What's in your makeup kit?
My kit is 10 years in the making, its evolved and changed over time and includes gems from lots of different brands. I used to be a trainer for MAC cosmetics so there are a lot of MAC products in there which I know and trust. I seek out products each brand does best and I never put a new product in my kit without testing it fully before hand so I know its properties, pay off and lasting power! I have a lot of Charlotte Tilbury products, Armani, Urban decay, Laura Mercier, NARS, Chanel, Illamasqua - the list goes on and on! I can safely say if you name a look, I have the products to achieve it. You can watch my saved kit story on Instagram to have a sneak peak inside.
How long does the makeup take on the morning of the wedding?
During the booking experience we will create a schedule based around the running of your day. It usually takes just over an hour for the brides makeup and 45 minutes for bridal party members such as bridesmaids. I also always recommend having your hair and makeup done an hour before you need to leave for your ceremony to allow for those all important photographs and have a moment to breathe!
I am not sure what makeup to have, how do you come up with a look?
This is always a collaboration between you and I! I feel its really important to still look and feel like yourself on your wedding day, just a little bit more special. Every makeup I do is very different for each bride as its always tailored to the individual and I always take the time to really get to know your makeup style and inspiration beforehand. You can share all your ideas, go to looks and favourite products with me at the trial and we can experiment with colours and textures together.
A complete pro, Nadia understood what I wanted straight away and made me and my bridal party feel like absolute princesses on my wedding day. She created a natural look, but the best version of me I could have asked for!
“Nadia did my make up for my wedding and I cannot recommend her enough She is just amazing!! From the first time I spoke to her on the phone she made me feel so comfortable and at ease. She did a make up trial for me and my mum and we both loved her and her incredible make up skills straight away. Nadia is not only the loveliest girl but so talented and professional. It was so nice to not have to worry at all if I would be happy with it on the day as I just knew it would be perfect and it definitely was. She totally understood what I wanted and both me and my mum felt that our make up looked even better than we could have ever imagined on the day. It stayed on perfectly all day and even at 1am after hours of jumping around and dancing it was still immaculate. I will definitely go to her again for any other events. All I can say is just book her! Thanks so much Nadia”
“Book her! Nadia is fantastic, not only is she very talented but also professional, so lovely and you can tell that she really cares about her clients and the look they want - not just a standard style, like you see with some MUA's! I hired Nadia, to do the make up at my wedding and she was so helpful at every stage of the way, keeping in contact from the first inquiry, right up until the day. The girls and I all loved our make up and it lasted brilliantly, in fact I was so tired at the end of the night, that I didn't remove it and my eye make up was still absolutely perfect in the morning! Nadia was so calming and patient with us all, it was a joy having her as part of our day, thank you Nadia :-)”
I had Nadia to do my make up for my wedding and she was the best I felt so confident and she did exactly what I wanted. I had so many compliments and my photos were amazing. Prior to the wedding make up I had a trial which I sent photos of what I wanted and she made my wedding make up exactly how I dreamed. Not only did Nadia do my wedding make up but I had a lesson prior to my honeymoon as I had always struggled to do my make up. I can honestly say this is the best money I have ever spent as I now am able to do my make up confidently and feel so excited to get ready. Something I have never felt before. I could not recommend her more highly. Not only is she an amazing make up artist but a lovely person to know too!
Bridal Makeup “Nadia was amazing from start to finish. She knew what would suit me perfectly and what I wanted on our first trial. I had so many compliments and she made my whole bridal party look and feel their best which is so important when having your make up done. Highly highly recommend would not use anyone else for my Make up! Thank you Nadia”
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