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Eleanor Cole is a professional makeup artist based in St Albans, Hertfordshire, offering services to couples for their weddings and other special occasions. Eleanor has years of experience in the beauty industry and loves helping nearlyweds achieve the look they always dreamed of for their big day. She strives to enhance each client's natural beauty to give them confidence and assurance for their date with destiny.

Services Offered

Eleanor provides various services that couples can customise to meet their needs. She prides herself on providing a relaxing and uplifting service that prepares customers for their walk down the aisle. Eleanor specialises in bridal makeup and hair and works hard to understand each client's wedding vision. Using makeup techniques such as airbrushing for a perfect finish, she will curate the ultimate look that complements her client's personality, skin tone, and attire. Although based in St Albans, Eleanor works in London and the surrounding counties and is available for destination weddings.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Hairdressing
Makeup

What is included in the wedding package?

Bespoke Wedding packages for the Bride and Bridal Party. Specialising in Airbrush makeup, Eleanor creates a flawless finish to enhance your natural beauty. Including Hairstyling

How far in advance should I contact you?

As soon as you have your Wedding date for availability

Do you work at homes?

Yes

What is the charge for travelling?

Travel is dependent on location

What is your main business area?

Make up

Could you stay with the bride until the photo shoot?

Yes

How many people can you beautify for one wedding?

Eleanor is able to cater for large Bridal Parties

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

Yes

What are the forms of payment?

Cash or bank transfer
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Do you have any questions?

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Reviews for Eleanor Cole Makeup

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Jody
Jody W. Sent on 02/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic wedding hair and make up provided

I was recommended Eleanor to do my wedding hair and make up by our wedding photographer. Before the wedding we did a trial, working out what make up and hairstyle would suit me. On the wedding day Eleanor was happy to come to my house any time, turning up just after 8am. We allowed extra time for setting up etc. I was due to leave the house about 11.30. The hair and makeup took a couple of hours to do. Eleanor was happy working in a busy environment, with my 5 bridesmaids also busily getting ready around us, this including my 5 year old daughter who was very interested in Eleanors make up! Eleanor did a great job, I was very pleased with the end result. I would definitely recommend her to anyone needing someone to do wedding hair and make up.
Romy
Romy P. Sent on 13/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding make up

Ellie was amazing, she listened to what I wanted and checked I was happy. She was professional and took my wedding seriously and made me feel reassured. She has lots of experience and I was so happy with the results. Airbrush foundation she applied looked so good and really lasted. Ellie was great and I would thoroughly recommend her.
Melissa
Melissa E. Sent on 28/10/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent service, very happy with Ellie

Very responsive, worked with me to find a look I was very happy with. My bridesmaids and I looked really good and I would highly recommend Ellie to anyone for makeup. She also got me a wonderful hairstylist.
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Suzanne C. Sent on 24/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

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After looking at lots of different makeup artists for my wedding. I decided to go with Ellie. What a great find she was. Ellie was very professional, attentive and did exactly what I asked for. On my wedding day my hair and makeup looked fantastic. Glamorous but natural. I really couldn’t have chosen anyone better. If you’re looking for a makeup artist with great skills and a lovely, caring personality. Look no further. Ellie was amazing and I’m so glad, I had her for our special day.
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Kylie E. Sent on 18/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A seamless enjoyable experience

I got married on 26th June 2021 and Ellie did my make up for my big day.
She arrived early and set up her kit quietly and efficiently. The makeup was beautiful and was just what I asked for. I had a trial with Ellie also, she really listened to what a wanted and made sure I was 100% happy. I couldn’t recommend Ellie as a wedding makeup artist enough. My skin was beautiful and the tones she used complemented me so well. She even gave me a lipstick so I could top my lips up during my big day. Wow wow wow
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Susannah H. Sent on 16/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you so much!

I can't say thank you enough to Ellie for doing my bridal make up.

From the outset, she was quick to respond to any question or query, and really took the time to get to know me, my style, and how I envisioned my wedding make up.

On the day, I was super nervous as I had lots of family down and the wedding was quite early in the day. Ellie was so calm and reassuring that she completely put me ease and having my make up done felt really therapeutic! She completely settled my pre wedding nerves.

The make up itself was everything I'd asked for and more. I was thrilled and it was the confidence boost I needed before walking down the aisle. I'd also asked Ellie to do my bridesmaids make up which she tailored to their individual style. We all got so many compliments on our make up. It lasted all day and night, through all the happy tears and dancing! I truly can't say thank you enough.
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Elisha Z. Sent on 19/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful makeup artist

Eleanor is a lovely person with great communication and makeup skills. Was punctual and did a great job on my wedding day- she went above and beyond by even purchasing a lipstick that I liked more and gifting it so I could reapply on the day. She’s very kind, skilled and I couldn’t recommend her enough
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Jade Sent on 30/10/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Bridal party

Eleanor was great from the start, she listens makes you feel comfortable. On the big day my make up was perfect and lasted all day and night! And got a lipstick to top up. Definitely recommend and would certainly have my makeup done again. Mother of the bride was over the moon . My bridesmaids looked beautiful x
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Amy Sent on 06/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Highly recommend!

Ellie is a fantastic make-up artist, I can't recommend her enough. Excellent communication from the start, she has a great range of amazing makeup and I was really pleased with the natural look for my wedding day, which lasted all day and looks fabulous in the pictures!
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Sharna C. Sent on 17/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Makeup

Ellie was amazing on the day, started very early, bride, 5 bridesmaids, mother and grandmother of the bride. Everyone looked so beautiful. Thankyou again Ellie 🤍
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Laura Sent on 24/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

True professionals, outstanding skill and standard and lovely people!

True professionals, outstanding skill and standard and lovely people! Eleanor and Kylie did airbrush make up and hair for myself and a large bridal party at my wedding in Norfolk. I cannot recommend both of them enough. From the initial email, through to the trial and until the end of the wedding day morning, they were nothing short of professional, efficient, kind and incredibly skilled at their work. They listened to our ideas and made them a gorgeous reality! We all had compliments all day about our hair and make up - it was beautiful, long lasting and felt magical to get to experience. We couldn’t have asked for a happier and more positive experience!
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Amy S. Sent on 17/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Exactly what I wanted

As someone who doesn’t wear a lot of makeup, Eleanor did such a wonderful job of keeping my makeup natural, but at the same time completely me. She did such a wonderful job and the photos came out perfect.
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