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  • 9 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Karen F.

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Thumbtack came through for me by connecting me with makeup artist Kelli Desnoyers in Albany. She was highly accommodating and made it most convenient for me by coming to the hotel where I was staying and which also happened to be the location of the ball I was attending. Kelli was punctual and she came with her own makeup chair --- what a perfectionist! She spent some time asking me questions about the look I wanted to achieve. I asked for "soft and romantic" and she gave me my best version of me. I highly appreciated how she consulted with me and modified her creative process. We both had fun going through this. The best part is that I had the pleasure to experience this twice --- I asked Kelli to come again a few days later to help me with my make-up for a gala dinner and she made time for me after a busy day of providing make-up services for a wedding party. For this gala event, she created a totally different look. I was tentative in the beginning, but especially after seeing the photos, I realized that she had truly succeeded in creating the glamorous look I had requested. Thank you very much, Kelli.

Erin B.

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I was planning my wedding in Troy from across the country and was looking for a makeup artist for myself, my mother and my bridesmaids. When I visited over the summer I had a trial at a local salon and was extremely unsatisfied. I had been considering doing my own makeup, but when I received a note from Kelli on Thumbtack I decided to take a risk and hire her without a trial. This was one of the best choices I made during the entire planning process. Kelli was amazing, even offering to pick up coffee or tea on her way to the house we were renting. She listened to each of our requests, understood exactly what we wanted and made each one of us feel absolutely beautiful. This was the first time I felt this beautiful and comfortable and my wedding photos reflect how I felt. I just wish I lived in the area so I could recommend Kelli to all my friends!

Erin D.

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I hired Kelli for my wedding makeup artist and she does great work! All of my bridesmaids (6 of them) and I were very happy with her work and she was also very easy to work with. I would hire her again and recommend her to others in need of a makeup artist!

  • Response time: 3 hours
  • Watervliet, NY

Minnie R.

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The job, well Rosie came at our home to do our makeup. I have two daughters who are early makeup enthusiast, who love it, but I felt needed more info on how to wear it. Me, needed big help in going back to wearing makeup. My only makeup at the time was a lipstick. Let me start that we treally loved our makeup. Rosie was able to deliver what I had requested plus more. My daughters look more in tune and they learned a lot too. I loved my natural look and was able to get pointers on applying primer, eyeshadow, plus! I loved this more because I am always looking for ways that me and my girls can bond, and we did! We had so much fun, btw, I fell in love with liquid lipstick! Now on my third lippie. I am still to try some yummy eyeshadows! Overall, i have no complains, it was awesome, We would do it again. I am thankful for such services available, for any special occasions!

Ashley G.

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Can't say enough about Rosie! She has a warm and loving personality, and she is spirited and eager about her work. She loves what she does and it makes her job easier and her costumer/clients have an enjoyable experience <3

Ashley G.

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I enjoyed how she interacts with her clients, how passionate she is about her future and wants to help young people feel beautiful and healthy !

  • 12 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Hudson, NY

Ashley M.

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Lari and her assistant Taryn were absolutely fabulous! We had four people who needed hair and makeup done, of very differing complexions and hair types. Lari took the time to really come up with the perfect look for each of us. Both of them were very pleasant and professional, and the makeup looked great and stayed fresh the whole evening. Both were on time and ensured that everything was finished with plenty of time before the ceremony. The hair, though, was really the star of the show. I received so many compliments, and it was exactly what I was looking for. Thank you so much for helping make the big day go smoothly! I highly recommend Lari for weddings and other big events.

Annie W.

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Lari did amazing work for me from start to finish... my trial went beautifully. I brought her photos of what I was aiming for and she nailed it. My makeup looked as fresh at the end of the evening from the time she put it on. My hair held up and looked gorgeous! I am so happy I chose to work with Lari. She is a wonderful person, easy to talk with, and a jewel when it comes to hair and makeup. My entire wedding party loved her! I will definitely hire her again when I am ready to do some maternity photos... which probably won't be long now....

Kara D.

