Laurie, at Pomona Beauty Sanctuary, single-handedly assuaged my biggest wedding crisis. I cold-called her after my hair/make-up options fell through at the last minute, and she managed my panic quite well. She called me precisely when she said she would, found time for me to come in for a trial within days, and adjusted her schedule to get me ready in time on my big day.
I went in for my trial knowing only that I wanted a very simple up-do and natural-looking makeup. After some discussion, she suggested a low bun that turned out to be precisely the look I wanted. On my wedding day, Laurie came in early to accomodate my schedule and even touched up my mother's hair at the last minute. We were both thrilled with the results and appreciative that the cost was so reasonable.
I cannot recommend Laurie highly enough.
Pros: Relaxing, friendly atmosphere, very service-oriented, reasonably priced
Cons: none that I experienced