MARIS MALONE CALDERON

Salon Owner, Makeup Artist,

Wedding Specialist + Team Coordinator

DIRECT LINE: 512-923-8893  |  EMAIL: maris@pearlaustin.com


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.

After more than 13 years in the beauty industry, Maris has secured her place among central Texas’ most well known makeup artists. She has collaborated on editorials, created countless bridal looks and 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.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CMU College of Makeup Art & Design: Beauty, Bridal, Editorial, Film, Theater & Television makeup
  • Last Looks Makeup Academy Certified Airbrush Makeup Artist

AWARDS

  • 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

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Knot Magazine
  • American Beauty Magazine
  • Austin Monthly
  • Austin Wedding Day
  • Hairdressers Journal
  • Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine
  • Under the Radar

FEATURED IN

  • Style Me Pretty
  • TheKnot.com
  • Grey Likes Weddings
  • Ruffled Blog
  • 100 Layer Cake
  • Green Wedding Shoes
  • June Bug Weddings

JENI HOOVER BRADY

Salon founder, hair Artist,

Wedding Specialist + Team Coordinator

DIRECT LINE: 484-880-1076  |  EMAIL: info@jenihooverbrady.com


Jeni Brady is an artist, salon founder, and beauty expert with fifteen years of experience working in the fashion, film, wedding and beauty industries. She has styled hair for the Annual Victoria Secret and Oakley runway shows; done hair and make-up for celebrities such as Toby Keith, Tate Donovan, Nip Tuck cast members and others for TV, album covers, and magazine and newspaper articles; and hundreds of bridal parties across the nation. 

Jeni started her career in Pennsylvania, but quickly moved out to Los Angeles to attend make-up school and study under master stylists and work in the city's energizing, fast-paced fashion and entertainment industries. After over four years in Los Angeles, she moved to Austin, TX, where she opened Pearl Hair & Make-up Studio and quickly made an impression on the city's film and emerging fashion industries. 

Her hair work has been presented on the covers of several wedding industry publications, on album covers, and in ad campaigns. Jeni is also a certified Redken Master Specialist and Colorist, and attends regular trade shows, seminars and education programs to hone her skills and always be at her best.

 

Certifications:

  • Advanced Balayage Certification, Business of Balayage. Denver, CO 
  • Certified Redken Master Specialist, Redken 5th Ave NY, NY
  • Certified Colorist and Corrective Colorist, Redken 5th Ave NY, NY
  • Journey Man Make-up Artist, Make-up Designory, LA, California

Awards:

  • "Best Hairstylist, Women's Cut Long Hair" - Austin Monthly - Oct 2011
  • "Brides Choice" Winner - Wedding Wire - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 & 2016

Publications:

  • Vogue, IT
  • Cosmopolitan
  • USA Weekend
  • Blender Magazine
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Austin Monthly
  • Tribeza
  • Austin Wedding Day

SHONDI PUGH

Hair Stylist

DIRECT LINE:  512-897-2829  |  EMAIL: hairbyshondi@me.com


Shondi is a solid stylist. She believes in the importance of every aspect of your salon experience, from consultation to home care and maintenance. She thrives in creating a look that tailors to your individual style and creating a realistic expectation of maintenance requirements. Working with the hair and not against it, Shondi is great with naturally curly and wavy hair, as well as unique textured and razor cuts and short hair. As a 3+ year survivor of breast cancer, Shondi now has a special understanding of what it is like to lose your hair. A large part of the work that she does is providing a compassionate and comfortable space to women who are going through a similar experience, from losing their hair to growing it out after chemo. Her goal is to make each client feel fabulous and beautiful.


ANDREA JUAREZ

Hair + Makeup Artist  | Director of EducatioN | Wedding Specialist

DIRECT LINE: 512-828-2929  |  EMAIL: drea.juarez@gmail.com


Andrea is an award winning stylist that enjoys bringing out the natural beauty in each of her clients. Her trained artistic eye has allowed her to work as a freelance hair and makeup artist for weddings, fashion & editorial shoots, runway events, as well as behind the chair.  Her work has appeared in Velvet Dust Magazine, Bliss Bridal Magazine, Southern Weddings and more. Other notable clients include, Tribeza, International Velvet and Ciarla Bride. Her collaborations have been impactful on Austin's emerging fashion scene.

Andrea is experienced in multi-dimensional hair color, natural highlights, textured cuts and gorgeous updos.  As a very sought after event stylist, you can count on flawless, modern hair; and the perfect make-up look for your comfort level-- natural to glam. 

Andrea credits her success to her constant draw to new inspirations and quality education including advanced courses at the Vidal Sassoon Academy.  This keeps her skills sharp and evolving, and allows clients to enjoy fresh, modern looks. Come see her in the salon and plan ahead--she books up!

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Vidal Sassoon Academy: ABC Cutting
  • Vidal Sassoon Academy: Men's Barbering
  • Vidal Sassoon Academy: ABC Color
  • Redken Symposium 2013

AWARDS

  • Wedding Hair and Makeup, The Best of The Knot- 2015, 2016
  • Wedding Hair and Makeup, Couple's Choice, Wedding Wire- 2016

PUBLICATIONS

  • Bliss Bridal Magazine, July 2015
  • Southern Weddings Vol. 8, November 2015

FEATURED IN

  • Magnolia Rouge
  • Once Wed
  • Wedding Sparrow
  • Style Me Pretty
  • Grey Likes Weddings
  • Velvet Dust Magazine

BEX CLEARY

Hair + Makeup Artist

DIRECT LINE: 518-258-9576  |  EMAIL: rebeccaclearybeauty@gmail.com 


Bex has been passionate about the beauty industry since the age of 14. New York City trained, she spent 3 years at mizu's prestigious apprentice program specializing in Hair Cutting & Styling. She's worked on numerous photo shoots, music videos, NYFW & short films. Bex loves creating & working with a team to create a look.
She now works close with Industry Leader Donald Scott bringing Education to Hair Artists all over the country. Bex fuels her growth within the industry as an Educator & Community Expert for Donald Scott NYC. Bex always has her finger on the pulse of the industry. Connecting with other Hair Artists is what keeps the beauty industry professional and cutting edge. 
Bex is one to look out for in the industry & brings that expertise behind the chair with every client. She believes men should be groomed & woman should be pampered. 
Bex is a lover of life and all things beautiful - family, travel, friends & yoga. She now lives in trendy East Austin with her husband & daughter. 


LIZZ HOLT

Hair Artist

DIRECT LINE:  512-333-1050 |  EMAIL: lizz_holt@yahoo.com 


Lizz is a very versatile, well rounded stylist. With a well trained eye and a flair for the unconventional; Lizz creates a look for each individual client. Her specialty is customized  hair color and loves creating soft blended looks using natural and vivid tones.

By age seventeen she earned her cosmetology license in the state of Texas. From there, she trained and completed her apprenticeship at Toni & Guy. Now she works behind the chair and still focuses on keeping her technique sharp. She has taken styling and razor courses through Bumble and Bumble and advanced color technique through Goldwell.

Her patience and honesty have gained her many devoted clients throughout the years. She recently relocated to Austin, TX  early this year and can't wait to turn some heads. If you are looking for a new stylist be sure give her a try!