A trial run is more than just a practice run for hair and makeup. It is the perfect opportunity to get to know your artist’s personality and their skill level, and to determine if they are the right fit for you.
What is a wedding makeup trial?
A trial provides an opportunity to meet, discuss and try out the styles you have in mind for your wedding day. You can prepare your trial by gathering hair inspirations and pictures of yourself with makeup on for a special occasion.
What can I expect from a bridal makeup trial?
Just like you would bring your shoes and the proper undergarments to a dress fitting, you need to bring all the proper goods to your hair and makeup trial. Bring your veil, headpiece, flowers or barrettes to your appointment so you can see what they will look like with your hairstyle.
When should you do your bridal makeup trial?
When to SCHEDULE your trial:
You should reserve your hair and makeup team 9-12 months before your wedding date. We suggest doing the trial 1-3 months before the wedding. The trial can be done earlier if needed.
Do I need a bridal makeup trial?
You should have a trial with every makeup artist or stylist you are interested in working with and go from there. Once you have found the makeup artist or stylist you would like to work with, one trial is probably enough.
How much is a bridal makeup trial?
If you’re asked to pay for a wedding beauty trial, you could be looking at a cost of anywhere from $50-$150, with the average price being around $75.
Do you tip for wedding hair trial?
Don’t forget to budget for the gratuity (15 to 20 percent for the trial, and again on the big day). After all, your makeup artist is responsible for a good portion of your finished look, which makes tipping accordingly arguably the one of the most important things you could do.
What do you wear to a bridal makeup trial?
You don’t need to wear your wedding dress to your makeup and hair trial, but it’s helpful to wear something that replicates the color and neckline of your dress. If your dress is ivory, try to wear something similar to that.
Why are bridal trials important?
Many brides think that a trial run is just a way for artists to try to make more money. In reality, it’s like a form of insurance for not only the bride but also the artist. … It is the perfect opportunity to get to know your artist’s personality and their skill level, and to determine if they are the right fit for you.
How do I choose my bridal makeup?
How to pick a bridal makeup artist: Experts tell you what you need to know
- Don’t judge a makeup artist by their Instagram profile (alone) …
- Meet the artist beforehand. …
- Be clear about what you want. …
- Communicate any concerns around your skin. …
- Work out the logistics. …
- Remember, classic never goes out of style. …
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Is it better to do hair or makeup first?
Typically, we suggest having hair done first followed by makeup, but I wouldn’t let this stress you out too much. Truthfully, it really doesn’t matter which order you go in.