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111 A melissa moore bogardus Experience: Melissa has been in the hair and makeup industry since she was fourteen years old. Well known from photo shoots, pageants, proms and weddings, Melissa's incredible talent spans across the United States. Style: Like a chameleon, Melissa's style changes according to the bride's style. Grab and Go: If in a rush to leave her house, Melissa would grab her "Mary Poppins" bag (it saves the day, A LOT), rose water, hand sanitizer, Smith Rosebud Salve for lips and mascara. Inspiration: Melissa cannot pick only one person that inspires her. The people who inspired her are her mother, clients, Frank Carnaggio (photographer), and her stepfather. She also finds inspiration by surrounding herself with beautiful things. melissa's favorite things There is no place like our family beach home Rose water, SPF powder and bb sunscreen by Tarte Cold brew coffee (but prefers Spark by Advocare) Dog lover, Golden Retriever Married for 10 years, son, 2 step-daughters and a pup jodie ping-elkins Experience: Jodie started Jodie Ping-Elkins Makeup Artistry 5 years ago by combining her passion for art with makeup. Style: According to Jodie, style continues to change. She does not concentrate on one particular style. Since every bride differs, Jodie focuses on adjusting to the specific style of each bride. Grab and Go: Lip balm, a brow pencil and a good moisturizer entail the most important items Jodie grabs when hustling out the door. Inspiration: Art creates Jodie's inspiration, especially famous artists such as Fran oise Nielly, Gabrielle Chanel and Lisa Frank. jodie's favorite things New Orleans or Gatlinburg with her husband Skin care and a variety of fun lipsticks Tall white chocolate mocha Both! Huge animal lover Married for 7 years, 2 daughters Sweet Julep Photography

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