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PARTYYMAGIC SERVICES
4.9
from 167 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
M. G.
Verified review

The kids really enjoyed the PartyMagic experience and they made the party special.!! They were kind enough to stay a bit longer to accommodate everyone, thanks PartyMagic.

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 152 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 255 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
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Mr. Barnes did my daughter's (and friends) hair and makeup for prom. From the moment I contacted Mr. Barnes, he was quick to reply. He encouraged us to send pictures to him to capture the vision of what the girls wanted for their special day. We appreciated that. The day he arrived, Mr. Barnes was on time and prepared. We were very pleased with his work and the outcome and felt that he delivered what the girls were envisioning for their hair and makeup. I highly recommend working with Mr. Barnes.

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DC Face Painting
4.9
from 133 reviews
  • 218 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janae W.
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Alexandra was great! She made sure all the kids had their faces painted and even did a few adults, before doing balloon twisting! We will definitely hire Alexandra for future events. Thanks so much for helping to make the day extra special! The other parents at the event were equally impressed with her work.

RB Contractor Inc.
4.5
from 108 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
Ted N.
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I cannot say enough good things about RB Construction (Remberto and his crew) on their work during our kitchen relocation. Honest, fair, reasonable price, quick and resourceful. You cannot beat their prices. I tried to on drywall, cabinet installation, painting, carpentry finish and tile work and nobody came close To make a long story short, I had him out to bid on patching drywall after electrician ran wiring and ending up hiring Remberto to finish the entire kitchen. We live in a house built in the 1930s and moved our old galley kitchen to the family room. Remberto and crew did a beautiful job on the tile work to include all the difficult subflooring work. They also did an excellent job on drywall and smoothing out transition with old plaster. Finally, they did an amazing job on installation of kitchen cabinets despite the fact that none of the walls were square or the ceiling level, as well as the custom installation of a 300 lb. country sink. They are true craftsmen! I wish I would have found Remberto when I start my remodel job. He would have saved me time, money and headaches.

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Erin
4.8
from 90 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yuri C.
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I asked Erin to do a make up and eyelash application for my best friend on her birthday. She came early even with the last minute notice and was able to provide excellent service in an adequate time as well as use impressive make up techniques. Side note: I always tell my friend that she looks like a model therefore she should try out for America's Top Model. She never listened but by the time Erin finished, she was no longer doubting me and my friend looked like she was ready to partake in a glamorous, high-end fashion magazine photo shoot. I appreciate Erin's services, it was definitely a highlight of my friend's birthday and highly recommend her. I certainly will hire her for any future events or special occasions.

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Brandon Contractor, LLC
4.7
from 80 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Irina P.
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I found this company by reviews and decided to share my experience. Jose and his team painted walls and ceilings in my house and I'm very satisfied with the work they've done. Jose was understanding and accommodating, I needed to delay the start of works for 2 days and he agreed though he was busy with other clients, what I really appreciated. Little things that turned out in the process like the need of extra painting of a closet, doors and radiators were not an issue and even didn't cause the delay in our schedule, as well Jose called an electrician to remove my wall lamps to paint the wall completely. Such attitude is highly appreciated. What I appreciate even more is that we finished the work by now but Jose agreed to come one more time to do the touchups and finish little things to have everything perfect! I'm really happy with such attitude and care about clients and when I will need more work to be done in the house would call them again Walls at the house were bright colours before and really hard to convert into pure white, but they did it beautifully and made sure that the tone is even, without spots Would recommend this company if you need quality job for fair price

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Faces by Rhea
5.0
from 74 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Adell L.
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Faces by Rhea is the best. She is great with children. I had a special and maybe unusual request regarding painting their faces certain bugs, I.e. Fly, dragonfly, hornet, and list goes, to match the characters. Rhea delivered. No matter the task at hand she goes above and beyond to meet her client's needs. She was actually a little early and offered me help with things I still needed to do. Well worth the money, I'd Recommend Face by Rhea every time.

