Amazing Makeup starts with good skincare

2018-11-28T12:27:24+00:00 November 27th, 2018|

Skincare something that should not be overlooked, good makeup starts with a great canvas to paint onto and this is your skin. A big part of my trial is talking to my brides about their skin and the problems they have with their skin, it could be oily skin that means the makeup does not [...]


Do your research and getting the right Bridal Makeup Artist

2018-08-12T21:30:26+00:00 August 12th, 2018|

I say this all the time and this morning whilst perusing through a Facebook Bridal Forum, I saw a very sad and disheartened bride who recently married and she was so upset not with the photos or her dress but her makeup, in the photo.  She showed an image of the makeup she had agreed with the [...]


Whimsical, relaxed and effortless bridal style for Claire

2018-08-07T19:42:40+00:00 August 7th, 2018|

Claire also works in the bridal industry and we have become friends and colleagues over the years from me working with her on wedding fayres, and we have been involved in a couple of bridal styled shoots.  So when looking for an MUA she loved my work and she even recommended her Sister to me [...]


Fairytale glamour and Bridal Perfection in a beautiful Welsh Wedding Venue

2018-08-07T16:55:56+00:00 August 7th, 2018|

I recently did a wedding for Hayley a bride I have got to know very well over the years as she is a dancer and Catwalk model at the bridal shows that I do, so she has had her makeup done by me many, many times. Her wedding was at the very beautiful and picturesque [...]


Matthew O’Brien Fashion Show at Bolesworth Event

2018-07-23T15:17:22+00:00 June 13th, 2018|

Today I have had a lovely day helping out with the Matthew O'Brien Fashion show at the Bolesworth Show Ground in Cheshire. I met Matthew a couple of months ago when with Kat Hannon Mayo (photographer) we did a shoot in a rape seed field on the Chester to Wrexham Bypass and exciting things are [...]


Hannah’s Vintage styled Elegant wedding

2018-05-30T20:08:47+00:00 May 30th, 2018|

I was involved recently in the wedding makeup and prep for Hannah, who married at Inglewood Manor in Ledsham, Cheshire. Hannah had a real eye for style and wanted her look to be very reminiscent of the 1920's/ 30's so very Downton Abbey in the look and feel. Her makeup, I concentrated on making sure [...]


Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter

2018-07-23T15:17:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|

I make no secret in my love for products by Charlotte Tilbury, it is the ultimate brand for creating bridal looks, the colours are so bridal friendly, so classic and luxury formulations mean that it works for the bridal looks that I create, and the products will last all day with confidence that they will [...]


A Woodland Shoot and a front cover of a Magazine

2018-05-01T21:15:22+00:00 May 1st, 2018|

I love a good collaboration shoot, if the concept is good and there is a good team involved then count me in I am there.  So when Claire Elsley a Wedding planner from Bouquet and Bells got in touch with me to be part of a shoot she had planned at Cheshire Outdoors and Cheshire [...]


A little look back at 2017

2018-01-13T18:08:30+00:00 January 13th, 2018|

We are in the second week in January so still good timing to look back on 2017 and all my brides.  It started off the season for me, in February with the wedding of Annie who lived in the village I reside, Hawarden.  So a really nice start to the season, being so local, and [...]


Flawless, waterproof, photo-ready makeup….. it has to be Airbase Airbrush Makeup

2018-07-23T15:17:22+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|

For several years I have been known for my use of Airbrush Makeup and when it comes to a brides big day, it really is the BEST makeup. I have tried several foundations and nothing compares to the longevity that Airbase Makeup gives me.  Why is it so special for brides for their big day? [...]