Bridget’s Wedding

Sunday, January 3rd 2016 1

Our beautiful Bath bride!

Over new years, one of my best friends - Bridget - got married. If you've been reading my blog for a few years you'll recognise Bridget because I've posted lots of photos of her. I used to live with her at Uni and used to practise all of my make-up on her when I first started working at Peaches.

Her wedding was the best weekend ever and I am still laughing to myself about it! Bridget looked so unbelievably beautiful that I wanted to show you some photos of her hair and make-up, done by me and Flossie.

Bridget Wedding Makeup 9

Here are the photos of her trial which we perfected a few weeks before the wedding. I know Bridget’s taste and I’ve done her make-up a million times so we left it quite late, but if you’re getting married and using a make-up artist it’s so important to do at least one trial and make sure you’re really happy and comfortable.

Bridget Wedding Makeup 1

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As well as writing down every little detail step by step, I took plenty of photos of Bridge to use as a guide on the morning.

This is how she looked on the day. I feel it very important to point out that we had to be up at 7am to start Bridge’s make-up and we were all still partying at 5am the night before, so I am horrified and proud in equal measure about how the hell we managed to pull this one out of the bag. It was worse than the hen do!

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Now for her hair. One of Bridge’s oldest friends, Flossie, did her hair.

Flossie Therapy Bristol Bridget 2

Flossie Therapy Bristol Bridget

Flossie’s salon is called Therapy Bristol and she is just fantastic. I’ve seen so many floral hair ups on Pinterest and Instagram and I’ve never seen anything as beautiful as what she did on Bridge. She first perfected the braided up-do and then added some fresh flowers to match the bouquet and weaved them in.

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Bridget Wedding Therapy Bristol Hair 2

Bridget Wedding Therapy Bristol Hair

For later in the evening, we changed Bridge’s lip to a lovely coral red.

Bridget Kendall Jenner Restless Lauder

A testament to our handy work, when we went for breakfast the morning after the wedding Bridge emerged looking identical to the wedding morning, hair and make-up still perfectly in place!

Thanks for the best weekend ever Bridget and thank you Charlotte Tilbury for the concealer that managed to perk the whole bridal party up after we hugely over did it the night before…

Bridget Wedding

For any brides to be that have taken inspiration from our beautiful Bridge, here’s a full run through of what we used.

Hair: Flossie Grigsby at Therapy Bristol, 0117 930 4040 and www.therapy-bristol.co.uk

Make-up step by step…

– Ole Henriksen Nurture Me moisturiser and Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream

– Eyes: Anastasia Brow Wizz in Taupe, Charlotte Tilbury Retoucher in 02, Peaches and Cream Primer, Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel palette top two shades on lids, MAC Cosmetics Soft Brown through the contour, MAC Cosmetics Pigment in Vanilla on brow bones, a thin line of Illamasqua Illustrator Pen to line the upper lash line, Benefit They’re Real mascara, Eylure Pro Lash Individual lashes glued with DUO Adhesive.

– Skin: Charlotte Tilbury Wonder Glow primer, foundation 2 parts Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder in 04 to 1 part Illamasqua Skin Base, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light to set, Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze and Glow to softly shape the face, MAC Cosmetics blush in Fleur Power and then Pigment in Vanilla as the highlighter.

– Lips: Charlotte Tilbury Pink Venus lip liner and Tom Ford Spanish Pink lipstick for the morning, then Charlotte Tilbury Kiss’n’Tell liner and Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy lipstick in Restless for the evening.

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Emily Jayne says:

Wow, she looks amazing! Definitely need to look into that concealer if it could make me look like that after 2 hours sleep!!! 😀

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