REPOST// Hello! I’m Frances…

Hello!  I’m Frances, a classically trained bridal/editorial makeup artist and trainee wedding hairstylist working across the South of England.  My previous clientele have included brides, models, actors, actresses and members of the aristocracy throughout Hampshire (New Forest), Dorset, Surrey, Wiltshire and London.  A regular contributor to national and international wedding magazines and blogs, my work has been seen across the world and celebrated for its emphasis on luxury beauty.  I simply love being asked to be a part of someone’s wedding day.  Not only is it incredibly exciting; it’s also a position of trust, and one which I fully respect.

In my professional makeup kit are products which I have carefully selected for their high performance qualities and ability to work under pressure – which ensures your bridal makeup has everything it needs to look fab!  These include: Anastasia Beverly Hills * Benefit * Bobbi Brown * Charlotte Tilbury * Dr. Brandt * Illamasqua * Kiss Eyelashes * Laura Mercier * L.A Girl * MAC * Makeup Geek * Rosie for Autograph * Sigma * Smashbox and Urban Decay to name a few.

I’d love to hear about your wedding plans so do get in touch at hello@francesmooremua.co.uk, or by sending me a message through my Contact page.  Also do check out my blog which is regularly updated with helpful tips and advice for your wedding day!

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Hello! I’m Frances…

Hello!  I’m Frances, a classically trained bridal/editorial makeup artist and trainee wedding hairstylist working across the South of England.  My previous clientele have included brides, models, actors, actresses and members of the aristocracy throughout Hampshire (New Forest), Dorset, Surrey, Wiltshire and London.  A regular contributor to national and international wedding magazines and blogs, my work has been seen across the world and celebrated for its emphasis on luxury beauty.  I simply love being asked to be a part of someone’s wedding day.  Not only is it incredibly exciting; it’s also a position of trust, and one which I fully respect.

In my professional makeup kit are products which I have carefully selected for their high performance qualities and ability to work under pressure – which ensures your bridal makeup has everything it needs to look fab!  These include: Anastasia Beverly Hills * Benefit * Bobbi Brown * Charlotte Tilbury * Dr. Brandt * Illamasqua * Kiss Eyelashes * Laura Mercier * L.A Girl * MAC * Makeup Geek * Rosie for Autograph * Sigma * Smashbox and Urban Decay to name a few.

I’d love to hear about your wedding plans so do get in touch at hello@francesmooremua.co.uk, or by sending me a message through my Contact page.  Also do check out my blog which is regularly updated with helpful tips and advice for your wedding day!

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Rachel & Chris’s Sopley Mill Wedding, Dorset

Gorgeous bride Rachel and Chris got married at Dorset wedding venue Sopley Mill this summer, and what a glorious day they had for it.  Super hot and sunny!  I simply loved designing Rachel’s bridal makeup – making it all about the eyes.  These are my most favourite images of their day, beautifully captured by Mia Photography, Rachel and her beau and one with her girlies… just everything a wedding should be about x

Images Mia Photography | Makeup Frances Moore MUA | Flowers Jennifer Poynter Flowers | Venue Sopley Mill

Bridal makeup love…

Of all the things I get up to as a makeup artist, there is no greater feeling I get than when I design a bespoke makeup look for a bride. It’s a position of trust, and one which I relish and respect.  From the moment I meet a bride to discuss her wedding plans, to that often emotional encounter of when the father of the bride walks in and see’s his beautiful daughter…I love my job! x

Book in to secure your 2017 wedding date at enquiries@francesmooremua.co.uk

Big Bouquet Photography  * New Forest Studio  * Lemontree PhotographyMia Photography * DM Photography

Hannah and her romantic tribute to a family tradition…

It’s hard to believe that this beauty got married two months ago, on a very drizzly September morning in the New Forest.  Hannah, ever the optimist, was not deterred by the weather and was determined to enjoy every minute of the wedding morning preparations.

I loved Hannah’s colour scheme for her late summer wedding – she had decided to go with a deep rich blue for her bridesmaids dresses, yet kept the flowers very pale blue with some gorgeous pastel shades all beautifully done by my favourite florist Jo Hicks Flowers.  As Hannah’s wedding dress was to be very delicate, with lace and a fitted bodice we decided upon a classic bridal makeup look – keeping it simple with soft browns and a neatly lined eye, with just a good coat of mascara rather than false eyelashes.  Hannah was then going to go onto Beaulieu Abbey Church, which is very significant to her as other family members have been married there in the past – making that romantic connection and tribute.

Hannah then went onto The Master Builder’s Hotel, where her elegant vintage theme was perfectly set out by the wedding team there.  All of this was beautifully captured by Mia Photography

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Achieving a truly vintage wedding in Hampshire

I utterly love themed weddings.  Your wedding is the one perfect day that you can truly let your imagination go wild, and any passions you have in life can be expressed throughout your day.  One of my particular favourite’s is a vintage wedding theme, as there are so many variations of vintage you can choose from such as boho vintage (think un-iced cakes) new wave vintage (cosy venues painted green) vintage era’s (1940’s/1950’s) the list is endless.  But vintage appeals to my own sensibilities, whereas another couple might want a travel/world theme or even a Superhero themed wedding!  Break convention & let your personality shine on your special day x

Suppliers that can help you achieve a vintage theme in Hampshire 

The Venue – The Master Builder’s at Bucklers Hard, New Forest Hampshire

The Band – The Femmes

The Makeup – me! Frances Moore MUA

The Hair – Kayleigh at Pin Curls Styling

The Photographer – Mia Photography

The Dress – Quello Bridal Boutique (not in Hampshire, but well worth the journey)

The Hair Accessories – Crown&Glory

The Flowers – Jo Hicks

The Cake – Karen’s Clever Cakes