Priya is a professional hair stylist and makeup artist in Milton Keynes. She is fully insured and and a member of the Guild of Beauty Therapists.
Priya is an Asian Bridal specialist although she is fully proficient in a multitude of world styles, She was recently the lead skincare consultant and Makeup Artist for the National Miss African Spirit pageant held in Milton Keynes.
Priya also works freelance regularly for large companies as a Hair and Makeup Artist and as a representative at some of their publicity events.
She has a strict work ethos which encompasses meeting the needs of her clients at all times, as well as making their experience a happy and fun occasion.
For Priya it’s not just about perfecting the hair or makeup, it’s about helping you on your individual journey to your inner beauty during the time she is with you.
Priya uses only the very best products such as Mac, Nars, Bobbi Brown, Illamasqua etc, to name a few.
Priya is a keen supporter of local charity events and regularly volunteers her services at such events in Milton Keynes and surrounding areas.
Please take a moment to read the testimonial section should you wish to see how much Priya’s clients value her friendly style and true professionalism.
At beauty by Priya we are committed to delivering you a high class quality service in the comfort of your own home. Accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists our ethos is to look after you from the beginning to the end of your client journey with us. You can rest assured that you are in safe hands.
We are a competitively priced premium service. We offer the highest standards and use only the top of the range products; however our prices are fair and not kept secret. We are open and up front about what you will be charged and we would welcome the opportunity to gain your trust.
We are highly skilled in all aspects of Makeup and creative hair design, and we provide a service that is as unique as you.
By understanding and listening to your requirements, and by paying attention to detail we are sure you will be pleased with your experience.
Please take a moment to take a look at our testimonials from real clients who have been happy to also provide a picture which speaks volumes in demonstrating just how pleased they were.
What areas do you cover?
Generally Priya covers Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, and North London. However she can travel to other areas. Travel costs are calculated at a rate of 45p per mile for a return journey to your location from Milton Keynes.
Why do you charge mileage?
By charging mileage on each job individually we can keep the base costs down for our customers, It means you will always get a fair price.
What products do you use?
Priya uses premium brand products such as MAC, Estee Lauder, Nars, Bobbi Brown, Illamasqua, GHD, TIGI, Clarins, and Dior to name a few.
How do I book my wedding date with you?
A 50% non-refundable deposit will be payable by cash or cheque at the trial. This 50% is deducted from your final invoice which is payable by cheque two weeks before your wedding or by cash on the day of your wedding.
How long will a Wedding package take on the day?
Priya will work out in advance how long it will take you get you ready based on what you have chosen i.e. hair and make-up or make-up only. For your hair and make-up it will be approx 2 hours. Priya will arrive early enough to ensure everyone is ready at the specified time.
Why do you have two separate prices lists?
We deal with a diverse range of clients from various cultural backgrounds. As both western bridal makeup and Asian/Arabic makeup looks require the use of specific techniques and products we have put together a price list to reflect this.
I am considering booking your services for my Engagement or civil/registry ceremony. I will be wearing a western Bridal outfit will I be charged the western bridal price?
If you would like the western bridal package the makeup application will not include Asian/Arabic techniques or the setting of any Jewellery or Duppata/Chunni. Please contact us to discuss your exact requirements.
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Are you looking for a make up artist or hair stylist in Milton Keynes or the surrounding area? We cover all of Milton Keynes and will travel to any location from London to the Midlands Our prices are very competitive and we offer discounts to group bookings. please feel free to get in touch to
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WESTERN STYLE HAIR AND MAKEUP PRICELIST
This covers your bespoke style choice of makeup look using high quality makeup and special professional makeup application techniques to ensure that you look flawless, and that your perfect look lasts all day. We use only the best money can buy such as Nars, Bobbi Brown and Mac products.
Our western bridal packages include the fitting of your own veil and tiara which you have supplied. False eyelashes are supplied free to Brides on the wedding day. False eyelashes can be supplied and fitted as an extra on all other services including trials for £10 per set. We do not charge a premium for Mothers of the Bride/Groom (MOB) they are priced the same as all Other Special Occasion/Bridesmaid packages.
Should you wish to have hair extensions supplied and or fitted please call for a bespoke quote based upon your particular requirements.
Travel costs are not included.
