It’s on a shoot like this that I remember more than ever why I love my job!
Bright pink eyeshadow to match the wallpaper…
Retro Big Hair…
Black liner and bold lashes…
Pink blush and pink lips…
Fabulous – check out the picture and see for yourself!
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Soft contouring: I love this inspirational bridal look. It just makes me think of a mid-to late summer wedding! I’ve gone for really subtle contouring to give some retro Hollywood glamour and used brown tones to create a warm smoky eye with a hint of gold and a long, yet natural lash effect.
Did you notice I matched the lip colour to the flower corsage?
If you do decide to go for a flower adornment double check with your client which flowers she will be carrying in her bridal bouquet to get a perfect match. Check out my post on tips for trial bridal make-up consultations here: https://kelliwaldock.co.uk/2017/10/10/what-is-a-bridal-makeup-trial/
Side-wept: Get handy with the curling tongs, clips and fixing spray to get this glamourous side-swept bun. Remember to section hair off at the front before you start for tousled curls to frame the face! Hair by Vicki Lord and photo by Lorraine Lucas.
This soft and effortlessly gorgeous bridal hairstyle really draws attention to the eyes and keeps long hair tamed during a summer wedding. Teamed with a flawless complexion and soft pink blush, these beach babe curls look amazing.
Creating the curls
To get the look, section the hair off from ear-to ear and tie the top into a knot ready for later. Take the lower section and tie it into a bun at the back of the head, securing it with pins.
Then take the top section of the hair and create some beach waves with a curling tong. Twist and fix it with spray to set the curl. Take the curls and secure them around the bun at the back, making sure to leave a loose curl to frame the face and that the bun is concealed.
Fix with spray and keep the curls relaxed and slightly tousled for an effortless look! You can add flowers and gems for more sparkle! Check out my short-hair-rescue tips for some more ideas: https://kelliwaldock.co.uk/2018/05/22/short-hair-rescue-three-styles-for-any-occasion/
Try it… How does it look?
*I did the makeup on this bride, and a hairstylist did the hair.
This timeless bridal look is all about bewitching eyes, light blush, soft lips and a gently sweeping up-do – ideal for spring and summer weddings.
I especially love this bridal hairstyle. It creates an elegant profile that works gorgeously with a veil or a tiara or both!
And even matches a change of outfit for the reception. It’s also the ideal style for a prom, although it does take a bit of practice with curling tongs and clips to get the look.
As for the make-up I’ve gone for an air-brushed complexion and dreamy, neutral eyes in warm smoky tones and a soft blush combined with totally kissable rose, pink and nude lips!
We all have features that we want to highlight and features that we would rather not draw attention to! As a beauty specialist and make-up artist, it’s my job to make my clients feel good and bring out the best in their features and their confidence.
…I do this by applying the right amount of make up in the right place and sometimes, less is definitely more! Anyone who takes a look at my hot pink gel nails will see what a fan I am of bright and bold colours – I love experimenting with colour and do encourage my clients to try out new looks, especially if they have a shorter, new hair style, or brighter hair colour that means they can get away with stronger make-up. But I do encourage my clients to try make-up that brings out their natural beauty, and that really does mean something different for everyone. Smaller, close-set eyes need different make-up to larger, wide set eyes.
I might use a different tone of red for ‘statement lips’ on thinner lips than the tone I would use on fuller lips. I might use a coral tone on darker skin and a pink blush on paler skin to get a naturally flushed look. Dark smoky eyes might be perfect for some clients but totally wash out another client’s complexion. Finding the right base to match the skin tone and the right tone of natural blusher can bring wonders to reviving any complexion, for a natural and flawless look that works well for the daytime and can easily be vamped up for an evening party look.
The result is a polished complexion without looking heavily made-up. These are tricks that no woman can do without! Check out my free e-books here https://kelliwaldock.co.uk/free-beauty-e-books/ to get these no-make-up-make-up looks and find out how to bring out the best features in any face. I’d love to see the results – how have you worked your make-up magic to bring out the best in your clients?
I just have to share these gorgeous bridal pics with you. I made-up these stunning and very glamourous bridal parties. Just look at these bridesmaids. What do you think of the bewitching glittering eyeshadow and glamourous red lips? I love the fake-fur the ladies are wearing to cover their shoulders!