Make Up FAQ
The Answers You Need
Do I NEED A Makeup Artist For My Wedding Day?
Here are a few of the reasons why you should consider a Professional make-up artist for your wedding day. If any of these apply to you, then it's probably worth having a professional make-up artist.
You are unsure what colors to use and how best to apply make-up for the photography.
You want the make-up to last all day.
You would be too nervous on the morning of the wedding to apply your own make-up.
-You want to be pampered on your wedding day.
You want your wedding pictures to look flawless.
This is your wedding day and you want to look your absolute best.
You have spent so much money on your photographer, dress, shoes, jewelry, and reception hall. Why would you want to skimp out on your face?
What Is Your Background? Where Did You Learn?
I began my interest in makeup after having two children and needed something to make myself feel pretty again. I turned to youtube beauty influencers that grew my interest in the industry quickly, and then attended Canadian Beauty Colleges in Mississauga for a 5 month diploma course, earning my Honors and LOVED it! I continue my education for makeup through master classes every year and constantly keeping up to date with trends in the beauty community and learning tips/techniques from celebrity artists social medias.
How Long Will A Makeup Application Take?
A full face of makeup will take approximately 30-45 minutes, and just an eyeshadow application will take 15-20 minutes.
How Many People Are You Able To Accomodate?
Each person takes about 45 minutes, so as long as your wedding isn't at 9am with 10 bridal party members, I will try my best to accomodate your party size within a respectable and realistic time frame.
Do You Provide Hair Services?
Yes! Luckily, I work alongside my mother who is a hairstylist with over 20+ years experience. If you are looking to have both hair and makeup, please let us know when contacting.
Are Your Services Mobile?
Do You Have A Minimum Service Amount?
What Is Included In A Trial?
You can expect that your trial run/consultation will last 60-90 mins (makeup only, if getting hair trial too it will also be 60-90 mins). First, we will discuss all the details of your wedding – dresses, flowers, theme, etc. We will also discuss what makeup, if any, you wear on a normal basis. We will go over your ideas and what looks you were envisioning for your wedding day. We will look over any pictures that you have brought with you and also at my portfolio. Once you have decided, we will start with the makeup application and tweak anything we need to. If your mother or bridesmaids would like a trial run as well, we can do it at the same appointment or schedule it when it is convenient to them at the same rate. We want you to be a 100% happy with your look and we will make that happen.
Are Bridal Trials Required?
No, but a trial is highly recommended.
What Brands Of Makeup Do You Use?
For wedding/brides, I use MUFE HD Foundation to ensure the makeup photographs well. I am constantly trying new products from all different brands and adding them (or taking away) from my kit. I currently use Make Up For Ever, Benefit, MAC, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Morphe, Sephora, Tarte, and many more.
Do You Require A Deposit?
Yes. A deposit is required to hold your date. The deposit needed will be discussed at the time of booking.