Makeup Artistry by Denise Voted Best Makeup in Ocean County

Excited to announce that Makeup Artistry by Denise was nominated and voted Best Makeup in Ocean County NJ on's "The Happening List".

A huge "Thank You" for the nomination and to everyone that placed a vote!!!

My Online Interview with Photography by Ivona

Thought I would share an online interview I had with Ivona of Photography by Ivona.  I had the pleasure of meeting Ivona last year when she was looking for a makeup artist for her Boudoir Photo Marathons.  We have since done 2 successful Boudoir Marathons together and the 3rd one is scheduled for 6/12....tons of fun!!!  (Visit the home page of my website for more info) 
She thought it would be a nice idea for clients to get to "know me" a little bit better and hence....the interview.   Below is the link....Enjoy!!

"Pamper Me Pretty" Packages for the Ultimate in Wedding Day Beauty

I'm often told from many of my clients "I wish I could have my makeup done every day." Wouldn't that be the Ultimate in Luxury!!!

Happy to now offer the ultimate in Luxury for your "once in a lifetime event". Pamper Me Pretty Packages were created for those who want the ultimate in pampering on their Wedding Day.

There are 3 packages to choose from: Simple Beauty, Elite Bride & Co. and The Ultimate Package.

Whether you choose to have simple makeup touch-ups during your pre-cermony pictures or want to make it fun for everyone and include touch-ups for the special ladies in your bridal party.... or maybe go all out and treat yourself to the Utimate package which can include transforming your makeup from a natural look for your daytime ceremony to a glamorous evening look prior to your reception....All packages can be tailored to suit your individual needs.

Contact me for more details on packages and pricing. I look forward to making you feel like the Ultimate Princess!! :)

2011 Bride's Choice Awards-Press Release

Toms River, NJ – January 25,2011 - WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announce Makeup Artistry by Denise been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 for Beauty and Health!

Recognition for the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 is determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. Our past clients are among those that shared their experiences on WeddingWire, the largest wedding review site in the nation.

Makeup Artistry by Denise stands among the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry. Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

“WeddingWire is honored to celebrate the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire community,” said Timothy Chi, WeddingWire’s Chief Executive Officer. “With the annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ program, WeddingWire has the unique opportunity to recognize the best wedding professionals across the US and Canada. We applaud Makeup Artistry by Denise for her professionalism and dedication to enhancing the wedding planning experience last year.”

We are happy to announce that Makeup Artistry by Denise is among the very best within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Project Wedding and Weddingbee. I would like to thank our past clients for nominating me to receive the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011.

For more information, please visit my WeddingWire Storefront today at

2010 "A Year In Review" & Welcome 2011!!!

Happy New Year to all!! 

As 2010 came and went in the blink of any eye, I'd like to thank everyone for such an amazing year.  

Besides closing out the wedding season of 2010 on New Year's Eve with my 68th wedding of the year, the opportunities all year round were amazing. From countless makeup applications for brides, engagement photos and special events to all of the other amazing opportunities that came my way this year, I am truly grateful and thrilled beyond belief to have had such a successful year.

First, to my brides, for all of their constant referrals, kind words and posted reviews, their pro photos and most importantly their trust in me on the biggest day of their lives..I truly appreciate it!!  Thank you so much for keeping in touch, as I now consider many of you not only a former client, but a friend as well!!! 

In this world of makeup, as a freelance artist, with every phone call and every e-mail, you just never know what awaits.....It's always a thrill to receive a request for a job that is completely unexpected.  

Last spring I had the honor to do makeup for one of my bride's participating in TLC's  TV show "Four Weddings"  Very exciting to see my work on the big screen....well, the TV screen that is!!!  :)   Soon after, I was offered a freelance position for a cable TV station.  I have since been doing makeup at the studio as Key Makeup Artist for countless tapings of their TV show airing on a monthly basis, videos, commercials and public service announcements.  Loving every minute of it and can't wait for this coming year.

Earlier in the year, I was so excited to be asked by one of the editors of for my input on an article that was eventually published online for the beauty and health section of their website.  I was recently contacted again for another article which should be online any day now.

Also, so great to have met new wedding vendor "friends and colleagues" and of course seeing many familiar faces again too is always a pleasure!!
I couldn't have asked for a better way to finish the year than  with my final weddings of 2010, as well as doing makeup for a Boudoir Photography Marathon that was a huge success.  Thank you to Ivona with Photography by Ivona for such a great experience. I had an amazing time and cannot wait to see some pro photos of the girls!!!

May the year ahead for everyone be filled with peace, happiness and much success!! 

Looking forward to an Incredible 2011!!!!