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L&N Enterprise
4.9
from 69 reviews
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelle P.
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I originally had hired another company to complete this job when they ran off with my deposit. Another person had recommended Thumbtack with good results, so I posted my requirements and within 3 hours had 6 replies/quotes for this job. Sam came on a Thursday afternoon to give me an estimate and started working promptly at 9am the following morning. Sam was the second company I called based on his reviews and profile. I did not base my decision to go with his company on price alone (very competitive and reasonable), I hired them based on Sam's professionalism, his quick follow up, his patience with all my questions, his openness to share references and the pride shown in his family's company. When they began the job, it was quickly evident that I had made the right choice. His work crew is professional and friendly, they paid careful attention not to damage any of the plants and furniture around the house. In addition, they cleaned up nightly and put everything back when they finished the job. Very professional from start to finish. They've already completed work with a couple of my neighbors. They were in and out in record time and the quality of work was great. I have absolutely NO problem recommending L & N Enterprise to anyone I know and wont hesitate to call them the next time I need work done in my house.

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DC Elite Image
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melanie G.
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I cannot say enough wonderful things about my experience with Teresa Foss-Del Ross! As the CEO of a nonprofit in Washington, DC, I needed to buy five or six polished outfits to wear during my organization's week-long annual conference. It was not an easy task: I am 51, 5'2", and curvy, and I needed the outfits within two weeks. Teresa was immediately friendly and helpful, and set up a late-afternoon meeting at my house. During the at-home consultation, Teresa asked me about my needs and my style, then took a look through my closet and asked me to try on three or four of my favorite outfits. I never let ANYONE into my closet -- but she was so positive and non-judgmental, that I felt immediately comfortable. She saw exactly why I liked the outfits I did, and seemed to have a good sense my favorite colors and lines. Teresa set up a special Pinterest page for me, and sent over a few ideas. They were very close to what I had in mind, and I made a few suggestions about colors, cut, etc. We next met in a large, private fitting room at Nordstrom, where she thoughtfully brought water. A salesperson from Nordstrom helped with keeping the outfits flowing. I had only two hours, so we worked briskly. Immediately, I loved the twenty or so dresses that Teresa had chosen, and I chose two of them. We then worked our way through many more jackets, skirts, and blouses, and then finally Teresa chose the perfect accessories (belts, a pair of neutral shoes, a scarf, and a show-stopping necklace that tied many of the pieces together). I came away with five dresses, a skirt, a blouse, two sweaters, a tee shirt and a jacket, with accessories -- only two of which even needed alteration! All the clothes were clearly "me," but in silhouettes I might never have tried before (e.g. flared skirt with short sweater). I got rave reviews on everything at the conference, and have been happily wearing everything since then. Throughout, Teresa was cheerful, honest, helpful, and she clearly has a wonderful eye for fashion at every level (her own style is beautiful). Afterward, she helped me with alteration suggestions, and helped me order a blouse that had not been available on our day at Nordstrom. I feel that every penny of Teresa's fee was well spent -- and that I was happy to spend more on the clothes than I normally would, since they are classic and I will wear them (rather than having them hang uselessly in my closet). I cannot recommend Teresa more highly, and am tremendously grateful!!

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  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monica J.
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I am speechless! Carolynn was amazing from start to finish! She was very responsive in the beginning when setting up my appointment, she made sure to update me the morning of and when I met her , I feel in love! I so love every bit of my make up and she was a super sweet soul! I am trying to find other reasons to contact her for more 😍😍😍

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Fairy Jennabelle
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Meredith M.
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Fairy Jennabelle was surrounded by children throughout our entire event and she was amazing at engaging and delighting them even as they waited in line. She is a very gifted artist and the kids were thrilled with their faces when she was done transforming them. Having Fairy Jennabelle at our event was much more special than just offering face painting as part of the afternoon's festivities. She was so entertaining that she quickly became the hit of the party!

