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On since 2013

Last update: May 2024

Claire Salter is a professional wedding hair and makeup artist based in Nottingham, England. Claire has several years of experience in the industry, and she can accommodate a wide variety of styles. Whether you're looking for a bold, striking look or a natural, understated look, Claire has you covered. She will make sure that your unique personality shines through.

Services Offered

Claire Salter is happy to travel to a location of your choosing. Her standard wedding package includes a telephone consultation, a pre-wedding hair and makeup trial, and on-site wedding day hair and makeup services. Hair and makeup services are also available for members of your wedding party. Claire would be happy to provide you with further information and answer any questions you may have. She encourages you to contact her directly, and she can’t wait to discuss what she can do for you.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Image advice

What is included in the wedding package?

A telephone consultation to discuss your requirements. A trial at a location of your choice. On your day, I will travel to you for your Bridal styling and stay with you until you’re in your dress

How far in advance should I contact you?

I can be contacted a year + in advance and even as close as a week before. To avoid disappointment I suggest 1 year before your wedding day

Do you work at homes?


What is the charge for travelling?

55ppm will be charged outside the radius of 25 miles from NG6 postcode, to your home or venue

What is your main business area?

Make up

Could you stay with the bride until the photo shoot?


How many people can you beautify for one wedding?

The bride plus three guests requiring both make up and hair, thereafter an assistant can be booked for bigger wedding parties

Can you provide your beauty services for pre-wedding and post-wedding photography?


What are the forms of payment?

Cash or bank transfer
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Reviews for Claire Salter Make Up & Hair

4.8 out of 5 rating
Hitched Wedding Awards 2024 Winner
4.8 out of 5 rating
44 reviews
96% recommend it
  • Quality of the service
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    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Value for money
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.9 out of 5 rating
Penelope Sent on 01/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Absolute dream!

Claire, without you my wedding day would not have been the same. Not only did the make up and hair look incredible on all four of us but you helped us in so many more ways! From calming me down to helping me into my dress to even dropping bridesmaids off when the taxi didn't turn up.
You are an absolute gem! Your personality, your funny sense of humour. You absolutely made my day what it was and I will forever be thankful for that!
You also made my mother in law feel like a princess and she felt beautiful which is all I ever wanted.
You were amazing with my kids and the hectic house and dogs. I genuinely could not and would not ever do an event again without you by my side. You're my make up artist for life now. You are amazing!
Josephine Z. Sent on 17/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Day Hair & Makeup

I want to thank Claire being an integral part of my wedding journey. From the initial consultation to the nerve-laden wedding day, her professionalism, calm demeanour and, of course, skills were evident. For every compliment I received on the day, I have her thank for making my hair and makeup look stunning. Claire and her assistant also did hairstyles for my five bridesmaids and both mums to top it off, and they all looked fab! It is my absolute pleasure to recommend Claire as she has made my wedding day that little bit more special just for being part of it! xx
Coral D. Sent on 24/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Empathetic, bubbly superwoman!

Claire was truly amazing! Punctual, catered to my needs, gave me calming-down tips. The colour palette was beautiful and matched my red-headed skin tone smoothly.

The makeup lasted all day and evening, when me and my new Husband/friends partied til late. Nothing smudged!

During the makeup trial, she came to my home and I was insanely nervous but she made me feel comfortable and we had lots to talk about.

Thank you so much, you're an angel, Claire!
Tamara W. Sent on 22/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Mrs T wheldon

I had Claire as my wedding stylist, for me and my 2 brisemaids she was absolutely brilliant from start to finish. We all looked amazing. Very friendly and made you feel at ease throughout. I would highly recommend her no doubt.
P.s my husband was blown away when he seen me.
Many thanks again Claire
Chloe P. Sent on 18/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The calming presence you need!

Claire was fab both at trial and on my big day. She was such a calming presence and made me and my bridesmaids all at ease!

She did a fab job with our hair and makeup, we strongly recommend! It lasted all day and didn't smudge a milimetre! As the bride I also got a mac lipstick to top up later on in the night! Brilliant!

