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Blend Make-up Artistry

New Orleans , LA
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We are thirlled to have the most talented, personable, and experienced Blend artists serving DC/MD/VA, New Orleans, and now-- San Diego/OC/LA. Please specify your location so that we may... Read more
We are thirlled to have the most talented, personable, and experienced Blend artists serving DC/MD/VA, New Orleans, and now-- San Diego/OC/LA. Please specify your location so that we may best accommodate your lovely request! Blend provides flawless on-site bridal make-up executed by experienced MAC certified and licensed make-up artists! Airbrush Make-up Available!
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INFO FOR BEAUTY & HEALTH

What beauty services do you offer?
Makeup
Do you offer trials and consultations?
Yes
Can you service a large group or bridal party?
Yes

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Katelyn
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough good things about Kathy and how wonderful she was leading up to and on my wedding day. She is truly a treasure and any bride would be lucky to work with her. At my makeup trial, she was very attentive to what I wanted and based on a small photo on my phone was able to create exactly the look I wanted. On my wedding day, Kathy did makeup for my mom, my mother-in-law, my two sisters and my best friend, as well as lashes for two of my other bridesmaids. She was so cheerful and easy to talk to that everyone instantly felt comfortable with her. She also, at my request, completely covered up my wrist tattoo so that you couldn't even tell it was there. But maybe the best thing about working with Kathy was that she made me feel beautiful both inside and out. My makeup was my favorite part of my bridal look and really made the day special. I am so happy that I chose Blend for my wedding makeup and would recommend their services in a heartbeat.
I cannot say enough good things about Kathy and how wonderful she was leading up to and on my wedding day. She is truly a Read more...
I cannot say enough good things about Kathy and how wonderful she was leading up to and on my wedding day. She is truly a treasure and any bride would be lucky to work with her. At my makeup trial, she was very attentive to what I wanted and based on a small photo on my phone was able to create exactly the look I wanted. On my wedding day, Kathy did makeup for my mom, my mother-in-law, my two sisters and my best friend, as well as lashes for two of my other bridesmaids. She was so cheerful and easy to talk to that everyone instantly felt comfortable with her. She also, at my request, completely covered up my wrist tattoo so that you couldn't even tell it was there. But maybe the best thing about working with Kathy was that she made me feel beautiful both inside and out. My makeup was my favorite part of my bridal look and really made the day special. I am so happy that I chose Blend for my wedding makeup and would recommend their services in a heartbeat. Read less
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Blend Make-up Artistry responded with the following comments:

Awww..thank you Katie. You were and always will be one of my favorite people to work with. Looking forward to first anniversary makeup!
Kathy
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Wedding:
8/31/2014
5.0/5.0
I worked with Ryan from Blend for my wedding day make-up and I could not be happier with how my make-up turned out! It was exactly what I wanted and I looked like a glammed up version of myself :) She was been so sweet throughout the entire process, from trial to my wedding day, and I couldn't recommend her enough!
I worked with Ryan from Blend for my wedding day make-up and I could not be happier with how my make-up turned out! It was Read more...
I worked with Ryan from Blend for my wedding day make-up and I could not be happier with how my make-up turned out! It was exactly what I wanted and I looked like a glammed up version of myself :) She was been so sweet throughout the entire process, from trial to my wedding day, and I couldn't recommend her enough! Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
Kathy Schultz did an absolutely outstanding job on my makeup for my wedding. Not only did she do an outstanding job with the way that i looked, she was such a calm and warming person to have around on the most special day of your life! I can not imagine using anyone else. She truly is the best! I HIGHLY recommend her.
Kathy Schultz did an absolutely outstanding job on my makeup for my wedding. Not only did she do an outstanding job with Read more...
Kathy Schultz did an absolutely outstanding job on my makeup for my wedding. Not only did she do an outstanding job with the way that i looked, she was such a calm and warming person to have around on the most special day of your life! I can not imagine using anyone else. She truly is the best! I HIGHLY recommend her. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
8/1/2014
5.0/5.0
Marquia is amazing! Super friendly and laid back. She did the makeup for myself, mom, MOH, and my aunt. We all looked amazing and received a million complements throughout the night.
Marquia is amazing! Super friendly and laid back. She did the makeup for myself, mom, MOH, and my aunt. We all looked Read more...
Marquia is amazing! Super friendly and laid back. She did the makeup for myself, mom, MOH, and my aunt. We all looked amazing and received a million complements throughout the night. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
7/12/2014
5.0/5.0
I am obsessed with Marquia! She does incredible work and will make you feel like a princess leading up to and on your wedding day. She is very sweet and pleasant to be around, she works quickly, and she has lots of little tricks up her sleeve. I think the two best things she did on my big day were the expertly applied and very natural looking false lashes, and of course the airbrush makeup, which she was also generous enough to use to hide a prominent scar in the middle of my back. I received so many compliments on my makeup and that I looked "radiant," "glowing," and "stunning." I owe a lot of that to Marquia because I had been battling some hormonal acne, my eyes were still swollen from an emotional rehearsal dinner the night before, and I had not gotten nearly enough sleep when I sat in her chair. She will transform you, in the best way possible! I looked at several other makeup artists in the area and am confident that Blend will give you the best value for the level of artistry you are getting as well.
I am obsessed with Marquia! She does incredible work and will make you feel like a princess leading up to and on your Read more...
I am obsessed with Marquia! She does incredible work and will make you feel like a princess leading up to and on your wedding day. She is very sweet and pleasant to be around, she works quickly, and she has lots of little tricks up her sleeve. I think the two best things she did on my big day were the expertly applied and very natural looking false lashes, and of course the airbrush makeup, which she was also generous enough to use to hide a prominent scar in the middle of my back. I received so many compliments on my makeup and that I looked "radiant," "glowing," and "stunning." I owe a lot of that to Marquia because I had been battling some hormonal acne, my eyes were still swollen from an emotional rehearsal dinner the night before, and I had not gotten nearly enough sleep when I sat in her chair. She will transform you, in the best way possible! I looked at several other makeup artists in the area and am confident that Blend will give you the best value for the level of artistry you are getting as well. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We used Blend for our wedding day make-up needs for me, my six bridesmaids, my mother, and my flower girl. Kathy was awesome! All of the girls have extremely different styles. She understood the look that all of us were going for and at the same time managed to make sure that they all looked like they belonged together. I cannot say enough about how much everyone enjoyed having Kathy do their make-up!
We used Blend for our wedding day make-up needs for me, my six bridesmaids, my mother, and my flower girl. Kathy was Read more...
We used Blend for our wedding day make-up needs for me, my six bridesmaids, my mother, and my flower girl. Kathy was awesome! All of the girls have extremely different styles. She understood the look that all of us were going for and at the same time managed to make sure that they all looked like they belonged together. I cannot say enough about how much everyone enjoyed having Kathy do their make-up! Read less
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Allison
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
I cannot recommend Blend Make-up and Marquia enough. All of my girls looked beautiful and I've had a few people ask who did our make up. She is so personable and it was wonderful and relaxing to have her there on our wedding day. You can't go wrong with Blend Make-Up and ask for Marquia!
I cannot recommend Blend Make-up and Marquia enough. All of my girls looked beautiful and I've had a few people ask who Read more...
I cannot recommend Blend Make-up and Marquia enough. All of my girls looked beautiful and I've had a few people ask who did our make up. She is so personable and it was wonderful and relaxing to have her there on our wedding day. You can't go wrong with Blend Make-Up and ask for Marquia! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
Kathy was absolutely amazing! I was a little worried because I'm not used to wearing makeup, but when we first met at my trial session, Kathy was so incredibly nice and friendly that she immediately put me at ease, and her encouraging words made me feel a lot more confident. I also emailed her a few days before the wedding with some adjustments that I wanted on my wedding day look, and she was very professional and accommodating to my requests. On the day of the wedding, I absolutely LOVED my makeup and was ecstatic at how natural and beautiful it turned out. The airbrush makeup made my skin look flawless all day, and I was especially amazed at Kathy's talent on my eye makeup (I have Asian monolids). Kathy also did a fantastic job on my bridesmaids, my mother, and my husband's mother, and she was very patient with all of them as they asked for adjustments and touch-ups. I am so thankful to Kathy for making me look beautiful on my wedding day, and I highly recommend her!
Kathy was absolutely amazing! I was a little worried because I'm not used to wearing makeup, but when we first met at my Read more...
Kathy was absolutely amazing! I was a little worried because I'm not used to wearing makeup, but when we first met at my trial session, Kathy was so incredibly nice and friendly that she immediately put me at ease, and her encouraging words made me feel a lot more confident. I also emailed her a few days before the wedding with some adjustments that I wanted on my wedding day look, and she was very professional and accommodating to my requests. On the day of the wedding, I absolutely LOVED my makeup and was ecstatic at how natural and beautiful it turned out. The airbrush makeup made my skin look flawless all day, and I was especially amazed at Kathy's talent on my eye makeup (I have Asian monolids). Kathy also did a fantastic job on my bridesmaids, my mother, and my husband's mother, and she was very patient with all of them as they asked for adjustments and touch-ups. I am so thankful to Kathy for making me look beautiful on my wedding day, and I highly recommend her! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
My original hair and makeup vendor canceled on my 10 days before my wedding. A friend highly recommended Marquia and her team and I called her in a panic to see if they could step in. Luckily, Ryan was available on short notice and was basically my beauty godmother.
Although I work as a makeup artist on the side, I didn’t want to deal with the hassle and stress of doing my own make up. I am difficult to work with because I am incredibly picky and I have monolids, but Ryan was able to create the exact look I had always imagined and glammed up my entire bridal party too. She definitely exceeded my expectations!

I can’t thank Blend enough for being such an awesome team, for being able to take me and my bridal party on such short notice, and for being the only make up team that I can trust in the DMV.
My original hair and makeup vendor canceled on my 10 days before my wedding. A friend highly recommended Marquia and her Read more...
My original hair and makeup vendor canceled on my 10 days before my wedding. A friend highly recommended Marquia and her team and I called her in a panic to see if they could step in. Luckily, Ryan was available on short notice and was basically my beauty godmother.
Although I work as a makeup artist on the side, I didn’t want to deal with the hassle and stress of doing my own make up. I am difficult to work with because I am incredibly picky and I have monolids, but Ryan was able to create the exact look I had always imagined and glammed up my entire bridal party too. She definitely exceeded my expectations!

I can’t thank Blend enough for being such an awesome team, for being able to take me and my bridal party on such short notice, and for being the only make up team that I can trust in the DMV. Read less
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Tracy
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
Blend was the best! Kathy did the most beautiful job on me, my five bridesmaids, my mother, and my mother-in-law. She is extremely talented and her warm personality set everybody at ease. I received many compliments on how stunning my bridal party looked. I would highly recommend her and Blend to other brides!
Blend was the best! Kathy did the most beautiful job on me, my five bridesmaids, my mother, and my mother-in-law. She is Read more...
Blend was the best! Kathy did the most beautiful job on me, my five bridesmaids, my mother, and my mother-in-law. She is extremely talented and her warm personality set everybody at ease. I received many compliments on how stunning my bridal party looked. I would highly recommend her and Blend to other brides! Read less
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Kristen
Wedding:
5/10/2014
5.0/5.0
I'm so happy I went with Marquia as my engagement picture and wedding make-up artist! Not only did she do a fantastic job applying make-up on my girls and I, but she is so sweet and down to earth and had a great time with us the morning of the wedding! My bridesmaids, mother in law and myself all have different skin types, colors and personal styles and Marquia was able to tailor her techniques to fit each of us. Marquia was recommended to me by a friend whose wedding she did the year before and I would definitely recommend her as well!! Thank you, Marquia!!
I'm so happy I went with Marquia as my engagement picture and wedding make-up artist! Not only did she do a fantastic job Read more...
I'm so happy I went with Marquia as my engagement picture and wedding make-up artist! Not only did she do a fantastic job applying make-up on my girls and I, but she is so sweet and down to earth and had a great time with us the morning of the wedding! My bridesmaids, mother in law and myself all have different skin types, colors and personal styles and Marquia was able to tailor her techniques to fit each of us. Marquia was recommended to me by a friend whose wedding she did the year before and I would definitely recommend her as well!! Thank you, Marquia!! Read less
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Richard
Wedding:
4/26/2014
5.0/5.0
You guys were so nice and did a fabulous job on everyone's makeup for the wedding! We all felt beautiful! Thanks so much for being prompt and professional!
You guys were so nice and did a fabulous job on everyone's makeup for the wedding! We all felt beautiful! Thanks so much Read more...
You guys were so nice and did a fabulous job on everyone's makeup for the wedding! We all felt beautiful! Thanks so much for being prompt and professional! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
What an amazing artist to be able to transform not only the bride into an image of perfection on her wedding day ( she's young and pretty to start)…but you also produced the same magic for the aunts and mothers. You made us look lovely and feel lovely! You have beautiful technique but you also possess that illusive quality to know what works best with different skin and faces, to bring out the best in each individual. And you are such fun to work with…would love to do it again! We all looked our best thank to Katherine! We highly recommend you.
What an amazing artist to be able to transform not only the bride into an image of perfection on her wedding day ( she's Read more...
What an amazing artist to be able to transform not only the bride into an image of perfection on her wedding day ( she's young and pretty to start)…but you also produced the same magic for the aunts and mothers. You made us look lovely and feel lovely! You have beautiful technique but you also possess that illusive quality to know what works best with different skin and faces, to bring out the best in each individual. And you are such fun to work with…would love to do it again! We all looked our best thank to Katherine! We highly recommend you. Read less
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Jenn
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
I used Blend on the recommendation of a few friends who had used their services, so I was excited to use them because I knew they did good work. Unfortunately (for me), I was getting married the same weekend that Ryan was getting married, so I wasn't able to use the original person I had planned on. BUT, that worked out just fine because Amanda was WONDERFUL. My wedding day make up was absolutely perfect, and she made my bridesmaids and mom look wonderful. She listened to what I asked for, and wanted to change from our make up trial, and it worked out beautifully. My make up lasted all day and I got so many compliments! I highly recommend Blend!
I used Blend on the recommendation of a few friends who had used their services, so I was excited to use them because I Read more...
I used Blend on the recommendation of a few friends who had used their services, so I was excited to use them because I knew they did good work. Unfortunately (for me), I was getting married the same weekend that Ryan was getting married, so I wasn't able to use the original person I had planned on. BUT, that worked out just fine because Amanda was WONDERFUL. My wedding day make up was absolutely perfect, and she made my bridesmaids and mom look wonderful. She listened to what I asked for, and wanted to change from our make up trial, and it worked out beautifully. My make up lasted all day and I got so many compliments! I highly recommend Blend! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
4/5/2014
5.0/5.0
I went with Blend for my wedding this past weekend and am so glad that I did! As someone who is a bit challenged when it comes to cosmetics (what's contouring?), Amanda was a god-send. All throughout the trial, she explained what she was doing and why and was really open to hearing any changes that I wanted to make for day-of. All my communications with her were handled promptly and so professionally - she told me that she left her house an hour early on the day of my wedding in case of any traffic just to make sure that she arrived on time! Amanda is also so personable and sweet that my bridesmaids and I felt very comfortable with her and each of us enjoyed our time in the make-up chair.

The make-up looked and felt great - never cakey or overdone. Amanda is a really talented artist who knows how to accentuate features and compliment skin tones. Most importantly, the make-up STAYED ON; I danced (and sweated) for hours at the reception and in every picture that I have seen so far - professional or iPhone quality - everything still looks fabulous.

Thanks so much, Amanda!!
I went with Blend for my wedding this past weekend and am so glad that I did! As someone who is a bit challenged when it Read more...
I went with Blend for my wedding this past weekend and am so glad that I did! As someone who is a bit challenged when it comes to cosmetics (what's contouring?), Amanda was a god-send. All throughout the trial, she explained what she was doing and why and was really open to hearing any changes that I wanted to make for day-of. All my communications with her were handled promptly and so professionally - she told me that she left her house an hour early on the day of my wedding in case of any traffic just to make sure that she arrived on time! Amanda is also so personable and sweet that my bridesmaids and I felt very comfortable with her and each of us enjoyed our time in the make-up chair.

The make-up looked and felt great - never cakey or overdone. Amanda is a really talented artist who knows how to accentuate features and compliment skin tones. Most importantly, the make-up STAYED ON; I danced (and sweated) for hours at the reception and in every picture that I have seen so far - professional or iPhone quality - everything still looks fabulous.

