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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 174 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 264 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dedrick M.
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Let me start off by saying that I myself am a hair stylist & make up artist who works with bridal clients so I am very picky when selecting an onsite hair/stylist & makeup artist, hence my detailed review... I selected Vesta because she responded quickly & provided the information I requested without my having to ask for additional information. When corresponding with her via email & phone she responded in a timely manner and she was extremely professional & friendly. She also provided prices that were within the bridal party's budget. Vesta was booked to provide hair styling services to 3 bridesmaids & 1 mother of the bride. She arrived on time was well prepared, personable, professional. Everyone looked great & for the most part all hair styles stood the test of time. She was able to style a variety of hair textures, which we needed because we joked that the bridal party was the United Nations! She also provided full & partial up-do's & a lasting voluminous blowout on a bob. Of the 4 who received services only one bridesmaids curls began to fall before the actual wedding ceremony. I think the falling curls were due in part to the need for more hair spray and/or tighter curling and the fact that the bridesmaid should have picked another hair style given how long her her hair was. Either way, we were able to touch things up with a curling iron and the hair style was restored back to it's original glory. Overall Vesta was awesome to work with & clients will be very pleased with her professionalism & artistry. Thanks for being so flexible and wonderful Vesta!

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Made Up On The Go
4.9
from 91 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 196 hires on Thumbtack
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Justine O.
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Mary Harrison is a fabulous makeup artist & hair stylist. If your looking for something simple, night on the town, birthday, wedding, consultation or makeup lesson, hands down Mary Harrison is the person to reach out too. She is a caring genuine and very creative person. Contact Mary Harrison you won't be sorry! I love her work she is amazing!

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The Art of Ochanya
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
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Jane S.
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Ochanya is very reliable, punctual and knowledgeable on Make - up and hair. I am a stylist who has booked her to work with many of my clients including celebrities, and magazine editorials. She is always pleasant and I would definitely recommend her services over and over again!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mindy L.
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AHmazing! My hair was beautiful, and make up stayed on all night thru tons of dancing. So glad I went with Tatiana, she made sure we were satisfied with our looks before leaving. Thank you so much 😘

Antonina Avendano
4.8
from 68 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Arianna K.
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Antonia did my hair for my wedding day and she did an amazing job. She also did my moms hair and 3 others. Even though there was not enough time she manage to do the hair for the five of us and my cousins makeup. Her job is incredible, and is very easy to work with her.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynn D.
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Finding an artist who is both a skilled hair stylist as well as a talented make-up artist is hard to find. Remi is that person all rolled into one! She worked on our commercial shoot and created one look after another that was perfect for our needs. She's a delight to have on set, easy going, very professional and well mannered. I highly recommend her!

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CmodeBeauty
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley G.
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I had the best experience with these lovely ladies. From beginning to end I laughed and felt beautiful the whole time. They are very talented makeup artist and amazing hair stylist. These ladies are my new go to beauty professionals.

Angela Boswell HMUA
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Gigio N.
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We scheduled her to come do make up for office staff prior to headshots. She came on time, provided reasonable prices and was very friendly with everyone. Her professionalism and manner made everyone feel comfortable and at ease. To say the least, the photos came out great and it is in part due to her work product. I highly recommend her. Thank you, Angela, for your hard work and dedication to this craft! Keep in touch. All the best, Gio

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MJ Artistry
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
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Nicole L.
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MJ Artistry was amazing! Melissa was very attentive to every detail and set me up with a a hair and makeup team right away! When I met Kim, (my hair stylist and my makeup artist) we hit it off right away. She is excellent at what she does and she listening to everything I wanted for my day. I met Andreia the day of my wedding and she handled each one of my girls with attentiveness and care. She did each of their makeup just the way we agreed and I (and they) couldn't be happier! Both Kim and Andreia arrived when they said they would and set up promptly. I couldn't have asked for better woman helping to make my wedding extra beautiful! ♡

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  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Omena E.
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Danielle is extremely knowledgeable and affordable. Unlike most hair stylists, she suggests only what she thinks is best for the client's hair health, not what will make her the most money. I felt at home while she was doing my hair. The way she washes hair is so relaxing. She constantly asks if what she is doing is comfortable, or if the braiding is too tight (which it rarely was). She listened to what I wanted and actually did it. I would 200% recommend her, especially to women who care about the health of their hair. Even more importantly, her and her family care about my safety. After she finished with my hair, her fiance gave me a ride to the train station, even waiting with me until we realized I had missed the train, and then took me to another train station. I can't express how happy I am with what they have done for my confidence! And they fed me, so you can't beat that!

