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Top Pro
  • 6 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Natalia P.
Verified review

Lerin did a great job doing my makeup on my wedding day (12-12-15)! She and an assistant did makeup for 11 girls (including myself, 3 moms, my aunt, my step sister, & my 5 bridesmaids). Everyone looked wonderful & makeup was tailored to each person's personal taste. Would recommend 100% to anyone who wants to get makeup professionally done. Lerin is also very personable & responsive. So happy that I found her as I had researched many other makeup artists but their makeup abilities, in my opinion, were not up to par with Lerin's. I plan on using Lerin for any future special occasions or photoshoots.

Makeup And Hair By Traci
4.7
from 65 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 195 hires on Thumbtack
Erika S.
Verified review

I found Traci using this website recommended to me by my mother-in-law. I had experienced a rough make-up trial before and wasn't satisfied so I was on the hunt for a new makeup artist. Traci was prompt in responding to my requirements, and her pricing was very reasonable for her services. We made an appointment THAT WEEK for her to swing by my house and do a pre-trial. During our pre-trial, she was professional, personable, and listened to my needs. The pre-trial was amazing. She spent a few hours working with me, trying to create the perfect wedding look! She is very easy-going, easy to talk to, and overall, I enjoyed the experience. I loved the fact that she kept in touch with me the month before my wedding to share with me new products she received that we could use on my big day! When the big-day was here, she was prompt and made me look GORGEOUS. There was not a single thing I can think of that I was disappointed in or anything that went wrong. I give her 5 stars because she went above and beyond to make me feel beautiful and stunning. Thank you Traci for all your hard work!

  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea H.
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Delia was great! She was so warm and friendly and listened to my overall concerns. She left me looking like a million bucks without having to spend that much. I was pleasantly surprised because she was much more affordable than other makeup artists. Delia definitely knows what she's doing and I would hire her again, I got many compliments on my makeup, which lasted all through the night. The only not so positive thing I have to comment is she did run a little late due to another appointment, but she was still very professional, and let me know, rather than keep me waiting for her, which was much appreciated.

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Ami Erika Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kristen C.
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I could not be more grateful for finding such amazing makeup artists for my wedding. I am EXTREMELY picky when it comes to makeup (I have done my own makeup for all of my brothers weddings instead of getting it done) but she made me feel so beautiful without being over done. My main concern was if she'd be able to cover up a few blemish scars and she completely did! My bridesmaids​ and I were beyond pleased and would use her a million times over. Thank you so much !!!

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Patricia Fardon Makeup
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Emily C.
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Patricia is a talented and versatile makeup artist who is a blast to work with. She is extremely professional and friendly, while making you look fabulous. I love the way she made my eyes pop. She did a great job on my hair as well!

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Freelance Makeup Artist
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Christina A.
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I was super nervous to hire her because this is my first time using thumbtack. I was nervous incase i ended up not liking my makeup for my formal. But she literally turned out to be my favorite makeup artist. I've been getting my makeup done at different place: Mac, sephora, color room, etc. But she's by far the best. She really makes sure your makeup/ look is perfect. If she doesn't like how something turned out/was applied, she redo's it. She really does take her time and focus's on your makeup. i had a eyebrow hair growing and she even plucked it. She really does want you to look perfect! highly recommend her :)

Makeup Mad by Farah
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
M. C.
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Farah is a great makeup artist. She made me look and feel beautiful! Her sense of color and ability to hide my wrinkles was fantastic. She was kind and accommodating too. I learned a lot from her and she was very interesting to talk to. She is first class!

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Shimmer and Pout
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Katelyn P.
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Lisa did my makeup as a bridesmaid in a friend's wedding. I felt like she really understood what I wanted and was able to give recommendations. Some makeup artists say "pick you own color" and she was able to say what blush/lipstick/etc. she thought would look best with the eye look. She also did great brows!

Glam Savant Artistry
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Lavern H.
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I really loved my makeup Artist Aucilla, so professional and so patient with me. She had me looking like a star!!! Thumbs up to her. Will call on her again for another occasion, she is the best!!!!

