April 19, 2020

Of course I love a classic red lip, I'm the Pin Up Girl after all. However, the pin up style red lip is a commitment and this particular lip often stikes fear in the hearts of bridal make up artists like me. A red lip for a photo shoot or editorial piece is one thing b...

March 21, 2019

I always get tons of questions about trial appointments so I thought I explain here. Most of my brides do trial appointments or some sort of prior consultation for their wedding beauty services. It is not required by any means so it is entirely up to you if you need a...

January 29, 2019

What It Can Do and How To Research Your Look

In my last blog post, I touched on the fact that it was hard for me, a seasoned hairdresser and master bridal stylist, to recreate hair looks clients show me from the internet. I wanted to continue the conversation here but m...

December 13, 2018

     You've heard it before: if you need a therapy session just head to your hairdresser. Hairstylists are notoriously billed as therapists, marriage counselors, sounding boards, advisers and more. There's a reason for this. How you feel about yourself on the outside i...

November 28, 2018

This past weekend I opened, brushed out, applied, blended and/or curled no less than 6 boxes of clip in hair extensions. I feel like I have a love hate relationship with them at this point. I know that they provide opportunity for styles you may not get with the hair y...

October 12, 2018

Pictured: The Salon at Bonnett Island Estate

Hey Ladies - let's talk for a minute about the location where we will be doing your hair and make up services on your wedding day. We've been everywhere from the fanciest venues with full salon set ups, to the tiniest bed and...

September 21, 2018

Hey girls! I know you are in the throws of wedding planning and there is a lot to cover. I am going to do some posts to tackle the info you need to plan a smooth day for yourselves and your parties. My favorite line to use with my Cosmetology students is "time is money...

August 21, 2018

     So, recently we had a situation and I felt compelled to write a blog post about it. It was the first time it ever happened to us and I have to admit I was a little shocked that it did. The whole team was at a wedding and we were split up into two rooms so it was d...

August 14, 2018

Let's be honest, we all know who she is. She has a problem with everything. The dress you picked for her to wear is uncomfortable, the bachelorette party costs too much, she hates to get up early for anything, and of course, no one - absolutely no one - knows how to do...

July 26, 2017

     One of the most common things I hear as a makeup artist is “why should I invest in my makeup?” or “I don't want to spend more than $50 for my makeup”. As a recent bride myself I know how expensive weddings can be and sometimes certain things may not seem necessary...

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