Does About Face Design Team travel to my location?
Absolutely! We can travel to your location for all wedding day services or you can come to our beautiful salon, schedule permitting. Our stylist(s) come prepared and ready to make your getting ready prep day easy, enjoyable, and fun!


Are About Face Design Team’s artists all licensed according in the state of FL?
Yes. All of our Hairstylists hold a current FL Cosmetology License and all Makeup Artists hold a current Cosmetology or Facial Specialist License as required by the DBPR, State of FL Dept. of Cosmetology. All are insured and are required to meet and maintain our high standard of excellence as specialists in the industry. All artists must fulfill the requirements for continuing education as mandated by the DBPR, State of FL Dept. of Cosmetology.


How can I contact/book About Face Design Team?
Call: (407) 647-2700 or Email:


Do you require a deposit to book?
Yes, because About Face Design Team receives many inquiries and bookings throughout the year the dates fill up quickly. Therefore, a 50% deposit is required to secure your event date. We cannot save an event date without a deposit.


Is gratuity included?
Gratuity is not included, but is greatly appreciated by your About Face Design Team artist. Customary gratuity for excellent service is 15%-20%.


How many artists will be provided for my event?
About Face Design Team schedules artists based on the number of services requested and the amount of time we are given. This can range from one artist and up to as many as needed, depending on your needs.


Will the artist at my hair and makeup trial run be the same as my artist on the event date?
Yes! We schedule trial runs with the artist that will be lead on the event date.


Do I need to have a Hair and Makeup trial run?
That is completely up to you! No two brides are alike and some of our brides feel do not feel comfortable with meeting their personal stylist for the first time on their wedding day. If you are unsure of your desired style and want to spend some time creating the perfect look before your wedding day, we highly recommend coming in for a trial run. The best time to book a trial is 2-3 months prior to the big day.


Where does About Face Design Team do a bride’s trial run?
A trial run can be done at our salon located in Winter Park, FL. We have the correct makeup lighting and space set up to give you the best possible outcome for your vision to come to fruition. However, we realize that this is not always possible for our brides, so we make it possible for us to come to you. Whatever works best!


What Products/Brands do you use?
Products are chosen based on performance to ensure the highest quality in high definition film/photography and in person. All products are long wearing and durable and tested from years of experience.


Makeup Brands/Products:
On Set Pro, Temptu, Cinema Secrets, Morphe, Nars Cosmetics, MAC Cosmetics, Kat Von D, Stilla, Laura Mercier, Urban Decay, Too Faced, Makeup Forever, Graftobian, Bobbi Brown, Jaclyn Hill, Anastasia, Born This Way, Tarte, Benefit, Chanel, Ben Nye, Kryolan, RCMA, Joe Blasco, Viseart, and many other professional brands.


Hair Styling Products and Tools:
Oribe, Paul Mitchell Systems, Loreal, Matrix, Redkin, Big Sexy, Rusk, Kenra, Bumble and Bumble, Joico, Pureology, Hot Tools, Sam Villa, Chi, etc.


What is Airbrush Makeup?
What is the difference? Unlike traditional makeup, airbrushing sprays a fine mist so the makeup blends evenly on the skin. Our foundations provide the flawless coverage of your preference (from sheer to opaque) and minimizes skin imperfections. The result is a beautiful and natural finish. Airbrush formula is HD quality and very long lasting, up to 12 hours. We have different formulas for different types of skin.


I have sensitivities to makeup, will makeup cause a reaction?
About Face Design Team uses only the best products and not only those that are great for sensitive skin, but also products that hold up in the FL heat! We have found that the products we use typically do not bother the skin. If you have an ingredient or product concern, please let us know when booking an appointment and we can work with you to find a solution.


Does About Face Design Team use disposable applicators?
Yes! We always use disposable sponges, puffs, and mascara wands… and we NEVER double dip!


How does About Face Design Team clean their makeup brushes?
We only use brushes one time per client. Every brush is then cleaned and sanitized with Cinema Secrets Professional Brush Cleaner. This is a top of the line, professional grade brush cleaner that is the first defense against germs and acne causing bacteria. Our makeup brush cleaner was created to instantly clean and condition our most important tools!


What about hair brushes and combs?
We comply with OSHA regulations in regards to cleaning and sanitizing all of our tools.


