Once Upon A Bride

★★★★★
These bridal experts help alleviate the planning process through working with the bride on her look and more.
  • 122 W 26th St

    New York, NY 10001

    Cross street: E Houston Street

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  • 212-353-2350

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I just got married yesterday and I wanted to write a quick review before my honeymoon tomorrow, but Sofia did a BEAUTIFUL job for my makeup and all my bridesmaids. My bridesmaids loved their makeup as well. I was complimented all day

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I just got married yesterday and I wanted to write a quick review before my honeymoon tomorrow, but Sofia did a BEAUTIFUL job for my makeup and all my bridesmaids. My bridesmaids loved their makeup as well. I was complimented all day

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So I figured I'd update this from my previous review that said they were amazing here...

First, I should have never pursued to keep going to this place after the first trial. On the first day, which was supposed to be hair AND

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So I figured I'd update this from my previous review that said they were amazing here...

First, I should have never pursued to keep going to this place after the first trial. On the first day, which was supposed to be hair AND

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I cannot begin to express how happy I was on my wedding day when Once Upon A Bride and Shari Cohen made me feel magical. Not only was I stressed beyond belief but also the pouring rain did not help; yet Shari made every crease, blemish

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I cannot begin to express how happy I was on my wedding day when Once Upon A Bride and Shari Cohen made me feel magical. Not only was I stressed beyond belief but also the pouring rain did not help; yet Shari made every crease, blemish

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I can't recommend Once Upon a Bride enough! My best friend/maid of honor used these services for her wedding in October 2004, and I was struck by how beautiful her hair and make-up looked at her event, along with the professionalism of

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I can't recommend Once Upon a Bride enough! My best friend/maid of honor used these services for her wedding in October 2004, and I was struck by how beautiful her hair and make-up looked at her event, along with the professionalism of

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'Beautiful, Amazing, Natural, Stunning"....were just some of the words I heard from my guests that attended my wedding and I would agree..I felt gorgeous and yet, still me.\r
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Moani did an amazing job making a person who never wears alot

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'Beautiful, Amazing, Natural, Stunning"....were just some of the words I heard from my guests that attended my wedding and I would agree..I felt gorgeous and yet, still me.\r
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Moani did an amazing job making a person who never wears alot

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Stefanie and Sophia did an amazing job with my hair & makeup respectively! They were soo nice and easy to work with and both were super accommodating and flexible. I have never felt more beautiful in my life!

And Stacey was extremely

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Stefanie and Sophia did an amazing job with my hair & makeup respectively! They were soo nice and easy to work with and both were super accommodating and flexible. I have never felt more beautiful in my life!

And Stacey was extremely

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My experience with OUAB was exceptional! Stacey did my hair and Sofia did my makeup for my wedding. I had never felt as beautiful as I did that day. They both did such an amzing job. In addition to being extremely talented, Stacey and

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My experience with OUAB was exceptional! Stacey did my hair and Sofia did my makeup for my wedding. I had never felt as beautiful as I did that day. They both did such an amzing job. In addition to being extremely talented, Stacey and

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I came to Once Upon a Bride for my Aug 2011 wedding hair. I had a specific up do in mind and when I went to Angela at OUAB, she was not only able to replicate the hairstyle, she made it better than what I had pictured. I also tried out

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I came to Once Upon a Bride for my Aug 2011 wedding hair. I had a specific up do in mind and when I went to Angela at OUAB, she was not only able to replicate the hairstyle, she made it better than what I had pictured. I also tried out

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If you want the the BEST in the business, look no further! As Stacey told me, she was born to do hair. I have very long, pin straight hair, not easy to work with and I had no clue how I wanted to wear it at my trial. She worked wonders and

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If you want the the BEST in the business, look no further! As Stacey told me, she was born to do hair. I have very long, pin straight hair, not easy to work with and I had no clue how I wanted to wear it at my trial. She worked wonders and

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I had my trial for hair and makeup with Stacey and Moani back in May. I couldn't have been more pleased! I absolutely loved both! They both worked with me to acheve the look I wanted, and with their professional guidance, I left my trial

