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  • 13 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 48 min

Lorea H.

Verified review

I got in contact with Annaliza through Thumbtack as I was travelling to LA from the UK for the 2015 Oscars. Thumbtack's a great way of finding professionals when you are not from the area. Annaliza kept in good contact with me on the build up to the event and promptly arrived at my hotel room on the day. She came well prepared with plenty of supplies, and a clear idea of how to achieve the look I wanted. When I changed my mind regarding the make up, Annaliza was able to adapt and achieved a look that I was very happy with. The end result was fabulous, the application light, and I didn't have to keep checking my make up through the night. All together a very stress free result, which lasted throughout the night.

Summer Z.

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Annaliza was amazing to work with! She does an amazing job! You can tell she knows exactly how to look at your best with her long time experience. She made me feel so glamed up once she finished. I recommend going to annaliza for make up and hair styles for any events, she will not disappoint!

Emily G.

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Annaliza did a wonderful job with make-up for my wedding. She did make up for my mother, mother-in-law, and me. She took direction well and all of us were happy with the results. I would recommend Annaliza for make up!

TOP PRO
  • 8 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 21 min

Jodi L.

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I hired Sabrina to do hair and make-up for my mother and I for a family photo shoot in Las Vegas. Sabrina (and her associate Marie) arrived at our hotel room a few minutes early, and were ready to start right on time. For my make-up, I had some pictures to show Sabrina - she was receptive and very excited to excute and educate me on the look I chose. My mother did not have a picture, but provided Sabrina with direction as to her likes and dislikes. Both of our final products were everything we asked for! We had an equally wonderful experience with Marie and our hair. I have clip in extensions, which Marie clipped in and styled perfectly. As part of the package I booked, Sabrina and Marie stayed through the entire photo shoot, making sure that each of us looked our best throughtout the shoot (even my sister who used a different hair and make up artist who did not stay through). Sabrina and Marie were both incredibly personable and professional, which can be a hard combination to find, and I truly appreciated getting to know them throughout the 5 hours we spent together! I will be using Sabrina again next time I am in Las Vegas!

Caitlin D.

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I have hired Sabrina on numerous occasions to do my makeup for the Oscars, the Grammy's and many other events over the last few years. I can always count on Sabrina to make me look and feel fantastic. I have recommended her to friends and clients of mine and have heard nothing but wonderful feedback about her work and her charming personality. Sabrina is a pleasure to work with on all accounts and is very reasonable with her rates. She is always my number one go-to makeup artist.

Trevor H.

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The young lady in question gave a masterclass in make up on more than one occasion, with work ranging from the subtle and sublime to outrageous depending on what each situation required. I would recommend her in a heartbeat.

  • 11 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Brenda D.

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Rebecca help me with my 40th wedding anniversary make-up.I told Rebecca that I was not a make-up person very little daily or not at all therefore I did would to look over made up or not look like myself. (if you know what I mean). I must say Rebecca is a real professional make-up artists I got more compliment from people who know I don't wear a lot of make-up even my Husband Love the Glamorous Glitzy Look that wasn"t over done just enough.and still look like myself with Glam. I'm a women of color I was very skeptical going on the web looking for someone to do my make-up for my big night I'm really glad I did and run into Rebecca. she also did my daughter make-up. we were both very impressed with her professionalism she is the real deal we love her if you are looking for a reliable person that knows her trade she is the one would hire her again in a heart beat & will. Brenda & Ebon'e Dewitt

Ema B.

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Rebecca showed up to my short film project on time and professional. She asked about the characters to make sure she was giving the right look. She left make-up behind so we could touch up hours later. It was a 12 hour day and my make-up was still camera ready.

Jackie H.

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Arrived on time, very professional and my daughter loved, loved, loved her hair and make up for her graduation. We will definitely be using Rebecca again for future events!

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 min

Priscilla J.

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Andrea and her team are extremely talented and friendly individuals! I really enjoyed working with Andrea. She was extremely flexible and easy to work with. I had a few bridal party members change their mind about hair and make up, and she allowed me to add 3 additional make ups at different times in the process! Not only that, but with mothers and bridal party, we had about 24 different services that needed to be done (hair and make up). Andrea made it work with the schedule! Not only that, but she even brought additional artist the morning of, just to make sure that we all stayed on time. All of my bridal party looked BEAUTIFUL, and they all were very happy with their services! I actually did two appointments with Andrea. The first appointment, I didn't really know what I wanted and was indecisive and overwhelmed by the process. I left feeling confused and not sure of my look, and Andrea could tell. I scheduled a second trial with her, and she squeezed me into her busy schedule, and we found the perfect look for me. Andrea made it clear to me that my comfort, satisfaction, and happiness with how I looked was her top priority, which I really appreciated. On my wedding day, I got so many compliments on my hair and make up. I felt truly beautiful. Andrea works quickly and decisively. She has lots of experience and a great eye for what looks good. Her prices were also so reasonable, which I also appreciated! Also, I cried during my dad's toast, and my make up remained perfectly intact. Andrea is wonderful, and I definitely recommend her!

