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About Elle Au Naturel

Antonia and her team have a wealth of experience between them, giving each client a relaxed but professional service, often going the extra mile when required. All the stylists come from TV, Film and Photographic backgrounds and have been highly trained at colleges such as The London College of Fashion and Greasepaint. Antonia has handpicked each stylist personally based on her working relationship with them.
 
We are passionate about the products that we use from Nars, Anastasia, Stila, Morphe, NYX, Bobbi Brown to Laura Mercier as well as a unique range called Mii Cosmetics, perfect for bringing out a brides natural beauty. We like to keep our techniques up to date and this keeps us modern and fresh in our approach to hair and makeup styling.
 
Each client is an individual and every single one is slightly different. In order to create a perfect look Antonia firmly believes communication and some guidance on research is key. From the first point of contact to the time the bride leaves for her ceremony we will support our clients and help in any way we can as well as offering stunning hair and makeup.
 
Whilst the office is based in Bracknell, Berkshire, we cover London and the whole of the South East as well as being able to travel further afield and abroad when the need arises. If you have a query regarding availability or would like to get in touch to discuss your ideas and to see if we are the right company for you, then please do give us a call or drop us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.
 
Happy Planning!!
Antonia Krieger - Proprietor

Special Offer

Mid Week Discounts Available

Mid week discounts are available at the time of booking according to certain terms and conditions. Discounts will be discussed in full and will be based on your maximum numbers. The amount of discount available will be dependent on the date of the wedding, the size of the booking and the location.

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  • "My Hair Was Perfection"
    Priya Patel on 8 November 2018

    I wanted to email you and pass on my huge THANKS for my beautiful hair on our wedding day. I know things were a bit rushed and there were slight changes to the style, but you were so professional and delivered amazing results. My hair was just PERFECT and it framed my face so well, matching well with my tikka and dress. I had so many compliments from my friends and family about my hair and my husband loved it. I really didn't want to take it out at the end of the day. Thank you for my mum's hair too. She absolutely loved it herself and the hair accessory complimented the style so well. I have never seen her with hair like that and she looked beautiful. Thank you again, I would highly recommend you to anyone I know that is engaged.

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  • "Fabulous Job"
    Alison Dobson on 30 August 2018

    You did a fabulous and very professional job (despite the very hot conditions!) and everyone really loved their hair and make up. Thanks for making it a stress free morning and please say thank you to Katie and Cherie from me as well.

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHEN SHOULD I HAVE MY TRIAL?

Every client is different, but any time from five months before the wedding date. The first thing I would suggest is that you definitely need to know the style of your dress as we need to know what the neckline will be. I would also advise not having it later than two months before as you need to leave a good amount of lead up time for your cut and colour.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN YOU MANAGE ON YOUR OWN?

The maximum number one stylist can manage are three adult hair and makeups. Hair is more time consuming than makeup so it could be that if you require five people for makeup only that this will only require one makeup artist. This information will be given to you at the time of booking when we send you your quote and will be down to Antonia’s discretion as to whether she feels it requires two people or not.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET EVERYONE READY THE MORNING OF THE WEDDING?

Again every artist is different and will do their own timings for the morning of the wedding, but on average, for three adult hair and makeups you will need around four and a half hours for hair and makeup, possibly five. You then need to add on around thirty minutes dressing time for a corseted or buttoned up dress plus time for the photographer, if they want to take pictures of you fully dressed before you leave for the ceremony. This seems like a long time, but this is a specialist service where each person booked in for hair and makeup gets quality time and will have approximately and hour and a half spent on them, depending on their requirements and you will find the time will fly by.

CAN YOU STAY FOR THE SERVICE AND EVENING?

We can offer this service so please mention this at the time of booking so we can quote for it. We are happy to stay just till the end of the service or into the afternoon/evening if required. Price will depend on the number of extra hours required of us to stay.

HOW FAR DO YOU TRAVEL?

We have hair and makeup artists based in Berkshire, Surrey, London and Leeds. All of whom are happy to travel. Antonia travels internationally as well as all over the United Kingdom. In some cases travel charges are added and they will be listed on your quote at the time of booking. Any journey exceeding two hours will incur an overnight cost.

HOW LONG SHOULD I ALLOW FOR MY TRIAL?

Every client’s requirements are different and every makeup artist works at a different pace but on average I would say allow around three hours of daylight hours. It is important that the trial takes place during daylight hours as we are creating a daylight make-up which is extremely difficult to do if we are working in false light.

CAN I TRY MORE THAN ONE HAIRSTYLE?

Yes you can certainly try more than one, but we do ask clients to try and pin point their two favorites. If you have too many choices it can get confusing and can sometimes lead to an unsuccessful trial or a javascript:;client who is still unsure of what they want. It is also difficult to maintain the hair if it is put up and taken down several times and can start to look untidy.

WHAT PRODUCTS DO YOU USE?

We only use high end brands such as Charlotte Tilbury, Nars, Laura Mercier, Mii Cosmetics, Morphe and Stila to name but a few. As well as luxury skin care range called Beauty Lab, created in Harley Street.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTIST?

Antonia has been a hair and makeup artist for the last twenty five years, specialising in Bridal work for the last twenty years. She trained at The London College of Fashion and has worked in the TV, film, theatre, photographic and commercial industries.

WILL MY MAKEUP LAST ALL DAY?

Yes it should. First of all we prep the skin well, with high end skincare according to your skin type and then prime the face and eyes. As makeup artists we tend to build the makeup up in layers, blending well as we go. This layering helps build up a base that will hold better than if you were to do it yourself. This doesn't mean that it looks heavy, in fact the opposite as we only build the layers where we need them, which leaves the skin fresh and clear.

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