Tina began working in the beauty industry at the age of 19. She was trained under Robert Hardy, a highly respected hairstylist, at the Robert Lucas Salon on Oak Street, Chicago. She moved to the Mario Tricoci Salon and Day Spa where she became a Senior Stylist, with a specialty in hair cutting and bridal hairstyles. Tina had the privilege to work alongside celebrity hairstylist, Anthony Cristiano, former creative director for Mario Tricoci Hair Salon in Chicago.
While building a clientele, she earned her degree in Business Management. With her salon experience and business knowledge, she founded Magnificent Brides. Tina wanted her clients to feel pampered, and relaxed by offering services on location.
Tina has tremendous passion and vision for each and every bride she consults with, along with her natural ability to bring out each client's unique beauty. Whether your vision is classic, vintage, romantic, Hollywood glam, full beachy waves, braids, or timeless chignons, she can make your vision a reality.
In the event Tina is booked, she selects the best team for your wedding or special event. Her team of professional freelance artists all specializes in bridal and special event hair and makeup.
For large parties, Tina can send two stylists to accommodate everyone in a timely manner.
Tina and her team offer virtual or in-person consultations to discuss your vision and hair inspiration. prior to the trial appointment.
For reviews from recent Brides please visit the Testimonials page.
In addition to working with Brides, Tina and her team have collaborated on several photo shoots, fashion shows, holiday gala's, special events and Radio/TV beauty segments. Their work has been featured in Modern Luxury Weddings Chicago, Chicago Social Brides, Today Chicago Women, CS Brides Northshore, Style Me Pretty and The Knot.
To date, Magnificent Brides has proudly accommodated hundreds of weddings in the Chicago area..
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Magnificent Brides has joined Wish Upon a Wedding. This nonprofit organization provides weddings and vow renewals to couples facing terminal illness or other serious life-altering circumstances.