Leah Jurado

Leah has always been inspired to make this world a happier place, a prettier place. As a make up enthusiast born and raised in Los Angeles, she has always held a true passion for creativity with color and writing, intrigued by beauty, photography, global travel and everyone she meets. She has enriched her life by the continuous journey of her love for traveling and the expression of make up artistry. 

Beginning her career as a freelance Make Up Artist in 2008, Leah has contributed her skills to multiple photo projects independently while also maintaining a job at the Chris McMillan Salon in Beverly Hills. She began to quickly build her experience in working with Solo Artists Agency, which opened her to the world of entertainment. She has provided her talents in many shoots, some such as Venice Magazine, Americas Next Top Model, and The Oscars Academy Awards while still venturing out to discover her dreams in the industry.  

In 2009, Leah was recruited to Smashbox Studios and Cosmetics as a Freelance Make Up Artist, becoming one of the company’s most talented Artist until 2012 where she then became the Artistry Trainer for Los Angeles, focusing her career into the direction of combining make up artistry with education. With her immense amount of experience throughout the years and the great desire to always follow her dreams she began to teach artistry classes to aspiring make up artists and everyday women. In 2014, She again traveled internationally; sharing inspiration with those she met then returning to California to continue her love for artistry.

Today, Leah spends her time, with family, in nature, writing, traveling while also investing her energy and effort into her career. She now teaches private artistry classes, works closely in the wedding industry and is involved in many fashion and editorial shoots as an independent Make Up Artist in Los Angeles. Her ultimate goal as an Artist is to ensure her clients look and feel beautiful, inside and out because every instance in this world is meant to be beautiful.