Luxury fashion designer Gina Brar

Gina brar

Some of the hair and make-up looks that I created for designer Gina Brar’s collection.

I recently had the pleasure of working with luxury fashion designer Gina Brar creating the hair and make-up for her recent photoshoots showcasing her designs for the 2015-16 collections. Continue reading

Buff & Butter essential oil review

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Buff & Butter essential oils

My love for essential oils started in the mid 90’s after I studied aromatherapy and learnt about all the powerful healing properties that flowers, herbs and spices have for the mind and body – both internally and externally. I love making up my own synergies for body lotions and oils, face creams and scalp oils and take great pleasure in making these for family and friends as home made gifts. Continue reading

Macro beauty

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Macro beauty

What is macro beauty? Macro beauty is a photograph shot using a macro lens, these lenses allow you to capture the smallest details through magnification resulting in photographs with amazing colours and details that would otherwise have gone unnoticed. Continue reading

Arbonne make-up, beauty and nutrition review

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A small selection that I recently tested from the large Arbonne product range.

I was first introduced to Arbonne products by consultant Davinder O’Hagan who kindly gave me a few products to try from their hair, make-up, skincare and nutrition range. Arbonne are an on-line company with a diverse range of beauty and nutrition products which are all botanical based, vegan, gluten free and cruelty free making their products pure, safe and natural. Continue reading

Real brides and makeovers by Tina Prajapat

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Before and after makeovers by Tina Prajapat

 

This page is where I will be collecting some of my real brides and before and after makeover images, they are unedited normal pictures without the use of any filters that many brides frequently request to see. Continue reading

Learn how to apply your own make-up

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Learn the art of eye make-up with a personal one to one make-up lesson.

For many people the first and last time they’ve had their make-up done professionally was on their wedding day, as a result I get frequent enquiries from previous brides wanting to learn how to apply their own make-up themselves with many wanting to focusing on the trickier application of eye make-up. Continue reading

sculpted bridal hairstyle

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Swirls of hair create a more sculpted look rather than curly for the bride that wants something different.

This elegant bridal hairstyle is perfect for long hair or with the addition of hairpieces, sections of hair are sculpted into swirls so the look is a little different to the usual curls or folds of hair. This look is suitable for any glamorous occasion such as the reception party or the wedding day for brides that are not covering their hair. Continue reading

How to attach clip-in hair pieces

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Clip-in hair wefts add more length and/or thickness whilst still looking natural.

For all those brides that have bought clip-in hair pieces for their wedding events and now don’t know what to do with them – this one is for you! Continue reading

Asian bridal hair ideas

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Decorative bridal bun.

When doing Asian bridal hair and make-up I’m often asked by my clients to create decorative bridal buns that will both hold the chuni/dupatta securely (when the hair is covered), create enough height and shape to flatter the chuni/dupatta and have some sort of decorative design for those that have see through fabrics or want to only half cover their hair. Continue reading

step by step sparkly eye make-up using natural colours

step by step makeup natural colours

Follow these simple steps for a natural eye make-up with sparkling highlights.

Sparkly make-up doesn’t have to be tacky make-up, the key is to use a fine particle glitter and apply it in the right place. Glitters can add more definition to the areas you are highlighting as they catch the light which reflects more brightness into the eye make-up. Continue reading