My Best bridal Foundations in my kit

  I love using my airbrush on my brides, but it is good to have manual foundations in my kit.  The ones I have chosen are my favourite from working on my brides and their bridal party last year, but it could all change this year, as […]

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Model Portfolio Photoshoot

I have known Amy Wray for a long time, so its always a pleasure to work with her and catch up. Amy wanted some softer photo’s for her portfolio as well as some underwear shots. We did two makeup looks, one a more natural look and a […]

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Vow Magazine Bridal Editorial

I had the pleasure of being involved with this amazing photoshoot for Vow magazine. Myself and Katarina were the makeup artists. Their was 4 models in total. We decided on warm smokey eyes with soft lips to suit the romantic feel of the venue and dresses. Here […]

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How to Make It in the Beauty Industry

The beauty industry offers many career options, but deciding where you fit best is as important as is being able to put a foot in the door. Breaking into this industry is tough, as testified by many who have experienced the hardships of being able to get […]

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Autumn Freckles Photoshoot

I have seen lots of photo’s on instagram lately with models with freckles or makeup artists adding freckles in a tutorial, so I thought I would put together a shoot to practice this. We headed off to the woods. We were lucky it was a lovely day. […]

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Fashion shoot for PLB Truro

I hadn’t really done a shoot like this before. PLB have a clothes shop in Truro, Cornwall. Their look is very specific, so the brief was keep it simple with white in the background. It was a sunny day so light was an issue with the models […]

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My Favourite Zoeva Brushes

I found Zoeva a couple of years ago. I couldn’t believe how reasonable the price was for such a good quality brush! I started to use more of their brushes and I love them!  I love the different colours they now come in. My favourite is the […]

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Portrait Photo shoot- Direct flash

I have really wanted to do this shoot for ages after watching Jessica Kobeissi on You tube do a shoot using direct flash. It has a look of Paparazzi or as if you were taken by surprise and can have a look of punk/rock style about it. […]

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Pure Weddings Gypsy Bride

Credits Photographer: Gypsy Mermaidlife Makeup artist: Sally Orchard Model: Natalie Jayne Whear Bridal wear: Christine Trewinnard Florist: . Floral Creations St Austell Jewellery: Gemheaven jewellery Hair stylist: Number 8 Hairdressing Location: Outlandish Holidays I loved this photoshoot!  The shoot was for Cornwall Life magazine’s wedding supplement in […]

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Wedding Awards

We are utterly thrilled to have been shortlisted for 3 Wedding Awards  for 2017 and we would dearly love to have your vote to help us win. It literally takes less than one minute to do. All you have to be is one of our brides whose […]

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