Nikki Greene is a professional makeup artist, hairstylist, special fx artist and has been working in the industry for over 16 years. She is a Chicago native and has been living in Los Angeles for 9 years. She attended cosmetology school when she was 19 and worked doing hair and makeup for stage performances, bands, and special events in Chicago. She then moved to LA and attended school to get professional training in makeup for film, television, fashion, and in special fx. She started out by assisting many great makeup artists and hairstylists on films, television shows, in print, on music videos, and in fashion shows. She then became an established makeup artist/hairstylist herself and has been the department head on many films, shows, and web series. She has also designed and done makeup/hair for commercials, fashion shows, films, print ads, and stage shows, as well as promotions, bands, red carpet events, and celebrities. Most recent celebrities include, Danny DeVito, Eva Longoria, KISS, Ed Helms, Marlon Wayans, and Jane Lynch…just to name a few!
She does everything from beauty makeup to character and special fx. Nikki has also been an instructor in LA since 2006. She has her teaching credentials from UCLA. She always brings her students all of the latest trends, techniques, and skills that only an artist that’s currently working in the industry can deliver. She loves what she does and it shows…she can’t wait to meet you in the next class near you at Hollywood Makeup Academy!
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