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.
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!
Kaylee is a licensed cosmetologist with ties in Charlotte, Raleigh and surrounding cities. She has many interests within the beauty industry and strives to be knowledgeable in any if not all areas of the trade. Her fascination of trying different product brands for hair, skin care and makeup began when she started practicing on herself at a young age. Kaylee views every new interaction with a client as an opportunity to grow, connect and share happiness!
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!
Emoni is a professional makeup artist and licensed esthetician with 4 years of experience specializing in healthy skin. She prides herself in not only creating flawless bridal makeup but also an unforgettable experience!
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!