A Bride's Guide to Healthy Hair

A big part of my wedding planning included growing out my hair! When I first met Michael, I had just cut my hair pretty short. Growing my hair out long enough for my dream updo, while also maintaining my hair’s health was really important to me.

Over the past 5 years, I’ve been making an effort to introduce more non-toxic products into our home. Everything from cleaning supplies to beauty products, I’ve tried so many and feel like I’ve finally found ones that REALLY work. I’ve tried many products in all categories because I really did not want to sacrifice the product’s purpose just because it’s non-toxic. Beauty products were by far the hardest swaps to make! Even if you are happy to use any type of product, I promise these are actually good!

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Crystal Cove Family Session

A stolen moment. The kind that almost feels too sacred to capture. I like to step back, to observe. Us knowing each other first gives me the ability to better anticipate these moments, to wait, and allows you to be comfortable with me waiting in the distance with the camera to my face. This applies for all of my sessions: fashion, family, engagements, and weddings. Especially weddings. Us being comfortable, already friends, I can stand close by during those intimate moments and you already know I'm going to make photographs to tell your story and you can just be present in the moment.

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