Welcome! Caroline's Downtown Essentials operates on the belief that your beauty, health and wellness is intrinsically related, therefore, we emphasize a whole body approach to beauty. We strive to provide you with the products and services that best fit your needs. Helping you find a solution is our number one priority. We've helped countless others and we know we can help you. Making you look beautiful on the outside and feel beautiful on the inside is our job.
At Caroline's Downtown Essentials It is our mission to not only enhance your beauty, but empower it. Our goal is to educate, inspire and motivate people to obtain a whole beauty, health and wellness that radiates from the inside out.
Whole Beauty Expert, Professional Makeup Artist and Licensed Esthetician, Caroline Dorick, is the owner of Caroline's Downtown Essentials, formerly known as Make-Up, by: Caroline. Caroline's Downtown Essentials is located in historic Downtown Toms River, NJ offering a wide variety of beauty, health and wellness services.
Caroline has been a beauty industry leader for the past 15 years. She began her career as a professional freelance Makeup Artist and licensed Esthetician in 2002 when she graduated from Atelier Esthetiques in New York City, NY. While there, Caroline extended her study at the world renowned International Dermal Institute, developers of the cosmeceutical (medically validated skincare) line Dermalogica.
Upon graduating, Caroline received her certification as a Makeup and Skincare Specialist and became a licensed Esthetician. She then returned to her hometown in New Jersey to re-certify and now holds a dual license. Caroline has created her own makeup and skincare line called, Carolina Cosmetics and Skincare, as well as her own costume jewelry line called, Carolina Designs, both of which are no longer in production.
Over the past 15 years, Caroline has been privileged to work alongside several high- end cosmetic, beauty product brands including, but not limited to, Smashbox Cosmetics, Erno Laszlo, Matrix/Logics, Rusk/Babyliss and more. She has also been fortunate to work with many pioneers within the beauty industry, such as, leading educators, experts, photographers, designers, makeup artists and her clientele consist of several high-profile individuals.
Caroline is also the author of a new e-book titled Beauty is NOT Negotiable; A Woman's Guide to Whole Beauty - How to perceive it, achieve it and take advantage of it in life and in business, soon to be released and available for pre-order.
Caroline was inducted into the Professional Who's Who of Distinguished Professionals and honored as a "Woman of Excellence" for 2015 and was also featured in the April 2017 edition of the national online publication, Women of Distinction Magazine, as a leading authority in the beauty industry for 2017. Caroline is a member of the Small Business Association, as well as the Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce.
Caroline currently resides in New Jersey where she lives happily with her husband and 3 beautiful children.
"Caroline helped make my wedding day so amazing! Very talented, creative and professional...We all looked wonderful...Thank you so much!"
"Caroline Dorick was brought in for one of Sisa Design's Fashion Shows in 2010. It was hosted by my company TwyLyfe.com and HTM magazine. Needless to say, her creative work received high reviews from ALL of the models. Her work and approach is very professional and I would definitely work with her again."
"Fantastic to work with - creative, professional, cooperative and full of solutions... a pleasure!"
Body Artist - Kirk James Dupuis, Owner of Kirkworx Production
Makeup Artist - Caroline Dorick, Owner of Make-Up By Caroline
Photographer - Micheal Romeo, Owner of Micheal Romeo Creations
"Caroline Dorick was the Makeup Artist for several of my shoots and is very professional and creative."
"Caroline Dorick is extremely talented and a fantastic Makeup Artist. I had the opportunity to model some of her looks and each one was extremely beautiful. She had a lot of creative and great ideas during the shoot and is a true pleasure to work with."