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Getting Ready for the Big Day: Professional Makeup and Your Wedding

Your wedding will be one of the most memorable days of your life, so you want to make sure everything is as perfect as possible, including your makeup. You may be wondering whether it is worth hiring a professional to do your makeup or if you should do your own makeup. Doing your own makeup for your wedding can be stressful because you already have so much on your plate, so why not reduce your stress and hire an expert to help make you look your best on your big day?

Reasons to Hire a Professional Makeup Artist for Your Wedding Day

There are several reasons that hiring a professional to do your makeup on your wedding day is the right choice, including:

Reduce your stress: Your wedding day will naturally be exciting and a little bit stressful. You have so much to do and so many people to talk to, so why add the stress of doing your own makeup? Having a makeup artist who comes in with a game plan and gets your makeup done while you can sit back and relax is game-changing for your wedding day.

They know what works for photos: When doing your makeup on an average day, you’re usually not concerned with how it will look in different lights and times of the day. Usually, your wedding photos will start during the day while it’s light outside and end with you and your new spouse leaving the venue at night. Professional makeup will look great in all your photos.

Best look for you: A professional makeup artist will know what will look best for your facial structure and the theme of your wedding. For example, you don’t want a heavy hand when your wedding theme is light and airy, or vice versa. A makeup artist will provide you with an outstanding look that perfectly matches your wedding dress and theme.

Long-lasting makeup coverage: Generally, when doing your makeup daily, you’re not concerned with it lasting through 16 hours of events that may include crying (in a good way). However, a makeup artist can make a look that lasts through crying, sweating, and even a cake to the face (if that’s your thing).

Don’t worry about spending money on testing different products: On your wedding day, you want to use the best products for the best result. Instead of spending money on different products to figure out what works, a professional will have what you need and know what to use.

Get pampered on your wedding day: Who doesn’t want to get pampered, especially on a day that is all about you? Hiring a professional makeup artist will allow you to sit back and relax. At the same time, they provide you with the attention and comfort you deserve on your wedding day.

They work fast: You may be fast at doing your makeup for everyday purposes, but it likely will take you a while to do your own wedding makeup, especially with the pressure of photos, needing to be ready for photos, and while your bridesmaids and mother are chatting and asking you random questions. A professional makeup artist is used to working in chaotic environments and will be able to get your makeup and the makeup of your wedding party (if you want) quickly and perfectly.

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Professional Makeup Artist for Your Wedding

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, so you want to make sure you have the right team getting you ready. Here are some questions to ask before hiring a makeup artist:

  • Do they specialize in wedding makeup?
  • Can I see photographs of previous wedding makeup you did?
  • What does the price include?
  • Are you able to travel to my location?
  • How long will the makeup take on my wedding day?
  • What is the process for the makeup trial?
  • How long will the makeup trial take?
  • Will a fake tan affect my makeup?
  • What makeup brands do you use, and will you use my makeup if that’s what I want?
  • What will happen if you can’t make it on my wedding day because of an unforeseen event?

If you’re getting ready for your wedding day, you will want a professional makeup artist by your side. At Therapy Hair Studio, we offer bridal makeup packages to help brides in the Greater Houston area look their best on their big day. Call us at (713) 355-4247 or contact us online to discuss your makeup options for your upcoming wedding.

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