Winter Bridal Beauty Tips

Winter Bridal Beauty Tips

As a hair and make-up artist who does weddings all year round, I wanted to break down why winter bridal beauty is my favourite, and how you can achieve a stunning winter look. Keep in mind, I used to do hair and make-up in Michigan and now live in a beach town in...
Honeymoon Beauty Essentials

Honeymoon Beauty Essentials

You’ve planned your wedding day and now it’s time to get your suitcase packed with all those honeymoon beauty essentials. You’ll want to maintain your ‘just married glow’ throughout your honeymoon, wherever you may be! Lashes An effective...
Bridal Beauty Trends for 2017

Bridal Beauty Trends for 2017

The bridal beauty trends for 2017 are all about naturally chic looks. Brides will look to enhance their best features with discreet yet effective styling. On 2017 bridal collection catwalks make-up and hair has taken a step back with gowns given the prime focus. The...
Wedding Day Make-Up Products

Wedding Day Make-Up Products

Many brides do their own bridal make-up instead of using a professional wedding make-up artist. But to create the right look you need the right products. We have found some of the best wedding day make-up products that are perfect for if you choose to do it yourself....
Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Summer Glow Make-Up

Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Summer Glow Make-Up

Are you looking to create your own make-up look for your wedding? Do you want to capture the radiance of the sun for an endless summer glow? If so, the Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Summer Glow make-up collection is the perfect choice. This is a collection of glowing,...
Bridal Party Hair and Make-Up Timings

Bridal Party Hair and Make-Up Timings

The bride will of course want to look her best and feel wonderful on her big day. Timing is the key to an enjoyable and relaxing wedding morning, and I am well aware of the time required for a bridal party’s hair and make-up, particularly the bride’s....
How to Create a Statement Bridal Make-Up Look

How to Create a Statement Bridal Make-Up Look

Bridal hair and make-up is a very personal thing. Some brides feel their wedding day is the one day to really make a statement and go for a bold look – something they may not usually try but will really make heads turn! The theme of a couple’s wedding day...
Lash and Mascara Tips for Brides

Lash and Mascara Tips for Brides

With any look, lashes do so much to frame the eyes. So, to make sure yours are looking beautiful and effortless on your wedding day, and all those happy tears won’t wash them away, here are my top lash and mascara tips… Double Tint Your Lashes My number...
Winter Inspired Alternative Bridal Looks

Winter Inspired Alternative Bridal Looks

Today we have something rather different for you; the incredible pictures of two winter inspired bridal looks, for the bride who is looking for something alternative. Emma Brooks, part of the creative team behind these looks, calls them ‘edgy’,...
Bridesmaid Make-Up Tips

Bridesmaid Make-Up Tips

You may have decided to have one, four or more bridesmaids to stand with you on your wedding day. Best friends, sisters or cousins, your nearest and closest are sure to be there to help. But since everyone has their own preferences and style when it comes to make-up,...
Flower Wall Styled Bridal Shoot

Flower Wall Styled Bridal Shoot

We have something a little different for you today with this amazing Flower Wall styled shoot, showcasing the incredibly talented Team Glam, and their amazing hair and make-up skills. It is set against the most spectacular and vibrant flower wall, created by Lily and...
Top Tips to Prepare and Shape Eyebrows

Top Tips to Prepare and Shape Eyebrows

Today I would love to discuss an often neglected and misunderstood area – eyebrows. Never underestimate the power of great eyebrows, especially for your wedding day. Eyebrows frame the eye, so the better prepared and shaped your eyebrows are the better your eyes...
Top 3 Exfoliation Products for Brides

Top 3 Exfoliation Products for Brides

The key to great wedding make-up is all in the preparation. Moisturising un-exfoliated or poorly exfoliated skin will never give the best results, as active ingredients will never penetrate deep enough. As a result skin looks dull, even if you use an expensive...
Pre-Wedding Skin Cleansing Tips

Pre-Wedding Skin Cleansing Tips

If you go to see a personal trainer once a week in the lead up to you wedding, how much good will that one session do you if you don’t exercise in between? A bit, but not a lot. It is better to exercise a bit every day to keep your body as healthy as possible....
A Guide to Eyelash Curlers

A Guide to Eyelash Curlers

When it comes to eyelash curlers, first off, the Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler is simply the best! To my mind it is the only eyelash curler that really delivers and gets the most out of your lashes. So many of my clients do not use an eyelash curler, even if they own one,...
Tips for Long-Lasting Lipstick

Tips for Long-Lasting Lipstick

To ensure your lipstick is long-lasting and your lips look luxurious, soft and moisturised lips are an absolute must! First, a quick tip… Buy a few tubes of clear lip gloss and leave them on your desk, in your handbag, in your coat pocket and near your bed. That...
Top Eye Make-Up Techniques

Top Eye Make-Up Techniques

Beautiful eyes are the key to successful bridal make-up. Below are some of the best techniques to create wedding eye make-up in a way that defines the eyes beautifully for the photographs, and keeps them soft and sparkling during the day. Setting Eyebrows Eyebrows...
Choosing a Wedding Make-Up Artist

Choosing a Wedding Make-Up Artist

One of the many decisions any prospective bride faces when organising her wedding is whether to book a make-up artist for the big day. Rather than delve into the pros and cons (as a professional make-up artist I’ll admit I’m biased), I thought I would...
How to Create Perfect Smokey Eyes

How to Create Perfect Smokey Eyes

Many of my clients ask for ways they can create a dramatic evening look to follow-on from their daytime natural bridal makeover. A smokey eye look can be fantastic for this, and here are my seven steps for creating the perfect smokey eye. How to… To ensure that...
Liz Earle Sheer Skin Tint

Liz Earle Sheer Skin Tint

We recently reviewed the fantastic Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser by Liz Earle which I absolutely loved, so I was very excited when the lovely people at Liz Earle sent me their latest product which has just launched, their Sheer Skin Tint. Liz Earle Sheer...
10 Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Morning

10 Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Morning

As I have had the privilege to be part of so many wedding mornings, I thought it may be useful to write my article this month on how to have a stress-free morning, and I don’t think enough emphasis is put on the start to your wedding day. Have Some ‘Me...
Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser

I want to share this great beauty product with you, the multi award-winning Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser. This multi-tasker removes every trace of make-up (even stubborn mascara), cleans skin and gently exfoliates when used with the muslin cloth....
Wedding Make-Up for Different Skin Tones

Wedding Make-Up for Different Skin Tones

We all have different skin tones, so what can we do to ensure we have the right foundation choice and tones for our wedding make-up? Wedding Make-Up for Pale Skin Tones Foundation For all tones it is very important to get your base (foundation) spot on. If you are...
A Guide to False Lashes

A Guide to False Lashes

Many brides want their wedding make-up to be very natural. I absolutely agree with this and I don’t feel you should be too far from how you normally look, just more of an enhanced you. False eyelashes are a great way of achieving a natural make-up look, and us...