Celebrity Interviews

Listen to the experts to give you essential advice and discussions about bridal fashion, health, hair & beauty, handling wedding day stress, to name but a few

The hair necessities

Multi-award winner Vicki Lord is no stranger to the wonderful world of bridal hair; indeed, with more than 30 years of experience, weddings are her passion. The current brand ambassador for Colour Wow, this work has most recently taken her to Australia. She can list among her latest celebrity clients Jack Whitehall, Roxy Horner, Kara Tointon, and Shona Mcgarty. Vicki took a break from the whirlwind of the session hair world to speak to beauty editor Kelly Andrews about how best to prepare hair for the big day and shares her top bridal trend predictions for 2023.

The haute couture of beauty

L'Oreal Paris and Elie Saab have announced an exclusive super-exciting new collaboration with one shared passion: to offer beauty at its best and boost women's confidence. The universal make-up collection, perfect for brides, draws on L'Oreal Paris' unrivalled scientific excellence and colour expertise combined with Elie Saab's signature artistry. Here, arbiter of exquisite taste and craftsmanship Elie Saab, and L'Oreal Paris Global Makeup Artist and Glow Up judge Val Garland tell us all about this exciting new collaboration.

The Crown and the gown

David Emanuel shares his top tips to help you say "yes" to the wedding dress... Fashion designer and broadcaster David Emanuel is a much-loved household name, regarded as the don of bridal fashion since creating that iconic wedding dress for Lady Diana Spencer 40 years ago. County Wedding Magazine's editor Kelly Andrews caught up with him at the launch of Bromley Brides' new Wonder Room to find out about his plans for celebrating this career milestone.

The look of love

Kelly Andrews talk big-day beauty with make-up artist Joyce Connor...Berkshire-based make-up artist Joyce Connor has an impressively varied portfolio. Over the years, she's worked in every arena from fashion, commercial and corporate, to teaching and blogging, with bridal make-up, her great passion, always at the core. She delights in sharing her wealth of make-up, skincare and beauty knowledge via lessons, workshops, and one-to-one tutorials. As well as being a regular magazine and blog contributor, she can also regularly be heard on BBC radio. Our beauty editor, Kelly Andrews, caught up with Joyce for her expert take on looking your big-day best.

Beauty is skin-deep

Kelly Andrews talks to Caroline Hirons about pre-wedding prep and her debut book Skincare... 35-year veteran of the beauty industry, skincare expert Caroline Hirons began her career on the shop fl oor before progressing to the level of qualifi ed facialist. Despite an appreciation of make-up, her biggest passion has always been skincare, claiming it as her obsession. A decade ago, she set up her own blog – www.carolinehirons.com – a place where she could discuss her greatest love. "There was no plan, I just thought I'd have a go," she says, and 125 million page views later, her debut book Skincare is about to be released. Our beauty editor, Kelly Andrews, caught up with Caroline to get the lowdown on her no-nonsense guide to everything you need to know when it comes to taking care of your skin.