We got married in Italy at the beginning of July and I had the pleasure of having Samantha and her team as our hair and make up artists. Travelling from another country, I was apprehensive about choosing people to help us with our big day. I am so glad we came across Samantha who was highly recommended on facebook and wedding websites. She listened to exactly what I asked of her and I was thrilled with her work on the day.I would highly recommend Samantha to anyone looking for hair and make up. Thank you so much again!
Samantha!! Thank you so much for making me look the best I can be on my wedding day. Love your work, enthusiasm, professionalism and amazing Glam Team
Having chosen to get married abroad, finding a makeup artist was a bit of a challenge for me, however, I couldn’t have been luckier to find Samantha online! Samantha and her colleague were absolutely fantastic! She is truly an expert and professional in her field and made me and my bridesmaids feel absolutely gorgeous on my wedding day. I couldn’t recommend her enough. Samantha was always very prompt at communicating with me and helpful in organizing a makeup trial in London prior to the big day as well as arriving early to set up everything. She helped to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all of us to get ready in and kept her timings down to a T. If there is ever another event that I need a makeup artist I would be sure to choose Samantha again and recommend her to any budding brides out there!
Samantha did the wedding makeup and hair for me, my sister and my mum for my destination wedding in Lake Garda in July 2018. When you meet Samantha it’s like chatting to a good friend, she makes you feel very relaxed and is very patient when trying new styles in order to get it right for your big day 😊 our hair and makeup 💄 was just amazing and it stayed put all day, even in Italian heat and after a boat trip! I cannot recommend her enough, a consummate professional, talented and all-round lovely girl 😊👍👍👍
Samantha and her team are the answer to every brides prayers!! I booked them for my destination wedding in Lake Como and words aren’t enough for their talents. My bridesmaids and I were made to not only look but also feel like the most beautiful girls in the world all thanks to Samantha and co’s professionalism, kindness and genuine caring to ensure the i was happy and everything was perfect for that one special day! Nothing is too much trouble, they will go above and beyond to ensure you’re happy. Samantha has excellent communication skills and always replies quickly to any emails, I was even able to fit a trial in before the wedding! I’d recommend Samantha to any girl getting married! I can’t thank her enough! Xx
I would highly recommend Samantha for your wedding or event. She’s incredibly skilled at hair and makeup, relaxed as she gets you ready, and professional. The hair and makeup for my wedding and reception came out flawless! Thank you for making me feel gorgeous.💄💁♀️Leading up to the wedding she was very responsive to my emails which made very easy to work with Samantha. She did an awesome job working with my ideas and making suggestions that worked well for me and the events. The two hair and make up looks for the morning and evening were equally beautiful yet unique. Also, compared to a lot of vendors we worked with in Italy, she made it very easy to make payments online. Grazie mille!
I wanted to take a moment and write to you to say how grateful I am that you spent the time with my daughter and I to understand what our needs and wants were for my wedding day. You made my daughter shine and you translated my vision for my hair and makeup perfectly. Your professionalism, skill and manner calmed my pre-ceremony nerves and made me feel at ease which allowed me to really enjoy the day. I felt like a Queen. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!
Samantha and Paula were absolutely fantastic, they were professional but fun and made my wedding morning so happy!! Most importantly, the hair and make up they did for myself, my bridesmaids and my Mum was beautiful, flawless and lasted all day even in the heat and sunshine! Even though we arrived in Italy too late for a trial, this didn’t matter at all as Samantha had some perfect ideas for us and even arrived early so we had the most time possible with no rushing, it was very relaxed! The level of skill and quality of make up used was amazing and Samantha even did a special face mask treatment for me before starting my make up! I would highly recommend Samantha and her team for any brides big day, they are fabulous! Thank you for making my special day the best of my life and making us all feel so glamorous!!
Makeup is such an important part of the bride’s prep and for her big day, you want to be relaxed when getting ready and safe in the knowledge that your makeup is in the hands of a total professional... Samantha definitely delivered on every level and the end result was flawless exactly what I was looking for. I would highly recommend Samantha to future brides!Thanks Samantha for your great work on my big day. Grazie Mille! Annemarie from Dublin, Ireland.
Samantha was a pure pleasure to work with! Not only was she super responsive to email and easy to communicate with leading up to my friends wedding but the day of she had the best energy! I have a picky group of friends and we all loved our hair and makeup!!! I wish she could do my hair and makeup all the time!
