Annaliese found her passion at a young age in the Beauty and Bridal Industry. This outlet allowed her to channel her artistic and creative side. Annaliese knew performing color services and styling hair for formal occasions was what she wanted her focus to be . After six years of working behind the chair at a salon, Annaliese realized it was time to take her career to the next level. Annaliese took all of the education and inspiration she had acquired over the years, and discovered that being a traveling artist was what would ultimately fulfill her dreams. Annaliese & Co. came to fruition shortly thereafter. As owner and lead bridal expert of this growing company, she knew it was time to have a team that shared her passion for being a traveling hair and makeup artist. The business that started off with just one stylist is now comprised of several highly experienced artists, Annaliese’s mother and two younger sisters.
Annaliese places high value on her work and the brides she works with. She believes in creating beautiful memories for her brides, gorgeous long lasting quality styles, and only the best for her clients in every way. She also enjoys working on photo shoots during her spare time, or any other projects that allow her to explore her creativity. Since the company was established in 2010, Annaliese and her team have been featured on Brides.com, Style Me Pretty, Manhattan Bride Magazine, The Westchester Wedding Planner Magazine, and the Poughkeepsie Journal. They have also won Wedding Wire’s Brides Choice Award and Best of the Knot Award several years in a row.
Frann has been a member of the Team since its inception. She has been in the Beauty Industry as a Sales Rep for a Cosmetics Company, Makeup Artist, Nail Tech & Hair Stylist. She has attended makeup classes at MAC in SoHo, Hair Extension certification, and Hair Styling classes thru several Manufacturers on a regular basis throughout the year. She strives to stay on top of the latest Trends and Techniques in Bridal Hair & Bridal Makeup. Her Bride’s will find that she takes the time to discuss Your vision for your hair/makeup and Your personal style; before you decide together on the best Look for you on Your special day. Contact Frann so she may work with you to create the look you’ve been waiting for.
Kristiona has been a part of the team for the last 4 years. She knew she had a passion for the Hair & Beauty Industry as soon as she stepped behind the hair chair 8 years ago. She has worked in a salon setting but now prefers working as a Freelance Artist. She has attended several educational classes and seminars to attain a Mastery in all phases of Hairstyling. She believes that continued education helps her to stay at the forefront of her field. With her knowledge of all the new products and techniques that are trending, it allows her to provide excellent service to her brides. She places high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs, and creating their vision for their Hairstyle on their most important day.
Marriessa started her career as a bridal makeup artist at the young age of 18. Even before that she knew that makeup was her passion in life. She hoped to spread her talents all across the county and become a traveling Makeup Artist. Marriessa loves making people feel beautiful especially on the most important day of a woman’s life. She continues to stay on top of the upcoming trends and applications by attending Bridal Makeup classes in NYC several times a year. She bases her philosophy on using the best quality makeup out there like Mac cosmetics, Nars, Chanel, Giorgio Armani, and Makeup Forever to produce the most seamless results. She is experienced with all skin types and skin tones. She is also trained and certified to work with Mac cosmetics and Makeup forever. When hiring Marriessa, you get quality, professionalism and to look and feel your most beautiful.
Kristie Dicecca has been involved in the cosmetic industry for the past nine years. Makeup is her passion and something she has wanted to pursue her entire life. In the pursuit of becoming the most accomplished makeup artist she can, Kristie continuously expands her education to stay up to date with the latest trends. Makeup application is her art, and she loves to see her clients more than satisfied with their desired look.
Kristie began her career as a certified makeup artist at MAC. Her certifications apply to a multitude of application types. By working for MAC, Kristie has learned makeup mastery techniques by using one of the industry’s most popular makeup lines.
In addition to her career at MAC, Kristie has also taken numerous courses with Estée Lauder to enhance her knowledge. These courses have been instructed by some of the industries top artists.
Being able to watch as her clients transform through the art of makeup application is the ultimate reward for Kristie. Showcases of her work and extensive portfolio have caused Kristie to become an in-demand artist in the wedding industry. She has been performing bridal makeup for the past seven years. Kristie is passionate, caring and loves to accentuate the beauty in each of her clients.