Founder, creator and head makeup guru at Kriss Cosmetics. From her humble beginnings working out of a small makeup kit doing home parties, Kriss has grown to be the go to artist for political and celebrity events. While she always dreams big for herself and her company, Kriss remains intimately connected to her studio serving the local community.
Ever since Holly was a young girl her dream has been to help others look and feel beautiful through her miracle working hands. After experiencing a teen makeup lesson with Kriss at our studio, Holly’s career path was clear and ignited. She worked part-time through high school stocking makeup shelves and dreaming about a future here. She then attended the prestigious Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in Boston to further her knowledge. She’s been living her dream for the past year being one of our go to beauty experts. Holly’s sweet and relaxing personality and passion for her work graces each client that walks in the door. Her specialties include: Master Lash Extensionist, Advanced Skin Care, Brazilian Waxing, Makeup Artistry
Over her 15 years of experience, Krystle has found makeup artistry to be a steady passion of hers and has led a powerful career painting faces in television, films, print and in weddings. She is a trained esthetician with a certification from The Esthetics Institute and has trained at the Makeup Designory in NYC including their special effects program. Krystle is a two time winner of the New York Women in Film & Television Ensemble from her work on "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn" and Marvel's "Jessica Jones". Having worked hand in hand as the personal artist for Cat Deeley from "So You Think You Can Dance" plus several other notable television series there has never been a dull moment with her work. She loves her job and find the most joy from making others look beautiful.
When it comes to all things beauty, Ryane pours her heart and soul into her work every day. The thing that drives her as a beauty practitioner is being able to take a client and accentuate what already makes them beautiful because there is an abundance of beauty already there. Ryane has extensive experience both with makeup artistry and hair styling. She graduated from Michael’s School of Hair Design including their phase 2 accelerated program, has assisted celebrity hairstylists Melissa Jaqua and Abe Baron in cutting demonstrations and has styled hair for model and actress Nicole Miller. In regard to makeup, Ryane is certified as an advanced MAC artist having worked for the company for over 3 years and also assists on SFX makeup for Nightmare New England. Since her transition to Kriss Cosmetics, Ryane expanded her services to doing lash extensions as an apprentice under Kriss and has already proven to have the same artistry and attention to detail as she does with makeup and hair.
After graduating college with a degree in Business Management & Innovation, Travis started working for Kriss Cosmetics by mowing lawns and doing odd jobs. With his mom being the owner, Kriss Cosmetics helped give him the opportunity for a higher education and he is passionate and highly motivated to give back to both the company and the remarkable clients that made this happen. Once an opportunity came around to create a new website and shopping experience, he started full time and eventually grew into managing the entire studio. Travis prides himself on giving the best customer service possible and working behind the scenes to create unforgettable experiences for his customers.
After beginning her retirement from a successful career with the US Post Office, Linda found Kriss Cosmetics as a client and fell in love with the atmosphere enough to volunteer with us for the past 4 years and currently works as an employee. Joining the studio was a defining moment for Linda because it has helped her stay busy and continue to connect with others with her beautiful personality. She works diligently on the back end of our services to ensure that each client has an exceptional experience. If you happen to catch her in the studio she’ll be sure to put a big smile on your face.
Jackie had been customer of ours for a long time until she stumbled into the store one day looking to join the team. We fell in love with her sweet and hard working personality immediately. With a degree in both Business Management and Marketing, Jackie gives amazing insight to improve the back end of our services and works diligently to make sure everyone's experience here is magical. When she is not working hard here, she enjoys her house on the lake where she stays active and spends as much time with her family as she can.
Kassie is here to provide zen and calming energy. When she's not keeping our guests company, she acts as our friendly greeter.