I create glowy, fresh & polished makeup & hair looks that compliment my clients individuality. I work with my brides on a personal level to truly understand their vision and make it a reality.


Will my bridal makeup last for the whole wedding?

Yes your bridal makeup will last for the duration of your wedding day. I pride myself on using premium tried and tested products in my kit that will ensure that your makeup goes the distance. I use setting sprays, finishing powders, water proof mascaras etc. I also include touch up kits for my brides to take with them on the big day to ensure they can re apply lipstick and powder If necessary.

Do I need to have a pre wedding trial appointment?

Yes I would always recommend having a trial session prior to the wedding, the trial appointment is an opportunity for me to meet you and get to know your skin and hair texture, your individual features and any concerns/ goals you have for your wedding day makeup & hair look. During the trial I will make notes of all the products I use and also take reference pictures so that I can recreate the look for you seamlessly on the big day. I love my trials because it gives me a chance to really get to you know as a person a little bit and understand your style and that helps me create a look that’s tailored to your personality.

How long before the wedding do I need to book my trial session?

I usually recommend six to eight weeks prior to the wedding . This is because it’s good to have our meeting relatively close to the wedding so that your skin tone is the same and hair colour/ length etc But lots of my brides like to book them a bit more in advance which is absolutely fine too. It’s really up to the client and their preference.

What makeup brands do you use?

I use a mixture of brands but my personal favourites are Charlotte Tilbury, Mac, Nars and Laura Mercier I particularly love to work with Charlotte Tilbury on my brides because I feel the products are so glowy and luxurious on the skin. I love the soft warm tones and I think they lend themselves so well to bridal work. They last well and they photograph amazingly too. The products also smell amazing


Cannot recommend Ellie MORE HIGHLY. She is super talented, creative, lovely to be around (which is important if you’re thinking about wedding morning) and will give you guidance and also take your steer in equal, perfectly proportioned measures. Loved having Ellie with us on my wedding day and for my trial. She did such a gorgeous job on my hair and make up, I was over the moon. I had absolutely no idea what I wanted, so Ellie showed me lots of options and gave great advice based on my skin, face shape, colouring etc. I was so happy with the result. Ellie did my hair and make up, and all of the bridesmaids hair - with support from her friend/colleague Sylvie on the girls’ make up (Sylvie was also a pure pleasure and did a gorgeous job). Loved having both there to relieve a little time pressure. She was also so fab and understanding when I was feeling a bit overwhelmed when the nerves kicked in. Super calm and reassuring. A true professional, and a lovely, very talented person! 10s, 10s, 10s across the board.

Sophie Tom Baker Chaytor-Grubb

Ellie was absolutely amazing on my wedding day in July 2023 - she knew exactly the look that I wanted to go for and helped make suggestions for me and my bridesmaids about what products suited us all the best. The trial was great as we were able to discuss lots of options and didn't feel rushed at all. We all felt so confident and I would recommend her to any brides to be/bridal parties! Thank you Ellie!

Laura Davidson

Ellie was absolutely brilliant for my wedding providing hair and makeup to myself my bridesmaids and my mum. She’s lovely, highly skilled make up artist and hair dresser but also she was so calm on the day and a pleasure to have part of my big day! She kept us all calm and my mum said it was the most relaxing hour she’s had in a long time whilst Ellie got her wedding ready! Brilliant quick communication as well in the lead up. Would highly recommend and use again.

Gemma Savage

Ellie did my wedding makeup and hair, and the whole experience was amazing from start to finish. At the trial, Ellie perfectly created the look I was going for almost instantly! I gave her a few ideas about what I wanted and it turned out better than I had imagined! And on the morning of my wedding, Ellie was so calm and relaxed, which made me feel very calm and relaxed too. The final look was just perfect, I’ve never felt so confident. I couldn’t recommend Ellie more!

Lizzie Garment

I contacted Ellie about doing hair for myself and my bridesmaids at rather short notice, with less than two months until the wedding. Ellie was SO helpful in getting everything booked in really quickly, providing an initial phone consultation to talk through our ideas and getting a trial booked for me before the day. We ended up adding in services for my mum and mother-in-law nearer the day too, which Ellie was very accommodating of - nothing was too much trouble! The trial was really relaxed and helpful. I'd been fairly indecisive about my hairstyle for the day, so Ellie helpfully trialled a couple for me and gave great advice on how we could tweak it to suit my accessories and dress. She took lots of great pictures for me to deliberate over and gave good advice after the trial on the bridesmaids accessories/styles too. I'd decided to do my own makeup, but Ellie was so helpful in giving me tips on some of the products I'd be using and some of her makeup bag favourites, which was very much appreciated! She and Monica were brilliant on the day. They made the mums, bridesmaids and myself feel really at ease and they added a lovely, friendly, calming presence to the bridal prep room. Every one of us loved the styles they produced - I got so many compliments on my hair and it stayed brilliantly until the very end of the night! Communication was great, Ellie was so lovely and friendly, and the end result was just perfection - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ellie for your hair and makeup needs!


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