Cather­ine Bobby Blog

Why choose a make-​up artist for your wed­ding day

There are so many things to con­sider in prepa­ra­tion for your wed­ding day, and I would con­sider hav­ing a make-​up artists as a pri­or­ity (a lit­tle bias I know), obvi­ously not loos­ing sight of what the day is about, your com­mit­ment to each other.

The morn­ing of your wed­ding day should be a pam­per­ing, relax­ing and enjoy­able start of your day hav­ing your hair and make-​up done by a pro­fes­sional.

The mem­ory of your day is going to be your pho­tographs or video so to look your best, make-​up is a must. There is a skill to apply­ing make-​up for photography/​video it can be used to enhance your fea­tures and no you don’t need to be caked in it, but wear­ing a block of colour such a ivory or white will drain you of colour so your dress becomes the focus point of the pic­ture, and no mat­ter how beau­ti­ful it is I can assure you your part­ner will want to see you. The make-​up appli­ca­tion should work in doors, out­side and through into the evening with­out you hav­ing to touch it. The only prod­ucts you will need for the day is your lip­stick or gloss to reap­ply after you have eaten and a pow­der com­pact just in case you get a lit­tle hot this will reduce your shine for those that party hard.

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Wed­ding Make-​up, Will I still look like me?

When I see Brides for their consultation/​practice one of the things I am asked is, “will I still look like me?”

Some peo­ple do actu­ally look totally trans­formed when they wear make-​up for exam­ple Kate Moss she takes on a num­ber of guises from rock chick to sophis­ti­cated super model.

When a pro­fes­sional has com­pleted your make-​up appli­ca­tion, you will/​should look dif­fer­ent, on your wed­ding day you will have a won­der­ful wed­ding dress and be happy with an excited glow about you. It will be you but dif­fer­ent in a good way you are about to start a new chap­ter in your life.

Before I apply your make-​up I look at your indi­vid­ual face shape, skin type lis­ten to what t it is you want before I come up with a look, which will work. Colours will be cho­sen to com­pli­ment the colours you have cho­sen for your wed­ding party and a make-​up appli­ca­tion applied which will work indoors out doors and from day through to evening.

Pro­fes­sion­als do there very best to make you look even more beau­ti­ful for your wed­ding day. You are our best adver­tise­ment, and it is def­i­nitely you!

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Cather­ine Bobby’s Bridal Ser­vice

Cather­ine Bobby only books in one wed­ding a day so does not rush off but will stay and help until you leave to get mar­ried. For the past 16 years Cather­ine Bobby has worked closely with peo­ple in the wed­ding indus­try, so she will not only cre­ate your desired Bridal look with your make-​up and hair which is agreed at your consultation/​practice but has the exper­tise to help you get into your dress, fit your tiara, veil and make sure you get to your cer­e­mony on time. Cather­ine will also help with the rest of your wed­ding party fit­ting fas­ci­na­tors, cor­sages, ties etc. There is no extra charge; it is all part of her ser­vice for a stress free start to your day.