These pictures were taken at the same shoot as “Cat Eyes and Red Lips” by Olivia Stone Photography. I love braids and I am so happy they have made such a strong comeback! Braids are perfect for bridesmaids. It is something you can incorporate on everyone for a sense of fluidity. Braids can be done with the bridesmaid who wants to wear her hair down, but a little more dressy It can be worked into a half up look, or my favorite the upside down french braid into the ballerina bun. I first saw this look on Lauren Conrad’s: thebeautydepartment.com. As soon as my hair is long enough, this will be a go-to hairdo for me!
Once again I had the lovely pleasure of working with Olivia Stone Photography. We wanted to capture the trend that always makes a comeback, cat eyes and red lips. You see many celebrities wearing this trend, like Taylor Swift! I … Continue reading →
As I was preparing to write another post, I found myself coming across some old photos of work I did in Michigan. Michigan is where I truly found my love for wedding parties! In the studio I worked at, Dean Sadler’s Hair & Makeup Studio, weddings were top notch. Dean had this beautiful room that the bridal party would rent out and he would set out a spread! There would be mimosas, coffee, tea, bagels, fruit, pastries, etc. It became a party instead of work! I loved having the bridal party all in one room enjoying each other. Since, I do no have the space to host bridal parties, I travel to them. The same feel is somewhat recreated in a hotel room, everyone packed in exchanging laughs and memories. I have been trying to brainstorm ideas about how to bring the added feature of a spread on the road with me. Any ideas?
I owe a lot of my tricks of the trade to my old boss, Dean. He was a hair and makeup stylist on the sets of television shows and movies in the past. He is truly an artist and I miss him dearly!
Where should I put my veil? That is a common question I am asked by my brides during their trial. It used to be that veils were worn just during the ceremony, so they were commonly placed near the … Continue reading →