My Story

Get to know the face behind the company

Founded in 2006, Melissa Oldridge LTD, was created to bring accessible, affordable and bespoke hair and makeup to your special day and creative events. Our service has been designed to be visual in order to make finding the right style and stylist for you easy. You can search to see which stylist represents your look the best or ask us for a recommendation. 

 

We want this process to feel as easy and effortless for you as possible.
Our aim is to ensure you are happy, relaxed and content with your desired finished look. 

I have taken a long time to hand pick my team to ensure my clients have the best quality for the best price. It’s important to me that each client feels heard and walks away looking and feeling beautiful

By only using the best beauty products on clients, Melissa and her team ensures a professional, high quality finish.
 

If you're looking for a unique girly get together, hen party idea or perhaps just fancy a special night of pampering with your best friends, then contact Melissa to book in for an exclusive Pamper Evening. Each Pamper Evening is unique and arranged to suit the wishes of you and your favourite ladies - Go on, treat yourself!

 

We also run makeup master-classes to teach clients the secret tricks of the trade and learn how to nail that professional touch that will leave you feeling fabulous. 

 

Melissa is based in Surrey and able to easily cover clients in their home and venues around the South East including; Middlesex, London, Kent, Surrey, Woking, Weybridge, East Sussex and West Sussex. Travelling further a field can also be arranged.

We cater for small or large bookings. We are very flexible with the amount of people per booking as we can arrange for more than one stylist to be available. 

Melissa is professionally trained with professional hair and makeup styling qualifications from West Thames College London. She has experience working with brides on their Wedding Day, as well as a successful background working as part of the hair and makeup team on top TV programmes, Films, Fashion, Commercial and Editorial shoots. 

During Melissa's career she has had the honour of styling hair and makeup for events including London Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, the BAFTAS and the Queen's Coronation.

You can view some examples of her previous work here in her portfolio

Your wedding symbolises the beginning of the special journey you have decided to walk together. It is important to me that you feel confident walking down the aisle, to meet who you chosen to make this special vowel with

Who is Melissa?

Melissa is also a mummy to her daughter, Sophia. She is a working mum with a lot of desire for both her family and her work. She tries to keep a fine balance between both of these important things in her life and by doing this she has incredible team of Elite stylists which you can see here

 

She surrounds herself with people who have the same passion as her and this is how she found a lot of her stylists.

She is also a dog owner of a 3 year old chocolate cocker spaniel to which she also loves. She has a huge love of animals and children. A few photos below to show a little insight into Melissa and her family.

Check out my favourite people to work with

 

My Favourites

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