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  • 32 years in business
  • 208 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yarisamar R.
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I highly recommend letys services. She did my makeup and hair, it lasted all night. She went beyond what I was expecting,thanks to her professional work I got so many compliments on how amazing I looked!

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MakeYourselfUp
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
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Hazel P.
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I had a great experience with Annaliza for my hair and makeup the morning of my wedding. She was quick to respond to my emails and texts prior to our scheduled meeting. The morning of my wedding, she was punctual with her arrival at my hotel in Glendale. She immediately placed her tools and makeup in proper order and started with my hair, followed by makeup. It took approximately 2.5hrs for her to complete my look, which was my hair loosely swept to the right side in a loose bun, and she attached my veil hairpiece on the top left of my hair. It was gorgeous! My makeup was nicely done as well, the only thing I noticed was my lipstick was getting cracked/dryed out after 2 hours. But it was easy to reapply my own lipgloss before my ceremony. She also did my maid of honor's hair. I can't speak for the MOH but I thought her hair turned out fine, although she was a bit delayed for my ceremony. All in all, Annaliza was quick to respond, very professional and pleasant to work with, and did an excellent job with my hair! I have very fine, thin asian hair and I'm weary of most people who style my hair but Annaliza did magic! My hair looked full and pretty damn close to what I had imagined it to be. Thank you Annaliza! I highly recommend her services.

Makeup by Bean
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer G.
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I hired Sabrina to provide makeup for my wedding 9/17/2016. As someone whose never worn makeup, I was a bit apprehensive at first, but Sabrina was prompt, professional, and an absolute JOY to work with! She has the perfect attitude to keep a bride-to-be comfortable during the pre-wedding jitters! My quite talkative 4-year-old niece refused to leave Sabrina alone, but she never became irritated, something that even I can't do! LOL She made us all feel extremely comfortable, was approachable, and not at all stiff or smug. Most importantly, she did a fantastic job on both my sister and myself. Throughout the night, I was treated like royalty and I totally believe it was because of the fantastic work Sabrina had performed! I received standing ovations from strangers, was asked to take pics with people I didn't know, and was literally awed over the entire night! I now know what it feels like to be a celebrity and I owe that all to Sabrina! It truly doesn't make sense to view any other profiles. If you're looking for an unbelievable result, go w Bean. She is FANTASTIC! Sabrina, thank you so much for setting the foundation for a fabulous and unforgettable night! and my husband LOVED it too!

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Ashley Baclesse-Sher
5.0
from 71 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
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Tami A.
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My daughter and I Couldn't be happier with Ashley's makeup application. She was very professiona, talented and on time. Will definitely use her for our next event, and I highly recommend her

True Virtue
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
Farrah F.
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I had the most AMAZING experience with these ladies. They were very professional. My makeup and hair were perfect for my photoshoot. I also really appreciate the tips Rebecca gave me as she applied my makeup. I HIGHLY recommend them!! On top of everything else.....it was really fun!!

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Makeup by Julie Hirji
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ada C.
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Julie met all my expectations and went beyond what was required by showing up to my appointment 30 minutes earlier (4:30 am). Julie has a very professional demeanor and is very attentive to details. Julie made my USC graduation pictures something to be admired for many years. Anyone seeking a great makeup service by a true professional should seek Julie's expertise.

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Makeup by RUBA
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christina M.
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Beautiful makeup application for my mother, everyone complimented her on her look! Thank you

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Goddess Makeup
4.7
from 42 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elaine C.
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Vanessa is the best! She's extremely personable and easy to work with. She went out of her way for me and is willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that you are completely satisfied with her work. Will be calling her again for any other makeup needs!

