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Professional Hair & Make-up Artist covering the Cotswolds & Gloucestershire. I provide Bespoke Bridal hair & make-up that's as individual as you are.
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Products and Services

Hair Dressing
Make-Up Artists
Mobile Services
On the Day Services
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Pre-Wedding Trial
Tattoo Cover-Up Make-Up
Full Description
I love working with my brides to enhance their natural beauty and express who they want to be on their big day. I have a team of wonderful and talented assistants to ensure that all of your beautiful bridesmaids and mums are seen to individually by a professional artist. I know that hair & make-up is a very personal thing so my aim is to create a bespoke look for your wedding day that fits your likes, needs and personality whilst enhancing all of your natural features.  No matter what you have in mind, I am here to make you feel like the most beautiful woman in the world on your big day. I studied Hair and Make-up for Fashion at London College of Fashion and have a background in the fashion industry working for big brands such as MAC and Superdry. I have over 7 years experience working in the hair and make-up industry and specialise in bridal. All of my products are optimised for photography and look flawless in the flesh. Don't worry, they are high quality, waterproof, smudge proof and will last all evening, even if you shed some happy tears!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Alice Tapsell
Thank you for considering me to make you up on your big day! Any questions please do get in touch.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Kristen Adams
Married in August 2019
September 2019
Truly excellent
Alice did amazing work, and was very kind and calming on the day of the wedding. I would recommend her 100% to anyone getting married in the area. I got so many complimen...
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Jade Fraher
Married in October 2018
February 2019
Alice is amazing!
Alice did my make up for my wedding in October 2018 and oh my god- it was just incredible! Due to something out of my control, I was really ill on the morning of my weddi...
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Married in December 2018
December 2018
Alice is INSANELY good
Alice is SO talented with hair and make up. The word magicial comes to mind as she totally transformed me into princess on my special day and I barely had to touch up m...
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Charlotte Trinder
Married in October 2018
November 2018
Beautiful makeup!!
Alice is so lovely and did an amazing job with my make up! I was so impressed and it lasted all day long! I felt amazing when she had finished and I can’t recommend her e...
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Helen & Jen
Married in November 2018
November 2018
A-MAZING Make up artist!!!!
Alice was amazing from us first booking her, make up trial and through to our big day!! She made us feel at ease and her talent was incredible! We both felt amazing on ou...
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Holly & Jamie
Married in July 2018
November 2018
I've had countless compliments on my hair and makeup on the day and since. Alice really nailed the relaxed, natural brief perfectly and I felt unbelievably confident and ...
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Location & Contact Details


Stroud, Gloucestershire, England

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

Bristol & Somerset Wedding Magazine

Industry Awards (1)

Finalist -SW Hair & Makeup Specialist of the Year - The English Wedding Awards
Preferred Supplier List

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Professional Bespoke Flawless Expert Friendly

What about your business are you most proud of?

Making my clients feel like themselves but the best possible version. I’m so proud of the work I do with my bridal parties, read my reviews to see what my Brides say!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Your favourite suppliers can book up sometimes a year in advance! Get in touch and request brochures to avoid missing out on your favourite suppliers.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

I offer a no-obligation consultation where I can offer a quote and answer any questions that you may have about the big day. Once you are completely happy we will book you in for your hair and make-up trial. This is where we discuss your ideas and come up with a look thats perfect for you. We then demo the hair and makeup and make sure you love it. Once you are happy with the finished look, we add notes and photos to your notes. I then come up with a time plan for your morning and we meet on the big day feeling prepared and excited. You can sit back, have a glass of bubbly and enjoy your bridesmaids knowing you are all in safe hands.

What do you love most about your job?

I love a Wedding morning and I am so honoured to be with so many wonderful women at their stunning venue on the morning of their wedding. Seeing heir face light up when everyone’s ready and looking amazing is priceless.

What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?

Find a skincare routine that works for you. A lip scrub the morning of your wedding will make your lips soft and kissable!

How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?

I come up with a morning time plan so everyone knows where to be at what time and to ensure everything runs smoothly and on time. It can be a much appreciated time for the bride to close her eyes and relax. Or we chat, listen to music, talk about your amazing day ahead and have a giggle. It's an exciting morning and everyone is in such great spirits.

What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?

I always suggest purchasing the lipstick we choose to wear, as that should be the only thing to touch up! If you have an oily skin type, blot papers are great to control shine throughout the evening without adding excess powder to the skin.

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