Bridal Hair & Make Up

Make Up Artist London – The Specialists in Bridal Hair and Make Up

Every bride wants to look beautiful on her wedding day. It’s only natural to want your husband-to-be to think “Wow!” when he sees you walk down the aisle.

And, let’s not forget, your wedding day will be captured for posterity in your photos, so it’s more important than ever to look your best – all day long.

A professional wedding make up artist will know the tricks of the trade to make you look great, not only in the flesh, but also in the photos.

Bridal Hair and Make Up is a careful balancing act – looking naturally beautiful, without appearing washed out.

Flash photography emphasizes pink tones in the skin, so a foundation with a slightly yellow tone is advisable.

Nude and pale lip colours look washed out in photographs, so a wedding make up artist may choose a lipstick that’s one to two shades deeper than what you’d normally wear. Pinks, roses, and plums are great choices for bridal make up.

When getting quotes for bridal hair and make up, check what is included in the price. Does it include a trial run? Can they do your bridesmaids and Mother-of-the-Bride’s make up too? Do they provide an “All-Day” service, which includes hair and make up re-touches before the photographs, and a re-style for the evening?

Bridal Hair and Make Up – The Trial Run!

Why is it important to have a trial run before the wedding?  You’ll want to look really special on your wedding day, but this is not the day to be experimenting with completely new looks. This is a day to make yourself look the very best version of you. Your wedding day is probably one of the most expensive days of your life, so when it comes to your bridal hair and make up, you don’t want to take any gambles, and risk hating the way you look in the photos for the next 20 years!

We recommend that you to take a picture of your dress to your wedding hair and make up trial, as well as any headpieces, tiaras, combs, or veils. It’s essential for your make up artist to see your overall look.

Also, take photos of each different look your make up artist comes up with, making sure you take every angle, so you can have a think at home about which look you like best.

Bridal Hair and Make Up – The Wedding Day!

Make sure you leave yourself plenty of time to get ready. However long you think it might take – double it! Remember, the more of you there are, the longer it will take. Up-dos take longer than a blow-dry. And, as obvious as it might seem, make sure you, the bride, take priority. You don’t want to be flustered and rushing to get ready!

If you have lots of bridesmaids, it is best to have at least 2 hair and make up artists, so you can all be styled at the same time. Allow at least 1 hour 30mins for bridal hair and make up, and 45 minutes each for the bridesmaids and Mother-of-the-Bride.

You’re all ready for the big day. You’re wearing your dream dress, your hair and make up are done to perfection. You look stunning, and your Mr Right is waiting for you. Now, all you have to do is walk down the aisle towards him, and wait for that “Wow”!