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Melanie is a Professional Makeup Artist who considers makeup a truly fascinating way to bring about a different look for every mood, every dress and every occasion, never doing the same look twice. While she has quite a few years of experience playing with products, her mission is to really “see” her clients and use new and classic techniques rather than a lot of cosmetics to bring about intrinsic beauty.
Melanie is passionate, dedicated and hard working. Her career projects include producing a successful line of mineral lipsticks, training United Airlines flight attendants and teaching advanced makeup techniques to Yves Saint Laurent makeup artists for fashion week.
It is by the personal recommendations of long-time clients in Chicago, Michigan and Indiana that she continues to meet their friends saying “every new day brings a new beautiful face”.
Neapolitan Collection, Winnetka, IL
- Resident Makeup Artist
- Beauty Product Designer
- Cosmetic Buyer
CHANTECAILLE, Chicago, IL
- Chicago Region Sales Development
- Lead Makeup Artist
- Product training
- Sales-event execution
YVES SAINT LAURENT Beauté Inc., New York, NY
National YSL Training Manager – Midwest, Florida, Washington D.C.
Managed the education needs of 104 accounts by developing objectives pertaining to increasing sales of all YSL Brands.
National YSL Make-up Artist
Made personal appearances as a French skincare and make-up expert on a daily basis to every YSL account in the United States.
YSL Sales Development Executive – Midwest
Managed accounts in skincare, makeup and fragrance with a yearly gross sales revenue of 1.9 million dollars.
NEIMAN MARCUS, Chicago, IL.
Business Manager – Bobbi Brown
Led teams of make-up artists and salespeople