There was a time when makeup was an afterthought. You’d book your bridal hair services at a salon and request makeup services secondarily. You’d find a converted hair stylist assuming the title of “makeup artist” that you’d then entrust to do your and your bridal party’s faces. Seventy-five bucks, ok, if you got a bargain, maybe $65, and that would get you bridal makeup that your fiancé could probably do better.
I was in my sister’s wedding before I became a full-blown makeup artist, and I remember seeing the makeup job that one of her bridesmaids had gotten at the salon we went to. She had to touch up her makeup before the wedding even started.
Makeup has morphed into an understanding amongst brides-to-be as being on-par with the importance of the right hair style. That’s great news, because when the camera is up close and personal with your face, don’t you want to look your very best? After all, these pictures will be all over social media, living room mantles, and bedroom walls for decades.
That being said, I’ve put together a general guide to help you in making your decision to book me as your MUA: