Mindy City Hair & Makeup - Chicagoland and worldwide Reviews
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Reviewed On 8/19/2018 by Alex P
Mindy was absolutely fantastic and did a stunning job for myself (the bride), as well as my mom and sister (maid of honor). She was professional, friendly, and totally understood the look i wanted to have on my wedding day. She came prepared an...
d offered me guidance to help us all look our best. She was a pleasure to talk to and work with, and I could not have been happier with the way she made me look and feel on such a special day. I'm thrilled to recommend her very highly and have already suggested her to my friends getting married next year. Thanks Mindy!
Reviewed On 10/30/2017 by jenny e
Mindy City did my hair and makeup for my sisters wedding and they were amazing! My hair and makeup was perfect and lasted for the entire day and night, and made me feel so pretty. They truly made getting ready a fun and special part of the day ...
and we all love how it turned out. I would use them again and again!!!
Reviewed On 10/30/2017 by Nicole P
Mindy is the best! Her and her team did hair and make-up for me and my bridal party for my wedding this fall. They were amazing!! In the upfront she was super helpful in working with me to decide what style I envisioned for the day and put toge...
ther timing so we could stay on track. While we were getting ready they were a lot of fun to hang out with but made sure we stayed on time. She especially made my 5 year old niece feel super special while also giving her a hair style that survived the entire night. I could not be happier with my choice to use them for my big day- I highly highly recommend them!!!
Reviewed On 10/30/2017 by Emily Q
I was incredibly happy with how my hair and makeup turned out on my wedding day and working with Mindy was awesome! She helped me pick a style that was perfect for my wedding day but also still allowed me to feel like me and to feel comfortable...
. We had a great time getting ready and she did an amazing job of keeping things on schedule. Mindy is not only great at hair and makeup but she's a lot of fun and helped me relax during a busy morning!
Reviewed On 10/28/2017 by Carolyn S
Mindy did hair and makeup for two weddings that I was in this fall. Not only did she do a beautiful job on the brides, bridesmaids, mothers and flower girls, but she took the time to find out what each person wanted and made sure they were happ...
y with their look. I would highly recommend Mindy City!
Reviewed On 10/28/2017 by Jacqueline K
Mindy did an awesome job on my makeup!
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Gera R
As mother of the groom, I did not expect any special treatment by the hair and makeup team for my sons wedding. I was wrong! Mindy and her team did an amazing job! I left for the wedding feeling beautiful and confident that my hair and make...
up would look great throughout the day and evening. Mindy is so sweet and she definitely accomplished her mission of providing a fantastic service with successful results!
I would highly recommend !!
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Lauren S
I can't say enough good things about Mindy and her team! They did my hair/makeup, my 8 bridesmaids' hair/makeup, my Mom's hair AND Mindy kindly squeezed my Grandmother in. She was so flexible and made the day SO much fun. You could really tell ...
how much Mindy and her team really do love what they do. They took their time to make sure that each and every girl was happy and feeling like they looked their best! And TRUST ME...from the wedding photos...everyone definitely did!! On our way out of the hotel room to go to the ceremony, she even took the time to ask the front desk if they could refresh my room before I got back that night. They're great!!! You can't go wrong hiring them for your big day!!! THANKS MINDY!
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Suzi G
Mindy was awesome. She did a favor and came to the hotel after she had done another wedding party. She was incredibly accommodating. My makeup has never looked better. It was natural yet elegant. I felt beautiful that night. Mindy also took so...
me time to redo some of my hair that had already gone flat. I will use Mindy whenever I need to feel extra special.
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Muggie Q
I couldn't have been more pleased with the service we received from Mindy City Hair and Make Up for my daughter's wedding. It was a fun, relaxed setting and as the "Mother of the Bride" they provided me with exactly the look I was going for. T...
his was actually the second time we've used them I would highly recommend them to brides, bridesmaids and moms alike!!
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Elise R
This was by far the best hair and makeup I've ever received as a bridesmaid!!!! These girls were talented as well as so nice and so patient!!
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Anna W
BOOK NOW! Mindy is incredible, and I cannot say enough nice things about her the the service she provided!
We used Mindy for hair, make-up AND day-of coordination. She was organized, sweet, and made me feel so special on my wedding day. What ...
I loved most about her is how REAL and down-to-earth she is. I felt comfortable knowing that if something wasn't the way I wanted with my hair or make-up she would stop at nothing to make it right. That said, she did such an incredible job listening to me and getting a good sense of the look I wanted that I had no complaints! She and her team did the hair and make-up for my bridesmaids and everyone had glowing reviews!
Mindy switches from hair/make-up to day-of-coordinator in the drop of a hat and does not miss a beat. She made sure that everything looked amazing at our venue before guests arrived and that all of our vendors knew what to put where! One of my vendors insisted on leaving their business cards on each of the dinner tables... they weren't the prettiest/didn't fit with the look of the decor and I would have been so upset if my guests came to their table and found them there. Mindy knew it would have bugged me, so she took care of it! No problems and no ugly business cards! :)
Thank you for helping to make our day INCREDIBLE!!!
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Rachael M
Mindy was so professional, and absolutely wonderful to work with. I had a birdcage veil and was nervous about getting it in my hair so it stayed. Not only did Mindy make my hair stay all night, she also came to the venue early to secure it. If ...
I were to do it all over again I would pick Mindy every time. Highly recommended!
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by samantha a
I had the pleasure of having Mindy do my hair and makeup trials for my October wedding. She didn't judge me for a second for not knowing anything about makeup, and rather she was very pleasant and non-intimidating to work with. I've had my hair...
and makeup done professionally for other weddings, and even with just this trial I haven't experienced results I was actually really excited about! Mindy and her associate Gabby then did day-of hair and makeup for me, my SIL, and our moms. You're spending several hours in the early morning with your hair and makeup artists so it certainly helps when the artists are a joy to be around. They really helped us have an enjoyable start to my wedding day. All 4 of our hair and makeup were awesome, tons of compliments. Mindy and Gabby are gifted artists and overall very personable women. I highly recommend these ladies!
Reviewed On 6/12/2017 by Amy K
Working with Mindy for our wedding was fantastic! I'm not typically drastic/brave when it comes to hair and makeup, but she made me feel so naturally beautiful and glamorous for our big day. She also did a great job with my bridesmaids and mo...
m, and we all had a blast with her while getting ready; she's so fun and relatable! Doing a trial was a great way to test things out, and she was really open to ideas and tweaks. I also really appreciated her mindfulness of my budget and how closely she worked with me to create a package I was comfortable with. Everyone looked great, and I hope to have a reason to work with her again!
Reviewed On 4/14/2017 by Bethany M
I would have loved to work with Mindy after all the great things I heard... but she never responded to me after 3 times of trying to get in touch with her... such a bummer.
Reviewed On 1/11/2017 by Angela F
Mindy was absolutely amazing!!! She worked with me for my New Years Eve wedding. I hired her to do hair, make up and day of coordination. She did an amazing job with everything! She was the utmost professional and someone who you could really t...
alk to and connect with. I was so pleased with how everything turned out! She gave great suggestions and also listened to everything I was saying and made me and my husband feel so relaxed on the day of our wedding. I didn't have to stress about a thing! I would highly recommend working with Mindy for any aspect of your wedding!
Reviewed On 11/13/2016 by Maria V
Mindy totally made me feel at ease on my big day! She is very professional but also warm and friendly. Mindy did hair and makeup for my bridesmaids, mother-in-law, and mother. Everyone looked natural and stunning!
Reviewed On 11/01/2016 by Caitlyn L
Mindy did my hair and makeup for my August 2016 wedding. She also did my maid of honor and mothers hair. Everything was PERFECT! My hair and make up were flawless the entire day (and night!). She also was awesome to have in our hotel the mornin...
g of the wedding-calm and collected but also so much fun! Mindy was nothing short of amazing! Would recommend her 100%!
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Erin G
I can't recommend Mindy highly enough. I reached out to her, somewhat last minute, to do my hair and makeup, day-of coordination/planning, and also my 7 bridesmaids' hair, for my June 2016 wedding. Not only was Mindy willing to travel to Northe...
rn Michigan for my wedding, but she was so lovely, patient and on top of everything -- we were all completely impressed and so happy she was there! I would recommend her to anyone I know. Thanks again, Mindy!! You really made my wedding all that it was.
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Laura C
My sister used Mindy for her wedding and I got my makeup done and loved it! So when I got engaged I knew exactly who I wanted to do my hair and makeup for the big day. Mindy was so wonderful to work with! From the hair/makeup trials to coming b...
ack to my venue to do a second look. I was so happy with mine and my bridesmaid's hair and makeup for my wedding in July! Mindy and her assistant Gabby are an amazing team!
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Michelle F
I recently got married last month and had a great time with Mindy. Planning from California, she was really responsive and flexible for coordinating my hair and make-up pre-trial when I was in town for other activities. She kept me up to date w...
hen adjusting the attendant and hair and makeup schedule for all of the ladies. Everyone who had their hair and makeup done loved it and my mom cried when she finally had curly hair and eyebrows after 30 years! I asked for natural, simple make-up and the photos looked great because of her. Thanks again Mindy and team!
Also, if you are looking for additional services like day-of event planning, it was great to bundle vendors together and she is great at that too.
