Are you willing to travel?
Yes of course! One of my favourite parts of the job is that I get to travel, within the UK or across the world. All travel costs are talked through before booking so there aren't any last minute surprises.
What's in your makeup kit?
I've spent many years building up my kit and over that time it has evolved to suit all brides, skin types and is up to date with many of the most popular products. I spend my time selecting the best products for my kit and never add a new product to it without rigorously testing it before hand. This way I know it has the pay off, longevity and finish that I love. Some of the many brands I use include Charlotte Tilbury, Hourglass, Laura Mercier, NARS, Chanel, Huda Beauty, Becca Cosmetics - I could go on, but if there is anything specific you would like to know then I'd be happy to talk through it with you.
How long do you allow for makeup on wedding mornings?
Throughout the booking process, we will discuss the schedule for your wedding morning and make changes if and where necessary. I always allow just over an hour for the brides makeup and the bridal party are often between 30/45 min depending on the chosen look. My schedule runs to finish an hour before you need to leave for the ceremony- This way we have plenty of time for any touch ups needed, important photos and sometimes just a minute to breathe before your special day truly begins!
How do I decide a look if I'm not sure what I want?
This is the fun part! ...It might not feel like it yet I know, after all, you want to feel your absolute best don't you? But this is where we work together to come up with the perfect balance for you. I will always make sure a bride still looks and feels like herself of her wedding day, but the trial is the time to try out different looks until you're 100% happy. Although I may have a signature style, I will always tailor it to the individual. I take my time getting to know you, your makeup style and go to products so that we can experiment together.
I couldn't have asked for a better makeup artist for my wedding day 12.08.2017. Charlotte you did an amazing job, people couldn't stop complimenting how good my makeup looked! Somehow through all my happy tears and 14 hours later at the end of the night, it still hadn't budged. You helped me work out what I wanted and tailored my look to make sure I looked my best but also comfortable at the same time. I wouldn't change a thing - thank you so much.
Charlotte did the makeup for my brother’s wedding, for myself, the bride and the other bridesmaids, and she has also done my sister’s prom make up. I have always been so impressed and happy with the results Charlotte creates. No matter what the occasion is, the makeup always looks completely flawless. Charlotte is always able to make you look like you’ve got makeup on without plastering it on thick like a lot of makeup artists can do. The makeup stays perfect for hours, even with dancing all night long! She has a good balance of asking what you want as well as giving her own knowledge and ideas of what colours and vibes would look best. Would recommend to anyone and everyone.
Thank you so much for making us all look and feel amazing on our wedding day! Everyone absolutely loved their makeup and it definitely lasted the whole day in the heat! It was so lovely having you there to get us ready for our wedding day, you really helped me feel calm through the parts of chaos and went above and beyond in helping us get ready! It honestly felt like you were part of the bridal party! Thank you so much. Couldn’t have asked for a better person to be with us on our wedding morning xxx
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