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Velvet Beauty
5.0
from 139 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 186 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara H.
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Marisa was absolutely amazing!!! I looooved having my hair and makeup done by her. She was punctual and professional. She was very pleasant to talk to and very courteous. My makeup and hair looked amaaaaazing!!!! I received soooo many complements and for the records I wasn't the bride. I was just a guest. So, no one felt obligated to tell me that I was pretty for the sake of being the bride (cause I wasn't). She also helped me with putting on my my girdle and dress!!! She gave me honest feedbacks on how my dress looked on me. She did not make me feel rushed and gosh that corset was more than a torture for her to put on me than for me.. I felt amazing before entering the ceremony and I owe Marisa for that.. My photos looked fantastic. I can't get over looking at my photos and they were taken by just a phone camera. The type of makeup she did was so perfect for the photos and it lasted until I chose to wipe it off. She put my extensions on and oh my hair was soooo beautiful. She listened to me and applied my requests. I requested fake lashes and guess what?!!! She applied the individual lashes!!! The were just perfect!! I seriously couldn't be happier. In fact, I am going to take a course with her to learn how to do that amazing shadow that she did!!!

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Nicole G. Makeup Artist
4.9
from 127 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 178 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Olivia S.
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Nicole is the best hair and makeup artist I have ever worked with! She listens closely to your requests and has a variety of tools and products! She is a joy to work with, and I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to look there best for an event!

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Makeup by B I A
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
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Kayla A.
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OK. Bia is one of the most professional makeup artists I have ever met. Not only is she wonderful at what she does, but also listens to her client. Her makeup arsenal is filled with products that look amazing on skin. I am usually hesitant when a makeup artists does my foundation and brows, but Bia's expertise allows her to never make mistakes. She did me and my sister's prom makeup (pics included!) and everyone kept asking who did it! They marveled at how glowy my face was and the precision of my brows. Overall, I HIGHLY URGE anyone and everyone to HIRE BIA. Don't regret not allowing her to do your makeup.... Thanks Bia and my sister and I love you!

Bonita Brides, Makeup & Hair
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Briana M.
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Sara is awesome! She is very sweet and willing to go the extra mile to make sure you’re happy with your hair and makeup :) She really made my wedding day!

Noemi Alvarado
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly M.
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Noemi did a great job with my wedding hair and makeup. She was very professional and made me feel beautiful and at ease. Thank you!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
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LISA B.
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My bridal makeup trial when great! Tammy’s makeup artist skills are on point! Looking forward to Tammy making me look beautiful on my special day!

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Glam Squad
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
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Caitlyn G.
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Glam Squad came and did a pre wedding spa day at our hotel on 8/8 and Then they came back the morning of the wedding 8/10/16 to do hair and makeup for my bridesmaid and myself. They did such a good job!!! I would highly recommend them to future brides. I can't wait to get my pictures back!

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Anna Body Art
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Susan Z.
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Amazing job on my tiger face makeup. She is true artist and worked incredibly fast. Would definitely use again.

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Yömakeup
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kayla L.
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Jessika was so amazing!!! I showed her what I was hoping for and she was able to do it exactly how I wanted, down to the very last detail. She was so sweet and nice and an incredible makeup artist. I would definitely recommend her to anyone searching for a makeup artist 110%!!!

Durann Creeations
4.5
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Shanna R.
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Durann and Alyssa were both amazing. I had a trial run with them about 2 months ago and when came out to my parents house on my wedding they did all they could to make my day perfect. My makeup and hair were so beautiful and my moms make up and MILs Hair looked amazing.

Style By Claudia
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle R.
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She was great and helped me make some small changes to my hair and makeup. She's really nice and friendly and makes you feel comfortable. I'm glad I chose her she was great! And my makeup and hair lasted alllllll day!

Jen Hearts Art
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Naomi L.
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Jennifer Cunningham's talents span over such a various array of art, it's very difficult to pin her down to one aesthetic. Her creations range from comical phrases to beautiful science pendants. Jewelry, Makeup, Hair, Murals, Accessories and even Bodypainting, Jennifer is a true Jill Of All Trades. An amazing Mother, loyal friend and all around genuine good soul, I've seriously enjoyed every experience I've had with Jennifer and hope to create more art with her in the near future! -Naomi Loghry Loghry Photography #talentedartist #shutupandtakemymoney #hireherwhileyouhaveachance

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ashleigh J.
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Ashley was absolutely amazing!!!! She arrived a little early, which was perfect because we got to start sooner than expected! She completely exceeded my expectations and I was so so so pleased with how my makeup turned out. I have never felt so beautiful before; she made my wedding day so perfect! I got my hair done before my makeup and I was worried about my curls falling during my makeup appointment. Ashley offered to fix my hair before she left and that really really stood out to me! So, not only did my makeup come out perfectly-she also fixed my hair and made that perfect too!!!! I would HIGHLY recommend hiring Ashley :)

GourJess Make-up Artistry
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Becki T.
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I would definitely recommend using Jessica as your makeup artist for special events. She is a great listener and is very patient, she takes her time in creating the look that you want.

Jennifer Calderon
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mya D.
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She is absolutely amazing at what she does!!! My makeup and hair looked stunning

Zub Makeup
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Kathryn N.
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Maria is one of the best makeup artists I've ever worked with and I've been acting and modeling for 16 years. She is top notch, having trained in Russia. Her creativity and attention to detail is endless and very on poiny and is evident in everything that she creates, including her clothing and accessories. I love her style and was so honored to work with her

  • 18 years in business
Maxine C.
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I have had several opportunities to work with Martha. Martha is one of the top makeup artists in the industry. She's extremely professional and hold the highest standards for her customers and uses the best products . I highly recommend working with Martha as she is highly educated in her field and does very well. Thank you, Martha for taking beauty to a new level!

Thea Monahan Makeup & Hair
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Leah H.
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Rachel is truly amazing and so talented. She is so creative and personable. Made me feel so beautiful!

Glam by Daniella
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Janine G.
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Daniella is amazing! She is truly artistic I needed her last minute and she was there for me. I needed makeup for professional headshots. Loved my eye makeup and flawless look. I would recommend to anyone.

AmberFritz Hair & Makeup
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Olaide A.
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This lady has wowed me on countless ocassions. She is an expert at what she does, flawless make up and beautiful hair. A patronage will convince y'all.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
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The makeup was absolutely amazing and lasted all day. I gave her an idea of what I wanted and she did just that and more. I had a time limit and she was done before I knew it. Definitely recommend them Definitely coming back.

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.

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.

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.
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