Lynda Williams Beauty Reviews

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165 Reviews for Lynda Williams Beauty

Recommended by 98% of couples

4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Lisa · Married on 08/15/2015

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0

    Lynda was absolutely wonderful to work with! From the start she was very responsive, flexible, and helpful in planning my look for my wedding. As an out of town bride she fit me into her schedule to do a hair/make up trial even though it was on a Friday in the middle of "busy wedding season". She was great to work with and encouraged me to make sure I had a look I was truly in love with and felt like the best version of myself. She did the make up for my 5 bridesmaids and mothers and everyone came out absolutely STUNNING!!! Lynda definitely knows how to match all different skin types, play up people’s best features and make them glow. She's also the best person I've ever had applying fake lashes. They looked so natural and perfectly in line on everyone who got them. She and her team also did a great job on hair. Everyone's hair stayed in place all night and they created a do specific to what each person requested. Honestly, I can't speak highly enough of Lynda and her team. They were great to have around all morning and made everyone look beautiful.

    Sent on 10/01/2015
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    Jessica · Married on 08/09/2015

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda was wonderful to work with. She made myself and bridesmaids feel extremely comfortable. She worked quickly with a lot of talent on our hair. I also had Lynda do my makeup, which I usually don't wear any but lip gloss most days, and Lynda worked magic giving me the Less is more look I was searching for.

    Sent on 08/25/2015

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Jessica,

    Thank you so much for this great review! I'm so grateful you were happy with our services. I especially loved meeting your son. He is super adorable! I wish you all the best!
  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth · Married on 07/11/2015

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda and her team were excellent! All the mothers and bridesmaids were happy with how their updos came out and they stayed put through heat and humidity through the night. I had a trial done with Lynda with one hairstyle, but ended up changing my mind a few days before my wedding, and she was totally understanding and flexible with doing a completely different updo. I was very happy with how it came out.

    Sent on 08/26/2015

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Thank you Elizabeth! I'm so thrilled you were happy and we found your perfect style! You are truly a beautiful person! thanks again for taking the time to write a great review! Very grateful!
    Wishing you both a lifetime of love and happiness! Xo
    Ps I'd love some images whenever you can get them..
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    Nicole · Married on 06/27/2015

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda's amazing!!! As a bride she was there to make sure I got everything I wanted and she delivered! Loved meeting and working with her. She doesn't let you leave the chair unless your 100% happy.

    Sent on 07/16/2015

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Nicole,
    You are amazing! I really loved spending time together during the trial and the wedding day. You are so fun and so gorgeous! Thank you so much for writing this review...it really means a lot! Please send pics when you can! All my best! Xo
  • R

    Ruth · Married on 04/18/2015

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda provided hair design services to my daughter and her wedding party at Whispering Pines in Rhode Island. Her bridesmaids come from around the country including New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, DC. They have sophisticated preferences and are all professionals. My daughter and each of her bridesmaids were really pleased with Lynda's services including her attention to each of their preferences, her professional style, her creativity and especially her attunement to each individual. Many guests have commented on the work Lynda did and even those just seeing the photos for the first time comment especially on my daughter's hair. It was classical and artistic at the same time and extremely flattering. She understood just what my daughter wanted. I was struck with the way Lynda put everyone at ease and worked quietly and efficiently in the crazy, excited atmosphere of wedding preparations. She was a pleasure to work with and is very accomplished as a stylist. I recommend her highly.

    Sent on 05/04/2015

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Ruth, thank you so much for this wonderful review! We love what we do and are so honored to have had a small part in Andrea's day! This means so much! Thank you! Xo
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    Andrea · Married on 04/18/2015

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda was amazing! I'd be happy to send you photos of my hair and bridesmaids hair which is absolutely stunning. I wanted a romantic, yet classy look and showed her some photos I found on pinterest - I swear my hair looked better than any of the photos I found. Everyone commented on how great my hairdo was and my bridesmaids looked gorgeous. I was also blown away how FAST she was. I think myself and four bridesmaids were done in like 2 hours or something crazy. This meant a lot to me since I didn't want to be holed up in my room getting ready for 8 hours. Pricing was great and she was willing to come out to the venue (even though it was pretty far), which was super helpful. I can't recommend Lynda highly enough - you will look GORGEOUS.

