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Plush Artistry LLC California
4.7
from 105 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
Christy R.
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Amazing!! Very professional, knowledgeable, time efficient, and true artists in their trade! I highly recommend Plush to anyone looking for an on-site make-up artist or hair stylist. With their on-site services they helped take the stress out of extra travel in a city I'm not familiar with for my destination elopement. I felt like a VIP on my special day with them showing up with all of the equipment needed, from the chair to bobby pins, to turn my hotel room into a VIP dressing room! Communication with them for planning was professional and up to date using text and email. My experience with Plush was outstanding!

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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
Hanaa J.
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Lily your an amazing hair stylist! I am always in love with your work!

Bibbidy Bobbidy Beauty
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Itzu L.
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I hired Vanessa to help me and my bridesmaids on my wedding day and she is just amazing. I didn't even have to show her pictures and the hair styles she made were just perfect. I will definitely keep her contact and recommend to anyone looking for free lance hair stylist for their big day. All my girls love their hair and i got many compliments on my hair from my wedding. Thank you Vanessa, you saved my big day!

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HairSpray Studio
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charleene C.
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Sara dyed my hair ómbre style a few years ago. I got compliments on my hair up until I had the last few inches of light hair trimmed off. When you ask for a trim, she actually understands the concept. Rest assured the length of your hair will never be compromised. I trust Sara's taste and talent so much, she has been commissioned for my hair and make up on my upcoming wedding.

Natalie B. Makeup & Hair
4.6
from 47 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Janelle M.
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She was an absolute joy to have. Natalie is so talented and well versed in her craft, she loves what she does. She did makeup for a few of us for my cousin's wedding and everyone loved how it turned out. Natalie is professional, easy to work with, and follows direction well because she understands your needs. I know who to call for makeup and hair!!! Thanks so much!!!

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Sparkle by Steph
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrea C.
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I can't say enough good things about Steph!! I hired her to do our hair and makeup for my wedding. We don't live in California so we didn't get to do a practice run but it didn't matter, I was thrilled with the results! I interacted with several hair and makeup professionals but from the start, Steph was the most professional and most on-top of everything. Everyone was so happy with their hair and makeup, and it lasted all night. She was able to take our ideas, offer some advice and get us the look we wanted. Hire her! She will make you feel beautiful and special!

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Bride's by Liz
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 52 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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Bridal Beauty by Phoebe
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patty A.
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Phoebe provided excellent service to my mother in law and myself. She did our hair and makeup for a wedding we were attending in Carlsbad. She was kind enough to come to the hotel we were staying at, at a reasonable fee. She addressed some makeup allergy concerns that I had and made sure to avoid them at all cost. Because of her gorgeous work, everyone at the wedding complimented us on how gorgeous we were. Thank you Phoebe!! We definitely know who we are calling when we having weddings to attend to in SoCal.

RavelMeByV
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
LINDA N.
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It was an important day and I woke up a hot mess . I really needed a miracle or help ! Thank goodness V came to the rescue. I was never really good at styling my hair so I needed all the help I could get. I want an up-do with some waves but the up-do to be a little tossled to give me some volume because I have very fine and thin hairs. V exceeded my expectations and always made sure that I was enjoying myself as she styled my hair. She was very professional but still very laid-back and made sure I loved my look before I left. Needless to say, no one recognized me at the event because my hair was on point ! Thanks V I will be coming back when I have a hair emergency or some event I need to look fabulous for .

  • 24 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Casey C.
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I was super happy how the makeup and hair turned out on my wedding day! She tailored it to fit our comfort level since I like a simpler makeup style. Months leading up to the wedding day she would ask for possible hair styles my bridesmaids would like and gave examples of what she could do. Her organization and attention to detail was a relief among all the wedding planning stress. Kim and crew were very professional and easy to talk to when asking for slight changes on either hair or makeup on the day of. My MIL didn't want heat applied to her hair but she wanted a curly do, and Kim and crew were able to complete a beautiful look with the given limitations of no curling iron. It turned out beautiful and made my MIL excited with her finished look. With Kim's great personality and sense of humor, my bridesmaids and I were at ease on the big day while had a blast getting ready. Kim will definitely be my go-to make up artist and hair stylist for future photo shoots! Thank you for the beautiful makeup and hair style for my big day!!

