Darlina has a love of beauty! This desire to create and perfect beautiful people has never waned in the 15+ years she has been in the beauty industry.
She has been an image consultant, cosmetic sales rep, a photographer's art director and an educator, but her greatest joy comes from doing makeup and hair for beauty/editorial photography.
Darlina began as a makeup artist in Los Angeles, California in 1997 and has evolved into a highly skilled makeup artist, specializing in flawless complections and stylized eyes, as well as a talented hair stylist specializing in bridal hair design and customized colour. Her career has allowed her to work in all mediums (TV, film, photography, and video) working with some of the biggest names in entertainment including:
President George W. Bush, Derek Jeter, Tony Dungy, Toronto Blue Jay's Kevin Pillar, Dateline's Natalie Morales, Dr. Oz, Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Octavia Spencer, Ashton Kutcher, Football-great Howie Long, Bucs' Gerald McCoy, E!News Hostess Erin Lim, News Anchor Willy Geist, Channel 8 Anchors (Stacy Scheible, Jennifer Leigh and Cyndi Edwards),'House of Cards' Sakina Jaffrey, Danny Glover, Rapper Nelly, Fred Durst/Limp Bizkit, Ice T, George Takei, Olympic ice-skater Scott Hamilton, Brian Setzer, Actress Rena Sofer, Comedian Pauly Shore, Actress Mia Kirschner, Lori Petty, Comedian Bryan Callen, Baywatch's Michael Newman, Brian Doyle Murray, Brad Rowe, Musician Pat Torpey, Elaine Hendrix, Rhonda Shear, Eugene Roche, Nora Dunn, Jeff Allen.
Licensed FL Cosmetologist & Independent Salon Owner
Celebrity Artist since 1997
Bridal Hair Specialist (www.tampabeautygroup.com)