Head Hair & Makeup Artist
Owner & Founder of
Claire Janes Totally Flawless
Bristol | Somerset | Wiltshire | Hampshire | Surrey | Berkshire
Hello! Thank you for taking your time to find out more about me! I'm forever grateful and I hope I get the chance to meet you and be privileged enough to be a part of your big day!
Well, I am a Multi Award Winning Makeup & Hair Designer. For 11 years I have been transforming brides internationally, in this amazing industry! I have worked on hundreds of brides and I will do my very best to find the right style and products to suit you and your style. You will have my full attention, with another member of the team to cover the rest of the bridal party if required. This gives you an intimate and relaxing, luxury bridal experience! The hair and makeup will last all day and photograph beautifully!
So, what do I have to offer?
I am a hard working, loyal and determined woman, passionate like crazy about my career and my brides! I have spent many late nights and early starts building the reputation and skills of 'Totally You' and have loved every minute of it! I am a single woman with no children, so this makes 'Totally You' my love and my baby! I'm a big chocoholic and a weight training lover. I'm also pretty spiritual, so I like to practice meditation, listen to motivational podcasts & am all for self improvement & self care. This not only stops me going nuts in moments of stress or struggle but also helps me to keep my brides calm and positive in their moments of stress & worry.
I'm a sucker for a soft glam style, whether it be simple and elegant, or textured and boho.... ill give it some glam! I don't want my brides to look like a different person, just feel like the best version of themselves. Looking great for those photos but still recognisable to their partners!
If you want to have healthy looking, glowing skin and make the eyes do the talking, then I'm your girl! I like an 'undone' , soft hairstyle. from sleek hollywood waves to a relaxed textured up do, as long as the hair has movement and looks soft and romantic (not too structured or sprayed to an inch of its life) then im here for it! I also love it when a bride asks for something a little different, a pop of colour or a bold lip, lets have some fun and come up with a style best reflecting your style that will make you feel amazing!
The "Vogue" bride isn't real..... be yourself. Make the wedding work for you, your rules, your style. After all, its about both of your personalities coming together in celebration of your love.
Its so easy to get sucked into a 'pinterest board' version of how a wedding "should" look. Certain traditions that don't make sense to us, or an image we need to recreate. Do what makes YOU and your partner happy on the big day.........your suppliers will do the rest!
Using high end luxury brands such as Charlotte Tilbury, Chanel, Nars, Giorgio Armani and more. My faves are the Nars sheer glow foundation for a natural looking, flawless cover and the iconic illuminating drops for some glow!
For hair i like soft texture, so morrocon oil products and others that create a soft texture with sustainability is key for my kit! Also the 'KYK puff powder' is the best for me for creating volume, texture and hold from the roots!
"Claire did my wedding day make up...boy, oh boy - it was fantastic! I knew Claire was the right choice for me after searching for a make up artist online for hours upon hours. Her style is effortlessly chic and boho and she's the best there is for this!
I'm so happy I booked her up years in advance as it was well worth the wait! Guests commented on how great Claire's work was. As a plus, I didn't even have to top-up any make up on a warm summer's evening (and I usually suffer from oily skin!).
On a side note, Claire was not only a ridiculously talented make up and hair artist, but also a lovely person! I never felt like we ran out of conversation and she was just so easy to get along with! She definitely made me more relaxed on the morning of the wedding and I cannot thank her enough for all of her hard work."
We will go over your skin regime, what your skin concerns are and how you can keep up with the best skin regime at home in the lead up to your big day, to get the most out of your makeup as a glowing bride!
A Bridal Hair & Makeup trial at my studio can take around 3 hours depending on styles. Hair or Makeup only, will take around 90 minutes. We will go over, style of your wedding, your dress, hair accessories, veil, face shape, skin type, eye colour, skin sensitivities, colour scheme and hair texture, to work out a style that will work best for YOU.
You will have my full attention, with another member of the team to cover the rest of the bridal party if required. This gives you an intimate and relaxing, luxury bridal experience! The hair and makeup will last all day and photograph beautifully! We can have some fun with making a Reel for you to keep, I can take some fun shots of the process and we can just have a nice relaxed morning with your bridal party, without the rush. I've even been known to help brides into their dress, wipe some tears and dry some flowers in the morning! I'll be with you until your ready for the aisle ...... or until your sick of me anyway! If I could stay all day I probably would! :)
The Big Day
We will discuss logistics before the big day, giving you enough time to plan ahead and organise everyone. I will also send you over a document for tips and a checklist, helpful to prepare you for your wedding morning!
I also keep some hair extensions at the studio, so if a style you request requires more volume, I can incorporate extra hair into your style at the trial and then order you some new hair for your big day, Just the cost of the hair will be required. All hair padding and lashes, if required, are also included, for the trial and on the big day! I have a few choices for lashes, either strip or cluster.
PLEASE NOTE: I do not run trials on weekends. My weekends are dedicated to weddings alone. I run my trials Wednesdays through to Fridays. I can however, arrange an evening if a weekday is inconvenient for you.
Contact me now for your personalised quote! I am now taking bookings for the Bristol/Somerset & Wiltshire area! Option of coming to YOU for the trials!
Have some questions?? I can offer you a free 15 minute consultation at my studio or over zoom. Alternatively, I can call you for a chat to clear up any questions you may have before booking. Please contact us with your request.
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