(Closed) How much $$ are you estimating for Hair & Make up? Any recommendations?

posted 8 years ago in Westchester/Rockland, New York
Post # 3
158 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

It definitely varies by area. I’ve heard makeup can be up to $200 for the bride, and $100 per bridesmaid. Hair is about the same, depending on complexity. Those sound like good prices for the NY area. My opinion is that the money is worth it for a stylist you like! I originally booked a cheaper stylist and then hated my trial. I ended up with the more expensive one, but it was definitely worth it! 

Post # 4
730 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

For hair – nada! Zilch. ZERO! $0! I dont plan to let anyone touch my hair because I want it wild and loose and free. Only tamed by a headband (maybe!).

My makeup artist is my fiancee’s friend so she is traveling with us to Rio de Janeiro. Her price is $150 for pre-trial and day of!

Post # 5
16 posts
  • Wedding: December 2013 - Russo\'s on the Bay

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Post # 6
1883 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

The makeup will be $350 for me and the two bridesmaids, including trial. No hair stylist. I don’t trust anyone to deal with my hair but me these days. Two many annoying experiences. My hair style will be simple anyway.

Post # 7
107 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2016

I own an on location hair and makeup company and I charge $95 for bridal makeup and $75 for bridesmaid makeup. Hair prices can range from $65-$115 depending on length and style. My price point is a little lower just because there’s SO much competition and I think sometimes it’s overpriced. I like to be affordable for all brides because I believe everyone should have the opportunity to feel like a princess on their special day and experience a professional makeup application and hairstyle. I’m located in the Phoenix area, but it definitely varies depending on your geographical location!

Post # 8
900 posts
Busy bee

I’m budgeting little to nothing for hair and makeup.  Though my sister’s roomie is an instructor at a cosmetology school, so I might ask her if she’s interested in doing my hair.  If she is, I’ll just ask her what she’d like to be paid.  But if I don’t go that route, I’ll probably just straighten it and call it good.  Or if a really want to scandalize everyone, I’ll get a crewcut right before the big day, and go back to my 2008-2009 look.  That would be awesome!  I loved my high-and-tight!  My partner probably wouldn’t be too thrilled, though…he likes my hair a bit longer, like at least chin length.

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