Relaxing Minds- MUA Taj

Makeup Artist Female Memphis, Tennessee, US
Mayhem # 694008

About Me

Meet Taj

... a true Architect of Beauty...

Teresa "Taj" Janes is a Licensed Aesthetician/Makeup Artist, Instructor, Face Painter, Nail Technician and Hair Designer with more than 10 years experience specializing in bridal, runway/fashion shows, specials events, tv/film, and photography makeup.  Services available include facials, waxing, makeup artistry, makeup lessons, lash application, body treatments/wraps, manicures, pedicures and pamper parties. 

Based in Memphis but I do TRAVEL! I do TRAVEL!

"Makeup looks only as good as the skin underneath"
As part of Makeup Artistry services, I also strive to ensure clients understand the importance of proper skin care.  Clients are educated about skin care during makeup artistry services.  Depending on circumstance, clients may receive a mini facial before the makeup application begins.  Clients are encouraged to maintain great skin and overall body care to always look their best.  Relaxing Minds does offer facials and waxing as a separate services to fit our client's needs.

Makeup Artistry Specialities:
Photography - black & white and color
Special Occasion/Events
Runway/Fashion Shows
Special Effects
Face Painting
and more

2010-2011 MUA RATES:

Modeling/Acting Portfolio Rates:
Limited TPF/TPCD/TPC... Email me!
Modeling & Acting Headshots/Comp Cards $150.00+ (2 hrs) -

Print Rates:
Hourly $100+ (Booking-2 hr. minimum-$200+)
Half Day $300+ (4 hrs.)
Full Day $600+ (8 hrs.)
Day & 1/2 Rate $1,000+ (10-12 hrs.)
*rate may change based on number of individuals requiring makeup application. Day rates must be booked in advance, otherwise hourly rate applies.  These rates are negotiable on a case by case basis.  Depending on location, a travel fee may be added. Hairstyling is available upon request.

Fashion Show/Pageant :
Contact me for rates

Overtime Rate:
starting at $100/per hour

Bridal/Prom/Special Occasion Rates:
Contact me for rates specific to your event.

Face Painting:
Contact me for rates

Additional Fees:

Mileage: If round trip mileage will exceed a total of eighty miles (80) miles, a per mile fee of $ .50 may be charged for each additional mile over the first eighty (80).

Parking: Any parking expenses incurred may be billed to the Client.

Accommodations: If overnight accommodations are required, actual costs may be billed to the Client.

Assistants: Based on the project size and specifications,  assistants may be required to manage client needs. You will be billed $50-75 per hour per assistant. Assistants are billed in one-hour increments with a one-hour minimum charge.

A non-refundable retainer fee is required to secure your booking. 

Makeup Lessons:
Available to teach makeup techniques including daytime, professional, photography, evening, special occasion, etc. Lessons start at $60 per person and include handouts.

Serious Inquiries only.

Contact Information:
Email: Message me through MM
Phone: (901) 881-9683


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Face Painter - Kellogg's Holiday Event
MUA - Who's the Dude - Domestic Productions
MUA - Revolutionary Runway Fashion Show (Ongoing Monthly in 2010)
MUA - UCan of Memphis Fashion Show
MUA - Xpressions "The Heist" Fashion Show
MUA - It's New: Physician's Formula Promotion - Cosmetics Promotions
MUA - Allure Marketing - FUSHION: Where Art & Fashion Collide Feb '09 (Fashion Show) - MM #38877
MUA - Rocawear Fashion Show
Makeup Artist & SFX Assistant - "Daylight Fades" Movie - Old School Pictures -
Key MUA - AJE Productions - Dreamer's Showcase Dec '08
Key MUA - Allure Marketing - FUSHION: Where Art & Fashion Collide Dec '08 (Fashion Show) - MM #38877
Key MUA - AJE Productions - Beauty of Evolution (Televised)
MUA - Allure Marketing - FUSHION: Where Art & Fashion Collide Oct '08 (Fashion Show) - MM #38877
Key MUA - Gtx, Inc. Commercial
Head MUA - Avon Let's Talk Beauty Tour
Head MUA - Southern Women's Show (Fashion Show)
Head MUA - Model Talent Management
Instructor & Head MUA - Local Modeling School
and a variety of others to include weddings, proms, & additional fashion shows

Community Service
Volunteer/Facilator for American Cancer Society's "Look Good Feel Better" Program - dedicated to helping women undergoing cancer treatments learn how to deal with skin changes through education on skin care and makeup techniques in a class setting.

People I've worked with:
Revolutionary Runway
Allure Marketing MM #38877
Xpressions Models
AJE Productions
Model Talent Management

Models & Actresses:
Katherine Mitchel (Actress)
Nora Childers (Actress)
Stephanie Wallace
Dakarai Ellis
Rondalyn West
J Wang
Magyn Darmstaedter
Joe Keppler
Courtland Simpson
Diana Hill
Jad Davis MM#
Gina Marie Huery MM#
Tatianna Taylor
Serenity Kester MM#
Stephanie Kester MM#
Kyla Latrice MM#
Kwanza Ozier
Wintrell Pittman
Dianne Mbeo
Melissa Swancey MM#
Megan Thorne MM#
Meghan Tyrell
Jaqui Green MM#
Tanesha Jackson
Jacque Ford
Domino (Dominique Mitchell)
Ms. Shy Arnold
Diamond Booker
Kaysee Hayes
Deandra Boyd MM#
Laneshia White (Nevaeh)
Char Baxter
Aieshia Dickey - MM#
Rachel Kimsey (Actress)
Clare Grant (Model)

Charlisha Renata MM#
Alexis Moore - Model & CEO of Allure Marketing
Erika Ann Lewis -  MM#561915
Porscha Ferguson
Anna Knight
Ena Corlukie
Lela Gant
Asia Watson MM#
Peyton Charles MM#
Nyah (Nile) Ponder
Melissa Williams MM#
Tzvetana Denkova
Diamond Tezares
Miyosha Hunter
April Bester
and many other models

Lisa Byrd Thomas
Rose Macabre (Jewelry)

Levi Hayes (Regis Salon-Collierville)
Alexis Boyle
Beauty of Atlantis (Atlantis White)
Kristy Rinks

Kia Lola
Amanda Catt
W.B. Young Photography
Johnny Joe
Aesthetic, Inc. (Tony Franklin)
Al Wasserberger MM#
Independent Photos MM#
DDT Photography
Mike Newman MM#
Patrick Covington MM#
Steve Carter MM#
Josh Stovall
Bob Patterson

Makeup Artists:
Amy Chan
Facial Attractions (Marci Clark)
Emily Olivia

Film Production:
Domestic Productions
Old School Pictures
Hydra Frame

Marketing & Promotions:
In addition to beauty services I have also held various positions within Marketing/Advertising/Promotional field to include Program Manager, Team Leader, Promotional Model, Brand Ambassador, Marketing Assistant & Market Coordinator.  My MM Model#897688 Profile is

Promotional/Brand Modeling/Trade Shows- MM #897688:
USA Gold (Program Lead/Manager)
"Memphis Beats" (TNT Series) at Memphis in May BBQ Fest 2010 (Event Manager)
Open Range Communications
Walmart Genuine Steakhouse (Program Manager)
Kool Cigarettes
Salem Cigarettes
Maxwell House
Tropicana Fruit Squeeze
ALL You Magazine
Caress Exotic Infusions
Backyard is Back
The New Release
Verizon "How Sweet the Sound"
The Other White Meat
American Express
Western Union


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