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Plush Artistry California
4.7
from 102 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 222 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie D.
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I hired Jacynda and her team for my wedding. One month before my wedding my previous hair and makeup artist fell through. I was able to book the date just a month in advance! She was also able to do a last minute hair and make up trial for me the day of my bridal shower. This was a great first impression. She was punctual and very professional. I don't know much about make up, so she made some great suggestion. I also showed them a couple of pictures of what I liked for hair and make up and they easily worked with it. The day of my wedding they arrived early which was great. They worked through my bridal party quickly, but made sure that the girls got the look they wanted. It was a hectic day and they were both very calm and light hearted. They really made us look very beautiful. I would definitely recommend Plush Artistry! Thank you so, so much!

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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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Julie Koeth Makeup & More
4.9
from 85 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sicely J.
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Amazingly talented and professional! What else could in want in a makeup artist? She was on time and worked me to find the perfect look for my event. I can't wait to work with Julie again!

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Bulajic Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hiral S.
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I would say Jacqueline is Excellent if you need a makeup artist for your event. I was looking for someone to come to my house to dress me up for my baby shower. Jacqueline was on time but I was running so late. She patiently waited for almost an hour and a half while I was going through my traditional ceremony. After all that waiting she still worked on my makeup and hair with a smile. I'm so glad I had her come over to do my hair and makeup. Thank you so much.

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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
Sofi W.
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I would highly recommend Lily for makeup! She did my prom makeup and I loved it. She aked questions about what I would like often. She also did my hair and I loved how it turned out. I showed her a picture of what I wanted and the hairstyle didn't quite follow the picture but it still looked great! She was even willing to redo it when I asked her to change a little something. Lily was kind and helpful!

Natalie B. Makeup & Hair
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Lillie B.
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Natalie was wonderful and really made me look and feel beautiful on my wedding day! Her prices are the best and she was professional, and personable as well as greatly skilled with makeup and hair. She also helped me out of a bind when my original makeup artist became ill and cancelled. She books up very quickly, so I am glad I got to work with her. Thanks, Natalie!

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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
Darcie L.
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I tried finding a makeup and hair artist last minute and Liz rose to the occasion! She was timely, friendly, and professional! My hair and makeup were exactly what I wanted and they stayed perfect the whole day. Definitely would hire her again!

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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!!!!

Party Karacters
4.7
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Tina C.
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Thank you so much to Party Karacters and Clown Ciara for making my daughter's birthday extra special. Ciara the clown was so pleasant and thoughtful. Her big smile the best part of her wonderful costume. The kids and parents all loved her!!!

Bridal Beauty by Phoebe
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Fionna M.
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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!

Makeup by Jules
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel S.
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Julia was amazing. She was friendly yet professional from the get go. She even gave me a referral for a makeup artist that she works with. Even though she lives closer to San Diego, she had no problems driving up to Anaheim area to do both my trial run as well as on the big day of my wedding. That means she had to leave 5:30 am to get to me and have me ready on time for pictures! Julia was even a little early to where the hotel we were staying didn't even have the room properly prepared. She brought an assistant with her and together they did 4 bridesmaids, my aunt, mom, and mother-in-law, my flower girl, and of course me! She did such a great job and even posed for my photographers for my getting ready photos. Before she left she even left me a tiny lipstick I could use for touch ups. Everything went as planned. I am so grateful I hired her! Even after my husband smashed cake on my face and wiped my face with a napkin, I freaked out cause I thought he wiped off all my makeup and almost pulled off an eyelash, but my makeup looked like I had just had it applied! Weird but awesome!

  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Stellan K.
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Learon costume designed our short film, STRING! She not only has a knack for fulfilling the vision of the project, but elevates the costumes by bringing her unique artistic sensibility and style. She's a joy to collaborate with and a huge talent. I look forward to working with her again.

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!

Jamie Cornejo Makeup
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jasmine W.
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Tomoko Makeup Designs was perfection. Jamie was not just on time, but early. She gave me the exact look I requested and she was FAST too. Every girl needs a Jamie in their glam squad. She is professional and sweet, such a great person. Thank you Jamie!

Makeup Artistry By Cyn
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Katie J.
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I hired Cynthia to do my makeup because she is so talented! She has the makeup experience that ranges from subtle to dramatic, fun to romantic; and she was so accommodating! I loved my consultation look and feel even more in love with her work on my wedding day. She exceeded my expectations!! I showed Cynthia a photo of the look I wanted and she customized it to highlight my best features. She has great intuition when making artistic decisions and teaches while she applies. It was important for Cynthia to make sure that I didn’t feel over done. My makeup lasted all day!

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

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Natalie W.
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Brooke is such a knowledgeable, professional and creative makeup artist. I have been working with her for two years in my beauty and boudoir photography studio. I can always count on Brooke to be punctual and to create the look I am after every single time. Client experience is extremely important in my studio and I can always rely on Brooke to pamper and listen to my clients. I couldn’t recommend her more highly.

  • 24 years in business
  • 6 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!

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