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Rutherford Makeup And Hair Artists

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Makeup by Vesta
4.9
from 174 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 264 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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The Art of Ochanya
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Farha E.
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I could not wait to review Ochanya. She did my hair and makeup for my wedding reshoot. I couldn't have been happier with her work. She did just as I wanted and checked off every detail I requested. I am so in love with the look. She gave me a flawless makeup application that lasted for hours. I was so obsessed with the look that I did not want to wash off at the end of the night. Not only is she such a talented makeup artist and hairstylist, she is such a sweet person. You can immediately feel comfortable talking to her about anything. I highly recommend her to anyone. I cannot wait to work with her in the future. I found my go to artist for sure!!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
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Maria C.
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Tatiana is an awesome makeup & hair artist. On the day of my Wedding, she came on time and ready to work. She is very polite and listens to you with patience to give you the look that you want. She also gives you recommendations to make you look even better. I was very happy with the end result. I will definitely keep using Tatiana in the future. Thank you Tatiana!

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On Point Beauty by SRCfaces
4.8
from 77 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
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Thaysha M.
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OMG! Sharon was simply amazing!!! She was able to accommodate me with less than 12hrs notice (thank goodness I was attending a weekday wedding). LOL. Sharon was uber professional, took her time, and asked what I wanted to look like, which is something I've never had a makeup artist do! My makeup was flawless and looked SO natural! I can't wait to be back in NY to use her again!

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Mallory Cosmetics
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica B.
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I loved working with Mallory! On top of being very punctual, her collection of makeup caters to a lot of different skin tones (having never seen a picture of me, I'm really impressed at how serious she is about the project.) Mallory is very professional, giving me options and advice, and she also made it a very fun experience for me. I've gotten a lot of conpliments on my hair and makeup, all because of her. Now, I'm hoping for more events to go to in the future just so I can hire Mallory again! I love her! Thank you so much! :D

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  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Brian B.
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I am pleased to recommend Remi Odunsi as an outstanding Hair and Makeup Artist. Remi is responsive, articulate, and meticulous; not only that, she brings fun energy to the table which makes her an overall pleasure to work with – a consummate pro that will make you look fantastic.

Sarah Jeanne Makeup Artistry
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa K.
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Sarah was very well-organized, quick to respond, and very accommodating (even to my mom and I who are sensitive about eye makeup since my mom had a traumatic eye injury which I witnessed). For my wedding we needed hair and makeup: makeup for 4 (1 bride, 2 bridesmaids, and 1 mom) And hair for 5 (1 bride, 2 bridesmaids, and 2 moms) Sarah arranged a trial with her hair partner and both were accommodating and fantastic balancing the right amount of listening to my requests and drawing upon their knowledge and skills! They also were willing to come early to the venue and to bring breakfast for my bridal party. Ever

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danymakeup
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
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Samantha B.
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Dany was amazing. I was super nervous about the quality of the makeup during 90 plus degree weather at my our door shower. At 1 am my makeup was still flawless and had many compliments during my party. I will be using her services in the future :)

Beats by Tiffy
4.6
from 50 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Sara F.
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Tiffany was always so responsive and answered every question I had. Extremely professional & well-prepared. I was very specific with how I wanted my hair and makeup, and she did a fantastic job! I got so many compliments on my hair and makeup throughout the night. I referred her to a friend who also got compliments on her hair and makeup throughout the night! I felt beautiful that night at the GRAMMYs. I’ll be referring her to my friends in NYC and will be giving her a call next time I’m there. Thanks again, Tiffany!!!

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Makeup by Clarissa
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Tanya L.
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I loved how she did my hair and makeup on my wedding day. I will definitely use her for any event and recommend her to my friends.

