my nutshell

  • fascinated by makeup 1990something – Presentuse my little sister’s face (and all my friends) as my canvases for exploring the wonderful world of makeup, even if you did kick and scream the whole way through
  • 90’s and 2000’s – took private art lessons; classically trained in watercolour, oil and charcoal
  • Belle @ Disneyland 2002-2003 (yes, it was an AMAZING job!!!)learned how to do stage and “character makeup” by Disney
  • Miss San Diego 2004learned pageantry makeup
  • Miss California USA 2005 (it’s still hard to believe)learned commercial, photo shoot and TV makeup by Trump Universe
  • Model (Covergirl, 7 Jeans, Madonna Inn, Fadil Berisha, etc) 2004- 2008learned photo shoot makeup and got to ask LOTS of questions and chat makeup with top Hollywood makeup artists
  • TV host and guest(Fear Factor, Ellen, E!, FOX, etc) 2004 – 2008- learned HD makeup and picked the brains of more Hollywood makeup artists
  • Clinique2007 – 2008Personal Consultant and Makeup Artist trained in clean and natural makeup and skin-typing
  • First International Wedding Makeup job 2007, Uganda, Africa!
  • Makeup Designory School 2008 (top LA based makeup artistry school) Professionally Certified (top of class) in Bridal, High Fashion,  Black and White Photo, HD Photo, TV, Special Effects and Airbrush Makeup. Also trained and certified in Brow Shaping, Lash Tinting, Skin Typing, Color Correction, Tattoo and Scar Coverage,and Couture Lash Design
  • The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe (exclusive, high-end CA club) 2008 – 2010 Resident Makeup Artist, makeup event and class host/instructor, account manager for La Bella Donna makeup
  • Freelance Pro Makeup Artist 2008 – Present (YAY!)specialize in bridal makeup
  • Married my Amazing Man June 11, 2009!!!
  • Official Exclusive Makeup Artist and Stylist for National Geographic Cover Photographer Joe McNally’s December Conference and Photo Shoot 2010 – Exclusive Makeup Artist and Stylist to models for Joe McNally’s December conference and shoot!
  • Featured Makeup Artist on FOX NEWS December 2010 – Expert Holiday Makeup Artist featured on FOX NEWS
  • Official Exclusive Makeup Artist to Miss San Diego and Miss San Diego Teen USA 2010 – Present – Exclusive Makeup Artist to Title-Holders for all media appearances, photo shoots and special events and Competition Makeup Trainer for Miss California USA
  • Featured Expert Makeup Artist on the CW News 2010 – Expert Makeup Artist featured on CW News
  • Featured as one of San Diego’s Finest Businesses 2010Specially selected and featured on “San Diego’s Finest”
  • Featured in 944 Magazine – Bridal Edition 2011
  • Featured on Wedding Chicks  – Solo Makeup Artist for Coco Chanel Themed Bridal Shoot with Couture Events San Diego featured on Wedding Chicks 2011
  • Featured on Rock n Roll Bride – Exclusive Artist for “Paint the Dress Shoot” with Color Me Rad featured on Rock n Roll Bride 2011
  • Featured in San Diego Style Weddings  – Exclusive Makeup Artist for a hand-picked Wedding featured in San Diego Style Weddings April 2011 Edition
  • Art Meets Fashion Runway Makeup Artist – Makeup Artist for “Art Meets Fashion” Runway Show at San Diego International Airport 2011
  • Makeup Artist and Private Makeup Coach to Miss California Teen USA 2011 -Competition and Makeup 101 Instructor and Personal Artist for Red Carpet/ Media Appearances to Miss California Teen USA 2011
  • Moonlight Chic Runway Show Makeup Artist – Key Makeup Artist for San Diego Rooftop “Moonlight Chic” Runway Show 2011
  • MAC Pro, Bobbi Brown Pro, Stila Pro, MUD Pro, NARS Pro, Smashbox Pro, Temptu Pro, Makeup Forever Pro – Official member of elite group of Pro Makeup Artists
  • Featured on The Bride Suite by Exquisite Weddings – Exclusive Makeup Artist for Surprise Proposal Shoot featured on The Bride Suite 2011
  • Featured on The Bride Suite by Exquisite Weddings – Hand-picked Wedding featured on The Bride Suite 2011
  • Featured on Rock n Roll Bride -Hand-picked Wedding featured on Rock n Roll Bride 2011
  • Named “Best Makeup Artist in San Diego”  – Named “Best Makeup Artist in San Diego” as chosen by 1,023 voters on the Channel 10 A List 2011
  • Featured on Style Unveiled – Exclusive Makeup Artist & Beauty Stylist for decadent Renaissance Inspiration Shoot featured on Style Unveiled 2012
  • Featured on 100 Layer Cake – Exclusive Makeup Artist & Beauty Stylist for hand-picked Wedding Inspiration Shoot featured on 100 Layer Cake 2012
  • Featured on Wedding Chicks – Exclusive Makeup Artist for Marie Antoinette inspired Wedding Shoot featured on Wedding Chicks 2012
  • Featured on Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons – Exclusive Airbrush Makeup Artist for Cinderella shoot featured on Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons 2012
  • Featured on 100 Layer Cake – Exclusive Makeup Artist for California Dreamin’ Wedding shoot featured on 100 Layer Cake 2012
  • Featured in The KnotHand-picked Wedding featured in The Knot Magazine Fall/Winter 2012
  • Makeup Artist for Charger Girls Calendar Debut – Exclusive Makeup Artist for select Charger Girls Calendar Reveal party 2012
  • Named in Top 2 “Best Makeup Artist in San Diego”  – Named in Top 2 “Best Makeup Artist in San Diego” as chosen by voters on the A List 2012
  • Featured in Exquisite Weddings Magazine – Beauty Coordinator and Lead Makeup Artist for hand-picked feature in Exquisite Weddings Magazine 2012
  • Bride’s Choice Award – Recognized in Top 5% of Wedding Hair & Makeup Artists nationwide 2013
  • Featured on Le MagnifiqueBeauty Coordinator and Exclusive Makeup Artist for featured wedding on Le Magnifique 2013
  • Double Feature in Ceremony Magazine – Beauty Coordinator and Hair & Makeup Artistry for two hand-picked features in Ceremony Magazine 2013
  • Featured in Exquisite Weddings Magazine – Beauty Coordinator and Hair Artistry for featured wedding in Exquisite Weddings Magazine 2013
  • Featured in Exquisite Weddings Magazine – Beauty Coordinator and Exclusive Makeup Artist for featured wedding in Exquisite Weddings Magazine 2013
  • Featured on Exquisite Weddings & The Bride SuiteLead Makeup Artist for hand-picked Great Gatsby themed Wedding 2013
  • Featured on Green Wedding Shoes – Beauty Coordinator and Hair & Makeup Artistry for hand-picked Malibu Wedding feature on Green Wedding Shoes 2013
  • Featured on Rustic Wedding Chic – Hand-picked wedding featured on Rustic Wedding Chic 2013

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