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Winter wedding beauty tutorial - Part two: Forest fairy

Winter wedding beauty tutorial - Part two: Forest fairy

So, the date is set and you're turning your attentions to the finer details – the dress, the hair, the make-up. If your plan is create a wintry wedding wonderland of a look then we're here to help with an expert team of Kent beauty experts explaining how to create the look for you. 

Welcome to part 2 of our winter beauty tutorials where we showcase a variety of different beauty trends to help you look utterly fabulous this winter. 

Look 2: Forest Fairy

A forest fairy bride is ethereal and is the perfect look to include extra colours to a neutral palette, inspired by the autumnal forests or winter warm shades, such as reds and burnt orange.

The hair is able to flow naturally with his backless dress, and this brings attention to the stunning fabrics of the floating dress. There is opportunity to bring the outdoors inside your venue with beautiful fresh flowers. 

Like a fairy, the make-up for this look is delicate and natural.

HAIR step-by-step:

  1. Start with freshly washed blow dried hair.
  2. Section out the front and crown of hair and leave to one side. Flat-wave the rest of the hair using GHDs spraying each section with Goldwell Big Finish Spray.
  3. Break up waves with fingers running hands through hair.
  4. Backcomb crown and pin back in place, setting with Goldwell Big Finish Spray.
  5. Wave the remaining hair and break up so they flow naturally.
  6. Spray through using Goldwell Diamond Gloss Spray.
  7. Take a small section behind the ear and plait forward and pull slightly apart.
  8. Pin the plait using fine pins across the front of head and secure on other side of head with large pins.
  9. Use Goldwell Big finish Hairspray through the whole look.
  10. Choose flowers and secure using fine and large pins.
Suzanne says, ‘... You can replace the fresh flowers with a delicate, crystal tiara to move this look from autumn to winter.’

MAKE-UP step-by-step:
  1. Ensure the face is clean and moisturised with a non-greasy light product.
  2. Prime the skin and allow to soak in to the skin, and then apply the correct blend of Airbase Airbrushing foundation with a medium coverage.
  3. Prime the eyes and then apply natural matte shadow to the brow bone.
  4. Cover the lid with a rose-pink shade – I love the palettes from Urban Decay and the shades from Bare Minerals. Add a opal-effect shadow on teh outside of the lid and blend it with the pink, bring this more neutral shade beneath the eye too.
  5. Add mascara and very natural lashes, before applying a thin line to the upper lid – but without a flick.
  6. Add mascara to the lower lid.
  7. Apply a subtle shade of rose blush to the cheeks and around the cheekbones. Blend well.
  8. Apply a natural lip colour to finish the look.
Kelli says, ‘... You can use a brighter lip colour for this look, or even add gloss.’

Ask our experts...
Make-up artist | Kelli Waldock 
Hair stylist | Suzanne Stockwin of One4Hairdressing
Photographer | Deborah Walkinshaw of Dream Photography
Bride's dress | Your Dress for Less

 
 
 
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