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Hair and Beauty Wisdom

Image by Karen Visser from Evocartiv / makeup Yvette van Schie for Ethix Makeup and Beauty StylingAll brides want luminous skin, they want their skins  to look flawless and radiant. Most of the time, they count on the makeup artist creating this, but a makeup artist is just that, a artist with pots of makeup,

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I will be honest – I’m a tragic when it comes to skincare. Even in the lead-up to my own wedding, I was pretty much ignoring the old skin. I mean, I moisturise and take off my makeup, but other than the basics – I’m hopeless.SO – it was a particularly exciting day when Adore

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 One of the joys of your wedding day is the pampering of  your hair and makeup being done, before you slip into your dream gown. Our Expert today,  Melbourne makeup artist Pollyanna of Pollyanna Bernhardt, has a vast knowledge of anything beauty having worked in the industry both locally and overseas for over 10 years.

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 Today we meet Rebecca of the imaginatively named business Green Scarf Girl. Her first love is hair and makeup, and she combines this with a cute little store where you can browse the many vintage items, while waiting for your beauty appointment. The shop concept is based on the 1960’s salon, with mini high tea’s being

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 We girls all know how fabulous it feels to go to a good hair stylist that just ‘gets’ our hair and cuts, colours  and dries it so it looks like a better version of ourselves! The freedom,  the boost of confidence, the feeling that you’re on top of the world – you can’t beat that!

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 Loving all things hair and makeup here at Polka Dot Bride, we are thrilled to introduce the girls from All Things Girlie. After a long friendship Vicki Lozanovski (left) Billie Filippone (right) joined forces in 2010. They form the perfect team for your wedding – Vicki is the hairstylist of the duo and Billie is

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Image by Sugarlove Weddings via Real Weddings / Hairpiece by Johanna JohnsonIt’s always great to be able to help brides choose their hair accessories. So I thought that through writing this feature, I would be able to touch on some of the things that many were having a dilemma about and lend a (virtual) helping

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Image by Peter LaMastro via Martha Stewart Weddings Just because you are on a budget, want to do things yourself, or don’t have a beauty salon which you can get to easily, doesn’t mean you need to avoid facials. Are you currently happy with the condition of your skin? If not, it may be time

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1. Eye Lash Curler. It kills me how many ladies don’t use them, its practically a crime in my book. It’s such a simple piece of equipment yet does such a massive thing. By curling your lashes you’re opening up your whole eye. It’s a must! But not just any curler does the job, Shu

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Hi! Today I’m sharing my top ten makeup looks for your wedding. Whether you want a classic look, a minimalist look or a strong look there’s heaps here to inspire you.Photography Credits: Shadows & Hues – Nick Blair / Smoldering –  S de Varax / Complimentary Colours – Matt Reed / Let It Shine – Matt Reed

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 I am not afraid to say I don’t know much about beauty, but  I’m a little addicted to videos, books and everything I can get my hands on to work out the tips & tricks from the professionals! So today we have something a little different, we’re joined by LA based eyebrow and makeup artist

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I’m always eager to hear from hair and makeup artists- one little tip that is incredible can really change the way I do things and the way I feel about myself. Jemma Kidd is a true professional. Not only is her successful makeup school a hit amongst professionals, but her own makeup range is too!

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When it comes to hair and makeup, a lot of brides gets overwhelmed with the number of looks they can choose from. There’s the vintage upstyles with red lips, all out with natural makeup, side ponytail with a rosy cheek, chignon with massively long lashes and more, so what really suits? As a hair and

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Image from Inlighten PhotographyBeauty On The Day – Keeping Up AppearancesSkinHere are some tips to keep you looking your best on the big day: To keep your skin hydrated and makeup looking fresh, keep a facial mist handy throughout the day. No matter how warm or cool the weather is, a refreshing facial mist is

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Image courtesy of Milque PhotographyBeauty For The Wedding Day MorningSkinSo they say less is more and they are definitely right when it comes to preparing the skin on the day of an important occasion. Apply too many products onto your skin and your makeup will slide off quicker than you can say, ‘I do’. Having

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