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PARTYYMAGIC SERVICES
4.8
from 133 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 178 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shawvan B.
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If I could give Partyymagic 20 stars I would!!!! Mimi is Magic and her work is phenomenal. I have never had my face painted before so I was anxious to see the results once she started. She not only exceeded my expectations but was very professional. She painted my face in 30 minutes flat. I wore the makeup all day at work (12+hours) and had a great Halloween! I got so many compliments and even frightened some of my co-workers. She's everything you want in an artist friendly, patient, talented, and on time!

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 127 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 218 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Daniel G.
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As we approached our wedding day on Oct 17th my then fiancé and I thought it would be nice to have someone do my Best woman and flower girl's makeup. After looking at a few makeup artist I loved how Winstead Studio stepped forward and was immediately available. Our makeup artist arrived at the hotel on-time and what amazing work. Both looked great and I couldn't have asked for better. Thank you so much Winstead Studios.

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Erin
4.8
from 84 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Beth L.
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Erin was a really nice, talented makeup artist! She did a great job with the dark smokey eyes I wanted, was on time, and communicated quickly when I emailed her. My only suggestion would be to let people know what products you can offer for certain skin types- I have sensitive/acne prone skin (I had asked what she had and got a broad answer of "everything"). I ended up doing my foundation prior to her arrival Bc I did not know if she had one I could use and my skin breaks out at the sight of comogenic formulas! But overall she was great. I would use her again. Thanks Erin!

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JMDESIGNZ
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 168 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Godfrey M.
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Jen sent one of her staff makeup artist named JUSTINA!!! She did a fantastic job making my daughter glamourous for her Senior PROM this past weekend. Jen and Justina were very professional and affordable! Jen sent a questionnaire to my daughter asking her to describe the look she ted to have for her Prom and Justina delivered!!! I would highly recommend these makeup professionals for any occasion where you want your sweetheart to be fabulous!!!!!

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DC Elite Image
5.0
from 59 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Daryle L.
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I could not have been happier with DC Elite Image. Teresa was accommodating (came to my home to do my makeup for a holiday party), super friendly and professional to work with - and I simply loved my results! I would recommend her without hesitation to any individual or organization needing a professional makeup artist. And I will certainly be a repeat customer!

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Facial Expressions by Tenia
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Donnetta W.
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Good afternoon... I just everyone to know if you haven't hired or tried Mrs. Tenia hands down she is the 'one'. She is by far the most professional, helpful, polite, skillfull, down to earth and just awesome to work with. My one on one session was insight, rewarding and most of all fun at the same time. I am looking forward to many more sessions and skill building with one of Baltimore's talented makeup artist. Thank you thumbtack for finding my match.

  • 3 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley N.
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If you are looking for a makeup artist for your special event, look no further. Priscilla is extremely professional, arriving early and with all the necessary tools. I had an excellent trial with her and we were able to fine tune my wedding day style. She was the perfect person to be with my friends and I as we prepared for my wedding as she is patient, detail-oriented and kind. The value of her work is tremendous and I would recommend her 100% to anyone!

Palettable Creations
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Khalia A.
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After about a year of corresponding back and forth with Khalilah, she is officially my wedding day makeup artist. Although it was about a year after initially contacting Khalilah about her make up services, she remained responsive, professional, understanding, and accommodating. During my wedding consultation, she was very prepared, with plenty of makeup, lashes, a directors chair, and even professional lighting! I was very impressed with her preparedness and professionalism. And not to mention, her makeup application is flawless! I would highly recommend Khalilah to any bride for makeup application.

  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie R.
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Mia was amazing! I hired her to do makeup for the bridesmaids in my wedding. I was a bit nervous about booking someone from the internet without meeting her for such an important day - so we arranged an in home trial. She came to me, did my makeup and was awesome. She has a great sense of humor and definitely calmed my fears. On the day of the wedding, she showed up calm and prepared - my bridal party had all different types of skin tones and facial types and she made each one look beautiful. She did lashes on those that wanted them and it made SUCH a huge difference in the pictures. She was a wonderful makeup artist and I would definitely recommend hiring her for your event!!

Elan Beauty - Hair & Makeup
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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Candice and the team at Elan Beauty did a WONDERFUL job on the hair and makeup for myself (bride) and my entire bridal party! Everyone truly looked wonderful and we got so many compliments from guests on the hair and makeup. I especially appreciated Candice's ability to work with a wide range of hair types/lengths and makeup preference to make everyone from my younger sister to my mother-in-law look STUNNING! Everyone was so friendly, helpful, and flexible, making getting ready for the wedding stress-free and fun!

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CHANCE LAWRONE
4.6
from 26 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sherri B.
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I never normally write reviews but I was so impressed. She made all of us feel special and beautiful. Most makeup artist only do makeup one way( which I hate) but Jaydes makeup capibilties and talents were able to stretch from my daughter (13) who's makeup was very beautiful and age appropriate to my Great grandmother(81) who's makeup was light and elegant. But most importantly my husbands jaw was on the floor. Lol.. THANK YOU SOO MUCH.

