Alison Martin Hair & Make-up

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Alison Martin has been delivering a high quality hair and make-up service since 2005 when she was trained by top industry professionals in both make-up and hair at the London School of Media Make-up.
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Products and Services
Airbrush
Group Bookings
Hair Dressing
Make-up Artists
Mobile Services
On the Day Services
Pre-wedding Consultation
Pre-wedding Trial
Tattoo Cover-up Make-up
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £100
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Full Description
  • It's your big day so it's only natural to want to look and feel amazing. Alison listens to each brides wishes to create a radiant, flawless look that lasts all day and not only leaves you feeling confident but also looking a million dollars. Working with each bride to create a hairstyle and make-up look that will suit your individual style whether its natural, grecian, boho, vintage, glam or funky Alisons aim is to make you look like you at your very best! The trial usually lasts around 2 hours, where she will discuss what look you are going for, go through any ideas you have for both your hair and make-up and what suits you until we create a look that you will be truly happy with on your wedding day. With a professional working kit stocked with high-end products from Bobbi Brown, MAC, Illamsaqua, NARS, Smashbox, Estée Lauder, Clinique, YSL etc she also offers airbrush make-up application in which she is fully trained and certified by Airbase make-up. Alison also has a handful of highly skilled fellow hair and make-up artists she can bring along to assist her in getting any large groups ready therefore no booking is to large or too small.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    2005
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    1
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(1)
Press and Awards (1)
You & Your Wedding, B Wedding Mag, Belle Bridal Magazine, Dotty Vintage Weddings
Photos
(6)
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • York, North Yorkshire, England
    • Nearest Town
    • York
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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?
Doing the prime ministers mother and sister in laws hair and make-up whilst he naps in the next room!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
relaxed, friendly, personable, bespoke, flawless.
What about your business are you most proud of?
Receiving thank you's and great comments from brides
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
If you really want a particular supplier book them as soon as you can! Good suppliers can book some dates years in advance.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Little surprises the groom leaves for the bride.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
From initial conversation via email/phone we then have a trial which usually lasts 2 hours where we look at pictures of what you would like and adapt it to suit you and your dress. The morning of the wedding you will need hair and make-up finished one hour before you leave for the ceremony so you have time to get into your dress, have a drink/photos.
What do you love most about your job?
Helping people look and feel amazing and being part of their big day where everyone is excited, whats not to love!
What is your #1 beauty tip for a bride?
Drink plenty of water in the run up to the big day.
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
Brides often get in touch to thank me for my relaxed, laid back attitude on their wedding morning helping them stay calm themselves.
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
Enjoy yourself! Your natural happiness will keep you looking great (that and a lipstick for touch ups!).