M E E T T H E T E A M
Meet my team of talented, fully qualified hair and makeup artists.
All of these lovely ladies have received professional training and are highly experienced in the bridal industry. When they join the Jessica Short Hair & Makeup Design Team, I ensure that I get to know each artists skill-set, style and personality. This means you can rest assured that we are all working towards the same, exact, high standards. I have complete confidence in their work and admire their skills. Their client feedback is always exceptional and I am very proud to call them part of the Jessica Short Hair & Makeup Design Team.
C H E L S E Y
Based in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, Chelsey started her training as a hair and makeup artist in Dubai at ESMOD French University. Since moving back to the UK, she went on to further her skills at the highly regarded London School of Beauty and Makeup and by attending one-to-one bridal hair styling courses in Reading, Berkshire.
After gaining her qualifications, Chelsey worked in the editorial industry. Photoshoots she has worked on have been featured in 'Harpers Bazaar' and 'Grazia' magazines. She has worked as a bridal hair and makeup artist for over ten years and has been a key part of my team for many of those. Chelsey is an extremely talented, professional hair and makeup artist. You will be well looked after if she is your artist for your day.
"What I love most about styling brides is making them feel their most beautiful and confident on one of the most special days of their lives. I pride myself on making a bridal party feel reassured and relaxed as I am a very calm person, which is what you need on what could be quite a hectic morning."
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Z O E
Zoe is based in Deepcut, Surrey. Her hair and makeup story started at a young age. The creative spark was ignited when she would style her Mums hair and paint the faces of her relatives. Laying the path for her eventual career.
She trained at the renowned Brushstrokes makeup academy in Elstree Studios. Since finishing here, Zoe has worked across the TV, film and bridal industries, but it was the elegance of weddings she enjoyed most. Looking after a guest of the Royal Wedding of Princess Eugene is a career highlight and one of many experiences which cements her fondness of bridal care.
Her passion for weddings, together with her deep rooted creativity and skill leaves you in fantastic hands.
"There's nothing more rewarding than enhancing natural beauty and seeing a client’s face light up when they see themselves in the mirror. Its always such a privilege to be involved in someone's special day."
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N I S H A
Based in Camberley, Surrey, Nisha trained at the Biranji School of Beauty in 2008 and has been working as a hair and makeup artist ever since. She started her career working in London photography studios before moving onto bridal hair and makeup.
Now with over 12 years experience, Nisha is a complete expert in her field and has applied her magic touch to lots of brides. She is such a friendly hair and makeup artist and a superb member of my team. You can sit back and relax when under her supervision on your day.
"The thing that I love the most about being a hair and makeup artist is being a part of a brides transformation on their wedding morning. I love seeing their confidence and natural beauty shine through when they are in their dress all ready to go."
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A L I C E
Alice is based in Fleet, Hampshire. She started her hair and makeup training at Basingstoke College of Technology where she completed Level 2 and Level 3 Diplomas in Media Makeup and Hair. She then went on to train at Delamar Makeup Academy where she attended the one year professional makeup and advanced hair course.
Since starting her career in 2015, Alice has specialised in bridal hair and makeup. She now holds years of experience in this industry having looked after many beautiful brides. Alice is a very gifted, personable member of my team, you will definitely be in good hands with her.
"I'm passionate about my job as a hair and makeup artist as I get the chance to enhance my clients natural beauty. I love that I get to be creative while meeting new people and visiting beautiful venues, no two work days are ever the same."
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T I N A
Based in Sandhurst, Berkshire, Tina started her career as a hairdresser before going on to study a BA (Hons) in Makeup and Hair Design at Southampton Solent University. Since graduating, Tina has worked in the fashion industry as well as high end salons in London before finding her way into bridal hair and makeup.
Tina always go's the extra mile to ensure her client feels beautiful and confident. She has looked after many brides of mine and they have always been delighted with her work. She is a great asset to my team.
"I started doing bridal hair and makeup in the summer of 2016 and it has honestly been the best decision I have ever made! I really love getting the opportunity to help make someone’s big day special and make them feel beautiful."
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K A T I E
Katie is based in Newbury, Berkshire. She underwent extensive training at the highly regarded Iver Makeup Academy where she obtained a BAC Advanced Certificate in Makeup and Hair Artistry. After a year of working in the TV and Film industry, Katie’s love for weddings took her on a new path and she began looking after brides and their bridal parties.
Katie is now well established in the bridal industry having made lots of brides feel and look amazing. An approachable and lovely artist, she will work with you until she gets your look perfect for you.
"The thing I love the most about being a hair and makeup artist is seeing the joy on my bride's face when I show them their finished look. Their happiness and excitement is infectious and makes me feel proud of what I do.”
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Y A S M I N E
Based in Reading, Berkshire, Yasmine is an accomplished skincare specialist and professional makeup artist. Her passion and dedication to her artistry has led her to work for the world’s No.1 Makeup brand MAC Cosmetics, where Yasmine has worked as a Pro Team Makeup Artist for over seven years.
Yasmine is highly skilled in Bridal, Fashion and Editorial Makeup. She has also worked backstage assisting celebrity Makeup clients on projects such as The X Factor and The Brits. In Yasmine’s Makeup Kit you will find prestigious and luxury brands such as Charlotte Tilbury, Nars, MAC, By Terry and Hourglass.
Yasmine prides herself on ensuring the highest level of artistry is delivered with a meticulous eye for perfection and detail.
"I love being part of a client’s special occasion and having the ability to bring out their natural beauty, allowing them to be the most beautiful and confident version of themselves."
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E L I S E
Elise is based in Didcot, Oxfordshire. Since completing her Level 3 Diploma in Media Makeup and Hair at Reading College six years ago, Elise has worked for highly respected beauty brands including Bobbi Brown and Chanel. Whilst working with these companies she has continued to train and learn from some of the best artists in the industry and is now a manager of her own team.
Elise has been assisting and helping me with bookings for the past few years. She is such a friendly and talented hair and makeup artist and immediately makes all her clients feel at ease.
"For me, makeup is all about enhancing natural beauty and I really feel my work reflects this. The thing I love most about my job as a hair and makeup artist is connecting with clients and making them feel confident and beautiful!”
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S T E P H
Steph is based in Bracknell, Berkshire. In 2014 Steph’s friend saw her natural skill for makeup and asked if she could style her for her wedding day. Steph loved the experience and together with brilliant feedback this inspired her to pursue a career in bridal make up.
Despite her chance beginnings, Steph has always had a keen interest in makeup. She studied NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy and recently a bridal makeup artistry course at The Kristina Gasperas Academy in London. Eager to impress her brides and show off the skills she’s been working on during 2020, Steph is itching to jump back into the wedding game. Her ability, friendliness and travel tales will give you a positive start to your wedding day.
"I love the power of makeup. It has the ability to transform and better our confidence. Being able to do this for my brides on their most special day is what gives me satisfaction. Their reactions are the pinnacle for me and let me know I have done my bit to make their day magical."