Unlimited Resources, Inc.
4.2
from 51 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Steve M.
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I was so thrilled they could start the morning after I received the estimate. All finished in 48 hours! Very reasonable charge for crawl space insulation replacement.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bernadette R.
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Aubrielle was wonderful, coming last minute to do my makeup for my wedding. She did a great job on the trial make up session, was very friendly and responded well even when my kitten was getting into everything! She adjusted the makeup on my wedding day according to the requests I made and my make up turned out perfect. My husband and guests loved the effect! Thank you so much for helping make my special day perfect!

Tenacious Makeup
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Xi K.
Verified review

Tanya is very professional and she came very early on our special day which makes it possible to make subtle adjustment after the hair styling and make up.

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SR Home Improvements LLc
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lili E.
Verified review

Sam and his team were great! The entire process from start to finish was very professional. We had 3 rooms painted and it was it was a total transformation. Ronny and his painters were very respectful, always on-time, worked hard, cleaned up and were a pleasure to have in our home. Truly a quality job from start to finish. We recommend them to all our friends and family!

K&A HOME RENOVATION LLC
4.2
from 34 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Tammy T.
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The ladies stay late to finish the job

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Tak Painting
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Barbra O.
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They were very professional & and super quick!! Thank you again & can't wait to finish my other rooms!!

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Montoya Landscaping & Stone
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leeza F.
Verified review

Carlos showed up on time and completed the work in three segments but did what he said he was going to do and it looked great when he was finished. He re-mulched my yard, power washed and stained my fence- and it looked great when it was done. He also conducted some small repairs to my fence which are perfect. I would definitely hire him again.

  • 17 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Jane M.
Verified review

From our first contact with Cert-Pro, we got the feeling we were dealing with real professionals. Sami Salam came to our house to scope the job in preparation for an estimate. He came prepared with a large folio of that included copies of licenses, proofs of insurance, photos of prior work, and letters from previous customers. He carefully examined the areas that needed work, took lots of photos and listened carefully to our desires. When his estimate came, it wasn’t the lowest, but wasn’t the highest either. It was very detailed and very specific with respect to the work to be performed, which included both carpentry and painting. After receiving several other estimates and meeting other paint contractors personally, we decided that Certa-Pro would be our best choice. We were proven quite right. They set up a specific date and time to do the work, the crews showed up promptly, they worked very diligently, being very careful not to cause any damage to any surrounding plants or property. I spoke with Darwin, the foreman, regarding the carpentry work they needed to do and he explained exactly what was needed and what they planned to do. They finished on time as promised and the work was outstanding. We would certainly recommend them to anyone and will use them again when we need painting done.

Paint Me Silly by Queen
4.4
from 13 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Vivain W.
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Patricia "Queen" Mcqueen is truly an artist above artist! I'm not one to give reviews but she is definitely worth me writing this review. She was professional in everything she did. She showed up before time, set up in no time and did what she does best, face paint! She even came dressed as a princess in alignment with our theme "Frozen". This was her extra-special touch to what she does - bring happiness to the little ones through her interactions and face painting. If you hire this professional, you WILL NOT be disappointed. She was so good, I got my face painted. This "Queen" was very patient, kind and gentle with the children. This was my first time hiring entertainment for my daughter's party and I must say, we were a little worried after reading those negative comments but when she showed up and did her work - it far exceeded my expectations. Her works are truly her own and it speaks for her! I can not express how pleased and satisfied we were with her services. She is well worth her asking price! Ms. Queen, I want you to know that you are "theBOMB.com"!!!! Keep doing what you do! I pray that God bless your business far beyond your imagination!

The Taurus Beat
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sydney B.
Verified review

I book London for all my special occasions. She’s very professional, sweet, and makes sure you feel comfortable. My face stays flawless all day. I recommend her to anyone looking for a makeup artist. She’s definitely the best!!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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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