About the Author
is an Emmy Award–winning makeup artist working for over fifteen years in TV, film, and print media. As head makeup artist for Dancing with the Stars,
she brought glamour back to the small screen and created her own cosmetic line, Gleam by Melanie Mills. Her tips for creating flawless makeup for face and body regularly appear in national publications such as Allure, Shape, Us Weekly, Essence, InStyle,
. Melanie has earned numerous Emmy nominations for Dancing with the Stars
, the Nickelodeon series iCarly
, and for her work on the Oscars awards show. She is also sought after as a makeup stylist for the runway, designing shows for both New York and Los Angeles fashion weeks. For more information, visit her at her website.