Kendra L.

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Andrea is amazing! My original hair and makeup lady did a horrible job, and I decided last minute to go elsewhere with my services. With only 3 days and no trial before my wedding, I booked Andrea and left all my trust in her. And let me tell you... She is amazing! My makeup was flawless and my hair was so beautiful! Thank you Andrea for helping me make me look beautiful on the most importance day of my life.

Beatrix A.

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Andrea was amazing! Do not hesitate to contract her!! I was beyond pleased with my hair and makeup. She went out of her way to make me feel special and she even gave me and my bridesmaid more lipstick should we need to reapply throughout the day.

  • 6 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 57 min

Amy N.

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Where do I begin? Once Audrey does your make up and hair you never want anyone else to do it. I'm not getting paid to say good things about her I'm just telling the truth. She definitely loves and enjoys what she does. You can tell by the way she socializes with her clients and how she doesn't stop trying until you are 110% satisfied with her service. For me she was willing to drive quite a ways to make sure I didn't have to stress out about traffic on my big day she made sure she had the right color extensions for my hair since I had a blonde ombre and it was a little more difficult than people with one solid color hair. On the make up trial day she wasn't mad that I kept changing my mind about how I wanted my eye shadow or what kind of lashes I wanted. She was very bubbly and patient. Couldn't have asked for anyone better to do my hair and make up for my big day. I will definitely tell all my friends and family about her and at my next event when I need my hair and make up done ill definitely be seeing her again. All in all I was very satisfied with her service. Everyone should give her a call because she is AMAZING!!!

Liz E.

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She's awesome ! Punctual and make-up stood the test of time. Make-up was done at 6 a.m. and still looked great at 11p.m. Only thing that i need retouching was lips of course, but she provides you with your own lip item to keep :-)

Jacqui V.

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Needed LONG lasting hair and make-up, Audrey delivered! Great to communicate with and very sweet

TOP PRO
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Arcadia, CA

Pamela W.

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Mary was FANTASTIC!!! I’m so thankful we went with her!!! She does BEAUTIFUL MAKE-UP for a great price!!!! All of my bridal party, including myself and my Mom totaled 11 girls had their make-up done. Mary also brought her wonderful assistant Brianna to keep everything on schedule and we were done early! Mary is so accommodating, and even did a free trial for me in October. I had so many compliments on my Make-up that two of my Bridesmaids want to book her for their weddings in 2018. Thank you to Mary for being wonderful, sweet, and puncutial!!! She took so much stress and pressure off of me on my wedding day Dec. 22nd, 2017.

Cindy D.

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Mary is an excellent make-up artist! Very talented and professional. She does a great job LISTENING to you and doing whatever you'd like... Something you don't find in all make-up artists. But if you have nothing in mind, she's also great at recommending a look that's right for you and choosing colors/products that accent your individual features. I always leave happy! Thank you Mary!

Susan D.

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Mary Samaan is an amazing makeup artist. She has done my makeup for me on several occasions and never fails to impress me with her awesome work. She is patient and takes her time to make sure she makes my makeup look the way I want it. I highly recommend Mary as a makeup artist!

  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Signal Hill, CA

Thumbtack Customer

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Rodolfo was extremely knowledgeable and professional, and had great ideas for making me look my best for a formal event. My make up looked great all evening, and I received many compliments on my elegant, yet natural look. He has extensive experience with all ages and skin types, and I appreciated his expert advice on how to approach my individual needs. I will definitely use him again for any upcoming special events !

Tina D.

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Rodolfo came to my hotel to apply make-up. He was punctual and very friendly. He was also knowledgeable on all the products and explained everything he was doing and why. I wanted the "dramatic " look for an evening wedding and he nailed it!! If I am in the area again I would definitely call in him.

Thumbtack Customer

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Rodolfo is amazing at what he does! I highly recommend him. He did my sisters and my make up on my wedding day and we all loved the way we looked. He is very professional and such a great person! I will definiatley be calling him next time I need my make up done

  • 8 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Nadine W.

