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Amanda is founder and owner of Makeup Mandy, "Eyelash Bar to the Stars". As a young entrepreneur, Amanda recognized her personal lifelong dream, opening her own business in 2007.
Over the past 8 years, Amanda has worked to perfect her art and been recognized as an expert in her field - designing beauty looks, creating lush eyelash extensions, applying special effects makeup, body painting and airbrushing. As a Celebrity Make Up Artist she regularly works in the television, print and film industries. Her background is in fine arts and fashion design.
Amanda enjoys uncovering new and unique products and one day hopes to develop her own line of cosmeceuticals. She is a frequent guest on E!, Fox, EXTRA, CWNow!, Inside Edition and In Touch Weekly where her work has been featured. Makeup Mandy recently celebrated its Sixth Anniversary, a special milestone in the fickle world of Hollywood beauty.
Airbrushing, Body Paint, Beauty, Special Effects, Spray Tanning, Hair, Brow Grooming, Eyelash Extensions
B.S. Marketing Communications, Emerson College, Boston, MA; Magna Cum Laude
Certificate in Airbrushing, and Special Effects Makeup Designitory, Burbank, CA
Certification in Eyelash Extensions, Lavish Lashes int. CA
*Portfolio and letters of reference available upon request
Makeup Mandy Team
Astrik Melikyan - Makeup/Hair/Brow Expert
Astrik Jessica Melikyan is a California native with an extensive background and education. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in Apparel Manufacturing Management from the critically acclaimed Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) and worked in the world of fashion as a stylist for Chanel, Versace and the annual Macy’s Passport Fashion Show.
After a successful run in fashion, she realized she wanted to expand her portfolio and decided to pursue her passion in makeup and beauty artistry on a full‐time basis.
She also specializes in complete bridal party packages which include makeup and hair styling and other services for making the bride feel extra special.
Blake Richard - Makeup/Hair/Lash Expert
Blake moved to the big city of Los Angeles in hopes to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming one of Hollywood’s most talented dancers. Constantly surrounded by the extraordinary glamour and exquisiteness existing in both the performance industry and the celebrity-driven Hollywood scene, Blake discovered his passion for bringing inner beauty out.
After acquiring his cosmetology license at The Aveda Institute right here in LA, and working for MAC Cosmetics, he has maintained his focus on providing each and every client with the look they love.
Four years later, he continues to gain success and recognition as a talented makeup artist and hair stylist to the stars.
Nicole Rangsita Jouban- Esthetician/Lash Expert
From Thailand, Nicole settled in the US for school, obtaining a degree in PR and Advertising. After being submerged into the Hollywood high life, Nicole quickly discovered her compelling interest in the beauty industry.
As the nurturing, gentle, and caring person that she is, Nicole felt that skin care was her destiny. After receiving her estheticians license, she furthered her education by training with LAshX® and ultimately becoming a certified LAshX® Pro!
Creating glamorous looks with a soft touch, Nicole has found her happiness as a member of the Makeup Mandy team!
Katelyn Mayers- Makeup/Hair/Lash Expert
Katelyn has had her Cosmetology license since 2004, and went on to study professional makeup and prosthetics the following year. She began traveling all over the country, from city to city, trying to find her niche in beauty industry.
Katelyn dedicated six years of her career to being a men’s hair specialist in a high-end salon based out of Chicago. With the drive to expand her abilities even further, Katelyn went on to become a professional lash stylist in 2008, when she finally felt as if she discovered her true passion.
She packed her bags, and moved out to LA to join the best of the best, ultimately becoming a valued member of the LAshX® family!