Hair and Make-up Courses Bridal Beauty Hair and Make-up offers Courses in Bridal and Fashion Hairstyling and Make-up. This includes Certificate courses such as Certificate in Bridal Make-up this is an 8 week Course x 1 day per week or 4 week Course x 2 days per week. We also offer a Certificate in Bridal Hairstyling, this is also an 8 week Course x 1 day per week or 4 week Course for 2 days per week. Other courses include Fashion and Editorial Hairstyling, this is an 8 week Course x 1 day per week or 4 weeks for 2 days per week, 100% ‘hands-on’ training in a private class. We also offer a Workshops and Short Courses of 4 days in Bridal and Fashion. Courses are suitable for all levels from Beauty Business Owners, to those new to the industry. We can work with you at your own pace and at your level of skill and knowledge, improving each aspect as we progress and pickup speed through gaining more confidence and expertise. Hair and Make-up Classes are kept small for maximum attention to each student. We offer private lessons and small group Workshops. Day and evenings classes are […]
How to Apply Lashes 1. Firstly, measure the length of the false lash to make sure it fits your eye shape. If the strip needs be shortened, cut the outer edge off with small nail scissors. 2. Take both edges of the false lash and bend them in to create a C shape and hold for a couple of seconds. That’s the best way to take out the straightness and ensure it molds to our curved eye shape and stays put without the corners lifting up. 3. Apply a high quality glue for long lasting results, not the glue that comes with the pack! You can squeeze straight from the tube onto the strip. Place glue on a cotton bud and glide it across the lash strip. 4. Wait 25 seconds or so for the glue to become more sticky, before placing onto your own lash line. Blow on the glue or, gently wave the lash around in the air. 5. Apply the lash to the base of your natural lash line on top of your lashes, not on the eyelid at all. The glue should dry clear. 6. Apply mascara last so you can build on the natural lashes […]
Wedding Day Beauty Tips – One of the best Wedding Day Beauty Tips is don’t wash your Hair on the day Let your hairs’ natural oils work their magic, it will make it look shinier and healthier. Your style will hold in place better. Shampoo and condition your hair the night before, especially if you are wearing a curly style, such as curls, which hold better in hair that is not too soft. – Combat fly-aways “Use Hairspray and serum to combat fly-aways, smooth strands with a good serum like Goldwell Serum,” says Tamara, a Bridal Beauty Hair and Make-up expert. Apply a small amount to your fingers first and rub through. Secure any longer strands with bobby pins. Carry a small hairspray with you in your handbag in case you need it at some time. – Revive flat Hair with a good shake Hair that is worn down, runs the risk of falling out. Flip your head forward and spray with a good hairspray, L’oreal is a good brand to use, just shake your hands through it and then spray. – Carry a powder compact in your bag Maintain clean eye make-up by patting powder under your eyes […]
Vintage Hairstyles Retro Vintage Hairstyles are as popular as ever with new influences from the 20’s and 30’s. Popular looks for weddings and they look stunning with a vintage hair piece to master the look. Different styles are created with pin curls, curls, which set the basis for many vintage hairstyles. Finger waves, marcel waves, victory rolls and waves created from pin curls all create today’s beautiful hairstyles. There is unlimited inspiration to be found in curls, twists, and updo’s our mothers and grandmothers used to wear so well. How to Create a vintage Braided Bun Masterpiece: Braid the front of your hair in a thick side braid. Create height on the top of your head with a teasing comb. Curls the rest of your hair with a hot tong or GHD. Bring curls around to the side and pin into a soft low side bun. Spray well. A very popular vintage wedding hair style. You can add plait pieces for added volume and wrap and pin into style.
