She attended Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis where she studied Cosmetology. She excelled in advanced coloring and cutting techniques, also taking courses in Advanced Makeup.
She quickly transitioned into one of St. Louis' most sought out Makeup Artist. Her keen eye advanced her into a Succession Program with MAC. She was able to help train artists alongside her MAC Regional Trainer.
Within two short years, she accepted a promotion and became a manager for MAC where she coached and developed many teams of artists, all over Saint Louis. This is where she discovered her true love of teaching, and the business side of beauty.
The first store of its kind doing both hair and makeup services in one place.
She returned back to St. Louis, where she was able to start the process of building her own brand. She found great passion for Bridal Makeup, a service Joy had not ventured into prior to 2018. Currently, Joy has a built a team of incredibly talented artists and offers full service bridal services all over Missouri and beyond. She was voted top 3 in St. Louis Magazine’s ‘A-List Best Makeup Artist’; and is currently teaching makeup lessons to many local artist, and salons.
She has worked with Street Scape Magazine, Miss Teen Missouri, Sweetie Pies TV show, Wedding Chicks, Kansas City Chiefs, Clayton Jewelers, JOYA Jewelry, Signature Bridal, Amika, The Pink Bride, ESPN. Joy works often with photographers like Jai Mayhew, Lauren Muckler and Joan Fisher.
Joy offers a variety of hair and makeup services, including bridal, photoshoot, editorial, one-on-one lessons, artist education and more.
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Please note that you cannot directly book wedding services with us. To book your wedding, you must first confirm your date availability with Joy. If your requested date is available, a $50 non-refundable fee will be required to reserve our services. Please allow us 7-14 business days to respond to your inquiry.
Thanks for requesting to work with us! Joy will be in touch in the next 7-14 business days to let you know if your date is available to reserve.