Nicolette travels to you which makes it super convenient! However, she also offers appointments at her center city Philadelphia studio.
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.
What three beauty products can you not live without?
Nicolette loves a great black eyeliner, eyebrow pencil, and dewy full-coverage foundation.
Do you accommodate 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.
Where were you trained?
I was trained at the Lia Schorr Institute of Cosmetic Skincare in New York City, and I have taken fine art classes for many years. I also received two bachelor’s degrees in journalism and French language from Rutgers University and continued my studies abroad in France, Canada, and Poland.
How should I prepare for my appointment?
Make sure you are well-hydrated. Communicate any skin/eye concerns or allergies to Nicolette. Come presentable. You can bring photos. Treat your skin nicely beforehand.
Do you personally do hair?
Yes, light to moderate hairstyling can be offered when requested, but I do not personally do intricate bridal updos. I can make recommendations for bridal hair.
Do you do airbrush?
Should I bring my own products to an appointment?
I have a fully equipped kit, but at times, customers prefer using some of their own products and colors.
What will an experience with you be like?
A true professional, I strive for excellence, and my customers are of the utmost importance! I am a trained artist having studied color theory and through direct experience in the industry, I understand the importance of underlying pigmentation, hair tones, facial structure, and complexion into the final result. I am also someone who professionally works behind and in front of the camera.
What will an experience with you be like at my wedding?
I do not do cookie-cutter bridal makeup. I take your unique makeup style, comfort level, facial structure, age, skin type, season, and wedding attire into consideration while listening to your vision and sharing my own advice. I am also not a “wedding factory” but a boutique bridal makeup artist.
Do you do same-sex couples or LGBTQ weddings?
Yes, everyone deserves to look and feel beautiful on his or her wedding day!
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?
What types of products are in your kit?
Anything and everything high end, professional, and long-lasting. Brands I have used in my career include MAC, Bobbi Brown, Temptu, Nars, Doll 10, Elemis, Lancome, Eve Pearl, Smashbox, Lorac, Graftobian, Clinique, Arbonne, and so much more. Products are all professional, high-end, and tried and tested.
How do you handle skin concerns?
For specific skin concerns, it is best to communicate these with me in advance.
Are your tools and products clean?
Everything is sanitized and kept clean from brushes to tools to cosmetics.
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.
Do you travel for assignments?
Yes, I provide on-location makeup artistry and also offer individual appointments at my studio.
Enhance your true beauty.
When you book Nicolette, you're one step away from looking and feeling spectacular for the most important moments in your life.