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June 15, 2017

Interviewed for Truthfal blog

It was great to have been interviewed for truthfal blog. As one of the only makeup studio’s in Cornwall we do get plenty of people interested […]
May 26, 2017

IMATS London 2017

I had been to IMATS about 3/4 years ago, but I wanted to go again and take my team with me this time. Its a great […]
April 23, 2017

Natural light 50mm 1.4 shoot- Behind the scenes

I had planned this shoot for weeks. I wanted to do a grand look with full gowns to begin with, but I ended up with a […]
April 15, 2017

Street Style Photo Shoot

Victoria came into my studio for some photo’s for her portfolio. She wanted a more casual, street style shoot. I did a strong liner look on […]
April 3, 2017

Orchard Makeup & beauty Selfie Competition

Feel the love 🙂 We are running a competition for all of our clients this month in the studio. All you need to do is take […]
March 31, 2017

Beauty shoot with Lauren

I have taken photo’s of Lauren before, so when she came in work experience I had to create a shoot for her. Lauren is an aspiring […]
March 11, 2017

Best of Bridal Makeup 2016

Wow what a year! We have met some amazing brides and their families/friends last year. We put this video together to show some of the brides […]
February 20, 2017

‘Off to the country’

This fashion shoot happened last year, but I have only had time to edit the pics this week. I came up with the idea of the […]
February 14, 2017

My Best bridal Foundations in my kit

  I love using my airbrush on my brides, but it is good to have manual foundations in my kit.  The ones I have chosen are […]
February 11, 2017

Model Portfolio Photoshoot

I have known Amy Wray for a long time, so its always a pleasure to work with her and catch up. Amy wanted some softer photo’s […]
January 29, 2017

Vow Magazine Bridal Editorial

I had the pleasure of being involved with this amazing photoshoot for Vow magazine. Myself and Katarina were the makeup artists. Their was 4 models in […]
January 6, 2017

How to Make It in the Beauty Industry

The beauty industry offers many career options, but deciding where you fit best is as important as is being able to put a foot in the […]
November 21, 2016

Autumn Freckles Photoshoot

I have seen lots of photo’s on instagram lately with models with freckles or makeup artists adding freckles in a tutorial, so I thought I would […]
November 15, 2016

Fashion shoot for PLB Truro

I hadn’t really done a shoot like this before. PLB have a clothes shop in Truro, Cornwall. Their look is very specific, so the brief was […]
November 9, 2016

My Favourite Zoeva Brushes

I found Zoeva a couple of years ago. I couldn’t believe how reasonable the price was for such a good quality brush! I started to use […]
October 7, 2016

Portrait Photo shoot- Direct flash

I have really wanted to do this shoot for ages after watching Jessica Kobeissi on You tube do a shoot using direct flash. It has a […]
September 8, 2016

Pure Weddings Gypsy Bride

Credits Photographer: Gypsy Mermaidlife Makeup artist: Sally Orchard Model: Natalie Jayne Whear Bridal wear: Christine Trewinnard Florist: . Floral Creations St Austell Jewellery: Gemheaven jewellery Hair […]
September 2, 2016

Wedding Awards

We are utterly thrilled to have been shortlisted for 3 Wedding Awards  for 2017 and we would dearly love to have your vote to help us […]
August 13, 2016

Beach Model Photoshoot

This is the first photoshoot I have done with my new camera. I bought the Canon 5D mark 11. It was second hand, but a low […]
July 28, 2016

Purple Flower Crown

I have been noticing with my weddings that flower crowns are very popular with brides and bridesmaids . I really wanted to do a photoshoot with […]