Karissa is a respected Australian make-up artist and hair stylist.  With over 15 years industry experience, her fresh, creative and versatile style has crafted polished looks for some of the biggest brands in the beauty business. 

Karissa spent a large part of her career working in Melbourne where she was represented by one of Australia’s top boutique talent agencies, Coco Productions. She was Head Trainer at the Academy of Make-up in South Yarra, and also worked with the Melbourne MAC Cosmetics pro team. Karissa is now located in central Brisbane. She travels regularly for work as a consultant and key creative artist for runway looks, tvc’s, weddings, red carpet events and campaigns. Karissa is also a hair & makeup trainer at the National Academy of Beauty in Brisbane. 

Recent Clients include: John Frieda, Loreal, Myer, Mathers, Bonds, Crown Casino, Honda, Westpac, Oracle, Virgin Airlines, Triumph, Playtex, Sony, Metallicus, Mossimo, Sportsgirl, Dotti, Zimmerman, Easton Pearson, Jean Brown, Bulgari, Decjuba, Cotton On, Mimco, Volkswagon, Chadstone Capital, Westfield, Priceline. Print: Instyle, Marie Claire, Notebook, Real living, Karen, Culture, Cosmo, Cleo, Grazia, Russh, New Idea. Shows/ Events:  IMG Swim fashion week, Melbourne Fashion Week, Mercedes Benz fashion week.