Awesome Autumn Colours…

Today our resident expert Kate Kelvin (a professional UK make-up artist specialising in natural make-up) introduces us to some awesome autumn colours, rich and vibrant and perfect for an autumn or winter wedding…

We’re so excited to announce Kate also has a new book out on Amazon Kindle called ‘Beautiful You.. 7 Steps to the Perfect bride’ 

Over to Kate…

autumn coloursFor brides getting married in autumn you are lucky enough to have a rich colour pallet to choose from for your wedding colour theme and also for your wedding make-up. Just think of those amazing colours as the trees just start to change to all shades of oranges, reds and browns… glorious colour pallets to be inspired by!

Awesome Autumn Colours…

autumn coloursSince our skin tone tends to lighten one or two shades during this time of year we should make sure we adjust our make-up to match the neck area. Remember that cosmetics expire –  so bin last year’s shade and get a fresh replacement (this is your skin we’re talking about!).

If you used a tinted moisturiser during the summer or a light powder, you may like the feel of a creamy liquid foundation now as they tend to be a bit more nourishing. Don’t forget to use a good primer as this protects the skin from UV and make-up and also keeps your make-up in place.

Celebrities are wearing deep reds and wine lipsticks which look fantastic with minimal eye make-up. If your lips are your best feature, invest in a fab burgundy lipstick shade as it is one of the easiest ways to update your new season look. Sultry yet dramatic, statement wine toned lips were the look for many high end retailers. Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Anthony Vaccarello, Vivienne Tam, Vera Wang, Derek Lam or Miu Miu were some of the fashion houses who brought interesting variations on the wine coloured lip trend.


Remember to keep the cheeks flushed as if you have been on a brisk autumnal walk!  Hair can be free and tousled as if the wind has been playing with it.

It is really important to use moisturiser daily on your face, neck and  hands along with all over body nourishment – keep everything supple and protect your skin from the ravaging winds! A good lip balm is equally important to stop chapped and sore lips.

autumn colours

 “The best colour in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you!” – Coco Chanel

Kate x

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