Jessica Shefsick​​

Owner, Manager, Makeup Artist





Jessica Shefsick​​

Owner, Manager, Makeup Artist

  • I received my professional license in: 2002
  • I started doing makeup professionally in: 1998
  • I started BSB (previously SKINZIN) in: March of 2010
  • My hometown: Dayton (Centerville), OH
  • My "Claim to Fame": Creating cheekbones. I call my method the "Neapolitan", it starts with dark under the cheekbones, then blush on the cheekbones, followed by highlighter above the cheekbones. Chocolate, strawberry, vanilla!
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: Plain Latte, no foam
  • Favorite OPI color: Tasmanian devil made me do it
  • Favorite inspirational quote: For work: "If you don’t appear, you disappear." For life: "Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness but because you deserve peace."
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit: Running for sure! I get complete mental clarity on an outdoor morning run. Sometimes I feel like I could solve all of life’s problems, in just 4 shorts miles.
  • My Best Beauty Tip: One coat of mascara is never enough!

Kiah Holland

Makeup Artist





Kiah Holland

Makeup Artist

  • I received my professional license in: 2009
  • I started doing makeup professionally in: 2009
  • I’ve been a Bride’s Side Beauty team member since: March 2010
  • My hometown: Little falls, NY
  • My "Claim to Fame": I’m the queen of the natural glow for brides and I’m also amazing at giving my mature clients (Mother’s of the Bride or Groom) the youthful look they desire.
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: Salted caramel mocha frappuchino. Yum!
  • Favorite OPI color: Cajun shrimp, of course!
  • Favorite inspirational quote: "Don’t worry about what the world wants from you, worry about what makes you come more alive. What the world really needs is people who are more alive."
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit: Weightlifting/powerlifting. There is such a satisfaction to breaking personal records and just being strong.
  • My Best Beauty Tip: Smile! You can have all the makeup on in the world, or none at all, but without a smile it’s nothing.

Alex Turner

Makeup Artist

Alex Turner

Makeup Artist

  • I received my professional license in: 2012
  • I started doing makeup professionally in: 1999
  • I’ve been a Bride’s Side Beauty team member since: April 2012
  • My hometown: Taegu, South Korea
  • My "Claim to Fame": Teaching the skill of makeup application. I love to help others discover their true inner beauty through the use of transformational makeup.
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: White Chocolate Mocha with whipped cream on top!
  • Favorite OPI color: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
  • Favorite inspirational quote: "To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent – that is to triumph over old age."
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit: Kickboxing, weightlifting, spin, and yoga.
  • My Best Beauty Tip: Properly cleaning your face every day is the most important part of maintaining beautiful skin.

Daisy Leiva

Hair Stylist

Daisy Leiva

Hair Stylist

  • I received my professional license in: 2001
  • I started BSB  in: September 2014
  • My hometown:  Amarillo, Texas
  • My "Claim to Fame":  Braiding
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: White chocolate mocha
  • Favorite OPI color: Danke-Shiny Red
  • Favorite inspirational quote: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit: Soccer
  • My Best Beauty Tip: Use professional hair care products. Yes, there is a difference!

Courtney Marine

Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

Courtney Marine

Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

  • I received my professional license in: January 2017
  • I started BSB in: September 2016
  • My hometown: Camden, Maine
  • My "Claim to Fame": My ability to connect with my client. Making someone feel comfortable and confident is my biggest strength.
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: Sugar free cinnamon dolce iced coffee!
  • Favorite OPI color: Vampsterdam "A deep purple for a divine diva"
  • Favorite inspirational quote: "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it."
  • Favorite exercise, sport or outdoor hobby: Running is my free therapy! I also love occasional hot yoga.
  • My Best Beauty Tip: For blondes who struggle with brassiness, using a purple shampoo a few times a week can be a lifesaver.

Megan Evegan

Hair Stylist

Megan Evegan

Hair Stylist

  • I received my professional license in: 2009
  • I started BSB in: March 2016
  • My hometown: Howell, New Jersey
  • My "Claim to Fame": Large romantic, elegant, softly draped styles.
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: White chocolate mocha Latte
  • Favorite OPI color: All the glitters
  • Favorite inspirational quote: When you can't find the sunshine, be the sunshine!
  • Favorite exercise, sport or hobby: Refinishing old furniture
  • My Best Beauty Tip: "For your wedding day hair style to look its very best, I suggest multidimensional color and a fresh cut."

Alyssa Morthland

Hair Stylist

Alyssa Morthland

Hair Stylist

  • I received my professional license in:  September 2010
  • I started BSB  in: May 2017
  • My hometown: Rock Falls, Illinois
  • My "Claim to Fame”: A tousled/whimsical look
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: Iced Caramel Macchiato
  • Favorite OPI color: Cajun Shrimp
  • Favorite inspirational quote: “In a world where you can be anything, be yourself.”
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit: Running
  • My Best Beauty Tip: No such thing as too much volume!

Denise Cardenas

Makeup Artists

Denise Cardenas

Makeup Artists

  • I received my professional license in:  2013
  • I started BSB  in: January 2018
  • My hometown: San Diego, CA
  • My "Claim to Fame: I can make any canvas into beautiful art, and your eyes pop like never before!  
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: Soy Chai Tea Latte
  • Favorite OPI color: Mod about you
  • Favorite inspirational quote: "Stay focused on your own vision"
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit: Hot yoga and Hiking
  • My Best Beauty Tip: Water is your best friend!

Sara Lowther

Hair Stylist

Sara Lowther

Hair Stylist

  • I received my professional license in:  2004
  • I started BSB  in: February 2018
  • My hometown: Ridgeland, SC
  • My "Claim to Fame”: Precision. I take my time to get it just right.
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: Java Chip Frappuccino
  • Favorite OPI color: Lincoln Park After dark
  • Favorite inspirational quote: “Pay attention, it’s free!”
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit: Softball and Volleyball
  • My Best Beauty Tip: Less is more!

Tabatha White

Makeup Artists

Tabatha White

Makeup Artists

  • I received my professional license in:  March 2017
  • I started BSB  in: May 2017
  • My hometown: Laurens, SC
  • My "Claim to Fame”: I have an eye for mixing custom foundation shades. Perfect match, every time!
  • Favorite drink at Starbucks: Peppermint Mocha (so much espresso!)
  • Favorite OPI color: Tiramisu for Two
  • Favorite inspirational quote: “When you take risks you find that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.”
  • Favorite exercise or sport to keep fit:  CrossFit
  • My Best Beauty Tip: Crest White Strips are the best thing since sliced bread. Don't sleep in your makeup. Smile, always!
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