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MAKEUP ETC FAQs - Your queries, answered!

Where are you located?

Makeup Etc. currently has artists located in Hastings, Hawkes Bay, and Palmerston North, Manawatu. Our artists can travel however, but travel charges may occur. 

What products do you use?

Both Micki and Emily have worked extensively with numerous beauty brands and have come to the conclusion that all brands have strong products that are must-haves in any kit, and some weaker products. Therefore, they both use a variety of brands, ranging from high street to high end, for the best finish for each individual client. They will suit the products used to the occasion and clients skin for flawless makeup that lasts. Some brands featured however include Charlotte Tilbury, MAC, NARS, YSL, L'Oreal, RCMA, Tarte and many more.

Do you offer mobile makeup services?

Yes, Makeup Etc. are also mobile makeup artists in both Hawkes Bay and Palmerston North and are happy to come to you if it suits our booking schedules. Travel charges may occur for destinations more than 15 mins away from our artists if they choose to do so. We do however have studios in both destinations for clients to come to us.

I want a new daily makeup look, can you help?

Absolutely! Makeup Etc. pride ourselves on our focus to educating everyone about makeup and  how it can make you feel confident and beautiful, inside and out. We offer 1 on 1 makeup coaching sessions with our artists so all your questions can be answered, as well as being shown in depth how to do your new makeup routine. We create easy, everyday looks that require minimal products but have maximum effect, focusing on making your eye colour pop, and your best features stand out.

How do I find the best makeup artist for weddings?

Your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life and, if you do choose to hire a makeup artist for your wedding, then of course you want the best, as well as someone who is great to be around on the big day. Makeup Etc. Artists are not only experienced and confident in their abilities to create a perfect bridal look to suit you, that will remain flawless all day and night, but are friendly, outgoing and kind, with a true passion for what they do. Read their reviews on their facebook pages here to see just how much previous bridal clients have loved their makeup artist experience on the big day and contact us for any further questions on how we can make your big day extra special.