KiSSandMaKeUp Studio | The Hilliard Mills

Never judge a book by its cover! The outside of the Hilliard Mills in Manchester, CT preserves the historic beauty. Each brick was stacked to create the long-standing structure. We love the vintage charm that takes us back to a … Continued

Bridal Emergency Kit 101

You may have heard about a bridal emergency kit: that goodie bag of items that you absolutely must have on your wedding day in case something goes wrong. What exactly should be included? Setting PowderAn absolute essential for a busy … Continued

Common Questions About Your Beauty Team

When booking any vendor for your wedding, there are several questions you want to cover before making your final choice. We know it’s a big decision and full transparency is always our policy. Our goal is for you to feel … Continued

Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

Your bridesmaids are there for you through planning your entire wedding. These girls are so excited to see you tie the knot, they deserve a token of appreciation! Bridesmaid gifts have long been tradition to show your girl gang exactly … Continued

Featured Bride | Alyssa

Yes, our very own Alyssa was a KiSSandMaKeUp bride! Alyssa will be celebrating her one year wedding anniversary in February. Her wintertime wedding gives us all the feels for snowy backdrops, cozy fur shrugs, and rich hues. We are still … Continued

Autumn Hair and Makeup Trends

New season, new trends! We love the transition into Autumn hair and makeup trends as we enter September. The influence of Summer still lingers and paves the way for extra layers and smoldering looks. What are we looking forward to … Continued

How to Choose Your Bridal Beauty Team

The first people to arrive on your wedding day is your bridal beauty team! You and your girls are gathered with some bubbly and breakfast and the fun begins. Tables and chairs are set up in the room, while hair … Continued

Bridal Hair Accessories We Swoon Over

A good bridal accessory is the finishing touch to any bridal hairstyle. Having the perfect accent to your style will set you apart as the center of attention. These adornments add just enough sparkle and shine to compliment your jewelry … Continued