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Having had the privilege of looking after numerous brides, Vanessa fully appreciates and understands just how important and special your wedding day really is.​ On your big day you absolutely need to trust your chosen make-up artist to completely handle every aspect of your look. That's where Vanessa comes in!

Whether you're dreaming of looking your most natural self with natural makeup, or wishing to travel back in time to the 50's with a vintage twist, every bride has a different idea of what they want. Using professional skills, Vanessa will listen to your requirements and work with you to enhance your best features while offering advice on your makeup options - not forgetting to take into account the over all theme of your wedding and style of your dress to ensure everything works in harmony.

Vanessa offers her very best personal service and is here to answer any questions, alleviating any worries you may have. Enjoying your makeup styling is of the upmost importance to Vanessa - feeling happy, comfortable, confident and above all, stunning at the end of the process.



Your wedding trial is an opportunity for you to get to know Vanessa and to thoroughly discuss potential ideas you have for your desired makeup look. Some brides already have an idea of what they are after, some brides don't and that's ok! It's a good idea to gather a few inspiration photos, or makeup looks you like. Whether that's from my own gallery, social media, Pinterest, or a photo of you in a makeup look you loved, it's a great starting point. Either way your trial allows you time to explore what really works for you. Vanessa will having you holding the mirror throughout the appointment to enable you to ask questions - take this opportunity to really pick her brains!

Your trial usually takes place 1-3 months before your wedding and tends to be 1-2 hours long, allowing plenty of time to discuss makeup, your venue, your hairstylist too.  It's essential Vanessa takes photos once the makeup appointment is finished to record and of course recreate the look on your big day. Wearing a white top or something that reflects the colour of your wedding dress or outfit will really contribute to seeing how your look ties together.

​Having tried and test many products over the years, Vanessa's makeup kit only contains high end brands that she trusts will give you a long lasting, radiant finish and hold throughout the tears, the laughter and of course the dancing! Brands include: Laura Mercier, Charlotte Tilbury, Bobbi Brown, Armani, Makeup by Mario, Hourglass, Nars to name a few. Let's call it a little bit of luxury.

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Vanessa knows how much your bridal party mean to you and how you want them to feel beautiful on your wedding day too. Offering makeup to bridesmaids, mums and extra special guests too, Vanessa will have you all looking photo ready readyto walk the aisle together.

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