Brooks Hair Therapy
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny C.
Verified review

Needed to get my hair washed blow dried and trimmed, called EVERYWHERE, everybody was booked out. I called Brooks hair therapy and Keyta was able to fit me right in. She didn't rush, she took her time and knew exactly what I wanted. She educated me on hair treatment and what I should be doing to maintain healthy hair growth. I loved my experience and will defenitley be back. If you want a stylist that treats you like family and makes your hair #1 priority then this is the place to go. Thanks again!

Beauty by Allison
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Caroline M.
    Verified review

    I was tired of my color and cut and was having one of those days. Girls, you know EXACTLY what I mean! My colorist had moved out of the area (tragedy, right?) and I called Salon One on the off chance they might be able to fit me in that afternoon. Boy was that my lucky day! I was fortunate enough to be scheduled with Allison. She listened to what I wanted, made me feel very comfortable, and then gave me a few suggestions for some changes that would work with my skin tone, hair texture, and facial shape. A few hours later, I was a whole, new woman (and looked so much younger). That was about a year ago. I get so many compliments on my hair; the cut, the color, how soft it is.....THANK YOU ALLISON! I will never go to another stylist again if I can help it! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my hairstylist (and my hair now)!

    Vixen Beauty Lounge
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Alicia G.
    Verified review

    Amazing! I am so pleased I found Ashley at Vixen! My hair looks amazing!

    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!

    saraibighair
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Sandra S.
    Verified review

    I love her work she does the really good hair and I've been very happy to be her customer

    Maddie K.
    Verified review

    Amazing! Doesn’t push anything on you, gentle, and the results look fantastic! 10/10 WOULD recommend!

    Brittney Morgan
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Anne S.
      Verified review

      I have had two great experiences with Brittney. The first was a wash, blow dry and style. I have very curly, thick, long hair- I was so impressed that she was able to get all of those little curly hairs around my face and right at my root! Not only that, but my hair didn't frizz out or loose the beautiful bouncy style for a couple days. I was definitely impressed! I also had her to a "romantic" low side bun updo. It was beautiful, I received a ton of compliments and best yet, it held up all day and night.

      • 9 years in business
      About

      I only use clean and high end cosmetics purchased from sephora.

      About

      I provide gorgeous hair for a great price. I am dedicated professional hairstylist who does everything. I have been in the business fifteen years; i'm young and fresh, and love what I do, and I keep up on all the latest trends and products. Specializing in long hair, I do Brazilian blowouts, keratin treatments colors and cuts. I enjoy coming to work and meeting new people. I will always listen to what my client wants, and what their needs are.

      About

      My name is Amanda Walker, and I am a licensed cosmetologist, and esthetician in Chino with over 11 years of experience in the beauty industry. My services include color, cuts for men, women and children, styles and blowouts, Brazilian blowouts, extensions, hair treatments, scalp treatments, and ear piercing. I work Tuesdays through Saturdays, and make my own hours, so I can be flexible. I also set my own prices and willing to work with my clients who are on a budget. I also offer a referral program and great deals. For first-time customers, I will give you $5 off any cut and style and $10 off any color service. The salon is newly remodeled and under brand new ownership. Check out our website on Facebook.

      • 12 years in business
      About

      I customize Wedding hair packages to work with my brides budget. I've been licensed and doing weddings for 25 years. I've Never cancelled on a bride or not shown up to do a service/wedding. I really enjoy my career and sharing in the great times of my clients lives.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is a mobile hairdresser?

