Portland, OR, United States
About Kelli Thomsen skin care & makeup artistry
Kelli Thomsen is a Portland, Oregon native specializing in skin health & wellness. She holds her Aesthetics License and is a certified makeup artist experienced in bridal, portrait, commercial & editorial, TV & Film, including airbrush application & natural hair styling. With a history of skin inflammation and using makeup to cover it up, Kelli turned to medical grade aesthetics, cosmeceutical grade makeup and natural & botanical ingredients to repair her skin and begin an organic journey towards feeling comfortable in her skin and valuing makeup for it's highlighting qualities. In 2004, Kelli found a new confidence from her healthy and glowing skin She ventured to aesthetic trade shows and attended professional makeup courses, including modeling & lighting workshops, where she learned the best in class product choices and using proper foundation types for our changing technology. Kelli creates skin care regimens, day & evening makeup looks for teens to mature women and fosters green beauty practices in her chair when doing professional makeup artistry for her bridal parties. Kelli has gained the most insight from combining her knowledge and experience, to focus on educating and serving others. She teaches beauty & airbrush makeup at the Art of Makeup in the beautiful Pacific NW, which keeps her current and relatable with her practices and colleagues. She knows her lifestyle metamorphosis took over fifteen years of time and effort and she isn't going to take any short cuts when sharing her passion. The biggest reason why Kelli does what she does is because of the way she is making others feel. She has positioned herself to be an eco-beauty skin care resource and help others find their beauty from the inside out. Her message to others is to "embrace your beauty & own your wellness"