The Light of the Stars

Meet the Celebrity Makeup Artists using The Makeup Light 
Vivian Baker

Vivian Baker is a Hollywood Emmy Award winning makeup artist with over 30 years experience. Known for her dedication to her art, her beginnings were in the fashion and beauty industry. After a successful fashion career, Vivian fell in love with character makeup and started her journey as a film makeup artist. Because of her wide array of experience, she has the most range as a makeup artist of anyone in the world.

This experience became an inspiration for her husband, the Photographer Michael Astalos, created the best makeup light available for professionals: The Makeup Light.

Vivian is a member of the IATSE Local 706 Los Angeles & Local 798 New York. She is also a member of The Academy of Motion Pictures & Sciences and the Television Academy.

Vivian Baker




Sonia Roselli

Sonia Roselli is a worldwide known makeup artist from Chicago as well as an eminence in Makeup and Skin Care products so she created her own line:

She's gotten up close and personal with an impressive (and ever growing) list of clients. From Linda Evangelista to Vanessa Williams, Betty White, Elton John, Lenny Kravitz and more. Celebrities and stars with a strong sense of style know to call Sonia when in Chicago. 

Her base is her own a beautiful Studio and when she is booked, she has assembled some of the most talented makeup artists and hairstylists in Chicago to help brides look their best. She is also known for her passion in the beauty industry, her enthusiasm and her generosity sharing her numerous skills in this blog and in global community of beauty trends, Glossible.


Melissa Street

Melissa Street is a 7X Emmy Award Winner and a huge advocate of teaching emerging artists how to be successful in the makeup industry.

In addition to providing makeup services to her current clientele, Melissa is the owner of , which is the go-to makeup team for many production companies throughout the U.S. who work in the Film, Television, Commercial and Corporate Video industry.

Melissa and her team are trained in appropriate, on-camera makeup application and use of the best forms of makeup artistry for today's 4K, 6K and 8K cameras:




Siân Richards
Siân Richards is a successful makeup artist, working internationally for the past 28 years. She has a wealth of experience, knoweledge and drive leading her to her winning 2013 Critics Choice Makeup Award and being nominated for an Emmy Award in 2015. She has also created SRL by

a boutique collection of makeup, makeup brushes and supporting products hand made from premium ingredients, fabrics and hair with integrity. 

"I believe that we are a global makeup community and that we have to support one another. We have to be conscious and caring to enhance that community and evolve together.”
- Siân Richards


Sara Seidman Vance

Sara Seidman is a 2-Time Emmy® Nominated and Multi Award-Winning Make-up Artist, Guest Lecturer and Teacher. Because of her vast experience with the High Definition Medium, Sara is considered one of the leading industry experts on lighting and makeup. Her teaching is the most comprehensive and focused instruction on lighting principles and its application for HD that you will ever find.

Check here for the upcoming class Lighting for Makeup Artists 101 ©  (@lighting4mua101) taught by Sara. Sara is also known for her skill in corrective make-up application. 

"Before you can reach for the stars... you have to see the light!"

- Sarah Seidman Vance


Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury is a worldwide known Artist who also owns her own makeup line:

She is privileged to work with some of the most incredible people in the fashion and beauty industry – from the world’s best photographers like Mario Testino, Annie Leibowitz, David Bailey, Steven Klein, Michelangelo di Battista; A-list celebrities and models such as Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne, Naomi Campbell, Penelope Cruz, Amal Clooney and Natalie Portman to name but a few and of course not forgetting iconic publications like Vogue, Vanity Fair, ID and many more.

"Give a woman the right makeup and she can conquer the world."

(Charlotte Tilbury)



Morag Ross

Morag Ross an international film makeup artist. Prior to becoming a makeup artist, she studied mural desing at the Glasgow school of art. After graduating she trained in make up with the BBC in London, building the foundation for her career in films. She has won three BAFTA awards for Makeup and hair and a German Film Award for best Makeup.  She has worked as a Make Up Artist specialising in beauty on many international movies as a Makeup Department Head and/or personal artists for leading ladies like Cate Blanchett, Salma Hayeck, Hilary Swank and actors Bill Murray, Liam Neeson,  among others. Her 'art-makeup' work is an example of  timeless artistic vision applied to makeup.


Massimo Gattabrussi

The Makeup Light is also trusted by seasoned pro hairstylists worldwide like the Italian Emmy Award winner, Massimo Gattabrussi. Massimo is known for his work in the film industry for more than two decades as a department head or personal hairdresser for celebrities like Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem. His great talent is only comparable with his charming personality. Here, at the makeup and hair trailer during the shooting of "Molly"(2020).

Photo courtesy of @naomidonne

Pati Dubroff

Pati is one of Hollywood's most respected Makeup Artists and her work has appeared in  American Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Instyle, Glamour, Allure and Elle. She has been sought after by top fashion photographers like Peter Lindbergh, Annie Leibovitz, Terry Richardson, Mark Seliger and Patrick Demarchelier among others. Pati’s talent for pin-pointing a woman’s inner beauty and accentuating it through makeup application is sought after both by beauty companies and beauty editors. Her talent and her time are also highly coveted by celebrity clientele and world-renowned photographers: 



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