After years of experience working as a corporate executive in education, marketing, and publishing, Danessa Myricks was itching for a way to express her creative side. Being the tenacious Entrepreneur that she is, she decided to take her hobby of experimenting with makeup and turn it into a career. Now, whether it’s for a celebrity photo shoot, a magazine spread or a wedding, she transforms women from simple to sensational. Covergirl, Mizani, Luster Products, Soft-Sheen Carson, Shake & Go, Seagram’s, Advanced Research Laboratories, Spartan Brands, KISS Cosmetics, Razac, and Keystone Laboratories are just a few of her illustrious clientele. Danessa has worked with Jive Records, Def Jam, Arista, J Records, Universal &Records, Motown Records and others to help shape the image of their artists. She has also worked on projects for Britney Spears, Madonna, Ciara, Mario, Sean Paul, Floetry, Mary Mary, Chris Brown, Omarion, Donnell Jones, Salena Johnson, Brian McNight, Brooke Valentine, Chris Rock, Blu Cantrell, Tina Marie, Allison Williams, 702, Goapele, Tha' Rayne, Isyss, and more. Her work has appeared in such publications as Vibe, Vibe Vixen, Essence, Teen People, Today’s Black Man, Hype Hair, and Braids and Beauty.
Danessa Myricks now offers hands-on educational classes nationwide, and step-by-step training DVDs (currently available at www.imakeyoubeautiful.com
) to help others learn how to successfully start a career in makeup artistry. She has recently released a teaser to her upcoming cosmetic line with a innovative all natural, all mineral, all over cream called “Skin Flavors‿ designed especial for those who want to be bold and beautiful.
Danessa has a passion for making people beautiful, and an extraordinary love and talent for teaching others to do the same.