Ashley began her career as a makeup artist in 2001 when she graduated from the Makeup Designory in Burbank, California. She is well-versed in all areas of makeup artistry and can easily adapt to each client. She loves the delicate work of enhancing a person's natural beauty with makeup and the drama associated with high-fashion artistry. Ashley's natural creative eye and artistic desire has allowed her to expand her knowledge by learning hair design. Her passion for hair is constantly growing to new levels. Her work can be seen in magazine editorials, advertising campaigns, and on the red carpet with her celebrity clients.
Carley has been making brides beautiful for over 10 years, and loves being part of such a big day! She ensures that the bride looks like herself, only enhanced. Carley's clients have raved about the longevity of her airbrush makeup application, and her ability to create flawless natural beauty, all the while accenting the individual features. Carley's love for beauty started when she was just a little girl, always playing and practicing on friends. Her connection with music lead her to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she worked as a lead makeup artist for Sephora then Mac Cosmetics. After working for publicity at a major record label in Nashvile, she decided to pursue her dream of being a hair and makeup artist full time and enrolled in the the esteemed Aveda Institute of Chicago. She is now working commercially for advertising clients, magazines, and musicians.
Jen is an artist with a B.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she mastered skills that have shaped her career in ways she had never imagined. Jen has always loved doing hair and makeup, she used to dress up her sister for fashion shows around the house, taking snapshots with a Polaroid camera. She has an eye for detail and the ability to translate a client’s dream into a reality, focusing on timeless beauty. Jen is currently a national educator and platform artist with the hair care line Aquage, where she travels across country to train stylists on the newest trends. She maintains a full clientele here in Chicago, while also working with photographers, designers, and publications.
Jessica moved to Chicago from Peoria, IL in 2006 to pursue her dream of doing hair in the city. After graduating from Pivot Point, she spent the first couple years post school gaining knowledge of the industry. She started assisting, where she honed her skills and perfected her talent. She's since worked with celebrities, done photo shoots in Miami and worked fashion shows in New York City. Jessica currently works at one of Chicago's top salons where she has loyal and ever growing clientele. Not only does she have a natural eye for hair and beauty, but she truly takes pride in the work she does. There is nothing more satisfying to her than making someone feel beautiful, especially a bride on her wedding day.
Growing up as the daughter of an art director, Kat Hinkle found an early love for the magic of imagery. After graduating from The National Academy of Beauty Arts with honors and a class CA Cosmetology License, Kat chose to work at MAC cosmetics in St Louis, MO in order to take advantage of their continued education programs. While there, Kat was extensively trained by some of the foremost makeup artists in the industry, learning to work with every skin type and ethnicity, as well as learning how to innovate and stay on-trend. Most recently, Kat has worked with top talent agencies and major brands such as: MTV, ESPN, Anheuser Busch, Dr. Pepper and Motorola. A sought after professional in her own right, Kat brings a wide range of talent to any job with her varied background experiences including: theatrical, runway, bridal, beauty, editorial, headshots and commercial styling in addition to old school advertising and art. Her passion for makeup and hair styling has only grown stronger over the years.
Kerre is a Chicago based Make-up Artist and Hairstylist. At a very early age she realized she had a passion and creative flare for styling hair and applying makeup. Forever the fashionista, while still in high school she followed her passion attended cosmetology school and received a license cosmetology. In 2002 Kerre moved to Chicago and studied Makeup Artistry at Columbia College. Kerre has freelanced for cosmetic and hair care companies such as L’Oreal, Lancôme, and Vidal Sassoon providing services in all media. Always educating herself on the latest trends, techniques, and products has allowed her to satisfy clients with flawless, natural, and always beautiful results.
Sara's incredible career started in Chicago. She began her fascination and appreciation of hair and illustration at a very early age. As a child she Invented new ways of braiding her hair, and always knew she had a natural born talent for hair and was destined to become a hair stylist and makeup artist. She started out by working with luxury department stores selling high-end cosmetics. This permitted Sara to develop her make-up techniques on women of diverse ethnic origins with widely varying skin tones. She found that her illustration skills helped with her choice in color, symmetry and her ability to make a woman look flawless. With this experience under her belt, Sara was embraced by the fashion, beauty and the entertainment industry where she gained popularity doing hair and make-up for many socialites and fashionistas. Sara believes each brush stroke is designed to highlight and accentuate one's natural beautiful features as well as, the emotions that each feature may inspire. Sara has devel
Shelby loves styling hair for brides because it is a look that they will remember for the rest of their lives. She graduated from Paul Mitchell The School, Orlando in 2006 and has been beautifying women for their weddings ever since. After three years of honing her skills as a cutter and colorist in the sunshine state she headed over to Portland, Oregon where she served as a cosmetology educator at the International Beauty School. Now Shelby calls Chicago, Illinois home.