Frequently Asked Questions
Cliff answers your most popular questions........
Q: What happens at a trial?
A: The make-up artist will discuss what look you are going for; natural, exotic, etc. You can also bring pictures of what you want. You will be made up how you want to look for your event. What kind of make-up you want, eyelashes etc. will all be done at the trial.
You will get to know your make-up artist. See how the make-up lasts, make sure there are no allergic reactions, know what look you are going to have, and what it looks like.
Q: I had a trial, I loved it, and want to book you.- How does this work?
A: You will fill out a contract with the make-up artist. All the details of the event, and what is needed will be on the contract. A credit card number is also required to reserve your day. Your card will then be charged $50 for the deposit, which will go towards the event. The total will not be charged to the credit card until after the event.
Q: What if I don't sign the contract?
A: Your day is not quaranteed to be reserved, and a team member will not be hired for the job.
Q: I don't want to pay by credit card, what are my payment options?
A: With the way our company works, credit cards are the easiest, most stress free way. We also accept checks and money orders made out to Cliff Weir. Of course, cash is an option, and is preferred for the trial.
Q: What happens on the day of the event?
A: I will arrive at your location with all materials. Then do the job that was discussed at the trial. - If you want to add or subtract services, that's fine. The appropriate materials will be there for what is stated on the contract.
Q: Does anything happen after the event?
A: If paying by Credit Card, you will be sent a credit card receipt. - I'd also love to hear back about your experience.
Q: What if I don't have a trial?
A: You will be asked to make a deposit and fill out a contract, which will guarantee your day & our staff. Arrangements will be discussed with Cliff.
Even if it is a last minute occasion, he can possibly still accommodate you.
- Call to inquire.
Q. I might need you to stay to touch up my make-up, is that possible?
A: Yes! However, we do charge $50 for the first hour, $25 for every hour after. Rates begin when you leave for the event.
Q: Which areas do you cover?
A: We cover the Greater Central Florida area.
Q: Do you come to my home on the day?
A: Yes, if you live (or your venue) is within the specified areas. I can travel to you for your trial and on the day of your wedding. - I will travel outside the area if needed, with a time/travel fee as spelled out in the Contract / Policies Page.
Q: How soon before the wedding should I book a trial?
A: Due to volume of enquiries, it is wise to have a trial as soon as possible; most bookings are taken at least 3 months before. Contact me via the Contact Page
Q: Which cosmetics do you use?
A: I carry a private label line of cosmetics. - They provide revolutionary skincare formulas utilizing the latest ingredients and technology. Products range from botanical-based formulas to high-tech cosmeceuticals with a dermatological focus.
Q: I have sensitive skin - Will the makeup break me out?
A: All of the products used are dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested. If you have sensitivity to specific ingredients or products (like sunscreen or fragrance, for example) Just let your artist know ahead of time so that alternate products can be supplied.
If you have sensitive skin or have experienced problems with any cosmetics in the past, please let me know as soon as possible.
Q: Is a trial run included in the price of the bride's wedding make-up?
A: pre-wedding consultation is complimentary for the bride when you book your wedding day makeup with me, otherwise there is a $60 fee.
Q: How can I secure my wedding date in your calendar?
A: I can secure a date in my Appt. calender upon receipt of a $50 deposit.
Most brides prefer to secure their booking at the trial in order to avoid disappointment.
Popular dates (i.e. June - August) may need to be secured in advance of your trial.
The $50 deposit collected during the pre-wedding consultation. If you decide to book with me, the $50 credit will be applied to your balance and will secure your wedding date.
Q: What if I decide to cancel my booking?
A: Should you decide not to book after the consultation, please notify me no later than one month before your wedding date to cancel .
- Upon notice you will incur a $50 fee.
- Less than twenty-four hours notice will result in 50% of the total contracted amount.
Q: Should my make-up be done after my hair is styled?
A: Yes, it is best to your make-up done last so it still looks fresh.
Q: How long does it take to do my hair and make-up on the day?
A: It varies depending on the stylist & hairstyle you have chosen, but on average it takes about thirty minutes to do your make-up and about an hour to do your hair. If you have a large party for an11:30 -12 pm wedding, it may be necessary to start very early in the morning!
Q: What if I need to re-touch my make-up during the day?
A: Your make-up has been applied to last all day, however I always provide blotting sheets and a small tube of lipstick, or you may purchase your own favorite lipstick.
Q: How many people can you 'do' on the wedding day?
A: If everyone is having make-up done, then usually four to five, but I have done up to six or seven. I can bring along an assistant for larger parties. - I will be able to discuss this with you at your trial run.
Q: When should I pay the final balance?
A: The balance is payable at time of service./ the wedding day. - I am able to accept credit cards & personal checks, or cash is fine!