Nikki started her career by training with world renowned celebrity stylist, Oscar Blandi, at his famed Madison Avenue salon. In a short time, Nikki built a loyal following by performing her own services behind the chair and becoming most well known for her red carpet and special event styles. Loving the creativity and fast paced environment, Nikki transitioned from the salon life to the world of freelance.
For more than two decades as a freelance artist, her work has been featured in countless major print publications, internationally broadcasted television shows, commercial and print advertisements for numerous fashion brands as well as styling guests featured on red carpets and award shows.
A major turning point in her career happened when her clients started asking her to style for their own personal events and weddings. Seeing that her experience styling for live productions were virtually the same thing as a wedding, Nikki Avanzino Beauty, was born. Since then, Nikki and her team has secured their place in the wedding industry as one of the most well respected and top on-location beauty companies.
Nicknamed "Brides Best Friend" by top event producers and planners, Nikki and her team of stylists have been honored to represent clients for thousands of events spanning 18 states, 9 countries and 4 continents. The Nikki Avanzino Beauty team has seen it all and understand the unique nature of special events...in other words, they get it.