Post # 1
Uh, so my makeup artist has now canceled my trial twice. First time, she said her mom had to go in to the hospital ER unexpectedly. Second time (today), she said she got rear-ended and would have to drive 1.5 hrs away to get a loaner and couldn’t make it. If I take her at her word, which is probably true, she’s had some bad luck. But it’s super important to me to look great on my wedding day, and I really want someone reliable. Bees – what would you do? Give her another chance (she said she would waive the travel fee) or look for a new makeup artist?
I’m 52 days away from my wedding with a ton of stuff to do. : / I was really hoping to get the trial done this month, so I could coast through June.
Post # 3
Too many bad things falling into place. do you want to take the risk on your wedding day? Here’s what happened to me a few months ago. i wrote about it here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/my-hairmakeup-trial-disaster-pic-of-successful-engagement-session-included#axzz2U3u1wKtb
bad things happen. If you could avoid them on your wedding day, you should. Btw, after I posted that on wedding wire and yelp, I got a threatening call from that crazy person telling me she was going to sue me and that she is in fear for her life lol. I’m marrying an attorney so when I sent her a cease and a desist she quickly stopped bothering me!
Post # 4
Absolutely 100% do not book her. I wouldn’t say anything rude, but that it wasn’t working out for the two of you, and you have booked someone else. You still have time to find someone. Start asking around to other brides… I’m sure you could find someone on here who is in your area… or weddingwire… and read reviews like crazy. Yeah it could be bad luck, but you want to feel secure, and it’s nothing personal, you just need to feel 100% solid in your game plan. If it helps, I’m a makeup artist and this is my advice. Just start asking around. MUAs are a dime a dozen. Good luck! 🙂
Post # 5
find a new makeup artist. she’s obviously unreliable. it would suck if she never showed on your wedding day, and it sounds like it is more than likely to happen.
either that, or DIY your makeup.
Post # 6
Thanks, ladies! I’m giving her one more chance to come through. I’ve basically told her that I have the weekend of June 1 free. If she can’t make it, I’ll find another makeup artist. If she can, I’ll figure out how to do my own makeup, just in case.