What is your most memorable wedding?
Where there was only mum dad and bride, they were only having 12 guests. It was private and yet fun. Relaxed clients and happy with my job.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Friendly, professional, lighthearted, quality, expertise
What about your business are you most proud of?
To work alongside my best friend my daughter. Helping people to have a wonderful day in salon or out on the job at a wedding.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Talk to each other, don't let things get out of hand. Its for one day so make the most of it . Have fun and laughter and lots of love to share.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
People having fun and laughter
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Details over phone, from social media or booking form. Contact is important.
Talking and listening to their requirements. We offer a free online booking form for questions and pride ourselves on a quick reply and making sure the client is happy.
Booking trials if required, making sure venue, home or salon is all sorted and correct with the client.
Happy customers on the day. Clean up is complete on day.
To go with the flow for unexpected surprises and remain calm.
What do you love most about your job?
Everyday is different, clients feel relaxed in our salon. Having a laugh and yet being professional. Seeing clients so excited to show off nails or hair to all their family and friends. Plus it helps that I really love my job. Creating new powders for our bespoke acrylics line. Clients love that and having individual nail art just for them. We love doing the one stroke & aquarella nail art. Giving clients that special look just for them . Including making our own bespoke coloured acrylics range.
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
Dab vodka on to spots it helps to take them down quick in a pre wedding crisis. Also use a dry clean flannel that's a great way to rub over the face in circles. Gently exfoliate the skin. Much kinder than scrubs. Moisturise, moisturise and more moisturise. Cream on neck, face and chest to help you look your best on the day.
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
Chat, listen and tell a funny tale. Be calm and relaxed with yourself. Keep them busy yet relaxing them. Getting them to talk and chill out.
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
Smile even if things go wrong. Try not to mess with your hair or make up. Your a lady after all. .