MEET OUR INFLUENCERS
Alina KhanAlina Khan is a beauty and fashion influencer based in Toronto, Canada. Alina is known for her bold and dramatic makeup looks. Her Instagram page is focused on providing makeup inspiration to her followers and setting makeup trends. Her IG is one of Canada’s most popular beauty accounts with 2.3 million highly engaged followers.
Sadia Mansoor is a beauty influencer based in Orange County, CA. Sadia was a makeup artist and started her Instagram account 4 years ago—it has now grown into the one of the highest-engaged influencer pages at her following mark. She is known for her fun twist on beauty tutorial videos that often go viral. She creates fashion, hair, makeup and skincare content.
Manal Shaikh is a well-rounded artist known for her art, makeup and nail art. She is the founder of one of the top beauty accounts on Instagram: @wakeupandmakeup. The wakeupandmakeup hashtag has 16.2 million tags on Instagram, alone! WAM has more tags than leading brands like Target, Loreal, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Ultabeauty, Conair and Estee Lauder have on IG, combined! Manal has helped many brands and influencers grow their followings and is truly the authority in makeup. Her personal page is filled with inspiring posts, colorful makeup looks and lifestyle imagery.
Jazmina Daniel is an internationally recognized professional makeup artist specializing in highly detailed lip art. Born in Sydney, Australia, she now resides in Los Angeles, where she has successfully created campaigns for MAC Cosmetics, Disney, Make Up For Ever, Ponds and many other top brands spanning several industries.
Bianca Linares is a self-taught makeup artist and lifestyle creator from Washington. Her content is strongly based on live content for her extremely engaged followers on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok. She has collaborated with huge brands like Morphe and has gained recognition in the beauty industry for her ability to relate to her large following across all her social media platforms.
Larisa Love is a world-renown hairstylist who specializes in education. She has one of the largest followings in hair and when she is isn’t teaching her skills to the world, she is busy creating aprons for her apron line, making social media magic and hanging out with her fiancé and their puppy Mishka.
Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Laura Chihaia is the well-known bridal and updo stylist behind Lala’s Updos. As one of the most popular online accounts in hair, she is a leading beauty influencer in styling and education. Originally from Romania, Laura built her updo empire through her incredible talent, work ethic and positive attitude. Her dedicated followers intently watch her popular page in hopes to recreate her classic, signature styles.
Emily Susanah is a beauty and lifestyle content creator based in Nashville, Tennessee. She creates fun and colorful content for her YouTube and Instagram platforms by showcasing nails, hair, makeup tutorials and more. From fashion hauls, to debunking beauty hacks, Emily is relatable to her fans and has built her loyal following through her beautiful personality.
Meet Jay Rua, celebrity hairstylist, beauty influencer and owner of one of the largest salons in Las Vegas, Jay Rua Glam Hair Salon. Jay brings a fun, refreshing approach to hair, channeling his Latino roots. With 280k followers on his Instagram, Jay’s account is a landing page for followers seeking beauty inspo. Known for his amazing balayages and ombres, Jay’s videos are constantly going viral on IG’s most popular accounts.
Deysi Lomeli is a beauty and lifestyle influencer based in southern California. She is a celebrity makeup artists and has appeared in national campaigns for leading brands like Morphe and Jeffree Star Cosmetics. She recently launched her highlighter collaboration with Morphe. She represents body positivity and realness amongst her loyal followers.
Kat Castanon is an accomplished body painter, special effects and fantasy make-up artist. She has been in the make-up industry for over six years. She started her freelance work throughout Riverside and Los Angeles counties, where she has body painted for photo shoots, movies, makeup expos and special events. Kat’s unique artistry can be found on her breathtaking IG: @luvekat.
Philip’s journey began in 2009 when he moved from his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana. Philip worked with his father in-law who was a hairstylist in the industry for 30 years! After years of never imaging career in the hair industry, Philip completely fell in love with the culture and made it his life’s mission to become the best hairstylist he could be. After starting his apprenticeship in 2009, and taking his first client in 2012, Philip successfully opened his salon in 2017! Philip is living his dream and loves to travel the world while sharing his passion as an educator and stylist as well as working with some of the greatest brands and artists in the beauty industry.
In 2015, Weeden founded @mastersofbalayage, an advanced training platform for hairstylists, offering both online video training and live event education. Since its inception in North America, he and his world-class team have expanded their education curriculum to include Europe, where they continue to share their collective wisdom and talent as a balayage and business educators.
Antonio Estrada is the hairstylist behind the popular Instagram page @antestradahair, which is one of the most up-and-coming accounts in hair due to his unique hair styling and design. He focuses on niche hair braiding, hair styling and education. Antonio was published in Modern Salon Magazine as Top 100 Game Changing Stylist for 2017. Antonio is a Salon Centric ambassador and works with many other brands like Sexy Hair.
Chita Beseau is an award-winning internationally published, hair stylist with over seven years of experience working as a professional in the beauty industry. She is known for her viral creations with vibrant hair colors and can often be found in the top trade publications as well as online accounts in the beauty industry. She is located out of Las Vegas, and is fluent in both Spanish and English.
Alexandrea Villareal is a professional celebrity makeup artist and hair stylist, known for her edgy look, colorful makeup swatches and hair transformations. Alex’s online presence has her followers flying from around the world to get their hair styled by her at the salon she owns, Locks on Lock, located in Temecula, CA. Alexandrea was nominated as The Hair Extensions Influencer of the Year at the AIA Awards and has created waves with her use of vibrant hair color and extensions.
Tavaris Jefferson, better known as Vari, is a makeup artist based in Los Angeles. Originally from South Carolina, he moved to LA to pursue his craft in the beauty industry. Vari explains “I like to call what I do ‘makeup therapy’ because when you look at what I do, it brings you peace. I’m here to inspire and represent people who feel unseen.” He is known for his stunning looks, quality posts and contagious positive attitude.
From small town to Hollywood, he imports all the glamour and beauty of the big city. Born and raised in Fresno California, Adam “Adamme” Sosa has dedicated his life to the performing arts and beauty industries, this was his ticket to live and work in Los Angeles, New York City and Las Vegas. His personality is fun, charismatic and positive. He has been a fan favorite on American and international reality TV shows and in return he loves his audiences to the max! He is recognized as a host and a hype man and has been tagged the Ryan Seacrest of beauty events. Adamme is American Mexican and also identifies as Native American Apache–his first language is English and second language is Spanish.
Born in Sinaloa, MX, Yire Castillo is a beauty influencer now based in Las Vegas. His concentration is in makeup and he is known for his vibrant looks and personality. Yire won the American Influencer Award for Nail Artist Influencer of 2017. He has won several NailPro competitions and has a celebrity clientele. He is Instagram’s ultimate glam boy.
Originally from Cuba, Leysa Carillo is a vibrant hair colorist with 10 years of experience, located in Las Vegas. She is known for her textured hair color transformations and viral videos via INSIDER and more. She can be found throughout the year on the stages of the top shows in the beauty industry as an educator and panelist. She is currently on the Cosmoprof Artistry team. She has a fun personality with a contagious smile and doubles as a makeup artist.