Salon Nyla is an Aveda salon in the Embassy Suites Hotel where we stayed. My mom kept telling me she thought I should do my own make up and I kept insisting I needed to get it done for my wedding because of lighting and photos. And because it was my wedding day so I wanted everything to be extra special. My mom, myself and a bridesmaid got our make up done and we were so unhappy. I did speak to the owner the following day and she was very apologetic and gave me a gift certificate so that was nice although a little too late. I expected the aveda salon to provide fantastic service with a knowledgeable staff. I have recieved better makeovers at the makeup counters at Nordstrom. The lighting was horrible where I got my makeup done, I had to go into a different room in order to see what the makeup looked like so I had to wonder how the girl knew what she was doing. Anyway, I was pretty scared for awhile because I actually hated the makeup. The girl doing my makeup was not knowledgeable at all about the products or the technique to use the product. Finally, she was able to get the makeup right but I really expected to be brought in and taken care of. My mom had a problem too - the girl doing her makeup didn't know what the color marroon was. She did not take direction well and did my moms makeup way too dark, which my mom had asked her not to do. I should have gotten a trial run but didn't think it was that necessary at an Aveda salon.
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