What is your most memorable wedding?
My sisters! My daughter accidentally dropped tea on her flower girl dress and the brides, my son had a fight with the bouquets in the corner when nobody was watching and I was a bridesmaid heavily pregnant due the following week! The most stressful wedding ever!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Natural, Radiant, Timeless, Polished and Flawless!
What about your business are you most proud of?
Getting recognised in 'Ireland's Wedding Journal Magazine' as on e of the top 5 Professional Makeup Artists.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Please do not scrimp on hair, makeup and photography. These are the things that will have you at your most beautiful and the photographs will be on the wall for a lifetime, so make them bloody beautiful!
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Anything goes on a wedding morning! I am not just there a a professional makeup artist but on hand to help with dressing, making cups tea and helping to calm those who are feeling stressed. I have on the odd occasion found myself emptying dishwashers, matching the fathers shoes and even going to the local shop to get tea bags!
Describe your typical process with a couple.
From the moment a bride sends through her first enquiry secures her wedding date, I am on hand to offer help and support with her beauty needs. A consultation and bridal trial are the first point of face to face contact where we will discuss her makeup and skincare needs to make sure she is photo ready for her big day!
What do you love most about your job?
I love the buzz and excitement that a wedding day brings! You cannot beat the chat and laughter a bridal party has on a wedding morning, and of course the look of pleasure when your bride looks at her reflection in the beauty mirror!
What is your No. 1 beauty tip for a bride?
To have your skin well prepared at least 6 months before your wedding day with a well established skincare regime. Eat well and most importantly drink plenty of water!
How do you keep the bride feeling calm on her wedding day?
Just sitting up on the makeup chair should be enough to help calm anyone stressed on their wedding day. A 45-50 minute pamper with a glass of Prosecco in hand should do the trick!
What advice would you give to brides to stay looking great throughout their wedding day?
Getting your makeup professionally for your big day will last throughout the day however a lippy and loose powder should also be in your handbag to help touch up and take away any shine on your t-zone.