About Alyson

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Hi! I’m Alyson and I’m a Chicago-based hair/makeup artist.  I studied makeup at Makeup First in Chicago (Basic Makeup, Media Makeup, Clinical Makeup, Hairstyling for Makeup Artists).  I do makeup for film, video, headshots,  fashion and print.

I’m a full-time freelance artist and currently work for a variety of Chicago photographers and production companies and MAC Cosmetics ( I’ve worked for MAC since ’10). I was the key makeup artist on the indie film “Residuum” (shot in and around Chicago) which wrapped in October of 2012. My  client list includes: “Restaurant Impossible”, Akoo TV, RMG Mall Media, Whole Foods Market, Santa Fe Productions, Maybelline, Aaron Gang Photography, Johnny Knight Photo, and Rance Rizutto Photography.

Makeup is a such an amazing medium. It allows for creative self-expression. It can be nostalgic, proper, pretty, young, old, mysterious, demure, sexy, dangerous, avant-garde. By wearing it, you embody it. I am constantly amazed and inspired by its power of transformation.

Questions or comments? Please email me at alysonheartsfaces@gmail.com.

Peace

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