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About Me

"People will stare. Make it worth their while." - Harry Winston


Dyana Aives is an accomplished and creative makeup artist with experience in all aspects of media makeup: fashion, film, video and print. Her passion for makeup artistry began at an early age and she has been a professional in the industry since 1998. Dyana's talent is highly sought after by such celebrities as Anna Lynne McCord, Adriana Lima, Padma Lakshmi, Parker Posey, Whitney Cummings, Russel Crowe, and Andi MacDowell. Designers Thierry Mugler, Monique Lheullier and Coach have commissioned her makeup for their runway. She is proud to list Coca-Cola, Nintendo, Sony-Ericsson, Playboy, Applebees, and Oreo as corporate clients, and her work can be seen on such networks as MTV, VH1, Bravo and TLC.
Dyana's status in the creative community affords her the opportunity to donate her services to various charities such as; Make A Wish Foundation, Dress For Success, Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids & The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, thereby raising money and elevating awareness.
Dyana Aives is based in Los Angeles and New York.

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Contact Information
Dyana Aives Makeup Artistry
Long Beach, California
United States

Please Contact:
Dyana Aives
Mobile: 6467054669

Recent Clients
Photographer David LaChapelle

Vanity Fair Magazine

Academy Awards 2013 & 2014

Ralph Lauren Fall 2014 Campaign

MTV Video Music Awards




Acknowledgements & Interviews
••• Guide to Becoming a Makeup Artist

Makeup International Magazine


Beauty Blitz

Hooked on Beauty

Bella Sugar


makeup artist

hair stylist

speciial makeup FX







Personal Shopping

Consultations /



Makeup Department (23 credits)

2014 Filmmakers Anonymous (makeup artist - additional) (post-production)
2014 All the Beautiful Things (Documentary) (makeup department head)
2013 The Maid's Room (makeup department head)
2013 The Girl on the Train (makeup department head)
2012 Hunting Season (TV Series) (key makeup artist - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
2012 Vamperifica (makeup department head)
2012 Price Check (make up and hair designer)
2011 Diagnosis Stories (TV Series) (makeup artist)
2010 Something Fun (Short) (hair stylist)
2010 Weakness (makeup department head)
2010 Bereavement (makeup department head)
2010 As Good as Dead (key hair stylist)
2009 Lovebug (Short) (makeup department head)
2009 The Isolation of Subject #136 (makeup department head)
2008 Draw (Short) (makeup department head)
2008 1937 (Short) (makeup department head)
2006 Cover Shot (TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Amy (2006) ... (makeup artist)
- Dawn (2006) ... (makeup artist)
2006 Germany's Next Top Model (TV Series documentary) (makeup artist)
2004 Luvrgrl (key makeup artist)
2001 The Concert for New York City (TV Special documentary) (makeup artist)
2001 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards (TV Movie) (assistant makeup artist)
2000 2000 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special documentary) (makeup artist)
1999 The Making of a Supermodel (TV Movie documentary) (makeup artist)


Covershot On Camera Beauty Expert Peter J. Scalettar
Michele Jonas Promos Key Hair No-Frames
Germany's Next Top Model Key Makeup Daniel Brauer
Crocs Rule: A tribute to Steve Irwin Makeup Dept. Head Discovery Productions
VH1 Concert for New York City Key Makeup VH1
MTV VMA’s Key Makeup MTV Networks
The Hills/ The City Promos Key Makeup MTV Networks
MTV ICON - Janet Jackson promos Makeup Dept. Head David Mallet
31st Annual Daytime Emmys Makeup Dept. Head Louis J. Horvitz
The Making of a Supermodel Key Makeup E Channel
VH1Fashion Awards Key Makeup Rachel Mordecai
Mayor Rudy Guiliani Campaign Makeup Dept. Head unknown
Tribeca Film Festival w/Ed Burns Makeup Dept. Head Peter Alton Films
Sony Ericsson Makeup Dept. Head King Edward Film Prods
Effexor Makeup Dept. Head Michael Dana
American Express Makeup Dept. Head Peter Alton Films
Vonage Digital Voice Makeup Dept. Head Vonage
San Giuseppe Wines Makeup Dept. Head Que Productions
The Hills/ The City Promos Makeup Dept. Head MTV Networks
UBIsoft / Nintendo DS Makeup Dept. Head Nickelodeon/ Habana Avenue
What Is the New Black Makeup Dept. Head Bravo Television
Hartz UltraGuard Makeup Dept. Head WLNY Television
Applebees Key Hair Melissa Silverman
Oreo Cookies Key Hair Foote, Cone, & Belding

