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wedding day makeup

How long does makeup take on the wedding morning?

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.

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Wedding makeup being applied.

Should hair or makeup be first on the wedding day?

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

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Makeup to last all day

How can I get my makeup to last all day?

So you’ve chosen the height of summer for your big day? And as the temperatures begin to rise, so will the anxiety of whether your makeup will make it past your wedding vows. Here are 6 tips for getting your makeup to last throughout the day.

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Beautiful brown haired girl in wedding dress

When should you have your wedding makeup trial?

6-8 weeks before your wedding day is the perfect time to have your bridal makeup trial. This might seem a little late if you made your booking two years ahead of your date. But if you’ve done your research on your Artist then this really shouldn’t be a problem.

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Close up of Meghan's bridal look

Recreate Meghan’s Bridal Look.

In an age where everywhere you turn you see a Kardashian clone, this makeup was poignant and well timed. Hopefully a turning point. Let’s go back the way we came. Let’s ditch the dirty contour, fake tan, extreme lashes, Insta-brows, layers of heavy coverage foundation and overly lined lips. And let’s embrace who we are and what we actually look like. True beauty lies there in our differences.

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