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Explore our wide range of makeup services

Once upon a time offers a wide range of makeup artistry services using only the highest quality, tried and tested makeup products from professional brands. Through regular contact, a design specific to your exact requirements and travel to your location, you can feel relaxed in the knowledge you are in the safe hands of a professional.

Here are our most popular makeup packages and prices. When you're ready, please use Enquire Now for a no obligation quote.

Our diary for 2017 bookings is now full, partly due to a new little budle of joy's arrival! We would still love to hear from you regarding your 2018 wedding or event and with several wedding dates already confirmed for next year it's never too early to enquire!

Bridal Package

Includes a luxury 2 hour trial prior to the big day, travel* to your location and flawless bridal makeup application on your wedding day with a choice of naturally enhancing Blink Pro false lash styles: £125.00

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Little Extras

Treat your Fairy Godmothers, Wicked Stepmothers and Ugly Sisters to makeup on the day for just an extra £40.00 each - which includes complimentary naturally enhancing false lashes.

Bridal party trials which include the same consultation, detail and finish options as a bridal trial: £40.00

Flower girl mini makeovers - a little sparkle to make their special day even more magical: £5.00

Not a fan of false lashes but still want to create a gorgeous bambi eyed flutter? Upgrade to super natural individual lash extensions for small upgrade of £5 per person.

For the final touches to a perfect day we can provide a luxury top up kit containing everything you need for that freshly applied glow at your night time reception. Kits start from just £40.00 and contain a pressed powder compact with mirror and moisturising lipstick matching your wedding day shade, all sourced from the premium brands used in our professional makeup kit.

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Special Occasion Makeup

Beautiful makeup for any event you want to feel your best, from proms, office parties, hen do’s to just a special night out! Includes travel* to your location and a choice of natural or dramatic false lash styles: £40.00

We are pleased to offer a 15% discount for our gorgeous regular customers which will be automatically applied upon booking if you have had an appointment with us before!

Gift vouchers also available making the perfect treat!

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Makeup Lessons

Always wanted to learn the techniques to creating flawless skin? Or perhaps finally crack that perfect eyeliner flick? One to one makeup tutorials are a perfect way to master your own makeup in the relaxed surroundings of your own home.

Lessons can be tailored to your preferences, maybe a dramatic smokey eyed look for going out or a beautiful bridal look for you to recreate on the big day! As well as plenty of product recommendations and advice on how to use the tools you already have, you will also learn how to find the correct colours and textures to suit you and leave with confidence in your new skills.

2 Hour lesson private lesson: £60.00

Gift vouchers also available making the perfect present!

For group bookings, please get in touch with requirements for a more detailed lesson plan.

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Photographic Package

For makeup specifically for editorial projects, photography and film please get in touch with your exact requirements for a more detailed consultation of how we can meet your needs. Prices start from:

Half day (4 hours) from: £80.00

Full day (8 hours) from: £150.00

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*Travel & Mileage:

Travel within a 10 mile radius of NE24 is included in the price of all services. For additional travel, this is charged at 28p per mile and will be advised in an official quotation upon consultation to reassure that there are no unexpected addition fees.

Deposits & Trials:

Upon enquiry an official quotation will be emailed to you to consider which will be valid for 1 month from the date issued. We aim to respond to all enquiries within 24 hours with no obligation to book, however,please be aware that dates can not be reserved until a deposit has been paid. During the busy summer season weekend weddings do fill up quickly so it is advised to bare this in mind when you receive your quote (as we hate to disappoint!)

Terms and Conditions: All bridal services require a non-refundable deposit to secure the wedding date of 50% of the total cost. Due to popular demand for weekend appointments, during peak season (May to August) trial appointments will only be available on Wednesday evenings or Sunday afternoons and it is recommended to book well in advance to avoid any disappointment. An invoice showing the remaining balance will be issued after your complete satisfaction with the trial and it is politely requested that all balances be settled no later than 14 days prior to the event.

All other services require the payment in full at the point of booking to secure the appointment date.