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San Rafael Salon Services

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Top Pro
from 72 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily S.
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I worked with StyleBee for hair and makeup services for myself and my bridal party and was beyond satisfied! Stylists were professional, friendly, accommodating, and overall contributed to a positive wedding day experience! I received many compliments, especially on my hair. And the ease of the stylists coming to us, rather than going as a group to a salon, cannot be overstated.

Stephanie Cencibaugh
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Laura H.
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Stephanie has been doing my hair for the last few years. I enjoy a change regularly. Stephanie always listens to my wants as well as taking in to account my needs! From highlights to pm shines, curly to straight, and long to short she wows me everytime. I can't express enough how happy I have been with the services I receive. She also takes in to account what will work with my skin color, hair texture, and life style. I highly recommend her for salon services! Laura

Beauty by Nature Salon
from 3 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Noor Z.
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I didn't know how I wanted makeup or hair but she was patient and did a great job. She was able to cover my acne and make me feel beautiful because i'm self conscious about it. She was easy to talk to and made me feel relaxed.

17 Jewels salon
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Kieu has fab customer service, and totally took care of me as I was having a touch-up color service. She is incredibly personal, and professional too. I can say that I will definitely reschedule my next color with her!

JCPenney's Salon
from 1 review
    Michael P.
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    She did a great job on my girl friends color and also on my hair cut. Thanks for being so friendly.


    I work in a full-service hair salon where I am a professional hairstylist. I have been a professional for four years and have been working at the beautiful Dollhouse Salon for one year! I specialize in haircuts, hair color, natural/wet/thermal styling and dreads/locks.


    We are a full-service Aveda salon and spa. We offer the best service for a special event, both in the salon or to you. with the best natural products.


    Lauthr Salon & Spa is a full-service salon in downtown Petaluma. We specialize in haircuts, highlights, color, waxing, facials, airbrush spray tanning, and hair extensions. We also offer in-salon or on-location hair and makeup services for weddings. Lauthr has won the Best of Citysearch for Brazilian waxing and Best of the Bay for bridal updos. We also offer Bumble and bumble, Sebastian, Yonka Skin Care, True and NYX makeup.

    • 4 years in business

    I am flexible and well rounded In Salon and On Site. I can easily manage an individual to large group with assistants. I keep on trend with my industry and maintain my education to ensure that my techniques are current.

    • 18 years in business

    I listen to their concerns n implement what they want


    I am a creative hair artist, passionate about color, cut and styling. I want to give you your perfect hair! My style ranges from natural and relaxed to creative and dramatic. I take pride in amazing customer service, along with giving amazing hair results. I'm offering tea, water or coffee along with the latest magazines to relax to, and to top it off, a proper head massage and amazing hair products.

    • 19 years in business

    I provide precision haircutting, styling, coloring, and barbering for all hair types.

    • 18 years in business

    Specializing in natural hair and hair coloring, I believe in healthy hair. My goal is helping to discover the beauty within.


    I have been a professional hairstylist and makeup artist for 14 years. My passion for the beauty industry is undeniable. My talents are a blessing that I love to perform, and I'm so grateful for all my clients. I've had countless training courses all over the country and continue to stay educated on all the trends and techniques. My goal is to have clients feel like a superstar when they walk out of the salon and as they are replicating the look I've taught them in their home. I strive to educate and be honest with every client.


    We have a hip and charming boutique-style salon that caters to women of all ages, as well as men and children. Healthy, beautiful hair that is tailored and appropriate for each individual client is the main focus at Hairology.


    La Nana is a hair salon and day spa offering hair care, skin care, body massages, and hair removal services. Gift certificates are available to purchase online or in the store. We care about the satisfactory of our customers, and choose every practitioner in our team carefully!


    Services offered include haircuts, style (color by request only), complete bridal hair and makeup, facial waxing, and eyebrow shaping, all by a licensed cosmetologist and multiple times certified makeup artist (currently with MAC).

    • 5 years in business

    I have always been a free spirit that enjoys creating new and original works of art. Faces have always been like my canvas.


    We are your one-stop beauty shop. Our services range between hair color, haircuts, updos/styling,make-up and spray tanning, eyelash extensions, hair extensions, teeth whitening & much more!


    Looking for a change? Looking for the best? John Cameron Salon would love to offer you an experience like no other salon. The space is very intimate, giving you a one-on-one salon experience. John Cameron Salon offers all hair services, including: precision haircutting, beautiful haircolor, fabulous blow-outs, Keratin smoothing treatments, and feather extensions. John Cameron Salon is also an exclusive retailer of Kevin Murphy haircare products!


    My work stands out from others because of my eye and natural ability to sculpt the hair and by using faces as canvases for weddings or events.

    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.

    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.
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