Melanie Mills is a two-time Emmy award-winning professional union makeup artist with over 25 years of extensive work on Hollywood film and TV sets, commercial and editorial work. Most known for her work as head makeup artist for Dancing With The Stars, The Real Daytime Talkshow and with Nickelodeon for Victorious, ICarly, Henry Danger, and All That. Too many celebrities and pro athletes to list but a few favorites are: Pamela Anderson, Betty White, Tony Braxton, Lil Kim, Amara La Negra, Wayne Newton, Susan Lucci, Emmit Smith, Justin Turner, Kelly Osbourne, Spike Feresten, Wyclef Jean, Anthony Bordain and Ashley Tisdale. She is also the author of Glitter and Glam, a how to makeup art book, featuring stars like Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Gillies, Natalie Coughlin, Jennifer Grey, Brandy, and Audrina Patridge.
Melanie is the creator of the iconic Gleam Face & Body Radiance's, created on the set of Dancing With the Stars out of a professional need which led to founding the iconic Melanie Mills Hollywood brand and has been in business for over ten years.
Considered one of the top makeup educators in the industry, teaching around the country and the world at professional makeup shows with demos and stage masterclasses for The Makeup Show and IMATS for over ten years, as well as for major cosmetic brands, Makeup Forever and MAC cosmetics and prestigious makeup schools. She has also produced her own sold-out educational tours. Melanie has extensive experience as an on-camera beauty expert for Hallmark Home and Family, Dr. Oz, and many local television news channels. She has appeared on business & industry expert panels, publications, and on podcasts.
Melanie offers in person one-on-one private lessons with three choices:
Learn how to do your own makeup.
Pro makeup artists wanting to further their education as well as learn social media practices.
Beginning makeup artists to take their passion to the next level.
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Melanie is available for private bookings at her studio in Nashville for $150 a session. Sessions are usually one hour. Melanie is also available for Luxury Bridal services and to travel for personal or production jobs, rates vary depending on where location is and type of job, please fill out form if interested.
Do you want to be a makeup artist but are not sure where to start? Are you already a professional makeup artist but feel you need to change your game and are unsure which move to make? Want to launch a brand and not sure where to start? Need help with social media and your website? Not sure how much to charge? Struggling in your work environment? Need inspiration and motivation?
Take this opportunity to learn how to survive and thrive in the beauty industry and get mentored by a successful beauty boss who's done it all!
One-on-one mentoring is available by telephone or Zoom.
$100 an hour or book 3 hours for $250.The 3 hours will be broken up through a few weeks. The three hours is recommended as usually Melanie gives homework that needs to be gone over and checked on. Also more questions come after the initial call.
If interested please fill out the form.
Melanie is available to speak on several different topics tailored for your event and media needs.
As mentioned above Melanie has a lot of on-camera experience as a beauty expert as a guest on many talk shows and news segments as well as having participated in many business and beauty panels and pod casts. If interested please fill out form or email direct to firstname.lastname@example.org.