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Oxnard Black Makeup Artists

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  • 32 years in business
  • 208 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandra G.
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What an amazing makeup artist! I have gotten my makeup done by many makeup artist and none of them have done a job like Leticia. She takes her time doing your makeup and perfects it to your liking.

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MakeYourselfUp
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
O. W.
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Annaliza is amazing. She did my makeup for a wedding I was attending. She was on time, very professional and friendly. I don't usually trust my face to someone else (since I pretty much know how to do my own makeup). Also, I had never had my makeup done by Annaliza so I basically just took a risk and hoped she would make me look lovely. Also, I'm black and I was concerned that she may not have experience with black skin and that the foundation she would use would be the wrong shade (I've had tons of makeup artists who are basically clueless about makeup on women of color). Needless to say I had no reason to be concerned. I wanted a glam but natural look and she delivered. She made me look flawless, took into consideration the dress I was wearing and even suggested another shade of lipstick she thought would look better with the dress (I originally wanted red). Boy, was she right. The color she chose was perfect ans I never would have picked it for myself. She went the extra mile to leave me a sample so I could touch up my lipstick throughout the day. The interesting thing is that I never had to do that or touch up any of my makeup over a 12 hour period. I not only looked glam but also natural and that's not easy to pull off. Also, she made me feel so comfortable and relaxed that I actually fell asleep when she was doing my makeup. Finally, I never write reviews, but Annaliza surpassed my expectations so I decided to write one. Annaliza is plain simple, just fabulous. Next time I want my makeup done for an event I'm definitely calling her.

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Ashley Baclesse-Sher
5.0
from 71 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rhonda B.
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Ashely was not only one of the most talented hair and makeup artists I've ever worked with, she was also one of the most delightful. An absolute pleasure to be around. The entire cast and crew loved her!

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Beauty by Blythe
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Serena A.
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Frances and Samantha did an amazing job! They saved me when the hair and makeup artist I originally hired backed out on me at the last minute. They were both very friendly and professional. They made me feel very calm and comfortable on my wedding day. They did exactly the hair and makeup style I wanted. I highly recommend them whether it be for a wedding or another big event.

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Makeup by Julie Hirji
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katherine C.
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I cannot recommend Julie enough! She did my makeup for my wedding and she was such a delight to work with. I'm always nervous about others doing my make up because usually the artist does my makeup too dark and makes me look scary. I told Julie about my worries early, during my trial, she was really patient in making sure that everything she did was exactly what I wanted. I can't thank her enough for that. She was super easy to work with, super responsive, and ALWAYS on top of it. Given that I'm super Type-A personality and very diligent in making sure I get everything done at a certain time, it was super helpful that she was the same way as well. During my actual wedding day, she made sure that I was comfortable, really flexible in making last minute changes, and super helpful to my family if they needed something. She went above and beyond in her services and I was so thankful that I found her. Really, she made me feel so comfortable and relaxed during my wedding day that it really just carried on throughout the night. I couldn't be more happy with my services and if I ever need a makeup artist to work with, I'll definitely use Julie again.

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Infinite Beauty LA
4.8
from 35 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Alyssa was highly responsive from beginning to end, and remained a constant professional when we needed her to be flexible (as often is the case with unexpected changes at the last minute with weddings). She came prepared and was friendly throughout. She did absolutely great job with my hair and makeup. My only reservation was she was booked for other engagements and could not be flexible by staying later and that cut into the time it took to do the makeup for my mom. Instead of doing my moms hair I wished that time was spent dedicated on doing her makeup only. In my initial request, Alyssa was booked for makeup only for my mom so when she asked if my mom wanted hair too, we assumed she had time to do both the makeup and hair, and we did not think twice when Alyssa started with my mom’s hair first. My moms makeup was really the priority as I had requested. Alyssa did provide a $15 discount for the “light makeup” and I appreciate she did that. If given an opportunity to work with Alyssa again, I would book her again in a heart beat however my recommendation would be she clearly communicate given time restrictions on a day like; by asking if my mom wanted her hair done also lead us to believe she had enough time to do both. I would have preferred she concentrated on the makeup only as we had discussed prior.

