Kalei’s Wedding

I love that Kalei’s style is classic and her wedding reflected that. I kept her makeup polished and timeless. She was exquisitely beautiful. Makeup details listed below.

Kalei’s Makeup:

Airbrushed foundation: Dinair in Soft Glow Matte, shades vanilla and olive beige

Eyes: Urban Decay, MAC Cosmetics, Pat McGrath Labs, Tarte and Makeup Geek Cosmetics

Contour, blush, brows and lips: Anastasia Beverly Hills

Lashes: Ardell Whispies

Photo by Kevin Jiminez

Jessi and Yianne’s Wedding

You don’t find love, it finds you. It’s got a little bit to do with destiny, fate, and what’s written in the stars.” -Anäis Nin

Jessi and Yianne planned a wedding in Aiken while living in Virginia and what a beautiful job they did! I had the pleasure of doing her makeup along with her bridesmaids makeup for her special day. (Keep an eye out for those photos later!)

Details on her look:

Airbrushed Foundation: Dinair in Radiance in Vanilla and Olive Beige

Tattoo coverage on her arm: Dinair in Extreme

Concealer: Bye, Bye Undereye

Eyes: Urban Decay, Pat McGrath Labs, MAC Cosmetics and Makeup Geek

Contour and Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills

Blush: Tarte and Bare Minerals

Lashes: Ardell Demi Whispies

Lips: MAC and Yves Saint Laurent

Brianna’s Wedding Day Makeup

I was excited to do some bridal glam makeup on this beautiful bride, Brianna, for her wedding day. I also got to pamper her mom with a makeup session, who was her matron of honor. What a fun morning we had doing makeup, laughing and drinking mimosas!

Details on the bride’s look…

Airbrushed foundation: Dinair in vanilla and olive beige – soft glow matte coverage

Concealer: IT Cosmetics Bye, Bye Undereye

Eyes: MAC Cosmetics, Makeup Geek, Urban Decay, Pat McGrath Labs and Tarte Cosmetics

Blush: MAC Cosmetics

Contour: Bare Minerals

Lips: MAC Cosmetics and Bare Minerals

Lashes: Red Cherry #1

Jessi and BABs

This exquisite bride-to-be found me via a google search in Washington DC, where she currently lives. However, she is getting married closer to her husband’s home town in Aiken. We talked back and forth for a while and I was so excited that I finally got to meet her and get to know her better! She also brought her amazing friend, BABs (which stands for Bad Ass Bitch) with her. (If you’d like to learn more why the call her BABs, check out this link Here. Her story is heartwarming and inspiring. Seriously, click it. You will get goosebumps.)

Back to makeup. Jessi has all sorts of beautiful colors in her wedding flowers so we wanted to keep the eye simple with a red lip and that is exactly what we did! Here is her final look.

Details on her look…

Airbrushed foundation: Dinair in Radiance in vanilla and olive beige

Concealer: IT Cosmetics

Eyes: Urban Decay and Makeup Geek

Lashes: Ardell

Contour and blush: Anastasia Beverly Hills and Bare Minerals

Brows: Colour Pop Cosmetics

Lips: Lorac

BABs is in the wedding wearing a beautiful champagne/taupe dress so we went with a bit of sparkle.

Here are the details on BABs look….

Airbrushed foundation: camouflage in alabaster and vanilla

Concealer: IT Cosmetics

Blush and Contour: Bare Minerals

Eyes: Urban Decay, Pat McGrath Labs, Makeup Geek Cosmetics, MAC Cosmetics

Lips: Lorac

Lashes: Ardell

Stylized Photo Shoot

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to partner with Pamela Williams Photography and do the makeup for a stylized bridal shoot.  I was so excited to be asked along with other local businesses involved like Flowers on Broad, The Marion Hatcher Center and House of the Bride.  I also got to meet the sweetest model, Jordan.

