frequently asked questions

Before your trial, take the time to research photos of the look you are considering for your special day. It helps to wear a white top at your trial as it makes a difference on how the makeup looks. It will help to give a better idea of how your makeup will look against your wedding dress.
To ensure we have sufficient time for hair and make we book an hour per service. Typical hair and makeup application is anywhere from 30-45 minutes. The extra time allows for any incidentals as well as time between each client to clean and sanitize brushes. All hair and makeup applications are complete 1 hour prior to start time.

All makeup services include complimentary lashes. Airbrush is an add-on service. This may be requested at the time of booking or on the actual wedding day.
An airbrush makeup application is the only choice for that special occasion when you need to look stunning. Airbrush takes the worry away from wondering if your makeup is streaking, fading or wearing off. It is sweat, smear and tear resistant.

We have a four party minimum during our high season months of April to October. This minimum is also required for requests on holidays, long weekends and specialty dates. Outside those date ranges we are able to accommodate smaller bookings.
Yes, we only ask that you let us know as soon as you possibly can. Depending on your wedding party size we may need to secure a secondary artist to accommodate your party size.
Yes we offer hair styling services. We have a team of licensed cosmetologist trained in the latest bridal hair trends.
To ensure we have sufficient time for hair and make we book an hour per service. Typical hair and makeup application is anywhere from 30-45 minutes. The extra time allows for any incidentals as well as time between each client to clean and sanitize brushes. Our goal is for all hair and makeup applications to be complete at least1 hour prior to your “must leave” time.
All final balances are due 30 days prior to your event. Payment can be made via debit, credit or PayPal. Personal checks are not accepted.

Gratuity is not included in any invoices. Gratuity is not required but is appreciated.
Your wedding day timeline is created by the time indicated as “must leave”time noted on the Request for Services form you submitted. If time permits a schedule change may be permitted. However, there is a fee associated with any schedule changes
Professional applied makeup will help complete the look that you’ve spent so many months pulling together. A professional makeup artist working with a great photographer can produce amazing results in your photographs.
Please allow 24 hours for me to respond to your email or voicemail. At that time I will forward a copy of my bridal document for you review. I’ll also ask for a day and time that we can talk and discuss your bridal makeup needs in detail. At our initial conversation we will also discuss scheduling your consultation/trial.

All brides are encouraged to secure their makeup artist after they’ve decided on the details of their big day. I highly recommend once you have your venue and photographer in place, hair and makeup should be next on your list.
To reserve your wedding date a signed contract along with a 50% percent non – refundable/non-transferrable retainer is due at the time of booking.
Once your contract and invoice for your retainer have been sent you have 5 business days to return both to secure your date. We are not able to hold dates without a signed agreement and retainer on file.
Yes, we are an onsite hair and makeup team. Travel fees will apply for locations 15 miles or more from the makeup artist location. Travel fees are .55 per mile for the total mileage of the trip. This includes mileage incurred in the consultation/trial.
Destination wedding is considered anything outside of the Grand Rapids area. We are an onsite hair and makeup team that services West Michigan and all surrounding areas.

Not often but on occasion I have serviced multiple weddings on the same day. I plan accordingly to allow myself sufficient time for all my clients.

All final balances are due 30 days prior to your event. Payment can be made via debit, credit or PayPal. Personal checks are not accepted.

All brides are encouraged to schedule a pre-wedding consult and trial. This is normally done 4-6 months before the actual wedding date. Trials are scheduled on Sunday’s after 3pm and Monday’s after 5:30pm during peak wedding season. You are able to bring one additional person with you at your trial.
es, if time permits. We ask that you let us know as soon as you possibly can. Depending on your wedding party size we may need to secure a secondary artist to accommodate your party size.
Yes we offer hair styling services. We have a team of licensed cosmetologist trained in the latest bridal hair trends.