Some kind words and testimonials from just a few of the people I have worked with and worked for……..
Kirsten was the makeup artist for my wedding and I cannot recommend her highly enough. She is the most lovely person, a fantastic artist and she made an already special day even more so. Kirsten went above and beyond that day and stayed with us from early morning until we drove away in the car, helping out with anything that needed doing from taking photos to fixing my Dad’s buttonhole!
Thank you Kirsten.
Anna. Dorchester, Dorset
I wanted to say thank you for everything you did on the day – for our beautiful make-up (mine was just as perfect and pristine when I came to take it off at 1am as when you first applied it!), for all the other bits and pieces did for us (I have a great photo of you stood on the bed fixing my veil into my hair!), and for being so lovely and calming.
I felt as though I’d known you for years and you contributed so much to making the morning so memorable.
Laura. Milborne Port, Dorset
I just wanted to say a big thank you for my wedding makeup…you have been an absolute star and it has been a pleasure to have met you.
Many thanks again for all of your help making me feel like a million dollars! xx
Kirsty. Portland, Dorset
Hi Kirsten, just wanted to say a quick thank you for doing the hair and makeup for my wedding yesterday.
It was completely perfect and everything looked amazing.
Thank you for keeping us all so calm and being so lovely! xx
Katie. Wareham, Dorset
From the moment I first met Kirsten for my wedding makeup trial I knew I was in the best hands.
I felt completely at ease with her – I couldn’t wait for my wedding day to see her again and have my make up done. As well as being an extremely talented make up artist, Kirsten was a very calming influence and so friendly. She listened to what I wanted and what I didn’t want whilst suggesting colours and explaining all the processes of what she was doing.
It was so much fun yet relaxing and calming at the same time. It was like having a good friend helping me to get ready for my big day. And the best thing was how much confidence she gave me and I don’t think I could have looked more beautiful.
I can’t thank you enough Kirsten.
Athina. Bournemouth, Dorset
Hi Kirsten, now that I am back from honeymoon and a Mrs I just wanted to send you a thank you message for all you did in helping me to get in preparation for my wedding day (even the added extras on the day, like flower organising and veil arranging- you can do it all).
My make-up looked absolutely beautiful, it felt very comfortable in that I didn’t feel like I had any make up on at all!
My mum, matron of honour Charlotte and bridesmaid Lyvie all loved their make up too, and agree with what I said above, in that they felt like they were not wearing any make up at all! You are super talented at what you do,
and I would not hesitate in recommending you in the future.
All the best to you and your career in the future Kirsten, take care, Karen X
Karen. Wareham, Dorset
Lovely Kirsten, thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your help on Saturday, for the beautiful makeup you did, for the simply wonderful photos, and for being such a calming presence for us all!
Everything went perfectly and we had the most magical day 🙂 We are still walking around in a dream!!
Hope to bump into you again soon! Mary x
Mary. West Stafford, Dorset
Thank you so so much Kirsten for doing such a fantastic job on mine and my mum’s make up for my wedding on Saturday. We had a truly wonderful time. I wish I could have you to do my make up every day,
it was exactly what I wanted.
It was an absolutely fantastic day from start to finish and thank you once again! xxx
Natalie. Dorchester, Dorset
Kirsten is a very talented Makeup artist and always manages to know exactly what I want even if I’m not sure! I’ve worked with Kirsten on several styled shoots and she’s professional, personable and a genuinely lovely person. She’s top of my list of recommended suppliers and I can’t wait to work with her again.
Rachel. Exquisitely You, Wedding and Event specialists
I attended a shoot today arranged by bespoke bridal designer for which Kirsten was the makeup artist. I was grateful to be in competent hands as I have had some awful experiences with makeup artists in the past. Kirsten is fantastic at her craft and created a bridal look which worked wonderfully with the dress I was modelling. thank you again Kirsten.
Emma. Model, Poole, Dorset
A group of 12 ladies recently attended a Makeup Workshop with Kirsten. Her wealth of experience combined with her
approachable manner ensured that we had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.
Make-up counters in Department Stores can be rather intimidating and the choice of products overwhelming but the session with Kirsten was relaxing, informative and great fun.
Her demonstration was full of useful tips on products and how and where to apply them. All this of course without the pressure to buy!
Kirsten put us all at ease and encouraged us to ask questions. It was a very practical session with plenty of opportunity to try out what we had learned. Kirsten even found time to give mini one-to-one applications of products following the main demonstration.
The room was buzzing and by the end everyone had learned something new and certainly felt more informed for their next trip to the make-up counters!