Thanks so much, Amanda!! Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
1/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Marquia totally made my wedding day amazing! From my makeup trial to the actual wedding day, she was prompt, attentive, responsive, complimentary, and efficient. She made my mother feel so special and made me feel like a queen! I would recommend her to anyone needing their makeup done for any reason!
Marquia totally made my wedding day amazing! From my makeup trial to the actual wedding day, she was prompt, attentive, Read more...
Marquia totally made my wedding day amazing! From my makeup trial to the actual wedding day, she was prompt, attentive, responsive, complimentary, and efficient. She made my mother feel so special and made me feel like a queen! I would recommend her to anyone needing their makeup done for any reason! Read less
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Alexandra
Wedding:
12/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Ryan provided not only makeup services for me and 6 bridesmaids, MOH, MOB and a few others within a few hours she also was the most professional, kind, and calming person in the midst of all the hectic getting ready process! Ryan made my girls and myself feel like princesses, and I could not have been more pleased with how everyone looked! We went for a Gatsby look for my winter wedding with smokey cat eyes, and some with a dark lip, some with a lighter lip. I went for a more traditional Barbie look; Ryan was able to make each girls best features stand out and took the time to make everyone look and feel their best! I would recommend Ryan and Blend events to anyone wanting to look absolutey perfect on their wedding day! I can't wait to use her again for other special events!
Ryan provided not only makeup services for me and 6 bridesmaids, MOH, MOB and a few others within a few hours she also was Read more...
Ryan provided not only makeup services for me and 6 bridesmaids, MOH, MOB and a few others within a few hours she also was the most professional, kind, and calming person in the midst of all the hectic getting ready process! Ryan made my girls and myself feel like princesses, and I could not have been more pleased with how everyone looked! We went for a Gatsby look for my winter wedding with smokey cat eyes, and some with a dark lip, some with a lighter lip. I went for a more traditional Barbie look; Ryan was able to make each girls best features stand out and took the time to make everyone look and feel their best! I would recommend Ryan and Blend events to anyone wanting to look absolutey perfect on their wedding day! I can't wait to use her again for other special events! Read less
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Larkin
Wedding:
12/20/2013
5.0/5.0
Kathy was my artist from Blend Make-up and I have to start this review by saying this: Bar none, she blew me out of the water with her level of skill, friendliness, and professionalism.

She is typically a make-up artist in Maryland, but flew all the way to New Orleans, Louisiana and stayed in the same hotel as I did so that she could do my make-up as well as my 6 bridesmaids and my mother & fiance's mother in my hotel room. All at my request! I never bothered with a make-up trial run, but rather let her take complete control. I told her about my dress and how I planned to do my hair, and we came up with a beautiful, classic, vintage look that made me feel timeless and elegant.

I cannot say enough kind words about Kathy and Blend Makeup. I will guarantee that you will want to adopt her into your family not only because she is an amazing makeup artist, but also the sweetest lady you could ever have the pleasure of working with. Even if you are not getting married in Maryland or Louisiana, she is willing to travel and I highly recommend Blend and would not have trusted my face with anyone else.
Kathy was my artist from Blend Make-up and I have to start this review by saying this: Bar none, she blew me out of the Read more...
Kathy was my artist from Blend Make-up and I have to start this review by saying this: Bar none, she blew me out of the water with her level of skill, friendliness, and professionalism.

She is typically a make-up artist in Maryland, but flew all the way to New Orleans, Louisiana and stayed in the same hotel as I did so that she could do my make-up as well as my 6 bridesmaids and my mother & fiance's mother in my hotel room. All at my request! I never bothered with a make-up trial run, but rather let her take complete control. I told her about my dress and how I planned to do my hair, and we came up with a beautiful, classic, vintage look that made me feel timeless and elegant.

I cannot say enough kind words about Kathy and Blend Makeup. I will guarantee that you will want to adopt her into your family not only because she is an amazing makeup artist, but also the sweetest lady you could ever have the pleasure of working with. Even if you are not getting married in Maryland or Louisiana, she is willing to travel and I highly recommend Blend and would not have trusted my face with anyone else. Read less
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courtney
Wedding:
11/16/2013
5.0/5.0
I had a great experience with Blend!! My makeup artist I booked in January 2013 cancelled in September, two months before wedding. I found Blend and was very pleased with their reviews and pictures. They were easy to book and very professional. I had a trial with one artist that didnt work with what I was looking for and they were very good with getting me another one that fit my style!

Amanda did my makeup and some of bridesmaids and mother. She is awesome and was exactly what i was looking for when it came to looking like myself and not too "cakey". I got lots of compliments on my makeup as well as my bridesmaids!!! Would recomend her 100 percent. She knew exactly what she was doing and was very professional and I got the look I wanted:)
I had a great experience with Blend!! My makeup artist I booked in January 2013 cancelled in September, two months before Read more...
I had a great experience with Blend!! My makeup artist I booked in January 2013 cancelled in September, two months before wedding. I found Blend and was very pleased with their reviews and pictures. They were easy to book and very professional. I had a trial with one artist that didnt work with what I was looking for and they were very good with getting me another one that fit my style!

Amanda did my makeup and some of bridesmaids and mother. She is awesome and was exactly what i was looking for when it came to looking like myself and not too "cakey". I got lots of compliments on my makeup as well as my bridesmaids!!! Would recomend her 100 percent. She knew exactly what she was doing and was very professional and I got the look I wanted:) Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
11/10/2013
5.0/5.0
If you had to pick someone to have around on your wedding day that you didn't know very well, someone to hang with your closest friends, you would pick Marquia. She's so cool, so low key, so fun - she's great to spend the day with. She can talk to anyone who is a room, and make everyone feel comfortable.

Oh right, make-up. She made everyone look beautiful. No surprise. But what was amazing is how many different looks she can do. My bridesmaids ranged from me: "I never wear make-up and please just make me look like me;" to my super artsy friend "Super dramatic punk rock" - it all looked spectacular and perfect. No one had a complaint. Everyone looked great and felt great. I love Marquia. You will, too.
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If you had to pick someone to have around on your wedding day that you didn't know very well, someone to hang with your closest friends, you would pick Marquia. She's so cool, so low key, so fun - she's great to spend the day with. She can talk to anyone who is a room, and make everyone feel comfortable.

Oh right, make-up. She made everyone look beautiful. No surprise. But what was amazing is how many different looks she can do. My bridesmaids ranged from me: "I never wear make-up and please just make me look like me;" to my super artsy friend "Super dramatic punk rock" - it all looked spectacular and perfect. No one had a complaint. Everyone looked great and felt great. I love Marquia. You will, too. Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
11/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Look no more, Blend is the vendor to book for your wedding day! Ryan was our makeup artist on November 9th and she was simply amazing. From the consultation to the wedding. She has such a wonderful, bubbly personality that helps keep you relaxed during your wedding planning and especially on your wedding day. She was extremely understanding and patient with me, and I appreciated her time and availability through the process. I could not have been more pleased with how I looked! Myself, bridesmaids, mom, etc all felt beautiful and loved how their makeup came out. Ryan is very talented and very professional, I highly recommend her for weddings or any special events!
Look no more, Blend is the vendor to book for your wedding day! Ryan was our makeup artist on November 9th and she was Read more...
Look no more, Blend is the vendor to book for your wedding day! Ryan was our makeup artist on November 9th and she was simply amazing. From the consultation to the wedding. She has such a wonderful, bubbly personality that helps keep you relaxed during your wedding planning and especially on your wedding day. She was extremely understanding and patient with me, and I appreciated her time and availability through the process. I could not have been more pleased with how I looked! Myself, bridesmaids, mom, etc all felt beautiful and loved how their makeup came out. Ryan is very talented and very professional, I highly recommend her for weddings or any special events! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I worked with Marquia for my makeup on my engagement photos and my wedding. She was AMAZING! I find a lot of makeup artists do what they think will look best on you without ever asking you what you prefer. Marquia took the time to ask me how I normally wear my makeup, what colors I usually use, what look I am going for, and my likes and dislikes of getting my makeup done. When it was all said and done, my makeup made me look like a better version of myself and not someone completely different. When I decided to change my lipstick color right before the wedding, she worked with me to find a color that I preferred, emailing me examples. She also did the makeup for my bridesmaids and my mom, everyone look beautiful. Not only is Marquia an excellent makeup artist, but she is also super sweet. She made everyone feel very comfortable, it felt like she was a friend to all of us. I would HIGHLY recommend using for her, I have already referred her to several friends.
I worked with Marquia for my makeup on my engagement photos and my wedding. She was AMAZING! I find a lot of makeup Read more...
I worked with Marquia for my makeup on my engagement photos and my wedding. She was AMAZING! I find a lot of makeup artists do what they think will look best on you without ever asking you what you prefer. Marquia took the time to ask me how I normally wear my makeup, what colors I usually use, what look I am going for, and my likes and dislikes of getting my makeup done. When it was all said and done, my makeup made me look like a better version of myself and not someone completely different. When I decided to change my lipstick color right before the wedding, she worked with me to find a color that I preferred, emailing me examples. She also did the makeup for my bridesmaids and my mom, everyone look beautiful. Not only is Marquia an excellent makeup artist, but she is also super sweet. She made everyone feel very comfortable, it felt like she was a friend to all of us. I would HIGHLY recommend using for her, I have already referred her to several friends. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Kathy did the makeup for the bridesmaids, bride, mothers and grandmothers for my daughter's wedding. Everyone looked amazing! Kathy showed up right one time and got started and made each and every one of us look our better that best gorgeous selves, but my daughter the bride was especially breathtaking! Kathy was very calm and patient. She was especially calming when I got a little emotional seeing my daughter getting dressed and it hit me "my baby is getting married" I highly recommend Kathy!
Kathy did the makeup for the bridesmaids, bride, mothers and grandmothers for my daughter's wedding. Everyone looked Read more...
Kathy did the makeup for the bridesmaids, bride, mothers and grandmothers for my daughter's wedding. Everyone looked amazing! Kathy showed up right one time and got started and made each and every one of us look our better that best gorgeous selves, but my daughter the bride was especially breathtaking! Kathy was very calm and patient. She was especially calming when I got a little emotional seeing my daughter getting dressed and it hit me "my baby is getting married" I highly recommend Kathy! Read less
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Seetha
Wedding:
10/11/2013
5.0/5.0
I had the pleasure of working with Ryan for my wedding and I cannot say enough positive things about her or thank her enough for making me look the way she did. She literally transformed both myself and my bridesmaids with her talent and made sure to accentuate all the appropriate features. I am not super comfortable with makeup and requested her to make me look as natural as possible with a pop. She completely delivered and everyone couldn't stop commenting on how amazing my eyes looked that day.

Ryan was definitely one of my favorite people to work with and her infectious joy, energy, and talent made my day. We instantly connected and during both the trial and on my wedding day, I felt as if I was having one of my close friends do my makeup. She instantaneously knows how to put people at ease. Book her for any event you have and you will not regret it.
I had the pleasure of working with Ryan for my wedding and I cannot say enough positive things about her or thank her Read more...
I had the pleasure of working with Ryan for my wedding and I cannot say enough positive things about her or thank her enough for making me look the way she did. She literally transformed both myself and my bridesmaids with her talent and made sure to accentuate all the appropriate features. I am not super comfortable with makeup and requested her to make me look as natural as possible with a pop. She completely delivered and everyone couldn't stop commenting on how amazing my eyes looked that day.

Ryan was definitely one of my favorite people to work with and her infectious joy, energy, and talent made my day. We instantly connected and during both the trial and on my wedding day, I felt as if I was having one of my close friends do my makeup. She instantaneously knows how to put people at ease. Book her for any event you have and you will not regret it. Read less
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Megan
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
As soon as I met Kathy from Blend at my trial, I instantly adored her. She is so easy to work with and has the sweetest personality. I was amazed on my wedding by how relaxed she was doing make-up for 7 people! My nerves started getting to me as she was doing my make-up, but Kathy helped me remain calm and look forward to the day ahead. She made me, four of my bridesmaids, my mother and MIL all look amazing throughout the whole ceremony and reception. I wish I could have Kathy do my make-up everyday! I wholeheartedly recommend hiring her as your make-up artist.
As soon as I met Kathy from Blend at my trial, I instantly adored her. She is so easy to work with and has the sweetest Read more...
As soon as I met Kathy from Blend at my trial, I instantly adored her. She is so easy to work with and has the sweetest personality. I was amazed on my wedding by how relaxed she was doing make-up for 7 people! My nerves started getting to me as she was doing my make-up, but Kathy helped me remain calm and look forward to the day ahead. She made me, four of my bridesmaids, my mother and MIL all look amazing throughout the whole ceremony and reception. I wish I could have Kathy do my make-up everyday! I wholeheartedly recommend hiring her as your make-up artist. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Amanda did our makeup for my wedding. She was amazing. I had a great trial with her. I didn't really explain myself well for what I wanted my eyes to look like and she was so nice to re-do all of my eyeshadow to get it right. On the wedding day, she made us all look flawless. My mom had never had her makeup done and Amanda made her feel totally comfortable with great results. I would definitely recommend Blend and especially Amanda to any bride.
Amanda did our makeup for my wedding. She was amazing. I had a great trial with her. I didn't really explain myself well Read more...
Amanda did our makeup for my wedding. She was amazing. I had a great trial with her. I didn't really explain myself well for what I wanted my eyes to look like and she was so nice to re-do all of my eyeshadow to get it right. On the wedding day, she made us all look flawless. My mom had never had her makeup done and Amanda made her feel totally comfortable with great results. I would definitely recommend Blend and especially Amanda to any bride. Read less
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EmilyRaeChang
Wedding:
10/4/2013
5.0/5.0
Marquia from Blend was able to do my make-up exactly how I had always envisioned and it looked perfect on my wedding day. I can't thank her enough for helping me to look and feel like the most beautiful bride that ever was.
Marquia from Blend was able to do my make-up exactly how I had always envisioned and it looked perfect on my wedding day. Read more...
Marquia from Blend was able to do my make-up exactly how I had always envisioned and it looked perfect on my wedding day. I can't thank her enough for helping me to look and feel like the most beautiful bride that ever was. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I had the pleasure of working with Maliki for my wedding day. From the initial trial, to emails back and forth up until the wedding date, Maliki was very attentive and responsive. On the day of she made me feel FABULOUS!!! All of my bridesmaids were also SO HAPPY with their make up - everyone looked beautiful!!! I would highly recommend Maliki. Thank you!!!
I had the pleasure of working with Maliki for my wedding day. From the initial trial, to emails back and forth up until Read more...
I had the pleasure of working with Maliki for my wedding day. From the initial trial, to emails back and forth up until the wedding date, Maliki was very attentive and responsive. On the day of she made me feel FABULOUS!!! All of my bridesmaids were also SO HAPPY with their make up - everyone looked beautiful!!! I would highly recommend Maliki. Thank you!!! Read less
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Renee
Wedding:
9/22/2013
5.0/5.0
I used Marquia for my engagement shoot(trial), and really liked her work so I booked her for my wedding. She is friendly, professional, and does great makeup. Everyone looked beautiful the day of!
I used Marquia for my engagement shoot(trial), and really liked her work so I booked her for my wedding. She is friendly, Read more...
I used Marquia for my engagement shoot(trial), and really liked her work so I booked her for my wedding. She is friendly, professional, and does great makeup. Everyone looked beautiful the day of! Read less
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Dana
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
I used Kathy of Blend for my September 2013 DC wedding and was thrilled with her work! Patrick (my now husband!) frequently comments on other brides' make-up and how it's far too much, so I knew I had a tough customer and she far exceeded both of our expectations. She made me feel natural and beautiful but special for the big day and he loved it, as did many others. My bridal party was really happy with her as well. She is also just a joy to work with - so pleasant and warm, and I enjoyed the trial with her (so flexible - she came to my home in DC) and having her aroud on the day of. Blend books up early - don't hesitate if you're looking for someone to make you feel like yourself - only better! - on your wedding day.
I used Kathy of Blend for my September 2013 DC wedding and was thrilled with her work! Patrick (my now husband!) Read more...
I used Kathy of Blend for my September 2013 DC wedding and was thrilled with her work! Patrick (my now husband!) frequently comments on other brides' make-up and how it's far too much, so I knew I had a tough customer and she far exceeded both of our expectations. She made me feel natural and beautiful but special for the big day and he loved it, as did many others. My bridal party was really happy with her as well. She is also just a joy to work with - so pleasant and warm, and I enjoyed the trial with her (so flexible - she came to my home in DC) and having her aroud on the day of. Blend books up early - don't hesitate if you're looking for someone to make you feel like yourself - only better! - on your wedding day. Read less
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LovelyBride430
Wedding:
9/7/2013
5.0/5.0
Markia was awesome.. She couldn't have made me look more beautiful!! My mom and bridesmaids got done too and they were gorgeous!!!
Markia was awesome.. She couldn't have made me look more beautiful!! My mom and bridesmaids got done too and they were Read more...
Markia was awesome.. She couldn't have made me look more beautiful!! My mom and bridesmaids got done too and they were gorgeous!!! Read less
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Courtney-Rose
Wedding:
8/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Marquia is a godsend! She did an absolutely amazing job on my bridal makeup and makeup for my bridesmaids and my mom.

