meet the team
Innovative, extremely talented and very reliable Makeup Artists. Each one has their own style yet they all share one thing in common through the artistry of makeup....the ability to magnify beauty that already exists.
With fifteen years in the makeup industry thus far, creating inspired looks for clients comes naturally and is extremely rewarding. I began my career after attending the Long Island Beauty School and have since worked with many high-end brands and artists that have helped me grow into the professional I am today.
Mariela, a Florida native who now lives on Long Island, has been in the beauty and makeup industry since 2008. She gained a lot of her artistry skills during her time working with the brand MAC cosmetics. She is now a freelance Makeup Artist specializing in bridal, fashion, fitness, and special events. Celebrity clients include, Paige Hathaway (fitness cover model, and social media star), Jen Selter (internet celebrity, and fitness model), Danielle Moinet (WWE wrestler “Summer Rae” on the reality show Total Divas), Lauren Drain (Fitness Model and author), Busta Rhymes (American rapper, record producer, and actor) and fashion design Alan King for AKINGS NYC 2020 spring collection.
Shay is a freelance Makeup Artist with over 8 years of experience in the industry. She began her career working for MAC Cosmetics and now as a freelance Makeup Artist, she works year round creating countless bridal looks for wedding parties all over Long Island. Shay enjoys the opportunity to work on Corporate headshots, rebranding, commercials, editorials and special events. She continues to further her learning every year by updating her product knowledge and perfecting her craft with the latest makeup and airbrush trends. Shay loves the opportunity to learn and be creative in a team environment. She enjoys glamming up wedding parties and teaching makeup lessons to clients of all ages.
Makeup Artist & Certified Spray Tan Artist
Elena has over a decade of experience in the beauty industry. She is very passionate about what she does and it shows in her work. Elena recognized her talent for makeup artistry at age 15 when her sisters' and friends' faces were her canvas. She is an award winning, certified airbrush makeup artist with expertise in bridal and beauty makeup. She is also a certified celebrity spray tan artist using organic solutions to ensure the best bronze color for your tan. She is based out of Long Island and services the entire tri-state area as well as destinations weddings or events. Whether it's your wedding, photo shoot, make over or just a very special occasion, her goal is to make you look and feel beautiful.
Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist
Samantha began her career with the Warren Tricomi Salon at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. She has worked with Penny Marshall, Sofia Vergara and Emmy Rossum. She has also been an integral behind-the-scenes artist at the red carpet events for the People Hot 100 Gala, HBO Film Festivals, New York Fashion Week, Boston Fashion Week, and the Tony Awards. At the moment, she is focusing primarily on hair color and freelance Bridal.
Working with hair and makeup seemed a predestined venture for Samantha. Now an industry veteran, Samantha has been heralded by her coworkers and clients as creative, focused, professional and innovative. She also maintains an unwavering commitment to her clients!