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  • 32 years in business
  • 207 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
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Leticia Moraga did my makeup for my prom and she was amazing! She did a natural look on me and everyone could not stop giving me compliments. Leticia was very nice and whenever I need to have my makeup done or even my hair, she will be the first person I will go to! She definitely knows what she is doing.

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MakeYourselfUp
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Harmin G.
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Annaliza did my daughter's hair and makeup for her Junior Prom. She was great, did exactly what my daughter wants. Traffic made her a little late and we have to rush towards the end, but other than she was great.

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Ashley Baclesse-Sher
5.0
from 72 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Laura M.
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I hired Ashley for my October 5th wedding. She did an amazing job! We did a trial ahead of time and she came to my place. She arrived on time and was so friendly. I immediately felt comfortable. Then once I saw my makeup I knew I found my makeup artist for my wedding! I wanted my wedding makeup to be natural but also look good for photos. Ashley gave me the exact look I wanted! Not only is Ashley talented and professional, she is really genuine and kind. I love her and her work! I highly recommend her. My wedding makeup was flawless and natural looking and the best part was that my makeup stayed that way until I took it off at 1:00am! My makeup withstood the tears, laughter, hugs, smooches, eating, drinking, dancing, and all the photo taking! I couldn't believe it when looked in the mirror when we finally got back to the hotel, it truly looked like my makeup had just been applied (I had her do airbrush makeup- airbrush makeup is amazing and the application process is so relaxing)! AMAZING! So needless to say, I highly recommend Ashley. Oh- also- Ashley provided makeup services for some of the ladies in my bridal party. Each of them had their own requests for their specific makeup style/look and all of them were also super happy with Ashley's work! I can't say enough about Ashley. You won't be disappointed she is a true artist!!!!!

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Beauty by Blythe
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jackie C.
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I got my prom hair and makeup done by France's and her hair partner, and I loved my overall prom look! They're really funny talented people. I loved my make up and hair and I loved the atmosphere. She did a really good job!

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Makeup by Julie Hirji
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gizelle P.
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Working with Julie was a total breeze, I would recommend her to anyone for makeup! I was searching for a makeup artist for the wedding and stumbled upon Julie's page. I am typically a very low-maintenance type, I don't typically wear makeup during the week, so I just wanted to look like an enhanced version of myself. And, budget friendly was a MUST! Upon first interaction with Julie, I was really amazed by her professionalism. She was ON IT. Count on prompt, detailed responses. She is very open and honest about her product and what my experience with her would be like. She has you fill out a consult form and send looks of makeup you'd like. I was really impressed by the detail- allergies, what your skin type is like, etc. She was also very conscious of my budget and worked with me for what I was looking for. Anyway, we did a trial for the engagement shoot, and spent some time going over looks and trying out shades that worked for my skin. Julie spent SO much focused time on me for my trial. We had a lot of fun working together as she is very easy to get along with. Julie's esthetician background influences her focus on skin. I love how she "pampers" the brides with a special mask before applying the makeup. It really makes your skin glow once all the makeup is done. I've never had my skin look so good! After seeing the engagement photos, I loved the natural look, but wanted a more dramatic look for the wedding. I trusted that she would nail it and she totally did. She made my eyes pop exactly how I wanted them to! I save the best two things for last: 1) We were at the wedding venue from 1:00 pm until 10 pm on an 85 degree day. I spent the entire night after dinner (about 6-10 pm) dancing. So imagine the toll that would take on my makeup. There was a photo taken of me right after and my makeup STILL looked in credible after all that sun and dancing! That was what really sold me on Julie. Not only is the initial product good, but it STAYED good the whole night despite the "wear and tear". That was my biggest "WOW" factor. 2) After the wedding... keep in mind this was well AFTER the wedding. I remembered "hey, Julie knows skincare, maybe she can give me some advice". I sent her a quick email asking about her favorite products and what my skin care goals were, and, in total Julie fashion, I get an incredibly helpful and detailed response for how to take care of my skin! Another big WOW. I couldn't believe how generous she was, even after my event was over. Julie is someone who really cares and is quick and happy to help. Could not recommend her more. Thank you, Julie, for making me look so fly on my special day!

Beauty by Mary S
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Chesley P.
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Mary is such a nice person! She really knows how to make her clients feel special and beautiful. I was quite amazed when she did my makeup for prom -- she has a true talent. Thank you so much for making my day so special Mary!

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Makeup by RUBA
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jannette V.
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Absolutely wonderful to work with! Another makeup artist cancelled on me just hours before and ruba was quick to respond to me with 2 available times she could squeeze us in! She was so wonderful and helpful my daughter looked gorgeous!! Thank you so much for being so professional and just downright awesomeness Her work was awesome! And always responded back super fast. Thank you 😊!!!!!!

