Elissia is re-writing her biography. She specialises in both hair and makeup.


 My name is Francesca and I am the founder of Bridal Makeup Kent

I trained at the prestigious London College of Fashion, specialising in bridal makeup and special event makeup. I was then trained by celebrity makeup Artist Claire Hanson. I have a particular love and flair for bridal makeup and love being a small part of such an important and amazing day. My vast experience has given me a thorough insight in understanding what a bride wants from her makeup for her big day.

I have been helping brides and their parties look beautiful throughout London, Kent and Sussex for the past 10 years. Since relocating, I am now covering throughout Hampshire and the West of England.

I have a huge range of makeup to work with all different skin tones and types. I use only high end products and makeup, and use techniques to ensure a long lasting and beautiful look. My kit includes MAC, Estee Lauder, Smashbox, Illamasque, Dior, Clinique and Bobbi Brown

Most recently I am excited to say that I have trained in bridal hair and over the past year I have begun to do the hair as well as the makeup of all the lovely brides. Hair is something I have been wanting to do for years and I am so excited and passionate about now doing this.

Your makeup for your wedding day will be the most important makeup you will ever wear and will captured in pictures forever. It is so important to have your makeup suitable for your professional photographers, to ensure it lasts all day and to ensure your makeup looks flawless and beautiful.

All pictures on this website are my own work - no stock images. Please browse my gallery and contact me with any questions


Gemma has a BABTAC accredited Diploma in complete makeup and lashes from The Beauty Academy London, as well as a Diploma in indian head massage, and she has been creating beautifully natural and flawless looks on her brides and bridal parties ever since.

Gemma believes that the most important role of a makeup artist is to help each bride to look, and feel like the best version of yourself that you can be, whilst exceeding all your expectations of what this will look like when you look in the mirror.

This means creating the most beautiful, captivating bridal makeup looks, whilst enabling a bride to still feel like yourself, so that you can relax and enjoy the whole wonderful experience of getting married in the knowledge that your makeup will remain looking flawless and beautiful for the whole day. Gemma does this by consulting with every bride to understand the overall style you are looking to create for your wedding day, as well as your individual personality traits and preferences, and then expertly matches this to your personalised makeup colour palette, tone and look perfectly.

Gemma shares the BMK belief in using only the best quality, high end products on her beautiful brides and parties. Gemma draws most of her inspiration by following both well known and freelance makeup artists on Instagram, which she feels keeps her up to date with all of the current looks, tips and trends.


Jenna is our amazing hair stylist who has done the wedding hair of hundreds of Brides over years. Jenna has been a fully qualified hairdresser and hair extensionist for over 9 years. She has a vast amount of experience in the industry but found a huge passion for wedding/occasion hair for the past 6 years ago. Since then she has grown her business and her passion is still growing to create the most beautiful hairstyles for your perfect day.

Her style is unique, and diverse and she can create the most beautiful elegant looks for your big day. During the trial Jenna will take the time to learn about who you are as a person and understand the type of hair that would suit you as a person and also the style of your wedding. From glamorous to boho, she can create the look that you are wanting to achieve