10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

So we saw in our previous post on how to choose a Bridal Makeup Artist. But after choosing the one how can you make sure that they are the 100% perfect MUA for you? Well here we are to help you out with that too. In today's post we are going to tell you the top questions you must be asking your Bridal Makeup Artist so that you can make sure you have nothing to worry about later!

10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

Although you would be inquiring many details to your Makeup Artist it is still important to ask them a few essential questions and know the details as they would be of great help for you to decide further. Here is our compilation of those essential questions just for you :)

What Are The Bridal Packages Offered & Pricing

Every MUA have their own set of services they offer and packages with different options from which you can choose for yourself. So always first check with them about it and see what services each of them cover under their bridal packages to decide.

What Are The Bridal Packages Offered & Pricing

Will You Do A Trial Makeup & Do You Charge For Makeup Trials?

Makeup trials are generally offered by every MUA and is free mostly but still there are a few popular ones who do charge additionally for makeup trials. So always check with your artist whether you will be charged additionally for your makeup trial - be it for the reception or the wedding!

Will You Do A Trial Makeup & Do You Charge For Makeup Trials?

Also make sure to check with them on how many looks they would try during the trial as there are chances you might not be very satisfied easily with a single look.

Also Read: Pre-Bridal Tips For Brides-To-Be

I Had A Change Of Mind And Would Like To Try A Different Makeup Look. Will You Be Charging Extra For A Re-Trial?

Not all of us are always perfect or completely satisfied everytime! There are chances we might suddenly not like our bridal outfit, or might need some changes in the outfit or makeup! In case if it happens you might need to know very well before whether your bridal makeup artist would be available\interested in doing a re-trial for you even if you have to pay extra because a happy bride is pretty expensive ;)

10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

So inquire on re-trials beforehand and it would be helpful even if you aren't going to utilize it!

What Would Be The Additional Charges For Grooming The Bride Groom And\Or Other Relatives At The Wedding?

Asking favours from the bridal makeup artist at the weddings are common and especially asking her to apply lipstick for every female in the hall is very prevalent in indian weddings :P But remember that they are professionals and it is their job to groom you well but it's our responsibility as well to give them the respect they deserve. So talk to them before openly to know what is comfortable for them and if they would like to charge additionally for such favours.

10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

You can also try and include a quick grooming for your Man as men also love dressing up and a good artistic touch would make them super happy :D Of course you can also arrange a dedicated makeup and grooming artist for him if he wishes to :)

Assess Their Knowledge In The Field Of Makeup & Skin Types

As we discussed in our previous post raise questions on the knowledge of the makeup artist in the field of bridal makeup, the skin types they have knowledge about and whether they have adequate experience in performing bridal makeup on your specific skin type. This would help you know more about the artist as well as your own skin :)

10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

Also Watch: Simple Festive Makeup Tutorial

Any Suggestions You Can Provide On Pre-Wedding Prep?

Most makeup artists do have wide knowledge on skin types & skincare and love to provide suggestions to their clients on how they could prepare themselves for the big day. As they would be the one handling your skin on your big day it would be really helpful to check with them on pre-bridal routine and follow them to get that great skin & look on your wedding day! :)

Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

Would It Be Possible For You To Travel To The Wedding Venue For The Event?

Bridal artists do handle their work based on different venue choices like some choose to do it in their own studio, some do it at home and some would be willing to travel to the venue to perform the bridal makeup. So discuss with your MUA to ensure they would travel to the wedding venue for performing the makeup and also about their travel arrangements.
In case if your wedding is happening in a different city then make sure to check with them on their travel and stay as you would need them to be available in the venue for longer time!

Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

What Should I Bring For The Trial?

You can't go bare-handed for a makeup trial can you?
We know very well that we would require the bridal outfit and probably the accessories for the trial. But do you know there could be more things required?
So it's always safe to check with your bridal makeup artist on what you must be carryng with you for the makeup trial and also what would be the alternative idea if you don't have it with you. Like I didn't have my wedding outfit until early morning on my wedding as my hubby's family wanted to do some rituals with it the previous night!

10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

Would You Like To See Any Reference Makeup Looks I prefer?

Bridal artists are familiar with the makeup look that would go well with specific kind of attire but not all of us just love to go with suggestions right?
Make sure to check with your Bridal Makeup Artist if they would be interested in doing a makeup look you saw on a celebrity or the friend of yours which you loved. This way you can make sure you don't eliminate your desired look without trying it on! :D

10 Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist
 
What Would Be Your Backup Plan In Case You Fall Sick Or Couldn't Come For The Wedding Due To Personal Hindrances?

Questions To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist

Situations do happen but we cannot panic in the last moment right? So there is nothing wrong in checking with your bridal artist on their availability and alternate plans on their non-availability on your wedding day! Make sure they have an alternate artist to back them up in case they end up unavailable on your big day. Refund is second thing but a bridal artist to back them up is more essential to get you gorgeous isn't it? ;) :)

Hope you enjoyed reading the post. Do add if any questions are missing! :)

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