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Melanie marie sklodowski

artist. mystic. creative.

Melanie Marie is a Chicago-based professional freelance makeup artist (2011) and licensed cosmetologist (2013) Melanie excels in special effects makeup, time period hair and makeup, clean beauty, men’s grooming and hair design. Her style is timeless with a glam rock and roll edge. Co-owner and artist at MV FX Collective.

 

Her love affair with art and beauty began at an early age, when she would recreate hair and makeup applications of favorite musical artists and draw her own comic books. She has pursued this passion her entire life. Her love of music, art and her innate creativity drove her success working for cosmetic lines, followed by a cosmetology degree. She's a perpetual student and loves continuing education. Melanie has since gained experience working in all areas of the beauty world but loves and working with a team and creating something magical. She has created looks for top cosmetic lines, photographers, tv shows, films.

 

She has a passion for holistic wellness, sustainability and the environment. She gives back to local organizations and charities. The natural and organic elements in Melanie’s work are complemented by her penchant for fine art, the mystical, and the avant garde artists of her youth. She has built a reputation as one of the most respected and sought-after emerging artists in the business.

 "I have the opportunity to guide and heal my guests through my art. I want to help them find their unique spark and let that individuality shine through for the world to see. I love making connections, hearing stories and being creative everyday. " -Melanie 

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FILM

2021: Invitation To A Murder 

Assistant Hair Stylist

 

2017: Market Value 

Makeup Artist

 

TELEVISION

2022: Playing With Love And Fire

Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

2022: The Jeremy Kofi Convo

Season 2, episode 1 - Makeup Artist

 

THEATER/ LIVE EVENTS

2017- Current: 13th Floor Haunted House Group

Makeup Artist

 

2021: Clickcon Photography Convention 

Makeup Artist 

 

2020: Grease 

Wig Stylist

 

2019: Shakespeare Theater Gala

Hair Stylist

 

2016: Rob Zombie Great American Nightmare 

Makeup Artist​

 

2015: House of Blues 60's theme Gala 

Makeup Artist

Click for Melanie's IMBD page resume 

PUBLICATIONS

Aqstrashot Magazine

Marika Magazine  

Moevir Magazine

Networks

Food Network

MUSIC VIDEOS

2021: Skinbone Music video

Makeup Artist (airbrush and bald cap)

 

2016: Tripp Heavy music videos

Makeup Artist (fight scene)

 

PRODUCTION COMPANIES

Toasty Video

Sharp Entertainment

Contexture Media Network

A.R.I Production

Robo Aerial

 

RETAIL/ EDUCATOR

                 Hairborn Salon                  

John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center    

MAC

Sephora

Estee Lauder

Lancome

Chanel

     

PRESS

Fox News Chicago

SANITATION

BARBICIDE® Certification, MILADY Infection Control Certification, DE® COVID-19 Certification, Safe Sets International COVID-19 Certificate, BARBICIDE® Certification

CERTIFICATIONS

PRAVANA Color Certification Program, OLAPLEX Certification, KERATIN COMPLEX®

CONTINUED EDUCATION

HOTHEADS® Hair Extension/ Easihair Pro Hair Extension/ AQUA Extenstions, REVLON PROFESSIONAL®/ Wella Professionals/  Kosart Effects Studios/ Pivot Point/ Make Up First® School of Makeup Artistry/ The Makeup Show/ Americans Beauty Show/ IECSC /ISSE/ Reuzel/ TEMPTU, INC/ © Kryolan/ The Powder Group/ Frends Beauty/ Oligo Professional/ Davines/ IGK Hair care/ MoroccanOil/ AIIR Hair care

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