Recommended by 99%
Samantha · Married on 01/02/2016
I was literally blown away with how my makeup trail went. Cant wait for my big day!!! Great service, knowledgeable and awesome attention to detail.
Lynn · Married on 05/15/2015
Since my wedding was approaching quickly, I decided to give professional makeup a try. I contacted Monique Powers and made an appointment. She was fantastic about communicating details ( e.g. Arrival time to my home, the time I needed to be completed etc..). I greatly appreciated her patience in answering all of my questions. On my wedding day, Monique was the upmost professional, timely, thoughtful, detailed and friendly. My airbrush makeup was flawless! I looked dramatic, but natural. My mother's makeup was spectacular and made her look even more youthful. Makeup on ethnic skin is challenging....Monique's experience with various undertones was evident!! I received so many compliments on my wedding day and my pictures were beautiful! I highly recommend the Monique Powers experience! I'm looking forward to future events with Monique's personal touch!
User3663383 · 2+ years ago
Monique is wonderful. She has been doing my brows for over a year, so naturally when it came time to choose a makeup artist for my wedding, it was a no brainer. She is extremely talented at what she does and is so so sweet and wonderful to work with. I am generally very picky and was extremely particular about how I wanted my makeup done for my wedding. Monique was extremely attentive to this and made sure I was on board with what she was doing throughout the process. My make up turned out exactly how I envisioned (without me having to ask for anything changed/corrected) and I was so happy with her work. Highly recommend!
User4282275 · 2+ years ago
Monique was so amazing to work with. I hired her for my wedding day and my hair and makeup were flawless. During my initial search, I really wanted to find someone that could help my natural beauty shine through. I also have sensitive skin and coarse hair, so I was concerned about finding someone who could really work well with me.
On the day of, she was punctual. She was actually there 30 min early! She even finished my hair and makeup on time! When I actually got to my venue it was crazy hot that day...95 degree weather. Not only did my makeup last, it looked beautiful in all of our pictures. I got so many complements all night.
If you get the chance, definitely hire Monique for your wedding. It'll be worth it!
User4367627 · 2+ years ago
Monique is the best in the business. Her skills as a makeup artist are unparalleled. She did my make up for my wedding and made me look and feel so glamorous and beautiful.
Joyce · Married on 08/18/2014
I decided to book Monique for my hair/makeup based on all her great reviews and the before/after pics posted. I really had only a vague idea of what I wanted because I dont wear much makeup nor know how to fix my hair for a special occasion. I didnt even do a preview, so I put 100% blind trust in Monique for that one day all of us women want to look our absolute best. Monique did not disappoint! I was breaking out due to wedding stress and had dark circles from lack of sleep, but Monique made me look flawless. She customizes your makeup based on your features, listens to what you want, and is a true artist. My hair was adorable and better than I imagined it would be. Everything stayed put for hours and hours, even after tears. And best of all (for the hubby) no lipstick transferred after so many posed kissing pics. Dont hesitate to book Monique!
Erin · Married on 07/26/2014
I cannot say enough about Monique and her fabulous business Monique Powers Beauty Boutique. I realize some brides might love their vendors and give them all 5 stars for each category. Believe me, I thought about it! Monique really went above and beyond before the wedding and on the day of. As the bride you see all types of vendors from inexpensive to out-of-this-world/ in-another-universe expensive. Well, Monique isn't super-inexpensive BUT also not on the other end of the spectrum either BUT you get more than you pay for with value, service, time spent, and attention-to-detail.
After I heard and saw great things about her work in both makeup and hair, I contacted Monique prior to taking my engagement photos for a makeup trial. Have to make sure the work looks great on and off camera! That was in September 2013. After the wonderful work Monique did, her professionalism, and just her overall personality, I only had to see the photos and fall in love with them to know she was the one for my wedding and bridesmaids.
The hair the day of the wedding my hair and makeup looked even better than the trials. Monique is a true professional and will not leave until hair and makeup looks perfect! The airbrush foundation she did was AMAZING! I loved her work so much my mother, grandmother, and mother-in-law also had their makeup done. Monique is so responsive, incredibly easy to talk to, friendly, and an all-around lovely person. Everyone in the bridal party loved their hair and makeup. It really helped to make our wedding day great. Monique -- thank you!
