This is the team you want styling you and your squad on your big day…
My brides often tell me that choosing Vendors is one of the most overwhelming parts of the wedding process. With literally hundreds of wedding vendors who all claim to provide the same service, how do you choose?
In our time poor tech savvy world most brides complete the whole booking process online and have to trust the information they are presented with. In my opinion this is the one occasion were I think a phone call is really important. After I provide a quote I always suggest we organise a time for a quick follow up non obligation phone call to go over things. This can actually be more time effective as I can answer all your questions in one go rather than back and forth emails.
A quick chat can often be the start of building rapport and trust. I love to put your mind at ease as you tick another thing off your ‘To Do List’ or at the very least give you lots of information so you can look at all your quotes and make the best decision for you.
In summary, choosing wedding vendors can be overwhelming due to the number of options available. While online research is convenient, a phone call with the vendor can help build trust and answer any questions more efficiently. When comparing quotes, it’s important to consider experience, reviews, and portfolios, and ensure that the vendor’s style and personality align with your wedding vision. Checking social media and watching Reels can also provide insight into the vendor’s work and personality. Ultimately, taking the time to carefully choose your vendors can help ensure a successful and enjoyable wedding day.
ITEMISED VS SET PACKAGES
At Hollywood Brides after nearly two decades in business I have decided that itemised packages are the fairest and most cost effective option for brides and bridal parties.
With set packages you are normally charged for a trial, minimum numbers and a touch up kit. I don’t like charging brides for services that they may not need or want.
We understand that every bride is unique and has different preferences and budgets. Therefore, we provide the flexibility to create your own package according to your needs and requirements. We do not charge adult rates for juniors and flower girls and include lashes and hair padding in our prices. Additionally, we are happy to put in clip in extensions, veils, and hair accessories as per your request. While we highly recommend trials, we understand that it may not be feasible for some brides. However, we strive to make every experience comfortable and seamless for you. We also offer touch-up kits at wholesale prices to help you maintain your bridal look throughout the day. Our main focus is to make your wedding day stress-free, memorable, and perfect. Therefore, we leave no stone unturned in ensuring that you receive the best possible service and value for money.
It’s really important that we build a package together that suits your requirements and budget.
TIPS FOR THE DAY
Finally the big day is here and this is going to be one of the best days of your life, I promise! We always contact the bride the day before the wedding, check in and confirm all the details to put their mind at ease.
The timings for the day along with a Run Sheet have already been pre-organised with our bride and the photographer so that we can do the best possible job to keep everyone on track. A lot of brides are surprised at how early we start the day and how many hours we allocate. Trust us time flies and you will appreciate having a relaxed stress free start to the day. With this in mind please have breakfast and snacks prearranged to graze on as it can be a long day on an empty stomach.
Please make sure to inform us of any allergies, sensitivities, or specific hair or skin concerns to ensure we use products that are suitable for everyone. It’s also important to let us know of any last-minute changes or additions to the bridal party so we can adjust our schedule accordingly.
The whole bridal party needs to wash their hair the day before as we prefer to work with clean hair and their regular skin care routine the morning of with no makeup on so that we can apply a fresh and clean base for the wedding day. Any waxing, threading or tinting to be done no earlier than five days beforehand.
It’s very helpful if you download the hair and makeup inspiration looks onto your mobile devices for all the bridal party. Having hair and makeup inspiration looks downloaded on mobile devices allows everyone in the bridal party, including the bride, bridesmaids, and hair and makeup artists, to have a reference point for the desired looks. This ensures that everyone is on the same page and that the hair and makeup styles are cohesive and complement each other. It also reduces the chance of miscommunication or misunderstandings, resulting in a smooth and stress-free process on the wedding day. Additionally, having the inspiration looks readily available on mobile devices makes it easy to refer back to throughout the process, especially for touch-ups.
And finally have a music playlist and speaker to set the vibe and good feels for the day. Spotify already has wedding day playlists if you don’t have your own.
BRISBANE WEDDING MAKEUP ARTIST AND BRIDAL HAIRSTYLIST
Gold Coast, Tweed, Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Mount Tamborine and Ipswich,
SOFT & PRETTY NATURAL GLAM, EFFORTLESS BRIDAL
HAIR FROM BEACHY BOHO TO MODERN CLASSIC
Our dream is for you to confidently and gracefully walk down the aisle and take everyone’s breath away.
“Makeup is not a mask that covers up your beauty—it’s a weapon that helps you express who you are from the inside.”
– Michelle Phan
HAIR AND MAKEUP SNEAK PEAK
Hollywood Brides is ranked, rated and evaluated by our past brides as one of the most reliable, responsible and trustworthy bridal hair and makeup teams in Queensland.
Relax in the hands of experienced full time career Industry veterans with the technical knowledge to create innovative and or classic styles for bridal hair & makeup.
VALUE FOR MONEY
Our competitive priced services/packages caters to all budgets. When you book for your wedding day you are booking a friend. We create powerful visual stories in your Wedding Hair & Makeup.
We are nominated each year as one of the top mobile Wedding Hair and Makeup suppliers in Queensland.
What our brides Say About Us
My name is Monique and I am the Founder and Creative Director at Hollywood Brides. This business is my love child that I have grown and nurtured for nearly two decades. Honestly this is the BEST JOB on the planet!! It is such a huge honour to work with Brides on such a special day. I feel so blessed to be at the helm of such a thriving, well known and respected business. I work alongside the most dedicated and talented team of artists who are always happy to offer their knowledge providing a beautiful and stress free experience everytime.
Over the years I have carved my own niche in the Bridal Market. My absolute number one passion is Brides. I understand how important it is to have a calm & chill vibe whilst also being super organised and on time. I love to bring positive energy to all my bridal parties to make sure they have a fun, truly memorable and stress free day. I feel so honoured to have been a part of over 2000 bridal journey’s and in creating the memories that will live on forever in the minds of my bridal parties and their families and guests.
My freelance portfolio is constantly evolving and consists of Elvis, Netflix Series’, Global Film Festivals, Big Brother, UK & German series – I’m a Celebrity Get Me Outta Here, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Melbourne, Corporate Clients both at home and internationally, Fashion Catalogues, Magazines, Film Actors and Socialites.
Specialising in makeup application and industry training, educating my own staff, students and industry colleagues on makeup application and business development. My goal is for our industry to always maintain high standards and a true love for our clients and our craft.