Karen is an absolutely amazing make artist, and she works side-by-side with an equally amazing hair stylist.
I was initially very worried about my wedding makeup, because past make experiences left me looking like a clown. During our initial consultation, I had the opportunity to tell her my and my bridesmaid's makeup and hair preferences. She then spent a few valuable hours with me doing a test hair and makeup run, after which she took notes on what I did and did not like.
During the days leading up to the wedding, she was in constant contact with me, sending pictures of makeup styles that she thought better fit what I was looking for and re-assuring me that she and her hair stylist understood my concerns and what I wanted.
The day of the wedding, my makeup and hair turned out 10x better than during the consultation-- she and her hair stylist had incorporated all of my feedback and I looked absolutely beautiful. My bridesmaids also had a range of hair and skin types, but Karen and her hair stylist were able to work with them all and they also looked beautiful. Even though my budget was limited, she delivered outstanding results.
My only tip to future brides is to make sure you allocate enough time before the ceremony for hair and makeup (especially if you are also including bridesmaids). It will always take longer than you think.
I highly recommend Karen Bonita! She is a kind and funny lady and true artist.