"I realized that time passes by quickly. The idea that you can capture a moment of time through photography was my inspiration to start my photography business."
► About Lakiesha Nicole, LLC ◄
Lakiesha Nicole is a Student Teacher/ Director of Makeup and Skin Care at CC’s Beauty Institute.
Highly gifted and creative Makeup Artist with more than 13 years’ experience in interpreting the make-up requirements of clients and to produce both a creative and technically accurate visual representation: ensuring that models, performers, presenters and others have suitable make-up and hairstyles before they appear in front of the cameras or an audience.
Lakiesha Nicole has worked for the top prestigious companies like M.A.C.
2009 –2016 M.A.C Marlow Heights, MD Retail Manager/ Make-up Artist:
Supervised 20+ associates and worked with team leaders in other departments
Head over Training and Development of associates in product knowledge, selling skills and other relevant areas
Managed inventory and merchandising products to ensure maximum sales
Provided outstanding service to customers
Turned a pop up store to permanent ($30,000 goal produced $ 90,000 in 9 months with a staff of 6)
Counter was currently trending $1.5 million (within 2 years of opening)
Currently Lakiesha Nicole is the founder and owner of Lakiesha Nicole LLC, Photography and Makeup Studio, located in Miami, Florida since 2018. Utilizing her skills Customer Service for 25 years and:
Communicate with clients clarify visual requirements
Read Movie scripts to ascertain materials/look required/budget implications, known as productions study, which may require further research.
Produce and sketch design ideas for hairstyles and make-up.
Demonstrate and implement a practical understanding of lighting, the photographic process, colors and the impact of special effects/make-up processes on the skin and ensure that appropriate action is taken to minimize /eradicate any unpleasant side effects from the use of specialist make-up
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of available hair and make-up products, sourcing, budgeting and ordering materials and equipment from specialist suppliers
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
I create a personalized experience for everyone. It's more than just the pictures, it's the experience. I aim to make photography fun, relaxed and enjoyable. Each session comes with a review and ordering session.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
I realized that time passes by quickly. The idea that you can capture a moment of time through photography was my inspiration to start my photography business.
What do you love most about your job?
The people. Photography allows me to meet people from all different backgrounds. To capture smiles and unforgettable moments.