Makeup By Erin Taylor

Serving NYC, Long Island and NJ

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Reviewed on 3/30/2017 Laura G

Erin made me feel absolutely beautiful on my wedding day! Typically, I don’t wear a lot of makeup, but I knew that I wanted to take it up a notch for my wedding. I let Erin know all of this when we did my makeup trial. I loved the look she gave me for the trial, but there... Read More were tweaks to be made, which we discussed and Erin followed through on to a T. One of those being that on my wedding day, she slowly built my eye makeup so I could decide when it was the right amount for me. The finished result was exactly what I wanted and I felt gorgeous in person and in photographs. I looked like a more glamorous version of myself, not someone I didn’t recognize. Erin was great at understanding what I wanted. Looking back at my wedding photos, I’m so thankful that I chose Erin and feel 100% confident recommending her to anyone I know.


Reviewed on 10/13/2015

Honestly, Erin was hands down AMAZING for my wedding. I enjoyed working with her every step of the way. She was hugely helpful with all of the planning and scheduling my bridesmaids, myself, and my mom. Erin arrived bright and early on my big day and did a beautiful job on... Read More each person. I loved that she convinced my super low key mom to try fake lashes!!! They looked SO good!!! I had so many compliments on my makeup and I loved that she made me feel like a more "glam" me on my wedding day and made sure I was completely comfortable with the way that I looked. Erin is super approachable, responsive, and was very flexible scheduling my trial. I realized after my trial that I wanted to change my under eye coverage a little and Erin was great when I asked her about it. She was all about making sure that I was happy and that I felt my best on my wedding day. I would HIGHLY recommend Erin to any bride that wants to SHINE and feel confident on her wedding day!!!!!


Reviewed on 10/05/2015

Erin did a beautiful job for my bridesmaid makeup. I received so many compliments! My makeup lasted the entire day and through the reception! Erin was happy and willing to accommodate all of our makeup needs. I would highly recommend her!


I looked like me.

Reviewed on 2/18/2015 Allison M

All I wanted on my wedding day was to look like myself. (Well, a more polished version maybe!) I was nervous that I would look like someone else after all of my hair and makeup was done when my husband was expecting to see the person he has loved all these years walk down the... Read More aisle. Erin is amazing. She listened to everything I wanted and more... She recommended different styles during our consultation, was prepared with pictures to see what I liked and didn't like, and is an expert at contouring... My skin looked flawless and my makeup effortless. I was more confident than I have ever felt in my whole life. She blended everything perfectly and many guests commented that I looked so natural and like myself that day. The best part about Erin though isn't her incredible makeup skills, it's that you WANT to be around her on your wedding day. She is absolutely hysterical, sweet and friendly, and knows her place in your wedding day. She'll fit right into your schedule and make you feel at ease. I cannot say enough about her... Except for that you have to book her services and be happy you did when staring at your wedding pictures for years to come :) Here's my wedding video if you want to see the make-up and process for yourself: https://vimeo.com/119758588


Wedding Day Make Up That Lasts!

Reviewed on 1/27/2015

When it comes to doing make up, I'm clueless and didn't know where to start when the time came to look for a make up artist for my big day! Erin was recommended to me by a friend who was familiar with Erin's work. I took a chance and went with this recommendation. And this was... Read More one of the best decisions I made for my wedding day! Erin was extremely professional, punctual, fun, and she LISTENED!! As I mentioned I don't know the first thing about make up and I explained to Erin that I wanted to look as close to who I really am as possible. Erin took this information and made me look flawless. If I wanted something changed, she changed it with no problem and no pressure. The amount of compliments I received on my make up that day were overwhelming and I have her to thank! My wedding day happened to be the rainiest day of the year and I was concerned about my make up lasting the entire day. Erin told me not to worry and she was right. My make up lasted the entire day, through rain, smiles and tears and it was easy to take off that night! Erin also did the make up for my bridal party whose skin color ranges from light to dark skinned and all my friends were happy with their make up! Their make up lasted the entire day as well! I would definitely recommend Erin for your make up needs on your BIG day! She will make you feel and look like a princess. :-)


Beauty has No Age

Reviewed on 1/21/2015 Jean W

Ms. Taylor knows her audience! I am in my 60s and was hesitant to have my make up done for my daughter's wedding, due to the fact that I did not want to look like a young clown. However, that was not the case at all with Erin. She fully understood that I wanted a natural evening... Read More look. She reassured me that she would we let me look like myself. I did, but definitely much better! My under eye circles were concealed, my eye lashes were full and my skin glowed. I received numerous compliments throughout the evening regarding my oh so natural glow! Erin has an artistic talent. She understands age and direction. I highly recommend her in applying make up on what I call old skin. I did not feel like a young clown. I felt my very best. Thank you Erin.


