Why is it so important to have a Makeup Trial?

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When considering your makeup artist for your wedding you may be thinking "Is a bridal makeup trial run really necessary?", the simple and short answer is Yes. 

Not many brides would buy a dress straight off the rack without trying it on or ask their caterers to produce a wonderful wedding breakfast without tasting it to check it is to their liking and standards, so you should view makeup as the same as any other supplier you have booked. 

It is important to iron out any anxieties, nerves or concerns you may have ahead of your big day so everything on the day can run in a timely fashion and hicuup free, but more importantly a trial is necessary for the following reasons;


1. A trial is the perfect opportunity to get to know your artist's personality and their skill level, and to determine if they are the right fit for you. It is very important that you are comfortable with them and make sure they understand and listen to what your desired look is. 

2. Although our aim is to ensure our client expectations are met sometimes there may need to be an honest and open discussion about something you have in mind which may not be possible or achievable due to your skin type or face / eye shape. It is so much easier to deal with these situations at a trial so there is plenty of time to come up with an alternative that you like. 

3. There is not one type of skincare or makeup product that will suit everyone's skin type and needs so a trial gives the opportunity to test out the most suitable products and see where any adjustments need to be made for the wedding day to make it better. 

4. The morning of your wedding will go quick and schedules will be the best way to stay on track, the last thing you will want is to start the day not knowing how your makeup is going to look or turn out so a trial is the best way to nail the look so you can relax whilst getting ready. Normally there is not a lot of spare time built into a schedule that allows for major makeup adjustments which of course could result in unnecessary stress and anxiety. 

I hope you found this post useful and has helped you to understand why a trial is important.

Much love

Nicola

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