MUA Crush: Lauren Nicely
ATCL is currently crushing on plus size MUA Lauren Nicely a Maryland based self-taught makeup artist who loves to express her creativity and ideas through beautifully polished makeup artistry.
Lauren’s journey as an artist began in 2008 when her prom makeup artist failed to appear. Wanting to prevent this from happening to another young girl, she began perfecting her craft. She has built herself a ‘nice’ reputation through client referral, professional relationships and social media.
Lauren has worked with several cosmetic brands like Milani as lead makeup artist for the 2014 Ubiquitous Trade Show, Miss Black Maryland USA DeJanee Fennell, hair and culture blogger extraordinaire Patrice Grell Yursik known as Afrobella and has also been featured several times at essence.com, the online version of the Essence Magazine, for her makeover magic. She also teaches makeup classes in different cities in US.
Lauren is known for her clean and precise makeup application and astonishing bridal makeovers. She plans to further her makeup education and will continue to conquer the world of beauty with every face beat.