given the gift of expressing ones self fully through the medium of makeup. It is like a spiritual experience. I loved it. Gabrielle Fitzpatrick. Do what you love and learn from the best. MKC. xxxxx
Jasmine is the most skilled and professional celebrity makeup artist I've ever met. She is a true perfectionist with a nuance about her art that no other artist has been able to match. With 14+ years of experience in her craft, I am amazed by her vibrant spirit and humility; that match her pure and raw talent. Jasmine has graced my face for everything from school pictures to special occasions, Halloween looks, and just when I wanted to feel pretty. Since Jasmine became my artist, I've never let anyone else touch my face. She brings out the best side of me. Jasmine is the best in the industry hands down.
Linda has been doing my makeup for more than 25 years. Through the years I have hired Linda for ALL of my family portraits and special occasions. I also hired Linda to do my makeup as well as my 5 bridesmaids for my own wedding. Looking back at those photos makes me so happy with the way I looked that day and I contribute that to my makeup! Many years later, Linda is now doing my daughter's (and now all of her friends) makeup for the many school dances she attends. My daughter's friends love her because Linda knows all of the latest makeup trends and hundreds of the latest makeup lines. She can do your face soft and sexy, completely natural and even edgy, she has done it all for our family. Linda makes you feel so comfortable and has a way of always highlighting your best features. I will continue to have Linda do my makeup for another 25 years!
Exelle studied at JB make up school in Pretoria SA and also completed her diploma in make up through the itec international institution. She is on time and reliable, very creative and an absolute perfectionist when it comes to her work. She completed various hours in make up applications and these include ramp/fashion, contouring and photographic make up, bridal, avant garde and vintage. Apart from being an excellent artist she is also a hairdresser which makes her even more qualified for the job as a stylist/make up artist. I would recommend her for any job in this field. Regards Jolanda Bedeker
I went to Diana seeking a makeover for an upcoming high school reunion. I was in desperate need of an updated look. Diana was very patient with me, suggesting and trying multiple options. It was fun experimenting with eye liner colors and I found a new lip color that I love!! Diana is a total professional, she instantly made me feel totally at ease. Thank you for all your help Diana!! I will definitely will be back soon!!!
Holly Hughes is very professional. The coloring and extensions I have received are nothing short of amazing. The hair cuts and color I have received over the years are beautiful as well as the extensions. The quality of work and customer service that Holly provides is outstanding. I would (and do) recommend her to everyone. She is very friendly and fun to talk to. The time spent at the salon goes by so fast that I find myself not wanting to leave. Highly Recommended!
Super sweet, and does wonderful makeup. She did my makeup while she was still in school, and I loved it. 10/10 recommend this lovely lady!
LITERALLY the BEST makeup school out here in California. I was looking around multiple schools for about 2 years and finally came across Vanity Glam Artistry. What caught my eye was what they offer in your kit and they’re payment plan. It is so refreshing to feel such a positive atmosphere. You won’t get a better price for a pro course or a better kit anywhere else! The CEO of the company is so humble, down to earth, VERY professional, knowledgeable, talented, and friendly. She and the instructors help you to grow to become your own self driven makeup artist and offer opportunities to grow with the company. I am truly blessed to have graduated from this studio and would do it a thousand times again.
He is the best and will train you and get in contact with you to know how you have been progressing. I dont know about many other makeup schools or people who care as much as he does about the techniques and skills. I recommend him to all you ladies and gentleman who care about being a person who wants to learn instead of some money gimmick and not learn a single thing from a over priced school.
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California Makeup Classes is a pro makeup and high fashion photography studio offering makeup training classes and portfolio development in the field of pro makeup. We provide the essential makeup training and tools needed to become a professional makeup artist for beauty, retail, weddings, print, fashion and more. We offer a certificate of completion when you complete our classes. All our classes come with full professional makeup kits, certificates of completion and professional photoshoots to help you build and launch your personal portfolio. We at CMC believe that there should be an alternative to overpriced makeup schools. We believe that smaller and shorter classes at affordable prices is a better alternative for many future artists. We also know that you can learn in less then half the time of what it would take you, which is a month, to learn in other makeup schools, at a small portion of the price. Class size is from 4 to 6 maximum to ensure the best training. Our classes are taught with 2 instructors and hands-on practice to ensure that techniques are learned properly. We strive in supplying our participants with the best makeup and tools in the industry. Thats why our studio is made of actual working makeup artists, who stay busy when not teaching with makeup jobs & networking. This allows us to bring industry knowledge into the classroom, tips and essential training needed to get work as a makeup artist. No matter where you are, there will be a need for qualified makeup artists in all corners of the world. We look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions which you may have.
I am a licensed cosmetologist and a freelance makeup artist. I have been doing hair for 4 years and licensed for 2. I've been doing makeup just as long. I am currently learning special effects makeup at Elegance International School of Professional Makeup in Hollywood, California. I believe that every event has its own look, and every person has his/her own style, so maybe we can consult and figure out the perfect style for you and/or your event.
I spend time communicating and prepping with my clients. It's important for me to have the details of your desires and that we translate that into beautiful makeup to ensure you feel your best.
If you want to be excellent at makeup, then MKC Academy of Print, Beauty and Fashion is the proper school for you. MKC Makeup School is known for excellence and offers high-definition/3D makeup classes in special FX makeup, beauty, fantasy, airbrushing and avante garde. MKC also provides a hair styling school with classes in celebrity and print hair styling for television, runway and fashion. Located in Los Angeles, California, MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty and Print is the concoction of world-renowned author and image consultant Margaret Kimura. Along with industry colleagues who concentrate in business, photography and special FX makeup, Margaret has made a unique leadership school. At MKC Academy, students network, evolve, learn and create experiences that will last a lifetime, and will change into successful, artistic careers. With over 100 years of combined experience, only the highly skilled, expert instructors and department heads are affiliated with MKC Make-up School and MKCs devotion to the excellence. MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty and Print provides a one-of-a-kind experience for professionals, students and novices who desire for a hair styling school or makeup artist school to assist them succeed in print, television, film and fashion.