An artist since birth, Cecelia began her professional career in 2003. She worked as a makeup artist for Estee Lauder, Chanel, Benefit, and Bare Minerals. In 2006 she became the cosmetics coordinator, creating sale campaigns and events for new launches. In 2012 she graduated from Regency Beauty with a certificate of Cosmetology.
Shortly after graduation Cecelia began a two year intensive program through the Van Michael Council. Working closely with master stylists, learning the ins and outs of color theory, technique and precision cutting. During this time, she took on extra classes to advance as a master stylist in cut and color.
Cecelia is a published editorial stylist for 303 Magazine. Her work with Carlos Carreon was awarded at the South West hair awards through Denver Fashion Week two years in a row. She paired with The Beauty Underground styling for New York Fashion Week, Denver Fashion Week, and the International Salon Expo..
In 2018, Cecelia became the Artistic Hair Lead for Fashion Week Studios based out of Los Angeles California. Her role with FWS includes putting together the hair teams, educating the artists in preparation for the shows, and curating the hairstyles submitted to designers. Fashion Week studios hosts opening day of Paris Fashion Week twice a year.
She worked to create the educational platform offered by FWS. Her hope was to create an opportunity for passionate artists to break into runway. The class serves to give the ins and outs of runway hair, create the foundational tools to launch artists to the next level, and build relationships. The hair team now draws students from around the world to be a part of the elite Paris Fashion Week!
This year Cecelia was recognized at the Southwest Hair Awards as a nominee for hair stylist of the year.
Click to read her feature in 303 Magazine
Hair Lead/Curator/Educator/Paris Fashion Week/2020
Hair Lead/Curator/Educator/Paris Fashion Week/2018-2019