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Meggan D
Mindy is amazing and I don't know how I could have pulled off my big day without her. Having a destination wedding in a small town in Mississippi was not an easy task. Wanting to make sure my
wedding party felt beautiful in the hot Mississippi...
summer, I turned to Mindy for hair and makeup. She did an outstanding job and went out of her way to make my mother in law who was going through chemo feel like herself again.
Her talents don't stop there. She also helped with day of coordination and it was the best decision we ever made. I highly recommend her and would hire her again in a he's
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by A. Vasi C
Mindy = pleasant, professional, efficient and a smooth-running wedding day. She was suggested through our hall, Fountain Blue Banquets in Des Plaines IL, and we are very glad for it!
From the first meeting, my parents, then fiancé and I had a...
good feeling about Mindy. Her professionalism and kind demeanor were the first things I registered, and personally being in a business that deals with customers in potentially stressful scenarios, I can recognize and appreciate that in others. The day of coordination definitely eliminated stress for me, but most importantly my mom because she had worked hard getting to that perfect day and deserved to enjoy it. What also instilled a lot of confidence in me (and what bride couldn't use an extra dash of that on the big day) is that we also used Mindy's hair and make-up team. It eliminates a vendor, and a variable = WIN! Oh and BTW...Mindy did my hair and people are STILL talking about how gorgeous it was. The trial was great because I felt very comfortable exchanging ideas with Mindy and truly felt like she was listening. The end result was that my hair looked better than the picture I showed her; more intricate and therefore, more stunning! I like a classic look with an interesting twist and she made it happen.
As the day approached, my texts became more frequent and her responses were consistently kind and professional. In a few instances she sensed that I was not getting what I may have wanted and she was all over it, very interested in doing what was necessary to change that outcome. Some compromises were made, but of my own determination, and all things went well, but I admired her sincere desire to make sure it was what I pictured on my wedding day!
Beyond the trial, rehearsal, wedding day and great hair that I have already discussed above, Mindy did a few other things I thought were particularly cool:
1. My cousin reached out to Mindy to figure out how to cover the bright purple bottom half of her hair (other than dying back to its original color) and Mindy, of her own accord, researched the option my cousin recommended in order to make the best recommendation on how to handle the situation. She didn't just blindly execute the recommendation nor did she pass-it-off saying "this is not for me to decide". No. She made a point to look it up in detail in order to give a true recommendation.
2. Mindy also told me that she took the time to research traditional Greek Orthodox Wedding Ceremonies to be prepared for the rehearsal/wedding which I thought was not only professionally sound, but also extremely courteous and respectful to me/my husband, my family and the traditions of the ceremony.
3. Mindy was aware of the fact that this was a formal wedding and reception and at the rehearsal asked me about several options for her own attire to make sure it was appropriate for the occasion, and I thought that too was very contentious and thoughtful.
Last tidbit - if the above does not tell you that Mindy is a great investment, a close family friend is having her son's wedding very soon and when I told her about my experience with Mindy leading up to the wedding, she decided a day-of coordinator would be wise too and hired her. When the same family friend saw Mindy in action on my wedding day, she was further convinced that hiring Mindy was the right call. I now look forward to seeing Mindy again at a close friend's wedding and watching her in action from a different perspective :).
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Greg F
Mindy was great for our September wedding. My new wife got her hair and makeup done as well as opting for the day of work manning service. Worth every penny!
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Lauren B
Mindy was so easy to work with! She was flexible, and calm. It was a pleasure working with her and everyone LOVED my hair!
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Laura H
Mindy and her team were fantastic. Mindy was very flexible as I had some last minute changes regarding payment and services. I was also a very nervous bride the day of. Mindy and Gabby knew exactly what to do and say to help calm me down. Gabby...
even treated me to a shoulder massage. Both of these ladies are professional, kind and talented. Everyone loved their hair and make up and they did an incredible job. I used Mindy for my engagement photos, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner and wedding. I could not have been happier. She totally understood the look I wanted and executed it 100%. I would recommend Mindy and her team to anyone. They are truly top notch and any bride would be lucky to work with Mindy and her team. Thank you, Mindy!
Reviewed On 10/31/2016 by Monique A
Mindy did my hair and make-up for a friend's wedding recently and I gave her a few hair ideas and let her run with it. What she created was PERFECT! I felt beautiful, confident, and received endless compliments that day! My make-up was incredi...
ble also. At first, she didn't put on lashes, as I already have a lot to work with. After seeing a few other girls with lashes, I asked her to put a pair on me. It took my look from pretty to PERFECTION! I don't think my make-up looked that good on my own wedding day! I wish I could keep Mindy forever. Not only did she do a great job with my hair and make-up, but I felt like I had known her for years and we hit it off within minutes of meeting each other!
Reviewed On 10/30/2016 by Tessa M
Mindy was incredibly accommodating and great to work with. She is personable, creative, and really embraces natural beauty. A pleasure to work with.
