Beauty In Bloom by Charlotte Hawkins

Makeup Brushes

With so many different makeup brushes it can be hard to know which one to use for what, well the answer is there is no right or wrong. Well, within reason anyway….I can’t imagine anyone attempting to use a big fluffy powder brush to apply their eye shadow. But to help guide you, here’s what […]

Do blondes have more fun?!

Blonde hair can often need some extra care and attention; it can appear fragile and damaged, generally due to the use of bleach, colouring and heat. So here are a few top tips to help maintain the colour and keep it looking healthy and fabulous. Comb don’t brush… As I mentioned in last month’s post, […]

Hair Care for the New Year!

Happy New Year! As we head into 2019 full of hope, plans and resolutions I thought a few top tips on hair care would be perfect for anyone focusing on better wellbeing this year. At the salon we take pride in making sure all of our clients have their hair in the best condition possible. […]

Honesty is the BEST policy

Just as we have the last wedding of the year, we start focusing on 2019 and what an exciting year it’s already shaping up to be. It’s definitely a huge compliment when friends and family ask you to be apart of their special day, not only being a guest but their hair and make up […]

Autumn Update

We’re back! So September came and went, and unfortunately due to our lovely refurbished salon keeping us very busy there was little time to post last month. But now we’re well into October, Autumn is here (although incredibly mild), and there has been lots happening and as promised I thought I’d give a little update […]

Watch this space….!!!

As we head towards the August Bank Holiday I suddenly realise how quickly this month has almost been and gone! It’s certainly been a busy Summer of weddings with plenty more to come this Autumn. And although I had hoped to post about Bridal Makeup, the do’s, dont’s, what to expect and some FAQ’s the […]

Beach Waves

We’ve all seen that gorgeous loose wave or beach styled hair, its been around for years but it seems very ‘on trend’ right now. And being someone with little time, and having found a quick and easy way to achieve the look I thought I’d share it. I’ve seen this wavy styled hair on many […]

The ‘low down’ on Lashes

After brows, I figured it made sense to cover lashes, and with it always being a topical question for many brides to be I hope this post will help in your decision making. So whether they’re real or not, we all want great lashes, and here is some advice and options that’ll hopefully help. I’d […]

How to make sure your brows are ‘on point’

In a fast pace world of the beauty industry I doubt if there is anyone who hasn’t seen or heard of some of the latest brow trends and it can be quite the minefield even for a professional. So I thought I’d share a few of my experiences, some do’s and don’ts plus help guide […]

Top Tips for Bridal Hair & Makeup

It’s early March and the Wedding season is almost upon us, it’s always been thought that the height of Summer is the busiest time to get married but it seems that Spring is becoming more and more popular. So with many Brides getting close to finalising all their plans, I thought a few Bridal hair […]

Beauty at The Body Shop

Following on from my last post and after receiving a lovely variety of their products at Christmas I wanted to share how impressed I’ve been with what I’ve tried so far. The Body Shop has been around for years, since 1976 to be precise, we all know it and have our favourites. I have fond […]

Get to know your skin a little better and find out what it needs

It was only the other day I was asked what moisturiser I’d recommend for very dry skin and as there are so many on the market offering such a variety of benefits even as a beautician it can be hard to specify one. I can only suggest the products that I have tried and tested […]