by Kate Smith from Kate Smith Makeup
- Kate’s journey as a New Zealand hair and makeup artist started at a young age when she would get requests from her collage friends to do hair and makeup for them for events.
- Kate resides in Auckland New Zealand and keeps busy with being a senior freelance artist for Bobbi Brown cosmetics and a makeup ambassador for Sothy's makeup NZ.
I Have a Second Outfit for the Reception, Am I Able to Change My Hair and Makeup Looks to Complement My Ensemble?
Absolutely. It could just be as simple as hair up for the first dress and hair down for the second dress. Or a nude lip for the ceremony and then a bold block color for the reception. Kate Smith
How Are You Going to Achieve a Healthy Glow on My Cheeks?
It totally depends on the texture of your skin. If you have oily skin then you could use a powder blush with a slight shimmer to it. If you have dryer cheeks then you would lean more towards the cream blushers or tints. If you were to do a highlight (above your cheeks) same rule of product applies. Powder highlight if you are oliy skinned or cream highlight if you... Read More »
Is It Wise to Get Long Hair Extensions Just Before My Wedding?
It depends on what hair style you're thinking you are wanting on the day. If you are wanting it out with a bit more volume and if it's permanent extensions you are wanting aim for about a month before so you get use to them being in your hair. Kate Smith
How to Make Skin Glow Naturally on the Wedding Day?
Drink as much water as you can a month before your wedding. The more water you drink the better your skin will look. Also a series of peels, red light therapy, dermaplaning will help your skin have a natural glow on your wedding day. Kate Smith
I Love Dramatic, Elaborate Up-dos but My Hair Isn’t Long Enough for Them. What Can I Do?
An idea would is to get clip in hair extensions as small as you can and clip each individual piece of hair in amongst your natural up-do. Kate Smith