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Education Team

Bodyography Creative Director Lori Leib

When Lori's not working in the Bodyography office, she works with Fashion label Harlyn, creating looks for their campaigns & helping brides/wedding parties look perfect on the big day.

Lori Leib

Creative Director

Born into beauty, Lori has been immersed in the cosmetic industry for her entire life. Her love for color and trend-forecasting sparked her interest in joining the family business. She attended The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising where she majored in Product Development. Upon receiving her degree, she worked in fashion as a wardrobe stylist, assisting top celebrity stylists. Her love for beauty and makeup artistry led her to eventually attend All About Face Academy in Los Angeles where she received her certification in Professional Makeup Artistry. Now Lori works full time as the Creative Director for Bodyography Professional Cosmetics, creating new and exciting products, and building the brand with a team of talented, hard-working individuals. Lori’s fresh and enthusiastic approach to beauty is what defines Bodyography as a beautiful, trend-setting makeup line. Above all, Lori strives to enhance the natural features of men and women to make them feel effortlessly beautiful.

Bodyography Education Team - Bethany Adams

Bethany has been happily married for almost 11 years and has an amazing 9 year old son.

Bethany Adams

Makeup Artist & Cosmetologist

Bethany received her cosmetology license in 2004 and still loves every facet of the beauty industry. She was born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Missouri where she still resides to this day. She works at a local salon where she loves to cut and color hair and do makeup. She also has a passion for photography makeup and loves to do photoshoots with Agency models.

Bodyography Education Team - Elena Bassarab

"I love my job very much! It is with great pleasure that I get to make this world more beautiful and share my knowledge and experience with my students!"

Elena Bassarab

Makeup Artist & Cosmetologist

Elena is a graphic designer by University degree, but since 2004 has been actively working in the beauty industry (where her diploma definitely comes in handy!). At the beginning of her professional career, Elena worked as a consultant-seller for various beauty salons. She later worked at a cosmetic company and eventually became a manager there. Since then, she has acquired numerous skills and achievements in visage and cosmetology. She regularly acts as the main makeup artist at beauty contests and fashion shows, in addition to being a makeup expert for cosmetic companies. Her expertise is endorsed by thousands of satisfied customers from different continents and numerous students who have successfully worked in the territory of the whole CIS and Europe!

Bodyography Education Team - Sami Haberkorn

A self-described old soul, you can find Sami at local record stores mixing in with an eclectic crowd, or hosting dinner parties where she treats her guests to delicious new cuisine.

Sami Haberkorn

Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist

After obtaining advanced diplomas at The National Academy of Beauty Arts, Sam began her career at Hair Theatre in Kirkwood Missouri, offering her clients the total makeover concept. Shortly afterwards, she began training under Educator Kelly McGowan in all things Bodyography. She in now an International Educator for Bodyography Cosmetics, and continues to expand her makeup knowledge in everything from weddings to inventive runway-inspired looks. Fantasy and avant-garde makeup acts as her muse and inspires her to utilize her expressive talents with an artistic flare. While she offers cutting edge techniques and trends, it’s equally as important to her that every guest receives a personalized service that exceeds their expectations. Sam is passionate about crafting the look of her clients' dreams. This St. Louis, Missouri native loves diversity in both her career and personal life.

Bodyography Education Team - Aleigha Hans

Aleigha has been published in several magazines and blogs including Rocky Mountain Bride, Couture Colorado, Magnolia Rouge, and Colorado Wedding Magazine.

Aleigha Hans


Cosmetics found their way into Aleigha’s career though her bridal business Captivate Beauty. She is very relatable with trends and styles, and is known for her natural, romantic style. Aleigha is an expert at bringing out her brides' best features without making them look overdone, and her main goal is to empower people through cosmetics while educating them about Bodyography. Her brides love the pigment, wearability, and skin-nourishing benefits of Bodyography cosmetics, and she loves teaching useful tips to help her clients achieve the looks they are going for. Aleigha is passionate when it comes to inspiring others to implement cosmetics into their business to create more profitability for salon professionals. Captivate Beauty has won many local and state “Best of” awards including awards for and The Knot’s “Best of” in the beauty category for the past 6 years in a row. In 2016, Captivate Beauty was inducted into The Knot’s Hall of Fame.

Bodyography Education Team - Daphne Voth-Hoggan

In 2017, Daphne sold her nail design "Alligator Tears" which has become a popular trend, and is now taught all across the world!

Daphne Voth-Hoggan

Makeup Artist & Nail Technician

Daphne has been a certified Makeup Artist and nail Technician for 22 years! She spent her first years doing nails and freelance makeup for weddings, fashion shows, and makeup for a local magazine in Saskatchewan. In 2004, she was asked to become an educator for OPI. Her love for Bodyography began in 2016 when she joined International Beauty Services. Now she spreads her Bodyography love as a Bodyography Educator through classes, store demos, and shows.

