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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 176 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 267 hires on Thumbtack
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Sally B.
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I hired Vesta to do my hair and makeup for my wedding. I'm very pleased with the experience and would definitely recommend her. She listened to what I wanted and gave me lovely hair/makeup. But more than that she was just a lovely person to work with. She was easy to talk to and put me at ease. Communications were great; I sent her photos of hair/makeup I liked and we talked over that. A few weeks before the wedding we did a trial run at her gorgeous apartment. The trial run lasted a good four hours - Vesta didn't rush it at any point, even trying out two different "up-do" hairstyles on me until we were happy. She listened to what I wanted and responded. On the wedding day itself I was running a little late and was stressed out but Vesta's calming personality helped ease me a little. She again did great hair and makeup (I still had all my eye makeup on largely intact the next morning - I know it's bad that I didn't take it off, but it shows it was long lasting!). She also helped secure my headpiece. Both on the day and at the trial she also took nice photos that she shared with me. She's 100% competent as a hair/makeup artist but she also adds that little extra in that she's calming, makes you feel relaxed, and says very sweet things. Recommended.

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Made Up On The Go
4.9
from 91 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 198 hires on Thumbtack
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Heather O.
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Mary is amazing! She's very professional and a passionate makeup artist/hair stylist. My experience I had was during the night of my sister's bachelorette party. I was so pleased with the way Mary styled my hair and makeup she also did a wonderful job on my sister and my mom! She made our night special. A few weeks later I had Mary lighten my hair for the summer and she also cut layers. Now my hair is nice and healthy and I can't thank her enough! We love her positive attitude and her artistic ability so much that my sister booked her for the wedding! I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to look fabulous!

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On Point Beauty by SRCfaces
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Alaysia W.
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Sharon is an amazing makeup artist. She did my makeup for my undergraduate and graduate graduations and it was fantastic both times. She does an amazing job of giving you a naturally beautiful look as opposed to an overdone look. I have had makeup done by MAC artists twice and Sharon does a better job by far. The photo speaks for itself. I will not hesitate to reach out to Sharon again the next time I need to have my makeup done for a special occasion.

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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
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Brooke L.
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I traveled from Los Angeles to New York and New Jersey for film premieres and could not have found a better Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist for me!!! I feel so fortunate to have worked with a super professional and talented artist in this area, but also a new friend! We will be working together again in the future! Mallory GETS my GLAM!!! ;)

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The Art Of ZD Beauty
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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Neelo O.
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Zsahnece was my makeup artist for my engagement. She was OUTSTANDING. She made me feel rest assured that it will look excellent. I felt extremely comfortable with her and she's really funny. My makeup looked phenomenal for my special day. I would recommend her to anyone. * * * * * THANK YOU Zsahnece!

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danymakeup
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Samantha T.
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Dany is aaaamazing! She is professional, easygoing, patient and a talented makeup artist. She did such a wonderful job with my makeup that my mom decided to do hers, as well. She made my mom (and me) feel so beautiful. I am definitely keeping her number and will hire her again!

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The Glass Slipper Wedding
5.0
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
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Ariel H.
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Aleetha and her crew are an absolute delight to work with. Each of them are extremely talented and know their craft very well. They are super punctual, courteous and listen to the requests of those they're working on. I hired Aleetha for my bridal makeup and hair as well as for 4 of my bridesmaids. Everyone of the girls looked gorgeous and my bridal pictures came out great with the look they gave me. The cherry on top was that my hair and makeup lasted all night even with tons of dancing and jumping around! Aleetha makes you completely comfortable when shes working with you. From the first meeting with her it feels like you'd have known her for years! I would definitely recommend her services to anyone looking for a makeup and hair artist and will prbably use her again in the future! Thank you so much Aleetha for all that you did! I truly enjoyed working and spending time with you. Keep up the good work girl! :-)

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  • 6 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
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Shannon W.
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Remi was an awesome makeup and hair artist for our video shoot team! Always prepared, arrived early, and even helped us with non makeup duties (cleaning up etc.) she made sure to check the makeup in our cameras before we started shooting just in case she needed to add any last minute touches. She was great!!!

