What is your most memorable wedding?
Every wedding is so unique and individual that I can’t pick just one. I have to pinch myself that I get to be apart of someone’s special moment; to wake up and do this; do what I love I feel very privileged
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
We feel romance lies where glamour and simplicity meet; Hemma and her team will create a style where fashion meets bridal, bridal hair but cooler really; what we call modern bridal hair, no dreaded crispy ringlets in sight only dreamy romantic hairstyling.
So whether your wedding style is boho chic, whimsical, modern elegance, redcarpet glamour, contemporary or classic Gemma and her team will take time to listen, create and design a bespoke style which will be a
flawless version of yourself.
What about your business are you most proud of?
My Pro Team, otherwise known to me as my “fairy mega squad”
Everything they do is filled with so much love & passion. They give our brides and their bridal journey complete dedication;
Whilst creating magic and putting their love into every single style they do
I love my team; always grateful and appreciate them, us, our passion for hair artistry
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Book your favorite suppliers early. Some of the best suppliers can get booked up a year or two in advance so don’t hesitate and be disappointed. It’s so disheartening when a bride messages and sounds soooo lovely and we can’t do her wedding because we already have bookings
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Photos of loved ones that can’t be there, personal items added in the bouquet is always very special
Describe your typical process with a couple.
This bespoke service begins with an in-depth consultation, where i like to see a picture of your dress/ hair and any theme you may have. From here I can give you advice on what you may need to do with your hair before your wedding day.
I will also give you a list of recommended sites for inspiration on styles. Once i have seen the type of hair styles that you like i will gather some images that i would recommend for you to look at.
From the consultation we will have liaised closely together and have pictures of the styles that you like.
In this relaxed trial I allow up to three hours as I like you to have the option to try what you want and for you not to feel under pressure. From here we will design your style.
We will then sit together and discuss the best hair accessory to complete the style to 100% perfection. We take lots of photos for you to refer to.
Bridesmaids and guests
I will liaise with you to give you advice and ideas regarding hair style designs for any bridesmaids and guests that will require styling.
A personal time schedule will then be made for the wedding day. It will suit your requirements and ensure a relaxed and magical morning of preparations for the big moment.
This is where it all comes together, after months of planning and preparation, It’s finally your time to sit back and relax and enjoy every moment, safe in the knowledge that you’re in more than capable hands. Yours and your bridal parties hair will be styled in a relaxed and fun atmosphere, leaving you feeling confident and looking absolutely picture perfect. Within this bespoke service i will be on hand to help in other ways, such as arranging your veil and assisting your bridal party with any hats or hair accessories.
Some brides require to be accompanied at the photographic part of their day, for rearranging their hair and veil and many brides require a different look for the evening. Whatever your requirements bespoke schedules are made to suit your needs
If you are getting married abroad Gemma Holiday Hair Artistry offers tailor made schedules and packages to suit your individual requirements.
Whether you require styling leading up to the wedding for shoots, styling for the wedding party and guests or pre-wedding dinner styling we can create a bespoke service to make your experience truly magical.
What do you love most about your job?
Getting to do what I love styling hair and being part of someone’s special and precious day. I am so privileged
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
Look after your hair leading up to the wedding with good treatments and products. For you last minute brides there are always tricks of the trade if your hair isn’t in the condition, length or you don’t have as much fullness to your hair as you would like so don’t panic
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
We allow more than enough time on the wedding morning, so it is a fun and relaxed morning of preparation, no rushing. We stay until the end to help with anything the bride or bridal party needs, getting into the dress, button holes etc
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
Keep a bag with you with any makeup you may need