About Bridal Artistry
BRIDAL ARTISTRY DC TEAM
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Barbara Hill started Bridal Artistry DC to provide excellent on location makeup & hair styling services for weddings in the greater Washington DC area. Over a decade, top professional makeup artists and hairstylists have partnered with Bridal Artistry to become the DC area’s premier multi-ethnic pro team for your wedding or special event. Our goal is to connect with the bride from the first contact and the trial consultation to get a feel for her wedding style and desired look. Our flawless signature foundation, friendly professionalism and team coordination has built our reputation for happy brides and beautiful results!
Check out some of our Bridal Artistry team below. We have worked with celebrities and major media outlets, done fashion shows, theatrical, film shoots, and training for prestige makeup companies. In 2018 -2020 we have had team qualify for NY Fashion Week on the backstage makeup team! Our passion is working with your vision for a custom look that you will love.Gallery
Friendly professionalism brings rave reviews for our Team!
BARBARA, professional makeup artist and color analyst, began focusing on wedding makeup when she started Bridal Artistry in 2001. Her background in the field of international leader exchange has benefitted in serving multi-cultural brides and wedding parties in the DC area. Teaching makeup lessons & finding skin care solutions for clients are favorites for Barbara. She enjoys working with the variety of brides who favor a more natural look but loves doing the diva looks, too! Fala português.
Jacinda has been working in the beauty industry since 2002 and brings great personality and a keen creative sense of style to the team. Her specialty is making her clients feel just as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside. A hair & makeup artist for the most natural of brides to the romantic types, boho chics to those favoring all out glam, she will work with your vision to create your own special custom bridal look..
MANDY has been in the professional beauty industry for 4+ years, specializing in hair and makeup design. From highlighting a bride's best features naturally to high fashion looks that bring out your inner diva, Mandy loves working with a variety of clients. She is always ready to help clients find the right look that truly enhances their natural beauty.
Norma Rios is a professional hairstylist & makeup artist, who, as a teen, started studying hairstyling & makeup artistry while visiting in her mom’s native Bolivia. Having worked in salons, at a cosmetic counter, & on video & editorial shoots, along with doing wedding hair & makeup, Norma has broad experience (8+ years) and a calm professional demeanor. She does hair extensions as well.
Norma loves interacting with brides on their big day, giving joy & confidence through her creative skills right before they walk down the aisle! From natural looks to high fashion, Norma gives brides and their wedding parties a polished look of effortless beauty. Habla español.
Maria Pia is an accomplished, international makeup artist. She began doing makeup professionally for weddings and special events in the Punta del Este resort/conference area of Uruguay, before moving to the DC area in 2006. Pia loves emphasizing the eyes as the bride's most expressive feature and is always a calming presence in the busy getting ready time before the ceremony. Habla español.
STEPHANIE is a professional hairdresser who loves to create a beautiful custom look for clients. Although she has a BA in Russian Studies, she discovered that her true creative passion was doing hair! In addition to years working behind the chair in an upscale northern Virginia salon, Stephanie now adds her special touch on location to weddings and other special events.
Known by many for her honest and thoughtful beauty advice, Sondra is a highly diverse and creative makeup artist with skillful knowledge of color and makeup application and sound skin care expertise. Sondra's approach to makeup is a natural one, lending to her creativity for an aesthetic that is fresh, modern, and glamorous.
Nora has always had a passion for design and beauty, so becoming a professional makeup artist was a natural course for her. Each makeup done by Nora is as unique as the individual and making a woman happy with her look brings joy to Nora’s heart! Listening for each woman’s comfort zone on makeup helps Nora create a look that not only makes her feel beautiful, but confident. It’s a work of love.