She was so fun to work with and everyone in the bridal party loved her.

She made me feel absolutely beautiful and elegant, but I still felt like myself. And my makeup lasted well into the party.

Marquia was very responsive, showed up early on the day-of and put us ahead of schedule on the timeline.
Can't thank her enough!
Marquia is a godsend! She did an absolutely amazing job on my bridal makeup and makeup for my bridesmaids and my mom. Read more...
Marquia is a godsend! She did an absolutely amazing job on my bridal makeup and makeup for my bridesmaids and my mom.

She was so fun to work with and everyone in the bridal party loved her.

She made me feel absolutely beautiful and elegant, but I still felt like myself. And my makeup lasted well into the party.

Marquia was very responsive, showed up early on the day-of and put us ahead of schedule on the timeline.
Can't thank her enough! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
8/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Kathy Schultz with Blend is amazing and wonderful to work with! I used her for myself (bride) and my wedding party for my recent wedding. Everyone was was very impressed and excited on how great we all looked!! She was extremely polite and came to hotel location which made it easy on all of us. I would highly reccommend her services. She made us all look STUNNING!
Kathy Schultz with Blend is amazing and wonderful to work with! I used her for myself (bride) and my wedding party for my Read more...
Kathy Schultz with Blend is amazing and wonderful to work with! I used her for myself (bride) and my wedding party for my recent wedding. Everyone was was very impressed and excited on how great we all looked!! She was extremely polite and came to hotel location which made it easy on all of us. I would highly reccommend her services. She made us all look STUNNING! Read less
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Salma
Wedding:
8/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Ryan did my make-up for a test trial and the wedding, and I had a great experience both times! I wanted more of a natural and elegant look. I love my close-up wedding photos because she made me look amazing. I have oily skin and need to pat it with oil-absorbing sheets multiple times on a normal day. But on my wedding, my make-up lasted for at least 6 hours and I never once looked or felt greasy. I also had one huge zit right in the middle of my cheek that decided to come up that morning. She hid it so well that no one noticed and I even forgot about it!

Ryan is such a beautiful person inside and out. When I sat in her chair, I didn't feel like a client, but a friend. She is so easy to talk to. As someone who doesn't wear make-up often or know much about products, I felt very comfortable trusting her expertise and letting her work her magic to get the look I wanted. She is one of those people who puts all of herself into her work and you can really feel it. She cares about helping you bring out your best self on your big day.
Ryan did my make-up for a test trial and the wedding, and I had a great experience both times! I wanted more of a natural Read more...
Ryan did my make-up for a test trial and the wedding, and I had a great experience both times! I wanted more of a natural and elegant look. I love my close-up wedding photos because she made me look amazing. I have oily skin and need to pat it with oil-absorbing sheets multiple times on a normal day. But on my wedding, my make-up lasted for at least 6 hours and I never once looked or felt greasy. I also had one huge zit right in the middle of my cheek that decided to come up that morning. She hid it so well that no one noticed and I even forgot about it!

Ryan is such a beautiful person inside and out. When I sat in her chair, I didn't feel like a client, but a friend. She is so easy to talk to. As someone who doesn't wear make-up often or know much about products, I felt very comfortable trusting her expertise and letting her work her magic to get the look I wanted. She is one of those people who puts all of herself into her work and you can really feel it. She cares about helping you bring out your best self on your big day. Read less
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Alba
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
I loved loved my wedding makeup!! Thanks to Marquia who was just the best of the best. She did an amazing job with my face everyone at the wedding complimented on my makeup. Thank you so much Marquia for being so flexible and so professional and sweet. I will be talking to everyone i know about you guys. I loved it!!!! Thank you!
I loved loved my wedding makeup!! Thanks to Marquia who was just the best of the best. She did an amazing job with my face Read more...
I loved loved my wedding makeup!! Thanks to Marquia who was just the best of the best. She did an amazing job with my face everyone at the wedding complimented on my makeup. Thank you so much Marquia for being so flexible and so professional and sweet. I will be talking to everyone i know about you guys. I loved it!!!! Thank you! Read less
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Tarah
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Ryan - thank you for making us all look SO GORGEOUS on June 8th. You were extremely understanding and patient with me, and I appreciated your time and availability through the process. I could not have been more pleased with how I looked and how beautiful I felt on that day! Myself, and the girls included, felt you were by far the most talented makeup artist we had worked with and as the bride, it was such a pleasure to have all your ladies LOVE their makeup.

THANK YOU so much! It was such an unforgettable day!
Ryan - thank you for making us all look SO GORGEOUS on June 8th. You were extremely understanding and patient with me, and Read more...
Ryan - thank you for making us all look SO GORGEOUS on June 8th. You were extremely understanding and patient with me, and I appreciated your time and availability through the process. I could not have been more pleased with how I looked and how beautiful I felt on that day! Myself, and the girls included, felt you were by far the most talented makeup artist we had worked with and as the bride, it was such a pleasure to have all your ladies LOVE their makeup.

THANK YOU so much! It was such an unforgettable day! Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Dana was amazing! She is extremely talented and a true artist. I had 13 bridesmaids and she was so flexible and made eveyone look so beautiful! I would recommend her to anyone looking for an amazing artisit!
Dana was amazing! She is extremely talented and a true artist. I had 13 bridesmaids and she was so flexible and made Read more...
Dana was amazing! She is extremely talented and a true artist. I had 13 bridesmaids and she was so flexible and made eveyone look so beautiful! I would recommend her to anyone looking for an amazing artisit! Read less
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Jeanne
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
My friend who was married in 2011 recommended Ryan more than a year in advance of my wedding. I am so happy that she did! Ryan has been professional, quick-to-respond and just a pleasure to work with since day one. She matched the photo I brought into for my trial EXACTLY, even adding some extra eyelashes per my request for the day of my wedding! Ryan offered some of my bridesmaids an eyes-only option so that their eye makeup would pop in photos. Everyone loved their makeup and looked like their best selves. When a few women canceled on full makeup, Ryan was completely open to making adjustments to the contract late in the game to remove the need for an assistant. Thank you for being such a sweetie, Ryan!
My friend who was married in 2011 recommended Ryan more than a year in advance of my wedding. I am so happy that she did! Read more...
My friend who was married in 2011 recommended Ryan more than a year in advance of my wedding. I am so happy that she did! Ryan has been professional, quick-to-respond and just a pleasure to work with since day one. She matched the photo I brought into for my trial EXACTLY, even adding some extra eyelashes per my request for the day of my wedding! Ryan offered some of my bridesmaids an eyes-only option so that their eye makeup would pop in photos. Everyone loved their makeup and looked like their best selves. When a few women canceled on full makeup, Ryan was completely open to making adjustments to the contract late in the game to remove the need for an assistant. Thank you for being such a sweetie, Ryan! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Dana was my makeup artist for my wedding. She performed top-notch services to myself, mother, mother-in-law, and bridesmaids. Aside from her extreme talent with makeup, Dana was so personable and caring! She was extremely responsive in emails (as I was overseas planning a wedding) and very flexible with the trials and even day-of adjustments to the schedule. I highly recommend Dana to any and every one who needs their makeup done! I will definitely be reaching out to her for any special events from now on.
Dana was my makeup artist for my wedding. She performed top-notch services to myself, mother, mother-in-law, and Read more...
Dana was my makeup artist for my wedding. She performed top-notch services to myself, mother, mother-in-law, and bridesmaids. Aside from her extreme talent with makeup, Dana was so personable and caring! She was extremely responsive in emails (as I was overseas planning a wedding) and very flexible with the trials and even day-of adjustments to the schedule. I highly recommend Dana to any and every one who needs their makeup done! I will definitely be reaching out to her for any special events from now on. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
LOVE Kathy from Blend!! She did my makeup and hair for my boudoir session and did a beautiful job! My hair is not easy, with it being thick and long, but she managed to give it light curls that were perfect for this shoot. The eye makeup was exactly what I wanted and she gave my lips this natural but sexy feel. I definitely would recommend her and the company to anyone wanting someone who knows their stuff! She was also very sweet and easy to talk to, making the makeup session comfortable and fun.
LOVE Kathy from Blend!! She did my makeup and hair for my boudoir session and did a beautiful job! My hair is not easy, Read more...
LOVE Kathy from Blend!! She did my makeup and hair for my boudoir session and did a beautiful job! My hair is not easy, with it being thick and long, but she managed to give it light curls that were perfect for this shoot. The eye makeup was exactly what I wanted and she gave my lips this natural but sexy feel. I definitely would recommend her and the company to anyone wanting someone who knows their stuff! She was also very sweet and easy to talk to, making the makeup session comfortable and fun. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
2/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Not only is Ryan a friend but high school but she is also a super talented make up artist. She did my makeup and my bridesmaids makeup and we also looked absolutely amazing. I recommend airbrush. It stayed on and I still looked great at the morning after brunch!
Not only is Ryan a friend but high school but she is also a super talented make up artist. She did my makeup and my Read more...
Not only is Ryan a friend but high school but she is also a super talented make up artist. She did my makeup and my bridesmaids makeup and we also looked absolutely amazing. I recommend airbrush. It stayed on and I still looked great at the morning after brunch! Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
1/5/2013
5.0/5.0
I am from New Orleans, and I brought Kathy from Blend to Memphis to do my wedding make-up in January. She was an absolute dream - I couldn't have been happier! She did exactly what I wanted and was very concerned with making sure I was happy. She is an incredibly sweet person and I was so lucky to have her there with me! I wound up looking gorgeous and it was sad at the end of the day to take my make-up off! Thank you so much for everything!!
I am from New Orleans, and I brought Kathy from Blend to Memphis to do my wedding make-up in January. She was an absolute Read more...
I am from New Orleans, and I brought Kathy from Blend to Memphis to do my wedding make-up in January. She was an absolute dream - I couldn't have been happier! She did exactly what I wanted and was very concerned with making sure I was happy. She is an incredibly sweet person and I was so lucky to have her there with me! I wound up looking gorgeous and it was sad at the end of the day to take my make-up off! Thank you so much for everything!! Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
12/1/2012
5.0/5.0
Ryan was so amazing to work with. She created the exact look I was going for. It was perfect and lasted the entire night. She also made all of the briidesmaids look so beautiful. You'd be crazy not to book her!
Ryan was so amazing to work with. She created the exact look I was going for. It was perfect and lasted the entire night. Read more...
Ryan was so amazing to work with. She created the exact look I was going for. It was perfect and lasted the entire night. She also made all of the briidesmaids look so beautiful. You'd be crazy not to book her! Read less
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Kathleen
Wedding:
10/27/2012
5.0/5.0
I had heard great things about Blend so was so excited to use them. Kathy was amazing during the trial and the day of my wedding. She did my makeup along with some of my bridesmaids. Everyone looked incredible! She was sweet, fun, calm and knew just what to do! I would recommend Kathy and Blend to anyone!!
I had heard great things about Blend so was so excited to use them. Kathy was amazing during the trial and the day of my Read more...
I had heard great things about Blend so was so excited to use them. Kathy was amazing during the trial and the day of my wedding. She did my makeup along with some of my bridesmaids. Everyone looked incredible! She was sweet, fun, calm and knew just what to do! I would recommend Kathy and Blend to anyone!! Read less
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Paige
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
I had the pleasure of working with Kathey the day of my wedding and couldn't have been more pleased! Make-up is one thing that I am pretty picky about. I am a make up junky and love MAC and Sephora and was looking for something other then that soft natural make up look, I like pretty bold make up! When I came across Blend and saw some of their pics, read some of their reviews, and then read that they were MAC certified I knew I had to set up a trial! Kathey came out to my house a few months before my wedding and did my make up trail. I showed her some pics of the look I was going for and she worked her magic! I couldn't believe what I saw when I looked at my face after the trial! It was just stunning! Then the day of the wedding it was even more stunning! All my friends sat around and watched as she did my make up and couldn't stop commenting about how beautiful my make up and I looked! I had 5 bridesmaids and my MIL and Mom also get their makeup done and they all were just blown away by there make up as well! We all requested that Kathey just come do our makeup every day! I seriously need to learn how to make myself look that outstanding, I wish I could look like that every day!
I had the pleasure of working with Kathey the day of my wedding and couldn't have been more pleased! Make-up is one thing Read more...
I had the pleasure of working with Kathey the day of my wedding and couldn't have been more pleased! Make-up is one thing that I am pretty picky about. I am a make up junky and love MAC and Sephora and was looking for something other then that soft natural make up look, I like pretty bold make up! When I came across Blend and saw some of their pics, read some of their reviews, and then read that they were MAC certified I knew I had to set up a trial! Kathey came out to my house a few months before my wedding and did my make up trail. I showed her some pics of the look I was going for and she worked her magic! I couldn't believe what I saw when I looked at my face after the trial! It was just stunning! Then the day of the wedding it was even more stunning! All my friends sat around and watched as she did my make up and couldn't stop commenting about how beautiful my make up and I looked! I had 5 bridesmaids and my MIL and Mom also get their makeup done and they all were just blown away by there make up as well! We all requested that Kathey just come do our makeup every day! I seriously need to learn how to make myself look that outstanding, I wish I could look like that every day! Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
Ryan was awesome! She was fast and did exactly what was requested by me, as well as the bridal party and mothers of the bride/groom! Not to mention, she is lovely work with!
Ryan was awesome! She was fast and did exactly what was requested by me, as well as the bridal party and mothers of the Read more...
Ryan was awesome! She was fast and did exactly what was requested by me, as well as the bridal party and mothers of the bride/groom! Not to mention, she is lovely work with! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I can't tell you how wonderful Ryan at Blend is. When I began looking for a make-up artist for my wedding, price was my main deciding factor. While Ryan was my first choice based on the photos of her work on her website, her price was just a little higher than another vendor, so I contacted that vendor first. What a mistake. That vendor refused to put anything in their contract regarding pricing (?!) and when I asked if they would just include a sentence that said pricing quoted via email was valid until my wedding date, that vendor told me "no, and have a nice wedding, bye." Ridiculous.

I immediately contacted Ryan and I cannot tell you how lucky I am that the first awful vendor blew me off. Ryan was perfect - so nice and cheery, flexible with my schedule (I was planning an East Coast wedding from the West Coast and had very limited travel dates for the trial, etc.). She even did my trial while she had terrible bronchitis, because she knew I wouldn't be able to get back to the East Coast for another few months. She was always responsive by both phone and email, and was early on the day of the wedding, coming all the way to my hair dresser's salon to make things more convenient for me and my bridal party and already set up when we got there. She was kind to me and my friends and especially my mother-in-law who was just a bit nervous about the whole professional make-up thing. Ryan walked all of us through, moved quickly but kept things personal, and overall helped us to have the most wonderful day possible. Let me put it this way - it rained on my wedding day and I feel like the happiest bride ever...and a lot of that was due to Ryan's wonderful artistry and professionalism. I cannot recommend Ryan more highly - be smart and choose her for your wedding too!
I can't tell you how wonderful Ryan at Blend is. When I began looking for a make-up artist for my wedding, price was my Read more...
I can't tell you how wonderful Ryan at Blend is. When I began looking for a make-up artist for my wedding, price was my main deciding factor. While Ryan was my first choice based on the photos of her work on her website, her price was just a little higher than another vendor, so I contacted that vendor first. What a mistake. That vendor refused to put anything in their contract regarding pricing (?!) and when I asked if they would just include a sentence that said pricing quoted via email was valid until my wedding date, that vendor told me "no, and have a nice wedding, bye." Ridiculous.

