(Closed) MIL: should I offer pro makeup and invitation to bridal suite?

posted 9 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Should I ask MIL if she wants makeup done, & if she says yes, when should she come to bridal suite?
    Yes, ask her if she wants to get her makeup done : (1 votes)
    13 %
    No, don't ask her about getting her makeup done : (0 votes)
    Yes, ask her, and if she says yes, invite her to the bridal suite an hour before I leave. : (7 votes)
    88 %
    Yes, ask her, and if she says yes, invite her to the bridal suite after I leave for photos. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    2561 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think it would hurt her feeling to ask her there after you already leave … a little like you don’t want to see her, not really the tone I would want to set on my wedding day.

    Post # 4
    105 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I am just not telling my Future Mother-In-Law we are getting our hair and makeup done, but we don’t really like each other so it was never really an option

    Post # 5
    484 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I would say if you dont really want her there dont offer… you could risk offending her… I personally LOVELOVELOVE my FMIL  and would love to have her there every step of the way… So when I get to that point I will absolutely be inviting her to our house though I know shell want to be at her house with her son and the boys getting ready (and she doesnt need someone to do her hair its super short)… but I think not allowing her to be there while you get ready might be a slam?  I could be wrong

    Post # 6
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    If you don’t want her there, don’t extend the offer. Be aware that there will be many situations where you have no choice but to hang around her.

    Post # 7
    1161 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I had no intention of inviting my Future Mother-In-Law, but then she asked if someone would be in the suite to do her hair and I wasn’t fast enough on my feet to say anything but yes.  Now I’m thinking about having all the girls go to the salon instead of having the lady come to us because Future Mother-In-Law has typical old lady hair, and I don’t even know what sort of supplies we’d need to do her hair.  <sigh>

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