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San Juan Capistrano Makeup Artists

Browse these makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Juan Capistrano.

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Julie Koeth Makeup & More
4.9
from 99 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jameiah S.
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Julie was way more than I could've asked for in a wedding makeup artist. All of my bridesmaids looked amazing as she made sure to put in 110% for each of them. Punctuality is a must on a special day and she took all of that into account. This won't be the last time I use her services or refer clients in need. Thank you Julie you were nothing short of AMAZING!!!!!!!!

True Virtue
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
Nathan J.
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Rebecca is an absolute professional. She went above and beyond to help staff 5 Makeup Artists in both LA and Las Vegas. She and her team needed very little hand-holding, and produced high quality makeup at an affordable rate.

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Hair And Makeup By Lily
4.9
from 65 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dawn M.
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Lily gave the bride the exact look she wanted and she's fun to work with. The makeup was glamorous and stayed fresh all day and evening. Very, very pleased!

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Makeup by Shab
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Azi A.
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Shabnam did my makeup as a guest of a formal wedding. She's one of the most professional Makeup Artists that I have met. She asked me what type of makeup I wanted and she did exactly what I expected. She made me look sooo beautiful that I didn't want to put the mirror down. I received so many compliments about my makeup at the wedding, and people wanted to know who had done my makeup. I recommend Shabnam to anyone who is looking for a fantastic Makeup Artist. Azi Ashtiani

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Makeup by RUBA
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vaso G.
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Fantastic makeup artist!

Natalie B. Makeup & Hair
4.6
from 47 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Kass P.
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Natalie was outstanding awesome makeup artist. She made me look so beautiful. My husband & guests didn't even recognize me until I smiled & saw how beautiful everything turned out.

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 26 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Devone F.
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It was fast and easy. Very helpful because I live in CT and need a makeup artist in Cali.

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Beauty by Miss O
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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Su h a talented makeup artist!! My niece had a photo shoot and wanted a certain look. We sent MissO the look and she nailed it! The photographer complimented her makeup throughout the shoot. It never ran or has to be rouched up. We were extremely pleased.

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Patty's mobile hair styling
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jolene M.
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Excellent communicator. Responded to texts quickly. She arrived on time despite meeting at 5:30 AM. Completed 3 hairstyles and makeup in timely fashion. Friendly yet professional.

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Paru MUA
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

Beauty by JenDenis
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Chrissy G.
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Jen is a very skilled makeup artist. I've used her several times and I would definitely recommend. What I liked most about Jen is her ability to enhance the natural beauty by applying her artsitic skills in makeup to suite your event. She is up to date with makeup trends. She is passionate about the art of makeup and has her own unique classy elegant touch to it. She is definately my ‘go to’ person when it comes to makeup and she has a great personality over all!

Iteachumakeup
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Sher T.
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Maria is a great makeup artist. She will enchance your beauty and I love how she did my make up. My friends couldn't notice me when they saw my transformation. She is awesome and talented!! Feel like a model/celebrity. Thanks Maria!!

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Makeup Artistry By Cyn
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Che F.
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Great makeup artist.

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Raina G makeup artistry
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 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!

  • 24 years in business
  • 7 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!

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GLAMARAZZI BRIDES
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arlette K.
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I have used Glamarazzi Brides a few times all with different looks and I always walk out feeling beautiful and with more knowledge of skin care, how to apply makeup and what works best for my face shape and eye shape. I always receive the best compliments and my makeup lasts all day.

Neetu Sobti
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aashvi P.
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I loved the experience that she made me feel special. I loved the way she did my Makeup and I would recommend her.

Lip Glam Artistry, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Emily H.
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Nancy and her team were amazing! Highly recommend for your wedding to use Nancy. The girls and me looked great and we had so many compliments on our hair and makeup. They were early and organized and made our day very special!

GlambyVeronica
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica L.
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I usually dont write reviews but Veronica literally saved my hair! about two years ago I asked my hairstylist (i wont put his name on blast) to lighten my hair. All i wanted was choolate brown ( i was a dark brown already). He said he had to beach it and then dye it...i was ok with it...he ended up burning my head! I got blisters all over ( i still have neck scars from the blisters, they're sooooo ugly). It was like movie....when he washed my hair (after i was almost crying because of the burning) my haor started to fall out!!!!! I was left with verrrry thin,brittle, and crisppy hair. I was so embarssed. I was left with no choice but to find aaother hair stylist. I was referred to Veronica by a friend. As you can imagine i was skeptical and hesitant about letting someone touch my hair. But i reached out to her anyway and im glad i did. She condotioned my hair and nursed it back to health and didnt charge me an arm and a leg to do it! She got the ugly color out of it and taught me how to style it without having to use any straightners or curling irons. My hair is thick and healthy now. She is really sweet, patient, and afforable (and she even makes house visits 🙌). Now i use her for everything! Her and her team are doing the hair and make up (i love he way she does my makeup... she makes me look like a persian goddess and im mexican lol) my wedding and i couldnt be happier! I hate to share her (my secret beauty weapon) with everyone. But i know how terrible it feels not to feel like yourself because someone burnt your hair, cut too much, or charged too much. If your looking for a miracle at a descent price, call her! Thank you for all you've done for my haor Veronica. I hope this review was helpful guys.

Brushworks Beauty
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jiselle H.
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Brittany has done my hair and makeup on several occasions as it has always been absolutely pristine. She is talented, fun, and most importantly listens to you and what YOU want. She walks you through the steps and makes you feel completely at ease. I am not someone who lets just anyone do my hair and makeup so trust me when I tell you that Brittany is spectacular!! I am even having her doing my hair and makeup for the most important occasion of all - my Wedding! I wouldn't trust anyone else with making me feel my best on my big day. Brittany is amazing and I feel so grateful to have her be my personal beautician!

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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Need Makeup Artist

San Juan Capistrano, CA

  • Number of makeup artists
    As recommended by professional
  • People needing makeup application
    Bride, Bridal party, Other (Mother of the bride)
  • Total people needing makeup application
    5
  • Makeup style
    Natural and clean, Glamorous and bold, Romantic and soft, Gentle glow, Smokey eyes, Bold lips, As recommended by professional
  • Additional makeup services
    Fake lash application: Yes, Airbrushing: No, Tattoo covering: No
  • Pre-wedding makeup trial
    Yes
  • Day- or night-of touch-ups
    As recommended by professional
  • Hair stylist
    Yes, I would like help in finding a hair stylist
  • Details
    Bride will be in LA, Orange County, Long beach, and surrounding areas prior to wedding. Trial does not have to take place in San Juan Capistrano
  • $429
    Average price

Need makeup artist

San Juan Capistrano, CA

  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Details
    I will be having a rustic country wedding. I would like my hair to be down with possibly some braids and curls to make it look country styled. Make up would like it to be natural to highlight my eyes which are my favorite feature of my face. Might need the artist for my wedding party if they would want it.
  • $158
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist for a Special Occasion on August 10, 2013

San Diego, CA

  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • $66.67
    Average price
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