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  • Do I really need a makeup artist?  Can I even afford one?
    Your wedding day is a momentous occasion that will be captured with photography and or videography that you will look back on for years to come. When you do take that stroll down memory lane, you want to relish in the fact that your makeup was timeless and elegant. The MCA bridal experience is an investment; however, cost should not be the main factor. You are receiving an artist and team that is professional, educated, and experienced. Plus, we offer installment plans for all of our brides that book within 6 to 12 months to accommodate their bridal budgets.
  • What should I look for when selecting an artist for my wedding?
    Planning a wedding is no small feat but knowing what to look for makes everything easier. It is best to find an artist that specializes in what you need. In your case, BRIDAL! It takes a special artist to deal with the hustle and bustle of the bridal world. You need an artist that is calm in high stressed situations. One that has the background and knowledge to provide you with a look catered to you and is there to assist and support you. That is the MCA way!
  • What kind of makeup does MCA use?
    Here at MCA, we believe the proof is in the product. There are various products on the market, so many, it can be a daunting task. However, that’s no worry for you because we do all the research for you. We use the highest quality, professional grade cosmetics. Some you have probably not even heard of because they are not marketed to consumers. We test every product we use before integrating it into our kit in order to ensure it is the best fit for our clientele. We choose products that reduce pores, hide fine lines, mattify oily skin, bring a glow from within, and so much more. Some of the products we use include, AJ Crimson, Laura Mercier, NARS, Black Opal, Graftobian, and MAC Pro just to name a few. We pride ourselves on effective sanitation practices to keep you safe and our products sterile to ensure both a luxury experience and clean beauty.
  • What if I don’t normally wear makeup?
    No worries! Most of our clientele does not wear makeup daily and some have never worn it at all. We assure you that we will find the perfect look for you. Our application is customized to your wants and needs. ​Remember, bridal beauty is a different aesthetic than everyday makeup, meaning what appears gorgeous to the naked eye may not translate that way on camera, so let us ensure you are flawless no matter who captures the essence of your beauty.
  • Will my makeup still be intact throughout my momentous occasion and emotions?
    Yes. When you book any of our bridal packages you have the option to add hours to your service to ensure that you have MCA at your disposal throughout your entire day. Our Exquisite Bride package includes everything you need to feel like you are on the red carpet from start to finish. You are our celebrity guest and we want to ensure you are picture perfect until the last flash of the night. As a bonus we provide a mini touch up kit, so perfection is at your fingertips at all times.
  • I know that I will be a gorgeous MCA bride and I want my mother and bridal party to look and feel as beautiful as I will. Will you offer this for my bridal party as well?
    Yes, of course. Since bridal is our specialty, we are prepared for every bridal party whether it consists of 3 people or 13. All of my junior artists are proficient and very skilled in providing the best in bridal beauty. As a team, yes, that includes you, we sit and customize a cohesive look that compliments your makeup and bridal theme so that it reflects not only on camera, but when looking back on these amazing memories for years to come.
  • I want to be stunning for all of my bridal events leading up to the wedding. Can I include makeup for my engagement photos, bridal shower, and rehearsal dinner in my package? "
    Of course, you can! Our MCA brides pride themselves on putting their best face forward for every occasion. Take a look at the Alluring Bride and Exquisite Bride packages, which you receive all the details for in your bridal proposal. Oh, and don’t forget, all of our packages are fully customizable for your specific desires, so feel free to add any services you desire.
  • All of the bridal packages are wonderful, but the costs seem to be more than some other artists in the area, why is that?"
    Marliceia Chavers Artistry prides itself on being The BEST in bridal. Providing you with the ultimate luxury experience is our goal from the time we meet at your customized bridal preview until you dance the last dance at your reception. Our goal is to think ahead and anticipate every need you may have and be prepared to be the solution to any problem that may arise in your bridal suite from an unexpected stain to a missing steamer. Plus, don’t forget about the years of training and experience, impeccable service, and positive brand reputation, which you can read all about it on the Meet Marliceia page in the menu. You are guaranteed to get an excellent return on your investment and will happily reminisce on it for years to come.
  • Is a bridal preview required? ​
    ​Yes, it is both required and highly recommended that bridal clients schedule a preview. We don’t just do your makeup we inquire about every detail. It is our desire to know your love story and help you write happily ever after through beauty.
  • How far in advance should I book your services?
    Scrambling for a makeup artist at the last minute is not a good experience for any bride. This is why we recommend you book your bridal experience at least 6 to 12 months in advance. However, things do happen and if we are available, we will cater to your time constraints.
  • Do you have a studio? Do you come to me?
    Marliceia Chavers Artistry has a quaint in-home studio in the beautiful Stoney Brook community in Fultondale, AL. However, all of our bridal parties are hosted on site at the selected venue, hotel suite or home of the bride. We want you to be in a comfortable environment that doesn’t require you to have to travel back and forth, so we come to you.
  • Do you travel?
    Yes! We understand that choosing a makeup artist that you are unfamiliar with is unnerving, this is why where you go, we follow. We are more than happy to take the MCA experience on the road or flying high through the sky.
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