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On since 2022

Last update: December 2023

makeupbyalexandra.x is a wedding beauty service based out of Derbyshire, England. Owner Alex is a qualified make-up artist working at a salon in Mickleover but can travel to clients too. She's happy to work on-site at your home or venue, if it's where you feel most comfortable.

Services Offered

Before beginning makeupbyalexandra.x, Alex spent years working with Charlotte Tilbury and still prefers to use their products in her looks. She'll work closely with you to design your perfect makeup look, so you can look your best and still feel like yourself. Alex is happy to work with large groups and can be accompanied by an assistant if necessary. The wedding package from this company includes in-depth skin preparation for the to-be-wed to help the makeup last as long as possible. False eyelashes are available to complete the look.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?


What is included in the wedding package?

The wedding package includes a full skin prep for the bride and mini skin prep for anyone else in the bridal party. Includes lashes for everyone. Top up kit for bride. I use all charlotte tilbury

How far in advance should I contact you?

I get people contacting me years in advance however I’d say there isn’t any perfect time. I base it off first come first served. So I’d try and contact for makeup as soon as you know the date

Do you work at homes?


What is the charge for travelling?

Yes I do charge for travel which you’ll see more info about it once I’ve emailed everything over to you

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?

It all depends on the time you’re getting married. I mostly do groups of 3-6. However I can do larger group bookings too even groups of up to 12 before. Id just need an assistant to help me that date

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


What are the forms of payment?

Forms of payment is: 50% bank transfer for the deposit that’s paid to secure the date. Then you can either pay cash or bank transfer for the rest of the amount
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Reviews for makeupbyalexandra.x

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Jenn H. Sent on 22/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic makeup - so pleased!

Excellent work on my bridal makeup. Very kind and friendly, open to ideas and great knowledge/experience.
Julie J. Sent on 21/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

The red carpet treatment

Alex did my makeup for my son’s wedding following a trial. During the trial Alex’s choices were spot on and I really liked the look The wedding day started with a nerve racking morning but Alex completely put me at ease. I felt like a movie star instead of a 50 year old mum and I had so many comments about my makeup. Thank you Alex I felt so glamorous. I wish I could make myself look like that maybe I need to book a makeup lesson next?
Hannah G. Sent on 12/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic make up by a lovely lady!

Alexandra did wedding make up for myself, my mum and my 4 bridesmaids and everybody loved it. She matched the make up to my request but also to fit the preferences and age of each person. The make up lasted all day and was really comfortable. She is so lovely and I would recommend in a heartbeat.
Amy E. Sent on 08/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amy Retallick

Couldn’t be happier. Alex was kind and professional. Nothing was too much trouble. Made my wedding morning getting ready a wonderful experience with a chilled out atmosphere:)
Gabrielle Sent on 01/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing artist and so lovely to be around

Alex is an incredible make up artist. She did wedding guest make up for myself, my sister in law and my mother in law and was the sweetest person ever. She has an amazingly extensive kit and asked all the right questions to make sure we got exactly what we wanted. Our make up was amazing, she is so talented. She could do any style and nothing was too much. I couldn’t find anyone to do my hair for the day so Alex stepped in and did it herself. Nothing was too much for her.
Rebecca B. Sent on 23/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

bridesmaid makeup

I have lupus so need good make up to cover the red rash on my skin (cheeks and nose etc). Alex did an amazing job and it stayed on all day. She asked exactly what i wanted which was natural and dewy. Everyone said I looked amazing. I wish I could do my make up like it everyday! She also did false eyelashes which I've only ever had once before and they stayed on too and look great on the photos. thank you.
Esther L. Sent on 17/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing, amazing, amazing

Alex is such a lovely girl. Very professional and extremely attentive. I used her for make up for my sisters wedding and I was absolutely blown away!! She is incredible, couldn’t recommend more
Kelly C. Sent on 09/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent Service

Alex was punctual, friendly and did a fantastic job of my makeup for my son’s wedding! Thanks Alex
Amy G. Sent on 09/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Stress Free

I contacted Alex via Instagram and booked her for a friends wedding in Derby. Booking was super easy and on the day she asked me what I wanted and gave me exactly that. She even gave me a little too up kit for the day and night, which came in need!!
Hannah J. Sent on 30/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Make up for wedding.

Alex is the best make up artist ever, I have used her many a time. I'd highly recommend her. Such a lovley person and has a heart of gold. Can't wait to have my makeup done again
Sally K. Sent on 12/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fabulous make up

I took my mum to see Alexandra for some make up advice and she was amazing. My mum looked fabulous and picked up some great tips. Thank you x
Simmy B. Sent on 12/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic experience

Alex was so attentive and helpful with my make up request. She explained the techniques and gave me skincare advice too. Alex is so professional and my make up was perfect every time. Would definitely recommend her services.
Ella D. Sent on 12/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Prom makeup

Got my makeup done with Alexandra for my prom… couldn’t of asked for more! Every step she asked if I wanted anything changed so the makeup turned out exactly how I wanted it. Lovely girl and amazing skills!
L.b. Sent on 10/08/2022
4.8 out of 5 rating

Thank you, Alex!

Lex really listened to what I wanted and I was very happy with the results!

Georgia Sent on 23/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Graduation Makeup

Alex came to my house to do mine and my housemates makeup for our graduation. She was kind, professional, and overall lovely. She did an amazing job and i would happily book her again. I highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a MUA.

Thank you Alex for our beautiful make up look xxx
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177 Ladybank road, Mickleover, Derby, de30qf Mickleover (Derbyshire)

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