My bridal makeup preparations are all underway and I shall be returning to work on the 24th April after a well deserved family break! 

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It was such a pleasure to be a part of this magical, fairytale inspired photo shoot at a historic castle in Northhampton! I got to do the bridal hair and makeup which was so wonderful to create my own designs from scratch. Please keep watching for more of this beautiful shoot by Laura Beresford. 

 

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Hello and I'm sorry that I have been quiet of late, as the winter months have drawn in I have been working hard and meeting lots of brides to be for their trials! I have been taking time to concentrate on my hair and creative styling, so I can bring something new to all you lovely brides. I can happily say that I have added a completley vegan and cruelty free line to my services, so please don't hestitate to get in touch if this is something you are interested in learning more about.

Yesterday was Katie's big day at the gorgeous Leez Priory and I was so happy to be asked to do the hair and makeup for the bride and bridal party. Katie opted for a softly styled side braid with lots of lovely tumbling curls. She also chose a stunning eyemakeup with long lashes and I think you'll agree she looked flawless with the airbrushing applied to!

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I'm so happy to be moving across to 100% cruelty free brands and this includes products that refuse to sell to China due to their animal testing regualtions. It has been a long road with lots of research into what brands I feel would suit my brides and clients. I have carefully curated some beautiful makeup, all long lasting, good for the skin and commited to stand against animal cruelty. Brands such as Charlotte Tillbury, Ilamasqua, Lily Lolo, Glossier, Makeup Geek, Anastasia Beverley Hills, Morphe and Cargo are all being tried and tested so that I can ensure I can rely on these for bridal makeup.

Below is a beautiful image by Laura Jane Bennet Photography from a recent collaborative shoot where I decided to use all cruelty free brands. Hair by Dawn Taylor Hair and Beauty and Dress from Poppy's Perspective. 

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A quick update as its been so very long, but also a wonderful summer, full of beautiful brides to be and amazing venues! I want to kick off the Autumn season with this really pretty mini shoot I did with the gorgeous Megan at my home. I did the makeup and hair and I went for a full on Hollywood wave which perfectly suited her style and during the shoot I felt as if she were chaneling Marilyn Monroe. This look, although maybe more daring than a bridal look would still work for a more of a vintage/hollywood wedding, with some beautiful winter and oscar night vibes!

 

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