I lived on the west coast, adoring makeup as a teenager due to a close friend who acted in Los Angeles.  Many years later, after doing makeup for friends and knowing the impact of good skin care, I realized the depth of the fire in my heart to elevate beauty and be 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 any passion there.  So, I graduated near the top of my class at the International Spa Institute where the makeup courses ignited my passion profoundly.  I finished and obtained my Virginia state license in esthetics but makeup was my huge calling without a doubt, so I launched my freelance business.  Following a few years of growth I established my LLC and continued my journey of creativity.  I study the works of internationally recognized makeup artists who teach us so much!

On the client side, even touches of makeup will raise 
confidence, and that energizes me constantly.  I love working with other creative professionals that I am blessed to meet and learn from in this industry at photo shoots, on commercial 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 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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I lived on the west coast, adoring makeup as a teenager due to a close friend who acted in Los Angeles.  Many years later, after doing makeup for friends and knowing the impact of good skin care, I realized the depth of the fire in my heart to elevate beauty and be 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 any passion there.  So, I graduated near the top of my class at the International Spa Institute where the makeup courses ignited my passion profoundly.  I finished and obtained my Virginia state license in esthetics but makeup was my huge calling without a doubt, so I launched my freelance business.  Following a few years of growth I established my LLC and continued my journey of creativity.  I study the works of internationally recognized makeup artists who teach us so much!

On the client side, even touches of makeup will raise 
confidence, and that energizes me constantly.  I love working with other creative professionals that I am blessed to meet and learn from in this industry at photo shoots, on commercial 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 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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