About Michele

With over 17 years experience as a Makeup Artist, Michele Ambery has set the standard for what makes a beauty professional best-in-class.

After graduating from cosmetology school, it didn’t take long for Michele to realize she has a natural eye for color and special qualities in the field of Makeup Artistry that make her unique. At Lancome, Michele laid the foundation for her career, working in makeup for photography, camouflage, fashion and the bridal industry. It was there Michele developed an appreciation of style on a global level and an ability to spot and apply industry trends.

Always looking to grow and hone her skills, Michele then trained under and worked alongside some of the top talent in their respective specialties. Assisting well-known celebrity Makeup Artist Ilana Harkavi of New York City, Michele did makeup for photo shoots, headshots, weddings and special events. From there she was quickly noticed as a rising star in makeup circles and started working at Sony Music Studios doing high-fashion makeup for a list of celebrities and talent.

Michele also had the pleasure of working with celebrity Makeup Artist Laura Geller, of NYC, where she soon became one of Laura’s top artists for weddings, special events, as well as various photo shoots for newspapers and magazines. In 2006, she decided it was the right time to take on her own clients.

Today, Michele thrives as an independent professional Makeup Artist. Mastering the art of applying makeup for stunning headshots and specializing in weddings, affairs and events. To her credit, she was recently recognized with “The Knot” Magazine’s website Best of Vendors Award for 2012, and is now considered one of the premiere Makeup Artists in the metropolitan area and Long Island. In addition to this, Michele regularly works with UNICEF, applying her makeup artistry for their special events; satellite media tours; and magazine, newspaper and television interviews, including WPIX, WCBS, CBS News, Nightly News with Chuck Scarborough, and The Today Show.

Always professional and personable, it’s easy to see why Michele excels in her career. She truly loves applying her makeup skills to all types of clients, regardless of age or ethnicity. Her innate abilities to make people feel comfortable, connect with them, and understand what they are thinking are only matched by her power to bring out their natural beauty.

We welcome you to view some of Michele Ambery’s selected work.