CJC BLOG

5 TACTICS TO FIND THE PERFECT HAIR & MAKEUP ARTIST FOR YOU

In this digital era, it can be surprisingly difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to choosing a hair and makeup artist for your day. There are so many beautiful Instagram grids, so many slick websites, and if you ask for recommendations on wedding forums then you’ll likely get a tonne of names thrown at you!

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LUCY AND SIMON AT ST MICHAEL’S MANOR

As it’s throwback Thursday, today I have decided to throw all the way back to April 2014 to showcase a super lovely couple’s wedding day!
Lucy and Simon tied the knot at the beautiful St Michael’s Manor in St Albans. It was another gloriously sunny day and I had the pleasure of not only looking after the lovely Lucy for hair and makeup but also her mother, Julie.

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SUMMER MAKEUP TIPS

Hot weather and looking flawless don’t exactly go together. There’s the humidity either flattening your hair or frizzing it, the shine beaming from your face or mascara smudging under your eyes, and let’s not get started on the awkward sweat patches!

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WELL HELLO THERE…

So I’ve been threatening to start writing this blog for quite a while now and I have decided it has come to crunch time! I’m new to all this blogging business so please bear with me while I get to grips with mastering the art of a simple, concise and informative blog entry buzzing with news on the latest products, accessories and coated with just the right amount of wit… it could take some time…

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MAKEUP AND HAIR – ORDER OF THE DAY

We often get asked what the order of the day is when it comes to getting ready before a big event so here are a few common questions answered to help you get a better idea of how things can run smoothly:

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BEST AUTUMN AND WINTER HAIR AND MAKE UP

So the nights are drawing in, the temperature has dropped and the sun doesn’t glow so warmly anymore – no doubt winter is upon us! But even though we are covered in woolly sweaters and maybe eating extra chocolate to cheer ourselves up, there is no reason our makeup shouldn’t look amazing, right? Right!

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DIY VS. A PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST

As the saying goes “if you want something done properly, do it yourself.”
While this may work for some things it doesn’t for all, and those things that it does work for will vary depending on one’s passion and capabilities.

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CHARLOTTE’S WEDDING MORNING

My blog writing has been put on the back burner a little with all my creative writing focus going into my book and thankfully, for today’s featured wedding, I’ve got a little video to share of the gorgeous Charlotte’s wedding preparations!

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