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San Diego-based Shade and Strand provides bridal hair styles and make up services so you can feel confident as you walk down the aisle. We want to collaborate with your vision and our skill set to come up with an unforgettable design. Our goal is 50 years from now you will look at your wedding photos and remember how stunning you looked and felt. Shade and Strand love to create memories...Lets create one together!
"On your wedding day you should look like yourself at your most beautiful." -Bobbi Brown

Services Offered

Hair and makeup services can be performed in the salon, or on-site throughout San Diego County and Orange County. Shade and Strand can accommodate small and large groups, as well as offer consultations and trials. Available hair services include hair extensions, hair removal, updos, and styling, while makeup application services include the following:

  • Brow / lash tinting
  • Lash Lifts
  • Contour makeup
  • Eye makeup
  • False lashes
  • Natural makeup
  • Pacific Islander-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Does makeup price include false lashes?


Which of the following are included in prices?

Assistant Fee

What beauty services do you offer?


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

What hair removal services do you offer?

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Alyssa A. Married on 04/01/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Dynamic duo/dream team/miracle workers

This is seriously a dream team/dynamic duo/miracle workers! Tiffany and Heather were so fun to hang out with before my wedding, they did everyone's hair and makeup and we all looked fabulous!
Marci G. Married on 09/04/2023
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On time, friendly fun and my pics look amazing!

Easy, fun, affordable and great talent!
Shelby R. Married on 08/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing hair and makeup!!

Heather and Tiffany were amazing to work with! Great communication and extremely flexible with my wedding party. I did a trial and they were both helpful in making slight changes on my wedding day. We all looked sooo good!! I would definitely recommend Heather and Tiffany!
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Tiffany  DiPhillips
Tiffany DiPhillips
Lead Make up Artist

Tiffany is Shade and Strands Co-owner, Lead Make up Artist and Make up Educator. Tiffany has over 20 years in the Make Up industry. Her bubbly personality will have you laughing and smiling. Never a dull moment in this blonde bombshels chair! Her clients always leave her with a smile and looking Gucci! As Tiff says..."This is your world sista, I just live in it.! Oh!!! and lets not forget our very own Brow Specialitst! YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED!

Heather Raco
Heather Raco
Hair and Make Up Artist

Heather is Shade and Strands Founder and Owner! She is the voice and texting behind the secens! She is a woman of many talents! Bridal hair is her FORTE but don't sleep on her make up skills! Watch out! Her raw talent no trianing behind a camera will capture some pretty cool moments! You will probably be on Instagram!

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