"The 6th Kardashian"

Reviewed on 1/21/2015 Jessica W

The only "thing" that actually lasted on my wedding day! My dress ripped, my hair fell down (true headbanging style), my nails chipped, but my make up did not move an inch. It was even flawless the next morning for brunch...individual eyelashes included! I chose Erin to do my... Read More make up for multiple reasons: her talent, professionalism, ability to handle constructive criticism extremely well ie: more blush, less eye make up, fuller lips, etc., and patience. Erin took her time while applying my make up and made sure to check in for my approval throughout the process, which I greatly appreciated. I demanded to look like the 6th Kardashian. I wanted to be total glam- fuller lips and lashes, a more slender nose and of course flawless skin-- including back make up for a few acne scars! Erin did not once laugh at my request. She said got it! I loved that about her. She understood that the bride wants to look her very best. As it is indeed, her day! I danced my dress off...no really, I did! However, my make up was still in true Kardashian form. I was astonished! I even slept in my full face of make up, which is against my religion. Low and behold the next day my make up still looked flawless. My family and friends thought I had Erin do my make up again. Thank you Erin for making me look my very best. I cannot thank you enough. Erin I wish you nothing but the best in your make up career. Without a doubt in my mind, you will go far! I highly recommend your services to every bride, bridal party, and/or female who wants their make up done. A five star rating and beyond.


Bridesmaid make-up done well!

Reviewed on 1/18/2015 lauren r

Erin has done my bridesmaid make-up twice now in the last 2 years and I honestly wish she was the make-up artist working every wedding I am in! The first time was actually the first time having my make-up done professionally so naturally, I was a little nervous. I remember... Read More sitting in the chair to start out and her taking one look and saying, "Yup! I know exactly what to do for you!" I didn't have to explain myself, her idea was exactly what I wanted. I don't wear a lot of everyday make-up (the basics really), but being that it was the first wedding I was in, I wanted to look more glamorous than the everyday version of myself. After about 20 minutes, I took a look at the finished look in the mirror and was blown away by how natural, yet glamorous her work made me feel! I got so many compliments that night! The second wedding was no different and actually in that case, her assistant did my eye make-up and was wonderful too! She was great to work with and Erin was there to add input where needed. They were both so professional when I asked if my eyes needed to be darkened a little in a specific spot-- they agreed and jumped right now it! It was great to work with a team that agreed with me and didn't make me feel like what I wanted was a bad idea. Unfortunately, I do not live in the New York area so for my own wedding, Make-up by Erin was not an option. However, for my own bridal make-up trial, I brought pictures of the wedding I was in that Erin did my make-up as the example of what I wanted-- that's how much I loved her work!


Simply The Best

Reviewed on 1/06/2015 Megan D

Erin was a pleasure to work with from the start of the trial. She is fun, professional, and stylish. She was extremely patient with a very indecisive bride and worked with me until I was happy. On the day of the wedding herself and assistant were AMAZING. EVERYONE looked... Read More stunning. I would highly recommend her for any special event she is SIMPLY THE BEST!


Makeup by Erin Taylor

Reviewed on 1/05/2015

Erin did an amazing job on my wedding day beautifying myself as the bride, my bridesmaids and moms of the bride/groom. I am a self-discribed "make-up" girl who wanted a very glam look - I had a very hard time finding a bridal makeup artist who wasn't trying to force "natural" on... Read More me. Erin translated my vision perfectly and I couldn't be happier! I also had many bridesmaids who weren't big into make up and she was able to create a look that made them comfortable as well. She has an amazing personality, the girls really just loved having her around. Thanks Erin!!


