Working in the industry for over a decade, Kristi Colby is one of the top makeup artists in San Diego County. Kristi often finds her inspiration from high end fashion, different cultures, music, art, minimal and bohemian trends. Over the years, Kristi’s career as a makeup artist has flourished working with photographers, fashion designers, event companies, magazines, TV media companies, salons, and beauty pageant systems. Kristi has worked with many production companies in San Diego and is the head freelance makeup and stylist for COX Media. Kristi has also freelanced for many top of the line cosmetic companies such as MAC, Bobbi Brown, It Cosmetics, Stila and Too Faced Cosmetics, for locations throughout Southern California. Kristi has had the opportunity to be featured on TLC’s hit show Toddlers and Tiaras and worked for Good Day LA, Jimmy Kimmel Live, EXTRA and Dr. Drew’s Life changers.
Kristi specializes in makeup for bridal, commercial, editorial and conventional purposes. She is experienced and well versed in customizing any makeup style. She uses a wide range of products with her favorites being Make Up For Ever, Dior, MAC, NARS, Urban Decay, Chanel and It Cosmetics.
Kristi is dedicated to recommending her clients live and look better. Some of her personal hobbies are staying connected in the health and fitness industry. She is dedicated to practicing Yoga, and believes that this has helped develop clarity, a positive flow and balanced mindset as an artist and entrepreneur. She is dedicated to ensuring her clients look beautiful and feel wonderful by creating a unique look with each individual’s natural beauty, style and personality.
Stacey is a California licensed Cosmetologist. Her passion for hair began at a young age, learning to braid and style for her friends and family. She spent 20+ years as a classically trained dancer and continued her mastery of braiding and styling for her fellow dancers' performing events. In 2011, Stacey was inspired to start her career at Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School in San Diego. Her education and experience on the school’s design team gave her the latest cutting edge styling techniques and allowed her to refine her skills on models and in fashion shows.
With a passion for event styling, she jumped into the wedding industry soon after graduating. Stacey's work has since been featured in several wedding magazines, blogs and styled shoots, including Exquisite Weddings Magazine, Wedding Chicks and Borrowed & Blue. She specializes in braided, textured styles and loves to bring her client's vision to life.
Stacey values family and healthy living with her husband, son and dog in Encinitas, California. She still enjoys ballet class weekly and remains inspired by the art of movement and music.