    Sent on 05/17/2015

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Andrea

    Thank you so much for the kind words! I'm so pleased you were happy and felt beautiful! That is my ultimate goal for you and all my brides! I loved working with your makeup friends too! I'm so grateful to have met you all! I wish you both a lifetime of happiness together!
    Ps. I'd love more pictures! Xoxo
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    Pamela · Married on 11/15/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda and her staff were great! I got married in Newport, RI and Lynda came to my suite at the Inn I was staying at. She did the hair and makeup for myself as well as my teenaged daughter and step daughter. We all looked fabulous!! Lynda and her assistant were punctual, well prepared and very friendly. I would definitely recommend Formal Hair and Makeup Design to future brides!!

    Sent on 01/11/2015
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    Jackie · Married on 10/24/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda was THE BEST! I absolutely loved my hair for my wedding, as did my bridesmaids and mom. She was so responsive and helpful to work with leading up to my wedding too. She really helped me narrow down the style I actually wanted, even when I was overwhelmed with all the choices out there! Lynda listened to me but provided great advice as well--a perfect mix for a VERY happy bride :) I highly recommend her! Oh, and did I say how efficient, organized, and on top of things she is?!

    Sent on 03/05/2015

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Dear Jackie

    Your too funny! But thank you for all those amazing compliments. I'm beaming! You looked like a super model. I hope you keep in touch! It certainly was a pleasure working with you all! Xo
  • User4732248 · 2+ years ago

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Linda was the perfect fit as my hair and makeup artist for my wedding!! She is such a genuine person and takes such great pride in her work. I was extremely happy with my hair and makeup for such a momentous day in my life. I have found my new hairdresser!

    Sent on 01/24/2015
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    Kylah · Married on 10/11/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
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      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda and her crew were absolutely wonderful. She was so accommodating and everyone looked gorgeous!! I would recommend her to all future brides!

    Sent on 10/21/2014
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    Jennifer · Married on 10/04/2014

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda and her team were very personable and great to work with for our wedding. She had a very calming presence which is key on such an important but sometimes stressful day. They made me and my girls feel beautiful!

    Sent on 01/12/2015
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    Jen · Married on 09/28/2014

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I found Lynda on a wedding website, she had very good reviews. Although she is an hour away from my house, she was minutes from my venue. She worked the 6 months before my wedding repairing what my other stylist did to me! lol It wasn't pretty. It was quite the process, but each time I left her salon I felt great!
    By the time the wedding rolled around and I woke up that morning, I looked in the mirror and said, "Ugh! Good luck working with THIS, Lynda!!" Well, when she was finished and put that mirror in front of my face, I was shocked. I could not believe how BEAUTIFUL I looked!!! I really couldn't. The makeup was perfect, natural, with a touch of drama. My hair was gorgeous. It was THE look I had dreamed of. No exaggeration. My bridal party looked amazing, too! Everyone was happy. And people used the word "stunning" quite a bit that day. :) I take no credit for that. lol
    It's every bride's dream to walk down the aisle feeling beautiful and confident. This was my gift from Lynda.

    Sent on 11/03/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Jen,

    You have been such a gift to me! I love that you felt so beautiful on your wedding day! That was my ultimate goal for you! I'm so thankful you reached out to me long ago. I also hope we remain friends and I still get to make you feel beautiful every 8 weeks! It was such a pleasure to work with you to create your perfect bridal look! All my best to you and Charlie! Xoxo
  • User4454174 · 2+ years ago

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda was lovely! She was professional, kind and really listened to me (being one that does not wear a ton of makeup). I would HIGHLY recommend her services - can't be beat in RI!

