Have you decided to wear makeup on your wedding day? Then it's time to start looking for a wedding hair and makeup artist! Whether you're going for a dewy, natural look or all-out full glam, we've rounded up the best makeup artists and hair stylists in the South East who can make your wedding hair and makeup dreams a reality.
These beauty experts have all won a Hitched Wedding Award 2023. These awards are based on customer reviews, which means that real couples have used and loved these hair stylists and makeup artists - and you can too!
So, if you want to feel confident that your hair and makeup are in the best possible hands, read on to discover the highest rated hair stylists and makeup artists in the South East.
41 Award-Winning Wedding Hair & Makeup Artists in the South East
From Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and beyond, these wedding hair and makeup artists span the South East, and many also cover the rest of the UK. They've all won awards from Hitched for their fabulous service, so if you're still looking for your hair and makeup provider, read on - the perfect one for you could be a short scroll away!
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Berkshire
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Buckinghamshire
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in East Sussex
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Essex
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Hampshire
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Kent
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Oxfordshire
- Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Surrey
Wedding Hair & Makeup Artists in Berkshire
1. Nisha Rajput - Berkshire
Award-winning Nisha Rajput is a Reading-based hair and makeup artist, specialising in wedding beauty services. Nisha began working in the makeup industry 15 years ago with makeup legend Bobbi Brown, and also attended the London School of Beauty and Makeup, where she developed a love for helping engaged people to look and feel their best on their wedding day.
Nisha's aim is to create a relaxed atmosphere for each client on the morning of their wedding. Her wealth of experience, as well as complimentary video consultations and three-hour hair and makeup trials, mean that you're in safe hands. Her kit also includes natural and vegan makeup options to cater to all requirements.
NIsha's satisfied customers have left 40 five star reviews on her Hitched listing. One happy newlywed said "Nisha's make-up was perfect without question. She is a genuinely caring artist who puts my happiness first. Having not worn make-up properly, I was a challenging customer, but her comprehensive trial reassured me.
"She did my make-up for two events across the weekend and was everything I asked for and more. She has a wealth of experience working for top brands and teaching and I was lucky enough to have her for my wedding."
Nisha was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award 2023, saying "Feel honoured and grateful to have been voted Best Wedding Makeup Artist in the South East of England. My brides have loved my personalised service, which I customise for their individual style. I feel blessed to be part of their special day. Thank you Hitched - looking forward to 2023!"
2. A Finishing Touch - Berkshire
A Finishing Touch is a team of wedding hair and makeup artists offering a bespoke, luxury service in Berkshire. Owner Catherine has over 12 years' experience in the industry, and prioritises getting to know her clients and working with them to create a harmonious wedding vision. A Finishing Touch works to create beautiful looks that accentuate each client's naturally beautiful features.
Clients of A Finishing Touch can attend a consultation session where they will discuss their unique wedding vision, which can then be followed by a hair and makeup trial. The teams' kits are packed full of the most exclusive products available, which can be tailored to cater to specific needs or allergies. In summary, calming touches and hihg-end products are the name of the game here.
A Finishing Touch has received an impressive 60 five star reviews from Hitched users, including one from this satisfied customer: "Catherine, Nisha, and Davinder did the hair and makeup for me, my bridesmaids, mother, and flower girls and they were absolutely incredible! They made the entire process so stress free and comfortable.
"They really listen to what you are looking for and try to make that a reality. Everyone was so happy with the end results and looked absolutely beautiful yet still very much themselves. Would absolutely recommended them to anybody!"
After receiving a Hitched Wedding Award 2023, owner Catherine said "It came as such a wonderful surprise to receive a ‘Best Makeup Artist’ award! Looking after our brides and their parties is such an honour so receiving this recognition will never be taken for granted.
"Just a huge thank you to all of our past brides who have taken the time to vote for us and allow us the privilege of being a part of such a special day!"
3. Francesca Bridal Hair - Berkshire
Francesca Bridal Hair is a Berkshire-based wedding beauty service. Owner Francesca specialises in soft, romantic styles and works closely with each client to decide on and perfect their dream wedding hairstyle. She's also happy to work on members of the wedding party, and is a mobile hairstylist who can work on-site.
Francesca's signature style features boho wedding hair elements like braids, soft updos and waves, to create romantic and timeless looks. She can also add accessories to the final look - her personal favourite is dried flowers! Each of her clients is invited to trial sessions where you can refine and perfect your style, with Francesca's expert opinion.
Francesca's happy clients have left 10 five star reviews on her Hitched listing. One delighted newlywed said "I cannot recommend Fran enough, she was so patient with me and really listened to help me figure out what I actually wanted. On my wedding morning, she arrived so bubbly and was such a calming and positive person to have in my home on such a special day!
"My hair lasted all day and I genuinely just loved it so so much and my maid of honours was just gorgeous too! Thanks so much Fran, you really are the best!"
On receiving her Hitched Wedding Award 2023, Francesca said "This award means the most knowing it was feedback from my lovely couples/ brides. Doing something you love for work is one thing but knowing you have created a look that a bride dreamed of for her special day is another. Since the award I have had a huge influx of enquiries through Hitched, social media and my website.
"Many of these have generated wedding bookings for 2023 and 2024. If brides can find the time to leave reviews for their suppliers, you will be helping tremendously, not only with bringing in new business but also helping improve the business."
4. Katie Hodge - Berkshire
Katie Hodge (now Katie Slattery) is a Reading-based award-winning makeup artist who works on weddings through Reading, Berkshire and beyond. Katie specialises in bridal makeup and established her own wedding makeup business after working for MAC Cosmetics. In 2022 she was named as makeup artist of the year by Southern Enterprise.
Katie's clients can choose between having their makeup done in the location of their choosing or in the comfort of Katie's Reading home. Her wedding package includes a luxury trial, a product breakdown post-trial and a range of makeup application duties. She also offers additional beauty features such as lash lifts, HD brows and microblading.
Katie has received seven five star reviews from happy Hitched users, with one commenting "Katie made me feel the best I’ve ever felt, she is friendly, attentive and just the best make up artist and sweetest soul ever. All my bridesmaids commented on how beautiful their make up was and how confident they felt on the day.
