(Closed) Fired my Makeup Artist

posted 8 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
669 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Omg that is ridiculous!  I would have fired her long before you did!  I would not feel bad in the least.  She sounds very unprofessional.  I think you will do just fine without her services! 🙂

Post # 4
571 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Hell no! I did the same thing, I wanted to use some of my own makeup and my MUA would not respond, and I didn’t like the way I looked with hers.  You definitely did the right thing, she clearly would NOT have shown up for your wedding.  Who needs that stress!  Kick her to the curb!  And let all the stress leave your body!  I was so relieved.  You have way too much to worry about at this point!

Post # 5
5977 posts
Bee Keeper

I don’t think you’re being unreasonable at all! Who reschedules on a bride that many times when her wedding is only a week away?? I think you had every right to fire her. Did you ask her to buy certain makeup for the trial, or is this to replenish her stock? Unless you specifically told her to order X makeup, I see absolutely nothing wrong with what you did!

Post # 6
1432 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

You definitely did the right thing.  You were paying her for her services yet she jerked you around and was incredibly unprofessional and unreliable.  Don’t worry about it.  She can use her $150 worth of makeup on someone else.  It’s not like it’s a unique product made especially for you – makeup is something she can use on anyone.  It’s not made-to-measure.  

Don’t feel bad at all.

Post # 7
1067 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Don’t feel bad she was a flake. You don’t want her arriving super late on your wedding day.

Post # 8
2867 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

No reply = no business from me. If she really wanted your business she should have been more proactive. I think you dodged a bullet with this one – she’d probably end up being one of those people that calls you 5 mins before she’s suppose to be there on your wedding day and tell you she has a flat tire or something.

Post # 10
966 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

You made the right decision. Rid your life of stress, that’s my wedding motto!

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