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Intro to Makeup By Nichola

Hi, I’m Nichola – welcome to my first blog post! I thought it only fitting for my first post to tell you all a little about Makeup By Nichola, where it started, where it’s at and where it’s going! I’ve been so excited to start writing a blog for some time, but it’s never been Read More

How To Make Your Micro Wedding The One They Remember

2020 has not been the year anyone planned.  Let’s be honest, it’s been a right stinker!  For those in the wedding industry and those planning a 2020 wedding it has been a continuously changing challenge. Wedding sizes of 30 or less was already tough for many who had been planning a big wedding but with Read More

Great Vegan Mascara; Does it even exist?!

Well does it? I have been searching for a great vegan mascara for soooooo long! SO LONG! When I first switched to a vegan and cruelty free makeup kit I quite enjoyed finding new bits to add to to it and there are so many great vegan makeup options out there, and more coming on Read More

My Skincare Routine

As a makeup artist skin care is an extremely important factor for achieving a perfect, flawless makeup application. In fact it is THE most important factor. Without good skin care your makeup will not sit as well and it will not last as long. Fact. If you find that your makeup melts off your skin Read More

My 5 top tips for Beautiful Bridal Skin – that you can start right now!

Simple steps to a gorgeous glow Everyone wants gorgeous, glowing skin and no one more so than my brides-to-be. I cannot stress enough that the key to flawless looking makeup on your wedding day is good skincare. Get your skincare in order and you’ll immediately see how your makeup sits better and lasts longer.  I Read More

Why Cruelty Free?

As most of you will know if you follow me on social media (and if you don’t, why not?! Head over to @makeup_by_nichola or @looks_and_lashes on Instagram, or @makeupbynichola on Facebook to follow me now… Go on, we’ll wait for you 😉). …Where was I, oh yes – I recently made the move to Cruelty Read More