My Story

Emmy Award–winning makeup artist Melanie Mills is one of Hollywood’s leading style-makers and beauty consultants, known for her glamorous flair, supreme talent, and vivacious personality. Melanie’s journey to glitter and glam began in Thousand Oaks, California. Born to a family of intelligent, strong, and capable women – each style icons in their own right – Melanie’s love affair with all things beautiful began early and carried her as she ventured out into the world, living, learning, and making memories that would leave lifelong impressions not only on her, but on those she encountered.

Today, Melanie is one of the most sought-after makeup experts in the industry. With more than fifteen years of experience, Melanie is a master of her craft, sculpting faces and bodies into true works of art in a variety of mediums, including television, film, and editorial. In 2007, Melanie was selected as the Makeup Department Head for ABC television’s global phenomenon “Dancing with the Stars,” where she defined the look of the series and won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup Design in 2008. Melanie’s superior talent has earned her nine career Emmy nominations for her work on various projects in the entertainment industry, including two double nominations.

Indashio – Backstage – Spring 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week