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair Trial – £ 25
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair – £ 40
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Makeup Trial – £ 25
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Makeup – £ 40
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair & Makeup Trial – £ 40 – (saving £ 10)
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair & Makeup – £ 70 – (saving £ 10)
Bridal Hair Trial – £ 35
Bridal Hair – £ 80
Bridal Makeup Trial – £ 35
Bridal Makeup – £ 80
Bridal Hair & Makeup Trial – £ 60 – (saving £ 10)
Bridal Hair & Makeup – £ 150 – (saving £ 10) & (Free false eyelashes)
ASIAN & ARABIAN STYLE HAIR AND MAKEUP PRICELIST
This covers your bespoke style choice of makeup look using high quality products such as Nars, Bobbi Brown and Mac using professional Asian/Arabic makeup application techniques. The traditional Asian Bridal, Walima, Engagement, Mehndi, Registry, and Civil packages include the supply and fitting of false eyelashes on the Day, and the fitting and setting of your own Jewellery and Dupatta/Chunni which you will supply. Trials, Special Occasion, Bridesmaid, and Mother of Bride/Groom packages do not include false eyelashes; they can be supplied and fitted for £10 per set. We do not charge a premium for Mothers of the Bride/Groom (MOB) they are priced the same as all Other Special Occasion/Bridesmaid packages.
PLEASE NOTE: If you would like the western bridal package the makeup application will not include Asian/Arabic techniques. You may find that your desired look will not require the full range of services in this packages therefore please contact us to get a bespoke quote.
Travel costs are not included.
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair Trial – £ 30
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair – £ 45
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Makeup Trial – £ 30
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Makeup – £ 45
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair & Makeup Trial – £ 50 – (saving £ 10)
Special Occasion/Bridesmaid/MOB Hair & Makeup – £ 80 – (saving £ 10)
Engagement/Registry/Civil/Mehndi Hair Trial – £ 37.50
Engagement/Registry/Civil/Mehndi Hair only – £ 105
Engagement/Registry/Civil/Mehndi Makeup Trial – £ 37.50
Engagement/Registry/Civil/Mehndi Makeup only – £ 105
Engagement/Registry/Civil/Mehndi Hair & Makeup Trial – £ 65 – (saving £ 10)
Engagement/Registry/Civil/Mehndi Hair & Makeup – £ 200 – (saving £ 10)
Asian Bridal/Walima Hair Trial – £ 40
Asian Bridal/Walima Hair only – £ 130
Asian Bridal/Walima Makeup Trial – £ 40
Asian Bridal/Walima Makeup only – £ 130
Asian Bridal/Walima Hair & Makeup Trial – £ 70 – (saving £ 10)
Asian Bridal/Walima Hair & Makeup – £ 250 – (saving £ 10)
When you attend our premises in Milton Keynes there will be no cost incurred. Bookings at all other locations will incur a cost based upon a return journey from Postcode MK2 to your home or venue, at a rate of 50p/mile.
The list below indicates an approximate cost depending upon your location, but does not include costs for congestion zones and parking etc which should also be added.
Northampton, Luton, Bedford, Aylesbury – £ 25
Stevenage – £ 35
North London, oxford – £ 50
Cambridge, Central London, Coventry – £ 55
South London – £ 75
Birmingham – £ 75
Additional costs may be payable should your booking be during unsocial hours, or for example if our artist is required to wait on site. Once we have your full requirements we can prepare you a bespoke quote. The price for your booking will have been calculated with consideration to a specific start and finish time; as such the price may change if these agreed times are altered.
It may not be possible for your artist to stay longer than agreed if they have another client to accommodate after your booking.
In the event that your artist is able to remain with you for longer than planned due to circumstances including but not limited to; extra waiting time between working on members of your party or late start due to you not being ready or at the agreed location on time, a fee will be chargeable of £25 per extra hour or part thereof.
If you require additional synthetic hair pieces there may be an additional charge between £10 and £20. Those of you who are having a trial will be made aware of any additional pieces required as we create your look.
At Beauty by Priya we also offer one on one Makeup tuition tailored to your particular needs, Lessons can take place at our premises or at your home for an additional travel fee as described in the Travel Costs section. Prices begin at £80 for a two hour lesson, all you need to bring is yourself as Priya will provide all makeup that is used during the lesson, and You will be given a product sheet listing everything that was used so that you can build your own makeup box based upon what you have learned and used. If you do already have your own makeup you are welcome to bring this with you. Priya will discuss the suitability of your products and be on hand to offer advice regarding replacing or adding to your kit.
At Beauty by Priya we work alongside the photographers at Prophotographic.co.uk on a regular basis. All images unless otherwise stated are produced by them at their Milton Keynes Studios.
Given our close working relationship, customers of Beauty by Priya can take advantage of great discounted rates for fashion and wedding photography.
Please visit their site at www.prophotographic.co.uk
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We are also very happy to endorse Roy’s Classic Cars for all your wedding and special occasion automotive needs, their service is wonderful, and their prices are outstandingly good.
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We are very happy to recommend Shenik Mehndi for all your specialist Mehndi requirements, their work is fabulous, and their prices are very competitive.
Please visit their site at www.sheenasmehndi.com
We aim to get back to you within 24 hours. We will never sell or pass on your details to third parties. e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively call Priya on 07725 52 53 53