"The morning was well organised, I had no need to panic & the results were breathtaking"
Lin Alvey (Dover)
It is important you feel in trusted hands and are relaxed & comfortable on your special day.
"Gillian Smissen salon" specializes in bridal hair & make-up. Offering a complete, highly professional one-to-one experience from initial consultation to final styling.
Arriving on the day, to your home or venue, ensuring you look your best for your wedding. A free, no obligation, consultation to help you create the perfect look to compliment your dress & style. .
Hair & make-up are the finishing touches to every bride’s special day .If you allow me to be part of your wedding you can be sure nothing will be left to chance
Brides are advised to have a trial sitting, where -I will consider your dress, veil & hair accessories & even the grooms height.
My warm, supportive & highly professional approach will also minimize stresses & strains on the day. If needed, provide a complementary neck/shoulder massage on the day!
I am the recommended Bridal,Hair & Make-up Artist for venues in Dover. To review their wedding packages go to:
The Grand Folkestone
The Thatched Barn Great Farthingloe
Please don"t hesitate to get in contact with any inquires or recommendations on all areas of planning your special day.
For wedding photography I recommend John Rinaldi at www.johnrinaldiphotography.com
Full Details of Our Wedding Packages
Packages can be adapted, for example Roberia Crouch an experienced Make-up artist in Traditional & Airbrushing, works along side me, to full fill larger wedding parties. This enables us to maintain a warm relaxed professional atmosphere for your extra special day .
Please feel free to contact me with any any inquiries, or to book your free consultation.
Wedding Packages: Details & Prices
Brides Hair £100.00
Bridesmaids Hair £50.00
Bridesmaids Make-up *£35.00
Mother of the Bride Hair £40.00
Mother of the Bride Make-up *£35.00
Bridesmaids under 12 yrs hair £25.00
Flower girls under 5 yrs hair £15.00
Guest's Hair styled £40.00
Guest Make-up * £40.00
DIAMOND Package £200.00
For Brides: Hair & Make-up
SAPPHIRE Package £135.00
For Bridesmaids: Hair & Make-up
OPAL Package £120.00
For Mother of the Bride: Hair & Make-up
BRONZE Package £260.00
Brides Make-up (with trial)
Up to 3 Bridesmaids Make-up
Mother of the Bride
( air brushing)
SILVER Package £300.00
Bride’s Hair ( with trial)
Up to 3 Bridesmaids Hair
Mother of the Bride Hair
Flower Girl(under 12)
GOLD Package £750.00
Bride’s Hair & Make-up .
Up to 3 Bridesmaids Hair & Make-up
Mother of the Bride Hair & Make-up
(all including trials)
TITANIUM Package £175.00
For Groom & Best-man: ( pre-wedding grooming)
Hair Trim & Scalp conditioning treatment with Indian head massage
Hand ,nails & feet therapy treatment
PLATINUM Package £175.00
For Brides & Grooms ;( pre-wedding de-stress)
Working on each other you will you will be taught how to alleviate neck/shoulders & head tension.(which will enable you to help each other in the build up to your wedding)
Followed by a complete Back massage each, working on a one to one basis.
*Please note all wedding hair is quoted for styling only, no other hair service is part of the price.
*Airbrush & 2nd make -up is an additional £10.00 pp.
Terms & conditions apply.
Travel within 15 mile radius is included in the price, longer journeys will incur an additional charge.
Friday and Saturday, out of salon bookings, require a minimum Diamond package or to the value of £200.00.
A non-refundable deposit of £50.00 is required to secure the booking £100.00 to be paid at trials, with the remaining balance to be paid 6 weeks before the wedding.
Bank transfer or cash accepted.