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  • 10 years in business
  • 388 hires on Thumbtack
Elisa A.
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Mayra and a 3 other gals came and did hair and makeup for my daughter and her wedding party on August 30, about 8 total. The girls in the wedding party know alot about make up and hair and for Mayra to please every single girl was amazing. Everyone at the wedding stated how great our make up and hair looked. One of my daughter's friends who is getting married also, loved the hair and make up provided by Mayra, that she is going to have Mayra and her crew do hair and makeup for her wedding party. Mayra really paid attention to details and did an exceptional job on everyone. I am the MOB and had my own ideas on what I wanted and Mayra did exactly what I wanted and better. Mayra is a true pro at her job and also was a pleasure to talk too. Now I know who to go to if I have another special occasion. Thanks Mayra and gals for such a great experience.

Beauty By Teresa Song
5.0
from 70 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
Gayle L.
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It was so wonderful to have Teresa do my hair and make up In the privacy of my own home before a party. She created the perfect look and I was stress-free the entire evening. I can't wait for my next event so I can call Teresa for help!

  • 11 years in business
  • 488 hires on Thumbtack
Erica M.
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I hired for hair during my wedding & my bridesmaids were very satisfied with the way their hair turned out. I was so happy that the stylist arrived on time & they were ready to work. They were very sweet. The only issue was that after they were finished they asked for a 15% gratuity per person after I had already signed a contract stating that the service was paid in full & that the company was to distribute money to the stylists. According to the contract everything was included AND it stated in the contract that I was not to give the stylist money. It was awkward to have the stylist upset with me & demanding money. I asked her to call her company b/c I had already paid in full according to the contract for their gas, time, & styling. It was resolved but it was awkward! I'm still very happy with the final product :)

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Liv London Beauty
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jacqueline V.
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Liv did an amazing job on my hair and makeup! She is also very fun to conversate with. Had a great time and was able to look fabulous for the event I was attending.

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Vinnia Tjhin Makeup Artist
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natalie K.
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Vinnia was very detailed and punctual. She has great styling skills. I enjoyed Vinnia doing my hair and makeup. A lot of people were giving me compliments afterwards.

Gina V.
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I love my hair cut & color by Yvvone. My hair looks & feels amazing! The hair cut & color lasts a long time. She's the best!

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  • 10 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda G.
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Susan did my hair and make-up for my wedding as well as a few of my bridesmaids and my mom. She was professional, easy to work with, and understood exactly what I invisioned my hair to look like. She had a very calm and confident energy that made me feel at ease on my big day! My hair and make-up turned out perfect and I was able to dance, cry, laugh, and celebrate without any make-up lost or smeared or hair falling out! I am sure that was because of her expertise and high quality supplies. You will not be disappointed with her services!!

A.N. Artistry
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Heidi I.
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Amanda is amazing! She listens to your needs and what you are looking for! My makeup and hair lasted all day (9am-12am). My hair didnt get frizzy and my makeup didnt fade away. She uses high end products and she has applied makeup amazingly beautifully! She is so sweet, friendly, and passionate about her work. My makeup and hair photographed really well which is very important! Love her and loved her work. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a high quality makeup that photograph very beautifully!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Becky R.
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April is fantastic. I had her come to my hair for my city hall wedding, and she was collaborative from start to end. I shared a Pinterest board with ideas and she was perfectly able to pick up on what I liked and how to make it work with my hair type. She was fast, fun to spend time with, and my hair looked great. Can't recommend her enough!

Makeup & Hair by Hazel Skye
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Rosa A.
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Hazel did such a great job on my hair. I was the maid of honor for my best friends wedding and I wanted to go with an "old holly wood" look. I showed her a picture and she delivered. She came to the house and was right on time. She had everything readily available and we got to working on my hair right away. She was very funny and kept me entertained the whole time and made me feel very pretty. I loved the outcome of the hair and makeup done by Sophea and so did every one else. I would highly recommend her and will use her again in the future. I am the girl the blue dress. :)

Makeup by Corina
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Erika C.
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I met Corina through a friend a few months ago. I needed our hair done for my wedding. She was willing to drive out to Alameda to do a hair trial. She was very professional and very sweet. For my wedding day she did my hair and my maid of honors hair. It looked AMAZING! Our hair lasted us all day! Thank you Corina!

Makeup by Jelise
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Irene M.
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Jelise was AMAZING! She is a sweetheart and did a great job with my makeup for a video shoot that I did with my band! I am hiring her again for our next video shoot because of how great of a makeup artist and person she is. She was punctual, nice, did a great job for my hair and makeup, and was even talkative (in a good way so there were no awkward silences)! We were happy with her work. Jelise, you are awesome!

Dolled Up Services
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Tammy C.
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Besides always leaving looking amazing and feeling so beautiful I love how honest and sweet Mari is. Always gives me her very honest opinion which shows so much about her character as a person. I love someone I can trust with my hair and won't try to upsale me on doing other things. She is the absolute best! My hair is so curly and grey but she makes it look fabulous everytime. She also doesn't overbook herself. When you are there she is all about you which is awesome not many hairdressers will do that. I am so glad to have found her! She is a gem.

