MARIS MALONE CALDERON
Owner | principal makeup + MICROBLADING
DIRECT LINE: 512-923-8893
Award winning & internationally published makeup artist and owner of Pearl, Maris Malone Calderon began her beauty career with a desire to create a job out of an art she truly loved. After completing her education at CMU College of Makeup Art & Design, Maris embarked on her career in beauty. She found herself working in the film, editorial and fashion world working alongside some of Austin’s top photographers and models. The knowledge she gained helped cement her status as a master in her industry and she soon become one of Austin's most sought-after makeup artists, winning the Austin Fashion Week Peers Choice Award for Best Makeup Artist in 2010 and most recently, an induction into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame in 2015.
Renowned for her ability to create a flawless face, Maris’ focus began to shift towards bridal beauty as the wedding industry boomed in Austin and she quickly realized her true passion was in working with brides to achieve their own unique style of wedding day beauty. Her emphasis on sculpting and highlighting natural features has established her as a perfectionist, capable of achieving picture-perfect looks. Her work has been published in Austin Monthly, Austin Wedding Day, Tribeza, Style Me Pretty, The Knot, Austin’s Wedding Guide, 100 Layer Cake, Green Wedding Shoes, Ruffled, Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine, Under the Radar and Hairdressers Journal to name a few.
Maris also offers microblading + microshading services for those clients who feel they need a little more help than makeup alone can provide. She is a firm believer in this semi-permanent makeup technique and the natural beauty enhancement it can achieve for her clients. This procedure helps women achieve easy, effortless beauty everyday all the while shaving minutes off their daily makeup routine.
After more than 14 years in the beauty industry, Maris has secured her place among central Texas’ most well known makeup artists. As her clients will attest, it’s her warm heart, calm demeanor and ability to emphasizes the natural beauty in every face that has truly won the hearts of her clientele over the years. Maris specializes in bridal and beauty makeup for the everyday women and feels a kinship with all women who want to highlight their distinctive beauty with the makeup they wear. Her approach to makeup always remains stunning, flawless, yet achievable beauty. She lives south Austin with her husband, their daughter and two dogs.
3D BROWS Academy - Semi-Permanent Makeup Manual Technique of Microblading
- CMU College of Makeup Art & Design: Beauty, Bridal, Editorial, Film, Theater & Television makeup
- Last Looks Makeup Academy Certified Airbrush Makeup Artist
- The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame 2015
- The Knot Best of Weddings 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
- WeddingWire Brides Choice Awards for 2012, 2011, 2015, 2016
- Austin Fashion Week 2010 Peers Choice Award for Best Makeup Artist
- 2009 Critics Choice awards for Best Use of Color & Most Creative Makeup Artist
- The Knot Magazine
- American Beauty Magazine
- Austin Monthly
- Austin Wedding Day
- Hairdressers Journal
- Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine
- Under the Radar
- Style Me Pretty
- Grey Likes Weddings
- Ruffled Blog
- 100 Layer Cake
- Green Wedding Shoes
- June Bug Weddings