Reviewed On 10/30/2016 by Elizabeth D
Mindy was amazing for my wedding day! She came to my parents house to get me, my mom, and my bridal party wedding-ready. She was early, quick, and efficient, getting all of us done in the tight timeline I requested. She was so sweet and very...
funny, making my wedding morning stress-free and lots of fun.
I don't wear much make up usually, and she did an amazing job of giving me a very natural glow that still looked like me. My updo looked great all day, despite the 100-degree July heat. My bridesmaids' had curls that stayed all night and into brunch!
Mindy is a fantastic addition to any wedding day. I highly recommend her for your hair and make up needs!
Reviewed On 10/30/2016 by Jackie W
Mindy's team did hair and make up for me, 4 bridesmaid, and mom along with hair for my 2 sisters-in-law. Everything went so smoothly and I could not have been happier with the end result. Everyone was such a pleasure to work with and made the m...
orning a stress free time. Would highly recommend Mindy and her team to any bride.
Reviewed On 9/24/2016 by Caroline D
Mindy and her team are FABULOUS! Mindy is cool, calm and collected and just a genuine, lovely person - who is very talented. She gave me two separate hair and makeup trials and came to my apartment for both. She even did a trial for my mom in a...
dvance of the wedding. She was very flexible and if we asked to try different styles, she was more than happy to change things up and ensure we were 100% happy.
On the wedding day, she was very punctual and a delight to have around. She makes everything she touches turn to gold and everyone looked flawless. All the bridesmaids and moms raved about their hair and makeup! No matter what hairstyle you ask for, Mindy will make it happen! She's the best. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Reviewed On 8/26/2016 by Erin M
Mindy was one of of the first vendors I booked for my wedding, after seeing what an amazing job she did at my cousins destination wedding I knew she was the make-up artist for me! Mindy and Gabi were both great the morning of my wedding, it was...
an early start and they were cheerful and funny even while my bridesmaids were groggy and running late. They kept on time and were very flexible with my girls, and everyone loved the results. The make-up photographed beautifully and our hair stayed up well into the very long day we had. Mindy will make you feel comfortable and as if you've been friends forever, she is quick to respond and easy to communicate with. She gave everyone a very clear schedule and instructions, and it was one less thing I had to worry about for my wedding. I would recommend her to anyone. Thanks Mindy!
Reviewed On 6/12/2016 by Natalya F
Mindy was good to coordinate with. Everything with the hair and make up trial went smoothly. Gabi did the makeup and Amber did the hair. I didn't realize when I booked with Mindy that it wouldn't be her doing the hair and make up but Gabi and ...
Amber were wonderful. Both of them were very responsive to what I asked for and had no trouble making any tweaks. They were on time the morning of and stayed on time through out the day. One of my bridesmaids was somewhat uncomfortable with the idea of having her hair and makeup done but Gabi and Amber did a great job making her feel comfortable and at ease with the process. Ultimately, super happy with our choice!
Reviewed On 1/26/2016 by Sarah B
I hired Mindy City Hair for my wedding day make-up for myself, three bridesmaids and my mom. Mindy did the hair for all of us and Gabi did the makeup. I thought the prices were fair and generally on par with what everyone else in Chicago is cha...
rging. They helped me set up my morning of timeline and came to where I was getting ready to do everyone's hair and make-up. I did my trial back with Mindy in the fall after being unhappy with another wedding hair trial I had with someone else. Mindy really listened to my concerns about my hair and did a great job executing what I was thinking. On the day of the wedding, I changed my mind slightly about what I wanted and Mindy had no problem fine tuning my hair and making sure it was perfect. My hair help up well throughout the day. She did a great job on updos for my bridesmaids and styled my mom's short hair as well. For makeup, I thought Gabi did a phenomenal job. Everyone looked amazing and she even did touch ups for everyone at the end.
The best part about Mindy City Hair is Mindy & Gabi. They were a joy to have around on the morning of my wedding. They were upbeat and even gave us hair and make up tips throughout the day. I thought they worked at a good pace. They started at 10am on hair & makeup and finished promptly at 1pm. If you are looking for hair & makeup to come to you for your wedding, go with Mindy City Hair!
Reviewed On 1/03/2016 by Knottie1451865948
Mindy did hair and makeup for my wedding last October 2015. Not only did she do a wonderful job on my big day, but she was also an absolute pleasure to be around while we were getting ready that morning. Mindy listened to everything that I want...
ed and created an amazing up-do that stayed looking great throughout the ceremony, reception, and bar crawl afterwards. She also whipped up a great on the spot hair and makeup for my maid of honor and mother that made them feel beautiful all day. I would highly recommend Mindy for any event.
