Yaffa Beauty by Rica/Rica The Artist

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18 reviews
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Customers rated this pro highly for punctuality, work quality, and professionalism.
  • Elizabeth C.

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    Jan 11, 2018Verified
  • Lindsay F.

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    Amazing! Fun to work with, sweet, great at what she does!

      Oct 30, 2016Verified
      Rica M.'s reply

      Aw! Thanks, Lindsay!!!

    About this pro

    I work to bring your inner beauty out - not paint a facade. Because I also own my own salon studio, I can take care of people in a salon setting, but also as a concierge stylist, so I can accommodate professionalism and privacy in either setting. I am a national Educator with Manic Panic, I am a certified in hair extension work, and I work with clients of all genders and ethnicities. When people see themselves for the first time for someone else's eyes, and they can see their own beauty shine out.

    Years in business

    4

    Times hired on Thumbtack

    30

    Number of employees

    1

    License

    Verified
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    Photos and Videos

    73 photos and 1 video

      Q & A

      • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
        Generally, I do not accept projects for less than $50. I always try and be fair with my clients, and I will work with you to make the budget match your needs. If I require additional sets of hands, I will let you know, and if it will impact budget, I will give you advance notice and not do anything that will surprise you.
      • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
        I provide a complimentary trial for hair & makeup services once a downpayment (TBD) is made. At that trial, I provide a skin care/hair care consultation to make sure that your skin & hair is in the best condition for the day of the event, and so that there are no surprises.
      • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
        I have over 20 years of experience working with makeup in the theatre, as a Mary Kay Consultant (where I lead glamour sessions and educational nights for consultants and guests), and I am a Paul Mitchell the School Danbury graduate, where I was in the Phase Two (Honors) program, and received certification in hair extensions. I am now a national Educator with Manic Panic and a member of The Unicorn Tribe due to my national recognition in hair color. Additionally, I am a CND Shellac Master Painter, and can provide top notch concierge manicure services. I am a firm believer in continuing my education, and it is a rare month when I don't attend at least one educational program. Some of that education includes high-level Paul Mitchell training with Kelly Cardenas, Melissa & Bob, Stephanie Kocielski, as well as with training specialists from Kevin Murphy, L'Oreal, Rusk, and more.

      Business hours

      Eastern Time Zone
      SundayClosed
      Monday8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      TuesdayClosed
      Wednesday8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      Thursday8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      Friday8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      Saturday8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      Coverage Area for Yaffa Beauty by Rica/Rica The Artist is about 40+ miles of Norwalk, CT.