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Noosa photoshoot hair & makeup

When you book in for any of my photoshoots, you will notice that the package includes professional hair & makeup for one person. Whether you are having a family, newborn, or maternity photoshoot, professional hair and makeup can make a huge difference to the final images. Makeup can help to accentuate features, contouring the face. Lipstick & eye shadow colours can complement and emphasize the colours in your clothing. Makeup also helps to remove any shiny spots, particularly on oily skin which otherwise could be highlighted in a photograph. Hairstyling helps to emphasis the overall mood of the shoot. For example, a precise up-do for a more formal style, or loose plaits for something more casual. Professional hairstyling also helps to lessen the number of flyaway hairs, that while not so obvious in everyday life can often show up very noticeably in photographs. Its important to work with good makeup artists who use quality products, and have great attention to detail.

Two local hair & makeup artist I highly recommend and which I use for my Sunshine Coast photoshoots are:

Evoque Makeup:

Evoque Makeup are a mobile service, providing hair & makeup for Sunshine Coast photoshoots, events & weddings. Ella from Evoque has had a lifelong interest and passion in makeup and hairstyling. Her aim is to make every person she works with feel beautiful – and she certainly does!

Silk Hair & Makeup:

Silk Hair & Makeup have a studio in Quamby Place, Noosa Heads, which is not far from Noosa main beach. While they do work from studio, they have also joined me on location to change a hairstyle halfway through a Noosa photoshoot to give them image gallery two different looks. They’ve even brought their makeup chair down onto the beach to do makeup touch ups there! Vicki from Silk Hair & Makeup has had training from Napoleon Perdis and was one of the first graduates from the Napoleon Perdis Markup Academy. Vicki has an exceptional eye for detail, especially making sure hair, makeup and styling all complement each other.


You may not consider a makeup artist and hair stylist for a baby photoshoot, but I’ve found new mums, often quite exhausted love to be pampered for their newborn photoshoot so they have a lovely photo with their newborn. One of my fellow photographers who also appreciates the value that hair & makeup artists add to photography sessions is newborn photographer Louise Ferguson from the UK. Check out her page for some examples of her work here >>Haywards Heath Baby Photoshoot


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  • kirstyOctober 16, 2019 - 5:04 pm

    Wow what incredible photographs, such a lovely blog <3ReplyCancel

  • MarieOctober 16, 2019 - 5:22 pm

    What a fantastic IdeaReplyCancel

  • HAnnah willisOctober 16, 2019 - 5:32 pm

    Gorgeous styling. Thanks for sharing ReplyCancel

  • KatOctober 16, 2019 - 5:34 pm

    Sounds lovely and relaxing ReplyCancel

  • CarliOctober 16, 2019 - 6:03 pm

    Wow, just gorgeous xxReplyCancel

  • AmyOctober 16, 2019 - 6:08 pm

    What a great idea! Love a pamper!ReplyCancel

  • TIannaOctober 16, 2019 - 6:10 pm

    Oh I love how she is having her hair done on location <3 lovely blog! It can really change the look and feel for the Mum xReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 17, 2019 - 10:34 pm

      She really felt pampered for her Sunshine Coast photoshootReplyCancel

  • MADELEINE ROGERSOctober 16, 2019 - 6:55 pm

    Wow what a fab idea. love those images too! ReplyCancel

  • jayOctober 16, 2019 - 7:13 pm

    what a brilliant idea!ReplyCancel

  • myaOctober 16, 2019 - 7:25 pm

    I love getting pampered for a photoshoot too. definitly adds to the expierance, thanks for sharingxReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 19, 2019 - 10:58 pm

      Yes, the clients really enjoy it and it gives them more confidence for the session xReplyCancel

  • Nicole whyteOctober 16, 2019 - 7:41 pm

    Oh how amazing does this look. What stunning photographs ReplyCancel

  • JillOctober 16, 2019 - 7:51 pm

    Beautifully styled! Such stunning work ReplyCancel

  • SelinaOctober 16, 2019 - 7:59 pm

    I love that you’ve added this to your sessions, it really Does make all the difference.ReplyCancel

  • Emma SohlOctober 16, 2019 - 8:19 pm

    These images are just so beautiful Thank you for sharing ReplyCancel

  • Clare PerryOctober 16, 2019 - 9:04 pm

    Such a lush touch to make a mumma feel special!ReplyCancel

  • JoanneOctober 16, 2019 - 9:30 pm

    Oh I’d love to be pampered like thatReplyCancel

  • LaurenOctober 16, 2019 - 10:42 pm

    I’ve never thought to add hair and makeup to a newborn shoot, lucky mummies ReplyCancel

  • Sarah osbOctober 17, 2019 - 10:40 am

    Lovely images xxReplyCancel

  • LIsaOctober 17, 2019 - 6:50 pm

    Great styling. Really help makes the experience ReplyCancel

  • LouiseOctober 17, 2019 - 8:36 pm

    I just love your images and perfect stylingReplyCancel

  • sharon NicholsonOctober 18, 2019 - 7:58 am

    Lovely imagesReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 19, 2019 - 10:59 pm

      many thanksReplyCancel

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