Professional Experience 

Professional Makeup Artist/Makeup Instructor

January 2011 - Current

Beginning her journey in 2011, right out of high school Chelsea began freelancing in the makeup community. She started with small events and high school dances/graduations and graduated herself to larger events such as weddings, photoshoots and films. CC has extensive knowledge in camera/film lighting and its effects on makeup, as well as understanding each individual clients skin type. She ventured into SFX (special effects) makeup in early 2015 and has sense been performing these techniques on her clients. Chelsea usually hands makes all of her prosthetics and appliances for herself and her clients. She has since become certified and licensed and is able to maintain her professional specialist status. All of the products she uses in her beauty and FX kit are high quality professional grade. She has an extensive case that is sure to have everything needed for every skin type and tone. Proper sanitation is important. Chelsea takes your health and safety very seriously and guarantees a clean application to each face. She follows proper guidelines for cleaning and sanitation. 

CCBeautymark Cosmetics - Owner

April 2018

Chelsea began her journey into creating high quality cosmetics and lashes in the early part of 2018. By April, she had an official brand and business license. She came out with her very own eyelash line in December 2018 and is currently working on getting the actual cosmetics portion perfected before releasing her first product. 

Vai Atletica Brand Photoshoot - Key Makeup Artist

September 2019

CC was the key makeup artist on the set for the up and coming athletic brand designed for the average real life woman, Vai Athletica. She managed to complete over 7 camera ready makeup looks in just a couple hours and stayed on set for portion of the shoot for touchups

Rosalind Film with David R. Hardberger — Key Makeup Artist / Hair stylist

June 2017

David R. Hardberger, who worked on the famous Star Wars trilogies and Lord of the Rings asked Chelsea to be the key makeup artist on set for his upcoming film. She worked long 12-13 hour days back to back in order to complete her job. She can be found listed on the films IMDb as key makeup artist on set. The film is set to premier in 2019.

Actors Edge by Aaron Metchik — Lead Makeup Artist

July 2018 & July 2019

Actors Edge is an acting school, with an extremely high success rate, for up and coming actors and actresses. CC was hired on by Aaron Metchik, who many may know from the Babysitters Club, Trading Mom, one of voice actors on Disney's classic Hercules, to stylize makeup and hair for proper headshots. She worked on set long hours and multiple days. There was only 7-10 minutes per actor to get them camera ready. 

MURAD Skin Care, Los Angeles, CA — Onsite Makeup Artist

May 2014

Chelsea was the onsite makeup artist for the MURAD Skin Care’s latest training video. 10 hour day, one lunch break. Constant touch ups after completion of each scene due to hot lighting to keep oil and shine down from sweat. Natural makeup was required for an everyday look. 

Scarecrow Vampire Fangs Co., CA — Makeup Artist/Artistic Coordinator  

September 2017

Scarecrow Vampire Fangs is one of the largest suppliers of faux fangs for the movie & TV industry. CC was hired on to complete the looks for each employee of the main office, owners and models hired to model the fangs for their 25 year anniversary catalog. It was a very long day and Chelsea had to work on a time crunch. 

Goddess Collection Lashes — Artist Collaboration

2018

CC was asked on two separate occasions to partner up with Goddess Collection Lashes to collaborate on a pair of lashes that she helped to create. Her first pair, Pandora, sold out in the first 24 hours and had two separate releases. She came out with her second pair with Goddess a few months later named Charizma. 

Charlie Mcneal & Mcneal Family for Hollywood Day Parade, Los Angeles, CA — Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist 

November 2017

Charlie Mcneal is a very talented up and coming country singing artist. He performed on the main stage at the Hollywood Parade. He walked the red carpet with his sister, who helped him write a few of his songs. CC did makeup for him, his mother and his sister.

Mindseye Photography Studio, Oceano, CA — Lead Makeup Artist & Hairstylist

November 2015 - November 2017

CC was the lead on call makeup artist on set of all photoshoots for Mindseye Photography. The shoots would range from simple senior portraits, bridal photography, character photography, editorials, local ads, headshots to boudoir and sensual. CC would get informed a few days before a shoot would be taking place. She would arrive early to perform her duties, and stay on set as long as needed. Chelsea stopped working with Lynn & Scott (owners) because they moved out of state. 

The Vixen Den Photography Studio, Oceano, CA — Lead Makeup Artist & Hairstylist

November 2015 - November 2017

The Vixen Den was under the umbrella of Mindseye Studio. It was a branch that was for women empowerment. These shoots usually featured boudoir photos. CC was expected to complete the same quality of work and meet the same expectations as her duties at Mindseye Studio. 

Darlene Photography, Grover Beach, CA — On Call Makeup Artist and Hairstylist

March 2016 - Current

Chelsea is the on call makeup artist for Darlene. Expectations align with Mindseye Studio/The Vixen Den. 

