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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
  • 84 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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Amazing!!! Lily does such incredible work. Love the way my makeup turned out. And I felt really beautiful. I really wanted to look like myself, but the best version of myself. Lily definitely provided that. I would highly recommend her airbrush makeup. It looks fabulous and lasts through the entire day . She has an awesome calming presence to have around the morning of my photoshoot! My hair turned out beautiful as well and The curls lasted till the next day!

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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
Kath R.
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I like how Liz did my hair and airbrush makeup. I heard my guests complimenting me that i look like a princess 😂. She is very accommodating and friendly. She even gave me a lipstick because i only have a lip stain and that my red lipstick isn't a good match to my makeup. Liz went on the extra mile to do some hair spray for the groom and blush/contour for a guest (which is not included in the service we agreed upon). Thank you so much Liz! I'd be sure to book you again.

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MakeupByChristranx3
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Andrea G.
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I truly believe that applying beautiful natural looking makeup onto a person who usually wears none is one of the hardest jobs in the beauty industry. I am a seasoned hairdresser who has been doing event styling since 2010. My resume includes Fashion Shows, Pageants, Weddings, and I even placed among the top ten for Hairdresser of the year at the RAW awards in San Diego. Every photo I have in my personal portfolio is dependent on a great makeup artist to compliment my work. Avante Garde styles are easy and funky and many rookie makeup artists can pull that off. To really nail a natural look requires a very high level of skill. For so many reasons in my world it is important that both hair and makeup balance each other! Christine Tran is by far the best and most versitile beauty industry professional I have worked with in my career. I have almost gotten to a point that I won't come unless they have hired her to work with me! She is polished and on time and she arrives with everything she needs and more in an organized and clean kit. I have seen her blow through 10 bridesmaids ages (14-84!) flawlessly and without taking a break. Each one looks as pristine as the previous. She is fast and efficient and I have seen people change their minds close to the last second and she will change their look with a smile. When people wear false lashes for the first time they almost always complain that it feels awkward. Not if Christine applied them!! No complaining and no running behind schedule with this makeup artist! I look forward to working with you again Christine (a totally inevitable statement since every time we manage to get another gig booked the same day!)

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Sparkle by Steph
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rena R.
Verified review

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
Fionna M.
Verified review

Phoebe came earlier to set up, finish on time and very calm person. I got a lot of compliments on my hair and makeup. I live in the bay area and no time to come by her shop for a try out in San Diego. I trusted her.

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!

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FB/IG: FreshFaceEra 💄💋
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Denise R.
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Thuy did the makeup for all of us bridesmaids and the bride. She was absolutely amazing! I didn't feel like my make up was too heavy and she really highlighted my features! I will definitely recommend her to everyone for make up!

  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Christine D.
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Chrissy did my hair and makeup for my friend's wedding. She was prompt, prepared and professional. I enjoyed chatting with her for the 2 hours she spent doing my hair and meticulously applying my makeup. She listened to what I wanted and made certain I was happy with the results. I would definitely hire her again.

Julie Taing MUA
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Vinh N.
Verified review

Julie is nothing short of exceptional when it comes to being a true makeup artist and bringing professionalism and artistry to the table. I would definitely recommend her to any and all interested parties; whether you want to look your best or perhaps bring a creative vision to life, Julie's care to professionalism, punctuality, work quality and commitment to punctual communication will bring a lot of value to each project.

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!

BeautyByMetz
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
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!

  • 24 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Brandy S.
Verified review

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 !!

Makeup by Sandra
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Lunita L.
Verified review

She's the best!!! My experience with her is always 100% perfect!! Leaves me looking flawless every time, never do I ever have a complaint about her work! I love it!! If you ever need a makeup artist she's the one to go to!! 😉

Mz. Pebbz Makeup

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  • New on Thumbtack
About

I offer beauty makeup for special events such as going-out makeup, graduations, photo shoots, and any event that you want to look your best for.

Makeup by Fari

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  • New on Thumbtack
About

I do makeup for all occasions and events, including bridal, engagement, and prom. Thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more details.

Makeup by Adriana

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  • New on Thumbtack
About

Here is the part where I sell myself. Realistically, in our field, we must connect with the client, listen to their concerns or needs and apply our knowledge to their vision. I have been a makeup artist for 8 years now, and I'm continuing to learn more skills as time goes on. I have done accounting and hairdressing but always was a freelancer. My job is rewarding on every level with each client. I'm so grateful to do what I love and make others feel their best.

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Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding on October 13,2013

San Diego, CA

  • Number of people needing makeup
    5
  • Details
    The wedding is in Coronado
  • $151.25
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist

Chula Vista, CA

  • Event type
    Photoshoot
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Trial makeup session
    Yes, I am interested
  • Details
    Would also like false eyelashes applied?
  • $65
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist on June 30th @ 10am

Chula Vista, CA

  • Event type
    Other (Quinceanera )
  • Trial makeup session
    No, I am not interested
  • Details
    I need both hair and make- up
  • $108.75
    Average price
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