Weddings - By Bridal Makeup Artist Christina Dellar

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4 Reasons to Register with Mildred & Co.

When I chat to brides about their wedding day one of the top stresses that I hear brides complain about is that they still need to set up their gift registry. Ever since the launch of Mildred&Co I have been a fan and...
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Wedding Planning Tips & Tricks by Auckland Weddings Expert

This week I was lucky enough to get some incredible advice for brides from the lovely Lydia Martin. Lydia is the Social Media Manager at Auckland Weddings and knows everything there is to know when it comes to weddings. I am very…

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5 Things to do to Ruin your Wedding Morning

I have had the pleasure of being a part of hundreds of brides wedding mornings. Most of the time its a wonderful time of laughter, sipping champagne and getting ready but through the years I have also seen when things go wrong....
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Real Wedding- Kate’s Romantic Waiheke Wedding

I had the pleasure of being a part of the bubbly Kate's wedding recently and gosh what a fun morning we had. Kate is one of the sweetest and kindest brides I have ever worked with. Her whole attitude for the day...
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How to be the Best Bridesmaid Ever

When it comes to being a bridesmaid it can seem overwhelming at first. We all want to be the best bridesmaid we can be but sometimes you can feel like Annie Walker from 'Bridesmaids' the movie. It can be just a bit much. However...
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Planted With Light

When you are a small business owner it can feel daunting at times well at least I have felt that. At times you can doubt yourself and if you are even doing things right. It can be easy to compare yourself with others and…

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4 Reasons to Register with Mildred & Co.

When I chat to brides about their wedding day one of the top stresses that I hear brides complain about is that they still need to set up their gift registry. Ever since the launch of Mildred&Co I have been a fan and...
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Review- Moroccantan

I don’t know about you but it seems like this winter has been an especially long one. I normally have a bit of color naturally to my skin but it seems this winter has stripped me of all my color and left…

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Spoil your Dad this Father’s Day

Father's Day is fast approaching. Its this coming Sunday the 6th of September. I sometimes feel bad for Father's Day. We know that Mother's Day is a big deal. We all know that we have to treat our moms but dads need...
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Get to know Kate Owner of Loxy’s Hair Boutique

I don't know about you but I have hair dreams. You know those dreams where your hair is better then a shampoo add? Where its long and it flows softly in the wind? Nope? That's just me then! Well I always dream of...
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5 Oils that Will Change your Skin

When it comes to your skin the best advice I give anyone is listen to what your skin needs. I know that sounds so cheesy but for years I was doing what I "thought" my skin needed. I had bad skin with...
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Giveaway Time!!

Lets be honest for a second. Life can get intense! With your annoying boss, your baby who thinks sleep is for the weak and your man who has the dreaded man flu it can all be a bit overwhelming. As a makeup…

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5 Things to do to Ruin your Wedding Morning

I have had the pleasure of being a part of hundreds of brides wedding mornings. Most of the time its a wonderful time of laughter, sipping champagne and getting ready but through the years I have also seen when things go wrong....
kk

Real Wedding- Kate’s Romantic Waiheke Wedding

I had the pleasure of being a part of the bubbly Kate's wedding recently and gosh what a fun morning we had. Kate is one of the sweetest and kindest brides I have ever worked with. Her whole attitude for the day...
jsdfjlk

How to be the Best Bridesmaid Ever

When it comes to being a bridesmaid it can seem overwhelming at first. We all want to be the best bridesmaid we can be but sometimes you can feel like Annie Walker from 'Bridesmaids' the movie. It can be just a bit much. However...
pwl

Planted With Light

When you are a small business owner it can feel daunting at times well at least I have felt that. At times you can doubt yourself and if you are even doing things right. It can be easy to compare yourself with others and…

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The Blonde Hair Game Changer

When it comes to my hair journey lets just say there have been some awkward stages along the way. I have had the bad cuts, the even worse hair colors and the ‘I don’t want to even talk about that one time…

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Real Wedding- Courtney’s Rustic Wedding

It was such a pleasure to be a part of Courtney’s big day! I love catching up with my brides after their wedding and seeing all the photos of their big day since I only get see the bride getting ready. When I saw Courtney’s photos I was…

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Get to Know- Jax from Paper and Lace

I always have brides to be ask me lots of questions on everything from skincare questions to where they can get a unique headpiece. I have been full time in the wedding industry for over 9 years so I know a fair…

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5 things to Stop Doing to your Skin

I am always amazed at the responses I get when I ask clients, “What is your skincare regime? I have heard every answer under the sun. I have clients who sit there in their $540 heels, in their designer dress and they…

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My French Inspired Makeup look

The French have given me some of my favorite things. Champagne, macarons, French cheese, and of course fries (jokes) So due to my love of France I decided to do a French inspired look in honor of Bastille Day. I paired the look with…

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One Little Wagon

One of the cutest things you might see in a while is One Little Wagon. Claire Donaldson owner of One Lovely Day Event Styling has launched the best thing the 70’s have given us since fondue. This adorable 1975 retro caravan is newly renovated into…

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Kim Kardashian as the next Youtube guru?

If you really don’t like Kim Kardashian (or Kimmy K as I call her…besites) then just stop reading. But if you are like myself and her 33 million Twitter followers or 37.4 million Instagram followers and you are just a tad fascinated…

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Smashbox CC Cream Review

I have been a BB cream girl for ages now. I have used a few different brands but always kept to BB. So when I got the chance to try Smashbox’s CC cream I was excited but not sure what to expect….

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My LiLash Review

I remember when I first hear about LiLash. I was in the middle of a busy week full of makeup bookings with mostly clients I do makeup for on a monthly basis for events. Each time one of these stunning ladies sat…

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The Museum Art Hotel

We all know that Wellington is a center of art and music, a great place to visit on a long weekend off. But where do you stay when coming to visit the capital? Somewhere warm and cozy when the infamous Wellington gale…