    Sent on 10/06/2014
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    Dana · Married on 09/12/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I highly recommend Lynda. I did a hair trial with her for my wedding and she did an amazing job. She made me feel very comfortable and relaxed because I could tell she knew what she was doing and because she has a lot of experience. Lynda did everyone's hair for my sister's wedding a few years ago and after receiving numerous compliments on how good everyone's hair looked I knew I had a to hire Lynda for my wedding too. Lynda and her assistant were on time and professional. I cannot thank Lynda enough for making me and my bridal party look and feel great on my wedding day.

    Sent on 09/26/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Thank you so much Dana! I'm beyond thrilled that you all felt beautiful! What a treat to have been a part of your wedding day! Your so beautiful! I love your family! I'd love some pictures when you get some back. Much love to you both! Xo
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    Sarah · Married on 09/05/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I am beyond thrilled that I had Lynda Williams for my wedding day. She is AMAZING! I had Lynda and her team do myself, my bridesmaids, and mothers hair and makeup. Everyone looked so beautiful and natural. The hair was flawless and lasted all night. The makeup looked so natural and beautiful, no one looked "over done". The makeup lasted all night, pictures look awesome! I loved everything about my hair and makeup. It was exactly what I wanted and I couldn't be happier. Her and her team bring a relaxing vibe, which was perfect for the day of the wedding with all the craziness going on around you. I HIGHLY recommend Lynda Williams for any event you may have. She is the best and you will not get the same quality of work with someone else.

    Sent on 10/04/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Thank you Sarah! It was our pleasure to spend your wedding morning with you all! Can't wait for some pictures! Wishing you love and happiness together always! Xo
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    Colby · event on: 07/27/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda was so warm and friendly and really took the time to create the vision I had for my engagement photos. She was very flexible with start time and made sure I was done with both hair and make-up in time! It was a great experience. I would highly recommend Lynda and Formal Hair and Makeup Design to any other Brides or girls looking to feel fabulous.

    Sent on 08/11/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Colby, I had so much fun with you and your fiancé! I loved having you for a client and hope to see you in the near future. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to review me! You are super sweet and gorgeous! All my best to you both! Xo
  • User3425918 · 2+ years ago

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda was fantastic to work with for my wedding on Block Island. She was extremely responsive throughout the planning process and made sure that everyone was happy with all hair & make-up on the wedding day! I would highly recommend her services!

    Sent on 08/24/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Thank you Christine! You were a pleasure to work with! Xo
  • User3426170 · 2+ years ago

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Really lovely experience working with Lynda of Formal Hair Design. She is just the calming presence you need on your wedding day. She will work with you to create your hairstyle and is especially attentive towards other important wedding party members - moms, etc. Would highly recommend!

    Sent on 06/01/2014
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    Whitney · Married on 05/17/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda is amazing! I was so happy with with everything she did! She did my hair and makeup and also my maid of honors. Shes very versatile, natural look (what I wanted) and dramatic (what my maid of honor wanted) both came out beautifully and exactly what we both wanted! I felt very comfortable with her and that's very important when choosing someone for your big day, given how stressful the day is. She has a new salon in Wakefield and I loved her work so much I wish I lived there so I could go to her! She's so nice and talented! I can't say enough about her! I know It sounds like gushing and I am! I truly enjoyed and appreciated her being apart of my big day!

    Sent on 08/07/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Thank you Whitney! You were a complete pleasure to work with! I had an amazing day with you your friends and your dog! You looked so gorgeous in that dress! I loved you bridal style, it was perfect for you! I hope you stop in and say hello when you come to visit RI! Thank you! Xo
  • Ashley

    Ashley · Married on 04/26/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda and her assistants were punctual and efficient! They did an amazing job and met us at our hotel suite! I also did a trial with lynda during which she changed my hair when I was done so i could use the makeup and different hairstyle for my engagement photos! She responded very quickly to any questions I had and was very nice and friendly! She is doing my cousin-in laws wedding too and I can't wait to have her make me look amazing again! Highly recommend!

