Lake District Makeup Artist

Wedding Makeup Cumbria

Hi, my name is Jaye Adams and I am a freelance makeup artist from the beautiful Georgian town of Cockermouth in Cumbria. Cockermouth borders the Lake District National Park and is the gateway to the Lorton Valley and the Northern Lake District. As Jaye Adams Makeup Artistry I offer a wedding makeup service to brides across the Lake District and Cumbria, and throughout surrounding areas.

I have always had a passion for makeup from the dramatic to the subtle. I have always been fascinated how the simple stroke of a brush can enhance or completely change the appearance of someone’s face. My natural and editorial makeup style is perfect for wedding makeup and ideal for commercial makeup.

I am also an award winning Lake District Wedding Photographer going under the name Jaye-Peg Photography. From 2024 I will be reducing the number of wedding makeup clients that I take on to focus on my wedding photography work. For more information, and if you are interested in my services as a wedding photographer, please follow the link in the main menu.

Ethics and sustainability in cosmetics are issue that I am passionate about, and I am proud to call myself a Cruelty Free Makeup Artist. I only use skincare and makeup from cruelty free cosmetics brands who do not test on animals. I also offer Vegan friendly makeup products too.


What I Do

Meet Jaye

"Every makeup artist has their style and I would describe mine as elegant, stylish, couture"

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For wedding makeup makeup clients I am happy to travel throughout the Lake District and Cumbria from my base in Cockermouth. There are many beautiful Wedding Venues and locations throughout the Lake District and surrounding areas. In fact I am quite happy to work anywhere in the UK and beyond. It really is a pleasure to visit clients for their wedding makeup and commercial bookings in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. As well as the many amazing Wedding Venues and locations from Keswick to Grasmere, Windermere and beyond. Cumbria is one of the goto places for destination weddings in the UK. So where better to find your destination wedding makeup artist than someone from the local area.

You can find more of my makeup work in my Portfolio and on my social media pages. I am not a prolific poster on social media so when you see something new it is usually worth the wait. I like to share photographs from recent weddings and events, and also some commercial makeup from photoshoots. Sometimes photos of the dog too (he is not very good at makeup but he is a very good boy).

If you would like some more information about Lake District wedding makeup or you would like to check my availability, contacting me is easy. Just head over to the Jaye Adams Makeup Artistry Contact Page to send me a message. I will be happy to help, answer questions and discuss your requirements for your wedding makeup in more detail.

sixties bridal makeup at the belsfield hotel
groom and bride ourside watermillock church
a bride finishes getting ready at lodore falls hotel

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Jaye's Story

“It's all about skin, and then just add colour”

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I have always been passionate about makeup. When I was a student I would hide myself away for hours on end trying to copy the makeup from magazine covers, over and over again, until I had perfected it. After pursuing other careers the opportunity for a change came along at the end of 2006. I started my formal training as a makeup artist and within six months I was working for one of the leading makeup brands in London and across the South East of England.

I was able to pick up a vast array of experience with customers and at high profiles events such as London Fashion Week. I also worked on commercial and fashion campaigns. As well as seeing my work published in magazines and the national press. All while maintaining a busy private client base . .

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Why Book a Wedding Makeup Artist?

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The date is set and your Lake District wedding venue in Cumbria is booked. The wedding photographer that you want is available and each time that you go for a wedding dress fitting you feel special, beautiful and just how you want to feel on your wedding day.

It is all perfect, almost perfect, what could possibly add that finishing touch?

Bridal makeup is not so much about striving for editorial perfection as it is about helping you be the most beautiful, most radiant version of yourself. You still want to look like you, the person that you have always been, but so much more so. That is probably what your family, friends and partner want too.

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makeup artist applying a brides wedding makeup
bride and groom posing in front of barn doors
model lying at the waters edge of crummock water