CD Album Cover - DJ Crush Makeup Dept. Head Red Eye Records
CD Album Cover - AMBER Makeup Dept. Head David Kelley
Joseph Arthur -Music Video Makeup Dept. Head Girl Next Door Productions
The Rosenbergs - Music Video Makeup Dept. Head Girl Next Door Productions
Ronny Morris - Music Video Makeup Dept. Head Thomas Fryd
Ryan Star - Music Video Makeup Dept. Head Atlantic Records

Max Magazine Key Makeup Peter Beard
Jordache Jeans Campaign Key Makeup J.Webber
FuBu Spring Campaign Key Makeup J.Webber
Margaret Cho's "I'm The One That I Want" cover Key Makeup Ballentine Books
SURFACE Magazine-Avant Guardian Issue Key Makeup Mark Veltman
Vicious Magazine - Cover Key Makeup Richard Cordero
Tear Sheet Magazine Key Makeup David Kelley
Soma Magazine Key Makeup Mark Veltman
Gentlemen's Options-Milan Key Makeup Mark Veltman
Star Magazine- JoJo Key Makeup Star
Time Out New York Magazine Key Makeup Time Out New York
New York Moves Magazine Key Makeup J.Webber
American Baby Magazine Key Makeup unknown
Every Baby Magazine Key Makeup Profile Pursuit
Every Woman Magazine- Key Makeup Profile Pursuit
City Luxe Magazine -Cover Key Makeup Richard Cordero
Shout Magazine (Cover) – Eric Bogosian Key Makeup David Kelley


Adam Levine
Adriana Lima
Adrian Franz
Aiden Quinn
Amy Schumer
Andie Mac Dowell
Anna Beatriz Barros
Annabella Sciorra
Anna Lynne McCord
Annie Parisse
Anthony Mangano
Backstreet Boys
Bobby Cannavele
Brett Rickaby
C. Thomas Howell
Cary Elwes
Cynthia Garrett
Danielle Panabaker
Daniel Sunjata
DJ Crush
Ed Burns
Eric Bogosian
Eric Mabius
Fernanda Tavares
Frank Whaley
Jennifer Holliday
Jimmy Fallon
John Cusack
John Savage
Jon Bon Jovi
Joseph Arthur
Josh Charles
Josh Pais
Kid Rock
Kimberly Pierce
Kristen Schaal
Kurt Braunohler
Lily Rabe
Margaret Cho
Mark Margolis
Matt Dallas
Melinda Shankar
Melissa Etheridge
Mo Rocca
Nicole Ansari-Cox
Olek Krupa
Olivia Palermo
Padma Lakshmi
Parker Posey
Paula Garces
Rhys Coiro
Richie Sambora
Roxy Olin
Rudy Giuliani
Russell Crowe
Sarah Silverman
Sara Underwood
Vika Azarenka
Whitney Cummings
Will Farrell
Wilson Heredia
Xosha Roquemore


Career Academy of Beauty, Esthetics, Seal Beach, CA, 1990
studied Esthetics;Makeup, Facials, Waxing
Joe Blasco Makeup Academy, Instructor, Orlando, Fla, 2011
Instructor for the Makeup Masters class. Advanced Makeup Artistry with emphasis on Beauty & Airbrushing


Dolly Hall, Producer
Eve Pomerance, Producer
Michael Walker, Director
Alistair Ferron, Director
Alain Alfaro, Director

Employment Details

Work History: Internet, Television, Film, Music Video, Theater, Commercial, Industrial
Job Categories: Costumes, Hair and Make-up, Special Effects, Art Department, Wardrobe
Are you willing to work unpaid?: No
Authorized to work in United States: Yes
Primary Citizenship: United States
Valid Passport: Yes
Prior Job Title 1: Dept. Head Makeup
Prior Job Title 2: Dept. Head Hair
Prior Job Title 3: Special Makeup Effects