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    • ChristinaB38
      CommentAuthorChristinaB38
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    Hi all,

    I had booked my local hairdresser and beauty therapist for my hair and make up (and 2 x bridesmaids) for the wedding, they have now cancelled as beauty therapist now left and moved away. I found a well known hair and make up company but they want almost £500 for the 3 of us. I would like to attempt my own make up but worry that my nerves may make it look like a complete disaster and if i did my own hair it would be a very scruffy pony tail.

    What is everyone else doing and what kind of prices are you expecting to pay?




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    • Glitterfairy
      CommentAuthorGlitterfairy
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    I had my hair done by my hairdresser. It cost me £70, my youngest daughter had it curled at home, same with the step daughter, my other daughter had it done at the salon only because she was also due a haircut as well so it was all in one. My MOH paid for her own and had her makeup done. I never had makeup done as I wanted to look like me on the wedding day, not with makeup done how I would never wear it.

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    • AmyN135
      CommentAuthorAmyN135
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    £500 for three make up and hair?? In my opinion that's a total rip off!!
    I've booked for a girl and her team of hairdressers and make up girls to come to my house, for myself hair & make up, 4 bridesmaids hair and make up, my Mum hair and make up, two flowergirls hair and also myself and a bridesmaids hair & make up trials - all for £320. That includes the cost of their travel for petrol expenses as they all live about 20 miles away.
    You could check out your local college for hairdresser and make up students who may be able to do it for a good price.
    xx
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    • Glitterfairy
      CommentAuthorGlitterfairy
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    Amy, I thought it was a tad over the top as well, but was unsure as I never had anything like that done.

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    • AmyN135
      CommentAuthorAmyN135
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    My hair & make up wont take that much time as I want minimal make up and my hair just as natural as possible all down.

    I guess you could look at u tube videos on applying make up or for hairstyles and practice til perfect! But to take stress away on the morning you're better getting other to do it. But don't pay £500 for it!
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    • Velcro
      CommentAuthorVelcro
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    kinda wish id just saved my money and done my own tbh, i looked exactly the same as i normally do when i go out lol

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    • ChristinaB38
      CommentAuthorChristinaB38
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    no i won't pay that £500 am still looking around but loads are booked up already :(




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    • ChristinaB38
      CommentAuthorChristinaB38
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 20th 2014
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    have found one that does hair and make up usually costs £450 for bride plus 3, but got a halloween offer so now £180 total including trials for all of us and travel, the offer only if you pay in full upon booking.




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    • MinkyM
      CommentAuthorMinkyM
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
     
    My friend is paying £50 per person for hair & makeup - she is having 4 of them so only £200

    I am paying more as having a seperate make & hair people but still only £75 / person
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    • Elinor Claire
      CommentAuthorElinor Claire
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    I paid for mine, and had both hair and make-up done by the same people. If I remember rightly I paid £80 for the trial and £100 on the day. I said to my bridesmaids that they could pay to have their hair and/or make-up done by the same people, but that I couldn't stretch to it given that I wasn't asking for any particular style from them. They all opted to do their own. It really depends on how confident you are. Both my sisters in law did their own make-up, and both had their hair done professionally.

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    • *KelBel*
      CommentAuthor*KelBel*
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    I had a hairdresser do all our hairs,mine and the bridesmaids but only had my makeup done professionally, the others did their own ... Is that an option to bring your costs down a little?x

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    • *KelBel*
      CommentAuthor*KelBel*
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    That being my makeup and trial was £85 and all of our hair for me,4 bridesmaids and 3 flowergirls was £150 x

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    • Whovianbride
      CommentAuthorWhovianbride
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    for hair ours is £175 including my trial, for me, 3 bms 1 jbm and 1 fg

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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    That's expensive, I paid £380 for my hair and makeup plus same for 2 bridesmaids and that included the trial for me.

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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    I could never have done my own as I just don't have the talent to get the look I wanted. Try local beauty schools, you'll get makeup artists cheaper then just get your hair done at another local salon.

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    • Irishbride2be
      CommentAuthorIrishbride2be
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    mine is costing 200 pound thats my hair and 3 bridesmaids including make-up and the woman who's doing it did all the hair and makeup for this years miss england competition xx

    Met my dream man on Halloween 2012
    Proposed to me in Spain 22nd July 2014
    Getting married 12 september 2015
    Marrying my forever best friend :-)
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    • Whovianbride
      CommentAuthorWhovianbride
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 22nd 2014
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    That is the cheapest by far I've found in my area and trust me I have shopped around, most are around £50/100 more at least. Only around £25 each when wash, blue dry and trim is £20ish .Aswell as its in my town so very easy for me as the next town is 20 mins away, while this is up the road from my house
    My bm is doing my make up as she went beauty school. I'm just buying the foundation etc (base) so it matches my skin tone, but can keep it.

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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2014
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    I've not looked into prices around here yet, not sure what I want to do.. I was thinking of getting the girls and going somewhere we could get a free make up trial, like a MAC store or somewhere, so they could advise what products to use and how, then we can just do our own on the day. Might see how that goes before deciding whether I want or need a professional.. ?! Think we will definitely have a hairdresser to do our hair though x

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    • *The NewMrsMalin*
      CommentAuthor*The NewMrsMalin*
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2014
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    We went with a package deal of £250 for myself and hair/makeup for my moh and bridesmaid :)

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    • AprilS61
      CommentAuthorAprilS61
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2014
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    I think it's pretty much location based as to how much you get quoted. I'm in north east and been quoted £105 for hair (trials £18 separate) and £105 including trials for makeup for me and 2 BMs, however need to ask for another quote as I have a third BM.

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    • Irishbride2be
      CommentAuthorIrishbride2be
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 23rd 2014
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    my hair trial is costing £35 xx

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    Proposed to me in Spain 22nd July 2014
    Getting married 12 september 2015
    Marrying my forever best friend :-)
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    • CatherineR
      CommentAuthorCatherineR
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 24th 2014
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    No way, too expensive!

    We are paying £152 for both of us on make up (£30 extra per bm if they want to pay for it!) and £200 for 10 people.. Much better value :) x

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    • JennK
      CommentAuthorJennK
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Oct 24th 2014
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    My hair and makeup is £120, trial is £80. Not sure about BMs as iv changed to a different lady and love her so much I didn't ask about BM prices! Oops!

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    • clairenina
      CommentAuthorclairenina
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Oct 26th 2014
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    My bridal hair was done at a salon, but I did my own makeup (no regrets at all, after having 5 trials)
 
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