Frequently Asked Bridal Makeup Questions


Question: Do I need a makeup trial and how long does it take?

ANSWER: Yes you do. A trial is essential. This is where we can discuss your desired look and then create it. It also gives you chance to wear it and try out different colours if necessary. This will give you confidence on your wedding day.


QUESTION: When should I book my wedding trial?

ANSWER: It's best to get your trial booked in for about 4-8 weeks before your wedding day, although some people like to have it done a lot earlier to give them peace of mind.


QUESTION: When should I book my bridal makeup for the actual day?

ANSWER: Get it booked in as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


QUESTION: How do I book you and is there a deposit to pay you that secures the day?

ANSWER: You can book via the online booking form found here. There is a £50 non-refundable deposit to pay to secure your place. All bank details for payment are located at the bottom of the booking form.


QUESTION: How long do you stay on my wedding day?

ANSWER: I stay right up until you're ready to leave to get married.


QUESTION: How long will my makeup take on the day?

ANSWER: Your makeup on the day will roughly take about an hour.


Question: Are lashes included?

ANSWER: Lashes are included in the price of your wedding day makeup and your trial.


QUESTION: How far do you travel and do you charge or travel?

ANSWER: I'm based in Nottingham but can travel anywhere. There will be an additional travel fee if it's outside the Nottingham area.


QUESTION: as a makeup artist, What makeup products do you use?

ANSWER: I have an extensive range of products in my kit including Bobbi Brown, MAC, Inglot, Viseart and Nars.


QUESTION: Will I be allergic to any of your MAKEUP products?

ANSWER: Although quite rare as they are extensively tested beforehand, I cannot guarantee that you won't be allergic to anything. This is another reason why a trial is so important.


QUESTION: How many people can you make up on the day?

ANSWER: I can make up as many people as you like, however if there's a large group of 6+ or more people then I sometimes bring another makeup artist along with me. This can be discussed at your trial.


QUESTION: How long WILL my WEDDING day makeup last?

ANSWER: Your wedding day makeup should last all day and night however you will need a lipstick to reapply throughout the day. We can decide on the colour at your trial.


QUESTION: Do you come to me or can I come to you?

ANSWER: I will be coming to you on your trial and wedding day


QUESTION: Do my bridesmaids need a trial?

ANSWER: It’s not absolutely essential that bridesmaids have a trial although it is perfectly fine if you would prefer they do.


QUESTION: What makeup products should I have to touch up with throughout my wedding day?

ANSWER: I recommend having the lip products used to hand and if you are prone to an oily then some blotting papers or a press powder.