Ashley Readings Hair and Makeup

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Information about Ashley Readings Hair and Makeup

Ashley Readings is a Toronto, Ontario-based hair and makeup artist whose hair and makeup mastery and experience allows her to create stunning and unique looks for brides. From Toronto all the way to the UK, Ashley has worked with countless brides and has been successful in translating their vision into reality. Whether you are aspiring for a clean, understated look or bold and ornate, she will work meticulously to bring forth your natural grace and personal style. Her beauty arsenal holds the latest and most reliable tools of her trade, with the help of which she effortlessly creates refined and elegant looks for brides. Ashley offers services within the Greater Toronto Area, from Pickering to Hamilton and Niagara to Barry.

Experience

Ashely has had the privilege of working with makeup brands like Yaby, Face Atelier, Stila, Clarins and Make Up For Ever. She has also worked as a trainer for a successful blow dry bar in Bloor West Village. Ashley has also been involved behind the scenes for CBC, CTV, Much Music, and MTV.

Services offered

Ashley offers consultations and trials so that brides can get a glimpse of how they will look on their big day as well as share their input with her. Trials are offered for both hair and makeup or for hair and makeup individually. Services can be booked either for the bride only or for the bride and bridal party members. The following services are available:

  • Extensions
  • Fake lashes
  • Contouring
  • Airbrush
  • Tattoo coverage
  • Blowouts
  • Updos/Styling

Other services

Ashley also provides makeup and hair services for:

  • Engagements
  • Boudoir shoots
  • Commercial
  • Fashion
  • Television
  • Beauty Services

    Consultations, hair, makeup, multiple stylists, on-site service

  • Makeup Services

    Airbrush, contour, false lashes, tattoo coverage

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    Ashley is wonderful!!! She made me feel more beautiful on my wedding day then I have ever felt. I did a trial with Ashley and she asked me to send her some pictures at the end of the day so she could see how my hair held the curl. In the pictures, I guess my hair was a little frizzy (it almost always is). Ashley remembered this on my wedding day and made sure to put some magic lotion in my hair. No frizzes on my wedding day! Ashley and her awesome assistants did all of the hair and makeup for my mum and 5 bridesmaids. Everyone was delighted with how they look and Ashley’s assistants were lovely to work with. I strongly recommend working with Ashley!!!

    Sent on 31/10/2015
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    We were 2 brides and Ashley had to deal with us for 2 days! She was punctual for both days, humorous and calm (although we weren't always) and did a beautiful job on hair and make-up for both of us. My fiance has rosacea and usually cannot wear make-up however Ashley accommodated this with an excellent foundation that concealed the red while keep her look very natural. Getting done up was one of the more enjoyable and relaxing moments of this hectic weekend and it was due to Ashley's warm demeanor and outstanding skills. Her costs are competitive and well worth it. Thanks again!

    Sent on 17/05/2015
  • Sarah O, Married on 03/01/2015

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    Working with Ashley was amazing. She was so flexible and took everything I asked for into account. I was so indecisive about how to wear my hair, that she went above and beyond and styled it a way that I could wear it up for the ceremony and down for the reception. I couldn't believe how good it looked when I took it down halfway through the day! It was actually insane. I woke up feeling stressed and as soon as she showed up, she made me feel completely relaxed. Even my mom, who never ever wears makeup, absolutely loved working with Ashley and loved the result. She is so talented and professional, but honestly felt like a good friend showing up to do my makeup. I will definitely be working with her again!

    Sent on 15/01/2016
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    I highly recommend using Ashley and her team for your big day. I was first interested in Ashley because of her reputation of making brides look naturally beautiful. When we did our trial, she was very friendly, and everyone was VERY VERY happy with my results. Everyone thought I looked amazing and the photos were beautiful. However, I still felt it was too much makeup for me. Also the primer Ashley used didn't work on my oily lids. When Ashley heard this, she dropped off primer samples to my house for me to try, and we found one that worked! She also worked with me via email in the months prior to the wedding, and found a tinted moisturizer that was absolutely perfect for my skin. She even took a look at my engagement pics to see how I photographed. The day of the wedding, she was prompt, and indeed, we were ahead of schedule. My mom needed so little makeup Ashley didn't charge us for her service (my mom looked GREAT!). And each girl got a little touchup bag for the day which was uber helpful. I am VERY judgmental about makeup especially special event makeup, and pay close attention to photos to see if foundation matches etc. I found her work to be flawless. ALSO, my girls hair and makeup looked amazing! WHOOT!

    Sent on 13/10/2014
  • Amanda Papadimos, Married on 08/08/2014

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    Wonderful! I felt so beautiful, just like a princess.
    Ashley is amazing at both hair and make-up and was very accommodating for what myself and my bridesmaids wanted.

    Sent on 17/08/2014

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