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Prepared for:
[Client Name]

Prepared by:
[Makeup Artist Name]

Bridal Makeup Contract

This Bridal Makeup Contract (hereinafter referred to as the "Contract") is made and entered as on the effective date [Date]

By and Between

The Bridal Makeup Artist [Makeup Artist Name] (hereinafter referred to as the "Makeup Artist"), having its principal place of business at [Address], and;

The Client [Client Name] (hereinafter referred to as the "Client"), having its location at [Address],

The Makeup Artist and the Client are collectively referred to as "Parties" and individually as "Party".

WHEREAS the Client wishes to avail the services for its wedding which is on [Wedding Date] and desires to hire a Makeup Artist;

AND WHEREAS the Makeup Artist is an expert in bridal hair and makeup and agrees to provide the outlined services to the Client;

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and covenants between the Parties hereby agree as follows:
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Terms and Conditions

1. Description of Services

The Client is having a wedding on [Wedding Date] and requires a Makeup Artist. The Makeup Artist has agreed to render the services to the Client. The details are as follows:

  • [Wedding Date]
  • [Venue of the Wedding]
  • The Client requires bridal makeup at estimated [00:00] hours before the ceremony and desires to be ready by [00:00] Hours
  • [Wedding Day Makeup Recipients]
  • [Additional Information]

2. Client's Obligation

The Client agrees to provide all the necessary information, which includes but not limited to medical information, related to the skin; which shall help the Makeup Artist perform the requested services smoothly. The makeup will be completed as per the Client’s satisfaction, and acceptance of the completed makeup application shall be acknowledged by the Client.

3. Makeup Artist's Obligation

The Makeup Artist is solely responsible for rendering the services to the Client. The Makeup Artist further agrees to bring in the necessary makeup products that are required to provide the services. In addition, the Makeup Artist shall conduct the services as per the Client's expectations.

4. Makeup Package

The bridal makeup package by Makeup Artist includes a total investment of $[0.00] 

  • [Rehearshing the bridal look]
  • [Tradional makeup or airbrush makeup]
  • [Hair extensions]
  • [Add other details]

5. Bookings

All the bookings, deposits, and appointments made by the Client, for services rendered by the Makeup Artist are to be made [Mention time period] before the mentioned wedding date; and only such client(s) shall be held by the Makeup Artist with respect thereto.

6. Delays

A late fee of $[0.00] shall be charged for every [Minutes] of delay if a Client is late for the scheduled time, or if the scheduled makeup application exceeds the allotted time.

7. Additional Fees

Consultation Fees

Consultations shall be available for the Client as well as the Client's party members, including but not limited to: [Bridesmaids/Mother's of the Client/Groom/Grandmother's Extended family members/Add any other member]. The consultation fee charged shall be $[0.00]

Note: Additional consultations must be scheduled on the same day as the bride’s consultation in order to avoid an additional travel fee.

Travel Fees

Travel within [Distance] miles from the [Venue] will be completely free of charge. A mileage fee of $[0.00]/mile (both ways) shall be charged for locations outside the [Distance]-mile radius of the venue. Travel fee applies for all pre-event makeup consultations and also the day of the wedding.

Parking Fees

The Client agrees to pay the parking fees of $[0.00] that will be incurred during the day of the wedding.

8. Payment

The Makeup Artist shall charge a total amount of $[0.00] for rendering the services to the Client. Upon signing the Contract, the Client shall agree to deposit an amount of $[0.00] as advance payment to perform the services. The deposit is non-refundable.

Upon the completion of the services, if the payments are not made within [Number of Days], the Makeup Artist shall have the option to consider the Client in breach of this Contract and claim a late fee of $[0.00]. The Makeup Artist agrees that the total amount is inclusive of all expenses such as accommodation, travel, meal, and any other expenses incurred by the Makeup Artist in regards to this Contract. The mode of payment shall be [Cash/cheque/credit card] or any other payment mode as mutually agreed by the Parties.

9. Cancellation

The Makeup Artist shall have the right to cancel the obligations outlined in this Contract with a written notice to the Client prior to [Date]. Upon such notice of cancellation, the Makeup Artist shall return the initial deposit promptly. Furthermore, The Client shall have the right to cancel or re-schedule the wedding with prior written notice to the Makeup Artist prior to [Date]. All payments shall be made to the Makeup Artist until the date of cancellation.

10. Copyrights

The Makeup Artist shall maintain the copyrights of all makeup and shall seek the Clients permission to make copies of Client's images for professional use. Any sale, publication, or distribution of any information of artist's work is prohibited without the consent of the Makeup Artist.

11. Term

This Contract shall start on the effective date [Date] and shall end on [Date] unless and otherwise terminated.

12. Termination

This Contract shall be terminated if any of the following events occur:

  1. Either Party breaches the Contract;
  1. The Makeup Artist does not provide the necessary services to the Client;
  1. The Client does not make the payment on time.
  1. [Add other conditions for termination]

13. Liability

The Makeup Artist confirms that all the brushes, tools, and makeup products are sanitized between every makeup application. Makeup products used are hypoallergenic. Any allergies and/or skin conditions should be reported by the Client to the Makeup Artist prior to application and, if need be, a sample test of makeup may be performed on the skin to test reaction. Client agrees to release the Makeup Artist from liability for any skin complications due to allergic reactions.

