Terms + Conditions

  1. Hair Design and Makeup by Michelle/Michelle Blackman reserves the right to make changes to the terms and prices without notice (once your wedding has been booked the prices quoted are secured) If changes are made you will be notified if it affects you.
  2. Payment is to be made for all services at the trial appointment. Cash is accepted or a bank transfer must be made at the trial appointment. Failure to make payment may result in a cancelled booking.
  3. For long distances a travel charge will apply. This is based not only on mileage but also on the travel time. This fee once set is non negotiable. The right to refuse to travel is withheld.
  4. A £20 surcharge for Bank Holidays and Sundays may apply but will be down to Michelle’s discretion.
  5. The minimum booking fee for a wedding is £250 this does not include travel costs and non refundable item costs.
  6. The prices for hair artistry are dependent on the length and time required. The more time consuming your style is the more you pay. Having very long hair, adding curls to long straight hair, intricate plaiting etc will push up your price to the maximum pricing level. More time consuming styles will cost more. It is not common for me to make extra changes but please be aware.
  7. A £100 cancellation fee at Michelle’s discretion will apply should I feel that you have not given fair warning of cancellation and a new booking cannot be taken to fill your space.
  8. Trials are held at Michelle’s Home studio in Bracknell & are best done in daylight where possible.    A total of three hours for both hair and makeup  or 90minutes for one service is allocated. Trial appointments take place Monday – Friday 9.30 – 3pm. Weekends are reserved for weddings and special occasion bookings only. Retrials are charged at £75 for one service or £120 for both. Please note that if other members of the wedding party are having trials these will all need to be done at the same appointment as the Bride’s trial.
  9. All products used are of a professional standard and of which I love to use and have a great track record for this type of work.
  10. It is very important that you advise me of an allergies/ sensitivities prior to your trial appointment.
  11. I work on my own, I trust myself wholeheartedly. I have never failed to  get a Bride and her wedding party ready on time. Sometimes early starts are needed but please trust my judgement on timings as I have many years of experience. Timings will be discussed and confirmed after the trial appointment.
  12. There are no refunds on items listed on signed contracts. Any items cancelled from signed contracts less than six months before the wedding day will be charged at full price.
  13. Deposits/Booking fees are non refundable and non transferable
  14. Bride only bookings will be considered but at Michelle’s discretion and will be liable for a surcharge-Please see point 5 above.
  15. Any accessories you need such as tiara’s, clips, temporary extensions are to be provided by the client.
  16. Any additional services needed on the wedding day providing there is enough time, I am happy to help with but this will be charged at full price.
  17. Final payments are payable by cash or bank transfer at the trial appointment. Bank transfers must be processed on or before the trial day.
  18. Any photos taken by Hair Design & Makeup by Michelle are for use on various social media accounts, advertising, website and by signing and returning your contract you give your full permission to allow any photos taken to be used wherever necessary.
  19. I consent to contact from HDMBY (via email, call, text) and agree to receiving any information relating to my booking or enquiry.
  20. Due to insurance purposes children are unable to attend any appointments.