Melina Ruiz is a highly acclaimed makeup artist with over 12 years of experience in all aspects of make up: specializing in BRIDAL, PRINT, COMMERCIAL and FILM. Melina's multi-faceted background has helped her become an artist her clients can trust. She is a true industry professional with the talent to create the right look through her combination of classic make up techniques and modern airbrushing. Her experience, coupled with her personable nature, has helped her become one of the most sought after make up artists throughout Southern California. Melina brings her vast editorial experience to her bridal clients. She understands the importance of making her brides look their best - for the camera and in-person. She has mastered the art of creating the right look for each individual bride by paying attention to their wants and knowing how to highlight their best features. Her innate understanding of skin tones and complementing colors helps her create a timeless and confident look for each client. Melina's portfolio speaks for itself. She is the make-up artist for www.beautybymelina.com where her work can be seen. She is available for consultations and is able to travel on location.
LILLY POLLAN Published Artist and Southern California based, with over 10 years of experience Lilly has now dedicated her self to a full time career as a professional make up artist. With a passion for Make up at an early age, she began as a self taught artist and later expanded her knowledge and experience by attending the Couture Academy of Modern Make Up Artistry School of Beauty, adding to her skills: Air Brush, High Fashion, Runway, Basic Special FX, Film and Television achieving certification status at the academy. Lilly enjoys utilizing her skills in the Bridal Industry, Editorial Photo Shoots, Fashion Shows and Film Sets, as well as creating looks and enhancing women's beauty for a special event. In addition she continues to collaborate with well recognized fashion photographers. Some of her work has been published in Wedding Blogs and Fashion Clothing Collection Campaigns. In a world of a fast paced fashion and beauty industry, Lilly keeps up to date with the latest trends and beauty products.