About Us


Flora Makeup & Hair is an award-winning bridal and special event makeup and hair-styling team based in San Diego.

Your wedding is a labor of love for you and your partner. When it comes to planning a wedding, the decisions are endless. The choices are complicated. Here at Flora Makeup and Hair, we believe that your wedding is the beginning of life’s most beautiful adventure. We keep things simple: nothing gives us greater satisfaction and purpose than working with brides to make them feel more confident, unique, and breathtakingly beautiful.

Our team is comprised of the city’s friendliest and most-skilled stylists to create an unforgettable experience throughout this important journey, from your from your earliest consultation and trial to your special wedding day. Your satisfaction and happiness our top priority. By using a wide range of techniques and products, we guarantee you will look and feel perfect every step of the way.

Our approach is different: Flora: Professional Makeup & Hair was established in 2014 out of a passion to support brides in a more human, empathetic and graceful way. When you book one of our stylists, you will be treated with unmatched customer service, beauty expertise and technique, and wedding-day pampering.

After founding the company in 2014, Flora Ngai, a graduate of Canada’s No. 1 ranked makeup school, quickly grew her team to include top-ranked, creative women who share this vision. We love what we do.

Please contact us for bookings, price quotes, or more information.

See our work here: www.instagram.com/floramakeuphair

Winner of The Couples’ Choice Awards 2017 on WeddingWire, and as seen in The Knot!

Meet the Team

The Flora Makeup & Hair Team

  Kerry Vo

Kerry Vo

Senior Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist, Principal Stylist for 2019

Kerry is a graduate of the Fashion and Beauty Make-Up program at San Diego’s well known makeup school, Bellus Academy. Growing up in San Diego, Kerry believes that natural is the most beautiful. Her mission is to make her client’s beauty shine through, while sticking to simplicity.  Her experience in Fashion shows and countless weddings has made her familiar with different ethnicities and skin tones. Whether it's elegant or bohemian, Kerry is here to help you look and feel glamorous for your big day!

Kerry’s Portfolio: www.instagram.com/kvoartistry

Setsuko Sakatani

Senior Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

Setsuko “Eddie” Sakatani is a graduate of the Master Makeup Artistry Program at Bellus Academy.  Through her Hispanic and Japanese background, Setsuko has developed versatility in her skills.

Setsuko’s makeup and hair style is diverse, and she can help brides pull off anything from a soft, simple look all the way to full-on glam. Her years of experience in various weddings have advanced her performance in hair and makeup, as well as improved her communication skills to make sure every bride feels beautiful on their wedding day.

Setsuko’s Portfolio: www.instagram.com/eddieshairandmakeup

Cherry Estrella

Senior Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

Cherry Estrella is a licensed cosmetologist and a certified makeup artist currently based in San Diego, California. Being both a beauty enthusiast as well as a hair stylist, she is looking to turn the industry on its head and reinvent the way people view beauty standards.

Through Cherry’s work, she wants her clients to feel beautiful and confident that will stay within themselves even after her services. She wishes to enhance the beauty that is already there, and believes in simplicity and allowing her clients' beauty speak for itself. However, she can always turn natural into glamour or Avante Garde! She specializes in Bridal makeup and hair for all skin tones. Cherry's makeup kit consists of high-end luxury products. In addition, Cherry also knows how to work with ethnic hair and skin tones.

Cherry’s Portfolio: www.instagram.com/glamourbycherry/

  Shi Min Chen

Flora Ngai

Founder / Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

As a former international model, she has appeared in countless runway shows and magazines, and is uniquely poised to understand the various intricacies and dimensions of beauty, makeup and the fashion industry. Flora graduated from Canada's most prestigious makeup and beauty school, the Blanche MacDonald Center. Her experience compliments her education, having had the opportunity to work at Sephora, M.A.C Cosmetics, Hermès, Lancôme and Estée-Lauder. 

From weddings to motion picture sets, Flora displays her mastery of makeup artistry with effortless grace and confidence. Her brushes and palettes are her medium and her clients are her canvases. Through her professional, playful and empathic attitude, Flora delivers powerful looks which resonate with a unique glow and portray the perfect balance between her subjects' intrinsic beauty and the power of makeup.

Flora's ability to combine beautiful skin tones with breath-taking shading and exquisite colour coordination allows her to create a limitless array of looks that range from the simple and natural, to sexy-seductive glam and the Avant-Garde.

Please note that Flora is on sabbatical for 2019. All bookings will be done by Flora Makeup and Hair Senior Stylists.