More than a Makeup Artist, Nicole Bryl, Make-Up New York is the person her clients turn to again and again as the guiding hand behind their image. With over two decades of making people look and feel their most beautiful, Bryl is well known in both the Celebrity World and Haute Society.
Trained in the classical arts, Nicole’s creative strengths focus on enhancing a person’s natural beauty and elevating it to its highest potential. After a makeover in fact, people often wonder if her clients have not undergone some form of “appearance-enhancing” procedure. She is forever researching and refining her craft, privy to cutting edge trends and products, which facilitates transforming the tone of her client’s look to suit each specific occasion.
Having studied Lighting as a Theater Major at Fordham University (Lincoln Center), Nicole is, as well, involved in many of her client’s lighting scenarios taking special care to insure that they are lit to their best advantage. A native New Yorker, Nicole’s talents were recognized by the world of Fashion and Beauty early on. By age 14, already excelling in Theater and Painting at the Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan, Nicole’s passion for creative expression soon translated into the form of being a Makeup Artist. By 16, Nicole traveled to Paris and met there with legendary Behind the Scenes Fashion Photographer Roxanne Lowit who invited Nicole to trail her work and the work of all other creative teams backstage at the Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, and Christian Lacroix shows. Having had the honor on this trip to spend close amounts of time with Paloma Picasso and Christian Lacroix, Nicole’s creativity and standard of excellence were inspired even further. Through Paloma’s regal manor and innate understanding of art and beauty, coupled with Christian’s visionary attention to detail and design, Nicole was left with a strong impression that would raise her standard of “Artist” forever.
Today, Nicole’s Subjects faithfully count on her integrity, reliability, creativity and flawless execution. Her Client list includes Stunners such as Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump, Naomi Watts, Molly Sims, Brooke Shields, Debra Messing, Hilary Rhoda, Molly Sims, Michelle Monaghan, Ally Hilfiger & The Hilfiger Family, Beth Stern, Mary Alice Stephenson, Maria Menounos, Kathie Lee Gifford, HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco & Queen Noor of Jordan, to name a few. Whether it be a Red Carpet Event, Television Appearance or Fashion Spread, Nicole’s unique touch can always be recognized. Under the gaze of her nurturing and undivided attention, Celebrity and Society Beauties alike, blend together for a scene worthy of framing.