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CmodeBeauty
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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Samantha J.
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Marija did my hair and makeup when I was in New York for an event. She and her sister were amazing to work with! Not only did Marija ask for pictures, but she listened to what look I wanted and created a look that was perfect! The quality of work was very high; my hair and makeup looked absolutely stunning and both lasted throughout a long evening! Both ladies have awesome personalities and I had a blast sitting in the chair and talking with them. I hope to be back in NY for another formal event, as I would love to work with them again!

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100% Cashmeir
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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Shanti V.
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Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You want everything to go perfectly and with Cashmeir as your makeup artist that's exactly what you'll get. She takes the time to find the perfect look that YOU want. She made me feel beautiful before my makeup was even put on. I tell everyone Cashmeir is the best makeup artist you'll ever work with. Every bride needs Cashmeir!

Angela Boswell HMUA
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn T.
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Angela was my hair/makeup artist for my wedding on 09/08/17. She was absolutely fabulous! I decided to have a trial run two weeks before the big day, and she captured the exact look I was wanting. My guests were in awe over the makeup and hair style she created. I will definitely reach out to her for any upcoming events!

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BeautyCall Glam
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Sky P.
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Mahira is a phenomenal makeup artist. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone who is seeking a professional for any occasion. She will take all the time needed to make you look perfect, I left out of her studio feeling the most confident I have ever been in my life. I felt like a walking Goddess. And because she uses high quality makeup... I was able to be a Goddess for the entire night; I even went to sleep and woke up without a smudge!!! I would definitely use her services again."

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  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Kathy A.
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Dianelle and Shay were amazing! They worked hard to make all of us look absolutely beautiful! Their hair and makeup skills were on point! I couldn't be happier with the results! Thank you for making my big day even more special!

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Danimara Makeup
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Shira N.
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So patient and pays attention to detail. I used many makeup artists before but none as good as Danielle. Truly the best.

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Christina de León Beauty
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Vilma V.
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Christina did an excellent work. I hire her twice in the same week she was always ontime and is very professional- love the fact that she's always asking let me know if you want me to change anything or tell me if you like it etc... she did my sister my daughter and my makeup and hair we all were so happy she's amazing will keep her for all my future events.

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Kat
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Suzy R.
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Kat was wonderful to work with. She was very professional, and extremely personable. She was one of the first makeup artists that I truly listened to me and executed my desired look down to a T. She spent an entire hour doing my makeup and making sure that it was perfect, and all for a great price. I highly recommend Kat, and I will be using her for all my upcoming events and makeup needs.

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Plush Artistry LLC New York
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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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!!

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PentMakeup
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

damolamakeovers
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica R.
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Mina was a joy to work with. Hair and makeup took a little longer than planned but was worth it! My makeup looked terrific and lasted all day. It was an unseasonably warm day in May but my makeup never budged. Her touch up kit was just the right size and kept the shine away all night.

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.

How much do wedding makeup artists cost?

A wedding means love, celebration and tons of wedding photos. Professional wedding makeup artists have you looking your best on your big day and forever after in your wedding photos. The national average cost for a wedding makeup artist is $70-$100, although this price can increase based on your location, the extent of the makeup services and the reputation of the makeup artist. Most wedding makeup artists offer discounts to brides who book group services for their maids, mothers and flower girls at the same time. Wedding makeup artists who also do wedding hair usually offer package rates for hair and makeup combos. Here are some examples of average wedding makeup pricing:

  • Bridal makeup: $85-$125. Pricing often includes full face, eyes, lips, brows and false eyelashes. Airbrush makeup may be an additional $20 or more.
  • Bridal hair and makeup: $150-$200.
  • Bridesmaid and bridal party makeup: $50-$100 per person.
  • Bridesmaid hair and makeup: $100-$150.
  • Flower girl makeup: $25-$35.
  • Trial sessions: $60-$120, depending on the makeup artist. Some charge their full rate and others charge a partial rate for trial makeup services.
  • Hourly rates to stay on and keep makeup touched up throughout reception: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Travel fees: 50 cents to $1 per additional mile beyond a set radius — such as 50 miles.

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 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.
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