Editorial Makeup & Hair | Almond Blossom Style Shoot


This was my 3rd time working Jeremy Chou, our talented photographer of this editorial shoot. The time before this? We were in Tuscany and he was my wedding photographer. I’ll write about our wedding in another post. Jeremy has always been awesome, and especially fast with his turn around time, which is a dream for […]

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Bridal Style Shoot | Vibrant, Colorful, Romantic | San Francisco City inspired


From our amazing photographer Nathalie Cheng: “Inspired by the colorful homes and romantic scenery of San Francisco where we call home, Jessica of Blushing Joy Events and I teamed up to create an intimate, vibrant editorial for the modern, city bride. We were drawn to clean, bright backdrop The Upstairs of Central Kitchen, a San Francisco […]

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Lindsay’s wedding | Villa Montalvo Saratoga


Photographer Emma Hopp | Florist Petite Petal | Makeup & Hair – Aimee Grace Eve for Aimee & Team | Videographer Kurtela Video Productions | Wedding Planner Leandra Events and Design | Dress Designer Monique Lhuilier

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Dreaming in Spring |Collaboration with Jody Atkinson


Photography @jodyatkinsonphoto  | Dress & accessories @sonorabridalloft | Backdrop: @jrd_artshop | Makeup & Hair: @aimeeartistry | Florals @thefloraclub | Calligraphy piece @hollyannacalligraphy |Ring Box: @the_mrs_box | Ribbon: @partycrushstudio (champagne color) @honeysilksco (blue) | Model: @baileyymarkum 

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Beth’s wedding | Cornerstone Sonoma


That popular saying, “Happy brides are the prettiest” can’t be more true when I think of Beth!!! I’ve never met anyone more cheerful, positive, extremely generous with her smile, and more kind and thoughtful. I can go on and on… I’m blessed with a good positive circle of friends and family, but I’d take more […]

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Engagement Makeup & Hair | Moody and Romantic


Although I’ve posted more airy and bright fine art images this past year, I’m glad I got to feature a different style of fine art photography on my blog, a more moody, quiet yet charged with deep connection and romance. This very very dear client of mine is a graphic designer with great taste and […]

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Jenny’s Branding Photoshoot | Minimal – Chic – Feminine


I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of Jenny’s beautiful work throughout my website here, many ethereal, romantic, fine art style images. She’s an industry friend I adore and admire. We’ve done quite a number of editorial shoots and projects together. In the last 3-4 years, I’ve seen her art and her business keep on growing […]

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Michelle’s wedding | Radiant and Natural | SF City Hall


Love working with the talented Allen Tsai for Michelle’s wedding! I met Allen just a few weeks after my wedding last year in Italy. Yep, we are both from the U.S, but it took one long international flight to meet up and collaborated for a gorgeous photoshoot in Tuscany. Anyways, to keep it short, Allen […]

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Kristina’s Wedding | Palm Event Center


One of the most gorgeous brides, Kristina! It’s been a while but I still remember vividly how bright & perfect she looked in that Berta gown. Photographer Luna DeMare | Coordinator Ashley Brand for LVL Event Planning | Makeup & Hair Aimee & Team | Dress Designer Berta Bridal

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Janet’s Wedding | Casa Real – Ruby Hill Winery


Although I’m known for soft glam or natural makeup style, I do love doing smoky eyes for the clients who are comfortable with it or express the desire to try it. I love smoky eyes for myself and I find that smoky eyes does photographed best even for far away shots, like the photos above. […]

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Coral Tone Inspired | Catching Morning Light


This was a low-key test shoot, aiming for morning light. Therefore, we had an early call time 5:30am for makeup & hair. To my future brides who will need to start early because of tea ceremony or for city hall appointment purpose, your sleep is crucial the night before. I’d suggest take a Melatonin if […]

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Carmen’s wedding | Nestldown Los Gatos


Carmen booked me super early on in the process. I believed she secured the date at least one year prior. By the time of her wedding, I felt like we knew each other for a long long time, like a friend already. Thank you Carmen for trusting me with your beauty! On her wedding day, […]

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A Love Story | Castello di Amorosa Winery


This old world charm inspired style shoot was one of the most interesting, enjoyable and memorable shoots. Loved Mariel Hannah‘s unique aesthetic. Her and Abbie, her husband, are the most humble and greatest people to work with as well! A big thank you to all the participating vendors who made this day (with lots of […]

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Tips for Planning the Morning of Your Wedding Day


I love my job! I’ve been in the wedding business for more than 13 years already. Like it or not, I’ve encountered countless of unexpected situations. Therefore, I know thorough planning can help my brides a lot. It’s such a huge event, might be the biggest and the most personal event you’ll ever have to […]

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English garden wedding styled shoot | Elliston Vineyards


This styled shoot was one of my favorite shoots last year. We’re looking at amazing shots by Pearl Hsieh Photography. She is a film photographer so as you can see the images are more of fine-art quality. Look at how lush yet soft the colors are, and the softness of light. I’m a film format […]

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Claire’s wedding |Nestldown Los Gatos


Claire was a dream client to have! I look forward to see her for every holiday photoshoot each year after the wedding. Love how her daughter was the biggest part, the joy, of this bride & groom’s day.  One thing I’ll always remember about Claire’s wedding was working quietly. It was my first time whispering […]

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Vincy’s fairytale wedding | Nestldown Los Gatos


Maybe I’m biased, but I think Vincy is one of the most young & beautiful brides ever! Her face is sweet like an angel – a natural beauty! Personality? Even more beautiful! For her makeup, there’s one huge request from this beauty, “Aimee, can you make my face less round?” That was it. She never […]

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Megan + Allan wedding | Holman Ranch Carmel Valley


Helping Megan looking and feeling beautiful that day was my greatest joy as a makeup artist. My team and I came early to Carmel to get her and her squad ready for this big day. I enjoyed working with this beautiful nutritionist very much. She planned her own destination wedding so it wasn’t easy on her […]

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City Hall SF | Glamour and polished


I’m humbled to learn on the day of our trial that Kim always knew, years ago, that she for sure wanted me as her makeup artist for her wedding day. She said she knew about me 10+ years ago. I felt absolutely grateful! Kim loves makeup, with wow lashes and big hair, and we did […]

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Skincare tips for brides


In my opinion, skin is the number one key factor when you think about beauty in general, not just for the wedding day. When I have a client on my chair, if she has beautiful skin, my job would be much easier. It’s like having a perfect canvas to work on. I won’t need spend […]

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