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Blog - Once Upon a Bride

STRUGGLING FOR BRIDESMAID DRESS IDEAS?

I think the most common response I get from brides to be regarding their maids dresses is “I cant find anything!” Or “everything is so expensive!” It seems to be the bain of all brides existence. Last year I myself had a few black tie events to go to. Now, i’m not a girly girl for anyone that knows me well hahah.. I didnt really want to spend 100’s of dollars on a dress that I wasnt going to wear again. Somehow I stumbled across dress hiring. A few of them were very pigeon holed with only having very petite …

Have you found YOUR perfect foundation?

So I think I get asked this question on each occasion I work with a client. What foundation will suit my skin? As a Melbourne Makeup Artist we always need to analyse our clients skin as well as ask all the hairy questions before we proceed with application. In my own kit I have about 4 different ranges of foundation to ensure that I cover all my bases. My most favourite foundation is definitely Face Atelier. It is a silicone based foundation that already has a built in primer ready for action! I’ve been in makeup for just a little …

Wedding season is nearly here!

Yes it’s pretty chilly outside! Yes it’s hard to maintain a regime of good skin workouts and water intake in chilly weather, but this is like gym! We get our summer bodies in winter! So if you are getting married in the beautiful season of Spring/Summer, you need to start working towards those goals straight away! There is only so much makeup artists can do if you haven’t been looking after your skin. Lately I have been dealing with quite dry, irritated, scaly skin. No matter how hydrating my foundation or highlighter is to skin, it just doesn’t sit well …