Jordan 13

Details on her look…

Airbrushed Foundation:  Dinair in Soft Glow Matte (Perfect for brides)

Concealer:  Bye Bye Under Eye by IT Cosmetics

Eyes:  Urban Decay, Makeup Geek Cosmetics and Anastasia Beverly Hills

Lashes:  Ardell

Contour and Brows:  Anastasia Beverly Hills

Blush:  Makeup Geek Cosmetics and Bare Minerals

Dress:  House of the Bride

Portrait:  Pamela Williams Photography

Brianna’s Bridal Trial

Another day of fun in my studio with a new client, Brianna! Brianna is getting married and wanted a new dramatic look for her wedding day. When she got to my studio, we discussed everything about her look that she wanted. She showed me pictures of what she loves and doesn’t like. (Did you know that what you don’t like is just as important as what you do like?). We talked about her dress, her wedding colors, and her hair. This way, I can create a cohesive look for her wedding day. Here is her final look…..

Details on her makeup look:

Airbrushed foundation: Dinair in Vanilla and Olive Beige Soft Glow

Concealer: IT Cosmetics Bye, Bye Undereye

Contour: Bare Minerals – Deep End

Blush: Mac Cosmetics

Eyes: Makeup Geek Cosmetics, Tarte liner, Pat McGrath Labs, Urban Decay

Brows: Colour Pop

Lips: Bare Minerals

Lashes: Red Cherry

I’ve also created a face chart to go along with Brianna’s look….

Jessie and Linda

I was so excited when these two made an appointment for Jessie’s bridal trial and a trial for her mom too!  We got everyone relaxed and had a great time!

Jessie wasn’t too sure of what she wanted for her big day, so I created a soft, contoured eye with a bit of smoke using the colors in her wedding….navy and pink.  Of course, you all know me, so it wasn’t only those two colors to create her look but that is what started it.  For the wedding, we will also add false lashes to complete the look.

For Linda, the mother of the bride, we stayed with a simple and polished look for Jessie’s big day . . . radiant skin, classic eye, topped with lots of mascara, and a pink/slightly berry lip.

Jessie and Linda Dollar 2

Details on Jessie’s look…

Airbrushed foundation:  Dinair in Camouflage and Soft Glow

Concealer:  Bare Minerals

Eyes:  Smashbox, Urban Decay, Makeup Geek

Contour:  Anastasia Beverly Hills

Lips and blush:  Bare Minerals

Brows:  Colour Pop

Details on Linda’s look…

Airbrushed foundation:  Dinair in Colair Radiance

Concealer:  IT Cosmetics

Eyes:  Urban Decay, Makeup Geek, MAC Cosmetics

Contour, Lips, blush:  Bare Minerals

Brows:  Anastasia Beverly Hills

Lauren’s Bridal Trial

When brides decide to hire a professional makeup artist for their wedding, it is so important to do a makeup trial first.  This allows the bride to be able to adjust her look before the wedding day.  This way, on the bride’s big day, she can sit back and relax knowing that she is going to look exactly like she has always pictured!

Lauren came to me for her bridal trial where I spent some time with her and got to know more of what she wanted.  Here is Lauren’s final bridal look.

Details on her look….

Airbrushed foundation by Dinair – Camouflage Formula

Concealer – IT Cosmetics

Eyes – Urban Decay, Makeup Geek, MAC Cosmetics

Brows – Anastasia Beverly Hills

Blush – Bare Minerals

Lips – Colour Pop

Lashes – Ardell

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I’m a guest blogger!

I was so excited when Robbie and Ramon asked me to be a guest beauty blogger for their website, R & R Airbrush Makeup Artistry.  Check it out here!

Katelynn and her Bridal Party

As you already know from my blog, I love what I do!  I am extremely lucky to have such amazing, sweet and beautiful clients and the other day was no different!  Katelynn, the gorgeous bride, and her sweet bridesmaids were so much fun to be with on her wedding day.

Katelynn Kupitz
Photo by Colie G Photography

On the wedding day, the bride sits in my chair and gets to take a moment to enjoy the whole process of the day without any worry!  The bridesmaids get pampered as well.  On each bridesmaid, I try to do different looks customized to each one.  I take into consideration on what the bride wants for her wedding party, as well as what make her bridesmaids feel most comfortable.

Kupitz Wedding
Photo by Colie G Photography

Details on looks:

As always, Airbrushed Foundation by Dinair

Brands including …. Mac Cosmetics, Urban Decay, Makeup Geek, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Tarte,  Bare Minerals and Lorac

Ardell Lashes

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