by Stephanie Liliane from C'est Magnifique Makeup
* I have been working successfully as a freelance makeup artist for the past 18 years. During that time, I started doing home visits from recommendations and enjoyed using my industry knowledge to offer one-to-one, tailored services.. so the natural progression was to specialize in mobile makeup consultancy....More
I Am Considering to Do My Own Makeup for My Wedding. Should I or Shouldn’t I?
Some brides have to do their own makeup when they get married abroad. I would always recommend to have a one to one bridal makeup lesson with a professional makeup artist. You can try the perfect look for your special day and learn how to replicate the look yourself. The makeup artist will also be able to recommend application tips, how to make your makeup last, what is best suited... Read More »
When Should I Book for My Makeup and Hair Trial?
I would recommend to have your Makeup or hair trials 4 to 8 weeks before your wedding. Details to consider are, you may have a tan nearer the wedding time, or perhaps lose some or all of your tan, or you may even change hair colour. All those details are important so that your trial is a true reflection of what you will look like on the day and which... Read More »
How Long Does the Makeup Stay on?
Professionally applied makeup stays on much better. For each client I use a face primer as a base and an eye primer on the lid before applying makeup. It allows for the makeup to set and last. A good eye primer will hold the makeup perfectly until you remove it. I love the Urban Decay eye primer. For the face, I tend to check the skin type first. A normal... Read More »
I Am Not Sure What Makeup Look I Want on My Special Day. Can You Help?
As bridal makeup artists, we always do a Bridal makeup trial appointment first, so the makeup artist and client can discuss preferences. It allows for the bride to try the makeup look first, see variations of the look and get advice from the professional makeup artist on what looks best. Some brides bring makeup photo inspiration on their makeup trial day as ideas for looks they like. The Makeup artist... Read More »