About Nicolette

Nicolette is a published and certified boutique makeup artist and style expert working in Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey, Delaware and on destination assignments. With over six years of experience as a makeup artist, and over ten as a trained fine artist, Nicolette's clients include brides, everyday men and women, celebrities, actors, models and prominent business figures. Friendly and professional with an eye for what looks good, her attention to detail and developed talent are on-point, surpassing her clients' expectations, and making her a great fit for any beauty event or fashion occasion. Her kit is fully equipped with the best makeup, on-trend products, and is airbrushed equipped.

Nicolette's bubbly personality and upbeat demeanor make her a regular with production companies, salons, and prominent Philadelphia and New York photographers. She loves to make others look beautiful and feel great through the magic of makeup. As a blogger and style expert, she understands that an overall look involves several components, from the right makeup to the right outfit, so in addition to providing you with great makeup, she can help style your overall image as well.


The Q&A:

  • Do you also do hair?
    Nicolette does basic to moderate hairstyling but not intricate updos. For bridal hair requests, please reach out to Nicolette as she has a team of hairstylists that work with her.
  • Where do you offer your services?
    Nicolette travels to you which makes it super convenient! However, she also offers appointments at her center city Philadelphia studio.
  • Where were you trained?
    Nicolette was trained at the Lia Schorr Institute of Cosmetic Skincare and has taken fine art classes all her life. She also received two bachelor's degrees in journalism and French language from Rutgers University, and studied abroad in France, Canada, and Poland.
  • Why should I choose Nicolette to do my wedding?
    Because Nicolette takes it all into account while giving you an actual look instead of a cookie cutter bridal face. She takes your unique makeup style, comfort level, facial structure, wedding attire, season, skin tone and type into consideration while listening to your vision and sharing her own advice. Nicolette is a boutique makeup artist and the very best wedding makeup artist in the Tri-state area. She prides herself on not being a "wedding factory" but a unique individual to match your individual beauty needs. Click here to see what others are saying.
  • What is a bridal trial like?
    Relaxing, pleasant, and thorough. Nicolette will take the time to get to know you and your bridal beauty vision. Around two hours, this will be an ideal time to "get on the same page" by discussing and trying different looks.
  • Should I bring my own products to a trial?
    It can't hurt. Nicolette has a fully equipped kit, but at times, customers prefer using some of their own products and colors.
  • How should I prepare for my trial?
    Make sure you are well-hydrated! Drink lots of water in the days leading up to your trial, so your makeup will look its very best. Communicate any skin/eye concerns and conditions or allergies to Nicolette as well.
  • Do you do same-sex couples or LGBTQ weddings?
    Yes, Nicolette does not discriminate. Everyone deserves to look and feel beautiful on his or her wedding day!
  • What will an experience with Nicolette be like?
    Enjoyable, professional, and satisfying. Nicolette prides herself on old-fashioned customer service, and understands that everyone's goals are different. Add amazing talent and eye for design to the mix, you will leave feeling and looking beautiful.
  • Do you charge a travel fee?
    On occasion, yes. This is to cover wear and tear on the vehicle, added time to travel to your destination, tolls, parking and gas.
  • Do you travel long distances for assignments?
    Absolutely!
  • What types of products are in your kit?
    Anything and everything high end and professional. Brands include MAC, Bobbi Brown, Temptu, Nars, It Cosmetics, Clinique, Ben Nye, Eve Pearl, Urban Decay, Anastasia of Beverly Hills, Smashbox, and more.
  • What three beauty products can you not live without?
    Nicolette loves a great black eyeliner, eyebrow pencil, and dewy full-coverage foundation.
  • How do you handle skin issues and skin concerns?
    Nicolette has come across many skin types and issues in her career. In the consultation, she will evaluate your skin and decide the course of action to best address blemishes and other concerns.
  • Do you accomodate large parties?
    Yes, and if need be, Nicolette will bring on another makeup artist.
  • Can you do ethnic makeup?
    Absolutely. Nicolette has worked on African American, Hispanic, Indian, Middle Eastern and Asian women.
  • What is your biggest beauty accomplishment?
    Having worked on dance legend Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary magazine spread which was featured and published in New York Magazine.
  • What is your biggest fashion accomplishment?
    Landing an on-camera fashion hosting gig on QVC.
  • What's your makeup style like?
    Natural-glam. Nicolette believes you should look like the very best version of yourself through seamless and beautiful makeup.
  • What's your fashion style like?
    A mix between Victoria Beckham, Carrie Bradshaw, and Kate Middleton. Throw in a few cups of confidence and a pair of Louboutins too!
  • Are your tools and products clean?
    Yes, yes, yes. At the Lia Schorr Institute of Cosmetic Skincare, Nicolette learned how to properly sanitize and clean not only her brushes, but also the actual makeup she is using. Sanitation is of the utmost importance.
  • Finally, why should I pick you?
    A true professional, Nicolette strives for excellence, and her customers are of the utmost importance! Do you want a fabulous result? What about a natural born artist who can look at you and just figure it out? An expert color matcher who takes underlying skin pigmentation, hair tones, facial structure, and complexion into account? Someone who professionally works behind and in front of the camera and can anticipate the final results because of her own experiences? Someone you can consult with and trust? If you answered "yes" then look no further.

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