– makeup artist musings –

Rock My Wedding Bridal Editorial Makeup

Oct 14

So what can I say, I am a seriously lucky girl and got to work on the hair and makeup for Rock My Wedding’s first ever magazine editorial images shot by Ben Tomlin. It’s theme is Beauty (the dream for a hair and makeup artist!) and Charlotte, Adam and the team have put together a […]

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Shu Uemura Contoured Purple Smokey eyes for Hannah

Oct 14

Hannah requested an uber glam eye for her wedding day at Hogarths Hotel in Warwickshire and showed me some beautiful pictures at her trial of inspiration she had. I used a fave Shu Uemura shimmering purple into the contour of her eye with a pure white blended over a taupe on to her lid. To […]

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Wedding hair & makeup trends 2015: Structured, Unstructured

Dec 14

  It’s so inspiring to see a new wedding hair and beauty trend emerging for 2015. After a couple of seasons of  bohemian relaxed waves pinned in the nape of the neck and a very natural aesthetic for makeup we’re seeing a shift to a more structured beauty. However instead of launching head first into […]

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Victoria’s Secret Hair with Sleep in Rollers

Dec 14

After been bombarded by images of Victoria’s Secrets models over the last couple of days, it’s time for my yearly obsession with their bodies, faces, lives but mainly their HAIR. It’s that kind of timeless but slightly 1960’s/1970’s healthy, bouncy, casually sexy hair that I seriously covet. Looking at some of the backstage shots you […]

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A Makeup Artist gets married

Jan 15

  Laura writes one of my favourite beauty blogs and is a makeup artist I used to work with briefly in London. She recently got married and of course did her own makeup! I always like to see what a MUA chooses for her wedding day makeup as they’re clued up with the best techniques, […]

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Rock My Wedding Summer Wedding Editorial

Jan 15

In the depths of wintery January it’s nice to get a bit of Summer wedding hair and makeup inspiration. I loved this shoot I did with Rock My Wedding shot by M&J Photography.

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2015 Wedding Inspiration: Beautiful Flower Crowns

Jan 15

  You might recognise some of these beautiful brides from our blog. We absolutely loved their flower crowns and so decided to put together some more images we love to give you some inspiration for your wedding day.   You can have a look at the full blogs here. If you would like to take […]

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Travel: My 5 favourite makeup shops in NYC

Apr 15

During a very cold and snowy week in March I went to spend a couple of days with my ex-pat English friend Laura (and meet her new husband) deliver a couple of kgs of  Cadbury’s chocolate and splurge on a large amount of new makeup kit. I’m not sure I can call this post a […]

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Products we love: Tom Ford Eyeshadow Quad Review Orchid Haze

Apr 15

Wandering through Harrods I got drawn like a magnet to very busy Tom Ford counter. It’s hard not to get dazzled by their display  – sexy, chic and screaming expensive. I was on the search for a dense darkest purple/brown eyeshadow with amazing pay off and i found this in their Eyeshadow Quad in Orchid Haze. […]

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Products we love: Storing your makeup like a pro with a Z Palette

Apr 15

As a makeup artist, Jodie has soooo many eyeshadows, blushers and various other products that she needs to hand when she’s doing shoots or weddings. However, it’s completely impractical to lug around a million different individual pots so instead we depot our products into Z palettes which makes life so much easier! There’s tonnes of […]

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  • | H A I R  I N S P I R A T I O N | We adore a classic chignon 💘
  • | HEAVEN | is a @leegrebenau dress
  • | S O M E T H I N G  B L U E | Poolside view for two 💘 Honeymoon goals
  • The gorgeous @iamsophiedanks today at home wearing @katiemaycollection from @theweddingclub1 \\ You know when the brief discussed at the trial is 'Victoria Secret's model on holiday in Bali' that the makeup is going to be right up your street. ✨✨✨ It was all about incred skin + feline eyes. #byjodiebrides #nofilter
  • Love the last moments before the bride leaves 💘
  • This one's wedding today ❤️