Studio Makeup Artist + Nail Stylist

Melissa Cole

San Diego, CA

Born in Montreal, Melissa Cole had quickly gained a love for makeup artistry. From a young age, she was fascinated and intrigued by the world of makeup and the fashion industry. At the age of 18, she moved to New York City to pursue her passion of makeup and attended the prestigious Makeup Designory New York. Her extensive education, experience and passion have not only honed her skills, but aided in her versatility as an artist. From special effects to special occasions, educating to backstage, Melissa continues to grow her clientele and brand. Presently Melissa is bi-coastal, focusing as a makeup artist and nail stylist in the San Diego, Los Angeles and New York City market.

"Ever since I can remember, I knew makeup was what I was meant to do. Beauty is my passion and makeup is my calling. To me, faces are a canvas and to express myself is to do makeup. " - Melissa Cole

Education

Makeup Artistry II Makeup Designory New York 2008 New York, NY

A intensive program focusing on the ins-and-outs of Special Effects, Avant-garde, Fantasy and Beauty Makeup. This course stresses the fundamentals of hair styling, portfolio development and business skill preparing artist for success.

Manicuring San Diego City College 2018 San Diego, CA

State board approved program providing in depth instruction and salon experience. This program incorporates theory, hands on learning with the latest in nail technology and practical work in a real salon setting.

Specialties

ConsultationsBeautyFashionBridalSpecial FXNail Design