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Lari was great to work with for my wedding make up. She did make up for 2 mins 2 bridesmaids and a bride. She was so flexible working around hair being done as well. Her products were amazing the make up was so light on my face and stayed on through my August outdoor ceremony. Couldn't be happier with how it all worked out!

  • 15 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fultonville, NY

Shelia M.

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OH MY GOODNESS! I have absoloutky nothing bad to say about my wedding day makeup! I wanted a natural and sexy look and she did just that! I dont have a face that can handle alot of makeup, but she made me looks so glamorous and sexy! My bridesmaid and mothers looked great too! My step mom just couldnt stop talking about how good her makeup looked. She made them both look ten years younger. ALSO it rained and i bawled like a baby, and not a bit of my makeup smeared, or ran, or came off until i washed my face that night. It didnt transfer to my husbands shirt or anything like most makeup does. It literally looked just as perfect at midnight as it did at 3 when she did it. Also, she made us all feel so comfortable the whole time she was doing our makeup. She works fast, but her quality is far beyond anything ive ever seen! Thank you so much for being there on my special day!

Elizabeth H.

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Everything went perfectly! I was super pleased with my makeup for my big day. Laurie is definitely one of the best in the area and would definitely book again for an event! She really listened and got and did everything I needed for my look.

Alexandra K.

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Laurie did my wedding makeup. She knew I hate to look really "made up" and, since the wedding was ultra casual, she kept my makeup light and natural looking. It was exactly what I wanted!!

  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Dawn H.

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We are a small business and it was suggested we get a stylist to help us on the day of our photo shoot for our new website. While skeptical of the idea at first, we are all so glad Amy was here! We look great in the shots and she put us at ease with the process of having make up and hair done. She helped us choose the best shirts for the pictures and made sure we were wrinkle and lint free. Her knowledge of the lighting and cameras let her succeed with the goal of making us look natural in the pictures. The quality of those photos will contribute to the professionalism of our website. Amy was professional, on time, and worked hard all day to keep us looking good. She is also very friendly and was easy to work with.

Willam J.

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I was very impressed with Amy's professional skills and personable approach to all of our band members as she applied makeup and hair touchups before and during our video shoot. She also helped coordinate our clothing choices. I highly recommend her and look forward to using her services again.

Gordon G.

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Amy was a fantastic team member on a corporate shoot for us recently. Her can do attitude and willingness to put in extra touches to make sure things look great will definitely have us reaching out to her again. thanks!

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Schenectady, NY

Paula G.

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I am an actress. I never had a headshot done and needed one desperately. Corie opened her house to me along with the photographer to take my pictures. I never wear makeup except when I am on stage, so I had no idea what to do for this headshot. Corie led me to her dining room and brought out all kinds of makeup to get me the best look for the shots. I was so nervous, and I hate looking at myself in the mirror let alone having my picture taken. Corie took the time to ease me into getting the headshot mode. She built my confidence, made me look beautiful in makeup, fixed my hair and got me ready for those dreaded head shots. Corie stayed in the room with me and talked me into relaxing and having fun. The photographer is a fellow actor and friend, so the shoot went really well. I was absolutely amazed how I looked in the photos, and I can proudly say that I think I looked beautiful. Thank you Corie for making my photo shoot something I will always remember.

Thomas B.

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There is truly nothing that Corie cannot do! As an Acting Coach and Mentor she meets a performer where they are at (all ages and all experiences), and brings out the best of them. She listens, she motivates, she inspires. Her latest regional productions that she sat in the Director's Chair for resulted in performances from the most seasoned of actors that were beyond what anyone thought they could be; Corie doesn't give up and stands strong in her convictions and vision. As a Makeup Artist/Designer, she has imagination, endless energy, and a keen eye for detail that results in an end product that is beyond what you can imagine. She is a collaborator and a true Artist. As an Event Planner, she puts the E in Event with her Effervescence, Excellence, Execution and Endless creativity. HIGHLY Recommended on ALL Levels.

Erin L.

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Corie did mine and my bridesmaids makeup for my wedding and I am so thrilled that she did!! My makeup was exactly what I wanted and we all felt and looked amazing! She was fun and professional to work with and offered her expertise while still respecting what we asked for. I highly recommend Corie if you want an excellent makeup artist with a fun and positive energy!

