Welcome to Be Pretty, where lip gloss and hairspray are considered life essentials. Founded in 2009 by Lindsey Regan Thorne, Be Pretty has disrupted the southern wedding industry by combining classic bridal styles with a trendy twist. With over nine years of experience in many different states, the Be Pretty team is equipped to provide you with the highest level of innovation, service and quality.
We believe that in order to look your best, you need to feel your best. That’s why we are fully committed to walking you through the “Be Pretty” beauty experience, every step of the way. From trial to aisle, your lead artist will be by your side until the last pin is placed.
Serving the Carolinas and beyond, Be Pretty has been recognized internationally and within prominent publications including People, Us Weekly, Style Me Pretty and more. Whether you're a bride-to-be looking for the ultimate glam squad, or a new Mom in need of a pretty little pick me up; the Be Pretty team is ready to become your new beauty BFF!
Being creative means being truly in love with life, and we are blessed to have the opportunity to share this passion with our clients as we explore your creativity (yes, you ARE creative!) and find new ways to bring it to life. Whatever beauty you're seeking assistance for, we hope that you’ll consider sharing your own style with us as we embrace how much fun it is to “be pretty” together!
Having a lifelong love for beauty, Lindsey cemented her passion by founding & creating Be Pretty in 2009. She has continued to groom her skill through education of the top brands in the industry, ensuring the best possible service for her clients. Falling in love with making others feel their best is what fuels Lindsey’s spirit. She is known as the Be Pretty sweetheart with nothing but compassion & warmth for each guest. Lindsey has grown & expanded a team of artists to serve brides all over the country. She is a devoted wife & mother of two, with a deep rooted love and genuine talent for helping any women look & feel her best.
As a Charlotte native, Sabrina joined the Be Pretty team in 2012 bursting with sunshine at her fingertips. After studying at Queens University, Sabrina honed in her skills as an updo connoisseur by pinning every strand to perfection. She is a world traveler and her laid back, feminine style creates hair and makeup perfection. You can always find her with a smile on her face and a nude lip to match.
If Elle Woods was ever channeled into a human in real life, Charisse is that girl. Trade out law school for lip gloss, she joined the Be Pretty team in 2014 after relocating with her husband from New York City. Applying her Make-Up Designory education, she took on the beauty world of the South by storm. She is a firm believer in the bigger the dreams, the bigger the hair & has Rapunzel like locks to prove it.
We met Chloe as one of our own Be Pretty brides & we couldn’t part ways without making her one of our own makeup artists! She has an immense talent with a makeup brush & a heart of pure gold.
Ever since joining the team in 2015 as a makeup artist, Casey has been providing a perfect combination of lashes & laughs. She is a gem of an artist & always keeps us smiling.
Loving mom & beyond brilliant makeup artist, Rachel joined our team in 2017 & we can’t imagine life without her! She brightens every room with her smile & creates makeup magic on every client.
After joining the Be Pretty team in 2017, Lia has created extraordinary updos from braids to chignons. Outside of weddings, Lia is a genuine talent with cut & color, perfecting her craft for 10 full years!
With a kind heart & warm spirit, Layne has been providing stunning bridal makeup with Be Pretty since 2017 & has been cultivating her technique for 9 years. She is a proud mother of two & has a true talent with lashes & liner.
Shortly after founding Be Pretty, Lindsey’s love for hair and makeup transcended into a beauty and lifestyle blog, garnering a large and loyal readership over the years. Keep up with her beauty tips and tricks, 5-minute mommy makeovers, and follow along with the adventures and musings of her two children, Henry and Olive
As the founder and creator of Be Pretty, Lindsey defines what it means to be a total boss babe and major mompreneur. Starting her career in Interior Design, she has always had an eye for all things creative and cemented her true passion for beauty in 2009 by founding her own business. Garnering a huge presence online and through social media, she launched a beauty and lifestyle blog in 2009 that has captured the attention of readers worldwide. She is your beauty bestie, Mom of the millennium, and devoted wife. Keep up with her beauty tips and tricks, iced coffee obsessions, and mommy musings of Henry and Olive, here.
Fur mama and Charlotte native, Sabrina joined the Be Pretty team in 2012 bursting with sunshine at her fingertips. She is our resident Serena Van Der Woodsen; subtract the scandal, and add in superior style. After studying at Queens University, Sabrina honed in her speedy skills as an updo connoisseur by pinning every strand to perfection. She is a world traveler and can often be seen driving around her sweet pup-babes Eleanor, Hobbes and Isla.
If Elle Woods was ever channeled into a human in real life, Charisse is that girl. Trade out law school for lip gloss and add in a pet pug named Bruce and wahlah! Joining the Be Pretty team in 2014 after relocating with her husband from New York City, she applied her Make-Up Designory (MUD) education and took on the beauty world of the South by storm. She is a firm believer in the bigger the dreams, the bigger the hair and has Rapunzel like locks to prove it.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to do a certain makeup look on yourself? Or maybe you're looking to create a simple everyday makeup routine? We would love to teach you how to create two different makeup looks to help you achieve a professional makeup service at home. When you reserve a makeup lesson with a Lead Artist, we break it down step by step by applying makeup to half the face, while guiding you to complete the other half. We provide genuine product recommendations that will give you the best results for the look you desire.
We understand how important it is to “be pretty” on those special occasions, and are committed to helping you feel your best whether it’s your wedding day, or just a Wednesday that needs some oomph. We specialize in creating all kind of looks – from high fashion to classic to simple to elegant. We love helping you express who you truly are and enhancing your natural beauty in a sophisticated and stylish way!