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Infinite Beauty LA
4.8
from 35 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Alyssa was highly responsive from beginning to end, and remained a constant professional when we needed her to be flexible (as often is the case with unexpected changes at the last minute with weddings). She came prepared and was friendly throughout. She did absolutely great job with my hair and makeup. My only reservation was she was booked for other engagements and could not be flexible by staying later and that cut into the time it took to do the makeup for my mom. Instead of doing my moms hair I wished that time was spent dedicated on doing her makeup only. In my initial request, Alyssa was booked for makeup only for my mom so when she asked if my mom wanted hair too, we assumed she had time to do both the makeup and hair, and we did not think twice when Alyssa started with my mom’s hair first. My moms makeup was really the priority as I had requested. Alyssa did provide a $15 discount for the “light makeup” and I appreciate she did that. If given an opportunity to work with Alyssa again, I would book her again in a heart beat however my recommendation would be she clearly communicate given time restrictions on a day like; by asking if my mom wanted her hair done also lead us to believe she had enough time to do both. I would have preferred she concentrated on the makeup only as we had discussed prior.

Perfectly Radiant
4.5
from 33 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Jan S.
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Just excellent! I did a trial for my wedding with Zorahayda and absolutely loved the result! She did my makeup and hair for my wedding and she and her team also did hair and makeup for my sister, mother and mother-in-law. The final result was simply stunning!!! I was incredibly happy - everyone looked absolutely beautiful! I would highly recommend her - she is professional, easy to work with and most importantly talented!

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Beauty by Miss O
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Myra C.
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We needed someone to do stage makeup for my 15 year old and MissO was perfect! She made my daughter look stage ready without the "caked on" look; on the contrary the makeup looked quite natural. She's very professional, friendly and talented and her price point is reasonable. I'd definitely recommend her and am looking forward to hiring her again soon for our family photo shoot.

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  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Sheri C.
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Samantha did an amazing job on my makeup for new head shots I had taken. She arrived on time at 8am at my home and stayed / tweaked until I was completely happy with my look. I definitely recommend - she's a pro.

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Patty's mobile hair styling
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Teri M.
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Patty is fabulous. She did a beautiful job on my hair and makeup for my wedding. She is super friendly and would definitely recommend her to friends and family without hesitation.

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Paru MUA
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Unnati J.
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Paru did my makeup for my son's birthday party. She was kind enough to accommodate me into a very busy schedule. She arrived promptly to my house (which was a HUGE help with a little one at home) and applied the makeup during amicable conversation. When she finished and I looked in the mirror, I couldn't believe my eyes! She gave me the gorgeous soft glam look that I was hoping for, and made me feel 100% comfortable and beautiful! Everyone loved it, and the makeup lasted all day! She was so professional throughout the entire process, made me look (and feel) beautiful, and was also reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend her to friends and family and use her makeup services again if needed in the future. :)

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Vergara Make Up and GLAM
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sasha D.
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Sandra is the best makeup artist in the market, she is professional, sweet, truly kind and great listener! She fulfilled my expectations %100 and couldn’t have asked for a better makeup service, I looked stunning on my wedding date thanks to her!

XO Casiano
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany K.
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Aside from her excellent customer service, warm personality, and fair pricing...myself and my daughter's looked absolutely beautiful! Definitely would refer XO for makeup services!

Beauty by Rani
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa S.
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Rani is hands down the most professional MUA I've ever had the pleasure of working with. She was communicative every step of the way from beginning to end. She's reliable and a joy to work with. And then the makeup: I LOVED the work she did – she captured the exact look I wanted and needed. I'm already looking forward to working with her again on the next photoshoot!

Fix Beauty Co.
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Kat J.
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I've gotten multiple spray tans and makeup applications by this company and I've never had a bad experience! They're very professional and use good quality products. I would definitely recommend them to others!

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GLAMARAZZI BRIDES
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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Arlette K.
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I have used Glamarazzi Brides a few times all with different looks and I always walk out feeling beautiful and with more knowledge of skin care, how to apply makeup and what works best for my face shape and eye shape. I always receive the best compliments and my makeup lasts all day.

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Lesley loves Lipstick
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elaina G.
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Lesley was AMAZING!!! She was so thorough and took her time and didn't rush. She did such a wonderful job that at the event I went to, I had so many compliments on my look. Lesley did my makeup as well as add hair extensions. Next time I am in LA for an event I will definitely hire Lesley again!

Lip Glam Artistry, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Emily H.
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Nancy and her team were amazing! Highly recommend for your wedding to use Nancy. The girls and me looked great and we had so many compliments on our hair and makeup. They were early and organized and made our day very special!

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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