Bridal – Naomi

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This is a lovely bride from late last year that I worked on, Naomi. She got married at the Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane in Spring. I think she was absolutely breathtaking – however I may be a little bit biased because she is also one of my best friends!

Naomi has a Korean mother which means that she had AMAZING skin to work with. I’ve always enjoyed working on her face but I am particularly proud of this and I know that she loved it which is the most important thing.

I used a silicon based foundation airbrushed onto the skin, followed with powder blush and very, very soft contouring under the cheekbones, jawline, hairline, and down the sides of the nose and a highlight dusted along the top of the cheeks, under the highest point of the brows and in the cupids bow.

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Naomi wanted to veer away from the usual neutral colours most brides ask for and we incorporated an incredible soft, dusty purple shadow blended out into a charcoal shade in the outer corners to take the look from a daytime outdoor wedding to the night time reception.

I custom mixed a lipstick shade for her and prepped the lips with liner so that even while eating, drinking etc, there is still always some colour to the lips.

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The makeup wore extremely well considering that it was actually quite a warm day and the sun was relentless. We also had a very early start for makeup so it lasted well over 14 hours without incident.

Here are a couple more pictures for you that I just loved.

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**Photography by Todd Hunter McGaw**

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