Before I became a makeup I always used to keep my old mascara wands (and no its not some weird hoarder thing!) as they can be a great tool (and of course I would wash them before using them). Nowadays I don't bother saving my old wands, (or spoolies) I buy bags of disposable mascara wands. The main professional use for these disposable ones is so that I can hygienically apply makeup to my clients.
Every bride wants to have a perfect complexion, with beautiful dewy, clear skin; the reality though is that we all have the odd blemish from time to time. Here are my tips on how to get flawless skin for your wedding day, and every day.
Choosing the right lipstick for your wedding day makeup can be difficult. I often find this is the most time consuming part of a a bridal trial, as slight changes in lipstick colours can significantly alter how the makeup looks as a whole.
Photograph Courtesy of Jen Matthews-Bright at Brightography
I think many brides-to-be often ask themselves whether booking a professional makeup artist for their wedding day is really worth it. After all, they do their own makeup day to day & often feel very comfortable doing so why pay someone else to do it?
You wedding day will be one of the most important days of your life. Once you have chosen your wedding dress, its time to start planning your beauty look. In this blog I'll be sharing some of the top autumn and winter bridal makeup trends for 2018 to help you decide on the look that you would like to achieve.
You think it would would be really straight forward, but choosing natural products is not as easy as it should be - but here is why it is worth the effort.
Having sensational skin at every age is something we all yearn for, but accomplishing this can be challenging. With all the pollutants in our environment, the harmful rays of the sun, and the stress just to name a few, it seems impossible to have great skin way past our 20's. But no worries... I'm going to share with you some tips that will help you fight ageing and keep your skin glowing at any age. Read on to learn how!
As you know I'm a makeup artist, what you might not be aware is that I'm also a trained Nutritionist. So I look at skin (and all health) in a slightly different way to your average MUA or beauty professional. No matter how many skin care products you apply to the outside of your skin, if you aren’t eating healthy food to nourish your skin from within, your skin will look dull, unhealthy and undernourished. If you are loading up on sugary drinks, junk food and processed snacks, you are very likely to have acne prone, dull looking skin. Remember the famous quote, “You are what you eat”?
There’s something magical about the autumn air that makes it such a fantastic time for a wedding. Sure, summer may be over but the air is crisp, the leaves are changing and the color palette is full of rich purples, dark greens and burnt oranges. However, It is important to keep in mind that when the seasons change, our bodies do too. Below are some tips to ensure you look and feel your best on your wedding day despite the change in climate.
Welcome to your guide to beautiful skin. I'm a cruelty free hair and makeup artist, skin expert, nutritional therapist and advocate for gorgeous glowing skin !