HOW LONG SHOULD I ALLOW FOR HAIR AND MAKEUP ON MY WEDDING DAY

It’s a question that’s not often asked by brides and I’ve began to realise why.  It's easy to underestimate just how long it takes to do bridal makeup and hair and do it to a high standard so that you look gorgeous on the day and well into the evening in other words...

Hair Trials, Why Have One?

Why Have A Trial  I’m often asked by my brides if they really need to have a trial and the short answer is if you’re anything like me and want to know what to expect, then yes.  It is a personal choice of course and only you can decide.  For me it was a no brainer.  I...

Natural Elegance

It's All About The Skin As a former beauty therapist (those skills never leave you) I always take a skin first approach when working with makeup and so the first step I take before I touch any makeup is to prepare your skin and to get it looking and feeling as...

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Hair Trials, Why Have One?

Hair Trials, Why Have One?

Why Have A Trial  I’m often asked by my brides if they really need to have a trial and the short answer is if you’re anything like me and want to know what to expect, then yes.  It is a personal choice of course and only you can decide.  For me it was a no brainer.  I...

Natural Elegance

Natural Elegance

It's All About The Skin As a former beauty therapist (those skills never leave you) I always take a skin first approach when working with makeup and so the first step I take before I touch any makeup is to prepare your skin and to get it looking and feeling as...

My favourite products for a hot summer

My favourite products for a hot summer

As a beauty therapist my advice is to always begin with a great skin care routine.  Ensure you use products that are lightweight and water based to hydrate the skin and remove any access oil and or perspiration.  One of my favourite products is the Bobbi Brown...

Whimsical Elegant Bridal Hair

Whimsical Elegant Bridal Hair

English Bluebell Woodland Wedding Inspiration It was a beautiful sunny day in April as I left the house wearing a short wax jacket a thin jumper and pumps and headed to the train station.  I regretted my choice in clothing as soon as I stepped outside it was freezing...

Mature Skin & How I Look After Mine

Mature Skin & How I Look After Mine

Next month I celebrate my 50th birthday. I can't quite believe it myself! I've been meaning to update my blog for some time and I suddenly thought what better subject to write about than how I look after my skin now that I'm reaching this mile stone. Today I want to...

Whats Hot for 2017

Whats Hot for 2017

I've been reading all the best-selling beauty magazines to find out what’s hot for 2017 and every picture tells the same story, photos speak volumes and music to my ears.  As someone who has always been hot on skin care and trying to preserve my skin against the signs...