MiKel Rumsey works as a professional licensed hair stylist and makeup artist. She specializes in wedding hair and makeup. She began her career as a stylist in 2008, after graduating cosmetology school. She started her own freelance bridal company in 2013 and opened her own salon in 2016. She now travels all over for destination weddings and editorial photo shoots.
Her work has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, The Knot, Weddings Unveiled, Tryve Magazine, Geraldine Magazine, and Smitten Magazine, as well as Style Me Pretty, Southern Weddings, Grey Likes Weddings, and Wedding Chicks. She also was voted “Best Wedding Vendor 2015” by The Knot and “Best Makeup Artist 2015 & 2016” in Columbia, SC via Free Times Magazine. MiKel has done celebrity clients such as Jennifer Garner and Soledad O’brien’s hair and makeup. She has also done hair for fashion shows such as Tibi, Trina Turk, Yigal Azrouel and many others.
From the first “nice to meet y’all” to the “happily ever after,” her goal is to give all of her brides exactly what they have been envisioning since they started planning the day of their dreams but even better! She believes everyone is beautiful and nothing makes her happier than helping people see that in themselves. Her favorite quote from her momma was “pretty is as pretty does” – a reminder that to be pretty on the outside you have to let your inner beauty shine through first. This is something she firmly believes and shares with each and every one of her brides. She considers it her privilege to have a share in the most important day of your life… So contact her now to get started!
MiKel and her husband have been happily married for 12 years and have one daughter who means everything to them. She loves spending time with her family and friends, cooking, interior design, shopping and sharing her style and beauty tips on her Instagram and blog!