Do you ONLY provide hair and makeup services for weddings?
No, although we advertise as bridal beauty, we offer our services for ANY event or photo shoot.
In fact, we enjoy it quite a bit.
Do you offer on-location services or do I come to you?
We offer both options depending on your bridal stylist and your location.
Is there a minimum service requirement?
Yes, for all weddings and events that fall on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday we have a $1,000 service minimum (this minimum does not include the bridal preview services, nor does it include the fee if you request a stylist. There is no minimum for weddings that fall on Monday-Thursday dates!
Is there a reservation fee?
Yes, a $100 deposit is required along with a signed contract to reserve your wedding date. This reservation fee is non-refundable and is redeemable for day of services only.
Do you have a travel fee?
Wedding locations within a 15 mile radius of 92111, are included in our bridal services.
All services outside of that range will require a small travel fee per stylist.
Travel fees range depending on location, please contact us for rates to your specific location.
Will you travel outside of the specified radius?
Absolutely! We travel to any location with in the US. Simply contact us for rates to your specific destination.
Is there a fee if we have to start really early in the morning?
Yes, a $25 "Pre-Dawn" fee (per stylist) will be added to your invoice for services that are required to start before 5:30 A.M.
What if I need to cancel?
If you need to cancel for any reason, please notify the owner, Savanna immediately.
Your security deposit cannot be refunded.
Do you accept all payment options on the wedding day?
All services are required to be payed in-full before the wedding day in the form of cash or card. However, last minute add-on services can be paid by cash or Venmo only, on the wedding day. We do not accept checks.
Are bridal previews required?
Yes, in order to book your wedding with us, we require that you schedule a bridal preview beforehand. This will ensure that everything runs smoothly on the wedding day. If your wedding is a destination event, we can simply schedule your preview anytime the week of the wedding once you arrive to San Diego.
Can I try out more than one style at my bridal preview?
Yes, if you have a couple of different looks in mind we can certainly try them out until we find your desired look. For hair, you may try out 2 full style changes. If you would like to try more than 2 full hairstyle changes you can certainly do so for an additional $25 per style. For makeup you can start with a lighter application and add more as desired. You can also try up to 3 different lip colors.
What type of makeup do you use?
We offer both traditional foundation and airbrush foundation. Both result in a flawless look, however airbrush is weightless, waterproof and stays put all day and all night long. Each of our stylists have their own favorite products to work with so not every makeup kit will be the same. All kits are frequently inspected to ensure high quality makeup brands are being used.
Can I schedule a preview for my mom/mother-in-law/bridesmaid?
Of course! Anyone who would like to receive a preview is more than welcome to.
Simply contact us for additional preview pricing.
What days do you hold bridal previews?
All previews are held Tuesday-Thursday, as we are on location attending to weddings Friday-Sunday and closed Monday.
What if I work Monday-Friday during normal business hours?
We can certainly book your bridal preview in the evening. Just let us know and we will work with your schedule. Unfortunately there are no exceptions for previews on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
How long does the bridal preview take?
Previews for both hair and makeup can take anywhere from 2-3 hours and 1-2 hours for single service previews.
How long will it take for my bridal party and I to be completed on the wedding day?
Timing varies by wedding party. We will work specifically to schedule your bridal party in a time-frame that suits your needs. Within our pricing, we provide one stylist for all hair and one artist for all makeup. To finish in a more timely manner, additional stylists can be requested for $100 per stylist. Savanna and her assistants work quickly and efficiently. We also take pride in providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience to begin your wedding day!
Can my bridal party be finished in less time than prescribed?
They sure can. If you would like everyone to sleep in a bit longer you can request an additional assistant stylist for $100 each to get the job done in a more timely manner.
Am I able to keep a stylist on-site to do touch-ups?
Of course! Any stylist or makeup artist can stay on-site at the rate of $75 per hour. This price does not include style changes.
How should my bridal party prepare for the wedding day?
Please be sure that everyone arrives with a clean, exfoliated face and clean (or day old), dry hair. We require that everyone have a picture on hand of how they would like both their hair and their makeup to look for the wedding. Pinterest is a very helpful source for all ages. Please be sure that everyone saves photos that are similar to their own hair type, hair color, skin tone, and eye color.
Why do I (Bride) pay more on the wedding day than everyone else?
Your bridal package includes much more, review the following:
- Initial phone consultation
- Unlimited phone and email discussions to ensure we do not miss a single detail
- Time spent during your bridal preview. Giving you the opportunity to try out multiple looks.
-Follow up after your bridal preview, discussing final wedding details
- 30 miles round trip travel for wedding day
- A customized schedule of services for wedding day timeline
- More time spent on your wedding day services
- 15 minutes of touch-up time for you and your bridal party once all services have been completed.
Do you offer Military Discount?
Yes, we most definitely do. At AT2B, we are beyond grateful for our honored military.
10% Discount applied upon request. We simply ask that you email us a copy of active-duty military photo ID.
Will you come on the military base to provide services?
Yes we will, however there will be an additional $10 fee per stylist to prepare the proper documentation for each stylist to get on base.
Are there any other hidden fees?
No way! There are no "hidden" fees with A Toast to Beauty.
The following services are not included in our pricing and may be added to any service.
On location Parking -Price varies
Travel outside of 15 miles (30 miles round trip) -$0.65 per mile ($10 minimum)
Eyebrow cleanup $10
Extra long/thick hair $20
Airbrush makeup $25
Traditional makeup on shoulders or back $20 per area
Airbrush makeup on shoulders or back $25 per area
Blowout before style $25
Application of personal hair extensions $20