When the big day arrives, every bride wants to look flawless. To achieve that effect, the perfect hairstyle and makeup application are essential to meeting the goal. With such high stakes, it’s important to find just the right place that will cater to your personal style, unique characteristics and wedding budget. Check out this list of some of best places for wedding hair and makeup around town to find who’ll be making you look flawless. Options include some of the best salons in the area and on-site services.
Blowdry! Blowdry Bar
1203 Lagoon Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Fun and funky, Blowdry! is the new kid on the block in Uptown, but has already been making waves on the beauty scene. With fun and on-trend styles, as well as affordable prices, the salon is a great option to consider for your wedding day. Updos start at $70, with a Bridal Package priced at $125 (which includes a consultation and practice updo session, as well as the day-of perfect updo). Makeup packages are similarly structured with the Blushing Bride priced at $50 and a package (including the trial and Big Day applications) at $85. Additional charges apply for airbrush foundation.
1641 W. County Road C
Roseville, MN 55113
Juut is one of Minnesota’s beauty staples. With its shared origins with well-known name Aveda, it’s no surprise that many brides choose the salon as their big day beauty spot. Juut offers its own “For the Bride” makeup and bridal hair package, which includes a complete “rehearsal” of your planned look, as well as the day-of application and styling. Prices vary based on consultation, but makeup application typically starts at $45 and updos at $70+ when purchasing the services a la carte at Juut. With several locations in the Twin Cities, pick the option most convenient for you.
Bellagala Hair & Makeup
255 E. 6th St., 6th Floor
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Bellagala is one of the premiere names in Minnesota weddings, offering a wide range of services for your big day, including hair and makeup. Packages include on-site service on your wedding day, and also include a full consultation and trial runs. Bellagala also makes it easy to give the gift of offering beauty services to your bridesmaid and mom on-site as well. Makeup packages are priced at $215 and include airbrush foundation and false lashes. Bridal Hair is priced at $280.
1224 Quincy St. N.E., Studio 225
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Another great on-site beauty option is Onsite Muse. Featuring both trial-run and day-of services, the salon is a “best of weddings 2013” award winner from wedding website theknot.com and is beloved by local brides. Hair and makeup are priced at $105 each, with trial-run services at an additional charge. The salon’s artists can also do hair and makeup for your bridal party, starting at $80 each for hair and makeup.
Creative Beauté Agency
Minnetonka, MN 55345
A consistently recommended pick from Minnesota Bride, theknot.com and WeddingWire, Creative Beauté is a talent agency comprised of some of the best artists in the Twin Cities. Prices vary by artist and reflect experience, reputation and education. Due to the larger nature of the team, Creative Beauté is a great option for coordinating beauty services for the entire bridal party, thereby reducing the stress of wondering if everyone will be done in time. The agency offers the best possible blend of convenience and a reputation for quality work. Use the online form to request more information based on your needs.
Sassy professional by day, men’s style expert by night, Bethany Rein is a twenty-something living in Minneapolis. She loves baseball, coffee and the well-dressed male. An avid runner, Bethany also plays recreational sports with more enthusiasm than skill. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.