• Meet Bridal Makeup & Airbrush Instructor Kelli Thomsen

    • January 30, 2019
    • Author | Celena Rubin
    Wedding Chicks www.weddingchicks.com Photography by Rebecca Rizzo Photographics

    Kelli Thomsen is Portland’s go to makeup artist for eco beauty using healthy skincare and makeup. Last year she won the 2018 Wedding Wire award for being in the top 5% of wedding professionals! What makes her unique and so in demand is that she offers brides and clients a luxury experience that goes beyond their expectations. Her client experiences are uniquely personalized, focusing not only on outer beauty, but building confidence from the inside out. Kelli’s experience spans 20 years in the bridal industry as a licensed esthetician focused on skin health and wellness. She is a constant advocate for clean beauty and promoting healthy skin, but above all else her clients rave about her level of service and expertise.

    As the owner of her own studio Elixir Beauty, she regularly books clients for facial treatments, makeup, nutritional health and lessons on how to live a more holistic lifestyle. She is a successful bridal makeup artist and seasoned educator with her finger on the pulse of Portland beauty trends. Her work has been featured on sites and bridal publications such as Joy Wed, Style Me Pretty, Carats & Cakes, Wedding Chicks, Oregon Bride magazine and Rocky Mountain Bride.

    Oregon Bride Magazine Photo by Sarah Greer
    Photo by Katie Dessin Photography

    Art of Makeup is thrilled to have Kelli Thomsen teach a very special Bridal Makeup & Marketing Workshop sharing all of her knowledge in the industry. In the workshop, she’ll be giving a demonstration of her application techniques, necessary tools and makeup supplies, consultation preparation, booking clients, negotiating rates, creating contracts and invoices, creating a special personalized touch-up emergency kit, boosting your social media, job resources, and so much more! You will have the opportunity to practice your new techniques in class, have a mini-photo shoot to build your portfolio and ask Kelli all your burning questions.

    If you’re interested in learning more about the instructor Kelli Thomsen or seeing more of her work, visit her website www.kellithomsen.com or read the article featuring her as one of the artists for Oregon Bride.

    You can register or find out more about the Bridal Makeup & Marketing workshop HERE