Carolyn. Weymouth, Dorset
Thank you doesn’t seem enough…it was so fab that you were so calm, so lovely, so helpful and that we got on so well for a giggle as well…you really did make such a difference to my day.
Everyone said how lovely I looked and I felt amazing, the makeup lasted until midnight which was all I could stay up to!
Thank you again, you are fab.
Louise, the Bride. Weymouth, Dorset
Thank you so much for all you did for Louise and me on Saturday. Not only for your beautiful makeup, which still looked fab at 9pm, but for all the other help you gave us. You really went the extra mile for us and your calmness and friendliness made everything so much easier for us.
You are a real star and I will recommend you to everyone!
With all best wishes and hope to see you again the next time I need to look beautiful!
Sarah, Louse’s sister and bridesmaid. Dorchester, Dorset
Thank you so much for doing my wedding makeup I really did feel like the most
beautiful girl in the world (I know that sounds cheesy but it’s true) Melissa x
Melissa. Bridport, Dorset
I just wanted to say thank you very much for all your help on the day, especially helping with the dress and getting me ready on time.
The makeup was perfect and it all helped towards a wonderful day!
Helen. Sherborne, Dorset
It was an absolute pleasure to work with you and I’d do that again in a heartbeat…
Thank you for all your help on the shoot, the makeup looks great!
Thank you again for all your help on our wedding day, we couldn’t have asked for more! Laura x
Laura. Weymouth, Dorset
I have known and been friends with Kirsten for many years so it seemed only natural to have my makeup done by her. I couldn’t have been happier that I chose her to be the one to do it on my big day. I had a trial where she came to my house, which made the experience very relaxing. She was an absolute professional and brought everything she needed, even down to the chair, so I didn’t have to worry about a thing (which is nice in the run up to your wedding).
During the trial Kirsten was wonderful and incredibly patient which made it a very enjoyable experience. She really listened to what it was I wanted and more importantly didn’t want. She was happy to try lots of different looks on me until I found the one I was happy with, nothing was too much trouble and she didn’t take offence if it wasn’t quite what I wanted, she just kept going assuring me we’d get there.
On the day she was equally as professional and I couldn’t fault her or her service in any way. She fitted in around my timings and make the whole experience of me ‘getting ready’ a very relaxed, enjoyable and memorable one.
Thank you Kirsten for sharing in my day, I couldn’t have made a better choice.
Jane. Dorchester, Dorset
I made contact with Kirsten after having a disastrous trial experience with another makeup artist. From initial contact with Kirsten I could instantly see the difference in professionalism so felt assured to book a trial.
Kirsten was great, the trial was carried out in the comfort of my own home and we discussed in length the sort of look I wanted which then she tried out and adjusted until we found the perfect look. I was really satisfied with the trial with Kirsten and booked her to do my make up on the big day.
On the big day itself, Kirsten arrived on time and wasted no time in whipping into action to create fabulous makeup for all of us, myself, the bridesmaids and the mother of the bride, all of whom, apart from myself, didn’t have a trial, yet Kirsten still managed to produce exactly what the girls wanted to an extremely tight and very early timetable.
She did not leave until I left the house and touched up my makeup just before I left in the car with my dad, which I thought was so sweet as many I’m sure would take off once they were paid!
We were all delighted with the results and couldn’t thank Kirsten enough. Kirsten is a lovely person and extremely good at her job. I would highly recommend her to anyone. She will make your day extra special.
Becky. Weymouth, Dorset
Hi Kirsten, I just wanted to say thank you for not only your fantastic makeup skills but your calm demeanour on our wedding morning.
You were an absolute star and I would recommend you to absolutely anyone x
Laura. Dorchester, Dorset
Very friendly, professional and creative, Kirsten helped with our ‘fallen angel’ fancy dress look and we were very happy with the results.
Would definitely recommend!
Becky, New Look. Weymouth, Dorset
Kirsten made me look absolutely wonderful on my wedding day. She adapted around the timings of the hairdresser and did whatever I needed. She was a pleasure to share my wedding day with and would recommend her in a heartbeat to anyone.
My make up looked stunning and stayed perfect for the whole day which made me feel even better.
Thank you so much Kirsten for doing an amazing job. x x
Charlotte. Gosport, Hampshire
Kirsten, thank you so very much, Molly’s make up was just perfect, Emma and Steph looked fantastic. I really can’t thank you enough for helping at short notice, you are a star.
Everybody said how stunning Molly looked and all had a great relaxed, happy day (once the emotions had calmed down from the ceremony!)
I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you, you have a wonderful talent and a wonderful personality.
