Makeup Artists Directory
About Face Makeup917-501-8278; aboutfacemakeup.com
Noelle Bonham creates customized looks and provides instructions on how to keep makeup and hair in place no matter how crazy the dance floor gets. Consultations are $150; day-of services for the bride start at $500.
Amanda Christan Burran Soulful Beauty917-373-6426; amandachristanburran.com
Burran uses all-natural makeup and has worked with Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Natalie Portman. Trials are $250, on-location bridal makeup is $525, and each additional person is $225. Package rates are available upon request. (eco-friendly)
Amanda Shackleton88 Lexington Ave., at 26th St., Ste. 2F; 917-334-6155; nybridalbeauty.com
Shackleton, who has styled for Anne Hathaway, offers one-stop shopping with time-saving hair-and-makeup packages for the big day ($400 for the bride; $200 for each additional person).
Amy Zdunowski-Roeder476 Bergen St., nr. Flatbush Ave., Park Slope; 917-517-4020; amyzdunowskiroeder.com
This makeup artist and male groomer is a regular on the set of America’s Next Top Model, and her looks have appeared in the pages of People, W,and Nylon. Celebrity clients include comedian Kristin Wiig and model Elaine Irwin. Prices start at $285 for the bride and $100 for the groom. (good value)
Anni Bruno868 Metropolitan Ave., nr. Orient Ave., Ste.2B, Williamsburg; 212-203-5277; nycfaces.net
One of the founders of wedding collective Brooklyn Betrothed, Bruno creates natural, long-wearing looks that “really pop against white gowns.” In-studio trials are $100; day-of on-site makeup starts at $300 for the bride and $150 for each additional attendant, with a three-person minimum. (good value)
Bridal Beauty917-860-1500; bridalbeautynyc.com
Lana G.’s fresh, classic looks have appeared in Harper’s Bazaar and Brides, as well as on celebs like Katherine Heigl, Drew Barrymore, and Ellen DeGeneres. Standard packages are $850 for four people (up to four hours) and $1,350 for seven people (up to six hours).
BridalGal336 W. 37th St., nr. Ninth Ave., Ste. 870; 917-330-1913; bridalgal.com
Lilly Rivera specializes in traditional and airbrushed looks for brides of different ethnicities. Trials are $175; day-of is $375 on-site (and $125 per extra person).
Brush Beauty917-685-6813; brushbeauty.com
This multitalented team, which does makeup, airbrushing, hairstyling, and manicures, has artists who will travel anywhere in the U.S. Trials range from $150 to $350; day-of services for the bride plus three others start at $750.
Celeste Loft Makeup917-319-8753; celesteloft.com
Those with a classic sensibility adore Loft for her clean, polished looks that bring out each bride’s best features. She takes a just-enough approach, though her handiwork lasts all day and photographs beautifully. Two-hour trials are $200. Day-of is $250 for the bride and $125 for each additional person. (good value)
Cheek to Chic646-319-6141; cheektochic.com
Raychel Wade creates fresh, glowing looks for the bride plus two others ($850 anywhere in Manhattan); it costs $150 for each additional person. Trials are $175. Wade also gives application lessons starting at $250. (good value)
David Maderich917-502-9553; davidmaderich.com
Maderich has ten years of experience working with Vanity Fair, as well as red carpet–bound celebs like Drew Barrymore and Mary-Kate Olsen. Wedding packages (from $1,800 for the bride plus three) include hairstyling. Trials with photos are $200.
Elizabeth Black718-813-0378; elizablack.com
Black offers a trial with up to three hours of “playtime” for the bride to try a variety of looks. Trials start at $125; day-of services (which can include airbrush makeup and false-eyelash applications) from $250.
Gloss and Glam646-488-8228; glossandglam.com
These makeup artists have worked with Chanel, Vogue, Jessica Alba, and others. Their services run from long-lasting makeup applications to custom hair extensions. Prices for hair and makeup range from $250 to $1,000.
Ivanka Lova Makeup & Hair212-810-9475; ivankalova.com
This Upper West Side–based makeup artist has a knack for realizing a bride’s vision or working with her to devise the perfect look. Trials start at $100; day-of makeup for the bride is $250. Each additional person costs $90, but group discounts are available. (good value)
Jackie Schneider Beauty914-420-8067; jackieschneiderbeauty.com
Brides wanting to steer clear of cookie-cutter looks turn to this hair-and-makeup pro, who is known as much for her skill in recreating glamorous vintage styles as she is for her patience (Schneider will spend hours consulting with clients to ensure they find the perfect look). A combined hair-and-makeup trial is $250; day-of hair and makeup is $350 for the bride and $250 for each additional person.
