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Face Forward Bridal

Carmel Valley, CA View map Visit website

About

Face Forward Bridal is a luxury wedding hair and makeup service in Carmel Valley, California. Dedicated to helping clients feel confident and beautiful on their special day, Face Forward Bridal provides full-service styling in a calming environment.

Services Offered

Face Forward Bridal aims to provide everything you may need to get wedding-ready in one place. Owner Cara Hopkins comes from a cosmetic dermatology background and is an experienced facialist. Along with traditional full wedding hair and makeup services, Cara and her team offer additional treatments to get clients feeling their best before they walk down the aisle. These include silkpeel facials, waxing, eyelash extensions, laser teeth whitening, and more. Whatever look you choose to go for, you can relax knowing that you're in the hands of the professional team that styled Anne Hathaway on her wedding day.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the base price for updos/styling for brides?

$25

What is the price of trial service for updos/styling for brides?

$25

Does makeup price include false lashes?

Yes

Which of the following are included in prices?

Assistant Fee
Consultation
Gratuity
Travel Fee
Trial Service

What beauty services do you offer?

Consultations
Facials
Group Services
Hair
Hair Removal
Makeup
Men's Grooming
Spa
Licensed
Skincare

What hair services do you offer?

Updos / Styling
Hair Trial
On-Site Hair

What makeup services do you offer?

Airbrush Makeup
Contour Makeup
Eye Makeup
Natural Makeup
On-Site Makeup
Wedding Party Makeup
Makeup Trial
Fake Lashes
Brow/Lash Tinting
Tattoo Coverage

What hair removal services do you offer?

Tweezing
Waxing
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    Taylor R. Married on 06/30/2019
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    Above and Beyond

    Cara was the stand-out vendor on our wedding day. She is incredibly professional, timely, and thoughtful. Throughout the day, she created a very peaceful atmosphere and she went above and beyond to make sure everyone was feeling beautiful. My mother and mother-in-law were glowing with confidence and I felt like best version of myself.

    Cara was by my side and ready for anything. When the ceremony was about to begin and people started to panic about logistics, she calmly applied my touch-up makeup and kept me feeling very zen. She even had to place my veil as I was walking toward the ceremony site because my family forgot. This is what I mean by above and beyond.

    Thank you Face Forward!
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    Madeline Married on 04/27/2019
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    Hair and Make-up Perfection!

    Cara did my hair and makeup for my wedding day. It poured rain through the day and night but you wouldn't have even known it from the look of my hair and make-up! Everything stayed perfectly in place throughout and looked incredibly natural - but more beautiful! Her energy was so calming, and the look that she created was above and beyond what I had imagined! Cara is hands down the best hair and makeup artist! If you don't use Cara, you're making a huge mistake!
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

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  • Alison & Yonnie
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40 West Carmel Valley Rd Carmel Valley, CA, 93924
8312771256

Monday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. OFF HOUR APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST, JUST CALL 831-277-1256
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