Image © Naomi Kenton Photography
Interview With: Janice Eveleigh
Company Name: Final Touches
Location / Coverage: Hertfordshire, London and Surrounding Counties
Final Touches provides a bridal hair and make-up service.
Final Touches got started when a friend who is a make-up artist asked me to help do the hair at a wedding in 2002. I really enjoyed the experience and started helping her more and more. I soon realised I preferred the wedding work and freedom of working freelance rather than being employed. I already had hair and make-up skills but decided to take a few refresher courses in bridal hair and make-up. Then, after much consideration and deliberation I decided to set up Final Touches and haven’t looked back since.
Final Touches is solely run by myself but I call upon other freelance hair and make-up colleagues who I have worked with over the years when I have a large bridal party.
My background has always been in the beauty industry and I started as an apprentice hairdresser on leaving school and completed a City and Guilds 3 year course. I then worked on board cruise ships for a number of years, travelling to numerous countries and began training in make-up when I returned. I’ve worked for Virgin Atlantic in the upper class lounge as a stylist and educator to air stewardesses about to undertake abinitio training. I’m a qualified teaching assessor and have a Cert Ed in adult education.
When a bride chooses a beautiful dress, jewellery and shoes, and thinks hard about what photographer to choose, I think it’s important to complete the look with professional hair and make-up. Your wedding photos are something you will want to treasure and look your best in, so having flawless make-up and beautiful hair is a must for every bride.
This also makes for an enjoyable wedding morning spent with your bridesmaids, stress free and being pampered without the hassle of having to go to a salon.
Having a butterfly wedding theme is becoming increasingly popular, and there are so many beautiful butterfly wedding products that you could choose. You could go for a bright wedding theme with bright coloured butterflies, a pretty theme with pastel coloured butterflies, or a subtle theme with silver or gold butterflies. This wedding mood board will give you some ideas of the type of things you could incorporate into your butterfly themed wedding.
Wedding Dress – Suzanne Neville
Wedding Table – Elizabeth Anne Designs
Butterfly Wedding Favours – My Beach Favours
Wedding Cake – Maisie Fantasie
Butterfly Lanterns – The Last Detail
Butterfly Cupcakes – Hostess Blog
Butterfly Bouquet – Martha Stewart Weddings
Butterfly Wedding Invitation – Mandalay
Butterfly Tie – Martha Stewart Weddings
Butterfly Table Confetti – Love Those Prints
Glass Butterfly – Etsy
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