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Gemma Holiday Hair Artistry

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This amazing hair stylist has won a Wedding Industry award in 6 consecutive years; with over 20 years of experience gives her the ability to create the perfect wedding look for you!
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Products and Services

Hair Extensions
Hair Dressing
Make-Up Artists
Mobile Services
On the Day Services
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Pre-Wedding Trial
Stay Through Ceremony
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Reception
Full Description
Gemma is an award winning hairstylist; recently winning l the 2019 Reginal Winner for the Best Bridal Hairstylist in the Wedding Industry awards. This is the 6th year running that Gemma Holiday Hair Artistry has won an award at the wedding industry awards. Praised by popular magazines she has become one of the leading bridal and event hairstylists in the UK. Whilst regularly taking hair styling commissions for special events such as awards ceremonies. Being sought after for her creativity, originality and with Gemma's leading edge innovative ideas, she is a regular on the set of fashion shoots, working with designer brands such as Hermes. With over 20 years experience Gemma's career has covered all kinds of events from fashion, editorial to media and all personal hairstyling services, but her real passion is weddings, which has taken her all over the UK, Europe and America. So when your special day meets her luxury service, incredible hair will happen. Gemma's wealth of knowledge and her extensive experience is demonstrated through her high level of expertise as a qualified hairdressing lecturer, trainer and assessor where her professional excellence is motivational to others. Gemma's aspiration is quite simple "follow your dreams and support others to do the same" She is extremely passionate and takes pride in designing the right look for all of her individual clients. Gemma has made lots of close friends in the wedding and fashion industry over the years, and is dedicated to recommending only the best suppliers to you to make your wedding journey as easy as possible, she would be delighted to help so please ask. "I genuinely care about every bride, every wedding. It's not just being the hairstylist it's being part of the story of two people in love. The magic that surrounds a wedding just empowers you to give it your all from the first phone call to the big day.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Gemma Holiday
"I genuinely care about every bride, every wedding. It's not just being the hairstylist it's being part of the story of two people in love. The magic that surrounds a wedding just empowers you to give it your all from the first phone call to the big day. The energy that surrounds you fills you with excitement, passion and creativity to design an individual style to perfection, thats special and unique for that bride, not a repetition of someone's else's hair"

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
6
Reviews
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Emma & Nick
Married in October 2019
October 2019
No one compares to this hairstylists talent
Gemma is the go to hair stylist and I totally understand why. Her work is just magic, she creates hairstyles you only dream of having; I have never felt so beautiful. All...
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Helen Walker
Wedding: September 2019
September 2019
Gemma is amazing!
Gemma is the kindest hearted most lovely person to have around on a wedding day. She was the dream and made my sisters day so special from the start. Us bridesmaids could...
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Lucy
Married in September 2019
September 2019
If you want the most fabulous hair
Gemma was incredible. Not only is she gifted at styling hair, she is so lovely to have around! She did my hair (bridal) and my 4 bridesmaids, and all of us loved our hair...
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Janice
Wedding: September 2019
September 2019
What a delight!
I was mother of the bride and welcomed Gemma to our home for the pre wedding trial where I was bowled over by her warmth, adorable personality and skill. On the wedding d...
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Emma Dyball
Married in August 2019
October 2019
Dream Team
Gemma and Hayley (MUA) are the complete dream team and transformed myself and bridal party into bridal perfection. Not only are they amazing at what they do they are also...
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Jessica
Married in June 2019
June 2019
Simply THE BEST!
Gemma & Hayley (MUA) are just amazing!! They made us all feel super special. They made the morning of the wedding super chilled and stress free. Nothing was too much, Gem...
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Location & Contact Details

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Norfolk, Norfolk, England

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Press & Awards
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Press & Awards (18)

Rock my wedding
You & your wedding maga
Brides Magazine
Wedding venues & services
Rock & Roll Bride
Cosmopolitan bride
B.loved
Rock my wedding
Whimsical wonderland weddings
Love my dress
Style me pretty
Brides.com
Norfolk Brides
Your East Anglian Wedding
Eastern Daily Press
Wedding industry awards winner TWIA
Boho wedding
The Knot

Accreditations / Associations (1)

2016, 2017 top wedding hairstylist at GoHen

Industry Awards (1)

Wedding Industry Awards Winner 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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FAQ
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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.

Consultation 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. Trial 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. Time schedule 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. Wedding day 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 Destination weddings: 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