As you may have gathered, I work in makeup so I’m only really used to being behind the camera or at most, have my hands in pictures! However, a few weeks ago, it was quite the opposite. A dear friend and colleague of mine, photographer, Terrie Burton of Noir Photique, took some images of moi, for the website. It helped immensely that I know her well and we’ve worked on so many projects together, I couldn’t even begin to count now ! Honestly, I was a little up-tight to begin with (and no one needs to see pictures of me all awkward) so after a little coaching from Terrie and a few silly laughs, she had me more at ease and relaxed enough to gain a few natural fun shots!
As the pictures are of me, and for my website, I wanted to convey myself in the daily light people normally see me out and about in…but obviously…looking BETTER than EVER! The perks of working with the bridal side of make-up, is that you become more than a pro at covering up the unwanted areas (we all have), you instinctively draw attention to the fabulous features (that we all have) in a subtle and effortless fashion for each individual. For me, I decided to concentrate on a really beautiful flawless skin for my shoot, with light tones to accent and highlight a youthful look, whilst also putting emphasis and focus on my eyes. Your eyes are the most important feature on your face – the windows to the soul they say! We communicate with our eyes without saying a word, you can simply look into someone’s eyes and see how they’re feeling. When you look and feel great, your eyes will smile – nothing more endearing and photogenic in a person!
I captured most of the day on Snapchat..be sure to follow me as I document lots of new products, photo shoots and new designs in the making via Snapchat- links below! And I’ve also captured the entire look, including hair in a tutorial so you can check out all the products, tips and tricks and see the creation of the look from start-to-finish on my Youtube channel coming very soon. Again all links below and feel free to subscribe if you’d like to be notified of new vlogs on a weekly basis! )
Here are some of the products used on the day – all fabulous and versatile and most of these products create the basis of ANY LOOK! I swear by many of them within my own makeup bag as well as my kit staples! Once you have that natural flawless makeup look nailed, any look thereafter, from smoky eyes to super contour, and vavavoom lips are just a few small steps away!
I’ll be posting the video tutorial in the coming weeks so stay tuned as all product information, and how to apply and create the perfect selfie-proof photogenic makeup will soon be right at your fingertips to access, plus lots more!
For now, here are the some of the final shots which will be used in the ‘Kerry’s Diary’ section also coming soon. Very simple shots! I’ll be showcasing more of my own personal favourite buys, what’s in my makeup bag, products for all types of beauty not just bridal and what inspires my design work. I hope you’ll follow my journey and always feel free to suggest or ask me anything as this is as much about me sharing my knowledge with you as you also inspiring me with what you really want to know! Remember you can get me here or on firstname.lastname@example.org or on any of the social media channels below!
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