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Clarisse + Tim’s Summer Wintergreen Resort Wedding

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Clarisse and Tim’s beautiful Wintergreen Resort wedding took full advantage of how stunning Charlottesville is in the summer, and we loved every second of this wonderful couple’s big day. From the first look at Raven’s Roost to their open-air vows, their wedding was pure magic, and we’re so pleased to be able to show you some of our favorite moments.

Clarisse is so naturally beautiful that she made our job easy. For her hair, we went with a minimalist updo that was both classic and romantic and worked well with her stunning veil. For her makeup, we kept her look natural but defined with a bit of smoky eyeliner along her lash line and neutral shades on her eyes. As for her skin, we kept things glowy and flushed and topped off the look with a gloss.

Clarisse and Tim’s Wintergreen Resort wedding was such a joy to be part of, and we hope you enjoy seeing these few moments as much as we did.

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Hair + Makeup Artist Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Venue Wintergreen Resort | Photography Anna Bowser Photography | Videography Yeattes Productions | DJ Rockdahouse Entertainment | Florals Foxtail Cottage Floral | Cake Country Confections | Dress Shop Rosalin’s Bridal Boutique | Dress Designer Maggie Sottero Designs

Catherine + Tim’s Spring King Family Vineyards Wedding

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Sunshine, outdoor vows, and greenery galore? Catherine + Tim’s spring King Family Vineyards wedding was one for the books. From Catherine’s gorgeous smile and bright eyes to seeing this couple so in love on their wedding day, we were ecstatic to part of something so special. Now, thanks to Aaron Watson Photography, we get to share some of our favorite moments with you.

Of course, we can’t deny that working with Catherine was our favorite part of the day. This bride’s sweet smile made our job so easy. For her bridal makeup look, we went a bit more glam and highlighted Catherine’s stunning eyes (seriously, they’re gorgeous). We lined her eyes and went a bit smokier with the look before adding a nude lip. For her hair, we kept it soft and romantic with loose curls.

We’re so excited to showcase some of our favorite moments from Catherine + Tim’s spring King Family Vineyards wedding and continue celebrating this beautiful couple.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC Team

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All Photos Courtesy of Aaron Watson Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Venue King Family Vineyards | Photographer Aaron Watson Photography | Florist Colonial Florist | Catering The Local | Rentals MS Events

 

Francesca + Ben’s Rustic Meets Natural Red August Farm Wedding

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A rainy day couldn’t get Francesca + Ben down! Their rustic meets natural Red August Farm wedding was nothing short of brilliant despite the clouds and rain. From their touching first look to their romantic barn vows, come rain or shine, this pair was determined to have a fantastic wedding, and they did!

While we adored seeing Ben + Francesca’s love for one another light up the day, our bride was obviously the best part. We absolutely adored her romantic meets boho updo with bits of baby’s breath details and soft curls. For her makeup look, we wanted to keep things natural so we used soft hues on her eyes but defined them with liner. As for her lips, we kept the tone a peach nude for a softer look.

We can’t get enough of Francesca + Ben’s Red August Farm wedding, and we’re so excited to show you some of our favorite moments.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC Team

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All Photos Courtesy of Victoria Heer Photography

 Hair + Makeup Artist Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Victoria Heer Photography | Venue Red August Farm | Wedding Planner Rachel Rice — The One Moment Events | Florist The Faded Poppy | Rentals MS Events | Caterer Hank’s Smokehouse + Carpe Donuts

Rachel + Nick’s Summer King Family Vineyards Wedding

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If winter weather is getting you down, we have a dose of summer on the blog for you today. Rachel + Nick’s summer King Family Vineyards wedding is the perfect way to remember that flowers will bloom again, the sun will shine, and a couple in love is always in season. Rachel + Nick’s big day was as romantic as they come. From Rachel’s gorgeous smile to she and Nick’s sweet first look,  this pair was basically glowing on their wedding day, and we were so happy to be a small part of it.

Of course, if we’re going to talk about a glow, we have to talk about our glowing bride. For Rachel, it was all about her wonderful smile and those beautiful eyes. We made sure that her eyes were the focal point of her look, defining them with liner and lashes. For her lips, we kept the color neutral so that her eyes stood out even more. Finally, for her hair, we swept it into a half-up, half-down style with romantic curls framing her face. The result? A glowing bride we just couldn’t get enough of.

We were so happy to help Rachel feel beautiful during her summer King Family Vineyards wedding and can’t wait to share some of our favorite moments with you.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC Team

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All Photos Courtesy of Anna Kardos Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Venue King Family Vineyards | Photography Anna Kardos Photography | Event Coordinator + Planner Diamond Events | FloristDiamond Events  | Catering The BBQ Exchange | Cupcakes Sweethaus | DJ King Studios | Officiant Dave Norris

 

Ali + Alex’s Natural Mount Ida Farm Wedding

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If you love natural florals, rustic settings, and a bride and groom so in love that it radiants through the photos, then you’re going to fall in love with Ali + Alex’s Mount Ida Farm wedding. This couple’s late summer wedding was basically a Virginia fairy tale, and we’re so glad that we got to be a small part of Ali’s big day.

It’s no secret that Ali is stunning. With her lovely eyes and mega-watt smile, our job was easy. We, of course, wanted to highlight those natural features so we defined her eyes with a bit of liner but kept the colors natural. For her lips, we added a bit of a deeper tone for the season, and we kept her skin glowing.

Everything about this couple’s Mount Ida Farm wedding was a dream, and we can’t wait to share some of our favorite moments with you.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC Team

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All Photos Courtesy of Candice Adelle Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photographer Candice Adelle Photography | Venue Mount Ida Farm | Wedding Planner Just A Little Ditty | Florist The Posey Detail | Cake Pearl’s Cupcakes | Donuts + Cider Carpe Donut | Photo Booth Photo Booth of Charlottesville