• Welcome to Nisa Nicole Makeup Artistry!

    *Bio: Nisa is a professional makeup artist with 15 years of experience. She has been in Austin for 22 years and started NNMA 10 years ago after getting her Aesthetician license and freelancing with MAC Cosmetics.

    Her successful career has included New York Fashion Week, published work in: Brides Magazine, Waterway Magazine, Spin Magazine, The Knot Magazine and Tribeza to name a few. She has done makeup for celebrities like Sheryl Crow and worked for large companies such as CNN, Nautica and Scott and White Hospitals. She works closely with local professionals and has been involved in events like SXSW, Austin Music Awards and Austin Fashion Week.

    Her wedding makeup has been featured on many websites and blogs including: Ruffled, 100 Layer Cake, The Knot, Green Wedding Shoes, Style Me Pretty, Loverly, The Wedding Chicks, and Wedding Wire.

    In short, Nisa has worked with many amazing photographers, editors, publications, hair stylists, event planners, makeup artists and fellow visionaries. She does makeup for photo shoots, head shots, TV appearances, video, prom, gala's, weddings and would love to work with you on your next shoot, gig or special event.

    Please contact for availability.

Now Booking for Summer 2015

No Minimums!! I have space available in June and August.

September is filling up quickly!

Send me a request to reserve your date.



photo credit: Cory Ryan Photography


New Policy for 2016

Due to demand: I will be adding $300 minimums to all weddings booked on Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s in 2016.  The following months will be under the new minimum rule:

March, April, May, June, October and November


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Real Weddings/Real Brides (Of Mine)

Two Features in The Knot:

Look at these gorgeous brides I had the pleasure of doing makeup for on their wedding day.  The teams for these events are amazing as well.  Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the posts to see the Who’s Who at the top of the wedding industry here in Austin.



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Hurry, Limited Availability for Spring Weddings

I am booking up quickly for Spring Wedding Season 2015!  Below, I have listed the dates I still have available.  Check the list and if you see your date, send me a request.  I hope to see you in my makeup chair very soon!

Availability as of 3/13/15:

  • April 24th & 26th
  • May 8th, 9th, 10th & 17th
  • June 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th, & 21st 

**I am soon off maternity leave and will start appointments on April 1, 2015



Maternity Leave!

maternity pic

photo credit: Paige Newton Photography


Hi everyone, thank you for coming by and checking out my work!  I am currently on maternity leave until April 2015.  We are expecting our first baby and are so excited!


I am still accepting requests by email and am booking for Spring and Summer weddings and events.  Please use my contact form (located in the upper right of the menu bar) and let me know the details of your event.  I will be answering emails as time permits.


If you are in need of a makeup artist between now and April 1st, please check out my recommendations as I believe they are some of the best in Austin:


Maris Malone Calderon – Pearl Salon http://www.marismalonecalderon.com

Rhea McCarter – Adore Boutique and Salon http://www.adoremakeupsalon.com/

Avery Allen – http://averyallenmakeup.com/


Thank you for your patience during this time.  I look forward to seeing you  in my makeup chair!


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