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I had my trial for hair and makeup with Stacey and Moani back in May. I couldn't have been more pleased! I absolutely loved both! They both worked with me to acheve the look I wanted, and with their professional guidance, I left my trial

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I was in need of a hairstylist for my wedding and I was refered to Once Upon a Bride from one of my co-workers. I looked them up on line and contacted them immediatley. I heard back from Stacey herself (owner) that day! She was super

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I was in need of a hairstylist for my wedding and I was refered to Once Upon a Bride from one of my co-workers. I looked them up on line and contacted them immediatley. I heard back from Stacey herself (owner) that day! She was super

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Stacey did not disappoint us. Once Upon a Bride is a wonderful salon that caters to the needs of a bride. My daughter got married in May and Stacey tried out numerous hair styles until my daughter choose the perfect one. Stacey is very

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Stacey did not disappoint us. Once Upon a Bride is a wonderful salon that caters to the needs of a bride. My daughter got married in May and Stacey tried out numerous hair styles until my daughter choose the perfect one. Stacey is very

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Once Upon A Bride is a truly professional salon with amazingly talented stylists. Their experts possess the knowledge of color, products, and fashion trends needed to bring out your true beauty on your special day. Stacey, the owner,

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Once Upon A Bride is a truly professional salon with amazingly talented stylists. Their experts possess the knowledge of color, products, and fashion trends needed to bring out your true beauty on your special day. Stacey, the owner,

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Stacey (the owner) and her whole team, were a pleasure to work with! Not only did they do an amazing job, they also gave great advice and input with some of the details I was unsure about.
My trial was in the early afternoon, and my hair

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Stacey (the owner) and her whole team, were a pleasure to work with! Not only did they do an amazing job, they also gave great advice and input with some of the details I was unsure about.
My trial was in the early afternoon, and my hair

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I have used Once Upon a Bride twice in the past 5 years -- the first time was for my own wedding and the second time was earlier this month for another wedding I was in. Stacey, the owner, did my hair for my wedding and I LOVED it. She is

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I have used Once Upon a Bride twice in the past 5 years -- the first time was for my own wedding and the second time was earlier this month for another wedding I was in. Stacey, the owner, did my hair for my wedding and I LOVED it. She is

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I had gone to 3 horrible, horrible hair trials (that cost a fortune) before I went to Once Upon a Bride. I could do my hair better than these other 3 stylists did, so I thought I was never going to find someone to do my hair for the

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I had gone to 3 horrible, horrible hair trials (that cost a fortune) before I went to Once Upon a Bride. I could do my hair better than these other 3 stylists did, so I thought I was never going to find someone to do my hair for the

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I had 15 people that needed hair and make-up on my wedding day and I was so concerned about how everyone was going to get done in time for pictures. Once Upon a Bride made it such an enjoyable experience. Everything was flawless, from

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I had 15 people that needed hair and make-up on my wedding day and I was so concerned about how everyone was going to get done in time for pictures. Once Upon a Bride made it such an enjoyable experience. Everything was flawless, from

Pros: Great style, talented, organized

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My wedding day isn't here yet but after just having a trial with Stacey and color treatment with Loren I am SUPER excited and know I am in great hands. Stacey is a miracle worker, she was totally honest with me about what would look best

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My wedding day isn't here yet but after just having a trial with Stacey and color treatment with Loren I am SUPER excited and know I am in great hands. Stacey is a miracle worker, she was totally honest with me about what would look best

Pros: Excellent service, great pros on staff

Cons: Expensive but worth it

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OUAB was amazing - they did hair and make-up for me, my bridesmaids and the mothers, and everyone loved their looks! We had Alesha and Stephanie for hair and Janet and Sofia for make-up - the timing was perfect and they were so fun to be

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OUAB was amazing - they did hair and make-up for me, my bridesmaids and the mothers, and everyone loved their looks! We had Alesha and Stephanie for hair and Janet and Sofia for make-up - the timing was perfect and they were so fun to be

Pros: Professional and personable staff

Cons: Expensive but worth it

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Stacey (owner) is fabulous to work with -- incredibly organized and very personable. Stephanie styled my hair and Sofia applied my makeup. Between their personalities and their incredible talent, I was completely swept away and was 100%

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Stacey (owner) is fabulous to work with -- incredibly organized and very personable. Stephanie styled my hair and Sofia applied my makeup. Between their personalities and their incredible talent, I was completely swept away and was 100%

Pros: Extremely talented, personable staff

Cons: Pricey, but worth every penny!