I immediately contacted Ryan and I cannot tell you how lucky I am that the first awful vendor blew me off. Ryan was perfect - so nice and cheery, flexible with my schedule (I was planning an East Coast wedding from the West Coast and had very limited travel dates for the trial, etc.). She even did my trial while she had terrible bronchitis, because she knew I wouldn't be able to get back to the East Coast for another few months. She was always responsive by both phone and email, and was early on the day of the wedding, coming all the way to my hair dresser's salon to make things more convenient for me and my bridal party and already set up when we got there. She was kind to me and my friends and especially my mother-in-law who was just a bit nervous about the whole professional make-up thing. Ryan walked all of us through, moved quickly but kept things personal, and overall helped us to have the most wonderful day possible. Let me put it this way - it rained on my wedding day and I feel like the happiest bride ever...and a lot of that was due to Ryan's wonderful artistry and professionalism. I cannot recommend Ryan more highly - be smart and choose her for your wedding too! Read less
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Pat
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Ryan Krasney from Blend is fabulous, fun and fantastic!!! From our first meeting & trial makeup session through to my daughter's wedding day, Ryan was attentive, professional, funny, and very, very talented! We had so much fun getting ready for the ceremony and Ryan was a big part of that. We didn't look like someone else we looked like much better versions of ourselves and we can't thank her enough!! Pat Cunningham
Ryan Krasney from Blend is fabulous, fun and fantastic!!! From our first meeting & trial makeup session through to my Read more...
Ryan Krasney from Blend is fabulous, fun and fantastic!!! From our first meeting & trial makeup session through to my daughter's wedding day, Ryan was attentive, professional, funny, and very, very talented! We had so much fun getting ready for the ceremony and Ryan was a big part of that. We didn't look like someone else we looked like much better versions of ourselves and we can't thank her enough!! Pat Cunningham Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Ryan at Blend is incredible! She's fun, creative, and extremely talented. Two of my bridesmaids had never had their makeup done professionally done before and were a little nervous, but they were completely ecstatic with the job Ryan did and we couldn't stop talking all day about how we want Ryan to do our makeup every day! I am so happy with Blend's services and making me look like my absolute best on my wedding day!
Ryan at Blend is incredible! She's fun, creative, and extremely talented. Two of my bridesmaids had never had their makeup Read more...
Ryan at Blend is incredible! She's fun, creative, and extremely talented. Two of my bridesmaids had never had their makeup done professionally done before and were a little nervous, but they were completely ecstatic with the job Ryan did and we couldn't stop talking all day about how we want Ryan to do our makeup every day! I am so happy with Blend's services and making me look like my absolute best on my wedding day! Read less
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Megan
Wedding:
9/21/2012
5.0/5.0
I worked with Ryan at Blend and she is amazing. I went and saw her for a trial and she listened to everything that I had invisioned and did a wonderful job so I booked her for my wedding. Ryan is the one who made me feel beautiful on my wedding day. She does great work and is an absolute delight to work with. Thank you Ryan for making me not only feel beautiful, but so very special. Great company to work with - HIGHLY RECCOMMEND!!!
I worked with Ryan at Blend and she is amazing. I went and saw her for a trial and she listened to everything that I had Read more...
I worked with Ryan at Blend and she is amazing. I went and saw her for a trial and she listened to everything that I had invisioned and did a wonderful job so I booked her for my wedding. Ryan is the one who made me feel beautiful on my wedding day. She does great work and is an absolute delight to work with. Thank you Ryan for making me not only feel beautiful, but so very special. Great company to work with - HIGHLY RECCOMMEND!!! Read less
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A
Wedding:
8/11/2012
5.0/5.0
We hired Blend to do makeup for me, the bride, my bridesmaids, and my mom. I had heard Kathy from Blend was fantastic, but she managed to go way beyond my already high expectations! I was planning my wedding from California and unable to do a trial, so I sent Kathy a picture and we worked from there. She made me feel the most beautiful I have ever felt, staying true to my vision but also making sure it suited my skin tone and features. She also made my bridesmaids look absolutely beautiful. And my mom! My mom felt so good about herself and looked awesome too. Kathy was so professional but also an absolute sweetheart and I had a ball hanging out with her.
We hired Blend to do makeup for me, the bride, my bridesmaids, and my mom. I had heard Kathy from Blend was fantastic, but Read more...
We hired Blend to do makeup for me, the bride, my bridesmaids, and my mom. I had heard Kathy from Blend was fantastic, but she managed to go way beyond my already high expectations! I was planning my wedding from California and unable to do a trial, so I sent Kathy a picture and we worked from there. She made me feel the most beautiful I have ever felt, staying true to my vision but also making sure it suited my skin tone and features. She also made my bridesmaids look absolutely beautiful. And my mom! My mom felt so good about herself and looked awesome too. Kathy was so professional but also an absolute sweetheart and I had a ball hanging out with her. Read less
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Monica
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Kathy was such a pleasure to work with and is an amazing makeup artist! She did the makeup for me (the bride), my 5 bridesmaids, and my mother-in-law. She showed up in plenty of time to get everyone done and made everyone look so amazing on my wedding day!
She was also great during the planning process. She replied to all of my emails promptly. During the trial, she really listened to what I envisioned looking like on my wedding day.
On my wedding day, she was very sweet and helped calm my nerves while getting ready! She made me look so beautiful and I received so many compliments throughout the day! I would highly recommend her for your wedding day!
Kathy was such a pleasure to work with and is an amazing makeup artist! She did the makeup for me (the bride), my 5 Read more...
Kathy was such a pleasure to work with and is an amazing makeup artist! She did the makeup for me (the bride), my 5 bridesmaids, and my mother-in-law. She showed up in plenty of time to get everyone done and made everyone look so amazing on my wedding day!
She was also great during the planning process. She replied to all of my emails promptly. During the trial, she really listened to what I envisioned looking like on my wedding day.
On my wedding day, she was very sweet and helped calm my nerves while getting ready! She made me look so beautiful and I received so many compliments throughout the day! I would highly recommend her for your wedding day! Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
7/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Marquia Kinard did mine and my mom's makeup for my wedding day!! I loved working with her! She is so much fun, easy to talk to, and is a true makeup ARTIST!!

I tried other "makeup artists" and they asked me what colors they should use and I just kept thinking, "shouldn't you know better than me?" Marquia however sits and talks with you at the trial on what you don't like and what you do. She tries different things to make sure you absolutely love it...and you will!! My makeup stayed all night which is saying something because I sweat just sitting in an air conditioned room. The makeup stayed through my dancing plus me wiping the sweat from my face with a napkin. I am so glad I found Marquia for my wedding day!!
Marquia Kinard did mine and my mom's makeup for my wedding day!! I loved working with her! She is so much fun, easy to Read more...
Marquia Kinard did mine and my mom's makeup for my wedding day!! I loved working with her! She is so much fun, easy to talk to, and is a true makeup ARTIST!!

I tried other "makeup artists" and they asked me what colors they should use and I just kept thinking, "shouldn't you know better than me?" Marquia however sits and talks with you at the trial on what you don't like and what you do. She tries different things to make sure you absolutely love it...and you will!! My makeup stayed all night which is saying something because I sweat just sitting in an air conditioned room. The makeup stayed through my dancing plus me wiping the sweat from my face with a napkin. I am so glad I found Marquia for my wedding day!! Read less
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eunice
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
By the time I contacted Blend, I had already gone through 3 make up artists who could not give me the look I wanted. Nervous to schedule another trial appointment due to cost, I emailed back and forth with Ryan and Marquia with a million questions. They were both super friendly, patient and understanding about my frustrations.

At the trial, Marquia created the look that I was looking for with just 2 tries. I was so relieved! She was super sweet and made me feel very comfortable.

On my wedding day (June 16), Marquia was early and ready to go. I decided that I wanted a slightly different look than what we did at my trial and Marquia adapted to the changes easily and gave me EXACTLY what I wanted. My make up was FLAWLESS. She also made the mothers look so beautiful and elegant - I have never seen my mom look more gorgeous!

Marquia worked well with my hair stylist to make sure all the ladies were done on time and with my photographer who wanted particular shots. What's even more amazing?? She went beyond her duties and ran out to my 'First Look' shoot before heading out to touch me up one last time! I really appreciated that.

My make up held throughout the day and night. Highly recommend airbrush for brides, especially if you're having a summer wedding! It's just flawless!

Blend was very responsive to emails throughout the entire process- even if they were just silly questions about make up. They are very professional, yet fun.

Whether it's high fashion, glamorous make up or romantic soft wedding make up.... I trust Marquia to get the job done exactly the way I want!
By the time I contacted Blend, I had already gone through 3 make up artists who could not give me the look I wanted. Read more...
By the time I contacted Blend, I had already gone through 3 make up artists who could not give me the look I wanted. Nervous to schedule another trial appointment due to cost, I emailed back and forth with Ryan and Marquia with a million questions. They were both super friendly, patient and understanding about my frustrations.

At the trial, Marquia created the look that I was looking for with just 2 tries. I was so relieved! She was super sweet and made me feel very comfortable.

On my wedding day (June 16), Marquia was early and ready to go. I decided that I wanted a slightly different look than what we did at my trial and Marquia adapted to the changes easily and gave me EXACTLY what I wanted. My make up was FLAWLESS. She also made the mothers look so beautiful and elegant - I have never seen my mom look more gorgeous!

Marquia worked well with my hair stylist to make sure all the ladies were done on time and with my photographer who wanted particular shots. What's even more amazing?? She went beyond her duties and ran out to my 'First Look' shoot before heading out to touch me up one last time! I really appreciated that.

My make up held throughout the day and night. Highly recommend airbrush for brides, especially if you're having a summer wedding! It's just flawless!

Blend was very responsive to emails throughout the entire process- even if they were just silly questions about make up. They are very professional, yet fun.

Whether it's high fashion, glamorous make up or romantic soft wedding make up.... I trust Marquia to get the job done exactly the way I want! Read less
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Melissa K
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
On the day of my wedding, Ryan did makeup for myself, my maid of honor, my mom, & my mother-in-law. We got the airbrush makeup and were all so happy with the result! The makeup lasted all day despite the heat & activity (the ceremony was outdoors in June and I was outside for a good portion of the reception too...plus there was lots of dancing at the end of the night). Ryan is a very kind & sweet person too, she makes you feel comfortable while getting your makeup done and is very attentive to her work. She was also on time and got all our makeup done in very good time. I definitely recommend her!!! :)
On the day of my wedding, Ryan did makeup for myself, my maid of honor, my mom, & my mother-in-law. We got the airbrush Read more...
On the day of my wedding, Ryan did makeup for myself, my maid of honor, my mom, & my mother-in-law. We got the airbrush makeup and were all so happy with the result! The makeup lasted all day despite the heat & activity (the ceremony was outdoors in June and I was outside for a good portion of the reception too...plus there was lots of dancing at the end of the night). Ryan is a very kind & sweet person too, she makes you feel comfortable while getting your makeup done and is very attentive to her work. She was also on time and got all our makeup done in very good time. I definitely recommend her!!! :) Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
5/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Kathy was phenomenal and I highly recommend her to any bride-to-be! I truly felt like a princess on my wedding day and I owe so much of that to Kathy's fantastic cosmetic-skills! She did such a fabulous job making everyone feel beautiful - my mom, mother-in-law, bridesmaids, etc., and I loved that she accommodated everyone's different styles. During a stressful time, she had an all-around calming effect on the whole group!
Kathy was phenomenal and I highly recommend her to any bride-to-be! I truly felt like a princess on my wedding day and I Read more...
Kathy was phenomenal and I highly recommend her to any bride-to-be! I truly felt like a princess on my wedding day and I owe so much of that to Kathy's fantastic cosmetic-skills! She did such a fabulous job making everyone feel beautiful - my mom, mother-in-law, bridesmaids, etc., and I loved that she accommodated everyone's different styles. During a stressful time, she had an all-around calming effect on the whole group! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
5/12/2012
5.0/5.0
Marquia Kinard of Blend Event and her assistant Maliki Connor made the trip from MD to Charlottesville, VA, to provide on-site makeup services for me, my 7 bridesmaids, and 2 moms on my wedding day. I knew Marquia would do a fabulous job as soon as we met for our makeup trial several months before my wedding. She came to my home and did a beautiful makeup application during the trial, was very professional and responsive in all communication thereafter and leading up to my wedding day, and I knew our group of ladies would appreciate her sweet demeanor and calming presence in the bridal suite as we were all getting ready. Marquia and Maliki arrived promptly to the bridal suite and were all set up even before the moms, bridesmaids and I showed up from our earlier hair appointments! Marquia and Maliki were absolute delight to work with, and all the ladies were so pleased with the results of their makeup.

I received so many compliments on my makeup from my mom and friends, but especially from my groom! He even said that it looked like I had my makeup done with him in mind, meaning that I didn't look "made up," just "beautiful" and like myself. Having a man say that about makeup speaks volumes about Marquia's talent!

I would recommend Marquia and Blend Event very highly to any future bride!
Marquia Kinard of Blend Event and her assistant Maliki Connor made the trip from MD to Charlottesville, VA, to provide Read more...
Marquia Kinard of Blend Event and her assistant Maliki Connor made the trip from MD to Charlottesville, VA, to provide on-site makeup services for me, my 7 bridesmaids, and 2 moms on my wedding day. I knew Marquia would do a fabulous job as soon as we met for our makeup trial several months before my wedding. She came to my home and did a beautiful makeup application during the trial, was very professional and responsive in all communication thereafter and leading up to my wedding day, and I knew our group of ladies would appreciate her sweet demeanor and calming presence in the bridal suite as we were all getting ready. Marquia and Maliki arrived promptly to the bridal suite and were all set up even before the moms, bridesmaids and I showed up from our earlier hair appointments! Marquia and Maliki were absolute delight to work with, and all the ladies were so pleased with the results of their makeup.

I received so many compliments on my makeup from my mom and friends, but especially from my groom! He even said that it looked like I had my makeup done with him in mind, meaning that I didn't look "made up," just "beautiful" and like myself. Having a man say that about makeup speaks volumes about Marquia's talent!

I would recommend Marquia and Blend Event very highly to any future bride! Read less
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Kristen
Wedding:
4/28/2012
5.0/5.0
I hired Kathy from Blend to do the makeup for my wedding day. I was so impressed at the trial that I also asked her to do the makeup for my engagement photos. I felt comfortable with her right away and she really listened to my wishes for a natural look. She travels to you, which is another great benefit of working with her!

Kathy is incredibly nice, upbeat and easy to work with, and she's an exceptional makeup artist. On my wedding day, she provided makeup services for myself, my mom, my grandmother, and three of my bridesmaids. Everyone looked beautiful, and I received several compliments on how stunning I looked. I'm 100% sure the reason for that was Kathy's remarkable makeup artistry. I highly recommend Blend!
I hired Kathy from Blend to do the makeup for my wedding day. I was so impressed at the trial that I also asked her to do Read more...
I hired Kathy from Blend to do the makeup for my wedding day. I was so impressed at the trial that I also asked her to do the makeup for my engagement photos. I felt comfortable with her right away and she really listened to my wishes for a natural look. She travels to you, which is another great benefit of working with her!

Kathy is incredibly nice, upbeat and easy to work with, and she's an exceptional makeup artist. On my wedding day, she provided makeup services for myself, my mom, my grandmother, and three of my bridesmaids. Everyone looked beautiful, and I received several compliments on how stunning I looked. I'm 100% sure the reason for that was Kathy's remarkable makeup artistry. I highly recommend Blend! Read less
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ankur
Wedding:
4/7/2012
5.0/5.0
Ryan was great to work with, she did an excellent job, her makeup skills are wonderful. She is incredibly punctual, fun, my husband loved my make up:)
Ryan was great to work with, she did an excellent job, her makeup skills are wonderful. She is incredibly punctual, fun, Read more...
Ryan was great to work with, she did an excellent job, her makeup skills are wonderful. She is incredibly punctual, fun, my husband loved my make up:) Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
3/24/2012
5.0/5.0
Not only is Ryan one of the sweetest people you'll ever meet, she is an excellent make up artist! She was very professional, easy to coordinate with and was so flexible. She did an amazing job on me, my bridesmaids and my mom - everyone looked so gorgeous and their make up stayed on the entire night! I would not hesitate to hire Ryan for your wedding day. I wouldn't have felt as beautiful as i did if it wasn't for Ryan - she really knows how to enhance your natural beauty and use the best colors for your skin tone, eye color, and hair color. I love Ryan and I am going to miss working with her!

Here is a link to our wedding day photography:
http://jennifermcmenamin.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/stephanie-matt-loyola-chapel-the-belvedere-baltimore-wedding-photography/
Not only is Ryan one of the sweetest people you'll ever meet, she is an excellent make up artist! She was very Read more...
Not only is Ryan one of the sweetest people you'll ever meet, she is an excellent make up artist! She was very professional, easy to coordinate with and was so flexible. She did an amazing job on me, my bridesmaids and my mom - everyone looked so gorgeous and their make up stayed on the entire night! I would not hesitate to hire Ryan for your wedding day. I wouldn't have felt as beautiful as i did if it wasn't for Ryan - she really knows how to enhance your natural beauty and use the best colors for your skin tone, eye color, and hair color. I love Ryan and I am going to miss working with her!

