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Glossy Girl

Philadelphia , PA

LOCATION

Philadelphia, PA 19001 US (map)

PHONE

267-973-9488

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Bringing out your inner shine, one "Glossy Girl" at a time.

We are an award winning team of professional, Hair and Makeup Artists. Our "shop" is your designated location. We... Read more
Bringing out your inner shine, one "Glossy Girl" at a time.

We are an award winning team of professional, Hair and Makeup Artists. Our "shop" is your designated location. We specialize in all things beauty and bridal. No job is too big or too small. Ask about our portfolio!

Wedding Wire referrals receive a special discount on their trial. We travel within the entire tri-state area and beyond... Read less
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INFO FOR BEAUTY & HEALTH

What beauty services do you offer?
Consultations, Group Discounts, Hair, Licensed, Makeup, Multiple Stylists, On-Site Service, Trial Service
What hair services do you offer?
Blowouts, Hair Coloring, Hair Extensions, Haircuts, Keratin Treatment, Textured Hair Styling, Updos/Styling
What makeup services do you offer?
Airbrush Makeup, Contour Makeup, Fake Lashes, Tattoo Coverage

REVIEWS

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Megan
Wedding:
12/4/2015
5.0/5.0
Cali is amazing!! Living in Colorado, I was unable to schedule a trial before my wedding in Philadelphia. Not a problem at all! She is experienced and made me feel at ease on my wedding day. My hair was exactly what I wanted, and it did not budge the entire night. Make up was flawless.
Highly recommend!!
Cali is amazing!! Living in Colorado, I was unable to schedule a trial before my wedding in Philadelphia. Not a problem at Read more...
Cali is amazing!! Living in Colorado, I was unable to schedule a trial before my wedding in Philadelphia. Not a problem at all! She is experienced and made me feel at ease on my wedding day. My hair was exactly what I wanted, and it did not budge the entire night. Make up was flawless.
Highly recommend!! Read less
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Samantha
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
Glossy Girl was great and I would recommend her to anyone in the Philly area for bridal services and/or other events! She was referred to me by a friend who had been in a wedding party where her services were provided. She was great stylist and those in my bridal party loved their hair! She was punctual, easy to work with and affordable...what more can you ask for. Will definitely be using her again for other events!
Glossy Girl was great and I would recommend her to anyone in the Philly area for bridal services and/or other events! She Read more...
Glossy Girl was great and I would recommend her to anyone in the Philly area for bridal services and/or other events! She was referred to me by a friend who had been in a wedding party where her services were provided. She was great stylist and those in my bridal party loved their hair! She was punctual, easy to work with and affordable...what more can you ask for. Will definitely be using her again for other events! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/12/2015
5.0/5.0
There is no way that I could not write a review for this vendor, as it is well deserved!

If you are looking for flawless makeup and hair that stays perfect for your big day, then look no further! Cali does an amazing job of making you and your bridal party look amazing on your big day. I found her here on Wedding Wire and I contacted her after looking at many of the vendors on this site.

After seeing my wedding photos, all my friends want to have Cali for their wedding. Cali did not ask me to write this review for her (as some vendors offer discounts to clients who endorse them). She's just talented and I feel that she deserves this review.
There is no way that I could not write a review for this vendor, as it is well deserved!

If you are looking for Read more...
There is no way that I could not write a review for this vendor, as it is well deserved!

If you are looking for flawless makeup and hair that stays perfect for your big day, then look no further! Cali does an amazing job of making you and your bridal party look amazing on your big day. I found her here on Wedding Wire and I contacted her after looking at many of the vendors on this site.

