Ann DeNicolo has always been passionate about art, beauty and fashion. As a California native who grew up along the coast in San Diego, the natural beauty of the area inspired her from a very young age. It was that inspiration that led her into the fine arts and ultimately into the beauty and skincare industry.
After completing her training as a professional skin care specialist in San Diego, Ann began her career as an esthetician and makeup artist in the summer of 2002. Very early on, she began to develop and refine her artistic philosophy that she lives by today. Ann enjoys making people look and feel their best and her work represents this passion.
Ann’s career began as a professional makeup artist for M.A.C. cosmetics, representing one of the industries most innovative brands. Her role as a M.A.C. artist was to create fresh new looks tailored to fit each client’s personal style. As an independent artist, she continues to stay on the cutting edge with the latest products and application techniques.
As an esthetician, Ann has been educating clients about the importance of proper skin care at Carlton Day Spa since 2003. It was here that she gained advanced certifications for numerous treatments including hyper pigmentation, acne and rosacea. Ann also holds certificates for many advanced exfoliation techniques such as mircodermabrasion and numerous types of high potency chemical peels.
Ann has been providing professional makeup artistry as a consultant since 2002. During this time, she has assisted countless clients with many requirements including:
Studio photography including fashion, boudoir and maternity
Runway fashion shows
Group and personal makeup instruction
Makeup parties and events
Ann continues to stretch and expand her artistic abilities. In addition to her work at Carton Day Spas, she received her bachelors’ degree in applied arts from San Diego State University in 2008. Soon after, Ann launched Flirt Makeup and became a licensed reseller of the gloMinerals makeup line. Flirt Makeup brings her entire skill set together and allows her to effectively assist a broad range of clientele with all of their skin and makeup needs.