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I can only say positive things about Infinite Beauty LA !!! I am very satisfied with the service. I needed a make up artist the same day and my request was honored. Very professional, punctual, and I was very happy with my make -up. I will certainly be a return customer and will highly recommend Infinite Beauty LA.

Karina A.

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Alyssa was so great and easy to work with! My hair stayed perfect all night , and my veil and extensions were so comfortable all day and night that I never felt like I wanted to remove them ! Thank you Alyssa for your hard work and for making my hair look great and so volumized !

Miriam R.

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Thanks so much! I received so many compliments on my hair and make up. It was exactly what i wanted for my big day!

  • 11 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Los Angeles, CA

Julie L.

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Mandie is incredible! She made me feel very glamorous and confident for our engagement shoot. Mandie showed up early, did fabulous hair and makeup in my home, and was super fun to hang out with. Mandie knows so much about makeup - she helped me to come up with a look and applied color with increasing boldness to be sure we were heading in the right direction. Highly recommended!

Kim C.

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I needed my make-up done last minute, and Amanda answered the call. She asked good questions about what I was looking for, made sure I understood the process, and my make-up turned out just as requested. She was very accommodating (I have some make-up and brush allergies to contend with) and very pleasant. Would recommend!

Natasha Z.

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She's really proactive, but on the make-up side she was just doing powder on men so hard to really gauge. Overall would hire again!!!!!!

TOP PRO
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Karen R.

Verified review

Sandra is amazing! She just gets shit done and she does it very well. Sandra was my make up artist and stylist for my graduation and I couldn't have made a better decision. Her expertise is so on point and she's also very honest about what works well and what doesn't, which I appreciate because sometimes I have wacky ideas. She is professional and is very responsive, which is helpful for an antsy girl. I highly recommend Sandra!

Mary R.

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The first time I used Vergara Make up and glam I had a very important photo shoot . I can say I had the best make up I have ever got in the last 10 years in LA. The most important thing when I get my make up done is to look classy and sophisticated. I haven't got my make up done with anyone else after Vergara make up glam .

Maria F.

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Sandra was the best, I had he pleasure of getting my make up done with her for a work gala and revived compliments the entire night. She is professional, efficient and extremely nice. I highly recommend her and will be hiring her again very soon!

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

JESS S.

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Mi Mi was very professional and caring about the look I was going for on my wedding day. She made me feel really comfortable and at ease with her . I was very impressed and pleased with my make up for my wedding. She made my idea for my look come alive m... my husband was very surprised and in awwe when he saw me. I definitely recommend Mi Mi for her services 😊😊😊

Kamalpreet K.

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Miriyam was amazing!! I had her for two events and both times she killed it! 💕She was on time and had all the girls ready on time. Looking forward to booking her again in the future!

  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Jessica L.

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I usually dont write reviews but Veronica literally saved my hair! about two years ago I asked my hairstylist (i wont put his name on blast) to lighten my hair. All i wanted was choolate brown ( i was a dark brown already). He said he had to beach it and then dye it...i was ok with it...he ended up burning my head! I got blisters all over ( i still have neck scars from the blisters, they're sooooo ugly). It was like movie....when he washed my hair (after i was almost crying because of the burning) my haor started to fall out!!!!! I was left with verrrry thin,brittle, and crisppy hair. I was so embarssed. I was left with no choice but to find aaother hair stylist. I was referred to Veronica by a friend. As you can imagine i was skeptical and hesitant about letting someone touch my hair. But i reached out to her anyway and im glad i did. She condotioned my hair and nursed it back to health and didnt charge me an arm and a leg to do it! She got the ugly color out of it and taught me how to style it without having to use any straightners or curling irons. My hair is thick and healthy now. She is really sweet, patient, and afforable (and she even makes house visits 🙌). Now i use her for everything! Her and her team are doing the hair and make up (i love he way she does my makeup... she makes me look like a persian goddess and im mexican lol) my wedding and i couldnt be happier! I hate to share her (my secret beauty weapon) with everyone. But i know how terrible it feels not to feel like yourself because someone burnt your hair, cut too much, or charged too much. If your looking for a miracle at a descent price, call her! Thank you for all you've done for my haor Veronica. I hope this review was helpful guys.

Luisa O.

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I highly recommend Veronica Guerrero. I have long thick hair and no one else can ever get the cut right.I love the blending of my cut layers. She has also dyed my hair and always looks natural. On special occasions I also have her do my makeup, she always knows how to create a different look. I am always satisfied. Her prices are very reasonable. I highly recommend her for any of your beauty needs.

