About the Makeup Artist, Melissa Van Dijk
Welcome to my website, and thanks for stopping by! My name is Melissa Van Dijk. I’m a makeup artist based in Vienna who loves showing people how easy it is to improve their makeup skills and enhance their beauty.
My main goal is to show you my go-to tips and tricks for achieving the makeup look you want, to help you improve your well-being and self-confidence, and, ultimately, find your inner beauty.
How I Became a Makeup Artist
I have been creative my whole life, and helping people brings me a lot of joy. I am also patient by nature. Put these three qualities together, and you have a great formula for a makeup artist.
Once I was sure of my path, I made a life-changing decision to move to Brisbane, Australia, where I got a degree in makeup artistry. Recently, I moved to Vienna, where I am currently studying professional makeup artistry.
Online, the bread-and-butter of what I do are eye makeup tutorials where I show you, step-by-step, how to achieve a certain look, as well as tips and tricks that show you shortcuts or easier ways to apply your makeup.
My Makeup Philosophy
My makeup philosophy ties into my life goal: to make people feel beautiful, even if that means reaching just one person.
To me, makeup is a fun way to enhance and play up your natural beauty. Its purpose is to make you shine, not to mask your features or hide any perceived flaws. The cherry on the sundae is how creative you can get with it — how you can play with vibrant colors and shades, use your imagination, and most importantly, have a blast doing it.
My makeup philosophy is really about sharing how empowering makeup application can be. If I can swipe on the perfect shade of lipstick and walk out the door feeling 10 times taller, I want to share that feeling with the world. I want you to feel that same confidence.
This is why I create my tutorials. I want to show you how you can feel pretty with just a few simple steps. At the same time, you’ll be improving your makeup skills. It’s really a win-win.
My Ultimate Goal
My goal for my tutorials is simple: I want to show you that makeup can be easy. I want to get across the message that anyone can learn to apply makeup and feel more beautiful.
All it takes is practice and a few techniques that are a cinch to learn. Let me show you how!
Additional Ways to Contact Me
Besides my website, I’m also active on social media. Reach out to me on Facebook, which is where you’ll most likely find me. If you don’t have Facebook or if you prefer other sites, you can additionally find me on my YouTube channel or Instagram. I love interacting with my viewers, so don’t be shy. I’ll see you there!