Janelle Cotton is a freelance makeup artist serving the Tri valley area and beyond. With four years of professional experience her resume includes special events, fashion shows, magazines, photo shoots, weddings and theatre. She began her makeup journey as an artist for legendary Oakland, CA based dance company, Dance Theatre of the Gospel. From there, Janelle began offering her services to brides and private clients providing makeup for the big day or a special event. More recently her work includes photo shoots with 54 Noire and Calendar Girls.

In addition to working freelance with photographers and magazines, Janelle has also worked for various cosmetic lines such as Smashbox and MAC. Janelle’s eclectic work experience as a freelance makeup artist has enabled her to develop expertise in a wide range of styles, thus, giving you a fashion forward look you can be proud of.

As a makeup artist, Janelle is dedicated to helping you look and feel your best for your special event. Whether your needs are print, bridal or special occasion, let Janelle provide the look that makes the vision come together!

Janelle Cotton is a Tri-Valley Area based make-up artist providing print, special event, theatrical and bridal makeup. Please contact for more details.