Frequently Asked Questions About Booking Hair and Makeup Trials For Your Wedding Date
WHAT IS YOUR BOOKING PROCESS?
After completing the form on our Contact Page, you will be contacted within 48 hours to confirm availability. Some brides book immediately and sign a contract, and some schedule a trial prior to signing.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I BOOK?
We recommend booking 6-12 months in advance.
IS THERE A MINIMUM FOR BOOKING?
There is a $600 minimum.
HOW LONG DOES EACH SERVICE TAKE?
For the bride we book 1 hour for hair and 1 hour for makeup and for attendants we book 30 minutes for makeup, 30 minutes for blow-outs, and 45 minutes for up-dos.
CAN I HIRE YOU TO STAY FOR TOUCH UPS?
Absolutely! Although your makeup is applied to last all day, some brides feel more comfortable if their stylist is with them throughout the evening.
IS GRATUITY INCLUDED IN YOUR PRICING?
Gratuity is not included in the pricing but is much appreciated!
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I BOOK A TRIAL?
It depends on whether or not you have made your decision to move forward. If you would like to have your hair and makeup trial before booking your wedding day, we recommend doing it as soon as possible to ensure your wedding date remains available. Otherwise, it is up to you but we recommend doing the trial at least 2 months before the wedding date.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT MY TRIAL?
For the trial we ask the bride to arrive with a clean face and clean, dry and dry hair. We will discuss the bride’s vision for her wedding hair and/or makeup and look at inspiration pictures. It is also helpful to see pictures of how the bride wears her makeup daily. reviewing pictures of how the bride wears her own makeup. From there we work together to create the perfect look for your wedding day and make sure document all details to ensure we can recreate the look.
WHERE DO THE TRIALS TAKE PLACE?
Trials take place at our studio or at your home.
IS THERE A TRAVEL FEE?
The travel fee is $1.80 per mile. Weddings that are 3+ hours away require that the artist arrive the night before. The bride is responsible for arranging accommodations.
DO YOU AIRBRUSH?
No, I do not offer airbrush makeup due to personal preference. Traditional makeup application can provide the same results when done correctly.
WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
We accept cash, check and Venmo.