Summer Wedding With Stunning Bride

Almost 4 years!
Our stunning bride Kristin from August 20th, 2016!!! –

Where did time go? She’s now a gorgeous mama of 1!!!

What a pleasure to be there on your wedding day Kristin!

Wedding day makeup and hair @tonibrides –

Photographer: Danny Baker

Bridal Makeup and Hair

As I was going through some of our past wedding photos, I saw this one from our 2018 May bride Jacqueline!

Absolutely love the final day makeup and hair on her! And I’m so glad she was able to fully trust me and my team!

p,s a little back end story, we went back and forth quite a few times after her trial to alternate her most desired looks on both makeup and hair. So if you are a bride to be and noticed the color and style you loved on someone else doesn’t look good on you, I ensure that you are not alone! This happens! More than you think!! The most important thing is to communicate well before your trial and during your trial! Find a team that’s trustworthy!

Wedding Guest Message Ideas

Message in a bottle!

Love this creative idea for wedding guests messages.

So much is possible to make the day special and uniquely your style ūüėČ

Photo by Pinterest 

Full Updo Bridal Hair

Although a full updo is not a commonly requested style by most of our bridal clients, I still love how it gives a general good ‚Äėfacelift‚Äô if that‚Äôs something you are looking for;)

Also, not to mention it’s a very classy and elegant look!

Think about Audrey Hepburn in the movie ‚ÄėBreakfast at Tiffany‚Äôs ‚Äė!

Would you wear this?

Hair trial @tonibrides 

A Textured Braid Low Bun

Who loves a textured braid low bun with a good volume for their wedding day or special event?

Such a popular and practical style especially if your hair doesn’t hold curls well ūüėČ


– From Ruby’s wedding trial

Smooth Low Updo + Natural Pearly Makeup


Super smooth low updo + natural pearly makeup for our Vietnamese Chinese Bride from last weekend! Congratulations Julie!
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Hermosa Beach Wedding

I got to be the main hairstylist at a Hermosa Beach Wedding last weekend and it was absolutely a delightful experience! Bride and bridesmaids, wedding party were getting ready at Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach right at the water front. Gorgeous view and I can only imagine how beautiful the wedding photos are going to turn out!

Blake and I had our trial last December. I kept our trial photos and we communicated after the trial to¬†adjust any changes she’d like to have for her wedding day. On the day of,¬†due to the weather change,¬†we decided to¬†make¬†some small¬†changes¬†on the back of¬†her hair so I can secure it with more bobby bins¬†in this weather¬†through out the day. We know humidity is a killer for lose hair dos!

While working on Blake, I was so flattered¬†as she¬†told me¬†that her wedding coordinator Natalie Sofer (you can check her out here)¬†had spoken highly about me even though we’ve¬†never met in person.

The¬†whole starting part of the wedding was a huge success. We had¬†1 bride,¬†8 bridesmaids and 1 mom and we finished a little before the set time thanks for Blake and Natalie’s¬†diligent work!

Here’re a couple of photos from the day of. Hair by Toni Brides.


How to plan your Wedding Makeup and Hair

Wedding Makeup and Hair is an essential part of a wedding day. In a matter of fact, it’s usually the¬†start of the day for bride and her wedding party.¬†How¬†Makeup and Hair appointment goes sets the atmosphere of the day and¬†determines¬†whether everyone will be happy of how they look and feel in person and in the¬†professional wedding photos later.

How to plan your Wedding Day Makeup and Hair??
Wedding Makeup and Hair for Brides

You may ask, ‘So how should I plan my and my wedding party’s¬†Wedding Makeup and Hair?’ Good questions! Well, in my opinion, it’s best to¬†coordinate with your wedding theme, dress and personal comfort. What’s your wedding theme? Is it vintage,¬†retro, or modern, classic? Is it ourdoor or indoor? what’s the neckline, material and shape of your dress? Does your dress have an open back or is it a sweetheart shape? Is it lacey or silky material? Is it a ‘A shape’ or mermaid shape? Lastly, do you wear makeup and style your hair on a¬†regular base?

All these questions are directly related to¬†your Wedding¬†Makeup and Hair.¬†¬†And if it’s too much to consider, not to worry! We cover¬†all these aspects, recommend and design¬†a best¬†look for you during our phone consultation and trial.

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Wedding Makeup and Hair for bridesmaids

Now you may wonder, what about my wedding party’s makeup and hair? In general, wedding party makeup and hair should go¬†along with the¬†same style of the bride.¬†If your bridesmaids have the same or similar dress, their makeup¬†and hair¬†style should also be¬†coordinated with their dresses. However,¬†bridesmaids makeup and hair should not¬†overwhelm the bride’s.¬† For example, if you are having a¬†retro style wedding theme and wedding dress, you want your makeup and hair to go along with the theme, same principles apply to your bridesmaids makeup and hair but standout less.

Wedding Makeup and Hair for Moms

Mom’s Makeup and Hair. Moms are usually the modest on wedding days.¬†However, they are one of the most important¬†wedding party that need to look great on their children’s wedding day! As we age, we tend to need a little bit more coverage and color on our faces and¬†cover some grays and make the hair look fuller to appear more¬†youthful.¬†But keep it natural, sophisticated¬†and classy¬†should be¬†a general rule. We want moms to look¬†good on our wedding days, not¬†only for the wedding photos, it’s¬†also a perfect way to show our appreciation, like a sweet special treatment for them.

Here are some good examples of Brides and Wedding party Makeup and Hair:

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27th September Wedding

27th September Wedding Makeup and Hair by Toni Brides.

Just¬†married Megan and her¬†other half had their wedding at a unique and beautiful¬†venue in Pioneertown.¬†To¬†enhance¬†her beautiful green eyes and cute freckles,¬†I¬†did a light airbrush makeup with beach/brown¬†tone shimmer eye makeup and paired with a authentic side bun. For her¬†bridesmaid, we went for a side braids and a fingerwave retro look ūüôā

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