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Stoneridge Estate Wedding

I personally, would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to you for the amazing make up you did for the wedding party (bride, bridesmaids and mother of the bride).
Everyone looked really beautiful and I received many compliments on my ‘natural’ look!. You definitely did wonders and made us look our very best for the wedding.
I’m attaching a photo Rich took of us after the ceremony which highlights just how well your make up looked in photos.
Your make up worked really well with my lilac themed wedding and I’m really really happy with how it turned out. I count myself lucky to have found you!
Wishing you all the best and hope to see you some day if we visit Wanaka!”
— Georgina, November 2015
Fiordland Wedding

I was exceptionally lucky to have Road to Beauty organise makeup & hair for my wedding. The makeup and hair was perfect and I looked and felt beautiful. My bridesmaids looked gorgeous. All correspondence was very prompt and despite living in the Mount and Deidre in Wanaka (and the wedding in Fiordland!!), everything was easily organised. I loved having Deidre and Sally there on the wedding day, they are incredibly talented, professional and I cannot recommend Road to Beauty highly enough. Thank you ladies for your calming influence, fun and all round awesomeness. You guys made getting ready for the wedding day so much fun! x Emma
— Emma, May 2015
Arrowtown Wedding

The only thing we can say is thank you so very much Deirdre, you are absolutely fantastic!
How can you possibly thank someone enough for taking the time to not only make a large number of my family look beautiful on the day of my wedding - at amazingly short notice - but to also assure us it wasn’t an issue to come out to where we were staying and then making us all feel so relaxed while totally enjoying your company?!
Our make up was applied beautifully and as we all received so many wonderful comments during the afternoon, I personally think magically. Thank you so very much Deirdre, you’re an absolute star and I’m looking forward to constantly recommending your wonderful services! Bx
— Bex, May 2014
The Rippon Hall Wedding

Deirdre and her team are amazing! Gorgeous girls who are so professional, warm and friendly, and talented. Hair and makeup for Penny’s wedding at Rippon was superb - the girls looked stunning and even the Mother of the Bride looked years younger thanks to Deirdre’s wonderful expertise!!
Thanks a million for your part in making a perfect day even more perfect! Xox
— Susie, October 2015
Wanaka Wedding

I cannot express enough how amazing Deirdre is, she did my hair and makeup for my wedding in Wanaka on the 6th of August. She did an amazing job and even brought me a coffee. We got pictures taken on a mountain top which was very windy and even after that my hair and makeup was still perfect. To anybody wishing to have hair & makeup done for their wedding i would highly recommend Deirdre but not just for her skills, she is such a lovely person and will put you at ease from the minute you meet her. Thank you so much again Deirdre. X
— Louise, August 2015
Queenstown Wedding

Deirdre is incredible at her job. As a bride, the make up for myself and bridesmaids was exactly what I asked for and the girls looked gorgeous. I had some major blemishes that she worked her magic on and I could not have been happier with the result. My mum - who probably last wore make up at her own wedding - was very pleased with Deirdre’s natural and minimal application. I could really not have asked for a better result and would highly recommend to future brides.
— Beth, Queenstown 2015
Wanaka Wedding

Thanks Deirdre for making Luci and Joe’s wedding morning preparations so stress free! Our makeup was amazing, and looked so nice and natural in the photos. Loved the fulse eyelashes which stayed on right until the next morning! Lovely manicure which left me feeling pampered and ready for the big day! And special thanks for running to schedule to ensure that we had a calm bride!! Definitely recommended!!
— Amy, August 2013
Wanaka Wedding

Thank you very much for the hair and beauty services you provided for my daughters wedding. It was a pleasure to have you in our home providing not only the beauty treatments but advice and support on the actual day.

I find it difficult to find the right words to express how wonderful you made us all look and feel for such a special event. I thought Kelsi and Philippa looked so beautiful and elegant, their hair and make up looked amazing. I was stunned at my hair and make up, probably did not give that reaction when I first saw myself but after 57 years of seeing myself in the mirror it was difficult to process how amazing I actually looked, definitely a better me. Old and married I had 4 compliments that day from staff at the hotel and hotel guests plus my husband and family, more than I can ever remember in my lifetime. A special day for me as well as the bride!

Kelsi’s hair and make up survived the weather and especially the helicopter trip where they got stuck on the mountain for over an hour due to bad weather. (Aspiring Photography facebook as some photos). Despite the change in weather we had an awesome and truly magical day.

Thank you so very much for being a part of my daughters wedding - Ros Heads
— Ros, February 2016
Queenstown Wedding

Deirdre created an atmosphere of calm and professionalism. With a touch of humour in there to keep us all stress free for what was an emotionally charged time. She came in, set up, asked pertinent and relevant questions, read the situation beautifully and carried on about her business unobtrusively, calmly and with a smile. She was prepared out of the realm of makeup, having a sewing kit on hand, Rescue Remedy and even heel stoppers for my daughter who had forgotten hers. A true professional. We all felt comfortable with having an older lady with life skills and an exceptional knowledge of makeup with us on our day. It made for us all leaving the house feeling prepared and looking gorgeous. She also gave us advice on how to cry without smudging our makeup and ensured we all had correct lip colours and powders etc for the duration of the day. Thank you. Jayne - Mother of Bride - July 2016 - QUEENSTOWN.

— Jayne, July 2016