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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

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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 …

Colourful Bridal Bash with Oodles of Chic Tropical Treat Ideas- Bridal Musings

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Today’s tropical bridal shower inspiration styled shoot is just bursting with colorful, tropical, pineapple loving inspiration! Put together by Rebecca K at London’s first wedding space Hive, the shoot give us so much winning, pinning, giddy jump-up-and-down excitement it’s hard not to just tell you to skip ahead to all of Maxeen Kim‘s fabulous photos.   But here are the highlights, that we implore …

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Jo- Subtle smokey eyes, plaits and blow dries

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My beautiful, amazingly nerdy, writer, Jo contacted me about her black tie wedding as she loved my natural make up and hair style. Jo and I Skype called last year after a recommendation from her amazing wedding planner Yana of Peach Perfect Weddings. We instantly hit it off, discussing respective cultures and traditions, literature and weather- she lives in Texas!   …

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Hello! Magazine : X Factor stars Lucie Jones and Ethan Boroian marry

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  The X Factor star Lucie Jones has married fellow contender Ethan Boroian in a beautiful ceremony exclusively covered by Hello! magazine. Dressed in an ivory tulle gown by Charlotte Balbier, West End star Lucie and Ethan – who first met when they both auditioned for the show in 2009 – exchanged vows in South Wales, making it the first official X Factor wedding.   This wedding …

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An Eclectic, Fine Art Jew-ish Wedding Shoot at Fulham Palace

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I always wanted this fine art inspirational wedding shoot to mean something, to be something special. It’s a 10-months-in-the-making-homage to every couple that has ever hired me, and every Jewish bride who wants something truly stunning and fine-art inspired to draw ideas from, for the most beautiful day of their lives.     I decided to hand pick a team of …

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The Oyster Shed Wedding Fair

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  A few weeks ago via Natalie J Weddings I was invited to attend and exhibit at The Oyster Shed‘s very first wedding fair. Held at their bar/ restaurant on the river close to Monument and Cannon Street it promised to be a new and exciting evening where a small amount of wedding professionals could get together to show off their …

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Kat- Natural skin, cat flicks and bright pink lipstick

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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. …

Lucy- Luxe Boho country bride, copper smokey eye

Boho, Brides, Country

Kylie, thank you so much for Saturday! I’ve just had the greatest weekend of my life! You were great and everyone looked beautiful. It was so nice having you with us getting ready in the morning, OH and the pool party the next day went well!   This urban cool human being, Lucy, contacted me wanting a cool, rocky, bohemian …

Heather- Warm antique gold eyes and twisted boho chignon

Boho, Brides, City

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

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  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

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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 …