I cannot speak highly enough of Elina of EmmeY Makeup Artistry. I was wary of wearing too much makeup or not looking like myself – Elina managed to do what no other makeup artist could ever do – make me look like the most beautiful version of myself, without making the makeup look too heavy or fake. I will be forever in her debt for making me feel so lovely on such a big day.
Elina is so gifted at her craft – and incredibly versatile. She also did the makeup for my bridal party, mother, and grandmother –and bridesmaids that weren’t intending on getting their makeup done asked for her to squeeze them in once they saw her work!
Besides her obvious skill, Elina is a pleasure to work with because of her personality. Elina was the first vendor to arrive at the hotel on the morning of my wedding and her mix of calmness and kindness was a welcome addition. She asks for feedbacks and is willing to make tweaks to your look to make sure you are getting exactly what you want.
Elina uses all-natural products but they are just as, if not more, effective than other makeup products. Several members of the bridal party shed happy tears at the wedding, including my mom who cried A LOT, and the makeup stayed put, all day and night! Also, we had quite a few photos outside and it was nearly 100 degrees. The makeup was sweat-proof!
Again, I can’t stop singing Elina’s praises. I will recommend her to every bride I encounter because on a day when all eyes (and photography lens!) are on you, you want to look your absolute best and Elina will ensure that you do. -Nicki