Melissa is the founder of Bella Bridal Artistry. As a makeup artist for over 25 years, bridal hairstylist and national experience in a multitude of industries, Melissa loves working with brides. Building an intimate relationship with the bride is such an important role in making certain she looks and feels as beautiful as she has been dreaming of. Melissa holds the wedding day very special to her, getting to know the brides and the story of how the bride and groom met. Family and friends, funny stories, emotions and most importantly, spending the morning with a woman and perfecting her on the most important day in her life. Melissa is forever grateful for being included in each and every bride's everlasting memory! In addition to her warm personality, Melissa is a MAC certified artist, and has worked in the competitive Chicago and California wedding markets prior to her move to Asheville. She has been featured in numerous bridal magazines across the U.S.