(Closed) How far out did you do your hair and makeup trial?

posted 5 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: How many months before wedding did you do your hair and makeup trial?
    6 or more months before wedding : (5 votes)
    19 %
    4-5 months before wedding : (4 votes)
    15 %
    2-3 months before wedding : (9 votes)
    33 %
    1 month or less before wedding : (9 votes)
    33 %
  • Post # 2
    905 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    If this is when works for you, go for it!! Take pictures so you can remember better and remind her later. Have fun!

    Post # 3
    618 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2015

    I’m actually doing several! The person I hired to do my hair is my regular stylist that I go to every 6 weeks. He is actually trying new styles at every appointment until we find something I love and then he’ll practice and perfect the style. 

    The make-up artist I hired recommended a trial no later than two months before the wedding. 

    Post # 4
    6291 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2014

    citysparkle:  I had mine about 7 weeks before; they recommended I have it 6-10 weeks before. 

    Post # 5
    149 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2015 - Barn Restaurant

    I think I am in the minority…my hair is only 1 week from my wedding and the makeup is 2! eek haha it was at their suggestion so hopefully fine. 

    Post # 6
    992 posts
    Busy bee

    citysparkle:  I think it really depends on what the purpose of the trial is for you. If you are trying to decide if this is the right salon or not, then further out would be better because then you have time to find somewhere/someone new. If you’re already sure about the stylist and simply are doing a run-through of your wedding day look, then closer is better because your hair/skin tone will be closer to your actual day.

    Post # 7
    1255 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    citysparkle:  I scheduled my hair & makeup trial 6 or 7 months out. In my area, there’s not many makeup artists that can do makeup well (in my opinion) for asians. I saw a lot of online portfolios where there was frosty eyeshadow that went from the lid all the way up to the brow area, which is just not a look that is flattering for me. 

    Luckily, I was able to book a makeup artist. Unfortunately, the hair stylist didn’t work out, so I am going to do my own hair. 

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