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It would be nice to clock some pre-wedding, girls-only bonding time at the salon, but what do you do if it's not in your budget to pay for your bridesmaids' makeup? Joelle Brodhecker, co-owner of Pine Street makeup studio Addiction, has a solution: "I come across this issue often and have noticed most brides have their bridesmaids pay for their own services. Another option is for the bride to pay the makeup artist and each bridesmaid can tip. " [RackedWire]