20 Makeup Artists in NYC You Should Know


20 Makeup Artists in NYC You Should Know

The art of makeup is a talent that some have the fortune to develop and become very successful, in this list we have gathered 20 makeup artists in NYC that you should know, they have had a lot of experience in the industry and their recognition has led many people to continue trusting in their work.

Without further ado, here are the 20 Makeup Artists in NYC that you should know!

Jada Allen

The owner of Jadas_Glamroom, she is a professional makeup artist and her work is so immaculate. She does all styles of makeup and has you can also see her work on IG and TikTok.



Lilly Rivera

Lilly is the owner and Creative Director of BridalGal. She is an incredible makeup artist specializing in makeup for bridals, multicultural beauty, fashion and editorial. She has over 25 years of experience in this industry. Follow her Instagram



Sophia V

Sophia is Australian based in NY and is a lead MUA. She specializes in makeup for celebrities, TV, bridal, events and editorial. Her work is amazing and she is very active on her IG where you can find more of her makeup skills. 


Mandisa Vonette

Travelling Makeup Artist specialized in Beauty, Fashion, Film & TV. She’s a beauty educator and has been in the makeup industry for years. Follow her Instagram


Professional Makeup and Brow Artist. She has worked for photoshoots and makeup for brides and she has done master’s courses to keep improving her talent. Follow her Instagram


Faced by Masa

Masa is an exceptional makeup artist, she posts her work constantly on her Instagram profile, and also provides some services as private classes and of course makeup for any special event. 



Samirah Tay

An amazing makeup artist, she has a lot of makeup services like Christmas Day/New Years’ Eve Makeup; Natural, Soft and Full Glam and also Brides. She has an incredible talent, you can see more on her Instagram profile.



Deborah Altizio

Specialized in beauty direction and production. Deborah is a fashion makeup artist, she has worked with celebrities and fashion photographers. Follow her Instagram




Makeup Artist Jenn

Jenn is a creative makeup artist, she does makeup for brides, natural makeups, and makeup for prom and graduations. She also speaks Spanish. Her Instagram is full of different information and tips about makeup.



Brenna D Makeup

A makeup artist also is a hairstylist. She has a certificate from the Make-Up Designory and has been in the industry for eleven years. She has worked for commercials and has some publications in magazines. Follow her Instagram




Michelle Stern

Makeup artist and educator, she provides private makeup lessons as well. Her work as a makeup artist started when she had the opportunity of working with MAC Cosmetics. She does amazing makeup for brides, TV, print and runway and is one of the most sought-after makeup artists in the industry. Follow her Instagram






Alexa Rae

Besides being a professional wedding makeup artist, she is a licensed skin pro and educator. She is a makeup instructor in Nina MUA. She also has a fashion and editorial certificate at the Makeup Forever Academy. Her work has been featured in some magazines like Vogue. Follow her Instagram



Maya René

Maya has worked with several talented artists, fashion brands and influencers as Jordyn Woods. Besides being a professional makeup artist, she is also a hairstylist and has done editorials. Follow her Instagram



Veronica Gaona

She is a makeup artist and also specializes in men’s Grooming. She does makeup for bridals, has worked with celebrities and has done editorials. Follow her Instagram


Olya Mua NYC

She is a makeup artist that is known for her work with powder brows, lashes and permanent makeup. She can do your makeup for any occasion! Follow her Instagram


Stephanie Cinque

She is the owner of the slaytodaymakeup Instagram profile, which is full of talent. Stephanie works for Photoshoots, Bridal and Glam. She has over 6 years of experience and can do any style of makeup for any special event. 










Abby Lauren

She works for wedding makeup and hair. She has been in the industry since 2007. She has a team full of professional makeup artists that are called Abby Lauren Makeup and Hair. Follow her Instagram









Ashlee Mckinnon

She is a MAC alumnus, makeup artist and cosmetic tattooist. She does microblading, lip fillers and makeup for bridal. Follow her Instagram









Vesta Goodarz

Pro Makeup, hair, photoshoots, TV and brides. She has a lot of experience in this industry. She is specialized in airbrushing for HDs and SFX, wig and hairstyling. Follow her Instagram









Anabelle LaGuardia

As a professional wedding makeup artist for 24 years, Anabelle LaGuardia understands that how you look and feel on your wedding day is one of the most important elements you will remember. Her approach with wedding makeup is a philosophy of modern yet timeless beauty perfectly capturing the unique essence of her brides. In addition to weddings, Anabelle provides on-location makeup services for Mitzvahs, special events, engagement shoots, photo and video shoots as well as personalized makeup lessons.

Follow her Instagram


We hope you’ve enjoyed the 20 Makeup Artists in NYC!

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