Lovely bride Catherine from 2016, was married at Stoke Place, Buckinghamshire had her wedding featured in The Love My Dress blog. Catherine’s uncle is the famous hat designer Philip Treacy, he was proud to be able to design a one off headdress for his lovely niece. Not even Catherine had any idea as to how this headpiece was going to look, what the style would be or whether it would work with her dress/theme etc. Uncle Treacy had it all under control and under wraps until the big day!
When Catherine had her trial with me, she had a messy, boho inspired updo in mind with braids and twists, the messier the better! It wasn’t until the night before the wedding that Catherine messaged to warn me that we will have to change the style completely. There was some pressure yes, but nothing I can’t cope with. In the end, the hairstyle had to be pinned around the headpiece without a pin in sight.
The result was amazing. Catherine rocked the old Hollywood Glam look.
I have just finished beautifying the gorgeous bride Carina and her maids at The Milling Barn in Throcking – Nr Baldock. Carina chose a curly side updo, a little volume on the crown and pretty flowers to finish the style perfectly.
Carina also chose a summery flawless makeup, individual lashes and a golden glow looked absolutely beautiful and will compliment her Blush coloured wedding gown.
A few recent brides. Makeup Artist and hairstylist St Albans, Hertfordshire.
We are overwhelmed here at The Makeup Girl since the beginning of the year with bridal hair and make-up booking and most popular dates for he Summer?Autumn have already been booked.
If you are getting married and looking to have your hair and make-up done professionally then get in touch for your free initial consultation and to find out how The Makeup Girl can help create the perfect look for your special day.
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Happy New Year! If you are a lucky bride-to-be planning your wedding this year then what an exciting time for you and a huge congratulations on your engagement.
You’ve probably booked your venue and perhaps even chosen your dress then why leave your hair and make up to the last minute? After all, such expense getting every detail perfect, don’t risk ruining your big day by booking an inexperienced make up artist/hairstylist. You need to be able to trust your make up artist that they can deliver on the day, that your make up not only looks flawless from when it’s applied but also last thing at night and that your curls/waves are not looking bedraggled and your updo is still intact – when you are waving your guests off after a wonderful and magical day.
That’s where The Makeup Girl (Shahnaz Walford yours truly) comes in, with 10 years of experience in the wedding industry, after having helped create amazing hairdo’s and radiant makeup’s for over almost 1000 brides, yes 1000! I can safely say that myself and my assistants can help you with your perfect wedding day look which lasts all day and night and even till the next day (so I’ve been told)
So for more that “just makeup” or “its just a hairstyle” contact The Makeup Girl for your free consultation and see how your dream look can become reality.
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Here are a few pictures from a recent wedding at Ashridge House in Berkhamstead. The wedding of the lovely bride Michelle, her 6 bridesmaids, mum and aunt so a total of 9 hair and makeup’s completed in 4 hours. They all looked absolutely amazing in and no doubt had a wonderful day.
Michelle chose a smokey charcoal and silver eye, defined with lots of liner and lashes, she also wanted an elegant yet modern hairstyle that represented her fun and lighthearted personality as well as complimented her dress and the gorgeous setting.
The bridesmaids were all in a deep burgundy dress which was perfect for a Winter wedding, the rich colour commanded a strong defined socket line (eye) so we chose a gorgeous sparkly berry shade by Morphe cosmetics and a glamorous set of lash extensions to finish the look. The hair was in a side bun and adorned with a sparkly crystal and silver hair comb.
Here what the bride had to say after the wedding
If you’re getting married in Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties then get in touch for expert advice and guidance on how to go about making the right choice for your wedding hair and makeup, I offer a complimentary consultation where we can meet and discuss your ideas and look.
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A recent bride decided to go for an elegant, side hairstyle which looked amazing from every angle. The detail in the hair complimented the brides dress and her accessories. The combs that adorned this elegant an timeless updo where also made to order.
If you have are getting married and not booked your hair and makeup yet then get in touch for a free consultation.
Such a great feeling knowing that you helped make the brides day even more special
Let’s face it, as we get older we can no longer get away with the things we once did for example drinking on a school night, skipping on sun cream and essential skincare and for most women like me, getting away with wearing zero makeup.
But what are you supposed to do when you’ve got kiddies to look after, a household to keep in shape and a busy work schedule to juggle, finding time to yourself is impossible. Well I’ve put together a quick 2 Min No-makeup Makeup routine especially designed for busy-mums or those who can spare very little time on their makeup in the mornings.
Step 1 – dab a little concealer under the eyes (or where needed)
Step 2 – a large kabuki brush apply a thin layer of mineral foundation (or liquid)
Step 3 – using an angled brush apply black/brown shadow to fill brows
Step 4 – using same brush apply a little of the shadow close to the lash line (or pencil)
Step 5 – apply a little mascara
Step 6 – Dust blush or bronzer on the face (concentrating on cheeks)
Step 7 – apply lipstick or gloss of your choice
Quick and easy, you’ll feel awake and ready to face the world!
Jane Iredale pressed foundation in Latte, MAC Moisture rich concealer in NC42, MAC Carbon shadow as liner and on brows, Rimmel mascara black, MAC Harmony blush, MAC Velvet Teddy lipstick.