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My friend was having Mayra do her makeup for a business video, and I tagged along, and got my makeup done too (since it was my birthday). What a treat! Mayra made me look great--like myself but way better. She was (as others have said) super relaxed and personable. But she's also incredibly knowledgeable about makeup--about which products are best for your skin, about how to make you look like you're glowing from within (isn't that what we all want) and how to use makeup for different purposes (stage, film, a social event, business). Too many makeup artists are one trick ponies, who only do the kind of makeup they themselves wear--not Mayra. She really listens to her clients and helps them achieve their goals. From now on I plan to book Mayra for all of my speaking events and social events. I'm hoping she will still have time for me, since she's so in demand!
Rose was fantastic but the other makeup artist she brought along was bad.
Anne was fantastic. I've worked with almost a dozen makeup artists and she was most definitely the best. I showed her a picture of how I'd like my makeup and she did a phenomenal job so quickly. The makeup lasted all throughout the day and night and I received so many compliments. I will certainly be requesting her service again. If I could choose one word to describe her work- FLAWLESS!
Seriously Cassandra is one of the most experienced and best makeup artists I've ever worked with!!! I cannot say enough great things! I've worked with her a few times. She can do any look you want!
Vinnia was prompt, well organized and the BEST makeup artist I have had on the road! She even did a fantastic job getting my hair in great photo ready order!
Rave ! Liv London is a gem. Loved her so much that I used her 2 days in a row and I had no intention before of doing a second session....Shes an intuitive & talented makeup artist, perfectionist in the best sense of the word, generous and timely. The value add is she's so much FUN !! LA / NYC Talent in Silicon Valley...
Susan is an outstanding Makeup artists , she listens to you and then does her magic . She is so passionate and constantly going to classes and learning new tricks . She is my go to makeup artists .
I hired Cynthia to do hair and makeup for my wedding party (bridesmaids and flower girls) last Sept. 16th 2017. Cynthia is an excellent makeup artist. She was on time, stuck to her schedule and did wonderful job with my girls. Me (bride) and my girls and the flower girls are absolutely look stunning when she finishes up the makeup and hair. I never been so beautiful before until the day of my wedding, she definitely transformed my beauty into the highest level! I received a lot of compliments during and after my wedding. I personally recommend her to do your makeup and hair, she has a lot of experience and she knows what to do even if we didn't had to do a trial, I can tell based on what she did to me and my girls. Thank you Cynthia for making me look like cinderella on my wedding day!
Danielle is the best makeup artist ever! She does a wonderful job and is super flexible. She listens to see what kind of look you are going for and she nails it! I will only go to her for when I need my makeup done. It's very rare when not only is she fantastic at what she does but she makes the time that she's dolling you up a fun and enjoyable experience.
Can't say enough about Tonya! Trying to find a makeup artist for two Prom girls was not an easy task. Tonya made this whole process from scheduling to makeup session easy and pleasant. Her work was fantastic and overall the girls loved her work and will be calling Tonya back for future sessions.
The only problem you have when Audra does your makeup is you never want to wash your face again!!!! She is beyond a pleasure to work with. Very kind and professional but she also was very educational and didn't mind answering all my questions about products and how to's. And her kit is immaculate!!!!!! In a perfect world Audra would be the only person that ever did my makeup! She is by far the best makeup artist I have ever worked with!!!
Jaime did my makeup for prom and I could not have asked for a better makeup artist. She made me feel so comfortable and did a great job. I was so happy with the look that she gave me!
Farrah was amazing to work with, I hired her to provide hair styling on a photoshoot and Farrah was a joy to have around. As a makeup artist in the community, I can vouch that Farrah is trustworthy, cares about the clients needs and is extremely professional. The hair styling was beautiful, and the guest was blown away with Farrah's talent. Would work with her again.
I am in love with Jasmene's artwork! She is incredibly amazing when it comes to makeup! She is soo good! She's my to go to makeup artist whenever I need her! She's the best!
Marisela is amazing. She never makes you wait. Is always attentive to what you need. A professional who gives advice as why or why something won't work. She is a true artist.
My experience with Josanna was rate. She did an amazing job. She is friendly, punctual and creative makeup artist.
An Amazing Makeup artist. I would definitely recommend her for important events. Loved her
Oustanding service! From hiring to executing the day of my wedding. Julie was very attentive to my wants and needs during the planning stages, up to the day of my wedding and even after. She's very loving, caring and professional! She brought a team of make-up artists and hair dressers to where my bridesmaids and I were getting ready, and they did an outstanding job. All of my girls loved and RAVED about their hair and makeup. I'm so thankful for Julie and her team, they really made the process a breeze, was affordable and I will definitely use her services in the future. I highly recommend her and her team
I was searching for a local makeup artist who uses natural beauty products, and could come to my home. Tessa fit the bill. She was both pleasant and professional. As a mature client, I was especially happy with her ability to make my under eye circles much less noticeable while not piling on a ton of makeup. I am learning how apply makeup, but think it it well worth the price to have an expert such as Tessa complete a look from time to time.
Rogenda’s got skills!! Whether it be for my birthday, a business event, a ladies’ night out, headshots or even for models that I photograph, she’s my go-to make-up artist! Her talent and creativity speaks for itself, but she is also patient, an efficient worker (when pressed on time), personable, great at communicating/teaching (for someone like me who doesn’t have much knowledge of makeup application), flexible, and most of all: passionate about her craft. She achieves my desired look every time and I can’t thank her enough for always glamming me up! For all of the aforementioned, I’d recommend her in a heartbeat. You won’t be disappointed!
I came to thumbtack looking for a great makeup artist to do my makeup for a holiday party I was attending. Amanda reached out to me here on thumbtack with a quote. After looking at her photos and seeing how responsive she was, I decided to go with her as my makeup artist. He communication style is very clear with no hidden costs; she is upfront with pricing and is very competitive for the quality she offers. She arrived at my house at the appointed time and set up all of her equipment. We talked a bit futher about the style/look I was going for and then got started! She was wonderful to talk to and made the process easy and very comfortable. The look came out beautifully, bold/smoky eyes with a subtle cheek and lip. Applying smoky eyes or any eye makeup to asian monolids can be challenging, but Amanda had no problems and made me look glamorous. I highly recommend her if you are looking for quality of work, responsiveness and an all round wonderful person to do your makeup. Next time I need my makeup done, I know exactly who to reach out to.