Here is a link to our wedding day photography:
http://jennifermcmenamin.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/stephanie-matt-loyola-chapel-the-belvedere-baltimore-wedding-photography/ Read less
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Margot
Wedding:
12/31/2011
5.0/5.0
Marquia was my makeup artist and let me tell you, she was AMAZING. I highly recommend her and her company. She was SO professional throughout the whole process and so much fun to hang out with! I had her come to the hotel suite to do makeup for myself, my mom and the bridesmaids. She made everyone looking absolutely stunning. I also asked her company for a recommendations for a hair stylist, they gave me a list in the area. They were great recommendations and I ended up going with one!

She is worth every penny and is guaranteed to do an amazing job. I loved her!!!!!
Marquia was my makeup artist and let me tell you, she was AMAZING. I highly recommend her and her company. She was SO Read more...
Marquia was my makeup artist and let me tell you, she was AMAZING. I highly recommend her and her company. She was SO professional throughout the whole process and so much fun to hang out with! I had her come to the hotel suite to do makeup for myself, my mom and the bridesmaids. She made everyone looking absolutely stunning. I also asked her company for a recommendations for a hair stylist, they gave me a list in the area. They were great recommendations and I ended up going with one!

She is worth every penny and is guaranteed to do an amazing job. I loved her!!!!! Read less
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Emilyg
Wedding:
12/9/2011
5.0/5.0
Ryan was so wonderful! She was so sweet and made me feel so comfortable and my makeup looked amazing. My makeup really looked better than it ever had before in my life and Ryan was such a calming presence on a very stressful day.

At the last minute, I decided I wanted something a little different than what we did in our trial. I was nervous about the last minute switch, but I needn't have worried. Ryan understood exactly what I wanted and executed it flawlessly. Everyone was complimenting me on my makeup all night. She did a beautiful job on everyone. I also was very nervous about how my mom would feel about her make up because she had never had it done before. Ryan made my mom feel so comfortable and her makeup looked amazing. My new mother in law also keeps raving about how beautiful her make up looked.
Thanks, Ryan for making me look pretty on my wedding day!!
Ryan was so wonderful! She was so sweet and made me feel so comfortable and my makeup looked amazing. My makeup really Read more...
Ryan was so wonderful! She was so sweet and made me feel so comfortable and my makeup looked amazing. My makeup really looked better than it ever had before in my life and Ryan was such a calming presence on a very stressful day.

At the last minute, I decided I wanted something a little different than what we did in our trial. I was nervous about the last minute switch, but I needn't have worried. Ryan understood exactly what I wanted and executed it flawlessly. Everyone was complimenting me on my makeup all night. She did a beautiful job on everyone. I also was very nervous about how my mom would feel about her make up because she had never had it done before. Ryan made my mom feel so comfortable and her makeup looked amazing. My new mother in law also keeps raving about how beautiful her make up looked.
Thanks, Ryan for making me look pretty on my wedding day!! Read less
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Chelsea
Wedding:
11/19/2011
5.0/5.0
I loved Ryan! She was the sweetest person and made me feel so comfortable. She offered to drive to my house for my trial and was on time and professional the day of the wedding. She finished my mom’s makeup, my sisters, one of my bridesmaids, and my makeup in two hours. It looked amazing! I didn’t want to look too "done up" but still wanted to look flawless and girly. Her pricing was also very reasonable compared to everyone else that I looked at. I highly recommend her!
I loved Ryan! She was the sweetest person and made me feel so comfortable. She offered to drive to my house for my trial Read more...
I loved Ryan! She was the sweetest person and made me feel so comfortable. She offered to drive to my house for my trial and was on time and professional the day of the wedding. She finished my mom’s makeup, my sisters, one of my bridesmaids, and my makeup in two hours. It looked amazing! I didn’t want to look too "done up" but still wanted to look flawless and girly. Her pricing was also very reasonable compared to everyone else that I looked at. I highly recommend her! Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
11/5/2011
5.0/5.0
I used Ryan from Blendevent D.C for my wedding 11/5/11. Ryan was AMAZING! She did my makeup exactly how I wanted it and all of my bridesmaids and sisters who can be very picky loved their makeup. They were still talking about her a few days later saying what a great job she did and how they all would use her or recommend her to others looking for makeup artist in the D.C area. I will keep using Ryan for all of my events - she is one of the best makeup artisit I have ever used!!!
I used Ryan from Blendevent D.C for my wedding 11/5/11. Ryan was AMAZING! She did my makeup exactly how I wanted it and Read more...
I used Ryan from Blendevent D.C for my wedding 11/5/11. Ryan was AMAZING! She did my makeup exactly how I wanted it and all of my bridesmaids and sisters who can be very picky loved their makeup. They were still talking about her a few days later saying what a great job she did and how they all would use her or recommend her to others looking for makeup artist in the D.C area. I will keep using Ryan for all of my events - she is one of the best makeup artisit I have ever used!!! Read less
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Susan
Wedding:
10/23/2011
5.0/5.0
I worked with Ryan to do my makeup on my wedding day. She did such a great job. I instantly knew that I wanted to use Ryan for my big day when I met her. She's such a sweetheart and such a professional. She made me look beautiful and classic. My makeup stayed in place the whole day! She also made my girls look gorgeous. I will always return to Ryan to do my makeup for special occasions.
I worked with Ryan to do my makeup on my wedding day. She did such a great job. I instantly knew that I wanted to use Ryan Read more...
I worked with Ryan to do my makeup on my wedding day. She did such a great job. I instantly knew that I wanted to use Ryan for my big day when I met her. She's such a sweetheart and such a professional. She made me look beautiful and classic. My makeup stayed in place the whole day! She also made my girls look gorgeous. I will always return to Ryan to do my makeup for special occasions. Read less
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Anne
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Marquia from Blend is great! I knew I wanted airbrush makeup for my wedding, and after reading a lot of reviews, I contacted Blend. Marquia came to my house for a trial, and she was very knowledgable, friendly, and accomodating, and was very willing to try different things to make sure I was happy.
On my wedding day, she came right to our wedding suite, and did makeup for me, all 7 of my bridesmaids, and she even made time to squeeze my mom in at the last minute. She is very easy going (always refreshing to have a calming influence around on a wedding day!) , and all the bridesmaids really enjoyed having their makeup done, and they looked absolutely stunning. Everyone was commenting on how great the makeup was. I've already recommended her to several people.
Marquia from Blend is great! I knew I wanted airbrush makeup for my wedding, and after reading a lot of reviews, I Read more...
Marquia from Blend is great! I knew I wanted airbrush makeup for my wedding, and after reading a lot of reviews, I contacted Blend. Marquia came to my house for a trial, and she was very knowledgable, friendly, and accomodating, and was very willing to try different things to make sure I was happy.
On my wedding day, she came right to our wedding suite, and did makeup for me, all 7 of my bridesmaids, and she even made time to squeeze my mom in at the last minute. She is very easy going (always refreshing to have a calming influence around on a wedding day!) , and all the bridesmaids really enjoyed having their makeup done, and they looked absolutely stunning. Everyone was commenting on how great the makeup was. I've already recommended her to several people. Read less
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marylandgirl84
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Ryan was one of the best decisions we made for the wedding!!

As many other brides will attest, planning a wedding is one of the most stressful things one will go through. Many things will go as planned, but most things will not. Ryan was one of the few things that exceeded our expectations and sailed smoothly from beginning until end.

Ryan is an amazing talent, and so beautiful inside and out. She was very flexible and open to my requests, both for my engagement shoots and wedding day. She did a WONDERFUL job on me AND all my girls (about 13 or more of us in total), and everything from the foundation to the lashes was perfect!

Ryan calmed me down when I was anxious and made me feel (and look) so pretty. I couldn't have asked for a better make-up artist, and I would recommend her to everyone I know. She is professional, hard-working, phenomenal at what she does, but most of all, she is so down to earth, very sweet, and warm. I hope to have her do my make-up for the next wedding or big event in my life. She really is AMAZING!

Thank you, Ryan!! You deserve every success!!
Ryan was one of the best decisions we made for the wedding!!

As many other brides will attest, planning a Read more...
Ryan was one of the best decisions we made for the wedding!!

As many other brides will attest, planning a wedding is one of the most stressful things one will go through. Many things will go as planned, but most things will not. Ryan was one of the few things that exceeded our expectations and sailed smoothly from beginning until end.

Ryan is an amazing talent, and so beautiful inside and out. She was very flexible and open to my requests, both for my engagement shoots and wedding day. She did a WONDERFUL job on me AND all my girls (about 13 or more of us in total), and everything from the foundation to the lashes was perfect!

Ryan calmed me down when I was anxious and made me feel (and look) so pretty. I couldn't have asked for a better make-up artist, and I would recommend her to everyone I know. She is professional, hard-working, phenomenal at what she does, but most of all, she is so down to earth, very sweet, and warm. I hope to have her do my make-up for the next wedding or big event in my life. She really is AMAZING!

Thank you, Ryan!! You deserve every success!! Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
10/15/2011
5.0/5.0
After a horrible makeup trial only 6 weeks before my wedding, I found Blend Event on the Wedding Wire and contacted Ryan in a frenzy. I loved her work but doubted she would be able to help me in such short notice.

Ryan not only responded to my email immediately, but she promised that she would find an artist that would be able to give me the look I was going for, with no more bad experiences, and she was 100% right.

Maggie drove 2+ hours to our wedding, and did the makeup for 10 girls including myself- and everyone looked absolutely flawless. She was extremely talented, and we loved having her there with us.

My makeup was absolutely breathtaking- I highly recommend airbrush to every bride! It looks so natural, and it lasts all day/night long!

Thank You Blend, Ryan & Maggie!!!!!
After a horrible makeup trial only 6 weeks before my wedding, I found Blend Event on the Wedding Wire and contacted Ryan Read more...
After a horrible makeup trial only 6 weeks before my wedding, I found Blend Event on the Wedding Wire and contacted Ryan in a frenzy. I loved her work but doubted she would be able to help me in such short notice.

Ryan not only responded to my email immediately, but she promised that she would find an artist that would be able to give me the look I was going for, with no more bad experiences, and she was 100% right.

Maggie drove 2+ hours to our wedding, and did the makeup for 10 girls including myself- and everyone looked absolutely flawless. She was extremely talented, and we loved having her there with us.

My makeup was absolutely breathtaking- I highly recommend airbrush to every bride! It looks so natural, and it lasts all day/night long!

Thank You Blend, Ryan & Maggie!!!!! Read less
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Suzy
Wedding:
10/15/2011
5.0/5.0
I found Ryan and Blend through an internet search -- I noticed that her brides had beautiful but tasteful makeup and the prices were reasonable compared to others. The photos on her website did not lie! Ryan did an incredible job on the makeup for me, my mom, and five members of the wedding party. It was very fun to see everyone's transformations -- that was the best part -- nothing was too heavy, no one looked like a different person, just glamorous and even more beautiful versions of ourselves. That was exactly what I wanted! Ryan is also very sweet and put everyone at ease.

Oh -- and the makeup literally lasted until I took it off at 2am that night, even through all that crying! Incredible!

I highly recommend Ryan and Blend!
I found Ryan and Blend through an internet search -- I noticed that her brides had beautiful but tasteful makeup and the Read more...
I found Ryan and Blend through an internet search -- I noticed that her brides had beautiful but tasteful makeup and the prices were reasonable compared to others. The photos on her website did not lie! Ryan did an incredible job on the makeup for me, my mom, and five members of the wedding party. It was very fun to see everyone's transformations -- that was the best part -- nothing was too heavy, no one looked like a different person, just glamorous and even more beautiful versions of ourselves. That was exactly what I wanted! Ryan is also very sweet and put everyone at ease.

Oh -- and the makeup literally lasted until I took it off at 2am that night, even through all that crying! Incredible!