"Katie was amazing at making me feel calm on my wedding day too! I would highly recommend Katie to anyone and will definitely be using her in the future. Thank you for making me feel my best from start to finish, you are one in a million!"
5. Jessica Short Hair & Makeup Design - Berkshire
Jessica Short Hair & Makeup is a Reading-based beauty, hair and makeup business that serves customers throughout the southeast of England and further afield. Owner Jessica is highly skilled in tailoring to personal preferences and bespoke requests. She is accompanied by a team of stylists, all with the goal of helping clients look and feel their best.
Jessica and her team use high-end products to achieve smile-inducing results and can provide a mobile service to those who want to prepare at a venue or private location. Whether you're going for a natural and romantic look, or something more high-end Hollywood glam, you're in safe hands with this expert team.
Jessica's satisfied clients have left a whopping 60 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, packed full of praise such as "I am so glad I found Jess on here!! She was professional, friendly and so talented. She listened to my ideas and came up with something that suited me during the trial. On the actual wedding day, she was on time and brought a lovely calm energy as well. Thank you Jess."
Jessica was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award 2023, saying "It's an absolute honour to win the Hitched Wedding Awards for the second time in a row! Thank you so much to all my wonderful brides for their amazing reviews, without each and every one of you this would not be possible. A bride's feedback is always so important to me.
"To know they were happy with the service they received from my team and I on their special day makes all the hard work and sometimes very early mornings worthwhile. Thank you again, I feel very lucky to call something I am so passionate about 'work'. I look forward to meeting all of my up and coming 2023 brides and being part of their wedding morning preparations."
6. Mehwish Mehmood Makeup Artist | Hairstylist - Berkshire
Mehwish Mehmood Makeup Artist & Hairstylist is a passionate hair and makeup artist based in Reading, Berkshire. She creates stunning looks for weddings and milestone occasions, and previously trained at the London College of Media, Film and TV. Mehwish's work has been published in Asian Women Magazine.
Mehwish uses consultations and trials to learn more about clients' ideas and bring their vision to life using top-of-the-range products. These looks can then be recreated on the day, while you relax with your wedding party and look forward to the celebrations ahead.
Mehwish's Hitched listing holds five five star reviews, with one client saying "Mehwish listened to what I was looking for and executed it perfectly for my day. She is very professional and eased my nervousness as I was worried of being 'too made up'.
"Based on my answers to her questions and discussion around my style, she provided my make up service in a beautiful and natural way and I felt wonderful with how everything turned out. I strongly recommend her services as she is very responsive, calming and attentive, especially on the day of!"
7. Brush Ltd - Berkshire
Brush Ltd is a luxury beauty business based in Berkshire. This team of beauty experts provide hair and makeup services for weddings and other special occasions, as well as many other beauty treatments. With over 10 years' experience in the industry, you know you're in safe hands here.
Clients can enjoy a consultation with their hair stylist and makeup artist before the big day to ensure that their wedding look showcases their personal style and natural beauty. They'll also offer advice on wedding prep - everything from skin care routines to when you should wash your hair based on your chosen wedding hair style.
When it comes to the day itself, the Brush Ltd team will have create a wedding morning schedule, allowing you to relax and enjoy a seamless hair and makeup experience.
Brush Ltd has received 17 glowing reviews from Hitched users, with one happy newlywed commenting: "Brush Ltd is just amazing. They made me feel so confident and feel the best I could! They helped keep the morning running on time and kept me feeling so calm and smiling.
"As well as being organised with contacting and arranging trials, they make sure you have exactly the hair and make up that you want or they help you work out what might look best. They are more than just hair and makeup artists, and I cant thank them enough. They were amazing."
Director and co-founder Sian was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, "To win an award based on reviews from our wonderful brides means the absolute world to us! To know that we’ve played a part in such an important day in their lives and had such a positive impact really reminds us why we love what we do and how lucky we are to have the best job in the world!
"Thank you so much to all who voted for us, we really do love our wonderful brides!"
Wedding Hair & Makeup Artists in Buckinghamshire
8. Louise Jackson Professional Make-up Artist - Buckinghamshire
Louise Jackson Professional Makeup Artist is a wedding beauty company owned by Louise, a Chanel-trained freelance makeup artist. Based in Buckinghamshire, she uses top-of-the-range products and well-honed techniques to help her clients feel fabulous from first glance to last dance.
Two months prior to their wedding day, clients can receive exclusive makeup trials which allow Louise to learn about their wedding vision and tailor her talents to their personal preferences. No matter whether you want vintage glam or barely-there, Louise has got you covered. Her services cover Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire and West and Central London.
Louise's expert skills have earned her 59 five star reviews from Hitched users, one of whom commented "Louise was incredibly kind and easy to work with. She took her time and did her best to make my wedding day as special as possible. Her makeup was spot on and my bridesmaid looked beautiful. Thanks Louise!"
After receiving her Hitched Wedding Award 2023, Louise said "What a lovely surprise! For the 2nd year running I have been recognised and awarded by Hitched for makeup artistry in Buckinghamshire. Thank you so much to all my previous brides for taking the timeout and sharing your personal experiences. I’m very lucky to have a job I love and to be awarded for it feels very special - thank you!"
9. Rebecca Middleton Hair and Makeup - Buckinghamshire
Rebecca Middleton Hair and Makeup is a professional wedding stylist based in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. Owner Rebecca has over 17 years' experience in the industry, and has worked on numerous photo shoots, TV commercials and films, as well as working with nearlyweds. Her aim is to help individuals feel their best for their milestone occasion.
Rebecca's kit is packed full of high-end products, as well as a wide variety of vegan products. When it comes to larger groups, Rebecca has a team of assistants that can help her transform the entire wedding party. Trials are available up to six months before the big day and are recommended for nearlyweds who want to perfect their wedding look well in advance.
Rebecca's satisfied clients have left 14 glowing reviews. One happy newlywed said "Becky was everything you want from a wedding hair and makeup stylist. Friendly, responsive and flexible. Hands on enough to be professional, hands off enough for my wedding party to feel like we could chat and be ourselves.
"Some of my wedding party picked hair, some makeup but we all felt a million dollars. Thank you Becky!"