How will I touch up my face after you leave?
About Face Design Team gives every bride a touch up kit which includes a lipstick or lip gloss! Also, every person who has a makeup service will get a small touch up kit for later in the day. All touch up kits are compliments of our Team!


Are any of the About Face Design Team artists bilingual?
Yes. We do have artists who speak Spanish fluently. If required, please this request when booking your appointment.


What form of payment does About Face Design Team accept?
Cash, Check and all major Credit and Debit cards. No extra fees.


Can About Face Design Team stay for touch-ups for bridal parties?
We sure can! Touch-ups and style changing for $100 per hour for bridal parties.




So you are secure in booking your wedding day hair & makeup with us for the most important day of your life, you can rest assured that About Face Design Team follows the rules as outlined in the 2017 FLORIDA STATUTES, CHAPTER 477 COSMETOLOGY. Licensing and adhering to rules of the state are Important factors to consider when hiring a makeup artist and a hairstylist for your wedding day or special event. We have outlined what is most critical for your health and safety. If you are interested, please read the following:

477.019 Cosmetologists; qualifications; licensure; supervised practice; license renewal; endorsement; continuing education.

(7)(a) The board shall prescribe by rule continuing education requirements intended to ensure protection of the public through updated training of licensees and registered specialists, not to exceed 16 hours biennially, as a condition for renewal of a license or registration as a specialist under this chapter. Continuing education courses shall include, but not be limited to, the following subjects as they relate to the practice of cosmetology: human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome; Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations; workers’ compensation issues; state and federal laws and rules as they pertain to cosmetologists, cosmetology, salons, specialists, specialty salons, and booth renters; chemical makeup as it pertains to hair, skin, and nails; and environmental issues. Courses given at cosmetology conferences may be counted toward the number of continuing education hours required if approved by the board.

477.0263 Cosmetology services to be performed in licensed salon; exceptions.

(4) Pursuant to rules adopted by the board, any cosmetology or specialty service may be performed in a location other than a licensed salon when the service is performed in connection with a special event and is performed by a person who is employed by a licensed salon and who holds the proper license or specialty registration. An appointment for the performance of any such service in a location other thana licensed salon must be made through a licensed salon.

477.0265 Prohibited acts.

(1) It is unlawful for any person to:

(a) Engage in the practice of cosmetology or a specialty without an active license as a cosmetologist or registration as a specialist issued by the department pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

If you wish to see the entire Chapter for Cosmetology, access the following link: 2017 FLORIDA STATUTES, CHAPTER 477 COSMETOLOGY

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  • “If I could give these ladies 100 stars, I would! About Face was a total dream to work with and made me feel like the most beautiful bride in the whole world. Not only were they great in the months leading up to the wedding (speedy email correspondence, amazing hair/make-up trial, etc.), they were total rockstars on the day of! The entire team was professional, organized, kind and SO talented! They were punctual and ended ahead of schedule, which of course is a bride’s DREAM. My entire bridal party not only looked absolutely gorgeous, but FELT it, too. They were all beaming (and we all received so many compliments on hair and makeup!). Kari did my hair and make-up and I can’t thank her enough for doing a PERFECT job. I so appreciated her attention to detail and wanting everything to be just right. The AFD team’s hard work helped make my wedding day the best day EVER! Thank you so much to Kari, Nina and the rest of the team for being total pros and doing such a fabulous job. Would recommend this group of oh-so talented ladies to ANY bride!!!”

    Dori – 5/26/18
  • “About Face did a wonderful job for my wedding! After changing my mind on hairstyles after my first trial, Nina (their magnificent coordinator) was so flexible in scheduling a second trial for me. My stylist, Kari Larsen, took her time getting to know my style and preferences, so by the time my wedding day came, I was so confident and comfortable knowing I was in good hands. The other 3 stylists did an amazing job on my bridesmaids, mom, and mother-in-law, and Nina did a great job making sure we had the right number of stylists for the size of our group (10). The whole team was also so efficient and timely – we actually wound up ahead of schedule! I highly recommend them!”

    Veronica – 4/14/18
  • “LOVE these people!!! First of all, working with Nina to coordinate everything was such a dream. She is BEYOND accommodating, informative and just makes you feel comfortable asking any and all questions that may come up. After my trial I knew my hair wouldn’t stay and I needed something different so Nina and my stylist Casey came up with a lot of different options that would be similar to what I wanted but last longer with my thin hair. I have been in a number of weddings but I truly felt, looking at my bridesmaids and the mothers and myself, that it was some of the absolute best wedding day hair and makeup I had seen. I would love to work with their team again! Thank you Nina, Casey and Dorka!”

