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The Best Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Kent for Brides of All Style Preferences

We’ve rounded up the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent so that you can treat yourself to the talented, professional and friendly service you deserve…

Asking for a ‘golden glow’ and getting something more reminiscent of a pumpkin is a wedding day fear that spooks many brides. To avoid any wedding day horrors, we’ve rounded up the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent so you can have your pick of the county’s most trustworthy beauty experts for your big day. 

Curly, long wedding hair complete with a flower crown by one of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent, Kirsten from Kirsten hair and makeup

Hair by Kirsten Hair and Makeup and photography by Photography by Kirsty

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Bridal Beauty Kent 

Bridal Beauty Kent offers much more than a wedding hair and makeup service, they’re your one-stop-shop for all your wedding beauty needs. 

Bride getting her wedding hair and makeup done by Bridal Beauty Kent

Does your tan need a helping hand? Fancy an eyelash extension for your wedding day? Oh, and don’t forget about your nails, everyone will be hoping for a sneak peek of your ring!

Equipped with hair and makeup artists, nail technicians and spray tan specialists, Bridal Beauty Kent has got you covered!

Why are they some of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent?

Not only have Bridal Beauty Kent worked with over 700 bridal parties, but they also have experience working alongside leading fashion and beauty brands like Vogue and London Fashion Week. With a wealth of experience, the experts at Bridal Beauty Kent are a trustworthy choice for your wedding hair and makeup.

Bride having her wedding hair and makeup done by an expert at Bridal Beauty Kent

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Pretty Please by Katie

Katie from Pretty Please by Katie has specialised in wedding hair and makeup for over six years and has had the pleasure of working with hundreds of brides. 

“No two brides are the same,” Katie told Chilham Bridal, “so the hair and makeup looks I create are always totally bespoke.

“Whatever their bridal style may be, whether they’re a classic vintage bride wearing a Hollywood wave and a red lip, or a relaxed boho bride, barefoot with flowers in their hair, I love being able to transform them from their everyday selves into the brides that they’ve only ever imagined they could be!”

Bride with long, curled hair adorned with roses and leaves hugging her bridesmaid who has a flower crown on

Why is Katie one of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent?

Katie understands the importance of her role in her brides’ weddings.

“How brides look on their wedding day is captured in photos that will last a lifetime, and I don’t take my involvement in that lightly!” Katie explained to us. “My brides take so much time, and give so much attention to all the little details of their big day, it’s only right that I do the same!”

Relaxed bride wearing a leather jacket and loose curls and florals running down her parting

Ellen Dalton

With over 15 years of experience working as professional hair and makeup artists within media, photographic and fashion, the Ellen Dalton team have specialised in bridal and it’s clear they’re passionate about what they do. 

Bride wearing a red lip, blusher, black eye makeup and loose curls in her hair. Wedding hair and makeup done by one of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent, Ellen Dalton

Why are they some of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent?

We caught up with Ellen, who makes up one half of the dream team behind the brand, to find out what makes them unique.

“We have worked with 100s of brides and their bridal parties when helping to make their wedding mornings extra special,” Ellen explained. “We make sure we only use high-end hair and makeup brands and are pro-members of Charlotte Tilbury. 

Bride with long, blonde curled hair clipped back, and natural-looking makeup

“We make sure we keep on top of key trends and complete on-going training and master-classes to ensure our brides are current and stylish. We also offer our brides something a little different as I am a fully trained airbase airbrush artist.”

Charnie Makeup Artist 

Chantelle from Charnie Makeup Artist has spent 12 years giving brides makeovers that enhance their natural beauty, ensuring they’re not only picture-perfect but gorgeous in person too. 

One of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent Chantelle giving one of her brides some finishing makeup touches on her wedding day

Why is Chantelle one of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent?

With copious reviews from previous brides complimenting her professional and friendly service, Chantelle is a hair and makeup artist you can trust to create a wedding day look you’ll love. 