Once again, thank you so much, Take care, Sue xx
Sue. Dorchester, Dorset
Many, many thanks to the wonderful Kirsten for our make-up today. We travelled from the Wirral and Sheffield and were delighted with our makeup.
Thank you so much and all your help running up to the wedding We couldn’t have done it without you.
Pam. The Wirral (Cerne Abbas, Dorset)
Kirsten is calm, professional, friendly and warm. Due to long term health problems I felt ugly and unhappy with the way I looked, but she made me feel and look
naturally beautiful for my wedding day. I’m so glad I found her.
I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants excellent results xx
Alitia. Bridport, Dorset
I recently met Kirsten at a wedding I photographed, she was chilled out and professional on the morning and unflustered when we were running late.
The makeup looked stunning and lasted well all day!
Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.
Dan Bristow Photography. Weymouth, Dorset
Thank you so much for being such a wonderful addition to our wedding day! It truly was the best day, and your calm, warm and friendly presence was all part of the day I will never forget!
Not to mention the fact that when I welled up coming down the aisle, everything stayed in place!
The makeup was perfect – you are excellent at what you do.
Rebecca. Alton Pancras, Dorset
Hi Kirsten, I just wanted to say a huge thank you for doing my makeup for our wedding on Saturday.
Everyone commented on how good the makeup was, I can’t wait to see the professional pictures!
Highly recommended, I will use you again, Kindest regards.
Carrie. Bridport, Dorset
I wanted to express a massive thank you for doing my hair for my wedding, not only did you have a mammoth job with my hair and worked a miracle by making it so beautiful and leaving me feeling like a million dollars. You also did an amazing job on my mum’s, sister, sister-in-law and the flower girls hair too.
I felt you went way beyond what we asked for and a true professional, thank you so much.
Katherine. Charminster, Dorchester
Kirsten was excellent at my trial and discussed at length how to achieve the look I wanted and nothing was too much trouble. She also spent time working out how I wanted my hair and veil and every step of the way was incredibly professional but also incredibly warm and genuine.
On the big day she was a very calming influence and did such a fantastic job doing my hair and makeup as well as my two bridesmaids’ hair and makeup too. Everyone at the wedding was commenting on how beautifully natural an flawless our makeup looked and they particularly loved the plaited style of my bridesmaids hair. Overall she made the getting ready experience of my wedding morning so much more calm and enjoyable and I would recommend her to anyone, she was fab!
Danni, Puddletown, Dorset
One of my worst nightmare came true the morning of my wedding, I was ill. I had such a bad cold, I was drained and I felt ugly and to put it simply, but all that changed with the arrival of Kirsten.
She has the knack of making you feel so relaxed and cheerful even when you feel so glum. When Kirsten had finished and I looked in the mirror I was stunned. I looked better than I normally would on my best days and I truly felt beautiful! All day and night people wouldn’t believe me when I explained that I was ill, the photos came out so beautifully and I had a lovely glow. I don’t usually wear makeup – mascara and eyeliner were usually the limit and so I was concerned I’d feel weighed down, but Kirsten’s’ expertise meant I couldn’t even feel the makeup, it was so silky and light and exactly how I wanted it to be.
I couldn’t recommend Kirsten enough, such a lovely, lovely lady and with a real talent. Thank you Kirsten, I could not have been happier.
Dianne. Poole, Dorset
Great to meet Kirsten for a photoshoot with Charlotte, she is very dedicated to her work, extremely professional and experienced and a pleasure to work with as she is a lovely person. I would definitely recommend her.
Carmen Clark, Photography. Dorset
I had an amazing shoot with Kirsten today! – striking eye makeup and creative hair stylist. On time, well organised and fantastic communication prior to the shoot.
Charlotte, model. Weymouth, Dorset
I first met Kirsten Sare Makeup Artist at a Bournemouth wedding and was extremely impressed by her skills and client care on the day. The makeup was beautiful and I could see the bride was delighted with her look on the day, and she looked amazing. Getting the makeup right for the particular bride’s skin and personality is just so important and if done well can really help with the photographs and enhance the Bride’s personality, which can then be recorded in the images for perpetuity and meant the Bride can look back in the years to come and smile and get a warm glow of how wonderful she looked on her big day, thanks to Kirsten
Nigel Ware, Affinity Photography, Dorset
Kirsten came to help me as hair and makeup artist on the feature film ‘The Time of Their Lives’
She immediately fitted in with my team being both helpful and skilled at preparing our
featured supporting cast.
It was a particularly busy day and her help was invaluable.
