"One day I realized that when you do something with your whole being simply because you love to do it, you experience life as it should be lived. It was then that I decided to be free and to do something I loved doing-creating beauty." -Way Bandy
Claire's introduction to the arts at a young age lead to a passion for makeup and all things beauty. At six years old, Claire began taking art classes where she learned the fundamentals of color and shape which translate into her work today. After graduating college, Claire worked for the makeup brand, Mally Beauty, founded by Celebrity Makeup Artist, Mally Roncal. Claire eventually left the corporate world to follow her true passion, makeup. She packed up and moved to New Jersey, enrolling at Chic Studios Makeup School in New York City.
The NYC area has provided Claire with opportunities to work with brands such as Lord & Taylor, Chicos, Oprah Magazine, POPSUGAR, Old Navy, and Allure Magazine. Claire is currently available for freelance work in the NYC and NJ area.