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Santa Maria Makeup Artists

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Jessica Hernandez Venegas
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Maria A.
Verified review

She really is the best, I have worked on TV and modeling for years have had many makeup artists and from the bottom of my heart she is the best I've ever had not only makeup but very talented with hair also. She knows how to do natural, smokey, high fashion you name it she does it.

  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Huong L.
Verified review

Selina is a wonderful hair stylist. I've been going to her for over 10 years and have been happy each time. Sometimes I'm specific about what I want, and she nails it. Other times, I ask her to do what she thinks looks good, and she always has great ideas. I love that she keeps current and can do pretty much any style, from conservative (that's me!) to edgy. I have an abundance of hair with varying coarseness that's generally difficult to work with, but Selina knows just what to do. She also did hair (half up do/half down) and makeup for my wedding. She kept it natural but still achieved that wow factor. She listened to what I wanted, did a test run, and made adjustments accordingly. I don't usually wear makeup so I didn't have color suggestions of what usually works with my skin. Selina figured it out. I got so many compliments on my wedding day and on my pictures. Thank you, Selina!

Faces by Chyanne
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Celia C.
Verified review

Chyanne is a truly gifted makeup artist, her attention to detail is truly amazing and always makes me look and feel spectacular. She is extremely professional and very knowledgeable. I highly recommend her for all special events! She will make you shine like a diamond!

Elizabeth Moreno Makeup
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alejandra C.
Verified review

Elizabeth did my prom make up as well as other events. She was always very professional and accommodated to my schedule. She even helped me come up with an every day look that suited my beginner skills and taught me how to apply it myself. Overall, great experience I go to her for all my makeup needs and would recommend her to all my friends and family.

Sweet Smiles Artistry
5.0
from 1 review
  • 9 years in business
Sarah T.
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Amazing Vendor! Sweet Smiles Artistry sent a fabulous team of stylist to do hair & makeup for my wedding, and everything was execptional! I don't think I have ever looked so good in my life! I truley felt that they were a special part of my day! So much fun to hang out with! I'm so glad I made the decision to hire this On-Location Team instead of having to sit in a salon all day! I will recommend this vendor to everyone I know!

  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

I am personally commited to being your makeup artist for your special event needs as well as forever. I will be there when you need a family photo shoot or just a date night. I am so invested in my clients they treat me as family or the very least a bff. I love having women over to my home studio just to play with new colors and just have girl time.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alyssa C.
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This review is way way way overdue.... Our wedding was last April! First off, so sorry it took this long to review such an exemplary professional. Off we go - I was a bit nervous, picking a hair/makeup professional I'd never been to before - because I was have a (more or less) destination wedding in Santa Ynez. I also couldn't get a trial done, due to distance... So obviously, I was a bit in the dark. Julie to the rescue! I found her on Thumbtack and inquired about a potential hairstyle/makeup look I was pondering for my wedding day. I should say, first off, I was originally planning on doing my own hair and makeup... but then after a few trial and error mishaps, I freaked out and needed to find someone fast. Julie put my mind at ease by declaring she would have no problem helping me accomplish the look I was going for and proceeded to direct me to her Instagram page, that of which illustrated examples of exactly what I wanted. Very last minute, my bridesmaids also enlisted her services, and she was extremely flexible in bringing in an assistant to help with all us girls. The day of, she took all my notes, noted my features, and found the perfect balance between what I was looking to accomplish and what would compliment me best. I'm so glad I ended up finding Julie for my special day, proof is in the pictures girl! Wish I had you around every day!

Candace Miller Makeup
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Aubrie R.
Verified review

She was so professional talented and sweet. So glad I found her and will continue to work with her. Thank you so much!!!

Makeup By Anna Grimes
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

I'm passionate about what I do. I see every face as a canvas that I want to paint and every painting is not the same and that's what makes me strive to always learn more and to be inspired by my craft. I'm determined to make each and every one of my clients feel special and feel the most beautiful they have ever felt before!

About

I take my time and am a bit of a perfectionist. :)

  • 7 years in business
About

I do permanent makeup and professional makeup. I have a certificate by Napoleon Perdis (Hollywood).

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I do makeup for weddings, special events, or any other occasion. I do on location services for an additional charge or you can book with me at the salon.

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My passion, creativity, and determination has helped me to push to the top and others have noticed... Rock & Roll Bride Approved Vendor - www.rocknrollbride.com ~ Makeup Artist of the Year (TX) www.rawartists.org~ Austin Fashion Week- Best Photo by popular vote nominee ~ http://fashionweekaustin.com ~Austin Fashion Week-Timothy White Award Nominee http://fashionweekaustin.com/

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I do all types of makeup that are cheap, clean, perfect and on time. I do Halloween and other holidays, as well as SBCC student theatrical makeup class. I have more than 10 years of experience.

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I am bringing beauty to you, making the luxurious experience of getting made up convenient by coming to you, specializing in bridal beauty makeup and also offering hair and makeup for engagement photos, boudoirs, senior portraits, special events and makeup lessons.

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I am bringing to you exceptional skincare (CA licensed esthetician) and beautiful makeup. I travel to you and make your event special.

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I’m a mobile makeup artist, based out of the Central Coast, here to give you the celebrity treatment. As a former LA based artist, I want to bring to you the fiery, fun energy, the glitz and glam, and the unique trends that inspired me while working in LA. Let’s bring that diva out!

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I'm passionate and constantly learning new techniques. Part of being successful is learning and growing in new trends.

  • 14 years in business
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My work stands out because I am passionate about not just the quality of my work but the woman and families that let me into their lives on such a precious day in their lives.

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I offer makeup services for events. Schedule an appointment anytime.

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I am a self-taught makeup artist. I am currently enrolled in The Michael Vincent Academy located in the heart of DT Los Angeles to further my education and become an officially certified professional. I love doing straight beauty to avant-garde and everything in between makeup! I've had the pleasure of being on set with Michael Vincent himself, and I've also had the amazing opportunity to do makeup for LA Style Fashion Week for designers Ashton Michael and Boy London. Let's play with makeup!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

How much should you tip a wedding makeup artist?

Wedding makeup artists ensure you and your bridal party are looking your best bright and early on your wedding day. Tipping a wedding makeup artist for their hard work is standard practice, and is also greatly appreciated. A tip of 15 percent to 20 percent of the total bill is appropriate. You may consider tipping extra if the makeup artist or someone on their team went above and beyond — for example, squeezing in Aunt Martha at the last second or redoing a flower girl’s hair free of charge after she dunked it in the fountain.

A gratuity is a reflection of a job well done, so if the wedding makeup artist was late, did a shoddy job or didn’t provide all the services you negotiated, you are not required to tip. Talk with your wedding makeup artist prior to the event to ask how they prefer payment and gratuity to be handled. Can you pay by credit card the day of the event and include a tip then? Do you need to pay in cash the day of the event? Find out ahead of time how to manage payment for services so you can be prepared with cash or credit cards as needed. Even better, delegate the task of payment to someone in your bridal party so you can just enjoy your day.

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Need Makeup Artist

Oxnard, CA

  • Event type
    Prom / Formal
  • Number of people needing makeup
    2
  • Details
    I like my makeup to be natural but I like my eye to pop
  • $97.5
    Average price
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