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Stacey Leigh Spalding – Professional Makeup Artist

Combination of being an artist/designer with a passion for beauty

We sat down with local, professional makeup artist and PMU specialist Stacey Leigh Spalding to find out how to achieve the perfect bridal makeup look.

Stacey has created looks for fashion shoots and has been an associate artist to BBC Scotland on Mrs Brown’s BoysBBC3 BadultsThe Review Show and Children in Need.

She says, “Simply put – getting the right look is one of the best ways to unleash a person’s self belief and beauty. And the only way to do that is by working in partnership with a client. I spend time getting to know the people I work with. I find out what they want and why they want it. From there inspiration comes and the desired look is achieved.”

Fellow industry professionals describe the signature style as “instantly recognisable”
For her Brides, on their special day making them look and – more importantly – feel beautiful.
The SLS Signature style

Flawless Skin, Feline , defined eyes, Bespoke Hairstroke brows

Key tips

Avoid going for a look you’ve never worn before as the goal is to be an enchanted version of your natural self on your big day – schedule your makeup trial on the same day as your hair trial to see the finished look.

Frequently asked questions

“But is it going to last?” And the answer is yes, if you use a professional makeup artist who uses the right products and does makeup to a photographic standard. You can tell this by looking through their portfolio prior to booking a trial.