Frequently asked questions
Q: What time will you and your team arrive and what time will you start hair and makeup on the bride?
A: Time of arrival is calculated at least one month-3 weeks before the wedding day. It is done this way as time of arrival and completion of services are based on the photographer/videographer time of arrival and time everyone needs to be completely ready by
Q: Do you work alone or do you bring someone with you?
A: Both. If I feel I need help, I will bring a talented artist to help me.
Q: Is a bridal trial required?
A: A bridal trial is not required but it is highly recommended. I do require a consolation, even if it is via FaceTime to get to know the client and make sure we are a good match.
Q: When should I schedule my bridal trial?
A: Trials are recommended to be scheduled one/two moths before the weeding as trials are meant to be done when client knows exactly what look they want
Q: What do I need to bring to the trial?
A: Bring at least 3 pictures of hairstyles and makeup looks that you envision yourself as. Please look for styles that have your same hair color and Please keep in mind that pictures are used as inspiration, looks will not be 100% replicated. Lastly, Bring a picture of your dress
Q: How many looks can be done in the trial?
A: One look (one makeup and one hair style). Should a new look be wanted, a new trial would need to be scheduled
Q: How should my hair be for the day of the trial and wedding day?
A: Hair should be washed the night before, a small amount of conditioner to the ends and no other products added. Blow dry as straight as possible (not perfectly) and do not iron. Please trim hair should it be needed
Q: How should my skin be for the trial/wedding day?
A: Skin and eye area should be cleansed and moisturized. If eyebrows/ facial hairs need to be waxed/threaded, please do so at least 3 days before to avoid irritation
Q: Can I bring someone with me to the trial?
A: One or two individuals are welcome to attend trial, but no more than that as space is limited. Pets, children nor food are allowed
Q: Can I use my trail for my engagement pictures, engagement party or bridal shower?
Q: Do you come to me or do I go to you?
A: Trials and one on one appointments are held in my studio located in Miami Lakes.
Q: Will my makeup look the same in pictures than it does in person?
A: Makeup is recommended to be done a little more intensified when it is done for an event such as weddings as you will be in front of a camera all day. Makeup in pictures look more natural than in person
Q: How long does hair and makeup take?
A: Hair take anywhere from 45 min to one hour and a half depending on the length, volume and texture of the person’s hair. Makeup is about the same time, it all depends on the look the person is going for
Q: Do you do airbrush? Which do you recommend, traditional or airbrush?
A: I do provide airbrush makeup. This is personal preference as both traditional and airbrush are very long lasting if applied properly
Q: I want to wear hair extensions, what brands do you recommend and how long should they be?
A: I recommend 100% real human hair from Sally’s beauty supply, Luxy, Ballami (available online) and Amazon. Real human hair extensions can also be purchased at a variety of beauty supply stores. They should be about 5 inches longer than your hair and the color should resemble yours as best as possible
Q: What makeup brands do you work with?
A: I work with a variety of quality brands that work well with different complexions and skin types. To name a few, I use MAC, Urban Decay, Bobby Brown, Makeup Forever, Laura Marcier and more
Q: How far in advance should I reserve my wedding day?
A: You may reserve your wedding day makeup and hair as early as you have your day set aside. It is recommended to book all your preferred vendors in advanced to lock in your date
Q: What is needed to book my date and how do I book?
A: A signed contract and a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to book a wedding date
Q: Do you know how to control Dry/Oily skin?
A: Yes, I control each skin type properly for a long lasting, clean application of makeup
Q: My hair does not seem to hold curl, what should I do?
A: I send out a list on how to prepare for hair before we meet and I prepare the hair with anti-humidity and high quality products, which helps maintain your curls. However, there are hair types that no matter what products or preparation methods are used, curls do not seem to last. In that case, I recommend an alternative style which we can discuss in person.