Vintage Makeover Studio In Manchester

May 17, 2012Susan

Well what can I say- I needed 24 hours to get over my day at AltStudio’s in Manchester’s sunny Northern Quarter. But what a day! Real life actual models must be contortionists by the way as my legs are killing me this evening!

And for those of you wondering about my sensitive skin and all that make-up- I prepared my face by using my prescribed creams for a couple of days beforehand then took some high strength antihistamine on the morning of the shoot. And made sure I cleansed it off properly afterwards- no huge reactions!

Check out some of the pictures! I’m really pleased with them. My idea was to go for a Screen Siren look of the 1930’s- 1940’s see my Pin board here for ideas. I’ve always loved these studio portrait shots of the stars of Hollywood’s Golden era- they always look so iconic- no cheesy smiles allowed clearly 😉

Simon who runs Altstudio is fantastic at giving direction and positively encourages you too go for whatever look you fancy- which is also helped by the fantastic makeup and hair artists they have there- in my case Nikki!

And then a cheeky one!
Then we went a bit Robert Palmer video!
If you fancy treating yourself then look no further- Simon often runs special offers via his Facebook page too  so head over there to keep in touch.


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Comments (8)

  • lady liquor vintage.

    May 17, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    Wowza lady, you look bloomin’ gorgeous! XO.

  • Tea and Sympatico

    May 17, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    Really great pics.

  • Anna @ Miss Beatrix

    May 17, 2012 at 10:25 pm

    Wow, you look amazing!

  • Dylan

    May 17, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    fabulous, you look stunning x

  • Vintage Afternoon Teas

    May 17, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    ooh er missus:) you look fab! x

  • Old Fashioned Susie

    May 19, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    Aw! Thanks lovely people! X

  • Wendy S

    May 20, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    Wow! Bit behind with my blog reading so only just got to this – but you look fantastic!

  • Pearl

    May 23, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    Ive been wanting to do something like this myself so I will check out his facebook page, you look absolutely amazing!!

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