The Makeup Blog

All things makeup, hair and skincare

Love my dress -The Roman Baths

Last year, I was incredibly lucky to have been asked to do the makeup for Husna in June. Their wedding took place at the insanely beautiful Roman Baths in Bath. Featured wedding published in Love my dress – the Roman Baths, for the stunning Husna. Husna and Francescos wedding has been featured in Love my

How to create the perfect red lip

A red lip is classic and timeless. It can also be very hard to execute so follow my simple guide. The link for the tutorial on how to create the perfect red lip can be found at the bottom of this page. Prep As with all aspects of makeup, applying a classic red lipstick requires

Wellbeing, Coronavirus and your wedding.

There isn’t a single person who hasn’t been affected by Coronavirus in some way or another. Whether it’s through working from home or like all of us in the wedding industry, a total loss of income, brides and more importantly – fun. To work in the wedding industry, you have to like more than just

Destination Wedding hair and makeup artist – Bray, Ireland

Being a destination wedding hair and makeup artist means that I get to travel. Before lockdown I was lucky enough to be flown to Wicklow (and Bray) in Ireland for Mandy’s wedding. It was honestly the most peaceful weekend and the most calm wedding that I have had the privilege to be part of. Mandy

Real Brides – A feature in Love My Dress

I love seeing some of my work in my favourite magazines. Especially when it is for some of my favourite weddings. Here is a real brides feature in Love my dress featuring some of my favourite hairstyles. Last Summer, I was lucky enough to be asked to do the hair for Victoria at her wedding

Whimsical Wonderland Weddings – Brecon Beacons

One of my favourite wedding magazines has to be Whimsical Wonderland Weddings. You can imagine my happiness to be involved in this real weddings feature. I have taken some excerpts from the article that can be found here. ‘Sophie and Simon tied got married on 3rd August 2019 at the Barn at Brynich. It was really

Whimsical Wonderland Weddings Feature

Article excerpts taken from my Whimsical Wonderland Weddings feature can be found here. I was lucky enough to have a few features written in magazines about my lovely brides (and my work). Heres a few snippets from the most recent article. You can read the other ones here and here. ‘What’s not to love

The benefit of makeup free days on your skin

I know that I am a makeup artist and I should really promote how great makeup is, however, I think that having makeup free days are really really great. Makeup free days – Benefit 1: It allows your skin to breathe – we’ve all heard this but its really true. We have pores for a

Destination wedding hair and makeup artist – Spain

For me, it is always such an honour to be part of a wedding or a shoot anywhere. Getting asked to fly to another country for to be a destination wedding hair and makeup artist of for any work, of course that takes my happiness to another level. Last week I was very lucky to