Amy · Married on 07/19/2014
Monique is so talented and is a lot of fun to work with! She shaped my brows, gave me spray tans and did my hair and make-up for my wedding. And I love her late evening hours! I would definitely recommend her!
Yonette · Married on 05/31/2014
I hired Monique to do my daughter's hair and makeup for her Wedding. When I accompanied my daughter to the preview a few weeks before the Wedding, I was immediately impressed. Monique was very friendly, polite and professional. She made us feel comfortable with her clean, cool and well lit salon. We engaged in casual, non invasive conversation. Monique did such a spectacular preview job with my daughter's makeup and hair, that I booked hair and makeup for my two other daughters and two nieces, I also booked eye makeup for myself. On the Wedding day Monique arrived early as promised, with a well qualified assistant, that made it possible for all of us to be ready and unhurried for the big day. We all were very satisfied with the work we each got done, most importantly, the Bride was happy, radiant and overjoyed. We would definitely use Monique again for our beauty needs, and our friends have been asking who is this Artist. Thank you Monique Powers for a job well done.
Jessica · Married on 05/24/2014
I booked Monique a year before my wedding and without meeting her! I just had a feeling that she would be perfect for my big day. I booked a few treatments (facials, eyebrows and make up for engagement session) in order to get to know her before my wedding. I always left feeling refreshed and enjoyed every visit. On my wedding day, she and her team arrived on time and made all of us look fabulous! I would highly recommend Monique for all of your beauty needs and especially as a wonderful addition to your wedding day.
Kari · Married on 03/22/2014
I really enjoyed having Monique as part of the wedding. She was professional and very easy to talk to about what I had visioned for the wedding. I was one of the brides that had planed everything out from the beginning, and when we had to unfortunately change the date and add some services last minute for my ladies, she was very sweet and understanding. My hair and make up came out just as I wanted it and my ladies looked peefect! I will be keeping her number for any future events that may come up.
Rachael · Married on 03/01/2014
Monique Powers was a God send! She did my makeup preview and wedding makeup, as well as my hair. I never even knew I could look like that! She truly made me feel like the most beautiful version of myself, which is what every bride dreams of. Monique listened to me and really captured the entire idea of the natural, classic look I was going for.
Her airbrush makeup is flawless. Her hairstyles are incredible. I highly recommend Monique to any girl who is in need of the perfect look for a big day! She's the best and has an amazing personality on top of it all. AND she has the best music playlist ever! :)
pavana · Married on 02/22/2014
I had the pleasure of working with Monique and two of her stylists 3 weeks ago for my wedding. It was a wonderful experience! She was extremely helpful and responsive to all of my questions and even had two of her wonderful stylists, Shana Taylor and Jessica Berrios, drive all the way to Pasadena on a Saturday morning to get myself and my best friend ready for my big day. I was so impressed with their work, I had to write a review ( which in all honesty, I hardly ever do.) Even though Monique herself was already booked for that day and couldn't do my makeup for me, she left my friend and I in very good hands. I highly recommend this boutique for anyone looking for a bit of glam for their special occasion. I'd give this review more than 5 stars if I could!
Carmen · Married on 12/21/2013
Monique is the BEST at beauty treatments of all kinds! She did my make-up for my wedding and I have never felt or looked more beautiful. In addition to great, airbrush make-up applications, Monique also takes GREAT care of my brows and eyelashes, and even offers lessons on how I can achieve the professional look she gives me on my own at home. She is absolutely TERRIFIC...best in the biz!!!!
Jeannette · Married on 12/14/2013
Monique and her hair assistant were amazing. They were both punctual, calm, and very professional. I absolutely loved both my hair and make-up, as did my mom and sister who also received services. I never had to re-touch my make-up and received so many compliments about how I looked. I would highly recommend Monique and her assistant for any brides looking for a make-up artist.
Juana · Married on 12/07/2013
Monique Powers is the best. She did not do my make up and hair but she sent out an amazing team they were responsible professional fun and caring. She is great at making sure you get what you ask for. Thanks again Monique gracias
User3705347 · 2+ years ago
I used Monique's services for tattoo cover up (I have a quarter sleeve on my arm) and for hair styling for myself and the bridal party. All I have to say is excellent, excellent, excellent work! My tattoo couldn't be seen at all and matched my skin tone perfectly. It didn't rub off and stayed on all day. My hair was perfect! I provided a picture of how I wanted my wedding hair. Not only was it matched perfectly, it came out looking even better than the picture I brought in. My hair also lasted all day. I loved working with Monique and her staff. They were so friendly and welcoming and I genuinely enjoyed their company- they're such a pleasure. It felt more like hanging with friends. I felt the price was totally reasonable and the services provided were stellar!
