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Showing posts from January, 2018

Bridal Fashion Show 2018: Wedding Makeup & Hairstyles

It was a busy and fun weekend doing wedding makeup and hair for the Elegant Bridal Show at The Springhaven Club  in Wallingford, Pa.  The ballroom at Springhaven is full of natural light and beautiful views from the many windows surrounding the room. There are two stone fireplaces that add a rustic charm to the space. They offer an amazing raspberry brie d'oeuvre. Yummy! And the cake sample  from SophistiCakes Bakery was to die for! The salon where I do makeup, skin care and nails,  Styling Point , did the makeup and hair on four models for highlight of the bridal show, the bridal fashion show. Angel Bridal was the bridal shop who supplied the gorgeous bridal and bridesmaid dresses. All of our hair stylists and makeup artists at Styling Point have years of experience in bridal work and keep up on the latest wedding trends.  I did the makeup on two of the models. My colleague did the other two models. The hair and makeup were done at the same time because it's ju

Pantone Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet Decorating and Makeup Ideas

The Pantone Color of the Year for 2018 is Ultra Violet. Ultra Violet is a beautiful blue based purple, a blue violet. It represents the vast night sky sparkling with stars and planets to spark our creativity and inspire us to reach for the stars. The  Pantone Color Instutite is a color research and color information center. It's a color matching system used fashion, interior design, art, product  manufacturing and more. I'm long time fan of the regal purple. I wear it on myself with clothes, makeup and nail polish and decorate my home and gardens with it. It pairs quite well with green in home decorating just as it does in nature. One of my favorite table settings was a purple and green theme for Easter a few years ago. Little pots of blue violet pansies wrapped in lavender tissue paper, lilacs in small crystal vases and candles in shades of green made a fresh springy centerpiece for the table. The walls in the dining room were hunter green then. Now they are