Chicago Makeup Artist

Over the course of the past 12 years, Vanessa Valliant has made an impact on the beauty industry in more ways than one. Her technique has graced celebrities, commercial clients, all medias, models and the everyday woman.

  During her six year run with powerhouse M.A.C Cosmetics Vanessa was not only able to master her craft of makeup but also facilitate many Studio Talks, Attend Master Classes and work with multiple medias, celebrities and runway shows. While having the outlet to experience many skin tones, management and become a pillar in makeup education.

  Corporate clients have included Walgreen, Walmart, Ulta Beauty and Target. National and internationally published her work can be found in Vogue, Vogue Italia, Allure, Nylon, INKED, Joey, Dark Beauty Magazine, INK Magazine, INKED Mag, Inside Weddings, CS Magazine Chicago and RUE magazine.

Television Media includes E! Network, MTV, Harpo Studios, O Network and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Vanessa has been able to assist on Jennifer Hudson, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Kardashian Kollection.  Also many commercial clients.

Her Runway experience includes New York Fashion Week 2005, 2006, 2007. Chicago Fashion Week 2002-2008, Latina Fashion Week Chicago 2005-2010.

As a certified public speaker Vanessa also facilitates many Master Classes within Chicago area corporations on Natural Beauty forums with hundreds of guests in attendance to view her technique and also have an opportunity to meet and greet after for questions and beauty advice in the office. 

Vanessa is available for Advertising, Commercial makeup Chicago, Fashion/High Fashion, HD Video, Lifestyle, Press Junket, Print, Runway and Corporate Speaking Events. She also provides light hair for Print, Commercial and Advertising. 

Available for national and international travel.