Jennie’s Travel Style Diary: France
August 23, 2017

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Bonjour! Doug and I just returned from a soul-stirring ten day vacation in France. Our trip started with a two day stay in Paris where we resided in an old romantic flat in the heart of St.Germain. We then ventured […]

Featured on Martha Stewart Weddings
April 8, 2017

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Ehihu Island Wedding of Katie & Simon   Katie and Simon’s wedding took place on a beautiful private island off the coast of Stonington, Connecticut. With 130 guests on a warm, sunny day, this boho chic wedding was definitely a […]

Enchanted Bee & Thistle Inn Wedding
August 23, 2017

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Olivia + Joris July 1st, 2017 Enchanted Garden Wedding Our beautiful, doe eyed, bride Olivia was truly a treasure. She expressed a wish keep her natural beauty and glow and create a look that does not require much makeup at […]


Featured on Martha Stewart Weddings
April 8, 2017

Ehihu Island Wedding of Katie & Simon


Katie and Simon’s wedding took place on a beautiful private island off the coast of Stonington, Connecticut. With 130 guests on a warm, sunny day, this boho chic wedding was definitely a day to remember.

Lorna from team Jennie Fresa, was the makeup artist on the job…”Katie was a dream to work with! Her look was uncomplicated and relaxed, she is a true natural beauty inside and out. For her easy island look we swept Luna eye polish by RMS on her lids, Sculpt and Glow contour duo  by Lily Lolo on her cheeks and  Ilia lip conditioner in the shade These Days for all-day kissable lips. Katie was truly a vision and it was an honor to be a part of her magical day. We are so delighted that we were featured on Martha Stewart weddings!”

Check out the gorgeous photos below taken by photographer, Ali + Julie, and the feature on Martha Stewart Weddings:


Click for credits: 

Venue: Elihu Island Farm
Photographer: Ali + Julie
Florist: Hana Floral
Makeup: Lorna for Jennie Fresa Beauty
Hair: Amanda of Posh Salon

Enchanted Bee & Thistle Inn Wedding
August 23, 2017

Olivia + Joris

July 1st, 2017
Enchanted Garden Wedding
Our beautiful, doe eyed, bride Olivia was truly a treasure. She expressed a wish keep her natural beauty and glow and create a look that does not require much makeup at all. What makes us special here at Jennie Fresa Beauty is creating that “no makeup” makeup look and helping our brides look and feel as comfortable as possible on their very special, and magical day. When we finished, Olivia was beaming! We wish Olivia + Joris many enchanted days together.
Vendors {Click on vendors for more information}:
Venue: Bee and Thistle Inn, Old Lyme CT
MU: Lorna for Jennie Fresa Beauty
Hair: Amanda Gates of Posh Salon
Wedding Planner: Tosh Perkins
Flowers: Mar Floral and Botanicals
Gown: Jennie Yoo
Bridesmaid dresses: Watters from BHLDN
Photographer: Jennifer Bach Photography
Beauty Look {Shop the bride’s look HERE}:
Skin: Tinted Moisturizer Ilia Beauty: Belle Mare
Setting powder: RMS Un-Powder Translucent
Brows: Lily Lolo Eyebrow Duo in Medium
Eyes: Lily Lolo: Buttered Up and Chocolate Brown Liner Pencil
Blush: Lily Lolo: Life’s a Peach
Lips: Ilia Beauty:  Lip Conditioner:  Nobody’s Baby

Elihu Island, Stonington Wedding
August 23, 2017

Allison + Justin

June 24, 2017
Stonington Sweethearts
This girl! I love everything about her! I might be a little biased because she grew up in Stonington CT (also my stomping ground), she loves diy projects (my weakness) …and well she is just so darn likable! For Allison’s wedding day look she wanted a bit more of a modern, chic vibe to play off of the bohemian setting of the farms on Elihu Island.
We played up her gorgeous eyes with a bit more bold contrasting eye shadows using golds, deep smokey browns and lots of mascara. Lipstick was a sweep of deep nude to intensify her natural lip color and we finished with touch of bronzer with a soft rosy cheek. I was honored to have played a small part in Allison and Justin’s amazing Elihu Island wedding! Congratulations to the two of you!
Vendors {Click on the vendor for more information}:
Venue: Elihu Island, Stonington CT
MU: Lorna from Jennie Fresa Beauty
Hair: Amanda Gates of Posh Salon
Flowers: Stems
Caterer: Gourmet Galley
Wedding Planner: Adrienne O’Connor of Ruffles and Tweed
Photographers: Ali+Julie
Beauty {Shop the bride’s look HERE}:
Skin: Ilia Beauty: Vivid Foundation F3 Santorini and Temptu Airbrush
Brows: Lily Lolo Eyebrow Duo in Dark
Eyes: Ilia Beauty: Shadow Quad in Luna
Cheeks: Lily Lolo Pressed Powder in Coming up Roses
Lips: Ilia Beauty: Madam Mina Lipstick

