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San Mateo Freelance Makeup Artists

Browse these freelance makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Mateo.

  • 10 years in business
  • 384 hires on Thumbtack
Janet S.
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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 Hill & Crew
4.8
from 75 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly T.
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Rose was fantastic but the other makeup artist she brought along was bad.

ChantelleStudio
5.0
from 70 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
Heather H.
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Chantelle was the makeup artist for my wedding November 22, 2015. She was prompt, professional, warm, and most of all - made me look better than I ever have before. Her techniques are unbelievable! From contouring, to the individual lashes, my wedding day makeup looked AMAZING! Somehow she made me look like myself, but more glamorous. I would highly recommend her for special occasions, or for any time you want your makeup professionally done by a consummate professional.

Beauty By Teresa Song
5.0
from 70 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
Mayra S.
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I have to say it was my first time looking for a makeup artist on the internet and I was worried I would be disappointed . To my surprise and pleasure, Teresa was a blessing . I hired her for a Quincenera I was attending and she was so professional and caring . I felt like a friend who really cared about how i looked and felt was helping eat ready . I am a stay at home mom and I wanted to feel amazing that day and she did just that. her work is not only perfection but she really cares about how you want to look and feel . a great artist . Thanks again and I am looking forward to our next event . ..

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Uwasartistry
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
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Rajpreet C.
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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!

  • 11 years in business
  • 488 hires on Thumbtack
Tasha L.
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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!

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Vinnia Tjhin Makeup Artist
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
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Michela O.
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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!

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Liv London Beauty
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
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Sabrina B.
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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...

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  • 10 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sheila G.
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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 .

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  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Alba A.
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She's extraordinarily talented and professional! I love her work!! She did my Hair and Makeup for a professional photoshoot and I absolutely loved it, the care and time she put into making me beautiful were a clear reflection of her fantastic skills which made me feel more confident than ever and resulted in the most fantastic experience I've ever had when getting dolled up by a true doll and professional makeup artist like her ! I totally recommend her if you're looking for an outstanding MUA!

  • 18 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Angelie H.
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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.

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Beauty by Jaime
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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Juliet S.
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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!

Olivia Garvin Makeup
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole P.
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As a former magazine beauty editor and now on-air beauty expert, I've worked with tons of makeup artists over the years. I met Liv when she did my makeup for my sister-in-law's Napa wedding, and since then, she's been one of my favorites. I loved how she made my skin look flawless and glowy without caking on the product. She chose beautiful neutral shadows that magically made my eyes appear bluer and bigger than ever. I highly recommend Liv. She'll make you look like the prettiest version of yourself.

  • 9 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Robin S.
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Adrianne is the best! She really is so sweet and really takes the time to understand what her client wants. When she did my makeup for my engagement shoot, we discussed thoroughly what I wanted and as she did my makeup, she would stop to ask if I wanted more or less. Her attention to detail and also to what I wanted was something that you cannot find in my makeup artists. I would definitely hire Adrianne again for any of my makeup needs! The final look was exactly what I wanted while still looking natural - Adrianne did exactly what I was hoping for! Thank you, girl - you're the best!

Makeup & Hair by Hazel Skye
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Henrietta R.
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Hazel is a professional makeup artist and superb hair stylist. Listens very well to what you want to achieve and talks you through each step she performs on you. I was very satisfied with my results and received many compliments. I definitely will use Hazel again.

Makeup by Jelise
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea Y.
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Jelise was awesome she rolled with the punches when we asked her to do an extra person on the day of the wedding. She also rolled with the punch when we changed the way we wanted our make up done last minute. She is a great makeup artist!

Glam Up
4.6
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Jen F.
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Kayla did my hair and makeup for my wedding AS WELL as my daughters hair and makeup for prom. She was everything we wanted and more; punctual, professional, down to earth, and talented. She was such a joy to be around but also provided excellent services to both is us. I couldnt Have been happier with the looks she did in my wedding photos. Thank you again kayla! I recommend To anyone!

Makeup by Alexaly
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer T.
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An Amazing Makeup artist. I would definitely recommend her for important events. Loved her

Dolled Up Services
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Marcell G.
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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.

Artistry by Tiana Marie
4.7
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica D.
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Tiana is amazing. I needed someone to come last minute and do my makeup for a wedding i was attending and she was more than willing to come and meet me as soon as possible! Not only was she friendly and professional, she was such a great makeup artist. She listened to everything i wanted but still added a little flare that made me look like i was absolutely glowing. I will for sure be throwing her name out there for anyone that needs their makeup done.

Carina
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lupe C.
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Loved Carina and her skills, I got exactly what I wanted a beautiful old Hollywood vintage style ! She is a local San Francisco makeup artist that has worked with many celebrities. So happy we chose her for our event. She was super attentive! Definitely recommend her!

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