What is your most memorable wedding?
my most memorable wedding was Jenny who married at Layer Marney Tower in October 2017. Jenny's wedding theme was Botanical Victorian Curiosity and she wore a stnning floral gown designed by Joanne Flemming. Her flowers were designed and provided by Scarlet and Violet who supply to the royal family - they were just stunning. I will never forget this gorgeous unique wedding.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Current, flawless, varied, on-trend, stunning
What about your business are you most proud of?
I am most proud of the reputation I have built over the years for bridal make-up. In addition to bridal make-up, I have also worked on many editorial and commercial projects and have had my work featured in a number of publications and bridal blogs. Having the pleasure of working with some top photographers over the years, I really understand how make-up can photograph and what techniques will get the best results.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
My advise is to choose reputable suppliers who have proved their expertise, look for great reviews and a variety of work.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
My favourite personal touch was when one of my brides wore a beautiful head piece made for her by a designer using elements from the brides grandmothers wedding head piece. it was stunning.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
From the minute you make contact with me, I will deliver an outstanding, professional and friendly service providing you and your bridal party with an experience that you will never forget whilst ensuring that your wedding make-up will look picture-perfect all day long.
I will not attend more than one wedding each day so my undivided attention is always guaranteed. On your wedding day, I will stay with you until you are completely dressed, to make sure any last minute finishing touches to your make-up can be made before the ceremony or pre-wedding photo shoot.
I offer a completely mobile service and will travel to either your home or venue. Although I am based in Essex, I regularly attend to brides all over the South East and East Anglia.
What do you love most about your job?
I love the difference I can make and the confidence that great make-up can bring to a bride. I love to be part of a brides special day.
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
Keep your skin in tip top condition up to your big day by drinking plenty of water for hydration, regular exfoliation and a good moisturiser to suit your skin type.
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
I believe that being super organised is key to prevent any stress that can be caused by rushing. I like to allow plenty of time for each job. I have a calm manner myself and this coupled with a sense of humour, I manage to keep by brides as calm and relaxed as I can.
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
After the Emma Brooks Make-up experience there will be no need to touch up as you will stay picture perfect all day long.