Please see the below list of my most frequently asked questions. Don't see your questioned answered? Let's chat!
1. WHERE CAN I VIEW PRICING INFORMATION FOR WEDDING MAKEUP & HAIR SERVICES?
Every bride and individuals getting married have different needs. You can view my rates here, however, please reach out for a free quote with your specific needs and details as the price varies.
2. WHAT IS THE COST TO PROVIDE ME A QUOTE FOR MAKEUP OR HAIR SERVICES?
Consultations and quotes are complimentary! Please fill out the form here to obtain a quote for your special day, engagement photos, or trial. If you would prefer to chat over video, phone, or in person, let me know!
3. DO YOU OFFER ON-LOCATION SERVICES FOR EVENTS OTHER THAN WEDDINGS?
Yes, depending on availability, on location services are offered for your rehearsal dinner, engagement photos, baby showers, or other special events.
4. DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTS? WHAT ABOUT FOR LARGE PARTIES?
I do not offer any discounts or sales on our on-location services.
5. WHY DOES THE BRIDE COST MORE / WHY IS THERE SERVICE COST TO WORK ON ATTENDANTS ONLY?
There is an immense amount of communication and preparation that occurs before the event to ensure you are heard, your goals and desires are listened to thoroughly, and everyone is on the same page. The higher cost includes the time that goes into ensuring your day runs smoothly because all the details have been ironed out long before. It also includes the travel cost within a 20 mile radius.
DOES THAT MEAN JUST MY PARTY AND ATTENDANTS CAN BE SERVICED?
Yes! However, there is a fee if the bride or individual getting married will not be serviced. WHAT IS AN ATTENDANT? An attendant is anyone attending your special day that may need services. This includes but is not limited to, bridesmaids, parents, aunts and uncles, grandmothers and grandfathers, future in-laws, wedding guests, flower girls or children, ring bearers, and groomsmen. No matter needs a service, I’d love to help. DO YOU TRAVEL OUT OF STATE? IF SO, WHAT DO YOU CHARGE? Absolutely. Please schedule a complimentary phone or online consultation to discuss your options as every wedding is different and travel needs vary by location. IS THERE A TRAVEL FEE? There is a travel fee for anywhere outside of a 20 mile radius from my salon in Windsor, CO. There is a $2.00 per mile charge for anything outside of the service area. DO YOU HAVE A MINIMUM? Yes, there is a minimum of 1 bride and 4 attendants, or 6 attendants with no bride or individual getting married. WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE THE MINIMUM AMOUNT BUT I WOULD STILL LIKE TO BOOK YOU? No problem at all! Please let us know who will need services and I can provide a quote for you. HOW MANY LOOKS ARE INCLUDED IN THE TRIAL? The trial allows for one hair look and/or one makeup look. If you would like to preview more than one option for your hair and/or makeup, please notify me so I can schedule additional time, or book you on more than one day. CAN I DO A TRIAL BEFORE I SIGN A CONTRACT TO RESERVE THE DATE? Absolutely, I encourage you to do whatever you need to be comfortable with your choice. However, your date is not reserved until a contract is signed. You will be notified immediately and your deposit returned if someone books your date before the day of your trial. ARE LASHES INCLUDED IN THE PRICE? Yes. There are no discounts if you do not want lashes. HOW MUCH IS THE DEPOSIT? The deposit required at booking and contract signing Is 50% of the contracted services. The total amount is due 2 weeks before the day of the wedding. IS MY DEPOSIT REFUNDABLE? No. If your wedding day plans have changed please let me know. If people decide not to get services or are no longer attending less than 60 days out, the amount due does not change. WHAT TYPE OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT? I accept all major credit cards, Venmo, or cash. WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY? Once a contract is signed, a portion of your contract can be refunded if the cancellation is more than 60 days out from the event. If the cancellation is under 60 days away from the event, there are no refunds and you will be charged the full amount. WHAT TYPE OF MAKEUP DO YOU USE? My kit contains an array of professional, high quality brands. All of the products in my kit are suitable for sensitive skin however, if you or one of your attendants have an allergy or require 100% gluten free products, please let us know. WHAT ARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS? I am licensed in the state of Colorado and Texas to perform the full range of cosmetology services. This includes facials, waxing, nails, hair cutting, chemical hair services, and makeup. I have been doing hair and makeup for over 10 years and have various publications. WHAT WAXING SERVICES DO YOU OFFER? I offer facial waxing in my salon in Windsor, CO. ARE YOU ABLE TO WORK WITH ALL SKIN TONES? Absolutely. I will never ask you or anyone in your party to bring their own foundation because I might not have it. My kit is fully equipped to cover all skin tones. ARE YOU ABLE TO WORK WITH ALL HAIR TYPES OR VERY THICK HAIR? Absolutely. Please let us know your needs and hair goals during the consultation. DO YOU WORK WITH LGBTQ COUPLES? I would be more than happy to service you and your loved ones. ARE YOU ABLE TO COVER BLEMISHES OR SKIN ISSUES? Absolutely. Color corrections can be applied to the face where needed, however, please note that texture or raised area of the skin cannot be “corrected.” The skincare I use will properly prepare the skin for best possible application, however, it can not erase or minimize the size of anything. I cannot apply makeup to open wounds on the face. WHAT PRODUCTS SHOULD I AVOID IF I INTEND TO GET MY FACE WAXED? 