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Ashley Olivia a celebrity makeup artist and stylist, has been involved in the cosmetic and fashion industry for nearly 20 years in 7 major cities around the world. Her career blossomed while she studied fine art and fashion photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY.

Ashley continued her education at the Aveda Fredic's Institute studying Esthetics under the world-renowned Krista Kiley. Immediately after graduating she moved too LA to study makeup at the Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts. During her schooling she started working with the entertainment, fashion and music industry and acted as a live-in and touring makeup artist/stylist to celebrities.

A few years later Ashley moved to Atlanta and became a Master Makeup Artist and part of the Show/Education Team for Van Michael Salon under Nikole Morrow-Pettus. In addition she apprenticed under award winning colorist Natalie Gurley. With growing success Ashley was inducted by Rudy Miles, as the youngest Aveda Global Makeup Artist, one of 13 in the world. Ashley was the requested by Leslie Muncell to Van Micheal Salon to the Miami, FL location. This allowed Ashley to work more closely with fashion designers, runway and photo shoots. 

Ashley's career then moved her to Las Vegas when she joined the MAC Cosmetic's family and continued working with personal clients, fashion, runway, media and photo shoots. Ashley transferred to her home town of Cincinnati with MAC  and joined the Nordstrom team. She was then promoted to Beauty Stylist representing all cosmetic brands Nordstrom carries. Ashley was then recruited to become the Master Makeup Artist and Stylist for Dillard's traveling over the Midwest. This was the most luxurious service offered, giving a customized head to toe styling and makeup to create the perfect look for her clients. 

Currently Ashley Olivia is providing her professional services to clients nationally and collaborating with other artists and major companies. She has also opened her own luxury studio, Ashley Olivia Artistry Studio in Cincinnati, OH. Her services range from the lightest looks to special effects customized for each client by infusing their needs with fashion, art, color theory, anatomy and a touch of current trend. She prides herself on making everyone she works with feel and look like one of her celebrity clients.

ABOUT ME: About Me

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"Why look pretty?

When you can look famous..."

-Ashley Olivia




Ashley Olivia Artistry

Makeup Artist

1998 - Present

New York - Los Angeles - Atlanta - Miami - Las Vegas - Cincinnati & Internationally


National Makeup Artist and Stylist


Cincinnati, OH & Nationally


Beauty Stylist


Cincinnati, OH


Certified Makeup Artist and Product Specialist


Las Vegas, NV & Cincinnati, OH


Global Face Color Purefessional - Global Makeup Artist

2006 - 2008

Atlanta, GA & Internationally

Van Micheal Salon

Senior Makeup Artist & Artistic and Education Team

2003 - 2007

Atlanta, GA & Miami, FL


School of Visual Arts

Course Work in Fashion Photography

1997 - 1998

New York, NY

Aveda Fredric's Institute



Cincinnati, OH

M.G. Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts

Makeup for Photography - Print - Video


Los Angeles, CA

Van Michael Salon

Cosmetology Apprentice


Atlanta, GA

Kett Cosmetics

Air Brush Cosmetics


Atlanta, GA

Aveda Education - Advanced Academy

Face Color Curriculum


Nation Wide


Jenny McCarthy - Nick Lackey - Ben Kingsley - Lil Wayne - Mannie Fresh - Baby - Big Boi - Kc-I & JoJo - Day 26 - Bobby Valentino - Mathew Lillard - Dax Shepard - Seth Green - Candice Bushnell - Betsey Johnson  - Mia Butler - Susan Floyde - Bobby Thomas - Lyndia Carter - Shohreh Aghdashiloo - Julia Jane - Sherlita Patton - Miri Ben Ari - Alexandra Holden – Miss Toi - Johnny Colt - Andy Finkelman – Jeri Lee - Julia Bond


Versace - Heatherette - Puma - Ted Baker - Sean John - Baby Phat – Akademiks - Fila - Gilyard MFG - Stefani De La O - Binnetti - Ryan Kenny - S.O.F.F. - ENYCE - Rosa Cha - Tra-La-La - Yanina Fu - Dragana Ognjenovic


Instyle - Shape - Penthouse - Jezebel - Contour - Performer - The Peach - A Southern Affair - Atlanta Bride - Cincinnati Gentleman - Carnival Cruses - Army R.O.T.C


MTV, My super Sweet 16

TBS, Movie and a Makeover

CNN, CNN Presents

11 Alive, Access Atlanta


L Institute and Agency - Blink - Tara Ink - Irene Marie - New View Models


Lucky Magazine - "Best Brow Shaping in Atlanta" September 2003


Marvin Westmore - Rudy Miles - Nilole Morrow-Pettus - Joanne McCarthy - Krista Kiley - Natalie Gurly - Leslie Muncell

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