Melanie Harris Is a New York City based makeup artist and hairstylist with over 20 years experience in the fashion and beauty industries. She holds a New York State cosmetology license and is a member of the IATSE local 798. Melanie is a Native New Yorker who grew up studying oil painting and fashion illustration. She developed her love for fashion at an early age while living in the garment district of New York City. Melanie approaches every session with an artists perspective, and that is what draws her celebrity clients like Erykah Badu to her.