7 days before your wax, you should avoid using any products containing AHA’s, beta hydroxy, or benzoyl peroxides. Please let me or your wax specialist know all of the products you are using. You should never, ever get a wax the day before your wedding. If you have strays, I recommend careful tweezing. AM I REQUIRED TO BOOK YOU FOR BOTH MAKEUP AND HAIR? No, you are welcome to book me and my team for only hair or only makeup. If you do book us separately, I ask for their contact information so we can coordinate on the schedule. WHAT DO I BRING TO MY MAKEUP OR HAIR PREVIEW? I suggest you bring photos of your dress, makeup and hair styles that speak to you, and also examples of styles you do not like. I encourage you to bring your makeup bag so I can see the type of makeup and textures you are already most comfortable with. For sanitary and health purposes, please bring your own new or newer mascara to your makeup preview. CAN I BRING MY FRIENDS, FAMILY, OR CHILDREN WITH ME? Of course! If you are coming to the salon, depending on the day, I may ask that you limit friends and family to 2 people. If your child is under the age of 12, I ask that you obtain a sitter and enjoy the special time to yourself. WHAT DO I DO IF ANY OF MY PLANS CHANGE? Let me know and I will do my best to accommodate your changes. Any changes made under 60 days out from the wedding or special event are not eligible for refunds and the full amount is due. IS THERE ANYTHING YOU NEED THE DAY OF THE WEDDING? I will bring everything I need to service you. The only thing I need provided is an electrical outlet. DO YOU MAKE A SCHEDULE? Yes, I will provide you with a detailed schedule that I create with your attendant’s needs and arrival times in mind so everyone knows when and where they need to be. HOW SHOULD MY ATTENDANTS PREAPRE FOR THE DAY OF SERVICES? I will provide a details and information that is to be sent to everyone in your party after signing your contract. In general, they need to arrive with a clean face, dry hair, and bring their own brand new water proof mascara. CAN MY ATTENDANTS YOUR MAKEUP IF THEY ARE NOT UTILIZING YOUR SERVICES? I respectfully ask that no one but myself or my team touch or use any of my products or tools. This is due to safety, liability, and sanitary purposes. There will be a $250 fee starting at $250 if anything in my kit is touched by attendants no matter what it is. WHY DOES EVERYONE NEED TO BRING THEIR OWN MASCARA? Brand new waterproof mascara right out of the tube, with the intended wand is ideal for your makeup application. AM I RESPONSIBE FOR ANY ADDITONAL COST OR PARKING FEES DAY OF? Yes, this will be discussed before the day of and worked into the price. However, if there are any additional fees occurred day of I will have your card on file to cover them. WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE MY MAKEUP? I would hate to hear that, but love honesty even more! If at any time you are unhappy, please speak up! I am unable to adjust anything about your look and style if I do not know you are not satisfied. We will find a solution and a style you love. Sometimes, what you love on a photo you do not love on yourself. For this reason, I highly recommend a hair and makeup trial so you can see what your desired styles look like on you WHAT IF ONE OF MY ATTENDANTS DOES NOT LIKE THEIR MAKEUP OR HAIR? If there is time after everyone is done with their services, I am able to make adjustments to previously agreed upon hair or makeup styles. I do extremely thorough consultations and ask for photos of desired styles and of your attendants before the day of to ensure expectations are realistic and possible. Unfortunately, sometimes what someone likes in a photo they do not like on themselves. If there is additional time used because an attendant is not happy with their look, requests changes, or prolongs the scheduled time, there will be additional charges. DO YOU HAVE ASSISTANTS? If I determine that an assistant is needed to complete the services in a timely manner, I will bring an assistant. If you would like to request one, you may do that also. There is an additional fee for assistants. WHAT IS AN ‘OVERTIME’ CHARGE? Overtime charges occur when services are not done at the scheduled service end time to no fault of myself of my assistants. If things start late, attendants or party members are not ready with mascara in hand at their turn, anyone sits down with their hair not 100% dry, additional services are added day of, someone changes their mind about their style or makeup and wants a change, or any other issues arise there will be an overtime charge. WHAT IF SOMEONE WHO WAS CONTRACTED TO GET SERVICES BACKS OUT? If I am informed more than 60 days out from the wedding, a portion of their service will be taken out of your total balance due. IS THE PRICE DIFFERENT IF I DON’T WANT LASHES? No. Lashes are completely up to you and your personal preference. If you do not want them, the price does not change. DO I PAY YOU OR DO MY PARTY MEMBERS PAY INDIVIDUALLY? You are responsible for the cost of the services in one lump sum for the deposit and final amount. On the day of the event, if your loved ones would like to tip, they are welcome to do so the day of and does not need to go through you. CAN YOU STAY FOR THE CEREMONY? Absolutely! I will be there for you as long as you would like me to be. Let me know how long you would like to book me for after services are done and I can add the additional time into your invoice and contract. CAN YOU DO EYES ONLY? Absolutely, however, the cost is the same as a full face. ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR BEARD AND HAIR GROOMING DAY OF? Absolutely! I am licensed cosmetologist and able to do haircuts, styling, and facial hair services. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN DOING WEDDING HAIR AND/OR MAKE UP? Over a decade! IS YOUR KIT SANITARY? Sanitation is extremely important to me and my assistants. It is one of the reasons I require you to bring your own, brand new mascara.