Rebecca was delighted to receive a Hitched Wedding Award 2023, saying "I was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award for hair and makeup. I'm so humbled that my brides have taken the time to leave such wonderful reviews. To know you have made someone feel amazing on their wedding is very rewarding. Thanks again to everyone that made it possible, Hitched and all my lovely brides."
10. Cosmina Makeup Artist - Buckinghamshire
Cosmina Makeup Artist is a Milton Keynes-based beauty business servicing weddings and other milestone occasions. Owner Cosmina Blajan is an experienced and creative beautician who prides herself on her collaboration with clients and ability to bring their unique visions to life.
Cosmina trained at the Academy of Freelance Makeup London, where she honed her skills while also developing new techniques. She uses exclusively top-of-the-range products on her clients for the best results possible and offers beauty trials for you and your wedding party. From traditional wedding makeup to full glam, you're in safe hands with Cosmina.
On the day of your wedding, Cosmina will travel to your location and recreate the looks agreed upon in your initial trial.
Cosmina's skills have earned her five five star reviews on her Hitched listing, with one happy newlywed commenting "Booking Cosmina for my wedding make-up was one of the best decisions I have made. From the moment I sent an enquiry with regards to the wedding right through to the day itself, I felt that the standard of service was excellent.
"Cosmina made me feel at ease and instilled confidence in me, which in turn made me so much more relaxed on such an important day and the results were amazing! I can’t recommend her highly enough. Thank you Cosmina!"
Wedding Hair & Makeup in East Sussex
11. Zoe Miles Makeup - East Sussex
Based in Brighton, East Sussex, Zoe Miles Makeup is a beauty company offering hair and makeup services for weddings. Owner Zoe has over six years' experience in the hair and makeup industry and is a licensed cosmetician and hairdresser. Inclusivity is one of the pillars of Zoe's business, and she has a large offering for LGBTQ+ members and all genders.
Zoe ensures to use brands that match her ethical views, and exclusively uses cruelty-free, vegan and paraben-free products. All clients will receive an initial consultation with the crew where they can discuss ideas before having a hair and makeup trial to create an unforgettable look.
Zoe's satisfied clients have left 23 glowing reviews on her Hitched listing, filled with praise such as "I am so pleased I had Zoe do my hair and makeup for my wedding! Zoe is a true professional, with a friendly and calm demeanor which is just what I needed on my big day. I was very pleased with how she did my hair and makeup as she really listened to what I wanted.
"Zoe really made me look and feel so confident, and I cannot recommend her enough! Thank you so much Zoe."
Wedding Hair & Makeup in Essex
12. Bethany Kate - Essex
Bethany Kate is a Chelmsford-based on-site makeup and hair stylist who specialises in weddings and other milestone events. Founder and owner Bethany Kate is an IMA certified makeup artist and hair stylist with over five years' experience in the beauty industry. Working with premium products such as NARS and Charlotte Tilbury, she creates photo-ready looks that last all day.
Bethany aims to design looks that match the style, taste and personality of each individual client. As a mobile artist, she can travel to you on your big day, whether that's in the UK or a destination wedding. Bethany is also ready to be on-hand all the way up until the photo shoot, keeping you looking picture-perfect whether you've opted for natural makeup or classic glam.
Our happy Hitched users have left Bethany 38 rave reviews. One newlywed said "I cannot begin to recommend Bethany enough! She was always easily contactable from the moment of enquiry when I had even the tiniest question. The makeup and hair was beautiful and she took the time during the trial and through consultation to help me to confirm what my perfect look for the wedding was.
"Even on the day, Bethany helped to keep me and things around me relaxed and calm. 10/10 would recommend!"
13. Peri Orrin Bridal Hair - Essex
Based in Feering, Essex, Peri Orrin Bridal Hair brings dream wedding hairstyles to clients in the comfort of their own home. Owner Peri has over 20 years' experience in the hair styling business. She aims to create a stress-free environment on the morning of your wedding and will stay with clients for last-minute touch-ups.
Peri recommends that clients schedule a hair trial during a dress fitting so that you can see the full look and make a well-informed decision. Booking a package with Peri will get you a trial, day-of styling and looks for up to 10 people. Peri can also help you into your gown, going above and beyond to ensure you look and feel your best.
Peri has 38 glowing reviews on her Hitched listing, with one happy customer commenting "Peri was amazing, I had a hair trial & felt a million dollars, then on the wedding day she kept me calm & did everyone’s hair fabulous. As we was getting short on time, she even helped get me in my dress and laced me in, which freed up my sister to finish getting my nephew dressed.
"She really helped take away any stress & everyone loved their hair."
14. BrideBeautiful - Essex
Essex-based BrideBeautiful is a professional wedding, celebrity and special occasion makeup artist. Owner Karen is a skilled makeup artist with over 20 years' industry experience and specialises in soft glam and full glam wedding makeup looks. Karen has featured on the preferred makeup vendor list of several venues, including Gosfield Hall, Leez Priory and Blake Hall.
Makeup trials for you and your wedding party can be held three to six months before the big day at Karen's studio, giving you the chance to discuss ideas and design your dream look. Karen exclusively uses high-quality products and luxury brands to guarantee flawless and long-lasting looks.
BrideBeautiful service weddings across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, London, Suffolk and Kent, but can also cater to destination weddings upon request.
BrideBeautiful's incredible services have earned them 53 five star reviews from Hitched users. One satisfied newlywed said "I cannot recommend Karen enough. Her experience and expertise are phenomenal. Karen made both mine and my bridesmaids day so easy and relaxed in the build up to the ceremony. She created exactly the look we all wanted as individuals.
"I will most definitely be using Karen’s services again and again for all makeup related events."
15. Makeup By Kayleigh - Essex
Makeup by Kayleigh is an Essex-based professional makeup artist who specialises in weddings. Owner Kayleigh Rowett has over a decade of industry experience and uses high-end brands like Charlotte Tilbury, MAC and Bobbi Brown to help nearlyweds look and feel their best on their wedding day.
Kayleigh specialises in timeless styles that enhance each client's natural beauty, and all other styles are also catered for. To ensure you're happy with your finished look, Kayleigh offers makeup trials at her home studio. She is willing to travel for your wedding day and will stay with you right up until the ceremony to help with last-minute touch ups.
