Makeup that lets your skin breathe

Jul 05, 2022

Hope everyone is keeping well & getting used to our new temporary routines   Following on from our skin care blog I thought it would flow nicely to talk about make up while we are in isolation   Now I’m not saying you have to wear make up at all, but if like me you […]

Isolation Skin SOS Part 1

May 05, 2022

Hello, I’m currently sat in my garden answering e mails from my gorgeous brides to be. With the current situation of lockdown & postponements of weddings understandably we are all feeling a bit down & stressed I’ve had so many messages regarding this subject & I’m definitely feeling it too… STRESSED SKIN Spots Dryness / […]

Isolation Wedding Planning

Mar 05, 2022
Isolation Wedding Planning

As I now have a bit of spare time on my hands due to all my weddings currently being on hold (incredibly sad about this! ), I thought this would be an interesting read for all brides to be who have sadly had to postpone and re arrange their wedding dates, and furthermore are having […]

Samantha & Aleksi in Capri

Jul 11, 2021

Today we’re having a catch up with Samantha to talk all about her gorgeous destination wedding in Capri. I love working with couples at their destination weddings, ensuring brides have the make-up look they have always wanted – whether they’re in Italy, Spain or any other far-flung location.

Simika & Mathieu in Budapest

Jun 07, 2021

We’re back on the blog with another destination wedding to brighten up the chilly winter months! This time, we’re having a natter with Simika to find out all about her Instagram-worthy destination wedding in Budapest. I adore travelling and I adore working with brides on their wedding make-up, so it really is an honour to […]

Expert Advice 101 with Liz Patey MUA: Bridal Make-Up

Mar 20, 2021

“Does my wedding make-up have to be a heavy look for wedding photographs?” Today experienced Wedding MUA Liz Patey is answering one of her most frequently asked questions, with the aim to give you an insight into your bridal make-up. Liz is busting the beauty myth that your wedding make-up needs to look heavy to […]

Wedding Day Timings for your Bridal Make-Up

Jan 03, 2021

So, you have been planning the wedding day of dreams for weeks, months and even years, and your turn to tie the knot has finally arrived. It’s time for the glam squad to work their magic so that you can turn heads as you walk down the aisle. Often overlooked, timings are super important for […]

Why Bridal Hair & Make-Up Takes Longer

Oct 08, 2020

Looking and feeling beautiful on your wedding day is an absolute must – it’s the most important day of your life and you’re going to be captured on camera for the whole day. For this reason, it’s vital that bridal hair and make-up is done to perfection (not to mention it has to stay put […]

The Bridal Look: Hair Up Vs Hair Down

Sep 02, 2020

Hair up vs hair down: it’s the ultimate wedding battle and we’re here today to help you make your decision. Choosing your wedding hairstyle is often one of the trickiest parts of the bridal outfit and there’s a huge amount to consider. Do you want to go for something classic and romantic, or relaxed and […]

Choosing Your Wedding Hair & Make-Up Artist

Jun 07, 2020

You’ve picked your wedding dress and the venue of dreams is booked, now what? The next thing on your wedding to-do-list should be to pick the perfect Bridal Hair & Make-Up Artist. One of the most exciting aspects of wedding planning, you can finally start picturing how you’ll look on your wedding day. You want […]

Winter Skincare Tips for Brides

Mar 11, 2020

Winter is fast becoming one of the most popular seasons to say ‘I Do’ and we can certainly see why. Cosy, rustic vibes, stunning photograph backdrops and of course, a sprinkling of festive magic. However, along with its advantages winter weddings do also come with a few disadvantages – mainly with regards to bridal beauty. […]

5 Must-Have Beauty Products For Your Bridal Make-Up Bag

Jan 14, 2020

On your wedding day it’s an absolute necessity to carry a bridal make-up bag with all the essentials in. As the day time celebrations start to wind down and the evening guests start blissfully arriving, you need to be able to steal five precious minutes with your maid of honour to touch up the make-up! […]

Reasons You Need A Bridal Make-Up Trial

Dec 20, 2019

If you’re considering whether or not a bridal make-up trial is really necessary, it really is! As an experienced make-up artist, I’m here to prove exactly why it’s an absolute must-have! Your wedding day is one the most important days of your life and you want it to run smoothly, right? A make-up trial not […]

Get The Lowdown – 9 Beauty Myths To Bust

Sep 11, 2019

As a make-up artist with years of experience under my belt, I find that clients and brides are always asking me questions about beauty regimes, skin care routines and make-up products. Which is why I thought today, I’d be busting the beauty myths that I get asked the most! There’s a lot of beauty advice […]

