Interview with Melinda Douglas: Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist catering to the Bridal Industry

I interviewed Melinda after reading her beauty tips for brides in the Summer 1999 issue of Los Angeles Wedding Pages Magazine. Working exclusively with brides in the San Gabriel Valley, Melinda is highly experienced in the field of bridal makeup and hair design. Her work has been featured in Latina Bride; the March/April issue of [...]

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Interview with Art Anthony Make Up Artist

Creator of "STATE OF THE ART," revolutionary silicone Flesh Putty and the proud father of 2 year old, Jasmine! I interviewed Art here at our home base Makeup Mania. I got the inside scoop on Art's new line of products. We will soon be offering "State of the Art" products to all you SPFX'S manias! Art's [...]

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Interview with Gregory Arlt: Make Up Artist

I had a fabulous date with Gregory, after he finished a hectic day doing makeup! Gregory is a freelance makeup artist based in Los Angeles whose focus is in fashion, video, and beauty editorial. He is also a Senior Artist with MAC Cosmetics' Pro Team and has lots of Hollywood beauty scoop. Read on all [...]

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Interview with Douglas Noe: Emmy Award Winning Make Up Artist

I met Doug at his home in Los Angeles. He just returned from working on his most recent project "A Lesson Before Dying," starring Cicely Tyson. Doug was Ms. Tyson's personal makeup artist and created a unique character makeup for her role. How did you get started as a makeup artist and how long have [...]

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Interview with Karen J. Westerfield: Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist

This month's star interview of the month is with three time, Emmy award winning makeup artist, Karen J. Westerfield, of Star Trek's, Deep Space 9. I visited with her in the valley, at her home in North Hollywood, California. She is currently in her seventh season with Deep Space 9, and loves spending time with [...]

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Interview with Tina K: Aesthetician and Owner of Belle Visage Day Spa

I visited Tina at her Day Spa in Studio City, California. "Belle Visage" has a warm and inviting atmosphere for all those wanting to indulge themselves in a day of pampering. Give me a brief overview of your background and why you decided to become an aesthetician? I started into skin care because of my [...]

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Interview with Rick Geyer: Wigmaster for the Los Angeles Music Center Opera

I visited with Rick at his home in Burbank, California which currently is being remodeled. Rick celebrates his eleventh season with the Los Angeles Music Center Opera. He's in full swing building wigs and preparing for the fall repertory. The opera season opens on September 8 with performances of "Carmen" and "Werther". What did you [...]

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Interview with Mandy Benton: Graduate of Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts

Have you ever wondered what it's like to follow your dreams and come to Los Angeles and go to Make Up School. We decided to interview a recent graduate from one of the local schools to give you an idea of what it's like. Straight from Houston, Texas meet Mandy Benton! She is a recent [...]

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Interview with Dina Ousley: President and Founder of Dinair Airbrush Makeup Systems, Inc.

Makeup Artist, Licensed Cosmetologist, and Animal Rights Activist for Cruelty Free Cosmetics I interviewed Dina at the Dinair Airbrush Makeup Headquarters in the Valley. She took time out of her busy day to talk with me about her rise to Airbrush Divahood. Dina is the original "Airbrush Makeup Artist to the Stars" since 1981, though her [...]

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Interview with Dana Nye: CEO & President The Ben Nye Makeup Company

Happy was the day when MakeUpMania brought on one of the most famous lines in cosmetics history. Here is the story behind the company from the CEO himself. Dana Nye was originally interviewed on Make Up Mania in the Fall of 1999. Since then we have insider product news that is happening in the New [...]

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