Bridal Shoot

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

This bridal shoot gives you the inside secrets to create a soft pink natural classic version of you.

As featured on Rock My Wedding & Wedding Chicks.

It all starts with the ultimate base.
Foundation always looks more natural on clear, freshly moisturised skin. I always use a moisturiser with a SPF15 - higher if the bride is getting married abroad.Bridal Shoot
Smooth on a primer as this will even out your skin tone and will help your makeup last longer.

On this shoot i used a liquid foundation with light-reflecting particles, which is idea for brides as it creates gorgeous luminous skin.
Concealer is then applied where needed.
powder maximises the staying power of the makeup by setting your base and controlling the shine.

The ultimate brow is so important to frame your face and eyes.
I draw the ideal shape using shadow, then tweeze both brows alternately. As a quick guide, your eyebrows should start in line with your eyes and the highest point of the arch should be above the outer edge of your iris. This should end where an imaginary line would meet from the side of your nose diagonally to the outer corner of your eye and upwards. i used an eyebrow powder to then fill in any gaps and to add definition.

For this shoot I wanted to keep the eye makeup as natural as possible, whilst making the eyes the focal point. I used gold/pink undertones and blended the colour to the outer corners. Liquid liner was then added which adds definition to the upper layers.

Mascara was then applied - remember to use water proof mascara even if your not a cry baby by nature, it is still a good idea-just in case your eyes do water or you touch your eyes for some reason.Lip were kept natural

I applied individual false eyelashes to all the models on this shoot - they make such a difference to your eyes. Apply them using tweezers no further along than two-thirds from the outer edge.

Lip were kept natural l like to use a cream blush - this way the cheeks and lips are the same colour.

My key products for this shoot:
-YSL Teint Radiance - shade Ivory.
- No7 Extreme Length Waterproof Mascara
- MAC Cream colour base - Hash
- Bobbi Brown Cream Eyeliner - Black.My key products for this shoot

Photography: Chanelle Segeius Bruce Photography

Fashion styling: Luella’s Boudoir

Stylist: Tiffany Grant-Riley

Location: Grove House, Roehampton

Dresses: accessories and shoes: Luella’s Boudoir

MU/Hair: Gemma Sutton

Floral design: Philippa Craddock Flowers

Tableware: Jones Hire

Stationery: BerinMade

Cake: Rosalind Miller Cakes

Lemon desserts: The Lawn Bakery, Wimbledon Village

Sugar barrettes: Belle de Sucre

Ribbons: from a selection at John Lewis

Confetti: ‘Honey B’ by Shropshire Petals

Glass lanterns: Indigo Gifts & Interiors

Gemma Sutton

Gemma is the founder of Gemma Sutton Hair and Makeup

She lives on the Surrey Hampshire Border with her Partner Olly and son Spencer x

Gemma loves one thing more than being a part of a bride’s special day and that is spending as much quality time with Spencer as possible, where she has curated an enviable Instagram for him! xx



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