I had the pleasure of working with the beautiful girls at Junebug Weddings recently. If you’re planning a wedding or just enjoy beautiful things, it’s the place to go to find the best of the bridal world. We had the pleasure of shooting their Fashion Report at the beautiful Grand Del Mar resort in San Diego. Gorgeous day, gorgeous models, couture gowns, Oprah’s floral designer, award winning photographers, we had all the makings of a dreamy bridal editorial. Here are a few of my favorite shots from the day..———–Our model Sterling had amazing skin and hair already but I used the following products to give her a little extra polish..———–To prep and prime her skin:Embryolisse Lait Creme MoisturizerLaura Mercier Oil Free PrimerM.A.C Strobe creamNARS Luminizer in LagunaFace Atelier Foundation (used sparingly)Makeup Forever HD Powder———–The color to create her super natural look:Yves Saint Laurent Ombres 5 Lumieres eye shadows in SaharaM.A.C. Fluid Line eyeliner in Dip Down BrownSmashbox Brow Tech To GoNARS blush in MadlySmith’s Minted Rose lip balmM.A.C. Fix +————To give her smooth/fine hair a matte texture, I used Alterna’s Thickening compound and a little salt water that we mixed up on the spot.————To view the entire story, check out Junebug WeddingsPhotography: Apertura PhotographyFloral Design: tic tock Couture Florals and Event StylingHair & Make-Up: Erin SkipleyModel: Sterling from Next Model ManagementLocation: The Grand Del Mar, San Diego, CA+ Read more…
a country wedding | elizabeth messina
A wonderful collaboration in the gorgeous wine country outside of Santa Barbara. Photographer Elizabeth Messina, event designer Lisa Vorce, floral designer Mindy Rice, models Ashlyn Pearce (Vision) and Kyle Mullen (Heffner Managment), and me for hair and makeup. It was an amazing team, the best of the best!
For Ashlyn’s super natural look, I kept the products to a minimum. I prepped her skin with Laura Mercier’s Oil Free Primer, Tinted Moisturizer and Translucent Loose Powder, M.A.C. Cream Color Base in ‘Nude’, the perfect soft-peachy blush by NARS in ‘Sex Appeal’, M.A.C. eyeshadows in ‘Bronze’ and ‘Vanilla’, and M.A.C. lipstick in ‘Cherish’. For her gorgeous ‘undone’ hair, I used a little Bumble and Bumble Styling Creme with Surf Spray to add texture.+ Read more…
TRU LOVE | Elizabeth Messina
I’ve truly found my dream team in Los Angeles. Working with photographer Elizabeth Messina was so inspiring. It’s truly a beautiful thing when powerfully creative women bring their talents together. Designers Lisa Vorse and Mindy Rice did a wonderful job with sets and locations. Seeing how the two artists worked together was incredible, they make it look so easy!
Elizabeth’s vision really came to life in TRU LOVE, she is an amazing artist. The story was shot in Santa Inez and several other locations in wine country. Enjoy.
For Ashlyn’s naturally flawless look, I prepped her skin with Laura Mercier’s Oil Free Primer, Tinted Moisturizer and Translucent Loose Powder, M.A.C. Cream Color Base in ‘Nude’, the perfect soft-peachy blush by NARS in ‘Sex Appeal’, M.A.C. eyeshadows in ‘Bronze’ and ‘Vanilla’, and M.A.C. lipstick in ‘Cherish’. For her gorgeous ‘undone’ hair, I used a little Bumble and Bumble Styling Creme with Surf Spray to add texture.+ Read more…
A French Film | St Julien L’Ars France
From photgrapher Elizabeth Messina:
“this beautiful little film, takes “behind the scenes” imagery
to a whole other level…cinematographer KRISTEN* of BLISS
was completely unobtrusive & thoughtful while i created my photographs…
there is a gentle dance that takes place between artists who work side by side…
what i simply love about this BLISS piece is that it is completely & utterly
her own work of art….a delicate blend of the fashion shoot i conceptualized
(alongside a team of creatives: EDEN & ERIN SKIPLEY & FAYE DINSMORE
& JACK SNEED & LAUREN NAPIER) beautifully balanced with
moments that KRISTEN* found & created, and was able to
share her own vision through moving images…xoxo
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