14. Indemnification

The Client agrees to indemnify the Makeup Artist against any claim, damages, cost, loss, expense, or any kind of liability arising by the Indemnities in connection with any claims, suits, demands, arising out of this Contract.

15. Arbitration

In the event of any dispute arising in and out of this Contract between the Parties, it shall be resolved by Arbitration. There shall be [Number of Arbitrators] Arbitrators which shall be appointed by [Party Name]. The venue of Arbitration shall be [Venue/Location of Arbitration] and seat shall be [State of Seat]. The Arbitrators' decision shall be final and will be binding on both the Parties.

16. Miscellaneous

  1. Severability: In the event, any provision of this Contract is deemed to be invalid or unenforceable, in whole or part, that part shall be severed from the remainder of this Contract and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect as valid and enforceable.
  1. Notices: Any notices required or permitted by this Contract shall be in writing and delivered by certified mail or courier to the mentioned address.
  1. Governing Law: This Contract shall be governed in all respects by, and be construed in accordance with, the laws of State of [State].
  1. Entire Agreement: This is the entire Contract regarding the terms and conditions of the Makeup Artist's engagement. It supersedes all other contracts between the Parties whether oral or written.

Acceptance and Signature

IN WITNESS THEREOF, the Parties hereto have executed this Contract as on the day and year mentioned above.
[Makeup Artist Name]

[Client Name]
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How to Write a Bridal Makeup Contract: Everything Hair and Makeup Artists Need to Know

Bridal makeup contracts are used by makeup artists to safeguard themselves against litigation and liability issues from their clients.

An effective bridal makeup contract will include:

  • Legal provisions
  • Scope of services
  • Supplies and resources
  • Expense and payment provisions

It is essentially a legal document used to layout mutual commitments between the beauty professional and their client, which becomes legally binding when duly signed by both the concerned parties.

Stick with us as we run through the important details to consider in your bridal makeup contract.

Why is drafting a bridal makeup contract beneficial for hair and makeup artists?

A hair and makeup artist may encounter stressful situations such as last-minute cancellations, delays in payments, and legal issues on the day of the wedding if they do not have a legally enforceable bridal makeup contract.

Having a contract in place helps to bridge the gap between the client's expectations and the actual service offerings by clearly chalking out the wedding makeup requirements.

It establishes the business relationship between the beauty expert and their client and lists the details of the wedding date, the total number of people in need of beauty services, the timing of the appointment, the wedding venue, and the scope of service.

Therefore, a contract helps to meet the interests of both parties. It not only enhances the growth of a business but also acts as a go-to guide for working with the client.

How do legally vetted contract templates help fulfill legal obligations?

Due to the rise in the demand for wedding hair and makeup services, beauty experts generally have a tight schedule. They work around the clock to meet their business requirements. Thus, writing hair and makeup contracts using standard document tools such as MS Word or Google Docs, may not be sufficient to fulfill their business needs. Therefore, many are shifting to document management softwares, which consists of pre-formatted legally vetted contract templates accelerating the document creating process.

Let's check out some primary benefits of using legally vetted contract templates offered by document management softwares:

  • Use of simple legal language
  • All necessary legal clauses included
  • Seamless customization with editable form fields
  • Minimal dependency on legal practitioners
  • Advanced document building features
  • Effortless acceptance process
  • Integration of additional documents such as Excel sheets
  • Audit trail to keep track of the edits made

To conclude, ready to use contract templates and such helpful softwares can prove to be a companion for a business.

Which are the other essential bridal contracts used by beauty experts?

Each vendor associated with the wedding requires specific contracts to protect themselves legally. For example, a makeup artist will require a bridal makeup contract, a videographer will require a wedding videographer contract and a DJ will need a wedding DJ contract.

Having said that, beauty experts often use makeup related contracts interchangeably. Those are:

  • Makeup artist contract
  • Hairstylist contract
  • Bridal hair and makeup contract

While some of these contracts often define specific services like the styling of the hair or just the makeup of the bride, the bridal hair and makeup contract is the most extensive one as it defines all the services provided by the artist.

How to create a substantial bridal makeup contract?

A signed contract helps to legally implement business policies between both the concerned parties.

Let's look into some of the key provisions of a bridal makeup contract:

Personal information: This section lists both the parties' full information such as their full name and mailing address. It also defines the event type (such as the wedding day or reception), the date, and the day of the event. It is also advisable to make your client fill a form defining their skin complications, allergies, skin conditions and also provide the details of the bridal party members (like the bridesmaids, or kids, or other family members) in need of the makeup artist's services.

Timing: It is important to be clear about the timing of your appointments to ensure you manage your time efficiently. Also, consider maintaining a cancellation policy and include a notice period to prevent sudden cancellations. This helps the client find a replacement at ease and makeup artists can reduce pre-existing commitments during unavoidable circumstances and prevent bitter situations with the clients.

Payment: You need to be crystal clear about this section. Mention the total sum payable upon completion of the bridal makeup and hair services. Also list the acceptable payment modes feasible for you such as credit cards, net banking, and debit cards. Ensure that you mention the breakdown of your services. Include miscellaneous expenses such as travel fees, consultation fees, etc., and any other additional charges that might come up.

Services: This is an important section of the contract. Here you have to list your services. Usually, it includes services such as sample tests of makeup and hair, the makeup product requirements, makeup package for both bride and groom, and the makeup application style.

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