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Eyez by Ash
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
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Josette A.
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Ashley was a great makeup artist

  • 15 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Jillian K.
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Dori was wonderful to work with. She did my hair and makeup for my bridal shower and I felt very beautiful when greeting all of my guests. She also set my mothers hair, which looked fabulous. I hope to work with her again soon!

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100% Cashmeir
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
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Aditi P.
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Cashmeir took me on very last minute and arrived well before the appointment. She was very attentive, professional and friendly! She was very flexible with changing plans, and really quite quick! The makeup and hair that she did for us stayed for over 15 hours without needing any touch-up! Thanks, Cashmeir!

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CmodeBeauty
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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Cynthia H.
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Marija was amazing to work with! I booked her pretty last minute to do my hair for my Bridal Shower. I sent pictures of the style I wanted and my hair came out perfect! She was incredibly accommodating as I was running behind on schedule. Marija was on time and understanding which meant the world to me! She was a pleasure to work with and was very friendly, I loved talking with her, and her rate was awesome! I would definitely use her again and recommend her!

Aysh Makeup
4.6
from 34 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Varsha R.
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Aisha was a delight to work with, and she is an incredible makeup artist and hair stylist. We had never met before, and she showed up and made me look and feel beautiful!

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Makeup Services
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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Esther A.
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I had reached out to Katya prior to hiring her to see if she had experience working on dark skinned clientele. She confirmed that she had, and sent me several examples of her work. I was so happy that I decided to go with Katya! She is a wonderful makeup artist who not only arrived at my home on time, but was fully prepared to execute the look I wanted. She made sure I was happy with my look every step of the way and offered to fix anything I was not satisfied with. I received so many compliments throughout the night and I felt amazing! Best part, my makeup lasted all night! I would definitely hire Katya again for another event, and hopefully my own wedding! Thanks again Katya!!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Makenzie L.
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Dianelle did my hair and makeup for an event I was going to. She was fabulous. My hair and makeup looked great (I received multiple compliments), she was right on time, her prices were super reasonable and she was also a lot of fun! It wasn’t awkward at all she was super professional and also easy to talk to. I highly recommend her!!

Beauty by Danielle
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal C.
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Danielle is extremely professional and a master at her craft! She is the only makeup artist I go to! I continue recommending her to everyone and anyone! I have yet to find someone as talented as she is ! She let's you know what she thinks might work best for your complexion and/or skin! She always uses high quality makeup and doesn't hesitate to let you know what products she uses! She does a great job at listening to exactly what you want! I will continue looking forward to using her for any future events and I will continue to recommend her! You will not be disappointed!

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Lugo Makeup
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah K.
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I have used Lugo Makeup & Hair multiple times. She is my go-to! Not only is she professional and make you look and feel beautiful, but she is so friendly and easy to talk to! I definitely recommend her for any occasion where you need a MUA!

Makiage Beauty By Sheryl
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Marta M.
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Hey girls if you’re looking for a great makeup artists Sheryl Medina is the one. she’s punctual , great Vibes and amazingly talented , her makeup work is not to over not to under it’s perfect. trust me on this one, this girl knows what she’s doing ..thank you Sheryl will be calling you again for my next event .❤️

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  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Madison G.
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Alegra did my hair and makeup and she did PHENOMENAL! Loved it very much!

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BrushLuxe Makeup Design
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roxanne W.
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So grateful to Corey for saving the day! My regular makeup artist had a family emergency the day of my red carpet event. I put out an early morning SOS, but wasn't hopeful I would be able to find someone on such short notice. Corey responded promptly, chatted with me and offered to come out to me early that afternoon. She showed up on time, set up quickly and I immediately felt at ease. Corey works very quickly and couldn't have been nicer; my makeup looked so pretty, my friend (who NEVER wears makeup) asked her to do "a little something" to her face too! Thanks again Corey. You stepped in to prevent my little disaster and earned yourself a new customer.

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Makeup By Camille
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anastasia T.
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She did an amazing job with my prom makeup! She’s amazing and works to make your dream look come true! I love you Camille! 100% recommend

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.

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