Alyn. Makeup and Hair Designer, Time of Their Lives (feature film)
Her initiative and natural drive in a filming environment was brilliant to have around and her positive vibe was great to work with. Kirsten also has natural flare with makeup so as the days went on I was able to give her more and more responsibility which she thrived upon and really helped me out on a very difficult project. Kirsten is also very good with people and I felt at ease leaving her on set whilst I was back at base making up other actors.
Gina. Hair and Makeup Designer, And Then I was French (feature film)
I just wanted to say thank you very much for doing our makeup on the wedding day!
I thought the bridesmaids looked stunning, so many of our guests commented on how lovely and natural their makeup was and I was really happy with my makeup too – it lasted the whole day, and was really natural and elegant,
exactly what I was looking for!
Rachel. Dorchester, Dorset
Thank you so much for doing my makeup for my Wedding Day. It looked great and I felt wonderful.
Thanks for all your support on the day as well, you’re fab.
Sally. Swanage, Dorset
Thank you so very much for making our day so special.
You made me feel like a star!
Thank you also for your kindness, support and calmness.
With love, Kath and Jim x
Katherine. Bridport, Dorset
Kirsten was everything I wanted in a makeup artist. When I initially contacted her, I wasn’t sure that I even wanted a professional to do my make up for our wedding. Kirsten was great at explaining a whole array of possibilities. I decided to have a trial and see how I wanted to proceed. I knew straight away that I wanted her on the day. She was truly fantastic! On the day, she was calm and generally lovely, adding to a really exciting morning of getting ready! She was fantastic at doing not just my make up, but also my bridesmaid and mother of the bride. Even though they hadn’t had a trial, she absolutely nailed what they wanted. I would recommend her to anyone in need of a makeup artist for a wedding, or any big event! Thank you so much Kirsten!
Lucy. Dorchester, Dorset
As a bride who struggled with confidence, I was super nervous about being the centre of attention on my big day. Kirsten really helped keep me at ease, from the trial to the day itself. She was really receptive to my feedback after the trial and made sure I was happy with the look on the wedding day. She was fab to talk to and kept us all laughing and relaxed on the morning of the wedding! She made sure that myself, my bridesmaids and my mum looked and felt our best. The make-up she used was fantastic quality and she gave us great advice on products to use ourselves.
I could not recommend Kirsten more highly!!
Rebecca. West Bay, Dorset
Weymouth last Sunday. I felt so happy knowing that I looked my best.
You came, so to speak , blind and had never seen me before but you did a magnificent job in making me
feel so confident.
Thank you so much again.
Kirsten was absolutely amazing on my wedding morning on the 22nd July 2017 ! From the initial emails she seemed the calm easy going person I wanted, and that was confirmed at the trial. She’s so relaxed and easy to talk to, and took the time to try different things and suggested make up that would suit me. On the day, she did my make up absolutely perfectly. She was a godsend on the morning, not only doing my make up but fixing my hair last minute, taking photos with bridesmaids phone and then standing in the rain with umbrellas helping me in the car! I honestly can’t thank her enough for everything she did, how well she did my make up and couldn’t recommend her more highly for your wedding make up and general calming nature! Thanks again, Kirsten! x
Robyn. Bridport, Dorset
I just wanted to say thank you for the AMAZING job you did on my makeup. It was perfect, you totally nailed it.
You were also brilliant at calming me down, so thank for the tips!
Susanna. Milton Abbas, Dorset
I just wanted to say a huge thank you so much for your assistance in the preparations for our wedding day. The makeup and trial was conducted with effortless professionalism, and you were such a beautifully calming influence on the day which was absolutely idyllic. The makeup that you did for myself, my sister and my Mum was simply stunning, and everyone kept commenting on how lovely it all looked – as well as staying put all day and night! I will certainly be recommending you.
Anusha. West Bay, Dorset
Kirsten came to me on very short notice and spent the day making me up to look like Marvel’s “The Thing” for an evening party I had.
In the harsh lights of the kitchen in her pictures, the make up isn’t done justice but the softer lights of the party made it look really convincing.
This was a fantastic job done by a very patient and talented woman. I was the talking point of the party all night.!
Gary. Portland, Dorset
Kirsten was fab from the start. I have very sensitive skin and she was very accomodating with my skin and tool it one product at a time incase I reacted. She got the look I wanted in the first try and had great communication and a lovely personality that was easy to get on with. Her time keeping was perfect and her manner and approachability blended well with the other people in the room is hairdresser/photographer and family getting ready. Highly recommend x
Rachel. Tolpuddle, Dorset
I was looking for an Mua to do my make up and hair for a bikini competition I was doing in Dorchester in with Pure Elite.
I can honestly say I couldn’t have wished for a better person to make me look beautiful.
Kirsten is an absolute gem. She was so lovely and kind making me feel really at ease.
