Our Bride Became a Cherri!

Our Bride Became a Cherri!

Wedding Stories - Find out more about Emma’s Big Day…

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Get into sheet masking!

The fastest way to improve your skin before you put on makeup for a special occasion is to pop on a sheet mask first. For all skin types you can choose to deep cleanse, exfoliate or deeply hydrate these masks are like putting on an intensive serum.

Not to be seen by a new partner or in fact your children who in my case never fail to tell me how scary and/or mental I look! A ten minute mask whilst your faffing around getting organised or preferably lying down with a blanket and surrounded by pillows will do your skin the world of good.

What a difference I notice when a bride has taken heed of our advice email and put one to good use! Easily bought for £1 up to silly money from the usual Superdrug, Boots skincare brands. The next thing I’m keen to try is the Optrex Warming Eye Mask, anyone else used it?

 

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Thanks for being a good sport and letting me take your before shot like this Eilidh!

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Getting married at school

When we met Goldilocks, I mean Eila, for her trial she told us the story about how she and her brothers went to Loretta school in Musselburgh and that was the venue her and her Australian fiancé had hired to be married in. 

Eila had since become a teacher at a school in England, her teaching skills were apparent by her organised approach to everything, she had another wedding dress just incase and she made her hair flower crown that morning! 

I hope you enjoy these pictures, we were pretty wowed by the beautiful building and are looking forward to seeing Ditta’s shots from First Light Photography

Eila we hope you had a fantastic day and you show your excited school children these photos, you looked so beautiful xx

 The room we had to set up our kits in was a little different from our usual!

The room we had to set up our kits in was a little different from our usual!

 Plenty light for me as I sat Eila down right next to the window

Plenty light for me as I sat Eila down right next to the window

 Did I mention she was organised?

Did I mention she was organised?

 Bridesmaids had some duties to do

Bridesmaids had some duties to do

 Eila

Eila

 Last minute call to check up on her flowergirls and page boy’s whereabouts

Last minute call to check up on her flowergirls and page boy’s whereabouts

 Did I mention she made the crown herself? <3

Did I mention she made the crown herself? <3

“Make me look banging”!

This was our brief from one of our bridesmaids, I’ve been doing makeup for a long time but never had this request before. Safe to say we had a good laugh with her!

We met our American bride Jenny on Wednesday for her trial then on her wedding day at Dalhousie Castle with her 5 bridesmaids. Lisa (who was in the process of been made up as banging hot) had us in stitches with her story of how to escape from a bad date (her story has been published) and how she got Jenny onto online dating “Way before it was fashionable, and that’s who she’s marrying”

Here are some shots from the morning of Jenny and some of her hot bridesmaids!

I used YSL foundations and on the bridesmaids a new lipstick in my kit from Clarins Rosy Nude. 

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A definite cause for celebration as it’s taken us a long time to get here. We’ve wasted time with not 1 but 2 companies to help us when all along the person that has the skills was right there in front of us!

We’ve known Ema a long time and despite vaguely knowing she was studying something at uni to do with websites we didn’t use our brains to pick hers! 

As she knows us she knows our sense of humour and occasional scatty personas. Ema immersed herself in some of the blogs from photographers we’d worked with, so much so she said she felt like she was at some of the weddings!

Here we are today high on caffeine and spicy halloumi fries! 

Big thanks and love to you for doing such a great job and putting up with us xx

 

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