For larger wedding parties or groups of special guests, an assistant can be brought on board. There's also the opportunity to make use of some additional services such as LVL lashes, brow lamination and permanent makeup.
Kayleigh has received 38 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, with one satisfied client commenting "Kayleigh was so amazing at doing my bridal and bridal party make up. She is really very experienced and very good at what she does. She took all of our wishes and desired finished looks into consideration and made us all feel so special!
"She made me feel so calm and relaxed on the morning of my wedding day. My make up was so 'me' and it lasted all day!"
16. Bridal Hair by Frankie Calder - Essex
Bridal Hair by Frankie Calder is a bespoke wedding hairstyling business operating throughout Romford, Essex and beyond. Having trained and qualified at Sassoon Academy London and completed other wedding beauty courses, Frankie is well-known for both her talent and her reliability.
Frankie is passionate about collaborating with nearlyweds to design their dream wedding hairstyles, and offers hair trials where clients can do this. Frankie takes face shape, hair type and wedding attire into consideration when designing your wedding looks, and, as a qualified hair colourist, can also touch up and freshen any colours in your hair.
Frankie's satisfied clients have left six five star reviews on her Hitched listing, including this one: "Excellent customer service from start to finish! Frankie made me, bridesmaids and family feel so comfortable before and during the big day. She is so talented and years of experience really shows. We all loved our hair dos and had a lovely time getting ready.
"We’ve kept in touch and I’m still a regular client now. I would 100% recommend Frankie - you won’t regret choosing her services"
Wedding Hair & Makeup in Hampshire
17. Totally Flawless - Hampshire
Totally Flawless is a Hampshire-based award-winning team of wedding hair and makeup artists. Owner Claire Whitaker has over 10 years' industry experience and is passionate about forming deep relationships with her clients to better understand their wedding vision.
Totally Flawless offers a range of services to help you look and feel fabulous on your wedding day. The Totally Flawless experience begins with a consultation to discuss your ideas and visions, followed by a hair and makeup trial for you and your wedding party. Claire and the team strive to capture each client's individual dream wedding look.
The Totally Flawless team have received 29 five star reviews on their Hitched listing, including one from this happy client: "Claire did such an amazing job with my hair and makeup for my wedding day, I’m usually very self conscious but after she’d worked her magic I felt like a movie star!
"Nisha did stunning hair on all my bridesmaids and nailed the reference picture I showed her. Couldn’t recommend Totally Flawless more, book them while you can!"
18. Love Is In The Hair By Sabrina - Hampshire
Multi-award-winning wedding hair company Love Is In The Hair by Sabrina specialises in wedding styles packed with texture, definition and movement. Owner Sabrina Buck is a mobile hairstylist who's also available for destination weddings - no matter where the wedding is, Sabrina will work to make every nearlywed look and feel like a million dollars.
Booking a trial with Sabrina allows you both to combine ideas and come up with a bespoke look to complement your hair type and enhance your natural features. Dress style, wedding theme and makeup are all taken into account when designing your wedding hair, whether you're going for an elegant updo or boho beachy waves. Sabina can also take care of hairstyles for your wedding party.
Love Is In The Hair by Sabrina has received seven glowing reviews on her Hitched listing, featuring praise such as "Sabrina is so knowledgeable and KNOWS HOW HAIR WORKS! She styled mine perfectly into a mermaid style boho braid and it didn’t budge and my hair is notorious for falling out! So impressed with the skills and tips she gave during the process for me to use myself. Thank you!"
19. Features Hair and Makeup - Hampshire
Features Hair and Makeup is a hair and makeup company servicing weddings throughout Hampshire, Surrey and further afield. Owner Steph has over two decades' experience in the wedding industry and specialises in relaxed, natural hair and makeup looks designed to help each client feel great both inside and out.
Steph at Features Hair and Makeup creates one-of-a-kind looks using cruelty-free products. Everything from classic textured updos to full glam makeup looks is covered by Steph, and she is happy to travel to your location both for your trial and on the morning of your wedding. As a trained MUA and hairdresser, Steph has all your needs covered.
Steph's nine glowing reviews speak for themselves. One happy newlywed said "I have known Steph for a number of years and I knew I could trust her for my wedding day hair and makeup. I was right, not only is she the nicest person you’ll ever meet but the most patient, she went though lots of ideas with me and made sure I was happy and felt ready for the day!
"I felt like a princess and the rest of my bridal party were thrilled with their looks too. Steph is supportive and so very talented and I couldn’t of got through the morning without her!"
20. Lauren O Makeup Beauty Hair - Hampshire
Whether you're tying the knot in Hampshire. Dorset, Berkshire, Sussex or Surrey, Lauren O Makeup Beauty Hair can be there for your wedding needs. Lauren is a Too Faced Cosmetics National Pro Artist and educator with over 20 years' industry experience. She offers a 100% cruelty free makeup, hair and beauty experience for weddings and other milestone events.
Lauren specialises in boho, natural and soft glam looks and can be booked for groups for hen parties as well, a package which includes hair, makeup, nails and lashes. She recognises the honour of being chosen to be a part of someone's wedding day and the importance of forming close relationships with clients and helping them to look and feel their best.
Lauren's expert services have earned her 33 five star reviews on her Hitched listing. One satisfied customer said "Lauren was amazing throughout the whole experience. She was flexible, letting me make continual changes to which bridesmaids were being done, even the day before.
"She was always a willing ear for me to ask questions, have a moan or just vent for a second. She is the utmost professional and just perfect to keep me calm for the morning of, but was still cracking jokes and making me laugh. I honestly cannot recommend Lauren enough and I feel that not only did I find the perfect person to do my hair and make up, I also made a friend."
21. Stephanie Warren Makeup Artist - Hampshire
Stephanie Warren Makeup Artist, better known as Steph, is a makeup artist based in Yateley, Hampshire, who specialises in soft, glamourous looks with a polished finish. She offers a warm and friendly experience, helping you to remain stress-free on the morning of your wedding day.
Steph's makeup kit is packed full of familiar high-end names: Giorgio Armani, Estee Lauder, Dior, Elemis and Bobbi Brown to name a few! Steph is passionate about creating a makeup look uniquely tailored to YOU, as she recognises that makeup is so personal for everyone.
