Switching gears from bride to wedding photographer, Margaret is truly a rare find in this industry, and she’s my go to girl when I send out makeup artist recommendations to my brides. When it comes to photographing my beautiful brides for their engagement and wedding day, hair and makeup make all the difference in the world with how the final image turns out. Makeup that’s too soft will fade and appear even softer on camera, while makeup that’s too harsh will look too intense and over done. Every time I photograph Margaret’s work, it’s absolutely perfect both in person and in the final images. When my brides show up to their sessions with me, one of the first things they say is “I LOVED Margaret, thank you so much for the recommendation!” She cares so much for all of her clients, and it shows in the way that she makes all of them feel so beautiful and special, myself included.
Past Bride & Vendor
As both a a bride who hired Margaret to do my hair and makeup for my own wedding day as well as a wedding photographer who’s had the pleasure of working alongside Margaret for the past few years, there aren’t enough words to describe how incredible she is.
My experience having Margaret as a part of my wedding day was amazing from my first inquiry with her all the way through the happiest day of my life. From the moment I stepped through the door of her studio for my engagement session hair and makeup appointment, she made me feel so welcomed. She’s bubbly and fun while still being calm and relaxed, which really put me at ease. I felt like I’d known her forever by the time she had finished her work. She listened to all my ideas and suggestions and was able to give me a finished look that’s harder to create than it may seem—beautiful, soft, and romantic beauty without being overdone. I still looked like myself, but just so much better! I felt beautiful going into my engagement photos, and my makeup photographed so well on camera. As a photographer, I understand that there’s an art to creating makeup looks that not only look beautiful in person, but still photograph well, and Margaret was able to do just that. Not only did she work her magic on me again for my wedding day, but she did an incredible job with my bridesmaids as well. All of my bridesmaids have very different skin colors, tones, and textures from one another, and I absolutely loved that Margaret is skilled and knowledgable enough to perfectly apply makeup for each girl’s own unique look. She understands that women are diverse with their own individual beauty needs, and that’s so incredibly important when hiring a makeup artist.
When you hire Margaret, you’re investing in so much more than the typical hair and makeup experience. Not only is she there to make you look like the most beautiful version of yourself with her incredible knowledge and skill at her craft, but to make the process of working with her feel as though you have a friend on your vendor team. I’m so thankful to have worked with Margaret as both a vendor and client, and I can truly say that I’ve found a friend along the way!