David Nicholas International, Andover
Standout Qualities: A top-quality makeup artist with his own makeup line and the skills to teach others how to apply makeup.
Philosophy: Armed with the belief that makeup is a powerful tool for individuality and empowerment, David Nicholas strives to help every client be the best version of themselves. He doesn’t want to make the 65-year-old woman look 30, but he does want to make the 65-year- old woman look amazing.
What’s Unique: His passion for his craft—and it is a craft, (just check out his portfolio!).
Insider Tip: Appointment needed! Nicholas operates by appointment only, but is more than willing to work with clients on days and timing, just make sure you reach out in advance.
Fun Fact: Need an eyebrow shaping? The in-studio brow bar is a must-visit.
18 Park St., Andover, 617-242-0177, dnimakeup.com
Rouge Cosmetics, Salem
Standout Qualities: Rouge is a chic beautique to find the lastest looks in makeup. The expert staff can steer you to the latest trends and colors and all things makeup!
322 Derby St., 978-740-1044, rougesalem.com