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Riverside Makeup Professionals

Browse these makeup services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Riverside.

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Julie Koeth Makeup & More
4.9
from 101 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thomas A.
Verified review

Julie was prompt and very professional from the beginning, and very helpful with logistical matters that weren't in the job description: she held onto a lightstand and lent us a stool, etc... Julie's work was first-rate. For the record: we asked for light, "real-people" makeup for a business magazine shoot with a middle-aged woman CEO, and Julie nailed it just right. Not too much, just enough, very subtle and effective... I'll hire her again the next time we're in the San Diego area. TOM ALLEMAN Los Angeles

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Bulajic Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Glenys G.
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Contracted Jacqueline to do makeup for my teen for her theatrical headshots. Very happy with her service. Great communication, prompt, good value, courteous and polite.

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Makeup by RUBA
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chloe J.
Verified review

The best makeup artist. I loved my look so much for prom. I recommend that you choose Ruba to do your makeup for any event.

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Hienny
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori M.
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I was very happy and loved very much how Hienny did my makeup and hair. I would definitely hire her again.

Rodolfo Nimis Makeup Artist
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie B.
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Loved having Rodolfo do my makeup. He also accommodated a last minute request to do my mom's makeup.

Gorgeous Faces
4.5
from 25 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Maria G.
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Jessica and her assistant arrived on time with a light and all the tools. The reason for 4 stars is for the hair and having to tone down the makeup. The initial makeup was WAY too dark but Jessica toned it down and gave me a look a liked. However, the hair was curled towards the face in the front and the back was very messy. I ended up redo'ing the front sections of the hair after they left.

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Paru MUA
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Unnati J.
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Paru did my makeup for my son's birthday party. She was kind enough to accommodate me into a very busy schedule. She arrived promptly to my house (which was a HUGE help with a little one at home) and applied the makeup during amicable conversation. When she finished and I looked in the mirror, I couldn't believe my eyes! She gave me the gorgeous soft glam look that I was hoping for, and made me feel 100% comfortable and beautiful! Everyone loved it, and the makeup lasted all day! She was so professional throughout the entire process, made me look (and feel) beautiful, and was also reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend her to friends and family and use her makeup services again if needed in the future. :)

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Itzel De Santiago Artistry
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mayra P.
Verified review

When you know you know...and as soon as Iztel did my makeup for a wedding, I knew then was my go to! I love the time she takes to be perfect and precise! Everyone gives me compliments on hair make-up....and especially on the way my eyebrows are shaped! So far, Iztel has done my nails and hair and makeup for special occasions and she will continue to be my #1 choice next to none!

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Glitz&Glam
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hazel C.
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I needed a make up artist and hair stylist last December 23, 2016 for a family photo shoot and found Careli. I'm glad I did, she's great! I love my hair and makeup and it came out really nice on the photos. She took her time and listened to what I wanted. Careli is a new make up artist and definitely will be successful in the industry. She's also responsive on my text and emails so communication was not a problem. The only negative comment I have was that she was half an hour late to my appointment. Apparently, she could not find the La Quinta Resort & Club which is a big surprise as she is from the area. I would have given her a 5-star if she was on time. Anyhow, will definitely hire her again if I'm in the PS area.

  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Josh S.
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Candy came in at the last minute for a theatrical photoshoot and did a great job. On time, professional, and easy to work with. I can't wait to see how the pictures turned out. Old age makeup including bald cap and facial hair.

Liz Inez Makeup
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne C.
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Liz was awesome! I had speciality makeup done and she did a wonderful job! She is very personable and professional! I highly recommend Liz!

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Raina G makeup artistry
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bianca R.
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Every time I need my makeup done I call Raina. She does an amazing job. All I do is show her a picture of what I want and she makes it happen. I’m always happy with the results.

amberleepretty
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Renee J.
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So happy with the way my makeup turned out for my graduation ! I was going for a natural look, not too much makeup but just enough to add some glam ! Was super happy with the way Amber took her time with my makeup , loved the quality products she used on my face . I love the convenience ; she was able to do my makeup from my home which made getting ready for my big day so much easier! I would definitely recommend her and will for sure be requesting her services in the future for all my makeup needs ! Highly recommend (:

Neetu Sobti
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aashvi P.
Verified review

I loved the experience that she made me feel special. I loved the way she did my Makeup and I would recommend her.

GlambyVeronica
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
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.

Gabbie J MUA
4.2
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sophia A.
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she was really nice and friendly and did my makeup for prom! i really loved the outcome.

Makeup By Lily Rez
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jill A.
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Lily was absolutely fantastic! She was professional yet still very personable and funny. She did a fantastic job with my makeup for my brother’s wedding and made me feel like a princess.

BeautyMarkedbyMon
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Rekevia L.
    Verified review

    Monica is very knowledgeable with makeup. She was able to match my color with my skin type as well offer skin treatment tips. Her skills and products allows the makeup to last all night. Would recommend her to anyone for any occasion!

    Maria Master Makeup Artist
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Rachael R.
    Verified review

    Quick to respond. Can fulfill both hair and makeup requests. Interactions are professional. Sends ideas based on what you say you want.

    Boss Babe Mua
    4.8
    from 4 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Nicole S.
    Verified review

    My makeup look AWESOME. My friends asked who did it. I just said Boss Babe Mua!

    DashofDasco
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 6 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Dayna L.
    Verified review

    Oh man, I have always had bad experiences with makeup artist and she nailed it! She did a beautiful job on my twin daughters! You will not be sorry if you hire her! I will always hire her whenever I need a makeup artist!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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 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.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need makeup artist

    Riverside, CA

    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Details
      Looking for the false eyelashes that will stay on longer than a week
    • $130
      Average price

    Need a Makeup Artist

    Riverside, CA

    • Event type
      Prom / Formal
    • Additional makeup services required
      Airbrushed makeup, Other (soft contour )
    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Details
      I have acne ): & I have no eyebrows so I would like a natural eyebrow shape. & eyelashes
    • $60
      Average price

    Need event makeup

    Riverside, CA

    • Event type
      Prom / Formal
    • Additional makeup services required
      Airbrushed makeup
    • Number of people needing makeup
      1
    • Details
      Want natural but makeup that last all thru the night
    • $81.67
      Average price
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