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
2021: Invitation To A Murder
Assistant Hair Stylist
2017: Market Value
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
2021: Clickcon Photography Convention
2019: Shakespeare Theater Gala
2016: Rob Zombie Great American Nightmare
2015: House of Blues 60's theme Gala
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2021: Skinbone Music video
Makeup Artist (airbrush and bald cap)
2016: Tripp Heavy music videos
Makeup Artist (fight scene)
Contexture Media Network
John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center
Fox News Chicago
BARBICIDE® Certification, MILADY Infection Control Certification, DE® COVID-19 Certification, Safe Sets International COVID-19 Certificate, BARBICIDE® Certification
PRAVANA Color Certification Program, OLAPLEX Certification, KERATIN COMPLEX®
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