WHEN SHOULD I SECURE MY DATE?

Many of our clients secure their date 8-12 months in advance. Saturdays, and peak months, May-September, book quickly.

WHAT IS A BRIDAL TRIAL? IS IT REQUIRED? WHEN SHOULD I SETUP MY TRIAL?

Our bridal trial is a one-on-one session with the artist/artists, at our studio or at your desired location. A trial is not mandatory, but it is recommended. The trial is your opportunity to try out your makeup and hair style before your wedding day.  The trial starts with a consultation, where we will determine your vision for your day. We recommend that you bring pictures of styles of hair and makeup you like, as well as your veil or hairpieces. Trials are usually scheduled 2- 3 months before your wedding date.

DO YOU PROVIDE ON LOCATION SERVICES?

Yes! Our day of services are provided on location only. We bring everything needed to beautify you and your entourage. All you have to do is relax and enjoy the pampering!

WHAT ARE YOUR SANITARY METHODS?

We take sanitary practices very seriously! All of our brushes are cleaned with professional brush cleaner, between clients. Thedisposable applicators we use in our sessions( mascara wands,  lip gloss wands, cosmetic sponges) are used once per client. All products are disinfected with 99% isopropyl alcohol between clients. Curling irons, wands, brushes and combs are also disinfected between each client.

WHAT TYPE OF PRODUCTS DO YOU USE?

We use the top high end cosmetics lines, as well as professionallines, such as Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, MAC, Nars, Smashbox, Urban Decay, RCMA, Chanel,  and Ben Nye to name a few. For hair we use lines such as Aquage, Moroccan oil, Sebastian, and KMS.  We keep up with the trends and constantly test new products. Only the best make it into our kits!

DO YOU USE HAIR EXTENSIONS?

We do not sell extensions, but will apply the extensions at no additional cost. We recommend 100% human hair, clip on extensions. These are sold at most beauty supply store.

DO YOU OFFER FAUX LASHES?

Yes! We feel lashes makeup a big impact in pictures. They open up the eyes, and provide added depth and definition. Lashes are included with all services, including the entourage.

DO YOU STAY FOR TOUCH-UPS?

Touch-up services are available and billed in 1 hour increments afteroriginal services are completed. Rates are $100 per hour for each artist staying. This service can be used to keep your hair and makeup flawless throughout the day, or if you’d like an additional style after the ceremony.

CAN I ADD OR REMOVE SERVICES AFTER I SECURE MY DATE?

It is best to know how many services you will need when booking, but if this is not possible, you can add or remove services up to 1 month before your date. Be advised that adding/or removingservices will affect your timeline on the day of.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

You may cancel at any time. Cancellations must be made in writing. There is no refund on the deposit.

In the unlikely event that Kelly Jones Makeup needs to cancel due to extreme circumstances, we will notify the client and refund all monies including the deposit. We will also do our best to secure an alternative artist to provide services on your day.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE DO HAIR AND MAKEUP?

We will prepare a detailed schedule based on your party’s size and services. This is one less thing for you to worry about on your big day!

Average length of time for each service:

Bride:  makeup & hair- 2 hours

Entourage: makeup and hair 1 1/2 hours





Our Goal is to give you the beauty experience of a lifetime! We are here to pamper you, so that the minutes leading up to the big day, are some of your most memorable. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.



SECURING YOUR DATE

A $250 deposit and signed contract is needed to secure your date. Booking or attending your trial does not secure your date. Deposit will be deducted off your final balance.

PAYMENT

Payments can be by cash or credit card through Paypal. A 3% fee will be added for all credit card payments to off set the Paypal fees. All payments must be received at least 2 weeks before your event date.

BRIDAL TRIAL

Bridal trials are done at our Santa Cruz studio, or we can come to you. Trials are scheduled Monday-Thursday. We recommend you schedule your trial as soon as possible to ensure your wedding date is available. Scheduling a trial does not secure your date.

TRAVEL FEES

Travel is free within Santa Cruz County. $1 per mile, round trip will be assessed for any travel outside Santa Cruz County.

ADDITIONAL FEES

Any parking or valet charges, toll fees, etc. will be added to the total price for services. An Early Morning fee of $50 per hour, per artist will be charged for start times before 8 am.

FINAL BALANCE

Final balance must be paid 2 weeks before event date.