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Be Your Own Makeup Artist!

Bay Area and Virtual Makeup Lessons

Are you tired of wasting money buying makeup that you see everywhere on social media, but when you use it, it doesn't really do anything for you? Take the guesswork out of your makeup, so you can finally look as fabulous as you feel! 

Let me be your personal guide to mastering your makeup. Whether you prefer to engage in these curated makeup sessions in person (around the Bay Area, CA) or online, you can be rest assured that you’ll look (and feel) more beautiful than ever!

 Makeup Lesson Packages

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1. Comprehensive Makeup Lessons

My Comprehensive Makeup Lessons, help you create simple makeup looks that still look like you where I lead you step-by-step through 3 personalized and curated lessons designed exclusively for you. 

 Lesson 1

10 Minute Makeup + Makeup Audit

Do you wish that you could have a makeup routine for your rushed mornings without having to figure out what makeup to use?

  • I will help you create your 10 minute makeup routine which will be as easy as brushing your teeth 

  •  An in-depth makeup, skincare, product and tool audit where we discuss how to maintain clean tools, minimize infection risks and have healthy beautiful skin.

  • We delve into understanding your skin undertones, so you can finally choose colors that compliment you best.

 

Lesson 2

Complexion Intensive

With makeup brands coming out with multiple types of product, entering the beauty store can be overwhelming.

Let me show you techniques to enhance your skin complexion in this next session.

 

  • we will cover foundation, concealer, blush & bronzer 

  • I will show you how to choose face products not only for your skin tone, but for your undertone and texture and give key words to look for when you go shopping.

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Lesson 3

Signature Look

The final lesson helps you create looks for special occasions, a date night, party or an event.

  • Here we'll dive deep into eye makeup, dissecting colors, textures, and shapes that flatter your eyes.

  • You will learn how to create photo-ready or event makeup that lasts and has everyone complimenting you. 

Added Perks

 Each session is 2 hours long in person (in the Bay Area) or over Zoom with a gap of 1 week in between to give you a chance to practice. And each of these concludes with a step-by-step guide and session recordings with transcripts for your reference. You are also encouraged to send me photos between sessions to get feedback as you practice.

You will get my Beauty Concierge services, where I research and give out a detailed list of products for each category depending on your needs  and budgets. This is a list you can refer to for your future purchases and to see the type of products suited to you.

Post-lessons, practice is key, and I encourage you to share photos for personalized feedback for an entire month. Additionally, you get one extra video support call so that you can get real time feedback as you master the art of your own makeup application. 

 Starting at $1200

2. Simple Beauty Basics

If you are looking for a minimalist makeup routine and aren't ready for the whole shebang, my Simple Beauty Basics class is a great way to dip your toes into the world of makeup. Available in person (Bay Area) or over zoom.

  • 2 hr. duration

  • Identify what works for you and what no longer serves you

  • Makeup, skincare, product and tool audit where we discuss how to maintain clean tools, minimize infection risks and have healthy beautiful skin.

  • Learn a 10-minute simple and effortless everyday makeup look.

Starting at $350

3. Custom classes for Teens  

Empower your teenager with a strong foundation in skincare, makeup application, and the essential art of proper makeup removal. 

This class is tailored to introduce teens to their skincare and makeup journey with just the right touch.

We begin with a 15-minute consultation, during which I provide personalized product recommendations to ensure they're using the best options for their skin. In our interactive class, I cover every step, starting with the significance of skincare.

From there, I guide them through creating a quick everyday look and transforming it into an evening look - all without going overboard.

Give your teen the confidence to navigate their beauty routine with style and grace.

Starting at $275

Advanced Lessons

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Mesmer-eyes

Does eye makeup intimidate you? Do instagram makeup reels leave you baffled? Let me guide you on how to break these down and learn how to get the perfect eye looks customized for your unique shape.We can do a deep dive for a smokey eye look, a cut crease, a halo eye or even a winged eyeliner along with colors & textures that flatter you. And of course, how to put on lashes!

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On Camera

Whether you’re going live on Instagram, hopping on an important Zoom call, prepping for a family photo session or simply snapping some fire selfies, we all want to face the lens looking our best. But has your well-planned makeup look ever appeared less-than-stellar when it’s all said and done? With this class, you can get a camera-ready face that will have you radiating throughout the night and in pictures to last a lifetime. Learn how to use colors to avoid looking washed out on camera, I will share my expert tips and DOs & DONTs for the perfect camera-ready look!

Advance Lessons are only offered after the completion of the Comprehensive Makeup lesson.

Client Love

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I had my makeup lessons with Michelle and absolutely loved them. They were great learning experiences by a top makeup artist in the industry and I learned how to apply makeup to myself for day looks, night looks, how to take day makeup to night. I walked away with tangible notes on how to do it by myself moving forward too. Michelle also did a makeup audit with me and recommended products for me to buy that I was missing. I would highly recommend hiring Michelle for a makeup lesson, event, or photoshoot because she is not only top notch but extremely patient, a great teacher, and fun!               

 Abby Y

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