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QUESTION GOES HQ: What is a Hair and Makeup Trial?
A: Your hair and makeup trial is a time to come into our studio, meet your artistic team, and perfect the look you desire for your wedding day. This is a time to ask any questions you may have regarding the wedding day hair and makeup procedures. By the end of your trial our team's goal is that you are 100% satisfied with your hair and makeup look.

Q: How long do hair and makeup trials take?
A: In our experience the hair and makeup trial time varies based on the individual Bride and her desired look. We also use this time to discuss your day-of wedding timeline. On average, we recommend that you schedule a minimum of 2.5 hours.

Q: When should I schedule my hair and makeup trial?
A: It is recommended that you schedule your trial approximately 0-3 weeks prior to your wedding.
*We do not schedule trials on Saturdays.

Q: Preparing for your trial?
A: Start looking for hair and makeup inspiration photos and bring them with you the day of your trial. When you are searching for ideas, look for photos that resemble you: face shape, eye shape, hair color, and length.

WAX, Thread, Trim Prior to your Hair and
makeup trial.

Q: Do I need to bring any thing with me to my hair and makeup trial?
A: If you are wearing a veil or any hairpieces, we recommend you bring them so you can discuss placement with
your hair stylist.
Jewelry: If you plan to wear earrings, a necklace, etc.,
consider bringing it with you.
If you have a timeline from your Photographer and/or Wedding Planner please bring us a copy. This will allow us to determine our start time for the day of your wedding.
Arrive at your trial wearing no make-up and with clean, dry hair. (If you normally flat iron your hair we recommend not to the day of your trial) If a prior engagement prevents you from arriving make-up free, you may cleanse your face at our studio prior to beginning your trial.

QUESTION GOES HQ: I have never used Bangs and Blush- What should I expect?
A: Prepare for the ultimate authentic bridal beauty experience. Our team prides itself in being far more than makeup artists. Our focus is on YOU!

Q:Do you offer airbrush makeup?
A: Yes! And we love it…. Since our first Bride in 2009 we have offered airbrush makeup.

Q: Why is bridal makeup more expensive than normal makeup applications?
A: Our pricing is based on time and the products we use. We spend countless hours emailing back and forth with vendors and our brides to assure details of their wedding are perfect. We also incorporate more time when working with a bride during her trial run and wedding day service.

Q: Do you provide all hair/ makeup products for use?
A: Yes, all of our artist are equipped with all the necessary tools and products needed to get the job done.

Q: Can I request an artist /stylist during
the booking process?
A: YES! Please let us know which artisan and/or artistic team you would like to be paired with. Please keep in mind that our artists and dates are secured first come, we will do our best to accommodate.
Jamie and/or Client Relations associate will review your wedding booking application and they will find the right artistic team that best fits your style.

Q: Do prices include gratuity for my
artist?
A: Yes., the gratuity is included in the prices. Although some clients choose to give more than the calculated gratuity.

Q: What brands of makeup products do your artists use?
A: Bangs and Blush's preferred brand of airbrush make-up is: TEMPTU professional. We also frequently use: Advanced Mineral Makeup, Jane Iredale, Glo Minerals, MAC, Bobbie Brown, NARS, Benefit, NYX and many more. If you have a question or concern regarding a product please do not hesitate to ask.

Q: What are the benefits in choosing Airbrush make-up for my wedding day?
A: We have seen first hand the benefits to choosing Airbrush Makeup:
-Creates a breathable, Natural- looking complexion that looks flawless in all your photos.
-It feels like you are wearing virtually NOTHING.
From the first glance until your send off this makeup has proven its durability time and time again.

Q: What is the difference in airbrush makeup vs. conventional/mineral
makeup?
A: AIRBRUSH MAKEUP: A lightweight makeup applied through an air gun machine that produces a thin, even layer of makeup and creates a matte finish. One big difference in Airbrush makeup is the use of a air brush machine (most models require electric to operate) and Air gun. When the machine is turned on and the gun trigger pulled, a light spray of makeup comes out of the gun in a fine mist. The fine mist of color covers the skin and gives the
appearance of a flawless complexion. Your MUA will mix foundation colors for a perfect blend to match your skin tone. Since it's such a fine mist your true skin tone shows through which makes it look more natural and not so much caked on. It will not transfer onto clothing; in professional photographs it looks amazing! Airbrush makeup is waterproof (bring on those tears!) and it won't go anywhere until you wash it off. Be sure you don't wipe away sweat/tears and instead blot. This will help guarantee your 16+ hours of wear.
CONVENTIONAL/MINERAL MAKEUP: A Liquid, cream, or pressed powder that is usually applied with a sponge, brush or finger tips. Traditional makeup comes in the widest variety of any other makeup, with every shade available. It's also the most versatile of all the makeup; it can be as basic as a sheer tint of coverage, or combined with other properties to create a makeup that targets specific problems.
Some CONs: Most conventional makeup is not waterproof; leaving the potential to rub off on clothing. It will need the occasional touch-ups throughout the evening. If applied incorrectly you can get a sloppy cake-like finish.

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