Meet the Maquillage Faculty Members 

Maquillage is a professional makeup school unlike any other — and it all starts with our teachers! 

At Maquillage Makeup Academy, we offer the very best makeup artistry education available today, and part of that unwavering standard of excellence comes from employing instructors with both industry experience and skillful expertise to teach our advanced curriculum. As a result, our faculty team is comprised of only the best and the brightest in all areas of makeup and hair design. 

Our Founder


Mireille Bertrand
Founder and Creative Director

Style Editor West Coast USA - Vue Z Magazine NY/Singapore/ UK

Brand Ambassador at amika

Celebrities: Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Bobbie Lee, Paula Adbul, Vanessa Paradis, Eva Herzigova, Carla Esparza, Iliza Schlesinger, Paris Hilton, Jack Nicholson, Bon Jovi, Gwyneth Paltrow

Clients: Galeries LAFAYETTE Paris, Estee Lauder, Chanel, Lancome, Amika, Phyto, Tarte Cosmetics, Armani Atelier,Christian Dior, Kenzo, Valentino, Rochas, BCBG, CBS, VH1, Office Depot, Glamour, Genlux, Harper's Bazzaar, Elle, Nylon,Flaunt, Hola Magazine, Veux Magazine, Henkel, Sue Wong, Valid Ideas Media, Office Depot, ISSE, IMATS, Premiere Orlando, The Makeup Show, Nouvelles Esthetiques, San Diego & Los Angeles Women’s ExpoEducation: Skin Care Specialist/ Aesthetician - European Institute/ France Forum International of Makeup/ Makeup For Ever sponsored school - France

Education: Professional Makeup Artist and Skin Care Specialist

Graduated from the following schools: European Skin Care Institute/ France - Forum Makeup School/ Paris Sales & Business Administration/ HEC France

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Resident Faculty Members 

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Lanae Garcia
National Beauty, New Media and Fashion Makeup Educator

*Makeup Head Department - Youtube Rewind 2018

Celebrities: Tyrese Gibson, 2 Chainz, Kid Ink, Mya, Eric Bellinger, Selena Gomez, Busta Rymes, David Banner, T Pain, Nicholas Gonzalez, Emilio Rivera, Roger Guenveur Smith

Clients:: Academy Awards Governor's Ball, Kenneth Barlis, Tory Burch, Miss Asia Pageant, Make A Wish Foundation, Bdellium Tools, Japan-World Vision, ISSE, IMATS, Beauty Con LA, Youtube, Google

*Brand Ambassador at amika

Education: Professional Makeup Artist - Graduated from CMS

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Golden Sun Shyne
Character and SFX Department Master Educator/ Celebrity Guest Makeup Artist

*IATSE Local 706 MakeUp Artist

Clients:  Cartoon Network, VANS, The Eric Andre Show, Netflix, Good Morning America, City Girl (TV series), Jimmy Kimmel Live ( TV series), The New Negroes(TV series, I Think You Should Leave with Team Robinson ( TV series)

Celebrities: Carmen Electra, Chris Rock,Lil' Jon, Jimmy Kimmel, Tyler the Creator, Ryan Phillipe, Lauren Conrad, Seth Rogan, Lou Ferrigno, Mel B, Vivica A Fox, James Van Der Beek, Brian McKnight, Patton Oswald

Education: Professional Makeup Artist - Graduated from CMS

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Sy Calac
Theater - SFX - Character - Body Art Lead Educator San Diego/ Los Angeles Hair Design Celebrity Guest Educator San Diego/ Los Angeles

Owner:Esoteric Hair Salon/Makeup Studio

Clients: People Magazine, Sue Wong, Haunted Harrahs, ISSE, IMATS, Monsterpalooza, Los Angeles Women’s Expo, LA Fashion Week, Style Fashion Week, Kenneth Barlis, Veux Magazine, Zinc Model Management, Neiman Marcus

Education: Professional Makeup Artist - Graduated from CMS/ License Cosmetologist - Graduated from Paul Mitchell School

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Evgeniya Golik
Body Painting and Art Instructor - San Diego

Evgeniya Golik (aka Evgola) is a Russian born artist who earned her degree in Design and Architecture at Far Eastern State Technical University in Vladivostok, Russia. Her fine art and body art projects have been published in various magazines and books, such as VOGUE (Italia), Studio (Milan), YAY ! LA Magazine, Out of Step Books, TAE The Art Elephant Blog & Magazine.
Evgeniya’s  dreamy paintings and drawings have been exhibited in various Galleries of USA and Europe and have been commissioned by private collectors all over the world.

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Mo Meinhart
Beauty, New Media, Character,and SFX Celebrity Guest Makeup Instructor Los Angeles

*IATSE Local 706 MakeUp Artist

Clients: Mastercard, Hyundai, Levi Women, Porsche, CBS, Travel Channel, College Humor, Nasa, Levis, Lyft,Dracula (NBC),Youtube,

Celebrities: John Mayer, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke, Seether, Chris Jericho, Kevin Sorbo, Stockman, Doug Jones, Danny Trejo

Education: Professional Makeup Artist - Graduated from CMS

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Nicholas Caruana
Beauty Makeup and Art Instructor - San Diego

*Beauty Advisor and Sephora University Beauty Class Facilitator

*Maquillage Pro team Key Makeup Artist and Hair Designer San Diego/ Los Angeles New Media - Fashion - Trade Shows - Fashion Shows - Media Events

Education:Graduated from Maquillage Makeup Academy

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Danielle Schnock
Beauty Makeup Instructor & Business Specialist - San Diego 12-year beauty and retail professional with extensive sales and management experience within large cosmetics brands.

Market Sales Specialist & Sales and Training Coordinator: Laura Mercier, Shiseido America Coorporation, Parfums Christian Dior, Georgio Armani, YSL Beauty, Biossance

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Lana Vargas
Beauty Makeup and Bridal Makeup Instructor - San Diego

*Beauty Advisor at ULTA

*Maquillage Pro team Key Makeup Artist and Hair Designer San Diego/Los Angeles New Media - Fashion - Trade Shows - Fashion Shows - Media Events - Body Art and SFX

Education:Graduated from Maquillage Makeup Academy Follow Lana:

Special Guest Makeup Artist & Hair Designer





Brea Joseph
SFX Celebrity Makeup Artist & Owner of KBC Effects California - San Diego

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Julia Emerald
Character and Sfx Makeup Instructor - Atlanta

Julia Emerald is the owner of JM Props Atlanta, has a BFA in sculpture and ceramics. She has done work for films such as The Walking Dead and the Nice Guys, as well as consulting for the Vampire Diaries. Her life passion and dedication for sculpting, lifecasting mold making, Special Effect & Character makeup allows her to teach what she has learned throughout her career. She shares her knowledge at various establishments in Atlanta, including at The Engineer Guy.       

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Maryl Velbeck
Award Winning Hair Stylist (NAHA) and Wig Designer Master Guest Hair Stylist - Los Angeles

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Wayne Anderson
SFX and Character Celebrity Makeup Artist - Los Angeles

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Curtis William Foreman IATSE Local 798 Hair Dresser & Wig Maker Designer Local 706 IATSE Makeup Artists & Hair Stylist Guild Atlanta & Los Angeles

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Leilani Angel
Etiquette & Image Consultant, Public Speaking, Brand Presentation San Diego

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