| BRIDAY BEAUTY | Having A Natter With Ali Gunn MUA
We’re catching up with the lovely Ali Gunn, talking all about bridal beauty. Based in Nottinghamshire with 22 years of experience, Ali is an expert when it comes to wedding day make-up and she’s here to share her top tips, inspiration and behind the scenes snippets…
“I knew I wanted to become a MUA from very early on! At 17 years old, I saw a brochure for London College of Fashion, Makeup Courses and I knew that was it. I’ve since worked with hundreds of brides over the years – generally about 60 a year! I love everything about being a bridal MUA. From the initial enquiry and the trial, to seeing it all come together on the big day. There is nothing better than helping a bride to feel truly confident on the most important day of her life!
Your bridal make-up is a huge decision – not only can it change how you look, it can transform your confidence, which is key on your wedding day. Using a variety of shades, colours and techniques, I work closely with each and every bride to create a look that enhances their natural beauty and makes them feel like the best version of themselves. Plus, it’ll last all day long – no matter how many happy tears take place!”
In The Spotlight – Quick Q&A
Number One Piece of Advice? When it comes to choosing your bridal make-up, always opt for what feels comfortable for you, but just amp it up a little for the photographs!
Your Signature Bridal Beauty Style? Classic romance = naturally smokey eyes, flawless sculptured skin and blush pink lips and cheeks.
Three Must-Have Beauty Products? My before Ali Gunn foundation brush, Individual Lashes and Lash Curler.
Bridal Beauty Myth To Bust? SPF flashback from foundation is a thing of the past thanks to zinc-free products and new formulations.