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Krista Massey Makeup
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer K.
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Krista was amazing and I highly recommend her! She was very sweet, outgoing, and personable. She did a wonderful job with my wedding makeup, I got so many compliments on how beautiful I looked that day! My parents were particularly pleased at how she enhanced my looks, but it did not look like I had too much makeup. My hair also looked amazing- simple but elegant. She was very flexible and willing to come earlier than originally planned. In short- great personality, wonderful hair/makeup artist, make sure you book her if you can!

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BeautyChakra
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Shri B.
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Jatoia did my hair, makeup and henna and her husband AJ did my photography for my Indian engagement party. They are such a power couple! They did such an amazing job and everyone was so impressed by their patience and commitment to their crafts. Would highly recommend them.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca P.
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Her promptness to my request if looking for a makeup artist was great!

  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina D.
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She made my daughter look absolutely gorgeous for her prom. She came well equipped and prepared! She is the best makeup artist on the East Coast!! Thank you Valerie for your professionalism and making my daughter beautiful!

Hair and Makeup by Karyn
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Meredith M.
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Karyn has been doing my hair forever! My hair is EXTREMELY thin and she is still able to give me those Pinterest worthy updos! In college, she came to my school to do updos for my sorority sisters before our formal several years in a row. Every one was always stunning and she got all the girls done in time. I love that Karyn can give me advice about my thin hair and recommend products and styles that will help me. When she cuts my hair she knows little tricks that will give it body. She is meticulously organized, dedicated, and professional. She did my hair and makeup for her own wedding! If you're looking for someone who found their calling and has natural talent, hire Karyn!!

You're Beautiful Too
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Delonda D.
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Loving person ! She a wonderful makeup artist and does a phenomenal job with lashes!

Cellys glam
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tonya T.
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Celly is very professional and is thorough and passionate about her work. She has an excellent ey for detail and ensures that you are 100% satisfied with the work she does. I couldn't have asked for a better makeup artist. I would definitely highly recommend her.

Carla Renee Makeup
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
CC C.
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This young lady is amazing in contouring makeup. Makeup equipment is clean and professsional. Not only is she a freelance makeup artist she is all so apart of my Great Foundation glame squad. She has done my makeup and it was flawless. Keep up the good work carla.. more faces to you.

Beautiful Creations
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Nancy J.
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Mrs. Nash is a overall great makeup artist. She takes her time on each face so that each woman is enhanced fully. I can not express how appreciative to have found you Janae and I hope your soar in this field, because your work speak for it's self.

Stephanie Ann Ferguson
5.0
from 2 reviews
    A.J. Dunlap D.
    Verified review

    I absolutely loved working with Stephanie! As a wedding photographer the most important thing on a wedding day for me is staying on schedule. Honestly, most of the time the people who put us behind are Makeup Artists...but not Stephanie. She plans in advance and keeps things on time! The last wedding I worked with her she even finished up early enough to fit in another person! Besides staying on schedule, her work is beautiful. The brides look stunning & flawless! She knows how to read a bride to give her the exact wedding look she's always dreamed!

    Adonia by Jen
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    Morgan J.
    Verified review

    Jen was my hair and makeup artist for my October 2014 wedding. I wanted vintage and she totally delivered. She was at my home bright and early at 6am on the morning of the wedding. I was absolutely in love with my total wedding day look that she created and it looks amazing in the pictures, very glamorous, but not unnatural. And my makeup lasted until the party ended at nearly midnight that night, which was incredible! She is also a really cool and laid back person. She responds to emails quickly which is always appreciated when you are planning a wedding. I would definitely hire her again if I had to do it all over!

    Lotus Makeup
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Emma A.
      Verified review

      Anne is an absolute master. Not only is she really professional but she also teaches you how to do your makeup time and time again. She's tied for the best makeup artist I've ever worked with. I would recommend her time and time again.

      • 6 years in business
      Jessica W.
      Verified review

      She is super friendly, professional and knows what she is doing. The only person I would trust with my hair. My sister is having her airbrush makeup done by Juli for her wedding. Great work!

      Peace Within By Johnsie
      3.0
      from 2 reviews
        Amber J.
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        Peace Within By Johnsie is my favorite salon in the Triangle. The atmosphere is always pleasant and warming. Johnsie is very professional and keeps my hair healthy & beautiful!

        Beauty By Courtney
        5.0
        from 1 review
          Brittany S.
          Verified review

          Courtney is a very talented makeup artist with a wonderful personality! I would highly recommend her for any type of event that you would like your makeup done professionally. You will look amazing after she does your makeup!

          About

          Whether you need assistance with hair or makeup services, I bring the beauty to you. I do parties, weddings, proms, formals and photo shoots.

          About

          We are a hair salon and we thrive on getting just the style and makeup you want. We enjoy the look on the customer's face, when we have achieved that special look for them!

          About

          I provide hair and makeup for very special events like proms and weddings! I can travel to you and give stand by assistance.

          • 4 years in business
          About

          I have been doing hair for over five years now. I am experienced in wedding/fashion show hair! I love the elegant look, but I specialize in funky and trendy styles! Check out my website for pictures of my work!

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          • 12 years in business
          About

          I do hair and makeup for all occasions! I do proms, weddings, funerals, graduations and any other special occasions you have. I'm available upon appointment only and consultation is also available.

          Q & A

          Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

          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 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.

          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.

          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 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.

          Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.