Bodyography Education Team - Dominique Hunter

"With a genuine positive disposition toward makeup artistry and it’s ever changing faces, I am devoted to making others feel confident and building their self esteem!"

Dominique Hunter

Makeup Artist

As a dedicated, certified Makeup Artist Dominique strives to couple her passion of makeup artistry with luxury cosmetic brand knowledge. She passes on her expertise to each client, helping provide them with the services they desire. With over 6 years of experience in makeup artistry, Dominique enjoys the diversity in working with different ethnicities, face shapes, and personalities. Anyone who likes to step outside of their norm is her ideal client! Dominique taught courses at a makeup academy in her her hometown Wichita, Kansas and also owns her own business—Your MUA Dominique. MUA Dominique specializes in bridal makeup, film, videos, prom, editorial photos and makeovers. Being a part of the Bodyography team is a destined fit for this passionate Makeup Artist!

Bodyography Education Team - Bianca Kirby

Bianca is dedicated to bringing her excitement, passion, and love for beauty to professionals nationwide!

Bianca Kirby

Makeup Artist & Esthetician

Bianca is an accomplished makeup artist and licensed esthetician with over 10 years of experience in the beauty industry. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and International Business. She has since received her MBA, and works as a freelance makeup artist covering all areas including film, television, beauty and editorial shoots, magazines, fashion shows, weddings, and special occasions/events. She is an expert at achieving the perfect look, whether it’s a blushing bride, a high-fashion runway model, HD television, a costume character, or simply a beautiful, natural glow! She also specializes in facials, waxing, and sunless spray tanning. Her work has been featured in The Look beauty magazine who utilized her talents to successfully coordinate on-site hair and makeup arrangements for the state of Tennessee for a coast-to-coast bridal company.

Bodyography Education Team - Isabelle Lorenzo

"There are endless possibilities to beauty. I believe everyone and anyone should be able to have the joy of expressing themself and their ideas of beauty through makeup."

Isabelle Lorenzo

Makeup Artist

Isabelle is a freelance makeup artist born and raised in New Jersey. Her love for hair and makeup links back to her childhood when she played dress-up. Her passion for both have carried on through the years. She began to practice applying makeup on herself and those around when she was 11 years old. From drawing and painting to computer-aided drawing, Isabelle is a true artist who loves to express her creativity through many different channels. She is currently pursuing her dream of studying Fashion Design while continuing to advance her skills and knowledge in the beauty industry. With a background in drawing and painting, she looks at each client as a unique canvas. By incorporating fine art techniques into her work, she is able to achieve a variety of looks from a fresh face to a dramatic runway look.

Bodyography Education Team - Sus Marxen

Sus is a true team player who is positive and works hard to make sure everything is as close to perfection as possible. She speaks Danish, English, and German.

Sus Marxen

Makeup Artist

Makeup artist Sus Marxen went professional in 2013 when she opened her own studio, BeautyStudie. She got her diploma from one of the top winning beauty schools in Denmark, Makeupskolen, and has worked passionately with beauty, fashion, and hairstyling ever since. Her focus is on sparkling eyes, glowing skin, and enhancing the natural beauty of every one of her clients through her signature look—golden tones that universally compliment everyone, regardless of age or skin tone. Sus works with professional photographers in their studios or on location, teaches makeup classes, does bridal and formal looks, and has commercial work shown in magazines and on television. She has been a teacher for many years and this experience gives her an excellent platform as the European Educator for Bodyography.

Bodyography Education Team - Kelly McGowan

High fashion and iconic glamour are her favorite looks to create. Enhancing everyday, natural looks is what her clients know and love her for!

Kelly McGowan


Kelly comes from a long line of beauty professionals. Her grandmother was a cosmetologist and her great aunt owned a salon. But it wasn't until her mid-20s, after college, that she realized beauty was her purpose and her passion. She began her schooling in Scottsdale, Arizona, and finished at the top of her class and became part of the National Technical Honor Society. She went on to work for many different photographers around the area building her portfolio before she ventured off further into the Rocky mountains in Denver, Colorado. From there, her career blossomed as she worked on set and backstage doing hair and makeup. She eventually established her first bridal business. During her time there, she did over 75 weddings. This is where she fell in love with Bodyography and started a new journey into education. She has since traveled nationally and internationally spreading her love for the brand and beauty. She now resides in Houston, TX with her husband and 2 sons running her salon space doing hair and makeup constantly.

Bodyography Education Team - Megan Maier

Megan’s expertise extends beyond beauty, including wardrobe styling, event planning, closet organization, and personal shopping.