Reviewed On 12/21/2015 by Rose S
My best friend got married in Chicago in November 2015. She used Mindy City for both her hair and makeup – which looked absolutely stunning! She didn’t want a ton of makeup on, and she wanted to still look like herself -- Mindy City really li...
stened to her preferences, which made for happy bride! Mindy City also did the bridal party’s hair and/or makeup. The girls all looked stunning – and again, they listened to their customers’ preferences. I used them for hair only, and received several compliments. I was impressed since my hair can be difficult to work with. The girls from Mindy City also had such lovely personalities and were so much fun to be around – yet maintained their professionalism. I would highly recommend Mindy City for both brides and bridesmaid groups. I would use them for my own wedding if I lived in Chicago myself!
Reviewed On 11/10/2015 by a member
I cannot recommend Mindy highly enough. She is fabulous to work with and did an amazing job. My hairstyle was a work of art. Mindy also did each of my bridesmaids' hair -- customizing each look to their specific taste. Wish I could give mor...
e than five stars!
Reviewed On 10/30/2015 by Rachel C
Mindy was an absolutely pleasure to work with! I cannot thank her enough for her professionalism, patience, and expertise. She truly listened to exactly what my vision was and she was able to nail it. I felt more beautiful than I ever have b...
efore on my wedding day and it was honestly all thanks to her. Mindy's years of experience really shines through with the work she puts forth. I HIGHLY recommend her - You won't regret it! Thanks again, Mindy! XO
Reviewed On 10/29/2015 by Samantha K
I used Mindy City Hair for my September 2015 wedding – both hair and makeup. I was a little worried with a large wedding party (6 bridesmaids plus 2 mothers) that we would run behind schedule but Mindy and her assistant Gabby killed it! We we...
re done right on schedule that there was even time for touch-ups at the end before we had to get ready for the first look / limo arrival. Mindy and Gabby were great – super friendly and all the girls got the exact hair and makeup that they had in mind. I would definitely recommend them to anyone!
Reviewed On 10/16/2015 by Katie B
Mindy was super professional and a pleasure to be around. She didn't get frazzled and did a fantastic job on my hair. She can take a picture and give you exactly that. THANK YOU MINDY!
Reviewed On 10/12/2015 by Courtney F
Mindy and her assistant were fantastic to work with the day of my wedding! They were on time, even a bit early actually, prompt, had all of the girls makeup done and looking beautiful with plenty of time to spare and she's just a sweet woman t...
o have around you on your wedding day! I was very picky about my vendors - they had to be calm, collected and know their stuff, and Mindy was all of those. I definitely recommend her makeup services for any special events :)
Reviewed On 10/09/2015 by Carla F
Mindy did such an amazing job for me and my bridesmaids! I naturally have curly hair and she was able to keep my hair looking flawless throughout the night. (Despite the humid weather of Puerto Rico). My make up was perfect! She used the perfec...
t tones and colors for a very natural look! I would recommend her services to any bride to be!
Reviewed On 10/08/2015 by Maggie M
Mindy is the best!!
Mindy did my hair and makeup for my bridal shower and did such an incredible job! My hair looked great and her makeup is flawless! I would highly reccomend her for weddings or any event! I will definitely be going to min...
dy for future events! Don't look any further, she's your gal!
Reviewed On 10/07/2015 by Jessica R
From the moment I inquired about makeup from Mindy at Mindy City Hair and Makeup I was sold. Mindy made me feel like I would be her top priority the day of my wedding and that couldn't be further than the truth. Mindy came to my bachelorette pa...
rty to do my make- up trial. Mindy also wound send the bridesmaids all messages a couple days before the wedding to remind them of important information for the weekend (which helped relive a lot of stress and worries I had). She has such an amazing talent and I could not have asked for a better person to make my day. I asked for something natural but something to make me look just a little more beautiful…It was perfect.
Mindy did make-up for my bridal party including my mom and mother-in-law. She also made hair pieces for myself (from my mom’s wedding dress) and the bridesmaid’s colorful pieces to all match. Everyone looked so beautiful and I have Mindy to thank for making my day so special and beautiful.
Thank you so much!! xoxo
Reviewed On 9/23/2015 by Knottie1443055563
Although I have had the privilege to know Mindy personally, I want to point out that in NO way is this review biased. I had seen many photos of her work after I got engaged and even though I was extremely happy when she offered to do my makeup...
/hair, I still had no idea what to expect. I tend not to not wear a lot of make-up on an everyday basis and my hair is baby fine so it doesn't hold curls very well. This made me unsure if anyone would be able to recreate the picture of what I was looking for.
