Ice Cream Sunday
Prizing my eyes open at 4am has somehow become a relatively normal occurrence to me as a makeup artist. It doesn't get much easier, but I guess that it has it's plus points, when you can shoot down the motorway alone avoiding heavy traffic and arriving in Gloucestershire with plenty of time. I can almost always guarantee smiles and excitement on my arrival too.. even at 6am! Whats more within a few hours the sun was rising and we were set for a truly gorgeous day!
Em-J was was already glowing before I began makeup so I already had an amazing base to start. Plenty of water and less sugary snacks she had told me in the weeks leading up to her big day.
I created a flawless base makeup using MAC studio sculpt foundation and concealer and fixed with blot powder.
Em-J asked me to create a rustic hair style 'loose, messy with plaits' was my brief. Lucky for me Em-j already has a lovely natural wave to her hair and masses of thick hair too, so I had plenty to play with. I began by adding two french plaits either side of her head. One starting further over creating a braid head band effect. I used Bedhead Hardhead spray to keep in place and once dry used my fingers to pull out the plait a little more. I then worked with Em-js curls and some heat to create a loose twisty vintage esk style.