Lake Tahoe California Makeup Artists

Nov 14, 2021

Luna Belle Beauty; a group of Lake Tahoe makeup artists with a genuine passion for unearthing beauty in every client. Creating authentic beauty looks that are alluring and unforgettable.

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Melony is a New York and Nevada licensed cosmetologist. There isn’t a hair type or texture that she can’t spice up. She loves big transformations and customizing looks to compliment her client’s personal lifestyle and flair. From cut & colors to hair extensions and up-styling, she loves all things hair! She thrives off pushing boundaries for photoshoots and creating the most memorable looks for special occasions. 


Recently relocated from New York City, Shannon is a professional makeup artist living and working in the Reno/Tahoe area. With over 15 years in the freelance makeup world, Shannon has gained experience in film, television, print, fashion, theater, runway, beauty and bridal makeup. Shannon works with all ethnicities and ages using both standard and airbrush techniques. 

LAURA – Genoa, NV

Though a California native, Laura has resided in the beautiful Carson Valley for over 13 years. Having graduated from the top of her class at the Paul Mitchell School in Reno, Laura now specializes in up-styling; delivering refined results in anywhere from boho braiding to sleek up-dos. Her passion, and the most monumental aspects of her career, is found in working with brides and their loved ones in such a pivotal moment – their wedding day. She can’t wait to join you on yours!

KEEMA – Truckee, CA

Keema is a true mountain girl! Being a true local Lake Tahoe Makeup artist, Keema finds joy in the mountain lifestyle and spending quality time with brides on their special day, transforming them into the best version of themselves. She fulfilled a childhood dream by attending the Paul Mitchell School in 2007, became a self-taught makeup artist and has backed education from published artists in the Reno/Tahoe area. Keema is a firm believer in continued education and continually seeking inspiration in life. She quotes Oprah Winfrey: “You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you, in your own way, can illuminate the world.” 

NATALIE – Carson City, NV

With a wide range of beauty education under her belt, Natalie still always loves learning what’s hot and trendy! She has been in the beauty industry for over 10 years and has a passion for wedding “I do” up-dos. Natalie loves what she does for a living and is excited for every opportunity she gets to work with a bride on her special day. 


Esmeralda is a hair-stylist located in Reno. She has over 16 years of experience in the industry and specializes in weddings and other such special events as well as hair coloring. 


Residing in Sparks with her husband and two children, Kristina is a professional, award-winning MUA with over 25 years in the industry under her belt. She began her career providing makeup for Glamour Shots and continued on to work with many prestigious teams including the Lancôme Beauty Collective. She was awarded Makeup and Hair Artist of the Year in 2012-2014 and her work has been published in Women’s Health, Tatler, British Vogue and much more. 

TALLIE – South Lake Tahoe, CA

Located in the beautiful South Lake Tahoe, Tallie(a nickname she’s had her whole life) is a licensed cosmetologist and hair artist that knew what she wanted to do from a young age. She’s been whipping up up-dos, braids and styling hair in general for over 18 years – her specialties rest in the wedding day, paying mind to not only your look but to a wonderful and timely experience overall. She loves astrology, reiki, her spouse, her pets and being outdoors soaking up all that Lake Tahoe has to offer!


With over 15 years of professional artistry experience and extensive training with some of the industry’s leaders, Crystal is here to help provide you with the best services for your wedding day. Her background has led her to work with a variety of cosmetic companies and private clients. Much of her inspiration comes from her surroundings and the colors of nature. Whether you are looking for a natural or dramatic look, Crystal will help you look your absolute best on your special day. 


Based out of Reno, Sydney is a professional spray tan and makeup artist. She specializes in customized airbrush spray tans and beauty makeup. Sydney graduated from the University of Idaho majoring in clothing, textiles and design with an emphasis in marketing. She is a former Miss Idaho USA. As a contestant in the Miss USA competition, she was able to work with a variety of artists in the evening gown and bridal industry and had the honor of attending events such as New York Fashion Week.

NICOLE – Smith Valley, NV

Nicole is a mastered stylist and published hair artist. She graduated Citrus College Cosmetology in 2004 and has been a stylist for over 17 years as well as a color technique educator. She is a married mother of two and in her free time she is usually with family and friends or studying for her bachelor’s degree! 

BIC – Sacramento, CA

Bic has been sculpting hair and makeup since 2005. She received her journeyman certificate in beauty makeup, studio hairstyling and SpFX from the Makeup Designory. She has had the opportunity to work for MAC, Shiseido, Bobby Brown and many other well known brands during her time in the industry. She also is experienced in film, video and TV, bridal hair and makeup, special events, wardrobe styling, and production design.

MAI – Sacramento, CA

A mother to three beautiful children, Mai Vue has been doing makeup for 19 years. She loves it for the simple fact that she believes every woman deserves to look their best no matter how busy their life is. Mai has a true passion for her work and will go above and beyond to ensure a perfect look tailored to her clients desires. Her favorite makeup looks range from glam to soft romantic. Her goal as an artist is to make sure you are not only beautiful in person and photos on your special day, but that you feel comfortable in your own skin. 

TERESA – Los Angeles, CA

Teresa is a professional makeup and hair artist based out of Los Angeles. She’s been creating looks since 2007 when she graduated from the Makeup Designory School in Burbank, California. Teresa is passionate about creating beautiful looks and has made this her full-time career. She loves to identify and enhance her client’s strongest features with a smokey, glowy and bold look. She specializes in bridal, red carpet and most everything in between. 

LIZ – Los Angeles, CA

Liz is a certified makeup artist and licensed cosmetologist with over 9 years experience. Makeup and hair is a passion of hers and she always strives for perfection. Liz continually stays on top of the latest trends by attending master makeup and hair classes. She enjoys empowering other women through makeup by making them feel their most beautiful. Liz specializes in bridal, beauty, glam, tv, media and photography makeup.

Tamara – Folsom, CA

Tamara has been in the hair industry for over a decade. Her work spans from the salon to films, commercials, costume design and everything in between. She finds joy in creating a look that will help you feel like your best self on any occasion!




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