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Boston's Best Places For Wedding Hair And Makeup

You've spent months, if not years, planning your dream wedding and you know you want to look your best. Instead of doing it all yourself, hiring someone else to handle hair and makeup for the day is more necessary than ever. With the stress of wedding planning, it can be easy to overlook a stylist for your entire wedding party. Give yourself one less thing to worry about on your big day by using one of these tried-and-true stylists for hair and makeup on your wedding day.

Charlotte & Company
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 947-3309

You can't talk wedding hair or makeup in Boston without mentioning Charlotte Phinney. She and her team of professionals at Charlotte & Company have won "Best of" Wedding Awards from The Knot for three years running. On top of their work with Boston wedding parties, Charlotte & Company has also worked on Broadway and for just about every television channel you can think of. The client list at Charlotte & Company includes Diane Sawyer and even President Obama. It offers full hair and makeup services on location for wedding parties of all sizes.

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Viselli Santoro Salon
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Viselli Santoro Salon
297 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115
(857) 350-4856

Viselli Santoro Salon can take care of all your hair and makeup needs from the engagement photos, through the bachelorette party and right on up through your actual wedding day. It is a full-service salon that offers haircut, color and cosmetic application. On top of this, it even offers a free initial consultation. This lets you see for yourself the magic the stylists can work in a completely no-commitment, risk-free way.


L'Elegance Art Et Coiffure
105 Newbury St., 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 536-1290

If you've got your makeup squared away but are still looking for someone to take care of your hair on that special day, look no further than this Newbury Street salon. It is the salon to go if you want a little bit of pampering before the big event. And with L'Elegance Art Et Coiffure, you have the option of going into the salon to have your hair done or you can choose to have your stylist come to you, either at home or at the venue location.

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Katrina Hess Makeup Studio
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Katrina Hess Makeup Studio
115 Newbury St., Suite 301
Boston, MA 02116
(781) 710-6865

If you have found yourself in the other position, having your hair taken care of but in serious need of a makeup artist, look no further than Katrina Hess Makeup Studios. This award-winning makeup artist has had her work featured in Cosmopolitan and Elegant Wedding, among many others. Katrina Hess is a great place to go not only for your wedding makeup but for all your brow shaping and skin care needs in order to prep for the big day.

Makeovers by Ligia
Noelle Salon
347 Pleasant St.
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 240-0544

Makeovers by Ligia comes to your location to give you airbrushed cosmetics that will last through the wedding day and reception. While you will pay a bit more if you choose the airbrushing technique over traditional makeup, you will really see the difference in your professional photos. No matter how high definition the camera or the recording equipment, you'll look naturally flawless. Makeovers by Ligia offers full hair and makeup application for the entire wedding party.

Renee Mallett is the author of several books about art, culture, and New England. She was the owner and director of an art gallery and has written about arts and entertainment on a national level for several print and online journals. Her work can be found at

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