Thank You, Erin!

Reviewed on 12/30/2014 Stephanie V

With so many choices to make for our wedding day, one of the easiest by far to make was working with Erin. Erin was the first and only person I had a trial with, and for good reason - she was amazing! Not only did the makeup look natural (though much prettier than my... Read More day-to-day), Erin is just such a pleasure to get to know. She makes you feel totally comfortable, and is really personable - I felt like I was talking to a friend that I knew for years when sitting in her chair! She did the makeup for me, my bridesmaids, and my mom and mother-in-law, and made everyone look and feel great. And, kept everyone moving along on time (very important)! After all was said and done, a guest told me weeks after the wedding "you were a bride who actually looked like herself!". What more could you ask for? Thanks so much, Erin!


Flawless

Reviewed on 10/07/2014 alyssa c

I hired Erin to help get me and my 7 bridesmaids photo ready for my big day. I could not have dreamed for a better result. Erin was attentive and really listened to what each of my girls wanted. Not only that...she executed each look flawlessly. On a daily basis, I don't wear a... Read More lot of makeup myself. Erin was able to take my low maintenance look and elevate it to truly make me look and feel like a bride. Erin is really sweet and easy to get along with. As a bride, you want to work with people that are organized, calm and great at what they do. With Erin, you get all three of those qualities! I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a makeup artist.


Amazing Bridal Party Makeup!

Reviewed on 9/17/2014 Kelly S

I used Erin for my makeup artist the day of my wedding for myself, MOB, MOG & 8 bridesmaids and I cannot say enough positive things about my experience with her and the way that everyone's makeup looked that day. From the first meeting where we did a trial she really listened to... Read More my concerns about looking like myself (I do not wear a lot of makeup regularly) and took her time to not only get the perfect look for my big day but to document it so that everything would be perfect on my wedding day. I was also very nervous about trying fake lashes but she is so talented in applying them that they looked very natural and I could not have been happier with the way my makeup looked for my special day. Erin also has a very calm, warm personality which put me at ease that morning. I would highly recommend her and can't wait to hopefully use her again in the future!


Amazing skill and really listens!

Reviewed on 9/12/2014

Erin was absolutely fabulous when she did my makeup as a bridesmaid for my friends wedding. I wanted something dramatic with a smokey-eye, but still pretty... and she accomplished it perfectly. Even checking with me several times throughout the process, Erin made sure to pay... Read More attention to detail on not just myself, but everyone else throughout the day, making sure they were happy and of course, looked beautiful. I would highly recommend Erin if you want someone who is professional, yet fun, and will make you look gorgeous (who doesn't want that?!)!


Flawless - Made me feel like a Princess!

Reviewed on 9/11/2014 Kelly K

After interviewing a handful of make-up artists, it didn't take long for me to realize that I hands-down wanted Erin to do my and my mom's make-up for my wedding. She is incredibly talented and came referred to me by several people. Her professionalism in unparalleled and the... Read More quality of her work is unmatched. She arrived early, was very personable, and finished on-time (which is key when you are already quite busy on your wedding day!). I don't wear much make-up on a day-to-day basis, but it was crucial to me that I still looked like myself when I walked down the aisle...and I definitely did, but a much better version! I have never felt more beautiful in my life...I wish I could hire her on a daily basis! Thank you Erin!


Fantastic Smokey eye

Reviewed on 9/10/2014 Cristina V

I used Erin's makeup services as a bridesmaid in my brother's wedding on September 6, 2014. We previously did not have a practice trial before the big day. The morning of, I wanted to try airbrush for the first time and also asked for a smokey eye, both of which can be... Read More complicated if you do not know what you are doing! Erin nailed it with perfection. I received compliments the entire night from family and friends, and I just saw how amazing my makeup looks in photos. Erin is a professional all the way, and I would highly recommend her!


Gorgeous makeup!!

Reviewed on 9/08/2014 Sara L

I had my makeup done by Erin when I was a bridesmaid. She's awesome!! So easy to work with. I let her do whatever she wanted and my makeup came out beautiful, I got compliments all night. I also absolutely loved how it lasted the entire wedding and my fake eyelashes were SO... Read More comfortable. Highly recommend!!!!!!!


