Nettie Kelley is a wife and mother of two beautiful sons. She loves and truly enjoys being a makeup artist of 20 plus years. Nettie's career as an Artist and Manager was established with 13 years of work and training with MAC Cosmetics. She has worked all over the World including L.A, New York, Miami, Atlanta, Moldova., Eastern Europe Dominican Republic, and Canada and makes St. Louis her home.
She is an award-winning makeup artist that has earned a reputation as one of St. Louis' premier beauty entrepreneurs. Nettie is the CEO and creator of Nettie Kelley Cosmetics. Her prestigious cosmetics line launched July 2013. Nettie Kelley Cosmetics was designed for all ethnicity and is perfect for the every day woman as well as the woman before the lights and cameras. Nettie's makeup collection is full of vibrant colors that are richly pigmented, boasting creamy bold lipsticks, lip glosses, and long wearing foundations in various shades. She's widely known for her amazing brows, so she created the perfect eyebrow bar.
Nettie's developed and sharpened the ability to discern client's needs and put their worries at ease. Her belief is that makeup should be fun and exciting while transforming your look. She has embraced her leadership skills, which enables the development and nurturing of other artists. To date she is credited with developing a team of professional artists who have worked on various large scale productions. She's respected in her field and endorsed by many. She's also grown a following with her editorial work that has been featured in Alive Magazine , FLAVA Magazine, Pujols Kitchen Magazine, TBN Network and Big Fish Production.
Nettie has an innate ability to create a desired look based on stylist's, designer's, and photographer's inspirations. She has successfully translated that exposure into growing her corporate and private client business with a reputation of delivering perfection. She has developed over the years , an in-home "Makeup Makeover " to clear out and organize older items while providing advice on new products and application techniques. Her talents are also sought after as a personal makeup shopper. Whatever the challenge, Nettie's cool and calm demeanor puts clients at ease, and her unmatched talents ensure complete satisfaction.