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Blushing Brides

Blushing Brides

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    Cara Married on 10/13/2018
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    So happy with makeup!

    I am so happy with the job that Chessy with Blushing Brides did for my recent wedding! Chessy is a true artist and did an amazing job. She was so easy and fun to work with - I really enjoyed getting to know her and working with her. We were runny very behind the day of my wedding and she managed to pull off the most gorgeous makeup look for me in half the time allotted so we could get back on scheduled. I was so impressed, and I cannot recommend her enough!
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    Shannon Married on 04/21/2017
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    Chessy was wonderful to work with, she went out of her way to accommodate my hectic schedule and the needs of my family members. She was even willing to do a last minute add-on the day of. She made my bridesmaids look like movie stars and even got my mother's notoriously unruly hair to look awesome! Would highly recommend her services to anyone looking to get their hair and makeup done for any occasion!
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    Ashby Married on 04/07/2017
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    Chessy is the BEST!!!! I had an amazing experience!!!!
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    Alicia Married on 10/15/2016
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    Chessie was absolutely amazing! After having a horrible experience with another hair and makeup artist, I found Chessie less than a month before my wedding. She was very flexible and understanding, offering to go out of her way to accommodate my needs. Logistics were an issue since I live in Richmond and was getting married in Sandbridge. Chessie was able to do my trial on the day of our rehearsal dinner and was very patient with all the interruptions we had. Everyone was very impressed with my hair and makeup, as was I! Thank you so much, Chessie!! You're the best!! :)
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    Katie Married on 09/24/2016
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    I was a bride having a destination wedding in Va Beach and had a horrible trial with another vendor, my time was limited on being able to travel down and worry about doing trials to make sure I found the right person, so I was in panic mode. Luckily! I found Chessy/Blushing Brides right after, she saved the day. She is a wonderful person inside and out, she took her time through the trial and really wanted to make sure my vision came to light, after the trial she keeps in contact up until the wedding day, her contracts/payments are easily done online through her company website so you can keep track of everything. She was also super flexible when it came to my wedding party and being able to add a few people closer to the wedding date. Chessy and her team were great the day of, super professional, punctual, and fun! Everyone commented on how great our hair and makeup looked, it defiantly showed in all the pictures. I would highly recommend Blushing Brides, you will not be disappointed, it will be one thing you will defiantly not have to worry about on the day of your wedding and you will look and feel gorgeous!
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    Beth Married on 05/20/2016
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    Chessy was AMAZING!! I had my makeup trial with another local artist and was not pleased with the results. It was airbrushed makeup, and I couldn't exactly pinpoint what I disliked, but overall I felt/looked like a clown!! (And I'm not one of those people who is scared to wear a lot of makeup.) My hair was also teased and poofed and looked a bit "jersey shore." I had it half up/half down and curled. My hair doesn't hold a curl very well and they started to fall out within several hours and looked stringy. I informed the artist, and she said that maybe we would have to just do an updo for the wedding. I called Chessy a month before my wedding and she was a life saver!! I had always thought that I wanted airbrushing, because I wanted to look flawless and "perfect," but Chessy took the time to explain to me in detail that airbrushing is not for everyone and that she could achieve the same flawless, "photo ready," and lasting look with traditional makeup. I told her about my hair dilemma as well, and instead of suggesting that I switch my preferred style to an updo, she recommended that I get some long layers put in so that my hair would have more "bounce" (why didn't I think of that?) Her schedule was very flexible and she was able to get me in for a trial right away--she travels to you. She took her time during my trial and tweaked things as I requested until I was completely happy with the results. I was nervous wearing my hair half down for the wedding, but it looked perfect and lasted the entire night! I loved my hair and makeup and felt beautiful! Worth the money. I absolutely recommend Chessy!
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    Lisa Married on 04/30/2016
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    Chessy was absolutely amazing!! Not only did everyone in the bridal party look gorgeous, she is so sweet and such a pleasure to work with. I did not know exactly what I wanted and everything ended up so beautiful! Chessy really went above and beyond and I could not have been happier!
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    Kate Married on 10/10/2015
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    Chessy and her team were absolutely amazing! Chessy responded to my first inquiry about getting bridal hair and make up done within hours. From there, Chessy continued to keep me updated on scheduling and provided timely feedback for hair/make up ideas. Anytime I would email her, she would email right back! Chessy came to me for my hair trials and even accommodated my mother, so she could be more relaxed on my wedding day. On my actual wedding day, Chessy was on time with her team and provided each of my girls with beautiful hair and make up looks, that received compliments all evening! My hair was stunning and stayed in all evening (which was a concern for me because my hair is so thin). I couldn't have asked for a more professional, caring and fun makeup/hair artist than Chessy. If you are in Hampton Roads, want a stress free wedding day, and want someone energetic, fun, and highly talented, I highly recommended getting in contact with Chessy! She will work with you, like she did with me to make your wedding a day to remember. I can't thank Chessy and her team enough for making my dreams come true!
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    Stephany Married on 06/13/2015
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    Chessy was BEYOND amazing for my wedding. We were unable to do a trial based on my hectic schedule so I was a little nervous to see how day of my wedding would go without trying styles for hair and makeup out. Chessy came early enough in case we wanted to try a few options which wasn't needed at all. She knocked it out of the park on the first try. I got compliments all day long and felt/looked like a million bucks! My makeup lasted all day long in a Summer Beach Ceremony!! It was unbelieveable!! My hair literally lasted from Saturday morning until Sunday Afternoon without being stiff or glued to my head. It was absolutely GORGEOUS! Chessy was so sweet and personable we talked the entire time and she didnt mind once that I had kids running in and out of our session. I can't wait until the next event so I can use Chessy again! Love her!!
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    Chessy was outstanding! Not only was my hair and makeup done to perfection, she was a pleasure to work with. I had to add hair services for a family member at the last minute (week of) and Chessy took it in stride.

