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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 while never doing the same look twice. Capitalizing on her years of experience playing with products, her mission remains to really “see” her clients and use new, updated application techniques along with with some tried & true classics (and secrets) to bring about the intrinsic beauty of every face.
Melanie is passionate, dedicated and hard working. Her career projects include portrait, editorial and bridal makeup while creating, then producing a successful line of custom blend makeup. For the bride and her wedding party, this includes customized lipsticks.
It is by the personal recommendations of long-time clients in Chicago, SW Michigan and NW 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 weekly event 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