Important tips to know before your wedding day!

Makeup is definitely not for everyone and therefore not everyone wants/needs/or has to wear it. However, if you are considering wearing a little (or a lot) for your wedding day, here are some tips I have picked up along the way. Book a makeup artist early: Most of the...

This years bridal hair and makeup trends.

February 5, 2018

2018 Weddings. Yay weddings. 2018 is set to be another busy year for me and my team. I already have 51 weddings booked for this year and the team are looking like they will be equally busy. Do get in touch ASAP to see if we have availability for your...

Halloween Makeup

Happy Halloween! Every year, I get asked to do halloween makeup. I must admit I love it and I am surprised by what I can come up with. 2 years ago, I went to a party looking like a dinosaur had mauled my face, last year I went as...

Vegan and Cruelty Free Makeup Products

September 1, 2017

What is the difference between cruelty free and vegan? Thankfully, nowadays, people are becoming more and more concerned with what they are putting on the skin, and how the product was created, what it was created with and how humanely (if there is such a thing) products can be...

Bridal Makeup Trends – Bath Life

August 22, 2017

I always recommend that brides get their hair and makeup done for their wedding day. I consider myself good at doing my own makeup, but even I would hire someone in to help get me ready. Having last minute nerves, mixed with shaky hands, does not equal perfectly straight...

Ways To Wear Eyeliner Makeup

May 11, 2017

If theres one make-up product that I always wear, its eyeliner. It can change the way your eyes look, making them bigger, or more defined, or make the whites of your eyes sparkle. Ways to wear eyeliner: Liquid liner Liquid liner is by far the most dramatic of the...

The Eyebrow Debate

March 23, 2017

Eyebrows are such an important feature for our faces and sometimes they go completely overlooked, or, on the other end of the scale, they look a little….caricature. Being fair haired, means that my brows have always disappeared behind my fringe and usually go unnoticed unless I apply a little...

Spring Makeup Trends – Liike Magazine

March 2, 2017

Finally, the nights are getting lighter and the sun is peeking through the grey clouds. Fingers crossed, it will soon be time to leave our wintry clothes behind us and opt for a lighter jacket and perhaps even shorts or a dress?! Runaways have been full of beautiful ideas...

Christmas Makeup

January 20, 2017

Tis the season… Every year, I hope for new trends and most years I am disappointed that the same styles are regurgitated. Finally, this year is a little different and its dark, very dark! Vampy lips are my favourite trend this season and they are not your standard deep...

Autumnal Makeup Trends

December 19, 2016

I love Autumn. I love the colours that autumn produces and the frosty mornings and having to buy a whole new wardrobe of warmer clothes, although my bank balance isn’t a fan. However, with a season change, comes a make-up and hair change. While the runways can sometimes be...

How To Have A Successful Photo Shoot – Nick Burrett

Making sure you are properly prepared for each photoshoot that you do is essential to ensure that you get the best results possible. After all, organising a photoshoot can be an expensive endeavour. If you don’t prepare properly it can be a wasted endeavour, not just for you, but...

Choosing The Right Makeup For Darker Skin Tones – Bath Chronicle

November 1, 2016

Knowing what make-up and colours suit your skin type can be a challenge. It can be even more of a challenge when the some of the options are limited, which they often tend to be for darker skin tones. There are some great brands out there for darker skin...

Contouring Makeup – What Is It? Is It Needed? – Bath Chronicle

October 26, 2016

It warns that children as young as seven are concerned about their looks, with 36 per cent of seven to 10-year-olds believing looks are paramount. The findings come from the charities annual girls’ attitudes survey and revealed that girls were suffering a crisis in body confidence. The results are...

Parisian Skincare – Bath Chronicle

October 4, 2016

I love Parisian skincare products and all things French. I was absolutely lucky enough to go to Paris this week. It was very hot (yay!) and I got very burned…. I’m not going to lie, I mainly went there to drink wine and eat food.  My first stop was...

Makeup In A Rush – Bath Chronicle

September 1, 2016

Its back to school time, or as I like to call it: the mad rush to get everyone out of the house sessions. There’s usually no time to brush your hair never mind putting on some make-up. For the days when you just want to get out of the...

Heatless Hairstyling – Dreamingless Magazine

August 2, 2016

The summertime can quite frankly be one of the most difficult times for hairstyling. If you are travelling, one of the last things you want to take with you are hair straighteners or curling tongs. Here are some of my favourite styles to create for festivals, hot climates or...

Summer Makeup – Bath Chronicle

Summer is here, isn’t it? Well, that’s the rumour anyway. I’m very happy to say that summer brings beautiful new trends with it and hopefully sees the demise of heavy contouring and overkill highlight. Unlike Instagram makeup, the new trends for summer 2016 are softer, creamy lip colours, dewy...

Makeup For the Gym

July 19, 2016

I am a massive lover of makeup. I am a massive fan of the gym and keeping fit. I am not a massive fan of wearing a full face of makeup and then going to the gym. However, I know that going to the gym in your lunch break...

