Bridal makeup perfect for the modern bride

Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life. You will want to feel and look the best version of yourself and my bridal style is very much influenced from beautiful red carpet looks.  I create bespoke looks, tailored especially to each individual.  Reflecting your personality, enhancing your natural features and makeup that feels wearable is my overall aim.

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English Makeup Awards Winner. - Freelance Specialist Makeup Artist of the Year 2024

3 new award wins for Gemma Clark at The English Makeup Awards

It was an exciting start to the week, picking up 3 new awards at the national English Makeup Awards 2024! At the end of last year I was delighted to be shortlisted in 2 categories at the national English Makeup Awards. I previously won the Freelance Specialist Makeup Artist of the Year for both the North East region and overall UK in the same awards back in 2023 when the ceremony took place in Birmingham. I definitely didn’t expect to win again this year. The judging process Once the shortlisting took place, I had to submit a portfolio evidence of...

Top 5 helpful benefits of Microblading

Top 5 helpful benefits of Microblading

Microblading is a very popular way to enhance the natural brow and there are many benefits of Microblading which act as a great alternative to using normal makeup to fill in the brow area.  If you struggle with your brows, Microblading could be the perfect solution for you.  Sparse brows, brows lacking in definition and shape, barely there brows… all ideal candidates for Microblading.  However, even if you already have fuller brows but need help with the shape, Microblading can also help with this! What is Microblading? Microblading is a form of semi-permanent makeup making this a fuss-free option for...

My top 25 expert tips for everything you need in your wedding day emergency items kit

My top 25 expert tips for everything you need in your wedding day emergency items kit

Years of wedding industry experience has taught me a wedding day emergency items kit is always required… Have you considered a wedding day emergency kit as part of your wedding planning? In all my years of working as a bridal Makeup Artist in the wedding industry, I have rarely “just been a Makeup Artist”.  Many times I have been there when help has been needed to fasten dresses, fix nails, calm down the anxious Mother of the Bride, find items which have gone missing in the messy chaos of the bridal suite… and these aren’t the worst of the situations....

An exciting year of change for Gemma Clark

An exciting year of change for Gemma Clark

2023 was a big year for fresh starts, personal changes and some new awards. With my divorce due to finalise in the May of 2023, I made the decision early last year to change my name back to Gemma Clark and relocate to new premises. I was keen to do both as soon as possible so I could head in to 2023 with a fresh start. Gemma Clark, who’s this? I wanted to change my name ahead of my divorce for business purposes. This felt like a risky move for me. After all, my business and reputation had been built...

Bridal makeup

Countdown to your bridal makeup trial

Lets talk bridal skin preparation – this is such an important part of the run up to your wedding.  Whether you are months away or only a few weeks, you can make changes now to ensure you get the best out of your makeup application, skin care and well being on the countdown to the big day!  Glowing skin will never go out of style. Makeup can make us feel amazing and on your wedding day you want to feel your very best!  However makeup is only applied to the surface of your skin – so if your skin needs...

Winner of new award Makeup Artist of the Year 2022/23

Winner of new award Makeup Artist of the Year 2022/23

I am absolutely thrilled to have won my 3rd award this year. My 8th in total since starting my own Makeup Artist business back in late 2015. SME News awarded my business “Gemma Rimmington – Makeup Artist” Makeup Artist of the Year – North East 2022/23 at the UK Enterprise Awards last week. The UK Enterprise Awards honour small/medium businesses across the UK, recognising business achievements no matter how small the business. Earlier this year, I won Makeup Artist of the Year – North 2022/23 as well as LuxLife Customer Service Excellent Award 2022 at the Global Wedding Awards bringing...

2 new awards for Makeup Artist, Gemma Rimmington at Global Wedding Awards 2022

2 new awards for Makeup Artist, Gemma Rimmington at Global Wedding Awards 2022

Exciting news! I am absolutely thrilled to have received 2 new awards at the Global Wedding Awards. I have started the year by winning 2 categories at the Global Wedding Awards 2022. Makeup Artist of the Year (North England) 2022 LuxLife Customer Service Excellence Award 2022 At the beginning of the year I wrote down my new goals for the year ahead. I had hoped to win a new business award during 2022 so to win across 2 categories in the first quarter of the year is an absolute delight for me. Thank you to every client and follower who...

How to reduce redness or Rosacea

How to reduce redness or Rosacea

Rosacea and skin redness can be improved Rosacea and skin redness is a condition which can affect the face, particularly cheeks, nose and forehead. While it is common, it can be painful, inconvenient and can really impact on some people’s self confidence. Skin redness can be triggered by various things including alcohol, skin products, exercise and foods but it can be treated by a GP to help control the symptoms. However, clients and followers often ask me for advice on how to cover the redness when flare ups are particularly bad. Some people feel like they need to layer up...

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