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Arlington Heights Hair Extension Companies

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Unveiled Ego
5.0
from 90 reviews
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diana G.
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If you need make up done, do not go any further than Unveiled Ego! Monique is AMAZING! She did my daughter's make up and helped to perform a miracle on her hair that a stylist destroyed and she looked beautiful for prom! Thank you 😊

Hairs 2 the Bride, LLC
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Kim B.
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Jenny and Natasha did our hair and make up for my wedding and they did an amazing job! Jenny was so amazing for my trial, she suggested that I get a few extensions to had to my hair and she gladly added them in the morning of.

Makeup And Hair By Traci
4.7
from 74 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 211 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy L.
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Traci is absolutely wonderful! I had reached out to her for hair and makeup for my wedding but because of the number of girls I had that needed both, she brought in her friend Kristie who is equally amazing! Traci was super easy to get in touch with and communicate with throughout the whole process. She is worth every penny and is much more reasonable than a lot of quotes I received! After the trial, my hair hadn't turned out exactly how I had hoped because my hair is too thin but Traci gave me some great recommendations for how we could achieve the look I was going for! Just in case I came up with some alternative hairstyles for the big day but they weren't even necessary! Kristie was a rockstar and worked with the hair piece I bought and it worked out perfectly!! On the way to the hotel the morning of my wedding, she was texting me asking if there was anything I needed her to pick up on her way! She is just so thoughtful and sweet! Then when she got there, we got right into hair and makeup but had SO much fun! It was the perfect way to start the day! I'm so grateful for how wonderful both Traci and Kristie were and they were very efficient and accommodating all morning! We were having so much fun, I ended up losing track of time and realized I had to put my dress on and get over to the church! I truly can't speak highly enough of Traci and Kristie and my hair and makeup looked AMAZING!! Everything turned out even better than I could have hoped for! I received so many compliments! And my makeup lasted all day and my hair never budged, even with the wind and all the dancing we did! I HIGHLY recommend Traci and will keep her in mind for any events I may have in the future!

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Patricia Fardon Makeup
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
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Alyssa W.
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Patricia was awesome and styled my hair along with two of my friends (all 3 of us were bridesmaids in a wedding) exactly how we wanted. She got to our hotel right on time and was extremely nice and easy to work with I would recommend her to anyone needing their hair done in Chicago!

  • 2 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie N.
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Monica did excellent work! She was easy to get a hold of, did a great job for a small price, and worked hard to assure that we were happy with our hair. The hair even stayed throughout many dance moves that evening!

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Lashed Up and Stylin
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Pam K.
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Julie was amazing! she did my hair and makeup for both my bridal portrait sitting and my wedding, as well as a few ladies in my bridal party. I wish I had occasion to have her do my makeup and hair ALL the time because she was fabulous. Professional, on time, friendly, and everyone looked fantastic. 10/10 would absolutely pick her again!

Make Up and Hair By Marzena
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Mag K.
Verified review

Marzena did my hair and I couldn't be more happy with the results. She is very creative and easy going. You will love her! I highly recommed her.

Patricia M. Fahey
4.8
from 27 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Jane R.
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Working with Patricia was great! Before we met she was very responsive and answered all my questions. She was very sensitive to my needs and asked me detailed questions to make sure she was giving me the look I wanted. She made me feel at ease with the whole process. Not only can she do makeup, she is a wiz with hair! She did my hair and makeup for my bridal shower and I got tons of compliments. Hiring her again for my wedding day! Highly recommend.

Hair and Makeup by Sandy
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa R.
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Sandy was great! She did the hair and makeup for my wedding and bridal party. The makeup was perfection. My new husband loved the natural look done just right to complement my features. Everyone looked beautiful. I showed Sandy a picture of the long hair up-do I preferred and again it exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend her. I will definitely call her for any special event.

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Lilly's Bridal Boutique
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Jacky S.
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Lily did hair for myself and theee other people form my special event. We were very impressed with how fast she did our hair but more impressed with how well our hair-do's stayed intact though out the whole day.

Cassie & Dee
4.6
from 23 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel C.
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Knena did my hair and makeup on my wedding day, and I couldn't be more pleased. Leading up to the day, Knena asked me some key questions to figure out what I wanted and even though I was pretty vague, she made me look beautiful! She created an elegant half up/half down hairstyle with curls and a loose braid, and incorporated a hairpiece that she didn't see until that day. Plus, Knena was willing to come to me so I could hang out with my wedding party all morning - we had a great time with Knena and her assistant/husband for a couple hours, they were fun and friendly. My makeup was natural and beautiful, and the entire look lasted all day and all night (for like 16 hours!), so I highly recommend Knena for any special event.

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UpDo's by Aga
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Ewelina G.
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Aga is wonderful!!! She is an excellent listener and a magician with hair. She did my hair for a party and I received a lot of compliments, best part I felt like a rockstar!!!

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Blushing Reflections
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Katherine G.
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I have utilized Kylee at Blushing Reflections for both hair and makeup services. She has always provided a high quality service and is very professional and talented. Whether it be for a formal or casual event, I have always been highly satisfied with my hair and makeup by Kylee. I definitely recommend her for your next event!

The Beauty and The Blush
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Raquel M.
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Amanda did my hair and make for a wedding I attended. All I can say was WOW! She completely made me look exactly how I wanted to look but couldn't explain in words. It was almost scary how I didn't have to explain much but she knew exactly what I was looking for. She's a perfectionist and I loved that! Would recommended her to anyone for sure!

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Hair & Makeup by Allison
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Rebecca P.
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Allison is amazing at what she does! She always gives me exactly what I want every time. She is the best at coloring and cutting hair, even with my hair which isn't always easy. She listens to me and does even better than I imagined my hair would turn out. I know I can always trust Allison with my hair and makeup and I refer her to everyone!

Rita's Hair Design
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mary M.
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Rita has been doing my hair for over twenty years. Rita is the only one I trust for both color, highlights and cut. She stays very current with styles and design. She truly is a very creative stylist.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Leslie D.
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Mallory did my hair for my wedding day. She did exactly what I asked and it turned out great. If you are looking for someone who is professional with great work ethic Mallory is your go to girl.

Cutting Edge 54 Salon
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Rebecca M.
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From my nails to my hair Jessica always did an amazing job!

"I Do" Updos
4.0
from 5 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Becky K.
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It was really nice working with Jessica on my trial for my wedding. She is very creative and will be honest with you if your hair needs something (like highlights or extensions) to make it look better. She curled my hair, added knots at the crown, and added a little volume by my forehead which held all night. The knots were super cute (she added her own twist which made them look so much better) and the curls lasted for about 12 hours! She did a great job!

Vivians Beauty Bar
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Sara B.
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I needed my hair and makeup done for a business meeting early in the morning, Vivian was able to come to my house ( on time ) and did an excellent job on my hair and makeup it was so convenient for my busy schedule and I got compliments all day long! I felt so great and I'm so thankful to have found her! Thank you so much for the great service and beauty care! I would recommend to anyone in need of makeup/hair for all occasions 😀

Salma
4.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly L.
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If I can give 10 stars I would. She was great! So sweet and I loved my hair. I got compliments on it all day.

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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