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The Landmark Wedding Fair 2018

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It’s not very often I exhibit at a wedding fair. In fact, other than Landmark I’ve only ever exhibited twice. After so many years in retail I find them MEGA awkward having to just sort of stand there, showcasing my wares and hope someone wants to talk to me about my work. So this year I vowed that that things …

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How to prepare for your Wedding Hair and Make Up Trial

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Originally published on Babb Photo. Congratulations, you’ve found your wedding makeup artist and hair stylist! The hard bit has been accomplished! I’m here to guide you through the next bit, how to prepare for your wedding make up and hair trial in 5 steps.     Decide when you want it to be Most hair and make up artists will …

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Sophie- Queen Titania Inspired floral boho chignon, soft makeup

Brides, Church

Sophie wanted a wedding hair and make up look that was a little ‘Titania’ from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ but wanted to look modern and sophisticated at the same time to match her Charlie Brear gown. Being a pregnant Bride, she wanted to feel comfortable but not too Mumsy.     We played with some braids and a heavier smokey …

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Kat- Natural skin, cat flicks and bright pink lipstick

Boho, Brides, City

Kat and I met on a VERY chilly January morning at Carluccios in the city. We talked about her past experiences with make up and hair styling- she wasn’t particularly enthralled with either of the previous given looks, and wanted a Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist that would help her reflect her personality, from both before and during motherhood. …

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Classic Sophisticated Blue Inspiration- Grey Likes Weddings

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    We’re so excited to be sharing this London-based styled shoot from JULIE MICHAELSEN PHOTOGRAPHY with you all today! Led by planners GLIMMER & THREADS, the team worked from a color + texture scheme of marble, matte gold, and navy blue with velvet accents. We’re totally taken with JAY ARCHER FLORAL DESIGN’s gorgeous overflowing flowers — they’re dark, romantic and graphic. The historic ICA provides the most elegant of …

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Dani- Natural pinks and golds, simple hair chignon

Boho, Brides, Church, City

My beautiful South American soul, Dani. Dani got in contact with me via a lovely recommendation from Cecilia Di Vita at Heart Aflutter Bridal which is where she got her gorgeous dress from! We met over beers at The Archduke in Waterloo to discuss what she wanted from me for her day. Like most of my clients, Dani never wore …

Grace- Smokey eyeliner engagement make up and blow dry

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Grace contacted me after their engagement shoot photographer Marianne Chua recommended me. Which was rather lovely of her! We met in London to discuss what Grace needed from me. She wanted to keep her bob shiny, healthy and voluminous and we made the most of that gorgeous healthy complexion she has! We enhanced her eyes with some liner and false lashes keeping …

Leia- Natural make up and hair for zombie engagement

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Leia and Torsten got in touch me via Marianne Chua after seeing this halloween inspired shoot by myself and Ellie Gillard. Leia loved the idea of a shoot to celebrate their engagement and Torsten thought it would be fun to incorporate one of their favourite TV shows, The Walking Dead into the mix!     Post flight over to the UK …

Haniah- Gold smokey eye and subtle Sixties waves

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Oh, Haniah. My gorgeous, gorgeous Haniah. Where do I start? Our meeting was the 5th floor of Harvey Nicks and a little hasty! I also had to wrap my head around 4 days of wedding shooting; two mixed faith ceremonies, one western party and one single faith get together ( not pictured for religious reasons but you can find the …

Heather- Warm antique gold eyes and twisted boho chignon

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When your mutual wedding photographer calls you ‘a legend’ to her clients, it’s always a delight when they get in touch! Heather dropped me an email via our mutual photographer Laura of LM Weddings, wanting a modern, bronzed and edgy do for her day. We met in Covent Garden for fizz as she discussed what she and didn’t want. Previous times …

Laura- Soft eyeliner and Mother of the Bride make up

Brides, City

  Laura and her beau got married during Gay Pride! It absolutely chucked it down but they managed to get outside for some glorious photos with the party goers. So much love! I was entrusted with natural enhancing make up for her and her beautiful Mumma.     Laura was after a peachy complexion to compliment her freckles. Something simple and …

Emma- Waterproof up do and bronzed pool-proof makeup

Boho, Brides, City

I absolutely LOVED this family. I generally love all ladies I get to work with and their loved ones, but these guys? They were special. When Emma first sent me her emails, I imagined a quintessential English Rose. What I got was the funkiest  Asian fusion chicka with a name that came from her Mother’s love of English literature. This …

I got married too!- Red lips, bronzed skin and a curly crop

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  One of the reasons I haven’t been around lately is because I went and got married myself! Here is a little taster, courtesy of that Laura McCluskey, again 😉   “In the run up to the wedding, we got asked a lot if we had a ‘theme’. We didn’t in truth – we’re not very colour coordinated people, nor …

Claire- Romantic ballerina inspired bridal make up in Soho

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Claire married Saladin in August 2013. They were married at Marylebone Town Hall, drank and ate at The Union Club in Soho and stayed in the gorgeous Soho Hotel post reception.     Claire wanted a pretty, elegant and romantic look for the day. We teamed a peachy fresh eye and cheek with a super vibrant fuchsia lip and some …

Judi- Defined eyes, false lashes and peach tones

Boho, Brides, Church

Judi came to me as she wanted a glamorous yet natural flutter of lashes and a peachy fresh complexion to go with her drop dead gorgeous Jenny Packham Aspen gown.   I was also put in charge of beautifying Judi’s Sister and Mum.     All Make Up: Kylie McMichael Photography: Caro Hutchings Dress: Jenny Packham, Aspen   SaveSave SaveSave

Serene- Natural East Asian engagement makeup and hair

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Serene got in touch with me last year after a recommendation from the awesome and ever so pleasant photographer Albert Palmer. Serene and her Fiancé Gavin were flying into the UK from Singapore for their engagement shoot with Albert  and wanted a Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist.     They were staying at the beautiful and calming Daisybank Cottage …

Polly- A healthy glowing complexion and slick bobbed hair

Brides, Church

Like pretty much all of my Brides, Polly came to me because she didn’t want to look too ‘done’. Fitting in Polly’s trials between her living in Singapore and popping home to Kent for fittings was surprisingly convenient. After trying some slightly gothic and ethereal looks we headed in a completely different direction and chose something healthy and bronzed, making …

Martina- Radiant summer make up and an up do with volume

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A low key look with a nice bright lip was requested from the now Mrs Silcock.  She had the most beautiful wedding dress and wanted to show it off and let it speak for itself. And that is what she got.     Martina was quite keen to try her hair pinned up and away from her face on her …