MAKING A BOOKING
We take a £150 initial deposit for a Bridal Hair and Makeup Booking or £100Deposit for Makeup or Hair only an invoice will be sent via Quickbooks.
This is non refundable and covers your trial. Additional travel costs for stylists may be included on your booking. This payment secures your artist/stylist for your wedding date, this covers your Consultation and Trial with your designated Artist/Stylists.
Paying this deposit is your agreement to our Terms and Conditions.
We do not charge VAT.
Your wedding date is confirmed only once we have received your booking deposit by bank transfer, Dates can only be held once deposit has been received and confirmed.
Once the deposit is received you will receive a booking confirmation email confirming the details of your booking.
The booking deposit is non-refundable unless cancelled by Amanda Steed. Should there be a postponement then your deposit will be transferred to your new date
Any discount applied at time of booking only applies at this time and does not apply when adding on extra services at a later date.
All further payments after the booking deposit (at your bridal trial or before the wedding) are non-refundable if the booking is cancelled less than 8 weeks before the wedding date.
We take 50% of the remaining balance at or just after the trial via Bank Transfer, the remaining balance is due a minimum of two weeks prior to the Wedding date unless otherwise stated by Email. This is payable immediately after the trial.
MINIMUM BOOKING SIZE
We reserve the right to insist on a minimum bridal booking party size of Bride plus 4 full paying Adults during our busy months and on Saturdays, stated on website April to October and Bank Holiday weekends.
We are unable reduce the size of your booking once the deposit has been paid this is due to the Stylists being booked for your Wedding on receipt of deposit. Bookings can be increased in size only after discussion with Amanda Steed directly not one of the stylists appointed.
Trials and consultations will be held during the week Monday to Friday at ‘The Studio’ Tithe House, Tithe Barn Lane, Briston, NR24 2JB (weekend dates only Specifically requested by Artist or Amanda Steed.) Please note that Saturdays are strictly reserved for Weddings during the months of April to September some Saturday afternoons or Sundays may be available by request only, We advise taking a days annual leave for your trial. On average a trial and consultation will take approximately 2.5 hours for hair and makeup.
The cost of the artist’s travel is covered by the bride. Travel is charged at 50p per mile after 10 miles from the artist’s postcode inclusive of return journey.
If the artist is travelling by public transport the artist will give you a quote for this. (International bookings.)
Parking costs are chargeable to the client.
Travel is calculated at time of Booking by Amanda Steed.
In the very unlikely circumstance that your hair or makeup artist is sick on your wedding day we have a team of trusted artists who will assist us in completing your booking. Should we be unable to find an artist of the standard and quality we provide a full refund will be given, not including the deposit.
Any logged correspondence, time logged for organising trial dates, research for bridal hair or makeup will be deducted at £25 per hour, this includes any travel costs for Stylists who have completed a hair or makeup trial for the Bride.
This has never happened before.
YOUR WEDDING TRIAL
It is the client’s responsibility to inform the artist of any allergies, medical conditions or sensitivities.
The trial is normally 1-4 months before the wedding date and is held at The Studio Tithe Barn House Briston or at Clients home by prior request with travel expenses added from the artists home postcode. Your artist will be able to advise you of their availability and location.
Individual lash application is included in the price for the makeup service for the Bride only, other guests are charged £10 for lashes which is payable before the Wedding Date. There is no reduction in price for any makeup service if they are declined.
If you would like to have your trial at your home, then travel is charged by Amanda Steed at the rate stated above.
If you were not happy with your trial for hair and/or makeup and choose not to go forward with your booking your deposit of £150/£100 has covered your trial and no other payment will be required.
The packages include a trial for the bride only. However, trials for other bridal party members can be added on for an extra cost.
Photographic/video images of the client, members of the booking or event may be used by the artist on social media unless the client has expressly withdrawn their consent in writing.
POSTPONEMENT OF WEDDING DATE
A postponement of a booking due to government guidance that the wedding cannot go ahead due to restriction, Date can be postponed to a new date within the same financial year and deposit carried over for dependent on date and availability.
A postponement of a booking due to government guidance that the wedding cannot takes place due to national restrictions or a Lockdown can be carried over to the following year providing the specified date is available will incur a rearrangement fee of £75 which will reflect any price increases.
Postponement of booking due to personal reasons, or size restrictions of the booking will be taken as a cancellation. A new booking fee of £75 will be required to create a new booking and a new quote will be provided, which will reflect any price increases.
Second and subsequent postponements of the booking will be made at the discretion of Amanda Steed Dependent on Date, location. An additional booking fee of £75 will apply in all cases. A brand new quote will be generated and may reflect price increases.
Postponements to Prime Saturdays will be a cancellation of original date and subject to a new booking fee of £100 and a new quote will be provided.
Administration Charges will be charged at £25 per hour for any correspondence, time spent on organising trial dates with stylists for any booking cancelled after 14 days cooling off period after deposit being received and date finalised in the diary.
On cancellation of a Booking travel for any trial which has already been completed will be charged from the stylists home postcode to the Studio or the address of the venue the Bride has chosen for the trial at 50p per mile inclusive.
CANCELLATION OF SERVICES
Cancellation of booking must be made in writing at least 60 days before the wedding date, after this time 50% of the existing balance will be due. If cancellation is made within 30 days of the wedding date then 100% of the balance due is required. All fees paid before this via deposit or mid term balance are non refundable, for works carried out.
Due to Covid 19 If your wedding cannot go ahead because of Government Guidelines we advise a reschedule, should the new date be unavailable or you do not wish to postpone to a new date your deposit plus any reasonable time paid @£25 per hour for research, emails will be charged.