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CAMME COSMETICS
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brittany H.
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Camille was the best!!!!! She is so sweet and great at what she does. You can really tell she LOVES makeup. She is definitely my new makeup artist!!!! Thanks again boo.

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Flawless Faces And Hair
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carly C.
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Summer did such an exceptional job on the make up for my wedding! Not only are her makeup skills top notch, she is also very down to earth and caring which is exactly what you need on your wedding day! She did makeup for myself, my 7 bridesmaids, my mother and my step mother and everyone looked absolutely stunning!!! The makeup also lasts ALL DAY LONG! You will not be disappointed by Summer's work ethic, bright personality and creative genius. The onsite makeup also created a relaxed atmosphere that I would highly recommend to every bride out there. Do yourself a favor and hire Summer for onsite makeup needs! She will blow you away, trust me! :)

NGK Studio
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Dana M.
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Gul and her partner were both very responsible and showed up on time for my wedding.. I knew that I could count on them to be there for my special day. From the minute I met Gul, she continued to respond to my messages very quickly and gave very helpful advice and answered any questions that I had. They are both very good makeup artists and only use the best quality makeup and products.. You can count on them to make you look flawless on your wedding day, and they will put in as much time as you need them to get the job done. If you want a makeup artist who will do any makeup look you like, use high end products, and give you only the best advice possible then you can count on these two ladies 100%. They will not let you down. I think more people should know about NGK studio because these two girls truly are experts in the work that they do and they are very hardworking they will not let you down. I promise. I got so many compliments on how flawless I looked the day of my wedding, and how amazing my hair looked that day. People couldn't stop raving over the fact that I just looked like I walked out of a movie.. I was very tired that day too(functioning on only one hour of sleep and they were somehow able to transform me into a celebrity) You will look amazing too on your wedding day four sure=) =) I am usually very picky with who I decide to do my makeup, but there was just something about this girl that I could tell she would do a fantastic job and I was right. Spread the word, these girls are experts!!! Sincerely, Dana

Jebella Artistry
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Veronica U.
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I hired Jebella for my wedding in June and I am so happy with my decision! I had an awesome hair stylist and an awesome makeup artist come to my house for my trial. I am very happy with their work and can’t wait for them to make me look pretty on my big day!

JDozier Artistry
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Erin M.
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Amazing experience overall! My makeup came out absolutely stunning. I also had fun. I will most definitely repeat when I am back in the area.

MakeupByBlanche
4.2
from 5 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jerita S.
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Blanche's makeup skills are top notch. I signed up for the makeup tutorial and she was extremely patient and a very effective teacher. She could be a celebrity makeup artist - that's how good she is. I can't wait to sign up for another session with her.

Beauty of a goddess
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny W.
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She did an amazing job doing my mom's, sister's, and my own makeup! Would recommend to anyone looking for an artist to do their makeup for a special event!

NJ BEAUTY💄🎨💋
4.3
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Lena H.
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Nicole, did a excellent job on my makeup. She was very professional and very punctual her work spoke for it self. Nicole can and will be able to do my makeup anytime, I really loved her work. I would recommend her to anybody who's getting married, prom or just wants there makeup done for a special event. Keep up the great work Nicole.

Paint Me Silly by Queen
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Richard D.
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Ms. Patricia McQueen is one of Best makeup artists in the DMV area. I have seen her do a wedding of 15 bridesmaids,also her work at the White House. she is a celebrity makeup artist. I love her clown outfit as well,when she is doing kids faces. the next time you have a wedding or have a birthday party for your child please book her she's one of the best. She gets there on time.

Makeup Artist Pro Group
3.8
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy M.
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I've gotten my makeup done by makeup artists on a few occasions, and I picked Maria at Make Up Artist Pro Group after my cousin used her for her wedding last year. I was really impressed with how my makeup turned out, and she was incredibly sweet and calming to the bride, which I knew would be an important quality to calm my own wedding day jitters. Since I had recently gotten engaged, I made sure to get her card, and called her a few weeks later when I set my wedding date to book her. When my wedding day came, she arrived early and was really pleasant. She kept me feeling at ease and stayed right on schedule throughout. It was clear that she keeps her kit and her supplies sanitary, and the products in the kit (other than the few products of my own that I preferred she use) are of great quality. They even gave me the option to purchase some of the products for touch ups. Throughout the whole process, she was very professional. I had a lot of specific ideas and requests for my big day makeup, and she was comfortable trusting my preferences for certain products. My makeup looked gorgeous. Totally perfect and more flawless than I ever could have imagined. My three bridesmaids looked absolutely beautiful. Most importantly, my makeup photographed beautifully. I could not have been happier. I'm so glad that my cousin found Makeup Artist Pro Group first, and that I decided to book them for my special day.

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