I was lucky to work with Nikki before, during, and after my wedding. Planning a wedding from out of state is a huge and stressful undertaking. Planning a destination wedding within a destination... let's just say I warn any bride/groom to reall...
y pay attention to logistics before booking a venue, lol. Anyway! Nikki made the entire beauty side of things fun and easy. She's laid back and fun to talk to, which is especially great if you're a stressed bride. I'd recommend her to anyone looking for someone to help make them look their best on their big day!
Nikki was awesome enough to meet with me in person when I was up 6 months before my wedding to do some planning and was happy to work with my limited schedule. Scheduling a trial run was also easy and fun! I was able to lean on her for connections to makeup, so was able to book a trial with both her and her makeup gal, Sam, at the same time. Again, Nikki was awesome with my limited availability given I was in town for only a certain amount of time leading up to my wedding, and we were able to fit in a trial about 2 weeks before my wedding.
One of the biggest issues I ran into while trying to find someone to do my hair and makeup was finding someone who'd be willing to travel over an hour and a half for just me. I wasn't forcing hair and makeup on my bridesmaids nor did we have the budget for me to cover it for them as a gift. However, Nikki (and Sam) was happy to travel out for just me, something I can't express enough thanks for. What became even more exciting is that eventually, I was able to secure 3 more hair-dos for her with my mom, a bridesmaid, and the mother of the groom.
Nikki did an amazing job with all 4 of us on the big day!! I'm a tomboy who can't do much with her own hair, but Nikki helped me feel gorgeous for my wedding. She was even very patient with me as we emailed back and forth on ideas leading up to the day of. In the end, I absolutely loved my updo that she did!
The other ladies all absolutely loved their hair as well! So much that they didn't dare mess with their hair the next day, lol. Both moms had updos done to their requested styles. My bridesmaid has extensions that she wears and Nikki was able to work with them and created a stunning side-swept hairdo.
All in all, Nikki was fantastic! I even ended up booking an appointment with her for the Monday after my wedding to get about 5 inches chopped off. I love my shorter hair now!
Thank you Nikki for being a vital part of my big day and helping me feel amazing!!!