Claire was so responsive to any questions we had and suggested we use Pinterest to get some ideas which was fab as I was clueless!

She even locked up the house after us as we were cutting it fine for the ceremony!
Katie L. Sent on 17/09/2023
2.8 out of 5 rating

Late for my wedding and not suitable for Asian makeup

Claire is super sweet and lovely but she was 15 minutes late for my trial then half an hour late on my wedding day. This added a lot of unnecessary stress to the day and made the rest of my morning prep really rushed when really you want to feel calm on the day.

At my makeup trial, her products are great and the base looked flawless but I wouldn't recommend her for eastern Asian faces. Our facial structures are different to western faces so when I wanted to try a more complex eye look, my eyes ended up looking really wonky, one eye bigger than the other. Always have a trial first!

I went with her for hair in the end and it did look lovely but not worth all the extra stress that morning.
Victoria N. Sent on 21/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Such a relaxed and positive morning before the Big Day!

Claire and her hair technician Anette were wonderful from beginning to end, offering a fun and flexible approach to my Wedding day!

From the trial to the final, finished, article Claire was supportive and approachable!

Claire have great ideas and was flexible toward trying different styles offering small tweaks up until the day!

Myself and my Bridesmaids never felt rush and Claire and Anette added a calming effect to the morning as a whole.

My make up suited me and felt comfortable throughout the day, it also lasted for hours without a smudge in sight!

I cannot thank Claire and Anette more for their work, I felt my best on my big day!

Thank you

Eleanor H. Sent on 20/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Brilliant wedding experience

Claire brought a lovely calm presence to my wedding morning. She did beautiful hair and makeup that lasted so well all day!! Claire and her assistant Annette did an amazing job and even took the power outage situation in their stride. Super flexible and helpful. Would thoroughly recommend.
Clarissa B. Sent on 22/05/2023
4.8 out of 5 rating

Chilled, lovely, and professional service.

It was really lovely having Claire's services for my wedding. We had a hair and make-up trial, which helped me understand how it would work and what to expect, and then on the day Claire and Annette were so kind, flexible, and professional whilst getting me, my mother and bridesmaids ready for the wedding. They created a nice, chilled atmosphere, and were very kind and open to adjustments and requests. I would highly recommend! Last but not least, I felt amazing!
Gabriela D. Sent on 09/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Pleasure to work with

Worked with this supplier for a wedding and couldn’t recommend them more ❤️
Jean S. Sent on 08/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Definitely recommend

I wish you’ve able to play with my long hair again 😁 gave you trouble 😉😉😉
Loved our bound 😘😘😘
Annette M. Sent on 03/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent MUA

My daughter, Heather was married on 22/09/22. Claire was charged with the task of hair and make-up for the bride, myself, and the bride's sister.
Not only was the result fantastic but Claire was very flexible, even arriving at the crack of dawn to ensure we were ready for an early ceremony.
Claire is calm and efficient which is perfect for putting nervous brides at ease. We could not have been in better hands. I would thoroughly recommend Claire to anyone seeking an MUA for their wedding.
Natalie H. Sent on 30/08/2022
4.2 out of 5 rating

Muncaster Castle wedding 20th August

Claire did make up for myself and five of my bridesmaids. She did an exceptional job for all of us and we were all really pleased with our hair and make up for the big day. I would recommend Claire to anyone looking for a professional and reliable wedding hair and make up artist.
Julie N. Sent on 28/11/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding makeup

Claire did the makeup for my wedding party. We were all really pleased with our look and we looked and felt fabulous. We all looked flawless on the photographs and everyone commented on how great we looked. Our makeup stated in place throughout the wedding until I removed it!
Claire is the ultimate professional and exceptionally good at her job. She’s also a lovely person. I would highly recommend her!
Laura Sent on 30/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Approachable but expert stylist

Claire did a beautiful job with my hair and took time at both the trial and on the day to make sure I had exactly what I wanted. Equally important for me was that she was warm and friendly company, and totally put me at ease, making the whole experience really enjoyable.
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