Frequently Asked Questions
Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver to you the best service in the industry. Below are some frequently asked questions from our customers, if your query is not answered here, please feel free to contact us by telephone, email or use our enquiry form.
Who are Nu Woman Beauty and what services do you offer?
Nu Woman Beauty offers a professional Makeup, Beauty and hair arrangement service to the arts, entertainment, theatre, glamour, catwalks and media professionals. We are also specialists in Bridal Hair & Makeup and offer a home service to private clientele, this includes a medical camouflage service.
We also have a dedicated team of specialist for African, Caribbean and Asian and Arabic skin tones, (very fair to very dark skin tones) therefore can offer a first class service to all. We also have hair stylists who are experts in African Caribbean Afro hairstyling and who install professional extensions and weaves to all hair types. We lead in providing consultation and consultants for TV and theatre brides so have the authority on bridal hair and makeup trends. for Afro Hair.
All artists in our consortium have between 5 and 25 years experience in beauty therapy and makeup artistry, and generally, work in this field on a full-time basis and live in London, Milton Keynes and Reading. Several are also qualified stylists specialising in professional hair styling and Wedding hair, but they get booked up very quickly so brides, enquire as soon as you know your wedding date or special event.
As well as makeup, we are also stockists of exclusive Italian & Scandinavian, Rhinestone and Swarvoski Crystal bridal jewellery including tiaras, necklaces, bracelets, chokers, earrings, pearl, diamante and crystal designs together with matching wedding jewellery sets. These beautiful designer pieces are handpicked to offer variety, quality and glamour to any beautiful bridal attire, catwalk, beauty pageants or special event.
We re-issue a new range in March every year to keep our range fresh and current. When it is sold out, we do not re-order.
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I am Arabic/African/Caribbean, so how do you cater to my bridal hair and makeup needs?
All artists have been professionally trained in makeup artistry. Most courses tend to lean towards non black skin tones when delivering the subject matter, hence a lot of professional companies still use products and techniques that do not optimally enhance brown skin tones and bone structure. Nu Woman Beauty have specialists in the application of makeup for African, Caribbean, and Arabic skin tones, that's all shades and all undertones, and will produce professional flawless finishes every time. Our knowledgeable specialist staff have a deep insight into black skin as they are from African Caribbean background and are highly qualified & experienced.
We believe that your wedding day is personal. Surrounded by your loved ones, a deeply individual process. Our stylists and artists are culturally aware, and fit and with your surroundings respectfully. Traditional Arabic, African and Asian wedding preparations are a regular occurrance for our dedicated team, with expertise in the style and uniqueness of your requirements, look no further for a personal & professional bridal makeup and hair service.
What about Afro hair?
We also deliver a second to none, professional bridal hair service to black and mixed race brides with Afro hair types as well as European hair. Our specialist team are experts in their field and produce glamorous hairstyles, and extensions using methods such as sewing, net weaves, cap weaves, bonding, clip extensions and micro link extensions, all with natural looking results.
My Skin is heavily scarred and has varied skin discolouration, will your artists be able to expertly cover my skin for my wedding?
Our artists are trained to camouflage varied pigmentation on all skin tones, some work with medical services to support post-operative scarring. We have a bank of experts for every corrective situation therefore rest assured, you have come to the right place.
Where are you based?
Our artists are based all over Greater London, Reading and Milton Keynes and regularly travel internationally to accompany brides or attend events around the world. Our commercial team have mobile studios and mostly work on sets. Our offices are based in Islington and Dulwich where bookings are taken.
How soon can I expect to receive my ordered items?
We stock 70% of our lines at all times. Regular shipping time is 5 to 10 business days to you if you are in the UK. Some orders in manufacture may take up to 28 days to become available, but we will notify you of this before you place your order. International Shipping will take between 7 to 15 days with in stock items. We would be glad to express ship your order, although this will incur an additional fee. All UK deliveries will incur the local postage fee.
Brazilian/Peruvian/Indian hair can be sent to you and will normally arrive between 5-9 days, however most arrive sooner. Most brides are happy for the consultant to bring the hair on the wedding day. Your consultant can also bring a selection of jewellery to your trial. Available between March and December only.
I live in Coventry, and am getting married in Scotland, would you be able to provide a service for me?
Yes, our staff travel the UK wide to deliver professional services and often travel overseas with clients and projects. Booking is subject to travel charges and possibly overnight accommodation charges.
What are your opening hours?
Beauty & Hair services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week for commercial clients and work through the night on location projects. Office opening hours are Monday to Saturday 11 until 7 pm. Once your booking is confirmed you will be allocated a consultant and telephone number who you can contact at any time to answer your queries.
Online enquiries (Email) are available until 9pm daily.
Please note that during busy periods we may operate the answer phone system. Any calls will be answered within 12 hours. All bookings are honoured on a first come basis. All online enquiries are usually answered immediately, or within 12 hours.
I loved my last Makeup Artists work, can I have the same Artist again?
All of our Artists have exceptional skills, however, we do allow client/Artist pairing as this has been an overwhelming success. However, this will mean that you will have to wait until your chosen artist /stylist is available.
I intend to have 15 bridesmaids at my wedding, all of whom will require hair and makeup, can you supply artists to cope with such a demand?
We highly recommend having your bridesmaids hair and makeup applied from one source, this enables a smart and uniformed look which will have a positive impact on your photographs. We can supply teams of Bridal Specialists for up to 20 bridesmaids using only our artists/stylists, thus keeping standards high.
If you are thinking of booking our services, enquire as soon as possible, we hate to turn brides away, but have to do so very often as we get fully booked months ahead.
I have a tattoo, can you remove it's visibility for my wedding or special event?
What are the prices for your services?
Prices vary depending on your location. But don't worry, our prices are extremely competitive and start at just £65 for a bridal consultation and £99 for Bridal Makeup. Bridal Hairstyling starts at £99 based on an estimate in the South London Area and £119 with extensions. Discounts on multiple bookings of 5 plus are available.
Forward your corporate or bridal requirements for a full quotation. We have 4 fully equipped mobile studios in South, East and North London which can be hired from £199 per day to shoot your model portfolio, album/book cover or editorial. Hire of our photographer starts at a competitive £250, and £450 for weddings.
How do I pay for my services?
We accept a full range of payment methods. These include bank funds transfers and all Credit & Debit cards through our secure PayPal system.
Why choose Nu Woman Beauty?
We offer you the protection of an entire professional team on your wedding or special event day reducing the chance of cancellation to almost zero. We also handpick the best in the industry to supply our services and keep them. Our standards are high, all our staff are bounded by our professional code of conduct (not individual) and are qualified to deliver or teach Makeup and Hair arrangement. Our team are highly skilled, supportive and friendly - what more can you ask for to support you on your wedding day or project.
Trusted by Wedding and Event planners UK wide, we dedicate ourselves to providing you with outstanding service.
Take the stress out of your event, and book with Nu Woman Beauty and Hair today.