CAN I BOOK A TRIAL BEFORE PAYING MY DEPOSIT?
MY WEDDING IS IN 12 MONTHS, CAN I HAVE A TRIAL NOW?
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE TRIAL AND HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?
Unfortunately not as another client may want to book for the same date. If I get another enquiry and you haven't paid your deposit then the date will be given away. It is best to pay the deposit for peace of mind that I have secured your date. Trials can then be booked in for your wedding day.
Ideally I like to do trials within the 6 month lead up. By this point you should have your dress and will have a good idea of how many of you will need a hair/makeup trial. From experience, brides that have their trial too early end up booking a second because they get pinterest envy which then means paying out twice (not ideal when you already have so much to pay for)! If you really want to meet before your trial then I recommend booking for a general hair and makeup appointment so that you get an idea of how I like to style hair and makeup.
The trial is where I get to know all about you/ the wedding/ how you got engaged/ if you have pets (I love dogs) ha etc!
We discuss your likes/ dislikes, how you usually wear your makeup and what your dream look for your special day would be. I don't set a number of how many looks we try we simply keep going and tweaking until you're 100% happy. Usually a bridal makeup trial can take 90mins and hair and makeup can take 3-4 hours.
WHEN CAN YOU DO TRIALS?
I DO NOT WANT A TRIAL CAN I STILL BOOK YOU FOR MY WEDDING DAY?
I am available Mon-Thurs only for trials. Fri - Sun are exclusively for weddings and party bookings. I can do evenings also for trials but please bare in mind how long a trial can take so I advise taking a day off for this.
Yes of course! I have done many brides on the day only and have never met them before! I am very used to turning up on the day and going for it. I will allow extra time to ensure you are happy on the day with everything. Trials are recommended because on the day there is little time to discuss the look. But if you are super chilled then that's fine by me!
WHAT HAPPENS IF I'VE HAD MY TRIAL BUT DO NOT WISH TO BOOK FOR THE WEDDING DAY?
No problem at all, you have up until 7 days after the trial date to decide whether you want to have me on the wedding day. A refund of the £50 deposit is given if you do not wish to carry on with the booking. The trial fee is non refundable.
ARE YOU MOBILE?
Yes and no. Yes for weddings and midweek appts however on the weekends/trial days/prom day's basically any day I'm likely to be busy I will stay in the studio. It means I can fit more people in keeping y'all happy and you get to watch me transform you in front of my big light up mirrors!
WHAT BRANDS DO YOU USE?
I use a mix of everything. As I used to work at Mac I still use a lot of their products however I also use Charlotte Tilbury, Estee Lauder, Kiko, Nyx, Urban Decay, Tarte, Maybelline, the list goes on! I have my faves from each brand. Do let me know if you prefer Vegan friendly products as I can pick out specific products.
CAN YOU USE MY FAVOURITE PRODUCTS/FOUNDATION?
Yes of course! I really am not picky and don't get offended if you have certain products that you love to wear, I would be the same!
I HAVE A LARGE BRIDAL PARTY CAN YOU FIT US ALL IN?
SHOULD I GET SEMI PERMANENT LASHES/LVL DONE FOR THE WEDDING?
WHAT IF YOU ARE ILL/CANNOT MAKE MY DAY?
It all depends on timings for the day/time we are allowed into the venue. If I cannot fit everyone in I will bring an assistant on the day to help get everyone ready in time. An extra £50 deposit is taken per assistant booked, travel fees may alter depending on who is booked for the day. I work frequently with other artists and only choose the best to work alongside me.
A lot of brides decide to get lash infills for their wedding day which I think is a great idea if you are going on honeymoon straight after and wish to have nice lashes for a few more weeks. If you only want fuller looking lashes for the wedding day then I can apply false strip lashes or individual lashes that only last for one day. All prices include lashes and can be tested at the trial. LVL treatment is great if you do not want to wear false lashes but want to boost your own lashes with a semi permanent curl. False lashes cannot be applied on top of lashes that have recently been lifted as they do not follow the same curvature.
This is very unlikely, however I am lucky enough to know a lot of amazing mua/hairstylists in the industry and will do my absolute best to find you a list of replacement artists who I know has your date free. Your deposit fee will also be refunded.