Training. Talent. Tenacity. These three traits are cornerstone of Michela Wariebi’s career as a beauty expert, educator and artist. Michela brings beauty to runways, editorial spreads, and commercial advertising with exciting looks that have been featured in leading titles such as Marie Claire and Harper’s Bazaar, Essence, Vogue Italia and on NBC’s flagship morning program, The Today Show.
In addition to her work as a brand ambassador, Michela’s vast experience also includes platform education, production work, and product development consultation for clients including Pat McGrath Labs, Mehron Makeup, Beauty Blender, Make Up For Ever, Black Opal, and Danessa Myricks Beauty.
Michela’s versatility centers on her expertise in skinwork for all skin tones and as a transformative bodypaint artist. Drawing inspiration from everything from Afrofuturistic concepts to geometric shapes, Michela’s serves both brands and private clientele with hand painted and airbrushed applications.
“Makeup is where art and science meet,” Michela says. With her fearless approach to beauty, Michela’s deep technical knowledge has made her a sought-after instructor among other artists, many of whom credit her in helping them elevate their artistry. As an educator, Michela is an ardent champion of diversity, teaching her students how to work with varying tonal spectrums, shade ranges, and complexions. Celebrities including Beyonce, Serena Williams, Tierra Whack, Kimbra, Yasmín Wijnaldum and Nicole Ari Parker have called on Michela for her creative and discerning eye.
Michela thrives in collaborative creative environments with a keen business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit. Her passion for beauty and working with others is palpable in her distinctive approach to makeup artistry and the remarkable work she creates.