A Complete Guide For Hiring A Makeup Artist

“Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” ― Marilyn Monroe

A wedding is a once in a lifetime moment. Every girl dreams of getting married, of tying the knot with her prince charming. Dressed in red adorned from head to toe in her bridal ensemble a girl aspires of being a swoon worthy bride. What creates the transformation of a girl into a perfect bride is her bridal wear and her makeup. Every girl is beautiful but is the makeup that uplifts her beauty and enhances her overall look.

India is a land of diversity owning to which the bridal wear and makeup differs from region to region. Right from a Bengali bride’s simplistic makeup, tamilian bride’s minimalist makeup to a Punjabi bride’s heavy makeup the style of makeup differs from place to place. Irrespective of the diversity an Indian bride dressed in her bridal outfit with her solah shringar is considered as the epitome of beauty and sheer grace.

 Have you found your perfect soulmate? Planning to settle down, for taking the vows of eternity with your prince charming. Are you gearing up to be a swoon worthy bride? No matter in which part of the country you’re tying the knot you only would want to settle for nothing but the best. You must be then looking makeup artist in Kolkata. The wedding market has number of bridal makeup artists and amongst the available choices selecting the ideal one is a dainty task. Are you confused about your selection of a makeup artist? To help you out with your confusion we have brought for you a complete guide that would steer your search for a makeup artist in the right direction. Here have a look brides!

1. Budget

Everything in this materialistic world comes with a price tag. Wedding is an expensive affair and when it comes to Indian weddings it’s all about grandeur, show and shaa. Marriages in India owning to their grandeur and lavishness are termed as big fat weddings. A big fat wedding needs to be planned within a budget and if its not planned within a budget then it is sure enough to burn a hole in your pocket. Bridal makeup consumes a portion of the wedding budget which is why it is advisable to have a separate budget for it.

 A bridal makeup budget not only guides your search for a makeup artist in the right direction but it also leaves out the chances of negotiation with the vendor for the final costing. Often its seen at wedding that the brides in order to stand out from the league end up spending more than what she intended to which leaves to her getting debt ridden post the wedding. We are sure that you would definitely not want to start your married life with a debt. To escape the glitch it is advisable to set a makeup budget. As a budget also helps in curbing out over expenses.

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2. Research

 The wedding market has number of bridal makeup artist available but how do you choose the right one from amongst the available choices. Wedding is a once in a lifetime moment and you would only want to the best to part of your wedding soiree. To get the best artist in the town make a list of the available makeup artist. Filter out the makeup artist that offers the best service within the best price who is well aware of ongoing bridal makeup trends. From the filtered list select the makeup artist that fall in line with your wedding budget.

3. Portfolio

You simply cannot judge the work of a makeup artist simply by looking at their online profile. To get familiar with the working style and work quality of a makeup artist it is advisable to meticulously go through the profiles of the makeup artists. A top makeup artist would always have a portfolio that enlists their work. A portfolio gives you insight into the previous work of makeup artist, their brand image and market reputation.

4. References

 How do you ensure that your makeup artist is credible enough and worth the price?  Prior to finalizing your makeup artist ask them for references received from previous clients served. References and testimonials ensure the credibility and trust ability of a makeup artist.

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5. Experience

It’s your wedding and on your special day you definitely cannot risk out the chances of trial and error with your makeup. Alright your sister or aunt might be an expert at makeup but getting your makeup done by them is not advisable. For your bridal makeup you need professional people, you need to hire a makeup artist. A makeup artist with 5-6 years of experience would be better able to cater to your needs in comparison to an amateur. Experience speaks for itself which is why it is advisable that prior to finalizing your makeup artist check their years of experience in the field.

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