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  Meet The Artists

Our teams of artists, at The Decorated Bride, are experts in the business of beauty! Incredibly skilled and talented in makeup and hair artistry our team can service small and large parties alike.  Brides in need of the very best artistry for their big day will find excellence, reliability and above all else - beautiful, modern makeup and hair - perfect for today’s most fashionable bride!

Meet the Makeup Artistry Team

Corey

Owner and lead MUA of The Decorated Bride - January 2006 - present

With 15 years of experience producing elite level makeup artistry all over the world Corey first found her love for the art of making-up faces while studying theatre and stage performance at the American Musical Dramatic Academy in New York City.  While acting and modeling she often found herself with a need for professional makeup and hair artistry but without the budget to afford it.  It was only after years of auditioning and learning the craft of makeup artistry that she decided to turn her attention to the industry of makeup artistry and design.

  • Professionally trained in stage and performance makeup.
  • American Musical and Dramatic Academy, NYC.
  • Expert in false lash application.
  • 2006-present - Owner, Operator and Lead Artist of The Decorated Bride - Reno/Lake Tahoe.
  • 2002-2006 - Operated successful bridal makeup business, San Francisco, CA.
  • 1999-2002 - Operated successful bridal makeup business, Los Angeles, CA.

Fashion

  • Trina Turk, Kate O'Connor, Jenni Kayne, Levi, Christina Hurvis Couture, Rock & Republic, Loungewear Betty.
  • Fashion Week  - NYC, San Francisco and Los Angeles

Television

  • AM Northwest - Portland, OR.
  • Good Morning Vail - Vail, CO.

Celebrity clientele

  • Hilary Swank, Brittany Spears, Elle Macpherson, Nancy Mckeon, Joanna Kerns, Richard Simmons, David Letterman.

Published work

  • Your Health Monthly - April 2010 Reno/Tahoe Edition.

Cosmetic Company Experience

  • National & International Principle Artist, Product Training Team and Company Representative for: Trish McEvoy, NARS and Shu Uemura.

Bailey

Artistry for The Decorated Bride - January 2011 - present

Bailey provides her clients with the most professional, detail oriented and dependable artistry services. She specializes in bringing out her clients natural beauty and emphasizes their best features using only the finest products.  She's worked with brides of all ages, ethnicities and skin tones.  Bailey has professional training in all skin types and due to her diverse background is able to create a fabulous look for every client. As an accomplished artist Bailey will work with colors and pigments that compliment your skin, style and personality. 

Cosmetic Company Experience

  • MAC, Estee Lauder, Clinique and Cargo cosmetics.

Erika

Artistry for The Decorated Bride - January 2011 - present

A self-taught artist with a natural talent for makeup artistry Erika discovered her talent while working for a photography studio. Mesmerized by all the beautiful models and their glamorous makeup she fell in love with the beauty industry and knew she'd found her true calling. Whether you're seeking a look that is high fashion, glamour, vintage, natural or timeless Erika is confident in her artistry ability to provide you perfect wedding day makeup artistry.

Commercial

  • Piccadilly's Restaurant, L&A Advertising Agency, Heil Brice Advertising Agency

Print

  • Cloud Nine Comforters "Down with Love" campaign, Orange County K9 Catalog, Ashley Blake Catalog, Kate Daniels Catalog, Centex Homes, Crestwood Homes, White Sands Retirement, La Jolla Catalog, KPMG.

Promotional Events

  • Filippoioco Body Painter, Camel Cigarettes, Upscale Recording.

Modeling Agency's

  • Otto Models, Wilhelmina Models, Tag Models, LA Models, Focus Models, GI Models, John Robert Powers Modeling School.

Celebrity Clientele

  • Lauren Conrad and Family.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus.
  • Jeremy Jackson.

