FAQ

Q: WHY BOOK WITH afterglow studios?

A: My expertise is your peace of mind. “Putting your best face forward on the best day of your life” is what I do best. No detail will go unchecked - your outfit will be dressed and pinned professionally, your hair and makeup will last, and you can concentrate on celebrating your day feeling your best. Not only will you look great in photographs but most importantly in person.


Q: DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE IN WORKING WITH MY SKIN TONE/TYPE?

A: All our artists work full-time solely in the beauty industry - in doing so they are constantly presented with various skin tones and skin types. Whether you are dark, olive, oriental, or have skin concerns such as scars, redness, uneven skin tone or acne, we will be able to help you look radiant for your wedding. 


Q: HOW LONG DOES A MAKEUP APPLICATION AND HAIR STYLING TAKE?

A: We ask that you please allow 2 to 3 hours for bridal applications to ensure perfect makeup, hairstyling, and dressing services. For special event/non-bridal applications please allow 2 hours to ensure perfect makeup, hairstyling, and dressing services.


Q: WILL MY MAKEUP and hair LAST ALL DAY?

A: Professionally applied makeup will last the duration of your wedding day with proper care. Quality products are always used and steps are taken to ensure your makeup lasts. Additionally, we will provide you with tips for wedding day, touch-ups, and a list of must-haves. Most of the bridal packages include “the wedding essentials” touch up kit which include items such as hairspray, blotting paper, etc.

Q: DO YOU TRAVEL OUTSIDE OF VANCOUVER, B.C.?

A: Yes, we are available to travel.  We have had the pleasure to do destinations weddings on Alaskan cruises, Mexico, and all over North America.  Additional travel/accommodation costs are required to be covered by the client.  Contact us for more details.

Q: IS MY DEPOSIT REFUNDABLE?

A: Deposits are generally non-refundable – but we do understand that circumstances may arise where a wedding date may change or be cancelled in case of emergency.

Q: HOW DO I BOOK?

A: To book your special day, please contact 778.995.4777 or info@theafterglow.ca.  A 40% deposit and signed contract is required to fully reserve your date. The remainder of your balance is due once all services have been rendered.  It’s very common for brides to book up to a year in advance hence we advise brides to avoid disappointment by booking their dates as soon as possible.