Yay you are engaged!! Congrats!! Now let the wedding planning begin. The time to plan your dream wedding is here.
You probably already purchased a stack of Bridal Magazines for inspiration and already have an idea of what vendors you will hire for your wedding day, for example the florist, caterer, venue, wedding planner, DJ or live band, videographer, photographer, hairstylist, professional makeup artist, etc.
Professional Makeup Artist? Yes! Before even thinking about doing your own makeup or asking your best friend to do your makeup and before a direct beauty sales consultant offers to do your makeup for free on your wedding day consider just a few of the many reasons on why you should invest in a professional Makeup Artist on your wedding day. The key word here is Investment.
1. Look and feel your best
All eyes and cameras will be on you during the wedding day so its very important that you look and feel your best on such a significant occasion. Wether you wear a lot of makeup or not, a professional makeup artist will always help you enhance your natural beauty and will focus on the type of look you want for your wedding day. A professional makeup artist will also give you recommendations for improving your skin prior to your wedding day and during your trial to ensure your skin is exfoliated and well hydrated.
2. Stress Free Day
Yes we know wedding planning and the wedding day can be stressful. By investing in a professional makeup artist you can wake up, sip some Mimosas, relax and enjoy being pampered the morning of your wedding. A Bridal Makeup trial is highly recommended a few months in advance to ensure that your makeup artist is the right fit for your wedding day makeup needs. Most professional makeup artists can travel to the comfort of your home, hotel or venue without you having to worry about wasting valuable time driving from one place to the other on your wedding day.
3. High quality products, Lightning, Sanitation and Disinfection
A professional makeup artist will travel with a professional Makeup Light, Makeup chair and a clean and sanitized makeup kit stocked with professional makeup products that will work well with all skin types, skin tones, high definition photography and video. You get what you pay for so ensure that your makeup artist shows proper sanitation and disinfection practices during makeup application (ex: use of disposable mascara wands, disposable face sponges, no double dipping, sanitized tools, brushes and hands). The right products, techniques and lightning will ensure your makeup looks amazing in person, in pictures and lasts all day.
4. Editing Costs
A Professional Makeup Artist can save you hundreds of dollars in photo editing costs. When Bridal Makeup is done correctly you and your photographer will be very pleased with the finished product.
5. Customer Service
A professional makeup artist has experience working weddings and will ensure they show up on time, do their best to follow your wedding day schedule, will not cancel on you last minute, will try to create a relaxing environment the day of the wedding, will remain calm under any circumstance, will behave professionally with other wedding vendors and most important of all they will ensure that you have the absolute best customer service satisfaction before, during and after your wedding day.
6. When to book?
The sooner the better! Is never to early to book that Professional Makeup Artist.
A great makeup artist usually books up to a year in advance or even longer if they are really popular. Also consider hiring a makeup artist for all your wedding related events like engagement photos, bachelorette party or rehearsal dinner. They usually require and advanced deposit fee to book and a minimum number of clients for any destination weddings.
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