Your Trial

Your trial will last up to 3 hours. Your wedding trial starts with a full consultation leading into Make-Up and up to 6 different hairstyles to make sure you will get the right look for you on your day.

We shall help you plan a wedding hair and makeup schedule to have you and your bridal party ready on time, allowing you to relax and have fun whilst getting ready.

Trials are held at one of two studios near Bishops Stortford Herts  alternative arrangements can be made if working nearby. The studios can cater up to 5 people. If you require more the trial will be held at your home address. Travel charges will apply.

Wash your hair on the day of the trial and don't wear any makeup. Bring photos with you of your dress and we will cover the colours and details of your wedding on arrival. 

Wedding day

The Bespoke Occasions team are not just Hair and Makeup. For us it's about getting you ready. Our experienced team will do the work of planning a wedding hair and make up schedule to have you and your bridal party ready on time. The order of hair and makeup appointments
will be organised to allow the bride to relax and have fun giving you less stress on the day.
The service we provide helps to keep a calm atmosphere and allows time for everyone to feel ready for your Big Day. We always make sure that we are not invasive, just there to lend a professional hand.

With our Dressing Service for the day of the wedding, we assist the bride in putting on the gown and any other accessories. We are also on hand to help bridesmaids/attendants into their gowns and to help with smaller details such as pinning on corsages, button holes and any other last minute things and assist right up until you leave the room undertaking our final checks.

Our teams are fully kitted out with everything you could need in an emergency from sewing kits to sanitary products. We have been known to
do last minute dress alterations moments before a ceremony! We are happy to liaise ahead of the wedding with your photographer, florist, accessory designer etc. to help achieve your style, and in the case of the photographer, we can contact them, to make sure they’re happy with the schedule that we put together for you. We will schedule everything for the morning, to ensure that you can just relax and leave it to us.
Whatever you need help with on your wedding morning whilst the team are there, they will happily do for you. Once everyone is ready we will leave, making room for the photographer and allowing your day to continue running smoothly.

V.I.P

This is a morning to night VIP PACKAGE. The team at Bespoke Occasions will prepare your
first look before proceeding to follow you to the venue to provide both the bride and entire
guest party with touch-ups until they have completed your second evening look, if desired.

Destination Weddings

Bespoke Occasions & Weddings Stylists and Makeup Artists offer a mobile service traveling out to your home or venue here in the UK or abroad, taking your stress away!  Please contact us for bespoke package and price.

Festival Hair & MakeUp

If you want your wedding to be totally special and unique, we can offer a professional service

catered to both men and women for Brides /Grooms / Guests who are looking for that little

something thats a bit different..

If you love festival season then Add a touch sparkle to your Wedding Reception, it’s the one

time you can go all out and create beautiful shimmering looks with festival hair and makeup

for you and your guests. 

Travel

Travel costs are included within a 30 mile radius of CM23 4BN post code and charged at 50p per mile each way after the first 30 miles.(capped at £100 in the UK)

T & C's

  • To secure your wedding date a deposit of £50 is required in order to secure the booking of both the trial and the wedding day - This is fully redeemable from the final balance. 

  • Payment for your trial is required on the day of your trial.

  • 50% payment for the wedding day is to be paid 2 weeks after your trial and the remaining balance 2 days before your wedding date.

  • Trial cancellations made less than 30 days before the agreed date are chargeable at 50% of the trial price. 

  • Booking fees are non refundable upon cancellation.  

Frequently asked Questions

I have sensitive skin, what products do you use?

 

I use a wide variety of products that work well on different skin types Our chosen brand surpasses our high expectations Its clean formulation and long-lasting efficiency provide our brides with

 

safe clean makeup,

No animal testing,

No Parabens,

No Gluten,

Vegan stamped,

 

Safe and efficient for All skin types. We also have a selection of well known high street brands within our kits. Our products work to support You If you have sensitive skin and/or you have any favorite products… just let me know.

 

Should my hair be freshly washed before the trial run?

 

It would be best to have your hair clean and dry when you arrive. Please wash it on the day, but don’t use any deep conditioners, leave-in products, 2in1 shampoo & conditioners and or straighten your hair.

 

 

Would you like me to wear my usual makeup for the trial run?

 

Please arrive with no make-up on just moisturizer.

 

 

Do I need my veil and hair accessories for the trial run?

 

No, it’s by no means essential. It is more important to get a hairstyle that is perfect for you. when we find your perfect hairstyle for any hair accessories you choose will work beautifully.

 

 

Do I need to bring images of the hairstyles/make-up I like?

 

It’s always helpful to get a selection of images together showing styles that you like, it will just give us an idea of the sort of things you might like to try. We are happy to more than happy to look at them when we meet for the trial run.

 

 

Do the bridesmaids/ brides mum need to have a trial run?

 

It’s usually just the bride, but I’m happy to do a trial run for any members of your bridal party if they are concerned about their hair and makeup for the ‘big day’. From my experience, once the bride is happy everyone else relaxes and is happy to meet me on the wedding day for the first time. However, if they would like a trial there would be a charge for this. Alternatively, they could come along to meet me on the trial day and just have a chat – no charge!!

 

 

Is it ok to invite a friend along when I have my trial?

 

Definitely! Just be careful though – if you have too many people you’ll get lots of different opinions – and you might find more of a hindrance than a help :)

 

 

When should I have my trial run?

 

Most people have their trial run anything from 6 months to 6 weeks before the wedding but anytime is fine.

 

 

How much time do you need on the wedding day?

 

We will work out the exact timings for the big day at your trial run. We always allow plenty of time for dressing, photography, travel and so on. Making sure you’re ready and relaxed before you make your big entrance.

 

 

What happens if you are ill on my wedding day?

 

Reliability…Whatever the time of your wedding, I will arrive in plenty of time ensuring you’re ready on time on your big day. Should I have an accident or become very unwell I am in regular contact with a number of excellent stylists and makeup artists, I also keep records of every trial run… so your perfect look can be achieved.

 

 

What happens if you are already booked on my wedding day?

 

Don’t worry… I work alongside a team of top makeup artists and hair stylists. I’ll be able to give you the details of someone I trust if I’m already booked on your wedding date.

 

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