I was extremely impressed with my make up and hair and felt a million dollars when I stepped on that stage
Thank you Kirsten you made my day xx
Theresa. Weymouth, Dorset
My Mum and I struck gold when we discovered Kirsten! After two upsetting and stressful previous experiences with makeup trials, we felt such relief when we met Kirsten who was so warm, friendly and professional. We knew from the trial that we would be in safe hands and happy with our makeup. Kirsten did not disappoint on the wedding day! We were all so pleased, the makeup lasted all day and was exactly what we all wanted. Kirsten was the perfect person to have around with her calming influence, she listened to me and made me feel beautiful on a very special day. Essentially it’s like having one of your friends with you who is definitely not shy to get stuck in moving furniture and climbing over beds to get the best light! Thank you so much Kirsten, I could not recommend you enough!
Amy. Dorchester, Dorset
Kirsten is the best! – She made me feel on top of the world with my makeup for my wedding day!
She made my Mum, Sister and Cousin look amazing too.
She has such a nice vibe and make the morning of our wedding so smooth, fun and perfect it all started off amazingly.
I got compliments all day long and it made me feel amazing. Kirsten I really can’t thank you enough, you really are one of the most amazing people you’re so kind and friendly.
All my love xx
Danielle. Weymouth, Dorset
Kirsten did my wedding makeup and it was so amazing! I had comments on it all day.
Could not recommend enough!
Not only crazy talented but so helpful and kind too.
Thank you Kirsten!
Megan. Dorchester, Dorset
Kirsten is just amazing, simple as! I had one makeup trial because Kirsten knew exactly how I wanted it so I didn’t need anymore than one!
On my wedding day Kirsten was very accommodating with the tan I had done and matched the makeup,
my makeup was flawless from tears and everyone praised my makeup!
Would highly recommend, no job is too much for Kirsten!
Frankie. Weymouth, Dorset
Kirsten did my bridal makeup as well as my bridesmaids, mum and auntie for my wedding, she was absolutely brilliant!
I felt the best I have ever felt in my life and my husband said how beautiful I looked. Kirsten calmed my nerves in the morning (which appeared from nowhere!) and it meant I could fully enjoy the morning getting ready after that.
The makeup lasted all day, without the need to reapply anything, not even any powder in the evening. I can’t wait to see the photos from our photographer!
Thank you for everything Kirsten, and for making our special day so great!
Gail. Weymouth, Dorset
Kirsten is simply fantastic! I had a trial for my wedding makeup with Kirsten a few months ago; she was incredibly friendly, skilled and totally put me at ease. She listened carefully and made sure I was completely happy with my look for my big day – and I very much was! On my wedding day, Kirsten was such a lovely, calm professional to have around and even helped out with getting me in my dress and putting my veil on! She went above and beyond. Kirsten also did my mum’s makeup and the results were stunning – she got so many compliments! Mu bridal makeup was flawless; natural yet enough to make me feel incredibly special. I really can’t thank Kirsten enough and would highly recommend her.
Hannah. Bridport, Dorset
Kirsten did my make up for my son’s wedding day. It was one of her first assignments since being allowed to work under the new covid guidance.
She completely made me feel safe and there was never a moment that I thought she should be more careful.
Kirsten has adjusted her work practices to be totally covid compliant. All of this aside she did an amazing job and I had a lot of compliments on the day.
Thank you Kirsten and I would urge all of you mother of the brides or grooms to ask Kirsten to make you feel as special as I did!
Cheryl. Dorchester, Dorset
You worked so hard, under incredibly tight timescales, adapting to the fluid situation and your delivery was amazing especially in taking my script and interpreting my vision. Always on time and willing to stay until the job was done and the shoot packed up, I was very proud of the rapport that was built with all the cast and crew followed up by clear communication from the outset. Any areas of concern were raised and respectfully and your guided where things could possibly be done differently or using a different resource. You went above and beyond your remit, looking after our cast, assisting the Director of Photography, making drinks and taking invaluable continuity photographs as well as looking after other inexperienced crew members, meeting the cast members before the shoot to discuss looks and makeup tests, giving constructive feedback and mentoring trainee makeup artists on our big scene “crowd” days, who under your supervision was fantastic – I know Hugh Fraser was most impressed. Your knowledge, especially local, experience and extensive research to create and develop our film’s look making the film totally in keeping with the period in which the film was set.
I know this sometimes meant resorting to traditional methods to work within the confines of our very limited budget, but you adapted and overcame to produce the best most authentic work, and it goes without saying we’ll engage again for our future projects.
Mark, Director/Producer Lawrence After Arabia