Jennifer Wobito212-685-2598; jwoproductions.com
Wobito has spent fifteen years making up brides and celebrities like Sutton Foster, Lucy Liu, and Lauren Conrad. She excels at details like individual-eyelash application. Trials cost $200; day-of makeup is $350 for the bride and $150 for each additional person.
Jessica Liebeskind Make-up Artistry917-531-9063; jessicaliebeskind.com
Liebeskind, a Fashion Week regular who has worked with luxury brands like Reem Acra, Monique Lhuillier, and Badgley Mischka, likes to keep things practical and natural. Trials are $250; wedding-day application starts at $1,000.
Jill Harth Beauty524 W. 57th St., nr. Tenth Ave., Ste. L404 in the CBS Studios Broadcast Center; 917-779-8928; jillharth.com
Harth, who has worked with such celebrities as Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michelle Pfeiffer, uses a combination of airbrush and high-definition makeup. A two-hour trial starts at $150; day-of rates start at $365 for the bride and include a personal makeup kit.
Keri Berman & Co.917-566-6426; keriberman.com
Renowned for her contouring and highlighting prowess, Berman has worked with Hollywood celebrities and European royalty alike. Consultations are $250; day-of makeup for the bride plus one starts at $750.
Kerry Makeup908-337-3473; kerrymakeup.com
Using both airbrush and traditional techniques, Kerry Crawford creates chic and flawless bridal makeup. She’s also an aesthetician, a bonus for brides who have skin concerns. Her work has appeared on several blogs, including Style Me Pretty, Brooklyn Bride, and Once Wed. Prices upon request.
Kimara Ahnert Makeup & Skincare Studio1113 Madison Ave., at 83rd St.; 212-452-4252; kimara.com
Ahnert’s studio offers innovative skin-clearing and lifting treatments, including LED-light therapy and microcurrent technologies, as well as makeup and eyelash applications. It also offers lessons. In-studio, day-of bridal makeup starts at $175; on-site from $700 for the bride plus two.
Kim Do917-709-4381; kim-do.com/weddings
Do, whose list of celeb clients includes Molly Sims, likes to schedule trials ($275) three to six months in advance and will travel to give the bride a picture-perfect big-day look ($450, plus travel fee). Day-of makeup for bridesmaids and mothers of the bride cost $200 per person.
Kim White Makeup937-272-3159; kimwhitemakeup.com
White specializes in spray-tanning and meticulous airbrush makeup. Consultations are $150; full-day rates for the bride plus three start at $1,000.
Landy Dean212-358-7780; landydean.com
Dean, the resident makeup artist at Marie Robinson Salon, has created cover looks for Cosmopolitan and Harper’s Bazaar. Trials and in-salon day-of are $300; on-site rates start at $800.laurageller.com
Geller and her veteran team do trials for $125 and day-of applications on-site for $300. At a rate of $150 an hour, her makeup artists will stick around throughout the wedding.
La Voila Beauty212-518-7197; lavoilabeauty.com
Want your beauty team to come to you? This “glam squad” works exclusively on-site, specializing in hair and makeup with an emphasis on ethnic brides. Bridal trials are $200; day-of is $350. All-day services start at $1,500 and include eight hours of makeup application for the entire bridal party.
Lea Siegel718-398-7002; leasiegel.com
With a background in photography, this sought-after artist crafts long-wearing looks that stand out in pictures. Trials are $250; day-of makeup starts at $500 for the bride and $150 per bridesmaid.
Lori Hamlin Weddings212-353-3198; lorihamlinweddings.com
Hamlin’s looks are natural, fresh-faced, and never overdone. Her work has appeared in various fashion magazines, including Harper’s Bazaar. Wedding-day makeup packages start at $1,500.
Lorin Cole917-306-0120; lorincole.com
A former Ford model, A-list celebrity makeup artist, and best-selling beauty writer, Cole shares makeup tricks while turning out faultless faces and skin that seems to glow from within. Trials are $200; day-of makeup for the bride plus two is $800.
