Claire and Ollie - 12th June 2016

The amazing Chris Giles passed my details to the lovely Claire earlier in the year, I was delighted when she contacted me to help her with her Bridal Hair and Makeup.

Claire had her trial back in April, where we discussed her usual hair and makeup routine. Claire wears natural makeup day to day and would only wear her hair up if she was making a trip to the gym. With this in mind we started to experiment. After trying a few styles we soon discovered Claire felt the best version of herself with her hair 1/2 up 1/2 down with curls. We then opted for a no makeup makeup look, using makeup forever face and body foundation, bobbi brown concealer, MAC Prep and Prime to set. Followed by a subtle pink cheek using my new favourite Hourglass pallet and slightly defined eyes.

On the day itself Claire and her friendly bridal party got ready at Claire's home. I took one of my amazing assistants Tamlyn with me, as Claire and her four lovely bridesmaids had to be hair and makeup ready by 11:00am. This then left 1 hour to get in their dresses and have any pre wedding photos taken by Chris, before heading off to the beautiful Palladian Mansion Buxted Park for the ceremony.  

So here you go, some lovely shots from the day:

And now, the lovely Tamlyn in action and some of the results....

Thank you so much for choosing Tamlyn and I your artists :) 

Steph xx

Emily and Matthew - 9th July 2016

I'm so excited to write a little blog about Emily and Matthew's wedding. 

Wedding Location: Bluebell Railway Horsted Keynes
Very Talented Photographer (and really nice guy): Steve Shipman photography

Emily contacted me through my website back in November last year to see if I would be available to help with hair and makeup for her wedding at which would be held at the Bluebell Railway in Horsted Keynes in July this year. Having not worked on a wedding at a railway before I was so excited to confirm I was free and would LOVE to help!

As Emily lived quite far from her wedding location, I organised for her trial to be at a hotel in Surrey. At the trial Emily informed me her wedding was going to be a 50's / 60's theme. To compliment it, she would love natural makeup with a black liner and either a vintage french pleat or vintage ponytail. I was so excited to experiment with the look. 

On the Wedding Day itself there were quite a few ladies who needed to be hair and makeup ready by 11:00am. I therefore booked Tamlyn (one of my amazing assistants) to come with me and help get the lovely bridesmaids hair and makeup ready.

So here you go, some of the amazing pictures of the day by the lovely Steve Shipman:

Thank you so much for choosing me as your artist :) 

Stephanie xx 

Saskia and Carl - Wedding 14th May 2016

I met the lovely Saskia at her trial on the 20th March. We soon discovered we had lots of things in common. Our love for Shabby Chic Furniture and afternoon tea with delicious cakes :)

During her consultation, Saskia asked to try soft brown smokey eyes focusing around the lash line, slightly dewy skin and a nude lip. For Hair Saskia wanted to try a half up half down style then a high bun as an alternative in which we could place some natural flowers. With this info, I started experimenting. We created a style in which we thought would beautifully compliment her dress and theme for the day.

On the day itself, I arrived at 9:15am to set up at The Horse Guards Inn, Tillington, Petworth. Its a beautiful gastro pub with B & B cottage rooms attached. The Church where Saskia and Carl were to be married was a stone throw away just on the other side of the road. The Road itself looked like a perfect picture postcard. 

I started by doing Karla's hair and makeup (Saskia's beautiful daughter), followed by Saskia's Hair and makeup.

Here are the results, Photos taken by the lovely http://www.millieandbelle.com

Saskia Makeup
Saskia Makeup Closeup
Sakia Checking Makeup

To Read Saskia's review along with others click on the Freeindex Reviews at the bottom of this page :)

Steph xx