Hairsmiths’ how to . . .

PUBLISHED: 06:30 30 June 2014

Hairsmiths - bridal

Hairsmiths - bridal

© Lisa Stirling


1 Backcomb - work in 1in sections from forehead to nape, hold sections verticle from head and comb hair repeatedly with tail-end comb from end to root to build up “back combing” from the scalp to create a mouldable texture.

2 Pin - softly tease hair into shape and place Kirby grips from nape up to secure base.

3 Secure - the remaining hair is softly brushed into place and secured with U pins. Hair is then “fixed” into place with label m hairspray.

Top tip: Use label m texturising volume spray to add texture and hold prior to back combing.


1 Eyes: Smashbox Full Exposure Palette for the eyes, use grey colours and an eye primer under shadow. Gel liner in black above the lash line and non smudge mascara to finish.

2 Lips: Use lip liner to define lip and prevent colour “bleed”; fill in lip with a long wear lipstick for colour and texture.


Label m Texturising volume spray, £12.50

Label m tail end comb, £6

Label m Kirby grips, £2.75 (pack 40)

Label m U pins, £3 (pack 40)

Label m hairspray, £11.95

All available from Hairsmiths

Smashbox Full Exposure palette, £36 available from Boots

Bobbi Brown Black Gel Liner, £17.50 available from House of Fraser

Bobbi Brown No Smudge Mascara, £19, - available from House of Fraser

MAC Lip liner in Oak, £12, available from Debenhams

Mac Lipstick in Chatterbox, £15 available from Jarrold’s.


Hair: Deb Dominic,

Make-up: Sherrie Sparkes,

Tiara and bridal underwear: Proudlock and Harry, Norwich,

Netting: Merry Widow from John Lewis, Norwich,

Model: Charlotte Forshaw, from Donovan and Abel,

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