Steph's clients have left her an impressive 73 five star reviews. One happy newlywed wrote: "I am so glad that I found Stephanie! Her work is absolutely stunning, I don’t tend to wear loads of makeup so it was important to me that I didn’t look completely different on the day. My makeup was flawless and I was complimented on it all day. I sent Stephanie a picture at 1am and my make-up was still perfect.
"Stephanie also did makeup for my bridesmaids and my mum and they were all super happy! Not only is she brilliant at what she does, but she was so calm on the morning of the wedding that it really helped settle the nerves when I was in the chair chatting with her.
"I would absolutely recommend Stephanie for any bridal party and I can’t wait to treat myself by getting my make up done again! Excited to share their experience with Steph:"
22. Made to Perfection - Hair and Makeup Artist - Hampshire
Made to Perfection is a wedding day hair and makeup company based in Fleet, Hampshire. Lead hair and makeup artist Melissa Kassinen is passionate about creating looks to help her clients feel like their best selves. Melissa graduated with an HND in Specialist Makeup from West Thames before moving to work in the wedding hair and makeup industry, and now creates show stopping looks for her clients.
The Made to Perfection experience first begins with a consultation, allowing clients to trial different looks before selecting the one that's right for them. Melissa provides a bespoke look for each client before travelling to their location on their wedding morning to prepare their unforgettable hair and makeup looks.
Made to Perfection have 19 praise-packed reviews on their Hitched listing, one of which says: "Melissa did my hair & makeup for my wedding day just how I'd asked it to look & it stayed in place all day and night.
"My 3 bridesmaids also had their hair done, along with my mum, which they also all loved. Melissa is a friendly, calm person to have around on your wedding morning & I can't thank her enough for making me feel amazing on my special day."
Wedding Hair & Makeup in Kent
23. Holly Ann Bridal - Kent
Holly Ann Bridal is a mobile boutique hair, makeup and beauty company based in Beckenham, Kent. Owner Holly Ann services weddings throughout London and the surrounding areas, and uses her and her team's years of experience to create looks that help clients look and feel their very best on their big day.
Holly Ann Bridal offers makeup trials for you and your wedding party before the day itself where you can discuss styles and make your wedding dreams a reality. The team uses top quality products to help your wedding look last throughout the entire day, whether it's traditional wedding makeup or full glam.
Holly Ann's happy customers have left 46 glowing reviews on their Hitched listings. One satisfied Hitched user said "I am so pleased I found Holly to do my wedding hair and makeup. She was so lovely from start to finish. She made me feel the best I have ever felt, and ensured throughout the whole process I was 100% happy with the result.
"It felt like I had known her forever, and was such a pleasure having her by my side on my wedding morning to make me feel calm and look fab! Honestly couldn't recommend her enough, I am not one to normally leave a review but I am just so impressed with the result. Thank you again Holly! Definitely going to book you for any special occasion, make an excuse out of being pampered again."
24. Wedding Hair & Make Up Company - Kent
Wedding Hair & Makeup Company is a beauty services company catering to weddings and other special events in Kent. Lead stylist and company owner Nicki has an impressive 28 years' experience in the beauty industry and is a pro member of brands such as MAC, Charlotte Tilbury and Bobbi Brown.
If you're looking for a soft and classic wedding day look, then the Wedding Hair & Make Up Company is the place to go. Their goal is to use top-of-the-range makeup products to enhance your natural beauty and keep you looking fresh all day long. Clients can make use of hair and makeup trials to perfect their dream look, which can take place at your location and cater for your wedding party too.
Nicki will even provide a wedding morning schedule to allow you to fully relax and prepare before walking down the aisle.
28 satisfied Hitched users have left five star reviews for Wedding Hair & Make Up Company. One newlywed said "I was so pleased with my hair and makeup for my wedding on Sunday. Nicki was absolutely fantastic and not a single hair was out of place come the end of the night. During the trial I showed Nicki a few photos of how I would like my hair and she recreated it perfectly, I was so happy!
"She also did my makeup which stayed in place all day and was lovely and natural. Nicki also did my bridesmaids hair and the little ones loved having their hair done! On the day Nicki was so calm and helpful, I would definitely recommend. Thank you Nicki!"
25. Adriana Herran Makeup Artist - Kent
Adriana Herran Makeup Artist is a Kent-based hair stylist and makeup artist committed to creating personalised looks for each individual client. Adriana's makeup enhances clients' beautiful natural features, and she's also an expert in corrective and anti-aging techniques. She can then advise on and create the perfect hairstyle to complement your look.
An initial consultation with the client allows Adriana to hear more about their wedding vision and work with them, creating a dream look which can then be recreated during a hair and makeup trial. Getting to know and listening to her clients is her priority, and enable her to create bespoke looks that are effortlessly chic.
Adriana has earned seven five star reviews on her Hitched listing, with one satisfied client commenting "Adriana did my make-up for my wedding, I had a makeup & hair trial with her first and she was wonderful. I felt and looked gorgeous thanks to her amazing make-up and hairstyle skills. The atmosphere was very chill and casual, like meeting with a friend.
"On the wedding day, she was on time and we started getting ready immediately, it took a little over 2 hours and I was ready, my make-up held up all through the wedding day, which was great as it was such a hot day and my hair held also, I am so impressed with Adriana's skill and very welcoming personality, I really recommend her!"
26. Kent Professional Makeup - Kent
Based in West Malling, Kent Professional Makeup is a beauty business specialising in creating bespoke wedding looks. Owner Claire has almost two decades' experience in the wedding industry and is passionate about ensuring nearlyweds feel amazing inside and out for their wedding day.
Claire offers a variety of professional packages to choose from, which include flawless makeup application and indulgent beauty treatments. Being a freelance MUA means that she can work on the location of your choice, and she also offers massages, facials, manicures and more. Her services can include the nearlyweds, wedding parties and parents of the couples - it's up to you!
On the wedding morning, Claire creates a relaxing atmosphere, allowing you to prepare for the celebration.
Kent Professional Makeup's happy customers have left 28 five star reviews on their Hitched listing, including this glowing testimonial: "A fantastic service. Claire struck the balance between friendly and professional. She gelled beautifully with the other suppliers, and our family and friends, on our big day and was the calming influence that was needed on the morning of the wedding.
