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What Does Natural Makeup Really Mean?

A lot of my brides come to me asking for a natural makeup look or tell me that they have little experience with makeup. I get it girl! Not everyone wears makeup everyday (it takes a lot of time am I right?), and hiring someone to do your makeup for perhaps the BIGGEST day of […]

Bridal Shows 101 for Brides

If you follow me on the gram, you might already know that my team and I took part in a local bridal show last month! I honestly had so much fun meeting all of you brides and chatting all things weddings with ya!! One thing that I kept hearing over and over again was how […]

How to Properly Book a Hair Appointment

Do you call the hair salon you want to go to the week of and hope they’re free? Do you email your dream wedding hair stylist the month before your wedding begging them to fit you in? Odds are, they won’t be available. And that suuuucccckkkksss. I’m here to help you avoid that. Booking a […]

7 Ways to Cut Costs on Your Wedding

Weddings are expensive, and sometimes it feels like there are no ways of getting around the costs without sacrificing on something you love. I’m here to tell you that you can still have the wedding of your dreams and save some money too! Here are some tips on how to cut costs on your wedding. […]

Let the Pros Do It

Planning out your big day look? With the dress and everything else commanding so much attention, my guess is makeup is low on your list. You might even be thinking of doing it yourself, to save yourself the time and money it takes for a pro. After all, you slap that stuff on every day […]

Should I Bring My Own Makeup?

This is one of my most asked questions as a makeup artist. “Why can’t I bring my own makeup?” or something along those lines. There are many reasons both personal and professional I wanted to go over so I can be fully transparent on why I say “I use only makeup from my professional makeup […]

3 Things I Wish My Makeup Artist Told Me

Are you getting your face made up for a fancy event? Did your makeup artist give you any tips on how to prepare for your event or wedding? I am going to talk about what to expect and things you can do in preparation for your next makeup appointment! Dermaplaning I have mentioned this technique […]

How to Pick the Perfect Hair & Makeup Artist for YOU

Are you recently engaged and searching for a hair and makeup artist for your wedding? Or are you looking for a stylist to help you glam up for your holiday party? Whatever the occasion, if you’re looking for a hair and makeup artist, it can be tricky to decide who is a good fit for […]

Airbrush vs. Traditional Makeup

Your wedding day is coming up super fast and you can’t seem to decide if airbrush is the way to go. There are so many artists out there that swear by airbrush, then on the other end, there are artists who say that traditional works just as well. I understand that some clients may be […]

I Wish My Hairstylist Told Me This

When you go to get your hair done, whether it be for a formal event or new highlights, do you feel under prepared? Do you wish you knew what you are getting into so there are no surprises? I am going to talk about what you can expect and what you can do to prepare […]

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