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Our Team

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Bryan Anderson – Senior Photographer

While receiving a marketing degree at Baylor University, Bryan was an oil painter needing extra money. He started photographing people and has now worked with models such as Joanna Krupa, and celebrities like Matthew McConaughey, Megan Fox and Bridget from Girls Next Door. Bryan has been featured in Oxygen, Muscle and Fitness, Hers, Rolling Stone, H Texas, Weddings in Houston, The Knot and more!

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Sandi Gagne – Retouching Artist

Please review the examples of the type of work I do – edit images for personal or commercial use. My goal is client satisfaction and delight, so when I work on an image every pixel is looked at. I would love to speak to you regarding any photo needs. Whether it be for one image or for ongoing post production. Please send an email to me to arrange for a file upload and I will respond quickly with a quote. Check our her website for more information at: http://imijes.com

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Mike Moon – Photographer

I am a Houston based photographer/cinematographer with 4 years experience. I’m always striving to improve. If I’m not shooting, editing, or watching The Big Bang Theory, I’m usually watching YouTube, Phlearn, or other photography videos. I’ve been fortunate enough to work on some bigger projects that include: MTV’s Catfish: The TV Show and History Channel’s Big Rig Bounty Hunters.

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Danny Ho – Photographer

Danny Ho is a Houston based photographer emerging Los Angeles, CA. He specializes creative styles in fashion, lifestyle portraits, glamour, weddings and movement. Danny is also an all around artist who started at a young age. He explored everything from painting, sculpting, charcoal, wood work, 3-D animation and photography. He was self-taught before he started receiving formal training in photography in high school. His teacher inspired him to pursue photography as a hobby when he gave hime one of his Canon AE-1 Program Film SLR.

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Jentry Kelly Cosmetics – www.JentryKelley.com

In April 2011, makeup artist Jentry Kelley boarded a plane from Texas to NYC to attend her first open house for a makeup manufacturer. It was after a simple comment in passing from a friend who said, “Why don’t you have your OWN line of cosmetics?”. In August 2011, after 5 short months, Jentry Kelley Cosmetics was born. Her point of difference was educating women on an application, helping them to achieve a flawless yet simple routine that can make them look 5-10 years younger. Every woman would want to have their own makeup artist. We just give you the tools and training to look as if you really do have one on the payroll!

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Amore Monet – www.AmoreMonet.com

Amoré Monét is a professional celebrity makeup artist born and raised in Houston, Texas. She specializes in bridal makeup, print, and special FX makeup.

While growing up in Houston, Amoré always had a passion for art. The medium and subject never mattered as long as she could express herself. It was not until she was in High School that she was allowed by her parents to experiment with cosmetics. Little did they know that this passion for cosmetics began to bloom when Amoré was in 7th grade; where she found pink and blue mascaras and has not been able to turn back since.

After she graduated High School, she took the steps to have her dream job as a makeup artist and started her career at Sephora, where she able to grow as an artist and receive an extensive amount of training not only in the application or makeup but the science of cosmetics as well as skin care.

 After nearly five years, she decided to get out of retail and became a full-time makeup artist; following her dreams and passions of creating art on the perfect canvas – skin.

Since graduating from Paul Mitchell The School and becoming a Licensed Cosmetologist, Amoré has gained more experience after working at

Vanity Lounge and for Playboy. You can now find Amoré traveling around Houston and surrounding areas as a freelance makeup artist and hair stylist.

“Enhancing beauty,

one brush stroke at a time.”

-Amoré Monét

Amoré has done makeup for celebrities such as Jesse Metcalfe, Cara Santana, Playmate of the Year 2014 South Africa, Playboy Cyber Girl of the Year 2014 Elizabeth Marxs, The Houston Texans (and others..), Playboy wedding, models, print, television, and other various special occasions.

Please view the portfolio for various examples of her work.