Sports Luxe – Dreamingless Magazine

There’s a rumour that everyone has a gorgeous glow post-workout. Do you get it? No, me either, I’m sweaty and red and every bit how you’d expect of someone post-workout. Nevertheless, its a thing and its all the rage and here’s how to get it: So the aim of...

Shelf Life Of Your Products – Bath Chronicle

May 27, 2016

We all know that the food in our cupboards and fridges have sell by dates and we usually abide by them. However, not everyone knows that the make-up that we use also have shelf lives. Each product issued in the UK must have a shelf life symbol on the...

Real Weddings – Lisa Bennett

Obviously, I love a good wedding. I especially love it when the bride and groom are as sweet and as perfect for each other and Lisa and her fiancé Tom. I met Lisa a little over a year ago in London for a consult. Where she very sweetly paid...

Valentines Day Makeup

February 17, 2016

Regardless of whether you are out with your girlfriends this Valentines Day, having a romantic evening with your significant other or heading out to see Deadpool by yourself (more than likely where I’ll be) you can always dress to impress yourself, or the guy selling you the popcorn bucket...

Makeup Travel Essentials – Bath Chronicle

February 4, 2016

England is in the middle of winter. Not the fun kind of winter. The rainy, cold and grey kind of winter. If you are like me, you will be planning your winter escape over the next few months. I’m going to be heading to warmer climates with the plan...

Makeup to Feel Like a Queen – Dreamingless Magazine

Regal : Of, resembling, or fit for a monarch, especially in being magnificent or dignified. Monarchical? Magnificent? Regal? Me? No. If you’re anything like me after a special New Year’s Eve, then you too found yourself looking and feeling right at the other end of that noble scale. Never...

Hair & Makeup Tips For Brides

January 6, 2016

Tips for brides Pinterest will seriously be your best friend over the coming months. Use it to look for wedding hair and make-up ideas, how to make your own favours or invites and to secretly pin bridal gown options to share with your bridesmaids and mother. Don’t do anything...

Cinderella – Dreamingless Magazine

When I was a little girl, I always dreamed of being Cinderella; aside from being kept in a basement, doing all of the housework and being told what to do, I thought of being whisked away to the ball by my friends, dressed beautifully and get to meet my...

Prepping and Pouting – Bath Chronicle

December 17, 2015

Lipsticks are my favourite piece of make-up. It can completely make a look and adding  a pop of lip colour to a fresh face really makes a difference. To make a lip colour really stand out from the crowd, its so important to know how to prep your lips...

Makeup Hacks – Bath Chronicle

November 27, 2015

Tricks of the Trade If there was just one thing I could go and tell my teenage self about make-up, it would be to pick the right shade of concealer. I distinctly remember my dyed black hair, heavy eyeliner and almost white concealer under my eyes. It was a...

How to Wear Pink – Dreamingless Magazine

Come on Barbie, lets go party. When I think of pink, I either think of the late 90s now defunct pop band Aqua singing ‘Barbie Girl’ or being five and crying because my mother was trying to force me in to a pretty little pink dress (not happening mother!)....

Making the Most of Your Lipstick

November 8, 2015

It breaks my heart when I get to the end of my favourite lipstick. Especially if the product has been discontinued (which always seems to happen). However did you know that there is still plenty left in the bullet? Take a spatula or the flat end of a spoon...

Wanderlust – Winter Travelling Essentials – Dreamingless Magazine

Everybody goes on holiday over the summer. Guaranteed sunshine, a great atmosphere and a few weeks off of work. What more could a girl want? However, nothing quite beats a wintry break away from all of the hustle and bustle, the dark mornings and windy walks to work. With...

Makeup For Hair Loss – Bath Chronicle

October 1, 2015

When it comes to makeup, I hear various examples of what it means to apply it. From; people obviously don’t feel happy with the way they look, so they wear makeup. To: I wear it to cover up my dark circles. But how about, ‘I’m going through treatment and...

Waterproof Makeup – Dreamingless Magazine

Suns out = Check Bikini on = Check Sun cream on = Check Eyeliner down your cheeks and sweaty streaky foundation = erm….check If you are anything like me, then this probably happens to you, along with sexy red patches where I didn’t rub the sun cream in. There...

Makeup To Look Great On Your Wedding Day

August 4, 2015

As we all know, it’s important to have a professional to do your makeup on your special day, or at least someone with a keen eye for detail, who understands everyone’s face shapes, colours, tones, skin type and preferences. However it is always a good idea to be clued...

Christina Marie’s Wedding – The Voice

I love a good wedding (in case you haven’t guessed!) but what I really love is being able to see the bride through her day from start to finish. I have been blessed with many friends and last week I was lucky enough to see my friend Christina Marie...

Must Have Items For Your Makeup Bag

April 6, 2014

I have recently started doing a lot of makeup lessons and luxury shopping trips. In those lessons, I have asked my clients to bring along their makeup bag for me to assess. During the lessons, I have discovered some basic items that some people are lacking to give them...