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After a quick phone conversation I knew Dana was the perfect makeup artist for DD's wedding. We did one trial and that sealed it. Dana did the make-up for my daughter's wedding and she made this 57 year old MOB look beyond good- and I

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After a quick phone conversation I knew Dana was the perfect makeup artist for DD's wedding. We did one trial and that sealed it. Dana did the make-up for my daughter's wedding and she made this 57 year old MOB look beyond good- and I

Pros: they totally get it!

Cons: can't think of one negative

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Stacey did my hair and Dana did my makeup perfectly. I explained what I wanted over the phone and Stacey knew exactly how to execute the look perfectly. My hair and face has never looked better. I am thrilled I loved the way I looked on my

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Stacey did my hair and Dana did my makeup perfectly. I explained what I wanted over the phone and Stacey knew exactly how to execute the look perfectly. My hair and face has never looked better. I am thrilled I loved the way I looked on my

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My mother, my sister and I all looked and felt amazing. Both Alesha and Sofia were very professional and made getting ready on the wedding day seamless and stress free. \r
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Also, prior to the wedding I got my pre-wedding hair cut and

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My mother, my sister and I all looked and felt amazing. Both Alesha and Sofia were very professional and made getting ready on the wedding day seamless and stress free. \r
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Also, prior to the wedding I got my pre-wedding hair cut and

Pros: Professional. Creative. Flexible.

Cons: Expensive.

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Lets face it ladies, a brides top priority is to look beautiful on her wedding day. I searched high and low for the perfect hair and makeup people, and Once Upon a Bride is exactly what I was looking for.

For my wedding I wanted to

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Lets face it ladies, a brides top priority is to look beautiful on her wedding day. I searched high and low for the perfect hair and makeup people, and Once Upon a Bride is exactly what I was looking for.

For my wedding I wanted to

Pros: Completely understood exactly what I was looking for!

Cons: They can't do my hair and makeup everyday.

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ok so i was having a complete and total hair crisis for my wedding. I had a few trials and had actually booked someone to do my hair the day of my wedding. two months before my wedding, he cancels! as you might have guessed, i freaked

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ok so i was having a complete and total hair crisis for my wedding. I had a few trials and had actually booked someone to do my hair the day of my wedding. two months before my wedding, he cancels! as you might have guessed, i freaked

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Before you waste several hundred dollars and time on hair trials in search of "the one" for your big day, go to OUAB! I had tried a couple of different hair stylists in Manhattan and just didn't think I was going to look the way I wanted

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Before you waste several hundred dollars and time on hair trials in search of "the one" for your big day, go to OUAB! I had tried a couple of different hair stylists in Manhattan and just didn't think I was going to look the way I wanted

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I had read great reviews of OUAB, and it was the first and only place I went for hair and makeup trials. I was thrilled with the results and booked Stacey and Sofia for my May wedding. Stacey and Sofia are amazing pros and genuinely care

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I had read great reviews of OUAB, and it was the first and only place I went for hair and makeup trials. I was thrilled with the results and booked Stacey and Sofia for my May wedding. Stacey and Sofia are amazing pros and genuinely care

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I had a wonderful experience at OUAB during my hair and make-up trials with Ingaborg and Stefanie! I went in with a few ideas but both of them took what I had in mind to the next level. Ingaborg has an extremely delicate touch and the

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I had a wonderful experience at OUAB during my hair and make-up trials with Ingaborg and Stefanie! I went in with a few ideas but both of them took what I had in mind to the next level. Ingaborg has an extremely delicate touch and the

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I had wonderful experience at Once Upon a Bride. After a horrible makeup trial I had lost hope and had almost decided on doing the makeup myself. That was until I found OUAB. From the moment I walked in I knew I was in the right place.