Avon Old Farms Academy Wedding
August 23, 2017

Liz & Jake
June 17 2017

A Vision of Rose Gold

Liz and Jake met at camp at the Avon Old Farms Academy, so it made perfect sense that these two love birds tie the knot at the beautiful grounds they grew to know and love. Such a sweet bride and a vision in touches of rose gold. Even her romantic, blush ballgown was a dream in a hue of soft pink. So lovely, the pink wedding gown even got the stamp of approval from Grandma! Congratulation Liz and Jake we wish you all the best!

Vendors {Click on vendors for more information}

Venue: Old Avon Farm Hotel Avon CT
MU: Lorna and Tricia for Jennie Fresa Beauty
Wedding Planner: Sixpence for your Shoe; Lindsay
Flowers: Just For You Flowers
Hair: Jossy
Gown: Carine’s Bridal of DC
Photographer: Jeff Lundstrom 

Beauty {Shop her wedding day look HERE}

Beauty Look:
Skin: Temptu Airbrush
Eyes: RMS Garden Rose GR-19 Swift Shadow + Chocolate Brown Eye Liner by Lily Lolo
Cheeks: Lily Lolo Pressed Blush Duo in Naked Pink Cheek
Bronzer: Lily Lolo Pressed Bronzer in Miami Beach
Lips: Ilia Lipstick in Neon Angel + Lily Lolo in Rose Gold

Team JF

Nautical Branford House Wedding
August 23, 2017

Brittany + Tate’s Nautical Preppy Wedding
June 10, 2017

From anchors and sailboats to monogrammed Jack Rogers flip flops, Brittany loves life and all things Nautical + Preppy! Such a bubbly fun bride! It was a breeze working with her to complete her vision of a coastal, preppy New England style wedding look. We wish both her and Tate a lifetime of smooth sailing in their happily ever after…..

Beautiful photos by Jennifer Bach Photography 

Vendors {Click on the vendor to learn more}:

Venue: Branford House, Groton CT
MU: Lorna of Jennie Fresa Beauty
Hair: Amanda Gates of Posh Salon
Caterer: Coastal Gourmet
Gown: Blush by Haley Paige
Photographer: Jennifer Bach Photography

Beauty look: {Click HERE to shop her wedding day look}

Skin: Indie Lee skincare regimen; Brightening Cleanser, CoQ10 toner and Clearing Mask   Foundation: Temptu Airbrush
Setting Powder: RMS Un-Powder translucent
Eyebrows: Eco Brow in Marilyn
Eyes: Lily Lolo pressed powder palette in Smoke and Mirrors
Cheeks: Lily Lolo Contour Duo
Lips: Ilia Beauty Lip Crayon in Call Me


Team Jennie Fresa

The 3 Stages of Detox…with a Natural Deodorant
January 12, 2017

Hi Beauty Friends!

Are you guys ready to take the next step into living a healthier lifestyle?! If so then get ready to DETOX!

Don’t worry I’m not encouraging an all green liquid diet for the next few days, but instead take a Takesumi Detox journey. This bamboo charcoal deodorant will allow your body to get rid of built-up toxins and bacteria.

Stage 1: (weeks 1 & 2)

During the first few weeks you will question if the detox is even working and will start to notice you are producing a stronger body odor. Don’t freak out, this is normal! You are at the beginning stages of giving your body a chance to detox and getting rid of the bacteria that has been clogged in your glands…gross I know.

Stage 2: (week 3)

You may notice that you are sweating a lot more than normal. This shows that the detox is working, and the toxins and bacteria that are trapped in your glands are finding there way out!

Stage 3: (week 4)

The underarm odor is almost gone! You will start to smell as good as new as long as you keep applying every day. The activated charcoal will continue to act as a daily detox and will leave you feeling fresh and clean!