Amanda Rae Beauty
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Lillian G.
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Amanda is the most professional make-up artist I have ever worked with. Amanda is reliable, and her background backs up her artistic skills. Amanda has done gel manicures on me several times, and she is very creative and patient when it comes to her artwork. Amanda is an excellent makeup artist, who is understanding, kind and professional. Amanda has a real gift, and she is a true artist! I greatly recommend her services!

  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Meghann R.
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Brigitte is a fabulous Esthetician and Makeup Artist. She has been waxing my eye brows for over a year, and I truly look forward to going to see her. She is very professional, and has a soft touch and a great eye. She has also done airbrush makeup for me, and I was blown away by how beautiful it looked and how long it lasted. Brigitte provides great service, and is a valuable investment! You are sure to feel as pretty as I always do when Brigitte is done with you!

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Vergara Make Up and GLAM
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa L.
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I asked Sandra to do my makeup about 5 times, because she’s amazing!!! I’ve never had a makeup artist as professional as Sandra!!! Her job is beyond amazing!!! She can do any makeup you ask. She also helped me with a look when I wasn’t sure what color to do. Thank you very much Sandra!! Amazing job!! Hope to see you again!!

The Cyrano Effect
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Hanna P.
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Lennie was hired as the MUA on a shoot i was modeling on and it turned out more than great. She created a gorgeous look for me and i can‘t wait to see the final results. Thank you Lennie for not only making me look flawless but also for being supportive during the entire shoot. Everyone looking for a professional makeup ARTIST - you found her!

Beauty by Rani
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Harmanpreet A.
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Rani is one THE of the best makeup artists ever! Not only is the quality of her work amazing she has the greatest attitude and will work with you to get the look you want!

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Lesley loves Lipstick
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I needed a last minute hair and makeup artist for our company event and I was so happy I found Lesley! Not knowing exactly how I wanted to look, she took the lead and created her work of art. She did an absolutely flawless job! She worked with my skin type, and easily blended the perfect color of foundation for my skin tone. She's super cool with a calming presence. I've received a lot of compliments about my look the entire night. I'd definitely recommend her!

Brittany McClelland MUA
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sara S.
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Brit is a wonderful makeup artist, on top of an absolutely joy to have on set. She IS the entertainment for all my shoots; she brings a positive energy, professional attitude, and adds wonderfully to my team setting. I would hire her 1000x over.

Blo Out Lounge
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Jeanna C.
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This collection of talented artists is your own personal Glam Squad - always ready to beautify! Whether you you need to be super fancy or effortlessly casual, these stylists are masterfully trained to help you to always put your best face forward. They have been my go-to dream team since they opened. I have worked with almost all of the staff and they never disappoint. Remember YOU are their art! I show them what I'm wearing and then I let them create...they are THE BEST!!!!

Anna Lee Cantarelli
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Juliana U.
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Anna is an excellent professional makeup artist, punctual, has a good energy, is organized, and absolutely concerned with satisfying my needs as the perfect smoked eye. In addition, she has high quality material. I will definitely call her again when I need it.

W.O.E.
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Hannah W.
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I don't want to go to anyone else! I needed my makeup done in a specific way for a photoshoot, and Emily surpassed my expectations! She is one of the most professional makeup artists I've had the pleasure of meeting, not to mention her personality made me feel at ease the whole time. Even my photographer (who is very picky) said the look was exactly what he was going for! If you need makeup done by a professional artist, Emily will definitely deliver. Thanks, girl!

Makeup and hair by Rain
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy K.
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She is the best makeup artist I've ever met!! I respect her because she has passion and keeps studying. She understood what I wanted and how I wanted even if I didn't have clear idea myself. She didn't make me different person, she brought out my original charm. I think not all makeup artists can do that. It means she made me feel confident. I really appreciate her. She knows what makeup is!

Makeup Artist Breezo
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lawanna L.
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Ms. Bree made me beautiful for my special occasion. I didn't even want to take it off after wards. She will be my go to person for here out when traveling to LA.

M_Makeup
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alycia L.
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I’ve gone to over SO many makeup artists, but never loved an experience as much as with Michaela!!! First and most important, I looked the hottest I’ve ever looked. I felt beautiful which led to me having the best night. Second, she was so prompt to getting back to me when I reached out regarding prices, availability, and services. Next, she was on time and ready to go. I didn’t have to wait which can be rare, or at least I’ve experienced a lot of people in the past be late. She was extremely respectful and fun and made me feel comfortable. And finally, she listened!!! She didn’t just do what she felt was right, she gave me what I wanted!!! I loved her and her work and will recommend her to everyone I know!!!

