Meet Our Team
Our team of stylists and artists is a group of talented women who have a passion for empowering women. While all are equally talented, they bring their own unique styles and personalities to serving their clients. So whether you want a look that is soft and romantic or total glam, we've got a team member that will help you accomplish the goals for your look!
Andrea's passion for hair started at an early age. She began her career cutting and styling the hair of her Barbie's before graduating to real people. After attending beauty school, Andrea gained experience working at Glamour Shots and Atria Salon before deciding to go out on her own. Andrea views hair as an artist would a blank canvas—a vessel for creativity and artistry. She hopes when her clients leave her chair that they feel empowered, confident, and ready to rule the world!
Christina began her professional career in the beauty industry in 2006. Originally licensed in esthetics, she received further training through Aveda, leading to a mastery and passion of plant based, natural skin care and beauty routines. Body waxing is Christina’s most popular skin care service. Christina’s most recent acquired skill is the very popular NovaLash eyelash extensions. Always inspired, Christina also holds a license in nails, with hundreds of hours of experience in creative nail artistry. She believes nails are an accessory and should be shown off! Christina’s years of salon experience combined with the ardor of a true beauty artist and an eye for detail will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and satisfied.
Brittany is one of our stylists and is in her 6th year with Beauty and Bliss! She loves the creativity of getting to work in wedding styling, the upbeat atmosphere, and the satisfaction of recreating a style that the client ends up loving! She loves learning new skills whether that be in styling, or using a new power tool when she’s flipping houses with her boyfriend Michael! Aside from work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, and is looking to spend her 30th year in the world on multiple road trips and maybe even travel to a new country!
Makenzie loves hair! After graduating Rudaes School of Beauty Culture, she went on to discover a true passion for wedding and special occasion hairstyles. The challenge of creating artistic styles that balance the natural beauty of the client, and the look they are wanting is what she strives to achieve. She looks forward to working with you on your special day!
Stephanie comes from a family of Cosmetologists, so it's no surprise that she has had a passion for makeup and beauty since she was a young girl. In 2014, she received her Bachelor's Degree in "Law and Society" from Purdue University, and then decided to pursue a career in Esthetics. Stephanie now works as a licensed Esthetician and has been working as a makeup artist for 4 years. Stephanie is certified in TEMPTU airbrush makeup application, as well as TEMPTU airbrush tattoo coverage techniques. Although most of her clients contact her for their wedding day needs, Stephanie's resume also includes doing professional makeup for film producers' TV and branding commercials, modeling and pageant head shots, various singers' album covers, various authors' published book covers, boudoir shoots, family/maternity sessions, and prom/homecoming clients. Stephanie has also had her work published in Dreamy Magazine.Whatever your occasion, Stephanie is confident that she can make you look and feel your absolute best!!
Amber moved to Mishawaka, Indiana from Virginia Beach, Virginia in 2005. She graduated from Penn High School and the Elkhart Career Center’s Cosmetology Program in 2007. Amber began her career working as a stylist in a local salon in Granger. She ventured out on her own 6 years later as a self-employed stylist in Mishawaka. Amber has worked hard to build her business and is now a proud and successful entrepreneur with a beautiful salon suite in Granger. Her talents and accomplishments have been featured in local wedding magazines.
“My first purchase after opening my own business was a Temptu makeup airbrush. I was so excited to use it and expand the services I was able to offer my clientele. I joined Beauty and Bliss to further utilize my talents and be surrounded by other stylists who share my passion. It brings me incredible joy to see the look on a bride’s face when her makeup is done, she slips into her wedding dress and she takes that first look in the mirror. I feel privileged knowing that I was a part of her special day and helped make her dreams come true.
Megan has been doing hair for 4 years and graduated from Kintsukuri Institute of Cosmetology. Her love for hair started in high school and her passion for it has grown ever since. Her favorite part of the job is making people feel beautiful for their big day. She strives to leave people looking exactly how they want to look and enhance their natural beauty.
Emily Has been a licensed cosmetologist for 2 years, with a passion for hair and beauty all her life. She's a Michigan native who found a love for South Bend, Indiana and decided to move her family here. Emily can create modern or timeless hairstyles along with beautiful braids or fantasy looks. Making people feel good about themselves is what her ultimate goal is.
Maria has had an interest in hair since she was little . Both of her parents went to beauty school, so it must be in her blood! She was able to attend beauty school and start working in a salon at the age of 16 where her interest grew into passion. She worked for a couple different salons for a total of 10 years and has been on her own for almost 4. Her passion for making people feel good grows every day. Being a positive impact on someone’s day is a true gift. Being a part of someone’s wedding day is an even greater gift. She loves doing all different types of updos. Smooth and sleek to soft and romantic and everything in between.
Shannon was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. Since she was a little girl she had a passion for makeup and beauty. At a young age she would practice on anyone who she could get her hands on. In 2011, she graduated from Cameo Beauty Academy. From there, she went to work at Sephora for 6 plus years. Her career at Sephora helped launched her endeavors in specializing in bridal and special occasion makeup. Shannon loves to laugh and have fun with her clients. Shannon and her family currently reside in South Bend and cannot wait to make you look and feel flawless on your special day
April as been inspired by the fashion industry from a young age. She wanted to make an impact by dedicating herself to make up in hopes to someday making an impact. She’s been practicing makeup since college and studied and improved her skills while she worked at MAC cosmetics for over two years gaining certification in makeup application, consultation, and lash application. Passion and a little glitter drives her to make sure every makeup application is finished with perfection”
Elizabeth has a passion for makeup started as a teenager. It all started by shading in my eyebrows, i just loved how bold and define they were. Loved the confidence it gave me from there I became obsessed with makeup, I practiced on myself, sister and friends. It was never about improving my face, but rather showing creativity with the art of beauty. This has helped me to realize who I am and who I want to be in the beauty world. I’m excited to start this new journey with beauty and bliss and start creating beautiful looks.