May 13, 2019

So many times brides tell me, "I love how natural all the girls on your website look!"

This comment used to excite me, but now I get a little nervous. I ask my client to show me makeup inspiration pictures they may have, they supply pictures from their phone via saved...

March 5, 2019

This one’s for our curly girls!! 

Are you a bride or bridesmaid with tight to medium natural curls? Do they start all the way at the scalp? Are you a little nervous about having your hair done? 

Guess what! You have nothing to worry about. 

In fact you have MORE options t...

February 21, 2019

What is a Blowout?

A blowout is the most efficient way of achieving shiny, smooth and voluminous hair. More specifically it is concentrated heat using a blow dryer combined with a styling tool such as a round brush, boar bristle brush or paddle brush. The heat allows th...

January 17, 2019

It is 10:17 on a hot Saturday in June and this topic has been plaguing my thoughts for the past few days, nay, years. Why don't photographers credit their fellow vendors?

Please do not get me wrong, I have a lot of vendor friends that are EXCELLENT at tagging their coh...

January 17, 2019

How do I take my event makeup and eyelashes off? 

Eye makeup remover and a foaming wash will be your best friend. Oil cleanses used prior to a wet wash will help melt and break off a lot of the makeup as well. Anything you may have to help agitate the wet wash such as s...

December 19, 2018

I think I want hair extensions.

What if I told you some of our most popular brides wore hair extensions? What if you knew that 90% of our brides opt for hair extensions? And not just for length, but also for fullness? What if you also knew that the 1st time most of our...

December 6, 2016

What are your rates?

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Do you use airbrush foundation?

Yes, we TEMPTU s/b airbrush foundation. Every makeup artist on the team is trained in the industry standard HD airbrush foundation, TEMPTU Pro Airbrush Ma...

October 13, 2016

I cry hysterically whenever I see an amazing show. Not because it is sad or touching but because I am so overtaken with emotion. Maybe its my theatre background, but I look at all the set, lighting, costume, acting choices, and directorial details that go into putting...

April 1, 2015

 

I remember my senior pictures well.  I went to the same studio as the rest of the 750 members of my graduating class... and every class before me did as well.  We all took a picture in our cap and gown, then we sat in a chair while a random photographer made us put ou...

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