Below you will find frequenting asked questions regarding Makeup by Keria's services
How do I book Makeup by Keria?
First I ask all of my brides to please fill out my contact form The form will give me the information that I need to let you know if we are available for your wedding day or not. After I receive your contact form and I'm available I will send you a service quote via email.
When should I book with Makeup by Keria?
If you are planning your wedding during “wedding season” it is better to book sooner rather than later. Please inquire ASAP to check availability of your wedding date.
What forms of payment do you accept?
For deposits Keria accepts check, money order, debit card, and credit card. On the day of the wedding Keria only accepts cash, credit card, or debit card.
KERIA DOES NOT ACCEPT CHECKS ON THE DAY WEDDING.
Does Makeup by Keria travel and if so where?
Yes, Makeup by Keria travels throughout Michigan and neighboring states. Please note that there is a travel fee depending on location.
Is there a travel fee?
Yes a travel fee is charged depending on the bridal prep location. The first 100 miles are free from my Niles, MI studio location then there is a .35 per mile fee after. I only charge for travel to you (so one way)
When should my makeup be completed?
Most wedding photographers will go over a timeline of your wedding day, you will want to have your makeup completed for the first shots of the day which include: putting your dress on or formals. Some brides chose to have photos done during makeup application, contact your photographer and Makeup by Keria to list out details for your day.
How long does makeup application take?
Makeup by Keria asks for 30 minutes per person but Keria spends more time with the bride on her wedding day so we ask for 45 minutes to an hour.
How should I prep my face for makeup application?
Please arrive to your trial and wedding day with a makeup free, clean face, and don't forget to moisturize!
How do I schedule a trial run?
When setting up a trial run, please choose a few available dates/times on your schedule so we can ensure Makeup by Keria is available.
Trial runs are included with a retainer payment or can be purchased for $30.
What location will my trial run take place?
Once we have been in contact, we will set up a time and date for your trial at my studio location. (By appointment only) If you prefer, we are able to travel to you for your trial run but a travel fee may be incurred.
Can other bridal party members receive a trial run?
Trial runs can be purchased for other bridal party members for $25.
How soon should I schedule my trial run?
A trial should be scheduled far enough in advance to make changes as necessary.
What if I change my mind about my look after our trial?
If after you have a trial run and you decide that you want to do something different for the day of your wedding, you can email me pictures of inspiration for me to follow for the new look or you can reschedule another trial run and we can try the new look. Trial fees may apply.
I have makeup allergies, what should I do?
Please let Keria know ASAP if you have any skin allergies or reactions to any makeup products.
Are items sanitized between every use?
Makeup by Keria clean and maintain a sanitized work area including makeup, brushes, and other items. Makeup by Keria is equipped with multiple brushes and brushes are cleaned between use with brush cleaner and 99% alcohol. All lip products and eyeliners are also sanitized with 99% alcohol.
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