*During the detox process it is important to reapply a few times throughout the day, exercise to start sweating the toxins out quicker, avoid eating processed foods, and stay hydrated!*

Shop the Takesumi Detox online here! Happy Detoxing!!


JF Team


Top 11 things to do in Madison, CT: A ladies guide to shopping, beauty, and fun!
November 20, 2016

Hi Beauty Friends!

Don’t miss out on our favorite things to do on the shoreline of Madison, CT. Grab your girlfriends and treat yourself to a ladies day out with a helpful guide from Jennie’s favorite spots in town:


1. Start your morning off with a rich, house blend coffee at Willoughby’s or opt for a clean, green tea matcha smoothie at Savvy Tea.



2. Treat yourself to a fab blowout at Salon Venustas – ask for Vicki (blow pro certified) – for more details click here!



3. Relax and indulge with a mani/pedi at Madison Park Nail & Spa *upon request test out their fabulous nail art*



4. Head over to Elizabeth’s Cafe for a simple soup & salad lunch – Check out there menu here!



5. If you have a hour or so to spare, head over to the Shoreline Greenway Trail starting at Hammonasset State Park for a relaxing walk in the fresh air – Click here for directions!



6. Come on over to Jennie Fresa Brow & Beauty Bar! Treat yourself to a new lip color and get your brows styled. Shop our collection of clean beauty brands and talk to our green beauty experts who will point you in the right direction – Click here to schedule an appointment or view our services!



7. Also located in Jennie Fresa is the Aquinnah Jewelry flagship store. If you’re looking to treat yourself or a gift for someone special, Aquinnah Jewelry’s offers gold and silver, rare vintage jewelry perfect of any occasion – Click here to check out their fabulous jewelry line!






8. For a little retail therapy walk over to J. Horton to find eclectic gifts of home goods, fashion, and unique treasures, perfect for your holiday shopping! 



9. For those with a sweet tooth RJ Cafe has award winning cupcakes…you won’t believe a cupcake can taste so good.


10. For our Brides to be, stop by Everthine Bridal Boutique and browse their latest collection – click here to book an appointment or find out when their latest trunk show is coming to town!



11. Wind down and dine at a neighborhood destination, a traditional french restaurant, Bar Bouchee. Sit at the bar and enjoy a Croque Madame…just ask Fernando to recommend the perfect glass of wine to pair it with 😉



3 Moisturizer Must-Haves To Cure Your Dry Winter Skin
October 6, 2016

Hey Beauty Friends!

Take a look at Jennie Fresa’s 3 favorite moisturizers that will be your best friends come this winter!

CV Skin Balm is a nourishing, non-petrolatum, cure-all balm that instantly softens chapped and dry skin. It is perfect for lips, cuticles, eczema, cuts, scrapes, scares, and cuticles. This is definitely a favorite among the JF Team.

CV Skin Balm


RMS Beauty Oil is pure, simple, and organic. It gives your skin the ultimate radiance and antioxidant protection. One of its main benefits is filtering and absorbing cancer-causing UV rays from the sun. Its lightweight and all herbal extracts provides the perfect formula for a multi-purpose beauty oil.

RMS Beauty Oil


Indie Lee Squalane Facial Cream is a perfect option for an anti-aging asset that moisturizes the skin with an olive-derived squalane oil and hyaluronic acid. It will leave your skin with a natural glow and even complexion throughout the dry winter months.

Indie Lee Squalane Facial Cream


These three must-have moisturizers can be purchased at Jennie Fresa’s on-line store!

Click HERE to come shop with us!

Before and After Brow’s by Adi
October 6, 2016

The one thing I won’t leave my house without, is my brows. I’m the girl with the super light eyebrows that get lost in the tiniest form of light hitting my face, and to me there is nothing more powerful than a woman with fierce brows. Therefore I am that lady at the grocery store with tired eyes but fabulous brows and the confidence you wouldn’t expect. My brow confidence comes from my go to brow enhancement Jennie Fresa’s Brush on Brow, a powder that helps creat a more symmetrical look. I choose to use the Brush on Brow for most of my clients too, especially if they are a little wary of enhancing their brows, most people feel they have a heavy hand when it comes to “filling” in their brows. The powder allows you a more natural look no matter your technique. Wether your a first time brow enhancer or a seasoned veteran I think this is a great product all of us should own.