1. Wedding Hair and Makeup - What You Need to Know

Learn the language! Become familiar with these common wedding terms and important details.

  • Airbrush makeup – waterproof makeup sprayed onto the skin with an airbrush producing a thin, even layer of makeup with a matte finish. 
  • Headpiece - a veil, clip, crown, tiara, headband or other accessory worn around the head.

Important Details:

  • Consultations are generally free.
  • A fee may be charged for a trial.
  • Hair and makeup for the bride is often more expensive than hair and makeup for the bridesmaids.
  • Bridesmaids typically pay for their own hair and make up or do it themselves.
  • Hair and makeup artists can travel to you, but often charge extra to do so.

EXPERT TIP:

TIP: Decide on your headpiece before scheduling your consultation or trial

2. Ask Yourself about Wedding Hair & Makeup

How much makeup do you want to wear on your wedding day?
Do you want to have your makeup airbrushed or applied with a sponge or fingertips?
Do you want to go to a salon or have a hair and makeup artist travel to you?
Do you want all your bridesmaids to get ready together?

3. Ask your Hair & Makeup Artist

What beauty services do you offer -hair, make up, airbrushing, hair extensions, tattoo coverage, etc?
What is your policy on consultations and trials?
Can you service a large group or bridal party and if so do you have additional staff to help?
Do you travel to the client on the day of the event? If yes, is there a fee?
Will you stay and do touch-ups for photos after the ceremony?
Will I be able to do more than one style during my trial?
Do you have experience working with my hair and skin type?
Will I be your only client on my wedding day?  If not, how many appointments do you have scheduled and what time?