FAQ: A guide to your most frequently asked questions!
Answers to your all of your questions; from booking process to hair and makeup services and beauty prep tips!
Welcome to this quick Q&A that we hope will help guide you by answering some questions you may ask yourself, especially if you are a bride planning a destination wedding from abroad!
If your concern is not in this article, please reach out to us with your questions and we will be happy to advise!
IS IT POSSIBLE TO BOOK A TRIAL RUN BEFORE BOOKING MY WEDDING DAY?
Yes, you are more than welcome to book a trial run first.
Please note that booking a trial run does not reserve your wedding day, only a paid retainer does.
Due to high demand, it is best to reserve your date as soon as possible to ensure it's yours!
CAN YOU ACCOMMODATE LARGE PARTIES?
Yes, and it is even one of your specialities and a reason why many brides book with us!
We are a large team of fashion industry hair designers and makeup artists and we love working as a team to ensure your wedding goes as smooth as possible and everyone in your bridal party feels amazing and happy about their look!
Lake Como, Full wedding beauty by Modern Beauties
Once you confide your beauty needs to us, we will coordinate everything so that you don't have anything to worry about! From booking and securing all of the artists needed for your big day, to coordinating schedules for your guests. We will arrange all travel, accommodations bookings and other organizational details, and brief the team with everything there is to know about your wedding.
WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OR GUESTS THAT YOU CAN TAKE CARE OF?
There is no maximum number of guests that we can take care of.
The timeline of your day will determine the number of artists needed for your bridal party.
We adapt to your needs, and not the opposite!
“All limits are self-imposed.” Icarus
WHAT TYPE OF PRODUCTS DO YOU USE?
After 10 years in the industry, I've selected the very best beauty and hair products from renowned brands such as Chanel, Inglot, Laura Mercier, Cle de Peau, Tom Ford, Dior, Huda Beauty, Sisley Paris, La Mer, Charlotte Tilbury, Shu Uemura, Elisabeth Arden, etc.
For hair, I love Oribe, L'Oreal Pro, Moroccan Oil, Ouai haircare, Gisou and the best pro styling tools!
All skincare, haircare, eyelashes, pins, foam pieces, nets etc are included in our rates.
The latest Summer Makeup Collection sent by Tom Ford for our kits
DO YOU TRAVEL FOR WEDDINGS?
Of course! I travel all the time for weddings and other events, and I am available for booking worldwide.
I work very often in the US, in Italy, Monaco, French Riviera and Marrakech, but there's not a place I wouldn't go to!
The further and most exotic place I've been flewn to for a wedding remains Zanzibar, in Tanzania.
I have a very special memory from this adventurous trip for this 3 day Indian wedding celebration!!
We do not charge more for jobs abroad, only the real costs of travel is added to your quote and estimated together in advance.
WHEN SHOULD I BOOK MAKEUP & HAIR FOR MY WEDDING?
There is no rule, but the sooner the better!
It's very hard to predict if and when a date will be booked. Some never are, and for other some dates, without really knowing why, we have dozens of requests that we have to decline.
Brides, usually, book their bridal make-up artist months and even years before the wedding! When it comes to pick the wedding pros that will orchestrate your special day, the ideal is to have a wide range of options, than booking whoever is available on the exact date.
Some dates are highly requested and booked 2 years in advance, some dates can still be available if you inquire a few weeks before.
DO YOU ACCEPT VERY EARLY BOOKINGS, FOR SUNRISE PHOTOSHOOTS?
Yes, we do! There is an extra fee added for bookings starting before 7am and after 8:30pm, but we basically are available for booking 24hr, 7 days a week.
This is one of my very first brides, 9 years ago!
I love to look back on my work to make sure the styles I create are always modern but also timeless and elegant. It is important to know that you will still love how you looked in your wedding pictures when you'll look back at them in decades from now!
This was shot in the summer, at sunrise! The light makes all the trouble worth it! Sunrise in France can be as early as 5am in the summer so hair and makeup prep basically start in the middle of the night :)
I hope this article was helpful, reach out for any more questions ;)