GO PRO!

Special members-only discounts, benefits—and more. Get on our MUA list. It’s like award-show swag only for having mad brush skills that pay the bills. 

GO PRO!

Special members-only discounts, benefits—and more. Get on our MUA list. It’s like award-show swag only for having mad brush skills that pay the bills. 

Here’s Your Shot

At Smashbox, we don’t box-in beauty—we unleash it. The Pro Artist program was created to hook artists like you, the cosmetically obsessed and contour-inclined, up with studio-tested and perfected makeup that builds confidence and makes memories—from the I-do’s through the boo-hoo’s.

As a bonus for being kickass with a kabuki brush—(and at keeping in-chair secrets!), every Pro Artist member receives:

• A discount on Smashbox products
• Dedicated Pro Artist trend alerts packed with insider intel on the latest in makeup and professional artistry—straight from our studio

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National Artistry Team

Lori Taylor Davis
Global Pro Lead Artist

For almost 20 years, LT (that’s what we call her here at the studios) has been working her artistry magic. When she’s not heading up our artistry team, she’s working Fashion Weeks from L.A. to Toronto and sharing studio secrets on Extra, The Today Show and beyond.

She got into beauty because of her grandmother: “She was a complete beauty junkie—had wigs, lashes, everything. I used to play with her vanity instead of dolls.”

Leading artistry at fashion shows from L.A. to Europe has led to some, er, wild adventures: “Once they asked me to put lipstick on a llama. A live llama! I was like, ‘Are you serious?!’”

Lori Taylor
Amanda Whitaker
National Artistry Trainer

If she could embody a must-have tool in her makeup kit, Amanda would so be a crease brush. “I’m always there to blend, smooth and soften the edge out of any situation.” No wonder she’s known for slaying a smoky eye. Get to know our Pro:

1. Beauty icon: Marilyn Monroe. There’s not one non-fabulous picture of her!

2. Must-have in between jobs? Caffeine.

3. Keys. Wallet. Cellphone. Smashbox’s: Always Sharp Lip Liner.

4. If I were stuck on an island, I’d need: Black eye shadow! You can create any look and use it as liner, shadow—or even cover grays!

5. The trend that needs to die now is: Overly baggy jeans on men. (Preach!).

Amanda Whitaker
Melissa Janus
National Artistry Trainer

Sharpie’d-on brows are a no-go and are non-negotiable with Melissa. “Being brow-obsessed to the point where your natural brow is undetectable? Why not just fill in the sparseness. That’s the now-brow!” Get to know our Pro:

1. Beauty icons: The silver-screen queens of the ‘40s and ‘50s. The demi-matte skin, those sultry winged eyes and that bold lip? Swoon!

2. Her makeup M.O.? Mix Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Eye Broad Spectrum SPF 15 with Halo Highlighting Wand!

3. Keys. Wallet. Cellphone. Smashbox’s: Be Legendary Lipstick

4. The first thing she’d reach for in her makeup survival kit: BB Cream. Hello to a flawless canvas with sun protection!

Melissa Janus
Emmanuel Roldan
National Artistry Trainer

You won’t catch Emmanuel (“Manny” to us at the studios) double-tapping any Insta-brow posts between takes. “That trend needs to die—now! Please, and thank you.” Nah, he’s more about flooding his feed with #flawless, fresh-looking skin. Get to know our Pro:

1. If I were a makeup brush, I’d be: A blending brush. It’s essential and obviously I love feeling needed.

2. Go-to beauty hack: Mix eye shadow with a clear gloss to match your look or create a one-of-a-kind shade.

3. Keys. Wallet. Cellphone. Smashbox’s: Camera Ready CC Cream Dark Spot Correcting SPF 30.

4. Beauty icon: Twiggy = Favorite. Look. Ever!

Emmanuel Roldan
Ash Caywood
National Artistry Trainer

“I would leave the house without pants before I’d leave without doing my brows!” Ash jokes, but she’s legit serious. No wonder they’re her specialty. “Without them filled in, I feel naked!” Get to know our Pro who’s always down for tacos:

1. Keys. Wallet. Cellphone. Smashbox’s: Photo Finish Primer Water. I have one stashed everywhere and I even take one on hikes.

2. I love doing makeup because: Everyone is so unique in story and in sight. It’s an honor to help someone find ways to express their individuality.

3. Go-to makeup hack: Blend a drop of Photo Finish Primer Oil with eye shadow to create a watercolor-like effect.

4. Beauty icon: The music video for George Michael’s ‘Freedom ‘90’ totally influenced me as a kid. That, and the OG models of the ‘90s!

Ash Caywood
Droo Mascarinas
National Artistry Trainer

“Everything is better with shimmer!” says Droo. That and a bag of Haribo gummy bears, his fave snack between gigs. With mad highlighting skills that show in the glowing complexions he creates, it’s clear his last-used emoji is the sparkles. Get to know our Pro:

1. The trend that needs to die now is: The Insta-Brow.

2. I love doing makeup because: I love seeing the look in clients’ eyes once they have that ‘A-ha!’ moment.

3. Keys. Wallet. Cellphone. Smashbox’s: Photo Finish Primer Water.

4. If I were a makeup brush, I’d be: A blending/crease brush. I could be utilized for almost anything—from eyes to complexion, all with an airbrushed look.

Droo Mascarinas
Chris Martocci
National Artistry Trainer

Chris’ clients know what to expect on her makeup menu: a bold lip and fierce drop shadow. But, please, hold the extreme contouring. She’s not serving up any of that over-done realness—ever. Get to know our Pro:

1. Keys. Wallet. Cellphone. Smashbox’s: Always On Liquid Lipstick.

2. If I were a makeup brush, I’d be: A sponge! That way I could always absorb knowledge and expand my artistry skills.

3. Go-to beauty hack: I use coconut oil for everything from removing makeup to shaving my legs. Love it.

4. If I were stuck on an island, I’d need: Camera Ready CC Cream Dark Spot Correcting SPF 30 … and maybe a glass of sauvignon blanc with a side of ice?

Chris Martocci