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I had wonderful experience at Once Upon a Bride. After a horrible makeup trial I had lost hope and had almost decided on doing the makeup myself. That was until I found OUAB. From the moment I walked in I knew I was in the right place.

Pros: excellent service, very talented

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After a highly recommended hair and makeup trial elsewhere left me with much to be desired...I did some research on my own and found Once Upon a Bride.\r
I talked to Stacey, who spend time getting to know me and my style and made

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After a highly recommended hair and makeup trial elsewhere left me with much to be desired...I did some research on my own and found Once Upon a Bride.\r
I talked to Stacey, who spend time getting to know me and my style and made

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I had a hair trial in Connecticut (where the wedding will be) but ended up looking like a french poodle!! I found Once Upon a Bride online and decided to come in for a trial. Stefanie could not have been more wonderful. I showed her a

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I had a hair trial in Connecticut (where the wedding will be) but ended up looking like a french poodle!! I found Once Upon a Bride online and decided to come in for a trial. Stefanie could not have been more wonderful. I showed her a

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so- once upon a bride- the name totally freaked me out- but these girls mean business. really forget about being treated like a princess or going to some cache salon - stacey and dana know what the deal is and they do the job right. my

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so- once upon a bride- the name totally freaked me out- but these girls mean business. really forget about being treated like a princess or going to some cache salon - stacey and dana know what the deal is and they do the job right. my

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I had an incredible experience last night at Once Upon a Bride. Stacey, the owner made me feel special from the moment I walked in the door. I immediately was comfortable and felt I was working with an old friend. She tried 3 beautiful

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I had an incredible experience last night at Once Upon a Bride. Stacey, the owner made me feel special from the moment I walked in the door. I immediately was comfortable and felt I was working with an old friend. She tried 3 beautiful

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Stacey and the whole OUAB team are just amazing. the minute i walked in the salon, they made me feel very special and welcomed. to be honest, i had a first trial with someone recommended by a friend of mine and was not happy. so after my

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Stacey and the whole OUAB team are just amazing. the minute i walked in the salon, they made me feel very special and welcomed. to be honest, i had a first trial with someone recommended by a friend of mine and was not happy. so after my

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Stacey and her team at Once Upon A Bride are amazing! They went above and beyond for me. I was a last minute bride and they worked to squeeze me in during such a busy time. Can not thank them enough!From the second I walked in for my

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Stacey and her team at Once Upon A Bride are amazing! They went above and beyond for me. I was a last minute bride and they worked to squeeze me in during such a busy time. Can not thank them enough!From the second I walked in for my

Pros: makeup lasts all night! hair is exquisite!

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Everyone always says that planning a wedding is so much fun. Well, from what I have experienced, it is and it isn't and it often involves a bit of compromise and give and take. Going to Once Upon A Bride, however, was maybe, the most fun

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Everyone always says that planning a wedding is so much fun. Well, from what I have experienced, it is and it isn't and it often involves a bit of compromise and give and take. Going to Once Upon A Bride, however, was maybe, the most fun

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Aside from the fact that Stacey is beautiful and cool, she and her stylists do the best hair ever! I did not originally chose Once Upon A Bride, and boy did I regret it. My first trial was a disaster, but as soon as I contacted Stacey, I

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Aside from the fact that Stacey is beautiful and cool, she and her stylists do the best hair ever! I did not originally chose Once Upon A Bride, and boy did I regret it. My first trial was a disaster, but as soon as I contacted Stacey, I

Pros: creative and professional

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I just went to Once Upon A Bride for my make up trial for my wedding and I loved everything about the service, ambiance, staff, and of course, my makeup! Stacey Lyn and her team know how to make you feel calm and relaxed even though you

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I just went to Once Upon A Bride for my make up trial for my wedding and I loved everything about the service, ambiance, staff, and of course, my makeup! Stacey Lyn and her team know how to make you feel calm and relaxed even though you

Pros: great service, experienced and knowledgeable staff, calming

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Once Upon a Bride was one of the best decisions I made when planning my wedding. Stacey Lyn came highly recommended by a friend of mine and as soon as I met her I felt comfortable and at ease. I had a very specific idea in mind of how I

