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Browse these bridal make up services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Diego.

Plush Artistry LLC California
4.7
from 105 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany H.
Verified review

I hired Jacynda for my wedding on 4/7/17. She was amazing. She did such a beautiful job on my bridal party and me! She showed up early and came prepared (we were in my small hotel room with 7 other people!). She is sweet, thoughtful and professional. I don't normally wear a lot of makeup and she adapted to that. Can't thank her enough for the beautiful job she did!

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Hair And Makeup By Lily
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vanassa D.
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Lily was great to work with! She is super talented and flexible and is able to work with people who know exactly what they want done and those who have no idea where to start. I really appreciated that flexibility as she helped our bridal party get ready. I found her prices to be very reasonable compared to other highly rated vendors. She and her assistant showed up a few minutes early to help us get ready and I appreciated their punctuality. Everyone was ready on time, and the mothers were even done early. Definitely made getting ready a fun part of the day when it could have easily become something stressful

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Bulajic Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gloria T.
Verified review

Jackie is super sweet, professional, and did an amazing job! She met me at 5:30am to do make-up for my wedding photoshoot and I'm so happy with the result! I would highly recommend her :)

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HairSpray Studio
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristen B.
Verified review

Sara did hair and make up for myself and my bridal party! She was amazing! Make up was to die for! Hair was perfect and customized to each girl! She was on time and ready to go. Perfect experience!! Would recomend her and use her again for sure!! Thank you Sara!!

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Glam by Nataly
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maribel N.
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Nataly was a complete sweetheart. She was super punctual and did an amazing job on myself and 2 bridesmaids. My hair and make up was in tact all night long. Thank you Nataly and hope to work with you again when in your area.

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Sparkle by Steph
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jemmy L.
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Step was amazing! She was attentive to what I wanted and made me look beautiful for my wedding day. She is so professional and friendly. I also had her do my bridal shower makeup which was just as beautiful! I will definitely call her again for future events. :)

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Bride's by Liz
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leslie N.
Verified review

My experience with Lizbeth was excellent. She did an excellent job on my make up for my wedding. She set me up with a hairstylist that also did an amazing job on my hair for my wedding. I am very pleased with how it all turned out. They were very punctual and professional. Make sure you have cash on hand. She accepts cash only and that was something that I did not find out until the night before the wedding which through a wrench in my plans with needing to run a bank errand amongst my many wedding things to do in the day of. Thankfully one of my bridesmaids had some cash to lend me, however I was hoping I wouldn't need to throw anything on anyone else. It all eventually got squared away and Lizbeth was gracious with me. For any future events I'd definitely hire her again. Thank you Lizbeth for helping me feel like a queen on my special day.

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Bridal Beauty by Phoebe
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
CANDIA S.
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Phoebe did such an amazing job on my hair and makeup for my 1920s themed wedding, we didn’t even do a trial run before. I was able to show her my dress and explain to her what I wanted and she delivered. I normally do my own makeup for everything since I love makeup, but I’m so glad I decided to get it done. I’m still continuing to get compliments on my look. I definitely would recommend her for your bridal needs!

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FB/IG: FreshFaceEra 💄💋
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly Z.
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Thuy was an amazing MUA to work with! She did my makeup when I was a bridesmaid at a friend's wedding and I was so impressed that I booked her to do my bridal and bridal party makeup at my own wedding! She is very friendly, easy-going, professional, patient, and listens to her clientele; She is a true expert, especially with all our brows! Her assistant was also great and everyone loved their makeup, even my mom and grandma! Her prices can't be beat for the beautiful work she does and I highly recommend her for any special occasion where you want to look your best!

Raquelin
4.3
from 20 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Chanelle N.
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I worked with this talented artist yesterday on 6/25 and she was AMAZING! She was punctual passionate and professional. I would definitely recommend her services if you are looking for the ultimate makeup artist!

Julie Taing MUA
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nada N.
Verified review

When it comes to the big day, all brides want things to go smoothly and perfectly. Julie was definitely one of the best decisions. Not only does she have a very impressive résumé, you can feel her passion and expertise and she makes you feel like the most beautiful person on the planet. The overall experience was awesome - she connects, she understands, and she delivers.

BEAutifully Made
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 20 years in business
Tina G.
Verified review

I got the pleasure to meet Janee when I asked her to do my makeup for my wedding in June of this year. She came to my house to do a trial first a few months before and we clicked instantly. Her personality is contagious and her talent is unbelieve. Her choice of colors and her ability to know what to use and not to use per my skin color is amazing. She showed up 4 hours before I actually walked down the isle and seriously did not breath the entire time making sure my whole wedding party had makeup and it was done to her standards. My many meltdowns right before I walked was also not an issue as she was right next to me with her qtip, lipstick, and eye liner the entire time. Janee has a passion for what she does and it showed the entire time I got to have her for my wedding. I can't recommend her enough and I know nobody will be disappointed when they contact her for any special occasion they need makeup for.

