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.
Corie is an Asheville based hair designer. She recently relocated from San Francisco. Corie has been a professional glamor technician for 16 years, styling hair has always been her passion. Everything about the world of beauty makes her heart sing, but working with brides is what she loves the most. Corie works vigilantly to make sure every bride feels special and beautiful on her big day! She makes certain every bride she meets feels pampered and taken care of when choosing a flawless and timeless look to enjoy in photographs for years to come.
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!