We have recently added several additional Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists to our team to accommodate large bridal parties and multiple same-day bookings. We are working to get their photos and bios up soon. Portfolios of individual artists’ work are available upon request. We are excited to offer our clients a faster, more convenient service with a growing team of Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
Austin, TX Area Team
Michelle Royal founded the first Royal Makeup & Hair team in Savannah, GA in 2014.
Prior to that, she worked as a model and a makeup & hair artist in New York City. She was also the events & training coordinator for Sephora in Times Square, NYC for many years, where she was extensively trained on a variety of makeup and hair-care brands and application techniques, including airbrush and special effects. Michelle also worked as a makeup artist for NARS Cosmetics and was honored to do makeup for actress, Molly Ringwald.
Michelle has taught makeup application and hair styling lessons for John Casablanca’s Modeling Centers and for hundreds of clients independently as well as through Sephora and NARS. Michelle has done hair & makeup for Bravo’s TV shows, as well as over 600 weddings, numerous photo shoots, runway shows, proms and other events. Her makeup artistry was featured on the cover of The Vow magazine as well as hair and makeup artistry featured throughout the pages of several issues of Savannah Weddings Magazine, Savannah Soiree and several wedding blogs and online publications. She has all the tools and skills to bring out your best features for your special occasion, photo shoot, or wedding.
She currently organizes bookings for our Savannah, DC, Austin & Hudson Valley branches and serves Washington, DC and the surrounding areas as a Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist. She will be moving to our Hudson Valley, NY branch in the Summer of 2023.
Shea has been in the beauty industry for over 10 years and joined Royal Makeup & Hair in 2015. Shea has worked with a wide variety of brides, large weddings, elopements, and intimate weddings. She also loves all of the opportunities she’s had to work on a variety photo shoots, from seniors, boudoir, dance, to commercial projects, and more!
Along with her hair and makeup artistry, making clients feel comfortable, happy and confident is of the utmost importance to her.
In 2022, Shea also took on the role of our Social Media Manager.
And on a personal note, she loves her fur babies!
Johanna is a licensed hair and makeup artist with a passion for the beauty industry. Her enthusiasm for special event styling and makeup began as a young girl. Always being recruited for parties, proms, dances, and weddings, she decided to follow her passion and go to cosmetology school where she pursued professional makeup and hair styling courses. Her husband is a soldier in the U.S. Army and the tendency to relocate has allowed her the opportunity to learn trends from all over the country. She has performed hair and makeup services in Washington state, California, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina and Georgia. In addition to her freelance work, she has worked as a stylist in an upscale salon and spa in the heart of South Carolina that opened doors into the world of pageantry. She is educated in a variety of professional hair and makeup lines and an expert in airbrush makeup application. She loves to learn and embraces every opportunity she can to expand her knowledge in this industry. Her passion and excitement for what she does shows in her work and in her exceptional customer service.
Suzanne is a Licensed Esthetician and master of all things beauty, makeup and skincare since 2008. She takes continued education & passion in artistry seriously. She love Love LOVES to grow & have fun with it all the while!
She thinks there’s nothing more rewarding than getting to help empower clients by making them feel & look like the best version of themselves – from the inside out. And if they can pick up any tips or tricks throughout our time together, all the better!
She’s just a New York girl living in a Texas world and enjoying every minute of it.
Artists not pictured but photos and bios are coming soon: Tara, Kristi & Erin.