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Ashley Kay of Primp Powder Pout is a sought after, international Wedding Makeup & Hair Artist! Ashley has a Californian flare for art & fashion, a back ground in psychology & a keen eye for detail!


  • Prices Start At: £70

Products and Services

  • Hair Dressing
  • Make-up Artists
  • Tattoo Cover-up Make-up
  • Group Bookings
  • Pre-wedding Trial
  • Mobile Services
  • On the Day Services
  • Stay Through Ceremony
  • Stay Through Reception
  • Stay Through Dancing
  • Pre-wedding Consultation

Cultural Experience

  • Asian Weddings
  • Jewish Weddings
  • Muslim Weddings

Detailed Description

Ashley Kay is an outgoing, quirky Texan who was raised in California, where her passions for art, fashion and music were realised.

A degree in psychology (whilst living in London) coupled with an artist background makes for a perfect combination, giving her the ability to listen to and understand people's wants and needs while utilising her artistic skills.

After moving from London, Ashley began her successful fashion and wedding makeup and hair career in Cambridge. Ashley Kay, as a Cambridge bridal makeup artist, has the privilege of doing over 40+ weddings a year. With a successful team of assistant makeup artists as well as hair artists, Ashley Kay can cover all weddings, big or small.

Ashley Kay, on top of her very successful bridal career has a long standing hair and makeup career in fashion, TV and music videos. Through her connection with the Cambridge Colleges, Ashley Kay has worked on many corporate videos, photoshoots and events throughout the year.

Some of her career highlights include her work in high end magazines such as Vogue, Elle, You and Your Wedding, Velvet, Cambridge Magazine and Your East Anglia Wedding magazines. Ashley’s work has also been featured on top wedding blogs, StyleMePretty, RockMyWedding and My English Wedding.

Some of Ashley Kay’s work outside bridal, to name a few, consists of key makeup & hair artist for ITV’s Home of Fabulous Cakes, Discovery Health & Beauty, Fandango TV for Stephen Hawking, Ghost for John Lewis, Hawes & Curtis, Clamp Optometrists, Deliveroo and The Sun.

On top of being nominated as Hitched Wedding Hair Stylist of the Year twice in a row, Ashley Kay has been asked to write expert beauty columns for many magazines and blogs.

As an active beauty blogger with a loyal following, Ashley Kay continues to teach and share her inside tips and tricks through her blog and highly popular youtube beauty channel & beauty app - PrimpPowderPout available on Android.


- What is your most memorable wedding?
It is too hard to answer this. There are so many weddings I have loved! I suppose some of the highlights have been my Chelsea, London Weddings, Scotland and US weddings!
- Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Naturally bohemian, beautiful with a classic, timeless edge!
- What about your business are you most proud of?
I have built my business entirely on my own. With only my background in art and psychology I have managed to create a thriving business where I have several of my own assistants and do over 50 weddings a year!
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Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Ashley Kay

Biggest congratulations on your engagement! I am excited about your upcoming wedding and look forward to getting to know you through your wedding planning journey!


  • Year Business Was Established: 2008
  • # Of Weddings Hosted: More than 50
  • Public Liability Insurance: Yes

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Featured In

You and Your Wedding, Style Me Pretty, Rock my Wedding, Elle Magazine

Industry Awards


Bridebook Benefits

  • Bridebook Discount: When booking a trial, bride may have one bridesmaid for the trial through Bridebook - free of charge.

    Getting here

    • Address:
    • 61 Cardinals Way, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4GF, England
    • Nearest Town:
    • Cambridge
    • Nearest Train Station:
    • Ely
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
    • A10 and A14
    • Nearest Airport:
    • Cambridge City
    • Travel Notes:
    • There is parking at my home and also a train within 10 minute walk!