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The Updo Guru is an on location/in salon hair and makeup company servicing the NJ, NY, and PA area. Our goal is to create a stress free, fun environment for the getting ready process. We promise to provide you with unpresidented quality artistry regardless of what your event may be.

Elizabeth Lang Jones Owner and oprerator of "The Updo Guru" has had over 10 years experience in the beauty business. Her hairstyling credits include formal training from popular companies such as Schwartzcopf, Loreal Professional, Redkin, CHI and Brazilian Blow Out, to name a few. Whereas stuying makeup design with M.A.C., M.U.D and Temptu. Elizabeth has had the pleasure of studying bridal makeup looks with Dani Fonseca of The Body of Art, who was the designer of Lady Gaga's skull face in the "Born This Way Video."

List of popular services:

*Airbrush Makeup

*Traditional Makeup

*Updos

*Blow Dry and Style

*Hair extensions

*Eyelash extensions

*Strip lashes

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Frequently asked questions

What beauty services do you offer?

Consultations
Men's Grooming

What hair services do you offer?

Blowouts
Coloring
Extensions
Haircuts
Keratin
Textured Hair Styling
Updos / Styling

What makeup services do you offer?

Airbrush Makeup
Contour Makeup
Fake Lashes
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User2262291 Sent on 08/09/2015
5 out of 5 rating
Liz is WELL WORTH THE MONEY. The best price quote I received and her work was FLAWLESS.

Day of the wedding she arrived ahead of time and was completely set up and ready to go before needed.

She and her assistant were professional, polite and sweet.

The hair and makeup from my trail were recreated & looked amazing. I've never felt more beautiful.

The bridesmaids, flowergirls, mother of the groom, grandmothers of the bride all looked GREAT.

I was very worried about the makeup as my ceremony was outside and it was 90+. Through the ceremony, reception and afterparty - our makeup looked flawless. Everyone's hair held up as well !

THANK YOU LIZ !
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Annalynn F. Sent on 10/04/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Highly recommend!

Liz was amazing! I did my hair and makeup trial with her in August, and she just did my hair and makeup for my wedding this past weekend. I absolutely love how I looked both times.

She did a great job of looking at my inspo photos and adapting the application to my face. I felt like myself - just a much more glam version. Everyone was complimenting me on how beautiful the hair and makeup looked at the wedding. I really felt so amazing and confident.

And despite a rainy wedding day, my makeup lasted from 9:30 am to 2:30 am, all through the ceremony, reception and after party. My lashes stayed put, and no creasing or caking.

Liz was so down to earth, quick to respond, and her pricing is very fair too. I would definitely recommend her!
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Alison Y. Sent on 04/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

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Elizabeth has been in our events circle for some time. A friend of a friend of a friend type situation. I knew after being on my friend Sarah’s wedding that she was the one for me. I didn’t even do a wedding make up trial because I knew she could handle whatever it was I needed for my special day. Not only did everyone look GORGEOUS but she was flexible, understanding of hiccups, and wears many hats the day of. For my friends wedding her company did both my hair and makeup which was AMAZING. On my own wedding day Elizabeth did my makeup and I felt beautiful, like myself and completely calm. This was one vendor I absolutely knew had my back. Not only on my wedding day did she do my makeup but she wore many hats as she helped my mom zip up her dress that got stuck and helped move things around for the photographers it was awesome and something I will always remember! Thank you Elizabeth a million times over thank you
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Beauty and the Blush Beauty and the Blush Wedding Hair & Makeup

Elizabeth the updo guru is just that. I have had the pleasure to work with here on a few times and she is a great team player and did i mention is amazing with hair. I enjoy working with her, I cant wait for our next project. I would always recommend her for any special occasion !!

Dove Photography, LLC Dove Photography, LLC Wedding Photographers

Elizabeth was fantastic to work with! She was fun and very professional. We hope to work with her in the future.

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