"Women who support other women are confident, generous visionaries " -Mariela Dabbah We love our boss babes who are taking the wedding industry by storm and we want to share them with you, too! Each month we will highlight some of our favorite photographers, hair and makeup artists, calligraphers, florists, estheticians, and other industry professionals to give you a glimpse of their incredible work and dedication to brides and grooms.
Today we are showcasing JWK Beauty of Frederick, MD!
JKW Beauty is special to me because the owner, Jordan, was my makeup artist for our wedding this paste June!
Start by introducing yourself!
JKWbeauty, glam squad for the everyday lady on her most special days. Hair, Makeup, and organic spray tanning. On site or at our boutique studio in Historic downtown Frederick MD
How long have you been in business?
Next year will be a decade in the game!
What inspired you to begin your craft?
I left college feeling like I didn't know what I wanted, ventured into a makeup artistry course at Von Lee in Baltimore, MD and feel into a job with Ulta and then MAC. Had the most amazing experience at MAC learning from some of the most talented artists.
What's on your playlist right now?
If it's a pump up kinda moment - Post Malone Saint Tropez, anything BJ the Chicago Kid -- if I want to chill out: soul n' the city or butter playlist on Spotify -thank me later!
What is one thing about your business that makes you unique?
We treat everyone with the same love, respect and compassion that people deserve in their big life moments. We're calm in the chaos of weddings, and lastly we are talented bunch to round it out.
What is one piece of advice you would offer a newly engaged couple as they plan their wedding?
You can't really control anything, so as long as you have fun in the process - everyone will follow your vibe.
What inspires you?
Everything and everyone, I see so much beauty in the faces of strangers, the colors of the sky, and everything around me. additionally, I learn so much from my team of artists, this industry can wash you up quick but I choose to always learn and value my team's skills and opinions - it keeps me fresh.
Tell us about one of your favorite projects you’ve done as a vendor:
Styled shoot with Petals by the Shore + Beth Caldwell Photography. (Here are some of our favorites!)
What is one thing you wish clients understood about your craft?
You are paying for the years of experience and education that has led to the quick and calculated execution of makeup/hair services.
Share one goal you have for your business right now. Stay inspired!
Share one of your most recent wins from a past project or for a past client!
We nailed a huge bridal party from 6:30am-10am (early start) with a flawless bride hair and makeup that was an ode to Kate Middleton but the extra glam version.
Anything else you’d like to share? This was so fun and really made me think. Going to use some of your questions for my 2020 inspo and goals board.
Whether you want to go for the natural look, boho-chic, completely glam, or get an extra glow before the big day- Jordan and JKW have you covered!