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.
Washington DC 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 & Hudson Valley, NY branches and serves NY and the surrounding areas as a Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist.
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!
Morelia is a master barber and an American Board Certified Colorist. In addition to be a hairstylist she’s also a certified Makeup Artist, graduating from Von Lee School for Aesthetics. She loves learning and has taken tons of continuing education classes; everything from Aveda Essentials to Graham Webb. Her passion for hair and makeup started when she was in high school. The same year she graduated from high school she also graduated from cosmetology school. She has been working as a hairstylist for more than 10 years and as a makeup artist for 4 years. She is a full time hairstylist at a salon and she also works on location for weddings and photo shoots. She loves each opportunity to be creative and help her clients to feel their best!
Lilian’s passion in the beauty industry began long time in Peru. When she moved to the United States she received her cosmetology license through a high school program. She has worked for various Bridal companies since 2015 and and specializes in Bridal hairstyling.
Lilian never stops learning and is always taking continuing education classes in makeup and hairstyling to learn new trends and techniques.
Khloe began her hair and makeup career in the TV/ Film industry. She soon was propelled into the Bridal industry when some of her TV clients booked her for their weddings. She loves to help brides feel relaxed and pampered on one of the most special days of their lives! Khloe’s goal is to help each and every person that sits in her chair to see their beauty. She always says, “Every face tells a story, my goal is to capture it and expose its beauty.
Nikia is a licensed and published Hairstylist that has been serving DC and beyond since 2009. She has contributed her talents to projects for Forbes Magazine, Smithsonian Channel, HBO and New York Fashion Week and much more. Nikia specializes in hairstyles for everyday, weddings, special events, editorial and TV/Film.
From the Artist: “I absolutely love being a makeup artist. Makeup is so therapeutic and brings positivity and confidence to one. I always love glamming my clients and making them feel confident about themselves. Doing makeup has also given me the opportunity to meet amazing people from all over the world and get to learn about the different cultures and backgrounds.”
Artists not pictured but photos and bios are coming soon: Reem, Sondra, Nicole & My.