Makeup by Anabelle Laguardia212-340-4772; anabellemakeup.com
A Laura Geller alum, LaGuardia is known for her skillful eye contouring. Her looks tend to appear natural, though she can pull off ultraglam with ease. A consultation is $150; day-of makeup is $300 for the bride and $150 for each additional person. (good value)
Meredith Carre917-497-7838; meredithcarre.com
Certified aesthetician Carre can recommend skin treatments or waxing regimens, and her light makeup application prevents caking. Trials are $50; on-site is $225 for the bride, $150 for each bridesmaid. (good value)
Vo’s versatile looks can be subtle or all-out glam, and she often applies individual false lashes to amp up the eyes. Trials are $175; day-of is $400 for the bride. Full-day services from $1,800.
Piera Canu917-251-8221; pieracanu.com
Canu has worked with celebs like Katherine Heigl, Nicole Richie, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. For fifteen years, she’s crafted luminous looks with a soft, natural base. Trials are $200; day-of packages for the bride plus two start at $800.
Sally Duvall917-670-4271; sallyduvall.com
Duvall, formerly an assistant to Kevyn Aucoin, is known for creating ultrachic looks using minimal makeup. Day-of makeup starts at $400 for the bride and $150 for each additional person.
Sandy Linter at Rita Hazan Salon720 Fifth Ave, at 56th St.; eleventh fl., 212-586-4343; ritahazan.com
Linter, who did the makeup for Elizabeth Hurley’s wedding in London, charges $350 for a trial and $500 for day-of services. On-site prices upon request.
Sharon Becker646-263-4055; sb-beauty.net
Becker’s contemporary, long-lasting looks have appeared in the pages of Utterly Engaged and Grace Ormonde Wedding Style. Trials start at $150; day-of packages, from $650 for the bride plus three. Hairstyling, airbrushing, false-eyelash application, and touch-up options also available.
Sharon Slattery917-686-4828; sharonslatterymakeup.com
Slattery’s handiwork has been featured in Glamour and Cosmopolitan, and she currently creates camera-ready looks for WPIX Channel 11’s news team. Traditional and airbrush makeup for the bride starts at $350; trials are $100.
For magazine-worthy polish (her work has appeared in the pages of Martha Stewart Weddings), clients pay Eriksson $300 per hour for on-location makeup and false-eyelash application. Airbrush tanning is available for $125; brow shaping is $75.
Spring Super646-404-7392; springsuper.com
Super specializes in an airbrush technique that keeps makeup looking fresh for eighteen-plus hours without touch-ups. Her additional services include tattoo coverage and custom hair extensions. Trials start at $200; day-of starts at $700.
Stephanie Barr917-885-6502; stephaniebarr.com
Barr has worked with Hilary Swank and offers on-site applications of her red-carpet-worthy creations. A combination of airbrushing and traditional work is $450 for the bride, and a five-hour makeup session for seven people is $1,450. Consultations are $250.
Three Custom Color Specialists54 W. 22nd St., nr. Fifth Ave., third fl.; 212-730-8828; threecustom.com
Brides flock here for makeup that’s hand-blended for each individual’s skin tone. Bridal trials cost $125, and $85 for an additional person. On-site applications start at $350 ($125 per extra person). (good value)trishmcevoy.com
DIY types come to McEvoy’s studio for hour-long makeup lessons ($750 for McEvoy, $300 for a staff artist) and leave with a full makeup kit. Standard trials are $125; day-of application is $200 per hour.
Wei Lang Beauty917-470-7787; weilangspa.com
With more than 25 years of experience, Lang has worked with models and celebrities—including Beyoncé—of every age, ethnicity, and skin type. Her polished looks focus on showcasing radiant skin with subtle contouring to bring out the eyes. Trials are $250. On-site day-of application for the bride is $500; $1,500 for the bride plus three.
From the Summer 2014 New York Wedding Guide
- Amanda Shackleton / NY Bridal Beauty
33 Lexington Avenue #2F New York, NY 10016 ; Tel: 917-334-6155 ; www.nybridalbeauty.com
Elegant, fresh-looking hair and makeup by Amanda. My years of experience with top models, magazines and celebrities ensures you will look modern and beautiful – never overly made up. Offering on location services.
- Once Upon A Bride
122 West 26th Street New York, NY ; Tel: 212-353-2350 ; www.ouab.com
Once Upon A Bride has extensive experience in the fashioning and bringing out the exquisite beauty of the bride. The elite staff is comprised of New York's finest make up and hair artists, all of whom specialize in brides.
- Sharon Slattery Wedding Makeup
New York City ; Tel: 917-686-4828 ; email@example.com
Exquisite Bridal Makeup – Airbrush application that leaves skin dewy and flawless, precision individual eyelashes. Bridal Beauty Bag with full day service, lip gloss palette for the bridal party. Call for a trial makeup session.