Frequently Asked Questions
Can I book in a trial before paying the booking fees?
Unfortunately not, as another client may want to book for the same date. If I get an enquiry and you haven’t paid the booking fee then the date will be given away. It’s best to pay the booking fee for peace of mind that I have secured your date as I work on a lot of weddings a year, a trial can then be booked in for your wedding day.
My wedding is in 12 months, can I book in a trial now?
Ideally I like to do trials around 3 months before the wedding, by this point you should have your dress, and will have a better idea of your vision for the day. I have found that brides who book in their trials too early end up booking a second trial because they become Pinterest envied, which means further costs.
What happens at the trial and how long will it take?
The trial is the perfect way for us to get to know one another, your likes and dislikes and of course your wonderful wedding day! I allocate up to 3 hours for a hair and makeup trial. Previous to the trial I will kindly ask you to fill out a booking form with all your information about your hair and skin type and also looks that you are interested in. I do love to see a picture of your dress aswell as its important to fit your look with your dress.
When can you do trials?
I offer trials on weekday day times in peak seasons when I have a full diary of weekend weddings between the hours of 10am and 2pm. I can offer a weekend trial between Oct to March but I will need to come to you.
Please bear in mind how long a trial can take so I would advise to book a day off work if it’s a weekday trial.
What happens in the unlikely event you are unable to make my day?
Please note this has never ever happened, but its still a question I do get asked from time to time. I am lucky enough to know lots of other hair and makeup artists who should be able to cover my absence, however if they cannot, a full refund of the final invoice will be returned.
What products to you have in your kit?
I have a range of cruelty free, high end products, they range from Charlotte Tilbury, Laura Mercier, Hourglass, Delilah, Too Faced, NYX, Bare Minerals, Cosmetics a la Carte. They are all long wearing and I make sure I have tested them before having them as a products in my kit for Brides, I do also have a number of products that aren't cruelty free, if cruelty free isn't essential to you, then I can use MAC products, Estee Lauder, Bobbi Brown and more.
How Long before the Ceremony would you say I need to be ready by?
I always suggest an hour before, so it gives you time to get your dress on and have a moment with your parents and Bridesmaids. It also give us a bit of room if anything over runs.
If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask me....