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Browse these freelance makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Diego.

Plush Artistry California
4.7
from 102 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 222 hires on Thumbtack
Casey P.
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Great makeup artist super friendly and good at what she does will definately be using her again

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Face Art by Pheebs
5.0
from 94 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 187 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sasha A.
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Thank you so much for making me look perfect! As a model I am very picky with how makeup artists do my makeup. However I was very impressed with Phoebe. She really knows what she is doing. I told her I had a long day of shooting ahead so she recommended I do the Airbrush foundation so I did and I absolutely loved it! I wish she could do my makeup like that everyday. The makeup wore great never fading or having to retouch never got oily! It was definetely the best. All of my photos looked perfect as far as the makeup went. Phoebe is very professional and highly recommended in my book. She is now my go to makeup artist for all my shoots. I am so glad my friend recommended her to me.

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Bulajic Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Briana S.
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Excellent makeup artist. I hired her for Halloween and she came last minute and saved the day. I wanted the Queen of Dragons look from Game of Thrones and I thought she did a spot on job.

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HairSpray Studio
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carmen P.
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Sara and her team are excellent makeup artists and stylists! They made me feel and look beautiful on my wedding day! I will recommend her to all my friends and family! I would love to work with her again for any future events. You have found your makeup artist. You will be very happy that you did! Thank you Sara!

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Hair & makeup by Lily
4.8
from 55 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Mary S.
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Lily is the best. She's is a great stylist, kind and very professional. I highly recommend her for hairstyles and updos 😊

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Bride's by Liz
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Erin L.
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SUPER SATISFIED Sweet Sixteen mom and daughter(s)!!!! LIz truly is an artist with both hair and makeup. I communicated my daughter's wishes with Liz via text, emai, and phone conversations. She was clear and honest about what would be possible for my daughters' hair and she did not disappoint. She listened to our ideas and also shared some of her own. Liz arrived on time, was super organized with professional makeup and decorative hair supplies, and was easy to work with. After finishing my 16 year old's hair and makeup she offered to braid my younger daughter's hair and apply some makeup free of charge. So SWEET!!! We definitely recommend Brides by Liz for hair and makeup for any special event.

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MakeupByChristranx3
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Amy R.
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Christine is super friendly with the guests and extremely capable. She took all of the direction well and was prepared for the shoot. We are a national TV show and have worked with many seasoned Makeup artists...Christine is right up there with the pro's. Will definitely be working with her again!

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Sparkle by Steph
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rena R.
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Stephanie is an amazing makeup artist. Easy to work with, friendly and professional. She gave me the perfect look for my wedding day. I wanted a look that "looked like me" but with a touch of Glam!! As requested, Stephanie focused on my eyes and made me feel at ease wearing fake eyelashes as I had never worn them before. Stephanie was punctual and I highly recommend Stephanie for any occasion! Thank you Stephanie for helping make my wedding day FABULOUS..... YOU ROCK!!!!

Bridal Beauty by Phoebe
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel R.
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Pheobe and Twee (I am so sorry if I have butchered the spelling) Could not have been better! They did a fantastic job. I was so happy with our makeup and hair. Everyone got compliment after compliment. Absolutely Stunning!!! Thank you ladies so so much!! My Wedding day was perfect!!!

Raquelin
4.4
from 19 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!

Color by charisma
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Marisa L.
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Thank you Jesus for putting me in the right place at the right time! I ran into Renee on a random trip into a major department store. I was looking for a makeup artist for my upcoming wedding, but didn't even think to visit this retailer. I'm SO glad we crossed paths that day because she was literally one of the best parts of my wedding day! Renee is so down to earth and easy to talk to. We laughed, danced and just had the best time! She was able to travel to my hotel and spend the morning enhancing the natural beauty of my bridesmaids, mom and myself. EVERYONE was so happy with their look and best of all... the looks lasted all morning through the next morning! I couldn't be happier with Renee and her amazing work! She loves what she does and you can definitely see! Her smile and infectious positivity truly made my wedding morning the best it could've ever been!

Julie Taing MUA
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I have worked with Julie on multiple occasions over the last 10 years. She does an amazing job enhancing a person’s natural beauty. I love working with her because she is an extremely talented artist and is always professional. It really makes a difference when your makeup artist listens to what you want and understands the look you are going for- Julie nails it every time! She has traveled the world as a makeup artist and is one of the top artists in our nation, I feel so fortunate to have such an amazing makeup artist here in San Diego! She is passionate about her artistry and really cares about perfecting each clients look! She always makes us feel so beautiful. Julie goes above and beyond. She has always does a fantastic job with my makeup over the last decade and always uses quality products. I highly recommend her for any event!

Make up artist
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Gaby B.
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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!

  • 24 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Brandy S.
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We have used Kim and her makeup and her styling skills on many occasions for video production TV commercials. I have also referred Kim to my family and friends who may be looking for a makeup artist for their wedding. Kim will be on time, give you excellent service and give you what you want! If you want the best, no need to look further!

Sal Dolly Makeup & Hair
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tina M.
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One of the best makeup artists I have ever met. Sal is prompt, professional, poise and down to earth! I hire Sal every other month for big bridal parties and I'm always very very satisfied with her services. I never look for any other artist since I've found her. HIGHLY recommend !!

chicNsophisticated
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Eric M.
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Johanna is amazing. She's professional and extremely talented. As a photographer, her attention to detail is what I love about her. I don't have to spend extra time on Photoshop because she's that good. If you're looking for a great makeup artist don't hesitate to hire her. You won't be disappointed.

Hair and Makeup by Tammie
3.0
from 10 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Alisha S.
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Tammie did an awesome job on my make-up for a wedding party that I was in. She was on time and her quality of work looked great. She was very professional and did a great job matching my color. I have gone to other makeup artists even at the MAC counter and their work did not even compare to the quality that Tammie did for me. The colors she used looked so natural and she did a great job blending the colors together as well. I got nothing but compliments at my event and I would highly recommend Tammie to do anyone's makeup. The makeup even looked better in the photos, I was so impressed. I didn't even have to reapply or touch up my lipstick throughout the entire day. She is easy to work with, very accommodating, and I must say, is very talented. If you want to look beautiful for that special occasion you must see Tammie and she will hook you up!

  • 14 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Haley has been in the beauty industry for over eight years. She is a twice-featured artist with Modern Salon Magazine and an online beauty guru. She has done numerous fashion shows, photo shoots, weddings, proms, and much more. Along with being a freelance artist, she is also a full-time stylist at a beautiful, high-end salon in Yucaipa, CA, called Trilogy. She constantly stays educated by attending classes all year-round and keeps up with all the new trends. Haley attends all the major shows of the industry such as ISSE LB, IMATS LA, and The Makeup Show LA.

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I properly clean my tools (Being sanitary should always be a priority!) I have a natural eye for what looks good on certain skin types and face shapes. I know how to properly match skin colors for a flawless application.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Professional makeup artist with experience in formal events, and makeup up lessons. I mainly work with hypoallergenic and natural based cosmetics, but also have a collection of other well known cosmetic companies.

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