(Closed) How much did you spend on hair/makeup?

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: How much did you spend on YOUR hair/makeup?
    less than $100 : (8 votes)
    22 %
    $101-$300 : (23 votes)
    62 %
    $301-$500 : (4 votes)
    11 %
    more than $500 : (2 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    5784 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Hair & Make up are $130, Trial was another $100 (BMs are $130 each too)

    Post # 4
    Member
    916 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I’m getting my hair and makeup done in Las Vegas for $135.

    Post # 5
    Member
    594 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    $175

    I told her my budget and she just said OK! My hair and makeup was flawless and worth a lot more than I am paying for it.

     

    That price included

      1. initial trial

       

        1. bridal portrait trial

         

          1. bridal portraits

           

            1. day of

             

            Post # 6
            Member
            4547 posts
            Honey bee
            • Wedding: September 2010

            I think it was right around $100 for the day of hair and makeup and $70 for the trial run. So $170 altogether, before tip.

            Post # 7
            Member
            3257 posts
            Sugar bee
            • Wedding: October 2011

            I’m spending $75 on mine and $50 on each bridesmaid.

            Speaking of tips, what do you think is reasonable (ballpark estimate) if she does good work?

            Post # 9
            Member
            3257 posts
            Sugar bee
            • Wedding: October 2011

            @pengoala: I read yelp reviews online and stalked websites like Weddingbee and The Knot! The company that we went with for hair had about a gazillion reviews under the Weddingbee vendors section. 

            Post # 11
            Member
            1501 posts
            Bumble bee
            • Wedding: September 2011

            I’m spending $425, that is for myself and my 4 ladies. This also includes travel costs. She was recomended to me by my photographer.

            Initially I had someone booked and just when I was going to send her the deposit she emailed me to say that she couldn’t do it for the price she told me and maybe we could work something out. So I just found someone else who seems way better and more reliable!

            Post # 13
            Member
            201 posts
            Helper bee
            • Wedding: January 2012

            For my day-of hair+makeup, I’m paying $380. But I’m getting the trial for free ($140 value). I’m also paying for 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man, my mom and Future Mother-In-Law for $100 per person, hair+makeup. Plus, $30 for travel fees.

            I did a lot of yelping and searching through Weddingbee boards to find my person.

            Post # 14
            Member
            2116 posts
            Buzzing bee
            • Wedding: June 2011

            I’m paying $100 for hair and make up including trial but my friend owns the salon, it would have been $300ish I think. The BM’s are getting hair for $30 each (discounted from $60, I believe), they’re doing their own make up

            Post # 15
            Member
            921 posts
            Busy bee
            • Wedding: June 2011

            My make up is $70 and my hair is $75. Bridesmaids are $55 for make up and my MOH was actually $85 for hair.

            Post # 16
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            5984 posts
            Bee Keeper
            • Wedding: January 1999

            Hair was FREE, as it was a gift from my Bridesmaid or Best Man, whom is my hair stylist. Makeup was $70.

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