Q: Why should I hire a professional for my wedding day or special event?
A: A professional makeup artist ensures that your makeup application will last all day and night as well as making sure the makeup photos beautifully in all lighting scenarios. These are photos that will last a lifetime, so why not ensure that you look flawless in them? Professionals customize all makeup products to your specific needs and know which products will look best on you! With a professional you will not have to worry about them showing up late or bailing on you last minute.
Q: Do you only do makeup for weddings?
A: The services I provide are available for all of your makeup needs. I do everything from weddings, proms, pageants, holiday parties, boudoir and maternity shoots, family pictures, and even personal makeup lessons.
Q: Do you do hair as well?
A: I specialize in makeup application, however I do have connections to many talented hairstylists in the area that you can book through me or that I can recommend to you once you have booked me.
Q: Do you provide on-site services? If so, where are you based out of?
A: Of course! I provide services everywhere from your home, hotel, venue, etc. I'm based in Birmingham, AL but I don't just travel around this area. I'm available for travel anywhere in the United States!
Q: How far in advance should I book my date?
A: My services are booked on a first come, first serve basis. In order to reserve your date a signed contract along with a deposit (50% of the final total) is due at the time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. I recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure that your date is secured.
Q: Do you offer bridal trials?
A: Yes! I don't require them, but I highly recommend them. I want to make sure you look and feel your best for your big day. In a trial I address everything from your do's and don'ts to your skin type and any allergies you may have. All of this affects how your makeup will last and turn out in pictures. I typically like to schedule a trial 4-8 weeks in advance.
Q: Do you do just the bride's makeup, or can you do the whole bridal party?
A: I provide services for anyone needing makeup on the wedding day. Depending on the amount of time given to do makeup and how many members of the bridal party need makeup I may have to hire an assistant. All of my assistants are hand picked and fabulous!
Q: Do you use airbrush foundation?
A: At this time, I only offer traditional makeup services. I find that with the new formulas of foundation, I can pick one from my kit that is specific to your needs and skin type and can get it to last just as long if not longer than an airbrush foundation application.
Q: How long does it take for you to do a full face of makeup?
A: I like to give myself around 45 minutes to complete a full face. Sometimes it takes less than that, but it really just depends on what the client is wanting in the makeup application.