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The Client: The recipient of the service and name listed on the booking form

Makeup Artist: Laura Barker (Laura Parsons Beauty)

The Agreement: The contract that exists between the client and the makeup artist for the agreed fee

The fee: The amount payable by the client to the makeup artist for the services listed above

The event: Relates in principle to the date whereby the event (i.e the wedding) takes place

The party: Additional members of the bridal party


Securing the booking of the event

  • The booking of the event is only reserved once the client has paid a non-refundable deposit of £45 to the makeup artist and completed & returned the booking form.

  • The deposit is required to secure the event and will be deducted from your final balance.

    • Arranging a trial without paying a deposit does not reserve the makeup artist's services for the event.

  • Any and all bookings taken shall be at the discretion of the makeup Artist

  • Bridal makeup can only be carried out on the day with a completed trial run, exceptions to this will be agreed prior, with the make up artist in writing.



  • The person making the booking shall be held responsible for full and final settlement of the total amount payable.

  • Payment for any trial shall be made on the day of the trial, or alternatively, in advance by bank transfer.

    • If any further people in the party require make up application on the day of the event without prior booking, the payment will be due immediately on that day, upon completion.


Parking + Travel Charges

  • In circumstances when parking fees apply, the client will be required to cover the charges where services are being conducted, for example hotel parking and meter parking. This also includes congestion charges.

  • Travel up to 10 miles from make up artists address is free of charge anything outside of this radius would incur a 50p per mile charge.

  • Please contact the make up artist prior to booking if there is limited parking at your location, due to the amount of heavy equipment brought along, if the make up artist has not been made aware of this, they will not be held responsible for delays this could cause.



Responsibility of the client.

  • The client shall inform the makeup artist of any issues that may affect the use of any equipment or products. This includes but is not limited to sensitivities, allergies and medical conditions. If the client has an allergic reaction, the makeup artist cannot be held responsible. 

  • The makeup artist reserves the right to refuse service or cancel the client or members of the party for, but not limited too, abusive and threatening behaviour.

  • If the client or party requires a patch test for any products, this can be arranged for a small fee prior to a trial run.

  • It is the responsibility of the client to ensure all members of the bridal party are available at their, pre arranged, allocated times.  No refund or compensation will be offered by the make up artist for delays caused by other wedding vendors, guests, or members of the bridal party

  • If the booking is directly affected by circumstances beyond the control of the make up artist including but not limited to weather conditions or health and safety reasons, where possible the make up artist will endeavour to rectify such situations, however no compensation will be offered by the make up artist. It is strongly advised that you the client take out wedding or event insurance to cover you against these situations




  • The client agrees that the make up artist may use any photography for publicity purposes which include the artist’s website and social media pages.

  • The make up artist will not post photography before the clients wedding has started to avoid spoiling any surprises for guests of the event

  • Any objections should be made in writing to the make up artist.



  • Notice of cancellation of any part or whole of a booking must be given to the make up artist at least one month prior to the date of the booking. If less than one month’s notice is given, any outstanding balance payable in relation to that booking shall be required to be made in full to the make up artist.

  • If you make the decision to cancel your booking, the following charges will apply.

    The percentages are the proportion of the total booking cost.

    – 12 weeks before the wedding 30%
    – 8 weeks before the wedding 40%
    – 6 weeks before the wedding 50%
    – 4 weeks before the wedding 100%

    In the unfortunate event you have to cancel your booking, cancellations need to be made within 3 months of the reserved date in order to avoid the cancellation fee.


  • If you decide to postpone your wedding to a future date, the make up artist will endeavour to transfer the booking across to the new date, subject to the make up artist availability. Should the make up artist already have an existing secured booking on such date, no refunds or compensation shall be offered.

  • If a postponement is mutually agreed, a 50% balance is due on the final balance of the booking.

Force Majeure

  • Should failure of either party to perform its obligations under this Agreement, the make up artist shall not subject to claims of any such losses and reserves the right to retain the booking fee.


  • The make up artist take’s your privacy seriously and are fully GDPR compliant.  You have provided the make up artist with your contact details so that they can correspond with you about your wedding hair or makeup as agreed. The make up artist will only use your personal information to administer your booking and to provide the services you have requested from them. The make up artist will not pass on or sell your details to any other organisation.

Acceptance of terms and conditions

  • Payment of any deposit to the make up artist indicates acceptance of the terms and conditions set out above



Covid 19 Appointment Safety Instructions


In the event of falling ill or have any symptoms of COVID-19, then I will cancel your appointment, it might be at short notice, but it is done entirely for your own safety. If it’s your trial day I had to cancel; I will re-schedule your appointment as soon as possible after the required 14-day isolation period. If it’s your wedding day I had to cancel; I will arrange for an equally qualified Makeup Artist to complete the services for the same agreement upon terms of payment.  If I am unable to find a replacement artist, a 100% refund is provided of the final balance, not including the booking fee.


If you or any of the people you live with feel ill or display any symptoms of COVlD-19 on the day, please advise me as soon as possible. Unfortunately, I will not be able to do your makeup and we will have to reschedule your appointment for as soon as possible after the required 14-day isolation period has elapsed.


The World Health Organisation has listed some of the most common symptoms of COVID-19 as fever, dry cough, tiredness, loss of smell unusual aches or pains. Other symptoms can be identified in the link below:


On The Day Of The Appointment


  • For weddings and special occasions, appointments on location and group bookings, I will set up ideally in a separate room if there is one available away from clients and other professionals working on the day (please try to facilitate this, as it would be very helpful).

  • Other members of the party will be asked to come individually for their makeup at their scheduled time (as discussed at the trial). To maintain social distancing, others present who are not having makeup on the day, will not be permitted in same room. 

  • I will ensure that I have washed my hands thoroughly and regularly use hand sanitiser in accordance with NHS recommendations just before you arrive. 

  • I will use personal protective equipment (PPE) during your appointment. Upon arrival, I will disinfect surface tops and place couch roll on the surface. I will regularly deep clean and disinfect my makeup kit and all makeup tools, products and equipment will be disinfected or sterilised in line with the specific manufacturers’ instructions for your safety, in between every client and at the end of the day. I will use stainless steel spatulas and mixing palettes (always sanitised) to decant makeup such as solid lipsticks. For Mascara, I use disposable Mascara wands and I never double dip back into the tube after the first application, I always use a new one.  The same applies for any liquid makeup such as lip glosses and concealers. 

  • All clients will be required to wash their hands and apply hand sanitiser before the appointed start time. I will advise my clients to wear a new pair of disposable gloves during their appointment to eliminate any risk of prior contamination.

  • All disposable items are bagged and safely removed between each client.

  • In order to avoid handling of cash, I would ask that you pay for your makeup in advance by BACS transfer. 

  • Please come alone to your trial.

  • Do not bring a bag or anything unnecessary. Preferably just yourself and phone. 

  • Please wear a mask until you are in the beauty room.

  • Please be aware I may need to take additional information for track and trace purposes.


If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to

and I will be happy to do what I can to make your appointment safe, comfortable and enjoyable.


This is for all our safety. Thank you.

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