Charnie Makeup Artist's bride with a shimmery eye and natural makeup look and long, curled hair

If you’re hoping for a natural look that makes you feel confident and comfortable in your own skin then book a trial with Chantelle to see what her brides are making a fuss about! 

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Kent Bridal Hair 

With awards to her name and coverage in some of the industry’s leading blogs, Terri from Kent Bridal Hair is renowned for making brides feel their very best on their wedding days. 

Ashy blonde hair in a pristine low bun

Why is Terri one of the best wedding hair experts in Kent?

Terri’s the perfect choice for the bride who feels they need a little guidance with their wedding hair.

Many brides are concerned they’ll choose a fashionable hairstyle that they love now only to question it in years to come. Terri from Kent Bridal Hair understands that this is a common worry among brides and has developed an eye for on-trend and timeless wedding hair looks.

A timeless wedding hair look by one of the best wedding hair professionals in Kent

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Okay, so now your hairstyle is both on-trend and timeless, but is it flattering? You may have narrowed down your wedding hair ideas Pinterest board to a few images of messy, rose-adorned up-dos and set your heart on that style. But, images don’t give the best representation of how hairstyles will look on you, so you may trial your dream hairstyle to find it doesn’t look as you thought it would.

A timeless and trendy wedding hair look by Terri from Kent Bridal Hair

With a wealth of knowledge, Terri guides brides in the right direction and ensure they’re exuding confidence when they hit the aisle.

Jessica Hawkins Makeup

Finding trustworthy local hair and makeup artists is a destination wedding planning stress that can be avoided by finding well-regarded suppliers before you fly out. 

A bride standing at her outdoor wedding. Her wedding hair parted in the middle and slightly curled and a natural makeup look

Jessica from Jessica Hawkins Makeup is a highly-recommended hair and makeup artist based in Whitstable, who regularly travels for her clients’ destination weddings. 

Why is Jessica one of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent?

Getting ready on the morning of your wedding day is a memory we hope you’ll treasure forever. Sipping a glass of Prosecco with your ‘maids by your side and having an expert beautify you. Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? 

One of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent doing her bride's makeup on the morning of her wedding day

While you’re surrounded by your favourite people, you want to know that your hair and makeup artist will slip seamlessly into the mix, especially if you’ve flown them over from the UK!

Bleach blonde bride with bronzed cheekbones and a smokey eye

Jessica’s flexible nature means you don’t even have to organise a trial day to find out if she’s the hair and makeup artist for you as she suggests her clients arrange an initial Skype call to run through their ideas. So, if you’re having a destination wedding, we’d definitely recommend giving Jessica a go!

Glamour Brides

Founded under the name ‘Wedding Angels’ in 2002, this company has a wealth of experience serving brides. Although they’re based in Ashford, Glamour Brides cover Kent, Essex and London.

Glamour Brides hair and makeup artists in Kent creating a half-up-half-down wedding hair look for their bride

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Why are they some of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent?

Operating ethically is at the forefront of Glamour Brides’ business model. Despite the rapidly-growing team, this business gives each and every one of their brides the utmost attention and care for a reasonable price. 

Bride with tiara-adorned hair and fake eyelashes

With vegan and hyper-allergic products available, Glamour Brides are perfect for you or anyone in your bridal party. 

Kirsten Hair and Makeup 

After spending several years working as a hairdresser and getting her makeup qualifications in Germany, Kirsten from Kirsten Hair and Makeup moved back to the UK and worked with various leading theatre companies including The Royal Shakespeare Company and The National Theatre in London. 

Unique wedding hairstyle complete with tight curls pinned to the back of by one of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent

Why is Kirsten one of the best wedding hair and makeup artists in Kent?

Kirsten’s creative background means she can achieve almost any look you’re envisioning. So, whether if you’re an outdoor wedding like Chilham Bridal bride Amy or a traditional church wedding like our bride Justina, Kirsten’s creative input is perfect for you. 

Bride laughs as Kent-based hair and makeup Kirsten finishes her long plait by adding yellow- and cream-coloured roses

Now you know where you’re heading for your wedding hair and makeup, check out our wedding dress accessory guide for those finishing touches.

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