Maria has always had an eye for art, even as a young adult, but never thought she'd fall into the world of beauty, especially as her art form. She is a licensed cosmetologist, with a primary focus on makeup application. Having been mentored by highly sought after makeup artists and educators, she has been able to hone her craft, and create timeless, beautiful looks for multiple mediums. She has experience in multimedia production, print, and bridal. Maria's work has been featured in a number of publications and media, including Elle, Huffington Post, Bustle, and has worked numerous Bridal Fashion Week shows.