CJC BLOG

5 TACTICS TO FIND THE PERFECT HAIR & MAKEUP ARTIST FOR YOU

In this digital era, it can be surprisingly difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to choosing a hair and makeup artist for your day. There are so many beautiful Instagram grids, so many slick websites, and if you ask for recommendations on wedding forums then you’ll likely get a tonne of names thrown at you!

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LUCY AND SIMON AT ST MICHAEL’S MANOR

As it’s throwback Thursday, today I have decided to throw all the way back to April 2014 to showcase a super lovely couple’s wedding day!
Lucy and Simon tied the knot at the beautiful St Michael’s Manor in St Albans. It was another gloriously sunny day and I had the pleasure of not only looking after the lovely Lucy for hair and makeup but also her mother, Julie.

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MAKEUP AND HAIR – ORDER OF THE DAY

We often get asked what the order of the day is when it comes to getting ready before a big event so here are a few common questions answered to help you get a better idea of how things can run smoothly:

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DIY VS. A PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST

As the saying goes “if you want something done properly, do it yourself.”
While this may work for some things it doesn’t for all, and those things that it does work for will vary depending on one’s passion and capabilities.

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GLAM MAKEUP TUTORIAL TIME-LAPSE

Products used: 🖌 Brushes: All from Loella Cosmetics 🙂Foundation: Nars – Sheer Glow Foundation 🙈Concealer(s): Mac Cosmetics – Mineralize Concealer 👁 Eye Primer: Urban Decay

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PETRA AND JEREMY’S WEDDING AT THE YORK AND ALBANY

Throwing back again to some time ago… June 2017 to be exact. And that day I had the pleasure of looking after the lovely bride Petra and her bridal party at The York and Albany.
It was a SCORCHING hot day but thankfully the venue was well ventilated and we had air con!

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