I highly recommend Ryan and Blend! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I LOVED working with Ryan! She is friendly, professional, flexible, and very talented. From the moment I first met her for my consultation, I immediately felt comfortable with her. She was able to answer my questions and alleviate any concerns I had. When the big day finally arrived, Ryan was there on time and very prepared. She did make up for me and my 3 bridesmaids. Everyone looked absolutely gorgeous and we were all so happy with Ryan and the beautiful make up she did for all of us. I would HIGHLY recommend Ryan and her team at Blend for any of the services they provide.
I LOVED working with Ryan! She is friendly, professional, flexible, and very talented. From the moment I first met her for Read more...
I LOVED working with Ryan! She is friendly, professional, flexible, and very talented. From the moment I first met her for my consultation, I immediately felt comfortable with her. She was able to answer my questions and alleviate any concerns I had. When the big day finally arrived, Ryan was there on time and very prepared. She did make up for me and my 3 bridesmaids. Everyone looked absolutely gorgeous and we were all so happy with Ryan and the beautiful make up she did for all of us. I would HIGHLY recommend Ryan and her team at Blend for any of the services they provide. Read less
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Kenra
Wedding:
10/8/2011
5.0/5.0
Thank you SO much for the amazing job that you did at my wedding. You will not believe all the compliments that I got on my make up! :) I can't believe how many people said what a beautiful bride I was - I have a sneaking suspicion it was due in part to the amazing job you did on my make up!! I really appreciate the effort that you made to come to Frederick and how you listened to and respected my wishes, your kindness and patience put my completely at ease. Cecilia, Alex and my mom looked stunning as well (needless to say they all absolutely LOVED their make up and you). The way you were able to play up their attributes and also match their personalities with the style of make up was amazing! You are so talented! We all looked ourselves - only perfectly made up! Which was exactly what I wanted. I have already been recommending you to every bride that I meet!
Thank you SO much for the amazing job that you did at my wedding. You will not believe all the compliments that I got on Read more...
Thank you SO much for the amazing job that you did at my wedding. You will not believe all the compliments that I got on my make up! :) I can't believe how many people said what a beautiful bride I was - I have a sneaking suspicion it was due in part to the amazing job you did on my make up!! I really appreciate the effort that you made to come to Frederick and how you listened to and respected my wishes, your kindness and patience put my completely at ease. Cecilia, Alex and my mom looked stunning as well (needless to say they all absolutely LOVED their make up and you). The way you were able to play up their attributes and also match their personalities with the style of make up was amazing! You are so talented! We all looked ourselves - only perfectly made up! Which was exactly what I wanted. I have already been recommending you to every bride that I meet! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
10/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Working with Ryan was one of the best wedding decisions I made. Her work is absolutely stellar. I didn't even recognize myself! I've received so many compliments on her work. She did my mother and sister's make up as well and I've never seen all of us so happy and excited as we were after she was complete. Ryan was extremely creative, flexible and friendly. I felt like I knew her forever and that she really cared about making my special day absolutely fabulous.
Working with Ryan was one of the best wedding decisions I made. Her work is absolutely stellar. I didn't even recognize Read more...
Working with Ryan was one of the best wedding decisions I made. Her work is absolutely stellar. I didn't even recognize myself! I've received so many compliments on her work. She did my mother and sister's make up as well and I've never seen all of us so happy and excited as we were after she was complete. Ryan was extremely creative, flexible and friendly. I felt like I knew her forever and that she really cared about making my special day absolutely fabulous. Read less
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Lynn
Wedding:
9/24/2011
5.0/5.0
I found Blend through WeddingWire and after seeing their reviews and portfolio gallery I was excited to work with them. Kathy, who was so amazing, was available for our wedding date. I’ve recommended her to everyone I know. We did a trial (my mom and I) before we signed the contract. My mom’s make-up was perfect. My trial was not exactly what I wanted, but was able to explain what I liked and what I didn’t and she made those fixes. I decided to do another “trial” before the wedding for my engagement photos. Kathy traveled to Annapolis at 7:00 a.m. and did my make-up. I have never been so pleased with my look. It was so natural – I didn’t feel “made up.” Everything stayed in place and I was completely confident with what Kathy would do for the wedding day. She didn’t disappoint! She was very friendly and flexible. She arrived to the hotel on time and even squeezed a few last-minute requests from bridesmaids who were so impressed with her work. Throughout the entire day, I never had to retouch my make-up (which is a BIG accomplishment for me). I will use [Kathy] Blend again when I need professional make-up.
I found Blend through WeddingWire and after seeing their reviews and portfolio gallery I was excited to work with them. Read more...
I found Blend through WeddingWire and after seeing their reviews and portfolio gallery I was excited to work with them. Kathy, who was so amazing, was available for our wedding date. I’ve recommended her to everyone I know. We did a trial (my mom and I) before we signed the contract. My mom’s make-up was perfect. My trial was not exactly what I wanted, but was able to explain what I liked and what I didn’t and she made those fixes. I decided to do another “trial” before the wedding for my engagement photos. Kathy traveled to Annapolis at 7:00 a.m. and did my make-up. I have never been so pleased with my look. It was so natural – I didn’t feel “made up.” Everything stayed in place and I was completely confident with what Kathy would do for the wedding day. She didn’t disappoint! She was very friendly and flexible. She arrived to the hotel on time and even squeezed a few last-minute requests from bridesmaids who were so impressed with her work. Throughout the entire day, I never had to retouch my make-up (which is a BIG accomplishment for me). I will use [Kathy] Blend again when I need professional make-up. Read less
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nbanderson
Wedding:
9/23/2011
5.0/5.0
Kathy was wonderful to work with. I originally contacted Blend a few months before my wedding date but was still torn between the idea of booking a makeup artist vs. buying nice/new makeup and doing it myself to save money. I decided I would do my own makeup and about 2 weeks from my wedding day, I realized that the Bobbi Brown makeup I had in mind was going to cost me over $500! And I would have the pressure of doing it myself and making it look perfect. I decided to call Kathy again from Blend - only 2 weeks from my wedding day - and explained my situation. Luckily, she was available on my date! It helped that my wedding was on a Friday- I DO NOT recommend waiting that long to book an appointment. I was amazed by her willingness to help me so last minute. It was such a relief and SO worth the money. She came to me on the wedding day and was extremely professional and easy to work with. She did a great job on my makeup and I couldn't have been happier!
Kathy was wonderful to work with. I originally contacted Blend a few months before my wedding date but was still torn Read more...
Kathy was wonderful to work with. I originally contacted Blend a few months before my wedding date but was still torn between the idea of booking a makeup artist vs. buying nice/new makeup and doing it myself to save money. I decided I would do my own makeup and about 2 weeks from my wedding day, I realized that the Bobbi Brown makeup I had in mind was going to cost me over $500! And I would have the pressure of doing it myself and making it look perfect. I decided to call Kathy again from Blend - only 2 weeks from my wedding day - and explained my situation. Luckily, she was available on my date! It helped that my wedding was on a Friday- I DO NOT recommend waiting that long to book an appointment. I was amazed by her willingness to help me so last minute. It was such a relief and SO worth the money. She came to me on the wedding day and was extremely professional and easy to work with. She did a great job on my makeup and I couldn't have been happier! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
This is long overdue but I just have to say how amazing Ryan and her mother were for my wedding. They had 12 bridesmaids, myself, mom and mother of my husband to do in a short window of time and Ryan and her mother went out of their way to come early to our hotel and worked so hard to get us all done and we looked AMAZING. Everybody at the wedding commented on how great our make-up looked. They were both so easy going, fun and professional and I highly recommend Blend to anyone!
This is long overdue but I just have to say how amazing Ryan and her mother were for my wedding. They had 12 bridesmaids, Read more...
This is long overdue but I just have to say how amazing Ryan and her mother were for my wedding. They had 12 bridesmaids, myself, mom and mother of my husband to do in a short window of time and Ryan and her mother went out of their way to come early to our hotel and worked so hard to get us all done and we looked AMAZING. Everybody at the wedding commented on how great our make-up looked. They were both so easy going, fun and professional and I highly recommend Blend to anyone! Read less
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Paulina
Wedding:
9/9/2011
5.0/5.0
Ryan Krasney did my make-up for my wedding and I can honestly say that I don't think I could have looked better. I even asked her to make a small change in my eye shadow color from when she did my trial makeup to the actual day of the wedding and she knew exactly what I wanted and made me look amazing. She's truly a talented make-up artist and a real professional. She was always responsive to emails, arrived exactly on time for our appointments and listened to everything that I wanted. I have to admit that when I first started looking for a make-up artist, I was looking for an Asian MUA as I'm Korean and have had my bad experiences with people who really did not know how to do Asian women's make-up without making me look like a Geisha girl but Ryan's such a pro that it wasn't even a concern. I cannot recommend her more!
Ryan Krasney did my make-up for my wedding and I can honestly say that I don't think I could have looked better. I even Read more...
Ryan Krasney did my make-up for my wedding and I can honestly say that I don't think I could have looked better. I even asked her to make a small change in my eye shadow color from when she did my trial makeup to the actual day of the wedding and she knew exactly what I wanted and made me look amazing. She's truly a talented make-up artist and a real professional. She was always responsive to emails, arrived exactly on time for our appointments and listened to everything that I wanted. I have to admit that when I first started looking for a make-up artist, I was looking for an Asian MUA as I'm Korean and have had my bad experiences with people who really did not know how to do Asian women's make-up without making me look like a Geisha girl but Ryan's such a pro that it wasn't even a concern. I cannot recommend her more! Read less
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Jessie_leigh
Wedding:
9/4/2011
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough good things about Ryan and the Blend team. After my original makeup girl, who was going to fly to Maryland from California, backed out I was devastated! I had about a week to find someone else. Looking at Wedding Wire, Facebook, and Google I found Blend. I emailed Ryan and while she initially told me they were completely booked she found an amazing woman (Caatanda) and they were able to help me out. I got my trial on September 1st and had my wedding on the 4th. It was the most amazing makeup I have ever seen!

I have never gotten so many complements about my look and it was more than I could have ever envisioned for myself! Thank you all so much for the amazing job that was done. I want to get my make up done EVERY day from you!
I cannot say enough good things about Ryan and the Blend team. After my original makeup girl, who was going to fly to Read more...
I cannot say enough good things about Ryan and the Blend team. After my original makeup girl, who was going to fly to Maryland from California, backed out I was devastated! I had about a week to find someone else. Looking at Wedding Wire, Facebook, and Google I found Blend. I emailed Ryan and while she initially told me they were completely booked she found an amazing woman (Caatanda) and they were able to help me out. I got my trial on September 1st and had my wedding on the 4th. It was the most amazing makeup I have ever seen!

I have never gotten so many complements about my look and it was more than I could have ever envisioned for myself! Thank you all so much for the amazing job that was done. I want to get my make up done EVERY day from you! Read less
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Kelsey
Wedding:
9/4/2011
5.0/5.0
From the start I knew I had found the perfect fit for my bridal makeup! As soon as Marquia told me she also does boudoir makeup, I knew she would be perfect for my 1920's theme! Marquia was super sweet and didn't make me feel nervous at all. The day of she made me feel like a princess and I can't tell you how many people came up and complemented me on my makeup, especially my eyes! The other biggest bonus, my makeup stayed put all night long! Even through 90 degree weather, sweat and tears, it did not budge!
From the start I knew I had found the perfect fit for my bridal makeup! As soon as Marquia told me she also does boudoir Read more...
From the start I knew I had found the perfect fit for my bridal makeup! As soon as Marquia told me she also does boudoir makeup, I knew she would be perfect for my 1920's theme! Marquia was super sweet and didn't make me feel nervous at all. The day of she made me feel like a princess and I can't tell you how many people came up and complemented me on my makeup, especially my eyes! The other biggest bonus, my makeup stayed put all night long! Even through 90 degree weather, sweat and tears, it did not budge! Read less
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Chantel
Wedding:
9/2/2011
5.0/5.0
AMAZING!!!!....The best make-up artist I have ever worked with in my entire life!! Marquia and her assistant arrived early and got right to work. My mother-in-law ran upstairs, pointed to her face, and yelled “oh my goodness who is this lady?” Everyone was absolutely stunning!

Marquia did 2 mothers, 7 bridesmaids, 2 maid-of-honors, 1 flower girl, and of course one bride (different ethnicities and complexions). She had hundreds of different products to choose from.

You guys will definitely be hearing from me again! Please send us information on your new products! XOX

PS. Wedding Wire needs an extra credit rating-7 out of 5 stars!
AMAZING!!!!....The best make-up artist I have ever worked with in my entire life!! Marquia and her assistant arrived early Read more...
AMAZING!!!!....The best make-up artist I have ever worked with in my entire life!! Marquia and her assistant arrived early and got right to work. My mother-in-law ran upstairs, pointed to her face, and yelled “oh my goodness who is this lady?” Everyone was absolutely stunning!

Marquia did 2 mothers, 7 bridesmaids, 2 maid-of-honors, 1 flower girl, and of course one bride (different ethnicities and complexions). She had hundreds of different products to choose from.

You guys will definitely be hearing from me again! Please send us information on your new products! XOX

PS. Wedding Wire needs an extra credit rating-7 out of 5 stars! Read less
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Aisiha
Wedding:
8/27/2011
5.0/5.0
I planned to do my own makeup and I am now glad that I didn't. I saw a deal and purchased it. Marquita did a fantastic job on my makeup. I looked a little glam but not overly made up. She was able to make me look fabulous in my photos. They come to you for the services. They are worth every penny. I plan to use them again when I do other special events.
I planned to do my own makeup and I am now glad that I didn't. I saw a deal and purchased it. Marquita did a fantastic job Read more...
I planned to do my own makeup and I am now glad that I didn't. I saw a deal and purchased it. Marquita did a fantastic job on my makeup. I looked a little glam but not overly made up. She was able to make me look fabulous in my photos. They come to you for the services. They are worth every penny. I plan to use them again when I do other special events. Read less
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Celeste
Wedding:
7/30/2011
5.0/5.0
I worked with Ryan from Blend for my July 30th wedding. She was AMAZING! Ryan was so flexible in working with my crazy schedule to set a day for my trial. Upon meeting her, we instantly clicked. She is super sweet and incredibly talented. I gave her a very basic idea of what I was looking for, and she ran with it. She certainly made me look forward to having her work on me on my wedding day. I had a big bridal party, and Ryan did the makeup for 8 of us. Ryan worked closely with everyone to give them the look that they wanted. All of my girls commented on how amazing she was, and how beautiful they all felt. Both on the trial and wedding day, Ryan was on time and so much fun to work with. Her rates are more than fair. You can't go wrong with Ryan and Blend!!
My only problem now is thinking of more events to go to so that I can work with Ryan again :)
I worked with Ryan from Blend for my July 30th wedding. She was AMAZING! Ryan was so flexible in working with my crazy Read more...
I worked with Ryan from Blend for my July 30th wedding. She was AMAZING! Ryan was so flexible in working with my crazy schedule to set a day for my trial. Upon meeting her, we instantly clicked. She is super sweet and incredibly talented. I gave her a very basic idea of what I was looking for, and she ran with it. She certainly made me look forward to having her work on me on my wedding day. I had a big bridal party, and Ryan did the makeup for 8 of us. Ryan worked closely with everyone to give them the look that they wanted. All of my girls commented on how amazing she was, and how beautiful they all felt. Both on the trial and wedding day, Ryan was on time and so much fun to work with. Her rates are more than fair. You can't go wrong with Ryan and Blend!!
My only problem now is thinking of more events to go to so that I can work with Ryan again :) Read less
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Lori
Wedding:
7/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Ryan was my make-up artist and she did a fabulous job on my make-up as well as the rest of my bridal party. She was very responsive to all my questions and even came to my house to do a trial. I would highly recommend Ryan and Blend to anyone looking to get their makeup professionally done.
Ryan was my make-up artist and she did a fabulous job on my make-up as well as the rest of my bridal party. She was very Read more...
Ryan was my make-up artist and she did a fabulous job on my make-up as well as the rest of my bridal party. She was very responsive to all my questions and even came to my house to do a trial. I would highly recommend Ryan and Blend to anyone looking to get their makeup professionally done. Read less
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Smith-Palmer
Wedding:
7/15/2011
5.0/5.0
I can not say enough about how wonderful Ryan was to work with. Through all the changes I had to make in the timeline and all the phone calls/emails with questions she was so flexible and so personable. On my wedding day Ryan and Kathy were so nice and they were so good with my 2 year old who wanted to touch and try everything. When the bridal party was running a little behind at the hair dresser they just went with the flow and helped me relax a little too. We all looked amazing after they were done and had so many compliments all night long about it!!! There are not enough words to say how amazing they are and what an awesome job they did!!!!
I can not say enough about how wonderful Ryan was to work with. Through all the changes I had to make in the timeline and Read more...
I can not say enough about how wonderful Ryan was to work with. Through all the changes I had to make in the timeline and all the phone calls/emails with questions she was so flexible and so personable. On my wedding day Ryan and Kathy were so nice and they were so good with my 2 year old who wanted to touch and try everything. When the bridal party was running a little behind at the hair dresser they just went with the flow and helped me relax a little too. We all looked amazing after they were done and had so many compliments all night long about it!!! There are not enough words to say how amazing they are and what an awesome job they did!!!! Read less
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Katrina
Wedding:
6/25/2011
5.0/5.0
I loved working with Kathy of Blend Services! From the beginning, she was full of positive energy and expertise, which does wonders for the overly-stressed bride. During consultation, she made it clear that she wasn't leaving until I was happy, which wasn't hard to achieve with her skillset, but definitely made the whole experience so enjoyable. On the day of the wedding, even during the inevitable craziness that ensued as we neared the time to leave for the church, she kept a cool head and snuck in an extra bridesmaid that hadn't planned to get her make-up done. She really listened to what I wanted as far as makeup and colors, while also offering her professional opinion. I would definitely recommend Kathy and Blend Services to any future brides.
I loved working with Kathy of Blend Services! From the beginning, she was full of positive energy and expertise, which Read more...
I loved working with Kathy of Blend Services! From the beginning, she was full of positive energy and expertise, which does wonders for the overly-stressed bride. During consultation, she made it clear that she wasn't leaving until I was happy, which wasn't hard to achieve with her skillset, but definitely made the whole experience so enjoyable. On the day of the wedding, even during the inevitable craziness that ensued as we neared the time to leave for the church, she kept a cool head and snuck in an extra bridesmaid that hadn't planned to get her make-up done. She really listened to what I wanted as far as makeup and colors, while also offering her professional opinion. I would definitely recommend Kathy and Blend Services to any future brides. Read less
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LeighM
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
Marquia from Blend did my make-up (the bride), my mom, my sister, my sister-in-law and my best friend. She was extremely professional and responsive! She came to my mom's house to do my trial and from then I knew she was the right choice! My wedding day make-up was flawless and all my girls looked gorgeous! My mom wants to find an event to go to just to have Marquia do her make-up again! Thanks Marquia!
Marquia from Blend did my make-up (the bride), my mom, my sister, my sister-in-law and my best friend. She was extremely Read more...
Marquia from Blend did my make-up (the bride), my mom, my sister, my sister-in-law and my best friend. She was extremely professional and responsive! She came to my mom's house to do my trial and from then I knew she was the right choice! My wedding day make-up was flawless and all my girls looked gorgeous! My mom wants to find an event to go to just to have Marquia do her make-up again! Thanks Marquia! Read less
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Courtney
Wedding:
6/3/2011
5.0/5.0
Ms. Ryan Krasney was such a delight to work with! She was very responsive and super flexible, through last minute schedule changes Ryan was calm and accommodating and put all my wild bride worries to rest. Ryan did makeup for the MOB, five bridesmaids, and the bride. She made each and every woman look like the most beautiful version of themselves, her skill is amazing. Having Ryan do my makeup was a very enjoyable and relaxing part of a hectic day. I felt absolutely gorgeous and received so many compliments. My makeup looked fresh through a tearful ceremony and hours of dancing. Great vendor, great service, great value. Thanks Ryan!
Ms. Ryan Krasney was such a delight to work with! She was very responsive and super flexible, through last minute schedule Read more...
Ms. Ryan Krasney was such a delight to work with! She was very responsive and super flexible, through last minute schedule changes Ryan was calm and accommodating and put all my wild bride worries to rest. Ryan did makeup for the MOB, five bridesmaids, and the bride. She made each and every woman look like the most beautiful version of themselves, her skill is amazing. Having Ryan do my makeup was a very enjoyable and relaxing part of a hectic day. I felt absolutely gorgeous and received so many compliments. My makeup looked fresh through a tearful ceremony and hours of dancing. Great vendor, great service, great value. Thanks Ryan! Read less
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Kathleen
Wedding:
5/28/2011
5.0/5.0
Gosh, where do I begin? I love Kathy - she is amazing at what she does! When I first met her for my make-up trial, she was sweet enough to drive to my house and made it such a pleasant experience! When she arrived the morning of my wedding, she was really sweet to all my bridesmaids and made getting ready for my wedding such a smooth process! She made each of my bridesmaids so gorgeous! And she made me look rather stunning as well! I felt absolutely beautiful! Thank you, Kathy! You aren't simply a make-up artist - you made this duckling feel like a swan! <33
Gosh, where do I begin? I love Kathy - she is amazing at what she does! When I first met her for my make-up trial, she was Read more...
Gosh, where do I begin? I love Kathy - she is amazing at what she does! When I first met her for my make-up trial, she was sweet enough to drive to my house and made it such a pleasant experience! When she arrived the morning of my wedding, she was really sweet to all my bridesmaids and made getting ready for my wedding such a smooth process! She made each of my bridesmaids so gorgeous! And she made me look rather stunning as well! I felt absolutely beautiful! Thank you, Kathy! You aren't simply a make-up artist - you made this duckling feel like a swan! <33 Read less
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Megan
Wedding:
5/21/2011
5.0/5.0
Ryan was such a cute joy to work with! She's easy to get along with and her make-up work is absolutely gorgeous! She had the tough job of doing make-up for my wedding party of 8 people and 3 sweet little flower girls. I was worried that with all those people and the amount of time we had scheduled, that we would feel rushed. But that was not the case at all. Ryan was ahead of the schedule that we even had enough time for touch ups on everyone.

