So, you have picked the perfect dress, you have a hairstylist, and now it's time to look for a make-up artist. This process can be stressful. Remember your make-up should be simple. The main focus should be you and your dress. You do not want to make the mistake of over doing your wedding make up and causing a distraction from your gown. This simple guide was created to give you the tips necessary when choosing a salon and make-up artist.
When you begin your search, start close to home. The word of mouth is a very powerful tool. Start asking friends, family, and co-workers for suggestions. They offer some of the best advice because they will be honest with you, they can help point you in the right direction, and help ensure you don’t choose a bad make up artist. Use the internet to your advantage. Use your favorite search engine and simply type “make up artists near me”, or “salons near me”. You will then get a list off artists and salons in your area. Search engines are good because they often offer reviews from former, and present clients. They provide both good and bad reviews. This will help you quickly eliminate bad salons and artists.
Now that you have narrowed down your list start looking for ideas. You can find make up ideas everywhere. Purchase a couple glamour magazines and clip out photos of make-up ideas you like you can search the internet for bridal make up ideas, if you see something you like print it out.
Contact your top three selections as ask to schedule a sit down. During this sit down bring the pictures you have selected. This is the time to discuss budget. If they cannot meet your budget then cross them off the list and move on. You should talk about all the details. Make sure that they are available on the date of your wedding if not cross them off your list. It is important to plan well in advance. While you are at your sit down look around. Make sure the salon is clean. Ask about sanitation of the tools that will be used to apply your make up. If the salon is dirty and they have poor sanitation process cross them off your list.
Once you have chosen a salon and make-up artist schedule a trial. A trial is where you sit down with the make-up artist and talk about your needs, likes and dislikes. They will then do your make up how it will be done on your wedding. Be open and honest if there are things you are not happy with. This will allow the artist to make corrections until they execute the look you are seeking. A trial may be free of charge, or require a very small fee, but it depends on the artist. If a salon is charging a ridiculous amount you may want to look else where.
Your wedding is probably the most memorable cherished moment of your life. You want all things to be perfect including your make up. Follow this simple guide to insure you know what to look for what hiring a make-up artist. Congratulations on your engagement, and enjoy your big day. Denver has various established edible salons and make up artists for you to choose from, go check them out!
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