Crystal

Artistry for The Decorated Bride - January 2012 - present

With over six years of makeup experience, Crystal provides the best beauty has to offer.  With the ability to bring out the natural beauty of all women regardless of race, ethnicity or skin tone, Crystal brings out the confidence of all her clients.  An eye for detail and a tender touch her clients always get what they are looking for.  Her professional background has led her to work with a variety of cosmetic companies and given her the ability to connect well with every client she works with.  Inspired by her surroundings and the colors of nature she wields her makeup brush like a magic wand.  Whether you are looking for natural or dramatic makeup, she can help you look your best on your special day!

Experience

  • Reno Fashion show with Janice Dickenson.
  • Lead MUA for The Next Best Bartender – Reno, NV.
  • Leather n' Lace Fashion Show – Reno, NV.

Cosmetic Company Experience and Training

  • Prescriptives, Christian Dior, Estee Lauder.
  • Specialized intensive training with Bobbi Brown cosmetics and Benefit cosmetics.

Celebrity Clientele

  • Janice Dickenson.

 

Meet the Hair Artistry Team

Laurie

Artistry for The Decorated Bride - January 2012 - present

With over 5 years experience creating modern hair and makeup design Laurie continues to hone her skills by applying her efforts to the art of hair and makeup artistry for bridal, fashion, print and commercial purposes. She continues to educate herself on current trends and best practices therefore allowing her to keep up to date on what clients are seeking.  With a passion for fashion, a flair for fun and an eye for detail - Laurie keeps things fun and fashion forward at all times.

Experience

  • Performing Hair and Makeup artistry professionally since 2007.
  • Apprenticed under Rowena, Takashi and other top Vidal Sassoon hair artists.
  • Assisted with artistry creation and execution for San Francisco fashion week.
  • Lead artist in several fashion shows and photo shoots.

Certifications

  • Certified BABE and Platnium Seamless extension.
  • Certified in Keratin Complex straightening treatment.
  • Certified - Spray di Sole sunless tan.
  • Certified - Glo and True cosmetic application.

Celebrity Clientele

  • Jenna Jameson.
  • Kevin Dillon.

Esmeralda

Artistry for The Decorated Bride - January 2011 - present

With over eight years experience working in the professional hair industry Esmeralda specializes in providing exquisite hair design and styling for weddings, special events, boudoir events and Quinceañeras.  A business owner herself she relishes the time she works with her in-salon clientele, but with an "itch" for styling and a need for a creative outlet Esmeralda continues to seek opportunities to design hair styles for brides and their party members.

Experience

  • Graduate of International Academy of Style – Reno.
  • Extensive training with Martin Parsons, Nexxus and JKS International.
  • Continues to self-educate and take courses in bridal hair artistry and design.
  • Esmeralda's philosophy is "I'm there to create an experience that will make your wedding day memories stand out for a lifetime."

Kristen

Artistry for The Decorated Bride - January 2011 - present

It isn't unusual for Kristen to brighten someone's day with a beautiful hairstyle, even in her off hours. Glamorous hair and the happiness it brings a client is Kristen's passion.  A licensed cosmetologist and graduate of the International Academy of Style in Reno she now holds seven years of experience working in the hair and beauty industry.  Since graduating Kristen hones her craft by keeping up with the latest trends in hair with continued education and advanced coursework. Styling is her passion but creating romantic and timeless hair design is her trademark. 

Experience

  • Licensed cosmetologist.
  • Working with private clientele providing haircut, color, treatment and styling since 2008.
  • Continued education and course work in bridal styling.

Rachael

Artistry for The Decorated Bride - January 2013 - present

A full time stylist, Rachel's spark for the beauty industry was ignited by up-styling and her professional career began in 2006 though her love for hair artistry started long before then.  At age 13 she began brainstorming new up-styles daily - so much so that it would keep her up at night deciding on how to do her hair the next morning. Since then hair has been her obsession.  Rachael absolutely loves learning and embracing new trends, as well as perfecting timeless classics. 

A licensed cosmetologist, Rachael also earned the opportunity to teach classes on hair in local academies such as the Reno Academy (Paul Mitchell) and Redken's International Academy of Style.

Experience

  • Keratin Complex Certified.
  • Up-styling trained by world famous Eric Barchlet.
  • TIGI color certified.
  • Aquage up-styling collections Aura and Luna Trained.
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