What is your most memorable wedding?
So many weddings to choose from, but I think if I had to pick just one, it would be a wedding from last year. A bride had booked me for her special day and after her trial, her wife to be decided she wanted my services too. Bride #2 had not worn a dress since she was three years old, I dressed her and I was there to witness the unveiling to the father of the bride. Needless to say he was speechless ad there was not a dry eye in the room! Thankfully I was there on standby for any touch ups needed!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Natural, fresh, classic, radiant and glowing
What about your business are you most proud of?
That through recommendations from previous brides my business has grown from strength to strength. I love what I do and have so much passion for my work. But without the trust of so many beautiful ladies I would not be where I am today xx
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Never be afraid to chat to your supplier about any worries or concerns you may have, even if its a simple question with what might seem an obvious answer in the end, always ask xx
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
A scrapbook, made by a bridesmaid for the bride, documenting the journey the couple have had together over many years. It was beautiful
Describe your typical process with a couple.
As the hair and make-up stylist my interaction with the groom is quite limited, unless I have met them at a wedding fair. With my brides I am there to hold their hand every step of the way, from choosing the hair and make-up, to helping with supplier recommendations, to planning the morning of the wedding so it all runs smoothly, to keeping them relaxed on the day until they leave to say 'I Do'. A wedding day is precious, and I will help in any way I can xx
What do you love most about your job?
Making ladies feel the best possible polished version of themselves. Seeing that moment they are in the dress and that excited smile as they leave to walk down the aisle, its the little moments that make it an amazing profession to be part of
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
Don't change anything in your hair/skin care routine within a month of your wedding. I am always here for help and advice with regards to hair and beauty xxx
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
By talking through any concerns they may have, suggesting ways to make their morning a little easier and by helping in any way I can on the wedding day. Once I have finished the hair and make-up I am there to help with what ever they need, be it lacing the dress, entertaining little ones, attaching button holes for tidying up a bridal suite ready for some beautiful photos. What ever helps the bride, I am there for
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
I provide my brides with a lipstick, but I do advise them to have a compact just in case. Should they get tearful, dab don't wipe, and their make-up will stay perfectly xxx