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Once Upon a Bride was one of the best decisions I made when planning my wedding. Stacey Lyn came highly recommended by a friend of mine and as soon as I met her I felt comfortable and at ease. I had a very specific idea in mind of how I

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OUAB did an amazing job with my hair and makeup. I do not usually wear make up so finding someone who would make me look special but not over done and un-recognizable was very important. Stacey was patient through the planning process and

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OUAB did an amazing job with my hair and makeup. I do not usually wear make up so finding someone who would make me look special but not over done and un-recognizable was very important. Stacey was patient through the planning process and

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I am from San Francisco and was planning my wedding in NYC this June. I had multiple disastrous hair trials with stylist who claimed they could work with curly hair, but either ended up straightening my curls or making me look like I was

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I am from San Francisco and was planning my wedding in NYC this June. I had multiple disastrous hair trials with stylist who claimed they could work with curly hair, but either ended up straightening my curls or making me look like I was

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I just got back from my honeymoon and had to say you guys nailed it! I wasn't sure which hair style to go with so they took pictures of each "creation" so I could go home and think about it. After choosing my "look", I had the pictures

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I just got back from my honeymoon and had to say you guys nailed it! I wasn't sure which hair style to go with so they took pictures of each "creation" so I could go home and think about it. After choosing my "look", I had the pictures

Pros: Professional

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The trial was a waste of money. I did not get the my first choice for the makeup artist, but got a distant second. The staff had too much attitue and not enough charm. I was happy with my hair but disappointed with my makeup. Tthe

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The trial was a waste of money. I did not get the my first choice for the makeup artist, but got a distant second. The staff had too much attitue and not enough charm. I was happy with my hair but disappointed with my makeup. Tthe

Cons: Expensive, did not make clients feel comfortable

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Once Upon A Bride was recommended by a wedding planner and I would not recommend them. I wanted to try several different looks for hair and makeup and when I couldn't really decide on which look I wanted to go with, they got annoyed with

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Once Upon A Bride was recommended by a wedding planner and I would not recommend them. I wanted to try several different looks for hair and makeup and when I couldn't really decide on which look I wanted to go with, they got annoyed with

Pros: Pushy

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i was SO tense and worried about my hair and makeup\r
for my wedding bc I've seen so many brides with stiff\r
hair and heavy makeup, but I went to OUAB for a hair\r
trial and felt completely relieved once David did my\r
hair! He is

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i was SO tense and worried about my hair and makeup\r
for my wedding bc I've seen so many brides with stiff\r
hair and heavy makeup, but I went to OUAB for a hair\r
trial and felt completely relieved once David did my\r
hair! He is

Pros: Very talented artists

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Ok Brides, you need to call Once Upon A Bride for your hair and make-up appt's for your wedding!! You will not be sorry!\r
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I just got married and Once Upon A Bride turned it out - my hair was absolutely gorgeous and my make-up was

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Ok Brides, you need to call Once Upon A Bride for your hair and make-up appt's for your wedding!! You will not be sorry!\r
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I just got married and Once Upon A Bride turned it out - my hair was absolutely gorgeous and my make-up was

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What a group of talented makeup and hair artists! The OUAB team did a wonderful job with my hair and makeup for my wedding - I never thought I could look so beautiful! So many people raved about my makeup and hair and said I looked

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What a group of talented makeup and hair artists! The OUAB team did a wonderful job with my hair and makeup for my wedding - I never thought I could look so beautiful! So many people raved about my makeup and hair and said I looked

Pros: Talented and creative group of makeup and hair artists, great service, variety of options

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After all the stress of organzing my wedding finding Once Upon A Bride, Stacey and her team was a god send they took care of everything. Due to stress my hair and skin were not at their best at a time that I really needed them to be. Well

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After all the stress of organzing my wedding finding Once Upon A Bride, Stacey and her team was a god send they took care of everything. Due to stress my hair and skin were not at their best at a time that I really needed them to be. Well

Pros: They took care of all my beauty needs.

Cons: The fear that I will never look so good again!!

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