Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the booking process like?
First step is getting to know you by filling out contact me, so we can learn specifics about your wedding.
When should you schedule a trial?
Trial should be scheduled ideally when you have your dress and veil. We draw Inspiration from the dress to create perfect wedding look. We take pictures and detailed notes. Some of our brides book a year in advance to secure there dates.
Are trials necessary?
Trial are required in order to book. Is very important for us that you love your wedding look. At trial we curate the best look so your wedding’s ready.
Does a trial guaranteed secured wedding date?
Once trial is completed . We place a soft hold of 48 hrs. If the bride wants to move forward with our services a signed contract and 50% of deposit is required. We cannot hold a date without saw a signed contract and retainer. Once we reserve your date we turn down out any other inquiries.
How are payments broken down?
At signed contract 50% of of total services are due. One week prior to the wedding, remaining balance is due.
How should I prepare for trial?
Wearing a nice white top or a white dress in the trial helps you capture the essence of your wedding day. Having your veil or any other hair accessory on hand. We can incorporate them in your chosen wedding style.
How long will the trial take hair and make up trial?
Trials are scheduled for three hours.
How long does each service take?
We book 1 hour for bridal hair and 1 hour for bridal makeup. We schedule 45 minutes for bridal party and 45 minutes a bridal party makeup.
What do we do after we book you?
Relax and week of wedding we will work on a timely itinerary for your wedding day services.
Do you work outside of New York and New England?
We love this destination weddings we have glammed up brides in the Caribbean namely St. John Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico even in Florida.
What are your travel rates?
Our rates are $1 per mile round trip. For weddings more than two hours from New Haven CT or two hours from Fishkill New York we require an overnight accommodation in a modest room which I share with my assistant.
What type of Make up and Hair products do you use?
Cinema secrets, Eve pearl, Face Atelier, Sigma, Morphe, Tarte, It Cosmetics, Ardell, Urban Decay, Too faced, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Beauty blender, Kendra and Paul Mitchell to name a few.
Do you offer airbrush?
Yes we do and we use Face Atelier and Dinair products.
I have a large wedding party, do you bring Assistants?
Yes 100% depending on the number of the wedding party one or more assistants will be brought on.
Do you stay for touchups or style change?
After last person is touched up. It’s $125 per hour minimum two hours.
Are deposits refundable?
We do not refund deposits nor are the deposits transferable anyway.
Am I supposed to tip?
Tip is never expected but always appreciated. Customary tip amount is between 20%-30% of the total services.
Are there additional fees?
Rates do not include parking and tolls.