Post # 47
I have been in two weddings as a bridesmaid. The first wedding we all went to the salon to get updos, and had to pay for it ourselves (I think she got us some sort of deal, $40 was not bad). The second wedding my SIL just wanted us to wear our hair down, but we were not expected to have it done. I opted to get it done, so therefore paid for it myself. If it is not too much of a burden, I would opt to paid for my bridesmaids if it is expected they get their hair professionally done.
Post # 48
I’m paying for hair and they’ll do their own makeup. I’ve had my hair paid for as a Bridesmaid or Best Man and also I paid once myself, but I think I’ve always done my own makeup. I’m also just giving the girls a general idea for their hair and they can choose how they feel comfortable.
Post # 49
They paid for their own hair and makeup. I had them give me a budget they were comfortable with. I wanted to get them gifts that they could use all the time; I didn’t want that to be their gift from me.
Post # 50
I’m having a destination wedding so my bridesmaids cost was significantly high with plane tickets and hotel costs. I did feel bad about the cost so I gifted their dress and choice of either hair or makeup. Not sure if I should still get them a gift though.
Post # 51
I gave them a choice to have it done by the woman who is doing mine or to do their own or go to a salon of their choice. My sister is going to do everyones make up as a gift to them / us. So one will do her own and the rest choose to pay to have thiers done with me.
Post # 52
I have been a bridesmaid in two weddings, one the bride didn’t pay for our hair (we did our own make-up) and the second the bride contributed half of our hair and make-up cost.
I am paying for my MOH’s hair and make-up because she is the only person standing up in the wedding so it’s a little different. I also feel she has put a ton of work into planning my shower and bachelorette party and it’s the least I could do.
I’m not sure if I will pay for her mani/pedi. I imagine that I will either pick up that cost or because we are going with my mom and my other sister and niece that my mom might pay for it.
I think you should do whatever you are comfortable with. If you have a large bridal party it might be impossible to pay for all of it but you might be able to contribute a little bit so the cost is lower for your bridesmaids.
Post # 53
They will pay for it themselves but I will be covering the tip for all the services.
Post # 54
My bridesmaids are amazing!!! They are doing each other’s hair and make-up, I am excited for y wedding-day to come
Post # 55
I have never heard of brides paying for hair and make up. It would be a nice thing to do but I don’t think it is expected. My girls are having their hair done by one of the bridesmaids and are doing their own make up. They will have to pay for nails.