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All skin tones are welcome and celebrated!

As a makeup artist, I’ve seen firsthand clients coming to be disappointed by previous experiences of having their makeup done. Too many times, I’ve heard stories of individuals who, consciousREAD MORE

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How to choose the right hair and makeup artist for you

Planning a wedding is so exciting, and for some, many decisions will come easily. But I hear very often that choosing a hair and makeup artist can be difficult toREAD MORE

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Embracing Beauty at Every Age: Makeup Lessons for Women in Their 40s and 50s

There’s a pattern I’m noticing…and I want to talk about it. In a world that celebrates youth, it’s easy to forget that we must celebrate women of all ages. InREAD MORE

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We won! The Hitched Wedding Awards 2023

Hi everyone! Firstly, I want to say a heartfelt apology for being so absent recently…but for good reason! My delightful clients have kept me so joyfully busy. I’ve also embarkedREAD MORE

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Why You Need A Wedding Hair and Makeup Team

When you’re booking a hair and makeup artist supplier for your wedding, it can be tempting to book them separately, especially if you’re inspired by the looks one MUA createsREAD MORE

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Why Brides Keep Me Busy Every Year

So, here we are. The end of another year. And what a year it’s been! Yet again, I’ve been left feeling so utterly grateful that I can call this myREAD MORE

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FAKING IT: Instagram and the effect on our mental health

I watched a really eye-opening programme the other day that has stuck with me enough to write about it. The Instagram Effect on BBC3 delves into the impact of socialREAD MORE

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Hitched Wedding Awards 2022: I WON!

A few days ago, I was simply getting on with my day when all of a sudden I had to catch my breath – I received a message and itREAD MORE

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Bridal Skincare: 5 Ways To Create A Perfect Base For Your Special Day

There is a saying about makeup, and it’s that makeup is only as good as the canvas it’s applied to. While bridal makeup artists like myself have the skill toREAD MORE

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No One Is A Winner: The Race To Unattainable Perfection

There’s a worrying trend that I’ve noticed over the last year, which feels like it’s getting worse. As we become a more social media led culture by the day, theREAD MORE

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hair and makeup by gabrielle

HI, I'M GABRIELLE!

I'm an award winnng hair and make-up artist based in Pinner, London, and this is my blog full of inspiration, tips & tricks!

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