Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before booking with Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. These terms and conditions apply to all clients.

GENERAL - These Terms and Conditions and CSA are a legal agreement between you and Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. By making a booking with Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist the client engages in “Service” and agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions and the Client Service Agreement "CSA". Once you have engaged with Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist it is assumed you have read and agreed to the terms and conditions.  If you do not agree with the terms of use, do not engage in service with Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. This contract is non-negotiable. 

TO BOOK - A Client Service Agreement "CSA" will be emailed to the client to read before booking services for a particular session. The CSA will entail the booking and payment details. A 50% non refundable booking fee payment is required to confirm any booking with Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist (unless otherwise stated). Late bookings will require a 100% non refundable booking fee. A booking is only confirmed once amount is paid and received. If client cancels their booking for any reason, the booking fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Please be advised that dates and scheduled makeup times will only be reserved when the booking fee is received. *Late bookings deem as those made within 20 days of the pertaining booking date.

PAYMENT - Claudia Louis-Marie only accepts online payments (bank transfer) - without exception.  International Bank Transfers are available for overseas clients, however any fees charged through Banks are to be covered by client.  Payments must be made on time to ensure your booking is kept. Remaining balances are due on the given date pertaining to the Client Service Agreement - without exception. Payment must be completed and paid in full before job begins - without exception. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist reserves the right to terminate your booking for any non-compliance of terms including payment. The person who made the booking is who is responsible for all payments being correctly made. Group bookings must be paid for by one (1) person ONLY (the person who made the booking ONLY) on behalf of the entire group, to the supplied bank account for Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. Separate payments from each individual in the group are not accepted. In the event Client should fail to pay amounts owed (deposits or remaining balances) Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist may forfeit booking without resolution of dispute. Bookings which require flights, accommodation and or transport and parking must ensure all related costs are paid for in full with deposit payment. Claudia must be able to book such travel services as promptly as possible. 

In the event an invoice is issued for fees to be payed for any reason (cancellation etc) then payment shall be due within 5 business days of the date of the invoice (unless otherwise advised). If the client does not pay the amounts owed to Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist when due, amounts and invoices will be passed on to a collection agency to pursue you for collections. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist reserves the right to take any legal action and to terminate your right to book with her at any time at her own discretion. 

At the clients request, Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist can send an invoice to the client via email.  

CLM STUDIO - Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist is based in Awanui, Far North and also part time in Ponsonby, Auckland. Claudia takes all bookings at her Professional Makeup Studios. These are in Awanui - Far North and also in Ponsonby - Auckland at her home studio. Only booked clients may be present for bookings at Claudia Louis-Marie's Studios, no others. Clients under the age of 18 may have 1 adult (per group) present with them, should they wish. Any people who are not booked for makeup will unfortunately be turned away. Free private parking is available at Claudia's Awanui Studio and free street parking is available at her Ponsonby Studio. Please aim to arrive 5-10 minutes before your booking time. No food is permitted inside Claudia's studios, unless otherwise advised. Claudia may request to take photos of your makeup (before and after) to use on her social media channels. If you do not wish to be asked, please advise Claudia of this.

MINIMUM SPENDS -A minimum spend is required for any Bridal / Wedding Booking, which varies by season. A minimum spend of $400 is required for any booking that requires Claudia to travel. Minimum spend is made up of CLM Makeup Services (travel / extras additional). Minimum spends for International / Overseas bookings begin at $750 and may vary.

TRAVEL SERVICE - Claudia is able to travel to most locations, POA. A minimum spend of $400 is required. Minimum spend is made up of CLM Makeup Services (travel / extras additional). Additional expenses may be required if job is in another town or city. Accommodation for Claudia is required for one night when travel for 2.5 hours or more one way is required. Accommodation Fee for one night is $165.00 and shall not exceed this amount (where possible). One nights stay also includes two meals. Claudia shall book any private accommodation, flights etc that are required at her discretion. All costs for travel to a booked appointment are to be paid for in advance by client. Costs may include, but are not limited to: airfare, hotel, transport and parking, meals. Flight pricing is subject to change at the airlines discretion. Claudia will provide an exact quoted price as per the airline as at the date. Any increase in airfare costs will be at the clients expense.

TRAVEL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS -Certain requirements are needed when Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist comes to you, so that she can perform the services to her highest standard. Safe and secure parking within 20 metres must be available for Claudia to ensure she can easily unload her equipment. If there is no available parking at the location, the client must inform Claudia well in advance so that other arrangements can be made.  A table / work area must be made available for Claudia to set up at. This must be clean, empty and at least 1000mm x 500mm. Ample natural light is necessary for services to be performed properly (i.e. close to a big window and a well lit room). A working power socket must be available close to the work area. Business and contact details for any Professional Wedding Photographers/Videographers there on the day must be made available to Claudia prior to booking date. 

Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist will not be held liable for any injuries that should arise while on location. Any damages to Claudia's Professional Kit or Tools whilst at the clients booking location that are not caused by Claudia will be charged to the client in full. Claudia may request to take photos of your makeup (before and after) to use on her social media channels. If you do not wish to be asked, please advise Claudia of this. 

BOOKING TIMES - A start and end time will be agreed upon by Claudia and the client. Any additional makeup services outside contract will only be performed at the discretion of Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. All persons scheduled in the makeup booking need to be available at the scheduled time of each session in order to not break the contract. All makeup for a booking must be at one single location, unless agreed upon by Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist and must be done in consecutive times (no gaps in between apart from work breaks for Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist). Bookings required after hours (before 9am / after 6pm) will incur a fee. 

CANCELLATION BY CLIENT - Bookings cancelled or changed by the client for any reason will not be eligible for any refund and fees may occur. Cancellations within 48hours of the booking, will incur a cancellation fee. If the client has not arrived, delays start time or is not ready to begin makeup session 10 minutes after their designated appointment time, the appointment may be deemed cancelled and the client will pay a cancellation fee. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist will make the final call on whether a booking will still go ahead if the client is late or delays start time.

CANCELLATION BY CLIENT (WEDDING / LESSON  + LARGE BOOKING*) - Bookings cancelled by the client for any reason will not be eligible for any refund and fees may occur, which shall be in addition to any booking payments already made, those which shall be non refundable and non transferable. Cancellations of Wedding or Large Booking appointments on or within 1 month of the booking, will incur a cancellation fee of 50% of the total booking to Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. If cancellation of Wedding or Large Booking appointments occur on or within 14 days of the booking, the client agrees to pay 100% of total remaining balance immediately to Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. Wedding or Large Booking appointments cancelled or changed by the client for any reason within 14 days of booking date may also be required to cover an additional 15% of their total booking price in cancellation fees. Claudia will have turned away other work and unfortunately this loss of income will have to be covered.  

TO MAKE A CANCELLATION - If the cancellation notification is 72 hours or less, the only acceptable method of cancellation is via a telephone call/text to 0211626386. Voicemail is not acceptable, therefore if you cannot reach Claudia Louis-Marie by phone call, a text message must be sent.  For 72 hours or more, an email is acceptable.

CANCELLATION BY ARTIST -  Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist reserves the right to cancel or withdraw from an appointment at any time if she is unable to perform her duties for any reason, without explanation. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist will not be liable for any nonperformance due to unforeseen circumstances. The client agrees that 100% of monies paid refunded is the only liability to Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist (minus services already performed - e.g Bridal Trial). Refunds will be made in full within within 30 days, provided that the client has provided their correct refund bank account details.

Refunds will not be available should the booking be cancelled by Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist due to a sick, ill or contagious client. 

HYGIENE LIABILITY - Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist ensures all brushes, tools and makeup products are sanitised and are continually kept clean between every makeup application. Any skin condition must be reported by the client to Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist prior to booking commencing. Client agrees to release Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist from liability for any skin complications due to allergic reactions.

You are legally obliged to disclose privately to Claudia if you are sick, ill or contagious in any way at the time Claudia will be performing a makeup session on you. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist reserves the right to refuse any sick, ill, contagious clients. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist reserves the right to make any final decision on whether a client is unsafe to perform a makeup session on. Refunds will not be available should the booking be cancelled by Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist due to a sick, ill or contagious client.

REFUNDS ON COMPLETED SERVICES - Refunds are not available for any completed services; therefore if you are in any way dissatisfied, it is up to you to discuss this with Claudia before your booking ends. All discussions regarding refunds/discounts will be entered into on a case-by-case basis and from there Claudia can make sure that you both see eye to eye. 

LARGE BOOKING* ASSISTANT - If the booking is for 6 or more people, or is time restricted - there may be need for an assistant. A fully qualified, Professional Assistant will be charged at an additional rate to cover their fees. Surcharge will apply to bookings on Public Holidays, Sundays and during some holiday periods. An additional Travel Fee for the Assistant may apply.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - Makeup will always be completed to the clients satisfaction, but is not to exceed the ample allocated booking time. If however exceeded through a fault of the client, an additional charge invoice as 'On Site Touch Ups' may be charged. Acceptance of completed makeup application by client is acknowledgment by client to Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist that makeup is done to his/her satisfaction.

*Large Booking is a booking of 3 or more people.

These Terms and Conditions are legally copyrighted. Copying or plagiarism will result in legal action taken against the offender.

You must be of, or over 16 years of age to make a booking with  Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist. Clients under this age must have a parent or legal guardian book on their behalf. These Terms and Conditions may change without notice. Prices are subject to change. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist reserves the right to terminate your booking for any non-compliance of terms. Booking will be voided and all monies given will be non-refundable. Claudia Louis-Marie Makeup Artist is an independent contractor and not an employee of the Client.

Claudia Louis-Marie | Makeup Artist