What a bride wants

Here I go again…it’s been over 4 months since my last blog post! I am really just terrible at keeping up with this. However, in my defense, it is wedding season so I have been working like a mad woman … Continue reading

Smoke & Mirrors

I am not necessarily one that refuses to leave the house without makeup on. I often run errands bare faced, and when I am running a bit late for work I will only do the necessities…bronzer, eyebrows and mascara. However, … Continue reading

Some girls are born with glitter in their veins

Alright…I think the title of this post may be a quote from Paris Hilton, and for that I sincerely apologize. However, I thought it was fitting as this post is all about this glitter eye makeup I whipped up! Whenever I do makeup … Continue reading

five top five – Makeup by Gillian ML


I am a very happy girl because YegWed has posted an interview with me! It was so fun to be able to share my ideas about weddings, my favourite beauty products, and rave about some of my go-to places in Edmonton! Be sure to also check out the rest of YegWed’s website for some great ideas for your own wedding!


five top fiveedmonton wedding makeup

it’s been a while since our last five top five, hasn’t it!? not to worry, today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Gillian of Makeup by Gillian ML – another great makeup artist who loves dolling up brides for their big day. read on to get to know Gillian, her top 5 makeup picks, and some of her fave people and places in edmonton…

tell us a little bit about yourself & what you do in the edmonton wedding world!

I am a freelance makeup artist in Edmonton and have been doing makeup since I graduated in 2008 from the Masters Makeup Artistry diploma program at Blanche MacDonald Centre in Vancouver. I lived in Vancouver for about 5 years and did makeup for a local talk show there called Studio 4 on Shaw TV. I also worked on some student films, photo shoots, and the occasional wedding in Vancouver…

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Do it yourself!

Hellloooo again… Like pretty much everyone else in the world, I am an Instagram addict. I am currently following 340 people, and most of them are Makeup Artists. The Makeup Artist talent on Instagram is insane and inspiring, and these artists … Continue reading