781 Wheeler Street NW, Studio 7
Atlanta , GA 30318
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About Us

Nina Akpan, Creative Director, Hair and Make-up Artist, began her career in cosmetology over sixteen years ago in Detroit, Michigan, where she received formal training. Loving the industry so much, she continued to sharpen her skills at Great Lakes Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School in the Art of Aesthetics & Make-up Artistry. Nina believes that continuing education is what sets you apart in this industry & has traveled across the country attending numerous advanced training with some of the best educators in the world. Nina has trained with, Patric Bradley, BIA Academy, Danessa Myricks, Paul Mitchell, just to name a few. Excelling in the industry, Nina became an educator for one of her mentors, Patric Bradley’s “Team Hollywood” in 2008. Nina has also served as Lead Hair & Makeup Artist for several independent films. Her latest being, Down Bottom Films “Loves Triangle” When Nina is not traveling the country educating and acting as the lead hair and make-up artist on movie sets, she spends her time running her salon in the Atlanta area where she serves as Creative Director.

{ wedding hair & makeup info }

Minimum $850: covers on location makeup applications & hair services for the Bride plus three attendants the day of the wedding. For each additional member of Bridal Party or Family desiring makeup applications - please add $95 per person. Nina personally does makeup applications for Bride and first three members of her party; Nina’s Assistant may be hired for additional party and family members depending on time booked. Includes optional, complimentary pre-wedding consultation for the Bride; two to three weeks prior to her wedding date. Minimum 4 hours on location, 50 miles travel to & from location.

Pre-Wedding Consultation: After reserving your date, it is suggested that the Bride come for a pre-wedding consultation in Nina’s hair & makeup studio/salon to choose and try on makeup shades at least two weeks prior to the Wedding Day. This optional consultation is at no additional charge and is scheduled for a weekday (Tue.-Sat.) morning or evening. It is important that the hair & makeup artist know your expectations as well as having an opportunity for you to try the shades prior to your most important day. Some brides prefer soft, natural shades while others prefer more color especially for evening weddings. When taking into consideration the importance of this day and the money you spend on your wedding and your photographs - being happy with your hair & makeup is of utmost importance. Bridesmaids are welcome to attend with the Bride..

Please Note: Nina can be hired for Hair or Makeup Services. The above prices include both services as an added bonus to the client.

For specific pricing information, please Nina with your questions.

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