Just received these gorgeous images by Emily & Steve Photography of Nicki and Deej’s wedding, held in my hometown of Lymington! As Nicki loves festivals and was due to have an outdoor wedding in a stunning marquee, she wanted her bridal makeup to reflect this loose boho feel. Keeping the eye makeup simple with just a bone colour with plenty of sparkle, I then focused on creating a classic flawless base to keep the design ‘bridal’ x
Recently I got the chance to design a bridal makeup look for a summer wedding, where Amy the bride, really embraced her wedding theme through every sense of the word. I did a blog post a few weeks ago about Amy’s wedding and her bridal makeup, but after receiving these scrumptious images from her photographer Big Bouquet I thought I’d discuss her look in more detail and the inspiration behind her bespoke design.
I met Amy a few weeks before her wedding for a makeup trial, where she explained her wedding theme and showed me what she had planned for her hair and wedding dress. From there I knew I had to do a combination of structure through the eye (as Amy’s eyes are incredible) with a warm complexion, ruddy cheeks and a stained lip. Giving the whole look a sort of walking through the sunflowers feel. So to do this I introduced a formal smokey eye using browns to ever so slightly soften the look, coupled with a warmer shade of foundation and cream blusher for the cheeks. I then created a deep stain in the lips and added a moisturising lipstick to give it a loose look, rather than matte.
Amy loved the design, and I have to say if I were to get married again then is is most likely what I would choose as well.
I also got the chance to meet Amy’s wedding photographer for the day – Emma Davenport of Big Bouquet Photography. Which was utterly amazing as I completely love her and her husband’s photography! See Emma’s blog post for more on Amy and Neale’s wedding at Burley Manor Barn x