Elle Hitchens Make Up Artist

Freelance MAC Cosmetics trained artist covering South West. Elle has 15 years experience and a fantastic reputation. A luxe service yet with friendly and calm attitude - read her great reviews!
Pricing & Costs

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Products and Services

Make-Up Artists
Pre-Wedding Trial
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Group Bookings
Mobile Services
On the Day Services
Full Description
Elle Hitchens is a professional M.A.C trained makeup artist and has been working in the South West since 2006. With hundreds of weddings booked over the years, Elle has a fantastic reputation in the industry for wedding makeup. Elle has worked with many happy brides over the years, providing a professional, fully mobile service of beautiful makeup as well as being a calming influence, helping hand and friendly face on the day. As a M.A.C trained makeup artist, Elle's kit consists mainly of M.A.C Cosmetics, Pro products and other high-end brands including Chanel, Dior, Lancome, Nars, Laura Mercier Chantecaille, Stila, Givenchy & Illamasqua as well as vegan and organic makeup brands Tropic and Neals Yard. Elle is also an independent consultant for Neal's Yard, Covent Garden and can provide a mini organic facial on the day to help calm and soothe all bridal clients on request.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Elle
Please feel free to get in touch to check availability of your wedding date, to see a price list or get some more information or just have a chat if you're feeling nervous or confused about the process of booking your wedding makeup.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Jenny Ogg
Wedding: June 2018
November 2018
I've never looked better
Elle came and made myself my sister (the bride) and my young daughter look amazing! I didn't know I could look like that. Skin looked flawless, eye make up looked amazing. It truly was a special experience. If only she could make me look like that everyday. I recommend 100% ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐🥂🍾
Location & Contact Details


Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Travel Notes

Situated 5 minutes from the M32 in Central Bristol. Fully mobile.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M32 J2

Nearest Train Station

Stapleton Road

Nearest Airport


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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (14)

Rock & Roll Bride
Rock My Wedding
Magpie Wedding
Way Out Wedding
Whimsical Wonderland Weddings
One Fab Day
Love My Dress
Just Fab Weddings
Gwens Bridal Bazaar
Martha Weddings
The Un Wedding
County Weddings
The Love Lust List
WED Magazine

Accreditations / Associations (2)

British Beauty Council

Industry Awards (2)

The English Hair & Beauty Awards - Finalist
The Official Makeup Awards - Regional Winner

What is your most memorable wedding?

There have been so many! Perhaps a woodland themed wedding in West Wales complete with crazy colourful makeup for the bride in a handmade blue dress or the uber bling wedding in a very large private house in Bristol that turned into a pool party. From chic to shabby chic and vintage to vogue they all have their special moment!

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Modern. Individual. Fresh. Natural. Edgy.

What about your business are you most proud of?

The many hundreds of happy bridal clients over the years. Making people happy never gets boring!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Don't stress about the small stuff. Keep happy and have fun. Don't let it become a hassle!

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

Everything handmade. The love, time and effort is overwhelming and you can FEEL the love in the room when so much has been put in to it.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

I usually only get to meet the ladies! We meet for a consultation and trial and go from there.. no obligation to book.

What do you love most about your job?

Making people feel great about themselves and meeting so many wonderful women!

What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?

Drink water and if you don't have a beauty routine - start one! It's never too late, introduce an exfoliator and a serum but keep it light to avoid breakouts.

How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?

I am a calm person by nature and I think stressful energy travels around a room pretty fast. I am always a smiling face and sitting with me for an hour having makeup applied gives the bride a chance to actually stop for a little bit of 'me time' on the morning.

What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?

Have fun! That's all that matters.. as well as having great professional makeup applied so you don't have to think about it again! A touch of powder or a slick of lippy is all that's needed!