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Cori Aston- www.CoriAston.com

Cori Aston was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and has always had a love affair with beauty & visual imagery! I knew from an early age that this would be my passion. At the age of 18, I began my journey into the beauty and skin care industry and for the next 25+ years, I’ve dedicated myself into developing a creative body of work in photo, editorial, runway, pageant, bridal, fantasy, professional headshots, brow specialist, educational seminars and private sessions. You can also see my craft in magazines, TV episodes, newscast segments and video.

I am a consummate professional whose personal goal is that every client is confident in my skills, my attention to detail and leaves feeling pampered, educated and glamorous!

As an artist, my passion never ceases… I continue to grow, learn, experience and educate myself about the latest in all areas of make-up & skin care products and techniques.

I have 2 beautiful sons & 4 dogs. I belong to several charities but I am most devoted to prevention of animal cruelty and I am a foster parent to rescued dogs.

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Andrea Simmons – www.FaceForwardWeddings.com

Andrea has been in the cosmetics field with 15 years experience working with makeup lines such as BeneFit Cosmetics, Chanel, Fusion Beauty, and Jentry Kelley Cosmetics. Her passion for makeup began when she had her first makeup lesson at the Benefit counter in Houston, TX.

At the age of 16, Andrea was hired by Benefit to work special events as a freelancer. She continued to grow with the company for 6 years, becoming a Business Manager & Trainer, but decided to focus more on Bridal/special occasion makeup and in 2007, FaceForward Makeup & Tanning began.

Although we specialize in makeup application and skin care, FaceForward Makeup & Tanning also offers on-location or in-studio makeup application lessons and customized Organic sunless tanning.

During consultations, we create a customized look for each client and provide instruction on how to keep makeup in place, looking clean and fresh for the duration of your special event.

Jessica Cass

Jessica Cass – www.JessicaGarzaMakeup.com

Hi there! Thank you for taking interest in me as your preferred artist for your special event. Here are a few things you should know about me and my make up history.

In 2006 I attended Royal Beauty Careers, gained a lot of knowledge of aesthetics, but not much on real-world makeup application. I was able to experiment with different looks and styles as a model. Family and friends added to my practice but it wasn’t until I worked with other artists that my talent really started to grow, and still does.

Photographers I worked with began hiring me to do makeup and simple hairstyles on their models. Shortly after I met another artist who introduced me to the bridal industry. Since 2010 I’ve had the pleasure of working with brides all over Houston and surrounding areas. After many years of working for others, I took a leap and started my own company in 2016 and have several helping hands for big jobs!

My biggest accomplishments are in other projects outside of weddings such as, commercials for The Men’s Warehouse, Converse, working as a makeup artist on TV show The Little Couple, Francesca’s Online, YMCA, The Houston Chronicle, Labrada Nutrition, Ally Bank, Cameron INTL, FCCU and Brian Cushing of the Houston Texans, Simone Biles for Mattress Firm, and a number of local and national magazines.

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Sunny Gallegos – www.SunnyHairandMakeup.com

Hi there! Thank you for taking interest in me as your preferred artist for your special event. Here are a few things you should know about me and my make up history.

In 2006 I attended Royal Beauty Careers, gained a lot of knowledge of aesthetics, but not much on real-world makeup application. I was able to experiment with different looks and styles as a model. Family and friends added to my practice but it wasn’t until I worked with other artists that my talent really started to grow, and still does.

Photographers I worked with began hiring me to do makeup and simple hairstyles on their models. Shortly after I met another artist who introduced me to the bridal industry. Since 2010 I’ve had the pleasure of working with brides all over Houston and surrounding areas. After many years of working for others, I took a leap and started my own company in 2016 and have several helping hands for big jobs!

My biggest accomplishments are in other projects outside of weddings such as, commercials for The Men’s Warehouse, Converse, working as a makeup artist on TV show The Little Couple, Francesca’s Online, YMCA, The Houston Chronicle, Labrada Nutrition, Ally Bank, Cameron INTL, FCCU and Brian Cushing of the Houston Texans, Simone Biles for Mattress Firm, and a number of local and national magazines.