Paolina Rios is a licensed hair & makeup artist that specializes in bridal, beauty, corporate headshots and runway makeup. Her subtle transformations help emphasize the natural beauty of her clients utilizing traditional techniques to achieve fashion forward results creating clean looks.
Paolina comes with 10 years of experience in the hair & makeup industry, but she’s always been the “go to girlfriend” for hair and makeup tips since she was a kid. She graduated from Paul Mitchell The School in 2010 after deciding to switch careers, leaving the corporate world behind.
Paolina started getting behind the chair experience at salons as a hairstylist while her passion for makeup led her to a salon that also provided makeup services (fashion shows & weddings). Shortly after she landed a job doing both hair & makeup for television working at CNN (2013-2019). She has been represented by T.H.E. Artist Agency starting 2015. Paolina’s work has been seen on other networks like PBS, USA Today, HGTV, ESPN, Bravo TV, Gray Television, ABC-Disney & Netflix.
Paolina specializes in bridal, clean beauty, runway and corporate headshots. She continues training to keep up with latest trends and techniques. Paolina has trained with Mario Dedivanovic (celebrity Makeup Artist to Kim Kardashian) and Mustafa Avci, a celebrity Hairtylist, known as king of waves #hollywoodwaves. Paolina has been certified to do tape-in extensions by Hairtalk USA.