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.
Sheri is a freelance makeup artist who works all year round, creating countless bridal looks for wedding parties in Western North Carolina. She is a certified airbrush makeup artist with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Sheri also enjoys working with corporate headshots, film and special events. Sheri continues to expand her knowledge to perfect her knowledge and perfect her craft with the latest makeup trends. She loves the opportunity to learn and be creative in a team environment. Sheri enjoys glamming up wedding parties on their special day.
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.
Jessie is a licensed cosmetologist with an eye for structure in hair design and loves to enhance the natural beauty through the art of makeup. She enjoys working on fashion shows, editorial photo shoots, film sets and more but says nothing compares to being a part of the brides BIG DAY!
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!
Connie is a highly trained, Asheville based makeup artist. Her love for art and makeup started at a very early age. In 2015 her passion blossomed into a career. 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.