Photo/ HMUA: KT Merry / TEAM Hair & Makeup
Planning your wedding hair and makeup is no easy task. You want something fashionable but not too trendy, something formal, but you still want to look like yourself. Where do you start? Like everything else for your wedding, you should start by finding inspiration.
Lucky you, it’s 2022 and inspiration is absolutely everywhere, but that can be challenging in its own way. So, let us help. We’ve rounded up ten hair and makeup artists that are must-follows and you’ll find all the inspo you’ll need to glow on your big day.
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TEAM Hair and Makeup Inc. creates timeless looks for the most elegant brides. “For me, the most important aspect of working with a bride is making her feel as confident as possible. Every woman is beautiful on her wedding day, and confidence is the purest form of beauty,” states Mar R., Creative Director of TEAM Hair & Makeup. Their philosophy is that any bride can change into a couture gown from her wedding dress, and look like she’s about to walk the red carpet.
Soft, feminine looks with a little edge, that’s what HJ Beauty Paris brings to the table, and we’re here for it! They know how to take that effortless feel of everyday makeup and amp it up just enough to photograph beautifully on your wedding day.
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The Kim Baker Beauty luxury makeup and hair team is a group of experienced and passionate artists who care as much about how you look as how you FEEL. Their style is timeless, classic, and elevated. As the first vendors you are with on your wedding day, they prioritize your happiness and do everything in their power to help you feel grounded, loved, and present. KBB brides and to-be-weds get their full attention starting with a virtual skincare consultation with lead artist, owner and licensed esthetician, Kim Baker Gomez. Followed by text and email access for planning and general wedding emotional support, a preview to create you dream wedding day look, a custom timeline for a relaxing and easy morning, and more! Ready to book your dream makeup and hair team? Submit your inquiry here.
Dolled Up Services was created by Maricela Valencia specializing in on location special occasion hair and makeup services. Their team spans over Central and Northern California traveling all over the bay for your big day! They are so much more than hair and makeup, they offer a huge beauty network to help you get ready from aesthetics, skin care, hair care and waxing. Connect with them so they can get you Dolled Up!
Makeup By Morgan Dyer specializes in natural and soft glam makeup looks for weddings to birthday dinners and everything in between. Her goal is to have you leaving feeling like yourself…just enhanced! Bonus - Morgan is also an absolute rockstar at hair - she’s been part of many infamous Wedding Chicks shoots creating both stunning hair and makeup wedding looks for our models.
From the trend-setting hair artist, behind this reel we posted that broke IG:
“I Do” Hair by Kimberly May specializes in airy and romantic styles and is not your average hairstylist. She’s been in the wedding industry over 15 years and knows all the ins and outs of bridal looks.
Beyoutiful Bride is and on-location Bridal beauty company based in Cedar Grove, NJ and serves the tri-state area. But, since they love what they do, they’re happy to travel to any destination worldwide for weddings! They believe that every bride should be the most elevated version on themselves on their wedding day!
Want an IG famous make up artist? With over 26K Instagram followers, Makeup by Michelle is renowned with brides and many reality TV stars. You’ll see some very familiar housewives when you’re scrolling through her feed.
From celebrity weddings and photoshoots with Wedding Chicks, you’ve definitely seen the work from 1011 Makeup. 1011 Makeup is based in Nashville, TN & Orange County, CA but are available to travel worldwide.
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High-fashion photoshoots to dewy bridal looks, Harold James can do it all. We love his soft touch and how he really knows his way around a cheekbone (highlight and contour are always on point!). If you want your wedding look to be cover material, you need to see his feed.
Once you've got your hair and makeup ironed out, it's time to accessorize! Here are 10 accessories lines that you have to know about. We've also rounded up a few veil alternatives, in case that's not your thing...