So, the wedding planning rollercoaster just took a wild turn – your chosen bridal hair or makeup artist just dropped a cancellation bomb! Don't panic, though; we've got your quick guide on what to do when your glam squad goes MIA.
Deep Breaths: Pause and take a breather. It's a plot twist, but you're the star of this show, and there may well be a backup plan.
Pick up the phone: When you’re in the right headspace, reach out to your artist. Find out what's up and if they have any superhero colleagues who could save the day.
Call in the Troops: Buzz your friends, family, or other vendors you're close with. A trusty recommendation might just be a text away.
Check those T&C’s: Take a look at your contract or the Terms & Conditions you agreed to – is there any fine print on cancellations or backups? Knowing the rules could work in your favor.
Detective Mode: Google and social media sleuthing time! Research those potential replacements. Reviews, pics, the whole shebang.
Test Drive: Meet up with your top contenders for trials. It's like a beauty date – see if you vibe and if they get your style.
Positive Vibes Only: Life threw a curveball, but guess what? You're gonna knock it out of the park, bridezilla-style.
Most importantly, be kind. This exact situation is every Bridal Stylists worst nightmare too, we never ever want to cancel on a bride but sometimes it can’t be avoided, life can throw curveballs at the worst possible times and it can be a tough pill to swallow. Any good stylist will help you find a replacement wherever they can whether that be physically offering a stand in or working through their contacts and sharing details of recommended replacements. Just take a moment, breathe and remember, everyone is human and life happens.
If you’re in this exact situation, and you need a wedding hair and makeup stylist at the last minute drop me a message and provided I’m available I’ll bust a gut to help a sister out.