I could not say more wonderful things about Samantha and Annalisa! I booked Samantha to help myself and my bridesmaids and mother prepare for my wedding this past Saturday. We started with Samantha and I meeting for a trial for the big day and from our first communication to our first meeting to the wedding day, I felt comfortable and excited to work with Samantha for so many reasons. We talked about many different things during the trial including what look I was trying to achieve, what style matched the wedding, and what would make me comfortable. Samantha was flexible and excited to try different things. She worked with me to develop options for my look and when it came to the wedding day- she made me feel beautiful and comfortable!! In the past, I have worked with other hair and makeup professionals who have either not listened or who have tried to change my mind but Samantha listened to exactly what I wanted. I had many compliments on my hair and makeup and it was perfect! In addition to the way I felt, each of my bridesmaids also loved their look (including those who had bad experiences in the past). Most important to me was that my mom LOVED her hair. Originally, she hesitated to have her hair done because at my sister’s wedding she hated her hair but Samantha made my mom feel beautiful too. Annalisa was there to do the hair of my bridesmaids and all of them were so impressed with how well she executed what they were looking for. I can not recommend Samantha and her team more for all of your hair and makeup needs!Samantha- next time I need hair and makeup, you will be the first person I call and will recommend your services to everyone that I know! Thank you SO much for everything and for helping to make my wedding the BEST day of my life! Grazie Mille!!
Samantha did the most amazing hair and make up for me and my 8 bridesmaids on my wedding day! She and her team are super professional and really fun and calm on the day. I can’t recommend her enough!!
Sam is a genius! I booked Sam to help me prepare for a party and I was so happy with the results. She obviously lives and breathes her art of making women look and feel beautiful. You won’t be disappointed.
I can highly recommend Samantha Pretto, she is so talented and professional. She understood exactly what I was looking for on my special day and she brought out the best in me. She also did hairstyles for my 3 bridesmaids and my maid of honor and they were all very satisfied! Thank you so much for making my wedding day 9th of September 2016 in beautiful Torri del Benaco in Italy so special. You made me relax on a stressful day and both makeup and hair was done perfectly! I wish you all the best.
She was perfect from every point of view. She quickly figured out my tastes and was able to advise me in the best way. The result was phenomenal! Her kindness and availability were priceless and her artistry is undeniable! It’s not every day you come across such a professional, so I strongly recommend her to every future bride or whoever wants to be pampered and made beautiful.
I have had the pleasure and good fortune to meet you and I would choose you again a thousand times ... you are a fantastic and unique person, a very good and professional makeup artist! Thank you again for having played your part in making my special day magnificent and unique.
Fantastic! Radiant, pleasant and highly qualified!
Kind, polite, friendly, qualified and careful to make everyone incredibly wonderful ... to be made up by her is a dream.
She is not only a hair stylist or a makeup artist, she really is a whole lot more. What she does isn’t work but a real passion that she carries out with joyous professionalism and with (never a bad thing) lots of congeniality. Being ‘in her hands’ is always a richly emotional experience whether she is getting you ready for your big day or for a ‘simple’ special occasion. Yes! Because SPECIAL is how you feel when you look in the mirror and you say to yourself ‘Wow! Samantha! Thank you!’ Do I recommend her? Of course! Even though I am a little jealous!
I have known Samantha from our time in Bologna. Back then she was already very talented and I can absolutely confirm that she is very good, very well prepared, very qualified and also very friendly. For me, the best!
A person made of gold, very kind and very professional, the way she teaches is clear and detailed, in everything and for everything! A beautiful experience, I am happy to have met someone like her!
Creativity, technique and competence together with thorough knowledge in cosmetics make Samantha a perfect professional to entrust taking care of your image.
As far as I am concerned, fantastic I’d say! Since she left Castel San Pietro I have been in despair ... spending so many years and making so many changes to try and find a hairdresser with your skills, but NOTHING ...
She did my make up and hair styling for a wedding ... her kindness and professionalism were one of a kind! She is a very friendly and uncomplicated person, I was totally satisfied with everything!!! Thank you from my heart. See you soon
While looking for a hair stylist and makeup artist for my big day on the Internet I happened to find Samantha and I must say I was really lucky! I was a little hesitant to travel so many kilometers to go to “a hairdresser”, but when I got there I didn’t find a simple hairdresser: Samantha is really qualified! The balance of price and quality is superb. She knows how to improve your looks and make you so beautiful using make-up. Me and my hair made her go a little crazy because I couldn’t choose a style that convinced me, but she was very patient and we got there. Then, on my special day she was fantastic, she does everything to make you feel calm without you noticing ... like a mother, a sister, or a friend. Overall, whoever places themselves in her hands can really rest easy and be happy with the result.
Just a quick note because I am on my honeymoon. She made my big day special, not only with perfect make up, but also with her friendliness, laughs, patience, and her great skill to listen to what I liked the most!!! We shall stay friends for sure.