Sephora, San Luis Obispo, CA — Beauty Advisor

February 2015 - December 2015

Chelsea was expected to achieve sales goals using product/application process knowledge. She needed to be up to date with current beauty trends and popular products. 

Victoria Medina Fashion & Photography, San Luis Obispo, CA — Editorial Makeup Artist / Hair Stylist.

March 2015 - Current

CC was expected to execute precise looks for models in a timely fashion for editorial style shots for Victoria Medina's online fashion store.

LimeLife by Alcone — Beauty Guide

August 2018 - Current

Chelsea became a Limelife Beauty guide to provide great products for her clients who love some of the skin care sheofferes in her kit. Upon requests for products, she decided to become a Beauty Guide and give her clients good products when they wanted them!

Lipsense — Representative 

August 2018 - Current

CC Became a Lipsense Rep. at the same time she went with Limelife. Her clients (primarily brides) loved the stay and no stray lip colors that lasted all day. Upon requests of purchase, she decided to become a representative to give her clients who they wanted! 

Mary Kay, CA — Beauty Advisor

November 2012 - June 2013

CC held Mary Kay parties, taught lessons, trained other beauty advisors and clients on product knowledge and application, took/placed orders. This was a good  step in the right direction for her beauty career. Direct selling was not her ultimate goal and did not continue on with Mary Kay. She much preferred her freelancing & artistry career. 

Lirio Boutique, San Luis Obispo, CA — Lead Makeup Artist and Hairstylist

March 2016

CC was the lead makeup artist and creative makeup director on set of an editorial fashion and accessory shoot for Lirio online Boutique.

Positively Beautiful, San Luis/Santa Barbara Counties, CA — Lead Makeup Artist, Project Coordinator, Creative Director, Speaker

August 2017

CC partnered with a local up and coming fashion line that is working towards stopping sexual abuse donating 10% of her profits to P.A.V.E and CC donated 10% of her profits to the Trevor Project. The company owner of, The Positive Co. and CC worked on a giant project. The project requires public speaking at a large event that was held to raise awareness for sexual abuse and bullying and suicide prevention. They put together all marketing materials and also filmed their own mini documentary showcasing all the different types of people affected by sexual abuse and bullying. The video can be viewed on CCBeautymark's youtube channel by searching: CCBeautymark. They made a small bit of profit which they donated to our charities of choice. CC dedicated her donations to The Trevor Project and my partner in this project, Laken Nelson, of The Positive Co. dedicated her donation to P.A.V.E.

 

 

 

Professional Education

Institute of Makeup Artistry - Online course 

Graduation date / December 2018 

Certificates / Health & safety certification, professional makeup artist, professional SFX artist

Design School of Cosmetology - 600 hrs in person theory and hands on practices

Graduation date / April 3rd 2019

By completing 600 hours you obtain your degree & are able to take the skateboard exam to receive your esthetician license. 

Seminars,Trainings & Certifications

Aesthetics International  Camarillo, CA

Advanced esthetics training and certification courses.

Certified training facility and product manufacturing lab. Chelsea completed and received certificates in the following areas of study:

-Lymphatic Drainage of the Face

-Treating Rosacea and Acne Rosacea 

-Paul Scerri- Aromatherapy Facials 

-Understanding and treating hyperpigmentation 

-Skin Disorders and Analysis

Spa Girl  Paso Robles, CA / Online continuation 

Advanced training and theory by Kerrie La Bianco

Spa Girl is owned by Kerrie La Blanco who holds training courses on anatomy, chemical peels and their own dermabrasion system. Spa Girl Manufactures their own PowerDerm system and skin care products Chelsea received certificates for the following areas of study:

-Epidermal Anatomy and Physiology

-Alpha-Hydroxy Acid and Chemical Peel

-PowerDerm Kinetic Dermabrasion System

-Professional Skin Care Consultant 

NIKI METZZ  Ventura, CA

Celebrity makeup artist

Niki has been a celebrity makeup artist for over 10 years now.

Mary Kay Luis Casco Seminar  Santa Marian, CA

Lead makeup artist on Project Runway

Four hour seminar with Project Runway makeup artist Luis Casco. He taught his personal tips, tricks and answered questions and did live demos.

 

Dermaflage Live Seminar  Los Angeles, CA

Brand Training 

Four hour seminar with Project Runway makeup artist Luis Casco. He taught his personal tips, tricks and answered questions and did live demos.

Caudalie Private Training with Megan Dugan  Los Angeles, CA

Brand Training

One on one training of Caudalie products and history with Megan Dugan, now owner of Lemonhead Glitter (as seen on celebrities such as Beyonce.) 

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