    I also had the opportunity to have a hair "trial run" before the wedding. I would highly recommend this! Having searched and pinned numerous pictures of a particular hairstyle, I was certain that's what I wanted. Chessy made it happen. Something felt off, however, and I couldn't quite put my finger on it. I hadn't planned for anything else, so I was a bit at a loss. Chessy to the rescue! She made changes in several stages - getting a feel for what I liked and didn't like along the way - until we nailed it. I never would've thought I wanted what I ended up going with, but her expertise and patience made all the difference.

    Thank you, Chessy!

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    Lisa Married on 05/23/2015
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    Chessy and her assistant were awesome. They did a great job meeting the requests of my bridesmaids and myself as to what we were looking for and even worked with hair accessories that were bought by each of us for use without having performed a consolation before hand due to limited time.
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    Darcey Married on 04/11/2015
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    I can't say enough by the Blushing Brides experience, from the moment I booked with Chessy and her team I got the red carpet rolled out for me. I call it a experience because they truly make it personalized to you, Chessy and I met for lunch a 3 months before my wedding where she listened to wedding planning woes offered sound advice and helped me create a vision for my wedding day. The hair trial experience blew me away because not only did Chessy come to me but over coffee and great conversation she transformed my bed head and pillow creased face to more than I had envisioned. I gave her a hodge podge of pictures and a bunch of adjective and she went to work. Chessy took criticism of my hair style like a pro (i honestly just wanted it bigger) and came up with a solution that on my wedding day I could not of been more pleased with. My wedding morning was relaxed as the Blush Brides crew assisted my 3 bridesmaids and 2 moms in getting hair and makeup complete. We ran on schedule for the most part and just enjoyed a very relaxed morning, folks came in and out of the bridal suite and team continue to work to make each of my bridesmaids feel beautiful on my day. Chessy even stayed to assist us in getting my veil secured in place before we headed down the aile. I would recommend Blushing Brides to any one getting married, the experience starts the greatest day of your life off on the right heel! Words can't express how wonderful they were to work with!
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    Kay Married on 01/17/2015
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    Simply the best!!!! Chessy is truly an artist !!!! She did a phenomenal job with my daughter's wedding. She made my daughter and her bridesmaids look so naturally beautiful. Not at all overdone...just understated beauty!!! The makeup was perfect for pictures and also perfect in natural sunlight!! They looked amazing. Chessy and her team are very professional and very easy to work with...not to mention fun!!!! Absolutely the best make up I have ever seen!!!! If you choose Blushing Bride, it will be the smartest choice you could make for your special day !!!!!
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    Holly Married on 11/15/2014
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    Chessy and her Blushing Brides team is FABULOUS! Having used her services as both a bridesmaid and as I bride, I have to say that they do phenomenal work.

    When deciding on hair and makeup for my wedding, I decided on them right away because I was so pleased with their work before. She very quickly wrote up a contract, and that was it!

    Their prices were very affordable (about $250 per person) and removed the hassle of making appointments that morning because she came right to my house! How wonderful it was to just walk downstairs and know that I wouldn't have to worry about a thing.

    They arrived promptly on time, were perfectly on schedule, and did a very good job cleaning up and keeping me calm that morning. They really do their best to get to know you and share in that memory that is your special day.

