About Nicole Wagner
First and foremost, Nicole Wagner is an artist. To understand her advanced skill level, you must first understand the passion Powder Inc. was born from.
Nicole began sketching faces at an early age, which cultivated her advanced skills in highlighting, contouring, shading and color theory. Her background in art gave her the finesse and intuition to know how to accentuate the best features of every client. When you can look in the mirror and realize how beautiful you truly are, not how beautiful your makeup is, that is when Nicole feels she has done her best work. She gives women an experience which becomes a defining moment for so many: honest recognition, “I am beautiful.”
For the last 9 years, Nicole has been unparalleled in the bridal industry. Her work and reputation created a demand too big to fill on her own, so she hand-picked a team she personally trained to her caliber of excellence and precision and has run the Power house known as Powder Inc. since 2010. Powder Inc. has been nominated by Oregon Bride Magazine for Best Hair & Makeup for 4 years straight and has won the award twice in 2011 and 2014. Nicole has also received multiple other awards and accolades and her work has been featured in Sports Ilustrated and on the cover of Oregon Bride Magazine
Nicole prides herself on perfection. No service or training is finished without the elite level of service she strives for. This is not only limited to her detailed and precise make up style, but also her genuine, kind personality and commitment to pleasing her clients.
After 9 wonderful years growing her bridal business, Nicole will move into 2015 with a new focus on training and education. Her lifelong dream has been to teach and educate other artists and help them build their own businesses and brands. She is excited to share the wealth of knowledge she has gained from personally working on over 700 weddings and thousands of faces. The last 4 years she has successfully trained over 8 different Portland makeup artists who she believes now raise the bar on the beauty industry in Portland.
Nicole also Travels throughout the US and Canada for weddings and workshops. Inquire about availabilty.
Nicole will continue to do makeup for weddings but will limit her bookings to 5-10 weddings a year. She does book about a year in advance so if you are interested in hiring her for your wedding day, please contact her. Bridal makeup packages start at $1200.Our Team