Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely not! Mothers, maid of honor, or anyone else who would feel more confident knowing what their hair or make-up is going to look like can participate in the trial.
Have a cleansed and moisturized face. Hair needs to be blow dried (with a styling product if going with an updo) If you have short hair, just make sure your hair has been shampooed. If possible, please don't condition your hair. If you absolutely must use conditioner, just limit use to the ends. Day old hair helps if yours is very thin and fine - but it's not always necessary. Do not use a flat iron before you come this causes curls to fall.
Yes! Lipstick, lip liner and powders are available for sale. Just ask.
If you decide to utilize Total Image for both hair and make-up services, you can save a substantial amount of money. The more services performed, the more you save. Individual hair and make-up services have different prices.
If you'd like, we have a private studio located in Oakbrook Terrace IL located just 15 miles west from the city of Chicago. Get directions to the Total Image Bridal Studio.
Since we specialize in weddings frequently involving parties of ten to fourteen, we know timing can be of the essence. Therefore, we guarantee that everyone in your party will be be done on time. You will be given a start time by Total Image and services will begin within fifteen minutes of that time. If we have to wait longer than 20 minutes for the wedding party to begin services a waiting fee will be charged. We also add a timing cushion to ensure services are finished in a timely manner.
Yes. However, since pricing may vary, be sure to ask us for a quote.
Many of the brides don't wear make-up on a regular basis. Our make-up specialists have worked with almost every kind of make-up preference, so she can create the look you want whether it's natural or dramatic.
We recommend a trial run first to ensure your happiness. At that time, you will receive a contract. Simply returning your contract with a deposit will ensure your date. Summer and Fall book the fastest, so the sooner you can make a decision, the better.
Yes. A standard trial is $95. This includes hair and makeup. A custom trial including two hair looks is $135. Please note that many others charge more for the bride on the day of, where we charge the same price for everyone. Note that prices for trials are non-refundable.