    Lauren – 3/3/18
  • “Five stars are not enough! The team arrived at my daughter’s wedding venue ahead of schedule and set up so that they were ready to begin as soon as the bridal party arrived. We had a large (ethnically diverse…important to note because the team was able to work perfectly with each skin tone and hair texture) party and had to work with the time constraints of the venue, so Nina graciously arranged to send another artist to be sure we were all finished on schedule. The team was professional, courteous, and attentive. They made each bridesmaid, the maid of honor, and most importantly the bride look and feel like their most gorgeous self, and I could not ask for more. If you are looking for a dependable, gifted, talented and high class hair/make-up team for your event, please choose AFDT…you will not be sorry you did!”

    Jessica (Mother of the Bride) – 6/26/18
  • “We used About Face Design Team twice. For our Disney Wedding, April of last year and yesterday for our post wedding Disney Park portraits. I can’t express enough how AMAZING they are. A whole team came to my room and went to work on all of us the day of my wedding. They did a phenomenal job with our hair and make-up. Our pictures came out GORGEOUS. I was a VERY happy bride. We also added grooming for my husband and groomsmen which was a great add on I highly recommend it. They all looked so handsome, their wives/girlfriends were thanking me LOL. Yesterday was our Magic Kingdom Portrait photos and I decided on a completely different look. They sent me a stylist who was such a sweet heart and listened to what I wanted. OMG she hit it out of the Ball Park. From our wedding day to our portrait photos there is nothing About Face Can’t Do. From booking our appointment with Nina who is AMAZING! to their Talented make-up artists I can’t say enough about them. I will definitely be using them again for future events. Thank you so much AFDT!!!!”

    Sky – 2016
  • “The About Face Design Team were great! Nina was amazing in coordinating all of the details and answered all of my questions in a very professional and timely manner. I opted to do a trial run before the wedding which I highly recommend as you get to meet your stylist. I worked with Kari who was awesome! She provided me with some pointers on what I should do with cleaning, drying and prepping my hair prior to the big day which I followed to a T and was beyond pleased with the final results. I Loved how my hair and make up looked and it was perfect for the whole day! The ladies who came to assist my bridesmaids were also great! They arrived on time and finished on time! They even provided us with a little touch up kit to take with us. I highly recommend you work with About Face Design Team for your big day! I know I will use them again when I need hair and makeup!”

    Melissa –  2/4/17
  • “If you’re debating on whether to hire About Face or not………DO IT! I am in the events industry and they just don’t make them like this anymore. Gina, Nina and the rest of the team were an absolute delight to work with from day one. Clear communication, brilliant creative skill and really friendly people are what put AF over the top. They even dealt with a very late addition who needed hair and makeup with grace and professionalism. I felt like a zillion-dollars on my wedding day – as did the other girls in my bridal party – due in large part to the professionals at About Face. I couldn’t be happier with them! Thank you ladies for help making my wedding dream come true!”

    Sue – 3/12/17
  • “I have been sitting in the scheduling coordinator chair for almost 3 years now & have seen many brides in and out of the AFDT studio. Occasionally, I have had my hair and makeup done for small events that AFDT was representing but never at the capacity I was at when I became the bride. I am very self-conscious of the way I look, being a bigger girl. I always feel like the ugly duckling when I am amongst my friends, so being the center of attention on my wedding day did not sit well with me. I was undecided for months with what to do with my hair & makeup. On the wedding day, Kari hit it out of the park. I have never felt more beautiful than in those first moments of looking at myself in the AFDT mirrors. All night, I felt like the Belle of the ball- I forgot about my insecurities and just rocked this awesome look I was given. Casey & Rachel (both stylists & party guests) also did an incredible job with my bridesmaids’ hair & makeup! Each one of my girls who had services done talked about how beautiful they looked and how they felt on the inside. They took selfies all night long apparently because that’s what their snaps and Instagram’s were filled with the next day! I couldn’t have imagined a more perfect day in the hands of AFDT. If you are looking for the best, look no further- you found it. Don’t believe me, then go look at my photos and then you be the judge.”

    Nina – 4/22/17

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