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MARTI

Marti Wright is the owner of Tica Beauty and Cosmetics. She has a team of talented MakeUp Artists specializing in Bridal/Wedding MakeUp. She also prides herself in teaching women of any age how to “look and feel” their best by enhancing their own natural beauty…with 20+ years of experience her Artist’s are focused on customer service and are constantly training in the latest techniques while educating themselves in the industry’s latest trends. Marti’s line of cosmetics, Tica, are glamorous wearable colors with the highest quality of formulations! Her reputation speaks for itself. She's been the recipient of the Brides Choice award from WeddingWire for 5 straight years. We ensure that the Bride will look and feel her very best on her “Big” day both in person and thru the camera lens as we LISTEN to what the bride wants and then execute her personalized look! References available upon request. Marti is fluent in Spanish. Se habla español.

 
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MARCIA

Marcia has 15+ years of experience as a make-up artist. She has worked with many of the Washington Metro area's well-known photographers. Marcia has been doing make-up artistry for various magazine covers over the years. Her services have been requested by the White House on several occasions. Marcia's client list include Cokie Roberts, Jessie Jackson, Lorena Bobbitt and Larry King. Marcia loves working with brides. She enjoys making sure that a bride looks her best on her special day and understands how to create the look a bride wants to achieve. She excels at making a bride comfortable, glowing and ready to shine on her wedding day.

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MINDY

My love for makeup never ends. Whether making a bride feel more beautiful than she already is or watching a model strut down the catwalk looking stunning, the amazing feeling I get keeps me yearning for more. Starting with the early days of copying incredible makeup artistry from magazines, I have continued to develop my professional talent for over 15 years. Professionally I began with Clinique and moved on to MAC in which I became Bridal, Runway, and Black & White Print Certified. While at MAC I had the pleasure to work on both the Bloomingdale’s Josephine Chaus Fashion Show and the First Ladies Tour featuring Missy Elliot, Beyonce Knowles, and Alicia Keys. I then moved into Freelancing in various roles….most notably a cameo spot on Fox 5’s Ambush Makeover TV Show. My passion has not slowed one bit and I can’t wait for my next client!

 
 

MIRANDA

Miranda’s love of all things artistic began at a very young age. Her love of makeup came as a young child as she would sit and study the pages of national fashion magazines such as Vogue and Elle, a practice that she still undergoes today. She was in awe of the transformative power of makeup and how everything from the styling to the photography and to the modeling could create such beautiful art.

Miranda began her career while studying Fashion Design and Merchandising at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, GA; providing her makeup services for fashion shows produced by the university. It wasn't until she graduated, that she secured a position with MAC Cosmetics that her career really began to take off. It was with the company that she was given the opportunity to not only educate and share her expertise with fellow Makeup Artists, but to also provide makeup services for a national retail companies fashion shows as well as work with legendary recording artists such as Aerosmith. In addition to working for MAC, Miranda also worked as a Trainer for Sephora USA. Today Miranda continues to share her expertise with those wanting to learn about the world of Makeup. 

Throughout her 15 years in the industry, she has had the opportunity to work with Emmy nominated talent on the show America Tonight for Al Jazeera America in addition to sharing her expertise on CBS’ Better Mornings Atlanta and a local Virginia talk show Potluck. She continues to live in her passion as a Makeup Artist working with brides, models, photographers and loyal clients. 

 
 
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RITA ZORKINA

Certified freelance makeup artist Rita Zorkina has experience providing
cosmetic services for official events, photo shoot and weddings in Virginia,
DC , Maryland. She attended beauty school in Russia and then continued her
makeup journey in the USA. She likes to create an individualized look from natural to diva. Every face is special and should be treated special. I continually attend Makeup shows and Seminars so I can stay on top of the Beauty Industries latest trends and techniques. You should always have a Makeup Artist that understands your personalized style!

 
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KASEY

Kasey began practicing doing make up and hair on family and friends early in her high school years.  After earning an associate degree in business management, she was awarded a full scholarship to Casal Aveda Institute in managing cosmetology.  Entrance for the scholarship contest involved writing an essay and creating a complete look for a model including hair, make up, and attire. Kasey’s model earned her instant recognition. Immediately following her graduation in the advanced cosmetology program, Kasey continued to broaden her experience in the industry by earning her certificate in Novalash Eyelash Extension.

Kasey’s passion of the beauty industry grew through her desire to make people feel confident and beautiful.  She has a natural flair for using make up to compliment and create an overall complete finished look for her clients. Both her love for the beauty industry and her love for people have made cosmetology a dream profession for Kasey.  Although she loves everything about the beauty industry and eagerly welcomes all opportunities for extra training in the latest trends, make up has always been her greatest passion. Her subtle but outgoing personality aid in establishing an easy rapport with her clients.  Kasey views each new client as another opportunity to help someone feel even more beautiful.

 
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Jennifer Hite

Tica Cosmetics is excited to add Jennifer to our talented team. Always passionate about art, Jennifer found make up artistry to be the perfect way to showcase her talent. After graduating college she immediately began working as a make up artist for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. After 18 years of working in high end department stores, she decided to focus on her true cosmetic passion of special events and wedding make up. Jennifer had the pleasure of working with numerous stars, including Nicole Miller, Lynda Carter, Maria Shriver, Jill Biden and Kelly McGillis. Every bride should feel like a star on their wedding day, and Jennifer takes great pride in working closely with each bride to achieve their desired look.