Wedding day hair & makeup – how much to pay?

By |April 26th, 2013|

The stylist you choose for your bridal hair and makeup can make or break your big day…The right stylist can work with you to create a look that makes you feel like a Hollywood Movie Star.  A professional stylist will bring up-to-date knowledge of current styles and trends to the job and a stylist that works on […]

Bridesmaids…. How to stop them from turning into “Bridesmaidzillas”.

By |June 15th, 2012|

Weddings often focus on the brides’ style, but I think bridesmaids deserve a look in too! After all, you want your friends and family to look amazing, and feel great too.  In my opinion the bride is always the most beautiful woman on the day regardless. I have been in this business a long […]

Objects of Beauty – Create the Couture Bridal Head Piece of your Dreams

By |January 5th, 2012|

Accessorise with a V Fox decadent jewelled headpiece or veil for a timeless elegance…V Fox is an International Multi Award Winning Designer who has appeared on Fashion TV and works exclusively with Hollywood Brides. Each unique piece is made of luxurious textures such as French laces, sequined silks, feathers & hand beaded crystals to create a look […]

Why you should never skimp on wedding photography…

By |November 30th, 2011|

So here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a wedding photographer….1. Choose a wedding photographer. Yes your uncle, cousin, brother might have an amazing camera but that doesn’t make him a photographer. You might know a brilliant surf or fashion photographer but shooting a wedding is completely different to the […]

“Oh no you Di’n’t!…Don’t go there girlfriend *snap snap*

By |September 8th, 2011|

“Oh no you Di’n’t! just tell me:- “I’m just going to have my friend do the wedding hair and make-up. I love the way she does hers and she’ll do it for free”. That’s wonderful that your friend wants to help you out, and I’m sure she does know how to do […]

Eye on Beauty

By |July 10th, 2011|

Eyelash extensions are the hottest beauty trend to sweep the world today.The stars do not leave home without a set of glamorous eyelash extensions, supermodels are always wearing their eyelash extensions, and entertainers have known about and loved eyelash extensions for years. I have started offering this service to all my clients particularly my Brides.  […]

My Hair & Makeup Inspiration for Winter

By |June 10th, 2011|

One of my favourite looks has always been clean, glowing matte skin, deep seductive eyes and natural rosy lips.  To me this is Polished Perfection!My makeup inspiration for my winter Brides this year: How I achieve these stunning timeless eyes:I always start with the eyes it is just a cleaner and smarter way to work.  […]

To Tan or Not to Tan that is the question…

By |June 4th, 2011|

Over the years I have had mixed feelings about Spray Tanning for Weddings/Formals.  As a makeup artist I have been required on many occasions to perform miracles and fix spray tanning disasters.  Some of my brides and formal girls looked like they just auditioned for a role as an Oompa Loompa or a Bollywood Musical […]

Wedding Testimonials

By |May 20th, 2011|

The most special part of this job is when our brides contact us with positive feedback and breathtakingly beautiful photos. It is such a rewarding job (if you can call it a job) creating beauty and being part of such a special moment in someone’s life. Here is our most recent feedback and photos:- […]

Helen McConnell Photography

By |May 17th, 2011|

One of the best things about this business is I get to work with some truly creative, professional, passionate and inspirational people.  I love working with Helen from Helen McConnell Photography as she is all of the above.  Helen captures each and every brides inner beauty and brings it to life, she makes everyone look and […]