Master Makeup Artists

LisaMarie Piecora

LisaMarie is an award winning  master makeup artist, President & CEO of Lavish & Luxe Inc. Lisa has been in the beauty industry since 2004 after graduating from LIBS and becoming a NYS licensed cosmetologist. LisaMarie is certified in airbrush makeup by Kett Cosmetics and offers both traditional and airbrush makeup to her clients based on desired look and skin type. LisaMarie has built a name in the  bridal vendor community and is a recommended featured vendor on www.liweddings.com , www.theknot.com & www.weddingwire.com. Lisa  also works with many Long Island Venues such as Watermill Caterers of Smithtown, Stonebridge Country Club of Hauppauge, and The Sand Castle in Franklin Square.

 

You can now see her and her work on the latest episodes of TeenmomOG on MTV (Season 7 & Season 8 Episode 7) . Her work can also be seen on MTV VMA's, USWeekly Magazine, as well as tons of blogs all across the internet.

Although makeup is her main passion LisaMarie is also a hair, brow, and lash artist. She styles hair for events and photo shoots as requested by clients.

LisaMarie is a certified Microbade & Body Art Artist and loves all things Brows!

Lisa also offers the Keratin Lash Lift on her service menu.

LisaMarie has created a team of extremely talented freelance hair and makeup artists to offer Long Island a one stop shop for all your beauty needs.

Lavish & Luxe Inc. offers a variety of services and soon will have a studio to make booking even easier for their clients!

Stay Tuned.....There is more to come soon!

Danielle Kalafut

Danielle has been in the beauty industry for over 15 years. She has owned her own makeup counter in one of Nassau County's prestige south shore salons before up rooting and moving her passion to Las Vegas.

While in Vegas, as a freelance artist, Danielle was trained in medical laser aesthetics and instantly fell in love with all things skin, health and beauty! She continued her thirst for knowledge by earning a degree in holistic health and uses her talents to help her clients learn more about their skin. Danielle is a current ambassador for Life on Mars Beauty, an all natural skin care and beauty company created right here on Long Island.  

 

Once moving back to the East Coast, Danielle went on to become a certified Microblade Eyebrow Artist along side LisaMarie.  Together they have helped their clients achieve the perfect brows to compliment their flawless makeup applications!

Senior Makeup Artists

Nicole King

Nicole has been a makeup artist for over 4 years specializing in airbrush application for weddings, special events, fx, photo shoots, and corporate functions. She stays up to date on the newest techniques and trends by taking continuing education classes at the NYIB & AMA academy. 

Her looks cover a wide range of exceptional results such as soft and sultry, bold and glam, sexy and eye catching and everything in between. 

 

 

Transforming the way someone sees themself and loving how beautiful they look for their special day is her number one priority. She understands that every client is different their needs and wants will vary,  taking out time before each application to get to know the client  and making sure they are completely satisfied is so important to Nicole.

 

Nicoles love for makeup started at a young age. Her late mother Natalie was a cosmetologist, and she showed Nicole how to do her nails, hair, facials and makeup. Her interests blossomed after high school during her college days.  Although Nicole has a Bachelors  degree in business and is obtaining her esthetics license, her passion has always been makeup. She worked at Spas and cosmetic counters throughout Long Island.

MJ

Mariangela Filippone is an Italian born, Long Island raised makeup artist specializing in male grooming, beauty, and editorial makeup. Having been in the industry for 7 years, her experience extends from product knowledge, to training and education, to being back stage at New York Fashion Week.

 

Published and recognized in the industry, her passion, love for color, and artistry are what drives her work ensuring the most exceptional experience and guaranteed satisfaction. Her ability to listen and be versatile has made her a go to artist for many high profile clients, and her reputation continues to precede her. 

Mj has worked directly for brands such as NARS, MAC, Peter Thomas Roth and in retail for Ulta & Blue Mercury. 

Angelique Velez

Angelique Velez can quite literally say “love raised me, but lipstick saved me!” Makeup artist and founder of Breakups to Makeup used her own personal journey with heartbreak to fuel the creation of Breakups to Makeup (B2M), which is now one of the country’s most sought after high-quality accessory and apparel brands for makeup enthusiasts, sold online and in retail stores including Sephora, Urban Outfitters, Ricky’s and NYLON Shop.

Born and raised in New York City, and of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, Velez launched B2M in June 2013 to spread the message that makeup is more than just a simple product, but also an art form. As a makeup artist for more than a decade, Angelique recognized the importance of this creative outlet and wanted a way to educate and inspire others while turning heartbreak into moments of self-celebration.

Under her leadership, unmatched creativity and massive passion for adding a touch of wit and glam to Breakups to Makeup, her infamous clutches “Love Raised Me Lipstick Saved Me” to “I Would Cry But My Mascara is Designer,” have been seen in the hands of legends such as Cher to being featured in national media outlets such Refinery29, Marie Claire, Allure, Latina and Siempre Mujer, to name a few.

Prior to embracing entrepreneurship and dedicating herself full time to her passion project, Velez was, and still is, a professional makeup artist. Velez has had the opportunity to work with leading artists such as Dick Page, Tom Pecheux, Kabuki, Christian McCulloch, Hung Vanngo, Makky, James Vincent and Yuko Takahashi, and has been a part of shows for Michael Kors, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Project Runway, Alexander Wang and Tommy Hilfiger. She’s also worked notable televised events multiple times including the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and the MTV Video Music Awards where she was able to work with celebrities such as Sean Combs, Tracy Morgan, Jimmy Fallon, Andy Samberg and Taylor Lautner.

Velez currently resides in New York, but enjoys traveling, while also being a full-time mom!

Junior Makeup Artists

Veronica w.

Veronica is one of the new members of Lavish & Luxe but has both retail and freelance experience. She has worked for retailers such as Ulta & ELF while currently finishing up her college degree.

Veronica's color combinations and eye for contour really makes her and amazing asset to our team! We cannot wait to see what the future brings!

 

Annie Spiotta

Annie is an aspiring makeup artist who is beyond naturally talented! She is enrolling in Long Islands NYIB Academy to further her natural talent with technical application.

Her work ethic and hustle is like no other and we cannot wait to see how far she will go!

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Are you a freelance hair dresser or makeup artist looking to grow?

Contact us about becoming apart of our team!

We are currently interviewing Suffolk & Nassau based beauty professionals.

All freelancers of Lavish & Luxe Inc. are N.Y. STATE LICENSED 

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