At Makeup By Monique, Bridal Makeup is all about an elevated you. Makeup that not only enhances your beautiful features, but also makes you feel your most confident on your special day. At your bridal trial, Monique will work together with you and curate your most perfect bridal makeup look. Whether you are after a full glam with bold lashes or a very natural soft glam on your special day, Monique will ensure you look and feel amazing in the makeup from morning all the way until night and ensure that your bridal vision comes to life.


Terms and Conditions

Bridal Trials

  • Bridal Trials are mandatory at Makeup By Monique. Bridal Trials must be booked at least 4 weeks before your secured wedding date.
  • Normally, trials are booked after your wedding date has been secured. If you'd like, your trial may also be booked before your wedding date, however, your wedding date won't be held or confirmed unless the deposit is paid.
  • Bridal Trials can either be held at Makeup By Monique's home studio in Essendon, Victoria or at a location of your choice (travel fees applicable).
  • During your bridal trial, we will:

Discuss your bridal makeup inspiration/ vision board 

Conduct a colour analysis 
Conduct a skin consultation
Trial a vast variety of different makeup products 

Analyse your facial structure/ features 

Create a record of products used to replicate on your wedding day


Touch Up Service

  • A touch up service may be required on your wedding day. A touch up service is where Monique will be with you before your reception for a minimum of 2 hours to touch up your makeup. This may include touching up your entire bridal party and any additional guests you had booked in for makeup that morning. 
  • A touch up service is optional and usually recommended for days with extreme weathers (heat, rain or wind) or if you have an early start (e.g. you have a tea ceremony) etc.

 Travel Fees

  • Travel fees start at $50 and is calculated based on the total time it takes to and from Essendon, Victoria. It takes into account potential traffic and tolls, covers any parking costs and takes into consideration the time it takes me to set up and pack up my kit at the location.
  • Please visit the 'Mobile & After Hours Services' page for a more in depth break down on my travel fees.

 Early Start Fees

3am - 4am Appointment Start Time  $150
4am - 5am Appointment Start Time $100
5am - 6am Appointment Start Time $70
6am - 7am Appointment Start Time $40


  • To secure your wedding date, a 30% deposit must be paid via bank transfer. This deposit is non-refundable. The remaining balance owed must be paid at least 3 days before the wedding date via bank transfer or a cash payment must be ready on the day.