Hello, I'm Gemma!

Welcome to my website! I am excited for you to find out a little more about me. First of all I am 25 years old and I'm a professional freelance Makeup Artist based in Dartford, Kent.

I specialise in bridal makeup and I am a fully insured specialist member of BABTAC. I have been in the makeup industry for 10 years now! Wow - how time flies! I spent my first 4 years studying Tv & Film specialist makeup at college/university from 2012-2016 and I graduated with a BA honours degree in Specialist Makeup. Whilst studying I went on to work for a well known makeup brand and it was whilst working on counter I discovered my love for the glitz and glam that is bridal makeup. I went on to launch GemMakeup in 2017 and have worked as a full time freelancer since. 

Lets get a little more personal... You'll regularly see pictures of my identical twin sister on my socials who LOVES a full glam giving you all the inspo for your bridal glam! If anyone wonders what I look like as all pictures tend to be mainly my beautiful clients - I am a brunette version of her! 

When I come to your homes for trials or for the big day one thing to know is I am a huge animal lover! I may spend the first 5 minutes giving your fur babies all the love and attention they deserve! Seeing all of my clients pets are definitely a perk of my job!

Taking bookings until December 2024


 I take great pride in my kit being organised and cleaned to perfection - I also love a 'kit pic' from photographers! (hint hint for your photographers). I am an absolute perfectionist and a little OCD with my kit. My love for high end makeup products has become quite the obsession of mine. In my kit you'll find brands such as: Nars, Hourglass, Armani, Dior, Charlotte Tilbury, Bobbi brown, By Terry, Laura Mercier, Urban Decay, Mac, Too faced, Tom Ford and many more!  I describe my style of makeup as soft but glam! I love nothing more than to enhance features, making your makeup feel as comfortable and weightless as possible and making my brides feel like the best versions of themselves.

I pride myself on my professionalism whilst still being friendly and calm on your big day.  I love taking my time to get to know my clients before the big day and on the wedding day ensure that nothing feels rushed (but still on time). You will rarely see pictures of me as my sole focus is on my clients and brides that I have the pleasure to glam. I thoroughly enjoy being a part of such a big day and meeting all the lovely bridal parties! I also love to help out in any way I can. This can be helping your bridesmaids into their dresses, making sure your flowers are as the florist instructed, assist with buttoning up your dress and staying with you as long as I can to ensure everything runs smoothly and your makeup is done to perfection! 

I am fully mobile for all bookings providing you with being in the comfort of your own home. For larger bridal parties I can hire a second makeup artist or recommend someone to assist. I work alongside makeup artists who I feel provide the same level of skill to ensure your bridal party can feel confident with either artist. I also have a recommendation list for hair stylists for brides who have booked with me but are yet to find a hairstylist or prefer someone I usually tag team with. 

I will travel to any wedding destination however the 4 main counties I cover are:

- Kent

- South East London - postcode restrictions apply

- Surrey 

- Essex

*Destination weddings are available from January 2023 onwards. This will be on an enquiry basis only. Please contact me directly for pricing.

 I look forward to meeting all my future brides!  

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- Level 2 Hair and Media Makeup - VTCT

- Level 3 Makeup Artistry - VTCT

- Level 4 in Performing Arts (TV and Film Production) HND 

- Level 5 in Performing Arts (Specialist Makeup) BA Honours

- ISO-CLEAN cosmetic hygiene standards for makeup professionals 

- BABTAC - The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology - Specialist member 2017 - 2021. 


- Hitched - GemMakeup Bridal Makeup Artist

- The English Wedding Blog - English country garden with a twist

- Louisa Dettmer Blog - Tom & Becky Wotton House Hotel

- One Fab Day - All the fun of the fair - Penny & Ben's Carnival Wedding

- Bride magazine 2017

- Hitched 2022 wedding awards winner - Kent 

*All information and imagery on the GemMakeup Facebook page, Instagram, Pinterest, Tiktok, Hitched, Bridebook and official website are owned by Gemma Tutt and cannot be taken, used, copied and pasted without Gemma's consent.*

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