Cruelty Free Beauty Products You Need In Your Beauty Bag

Aug 15, 2019

The latest beauty trend may take you by surprise, but it’s quickly taking over and impacting how we shop, and therefore changing our make-up bags. Cruelty free beauty products are fast becoming something people actively search for, and the beauty industry is having to quickly evolve to cater for the ethical beauty takeover. It’s no […]

Real Bride Q & A: Mel’s Wedding

Jul 01, 2019

Today we’re catching up with real bride, Mel, to chat all about her stunning destination wedding. Mel tied the knot on 29th August 2017 at in Villa Catignano, just outside of Siena. I work with many destination brides to ensure that they have the bridal make-up that they have always dreamed of, no matter where […]

Wedding Hair & Make-Up For Brides With Alopecia

May 11, 2019

Pictured above is one of our recent beautiful real brides, Danni, who has alopecia. Danni rocked a gorgeous brunette wig with a diamanté-adorned hair pin. We also can’t get enough of that faux fur wrap, it’s the perfect fit for keeping warm in style at a winter wedding. The dainty diamond earrings are all Danni […]

Get The Glow: Top Tips For Healthy Skin

Aug 11, 2018

In 2018, trends are changing and brides are swapping the matte look for a dewy glow that simply radiates! We understand the impact that your skin can have on your special day – it’s the most important day of your life so understandably you want to look and feel your best. Don’t fret, brides, as […]

Real Bride Q & A: Lucy

Jul 17, 2018

As a make-up artist, I have worked with hundreds of brides and I adore creating beautiful looks that last all day long. I understand the importance of looking and feeling incredible on the most important day of your life and work closely with you to take care of your needs. I caught up with a […]

The Hair & Beauty Trends To Look Out For In 2018

Feb 02, 2018

We’re always keeping a close eye on the latest hair and beauty trends to hit the scene and there are some looks that we’re seriously loving this year. So, keep reading to find out what’s hot for 2018… Hair That’s Loud & Proud When it comes to hair, we’re embracing the natural look and we […]

Stunning Spring Wedding Make-Up Inspiration

Nov 08, 2017

If you’re a Spring bride, you’re certainly in the right place as today we’re talking all about bridal make-up for this wonderful season. We’re saying goodbye to the matte look that was super popular in Winter and instead, we’re saying hello to a make-up look that is soft, romantic and ever so slightly ethereal. So, […]

The Bridal You!

Jul 25, 2017

If you’re reading up on make-up options for your wedding, then I’m fairly sure you want to achieve the ‘bridal you’. These two words can be summed up quite simply as: you wanting to look like yourself … but the bridal version. It’s a common misconception that brides should wear lots of make-up (to last […]

Guest Blog – Tarnia Williams

May 14, 2017

When the lovely Liz asked me if I’d like to appear on her brand new blog I was beyond delighted. I’ve worked with Liz for the last 5 years on real weddings, magazine shoots and she even made me up for my ‘special’ birthday and very own photo shoot. She never ceases to amaze me […]

Calling all International Brides!

Mar 03, 2017

The UK offers some stunning wedding locations, attracting hundreds of brides from afar every year. Are you planning to wed in Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire or London? While I won’t be able to wave a magic wand and guarantee a day of glorious sunshine, I will certainly be able to make sure you are glowing […]

Dream Destination Weddings

Jan 17, 2017

By the time you’ve booked the venue and plane tickets, you will have undoubtedly thought about the ‘dress’ and the guests you’ll be sharing your special day with, but have you given enough thought to your hair and make-up? Rain or shine, UK brides don’t give a second thought to investing in the services of […]

To do or not to do…

Jan 06, 2017

If you’ve ever been part of a bridal party before, I’m sure you will have heard, shared and debated a variety of do’s and don’ts aimed at the bride. Even more likely, you will have uttered the words ‘something old, something new …’! But when it comes to hair and make-up prep for the big […]

Splendour at St. Pauls

Jul 07, 2016

Standing at the highest point in the City of London, there are few wedding locations that can make such a big impression as St. Paul’s Cathedral. Rich in history and exquisite architecture, it is undoubtedly a spectacular and much-prized wedding venue. In September 2015, I had the pleasure of providing my services for a bridal […]

Hannah McClune Photography

Apr 11, 2016

Thank you for inviting me to your beautiful new online home Liz! Hi everyone, I’m Hannah ( – I’ve been lucky to have worked with Liz on countless weddings and magazine shoots over the last four years. Each of those brides and models has always looked uniquely stunning, and importantly photographed gorgeously- Liz always knows […]