Bridal Up-Do's

1-day Class ($395)

Learn the secrets to creating successful bridal hairstyles just in time for wedding season! Boston’s leading hair and makeup artist, Ann Marie Laurendeau shares her 20+ year expertise working with brides by teaching students how to create gorgeous wedding up-do's!

Ann Marie believes the key to any successful up-do is that it looks beautiful from all angles of the face and works well based on the bride’s hair length and type. Makeup Artists who can achieve this can greatly increase their client base as well as their earnings!

This class teaches students the most requested up-dos for brides and bridal parties, such as; low and side swept chignons, sleek buns, vintage twists and unconstructed loose waves. 

This class is designed for makeup artists and hairstylists who have participated in our Basic Beauty Makeup class or Makeup Training Programs. Students must bring in their own model with medium length hair.


Class Schedule 

Recommended Supplies – Best Products

  • Bobbi Pins, Elastics
  • Curling, Flat Irons & Rollers Sizes
  • Hairsprays & Gels, Finishing Products

Choosing a Wedding Up-Do

  • Working from photographs/duplicating a style
  • Choosing the best up-do for your client based on their hair length & type
  • Tips to creating a successful up-do 

Up-do Demonstration #1 (Side Swept Chignon)

  • Instructor demonstrates how to create a side swept chignon

Student Practice

  • Students create a side swept chignon on their models
  • Instructor assistance

Up-do Demonstration #2 (French Twist)

  • Instructor demonstrates how to create a classic french twist
  • Modern & vintage variations, working with different hair lengths

LUNCH BREAK

Student Practice

  • Students create their version of a french twist on their models
  • Instructor assistance

Up-do Demonstration #3 (Unconstructed ,Low Tousled Curls)

  • Instructor demonstrates how to create a low messy unconstructed up-do

Student Practice

  • Students create a unconstructed up-do on their models
  • Instructor assistance

Up-do Demonstration #4 (Sleek Bun)

  • Instructor demonstrates how to create a sleek bun
  • Emphasis on using products that make the bun last all day

Student Practice

  • Students create a sleek bun variations on their models
  • Instructor assistance

Student Questions

Please refer to our frequently asked questions page for additional information regarding our classes.