How to Prepare for your Hair and Makeup Appointment with Rachel

To ensure that you get the best results for your upcoming appointment please be guided by the following preparation advice. If you are unsure about anything please contact me directly so I can assist.

Makeup Preparations

  • Have a clean face and wear no makeup for the appointment, (moisturiser is okay so long as it’s not tinted)
  • If you’re having a spray tan please ensure you have your face lightly sprayed too.
  • Spray tans are best done 2 days prior to your makeup appointment.
  • With regards to waxing/threadding, it’s ideal to allow at least a few days buffer between waxing/threading and the wedding day in case your skin is irritated from waxing/threading treatments.
  • While I have a vast array of lipsticks that I can apply, I recommend supplying your own so you have something similar to reapply later, as needed.
  • Due to COVID-Safe guidelines some makeup products cannot be used and include eye liner pencils and lip liner pencils. Rachel has alternative products that she can safely decanter for use, however, if you prefer to have an eye/lip pencil applied then please supply your own for the application.
  • Show me any photo examples of makeup styles you like ahead of time
  • Please give ample notice for any allergies or special requests so I can try to accommodate.

 

Hair Styling Preparations

  • Please have clean dry hair for the appointment (the exception is if you have booked in for a blow dry service)
  • Wash your hair the night prior to the appointment by shampooing thoroughly twice and paying a lot of attention to your root area, then apply a small amount of conditioner mid-lengths to ends and rinsing very well. Please blow dry your hair thoroughly (do not sleep in wet hair!)
  • If you are booked in for a blow dry service on the day of service please shampoo your hair twice and apply a small amount of conditioner on mid-lengths to ends (if desired) and towel dry. Hair should not be saturated and dripping.
  • Please do not apply any treatments, oils or styling products.
  • For best results use salon quality shampoo and conditioner.
  • It is okay to lightly straighten your hair if you like. If you have afro, frizzy or wiry hair and you would like a smooth hair style, please pre-straighten your hair unless you have booked for an extended styling session.
  • Let me know if you or anyone else has hair extensions to be styled as I may need to allocate more time (if yes, ensure these are washed, bone dry and free of any product)
  • Show me any photo examples of hair styles you like ahead of time
  • Please give ample notice for any allergies or special requests so I can try to accommodate.

 

I’m looking forward to seeing you! 🙂

 

Featured photo courtesy of Figtree Wedding Photography