Stevie S.

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First time she cut and colored my hair was a great experience, helped me come out of my comfort zone and now I always goto her for my hair styling needs. Also she is an artist with cosmetics, she personally test products for each level of quality and gives helpful beauty tips! She is AMAZING!

  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 min

Lauren A.

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Not only does Karina do an amazing job making me feel beautiful, she listens to what I want and she makes it happen. I have hired her for many occasions and so have all of my friends and family. She has done prom makeup for my students and wedding makeup for my colleagues and good friends. She is the sweetest! I love working with her.

Leslie C.

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I loved how she did my make-up the way I wanted. She makes an effort to engage with you. I would highly recommend her to my friends and family.👌

Jeniffer V.

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She's such a sweet and nice person. The make up lasts all night !

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Aliso Viejo, CA

Luisa S.

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Excellent experience. I hired her for a Halloween party. She took time to listen to what our group wanted to do. Showed up on time and did an outstanding job with our zombie make up. Highky recommended. Will hire her again without question. Thanks Adriana!

Mari B.

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I recommend Adriana she is awesome very professional make up artist. She did a great job with my witch make up this past holloween...everyone loved it.

Allyson T.

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Last minute I hired Adriana to make me look like the grandpa from the movie Up. She nailed it!

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Lorena V P.

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Paty is super knowledgable in the field of fashion styling and makeup trends... she reads a lot and does her research so you can be sure that she is up to date with anything that's going on in the fashion world. That being said, she applies that knowledge whenever she works with a client by using real world references and the client's taste. With a couple of quick glances she is able to pinpoint which type of clothes would look great on you according to your body shape and which color palette will make you look radiant! Then she makes sure to test that theory thoroughly while in the process addressing your concerns, like hiding a problem area or making your features look more refined, etc. I solicited her services for an event styling in which she dealt with my indecisiveness pretty well. At the end it all worked fine because of her expert eye and also because of her welcoming and accommodating personality. With Paty you are not only getting the best advice so you can look amazing but also great customer support and a good friend! Loved her work, her bedside manner and her warmth. You can't go wrong!

Gina M.

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Paty knows her job and she thrives on it. She goes above and beyond to not only teach you but also motivates and help you to discover your beauty and enhance it, whatever your size or moment in life -even when you're not at your best, she makes you aware of how you can make clothes work for you!

Gina M.

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Gina Mondragón Paty knows her job and she thrives at it. She goes above and beyond to not only teach, but motivate and help you to discover your beauty and enhance it, whatever your size or moment in life -even when you're not at your best, she makes you aware of it!

  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Brenda N.

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My overall experience with Jenny was so comfortable and fun! I had her do my make up for my wedding including my bridesmaids and I have no idea how she finished 6 faces in the time I needed her to, but she did it. She was made us look beautiful and made us feel at ease. I'm not one to know much about make up and she explained the whole process so I was aware what she was doing. She was super cute. Gave me suggestions and was just amazing. If I could give more than 5 stars I would! 😁

Kellsie F.

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Jenny did my makeup for my wedding and she was AMAZING. I was five months pregnant and so not happy with my pregnancy nose or blemishes and she totally make me skin look flawless and nose look normal, haha. She's definitely my go-to for any future professional makeup needs! Friendly, easy to talk to, professional, timely, and met every need I wanted. She's the best.

Lily D.

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Everything about Jenny worked out perfect. She is responsive, punctual, courteous, professional, and great at communicating with my clients who come to me for headshots. She takes care of them the way I would and makes me look good!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • San Juan Capistrano, CA

Denise R.

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She did great and made me look beautiful ! What a great make up artist looking forward to seeing her again soon! I got lot of complements on the makeup she did for me thank you Gypsy!!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 45 min
  • Los Angeles, CA

Vince M.

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Erin is kind, patient and skilled. She's a talented make up artist and very professional. Thank you for helping us look great!

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Torrance, CA

Karen K.

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Rina was awesome. She was responsive right from the get go. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Los Angeles, CA

Jan S.

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Armee was very punctual, professional, accommodating, knowledgeable, light hearted, courteous and flexible. I had a relaxing and very pleasant experience. My make-up was light weight and not caky at all, plus it lasted all night! My hair lasted all night too. I got lots of compliments on my look. Her make-up work made me feel glamorous! I will definitely use her again and recommend her to my friends and family. Thank you Armee!!

Chloe Valerio Make-Up

New To Thumbtack

  • North Hollywood, CA

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