Well, lemme tell you, Mindy and her magic hands proved me wrong! She was extremely patient and truly listened to what I was going for. After offering a few of her own suggestions (which I welcomed!) we came up with a great updo and I had my first trial. I was so happy with the results, but then a couple weeks before the wedding, I suddenly decided to switch it up on her. I decided I wanted my hair down instead of up, yet I really wanted to preview it in case I didn't like how it came out. However, I was worried because I didn't know if she would be able to do a second trial with such short notice and so close to the wedding. But Again, my girl Mindy impressed me and we scheduled a second trial!! And wow, I'm so glad she did because I was even more pleased with my hair styled down!
Fast forward to the actual wedding day...it's almost hard to put into words how amazing it went and how confident she made me feel. Plus, not only had she already done a whole wedding party earlier that day (before she did mine) but she STILL managed to arrive on time, alert, positive, and energetic, completely ready to make me appear as beautiful as the look in my husband's eyes when he first caught sight of me walking down the aisle.
Honestly, Mindy's talent is the real deal!! If I could have her as my glam squad everyday, I'd probably have to peel my husband away from me! The best part about all this is that I will have pictures for a lifetime to show off my look that, without Mindy, I'd have never been able to pull off as effortlessly as I did!
Thanks again, Mindy!!
Reviewed On 7/29/2015 by Kristine L
Mindy was amazing to work with from the beginning. She was flexible scheduling a trial and did a last minute hair trial for my mom! On our wedding day she and her coworker were AHEAD of schedule! When does that happen? They even were able to pu...
t eyelashes on people who hadn't scheduled to have them. My hair and makeup looked perfect and held up throughout the whole day and night...through heat and lots of dancing! My mom and bridesmaids all looked gorgeous and everyone was happy with their looks! I've had makeup and hair done many times for weddings and Mindy gave me the best experience! Thank you!!
Reviewed On 6/29/2015 by Jane N
Mindy was amazing! I couldn't be happier with my hair and makeup. Even my incredibly hard to please mother loved how she looked. Having Mindy and Gaby was like having two friends helping us get ready because they are so fun and easy to talk t...
o! I loved everything about my hair and makeup and having them there for the day!
Reviewed On 6/06/2015 by MARY B
Mindy came to my house and did the make-up for myself and my 2 sisters. She also touched up my elderly mother for no charge. Honestly my make-up and hair never looked better. I really did feel so pretty!!
Reviewed On 5/21/2015 by Barbara B
One of my bridesmaids found Mindy through the Knot and we booked her for my wedding to do my hair and makeup as well as hair for four other bridesmaids and makeup for two. She was absolutely fantastic! We met with her once before the wedding to...
do a hair/makeup trial and she was super friendly and helpful. I brought some pictures of hair styles I liked and she made my hair look exactly like what I wanted! The makeup was beautiful as well and I was so excited after the trial.
On the wedding day, Mindy was punctual showing up to the hotel room where my bridesmaids and I were getting ready and she brought another makeup artist, Gabi, to help with the other bridesmaids. Mindy and Gabi worked really well together and made us feel comfortable and excited. Most importantly, our hair and makeup looked amazing and we were thrilled with the results!
Throughout the entire booking process, Mindy was extremely responsive and helpful. Can’t recommend her enough!!
Reviewed On 5/17/2015 by Lyndsey M
Mindy City Hair & Makeup was the best choice I made when it came to hair and makeup for my wedding!
Mindy was so nice and so easy to work with. She was flexible and great with my ideas and helped me really narrow down what kind of look I wa...
nted on my wedding day. Her assistant, Gabby, really helped my bridesmaids do the same come the big day of the wedding. From meeting her at the trial, exchanging emails, and the morning of the wedding, Mindy was professional, encouraging, and all around genuinely cared about my wedding and all the details about it. When getting ready for the wedding, she was fun to chat with while also making sure that my bridesmaids and myself were all on schedule. We all looked phenomenal and our makeup lasted all night. Seeing that I got married on New Year's Eve, makeup lasting past midnight was key. Overall, Mindy City Hair & Makeup was the best choice and I'm so happy I went with Mindy and would recommend her to anyone who needs makeup done for a wedding or special event! Thank you, Mindy City Hair & Makeup!
Reviewed On 3/01/2015 by Lauren J
I had an excellent experience with Mindy. I originally planned to have a friend do my hair and make-up for the wedding as it was a destination wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and am so thankful that Mindy found me and proposed an alternativ...
e. Her prices were so reasonable that all of my bridesmaids decided that they would also like her to do their hair and make-up.
On the wedding day, Mindy arrived on-time and came to my hotel room to set up for the day. She was very pleasant and professional during our whole experience. I wasn't 100% satisfied with my up-do the first time she did it and she took it all out and started over. Two of my bridesmaids had planned on having their hair half-down but it was clear after a few hours that their curls wouldn't stand the humidity of Puerto Vallarta. Again, with a positive, professional attitude, Mindy had them sit back down and in just minutes pulled their hair up, keeping the style they were looking for but able to withstand the weather.
