Evelyn is a New Jersey based freelance makeup artist who developed her passion for the beauty industry at an early age. After graduating from the Roman Beauty Academy, Evelyn began her career as a makeup artist with the Clinique and Prescriptives brands. She then joined MAC Cosmetics where she worked as a certified MAC Makeup Artist for 10 years. Evelyn continues to expand her makeup artistry with prestigious brands such as Nars, Giorgio Armani & YSL cosmetics.
Evelyn is recognized throughout the Tri-State Area bridal circuit as a successful artist and well-respected beauty expert. In addition, she has worked with Project Runway Designer Jonathan Peters at New York City Fashion Week in fall 2010 and has been featured on WE TV's Platinum Weddings, The Knot, Channel 5 Fox News, (201) Bride Magazine, The Knot New York Magazine, Health and Beauty Magazine, New Jersey Bride Magazine, and Success From Home Magazine. She has also done makeup for reality show stars such as Teresa Giudice from the Real Housewives of New Jersey. Evelyn is the recipient of the Brides Choice Award for the past 6 years on WeddingWire.
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Amber · Married on 10/06/2017
Evelyn and her team were amazing. We cannot thank them enough. Evelyn was very professional this whole time working with her she has answered any of the questions I had for her. The day of my wedding we were all very nervous but Evelyn and her team contributed to the most amazing experience ever. They were personalable and so much fun while getting ready for our big day. We cannot thank you enough for making our day as amazing as it was. We appreciate it more than you know! If you have the opportunity to use her I highly recommend her for sure. :)
Linda · Married on 07/22/2017
Evelyn came very highly recommended to me and I am so glad that I went with her for my wedding makeup! She is nice and personable and makes you feel so comfortable. She really listens and is willing to accommodate you and your personal style/ comfort level. She's professional, helpful and really pays attention to your skin type and offers her professional advice to help you look your best. I don't wear a lot of makeup regularly and she was able to make me look great without looking completely different from my regular self. I have never felt more perfect in my own skin then I did on my wedding day!
Lauren · Married on 07/15/2017
Evelyn is amazing! She and her assistant Amaril did a beautiful job with my makeup and my bridal party. Evelyn did my makeup and it was flawless all day. From morning to night I hardly had to do a single touch up and my pictures all look fantastic thanks to her! Highly recommend!!!
Evelyn is an excellent make up artist with vast experience in the field. Evelyn's experience goes from weddings to New York Fashion week.
I have worked with Evelyn for many years, her talent and her professionalism will far exceed any and all your expectations! Definitely a must have for your wedding day to make you look and feel your best.
When it comes down to beauty, Evelyn Abanto has one of the finest makeup artist in the industry...Their professionalism is amazing... You will not regret it:)