TG, Truly Gorgeous

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself ~ Coco Chanel

Beautiful on the outside, Confident that you look like a freakin’ Goddess on the inside – That’s what Truly Gorgeous is all about

Truly Gorgeous Brides (and their entourages)

This is the work that really gets me up in the morning. Well, this and a large cappuccino! I adore working in the bridal industry and being part of such a magical experience. It may sound cliché, but it really is an honour to be invited into such a momentous occasion and be trusted with bringing all the looks together. There’s always a unique buzz in the bridal room pre-wedding, where women come together and genuinely celebrate each other. There’s nothing better than that … well, maybe a yacht cruise around the Mediterranean or being able to spell yacht correctly the first time!

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TG Training and Education

Well, they’re kind of the same thing, aren’t they? I guess you could call it the practical and theory combo – the work we do here is all about real life experience and step-by-step style sessions (because it’s essential to stay on-trend and #relevant now more than ever). There’s a whole lot to learn about hair and makeup artistry and passing on everything I have learned over the last 25 years is a serious passion of mine. Students not only gain new knowledge and get a serious skill upgrade, they meet others in the industry and increase their professional network. Win, win.

The Person Behind TG

Hi there, I’m Sharon Wilkes-Burt and Truly Gorgeous is my baby, my passion. I have worked in the hair and makeup industry for over 25 years, between the UK and Australia, and across many different disciplines: From the salon floor to backstage theatre, editorial, advertising, teaching and of course weddings! I found that doing bridal (plus her crew of bff’s) hair and makeup always left me feeling the most alive. It’s like I become part of something truly special, something that will literally remain timeless for generations to come. When you hear of job satisfaction, that’s it for me. Well, that and sharing my knowledge and experience so that a whole new crop of hair and makeup artists can leave their mark on the world too.

I’m always up for a chat so please get it touch with any questions and we can take it from there.