As a professional Makeup Artist, I represent Smashbox Cosmetics in Nordstrom, Ulta or Sephora as a Product Specialist and Educator for Events such as Beauty On Location, New Product Launches, and National Artistry Events to name a few.
I have a natural talent in artistry & I'm extremely passionate for the aesthetics industry. I have 10+ years experience, & take pride in my level of diversity & expertise as an artist. Photoshoots & Printwork, Bridal, TV/Film, Commercials, Ad Campaigns, High Fashion / Runway, Airbrushing, Prom, Parties, Events, Theatrical / Character Makeup, Face/Body Painting, & Special Effects., I'm trained & qualified for it all.
Sonya has a flair for style on the edge, and is never one to follow all the rules. A lifelong intrigue with makeup artistry and hair design that began backstage in the theatre continues today in her salon. Versatile and innovative, she loves every aspect of the beauty industry, whether it is working on film sets or thriving in the fast pace behind the scenes with runway models.
Sonya stands on the edge of her future with laughter, intensity and commitment. Sonya’s creative artistry combined with her education at Joe Blasco Makeup Center in Hollywood, California and Paul Mitchell The School creates an ability to transform her guests into the perfect look and her Future Professionals into multi talented artists.
Sonya Alexis is Artistic Director and owner of Revival Hair Lounge, a Paul Mitchell focus salon in Ballantyne, along with her husband, Jeremy Deen. Sonya is a makeup artist and color specialist, with an emphasis in event styling. Her project background includes major motion film, television series, commercials, and professional photoshoots. A former Learning Leader at Paul Mitchell The School Charlotte, Sonya continues to share her passion with fellow artists as Hair Director for North Carolina Fashion Association.
Erica is this year's Creative Director for Hairstyling & Makeup at North Carolina's largest fashion show. With almost 7 years in the business and almost a decade following family in the beauty industry, Erica has trained all throughout North America under celebrity stylists and top educators, receiving several certifications. Erica is also owner and master stylist of Salon E Arcilesi.
Her client's include HBO (for the TV Show Banshee), Kraft Foods, Fatal Attraction, TLC's Say Yes To The Dress, Fab'rik, Elevate Magazine, Continental Tire FIFA Cup, Society Magazine, ABC's Celebrity Wife Swap and Fox News Rising. She recently won 'Charlotte's Best Awards' for 'Best Female Makeup Artist'. Erica is known for ger creative concepts and strives to revolutionize the beauty industry by bringing a cutting-edge approach to everything she does. Some of her creative artisty includes airbrusihng, FX, bodypainting, and elaborate headpeices.
Sissy M. Duncan has worked as a professional hair and make-up artist since 2002.
Her work includes Fashion Shows, Brides, Film, Television, Magazines, photo shoots for celebrities and editorial work, NASCAR, and Politicians. Her work has been published in magazines and ad campaigns.
Sissy has a wonderful personality and is extremely talented and self-taught; she contributes her artistic skills to her mother who always encouraged her to do what she loves at a very young age.
Sissy started her career working with top on location hair and make-up professionals and salons before branching on her own to do her own hair and make-up in the industry, since 2004.
Sissy M. Duncan brings a whole new meaning to hair & make-up artists with her creative and innovative Updo’s, hair and make-up skills, special effect makeup and professionalism for any event or photo shoot.
Arlene Martin is the standard of what Hair Artistry should look like. She has invested over 15 years in the Beauty Industry to date.
Arlene grew up in Youngstown Ohio where her artistic creativity was very evident through winning many artistic award competitions.
Her talents in Hair include: High Fashion Hair, Editorial Hair, Production Set Hair, Avant Guarde, Hair Artistry, Wig Unit Making, Makeup Application, Theatrical Hair, on Location Hair, Hair Cutting, Precision Cuts, Barber & Taper Cuts and so much more.
As a Graduate from Esani/Paul Mitchell Academy, Arlene’s positive and contagious energy caught the attention of the School Dean who hired her on as an Executive Assistant/Admissions Advisor immediately after graduation. She has traveled the world styling High fashion hair for editorial shoots and production projects nationwide.
Arlene has a long resume of exceptional work which includes styling hair for High Fashion Agency Models, Movie Productions and Celebrities worldwide. She is also involved with video production companies on the east and west coast as well as theatrical productions. As the founder of Head Rest Studios LLC, ScrewHueCosmetics and The Standard Beauty Agency; which are an exclusive establishments catering to the elite in the fashion world, Arlene Martin is one of the Top Hair Design Artist in the world. Her talents and abilities have turned the heads of the greatest in the industry today
Natasha Simone is a professional make-up artist, wardrobe stylist and beauty consultant available for a variety of commercial, corporate, fashion and editorial assignments. Natasha is also available as a personal shopper.
Natasha is a talented innovative beauty specialist with diverse experience and extensive academic training. She is an effective communicator with superior demonstration, presentation and consultative sales skills. Strong in relationship building and working with people from all walks of life. Motivated, hard working and dedicated professional committed to providing excellent customer service. Natasha is quick to take on new challenges and successfully adapt to change—fast learner that rapidly grasps and applies new concepts to excel in diverse and highly competitive business environments.
Charlotte Fashion Week
Fashion Friday with Christian Audigier
La East Boutique Clothing Campaign
JeanPaul Da’Mage Jeans Campaign
Charlotte STYLE Magazine
Skin & Hair Care
Fashion Director of “The Fashion House”
Adjoa Courtney is a creative genius, capable of conceptualizing vibrant ideas bringing all experiences to visual perfection.
Everything shes touches and creates is a reflection of her soul. As a multi-talented curator, she specializes in all things beautiful.
Adjoa Courtney is a National Production & Celebrity Makeup artist, a Makeup Educator, and a Creative Director.
In 2007, Adjoa Courtney begin to unleash her talents as a Hair and Makeup Artist resulting in the many titles and roles she's held ( Creative Director, Department Head of Hair & Makeup Artist, and Key Makeup Artist).
Adjoa Courtney expertise and extensive knowledge of base Artistry increased her clientele significantly which in turn diversified the type of clients she served.
Over the years she has mastered varietal makeup styles for Productions, Short Films, Commercials, Television, Docuseries, Corporate videos, Music Videos, Editorial, Runway and Special effects.
Adjoa has built a superb reputation for herself with her unique ability to bring the visions of her clients to fruition, providing accurate detailed services and reliability.
Adjoa’s client list is very diverse made up of private clientele and, production clients such as:
Queer Fashion Week
Passport to Fashion
What is Butch? Movement
Almay Simply American Beauty Tour
Revlon Love is on Beauty Tour