"Her work is second to none. She listened to what my make up vision was and delivered perfectly. My photos (and lasting memories) are all the better for Claire’s talents and I was 100% satisfied with the service from first consultation to wedding day. I would highly recommend Claire to any other bride looking for a bridal MUA."
27. Bridal by Charlotte - Kent
Bridal by Charlotte is a Westerham-based makeup and beauty industry catering to couples tying the knot, as well as their wedding parties. Charlotte herself has over 10 years' experience in the makeup and beauty industry and has worked for several recognisable brands such as MAC Cosmetics. She's also a qualified therapist who is passionate about skincare.
Charlotte loves weddings, and recognises the privilege of getting to be a part of her clients' important day. Her wedding packages include a makeup trial within six months of your wedding day, a mini Dermalogica skin treatment, false lash application and a wedding lipstick to keep, so you can be sure nothing will get smudged between rounds of prosecco!
Satisfied Hitched users have left seven glowing reviews on Bridal by Charlotte's listing. One newlywed said "Could not recommend Charlotte enough! She has done my make up not only for my own wedding but my sister and best friend's weddings, as well as general party make up/ wedding guest make-up etc. She is extremely reliable, professional and her skills are second to none.
"She listens to what you actually want (no matter how subtle or drastic) and gives her opinion on what she thinks would suit you, making you look and feel amazing. Honestly couldn't recommend Charlotte enough and can't wait to book her for my next occasion. Thanks for all your hard work and making me feel amazing every time!"
28. GemMakeup - Kent
Founded in 2017, GemMakeup is a professional freelance makeup artist based in Kent. MUA Gemma specialises in wedding makeup and describes her style as classic and elegant soft glam. Gemma is fully mobile and can bring her services to the location of you choosing.
Before founding GemMakeup, Gemma obtained a BA Hons in Specialist Makeup and worked for several years in the makeup industry. She has a vast knowledge of makeup techniques and products, which she uses to give every bride a bespoke look and personalised experience.
Gemma's unique background in film and TV makeup means that she is able to create makeup looks that last all day, whether you're under studio lights or sweating on the dancefloor!
Gemma has 18 five star reviews from Hitched users, with one happy client saying "Gemma is an amazing makeup artist, wedding supplier and person. Gemma’s kit was immaculate and contains the widest range of luxury, professional products I’ve ever seen. She listens carefully to what you would like and works her magic to create the most stunning makeup looks.
"My makeup lasted all day and all night and didn’t budge one bit - I felt so lovely! The other thing about Gemma is she has such a friendly, calming nature and makes everyone feel so comfortable which is exactly what you need on the morning of your wedding. I’d highly recommend Gemma to everyone, you won’t be disappointed!"
29. The Make-Up Box - Kent
The Make-Up Box is an award-winning London-based mobile make-up studio that brings a uniquely indulgent experience to the location of your choosing. On the morning of your wedding day, step out of your home and into the fully-equipped van, where you will emerge from looking and feeling your very best.
Diversity and acceptance are core pillars of The Make-Up Box's ethos, and their wedding hair and makeup caters to clients of all ethnicities and cultures. The experienced team will ensure that your unique features and natural beauty shine through, whether you go for a bold or subtle look.
The Make-Up Box has earned 21 praise-filled reviews from our Hitched users, such as this satisfied client: "Having my hair and make-up done by Shair at The Make-up Box was a really wonderful experience. You feel like the most important person in the world as soon as you step inside. T
"he plush interior, the lighting, all the equipment, and Shair's welcoming smile makes you relax - you know you will be well looked-after. Shair has lots of expertise, and she will give you the look you want, so you feel beautiful on your special day."
30. Lara James Make Up - Kent
Lara James Make Up is a professional and experienced wedding makeup artist who operates across Kent, London and further afield. Company owner Lara James has over 30 years' experience in the fashion and beauty industry, beginning her career as a model at the age of 18. Lara founded her own makeup company over eight years ago to help nearlyweds look and feel their best on their big day,
Making you feel comfortable and confident is Lara's priority. Her makeup kit is full of high-quality by the likes of Chanel, Dior, MAC and Estee Lauder, which she uses to accentuate each client's natural beauty. After discovering your skin type and beauty ideas at your makeup trial, Lara will document the exact products and colours used, ready to recreate them on the morning of your wedding day.
When the day comes, Lara is happy to work on location and can also cater to the wedding party, parents of the couple and any other special guests.
Lara has earned 27 five star reviews from Hitched users, including one satisfied newlywed who commented "Thank you so much for making me look and feel beautiful on my special day. Lara is talented, patient and friendly. I would happily recommend you to any of my friends that are getting married. Everyone complimented me on how beautiful my make up looked.
"I was so happy with my make up and wouldn't have changed a thing."
Lara was delighted to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying "I am delighted to be recognised as one of the highest reviewed makeup artists in the South East, and it really was a pleasure to make all my brides look their best on their big day. The reviews really go to show that you should never underestimate the power of a good makeup artist to make you feel incredible."
Wedding Hair & Makeup in Oxfordshire
31. Melissa Hair and Make-up - Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire-based Melissa Hair and Make-up is a professionally trained hair and make-up artist specialising in personalised wedding hair and make-up. Melissa originally trained at the London School of Make-Up, and, after working in fashion on events such as London Fashion Week, decided to specialise in the wedding industry. As a freelance artist, she is available for weddings across the country.
Now Melissa boasts over five years experience in the wedding industry and offers highly skilled bespoke wedding looks. She is also familiar with the wedding planning process and is happy to help all her clients with their wedding questions, from advising on other wedding suppliers to helping them get into their dress on the day.
Melissa has seven five star reviews on her Hitched listing. One client offered the following positive feedback: "Melissa has done my hair and make up on numerous occasions, as a guest, bridesmaid and most notably, when I was the bride. At every occasion, she really listened to what I wanted, and worked to create a look based on what I asked for and what would suit me.
"I’ve never felt more beautiful than on my wedding day - she made me look so special but also still like myself! She kept me calm all morning and also kept to timings. I would use her again in a heartbeat!"
