"Say 'I Do' to Beautiful Hair and Makeup for Your Destination Wedding!"
Imagine yourself exchanging vows on a secluded beach in Bali, the turquoise water lapping at your feet as the sun dips below the horizon, painting the sky in hues of orange and pink. Or perhaps you envision yourselves saying "I do" amidst the rolling vineyards of Tuscany, surrounded by charming villages and breathtaking scenery. Destination weddings offer a unique opportunity to create an unforgettable experience, not just for you and your partner, but for all your loved ones.
Annie Shah, a seasoned destination wedding specialist, has had the privilege of witnessing countless couples embark on this extraordinary journey. Her passion lies in guiding them through cultural nuances, navigating logistics, and crafting a wedding experience that surpasses their wildest dreams. Whether you envision a grand celebration in a historic castle or a barefoot ceremony on a secluded beach, Annie possesses the expertise and resources to transform your vision into reality.
Over the years, Annie has had the incredible privilege of working with countless brides at stunning destinations like Mauritius, the Dominican Republic, Italy, Spain, Morocco, Portugal, France, Switzerland, and many more! Her heart leaps with joy every time she witnesses a bride walk down the aisle, radiating confidence and pure happiness.
Popularity of Destinations Weddings
With the costs of Asian Weddings on the rise, the boredom of using the same local venues over and over again, the guest list that never stops growing because our loving parents feel an obligation to invite nearly everyone they've ever met, and the unbelievable amount of responsibility your family has to take on during the planning and hosting process — choosing to have a destination wedding abroad has never made more sense. Bollywood celebrities have also magnified the trend to take vows at spectacular destinations in recent years.
Beyond the Enchantment of Exotic Locations:
While the allure of breathtaking backdrops is undeniable, destination weddings offer several practical advantages that enhance your special day.
- Intimate and Meaningful Celebrations: Escape the traditional wedding scene and create a more intimate setting where you can celebrate with your closest family and friends. This fosters deeper connections and allows you to truly cherish each moment with the ones who matter most.
- Stress-Free Planning with All-Inclusive Packages: Many venues offer comprehensive packages that take the stress out of planning, handling everything from catering and décor to vendor coordination. This allows you to relax and focus on the joy of preparing for your big day.
- Attention to Every Detail: From breathtaking venues and picturesque settings to expert coordination and seamless execution, destination weddings cater to every detail, ensuring a flawless and unforgettable experience.
Why book Annie Shah for Destination Wedding Hair & Makeup?
Why is Annie Shah a popular choice for destination weddings, especially for Asian brides?
With her extensive experience at various destinations, Annie Shah knows exactly how to adapt her approach to beat any climate, be it scorching heat, stifling humidity, or anything in between. She meticulously selects long-lasting products, favoring powder-based formulas for beach weddings and building up layers for flawless, lightweight coverage. Annie's "magic product" arsenal guarantees full coverage that feels light and comfortable, allowing you to celebrate with confidence and joy.
Renowned as a favourite choice for many Asian brides seeking to celebrate their love stories abroad, Annie Shah deeply comprehends the cultural nuances and traditions that hold profound significance. Her dedication lies in ensuring your wedding day reflects your unique heritage and dreams, seamlessly weaving them into a tapestry of unforgettable memories.
So, if you envision exchanging vows on a pristine beach, in a charming castle, or amidst rolling vineyards, let's chat! Annie would love to hear about your vision and bring it to life with flawless hair and makeup that empower you to feel like the most radiant version of yourself.
What steps does Annie take to ensure perfect hairstyling on my destination wedding day?
Just as you don't want your makeup melting in the warm tropical weather, you cannot afford your wedding day hair to look like a giant frizz ball. To keep hair looking its very best and to beat humidity, she carries various quick fix anti-frizz products in her hair kit. Plus, she highly recommends scheduling a few deep conditioning treatments in the months leading up to your big day. By enhancing the hair's resilience, it becomes more manageable and less susceptible to frizz and damage, even in the most challenging weather conditions.
Annie starts with a thorough consultation to understand your hair type, the wedding location's climate, and your desired hairstyle. This step is crucial for tailoring her approach to your specific needs and the environmental challenges of your wedding destination.
Does Annie offer South Asian Dressing service to complement traditional wedding attire?
As a South Asian bride, you know the importance of every detail coming together flawlessly on your special day. That's why Annie goes beyond just hair and makeup to offer additional services that enhance your overall bridal beauty.
Imagine your dupatta, draped to absolute perfection, adding a touch of elegance and cultural significance to your wedding attire. She is skilled in various South Asian draping styles, from Gujarati and Bollywood to Pakistani and Bengali. Whether you envision a single dupatta or the trendy double draping, she can expertly create a look that complements your unique style and heritage.
And that's not all! She's also one of the few artists who offers saree draping services. So, if you're planning a traditional ceremony, you can rest assured that your saree will be draped flawlessly, reflecting your cultural essence and ensuring you feel confident and radiant.
Destination Weddings Brides
Annie is absolutely amazing and her work is fantastic! I had my wedding in Lake Como, Italy and was desperately looking for a make up artist who could do natural, effortless makeup and also do hair and saree draping, my husband found her and she exceeded all my expectations!! After our first call, I knew she would be amazing and she did not disappoint me at all. Annie is very professional and delivered to the fullest! She is such a great artist and I looked amazing because of her art. Beyond amazing and truly such a sweet person to work with. She is the best in the business! Thank you Annie!!! TRULY AMAZING!!!”
I cannot thank my makeup artist Annie enough for making me feel like the most beautiful bride on my destination wedding day. The makeup lasted all day and I received countless compliments. She made the entire process so easy and enjoyable, and I cannot recommend her enough to any future brides. Thank you for making me feel like a princess on the best day of my life! Her Senior artist Naj did a fantastic job with my bridal party too.”
My makeup artist Annie Shah for my destination wedding in Italy was an absolute dream! Not only did she create the most beautiful and flawless makeup looks, but she also made me feel so comfortable and confident throughout the whole process. Her attention to detail and passion for her craft really shone through in the end result. I couldn't have asked for a better makeup artist to be a part of my special day. Her team who worked on my friends and family were equally talented. Thank you for making us look and feel amazing!”
Thank you so much for working your magic on me for my various events in London and then my dream destination wedding in Switzerland. You were absolutely phenomenal and exceeded my expectations for each and every look. I will always look back on fond memories in Switzerland and you were a big part of it. Wishing you all the best. Lots of Love!”
Thank you for being part of our wedding celebrations and for working your magic on me during the wedding for the events in Italy. You were an absolute pleasure to be around and always made me feel so calm. Despite the intense heat and the wedding stress, you transformed me into a dream bride and i can't thank you enough for this!”
Annie was recommended to me by my wedding planner after i had gone through several unsuccessful bridal trials. Annie was great to work with from the day of the trial. She truly understood my vision and made me feel like the most beautiful bride on my special day. My Sabyasachi outfit was draped to perfection. The makeup lasted all day and night and looked flawless in all my photos. I would highly recommend her to any bride looking for the perfect hair and makeup artist for their destination wedding.”
Living in the US and having my wedding in Italy made finding a MUA so so hard! Luckily, my sister helped me go through reviews and IG and I stumbled upon Annie. I loved everything I read about her and the looks she's done for past brides. She perfected all the looks I wanted for all of my events and was so patient and understanding with me. She made me look as special as I felt the entire weekend!!”