Put simply, airbrush makeup is a technique of applying makeup. Makeup is sprayed onto the skin through a compressor instead of using fingers, sponges or brushes. The compressor has settings that can be adjusted to suit a particular look. And through changing the compressors’ settings the coverage of the product can be adjusted. Really it’s … Read moreWhat’s Airbrush Makeup?
Ever had a friend work for a company like Estee Lauder? If you have you’ll know just how much discount they can offer their staff. It’s around a whopping 75%. And that’s on a multitude of brands. Brands like Estee Lauder, Bobbi Brown, Jo Malone and MAC to name but a few. The mark up … Read moreIs Beauty Pie Worth It?
I spotted the Lacura by Aldi makeup dupes while I was doing the weekly shop with my husband this week. The world seems to have been going mad for them, so I thought I’d be a fool not to purchase. Afterall, I was with a regular brow client the other day who had been using … Read moreIs Aldi makeup any good?
What’s in my kit is my most frequently asked question. And the answer is products that have proven that they can last a very emotional day. Bridal makeup has to be long-wearing before anything else. After-all, the threat of tears, rain and humidity is high! But I wanted my kit to reflect the quality and luxury of a wedding day.
If I got married again the Curradine Barns would definitely be at the top of my venue list. It’s no secret that it’s one of my favourite places to go. I love everything about the place. It’s quaint, crooked and interesting. I always spot something I haven’t noticed before. And it has its couples firmly at the heart of its service.
Highbury Hall is little known. But as far as wedding venues go it’s one of my favourites. It’s a private, Grade II listed mansion house in a country setting and only 3 miles from Birmingham City Centre. So perfect if you have guests travelling to your wedding from outside the area. And it’s heaped in … Read moreWedding Prep at Highbury Hall, Birmingham
How long your wedding makeup will take on the wedding morning is a question I hear from every bride! And the answer is nowhere near as long as it took to design your makeup with you at your trial. Your trial was where all the decisions were made, where we took it slowly and reflected on every brush stroke. So it was slow moving in comparison. We logged every detail on your face chart as we went along so that we could eliminate products if they didn’t work for you and very quickly get to work on recreating your dream makeup on the day itself.
Whether you should have your hair or makeup first on your wedding day is good question to ask. And there are a few ways to go about planning who should have what and when on your wedding morning. Your Makeup Artist will probably want to do your makeup last. This is because it’s most important … Read moreShould hair or makeup be first on the wedding day?