32. Bridal by Charley - Oxfordshire
Based in North Oxfordshire, Bridal by Charley is a wedding beauty, hair and makeup service. Owner Charley Fisher is passionate about helping brides look and feel their best on their wedding day, and is willing to travel to weddings across the UK to make this happen.
Charley's signature style can be described as natural and glowy, but she is more than capable of accommodating all desires and looks. She also offers hairstyling services for long-lasting hair dos, as well as trials for the entire wedding party.
On the wedding day itself, Charley can provide services for up to four people, and can bring along an assistant for any larger groups.
Ten of Charley's satisfied Hitched customers have left her glowing reviews, such as this one: "I booked Charley for hair and make up for my wedding day, and she was so friendly and professional from start to finish. During our hair and make up trial, Charley talked me and my bridesmaids through her thoughts and suggestions and really took her time to make sure we was all happy with the results.
"On my wedding day Charley was set up and ready at the venue for us to arrive. She’s so friendly and the results were even better than we could have imagined. I would recommend Charley to any bride/MOTB/bridesmaids for both hair and makeup. True artist."
33. Anna Jones Bridal - Oxfordshire
First established in 2019, Anna Jones Bridal is a wedding beauty company serving nearlyweds in and around Oxford, Oxfordshire. this business is led by professional makeup artist and hairstylist Anna, who trained at the prestigious Glauca Rossi School of Makeup in London and has worked in the fashion and wedding industries for several years.
Anna wants her clients to be able to sit back and relax as she creates the wedding look of your dreams using products from the likes of Chanel, Dior and Armani. Whether you're going for something classic or chic, she can create a wide range of styles. She even offers personalised packages to suit your specific needs!
Anna has earned 16 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, including one from a satisfied client who commented "I booked Anna for my hair and make up for my wedding day and I couldn’t of been more pleased that I chose her. Anna was a delight to have for my special day as she listened to exactly what I wanted. I was so so happy with it .
"I would highly recommend her. Thank you so much again Anna, you are amazing at what you do."
After receiving her Hitched Wedding Award, Anna said "Thank you so much Hitched for this award, recognising all of the positive feedback given to me by my past brides. I care so much about all of my individual brides and helping them to have the most enjoyable, smooth-sailing wedding mornings and to be really confident in how they look and feel is my upmost priority.
"It’s so great to have this recognised by my past brides in such kind words, so thank you so much to all of my lovely brides for your glowing reviews. Not only does it help to keep my small business going with attracting future brides, it has meant I have been recognised by Hitched! Thank you."
34. Sarah Wray Hair and Make-up Artistry - Oxfordshire
Sarah Wray Hair and Make-up Artistry is an Oxfordshire-based wedding stylist who also services weddings across Northamptonshire and Warwickshire. Certified hair and makeup artist Sarah graduated from London College of Fashion over 20 years ago and has since worked in film and TV. She now works in breakfast TV and also has a great passion for weddings.
Sarah provides a relaxed and caring service which allows her clients to enjoy a stress-free wedding morning. Sarah prides herself on using premium high-quality makeup brands to create flawless, classic makeup looks. She is also conscious about continuously updating her makeup skills and does so by staying on top of the latest trends and techniques.
Whether you want an intricate style or a relaxed boho look, Sarah can make it happen - simply book a hair and makeup trial and she'll come to you. Your trial has no time limit and will end when Sarah is satisfied with the final look, which she will recreate on location on your wedding morning.
Sarah's Hitched listing has 27 five star reviews from her previous client, one of whom said "Sarah is an experienced and adaptable artist and stylist, who really listens to what you like and don’t like, and creates a miracle!
"I hired her for my recent wedding, and she did me and my bridesmaid's hair and make up - everyone was so pleased with the outcome! She is also a really lovely person who is very patient, which helps in a stressful situation."
Sarah was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying "I was delighted to receive this award. I always put my heart and soul into my work and I feel the key to being a good wedding hair and make up artist is really listening to the bride, making them feel at ease and being a calming influence on the wedding day.
"I thank all my lovely brides for their kind and generous comments and I look forward to meeting my new brides this upcoming year."
Wedding Hair & Makeup in Surrey
35. The Blowdry Artist - Surrey
The Blowdry Artist is a hairstyling business based in Croydon, Surrey, who caters to weddings in the local area and beyond. Owner Rianna Henry is passionate about helping each client look and feel their best on their wedding day, and can create a wide variety of wedding hairstyles, from traditional updos to beautiful curly locks.
Rianna is a true professional with years of experience. She has previously worked with GHD, Nike and L'Oreal, and her work has been featured in The Times, Hello Magazine, The Daily Mail and Black Beauty Hair. Packages here are completely customisable and can include hair trials, blowouts and more.
On your wedding morning, Rianna can come to your location to help you prepare and relax before walking down the aisle.
Rianna's happy clients have left six five star reviews on her Hitched listing. One satisfied newlywed said "I cannot recommend Rianna enough. She is professional, courteous, friendly and just so talented! She made me feel totally at ease on my big day and made sure I was happy with my hair.
"She was not phased by anything - she even said she would stand in to style my bridesmaids hair on the day if needed when the other stylist was late! Overall, I would whole heartedly recommend."
36. Louise de Brookley - Surrey
London-based Louise de Brookley is a wedding hair and makeup artist who has been working in the wedding, television and fashion industries for over 20 years. She studied at the prestigious London College of Fashion and her star-studded list of clients include Joan Collins, Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith and Peter Andre.
Louise enables clients to feel great both inside and outside by listening to their needs and designing bespoke looks to reflect their unique styles and personalities. She is willing to travel to service weddings throughout the UK and can also cater for up to two members of your wedding party. For larger groups, Louise's talented assistant can be engaged.
Louise has earned an impressive 41 five star reviews from Hitched users, with one client commenting "Louise and her team did a fantastic job on my wedding hair and make up, as well as my mum’s and bridesmaids’. She was a true professional and I felt completely safe in her hands.
"She was also a calming influence in the morning when we were getting ready and ensured that we were completely on time at every point. I felt so beautiful on my wedding day, and I know that my bridal party did too!"
Louise was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award 2023, saying "Working with my lovely brides to make them feel special is what makes my job so rewarding, and getting wonderful reviews from them is the icing on the cake! I’m so grateful for all their kind words, and my Hitched Wedding Award means so much to me.”
