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There are many reasons to hire a professional makeup artist for your big day. There is the obvious reason like looking your best for your spouse, your guests, your pictures and yourself. But have you ever considered that there might be even a better reason? We believe that one of the very best reasons to hire a professional makeup artist is to be stress free on your special day. Keep in mind that your wedding day is going to be extremely busy and you never know what hiccups might happen. So, hiring a makeup artist will allow you some moments of relaxation and pampering that might be just what you need to start your day off. Also, keep in mind the expertise that you are hiring. An experience makeup artist knows what color your eyeshadow and lip gloss should be. They know how to apply the makeup so that it is the most flattering. You will also have access to products that are of a very high quality. These products will be put to good use by a professional that has been schooled in proper application techniques and who practices the art of makeup every day. As you can see, these are some very good reasons to hire a professional makeup artist. This guide will help you find the professional who will have you looking flawless on the most important day of your life.

There is one major key to your search though. You want to make sure that you find some high quality candidates. Just because someone has a title does not mean that they will be able to give you what you need or want. So, be aware of this. One of the easiest things you can do is to start chatting with your friends, family and coworkers about any makeup artists they may have hired. If they can't say enough good things about an artist, record the name and keep adding to your list. You should also attempt to harness the power of the world wide web. Do a Google search for “professional makeup artists in the Los Angeles area.” Click on as many links as you can stomach. If you see someone worth talking to, add them to your list. Your wedding vendors are also a potential source of quality vendors. It is a good idea to call each vendor on your list to make sure that they are available on your wedding date. If they are, ask them for a day and time that would be good to chat.

You want to make sure that anyone you hire has experience in applying bridal makeup. Ask each candidate that you meet with how many brides they have worked on. Have them show you past work via their portfolio. Share your budget and ask them what can be done for that amount. Are the products that they use of professional grade. Where did they learn their craft? Also, get a few references from each candidate that you can follow up with. Talk about doing a trial session before you make any decisions about hiring. This is a very good idea because it will either solidify this is the person for you or it will tell you to move in another direction. One last thing, make sure that you actually like the person sitting across from you. You don't want any kind of stress or drama on your big day. All of this great footwork should lead you to the professional that will have you looking like a movie star.

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