And God said, “Pity the Bridezillas for they shall inherit the debt.”
How can you NOT become a bridezilla after seeing a $1,500 hair and makeup bill? My eyes popped out of my face when I did the salon math at a place that had been recommended to me.
Bride hair and makeup “test” -$225
Actual day of hair and makeup $350
TOTAL for the poor bride alone: $575
But everyone is demanding I get bridesmaids. Let’s say I pick 3, plus my mom. At $65 each for their hair, and an extra $75 for their makeup, that’s $560.
NOTE: FOUR people cost less than the bride does. Wedding tax strikes again.
Of course, I would feel bad making these people pay for themselves, so I’d pay for it. Total bill for everyone: $1,135. But don’t forget the 13 % tax we have here. That’s $1,282.
And you need to tip the hairdresser at least 15%. $1,474.93.
That’s more on makeup and hair than my wedding dress. And this is at the cheap salon. *cry*
Moral of the story: get an independent contractor and go to a neighbourhood salon