Misty's love for makeup began as a young girl, sneaking into her Mother's makeup bag and giving the neighborhood girls makeovers. In 1999, she began studying renowned makeup artist, Kevyn Aucoin's book entitled "Making Faces". She says, “Aucoin inspired me with the way he painted faces, his precision, and ability to completely transform a face to make it look flawless." With a background in fashion design, the art of makeup went hand in hand for Misty. "Makeup is a crucial element to fashion, it is the very thing that makes the entire look, cohesive. " WithWi
Career highlights include, working with some of the countries most gifted & talented photographers and their team of models, stylists and art directors.
Misty's work has been featured in countless magazines, commercials, films, tv, and editorials.
Misty loves the challenge that the multi faceted world of cosmetics brings. When looking at someone’s face, she uses her intuition to create the perfect look for them. “I like to keep makeup fun and playful. You have to find each person’s comfort zone and show them new textures and ways to do things to inspire them”.
Inspiration comes from fashion, the world around her, color and of course, magazines, films and other media.