My make-up held perfectly throughout the night. Even after a 3-hour dance party, I still felt happy and confident to have my photo taken.
Thank you, Mindy!
Reviewed On 10/31/2014 by Noura J
Mindy came to me by ways of a recommendation! My girl friend was in a bind to find someone for hair and makeup for her wedding and Mindy saved the day. I went to the trial and watched her work her magic. Literally any picture of hear you show h...
er she will recreate it. It is pretty amazing how talented she is. I have since used her myself for doing hair for a wedding and I could not stop getting compliments. Tomorrow I am going to another wedding and Mindy is making a house call to do my hair. Can't wait to see the final product! Seriously you will be so happy if you get to work with Mindy!!
Reviewed On 10/31/2014 by Sarah H
My experience with Mindy was full of suprises! Mindy did so much more than beautiful hair and make-up for my wedding. To start, I had 6 bridesmaids in addition to myself for Mindy to complete up-do's on. I threw Mindy a curve ball and decided t...
o change from an up-do to half up the day of the wedding. Without hesitation, Mindy said "No problem, my love." She went off the cuff and it was perfect! I would say Mindy has the perfect effortless up-do style that everyone wants for a wedding. No Helmet hair is not her MO!All my girls' hair was so beautiful, and different!! She doesnt repeat styles on each girl. She is so full of ideas. Most impportantly, Mindy is HILARIOUS, ok? She just makes the getting ready process so fun! We laughed all morining which really helped calm my nerves :)
After my picutres and before the reception, I changed my mind once again after all the humidity that day. We called Mindy and asked if she could possibly turn my half-do into a full updo and there she was, in the bathroom, with her full bag of tricks and without taking my hair completely down, she tranformed it into a full updo that lasted the entire night! Dancing and all. As if that wasn't enough, half-way through the reception, I stepped on my hem and ripped a seam. Yep, I turn around and Mindy was there with saftey pins to make-shift my dress to get me through the night. All of this with smiles and excitement and a "not to worry". Mindy truely was the SuperWoman of my wedding. Thanks, Mindy! Love you girl :)
Reviewed On 10/26/2014 by Kristin C
I used Mindy for my June 2013 wedding. Overall - it was a great experience. Mindy is extremely friendly and professional. She worked around my schedule for the hair consultation and was early and prepared come wedding day. As well as styling my...
hair, she styled my two bridesmaids, mother and mother in law's hair. Everyone loved their hair and felt beautiful. I would highly recommend Mindy to all future brides!
Reviewed On 10/21/2014 by c C
Mindy is one of a kind. She has done my hair and makeup several times over the last 8 years, most recently for my best friend's wedding. Everything was perfect from the airbrush makeup to my hair. It was exactly what I had asked for and it look...
ed flawless. Mindy is extremely professional and easy to work with. Her wonderful personality adds to the joy of the day. I would recommend anyone to book Mindy for their next wedding, you won't be disappointed!
Reviewed On 10/08/2014 by Addie B
I used Mindy for my recent wedding and I honestly don't have enough good things to say about her! I was admittedly a little bit of a difficult hair bride, changing my mind repeatedly and ending up not going with anything that we did at our tri...
al, but Mindy was so patient and helpful throughout the entire process and was always offering insight and suggestions for me. On the actual wedding day, my hair looked fantastic, as did the clip that Mindy made specifically to match my earrings! I wore it down for photos and the wedding but she also put my hair up after I had been dancing - it looked effortless and was much easier to rock on the dance floor! :)
Not only was Mindy so helpful and friendly to me, but I had 5 friends, a mother-in-law, and a 4 year old niece that all also got their hair done by Mindy and everyone loved their looks! The entire bridal party looked wonderful and chic, and Mindy's clips definitely added a personal touch. Mindy was quick, super professional, and also a great presence to have around on my wedding day. She is talented, helpful, and fun! I would recommend her in a heartbeat for any bride and I can only hope to be lucky enough to have her style me again soon!
Reviewed On 10/06/2014 by Knottie16345406
We used Mindy for myself (MOG) and my two daughters aged 26 and 28 who were in the wedding party. The bride had a large number of bridesmaids and sisters already scheduled for her hotel room. One braided updo, two blowouts/styles and all thr...
ee of our makeup. We looked wonderful and Mindy was very calm and fun to be with. I would clearly recommend her for other wedding parties. She came all prepared and on time and it was really a stress-free morning for all of us.
Reviewed On 10/06/2014 by Lindsay B
Mindy came recommended to me by some close, mutual friends and I was thoroughly impressed by her from beginning to end. She did the make up for me, my mom, and a few of my friends at the wedding. Everyone looked truly stunning and flawless. Min...
dy was very careful and attentive in choosing out what would look best on people. Her prices are reasonable and she's very flexible. I would highly recommend her to any bride!
