Here’s a little something about me…
I sat my very first client in a chair at the Philosophy counter in Nordstrom 16 years ago. Even though I had received incredible training from the team there, I was so nervous! A very amiable woman had sat down and said, “I never wear makeup because I don’t know WHAT to do with it. I just want to look like myself – only better.”
After a deep breath and a quick (internal) “you can do it girl!” I began by suggesting a skin care regimen and then, I proceeded to apply her makeup, all the while, explaining the products and techniques that I was using. I will never forget the look of delight on her face when I was through, or her words of encouragement.
The ultimate reward was in knowing that this client felt great about herself, after spending time with me. That feeling – that I helped her see that she COULD wear makeup to enhance and bring out her natural beauty, is one of the reasons why I am still in this business today.
Over the years, my work as a makeup artist has spanned the venues of print, video, runway and, of course, Bridal and special occasion makeup. I went on to work with brands such as Hard Candy, Bobbi Brown, Kiehl’s, Chantecaille, and Yves Saint Laurent Beaute. In 2009 I joined the team at Beauty Addicts Cosmetics where my work in sales, marketing, education, and product development has been extremely fulfilling.
In January of 2011, I decided to move forward with Tru You Beauty. My hope is that every client I meet leaves my company feeling confident and beautiful, whether she is walking down the aisle, the runway, or the streets of her life. I would like all of my clients to know me, not only as a makeup artist and beauty expert, but as a woman, friend, and advisor who is offering them the tools to look and feel their best every day!
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