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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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Why be a Bridal Makeup Artist?

I was that ashamed and insecure about my skin I couldn’t have left my room without putting in two hours of concealing just to camouflage my face. Everyday. Makeup has been an invaluable tool I couldn’t live without and at times I’ve totally depended on it. So how have I ended up loving an industry that has also played such a big part in these issues?

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