ABOUT ME

Michelle Montes is a reputed makeup artist with a passion for creating a unique and customized luxury experience for her clients. With over 12 years of international experience in professional makeup and hair artistry, her eye for color, skillful application and simple, yet beautiful makeup looks have earned her a loyal clientele.
 
Her experience ranges from working behind the scenes on runways, photoshoots, to on-location wedding makeup servicing her clients of all ages. Her work has been featured in magazines like Hello!, Marie Claire & Vogue internationally. Over a 1500 Bridal clients have come to her to get that magic touch for a contemporary bridal look with elements of timeless beauty.
 
She is available to provide makeup and hair artistry in the greater bay area in California.

 

Credentials

  • Nominated for the ‘Most Creative Makeup Artist’ award at Schwarzkopf Professional Estetica Hair Couture Awards

  • Fashion Makeup for Hello!, Vogue, Marie Claire and Hi! Blitz magazines

  • Diploma in International Cosmetology from Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics

  • Certificate in Long Hairstyling  from BK College of Creative Arts And Design (BKCCAD)

  • Trained in Indian Bridal Makeup and Hair under Makeup Guru - Vidya Tikari

 
In the Kit

She uses only the highest quality brands in the market. Some of the top brands in her professional kit:
 
 TEMPTU |ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS 
| URBAN DECAY | KRYOLAN | SMASHBOX | VISEART | MAC | BECCA | NYX | MORPHE BRUSHES | SIGMA | CINEMA SECRETS | RCMA | LA GIRL COSMETICS | EMBRYOLISSE | VERA MONA | ARDELL | KAT VON D | INGLOT | TARTE | TRESEMME | GHD| COLOR POP | MAKEUP GEEK | SUGARPILL |