Carina Lindgren – Owner, Makeup Artist, Licensed Esthetician, Brow Specialist, Spray Tan MasterCelebrity Makeup Artist, and Owner of Flawless Faces, Carina Lindgren has been doing makeup for over 15 years. After working for MAC Cosmetics for 4 years, she moved to Los Angeles to further her makeup career working on photo shoots, fashion shows, ad campaigns and music videos. She is also the personal makeup artist to Gretchen Rossi of the Real Housewives of Orange County on Bravo TV. If you check out the fashion section of the site you can see all the fun jobs she's worked on! After many years in the industry, she expanded her business by opening a beautiful Makeup & Skincare Lounge in Costa Mesa and hired an amazing team of artists to work with her as business grew. All of the team artist have worked with, and been trained by Carina to meet her "Flawless Faces" standards. "We really strive to help you achieve a flawless look for your most special day!" "I feel like the luckiest girl in the world to have made a career doing something that I love!" ~Carina
Cara - Makeup ArtistEver since she was a little girl, Cara has had a passion for makeup. She always loved playing with her mom’s makeup and wearing her lipstick. She even used to pretend to put makeup on all of her dolls and My Little Ponies. Cara began freelancing for MAC Cosmetics in 2007. Cara has also done makeup for various fashion shows, photo shoots, charity events, and even some on-set work for television. Cara loves nothing more than making someone feel absolutely beautiful both inside and out! Being with a bride and her wedding party on her wedding day is truly a joy and Cara absolutely loves making everyone look flawless for the big day!
Jo- Makeup artistJo has been doing makeup for 6 years. She started her makeup career in Australia, but her homeland is Scotland where she worked for MAC Cosmetics and did weddings on the side. She recently moved to Orange County and joined the Flawless Faces team. She has had some amazing opportunities to work alongside some of the most talented artist in the industry. Jo is very passionate about make-up artistry and loves to make her clients feel beautiful!
Kat - Makeup ArtistA lover of all things glamorous, Kat began her work as a Make-Up Artist in 1999. She used her art background to hone her skills. She has worked for Estee Lauder, Benefit Cosmetics and then settled at MAC for five years, all the while doing Wedding and Freelance Make-up on the side. Soon the corporate world called and she answered. With the pursuit of Make-Up Artistry still on the mind, she picked up her brushes and now calls Flawless Faces her home. Doing what she loves most; making women look as beautiful on the outside as they are one the inside.
Phoebe - Makeup ArtistPhoebe has been doing makeup for 8 years. She started her beauty career @ Sephora @ the age of 16! Soon after she moved over to MAC Cosmetics for 6 years where she learned advanced makeup techniques and how to pick that perfect eyeshadow combo. She is continuing her love for makeup on the Flawless Faces team, doing what she loves the most, painting faces!
Stephanie - Makeup ArtistStephanie is a beauty veteran! A licensed Esthetician, she has worked in the beauty industry for 20+ years. Starting out with leading Makeup companies such as Lancome, Stila, and then MAC for 10 years, all while doing weddings on the side! She definitely has a passion for making women feel and look Flawless!
Heather - Makeup ArtistHeather has been doing makeup for 7 years! Starting out @ makeup school, she knew she had a passion for creativity! She can do crazy, or natural makeup and specializes in Airbrush Bridal makeup. A past bride of Flawless Faces, she has now joined the team!
Leilani - Makeup Artist & Hair StylistLeilani is trained in both hair and makeup! With a passion for beauty, she started Cosmetology school when she was still in high school! She's always updating her hair styling skills with extensive training in updo's & styling. Having a MAC Cosmetics background in makeup helped her master her makeup skills, also specializing in Airbrush Makeup. With her 9 years of experience, she's ready to make you Flawless ;)!
Shanon - Makeup Artist & Hair StylistShanon has been in the beauty industry for 15 years! A licensed Cosmetologist, her experience and training comes from working with lines such as Laura Mercier, Chanel, Armani, Yves Saint Laurent Cosmetics, and 7 years with MAC Cosmetics. Not only has she worked on Broadway doing makeup, but was also hand selected by MAC to work on their Pro Events. She utilizes these skills to make you look Flawless for your special day!
Michelle - Hair StylistMichelle has been in the beauty industry for 15+ years! She has worked on print, runway, TV shows, and even done "how to" videos, but in the end, weddings are her favorite. Michelle's thoughts on her job: "I love it just as much now as I did when I first started. I am excited everyday to find ever changing styles and trends and share them with you. There is nothing better than making you beautiful for your special day!"
Susie - Hair StylistSusie has been working in the the beauty industry for 15+ years! Starting out in the salon, she trained with some of the leading product companies. She continued her education learning the latest cutting edge styling techniques and refined her skills working on models and runway. She also focused her training on bridal styling. She feels that her focus on the latest wedding hair styles along with her ability to create a relaxing and fun experience is the key to her success. Susie says: “It is so rewarding to be a part of such a special day. I love to help a nervous girl transform into the beautiful bride.”
Chloe - Hair StylistChloe started her journey in hair design 7 years ago after graduating from Palomar Institute of Cosmetology. She is trained in Wella, Tony and Guy, Bumble & Bumble, Kerastase and Great Lengths hair extensions. Chloe got the opportunity to style the San Diego Charger Girls for two years, and has also worked with the news anchors for Chanel 8 News. After going on location to style her first wedding, Chloe says: "I was hooked! I love being apart of such an unforgettable day."She is always staying up to date with bridal styling classes and striving to know the latest bridal trends for each season. As a past Flawless Faces bride, Chloe in now part of the team!
Ashley - Hair StylistAshley has always been intrigued by fashion, makeup & hair styling. She in turn would practice them on herself, her younger sisters, and even her Barbie dolls! She is self-taught by reading fashion magazines and different books by stylists to the stars. Ashley began to get paid to doll people up for school dances, theatre performances, and film projects throughout high school and college. It was in college that she got more involved backstage in theatre and learned how to do stage & special effects makeup. She has worked on countless photoshoots, fashion shows, weddings, film sets, stages, and events and is now part of the Flawless Faces team!
Caitlyn - Hair StylistCaitlyn has had a passion for hair styling since she was a little girl styling her barbie dolls hair! From being the go-to gal for proms, and doing crazy runway hair, and photoshoots, Caitlyn loves doin elegant Bridal Hair, "the transformation and excitement you get to take part in someone's most special day is so rewarding, I love it!"
Sarah T - Hair StylistSarah has been a hair stylist for 6 years. She's worked on photoshoots, fashion shows, events, & weddings! She is also certified in Hot Head & Cinderella Hair Extensions. "I am always trying to learn, and keep up on the lates trends in hair styling from weddings to color. The love I have for my career seem more of a hobby than work!"
Allyson - Hair StylistAllyson is a licensed Cosmetologist specializing in Wedding hair styling! She graduated with honors from Paul Mitchell school 7 years ago and spent her first year interning at one of the top Bridal studios in Los Angeles. Not only has she worked with Playboy, and worked on high fashion photoshoots, but also doing Special FX hair for TV.