A wedding happens only once in a life time and on this very memorable day, it is important for the bride to look gorgeous and attractive. A good Bridal Makeup Artist hence is essential to uphold this crucial task. As much as skill is required, a good Bridal Makeup Artist has to have the natural instinct to know what suits the bride according to her facial shape, costume, theme and many more. While most people have difficulty identifying a good Bridal Makeup Artist, we are happy to present to you the list of Malaysia’s Top 10 Bridal Makeup Artists made basing on accumulation of public votes.
1. Kelly Ngiam
Being passionate in makeup, Kelly, a professional freelance makeup artist based in Penang believes make up plays a very important role in enhancing the appearance and improving the aesthetics without affecting the body structure or function of a person. More so during meaningful occasions. She brings out the best in every woman by using makeup style of simple, light, natural and nude while insisting on using only the best brands for cosmetics, foundation, eye shadow, brushes and tools from renown brands such as Channel, Bobbi Brown, Mac, Maybelline and Shu Uemura.
Kelly has more than 3 years’ experience in this field since completed the makeup course with NYX academy. Today, she provides makeup and hairdo services for weddings, dinner, photo shoots, parties and other events. The good news is that she also provides makeup classes, makeup tips and personal makeup courses. While northern peninsular is her main concentration, she does not mind covering other local and overseas destinations too!
2. Grace Wang
Grace’s satisfaction and happiness come from the joy of her beautiful clients from the result of makeup. Grace believes with proper make up, ladies can enhance their personal distinctive features and make them feel good about themselves. Her mission is therefore to ensure the bride looks beautiful and confident in any occasions that will last in photographs and memories for many years to come.
Acquiring her makeup and hair styling skills from Taiwan, Grace prefers high quality products and brands such as MAC, kryolan, Lancome, Bobbi Brown, Shu Uemura and RMK. She is also familiar with airbrush makeup technique. Grace is available for services such as Bridal makeup, ROM makeup, pre-wedding makeup, bridesmaid makeup, dinner makeup, hair styling and personal make up course. Do not forget about her for the sale and hire of wedding gowns too!
3. Barry Wong
Started out professionally in year 2012, Barry prides himself as an Image Designer covering makeup, hair styling, hair cut, accessorizing and dressing. Having said this, Barry provides make over from almost head to toe with a simple believe that there is no ugly but only lazy women in this world. He is inspired by the transformation one can achieve and it his obligation to bring out that beauty in them.
Based in Penang, most of Barry’s hands on experiences come from actual wedding days and pre-wedding photo-shoots. He is also an experienced teacher for hair styling and make up courses. Don’t fret if you are not based in Penang as Barry is happy to accept assignments across the country.
4. Aivy Yong
One of the pioneer bridal makeup artists that specialized in Air Brush makeup technique, Aivy Yong is a wedding & bridal makeup specialist who defines elegance, simplicity and classiness in her artistry. Having more than a decade of experience, Brides are in love with Aivy’s skill especially in airbrush which gives a natural flawless complexion and radiance ensuring the brides look best in person, photos and video.
Makeup style and hair styling uniquely tuned towards rustic, vintage and classic theme, Aivy’s is also a Certified Beautician & Beauty Trainer for saloon & Cosmetics Company and has styled celebrities with work featured on newspaper & magazines. Today, Aivy has a makeup studio at Publika offering a complete set of bridal styling and theme from bridal accessories, wedding gown and even wedding flower bouquet that suits you best. For Klang Valley & destination weddings, Aivy is one perfect candidate for makeup given her know-how.
5. Agnes Yip
Noting that wedding is one of the most meaningful milestones in life, Agnes Yip strives to give every girl the perfect look that not only will enhance their natural beauty but will also suit their wedding theme, colour of your gowns, flowers in the ceremony as well as your unique personal features. She strongly believes makeup is not just about application but itself alone is an art.
Makeup being Agnes’ passion, she also emphasizes on getting to know more about her clients before the wedding day. She highly recommends meeting up for a makeup trial to discuss about the bride’s wedding and also her requirements prior to the wedding so that the makeup will not just be beautiful but at the same time something the bride will love.
6. Gene Lim Philips
Been involved in bridal makeup and hair styling for more than 7 years now, Gene is a renowned and respected makeup artist for her skills as well as her professionalism. Dedicated, punctual, and friendly are some of the regular compliments we hear from the brides about her. Gene prides herself in her attention to details and she believes balance and simplicity is the key to a beautiful make up. She has the capability of transforming a bride to look best while still maintaining the natural and classy elements.
On the other note, her unique style and talent on natural hair do with the fresh flowers has inspired many of her clients. While passion remains her biggest source of inspiration, she continues to make many brides believe in their natural look of individuality while she brings the best out of them. These characteristics of hers have earned her trust amongst the brides over the years.
7. Shin Yen
An award winning makeup artist with the most value-for-money package. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Yen never under-delivers in channeling her passion and skills for makeup to her clients. Covering the whole Malaysia, Yen provides professional makeup services for Wedding Day, Pre-Wedding, ROM, Stage performance, Event and also photography. In addition, she also provides nail art service as part of her package.
Yen’s source of motivation comes from the smile on brides’ faces. While believing that proper makeup will enhance personal features, Yen insists on using high quality cosmetics such as EsteeLauder, Bobbi Brown, I-Michee (U.S.A), BeautyMaker Kevin (Taiwan), Stage Cosmetics (Italy) and so on. Yen is also an Air Brush Specialist.
8. Nichole PSY
Dedicated to create the perfect au-natural yet chic look, an epitome of how the fairest bride should be on a truly memorable day, Nichole started off her makeup career since year 2007 in the city of Taipei, Taiwan after completing various professional trainings in addition to her graduation from the Advance Bridal Makeup School. After acquiring fresh techniques and experience in Taiwan, she eventually returned to Malaysia in year 2011 to continue on what she does best.
As a skilled beauty practitioner, Nichole chooses distinguished, tried and tested brands such as MAC, Makeup Forever, Shu Uemura and Rhea to fit the grooming requirements for the special occasion. She brings out the elegance, radiance and raw beauty in the brides with her refined talent in playing up Asian eyes and facial features. A natural and stunning oriental princess, who will definitely take the center stage on her wedding day is her ultimate goal.
9. Shamine Sanusi
Shamine or more commonly known as Min discovered her passion for makeup in her early age. Min spent her childhood playing dress up in her mother’s lipstick and rouge and today all grown up, this Kuala Lumpur-based makeup artist now wields her brushes to transform women of all ages and races into stunning beauties.
Min’s philosophy is simple. With you in mind, Min is ever more than ready to craft a beautiful look that allures and endures. Her attention to her client is the key to why she is one of the favorite makeup artists amongst brides. She has a charmingly distinctive approach to providing miraculous makeovers with top-notch cosmetics for occasion like weddings, engagement, dinner, prom, graduation and photo-shoot.
10. Rynee Tan
Rynee is a well-trained makeup artist who is gifted in matching each client with the right color basing on her skin tone and personality. While she is profound in the Air Brush make up technique, Rynee’s natural hair styling method is an icing to the cake. Whether it is long or short, Rynee has the ability to create a modern and suitable hairstyle for the bride matching her facial shape, attire and makeup. Rynee today is considered as one of the most complete makeup artist in terms of skill and smoothness.
Together with her team, Rynee.T Makeup Artist Studio offers professional bridal make-up and styling for occasions such as pre-wedding, actual day photography, and also make-up for bridesmaids. They also offer stage make-up, creative styling and commercial advertisement styling with an ultimate desire to unveil the beauty of every woman.