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Summer Wedding Makeup

Categories: Weddings

Summertime, the weather is free and easy... and our faces are at risk of slipping around like they are on a slide at a waterpark!

(by Ed Godden Photography)

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Tags: skincare, confidence, Products, makeup, brides to be, bridal make-up, wedding makeup, advice, beauty, make-up artist, moisturise, winter skincare, flawless skin, cruelty free, ethical, makeup artist, flawless make up, dry skin, skincare advice, behind the scenes, freelance makeup artist, Freelance Makeup Specialist of the Year, primer, mattifying, hydrating, summer skincare
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Interview: Everyone's Looking Rosie

Categories: Interviews

I've brought back my interview series! I did them a few years ago, but I'm going to bring them back and let you all find out for yourselves about some of my favourite wedding suppliers. First up in the list is Rosie, from Everyone's Looking Rosie

Everything's Looking Rosie and Ms Moo Make Up

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Tags: Wedding, Derbyshire wedding, wedding suppliers, hairstylist, bridal hair, wedding hair, bridal make-up, wedding morning, selfie, professionals, behind the scenes, self-employed, Kula Tsurdiu, Donington Park Farmhouse, Nottinghamshire wedding, 2019 Wedding, Nottingham Wedding Make Up Artist
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Ruth at The Walled Garden

Categories: Weddings

August 2018 went by in a bit of a blur as I did more weddings that month than I'd ever done before. During the lockdown, it's been great going back through my photo archives to find weddings to blog, and I came across Ruth and Tim's big day. I spoke with Emily And Katy Photography who captured the day at The Walled Garden in Beeston and browsed their beautiful images. I've also included Ruth's review of hiring me which truly made me cry!

Unedited photo of wedding makeup trial by Ms MooUnedited photo of bridal makeup on the wedding day by Ms Moo

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Tags: lipstick, wedding suppliers, brides to be, red lipstick, bridal make-up, wedding makeup, wedding morning, wedding trial, make-up artist, wedding makeup review, eyebrows, makeup artist, vintage makeup, behind the scenes, client review, freelance makeup artist, The Walled Garden, Emily and Katy Photography
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Elvaston Castle wedding

Categories: Weddings, Photoshoots

Back in August 2018, I did a promo shoot for alternative wedding fair Tying the Nott - the next one is on 25 October 2020! It was a fabulous collaborative shoot with wedding suppliers from all over the East Midlands that were wonderful to meet and a joy to work with. Louise was one of the models for the day, despite having never modelled before and did a great job!

Louise mentioned she was planning her own wedding for 2019, and it was lovely when she got in touch to book me for her big day.

Unedited wedding makeup by Ms Moo Make Up Close up of wedding makeup by Ms Moo Make Up photographed by Dave Fuller Photographer

(Louise by Dave Fuller Photography for Tying the Nott)

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Tags: Wedding, Reviews, Derbyshire wedding, Pin Up Curl, photoshoot, wedding suppliers, brides to be, bridal hair, wedding hair, bridal make-up, wedding makeup, make-up artist, wedding makeup review, makeup artist, vintage makeup, Team Pin Up Moo, behind the scenes, client review, freelance makeup artist, award-winning, styled photoshoot
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Behind the scenes with Moo

Categories: Personal

In September 2020 I'll have been full-time self-employed for three years, and what a rollercoaster it's been!

I've done more one-to-one makeup lessons than ever, been a part of many more wedding mornings that I can remember, and done makeup for lots of exciting projects. I also won an award (Freelance Make Up Specialist of the Year 2018 at the English Hair and Beauty Awards!), and have JUST last week found out I'm a finalist for Bridal Makeup Specialist of the Year 2020 and the Make Up Awards.

I'll have been doing weddings for a decade this year, and 2020 has been shaping up so beautifully.

MooDoodlesUK colourful greetings card

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Tags: about me, gratitude, mental health, anxiety, wedding suppliers, brides to be, bridal make-up, wedding makeup, wedding morning, make-up artist, wedding makeup review, makeup lesson, makeup artist, behind the scenes, client review, freelance makeup artist, award-winning, English Hair and Beauty Awards, Freelance Makeup Specialist of the Year
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Romantically minimalist at Wollaton Hall

Categories: Weddings, Photoshoots

Wollaton Hall needs no introduction; if you live in or around Nottingham, you'll know it! For those who aren't from Nottingham, it's a Grade II listed Elizabethan house within the Nottingham City boundaries and is a little slice of calm. It's home to Nottingham Natural History Museum, two different types of endangered Japanese deer and most famously known for being 'Wayne Manor' from Batman's A Dark Knight Rises.

