Ali’s Makeup Station- Winners of 2015 Top Rated Wedding Vendors

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Ali’s Makeup Station is proud to announce we won Top Rated Vendor for 2015 for our hair and makeup services!!!

This is a prestigious award which is given to wedding vendors who stood out for receiving the highest praise from their customers. We are so excited to announce we are one of the winners! A big thank you to all our lovely customers that valued our services.

With greater competition in the market we strive to be a fabulous professional team, who you can trust and have fun with on your special day!

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We welcome you to read feedback from our lovely brides https://weddingwise.co.nz/vendor/alis-makeup-station

 

Best Friends become Husband & Wife

Best Friends become Husband & Wife – Ruby & Robert

Ceremony/Reception: Five Knots, Tamaki Yacht Club

Bridal Party Portraits: Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, Bastion Point

Hair and Makeup: Ali’s Makeup Station

Florist: Susan Rogers Flowers

DJ: RustyAs

Photography: Raduban Photography

“Within a few short months, they both knew they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together…”.  Ruby and Robert wed October 2015

Ruby and Robert got married at the Five Knots.  A romantic choice, not just because of it’s panoramic views of Auckland Harbour and Rangitoto Island, but this was where Robert’s parents got married, back in the day when it was still called Romford’s. The weather cleared just in time for the bridal party photos at Michael Joseph Memorial Park  – you cant even tell that it had been pouring down earlier in the day!

Their dog Lilly even made an appearance in the wedding photos!

Traditional Vintage Styled Shoot

Lisa Foster photography approached me to work with her on a Traditional Vintage Styled Shoot. We envisioned mixing more traditional, vintage elements with updated contemporary, feminine touches. Blush pink tones, gorgeous gems and glam metallics added wow factor to  base of more traditional floral’s and earthy, rustic elements.

Here are a few of the looks I created.

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Check out the full post for more details lot’s of beautiful inspiration on Paper & Lace

Pastel tones, lace touches and soft, layered dresses from Girl Meets Gown complemented windswept curls, braided details and soft, natural complexions courtesy of the Ali’s Makeup Station team.

Styling by the talented team from Fresh To Death along with unique, on trend touches from The Pretty Prop Shop’s gorgeous collection of goodies bought together the essence and spirit of a bygone era with a modern flourish.

Photographer Lisa Foster Photography | Styling Fresh To Death | Props The Pretty Prop Shop | Dresses Girl Meets Gown | Flowers Flowers on Hall Street |  Hair & Makeup Ali’s Makeup Station | Stationery Inspired Weddings | Venue LaValla | Models Kylie Reddell & Megan Ryburn

Bridal Trends & How to get the look

If these trends are anything to go by, we’re looking at one gorgeous wedding season ahead of us. Often brides are either seeking a relaxed look, classic look or vintage chic look. I have teamed up with some very clever wedding vendors below to show you some inspiration around three popular trends.

I welcome you to view my work and the full feature on Paper & Lace

Hair & Makeup Ali’s Makeup Station | Florals Rosebud & Willow | Cakes Cake Fix | Photography Kate Tovey Photography | Relaxed & Classic Dress Amber Whitecliffe | Vintage Chic Dress Primrose & Finch | Models Kylie, Shayna & Celia

Vintage Chic Bride

Hair & Makeup

Our vintage chic bride is one of the prettiest, and most accessible make-up trends for this season. Think of English rose, soft and romantic tones. Whether you pair this with a smokey eye or a natural face, this hue is the new nude for this season brides.

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Classic Bride

Hair & Makeup

This might be a classic, but the low bun has really come back for this season among loose updos, soft chignons, and boho waves. This classic look is always a stunning an elegant way to frame the face paired with the seductive and timeless red lip.

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Relaxed Bride

Hair & Makeup

Relaxed bride is exactly that think of effortless, natural, wavy, textured locks with a simple hair piece that is not fussy but pretty all the same. Well groomed brows and soft earthy tones are a must too pull off this look.

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Bridal Trends & How to get the look – Ali’s MakeUp Station

Bridal Hair and Makeup – Elopement

In February, Skinny Love Weddings contacted our team to do bridal hair and makeup for an elopement. While Tim and Ashley were visiting New Zealand from the US they decided to make their trip of a lifetime something truly amazing by getting hitched while they were here!

They tied the knot in Auckland Domain and Natalie Morgan Photography captured the romantic affair.

Huge Congratulations Tim and Ashley… we hope that you have the most amazing time in New Zealand and are loving married life back home!

If you’d like to find out more about an elopement here in NZ contact Skinny Love Weddings

Hair and Makeup by Rose | Alis Makeup Station

http://www.nataliemorgan.co.nz/

 

Bridal Makeup Tips – Foundation for all skin types

We get a lot of our clients asking what products we use. One of my favourite palettes for this bridal season is the BBU Palette by Bobbi Brown.

We have a lot of brides who often find foundations to yellow for their complexion and find foundations are too dark.  This palette is great for paler skin tones.

The concealer and corrector are especially useful. It covers dark circles and highlights in just the right areas. I love the range of colors it offers!!!

This palette is especially ideal for photo shoots, weddings and runway shows.

Here is our beautiful bride that I used the palette on recently. Thanks for reading our Bridal Makeup Tips – Foundation for all skin types.