FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?

Bridal hair and makeup can take up to two hours depending on the desired look. Bridesmaids/mother of the bride makeup usually takes 30-45 minutes.

DEPOSITS

 

Bookings are being placed already so I take a small non-refundable deposit  (10%) that secures your wedding date  (deposits are due once booking form has been issued)

PLEASE NOTE - YOUR BOOKING IS NOT SECURE UNTIL I HAVE RECEIVED YOUR INITIAL DEPOSIT

At the trial I take 50% of the balance if you are happy with the trial and the remaining balance is due two weeks before the wedding date.

I take payments by cash or bank transfer only.


THE TRIAL

The trial is normally 1-4 months before the wedding date,  trials are usually carried out at my home, (I live in Birmingham. B14) as I try and book in full days of trials as wedding season is in full swing,  another venue can be arranged including travel costs if needed.  I tend to do the trials on a Monday , Tuesday or Thursdays but another day could be arranged if needed. 

FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS OR SUNDAYS CANNOT ALWAYS BE GUARANTEED AS THIS IS USUALLY WHEN MOST WEDDINGS ARE TAKING PLACE.

 If you have booked hair and makeup both trials will be carried out on the same day.

Please bring along any inspiration images you have to help show me what you have in mind. For hair trials please wash your hair the night before so that it is easier to style and bring along any headpieces or a veil you plan to wear.

Any other members of the bridal party requiring a trial will come at an additional cost.

If for any reason you do not want to book after your bridal trial then you would just pay for your trial minus the cost of the deposit.

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TRAVEL

Travel is charged at 55p a mile after the first 10 miles from my postcode (b14) to wherever you’re getting ready on the day or the cost of public transport/taxis to the venue on the day and return trip . Locations more than 2 hours away may need to have accommodation provided. (Costs are chargeable to the client). 

If trial is carried at an alternative venue other than my home travel will be chargeable to the bride as above.

CLIENT OBLIGATIONS

Please ensure that I will be working in a suitable environment with adequate lighting, electricity points and hand washing facilities.

Please ensure every member of the party is aware of timings and be available for hair or makeup application. 

It is the clients responsibility to inform me of any allergies or reactions prior to makeup application . I reserve the right to refuse makeup application if any of the party has contagious conditions for example Conjunctivitis, Facial herpes, open/weeping wounds or sores, Warts, Cystic acne, Sunburn or First Degree Burns, Eczema, Psoriasis, Nits/Headlice, Scabies or Impetigo.  If no known allergies are stated I cannot be held liable for any reactions, injuries, losses, damage, cost, claims and actions that may occur to you or any member of your party.

Prior to having makeup applied please ensure skin is makeup free and hair is clean and completely dry.

I reserve the right to refuse service to any client for, but not limited to, any behavior deemed threatening or abusive. 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND IMAGE COPYRIGHT

It is imperative I update my portfolio and website to demonstrate my work to future brides.  Please let me know in advance if you do not wish to be in photographs or if you are not happy to appear in images on the website. I will not publish any trial images until after the wedding day, please feel free to tag yourself on social media sites. I sometimes do take before and after photos and are grateful to use these if possible , please inform me if you do not wish to have a before and after photograph. I am happy to be photographed on the wedding day whilst in action , if these photo are shared on social media please credit me accordingly. 

WEDDING DAY

Price includes false lash application, the styles are subject to change due to stock depending on our suppliers.

There is no discount if false lashes are not applied.

There is no discount for partial services ( eyes only, base and lips only, ect).

If the travel time is more than 2 hours drive each way, overnight accommodation may be a required. The cost of accommodation is to be covered by the client.

International bookings require that flights/insurance and accommodation to be paid for in full by the client, including a surcharge per day.

Depending on your bridal party size, if a secondary makeup artist or hairstylist is needed,  will incur a small surcharge.

The time that our team arrives to you will depend on what time you need to be ready, we may have other bookings after yours, please be ready for service at the designated time to allow a smooth service.

If parking is not free on site, then the parking fee is to be covered by the client.

Any extra patrons or booked members of the bridal party are not to at any time touch any products or brushes belonging to the artists kit, for OHS reasons a surcharge to replace items that's hygiene may have been compromised will be owed by the original client.

CANCELLATION

The Client can cancel the trial at any point however a trial cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged for the agreed rate.

If for any reason you do not want to book after your bridal trial then you would just pay for your trial minus the cost of the deposit.

 

It is the responsibility of the client(s) / original enquirer, to understand, agree and be held responsible for all booking conditions, including active communication, payment and notification of a cancellation and understanding the consequences.

In order to ensure that potential/other clients of Nicola Honey Artistry are not compromised any cancellation of a booking by you will incur the following fees:

Up to 3 months prior to the date – None

8 weeks prior to the date, 50% of the booked amount quoted on your booking confirmation email.

2 weeks prior to the day and under, 100% of the booked amount quoted on your booking confirmation email.

You are solely responsible for ensuring that Nicola Honey Artistry receives your written rescheduling/cancellation. Failure to do so will incur the fees as above. A cancellation is only confirmed when the re-issued receipt from Nicola Honey Artistry has been received via email.

In the unlikely event of cancellation by the Makeup Artist, as much advance notice possible will be given to the client and every effort will be taken to find a replacement artist.  If no replacement can be found, all monies paid in advance by client to the Makeup Artist will be refunded with exception of payment of deposit and bridal trials. 

When paying the 10 % deposit and securing your booking you accept these terms of contract.