Updated: Nov 20, 2019
Do you have no clue why or when you should book a makeup trial?
But first, a reality check...
You are not going to look exactly like those highly edited photos on Pinterest that you show us.
A trial will solidify if the look that you love will work for your eye shape and facial structure. It also gives you the opportunity to make sure that you don't have a reaction to any of the products that we will be using on the wedding day. You can also verify how well the makeup holds up. I have had clients head to the gym to test it afterwards! Lastly, it gives us a chance to connect on a personal level and let's us get to know each other before the wedding. Most of our Bridal Packages come with trials, but you can always schedule a regular makeup application on the day of a shower, or engagement photos if you are unsure about booking.
When Should I Book My Trial?
If you have secured your artist already, our rule of thumb is no sooner than 6 months before and no later than 4 weeks prior. We find that when trials are done before 6 months, people tend to change their mind and usually end up with a second trial. Ideally, it should be 6 - 8 weeks before your wedding.
If you have not secured your artist, you will need to find someone 6 months to a year in advance. Vendors book up extremely quickly, especially in peak seasons.
For Destination Michigan Weddings or Out of Town Brides
If you have secured your artist, your trial is best scheduled on a visit when you are visiting a venue or for a shower. We understand that your time in town is limited and will be as accommodating as possible with your schedule. I highly recommend booking before you visit, because chances are by the time you have your trial, your date may not be available. If you are still unsure, we are happy to answer any questions over a brief phone call.
There you have it! I hope that this info has helped you understand trials a bit.
You can schedule a Complimentary Phone Consultation or a Bridal Trial Here: