Briana Nickas has been a professional makeup artist for over nine years and has been styling hair for nearly twelve years. Throughout the years, she continues to create flawless looks ranging from naturally beautiful to completely glamorous and dramatic.
With a formal education in fine art, Briana's specialty and passion is makeup as she has an extensive understanding of color and blending. She is also skilled in hair styling techniques including blow-outs, up-dos and everything in-between. Briana has substantial experience in beauty, editorial, wedding and figure competition makeup and hair, and she also provides grooming services.
When it comes to weddings, Briana has been featured in Style Me Pretty's Best Weddings of 2011 Magazine as well as The Knot's Southern California Magazine where she was featured as one of LA's Best of Wedding Winners for 2011. StyleMePretty.com, TheKnot.com and ProjectWedding.com have also featured her on their websites in "Real Weddings." And she has won numerous awards, including WeddingWire.com's "Bride Choice Awards" for 2009, 2010 and 2011 along with TheKnot.com's "Best of Weddings" 2011 Pick.
Being familiar with a broad range of styles gives Briana the ability to translate her client's vision into their desired look. She prides herself on her professionalism, reliability and attention-to-detail. Briana currently resides in the Los Angeles area and services all of Southern California by traveling to the client wherever she's needed.