    Sent on 07/04/2014
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    Preeti · Married on 04/18/2014

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    To start off I have to say Lynda is a very sweet and warm person. She made feel comfortable both before and on the wedding day. She is good company to have in your stressful moment. :) Getting ready for an Indian wedding can feel like you;re in the middle of a circus and that's when you need someone like Lynda to do your makeup.
    Lynda is the best artist I could get! I knew I was going to be her first Indian bride, but I saw her work on her website and knew right away that I found the perfect artist. The trial was pleasant and helped us get familiar, to understand what I want and what Lynda had to offer. Its been four months and people are still telling me how beautiful my hair and make up was and how beautiful I looked. I like natural/neutral makeup and Lynda did the perfect job of making it look natural, yet glamorous and elegant all at the same time. I had my hair/makeup on for almost 10 hours and still looked fresh at the end of the day. I looked transformed yet just like myself.
    I highly recommend Lynda for your special day! She is sweet, talented, professional, and very intuitive when it comes to your own unique style. :) 5 gold stars!

    Sent on 08/06/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Pretti I, you are so sweet to write this wonderful review for me! Thank you so much! I'm so pleased you were happy and felt beautiful on your wedding day!
    Your Indian wedding was such an amazing day for me to spend with you and your beautiful family. Your Moms Chai tea was sooo delish! Tell her thank you for making me feel like part of your family for that day. I'm so grateful to have had you as one of my most unforgettable brides! Much love! X
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    Tasha · Married on 04/04/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I can't say enough good things about Lynda and Kim!
    It was such a pleasure to have them involved in our special day!
    Lynda and Kim were able to give me and my bridesmaids the exact hair and make-up that we wanted.
    They both were able to make us all feel comfortable and beautiful! Everybody's hair and make-up were flawless,
    They were both pleasant (at 6:00AM) and easy to work with!
    I couldn't have asked for more!
    Thank you so much again for making me feel beautiful on my special day!

    Sent on 06/16/2014

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Tasha, thank you so much. You truly looked so beautiful! We loved being part of the pre party pampering! Very best to you and yours. Xo
  • Taylor

    Taylor · Married on 11/09/2013

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda of Formal Hair and Makeup Design was great to work with. She and Kim came to my hotel room the morning of the wedding and did the hair and makeup for me and my 3 bridesmaids. She is very easy to work with, really listening to what you are looking for and offering suggestions that will work for you. They helped to take my mind off the nerves as I was getting ready, which was no easy feat! When we were all done, they had made us look so pretty. I really felt like a bride. Thanks Lynda!

    Sent on 11/21/2013

    Lynda Williams Beauty's reply:

    Taylor,

    I am so happy for you. Great to hear you felt beautiful and calm. You looked stunning! It was such a pleasure to have worked with you!
    All my best!
    xo
  • User3789530 · 2+ years ago

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda is amazing and I highly recommend her! I was married on Block Island and Lynda provided hair and makeup services for myself, my mother as well as bridesmaids and flower girls. I got ready with all the girls- 15 of us in all. Lynda came over on the first ferry and immediately did my hair and makeup as well as my mother's. She then made herself available to anyone else. She gave each bridesmaid and flower girl a little individual attention. Some wanted a blow out, some an updo, some make-up or maybe just a little advice on the right shade of lipstick. The house was buzzing with activity, music, eating and laughter. Lynda never got flustered with all the requests and activities and and she felt like part of the group.
    Lynda is professional, calm, talented, confident and reassuring- just the person you want to work with on your wedding day.
    I did a trial prior to the wedding which I highly recommend. On the trial day, Lynda did just what I asked but I realized later that the style I chose wasn't me. On the wedding day, she changed the style and it fit me perfectly. She listened to each person and did just what she asked so that each woman felt comfortable, looked beautiful and looked like herself.

    Sent on 01/06/2014
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    Corie · Married on 10/12/2013

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lynda did such an amazing job on all our hair for the wedding. She nailed what every single person wanted and the hair LASTED! Even with those crazy Block Island winds! The flowers in my hair didn't even move! Seeing the pictures of us all together, I think it's the hair that really creates the entire look.

    Lynda was such a delight to be around especially during all of the pre-wedding madness. She really calmed me and made me feel so much better about the day. I know I was in the best hands possible with her.

    Sent on 10/24/2013