Janet- Owner- New York/ Los Angeles
Janet learned at an early age the importance of loving you are, doing what you love, and following your dreams. As a young girl, Janet experimented with color, fashion, makeup and hair and loved seeing how quickly one transformed. Janet was certain this was the career she wanted to pursue. In early 2000, Janet began her professional career by training at the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Her passion flourished as she began combining love for art and design with her love for connecting with people. After training, she began apprenticing at a Los Angeles high end salon for 3 years, always eager to learn more. Janet quickly learned her own craft and practiced techniques to transform her now, loyal clientele.
Soon after she moved to New York City and trained with the top hair and makeup artists in the industry with MAC Cosmetics and Redken. She has worked 5 seasons of New York Fashion Week, 1 season on Project Runway and continued to add brands to her growing client list including Armani Exchange, Neutrogena, and Pantene. Janet currently resides in Los Angeles specializing in wedding hair and makeup. Her work has been featured on Brides Magazine, CBS, 100 Layer Cake, Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes, Ireland Image Brides Magazine, and Elle Japan.
Diane-Senior Artist-Los Angeles
As a seasoned hair and makeup artist, Diane’s ability to help women look and feel their best is her personal mission. Diane’s passion is creating art thru hair and makeup. Upon graduating from UCLA 2004 she started her career as a makeup artist at MAC cosmetics in San Francisco. Working on numerous projects such as Nars for SF Fashion Week, countless weddings, pageants, and photo shoots. In 2008 she decided to take her career to the next level and pursued her cosmetology license at Toni and Guy Academy in Santa Monica, CA. She was able to explore a new realm of hair styling techniques that are current with today’s fashion trends. She’s worked at hair salons in Los Angeles that specialize in Toni and Guy, Vidal Sassoon, and Aveda techniques. Her career is dedicated to providing the best experience for her clients. Diane’s bridal hair and makeup has been featured on 100 Layer Cake and Borrowed and Blue.
Paige- Senior Artist- Los Angeles/Orange County
Born and raised in Los Angeles, professional hair and makeup artist Paige Kundert, began her career after graduating from Make-Up Designory (MUD) school where she learned various techniques in the artistry of makeup application and hair styling.
After developing a foundation and skill set in these areas, Paige decided to pursue a career path focused on making women look and feel beautiful. With this inspiration in mind, her love for bridal hair and makeup soon followed.
When she isn’t creating new looks for BeNYLA brides and bridesmaids, her work expands in a wide range of projects from film, tv, fashion, web, print and commercial.
Paige’s goal is to create a look that will both enhance a woman’s natural beauty and project their individuality.
Sharie- Senior Makeup Artist/ Orange County
Sharie started as a theatrical makeup artist over fifteen years ago, and transitioned into beauty and editorial makeup styles when she began working in New York City. She trained with some of the top makeup artists in the industry, with a six year career with M.A.C. cosmetics. In New York City, she worked as a makeup artist for nine seasons of New York Fashion Week and six seasons of Bridal Fashion Week, for high profile designers such as Diane Von Furstenberg, Erin Fetherston, Jenny Packam, Monique Lhuillier, specializes in glamour and bridal beauty, is skilled in airbrush makeup techniques, and has taught multiple classes in basic beauty, contouring, eye shapes, and photography and stage makeup. She has worked with brides of all ages, ethnicities and skin tones and is well known for her attention to detail, working with each one of her brides to create a customized look that will bring out their unique features. Her training and experience in both the bridal and fashion industries have made her an expert in creating a flawless look for your special day.
Samantha- Senior Artist/Los Angeles
Samatha has ten years of experience as a professional makeup artist. She has worked with actors Josh Hutcherson, Jesse Metcalf, Nina Dobrev, Jessica Szohr, Vanessa Lengies, Forest Whitaker, and on advertising campaigns for Levi’s, Starbucks, Target, Old Navy, Tide, Shop Style, Pop Sugar, and Marchesa. She lives and works in Los Angeles.
Kasia- Senior Artist/Los Angeles
Kasia specializes in wedding hair and makeup. She’s worked on many tv shows, commercials and web shows. Her print work has been seen in magazines, and billboards all over the country. Some of the brands Kasia worked for are Covergirl, Aveeno, ELF, Revlon, and Target. She loves the wedding industry, as nothing makes her happier than seeing a bride happy.