After seeing my wedding photos, all my friends want to have Cali for their wedding. Cali did not ask me to write this review for her (as some vendors offer discounts to clients who endorse them). She's just talented and I feel that she deserves this review. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
6/1/2013
4.9/5.0
Cali was so great to work with for my bridesmaids and my hair on my wedding day. She and the wonderful makeup artist Yvette came to our hotel room and styled 5 hairstyles and 6 make ups within the scheduled time frame. They also came to my apartment for my trial, which also was a great experience. Something you may not realize when you're planning your wedding is how much time you will spend with your hair and make up artists on such a special morning of your life - pick people that you will enjoy being around! Cali and Yvette felt like old friends, chatting and laughing, keeping up a happy atmosphere.
All of my bridesmaids (and my mother) looked so beautiful. And, my hair (long curls) stayed in all night despite heat, humidity, and dancing! Cali even showed one of my bridesmaids how to make a pretty ponytail in my hair once I got too hot for hair down my back. I would definitely recommend Calista Brides to any bride looking for quality, beautiful work, and friendly people!
Cali was so great to work with for my bridesmaids and my hair on my wedding day. She and the wonderful makeup artist Read more...
Cali was so great to work with for my bridesmaids and my hair on my wedding day. She and the wonderful makeup artist Yvette came to our hotel room and styled 5 hairstyles and 6 make ups within the scheduled time frame. They also came to my apartment for my trial, which also was a great experience. Something you may not realize when you're planning your wedding is how much time you will spend with your hair and make up artists on such a special morning of your life - pick people that you will enjoy being around! Cali and Yvette felt like old friends, chatting and laughing, keeping up a happy atmosphere.
All of my bridesmaids (and my mother) looked so beautiful. And, my hair (long curls) stayed in all night despite heat, humidity, and dancing! Cali even showed one of my bridesmaids how to make a pretty ponytail in my hair once I got too hot for hair down my back. I would definitely recommend Calista Brides to any bride looking for quality, beautiful work, and friendly people! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
9/8/2012
4.7/5.0
Cali and her assistant (Rosi) performed hair and makeup services for myself, my bridesmaids and both mothers for my wedding in September. Overall, everyone was very happy with how they looked on the big day and our hair/makeup lasted all night long. Cali was very patient with the numerous changes I requested to my wedding day itinerary which I greatly appreciated. She was a little bit late on my wedding day but she and Rosi were able to make up the time so we still finished on schedule. During the planning process, she did sometimes take quite awhile to respond to emails which sometimes stressed me out. But she did always respond eventually and take care of any question or issue I had. She also rescheduled my trial only a few days before it was scheduled which was a pain – but in the end it worked out because she did my hair/makeup for my bachelorette party. Finally, I think it should be noted that Cali automatically adds an 18% gratuity to her services. This was not noted in my contract when I signed it and I think it would have been helpful to be aware of it. Even with this addition, her prices were in line with other services in the area and she does not make you pay ahead of time which is nice since I was making changes to the services up until the last minute! Thank you Cali for helping me to look my best on my wedding day!
Cali and her assistant (Rosi) performed hair and makeup services for myself, my bridesmaids and both mothers for my Read more...
Cali and her assistant (Rosi) performed hair and makeup services for myself, my bridesmaids and both mothers for my wedding in September. Overall, everyone was very happy with how they looked on the big day and our hair/makeup lasted all night long. Cali was very patient with the numerous changes I requested to my wedding day itinerary which I greatly appreciated. She was a little bit late on my wedding day but she and Rosi were able to make up the time so we still finished on schedule. During the planning process, she did sometimes take quite awhile to respond to emails which sometimes stressed me out. But she did always respond eventually and take care of any question or issue I had. She also rescheduled my trial only a few days before it was scheduled which was a pain – but in the end it worked out because she did my hair/makeup for my bachelorette party. Finally, I think it should be noted that Cali automatically adds an 18% gratuity to her services. This was not noted in my contract when I signed it and I think it would have been helpful to be aware of it. Even with this addition, her prices were in line with other services in the area and she does not make you pay ahead of time which is nice since I was making changes to the services up until the last minute! Thank you Cali for helping me to look my best on my wedding day! Read less
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Glossy Girl responded with the following comments:

