Make-up artist Niki Metz brings a fresh, original approach to creating beautiful faces within the fashion and entertainment industries. Niki’s talents were soon realized when she began working as a Makeup Artist for cosmetic lines such as Nars, Stila, and Trish McEvoy. At the start of her Makeup career she had the honor of training with some of the world’s most renowned makeup artists, including François Nars, Ayako, Scott Barnes and Jeanine Lobell. Niki’s attention to detail and her ability to create flawless foundation landed her prestigious positions such National Makeup Artist for Nars Cosmetics, International Makeup Director for DvF Beauty, and Executive Director of Artistry and Education for Jouer Cosmetics.
Since her foray into the industry 18 years ago, Niki has contributed her expertise for numerous magazines such as Allure, WWD, Interview, Shape and many others. Niki quickly earned a name for herself and was soon leading fashion shows for Diane von Furstenberg, Stephen Burrows and Chris Aire. She also led a key role with Jenny Kane, David Cordona, Thakoon, Trina Turk, John Varvatos, and Kate O’Connar. You may also recognize her as the Makeup Artist for the notable television show Extreme Makeover.
Niki has enjoyed working with celebrities such as Maria Menounos, Tori Spelling, Amber Tamblyn, Catt Sadler, Terrance Jenkins, Jason Kennedy, Dennis Hopper, Patrick Wilson, Naomi Campbell, Diane Von Furstenberg, Alexandra Von Furstenberg, Talita Von Furstenberg, Jaimie Fox, Ozzy Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, LeeAnn Womack, Aubrie Sellers, Stacey Keibler, Tyson Beckford, Joanna Kruppa, Shannon Elizabeth, Emmanuelle Chiqrui, Ivana Firestone, Ava Sambora, Pat Cleveland, Jenny Lewis, Zoe Williams, Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, the band Phases, Este Haim, Kim Porter, and many others.
Niki’s ability to capture and enhance a client’s beauty has secured her a loyal clientele and a reputable name in the industry as the go-to artist for the "Niki-Glow". Her goal is to inspire women to look and feel confident everyday with amazing makeup.