Melbourne based makeup and hair artist who is one of the most sought after editorial stylist in South America, where she is recognized as a leader in her field.
Growing up in both Japan and Colombia allowed Andrea to develop a deep creative connection to cultural aesthetics and how these are represented through people, art, colour and texture. These childhood experiences continue to influence Andrea’s work today through which she strives to understand and respect the uniqueness of each person she works with and each project she works on.
With a strong passion for enhancing the natural beauty of her clients, Andrea loves being able to give those she works with, an increased sense of confidence and empowerment. She takes great pride in how her work supports her clients to fully engage with the event, project or designer they are representing.
Andrea’s creative talents and her warm, understated personality have led her to successfully work with a wide variety of celebrities such a Paulina Vega (Miss Universe 2015), Florence Welch from Florence and the Machine and LA based award winning actress Stephanie Cayo, She has also worked extensively with models represented by some of the top global agencies, including Elite Models (NYC), Next Models (NYC) and Vivien’s Model Management (Sydney).
While based in America, Andrea collaborated with world leading photographers including the NYC based Andres Oyuela and LA based Cesar Balcazar. She is credited on editorial covers and spreads in numerous international publications including Vogue, Rolling Stone and Esquire. Andrea is also Brand Ambassador for Mary Kay Cosmetics and principal make up artist for Colombia Moda, South America’s premier fashion week.
Andrea’s outstanding work ethic, skill and artistry are second to none. Her international experience and keen eye for emerging trends gives her creativity a unique edge. Her work really does speak for itself.