Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What services do you offer?
A: Professional makeup artistry, hair styling and hair extensions services are offered by appointment only.
Q: How much are your services?
A: Send in a form through my website including all pertinent information about your event and I’ll send over my rate sheet ASAP.
Q: What kind of makeup do you use?
A: I use the very best professional products appropriate for you, depending on your skin type and the look that you want.
Q: Do you have experience with Ethnic/Asian/Oily Skin/Mature skin types?
A: Absolutely!! I specialize in custom-blended makeup, to match any skin tone, no matter how dark or light. And I LOVE working on all the many different shades and tones of beauty! I also have a full range of professional skin care products that I use to prepare delicate, mature skin or sensitive, acne-prone skin before makeup application, to acheive the very best results.
Q: How long will my makeup stay on?
A: If I have applied your makeup, it will last all day, until you remove it at night with any professional make up remover.
Q: What do you do in your spare time? (Yes, many people ask me!)
A: I attend a ton of beauty industry-related workshops/seminars, obsess over magazines to learn about all the hottest, up-to-date new techniques and trends in beauty, makeup and hair styling, in order to better make YOU, (my lovely client), look your very best and most beautiful!
Q: Do you travel to my location or do I have to come to you?
A: I’m a freelancer and am on the go 99% of the time, but I do have an awesome studio that I work out of in Sonoma, so if you’d like to come to me that’s great. But If you’d like me to come to you, I have a professional set up that I can bring to you for a small travel fee. I work on location and am willing to travel for all weddings that I book.
Q: How do I book your services for my wedding, portrait session or special event?
A: Simply email me through my website or contact me via text (512-657-5246), with the date of your event, time, location, and the number of people that need services. After touching base and confirming that I am available, I will confirm with you with a contract and deposit.
Q: Is gratuity included in your prices?
A: No, gratuities are not included in my rates, but are graciously accepted.
Q: Do you specialize in any make up services?
A: YES! I specialize in airbrush makeup. If you haven’t tried it, you simply must. My brides love airbrush makeup feels because it feels amazingly light on your skin, it does not sweat off, never looks caked on and it lasts all day!
Q: What is the allotted time for hair and makeup services?
A: For hair and makeup it is approximately 45-60 minutes per service. If you’re just interested in a blow out it could take 30-45 minutes depending on the length of your hair.
Q: Do you offer trial runs for wedding makeup?
A: Yes, I think that having a preview of what your makeup will look like on your wedding day is super important. A wedding trial starts at $180. This session with me will take up to two hours and there are several ala carte options if you don't want to do full hair and make up. I do not require any of my brides to book a preview with me before their wedding day because with a phone call and a few emails I am confident that I can make you look super gorgeous and photo ready for your big day! Your happiness on your wedding day is very important to me! I would actually recommend booking your preview with me on the same day as your engagement session, that way we can get to know one another and you can be 100% confident of how beautiful you will look on your wedding day.
All trials will occur in the city of Sonoma proper. Thanks!
Q: Can you accommodate large bridal parties (i.e. 6 bridesmaids, flower girl, mother of the bride) in addition to the bride?
A: Yes, I have a kick ass team of freelance artists who are hand picked by me and are ready to handle your entire bridal party.
Q: Do you stay to do touchups on the bride until she's ready to walk down the aisle?
A: Depending on the timing of the day and the package you choose to book with me, I can certainly stay for an additional 3 hours after the wedding to do additional touch ups on the bride and bridal party - please note that additional fees will apply for this service.
Q: Do you have a booking minimum?
A: Yes, but it all depends on the package that you choose.
Q: Do you do hair extensions?
A: Yes, I do. I can provide temporary, color-matched clip-in extensions for either length or volume. Please note: a short, in-person consultation is necessary before receiving hair extensions. All extensions used are 100% Human Hair.