Before becoming a makeup artist, I lived on the west coast completely drawn to makeup due to a close friend who acted in Los Angeles.  Years later, after helping friends out and knowing the illuminating effects of good makeup and skin care, I realized the depth of the fire in my heart to elevate beauty and become a makeup artist.  I realized that it's what I was meant to do.  Corporate America had been good to me but I never found a compelling passion there.  I graduated near the top of my class at the International Spa Institute where the makeup courses ignited my passion profoundly.  I am licensed in esthetics (skin care) but because makeup was a higher calling, that is my focus.

I love working with other creative professionals that I am blessed to meet and learn from in this industry on photo shoot projects and at clients' special events. My husband and I live in Hampton Roads, Virginia.  We pursue health and fitness diligently by working out at Crossfit and eating well ...most of the time!  We also enjoy running in a few races each year, which is how we first met in a chance encounter.  Yes, I am a romantic at heart!  



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Before becoming a makeup artist, I lived on the west coast completely drawn to makeup due to a close friend who acted in Los Angeles.  Years later, after helping friends out and knowing the illuminating effects of good makeup and skin care, I realized the depth of the fire in my heart to elevate beauty and become a makeup artist.  I realized that it's what I was meant to do.  Corporate America had been good to me but I never found a compelling passion there.  I graduated near the top of my class at the International Spa Institute where the makeup courses ignited my passion profoundly.  I am licensed in esthetics (skin care) but because makeup was a higher calling, that is my focus.

I love working with other creative professionals that I am blessed to meet and learn from in this industry on photo shoot projects and at clients' special events. My husband and I live in Hampton Roads, Virginia.  We pursue health and fitness diligently by working out at Crossfit and eating well ...most of the time!  We also enjoy running in a few races each year, which is how we first met in a chance encounter.  Yes, I am a romantic at heart!  



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