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On since 2020

Last update: March 2024

Award winning Hair & Makeup Artist with over 9 years experience.

HBA Winner for Best Bridal Makeup Individual - South East

Elligance Hair & Makeup Artistry are a beauty company operating out of West Sussex, Surrey and surrounding areas specialising in Weddings and other milestone events. Ellie Murphy is the proud owner and beautician of this business. With over 8 years of experience to her name, this professional loves to create one-of-a-kind styles that flawlessly showcases her clients’ natural beauty. Having completed her formal training at Brushstroke, Shepperton Film Studios, Ellie combines her theoretical and practical skills with your ideas for inspired looks. Ellie strives to leave you feeling gorgeous and confident as you celebrate your wedding.

Services Offered

All services at Elligance Hair & Makeup can begin with trials. Here, you and your wedding entourage can have your envisioned styles achieved. During trials, Ellie takes into consideration your visions, skin tones, natural features, and hair length. When it comes to your hair, your wedding theme can often influence the final touches. Whether it’s a vintage, boho, or traditional theme, Ellie is on-hand to make sure that your hair compliments and matches your big day’s aesthetic. Using top-of-the-range products, this artist can fabricate a style that withstands your entire day and flatters your natural beauty. On the day of your wedding, Ellie can come to your location and reapply your styles as you relax and look forward to the festivities ahead.

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?


What is included in the wedding package?

I offer Hair & Makeup services for Brides and Bridal party. I offer 3 different types of packages - Blushing Bride, Elegant Bride & LUXE Bride. This can be found via my website

How far in advance should I contact you?

Brides usually book at least a year in advance so I would advise to book sooner rather than later. Especially if your wedding is in the summer months!

Do you work at homes?


What is the charge for travelling?

Travel fee will be assessed and added to the initial payment for the trial, then again for the initial wedding payment. This will be charged at 50p per mile from a 10 mile radius of the RH12 Postcode

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 timings! As long as plenty of time has been given, I can beautify larger bridal parties even if this means myself getting another Artist to help on the day!

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


What are the forms of payment?

Bank transfer or cash
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Reviews for Elligance Hair & Makeup

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Kirsty P. Sent on 04/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

One of a kind

From day 1 Ellie was a superstar. I'm not overly familiar with different make up and chose Ellie at Elligance purely through online reviews and I was not disappointed. Excellent communication, guided me with when I needed to consider booking a trial etc, and was just brilliant throughout. The trial was reassuring and something I was initially nervous about but I left feeling confident I was going to look lovely on the day and still feeling like me.
The day of the wedding again Ellie was prompt, professional and great with all members of my family (who were also nervous and a little stressed!). They commented just how easy to talk to she was and how well she slotted into the morning chaos. The mother of the bride doesn't wear make up often and was a bit apprehensive about having it done but left feeling confident and comfortable.
I would recommend Ellie to anyone, a million times over. She delivered everything promised and more and I'll be forever grateful. I've never felt so beautiful. Thank you x
Amy Sent on 06/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Just perfect!

I can’t express how grateful I am to Ellie for everything she did for myself and my sisters and mum on our big day, she made us all look and feel so amazing to the point where it made me emotional. Not only that but she’s just such a joy to be around which is so lovely on the morning of your wedding as it’s quite an emotional time. She made us all feel so at ease and comfortable. I cannot recommend her enough for hair and make up. She was spot on for all of us! It was also raining on my big day but my make up and hair was all still in place when I went up to go to bed.
Thank you so so much Ellie
Grace E. Sent on 26/10/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The best MUA and hair you'll find!

Elle did a trial for me for my hair and make up for my wedding, which I thought was amazing and I was so happy. On my wedding day she did makeup and hair for my bridal party and myself. Everyone felt amazing, and I felt so confident. I was sad to wash off my make up and take out my hair at the end of the day. Elle is everything you want in a hair and make up artist, she is calm, professional down to earth and friendly. I would 100% recommend her to everyone. Thank you for making me feel a million dollars on my big day.
Danielle C. Sent on 12/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

I felt so special

Ellie thank you so much for making me feel like the most special bride on my wedding day, my makeup and hair were amazing and lasted all day and night! I can’t thank you enough.
The morning spent with you pampering myself, the bridesmaids, my mum and my nan was soo much fun and you kept us all relaxed.
Everyone commented on how beautiful we all looked and I thank you for that!
Bex L. Sent on 01/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Ellie is amazing!

Ellie did my wedding hair and makeup along with 2 of my bridesmaids and my step-mum. She is incredible and what she does, very professional but also so personable and fitted into my wedding morning so well. I had a trial beforehand and explained what I wanted and was completely listened to as to what I was after. She gave me exactly what I was after and I felt a million dollars on the day. Thank you so much Ellie xx
Diana Sent on 20/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing from start to finish. The only person I’ll ever use again!

After several disappointing trials (think really heavy & nothing like I asked for) I’d pretty much given up on my bridal hair & makeup. Along came Ellie to save the day! She was so attentive and professional in the trial, trying different hair styles & getting my feedback at every step. She really cared about giving me options & making sure I felt good on the day.

I was so impressed, she ended up doing my bridesmaids on the day too & they looked incredible.

The main thing I wanted was a natural, feminine look but something that would last the long (hot) day. It did just that & we were all thrilled.

Anjelica H. Sent on 30/09/2022
4 out of 5 rating

Great, fun experience

Completely recommend, so friendly and professional, showed up on time and got everyone sorted with time for more to be added if needed. Lovely person, lovely service
April Sent on 29/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Elli is Amazing!

Elli was amazing from the start. I don’t wear make up but want to look special on my big day and Elli made me feel comfortable when discussing what look I wanted. On the day she made me, my bridesmaids and mum look beautiful and made me feel so confident. I could not have asked for a better person to do my make up.’
Holly Sent on 23/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing service

Absolutely amazing and couldn’t have been more helpful to me and bridesmaids.
Beth J. Sent on 14/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding day!

Ellie did an amazing job on both my hair and make up for my wedding, she was happy to go adjust & tweak things to make myself and my bridal team feel beautiful and stayed with help with finishing touches too! Highly recommend, my hair and make up stayed in place all day!
Jen J. Sent on 21/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect service, and so friendly!

Ellie and Chloe were absolutely wonderful from start to finish. They helped us cope in the heat, and made us all look beautiful!
Hannah G. Sent on 21/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Ellie is the BEST makeup artist!!

Ellie recently did my wedding makeup and I can’t recommend her enough! She was so professional, the makeup was perfect and lasted all day! Such a lovely lady, so glad to have her with me on my special day❤️
Catherine L. Sent on 19/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible wedding hair and make up

Ellie did such an amazing job on my wedding day getting me and 6 bridesmaids ready and my mum. We had somany comments saying how wonderful all our hair looked and stayed perfectly all day!
Katie C. Sent on 08/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Hair & Make-Up

Ellie did mine and my bridesmaid’s hair and make up on our lockdown Wedding Day last year and again this year when we celebrated our Wedding Blessing. Both times she was fantastic, creating a very natural and sophisticated look with the make-up as well as styling my hair exactly how I wanted it to make me feel like a princess. Ellie is very professional and made us feel totally relaxed on my big day, thank you so much! Would highly recommend.
Rebekah B. Sent on 16/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely Perfect!

Ellie did an amazing job for my wedding day. We all loved out hair and make up. It lasted the whole day and I didn’t get a hair out of place.
She was so friendly and fun to have around in the Get Ready Room at our wedding venue and made sure we were all happy with how we looked and couldn’t have been more accommodating. Can’t thank her enough! Would highly recommend!
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