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Our beautiful bride Jessica _bernarduslodge
amy stadelman and bmaids
Im so happy for these two. They make a stunning couple in photo's and in life
Enhancement of a beauty.
A very natural enhancement for our sweet Pebble Beach bride. Thank you Brittney for allowing us to s
We are so grateful to have shared the day with our beautiful bride and her amazing group of ladies
 Moment captured by _daniellepoffphoto •_•_•_#bride #brides #bridal #bridalmakeup #br
amy stadelman kiss andrew
Enhancing this natural born beauty was so much fun
Yesterday's Big Sur elopement with these two beauties was absolutely dreamy. I'm grateful for the ho
Our beauties all in white. See more of this gorgeous wedding _stylemepretty
A simple enhancement of my lovely bride from yesterday. She was a delight to work with and a stunner
Featured in Ceremony Magazine
Anne Hathaway...pinch me :)
It’s always a great day when you work in Big Sur. I’m so happy for everyone that the bridge is open
Love from all her girls 💕  _bernarduslodge • •_•_•_#couturebride #bhldn #bhldnbride #bridesmaids #b
The perfect floral addition to this Big Sur bridal hairstyle. I love fat braids, flowers and awesome
Love it!
The sweetest 1st look _bigsurriverinn
Big Sur....the perfect backdrop for our lovely bride and groom to begin their journey
Lovely! 💕🥂 •_•_•_#bride #brides #bridal #bridalmakeup #bridalhair #bridalinspiration #elegantweddi
A gorgeous look on Saturday's bride. I had a wonderful morning styling her while her darling 10 mont
This sweet bride was a delight to style. So genuine, calm, and happy! A perfect day for a riverside
Wonderful in white
One of our bridesmaids looking good
A peaceful moment.
Boho updo and a simple floral crown...gorgeous! This look was perfect _gardenerranch
Intimate elopement in Big Sur
Candid laughter is my favorite!
Stunning Views!
Loving this photo of my bride and her new husband_edited_edited
Before and after
Nothing but smiles...
Such a genuine beauty!
Natural bridal beauty
Sultry beauty at it's best.
Beautiful Aly at Ventana Inn
A beautiful group in the redwoods with an abundance of ocean below. The talented _evynnlevalley capt
Serious energy...
Big Sur Bliss!
Bright bunch of beauties.
Alex and her new hubby.
Featured in Ceremony Magazine
Group hug!
1st time in the USA.
Let the light sparkle and shine always for this lovely couple

Cara Hopkins opened Face Forward Spa & Bridal  in 2002. Skincare and Bridal styling are a great compliment to one another. Every year the business changes and grows into a more rewarding career and way of life. People and their well being truly matter to her. Every person is treated with compassion and respect. 


Our work for ANNE HATHAWAY'S wedding in Big Sur was an honor. It was featured in Vogue Magazine and many other publications. Working with her family, friends and business colleagues gave us a glimpse of what a natural beauty she is. 


As a result of staying true to her values and love of people, Cara's business is award winning and recognized by  brides and professionals worldwide. She finds joy in providing stellar facials that illuminate immediate results and allow a client total relaxation. Her advanced artistry in the bridal industry is ever evolving.  The calm energy she brings to a Bride on her wedding day has proven to be beneficial and welcomed. 


We look forward to making your wedding day as beautiful as you envision. Thank you for considering Face Forward Bridal. Please reach out for your individual needs.



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