TALENTED MAKEUP ARTIST VANESSA MARIE BEGAN HER PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP CAREER IN 2008.  AROUND THIS TIME, THE CABEL SHOW  "KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS" WAS HEAVILY INFLUENCING POP CULTURE AS WELL THE BEAUTY CULTURE WE KNOW AND LOVE TODAY. VANESSA WAS HIGHLY INSPIRED BY THEIR TALENTED-YOUNG MAKEUP ARTIST MARIO DEDIVANOVIC SUCCESS; AND THAT PUT HER WHEELS IN MOTION. VANESSA SET OFF TO ACQUIRE A POSITION AT A LOCAL MAC STORE. SHE STARTED OFF AS A PART TIME ARTIST WORKING ONLY 10 HOURS PER WEEK WHILE ALSO JUGGLING A FULL-TIME JOB IN INSURANCE. AFTER ONLY A FEW MONTHS, VANESSA RECEIVED A PROMOTION AS A 40 HOUR ARTIST. VANESSA FELL IN LOVE WITH THE TRANSFORMATIONS SHE CREATING AND HER CLIENTS WERE LOVING THEIR REFLECTIONS.THESE WOMEN BECAME HER REGULAR CLIENTELE ON WEEKENDS. VANESSA EVENTUALLY FELT THE NEED TO FREELANCE ONCE HER CLIENTS BEGAN TO REQUEST HER SERVICES DURING NON-SCHEDULED  WORK HOURS. SO AFTER SIX YEARS WITH MAC, VANESSA EMBARKED ON HER SOLO FREELANCE CAREER AT THE BEGINNING OF 2014.

COINCIDENTALLY, THIS WAS ALSO THE YEAR VANESSA'S SISTER ERICA DECIDED TO OPEN HER OWN SALON NAMED AROMAZ IN THE BISHOP ARTS DISTRICT OF DALLAS. IT HAD ALWAYS BEEN A LIFE LONG GOAL FOR ERICA AND VANESSA TO HAVE A FAMILY BUSINESS WHERE THEY COULD COMBINE THEIR TALENTS AND CREATE THEIR OWN BRAND. VANESSA HEADS THE FREELANCE TEAM FOR SPECIAL OCCASION SERVICES THROUGH THE SALON WORKING WITH SEVERAL TALENTED LOCAL HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTISTS. VANESSA WORKS WITH WELL RESPECTED PHOTOGRAPHERS AND MODELS, AS WELL AS, NUMEROUS INSTAGRAM LIFESTYLE BLOGGERS.  VANESSA'S WORK HAS EVEN CAUGHT THE EYE OF ACTRESSES FRANCIA RAISA AND ALEX MENSES, AS WELL AS CHAMPION FEMALE NASCAR DRIVER DANICA PATRICK. VANESSA CONTINUES TO EXCEL IN HER CRAFT BY TAKING COURSES FROM OTHER WELL-KNOWN ARTISTS IN THE INDUSTRY. SHE ALSO LIKES TO HOST MAKEP SEMINARS FOR GUESTS TO COME WATCH HER STEPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR FLAWLESS MAKEUP APPLICATION. VANESSA HAS BEEN NOMINATED TWICE FOR DALLAS COSIGN AWARDS MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR FOR BOTH 2018 AND 2019. WHAT'S NEXT FOR VANESSA YOU MAY ASK? STAY CONNECTED TO HER SOCIAL MEDIA TO KEEP UP ON ALL HER UPCOMING PROJECTS.