Melissa is the founder of Bella Bridal Artistry. As a makeup artist for over 20 years, 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.
Tracie is a licensed cosmetologist. She received her training at the Aveda Institute and participated in Aveda's International Hair Show for her outstanding performance in formal styling. Having always been an artist, Tracie views formal bridal hair and makeup as an art itself.
Mary is a licensed cosmetologist based out of Waynesville, NC. She discovered her passion for hair design while performing and studying musical theatre for over a decade. She feels deeply honored to be a part of a bride's big day! Her work has been featured in Sophie Magazine and she has the privilege to work under multiple Master Aveda Stylists.
Bobbi has over 6 years of experience customizing hair and makeup looks for weddings, fashion and special events. She is also experienced in working with people of all ages and skin type. Her goal is to enhance your natural beauty, creating looks that will last throughout your day. Bobbi is down to Earth, relaxed and absolutely loves creating a serene experience while executing clean, tasteful, beautiful looks!
Kalla was born in Asheville North Carolina and raised in Lexington Kentucky. As a freelance hairstylist and makeup artist, she is always learning about new trends in the beauty and fashion industry. Kalla finds so much joy in getting to know each client and ensuring she will look and feel stunning on her special day!
Kayli is a certified makeup artist based in Asheville, NC. Her love for art and makeup started at a very early age. She took her talent of drawing and painting and brought her artwork to life through makeup artistry. She enjoys keeping up with the latest makeup trends and making women feel beautiful and happy. Kayli's warm and friendly demeanor, she is certain to put a bride at ease on her wedding day!
Valarie is a cosmetologist from North Georgia. She became passionate about the beauty industry at a young age, growing up with 3 sisters to always practice on. Valarie strives to make her clients look and feel beautiful! She is a positive light to everyone she meets and everywhere she goes!
Jamanda has been a professional makeup artist for over 8 years, she is so thankful to have a career that she loves so dearly. It's not only the artistic aspect of the job that she loves, it's her client's as well. Jamanda feels then she can transform how someone sees themselves and and to make them feel beautiful! As a Lancome artist, her career has brought her many places and given her the opportunity to work with so many amazing people. Jamanda is very thankful to be able work in a career where she she is always inspired. She enjoys meeting new people, being creative and helping enhance a woman's beauty!
Christina is most passionate about art, self-expression and individuality. She has always been artistic from a very young age. Her fascination for hair design and makeup developed while she worked as an Aveda Salon Concierge. While attending school, she was blessed to work along side the top stylists of her salon team. She found that through hair design and makeup, she could apply her artistic ability. As soon as she obtained her cosmetology license in Asheville, she was able to take all she learned and make it her own. Christina sees every wedding day as a special day! Everyone has their vision and deserves the ability to create a beautiful memory that will last a lifetime! Having been in the hair industry for over 5 years, Christina has learned the values of paying close attention to detail and individual needs. She always strives to make sure that whoever she works with is comfortable, heard and respected!
Ana is a licensed cosmetologist based in Asheville. She has been involved in the bridal makeup and hair industry for 5 years. She has a strong passion for creating beautiful makeup and hair looks. Anna aspires to make a bride feel beautiful on her special day!