RETAINER POLICY - WEDDINGS
To secure a date, a signed contract is required with a $250 retainer due at the time of signing. The retainer is non-refundable and non-transferable. Please be advised, dates and scheduled makeup times will only be reserved when a signed contract and retainer are received. Your retainer will be non-refundable for reasons including by not limited to; cancellation of wedding, date change, change in services, weather, sickness, etc.
PAYMENT POLICY - WEDDINGS
Payment is expected in full on or before fourteen (14) days before event date payable by Cash/Credit Card for the remaining balance. In the event that the event date is booked less than a month before, the full balance is due at the time of booking with Cash or Card. If the Client has an outstanding balance on the wedding day services will NOT be rendered.
LATE POLICY - WEDDINGS
A late fee of $25 will be charged for every 15 minutes of delay when a client is late for a schedule appointment time, if the schedule makeup/hair time exceeds allotted times because of Client delays. This will be paid in cash before the Artist or client leaves. This also includes anyone in your booked party. During weddings, if client is late, we deduct from the scheduled time. If the Artist is not finished at the end of the allotted time because of tardiness, we will begin the next client. If we have time at the end of all services -- we will finish the person who was late. The Artist is not responsible for unfinished makeup/hair due to client tardiness. This is Non-Negotiable.
MINIMUM POLICY - WEDDINGS
There is a minimum of $450 worth of services, excluding trial runs. If you do not have meet the minimum services, we will accommodate your party around the main wedding of the day, either before or after. *Note the minimums can change at any time.
TRIAL RUN POLICY
A trial run is mandatory for all weddings. This is our only chance to perfect the look for the day of, so we go in confident that we have the right look. A trial run does NOT guarantee a booking. If you decide to try on your look before booking be aware that your date may be booked before or after we do a trial. We suggest booking both the date and trial run together in a package deal so once the retainer is secured, so are your dates.
Travel is included for the 27608 area, and the surrounding 25 miles. Locations outside of that are subject to a travel fee of $25 for every 50 additional miles (Round trip). A hotel will be needed for locations greater than 1.5 hours away or where start times are 7:30am or earlier. The hotel fee will be discussed with the bride and Ashley Watts Beauty and added to the contract.
Contract will be signed by the person booking services for a particular session, and will specify the location, date, time, number of makeup/hair services, and payment due dates. Due to the possibility of schedule conflicts, additional services added after contract signing or changes made to the location, date, and time of event will be done at the sole discretion of Ashley Watts Beauty. (AWB/Ashley Watts). This contract is the only agreement between the person(s) booking / contracting the services of AWB. The contract with full policies will be emailed to the client and returned back to Ashley Watts Beauty with payment. This contract is void after 5 business days from the time it is emailed. If I do not receive your contract and payment within that time period then your date may be forfeited to another booking.
You may cancel your services at any time however; you will forfeit any and all retainers and/or payments made. In the event that an artist/stylist of Ashley Watts Beauty is unable to perform services for any reason including but not limited to sickness, accident, weather, etc., reasonable accommodations shall be made up to and including a full refund of retainers for services not provided. Full Cancellation policy in contract for bridal parties.
HOLIDAY FEE: Ashley Watts Beauty is closed on the following holidays – Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day and New Year’s Day. A Holiday Fee of $50 per Artist will be applied for the following holidays – New Year’s Eve, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.
ASSISTANT FEE: Any party over 5 we require an assistant. This is for speed and ease of the day. The fee is $150 and will reduce time by hours day of.
EARLY START FEE: Services requiring a start time of 7:00 AM or earlier a $50 per hour fee will be applied for each stylist assigned to your party. This is established and agreed upon normally before the signing of the contract, but may be added on if wedding day timing changes from when the contract is signed.
TRAVEL FEE: We provide services complimentary within 25 miles of 27608. Additional $25 fee for every 50 miles (RT) from 27519.