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Once Upon a Bride

“Once Upon a Bride” – Turn the page to see bridal stories come to life!

Thank you for viewing and I am so happy that you are here!  Are you excited to look and feel like your most beautiful self on the most important day of your life?  Whether it’s creating a natural look or something more dramatic, I strive to create the look that you always dreamed of on your special day! ❤ 

For more information or to book your wedding, please contact Meli: (908) 240-7920 and be sure to also connect on Instagram @Melimakeupartist

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Bridal Makeup by Meli
has been rated by New Jersey brides and voted The Knot Best of Weddings 2023 which has placed Bridal Makeup by Meli in the prestigious best of weddings hall of fame!

In 2023, only 5% of the 250,000 local wedding professionals listed on TheKnot.com have received this distinguished accolade.  These winners represent the best of the best for wedding planning professionals that a bride or groom would want to consider order to inspire, plan and pull off their own unique wedding.

A member of The Knot since 2013, this is the eleventh consecutive year being awarded with this miraculous achievement.  A huge thank you to all my beautiful brides for allowing me to fulfill my dreams and making this happen!

It’s an honor, thank you!
xo, Meli

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Bridal Makeup Looks

Need some beauty inspiration?  Be sure to check out my Bridal Makeup Trends.