FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I book for bridal services?
Thank you for considering me as your bridal makeup artist! Please fill out the bridal inquiry located in my contact tab. After further discussion, an agreement will be sent to you. I require a retainer fee of 50% of your initial balance within 24 hours of Agreement signing to book your wedding date. Retainer fees go toward the final balance. PLEASE NOTE: Your wedding date is not booked/secure until I receive the signed agreement and the requested retainer.
Can you hold my date for me while I think about it?
Due to the demand of wedding season (typically spring into fall), unfortunately I cannot "hold" your wedding date. I do operate on a first come, first serve basis. For privacy, I will not be able to notify you if someone else is inquiring for the same date.
How long do your makeup services take?
I usually reserve about 75 - 90 minutes for brides, and 60 minutes for bridesmaids and other bridal party members. Depending on the look you are interested in having, timing may vary. I will work with you or your coordinator to make a schedule prior to the wedding date. It is very important for all bridal party members to be respectful of our time so that the day can run smoothly!
Do I need a trial?
I highly recommend bridal trials, they are a great way to test out your makeup and allows us to make changes to your look before the big day. During your trial, we will discuss the details of your wedding, preview your makeup, and get to know one another! It's recommended to schedule a trial 1-3 months prior to your wedding. Trials will take longer than regular appointments. You may also schedule additional trials - subject to availability and additional fees.
How early should I inquire/book for bridal services?
Depending on the month of your wedding, I recommend inquiring and booking ALL bridal services 6 to 9 months in advance. Securing an artist is one of the first things a bride will book for their wedding.
How many clients do you take on a wedding day?
I can comfortably accept up to 5 or 6 clients on a wedding date. If you have a large bridal party, I can recommend additional artists to work alongside me once booked.
Do you travel?
I do travel! All my work is done on location. As I am based in the Bay Area, travel fees are dependent on the distance I must drive/fly to your location. Any questions on travel and travel fees may be discussed as we review your initial inquiry.
Please Note: For travel longer than 2 hours
and/or a start time of 9am or earlier, hotel accommodations may be required.
What is included in your rate?
All of my bridal makeup services include a false lash (strip or individuals- not lash extensions) application, custom lip color, and a touch up kit to keep you looking fresh throughout the day and night.
All my rates are firm. After submitting your inquiry, I will form a quote for you depending on what you are requesting from me on your wedding day.
Do you offer other bridal related makeup services?
Yes! I am available for engagement photos, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, boudoir shoots, etc. If you would like to book me for any additional services, please fill out the event inquiry form. It is great to use the same artists for your bridal related events to make everything about your wedding look cohesive.
I'm not sure what I want to look like on my wedding day. Can you help?
Of course! My job is to curate a look that best suits you and your special day. Many brides fear they won't be recognizable, but I make sure that your look will accentuate your natural individual beauty and best features, not change them.
Any additional questions not listed here?
Please feel free to email me at email@example.com for any other questions you may have regarding bridal services. Please note: I cannot answer any specifics regarding your wedding day unless I have a bridal inquiry from you. Follow my Instagram @beautybylouks to keep up with me! Most updates will be posted there.
Ready to learn more? Please fill out my bridal inquiry so that I may best assist you! I look forward to connecting with you.