Every girl was absolutely thrilled with her make-up, especially me! I'm emotional and cried went my dad walked me down the isle, when I said my vows, when I danced with my dad for the father/daughter dance, AND during all the speeches. I know, I know but it was an exciting and emotional day. BUT, the make-up lasted the WHOLE time! Not once did I have to reapply!

Ryan has made me a client for life since I'm big into getting my make-up done for special occasions, etc. I highly recommend!!! Thank you again, Ryan!!
Ryan was such a cute joy to work with! She's easy to get along with and her make-up work is absolutely gorgeous! She had Read more...
Ryan was such a cute joy to work with! She's easy to get along with and her make-up work is absolutely gorgeous! She had the tough job of doing make-up for my wedding party of 8 people and 3 sweet little flower girls. I was worried that with all those people and the amount of time we had scheduled, that we would feel rushed. But that was not the case at all. Ryan was ahead of the schedule that we even had enough time for touch ups on everyone.

Every girl was absolutely thrilled with her make-up, especially me! I'm emotional and cried went my dad walked me down the isle, when I said my vows, when I danced with my dad for the father/daughter dance, AND during all the speeches. I know, I know but it was an exciting and emotional day. BUT, the make-up lasted the WHOLE time! Not once did I have to reapply!

Ryan has made me a client for life since I'm big into getting my make-up done for special occasions, etc. I highly recommend!!! Thank you again, Ryan!! Read less
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kas1984
Wedding:
5/21/2011
5.0/5.0
I've had the opportunity to work with both Ryan and Kathy. I first did my bridal trial with Kathy and she was great. I think it was $50 for the trial and she came to our hotel room in DC. At first I wasn't very happy with the color eyeshadow because it was too mauve(ish) and seemed a little too mature for what I was going for.

She was super great about it and worked with me to find a color that was better suited. I've had my makeup done a lot and sometimes artists take it really personally when you say you don't like something. This was not the case at all.

I also had photos done for something else and the photographer used Ryan as a makeup artist. Ryan was super friendly and easy to get along with. She also did an awesome job with my makeup.

On the actual wedding day, Kathy was punctual and very patient with my bridesmaids. She had done my sister's makeup first and then redid it completely over when my sister got really emotional (happy tears!) and cried away all her makeup. I was so happy with my makeup. I used the airbrush which is amazing even though I was a little apprehensive about it at first. I didn't have the cakey look that so many brides have and the coloring was just amazing. I'll try to attach a picture...

I highly recommend them both!
I've had the opportunity to work with both Ryan and Kathy. I first did my bridal trial with Kathy and she was great. I Read more...
I've had the opportunity to work with both Ryan and Kathy. I first did my bridal trial with Kathy and she was great. I think it was $50 for the trial and she came to our hotel room in DC. At first I wasn't very happy with the color eyeshadow because it was too mauve(ish) and seemed a little too mature for what I was going for.

She was super great about it and worked with me to find a color that was better suited. I've had my makeup done a lot and sometimes artists take it really personally when you say you don't like something. This was not the case at all.

I also had photos done for something else and the photographer used Ryan as a makeup artist. Ryan was super friendly and easy to get along with. She also did an awesome job with my makeup.

On the actual wedding day, Kathy was punctual and very patient with my bridesmaids. She had done my sister's makeup first and then redid it completely over when my sister got really emotional (happy tears!) and cried away all her makeup. I was so happy with my makeup. I used the airbrush which is amazing even though I was a little apprehensive about it at first. I didn't have the cakey look that so many brides have and the coloring was just amazing. I'll try to attach a picture...

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Caroline
Wedding:
5/7/2011
5.0/5.0
We hired Kathy to do makeup for my bridal party and myself (bride) for my wedding last week. From the first time I contacted Kathy she was very responsive, helpful, professional and incredibly kind. She worked with me and my bridal party to give us the look we were going for the day of my wedding. Not only is she an excellent makeup artist, she is so accommodating, fun and calming (something I needed the morning of my wedding!). I would highly recommend her to any bride, or anyone for that matter!!
We hired Kathy to do makeup for my bridal party and myself (bride) for my wedding last week. From the first time I Read more...
We hired Kathy to do makeup for my bridal party and myself (bride) for my wedding last week. From the first time I contacted Kathy she was very responsive, helpful, professional and incredibly kind. She worked with me and my bridal party to give us the look we were going for the day of my wedding. Not only is she an excellent makeup artist, she is so accommodating, fun and calming (something I needed the morning of my wedding!). I would highly recommend her to any bride, or anyone for that matter!! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
3/26/2011
5.0/5.0
Blend was recommended to me by a friend in the wedding industry. I am thrilled that she gave me that recommendation! Ryan was absolutely perfect to work with for my wedding. I have never let anyone do my make-up, and was a bit hesitant. I feared looking like a clown or not like myself. Ryan drove out to my house for my trial several months before the wedding, and I was immediately put at ease. She is one of the nicest people, and vendors, I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. She talked to me for a while before beginning, which gave me a trust in her. I never did a second trial because I trusted her so much - very unlike me! She arrived on time and excited the day of my wedding. I gave my bridesmaids and mom her make-up services as a gift. None of them were too thrilled with having someone do their make-up - until they saw the end result! Several of them were asking her to do consultations with them. My girls looked like models, BUT still looked so natural and like themselves! Even my Mom was ecstatic, and she never wears make-up :). I was in a panic by the time it was my turn. Ryan picked up her stuff, and me, and moved us into a quiet room to help put me at ease. She was SO sweet and did a phenomenal job! I cannot believe how amazing my pictures look. And the make-up stayed on all night without me touching it up! I would not hesitate to recommend Blend to any bride or person needing beauty services for their event.
Blend was recommended to me by a friend in the wedding industry. I am thrilled that she gave me that recommendation! Ryan Read more...
Blend was recommended to me by a friend in the wedding industry. I am thrilled that she gave me that recommendation! Ryan was absolutely perfect to work with for my wedding. I have never let anyone do my make-up, and was a bit hesitant. I feared looking like a clown or not like myself. Ryan drove out to my house for my trial several months before the wedding, and I was immediately put at ease. She is one of the nicest people, and vendors, I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. She talked to me for a while before beginning, which gave me a trust in her. I never did a second trial because I trusted her so much - very unlike me! She arrived on time and excited the day of my wedding. I gave my bridesmaids and mom her make-up services as a gift. None of them were too thrilled with having someone do their make-up - until they saw the end result! Several of them were asking her to do consultations with them. My girls looked like models, BUT still looked so natural and like themselves! Even my Mom was ecstatic, and she never wears make-up :). I was in a panic by the time it was my turn. Ryan picked up her stuff, and me, and moved us into a quiet room to help put me at ease. She was SO sweet and did a phenomenal job! I cannot believe how amazing my pictures look. And the make-up stayed on all night without me touching it up! I would not hesitate to recommend Blend to any bride or person needing beauty services for their event. Read less
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DCDanielle
Wedding:
1/17/2011
5.0/5.0
Ryan came to my home today, on time, and well prepared. She was so nice, and professional. She did my make-up very well, and I feel her pricing is right on point. She even touched up my hair a bit to complete the look. She let me try out a little airbrushing, corrected my patchy freckles, lol. She knew I was being photographed today and so she made the perfect adjustments to her application of products. I was able to take my engagement photos today knowing I looked great. Love her! I plan on using her for my wedding party and my mother.
Ryan came to my home today, on time, and well prepared. She was so nice, and professional. She did my make-up very well, Read more...
Ryan came to my home today, on time, and well prepared. She was so nice, and professional. She did my make-up very well, and I feel her pricing is right on point. She even touched up my hair a bit to complete the look. She let me try out a little airbrushing, corrected my patchy freckles, lol. She knew I was being photographed today and so she made the perfect adjustments to her application of products. I was able to take my engagement photos today knowing I looked great. Love her! I plan on using her for my wedding party and my mother. Read less
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Alexis
Wedding:
1/15/2011
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough good things about Ryan Krasney of Blend!!

First, she was extremely communicative. She responded to all of my questions over phone and email very quickly. She was very personable and professional which definitely put me at ease. (I am picky when it comes to makeup and was worried since I didn't have any referrals and had to pick blindly on the internet.)

I was very impressed that she was willing to drive all the way from Maryland (in traffic!) just to do my trial at my home in Ashburn, VA. She explained all of the options and wasn't pushy which I appreciated. (Her prices are very reasonable, which was great!)

The day of the wedding, she was prompt and courteous to the whole bridal party. Some members of my party don't usually wear very much makeup, and Ryan made them look PHENOMENAL. I was also ecstatic about the way my makeup turned out and Ryan was flexible enough to do something a little different than my trial. I received lots of compliments about my whole look, thanks in part to an AWESOME makeup artist.
I cannot say enough good things about Ryan Krasney of Blend!!

First, she was extremely communicative. She Read more...
I cannot say enough good things about Ryan Krasney of Blend!!

First, she was extremely communicative. She responded to all of my questions over phone and email very quickly. She was very personable and professional which definitely put me at ease. (I am picky when it comes to makeup and was worried since I didn't have any referrals and had to pick blindly on the internet.)

I was very impressed that she was willing to drive all the way from Maryland (in traffic!) just to do my trial at my home in Ashburn, VA. She explained all of the options and wasn't pushy which I appreciated. (Her prices are very reasonable, which was great!)

