Best Makeup Artists in Santa Barbara, CA 2016

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Best of 2016

Browse these makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Santa Barbara, CA.

  1. #1 Tru Beauty

    (6 reviews)

    Rachel M.

    I simply cannot put into words how incredible the experience was I enjoyed with Patricia. I'm a drag queen and needed amazing makeup for an upcoming photo shoot. Today I went to Patricia's salon in Santa Barbara for a trial and she exceeded my expectations beyond my wildest dreams! She's an incredibly talented MUA, not to mention an amazingly nice, funny, understanding person.

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  2. #2 Elizabeth Moreno Makeup

    (3 reviews)

    marta r.

    make up was excelent, good complement proper for the ocassion. There were on time very professional job.Well done!

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  3. #3 Alyssa Shanae Makeup

    (1 reviews)

    Denalle C.

    Alyssa did an amazing job of working with someone like myself, that does not like to wear makeup and doesn't know much about makeup in general. She also extended her help to others in the bridal party while there providing my service. I received countless compliments that day. Thanks again, Alyssa.

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  4. #4 Santa Barbara Hair & Makeup

    (16 reviews)

    Amber T.

    Prompt, and did a beautiful job.

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  5. #5 BB Glamour

    (4 reviews)

    Jennifer B.

    Brittany was awesome! She woke up very early to meet me and to get me ready for my wedding ceremony. She was professional and detailed. The only reason why I didn't give her a five is because I didn't communicate with her that I prefer black eyeliner on the top and bottom eyelids. Of course, that's just my personal taste. Other than that, she made me look beautiful!

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Thumbtack Spotlight

P3 @ Mira Bella Salon & Spa

What do you love about your job?

I love that I get to meet new and interesting people everyday and that I am able to transform their lives in around 45 minutes. My favorite part of the job is when a client smiles at their reflection and says "perfect".

It’s great to work with a team of stylists with varying degrees of experience and learn from each other at the end of the day. Our work gives us so much flexibility, I am able to arrange my schedule to best suit my clients and my family.

What or who inspired you to start your own business?

Previously, I was a mainframe database analyst at a major bank and I was no longer loving my job. My husband said "I get it, you're miserable, what do you want to do the rest of your life?" I slept on it and on the third night I realized that my passion was hair. I have been cutting and coloring my friends’ and family's hair for 20 years!

I researched what I would need to work on to do it professionally and took the plunge. I was the oldest student at my cosmetology school, even older than the instructors, but it was the best experience! I signed the lease on my own salon shortly before graduating and P3 Hair Design was born. Recently, I moved to Santa Barbara, California where I now lease a space inside Mira Bella Salon and Spa.

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Best of 2015

Browse these makeup artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Santa Barbara, CA.

  1. #1 Santa Barbara Hair & Makeup

    (16 reviews)

    Katherine W.

    Emily and her team did my hair and makeup for my wedding as well as my bridesmaids, mothers and the groom! She was fantastic, I was so happy with both my hair and makeup and felt beautiful! I had almost no sleep the night before the wedding but with her expert makeup skills you couldn't tell. For my hair, she listened carefully to what I wanted, took inspiration from pictures I showed and took into account any feedback I had along the way. The end result was so beautiful and perfect for my beach wedding. She's a lovely person and fun to chat to in the hours spent in the trial and in the prep for the wedding. Her lovely assistants were highly skilled and also very nice. I thoroughly recommend using Emily and her team, she is amazing at what she does and will work hard to get you looking perfect.

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  2. #2 BB Glamour

    (4 reviews)

    Jennifer B.

    Brittany was awesome! She woke up very early to meet me and to get me ready for my wedding ceremony. She was professional and detailed. The only reason why I didn't give her a five is because I didn't communicate with her that I prefer black eyeliner on the top and bottom eyelids. Of course, that's just my personal taste. Other than that, she made me look beautiful!

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“Need a Makeup Artist”

Los Angeles, CA

Event type
Wedding
Number of people needing makeup
6 or more
Trial makeup session
Yes, I am interested
Details
need to get make up and hair done for bride and 2 bridesmaids brides mom and sister
$529
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Los Angeles, CA

Event type
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Number of people needing makeup
6 or more
Trial makeup session
No, I am not interested
Details
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$283
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