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Tessa Hair and Make Up
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rupal P.
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She responded quickly and was able to fit me in last minute. Great makeup and hair!

Carina
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Laura S.
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She was fantastic - did amazing work with my hair and makeup and with my family members hair for my wedding! I would recommend her to anyone!!!!

The Organic Stylist
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Laura T.
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Jaiya did both my hair and make-up for my wedding in November 2014 and she was AMAZING. We already had booked her for make-up for me and my bridesmaids, but she also stepped in at the last minute to do my hair when an issue came up with my original appointment. It was perfect. Beyond the gorgeous hair and make-up, she was a soothing, magical presence in an otherwise crazy, stressful room of pre-wedding women. I can't recommend her highly enough.

Makeup by Morsal
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Loretta H.
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Morsal and her team were amazing (and that's an understatement). They were patient and catered to our needs. All my girls felt gorgeous- they didn't want to wash their faces after the night was over! I felt like a very beautiful/elegant bride from the way Morsal styled me! I would hire Morsal in a heart beat & would recommend her to all my friends! Did I mention how adorable the flower girls hair was?!

Chama's Hair and Makeup
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nereyda B.
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Had Marli do my hair for my wedding last month and she was AMAZING! Not only did she do my hair but she also did 5 of my bridesmaids hair(all up dos) Marli is so talented and she's has a great personality I totally recommend her.

Stephanie Cencibaugh
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Samantha W.
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Between understanding her clients needs and always shooting for the integrity of the hair and skin, Stephanie Cencibaugh is an exceptional hair and makeup artist. Her experience on sets as well as behind a salon chair make her a very experienced artist, and knows exactly what it takes to make a client happy. She is very easy to get along with and work with, and always maintains a professional image. I would highly recommend her for any job.

Melissa Leake
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Olga R.
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I had my third hair coloring with Melissa. She uses low-ammonia color. So not only I liked the color but my hair improved after the procedure. Definitely will hire again.

Adorned Co
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Heidi C.
    Verified review

    Diana and Josephine helped me with all my bridesmaid's hair and makeup the morning of my wedding. If I could turn back time, I would 100% request for their expertise again! They work incredibly together and the results were exactly how I would've wished for and more. I know my girls received a lot of compliments during the wedding and most importantly, they looked AND FELT beautiful throughout the day! Diana and Josephine were both so easy to work with, they came very prepared to hit the ground running, they were detailed and conscientious of what my bridesmaids wanted and looked for, and best of all, you can feel they genuinely care! I would recommend them to ANYONE looking for hair and makeup artists!

    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.

    What is a seamless extension?

    A seamless hair extension is a type of clip-on hair extension. The extension hair is called the weft. Near the top of the weft, a metal clip mounted to the weft on a silicone base is used to attach the extension to your natural hair. In a traditional clip-on extension, the base that attaches the metal clip to the weft is fabric.

    People may prefer seamless extensions due to their lower profile; the silicone can be up to 50 percent thinner than the fabric, making the extension appear more natural — and, therefore, seamless. Seamless extensions usually can be washed (although you shouldn’t keep them submerged for more than 20 seconds) and heat-styled on lower heat settings. You can gently brush seamless hair extensions as well as have them dyed a darker color by a trained professional.

    How much should you tip a hairstylist?

    A hairstylist can provide you with a cut, color or highlights, or style your hair for an event. The national average cost for a hairstylist is $70-$110, but prices can vary greatly depending on the service you receive, where you live, and the salon’s or hairdresser’s reputation. A good rule of thumb is to tip your hairstylist 20 percent of your total bill. In smaller towns, 15 percent may be the norm, but in larger cities 20 percent is generally the baseline. If you frequent a salon where the shampooer, colorist, and hair cutter are all different people, you can divide that 20 percent among those service providers in proportion to the skill level and time required to do their job. Many hairstylists rent a chair from the salon and must pay a monthly rent to the salon owner.

    How much do hair extensions cost?

    Hair extensions are synthetic or real human hair integrations that add volume and length to your hair. Hairstylists are trained in different techniques to attach extensions to your hair. The cost of extensions can vary greatly depending on the technique used to apply the hair, as well as the type of hair you select. Synthetic hair is typically the least expensive, human hair is next on the pricing scale, remy hair is next, and what is called “virgin” human hair is generally the most sought-after and most expensive. Remy hair signifies that all the cuticles are intact and running in the same direction, making for smoother hair extensions in the long term. Hair is deemed virgin when all the hair is from one donor and has never undergone any chemical processing. Hair prices will vary from company to company; here are some examples of hair from online retailers.

    • Virgin strands (25 strands weighing approximately 1 gram each) for hot fusion application: $44 per bundle.
    • Virgin hair weave (approximately 4 ounces per package): $149 each.

    Here are some sample application costs from hairstylists.

    • Full sew-in: $175-$200 or more.
    • Partial sew-in: $125 or more.
    • Micro-link weft extensions: $300 or more.
    • Full-bonded extensions: $75 or more.
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