Danessa Myricks

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. Forced to start a new career due to corporate downsizing 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. Her reputation as an artist with a very clean, unique style has afforded her the opportunity to work with a broad clientele of beauty, hair, and music companies both nationally and internationally.

Danessa has worked with Jive Records, Arista, J Records, Sony/BMG & Motown to help shape the image of their artists. She has also worked on video and/or print projects for Britney Spears, Madonna, Ciara, Mario, Chris Brown, Bow Wow, Shontelle, Jazzmayne Sullivan, Vanessa Simmons, Jordan Sparks, 3LW, Brian Mcknight, Brooke Valentine, Floetry, Chris Rock, TI, Sean Paul, Mary Mary, Blu Cantrell, Tina Marie, Allison Williams, 702, Goapele, Tha' Rayne, Isyss, and more. Her work has appeared in such publications as Vibe, Essence, Teen People, Today’s Black Man, Hype Hair, and several other national and international publications.

Danessa Myricks has created a unique series of educational workshops. These 8-Hour Hands-On sessions are world renown and have a unique reputation for propelling new and seasoned artists to extraordinary levels in record time. She also has over a dozen step-by-step training DVDs and books distributing thousands of copies worldwide to help others learn how to successfully start a career in makeup artistry.

Danessa has a passion for making people beautiful, and an extraordinary love and talent for teaching others to do the same.