You & Your Wedding Magazine – Regal Romance Feature

All photography by Roberta Facchini at an editorial shoot: planned, concept creator, artistic direction and makeup by me.  Styling by Amy Hatch Tableware was by Duchess and Butler with Linen by Over The Top  Cakes by Elizabeth Cake Emporium and Stationery...

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...

Planning The Perfect Styled Shoot

Start at the finish As my coach Louise Beukes taught me, you start at the finish and work backwards. I remember thinking surely this is when I can start pinning thousands of gorgeous images from Pinterest and create the most amazing mood board right - wrong! Let me...

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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...

My Top 5 Bridal Beauty Tips

My Top 5 Bridal Beauty Tips

1. Schedule in Professional Facials. If ever there was a time to pamper yourself, your wedding day has to be it! As soon as your date is set get yourself booked in to your favourite beauty salon once a month for a facial. Your therapist will assess your skin type and...

What’s in your skin care routine

What’s in your skin care routine

You've booked your wedding, how exciting now the fun begins. Maybe you've already chosen your dress and booked your venue so what else do you need to think about.  Hopefully you've got plenty of time to get a good skin care routine in place.  As a qualified beauty...

Shape Matters

Shape Matters

You will be pleased to know that I'm referring to your eye shape.  In the same way many of us choose clothing and colours that complement our body shape, the same should be applied when choosing eye make-up, but do you know your eye shape?  Do you know how to make the...