Mercedes is a highly-trained, beauty makeup artist based in Washington, DC. Growing up in a family full of beautiful, creative women, Mercedes knew that a career in the beauty industry was exactly what she wanted.
In 2008, Mercedes began her makeup career with MAC Cosmetics and later transitioned to Laura Mercier, NARS and Inglot Cosmetics. She currently works with the evening news team at NBC4, corporate clients, brides and a host of everyday women and men. Mercedes' artistry and professionalism has allowed her to work with TV One Founder Cathy Hughes, former DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier, Comcast executives for The BET Honors, and the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders and Ambassadors.
With extensive experience in special occasion makeup, Mercedes customizes each makeup application to enhance the client's best features. She provides on location make-up services for any event where beauty is necessary! Whether it be a simple look with tinted moisturizer, mascara and lipgloss to a full-on glam look, Mercedes believes that makeup is an essential piece of your overall wardrobe.
Mercedes is a very patient and personable artist. Always willing to collaborate with clients on their look, she is an artist you can trust with your special day.