Hi Jen, thanks for taking time to review our services. We enjoyed working with you and your bridal party very much! While it's true, that we started services about 10 min later than planned, (primarily due to setting up our work area & finding ample lighting etc.), we did have a good cushion of time at the end of the schedule, which is why everyone was on time. Regarding responsiveness; if you recall, I had to switch ISP's because of a hacking issue, which deleted and/or spammed a lot of my client's emails, and unfortunately caused a slight delay in responding to the many emails I received. As far as your trial; You, in fact, had to reschedule twice and both times I willingly accommodated your schedule. The third time around, I rescheduled because I booked a very last minute wedding, which you seemingly were understanding about at the time. Weddings take precedence over trials, whenever time does not allow for two appointments in one day. I also gave you a complimentary hair style for your bachelorette party, as my way of thanking you for re-scheduling the trial. Regarding the contract terms; I just pulled up your contract and noticed that an entire paragraph is missing... where I detail additional costs and also gratuity. I don't know if it was deleted when I emailed to you but, I really wish this was discovered sooner, rather than assume it was an oversight on my behalf. I am very sensitive to disclosing all costs to my clients before going into a contract and all fees are noted on the agreement. That has never happened before and I sincerely apologize for that. I hope this has helped shed some light on any unanswered questions or concerns you had or were not clear on. We truly love what we do and work very hard to make our client's special day all they dream of and more! Thanks again for inviting us to be a part of your wedding. With warm Regards, Cali.
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Librady
Wedding:
8/10/2012
5.0/5.0
A true professional and wonderful person to work with. Cali did a wonderful job of our hair and make up. She arrived early, was responsive to emails and calls and really took on board anything that I wanted to do. She gave helpful suggestions and even after changing my mind a little after the trial, she was ready and prepared to make my changes on the day. My bridesmaids brought pictures of what they were thinking they would like and she made a fantastic job of matching that. She also helped my grandmom with her hair which was truely uncessary but so glad she did. I would and am highly recommending her to anyone looking for a talented stylist.
A true professional and wonderful person to work with. Cali did a wonderful job of our hair and make up. She arrived Read more...
A true professional and wonderful person to work with. Cali did a wonderful job of our hair and make up. She arrived early, was responsive to emails and calls and really took on board anything that I wanted to do. She gave helpful suggestions and even after changing my mind a little after the trial, she was ready and prepared to make my changes on the day. My bridesmaids brought pictures of what they were thinking they would like and she made a fantastic job of matching that. She also helped my grandmom with her hair which was truely uncessary but so glad she did. I would and am highly recommending her to anyone looking for a talented stylist. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Cali was friendly, sweet, and professional during both my trial and the day of. We all enjoyed chatting with her as she worked on myself, my mom and bridesmaids. Arrived on time the day of my wedding and got us out the door on time for the ceremony. Lovely work.
Cali was friendly, sweet, and professional during both my trial and the day of. We all enjoyed chatting with her as she Read more...
Cali was friendly, sweet, and professional during both my trial and the day of. We all enjoyed chatting with her as she worked on myself, my mom and bridesmaids. Arrived on time the day of my wedding and got us out the door on time for the ceremony. Lovely work. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.5/5.0
Overall, Cali did an AMAZING job on my hair and makeup--I have never felt so beautiful in my life and doubt I will ever look that good again. My husband still talks about my hair that day. I was worried we wouldn't end up with the look I wanted, especially since I didn't do a makeup trial, but she absolutely hit the nail on the head for both hair and makeup. My bridesmaids looked great as well--all of our curls lasted all day and all night, even in my maid of honor's super-fine hair (she swears she's never been able to have curls last more than an hour or two). Sometimes it took a bit of time to hear back from Cali when I contacted her, but for the most part, she was pretty responsive and always eventually got in touch. My only big complaint was that she was very late on the wedding day. Granted, it was a busy day downtown and difficult to find parking, but she didn't seem to have accounted for this at all, and we didn't start hair and makeup until over an hour later than planned, which was stressful on an already incredibly stressful day. But she managed to get everything done in time and did such a fabulous job that I totally forgave her! Honestly, I wouldn't trade her for anyone given the final outcome, even with the added stress of the delay.
Overall, Cali did an AMAZING job on my hair and makeup--I have never felt so beautiful in my life and doubt I will ever Read more...
Overall, Cali did an AMAZING job on my hair and makeup--I have never felt so beautiful in my life and doubt I will ever look that good again. My husband still talks about my hair that day. I was worried we wouldn't end up with the look I wanted, especially since I didn't do a makeup trial, but she absolutely hit the nail on the head for both hair and makeup. My bridesmaids looked great as well--all of our curls lasted all day and all night, even in my maid of honor's super-fine hair (she swears she's never been able to have curls last more than an hour or two). Sometimes it took a bit of time to hear back from Cali when I contacted her, but for the most part, she was pretty responsive and always eventually got in touch. My only big complaint was that she was very late on the wedding day. Granted, it was a busy day downtown and difficult to find parking, but she didn't seem to have accounted for this at all, and we didn't start hair and makeup until over an hour later than planned, which was stressful on an already incredibly stressful day. But she managed to get everything done in time and did such a fabulous job that I totally forgave her! Honestly, I wouldn't trade her for anyone given the final outcome, even with the added stress of the delay. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Cali is an absolute gem and I recommend her SO highly. I found her on weddingwire and had only the reviews there... And they were totally spot on! Yes, the services are pricey, but this is your wedding. And those pictures are forever. Plus, other makeup/hair artists are significantly more expensive. Cali made me and my gals look like the best versions of ourselves, not overdone in any way. She was responsive to my concerns after the trial and had concrete suggestions for addressing them. Cali is also a really nice, funny person, who we all just loved. I recommend her without hesitation. Just a fantastic person with an amazing talent for makeup and hair.
Cali is an absolute gem and I recommend her SO highly. I found her on weddingwire and had only the reviews there... And Read more...
Cali is an absolute gem and I recommend her SO highly. I found her on weddingwire and had only the reviews there... And they were totally spot on! Yes, the services are pricey, but this is your wedding. And those pictures are forever. Plus, other makeup/hair artists are significantly more expensive. Cali made me and my gals look like the best versions of ourselves, not overdone in any way. She was responsive to my concerns after the trial and had concrete suggestions for addressing them. Cali is also a really nice, funny person, who we all just loved. I recommend her without hesitation. Just a fantastic person with an amazing talent for makeup and hair. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.2/5.0
Cali does a great job, and I thought we looked super. People kept complimenting my MOH and me. She is not easiest to communicate with in advance, and can be somewhat unprofessional. Put that aside because it's all about how YOU look that day! I would recommend without hesitation.
Cali does a great job, and I thought we looked super. People kept complimenting my MOH and me. She is not easiest to Read more...
Cali does a great job, and I thought we looked super. People kept complimenting my MOH and me. She is not easiest to communicate with in advance, and can be somewhat unprofessional. Put that aside because it's all about how YOU look that day! I would recommend without hesitation. Read less
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