Brides Scam Notice to All Brides Readers

It has come to our attention that news of a Brides makeup artist scam has been circulating as of late, with defrauders posing as brand representatives to recruit makeup artists for Brides photo shoots.

While we love to engage with our audience and industry talent, if and when Brides hires hair stylists, makeup artists, or other industry professionals, it is through agencies. We DO NOT recruit through Instagram or job sites. Additionally, any email or communication coming from us will use or

Unfortunately many brands (Brides included) have been misrepresented by such a scam as of late. At this time, we do not have a Brides photo shoot scheduled to take place in Philadelphia, Las Vegas, New Zealand or Australia.

We are doing our best to put an end to this, but in the meantime we want to keep our readers as informed as possible. Please stay aware of any such spam and if you do receive one of these counterfeit makeup artist requests, please forward it to

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