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RachelPitts.com
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sherry S.
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Rachel is an outstanding hair stylist and makeup artist. Her work is phenomenal. She has cut and colored my hair several times and always does an excellent job. I would highly recommend her.

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Infinite Beauty LA
4.7
from 41 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
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Alyssa did a phenomenal job on both hair and makeup! She took the time to ensure the look I wanted was what she delivered.. I was shocked at how great she made me look for the wedding I'm attending! I would definitely recommend her for any event makeup and hair from the wedding to the red carpet! The convenience and value of her services far exceeded my expectations

Rodolfo Nimis Makeup Artist
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Megan C.
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Rodolfo did such an amazing job with the makeup for my wedding! Everyone looked so beautiful, and he did a great job creating the perfect look for me, a bride who barely ever wears makeup and had no idea how to describe what kind of makeup look she wanted, haha. He was super nice, and I loved how he explained what he was doing. Very reasonably priced too. I highly recommend him!

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Beauty by Miss O
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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Su h a talented makeup artist!! My niece had a photo shoot and wanted a certain look. We sent MissO the look and she nailed it! The photographer complimented her makeup throughout the shoot. It never ran or has to be rouched up. We were extremely pleased.

Amanda Rae Beauty
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Kaylee W.
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Amanda did an incredible job on my bridal make up and makeup for my mother and bridal party. Amanda was super detail oriented and asked all of the right questions. Everyone was extremely happy with the results and had just what they wanted! I loved the products she used, especially the airbrush foundation. My makeup lasted all night :) Amanda is super talented and a joy to work with. She spent a lot of time with me during my trial to achieve the perfect look for my wedding day. I would recommend her to anyone I know looking for bridal makeup. Thank you Amanda!!

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  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Amy M.
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Samantha did my hair and makeup for my wedding and did a fabulous job. She understood exactly what I wanted done and carried it out without a flaw, which was truly important on my special day. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends!!

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Shadez FX, beauty & art
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine L.
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Takuo and Tania are 2 very friendly people. I corresponded with Tania first regarding booking and desired look for my engagement shoot. Takuo was AMAZING! He was considerate to apply an SPF base due to the weather, and the airbrush lasted the whole day in 90 degree weather for nearly 20 hours! (Shoot was in early AM, and I kept in on the rest of day - even my photographer complimented on it!) They brought their own chair and table - all I needed to do was find room for them in a well lit area. The quality of work and their friendliness during the application process would have me hire them again for their beauty and costume needs. YES COSTUME. Their makeup kit included prosthetic skin like the movie people! Thank you Takuo and Tania for pulling through on the hottest e-shoot ever! Looking forward to seeing you both again soon. :)

  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Meghann R.
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Brigitte is a fabulous Esthetician and Makeup Artist. She has been waxing my eye brows for over a year, and I truly look forward to going to see her. She is very professional, and has a soft touch and a great eye. She has also done airbrush makeup for me, and I was blown away by how beautiful it looked and how long it lasted. Brigitte provides great service, and is a valuable investment! You are sure to feel as pretty as I always do when Brigitte is done with you!

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Lesley loves Lipstick
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I needed a last minute hair and makeup artist for our company event and I was so happy I found Lesley! Not knowing exactly how I wanted to look, she took the lead and created her work of art. She did an absolutely flawless job! She worked with my skin type, and easily blended the perfect color of foundation for my skin tone. She's super cool with a calming presence. I've received a lot of compliments about my look the entire night. I'd definitely recommend her!

Beauty by Rani
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Harmanpreet A.
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Rani is one THE of the best makeup artists ever! Not only is the quality of her work amazing she has the greatest attitude and will work with you to get the look you want!

Elite Makeover
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Shaika H.
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Luz and her makeup artist were amazing. I had an Indian outfit for my wedding and they were able to bring my look to life and were so sweet and easy to get along with. My mom looked great too! Thanks!!!

Makeup & Beauty by Monica.J
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Leeza B.
Verified review

Monica is amazing! She is truly a professional makeup artist and made me look like a movie star for my big Award night. She's also such a sweet soul. Whenever I'm in LA Monica will definitely be the person I call. :-)

Moe Sherwood
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Corinne B.
    Verified review

    Moe is a super talented makeup artist and a true professional. As a professional makeup artist myself, it says a lot that she did my makeup for my wedding day.

    Mary Bel Makeup
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    Margarita G.
    Verified review

    Mariya did my makeup for different events and I am very happy with her work. I highly recommend her as a makeup artist.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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 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.

    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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