The Perfect Foundation The perfect foundation should look smooth and silky and vanish into the skin without a trace. It will cover any redness and pigmentation. It is always best to try before you buy its needs to be the perfect shade and texture to your skin. Make-up Artist Tamara says “It is best to go one shade warmer than your natural skin tone.” Always choose a foundation with 30 SPF. Your foundation should last the duration of the day without needing to reapply if done correctly. Do your research on the best foundations, experiment and find the right one for you. Some of my favourite’s include Ella Bache, Laura Mercier, Chanel, Bare Minerals ans MAC. Before applying a new foundation have a clean and moisturized face. ALWAYS check what it looks like in the natural light. Foundations are designed for oily, dry, mature, normal, and sensitive skin. If your skin is oily look for words like “oil free” or “oil control”. Women with dry skin should look for moisturizing foundations like “moisture rich” or “hydrating” HOW TO APPLY FOUNDATION- 1. Begin with clean hands and a clean face. 2. Apply a moisturizing sunscreen and primer and set the foundation. […]
Popular Wedding Hairstyle Low Bun The Low Bun is a popular Wedding look in any era and can look vintage with a plait or braid added. It is a good idea to try a few different looks at your trial. There are a variety of buns to choose from and your Hair Stylist can make many suggestions as to what suits your Wedding style. ” My favourite look”, says Hair Stylist, Tamara is large plait pieces added around a side bun with a side fringe, it looks sophisticated with a vintage clip and is classy and creative, buns are popular because they not only look great but hold your hair in place all day, so you don’t need to worry. Your hair will hold in place all day with a little hair spray.
Smokey Eyes Smokey Eyes is one of the latest make-up trends. Mastering the art of smokey eyes is simple the main trick is blend ,blend, blend. Step 1- Apply a cream concealer onto your eyelid. This creates a smooth canvas for your eyeshadow. Step 2- Sweep over a powder this will minimize any creasing and create a soft application. Step 3- Take a black eyeliner and trace the top lash line from the inner corner to the outer corner, using the same pencil line your lower lash line. You can create a very smokey blended look by smudging the liner using a blending blush (small tip brush). Step 4- Sweep the lightest colour across the entire eye lid, you should work with three colours to create smokey eyes. Step 5-Now take the medium shade and start to blend it from halfway across the eyelid. Always blending upwards and outwards. Step 6- Sweep the darkest shade into the outer corner of the eye this makes the colour intense and blend using quick fast strokes. Step 7- Highlight your brow bone with a lighter shade, this creates contrast. Step 8-Add a darker shade of shadow over the pencil along the bottom line […]
The Best Hair Masks Hair is made of protein, so keeping a healthy diet is essential in maintaining luscious locks at the same time your hair will benefit from weekly treatments and create soft shiny locks. A good treatment will nourish, condition and strengthen your hair. A few of the best treatments on the market include Goldwell kerasilk instant silk leave in treatment, seven wonder moroccan treatment oil free from sodium lauryl and sulphates, parabens and methylparabens and is not tested on animals. Redken all soft heavy cream. Treatments should be left on the hair for 20- 30 minutes always follow instructions. A great natural hair treatment is to use a tablespoon of olive oil and two tablespoons of natural coconut oil mix together in a bowl and wrap in glad wrap for 30 minutes.
Fishtail Braid Step By Step Guide The Fishtail braid is popular for a casual beach look on a hot Summer’s day or you can make it vintage and turn it into a bun for your Wedding Day, or that special Event. There are so many creative ways of wearing the fishtail plait and it’s such a simple technique. 1. Section hair into a side pony or you may do it loose, on the side. 2. Take two sections of the hair both of even thickness. bring small strips of hair crossing over to meet each section. 3. Repeat this pattern until the end of the plait. This look is most effective on long hair and can be worn on the side, which is usually a popular look. 4. You can do this on wet or dry hair. It can be done as a braid using the same technique, just start on the top of the head. 5.Once you know how you can be creative, create looks such as plaits, braids, buns, and many different looks. 6. Transform your side fish plait into a bun, in a neat twist and secure with bobby pins for a different look.
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