  • 24 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Nada M.
Verified review

Kim is an excellent make up artist. She is kind, considerate, and a professional in her mannerisms and attention to details. She can quickly evaluate the skin/make up care needed and listens to the specific requirements from her clients. She is so fun to have around and makes the make up application fun, knowing how to take the tediousness out of it. One more thing....she stayed with me throughout the wedding and refreshed my make up as needed. I loved that! The same care and skill is applied to her photography skills. Knowing how to read her clients is a gift that she owns. Making her clients feel comfortable so they can pose and smile with ease makes her and her work quality stand out.

Alla.glow
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sasha P.
Verified review

Alla did my makeup on a couple of occasions. Once for my friends’ wedding and another a personal photo shoot. She was very friendly and made me look beautiful, I was getting compliments all over. She is also very gentle and soft to the touch, careful in her work and takes in count all your wishes. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who appreciates amazing skill combined with great personality.

Makeup by Jess760
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Adalith N.
    Verified review

    Jessica is a great make up artist she truly does great work she did my make up and I loved it I looked so beautiful felt like a million bucks I can tell the difference between good quality make up and drugstore she uses all high end make up that last all day so at the end of the day I still looked dam good she was worth it for me I will defiantly contact with her again for future events thank you Jessica!

    ByMaryE
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 7 years in business
    Elsie A.
    Verified review

    Had such a great experience with Mary. She did my makeup and hair for my wedding. Made me feel super special and beautiful!

    BeautyByMetz
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Ambar Y.
      Verified review

      Amazing work on my hair and makeup. I’m EXTREMELY picky And very particular about how other people do my hair and make up. Often times I don’t like people to do it for me and I like to just do it myself but I trust Meztli to do it just the way I ask. Give her a shot you won’t be disappointed!

      Make up artist
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 4 years in business
      Gaby B.
      Verified review

      Cindy was able to drive out to my house, arrived on time and with a great attitude to do my make up for graduation. Not only was she professional throughout the entire time, but she communicated what she envisioned for my make up and made sure that i felt comfortable and was pleased with the outcome. I love that she really focused on highlighting and extenuating my facial features with her work. She did especially amazing with facial coverage, eyebrows, and making sure my makeup blended well so as to not look “cakey”. I definitely recommend her!

      Glam By Grace
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Rachelle B.
      Verified review

      Grace did hair and make up for my mother-in-law, friend and myself for a wedding, and we couldn't be happier with the result! Grace made us feel so glamourous and did our make up to suit our different needs and complexions. We were so happy with what she did with our hair too. I would recommend Grace to anyone!

      Esmeralda's Makeup
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Ana C.
      Verified review

      Esmeralda provided make up for myself. I couldn’t have been happier with the results, and I know everyone else will be satisfied too. She was respectful, listens to your requests, and moves throughout the getting-ready period of the day with a stress-free attitude, she makes you feel comfortable. I would highly recommend her – she’s worth every penny. Esmeralda is a true professional, and has a passion for her work. If you’re thinking about hiring her, go for it – but book early because she is in demand!

      Roxy

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        Roxy Gonzalez is a fun-loving make-up artist who fell in love with make-up at the tender age of ten. Since, she has always had a fascination of make-up colors and uses. Her diligent and pleasant attitude only contributes to the artistic skills she has to offer. Persevering through school, Roxy has graduated with honors in Business Management, Business Finance, and Marketing. She has attended both Imperial Valley College and San Diego State University. Extreme organization and a keen eye for detail keep Roxy motivated and dependable. Graduating from OMA, Obsession Make-up Academy in LA, she learned specialized skills and the proper sanitization and disinfection of both make-up, tools and instruments, and the implementation and application of beauty products and cosmetics. Quality education has led Roxy to certification in professional make-up artistry in beauty, airbrush, fantasy, special effects, masculine make-up, and bridal. Experience and practice has her willing and able, to also create amazing hair styling and massage, from up-dos to beach waves, and hot stone massage to therapeutic or Swedish practices. She has apprenticed to a real life licensed Doma and CMT in San Diego at Caress Therapy Spa. Let Roxy treat you like a VIP at her wonderful place of beauty, or for a small fee. She is willing to travel to you! Roxy

        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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