Event Planning: Make up and Hair

Attention to Hair and Make-up, always creates a flawless magazine look that brides and their brides-maids are looking for on the wedding day. There are many artists in this industry so it’s important to be sure you find the one that fits your needs.

Make-up and hair artists are excellent at creating customized looks according to your style, type of wedding, facial structure, skin tones and how glam or simple you would like to be. It’s essential to communicate these details to your make-up artist so that they know the type of look you have envisioned for them to try on you.

A make-up and hair trial are also crucial to have if you are experimenting or unsure — so that you can practice wearing the hair and make-up all day and see how you feel in it prior to your big day.

Make-up artist are excellent also emulating looks from photos and magazines that you might like to have, so it’s always a great idea to have a few pictures, especially for hair, to show your artist in advance of the day. Your event planner can help facilitate all of this.

Another essential element to consider is whether the artist will travel; most often it’s important to have the artist come to you so that you don’t have to worry about the additional time needed to get to and from the artist. Ultimately it’s your day and you want to be sure that you are relaxed and enjoying it with your friends and family.

Also if you wedding is an ethnic one then be sure to ask the artist about their capability to provide traditional services as you need (for examples for South Asian Weddings brides will have tikkos to place on their foreheads, an odhni (an Indian version of the veil) to place on their hair, and other details.

Lastly, try to have your trial organized on the day you might be having your engagement photo shoot — so that you can also see how the photos of your hair and make-up turn out. Make-up and hair artists are incredible at what they do and the best ones love their jobs — so be sure to book one with a compatible personality and who is excited to makes you look and feel amazing on your big day!

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