Makeup Artist 411
5.0
from 1 review
  • 11 years in business
Sara B.
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Lisa, owner and founder of Makeup Artist 411 is so incredibly talented and creative! She has done my makeup for years and has ALWAYS made me look and feel so beautiful. You can tell that she is doing what she loves and what she's passionate about. I think what I adore most about her is her personality. On top of being drop dead gorgeous, she is probably one of the sweetest people you will ever talk to you. She makes you feel so comfortable, like you've been best friends for years. Very genuine heart and spirit. When it comes to her work, Lisa has a huge amount integrity. Her prices, in my opinion are more than fair for the level of work that she does. She did my makeup for my wedding among lots of other events. I wouldn't trust anyone else with my makeup after going to her. Lisa is highly experienced and does makeup for photo shoots, Hollywood events, music videos, etc. She is known in the industry. This girl knows what she is doing!!! I give her 5 stars!!

Jenna Garagiola

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    About

    Jenna Garagiola started her career as a makeup artist nearly 13 years ago in the city of Chicago, working mainly in fashion and commercial print. In 2005, Jenna worked on her first full-length feature, "Roll Bounce," and immediately fell in love with the world of film. In 2006, Jenna packed her bags and headed west. Since moving to Los Angeles, Jenna has been busy working on indie films, music videos, and commercials with numerous print, television, red carpet, special appearance, and special event gigs sprinkled in. In Spring 2009, Jenna embarked on the ultimate adventure, accompanying Fall Out Boy on the Believers Never Die Part Deux Tour doing special effects makeup for the show every night! Since then, Jenna has also accompanied Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush and Nickelodeon Jr.'s The Fresh Beat Band on the road. Based in LA, Jenna is ready to bring her motivated, hardworking, easygoing personality and extensive makeup knowledge to your next project or event.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How much do wedding makeup artists cost?

    A wedding means love, celebration and tons of wedding photos. Professional wedding makeup artists have you looking your best on your big day and forever after in your wedding photos. The national average cost for a wedding makeup artist is $70-$100, although this price can increase based on your location, the extent of the makeup services and the reputation of the makeup artist. Most wedding makeup artists offer discounts to brides who book group services for their maids, mothers and flower girls at the same time. Wedding makeup artists who also do wedding hair usually offer package rates for hair and makeup combos. Here are some examples of average wedding makeup pricing:

    • Bridal makeup: $85-$125. Pricing often includes full face, eyes, lips, brows and false eyelashes. Airbrush makeup may be an additional $20 or more.
    • Bridal hair and makeup: $150-$200.
    • Bridesmaid and bridal party makeup: $50-$100 per person.
    • Bridesmaid hair and makeup: $100-$150.
    • Flower girl makeup: $25-$35.
    • Trial sessions: $60-$120, depending on the makeup artist. Some charge their full rate and others charge a partial rate for trial makeup services.
    • Hourly rates to stay on and keep makeup touched up throughout reception: $35-$75 per hour.
    • Travel fees: 50 cents to $1 per additional mile beyond a set radius — such as 50 miles.

    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 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.

    How much should you tip a wedding makeup artist?

    Wedding makeup artists ensure you and your bridal party are looking your best bright and early on your wedding day. Tipping a wedding makeup artist for their hard work is standard practice, and is also greatly appreciated. A tip of 15 percent to 20 percent of the total bill is appropriate. You may consider tipping extra if the makeup artist or someone on their team went above and beyond — for example, squeezing in Aunt Martha at the last second or redoing a flower girl’s hair free of charge after she dunked it in the fountain.

    A gratuity is a reflection of a job well done, so if the wedding makeup artist was late, did a shoddy job or didn’t provide all the services you negotiated, you are not required to tip. Talk with your wedding makeup artist prior to the event to ask how they prefer payment and gratuity to be handled. Can you pay by credit card the day of the event and include a tip then? Do you need to pay in cash the day of the event? Find out ahead of time how to manage payment for services so you can be prepared with cash or credit cards as needed. Even better, delegate the task of payment to someone in your bridal party so you can just enjoy your day.

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