Makeup fit for a Royal by Zoe Karlis

I think it's only fair to dedicate my first blog post on my new website (finally!!) to the most gorgeous bride I ever did see - Megan Markle aka 'The Dutchess of Sussex.

Being an avid Suits fan I felt I knew Rachel, ah i mean Megan, quite intimately. I waited with much anticipation not only to see her gorgeous dresses but to also see what her preference was for makeup and hair. She didn't disappoint.

Aided by Danial Martin, Megan went for a refreshingly, low maintenance look, opting to naturally enhance her beauty. This I thought was a very clever and stunningly beautiful thing to do. I am a working Australian makeup & hair artist and do many weddings a year. I cringe, in fact secretly loath, receiving reference shots of overdone, caked on, severely edited images *cough Kim Kardashian *cough. Im all for looking the absolute best on your very special day but you don't have to plaster your face with makeup or do a traditional bridal hairstyle just because its your wedding. Do whatever is going to make you feel comfortable and beautiful and your confidence that comes with that will take care of the rest!