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"From the first time I contacted her, I knew I was in good hands..."

"Raven did the makeup for my wedding last month for me and my bridal party, and she did an amazing job! She is extremely talented and definitely understands how to enhance your features and apply makeup that lasts and photographs well.

From the first time I contacted her, I knew I was in good hands as she was extremely responsive, professional, and fun to talk to. On top of that, her pricing is very reasonable. I am so happy to have been able to work with Raven and would recommend her for all brides because she will definitely make you look your best!" 

- Krystle


“I was nervous about my make up on my wedding day, but my nerves were at ease after meeting with her.”

“Two words... The Best!  From start to finish, Raven is top notch.  Her professionalism and skill as a make up artist was refreshing.  I was nervous about my make up on my wedding day, but my nerves were at ease after meeting with her.    I had so many compliments on my make up all night.  Our pictures turned out amazing too.  I want to take her everywhere with me so I can look fabulous!”

-Adwoa


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"I would choose her again for any amount of money. Hands down."

"Raven is hands down the best. I knew years in advance that she was going to be doing my wedding makeup, and I'm so happy she did. Not only did she make all of us look gorgeous, she made us feel that way too. Her presence while getting ready was wonderful, she's sweet and SO funny and really put me at ease.

She drove 5 hours to be there for my wedding (which I can't thank her for enough) so she called me for consultations since we couldn't do one in person. Just from my description over the phone, she knew exactly what to do for both myself and my bridesmaids. I would choose her again for any amount of money. Hands down."

- Melody


“…Our makeup lasted and endured the 103 degree heat that none of us were expecting.” 

“If you don't book Raven for your makeup needs, you're playing yourself!!

I was soooo overwhelmed and tired of researching MUAs for my wedding. I felt like other artists I was contacting weren't as flexible or as professional. I contacted Raven after being referred to her and looking at her Instagram account. Her response (e-mail) was timely, professional and courteous. She directed me to her website which was up to date and fresh. Every experience so far was good, so I booked my trial. Instantly, Raven sent me an email detailing ways I could prep for my trial, what I should wear, etc. I was so excited!!

Fam, after my wedding makeup trial, I knew Raven was going to be my MUA for my wedding and any other event I could imagine attending. She was so welcoming and thorough. She asked me what I was interested in getting done and took a look at the photos I brought then got started. During my trial, she explained every step and product she was applying and in between we were able to get to know each other and build rapport -- which is key when deciding who will touch your face on your wedding day! After the trial, I booked with Raven!

Fast forward a few months to my engagement photo shoot. The day before my shoot, I decided I wanted my makeup done so I contacted Raven. Immediately she let me know she'd be able to be at my getting ready location as early as I'd need her! She came with her entire set-up, gave me the beaaaat and got me out of the chair with enough time to get dressed and to my shoot!!

Grand finale -- my wedding day!! Raven was on time and show time ready! We started at 7:45a but it was neither here nor there for Raven - she was cheerful and so pleasant to be around even though she had 7 faces to do before 1p. Raven and her assistant, Alana, were sooo amazing and had their process down for prepping faces, getting them dolled-up & moving on to the next. My girls, my mom & aunt were soooo beautiful!! Most importantly, our makeup lasted and endured the 103 degree heat that none of us were expecting. 

Also, I was soooo sick with what seemed like food poisoning on the morning of my wedding. I was a hot mess and Pepto wasn't helping a bit. Raven mentioned medicine her mom uses and we got our hands on some and it worked like a charm!! Within the hour, I was able to pull myself together enough to get in the chair and get hooked up without feeling like trash. 

I'm so thankful to have found Raven and hope she knows she's never getting rid of me as a client!!”

-Tiffany


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“100% recommend her talent and warm personality for any Bay Area bride. She was prompt, professional, communicative, down-to-earth, and beyond talented.”

“Raven is hands down amazing. She recently did my bridal makeup and my sister's makeup for our San Francisco wedding. I didn't know where to begin looking, so my sister, a badass social media savvy hairdresser, suggested I start with Instagram. Swipe, no, too much smokey eye, no, cakey... then the waves parted and I saw Raven Reed's pics. Her clients were diverse in ethnicity, age, skin tone, and everyone looked absolutely beautiful and most importantly, like themselves but kicked up a notch-- exactly what I was looking for. From our initial convo, I knew she was my match.

The day of, she gave me a mini facial before putting my makeup on, and just felt like one of the girls. She did her thing, and I admit I looked and felt really pretty. Her pricing was worth the investment. Our wedding photographers cost a lot of money, so what's the point of having awesome photos if your makeup doesn't look great in person AND photos? To boot, she gave me a little kit to keep my T-zone shine at bay and lip color on point after dinner.

I already know I'll book Raven for future photo sessions and 100% recommend her talent and warm personality for any Bay Area bride. She was prompt, professional, communicative, down-to-earth, and beyond talented. Thank you Raven!!!”

-JoAnn


“Raven did my make up on my wedding day and i got so many compliments. She understands what I wanted to look like and it was perfect!

-Esther


“Raven is phenomenal! She is an artist and makes you feel so comfortable while she gets all up in your face! I love the confidence I got after she made me over for my best friends wedding! Highly recommended!!”

-Kiersten


“Honestly, raven is by far the best makeup artist that I've ever had. Her skills are amazing and she really knows how to make people look/feel their best! I only recommend her for any type of event she can do it all. Not only is she great at what she does, but she's an overall wonderful person.”

-Michelle


“Raven was awesome! My makeup looked great and lasted all day during the event. She is extremely personable and makes you feel comfortable. Loved her!”

-Carissa