Mirelle’s Mermaids

by Raymond Hsu

Mirelle Bertrand is from the European fashion and beauty industry.

She has been fascinated with makeup since she was a child, and has been recognized by her peers and leaders in the field as one of the finest artists in the industry today.

With over twenty years in the industry behind her, Mireille’s experience runs the gamut of makeup and hair design. She has earned multiple diplomas in Aesthetics, Cosmetology, Make-up Artistry, as well as advanced make-up and skincare.  Early in her career, she assisted runway shows in Paris, London and Milan with designers such as Moschino, Armani, Christian Dior, and Thierry Mugler, to name a few.  She has also worked as a make-up artist for the respected Galleries Lafayettes in Paris where she promoted prestigious companies such as Yves Saint Laurent, Estee Lauder, Orlane, Dior, and Sisley.

Mireille specializes in underwater makeup application; this year, she was honored to be part of the nominee team at NAHA (North American Hair Styling Awards), along with celebrity stylist Maryl Velbeck, for Editorial Stylist of the Year for their famous underwater piece, “Sirens of the Sea.”