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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Is a trial run important before the wedding day?

 

A trial run will give you a great opportunity to discuss with me what you have in mind for your special day.  You can bring photos, magazine pages, or just explain how you would like your make-up to look.  This is will give you the chance to get opinions from friends, family or even see how it photographs, in case there are any changes you would like made.  I will complete a face chart, write all the colors used, and take a picture of your finished makeup to ensure you will receive the same results on your wedding day.  Having a successful trial run will allow you to be stress free, and completely relaxed on your actual wedding day, knowing your makeup will look exactly how you envisioned.

 

What kind of products do you use?

 

Everything I use for makeup that is going to be photographed is camera friendly.  It has no SPF or ingredients in the powder/foundation that could change the way you look in a photo.  I do carry products with SPF, but do not recommend using them with flash photography, because those certain products will reflect the flash of a camera, making your face appear lighter than it really is.  I only use professional skin care and makeup in my kit, and am always updating my products with the newest and longest lasting products available.  My kit consists of makeup from MAC, Make-up Forever, Chanel, Laura Mercier, and Smashbox to name a few.  By using nothing but the best products, along with my skills and knowledge, you will receive a long lasting flawless finish with every application.

 

Is there anything I need to do to prepare for my wedding day?

 

I recommend getting any waxing/threading done at least 5-7 days prior to your wedding day.  This will insure the makeup will completely adhere to your skin, and will go on smoothly.  Some women tend to get irritation or redness due to sensitivities to the wax/threading, and we want to make sure none of that happens so close to your big day!

 

What if I have a big bridal party, how many makeup applications can you do in one day?

 

If there are more than 7 applications needed, I will bring an associate with me to help out.  I work with only the best artists, with equal training and artistic skills.  There is no bridal party size we can not handle, and will guarantee each application to be perfect and flawless!  I will send you an agenda of what times each application needs to be started in order to finish by your expected time, and to ensure everything runs smoothly.

 

How is payment handled?

 

The bridal preview cost is due prior, or day of the application.  Once you decide to use my services, a $ 100 non-refundable payment is due to reserve your date.  I accept cash, check, or Paypal.

 

Please feel free to contact me with any additional questions you may have.