    The job they did was so wonderful, and I will be eternally grateful, especially after seeing how great it looked in pictures! I have oily skin and difficult hair, but it kept so well (although they do offer a touch up package). I would recommend working with them any time not only because of their professionalism but their charismatic personalities that make you feel like they're one of the family on your special day. You'll love working with them!
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    Joanna Married on 10/17/2014
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    I live out of town so I did not have time for a trial for my wedding hair and makeup. I am very pick with my hair being styled and my make up as well. I have had my hair profesionally done several times, and I'm never really happy or excited about it. However, Chessy was AMAZING. My hair looked the best it ever looked. My makeup looked great. Got compliments all night on both. But the best response was my husband's jaw dropping when I walked down the aisle.
    Chessy was so polite and professional. She was a pleasure. I even said "something is missing - we need music" and she stopped everything and ran to her car and came back with music and speakers! She was incredible.
    Karlie did my daughter's hair, my sister's hair, and my mom's. She did a great job and was fun too. She did such an amazing job on my daughter's hair, that it stayed and she was able to wear it the next day to her dance.
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    Elizabeth Married on 10/11/2014
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    Chessy & her staff were a bride's dream come true. They were a joy to work with from start to finish. I couldn't have asked for a sweeter, more attentive, professional or caring hair & make-up team. My bridesmaids and I all looked incredible - not one complaint across 10 women! I could rave about our experience all day. Thank you Chessy & team for making our wedding so relaxing and special!
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    Catherine (. Married on 10/05/2014
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    All services professional and exactly what we asked for. All needs anticipated and on time.
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    Melinda Married on 09/20/2014
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    Chessy and the Blushing Bride team were amazing to work with from the beginning! Chessy was there through the entire process! She was great at responding to emails, answering questions, changing my contract, and listening to me about how I wanted my big day to go! I showed her a picture of what I wanted during the trial and she did it perfectly (maybe even better:)which made me completely stress free on my wedding day!! Her awesome personality and ability to work under pressure helped make the day run smoothly! I felt so beautiful on my big day because of her! Highly reccomend her to anyone and everyone!!!!!!!! Thank you again Chessy for everything!
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    Ashley Married on 09/06/2014
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    Chessy and her staff at Blushing Brides made my experience such an enjoyable one! From the moment I emailed Chessy about her services, to the time I was sitting in front of her having my hair and make up done, she was AMAZING. Her attentiveness to detail made my experience with Blushing Brides flawless. Her sweet personality made the big day preparations go smoothly and set the tone for a relaxed day. I felt absolutely beautiful on my wedding day with my natural but glamorous look! Thank you Chessy for making sure all of my needs as well as my bridesmaids needs were met! You were a true pleasure to work with and I would recommend your services to anyone, and any future bride!
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    Kimberly Married on 07/06/2014
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    Chessy was so great to work with! I remember saying on my wedding day that everything was absolutely PERFECT and I just loved how I looked and felt. She met with me before for a trial to make sure everything was JUST right and really listened to what I wanted. I would absolutely recommend her!
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    Megan Married on 06/21/2014
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    Chessy is without a doubt, the best person I dealt with when planning my wedding. How I looked was #1 on my list of stressors because you want to look like yourself but... better :) I ended up crying when she was done because I've never felt prettier!!

    She is so talented and her sweet personality just makes working with her such a great experience. I seriously cannot say enough about Chessy and her committment to her business. She is there any time you want to talk to her and you never feel like you're bothering her or she's too busy for your questions. I felt like she was a friend by the morning of the wedding because she was so easy to get along with. Most importantly, people RAVED about my hair and makeup.

    I made her give me business cards so I could hand them out to any of my friends who were looking for a stylist for their big day because she is THAT good :)
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    Mandy Married on 05/24/2014
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    Chessy was the first vendor I booked for my wedding! We have a mutual friend and I knew I was going to be loyal to that relationship. I could not have been happier with the service Chessy provided. The trial she did with both me and my mom ensured I would be thrilled on my wedding day. She took the critiques and concerns I had to heart and was able to perfect the look I had in my mind on my big day! Not only did Chessy make me feel more beautiful than I thought I could look but Darcie helped make all of my bridesmaids look flawless! We all felt so beautiful for the entire day and didn't have to worry about a thing! Thank you so much for your wonderful work!
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    Caitlin Married on 05/03/2014
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    Chessy was recommended to me by my wonderful photographer, and after I booked was so excited to learn she was also doing the makeup for my best friend's wedding. From the moment I started emailing her she was fabulous! She was so quick to respond, I had to adjust my contract several times and each time she was so accommodating and sweet, even answering up to the week before with last minute changes! From the minute she and her team arrived the morning of the wedding they was so much fun and so professional! She even pulled out her own speaker so we could hook up Pandora and jam to Spice Girls radio while getting ready. Everyone looked so gorgeous that day and I will tell you the moment I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror I started crying because I looked like a BRIDE! Chessy and her team made me feel so beautiful that day I will always be in her debt! SHE IS FABULOUS!!!!
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    Chessy and her team were fantastic! So attentive, so sweet, and they made sure everyone looked absolutely fabulous. Would definitely recommend Blushing Brides to other brides looking for hair and makeup!
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    Tracy Married on 05/02/2014
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    I can't say enough about how satisfied I am with my wedding look thanks to Chessy. She was just great from the day I set the appointment to the actual day. I wish I could have her do my make-up every day. I don't see how anyone would regret hiring her. She is simply amazing.