Megan Maier

Makeup Artist

Megan's love affair with makeup began at a young age. She loved painting, drawing, and illustrating books which later developed into painting faces while adding glitter wherever it would stick. Megan attended The Art Institute of California, San Francisco where she studied Fashion Marketing and Management while working for a number of different cosmetic brands and volunteering her time for styled shoots on the weekends. In 2007, Megan booked her first wedding and that's where her passion blossomed. She created her own bridal business which she owned and operated for 10 years in California until she moved to Colorado with her husband in 2017. Megan now works for Captivate Salon and is an educator for Bodyography. She holds classes to teach her clients and peers one-on-one or in groups via video chat or in person. Megan aims to connect with her clients on a personal level in order to effectively create a customized look for any occasion that compliments their personality and lifestyle. Megan has been hired to support local fashion shows in hair, makeup, and styling and has worked on countless sets as key makeup artist for public and private works including short film, marketing campaigns, and styled shoots. Her work has been featured on the runway of Denver Fashion Week, and in a number of blogs including: Emmaline Bride, The Big Fat Indian Wedding, and The White Wren.

Bodyography Education Team - Rachel Nicholl

Rachel established Boulevard Blush, her private studio where she provides exceptional skin care, waxing, and makeup services.

Rachel Nicholl


With an artistic and curious spirit, Rachel has always embraced her creative side. In 2005, she embarked on a career in the beauty industry and graduated from The Aesthetics Institute of St. Louis. She has been a licensed esthetician since 2006. Her experience comes from working 10 years in a spectrum of environments including spas, salons, makeup counters, and freelancing in fashion, cosmetology trade shows, and the bridal industry. Rachel has continually pursued advanced education within the industry, focusing on makeup, advanced biology, Brazilian waxing, and clinical skin care. Through learning, she realized her passion for teaching and empowering others. Throughout her career, her lasting ambition has always been to pamper, inform, and inspire her clients on their personal quest for beauty. Her enthusiasm, work ethic, and commitment to personalizing each service to fit her clients needs are the foundation of her career.

Bodyography Education Team - Latasha Nichols

"What I love most about makeup is the ability to transform and enhance beauty while creating a bond with my guests."

Latasha Nichols

Makeup Artist

Latasha's creative passion for makeup began in her high school years. What started out as a fun offering to "makeup" her friends, later became a strong career choice. Her love for the beauty industry led her to work for some of the most well-known makeup manufacturers. During this time, she broadened her expertise and grew as an artist. She currently she travels around New York sharing her knowledge and passion for this industry through skincare and makeup.

Bodyography Education Team - Yanit Shannon

As an artista, Yanit combines her passion for acting, theatre, and dance with makeup. She wants to transmit her learning to créate beauty.

Yanit Shannon

Makeup Artist

Yanit has always been moved by art, and was a dancer in a dance company. It was during this time that she became interested in makeup. In 2013, she got her certification as a Professional Makeup Artist from Trends Make Up & Image Studio in México. Since then, she does makeup for special events, filmmaking, theatre, photoshoots, publicity, short films, TV series, and video clips.

Bodyography Education Team - Taryn Wadsworth

Taryn's passion and dedication for the beauty industry has taken her many places and given her the opportunity to travel all over the country doing what she loves.

Taryn Wadsworth

Makeup Artist & Cosmetologist

Taryn is a Professional Makeup Artist and Licensed Cosmetologist with over 10 years of experience in the beauty industry. She obtained her training in Toronto, Canada at the renowned Complections College of Makeup Art and Design. There, she studied alongside students from all around the world, and trained under several of the top artists in the industry. She completed courses in fashion photographic makeup, theatrical, film and television, prosthetics and photographic, and studio hairstyling. Taryn received her diploma in Makeup Artistry and the honor of graduating #1 in her class. She has since been involved with runway fashion, theatre, and film Production, Fashion photographic workshops, Bridal and Special Occasion events as well as working as a professional Educator with Bodyography. Working trade shows with beauty professionals, holding classes, training others on products/techniques, and endlessly pursuing higher education keeps Taryn knowledgeable on the industry's ongoing push, and on the forefront of the latest trends.

Bodyography Education Team - Sonia Solórzano Vargas

Sonia is dedicated to educating women about their inner beauty and how to enhance that beauty through makeup artistry.

Sonia Solórzano Vargas

Makeup Artist

For Sonia, makeup has been a passion her entire life—from playing with her mother’s cosmetics many years ago, to now having over 5 years experience in the professional beauty industry of Costa Rica. Sonia has worked with top brands as well as models and celebrities known nationally and internationally. Dedicated to the beauty market in Costa Rica, she studied at the IECSA institute where she acquired expertise in hair styling and aesthetics. She then traveled Costa Rica offering courses in professional makeup. With more than 13,000 followers on social media, it is easy to see that her fans love her work. Sonia has also taken courses in fashion design at the Institute Loli Verona, allowing her to give a full and comprehensive service to her clients. She has made television appearances in Costa Rica providing knowledge in this beautiful art, and has worked for over two years as a technical educator for Bodyography. She has created an outlet for the brand in Costa Rica by making tutorials, pictorials, and much more. Sonia is a hard working professional in her craft, always giving clients a personalized experience, making each client her own personal work of art. Sonia now has her own makeup studio in Palmares de Alajuela, Costa Rica, offering her knowledge in makeup application and techniques. Additionally, she serves as an ambassador for Bodyography in Spanish-speaking markets.