Bridal Hair Style predictions for 2019/2020 by Carol Ellis-Thompson

2019-03-27T16:03:16+00:00 March 27th, 2019|

I am often asked in quotes to do bridal hair or can I give a price for bridal hair and the answer is this I don't do it.  I am a specialist in makeup and it is a totally different skill set.  I have always said I am the painter and the hairdresser is the [...]


When did we become so obsessed with covering our skin?

2019-01-30T19:39:08+00:00 January 30th, 2019|

Skin and Makeup Artists when did it become a thing as the pinnacle of being a good Artist is that we cover skin in layer upon layer upon layer of full coverage products and a good makeup artist is judged on application of heavy makeup. I disagree and have always been a makeup artist who [...]


Finding that perfect look for your big day

2019-01-30T14:30:05+00:00 January 30th, 2019|

I often look at myself as more than just a Bridal Makeup Artist, I see myself as a stylist and someone who can help you see the final vision for your big day. You purchase the perfect dress, you create boards on pinterest to make your style and vision for the day come alive, from [...]


A bridal shoot in a venue with a cool laid back vibe

2019-01-22T20:30:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|

As a Bridal Makeup Artist I get to work at some absolutely amazing venues and my personal favourite is Pentrehobyn Hall near Mold and I was lucky enough to do a photoshoot there earlier in 2018 which was published in The Cheshire Magazine. Its a really gorgeous laid back venue, perfect for the bride looking [...]


Mirror Mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all…

2019-01-21T12:36:57+00:00 January 21st, 2019|

Snow White was a girl who knew how to wear a red lip and she wore it well... In my job as a Makeup Artist I come across many ladies who are scared of wearing red lipsticks, for a few reasons, they are concerned that it is making too much of a statement or they [...]