Reviewed On 9/29/2014 by Knottie20558837
Mindy, of Mindy City Hair, is a phenomenally unique, affordable, friendly, and professional hair stylist and make-up artist. Mindy did my hair for my wedding, as well as for my four bridesmaids, and my mother. Mindy was so accommodating and c...
ame on site to our hotel in Libertyville, Illinois early in the morning. She was patient and took the time to find a unique and flattering hairstyle for each individual. My hair was amazing and fit me perfectly. Mindy even met me before the wedding, at my convenience, to do a trial run. Mindy is incredibly talented and truly exceeded any, and all expectations. When I have had my hair done for other weddings, there was always at least one person who was dissatisfied or disappointed with their final product. I can honestly say that this was not the case for my wedding. Mindy’s creativity, focus, attention to detail, and ability to listen to her clients make her an exceptional hairstylist and business professional.
Reviewed On 9/29/2014 by Katie M
I highly recommend Mindy City Hair for any event where you want to look your best. First of all Mindy was nothing but sweet, cool, calm and collected on my wedding day and helped make the day completely stressfree. Leading up to the wedding, sh...
e was really good about communication and helping me figure out planning. She did a fantastic job with my hair and makeup and I got TONS of compliments. She is the best. So happy I went with her. :)
Reviewed On 9/27/2014 by Knottie26322567
My son had a destination wedding to Chicago and we had no idea who to use for hair/makeup. Luckily my cousin recommended Mindy and she was amazing! She was so nice and after talking to her she seemed to know just what we needed and she did not...
disappoint. I had her do my hair and makeup as well as some of the family members. My daughter who was in the wedding and her hair/makeup done by the brides person was very envious of how our hair and makeup was so much better. And if you've ever been in Chicago in August.....my hair and makeup stood the test of heat, humidity, and rain showers. I highly recommend her and only wish that she was in California!
Reviewed On 9/22/2014 by Rachael D
Mindy did my hair and make up as well as for my bridal party. She traveled to Cancun and I could not have asked for a better set up for my destination wedding! My hair and makeup looked amazing throughout my whole day (despite the heat and hum...
idity) and it was exactly what I imagined for my day! I can not say enough about MindyCityHair. I would recommend her for any event!
Reviewed On 9/22/2014 by Lindsay S
I was lucky enough to have Mindy as my hair stylist for my wedding. She did my hair and all 7 of my brides maid's hair and make-up as well! She was very professional, kept us on schedule timing wise, and most of all she helped make me and my br...
ides maids feel extra beautiful for my big day! Mindy also traveled to my wedding which made everything so convenient for me and my wedding party. My wedding was in South Haven, Michigan and it was great to have someone I trusted to do our hair and make-up! Mindy is a truly kind and professional person and extremely talented. She listened to what I wanted and had amazing ideas to add as well! I would recommend Mindy to any bride getting married!
Thanks Mindy for making us all look and feel gorgeous on my big day!!
Reviewed On 9/04/2014 by Abby S
Mindy did my hair & makeup and 3 bridesmaid's hair for my wedding in June. She did everything on-site and was very punctual, professional and great to work with! She does a great job of recreating exactly the kind of 'look' you want and is ve...
ry affordable compared to local competitors. I highly recommend Mindy for any wedding or special event!
Reviewed On 9/02/2014 by Katie G
Mindy is absolutely amazing!! She did hair and make-up for the bridal party, parents, and flower girl (total of 8). She came to our hotel room and helped to create a relaxed, fun atmosphere as I got ready for the day. All of the hair was dif...
ferent, yet came together as a whole. She can go off your ideas and create a look that fits you! Our makeup was flawless and lasted the entire night. The pricing is VERY reasonable. I preferred being with my bridal party and family rather than being in a salon. I would hands-down recommend Mindy City Hair for your event!
Reviewed On 8/31/2014 by Katy Q
Mindy did my hair and my 6 bridesmaids hair for my wedding and I couldn't have been happier with the result. Even though she had a lot of people to do she took her time and made sure everyone was 100% satisfied. As the bride she helped me reali...
ze my vision and really listened when I talked about what I was looking for. She sent me samples, gave me advice on hair products and on what would work with my hair type and what wouldn't. Mindy's laid back and calm demeanor helped assure that the morning of the wedding was stress free and fun. I highly recommend her.
Reviewed On 1/23/2014 by stylesteno
Mindy is fabulous and incredibly talented! Not only did she do a great job with my hair and bridesmaid's, she fixed us after a pouring rain! Love her!
Contact Info for Mindy City Hair & Makeup - Chicagoland and worldwide
3930 N. Pine Grove Ave, Chicago, IL | Serving Chicagoland area and worldwide(517) 719-5201