What is your most memorable wedding?
There are too many to mention; the massive hugs I get from the bride, the surprise presents from grooms which leave everyone in tears and the very emotional dads when they see their daughter all dressed and ready to walk down the isle. Also weddings where a special someone had passed away before the big day.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Friendly, Professional & Personal - I tailer the hair / makeup to suit the bride to be's personal style.
What about your business are you most proud of?
All the lovely comments from my brides, and seeing a brides smiling face before they walk down the isle.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Your wedding day starts from the minute you wake up, so try and make the wedding day (and week) as stress-free as possible - arrange a pamper session the night before to help you un-wind. Remember something will usually go wrong on the morning, but as long as you both say 'I do' and enjoy a long and happy life together the day will have been a successful, filled with love and laughter.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
I help the bride stay calm on the wedding morning, also giving any guidance on the wedding morning to ensure everyone is ready to enjoy a glass of bubbly and a selfie and relax before they walk down the isle.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I allow plenty of time for a trial, where we go through the desired look. Once the trial run is finished I sit down and go through timings for the day - ensuring the bride is completely happy with the look and how the morning will run. I provide a written time guide to my services provided on the wedding morning, also re-confirming a week before.
What do you love most about your job?
Seeing a clients face once they've had their makeover - feeling truly happy, beautiful and loved.
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
Try and drink plenty of water, have a some good nights sleep on the run up to the wedding day, and try not to get too stressed!
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
I provide a running order for the hair / makeup for the wedding day and on the trial will go through timings to ensure everyone knows where they need to be and plan time for breakfast and any last minute delays.
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
Smile and enjoy your day, If you feel happy and beautiful on the inside, you will also on the outside too!