Trusting someone with your makeup on your big day is quite the responsibility. The fear of being slightly too orange or slightly too pale in your wedding photos should be enough to convince you to fork out on the best. Lucky for you, we have rounded up the best UK wedding makeup artists so you’re sure to be in good hands.
Best UK Wedding Makeup Artists
Getting ready for your wedding is one of the most enjoyable parts of your big day and having a professional and friendly makeup artist goes a long way in making the experience. We’d recommend you opt for a makeup trial so you don’t have any nasty surprises on your big day. Plus, it gives you the chance to get to know your MUA a bit beforehand.
South/ South East England
Victoria is based in Berkshire but works in and around London. She offers all-day hair and makeup services to brides. Victoria offers private styling session with her bridal accessories range as styled above. For all-day hair and make-up packages, prices start at £1,250 per day for the bride, plus 3 additional adults during peak season.
This highly-acclaimed duo are experienced bridal makeup artists having made up a load of beautiful brides IRL and on the catwalks. They work across most of London and Greater London and do both hair and makeup- a double whammy. Hair prices start at £100 and makeup at £150 and bridal party makeup starting at £70 and hair at £60.
Based in Hampshire but operating across the south and central London, Frances has a wealth of experience in bridal beauty, she has been featured in Wedding Ideas previously and worked with a number of high-profile clients, including aristocracy. Frances’ average bridal service costs £180 including the trial with bridesmaids and mother of the brides at an additional £50 per person.
Based in Falmouth, Cornwall, Stacey is a makeup artist who offers more than just bridal makeup. With services including manis and pedis, spray tans and lashes she can help you and your bridal party get fully prepped for your big day. Stacey charges £170 for bridal makeup including a trial with an additional £50 per person for any bridesmaids and MOTB.
Helen is an experienced makeup artist with over 20 year’s experience and a speciality for bridal beauty, though she also has experience in editorial shoots. Based in Kent, Helen covers the Sussex, Surrey and South London areas as well. Bridal makeup trials start at £40 and £90 for the big day. Bridesmaids cost £50 per person with discounts available to younger bridesmaids.
North/ North East England
With over eight years of experience, Victoria works across bridal makeup, editorial and occasion makeup. Based in the north east of England, she can give you with that perfect, natural wedding day look at an affordable price. With prices starting at £60 for a trial and £120 for wedding day makeup, any additional bridal party makeup will set you back only £40.
Based in Llandudno, North Wales, Rihannon has a team of makeup artists supporting her who can create the flawless, radiant wedding day look we all lust after. Rihannon’s prices are £145 for bridal makeup, inclusive of a consultation and trial. She charges £45 per person for your bridal party but she throws in some false lashes for every bride.
Keena is a Welsh MUA based in Noth Wales but always willing to travel for her brides. During her 16 year’s experience she has worked with some huge names including YSL and Dior. Keena’s prices start from £165 for a bride including the trial and false lashes. Additional bridal party cost £45.
Based in Glasgow, Laura is an award-winning MUA who has worked with some big name clients including MAC, Bobbie Brown and Nars. She is a pro when it comes to bridal beauty with 20 years of experience under her belt. Prices start at £40 for a trial and £85 for the big day including two of your bridal party at £45 each.
Lyn is an award-winning makeup artist based in Edinburgh but she travels all over for her brides. She is both a makeup artist and hair stylist so she may just be everything you need on your big day. Her experience spans from bridal to catwalk makeup, TV makeup and editorial shoots. Prices start at £50 for a makeup trial and £60 for bridal make up. Prices for your bridal party are £45 per person.
Sinead is also an award-winning MUA based in Lisburn but she works throughout Northern Ireland and wherever her brides take her. Maid by Sinead’s bridal makeup packages for the bride and two bridesmaids start £240 including a makeup trial. Cost per person for your bridal party is £40.
Kerri Moore is a reputable makeup artist, specialising in bridal beauty. She is based out of Northern Ireland but more than happy to travel further afield. Kerri’s basic rates start at £275 for a party of four.
- ^ Victoria Percival (www.victoriapercival.com)
- ^ Pamela & Andrea (www.pandamakeup.co.uk)
- ^ Frances Moore (www.francesmooremua.co.uk)
- ^ Stacey Cremin (www.makeup-artist-cornwall.co.uk)
- ^ Helen Lee (www.helenleemakeup.co.uk)
- ^ Victoria Holdstock (www.victoriaholdstock.co.uk)
- ^ Rihannon Pritchard (www.rhiannonpritchard.co.uk)
- ^ Keena (keenamakeup.co.uk)
- ^ Laura Dawson (www.lauradawsonmakeup.com)
- ^ Lyn McKenzie (www.schuh.co.uk)
- ^ Maid by Sinead (www.maidbysinead.co.uk)
- ^ By Kerri (bykerri.co.uk)
- ^ Wedding Ideas Facebook page (www.facebook.com)
- ^ @wimagazine Twitter account (twitter.com)