Bride and groom at Wollaton Hall, Nottingham

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Tags: photoshoot, makeup, wedding suppliers, bridal make-up, wedding makeup, make-up artist, makeup artist, vintage makeup, behind the scenes, freelance makeup artist, Save The Date Magazine, Wollaton Hall Wedding
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What Ms Moo has been up to

Categories: Personal, Weddings

Oh, my poor blog; how I’ve neglected you!

I made a resolution to blog every week back in 2016 and I kept to it! I achieved 52 blogs in 52 weeks… and then I trickled into 2017 and hardly blogged at all. Six times in fact!

Ms Moo applying wedding morning makeup

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Tags: Lessons, about me, Resolutions, photoshoot, bridal make-up, wedding makeup, wedding morning, make-up artist, makeup artist, behind the scenes, self-employed, award-winning
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GGs and Flashes and Lashes

Categories: Photoshoots

I first worked with GG's Pin-up Couture back in 2012 with burlesque starlet Anna Fur Laxis, known for her knife throwing and heart-stopping acts.

Anna Fur Laxis for GG's Pin Up Couture - Flashes and Lashes

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Tags: Flashes and Lashes, Studio, Rock n Roll Bride, tattoos, photoshoot, vegan, Luna Photography, make-up artist, GG's PinUp Couture, makeup artist, behind the scenes, freelance makeup artist, 2016, fascinators
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Rachael's Wedding

Categories: Weddings

I've known Rachael since September 1999 when I moved highschool to Rhiwabon in Wrexham. We sang in choirs together, did school plays together, carol concerts, played sports, did Maths, got in trouble! We fell out of touch upon changing schools for sixth form/college but got back in touch about 6 years ago through the brilliant medium of Facebook!

She asked me to do her wedding make-up back home in Wales as soon as she got engaged to Jason; of course, my answer was yes! Her wedding morning was super relaxed, and it was lovely to catch up with her family; mum Elaine and sister Charlotte. She got married in the same church we sang in as kids.

Ms Moo Make Up, Rachael

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KH Hair Image of the Year 2015

Categories: Photoshoots

I'm working with KH Hair again this week. I flippin' love working with them each year, and their art team are wonderfully creative. They set up an inter salon competition last year; here are some behind the scenes photos I took and final look photos by the super talented Marcus Holdsworth.

KH Hair, Marcus Holdsworth Photography, Ms Moo Make Up

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Tags: photoshoot, KH Hair, makeup, Model Students, hairstylist, Model, make-up artist, makeup artist, behind the scenes, freelance makeup artist, styled photoshoot, 2016
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Becky's Wedding

Categories: Weddings

Becky contacted me through a mutual friend, hairdresser extraordinaire QueenB's Hair. She'd been nervous about booking a make-up artist, and told me deciding on someone to do her make up was a very scary prospect, as she'd been having the most nightmares about her make-up going wrong for some reason!

Becky's bridesmaids

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Tags: Wedding, Reviews, Derbyshire wedding, makeup, wedding suppliers, hairstylist, bridal hair, wedding hair, bridal make-up, wedding makeup, wedding morning, wedding trial, make-up artist, wedding makeup review, selfie, makeup artist, behind the scenes, client review, 2016
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Zoe's photoshoot

Categories: Photoshoots

Zoe emailed us to say; "I have been struggling with my weight since forever and have decided enough is enough. I'm going to stop abusing my body, and celebrate it! To mark my change in attitude, I want a new gun-loving, burlesque-inspired look and was wondering if you would help me? :)"

You can bet your butt we can help!

Zoe at Flashes and Lashes, Nottingham

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Tags: Reviews, Flashes and Lashes, fashion, confidence, photoshoot, Luna Photography, behind the scenes, client review, 2016, makeover
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Is this thing on...?

Categories: Personal

So I’m Sali, I’m 29 and I’ve lived in Nottingham for about ten years. I hail from Wrexham in Wales and have been a make-up artist for around 8 years now. My nickname on moving to Nottingham was Salimoo and when I needed to decide on a business name, Ms Moo Make Up was just a natural choice.

Ms Moo Make Up - Sali Jones

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Tags: about me, behind the scenes, 2015
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