Make sure your pricing matches your WORTH!
Bring an assistant if needed!
Always charge travel fee! Why?
You are taking a whole day away to do this
You will be needed to buy new supplies
You most likely will have to pay an assistant
You are making it convenient for them and you are bring all supplies and you have the gas & time of traveling…
Make sure you create a Ready-To-Go kit that has all supplies & tools that you need plus have it in something that will also make you look professional. Here is an example of what he bought and have been using at Habit for Taylor and all our team. It has worked very well. Even has held us as we have used to travel on airplanes.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B014LJBRS4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_dp_T2_VvuDzbHCK0BSW(link to Amazon…)
Trials: Always set up a trial before hand so you’re prepared! Over prepare! Everyone will be happier and less stressed!
suggest extensions if their hair can’t do the look they want
know special products to bring for their specific type of hair
get an idea of what bridesmaids want so you are prepared! Usually they are super good about sending inspo photos!
Communication! Make sure to be there for the bride, always! Sending a breakdown of your pricing & Travel fee right away. Talk about dates, times and location so they feel like you are for sure booked with them & they don’t have to stress it!
***At Habit we like to charge a 50% deposit. This will help everyone to be on the same page. We have them fill out the form asking these questions that way it’s documented. We also put those details into our contracts! It makes sure we are all on the same page with every detail!