37. Beth Leahy Makeup - Surrey
Beth Leahy Makeup is a beauty services company base in Epsom, which provides beauty treatments ahead of weddings and other special events. Owner Beth is an experienced freelance makeup artist who strives to enhance her clients' natural beauty and create memorable looks. Beth's key aim is to empower women and men by helping them feel comfortable and confident.
The Beth Leahy Makeup experience begins with a consultation, followed by trials where she can try out all your dream wedding look ideas. The end result will be a bespoke makeup look which Beth can recreate on location on the morning of your wedding day. She can also cater for wedding parties if desired.
Five satisfied Hitched users have left five star reviews on Beth's Hitched listing, one of whom said "Beth did my bridal makeup for my wedding for me and my bridesmaids and all I can say is WOW! I don’t normally like having my makeup done after countless disappointing experiences with well known brands so it’s safe to say I’m picky, but Beth blew me away!
"It suited me perfectly and was exactly what I wanted and more. My bridesmaids were blown away too (again they are difficult to please)! I can’t recommend Beth enough. I wish she could do my makeup everyday and I still love looking back at my wedding pictures just to admire my makeup. So worth it!"
38. Bride by Becky - Surrey
Based in Ealing, West London, Bride by Becky is a hair and makeup service catering to weddings across Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex, Oxfordshire, South West London and Surrey. Becky is an award-winning hair stylist and makeup artist with over 18 years' experience in the industry, 10 of which were spent specifically in the wedding industry.
Becky's makeup kit is packed full of top-of-the-range designer brands such as NARS, Stila and Bobbi Brown, as well as plenty of luxury vegan brands. She will then use these products to create a bespoke look personalised to your distinct style and personality.
Whether you're looking for a style that's vintage, contemporary, natural, classic, glamorous or quirky, Becky can cater to you.
Becky has earned 16 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, including one from this newlywed: "Becky was so lovely and did an absolutely brilliant job with both the bridal party and my own make-up! It was wonderful to get to know Becky during the trial beforehand and talk through everything. Becky was kind, patient, and attentive and I would highly recommend her to other brides-to-be!"
After receiving her Hitched Award 2023, Becky said "I’m really really filled with pride and joy to have won the prestigious Hitched award! I’ve been working really hard on making my business the best it could possibly be in all areas. I have to thank my amazing 2022 clients; they were an absolute pleasure to work with, such beautiful souls inside and out! "
39. Spence and Oliver The Bridal Beauty Co - Surrey
Spence and Oliver The Bridal Beauty Co are a wedding hair and makeup service based in London and Dorset. Owners Lauren and Emma are passionate about helping nearlyweds to look and feel their best on their wedding day. Their skills with the makeup and hair brush help them to create the wedding of each individual client's dreams.
Lauren and Emma have a combined over 15 years' experience in the industry, and they are skilled at alleviating any of the inevitable wedding morning stress. Your comfort is their priority, whether that's during your beauty trial where you can discuss your vision, our on the big day itself. Lauren and Emma can also create looks for your wedding party, using their top-of-the-range products.
Spence and Oliver The Bridal Beauty Co have received 67 five star reviews from Hitched users. One happy client commented "They were easily contactable through-out the whole process and a joy to work with. On my wedding day they made me feel beautiful, with make up that stayed on all day fetching many compliments.
"The morning with them getting ready was very relaxed and they made me and my bridal party feel at ease. They also did hair and make up for 4 of my bridesmaids, mother of the bride and mother of the groom. All loved their experience and the outcome. They all looked amazing! Can't recommend them enough - from start to finish they were a joy, so professional, stress-free and great!"
40. Sheri Louise Hair and Makeup - Surrey
Sheri Louise Hair and Makeup is a specialist wedding hair and makeup service based in Croydon which services celebrations throughout Surrey. Sher Louise began working in the beauty industry 13 years ago, beginning in hair extensions before developing a love of cosmetics. Her passion is to help clients feel beautiful inside and out on their special day.
Here you can make the most of the comprehensive packages on offer, which come with hair and makeup services for you and your wedding party. Sheri can provide her hair and makeup services at your home or venue, and she's even available for late appointments to accommodate any last minute plan changes!
Sheri's satisfied customers have left 11 glowing reviews on her Hitched listing, one of which says "Sheri was wonderful on my wedding day; it felt like having another friend being a part of the wedding! She was super friendly and very professional. My friends and mum really enjoyed her company and loved how she did all of their hair; really beautiful.
"Thank you Sheri, I loved having you be a part of my wedding morning."
Sheri was delighted to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying "This award means so much to me, I worked so hard last year to secure bookings and I am so appreciative of all my lovely brides for taking the time to write reviews about how much they appreciated the services I provided for them."
41. The Beauty Collective - Surrey
The Beauty Collective is a Surrey-based wedding hair and makeup company that provide service to the surrounding counties. Founders Keeley and Charli are experienced stylists with a background in TV and editorial work. They and their expert team use high-end products and professional techniques to bring make your dream wedding vision a reality.
Getting to know the client is of the utmost importance to The Beauty Collective team, which they do via a consultation and beauty trial. This will allow them to create a bespoke look that accentuates the client's natural beauty. The team can provide home service for convenience, both for your trial and on your wedding morning, and they can also service your wedding party, parents and special guests.
The Beauty Collective have received a whopping 95 five star reviews from Hitched users. One happy newlywed said "I can not recommend these ladies more highly! They made me look like a princess. All my bridesmaids, and mother, also looked stunning. They were incredibly patient and professional and such lovely people to hang out with, so lucky I booked them!"
After receiving a Hitched Wedding Award, founder Charli said "Winning a Hitched Wedding Award is hugely important to us at The Beauty Collective. We all aim to give our clients the best experience for their wedding day and to get the Hitched Wedding Award means we are achieving that.
"For the brides-to be, there are so many decisions to make and suppliers to view. Along with our 95 five star reviews, the award adds a level of reassurance that when choosing the Beauty Collective they are dealing with highly skilled, experienced professionals and are in safe hands. We would like to thank all our past brides for their reviews and kind words, it really does mean so much!"
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