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Riverside Movie Makeup Artists

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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
Sicely J.
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Amazingly talented and professional! What else could in want in a makeup artist? She was on time and worked me to find the perfect look for my event. I can't wait to work with Julie again!

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Bulajic Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hiral S.
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I would say Jacqueline is Excellent if you need a makeup artist for your event. I was looking for someone to come to my house to dress me up for my baby shower. Jacqueline was on time but I was running so late. She patiently waited for almost an hour and a half while I was going through my traditional ceremony. After all that waiting she still worked on my makeup and hair with a smile. I'm so glad I had her come over to do my hair and makeup. Thank you so much.

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Makeup by Shab
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pat K.
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If you are reading this. please select Shab for your service. Her history of service shows it all. She did a awesome job. My family could not stop telling me how beautiful I looked and how she did a great job on my makeup. Its been a long time since I wore makeup and after she was done, I felt beautiful and amazing. I can not express enough how much I was thankful . She has great talent , she was very professional and has awesome mannerism . She will always be my makeup artists for ALL future events. CHOOSE HER you will not regret it! Pat

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Makeup by RUBA
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jannette V.
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Absolutely wonderful to work with! Another makeup artist cancelled on me just hours before and ruba was quick to respond to me with 2 available times she could squeeze us in! She was so wonderful and helpful my daughter looked gorgeous!! Thank you so much for being so professional and just downright awesomeness Her work was awesome! And always responded back super fast. Thank you 😊!!!!!!

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Elite Entertainment
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miranda T.
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Amazing Service. We had a theme for our party and the entertainer came dressed in a fairy costume with full makeup as well. She created beautiful face painting images for the children as well as twisting balloons. she arrived in time and had all the supplies ready to go as well as whimsical music to hear in the background! Would highly recommend for any children's party! Kids loved her!

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.

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Hienny
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley D.
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You made my wedding day extra special with make up and hair! You're an outstanding makeup artist and I would recommend you to everyone!! I plan to use Hienny again for another special occasion.

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Paru MUA
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Vibha R.
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Paru is a fantastic makeup artist! She traveled all the way to my apartment to get me ready for a photo shoot , and it could not have turned out better. She knew exactly how to pick colors that complimented my cool undertones, and she's an expert at giving you a clean and natural finish that plays up your best features and that will give your photos a timeless look (which is perfect for those of us who don't like the heavily contoured, Instagram/Kylie Jenner-inspired look that many other makeup artists do). Paru's rates are very reasonable, especially considering how she travels TO YOU! She uses high-quality makeup brands like Anastasia, and she cleans all her tools after every single customer (a BIG plus for a germaphobe like me lol). I was very pleased with how my makeup turned out. I would totally use Paru again and would recommend her to anyone.

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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
Anisha C.
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My makeup artist canceled at the last minute and I'm glad she did. Itzel did an amazing job on my daughter's makeup for prom. I definitely recommend her!

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Glitz&Glam
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
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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
Rebecca H.
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I hired Candy to do makeup for my husband and I for his 50th birthday bash. His birthday is on Halloween, so we had a costume party. Candy responded to my post quickly, remained in contact with me, sent example pictures, came on time, was prepared and professional. We received multiple compliments on our makeup and it was EXACTLY what we had in mind. I will hire her again next time!

Liz Inez Makeup
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Heather M.
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Liz is my go-to makeup (and hair!) artist for all of my photoshoots! As a personal branding expert, I provide my clients with visual marketing strategy and a custom photoshoot. As soon as I started working with Liz over a year ago, I noticed a big difference in how my clients looked and felt during their shoots. They don't have to worry about how they look and they feel like a polished up version of themselves, which is key to their authentic representation in images. Liz provides a range of looks based on each person's unique style, and always brings out the best in each person. She's a master at matching skin tones and covering up blemishes while ensuring the right amount of coverage for a flawless finish -- this saves so much editing time! She is professional and makes my clients feel at ease, which is essential because they are going to have their photos taken. I highly recommend Liz for all of your makeup needs -- professional photos, wedding, special events, or just for some pampering and a confidence boost.

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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
Kristle S.
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Raina did my makeup for my bridal shower. She did an amazing job! I love the quality of her work. She was very responsive to me when I first started my search for a makeup artist and it made it easy for me to book her right away. I got so many compliments on my makeup at the party! She’s easy to work with and talk to. Thank you Raina!

amberleepretty
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Yvette M.
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Amber is very professional and flexible to meet your needs. She is the perfect makeup artist for any event without having to pay a fortune. I would definately recommend her.

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Pia K.
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Henna Artist Penny does a fab job. Love her work. She's kind and extremely friendly. Cant wait for my next henna tattoo :)

GlambyVeronica
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kelsey N.
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Veronica did an amazing job on my hair and makeup for my engagement shoot. She was very good about asking exactly what I wanted and also gave helpful recommendations to give me the perfect look. She knows her stuff! I got lots of complements on my hair and makeup. I loved her work so much I hired her for the wedding! Thank you again Veronica!

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.

Maria Master Makeup Artist
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rachael R.
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Quick to respond. Can fulfill both hair and makeup requests. Interactions are professional. Sends ideas based on what you say you want.

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.

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

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