Melissa Fiore is a Licensed Cosmetologist and Makeup Artist/Consultant for over 9 years based in Brooklyn, New York. As a freelance makeup artist, she has represented some of the beauty industry's top makeup companies such as MAC Cosmetics, Dior Clarins, Benefit, SK-II, Royal Brushes, BLISS and more. (Major retailers include MACY's, Khol's, Bloomingdales, SAKS, Henry Bendel, ULTA, Sephora, and private boutiques). Melissa is certified in Xtreme Lashes and applies lash extensions to clients at Green Spa in Brooklyn. Her talents are lent to several salons (Salon Malave, Bohemian Rose, Valentino & Jet Salon) to name a few. She has just recently signed on as rep for the infamous gluten-free, all natural brand Arbonne. From Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, New Jersey and beyond, her talents have been utilized for brides, bridal parties, Sweet Sixteens, proms, commercials, newspapers, television, fashion week and live performances. Melissa has traveled across the country from Miami to Texas, Disney World and all across the ti-state area for destination weddings.
Throughout the years, Melissa has consulted with women of all ages and races, including some very famous women along the way. Some of her clients have included professional ice skaters for the NY Ice Theatre such as Dorothy Hamill (Olympic Gold Medalist/DWTS Contestant), C.C.H. Pounder, the Knicks City Dancers, The NY LIBERTY, The Brooklynettes, Amy J.C. Cuddy (Ted Talks/Harvard Professor), Singer Alexandra Tavera (Background Vocalist - Marc Anthony/J.Lo),Esperanza Spalding, cast members of "The Walking Dead", Tina Cervasio, (MSG) Joelle Gargiulo (NBC TV Personality) Rosie O' Donnell, Claire Khodera, Lauren and Ashley Platt, Charlayne Woodard, Connie Britton, Sarah Backhouse, Maggie Grace, Helen Clark (former Prime Minister of New Zealand), Kiyomi McCloskey from Hunter Valentine, comedian Monique Kim, Sophie Simpson, Katie Schloss (Three Jane NY CEO), Elizabeth Jones-Hennessey (By Kilian), ,Dr. Cortney Warren (TED TALKS)Kayla Jacobs (writer/blogger), Adria Gross (author), Nancy Kerrigan and Meryl Davis (Pro Olympic Skaters, Claudia (Swedish singer), Olympic skaters Kaitlyn Weaver & Jimmie Meissner, female athletes from the 31st Annual Women in Sports Awards (2010), Fitness models Grace Rivera and Amira Lamb, "The Goodnight Darlings", Radio City Music Hall and more.
Her male celebrities include: Al Gore, Elvis Duran (Z100 radio personality), David Katz, Jim Katz, Mark Ruffalo, Edward Norton, Brian Carney, Richard Kind, Frank Sepe (Inside Fitness Magazine #1 Fitness Magazine in Canada & Italy) (Cover)), Mike O' Hearn (Body Fortress Athlete), Dan Hedaya, John Rothman, Michael Kostroff, Robert Clohessy, Dennis Boutsikaris, Michael McGlone, sports legends Adam Graves and Ryan Callahan ("Go Skate" Commercials), comedians Nick Griffin and Greg Warren, Professor Dan Esty, Chris Hayes (MSNBC), Ryan Devlin, Bradley Whitford, Reed Hundt, Justin (Bon Iver), Jackson Browne (Rock & Roll Hall of Famer), Nixon Nohria (Harvard Business School Dean), Stepp Stewart and Chris Byrne, Shaun T (BeachBody - INSANITY/T25), and Danny Aiello.....just to name a few.
Melissa has been featured twice in SELF magazine, where she has shared her makeup tips and advice. She has also been featured in the May 2014 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine in the "Trendy New Hair" segment. Her most recent work with The Brooklynettes was displayed in the Daily News (2013). Her work also includes corporate headshots for companies like Math Media, Knoll furniture, Beach Body Informercials and the Tiffany & Co. Blue Book Ball.
Melissa has taken part in events such as "A Vision For The 21st Century" (Harvard Business School event at Lincoln Center), Cyndi Lauper's "Home For The Holidays", Martha Stewart's Wedding Party, Nizza (NYC Restaurant) Commercial, The Warner Bros. Launch at Forever 21 Event Dr. Oz's Annual HealthCorps Gala (2015), The 2015 Bryant Park Tree Lighting SKATE-tacular (2015), LuMesh Cosmetics commercial, both the Knicks City Dancers/Nets Dancers team photoshoots, The Carney Awards, and more! She has collaborated with several big time photographers/videographers such as Barry Morgenstein, Frank Sepe, Corey Melton, Colin Williams, Ludwig Garaujo, Joey MhZ and more!
Her passion for makeup goes beyond the application, as she truly enjoys giving women the chance to bring out their best selves and feel absolutely gorgeous from the inside out. She provides beautiful and flawless applications that give women the chance to feel confident in ways that nothing else can. Through her private lessons, Melissa goes one on one with her clients in depth, showing them the right tools, colors and application skills that may be missing from their everyday repertoire. Melissa also offers lash extensions (she is Xtreme Lash certified. Several of her monthly articles can be seen at LIBMagazine.com.
Oscar Campisi, a native of Italy, started at the Aveda institute in New York city. He is the winner for hair and make-up for the Aveda competition: ”Edwin Nill II”. He started his carrier at the Warren-Tricomi Salon. He was promoted as a Hair Stylist in 2007. He divides his time between Japan and New York-collaborating with photographer Sarah Silver and others. His editorial work has appeared in Seventeen Magazine, W, French Vogue. He has work for a number of fashion shows- Badgley Mischka, Femme Noir collection, Tyffany Koury.
He is an award winning ballet dancer who is enjoying his newfound passion-cosmetology.
As a dancer, Oscar has performed in theatre productions such as “Cats”, “Westside Story” and “Broadway Bares”. Oscar’s performances in film and television include; Live with Regis and Kelly, Step Up by Disney Pictures and Enchanted by Disney Pictures. Most recently, Oscar was featured in Step It Up and Dance on Bravo. Oscar resides in New York.