Wedding Day Makeup

Reviewed on 8/29/2014 Allyse H

I used Erin for my wedding day make up. She was absolutely fantastic! She is so good at what she does. She makes you look gorgeous for your special day! When we did the trial, I told her that I was worried about the make up lasting all day long. She reassured me that it would... Read More last all day long and she was right! I received so many compliments on my make up throughout the entire day from all of the guests! Just those compliments alone make you feel so special on your big day. Erin is so great to work with, she is so professional, friendly, out going and a genuinely nice person. I could not have asked for a better make up artist for the day of my wedding! I can't wait to work with Erin again in the future!!


Talented, Professional, AMAZING!

Reviewed on 10/23/2013 Brittany S

As soon as Erin completed my makeup trial, I couldn't stop smiling every time I looked in the mirror. I couldn't believe how amazing and beautiful she made me look. Erin exceeded my expectations of how I expected my makeup to be! She listened to my opinion of how I wanted to... Read More look and applied my makeup perfectly. On my wedding day when we arrived at the country club, she was already set up, ready to start the day! Along with my makeup, she did my mother's, mother in law's, aunt's, and most of my bridal party (7 girls!). To this day, I still receive complements on how beautiful I looked, and I truly owe that to Erin. She made me look naturally glamorous, as well as everybody else who got their makeup done by her. By the end of the night, everyone's makeup still appeared as it was newly done. Without a doubt, Erin is an extremely talented makeup artist who will make you feel like a princess on your wedding day. She is not only talented, but professional, friendly, and sociable. If I were able to have another wedding, I would definitely use Erin again!


Fantastic!!!

Reviewed on 10/15/2013 Annie R

Erin was just wonderful! I received so many compliments on my make up--the best of which was "you look like a dressed- up version of you!" I didn't want something out of character, just "dressed up." I don't know much about make up, but Erin listened to my requests, then made... Read More very professional suggestions too--a perfect balance. I would HIGHLY recommend!


Best Bridal Makeup!

Reviewed on 10/15/2013 Meaghan S

I absolutely loved working with Erin for my Big Day! She made me look & feel flawless. :) She was willing to work with my crazy schedule leading up to the wedding for my consultation. She listened to what I wanted and made sure that I was 100% satisfied. She was punctual and... Read More professional. I would recommend her for any big event-especially Weddings!


Amazing make-up artist! (Happy bride!)

Reviewed on 10/15/2013 Ashley S

Erin did my wedding day make-up as well as my mom's, and we both loved it so much! I don't generally wear very much make-up (and almost always hate it when I get my make-up done professionally)... Erin was able to make me feel beautiful and extra pretty/done up, while still... Read More making me look like me and natural. I have honestly never loved my make-up so much. She even did my mom's make-up and she looked amazing! We were so happy with Erin, and I will continue to recommend her to all of my friends and family.


Natural & Photo Ready - Rain proof makup!

Reviewed on 10/15/2013 Nicole H

Erin did my sister's wedding day makeup (plus 5 BM's and MOB) 4 months before my big day. Everyone loved their look from 20-60 years old! I had already booked her for my wedding day makeup as well. As a bridesmaid, I had more fun letting Erin layer on the full lashes and... Read More dramatic eye makeup. I really loved it. It was 90+ degrees out, hot and very humid. Unbelievably, our makeup stayed ALL DAY. For my own wedding day, it was most important to me to look natural and like myself. I don't wear eye shadow or liner, but I like a defined brow and clear, even skin. I have fair skin and was married in December, so I didn't have a tan to help me out. Erin did such an amazing job. Of course, I had a stress blemish that needed covering and she made it disappear... all night! The foundation matched my skin perfectly, she really took the time to get the right color. She also advised that I wear some eyeliner and shadow for photos. I trusted her and am glad I did. She did a first round of eye makeup and was totally open to me wanting less or more. She toned it down a little bit, not an issue at all. It also completely down poured in the middle of my outdoor ceremony. I really put this makeup to the test! It looked flawless even after and I went straight into pictures. Erin is talented, knowledgeable, professional, and good company for the morning of your big day :) I recommend her to everyone - so book soon!