Artistry By Ashlee
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Krystal P.
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She did an amazing job and was very professional. I hired Ashlee to do my hair and make up for my wedding anniversary, she was very accommodating and she is very good at what she does.

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Lugo Makeup
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carolina A.
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It goes beyond words describing my experience with Lugo Hair and Makeup. I described my style, preferences, and some ideas and she completely blew me out of the water with the outcome. I wouldn’t recommend anyone better than her. No matter what type of event you may need to glam up for!

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SBP Hair & Makeup
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Esmeralda M.
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Shirley did an amazing job with my hair and makeup. She was on time and brought all of the tools she would need to transform me into a beauty. I had sent her pictures of hair and makeup and she did exactly what I wanted. I looked beautiful for my wedding reception and I received a lot of compliments. She took her time and I felt like I was in heaven being so pampered! I highly recommend Shirly and will use her again. I shopped around and her price was very reasonable.

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Jules on Foot
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ilana B.
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I've been using Jules as my primary hair stylist for the past 9 years (in the salon and at my home) and have never had a less than excellent experience with her! She is attentive and really makes each appointment a collaborative process. Her skill and passion clearly translate into what she is able to do for me and I'm often complimented on my cut and recent color (soft ombré). I'm really excited for her new business venture and am happy more people will be able to access her services in their own homes!

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PentMakeup
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Flo C.
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Pent was so easy to communicate with and was patient with perfecting hair and makeup for my wedding! She is so sweet and friendly. I loved that she took the time to have the makeup done naturally. Thank you so much, Pent!

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Plush Artistry LLC New York
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hannah R.
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Plush makeup artistry & Hair design did an amazing job on mine and my bridal party's hair and makeup. 5 stars. They were fun and very talented. I loved the hair and makeup! They did exactly what each of the girls wanted and made them look stunning for the photos! I felt like I was among friends we laughed and had a great time while they did us up. If you want magazine worthy makeup and hair and an enjoyable time these are the ladies to choose! Thanks again!!

Makeup & Hair By Laura Barua
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea R.
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Laura was on time, brought all her equipment, honored my requests and did a great quality job. Perfect picture makeup and hair! Oh, she is also lovely and likable.

Live Lovely Beauty
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mrs. W.
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I had the pleasure of working with Julie from Live Lovely Beauty, she made me and my bridal party look and feel amazing! On the day of my wedding she did my the hair, and My three bridesmaids! She also did hair and makeup for my mom and my mother in law! She's hard-working, efficient and prompt NOT to mention talented! She makes you feel comfortable, confident and YOU WILL BE ready on time! Lastly I can't forget to mention that she's also the touch-up Queen! Efficient and fast ! I could not have asked for a better experience!

Sneha Pawar
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Mukta D.
Verified review

I had Sneha come to my house for prom makeup and hair. She was very prompt with her replies, highly professional, time conscious, used good quality makeup materials, very warm and friendly and delivered more than I expected. It was my first time and I was really very anxious but I had a very good experience with her and would highly recommend her.

LaCirignola Beauty
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Erin T.
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Caitlin did makeup and hair for my bridal party and myself for my wedding. She was punctual, professional and paid attention to what I wanted as a bride. The airbrush really made our pictures outstanding and lasted throughout the night. After the ceremony she did touch ups and even gave my hair more of a part look. Such a great experience!

JV hair design
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Angelika W.
Verified review

Jen has always done my hair since she started becoming a hairdresser. She always takes her time and makes sure that everything comes out to your liking. The quality is worth the cost and time. From hair color to hair dos to even hair cuts. You could tell she loves what she does by just simply looking at your own new do.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Hair Stylist

Princeton, NJ

  • Details
    This is for my wedding. I will need an updo; my maid of honor has very straight hair, so hers will be a simple updo; and then two little girls (flower girls) will need updos as well.
  • $350
    Average price

Need Hair Styling

Staten Island, NY

  • Details
    I have very porous hair i have no chemicals in my hair and my hairline is damaged

Need Hair Styling Service

Bronx, NY

  • Details
    Micro Links to my naturally curly shoulder length hair
  • $200
    Average price
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