Yanell Barrientos_MUA
Yanell Barrientos_MUA

Yanell Barrientos_MUA

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Introduction: **** I do not do her hair!!!********* Hi, I'm Yanell Barrientos ! I am a Professional Makeup Artist. I have had a passion for make-up for as long as I can remember. It’s really true, when you chose a job you love, you will never work a day in your life. When I am focused on my craft, I am truly at my happiest place. I can go hours escaping into my own little world. I drift into a place of focus, calm, and bliss. I come equipped to all jobs with my own professional lighting system, and my own makeup chair for clients. I use high quality products to provide long lasting beautiful looks. I believe in maintaining cleanliness, and providing the best service possible. I have been taking clients for over three years. I graduated from Nina Makeup Academy in NYC. I am currently a freelance makeup artist and I can also accommodate an on location service at a salon. I have experience with all types of events (Bridal, birthdays, baby showers, and models)! I am trained in individual lashes, air brush and strip on lashes. Thank you for considering me as your makeup artist! Disclaimer: Photos: I ask for a before and an after for future makeup post. If you give me permission, I may post your photo on my professional Instagram business page and Instagram . - There is a late fee of $20 after 30 mins, and I do have the ability to CANCEL our appointment after 15 min , if I have another client afterwards, so please be mindful of my time. Travel fee- pricing can vary depending on how far the distance. Fee typically applies after 30 miles +, which is something we can discuss upon your booking. - A $60.00 Deposit is due at the time of booking. Remainder will be due at the time of booking. All deposits are NON REFUNDABLE ** Payment accepted- Cash, Venmo, or Zelle.

Hired 16 times

Serves Belleville, NJ

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4 years in business

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This pro accepts payments via Cash, Venmo, and Zelle.

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  • Brown smoky eye with nude lip

    Wedding and Event Makeup

  • Natural glam as per Stephanies request

    Wedding and Event Makeup

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Excellent 4.9

21 reviews


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Diana C.
Nov 2, 2021

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Omg I cannot say enough of my makeup artist Yanell. She did exactly what I wanted. I wish I could have her do my makeup ALL the time! Sweet woman great artist 🌸

Details: Wedding • 45 - 64 years old • Airbrushed makeup (spray tool) • 1 person • My home, venue, etc.

Wedding and Event Makeup
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Priscilla S.
Oct 10, 2021

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My HS reunion glam. Yanell was awesome. I loved my look, the color and it stood on all night. My skin felt like my skin. Yanell is very sweet and professional. Book her for your next event !!

Details: Special occasion • 26 - 44 years old • Standard (brushes, sponges, etc.) • False lashes • 1 person • My home, venue, etc.

Wedding and Event Makeup
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Brianna M.
May 4, 2022
YANELL is AMAZING!!! She is so professional, positive, and happy too. We had such a great conversation. She loves what she does and makes you feel so comfortable :) My makeup lasted all night and I got so many compliments. I am so happy I found her! Thank you so much for making me feel so beautiful. Looking forward to using her for all my makeup needs !
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Gina S.
Jul 5, 2021

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Yanell recently did my makeup for a wedding in Jersey City. She did a great job; paid attention to detail, asked good questions to get a look that I was truly happy with. I highly recommend her.

Details: Wedding • 45 - 64 years old • Airbrushed makeup (spray tool) • 1 person • My home, venue, etc.

Wedding and Event Makeup
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Stephanie L.
Mar 8, 2022
I absolutely love Yanell’s work !! She is amazing at what she does. I wish I was able to have her in my closet and just pull her out whenever I needed my makeup done ! Lmao I booked Yanell twice already and each time I am more in awe or her talent. Yanell is also such a sweetheart and makes you feel super comfortable during the session. I will keep booking her for future occasions !
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