A Glam Wedding in London

Late last year my love, Mobyz, got married in London and I had the pleasure of being her makeup artist. She wanted a natural glam look and I think we achieved just that. Check out some of the images from her super fun wedding. I wish I could relive this trip…but oh well, memories are also priceless 🙂

I pray for marriage blessings for she and Charles. And here is to wishing them many, many, many wonderful years of love and happiness together!

Below are some great images from Litehouse Photography

Here I am capturing a before pic of the before pic, lol

Here I am capturing a before pic…while the official before pic was being taken, lol

Mobzy, almost ready for her Big day

Mobzy, almost ready for her Big day

Aww... She is beautiful

Aww… She is beautiful

Aww...Father and daughter. I love this image

Aww…Father and daughter. I love this image

Husband and Wife...

Husband and Wife…

It's official!!

It’s official!!

Mobyz and Charles are Married...Yippee!!!

Mobyz and Charles are Married…Yippee!!!

My favorite... as the couple head to the reception

My favorite… as the couple headed off to the reception

I was able to capture a few up-close and personal images with my iPhone (you can click on the images for a more detailed look):

Mobzy on her wedding day

Mobzy on her wedding day

She has amazing eyebrows!!

She has amazing eyebrows!!

Mobyz, thanks for choosing me to make you glam on your special day. Love you xxx

tiwasig

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Where have you been?? Okay, Okay…Let’s RECAP!!

Hello Guys,

Happy July 4th!!!

I am not sure if I should just act like nothing happened **covers face in shame** or address my absence? For the sake of transparency, I have decided to share. I have been gone for a minute due to a hectic work schedule, personal commitments and a lack of inspiration, but now I am back and I am excited to share about my passion. It is ironic, because I thought about this blog a lot while I was gone and the direction I want to take the blog. I started this blog almost four years ago, and I have changed so much…for one, I am older and I have also matured as an artist. I will still use this space to express myself and share on the topic of makeup, but I want to make sure I am posting what I am truly passionate about and what you guys want to see.

So, let me update you…and let’s start from the last time I was here:

2012 was both amazing and busy. I want to take a moment to reflect on all the great things that happened last year with my Makeup Artistry. I continued to hone my skills. I partook in photoshoots, worked with many fabulous women, was part of a successful makeup seminar in Lagos, attended the makeup show in NYC, trained with Temptu (and I am now an Airbrush Certified Makeup Artist) and I met many amazing makeup artists in my travels. Last but not least, I was able to provide makeup services for many of my lovely brides’ on their special day.

One such bride, was Dale, who got married last year. She is one of my favorite brides to date. I was referred to her by lovely sister who owns Kenjah Bath and Body. The moment I met her, I knew we would be a perfect match. I have to say, she has such an amazing spirit. Her wedding was Chic!!! The ambiance of the location and the feeling in the air was what I like to call “Grown and Sexy”. I loved her dress as it was unique and simple. Her whole bridal party was so much fun to work with. I am blessed be able to work with wonderful people like them.

Below are some lovely images by Kidd Photography

(You can click on the images for a more detailed look) :

Dale's wedding -Airbrush

Here I am doing the last airbrush touch-ups.

The beautiful bride... I loved her dress and her bouquet

The beautiful bride… I loved her dress and her bouquet

The Lovely Couple

The Lovely Couple

Here are before and after images I captured on my camera

Here are before and after images I captured on my camera

On to 2013…so far this year has been super busy and interesting. 2013 started out on a great note…We won the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2013 and it was such a great feeling. This prestigious award recognizes the top five percent of Wedding Professionals nationwide. Thanks to all my beautiful brides…thanks for choosing me to be part of your special day!

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I look forward to sharing about what I have been up to so far this year and also posting about requested topics and more.

What have you been up to since we last spoke? Is there anything in particular you would like to see on this blog? I have missed you all.

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LIFT

L.I.F.T = Look I’m Feeling Today!!

Serena Williams is one of my favorite athletes. Her intensity for her sport gives me life. Working hard is what she does, no excuses. As soon as I saw these images of her, as she headed to The Late Show With David Letterman, I knew I had to share them with you guys. She looked amazing in this red dress. Again, her stylists and makeup artist hit it out of the park!!!

Serena Williams

Serena Williams

Serena

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LIFT: 2012 BET Awards

L.I.F.T = Look I’m Feeling Today!!

Hey Guys!!!

I had to drop off my thoughts about the 2012 BET Awards. Ironically, the same things I liked about the BET award show last year are the same things I enjoyed about the show this past Sunday. I loved “The Real Husbands of Hollywood” skit. I am so glad they are making it into a full fledged show. Sign me up…I know it will be hilarious. And, wow…the Whitney Houston tribute was soo touching.

Two years in a row, my favorite artists were the winners of the Best International Act (Africa) category. Congrats to Wizkid! Check out two of my favorite songs of the moment by Wizkid.

For the past few years, Monica’s style has been right up my alley. She looked amazing on the red carpet. That structured blazer and the sequined pants were everything! Sexy but classy all at the same time and of course her makeup and hair was on point as usual.

Monica Brown at the 2012 BET Awards

Monica Brown at the 2012 BET Awards


Images from Here

Any thoughts from the 2012 BET Awards?

Thots,

Tiwa

LIFT: Beyonce Post-Baby 2012

L.I.F.T = Look I’m Feeling Today!!

She just interrupted my regularly scheduled programming.

Beyonce looks amazing! In fact, in makes no sense that she looks this fabulous 30 days after giving birth to her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.  She motivates me to get on my grind again.

Her whole look is on fire…from her hair, to her minimalist makeup, to her shoe game.

Beyonce

Beyonce

Shoes by Christian Louboutin

Images from Here

Thots,

Tiwa

New Year Update…

Happy, Happy, Happy New year!!!

I feel blessed to have made it to 2012.  Saying I have missed blogging is an understatement, but I have been soo busy with work, that I have not been able to find a balance with work, life and blogging.

That brings me to my blogging goals for 2012. I started off this year evaluating what direction I wanted to take this blog. When I first started this blog, I really wanted the blog to be the perfect venue to let my ideas run free, share information and to meet like-minded people.  Through out the past 2 years, I have been able to do that, but I think I could have done a better job with meeting my initial goals.

So, this year I am on a mission to interact more with the blogging community, work on posting more of my work and sharing  even more ideas and information. It might take me a little while to get back running, but please bear with me.

I have some L.I.F.T posts, bridal posts from weddings I did in 2011 and Jan 2012 and some beauty tips coming up.

And because a blog post is useless without an image 😛

Below is a sneak peak at one of my “most favoritest” brides in the whole wide world, Temi at her traditional engagement 🙂

Makeup by Tiwa Lawrence; Gele by Lola O

I love you

Thots,

Tiwa  xxx