Patricia M. Fahey
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen M.
Verified review

Queen of smokey eyes and lashes! She's done my makeup for many years and have never failed me. Want to look hot like the Hollywood A listers. Patty is the one to go to! Love her! 😘

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Blushing Reflections
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kathy K.
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I had my nieces wedding on Friday and my makeup artist cancelled on me Tuesday night .. kaylee cane up on thumtack as a recommendation . She called me right away and not only made appt for me but for my 2 daughters as well .. so sweet and so efficient . Her prices are so affordable .. I will be going back to her again .. HIGHLY RECCOMMEND ❤️👍🏻

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makeupbydarshi
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alina H.
Verified review

I booked darshi for my engagement party makeup and I have to say I was very very impressed with her skills. She's very professional. She knows what she's doing and would listen to any feedback you give her to make you look your very best. Shes friendly and has an amazing comforting personality. It was a delight having her do my makeup and I would definitely book her again.

Makeup by Jessica Nicole
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Karla H.
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Amazing makeup artist.

DV8 Looks
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Darshita P.
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Leema than you for everything as you my entire bridal party loved you. You are very sweet as you took your time to ensure everyone was happy with their look from makeup, hair to draping.

Studio 6957
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Chasity H.
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Her quality of work is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. She can transform your face to look like a superstar walking on the red carpet. She uses great products (nothing cheap) and the makeup last all day. I would recommend her to anyone that is looking for an excellent makeup artist. She definitely fits the criteria!

Artistrylikebam
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie V.
Verified review

Living in cities like LA, D.C., Scottsdale and Chicago, Brandon is as good as it gets when it comes to a flawless makeup applications. Not only is he incredibly funny and cute, but he knows products, ingredients, and tricks for just about everything! Even his glam looks look fresh, natural, and effortless - glowing and healthy looking skin is his thing. He truly is talented and probably the most knowledgeable professional artist I've ever met. He has a true passion for his craft! I would trust him for any and every occasion! TRULY THE BEST! and be prepared to fall in love with him within seconds, he is that makeup artist you put on speed dial.

Beautiful by Anjali
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Shelly P.
Verified review

Anjali did my makeup for a wedding recently. It was flawless! She was professional and listened to what I was looking for. By the end of the night, my makeup was still looking fabulous! I will definitely be using Anjali again!

Etched Makeup Artistry
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine B.
Verified review

Erica was great! She took her time doing my makeup and also took steps to make sure I was happy with my overall look. She was very patient and professional and I could definitely go back to her to get my makeup don for another special occasion. My only complaint is the glitter​ from my eyes getting everywhere else on my face, BUT for me, it wasn't a big deal at all, just a little added shimmer :)

Alpha Dara Cosmetics
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila M.
Verified review

Thanks to Alpha I get compliments all the time, she taught me how to apply my makeup and she always up date me on new products! Alpha is the BEST!

Almaz Does Beauty
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Rahel A.
Verified review

Almaz did my makeup a few times but mainly for my sisters wedding and I loved it! What I enjoyed about Almaz is that she is able to gage the type of style of makeup I want. I’m more of a natural glam and she is able to execute that! Highly recommend her for all types of events!

Lola beleza
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa A.
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Lola did a fantastic job! Would highly recommend her for your makeup needs!

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Need a Makeup Artist

Chicago, IL

  • Event type
    Photo shoot
  • Makeup style
    As recommended by professional
  • Additional makeup services required
    Other (hair and makeup )
  • Number of people needing makeup
    2
  • Details
    I am looking for a natural and slightly scruffy look, long braid possibly, would love a recommendation that fits with the collection.
  • $151.8
    Average price

Need event makeup

Chicago, IL

  • Event type
    Prom / Formal
  • Additional makeup services required
    Other (Eyelashes)
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Details
    I am going out to a big event New Years eve and want to look my best.
  • $75
    Average price

Need a Makeup Artist for a Prom

Oswego, IL

  • Event type
    Prom / Formal
  • Number of people needing makeup
    1
  • Trial makeup session
    Yes, I am interested
  • Details
    I need a fablous make up aretic to do my make up for prom someone who can air brush on my foundation and make sure it will last all night
  • $100
    Average price
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