Milan B. is the founder of Imago Dei by Milan and a published, professional hair stylist, makeup artist, certified lash extension stylist & a certified Phi Brow permanent makeup artist based in Tampa, Florida. She has over 8 years of experience as a professional hair & makeup artist.
Milan developed a passion for art and beauty at a very early age. Milan has worked for cosmetic lines such as MAC, Bobbi Brown and Bare Essentials where she gained an incredible amount of experience and knowledge, developing the skill set to work with every skin tone, type and texture often under pressure.
As a self-taught artist, Milan continued to learn and perfect her skill. In 2013, Milan launched her own makeup artistry business ‘Imago Dei by Milan’. The brand ‘Imago Dei’, meaning ‘in the image of God’, carries a significant importance to Milan based on her core belief that every woman is ‘fearfully and wonderfully made' and created in the reflection of God’s beauty!
Through Imago Dei by Milan, there is a purpose and mission to inspire women to discover their own beauty, not only externally, but internally as well. Milan possesses the ability to enhance a woman’s natural beauty and pull out their personality through her makeup application.
Imago Dei by Milan specializes in timeless, glamorous bridal makeup. Imago Dei by Milan is a proud member of highly sought after bridal professional collective, MunaLuchi Coterie. IDBM has also been published on several influential wedding blogs such as Marry Me Tampa Bay, Black Bride 1998, Borrowed & Blue, Aisle Perfect, Black Nuptials and Home Confetti.
Milan is the most passionate about capturing and fulfilling a bride's vision of beauty on her wedding day and has gained the bulk of her artistry experience providing bridal and wedding makeup services. She prides herself on being a professional, knowledgeable and flexible artist. Her greatest strength is her ability to listen to her clients and work with them to achieve their desired look. She also has a passion for teaching the art of makeup application.
Milan is available for various on-site makeup artistry needs including bridal and wedding parties, special occasions, photo shoots, tutorials, editorial and print. She is also available for domestic and international travel.