      A mobile hairdresser is a cosmetologist trained to cut, color and style hair who can provide hairdressing services at remote locations. Often, mobile hairdressers are hired for events such as weddings, bachelorette parties, prom night, birthdays and other occasions. The hairstylist can come to your location to do your hair, or provide hairstyling for your group.

      For events, mobile hairstylists more often provide updos and formal styles than highlights or hair color. Mobile hairdressers bring all the necessary hairstyling tools and products such as lotions and sprays to create your look. The national average cost for a hairstylist is $70-$110. Pricing for different services can vary greatly depending on stylist reputation, training and regional rates. For example, haircuts could range between $35 and $150, while hair coloring services could range in price from $65 to $200. Some mobile hairstylists may include the cost of travel in their fees, while other may have it as an added charge, such as 50 cents to $1 for each mile beyond their standard service range.

      What is a hair extension?

      A hair extension is a beauty product designed to give you the appearance of longer and/or fuller hair. Hair extensions are made of synthetic material or real human hair and are attached to your natural hair by a variety of techniques such as a weave (sewing), hot fusion, tape-in, cold fusion, bonding, metal clips, micro ring or micro loops, and more. The type of technique you select as well as the quality and volume of the hair you choose all affect cost. Hair extensions can last anywhere from three weeks to six months, depending on the application technique. For example, tape-in extensions may last approximately four weeks, while extensions applied using a hot fusion technique may stay in for up to six months. The hot fusion technique takes longer, costs more, and requires more training on the part of the hair stylist, but the result is more natural-looking extensions that can be washed and heat-styled with confidence.

      What is a seamless extension?

      A seamless hair extension is a type of clip-on hair extension. The extension hair is called the weft. Near the top of the weft, a metal clip mounted to the weft on a silicone base is used to attach the extension to your natural hair. In a traditional clip-on extension, the base that attaches the metal clip to the weft is fabric.

      People may prefer seamless extensions due to their lower profile; the silicone can be up to 50 percent thinner than the fabric, making the extension appear more natural — and, therefore, seamless. Seamless extensions usually can be washed (although you shouldn’t keep them submerged for more than 20 seconds) and heat-styled on lower heat settings. You can gently brush seamless hair extensions as well as have them dyed a darker color by a trained professional.

      How much should you tip a hairstylist?

      A hairstylist can provide you with a cut, color or highlights, or style your hair for an event. The national average cost for a hairstylist is $70-$110, but prices can vary greatly depending on the service you receive, where you live, and the salon’s or hairdresser’s reputation. A good rule of thumb is to tip your hairstylist 20 percent of your total bill. In smaller towns, 15 percent may be the norm, but in larger cities 20 percent is generally the baseline. If you frequent a salon where the shampooer, colorist, and hair cutter are all different people, you can divide that 20 percent among those service providers in proportion to the skill level and time required to do their job. Many hairstylists rent a chair from the salon and must pay a monthly rent to the salon owner.

      How much do hair extensions cost?

      Hair extensions are synthetic or real human hair integrations that add volume and length to your hair. Hairstylists are trained in different techniques to attach extensions to your hair. The cost of extensions can vary greatly depending on the technique used to apply the hair, as well as the type of hair you select. Synthetic hair is typically the least expensive, human hair is next on the pricing scale, remy hair is next, and what is called “virgin” human hair is generally the most sought-after and most expensive. Remy hair signifies that all the cuticles are intact and running in the same direction, making for smoother hair extensions in the long term. Hair is deemed virgin when all the hair is from one donor and has never undergone any chemical processing. Hair prices will vary from company to company; here are some examples of hair from online retailers.

      • Virgin strands (25 strands weighing approximately 1 gram each) for hot fusion application: $44 per bundle.
      • Virgin hair weave (approximately 4 ounces per package): $149 each.

      Here are some sample application costs from hairstylists.

      • Full sew-in: $175-$200 or more.
      • Partial sew-in: $125 or more.
      • Micro-link weft extensions: $300 or more.
      • Full-bonded extensions: $75 or more.
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