Early on, 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 and knowing the illuminating effects of the right makeup and 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 a compelling 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 so I launched my freelance business.  Following a few years of growth, I established my LLC to further develop my journey of helping people look their best - for whatever the event may be.  I study the works of internationally recognized makeup artists.

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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Early on, 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 and knowing the illuminating effects of the right makeup and 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 a compelling 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 so I launched my freelance business.  Following a few years of growth, I established my LLC to further develop my journey of helping people look their best - for whatever the event may be.  I study the works of internationally recognized makeup artists.

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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