1. How long have you been a makeup artist?
Gizella has been working in the beauty industry for 7+ years. In 2011, she completed a certification in airbrushing and body painting to further her skill set. Currently, she also works as a full-time makeup artist with MAC Cosmetics where she receives on hand training 3-4 times a year on the latest products, trends and makeup techniques.
2. What type of makeup do you use? Do you offer Airbrushing?
Gizella uses/chooses high quality prestige cosmetics such as MAC, Urban Decay, Makeup Forever, Smashbox, etc. She ensures that her products are sanitized on a regular basis, and after every event. Gizella's makeup kit is always up to date and in pristine condition.
Gizella is trained in airbrushing where Dinair is her product of choice. Temptu is also available for any client who prefers that makeup line. Airbrushing is available upon request.
*PLEASE make sure to notify your artist of any skin sensitivities/allergies you may have to any products or ingredients beforehand*
3. Do you provide hair styling services?
Yes! Gizella has a group of hair stylists whom she works with on a regular basis that accompany her to any event where hair services are needed. Available upon request.
4. Do I need a makeup consultation?
Gizella recommends one for all her brides. This is the perfect time to get ideas and pick a look you may have in mind for your special day. You will be able to speak one on one with your artist and voice any concerns you may have. The makeup consultation is provided on site at the location of your choice.
5. How long will the makeup take to complete?
Normally, for a bride it will take about 45 minutes up to an hour. For the rest of the bridal party it takes about 30-45 minutes. It all depends on the makeup look, and time allotted before everyone needs to be ready.
Gizella makes sure everyone looks flawless, but will always spend some extra time with the bride.
6. How long will my makeup last? Do you stay for touch ups?
Gizella ensures that all her clients makeup lasts the entirety of the event whether it is regular or airbrushed makeup. There will always be minor touch ups with lipstick & slight shine where your artist will discuss with you options you have to make sure it stays intact. Gizella is available to stay for touch ups after ceremony or throughout an event at an hourly rate. Please head on over to contact section to inquire about pricing.
7. What are your prices? Do you offer discounts? How can I book you?
Please head on over to contact section and provide us with all the details of your event. Once Gizella receives this information she can send you exact pricing based on the type of event and amount of people needing services that day. In order to book and secure a certain date a contract will be signed by both you and the artist. A deposit will also be taken and discussed once all details are finalized.
8. Do you do makeup for other occasions?
Yes! Gizella can provide on-site makeup services for any type of event. For example, bat mitzvahs, quinces, photoshoots, etc.
9. Do you provide on-site services? Do you charge a fee?
Gizella will travel on location the day services are needed for your convenience. She does not charge a travel fee for any event that is within a 1 hour drive. For any event that is more than that a $30 travel fee will be charged. Parking is also to be covered by the client unless there is self parking or free guest parking.
10. What types of payment do you accept?
Gizella accepts cash and checks. All payments must be paid in full the day services are rendered.