Eva · Married on 10/14/2013
Monique made me look absolutely fabulous on my wedding day! She arrived early (I wasn't even ready for her!), was super friendly and pleasant, and took her time to make sure I was happy with my look. When I wanted changes to my lips, she did them without hesitation or offence. The other good thing is that she looks amazing herself, and that is a big incentive as who wants someone that doesn't look fantastic herself getting you ready for your big day?!? Highly recommended!
Tashica · Married on 09/20/2013
Monique and her assistant provided fantastic service (five stars for every category). I was told--repeatedly--that my makeup was stunning on my wedding day and it stayed in place from the moment of application until I took it off that night. Monique and her assistant also provided makeup for my bridesmaids and my mother. Everyone loved their makeup. I was amazed by how she and her assistant did not provide cookie cutter service. She truly individualized the process for each individual. I would recommend Monique to ANY bride who wants exemplary service and a stunning look on her wedding day.
User3517693 · 2+ years ago
i cannot begin to thank Ms. Powers for how wonderful she made me feel and look on my wedding day. I don't wear makeup and wanted to look photo perfect for my special day, and she succeeded! In addition to doing my makeup she styled my hair and I felt amazing. My hair design was so elegant and complimented my dress and my age. In fact with the make up, I looked 10 years younger and my lipstick lasted into the night!!
Shelly · Married on 09/01/2013
I booked Monique for my wedding then started seeing her for my brow/facial needs. It's now been about a year since I first met her and I'm so happy I did. She is sweet, kind and a perfectionist. She is amazing -- truly an artist. She and her team did hair and make-up for me and 9 others on the day of my wedding. She stayed on schedule and did an amazing job. I never worried once about my make-up during the entire wedding. I don't think I ever even had to do any touch-ups. Definitely book her for your hair and make-up, but don't forget about everything else she does as well.
Karina · Married on 07/20/2013
Monique is an amazing make up artist and i really really recommend her services. She transformed me into a model looking bride, everything was flawless. I say for your special day she's the one to contact and worth every penny!! I will always cherish my day and I will always remember how beautiful I felt. Thank you Monique and any other special occasion I have I will definitely use your services! With love Karina Hamilton
Jaszmin · Married on 07/13/2013
Monique Powers did my hair and makeup to absolute perfection on my wedding day! She was prompt and professional and she even helped me wrap up my vows :) I would not hesitate to use her services and highly recommend her for your beauty needs. She is versatile in her craft and can manage any hair type or skin complexion. My makeup was very natural looking, I looked like a total Barbie doll! even onlookers were asking if I was a model ( Thank you Monique ;)) She nailed the look I was going for by seeing a few pictures I sent to her out of magazines. I thought she was a bit pricey at first but with her you definitely get what you pay for, to see my pictures and look back on that day knowing I was at my optimum best and to hear everyone two weeks later still complementing me that I was the most beautiful bride they have ever seen is priceless and worth every nickel
User3421009 · 2+ years ago
"A Makeup Artist who listens"
She's magnificent. Not only she's extremely talented, but also she listens to what her clients say and values their opinion. A quality that is so rare among makeup artists. She ensures that you leave her chair with a biggggg smile on your face. She is veryyyyyyyyy patient and pleasant to deal with.
As for the quality of the makeup, I tend to sweat from my face a lottttttt (an extremely unpleasant feature), but her makeup lasted all night through all the dancing and sweating!!!!!
And above all, almost everyone at the wedding commented on how good my makeup looks and how it has wonderfully lasted! :D
User3428575 · 2+ years ago
Monique is absolutely the best. I had doubts about if I should go with airbrushing or regular makeup. Monique had me come in for a test trial and afterward I was set on airbrush. She explains the different products and always ask what the client is looking for. On my wedding day 7/6/13 she did a tattoo cover up and a full face of airbrushing. It was so beautiful. I will be coming back for her services. She's a very sweet person to talk to and get get advice from on how to take care of your skin. Definitely recommend her for your wedding. You will not be disappointed.