The day of the wedding, she was prompt and courteous to the whole bridal party. Some members of my party don't usually wear very much makeup, and Ryan made them look PHENOMENAL. I was also ecstatic about the way my makeup turned out and Ryan was flexible enough to do something a little different than my trial. I received lots of compliments about my whole look, thanks in part to an AWESOME makeup artist. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I love Ryan!!! She is truly amazing!! A very nice person, very professional, and very flexible. Ryan did my hair and makeup for our civil and church wedding. I was a perfectionist bride when it comes to my hair and makeup but she had been very patient and very accomodating. I am very satisfied and will definitely call her up again if I need to attend a special event. Prices are reasonable, came on time even if it was too early, and was very cheerful. I highly recommend Ryan!!
I love Ryan!!! She is truly amazing!! A very nice person, very professional, and very flexible. Ryan did my hair and Read more...
I love Ryan!!! She is truly amazing!! A very nice person, very professional, and very flexible. Ryan did my hair and makeup for our civil and church wedding. I was a perfectionist bride when it comes to my hair and makeup but she had been very patient and very accomodating. I am very satisfied and will definitely call her up again if I need to attend a special event. Prices are reasonable, came on time even if it was too early, and was very cheerful. I highly recommend Ryan!! Read less
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HersheyPABride
Wedding:
11/14/2010
5.0/5.0
Ryan is amazing -- sweet, fun and incredibly talented. Her prices are very reasonable, and she will do a full walk-through as part of her fee. Highly recommend!
Ryan is amazing -- sweet, fun and incredibly talented. Her prices are very reasonable, and she will do a full walk-through Read more...
Ryan is amazing -- sweet, fun and incredibly talented. Her prices are very reasonable, and she will do a full walk-through as part of her fee. Highly recommend! Read less
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Melanie
Wedding:
9/4/2010
5.0/5.0
I had a make-up artist cancel on me (and run away with my deposit.. ahh!) and my poor bridesmaids were stuck trying to find a decent make-up and hair team 5 days before my wedding!!! What started as a nightmare ended up being the best thing for us! I'm so thankful that we found the Blend girls. They ended up doing a better job than the original girl we had booked and I felt beautiful and most importantly.. relaxed on the big day! Phew thank goodness!
I had a make-up artist cancel on me (and run away with my deposit.. ahh!) and my poor bridesmaids were stuck trying to Read more...
I had a make-up artist cancel on me (and run away with my deposit.. ahh!) and my poor bridesmaids were stuck trying to find a decent make-up and hair team 5 days before my wedding!!! What started as a nightmare ended up being the best thing for us! I'm so thankful that we found the Blend girls. They ended up doing a better job than the original girl we had booked and I felt beautiful and most importantly.. relaxed on the big day! Phew thank goodness! Read less
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rherrera
Wedding:
8/28/2010
5.0/5.0
The Blend girls are amazing! Enough said..
The Blend girls are amazing! Enough said..
The Blend girls are amazing! Enough said.. Read less
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Tyson
Wedding:
8/7/2010
5.0/5.0
I was introduced to Blend through a photographer friend. I wanted to get a few pictures done to give to my fiance as a grooms gift. My make-up and hair were exactly what I pictured! We started natural and went super smokey! I loved every look we did!
I was introduced to Blend through a photographer friend. I wanted to get a few pictures done to give to my fiance as a Read more...
I was introduced to Blend through a photographer friend. I wanted to get a few pictures done to give to my fiance as a grooms gift. My make-up and hair were exactly what I pictured! We started natural and went super smokey! I loved every look we did! Read less
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jordan winn
Wedding:
8/7/2010
5.0/5.0
Ryan Krasney, of Blend, was absolutely amazing when it came to completing a look and perfecting photos for my special event. She was very professional and quick to respond to each and every question and concern I had. Ryan came with all her products and smile in tow to my house ready to make me beautiful early in the morning. I cannot explain how many compliments I got and how confident I felt that day, I will use Blend for all my future events.
Ryan Krasney, of Blend, was absolutely amazing when it came to completing a look and perfecting photos for my special Read more...
Ryan Krasney, of Blend, was absolutely amazing when it came to completing a look and perfecting photos for my special event. She was very professional and quick to respond to each and every question and concern I had. Ryan came with all her products and smile in tow to my house ready to make me beautiful early in the morning. I cannot explain how many compliments I got and how confident I felt that day, I will use Blend for all my future events. Read less
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cgolden
Wedding:
8/2/2010
5.0/5.0
Ryan is the best MUA ever. I have worked with several people in the past and the extreme comfort and passion she left with me far exceeded my expectations. I would recommend her for any event from prom to dinner with that special guy.
Ryan is the best MUA ever. I have worked with several people in the past and the extreme comfort and passion she left with Read more...
Ryan is the best MUA ever. I have worked with several people in the past and the extreme comfort and passion she left with me far exceeded my expectations. I would recommend her for any event from prom to dinner with that special guy. Read less
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Kathryn
Wedding:
7/24/2010
5.0/5.0
You guys are great! You did a fantastic job on me and all the girls. I will send you my pictures for your portfolio and definitely refer you for other friends for their makeup! Kathy is great and did a great look for the evening. I am really happy. Thanks again!"
You guys are great! You did a fantastic job on me and all the girls. I will send you my pictures for your portfolio and Read more...
You guys are great! You did a fantastic job on me and all the girls. I will send you my pictures for your portfolio and definitely refer you for other friends for their makeup! Kathy is great and did a great look for the evening. I am really happy. Thanks again!" Read less
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K
Wedding:
7/24/2010
5.0/5.0
I worked with Ryan for my wedding in July. She was on time, professional, responsive to what all us girls wanted, and most importantly did impeccable work. We all loved our make up! We all looked like ourselves too, which was important to me. I wanted to look special, but not unrecognizable. She listened, and the results were wonderful. I am so pleased with all the photos! Even at the end of the night, the make up lasted! I was so glad I chose blend for my big day!
I worked with Ryan for my wedding in July. She was on time, professional, responsive to what all us girls wanted, and most Read more...
I worked with Ryan for my wedding in July. She was on time, professional, responsive to what all us girls wanted, and most importantly did impeccable work. We all loved our make up! We all looked like ourselves too, which was important to me. I wanted to look special, but not unrecognizable. She listened, and the results were wonderful. I am so pleased with all the photos! Even at the end of the night, the make up lasted! I was so glad I chose blend for my big day! Read less
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allisonk0714
Wedding:
7/14/2010
5.0/5.0
As someone who is not used to wearing makeup, I wanted to make sure I had a flawless face on my wedding day. The people at Blend were absolutely phenomenal and made me look stunning on my wedding day. I am so grateful and would absolutely recommend them to every bride I come into contact with!!!!!
As someone who is not used to wearing makeup, I wanted to make sure I had a flawless face on my wedding day. The people at Read more...
As someone who is not used to wearing makeup, I wanted to make sure I had a flawless face on my wedding day. The people at Blend were absolutely phenomenal and made me look stunning on my wedding day. I am so grateful and would absolutely recommend them to every bride I come into contact with!!!!! Read less
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KSiegel
Wedding:
6/13/2010
5.0/5.0
Natalie and Ryan were wonderful. The thing I appreciated the most was their knowledge of their profession. They both know what they are doing and answer all your questions and concerns. They are very easy going. Another thing I really appreciate is if you didn't quite like something regarding your personal hair or makeup preference their willingness to give you what you want. All too often we are afraid to say what we want because we don't want to offend who is working on us. They encourage this and I believe this is what sets them apart from the rest. Thanks ladies. I will be using you again for anything I need make up or hair wise.
THANK YOU!!!!!
Natalie and Ryan were wonderful. The thing I appreciated the most was their knowledge of their profession. They both know Read more...
Natalie and Ryan were wonderful. The thing I appreciated the most was their knowledge of their profession. They both know what they are doing and answer all your questions and concerns. They are very easy going. Another thing I really appreciate is if you didn't quite like something regarding your personal hair or makeup preference their willingness to give you what you want. All too often we are afraid to say what we want because we don't want to offend who is working on us. They encourage this and I believe this is what sets them apart from the rest. Thanks ladies. I will be using you again for anything I need make up or hair wise.
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Eric
Wedding:
12/8/2009
5.0/5.0
very good service, i can't thank you more.
very good service, i can't thank you more.
very good service, i can't thank you more. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
10/10/2009
5.0/5.0
Very professional!
Very professional!
Very professional! Read less
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Tysie83
Wedding:
6/7/2008
5.0/5.0
The quality of work that Ryan does it unlike any make-up artist I've ever seen. Her technique is flawless and that's exactly how she makes you look. I hire her for every special occasion I attend.
The quality of work that Ryan does it unlike any make-up artist I've ever seen. Her technique is flawless and that's Read more...
The quality of work that Ryan does it unlike any make-up artist I've ever seen. Her technique is flawless and that's exactly how she makes you look. I hire her for every special occasion I attend. Read less
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Casey
Wedding:
8/14/2004
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was held at the St Louis Cathedral/Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans. Kathy did an amazing job on my makeup and also for my bridesmaids and mom. I felt so beautiful knowing that my makeup looked and felt great, and it turned out perfect in photos! She was great at listening to what I wanted and offering great suggestions to get that extra special wedding day look, with makeup that lasted throughout the night! Highly recommend!
Our wedding was held at the St Louis Cathedral/Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans. Kathy did an amazing job on my makeup Read more...
Our wedding was held at the St Louis Cathedral/Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans. Kathy did an amazing job on my makeup and also for my bridesmaids and mom. I felt so beautiful knowing that my makeup looked and felt great, and it turned out perfect in photos! She was great at listening to what I wanted and offering great suggestions to get that extra special wedding day look, with makeup that lasted throughout the night! Highly recommend! Read less
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Esposa
Wedding:
7/27/2012
4.9/5.0
I was very pleased with both my trial and day-of make-up done by Marquia of Blend. Marquia understood my inspiration look -- natural, but like a better version of myself. She did a fantastic job of giving me airbrush makeup that highlighted my features, contoured/camouflaged things I was looking to prettify, and overall made me look my best. She was open to adjustments during and after the trial, and she was really fun to work with. Marquia also did eyes/full make-up on my mom and one MOH. Everybody was thrilled with her, and I highly recommend Marquia and Blend to anyone looking for a great make-up artist.
I was very pleased with both my trial and day-of make-up done by Marquia of Blend. Marquia understood my inspiration look Read more...
I was very pleased with both my trial and day-of make-up done by Marquia of Blend. Marquia understood my inspiration look -- natural, but like a better version of myself. She did a fantastic job of giving me airbrush makeup that highlighted my features, contoured/camouflaged things I was looking to prettify, and overall made me look my best. She was open to adjustments during and after the trial, and she was really fun to work with. Marquia also did eyes/full make-up on my mom and one MOH. Everybody was thrilled with her, and I highly recommend Marquia and Blend to anyone looking for a great make-up artist. Read less
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Diane
Wedding:
6/11/2011
4.9/5.0
Ryan did a fantastic job on our makeup for my wedding. She came to my house for the trial and on the day of my wedding. She listens to what you want and really creates the look that's right for you. All of our makeup looked terrific for the entire day - no complaints at all. I would highly recommend her!
Ryan did a fantastic job on our makeup for my wedding. She came to my house for the trial and on the day of my wedding. Read more...
Ryan did a fantastic job on our makeup for my wedding. She came to my house for the trial and on the day of my wedding. She listens to what you want and really creates the look that's right for you. All of our makeup looked terrific for the entire day - no complaints at all. I would highly recommend her! Read less
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Nicole Arslanagic
Wedding:
4/30/2011
4.9/5.0
I just can't thank Marquia of Blend Event enough for doing my makeup on my wedding day on April 30. I absolutely LOVED my make up that day! Marquia is professional, super charismatic and very knowledgable of the work she does. Even among the chaos that ensued with getting an entire bridal party ready, Marquia remained calm and relaxed through the entire time. I really want everyone to know that I felt my most beautiful with her make up application. I wish I could have her everyday! If you have a special occassion, I would certainly recommend Marquia for you!
Nicole Arslanagic
I just can't thank Marquia of Blend Event enough for doing my makeup on my wedding day on April 30. I absolutely LOVED my Read more...
I just can't thank Marquia of Blend Event enough for doing my makeup on my wedding day on April 30. I absolutely LOVED my make up that day! Marquia is professional, super charismatic and very knowledgable of the work she does. Even among the chaos that ensued with getting an entire bridal party ready, Marquia remained calm and relaxed through the entire time. I really want everyone to know that I felt my most beautiful with her make up application. I wish I could have her everyday! If you have a special occassion, I would certainly recommend Marquia for you!
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imnotarunner
Wedding:
8/1/2010
4.9/5.0
I had the pleasure of meeting Kathy from Blend at my photoshoot. Not only is she super nice and friendly but her skills are amazing!! Finally, someone who can actually do Asian eyes!! I loved the makeover. My hair looked great. Can't wait to call her up for my wedding. It is a little pricey since it was a photo shoot but i think it's worth it
Update: I went back for a special event and I love how I looked and felt after she was done! I love her airbrushing style! Thank you Kathy. I wish you would have a closer location, open a storefront please please it would be awesome if you taught classes too
I had the pleasure of meeting Kathy from Blend at my photoshoot. Not only is she super nice and friendly but her skills Read more...
I had the pleasure of meeting Kathy from Blend at my photoshoot. Not only is she super nice and friendly but her skills are amazing!! Finally, someone who can actually do Asian eyes!! I loved the makeover. My hair looked great. Can't wait to call her up for my wedding. It is a little pricey since it was a photo shoot but i think it's worth it
Update: I went back for a special event and I love how I looked and felt after she was done! I love her airbrushing style! Thank you Kathy. I wish you would have a closer location, open a storefront please please it would be awesome if you taught classes too Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
I would highly recommend Marquia! She did my makeup for our wedding day and did exactly what I asked for and was very happy and thought my makeup was perfect! I had never had my makeup done professionally and was very concerned about looking overdone and not looking natural. She worked with me and took time to really understand what I was looking for but also new her stuff and suggested makeup ideas that would naturally extenuate my face/skin. Many people at my wedding told me how much they loved my makeup and how natural it looked. Thanks again Marquia for helping make me feel beautiful on our wedding day!!
I would highly recommend Marquia! She did my makeup for our wedding day and did exactly what I asked for and was very Read more...
I would highly recommend Marquia! She did my makeup for our wedding day and did exactly what I asked for and was very happy and thought my makeup was perfect! I had never had my makeup done professionally and was very concerned about looking overdone and not looking natural. She worked with me and took time to really understand what I was looking for but also new her stuff and suggested makeup ideas that would naturally extenuate my face/skin. Many people at my wedding told me how much they loved my makeup and how natural it looked. Thanks again Marquia for helping make me feel beautiful on our wedding day!! Read less
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Ariel
Wedding:
8/24/2013
4.8/5.0
I worked with Dana from Blend and I couldn't sing her praises more. She truly knows how to do make up. But even more so, she truly listens to what each person wants. She is able to do a light natural look for those who don't usually wear make up and able to turn it up a notch or more so for if that is desired. Everyone looked so fabulous on my wedding day and it is largely due to her skills. On top of her skills as a make up artist, she has an extremely sweet and calming presence that was welcome amid the chaos of the wedding day.
I worked with Dana from Blend and I couldn't sing her praises more. She truly knows how to do make up. But even more so, Read more...
I worked with Dana from Blend and I couldn't sing her praises more. She truly knows how to do make up. But even more so, she truly listens to what each person wants. She is able to do a light natural look for those who don't usually wear make up and able to turn it up a notch or more so for if that is desired. Everyone looked so fabulous on my wedding day and it is largely due to her skills. On top of her skills as a make up artist, she has an extremely sweet and calming presence that was welcome amid the chaos of the wedding day. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
10/20/2012
4.8/5.0
Want amazing make up? Book DANA SHERMAN!!!! Kathy Schultz's Blend Make Up artistry helped me in my time of need. I had initially reserved another company's make up artist 6+ months before my wedding. Less than five days before my wedding the other company cancelled me. I was left with no make up artist and five faces that needed make up appointments. I received a referral for Blend Event. After speaking with Kathy I immediately felt comfortable. Even though they already had several other weddings booked on my day they did whatever they could to help me out. We spoke until about 11pm one night trying to make it work. Then I met Dana, a freelancer for Blend. Talk about the right decision! Dana and I decided that everything happens for a reason and my last artist had to cancel because I was meant to meet Dana. She was amazing. Dana drove to my home in Eastern Shore Maryland from Virginia to perform my trial two days before my wedding. She stayed until I was happy and she was very comfortable to be around. On the day of my wedding the other girls and my make up looked outstanding! I never could have done that on myself and the make up lasted from 11:00 a.m. until about 3 a.m. when I finally went to sleep. I have nothing negative to say! Dana and Blend Event are life savers. If I would have known of them before they would have been my first choice.
Want amazing make up? Book DANA SHERMAN!!!! Kathy Schultz's Blend Make Up artistry helped me in my time of need. I had Read more...
Want amazing make up? Book DANA SHERMAN!!!! Kathy Schultz's Blend Make Up artistry helped me in my time of need. I had initially reserved another company's make up artist 6+ months before my wedding. Less than five days before my wedding the other company cancelled me. I was left with no make up artist and five faces that needed make up appointments. I received a referral for Blend Event. After speaking with Kathy I immediately felt comfortable. Even though they already had several other weddings booked on my day they did whatever they could to help me out. We spoke until about 11pm one night trying to make it work. Then I met Dana, a freelancer for Blend. Talk about the right decision! Dana and I decided that everything happens for a reason and my last artist had to cancel because I was meant to meet Dana. She was amazing. Dana drove to my home in Eastern Shore Maryland from Virginia to perform my trial two days before my wedding. She stayed until I was happy and she was very comfortable to be around. On the day of my wedding the other girls and my make up looked outstanding! I never could have done that on myself and the make up lasted from 11:00 a.m. until about 3 a.m. when I finally went to sleep. I have nothing negative to say! Dana and Blend Event are life savers. If I would have known of them before they would have been my first choice. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
10/22/2011
4.8/5.0
Ryan is so amazing!!! First, she traveled all the way to my house for the trial and dealt with my Type A personality by doing the trial almost 6 months before my wedding! On my wedding day, Ryan arrived on time and did make up for myself, 2 bridesmaids, and my Mom. Everyone loved their makeup and I got compliments all night on my glowing skin!
I don't like wearing a lot of make up but Ryan talked me into false eyelashes which really added glamor to my wedding day look. Ryan really listened during my trial and made sure I was comfortable. I wish I had another event so I could get Ryan to do my make up again!
Ryan is so amazing!!! First, she traveled all the way to my house for the trial and dealt with my Type A personality by Read more...
Ryan is so amazing!!! First, she traveled all the way to my house for the trial and dealt with my Type A personality by doing the trial almost 6 months before my wedding! On my wedding day, Ryan arrived on time and did make up for myself, 2 bridesmaids, and my Mom. Everyone loved their makeup and I got compliments all night on my glowing skin!
I don't like wearing a lot of make up but Ryan talked me into false eyelashes which really added glamor to my wedding day look. Ryan really listened during my trial and made sure I was comfortable. I wish I had another event so I could get Ryan to do my make up again! Read less
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Molly
Wedding:
4/9/2011
4.8/5.0
Ryan did my makeup on my wedding day along with the makeup for four of my bridesmaids, my mom, and my MIL. I absolutely loved my makeup on my wedding day and felt so beautiful! Ryan was so easy going which made the experience relaxing for me. She was wonderful to work with leading up to the wedding as well. Her prices are very competitive and her makeup work is top notch! I would definitely recommend her for wedding makeup!
Ryan did my makeup on my wedding day along with the makeup for four of my bridesmaids, my mom, and my MIL. I absolutely Read more...
Ryan did my makeup on my wedding day along with the makeup for four of my bridesmaids, my mom, and my MIL. I absolutely loved my makeup on my wedding day and felt so beautiful! Ryan was so easy going which made the experience relaxing for me. She was wonderful to work with leading up to the wedding as well. Her prices are very competitive and her makeup work is top notch! I would definitely recommend her for wedding makeup! Read less
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kameo
Wedding:
6/26/2010
4.7/5.0
Ryan was very flexible and accommodating. I had a trial appointment where she tried a couple of different options until we settled on the look I wanted for my wedding. On the wedding day, she showed up on time and did a fabulous job on my as well as my Matron of Honor's make-up! She even gave us the lipstick she used so we could reapply throughout the evening. I would definitely recommend her, and wouldn't hesitate to hire her for future events.
Ryan was very flexible and accommodating. I had a trial appointment where she tried a couple of different options until we Read more...
Ryan was very flexible and accommodating. I had a trial appointment where she tried a couple of different options until we settled on the look I wanted for my wedding. On the wedding day, she showed up on time and did a fabulous job on my as well as my Matron of Honor's make-up! She even gave us the lipstick she used so we could reapply throughout the evening. I would definitely recommend her, and wouldn't hesitate to hire her for future events. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.6/5.0
Kathy is totally awesome. She is funny, kind, patient, flexible, sweet - basically, everything a bride needs on her wedding day! I had ideas about doing a particular style of makeup, which Kathy did for me at the trial. My sister and friends disliked it, they said I didn't look like myself. So I asked for another trial to try a more natural look, which Kathy was happy to do (at this point she could have written me off as a bridezilla, but she is too nice). It was great! On my wedding day I looked radiant, just a more glamorous version of myself. She can make your eyes pop like no one else! And the airbrush was fantastic - I'm super pale, and she customized a shade for me. She also did makeup for my Mom and sister, and the three of us look incredible in our photos. Also, even at the end of the night of dancing I looked good - my eye makeup hadn't budged! I highly recommend Blend for your wedding day.
Kathy is totally awesome. She is funny, kind, patient, flexible, sweet - basically, everything a bride needs on her Read more...
Kathy is totally awesome. She is funny, kind, patient, flexible, sweet - basically, everything a bride needs on her wedding day! I had ideas about doing a particular style of makeup, which Kathy did for me at the trial. My sister and friends disliked it, they said I didn't look like myself. So I asked for another trial to try a more natural look, which Kathy was happy to do (at this point she could have written me off as a bridezilla, but she is too nice). It was great! On my wedding day I looked radiant, just a more glamorous version of myself. She can make your eyes pop like no one else! And the airbrush was fantastic - I'm super pale, and she customized a shade for me. She also did makeup for my Mom and sister, and the three of us look incredible in our photos. Also, even at the end of the night of dancing I looked good - my eye makeup hadn't budged! I highly recommend Blend for your wedding day. Read less
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