Professional Make Up Artist & Organic Facialist
Having studied fashion design at university for five years, Michelle ran The Shepherds Purse, a bewitching bohemian boutique tucked away in the ancient fishing port of Whitby, for more than a decade.
Drawing inspiration from nature and the beauty of the breathtaking Yorkshire landscape, Michelle has a relaxed, natural style and an eye for detail. Her ability to adapt the latest trends is enhanced by her passion and flair for colour and her ability to transport you into an ethereal fairy-tale. Her whimsical vision can help you to create a truly individual look for your very own happy ending.
Cruelty Free Bridal Make Up
Qualified in 2016 at The Academy of Make Up in Glasgow. The Academy was established in 2010 by well known Makeup Artist Sara Hill.
Our philosophy is simple but essential: we enhance your natural beauty by designing a look that fits you from the inside out.
We believe brides should look natural as possible, a sheer flawless finish that lasts all day with a stunning dewy finish for a youthful glow. Romantic pastel shades to compliment your eyes and up to date contouring techniques to give you that desired natural oval face.
Our mission is to get to know who you are so that we can create a vision guided together by your needs and our expertise. Radiating confidence on your wedding day is the key to looking and feeling your absolute best. Working with brides to achieve the best version of themselves for their wedding day includes a comprehensive consultation and a dedication to each individual’s personal taste and style.
Vegan makeup kit available on request.
What's in our Cruelty Free Makeup Kit
Illamasqua, Sara Hill, Neal's Yard Remedies, Urban Decay & Charlotte Tilbury
The Shepherds Purse Makeup artist is fully Cruelty free. All of our products are not tested on animals, we also do not use Brands that have decided to sell to China. Testing on animals is so out of date and unnecessary, we want to only support the fantastic brands that have decided to take a different direction. We also use Organic cotton, eco cotton buds and Oragnic non toxic Skincare.
-ORGANIC FACIALS AVAILABLE IN OUR WORKSHOP BY APPOINTMENT-