  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Schenectady, NY

Megan G.

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She was on time and great at what she does!!

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 27 min
  • Schenectady, NY

Nailah Y.

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Kayla is amazing! She is easy to talk to, friendly and very knowledgeable about hair and makeup.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Albany, NY

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I am very passionate about the work I do, and I love others to see how passionate I am. I am very reasonably priced. I am very reliable and punctual and I also offer group discounts.

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I have 15 years in the beauty industry. I have a beautiful private room in Salon Meo. I offer makeup applications for every day and bridal parties. I am an Xtreme lash stylist and also offer full body waxing.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 57 min
  • Malden On Hudson, NY

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Doing makeovers is my specialty! I have a lot of experience doing makeup for special events like weddings, quinces and birthday parties. I've worked on all different skin type therefore do not fear I can take very good care of your skin during and after the makeover procedure. Along with makeup I also do hair. I currently focus on doing up do hairstyles for special events.

  • Fort Plain, NY

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I can create whatever look you are going for, from natural to edgy styles on the whole head. Yes ladies, I can style your hair too!

  • Stanfordville, NY

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I am a makeup artist and a Paul Mitchell The School's graduate. I have 10 years in special FX makeup and 8 years in beauty makeup. I have availability to an airbrush machine for a wonderful, flawless finish.

  • Saratoga Springs, NY

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I am an experienced makeup artist. I worked with Estee Lauder, Lancome, Clinique, Clarins, Lorac, and Cargo.

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With over a decade of experience in the makeup industry, we offer bridal makeup, editorial, lessons, and event makeup services, including events ranging from a special night out, to photo shoots or Halloween makeup. We can cater to the needs of large events with staffing of up to three makeup artists.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Schenectady, NY

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I ask questions throughout the whole process .I would like to get to understand and know everyone that I work with. I tend to be very on point with pictures, I like them to be exact. I take my time and really incorporate what people want to see.

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Kim Fay has been creating makeup for brides and their bridal party for many years! She formally worked in NYC in the beauty and fashion industry and was a professional print model for such designers as Gloria Vanderbilt, Evan and many others. It was there that she learned from professional makeup artists the tricks of the trade! She went on to be a fashion editor for international and now local magazines, always creating flawless looks for the camera. If you are looking for an artist with supreme skills at making you look your best on your special day, look no further than Kim Fay's Beautiful Brides and have an everlasting album showing the true beauty of your special day!

  • Albany, NY

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I am a professional makeup artist. I specialize in weddings, glam, natural, proms, lashes, and individual lashes. My customer comes first. Anyway, I am learning new trends and techniques.

  • Albany, NY

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We have ever thing you need here over 10,000 different makeups

  • Cohoes, NY

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I specialize in all types of makeup, including beauty, natural, avant garde, HD, bridals, proms as well as special effects (SFX) and face painting. Experienced in film and print work. Thank you for your interest. I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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I am a hair designer and makeup consultant. I do great work, attending a lot of additional classes to better my business. I love people and love to make them look and feel good. I love being an artist; creation is my goal.

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“Need a Makeup Artist for a Wedding”

Troy, NY

Event type
Wedding
Number of people needing makeup
1
Trial makeup session
Yes, I am interested
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I am looking for someone to do my hair and make-up on-site for my wedding at the Franklin Square Inn in Troy NY . I would like prices for hair and make-up, travel fees, and the trial session. I would also like to know what type of make-up you use.
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“Need a Makeup Artist for a Photo Shoot”

Waccabuc, NY

Event type
Photoshoot
Number of people needing makeup
3
Trial makeup session
Yes, I am interested
Details
Low budget photo shoot for website Mother and two teenage daughters
$219
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“Need a Hair and Makeup Artist”

Troy, NY

Event type
Wedding
Number of people needing makeup
3
Trial makeup session
Yes, I am interested
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i am looking for hair and make up for my self as well as hair for my bridal party and make up for 2 in my bridal party
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