Beautiful Hair 4 Weddings
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I offer a high quality wedding hair styling service at home or venue. I am able to create a myriad of looks from Classic Waves & Curls, Sleek and Elegant Up do’s through to Vintageor Boho Chic.
Pricing & Costs
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Products and Services
Physical Shop / Studio
Since starting my business seven years ago it has been my pleasure to have styled hair for literally hundreds of brides. My philosophy is simple, I want my brides to love their hair as much as their dress and to be completely confident that I will create a stunning style for them which will stay looking just as lovely all day long. I have worked as a hairstylist for 30 years having enjoyed a varied career from salon work, theatre, TV/film, session styling and teaching hairdressing. I am also a trained wigmaker, therefore very experienced at working with hairpieces and extensions. The art of dressing hair has always been my absolute passion, I adore creating beautiful designs for hair and making people happy so I consider myself so lucky to be able to do what I love everyday as a bridal stylist. My knowledge and skill with hair pieces and extensions is a distinct advantage to my brides. Incorporating additional hair or padding can add length, support curls and increase volume. Brides with shorter or finer hair are often overjoyed to discover they can have the hair they really want on their wedding day! I offer the opportunity to hire what is required from me, or if they prefer, I will measure them and colour match to make a bespoke piece for them to buy. I believe that good planning for the wedding morning is essential, so I take time to liaise with the other professionals involved, such as make-up artists and photographers, to ensure that my timings work in with theirs. Experience tells me how long things can take and how quickly time can run out, so my plans help keep things organised and calm so everyone is as relaxed as possible and ultimately, ready ON TIME! I provide my brides with the peace of mind that they are in safe hands, not just for their hair but also in helping them to relax and enjoy the whole experience of getting ready for their wedding.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Tina Crossley
Congratulations on your engagement and welcome to my Bridebook profile page, I hope you enjoy looking through my gallery and are inspired by my work.
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Emma Brooks Make- up
Wedding: October 2017
A WORK OF ART
I work regularly as a team with Beautiful hair 4 Weddings and can honestly say that Tina is the most amazing bridal hair artist ever! She is so professional and our weddi...
Mr & Mrs Fryett ;-)
Married in August 2017
I cannot recommend this lovely lady Tina enough! She is amazing at hair & such a lovely person too. My natural hair is fairly short and quite thin so the up do I was hopi...
Married in June 2017
Tina - a true professional
I could not recommend Tina more highly. Tina is a true professional and a lovely, warm person as well. Tina and Debbie did the hair for my 4 bridesmaids, mother of the...
Married in November 2017
Exemplary Styling and Service
Tina, we can not praise you enough, absolutely sublime in terms of service, you made us all look and feel out of this world. Thanks doesnt quite cover it!
Married in October 2017
I was extremely happy with my hair, it was perfect in every picture, it lasted all day and night. Tina is amazing, talented and such a delight to be around, she kept me c...
gavin conlan photography Ltd
Wedding: November 2017
I cannot recommend Tina highly enough....
I've worked with Tina of Beautiful Hair 4 Weddings numerous times now and hand on heart I cannot recommend Tina highly enough for your wedding hair....
Press & Awards
Press & Awards (7)
Brides Magazine Jan/Feb 2015
Absolute Bridal Magazine ( various articles and covers
The English Wedding ( Bridal blog)
Juno & Joy (Bridal Blog)
Rock n Roll Bride (Bridal Blog and Magazine)
Way out Wedding (Bridal Blog)
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Member of Freelance Hairdressers Association
Industry Awards (6)
Winner Essex Wedding Awards 2012
Regional Finalist Industry Awards 2013
Finalist Essex Wedding Awards 2013
Finalist Essex Wedding Awards 2014
finalist Essex Wedding Awards 2015
Regional Finalist Industry Awards 2015
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What is your most memorable wedding?
This year my most memorable wedding was that of Joana and Martin who married at Gosfield Hall in April. Joana was the happiest and most excited bride and just couldn't wait to tie the knot with her partner of 13 years! The couple's little boy Miles was the Best Man and he performed the role to perfection. Joana had dreamt of her wedding day for years and always knew she wanted the whole 'Princess for a day' experience. Despite her baby fine hair, I was delighted to give her the hair of her dreams on the day by including some of my hand made hair extensions and padding. I have since made some extensions for Joana and continue to catch up with her every once in a while.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Soft: Stylish: Current: Intricate: Varied:
What about your business are you most proud of?
I am most proud of the outstanding reputation I have built over the years in the wedding industry. Much of my work is gained from recommendation either from past clients, wedding guests and other wedding suppliers/ venues. I have built up a vast network especially other bridal hairstylists, make-up artists and photographers.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Planning your wedding can be a lot of fun and you are guaranteed to meet some of the most creative people on the planet, however It can sometimes be confusing as there are so many wedding suppliers out there, its hard to know what you are looking at sometimes! My advice is to look for quality, variety of work and experience, Bridebook is a wonderful tool to help brides and grooms … good luck:-)
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Obviously as a hairstylist, I am involved with the bridal preparations before the wedding ceremony and I really enjoy working alongside some great suppliers e.g:- photographers, make-up artists and florists etc. The part I love the most is when the florist turns up and actually takes the time with the bride to show her how to hold her bouquet. I believe that on her wedding morning, a bride should receive outstanding personal service, care and attention to detail from all her suppliers.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
From the initial contact with a bride I strive to offer an exceptionally friendly and reliable service. I offer trial appointments at my bridal hair studio where I have everything I need to hand including examples of different bridal hair ornamentation and veils for brides to try on and a huge selection of handmade hair extensions and hairpieces. I always encourage brides to bring along bridesmaids or mum if they are available so we can also have a chat about their hair or have a trial if they wish. I have created a comfortable space in the studio for everyone to relax and enjoy the occasion. At the trial we usually start by discussing the dress, the venue and overall look the bride requires. I like the trial to be really collaborative and encourage the bride to be vocal about what she likes and dislikes as I work. Once a style has been finely tuned and decided on, I take photos, which I share with the bride and create client notes for reference. I like to keep in touch with my brides between the trial and the big day. I don’t view my service as a purely ‘on the day’ job, I think it’s important to advise brides about how best to look after their hair in the run up to the wedding day, I am often asked to advise on products, hair colour or condition as the day approaches and some girls ask for help help choosing the right veil or head piece, whatever it may be, I am patient, friendly and approachable. On the wedding day I am often the first to arrive and I always stay with a bride until she is completely dressed, thereby making sure her hair is perfect as she leaves for the ceremony.
What do you love most about your job?
I love to make people happy and for this reason I get great satisfaction from my job as a bridal stylist. When I am creating a hairstyle for a bride, I want it to be the best work I can produce, I love to receive the testimonials and thank you cards from past clients it makes it all worth while.
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
Don't be afraid when your bridal stylist suggests including extra weft/ hair extensions, it will make all the difference to the volume in an 'up do' and acts like scaffolding in a 'down' or 'half up do' allowing longer lasting waves and curls. I have many brides who think they haven't got long enough hair or their curls will drop out as their hair is too fine. Beautifully colour matched and cleverly placed extension can give you the hair you have dreamed of and no one will know:-)
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
I feel that one of my roles on the day is to help things to run smoothly, calming any nerves where I can. I usually have a suggestion or a piece of advice I can offer and I pay special attention to support the bride’s mum who often feels more nervous than the bride herself!! I am always willing to help out in other ways such as lacing up a dress, attaching buttonholes and dressing little flower-girls etc.
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
Smile, laugh and enjoy every moment. For hair specifically - hopefully the weather will be good but if it isn't stay out of the wind and rain!!