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IVORY STATE Hair & Makeup | Hunter Valley Bridal Makeup and Hairstyling

Do you need bridal hair and makeup for your Hunter Valley wedding? IVORY STATE Hair & Makeup is here to help you achieve the perfect look!



Your personal beauty team for your wedding

IVORY STATE Hair & Makeup is a multi-ABIA-awarded Bridal Makeup and Hairstyling business founded by two passionate wedding professionals, Jess and Mandy. After spending a combined 27 years in the beauty industry working with prestigious beauty companies as well as independently on their own services, this talented Hairstylist and Makeup Artist duo teamed up to offer a mobile beauty service for brides in the Hunter Valley and Pokolbin areas and surrounds.



Working with your unique features and preferences, they will help you design a look that fits you just right, accenting your natural beauty and expressing your individual style and personality. They can create any look you desire or help you choose a style that suits you best.


“Their objective is to deliver exceptional service and the dreamiest results for their clients.”



Over the years, IVORY STATE has built up a strong reputation for helping brides and bridesmaids look their absolute best. Their extremely satisfied clients love them for their professionalism, calm and organised nature, and their “hair and makeup wizardry”!


A mobile wedding hair and makeup service that comes to you

Wherever you are in NSW, be it the Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Central Coast, Forster, Port Macquarie, Sydney or even a destination spot, IVORY STATE will come on location to you. Put up your feet at your hotel, home or wedding venue and sip some champagne while this friendly, easygoing and fun team works to help you and your entire bridal party relax and look beautiful.



Meet the team

With over 12 years of experience, Jess is a highly skilled Hairdresser, Wedding Upstyle Specialist, and IVORY STATE’s Director of Hair. She is a real master of her craft, with the ability to create or recreate any design effortlessly – from boho to sleek and everything in between. Jess' perfectionism will ensure the perfect wedding hairstyle that stays in place and leaves you looking and feeling absolutely radiant on your special day.



A Professional Makeup Artist and Qualified Trainer with 17+ years of experience, Mandy is the Director of Makeup and other half of IVORY STATE. You can trust Mandy with your wedding-day face! She will work with you to achieve your flawless bridal look that’s exactly as you dreamed and more. Her mastery of wedding makeup will enhance your inner beauty with joy and confidence while reflecting your natural outer beauty.



ABIA reviews

Wedding ID: 469455

Jess is, hands down, a hair magician! I showed her one photo of the hairstyle I wanted and 15-20mins later it was done and PERFECT! Same thing happened with the bridesmaids hair on our wedding day! Her professionalism, amazing communication and beautiful, easy going nature made the whole process relaxed and fun! Thank you so much Jess!

Wedding ID: 469454

Amazing makeup artist, I was so happy with my makeup as the bride that I cried. Nothing is a hassle, she asks lots of questions about what you want and I got exactly what I wanted. AMAZING. could not be happier.


ABIA achievements

  • Finalist Hair Stylist – 2019 NSW ABIA Wedding Awards
  • Finalist Make-up Artist – 2019 NSW ABIA Wedding Awards




See more info, read testimonials and get in touch with IVORY STATE below.