About our team

 

Spend your wedding day enjoying the experience instead of worrying about the details. Our team is professional, experienced, and excited to provide you with services to help your day go smoothly.

Looks by Lisa was founded 15 years ago to meet the demand for high-end, on-location beauty services in the St. Louis area. Looks By Lisa offers expert on-location makeup and hair services for weddings, graduations, proms, photo shoots, anniversaries, bar mitzvahs, corporate photography, and all your special events.

Our team provides each client with a unique and personal experience. We hope to have the opportunity to pamper you on your special day.

 

founder

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Lisa Lipsitz

Lisa Lipsitz is a professional makeup artist with 20 years of industry experience and over 1100 happy brides.

She served on the pro artist teams for Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier and Urban Decay. She was the Mid-West artist trainer for Smashbox Cosmetics and holds an advanced certification in airbrush makeup from Temptu Studios in Los Angeles. She is currently on the national Givenchy team.

Lisa provides a relaxing, memorable and fun experience for her brides and their families. Due to her dedication, professionalism, talent and attention to detail, she is highly recommended by top photographers and wedding planners in the St.Louis area.

She enhances the natural beauty and features of her clients. To achieve flawless results, Lisa only uses luxury skincare and makeup products.

Lisa handpicks her artists and stylists and works closely with them for all events. She makes sure each client is excited about her team members.


Makeup

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Jacqueline

Jacqueline is an Esthetician and Professional Makeup Artist with over 19 years of experience. As an entrusted professional in the beauty industry she takes immense pride in helping others. Her services include skin care regimens, on site makeup application for bridal parties, as well as print and commercial work. She received her Esthetic license in 1998 and has been helping people look and feel their best ever since. Jacqueline is well versed in all skin types and makeup applications. While creating a timeless, elegant look, she believes that makeup should accentuate your true beauty. "Everyone has beauty, it's finding the right shade to lift you into the light."

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Jai

Since 2003, Jai has worked in retail cosmetics for companies such as MAC, Urban Decay, and Lancome. He's also had the opportunity to serve as a Trainer and Masterclass Facilitator for Chanel and BareMinerals. These experiences have given him the opportunity to work with varying skin tones and textures across the USA. As a freelance artist, Jai has had the opportunity to work with QVC, New York Fashion Week, California College of the Arts, Operation: That's My Dress, and numerous pageant titleholders within Miss America, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA.

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Colleen

"A woman to look and feel like herself with makeup, only prettier and more confident." Colleen’s interest in makeup began long before her career did. She began her craft 15 years ago and spent the last 11 years with Bobbi Brown cosmetics. Colleen loves to make women feel their best. Not only does she take pride in making brides feel stunning on their wedding day, she also love being surrounded by such love and excitement. Being a part of people's most special times in their lives is most rewarding. She listens to her client’s individual needs to create a custom look that enhances their natural beauty. Although Colleen’s journey in the industry started over 10 years ago, her passion continues to grow.

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Leslie

Meet Leslie! Leslie is a professional makeup artist who recently re-located from Dallas, TX. She has been in the makeup industry for the last 8 years. During this time she worked in the Dallas bridal industry, became a certified Sephora artist, and currently freelances for Smashbox Cosmetics. She has a passion for her clients and loves making them look and feel their best.

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David

David Stombaugh started his makeup artistry career in high school doing homecoming dances and proms. He was hired at Sephora and worked there for two and a half years, before becoming a freelance makeup artist for MAC cosmetics, Lancôme, and Dior. He attended and graduated from Skin Institute and currently holds a Missouri Esthetic License.

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daisy

Daisy provides a professional and fun experience. Brought up in an artistic setting, she began to play with makeup at the age of 7. In 2007, Daisy graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a B.S. in Hospitality and Studio Art, where she studied oil painting and the human form. She had a love for mixed media and found she could easily transfer those skills from the canvas to the face. She began freelancing as a make up artist in 2010, specializing in bridal makeup, with experience in runway and professional photo shoots. She has worked with clients of every age, skin tone and texture. She enjoys educating on all facets of beauty.


hair

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sarah

Sarah Young is a professional hair stylist and makeup artist with 20 years of experience in the industry. For years, she has worked closely with local photographers, fashion designers and bridal parties to create the perfect look for any occasion. Her work has been featured in St. Louis Fashion week, Uptown Magazine, Alive and St. Louis Best Bridal magazine. Sarah creates custom looks for each person based on their personal style and personality, to ensure that each womans unique beauty shines through.

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Carlos

Carlos' portfolio includes clients in film/ television, award shows, keynote speakers, weddings, fashion weeks across the states, campaigns, commercial and editorial photo-shoots for magazines such as Runway, Vogue, and Society Diaries. He began his training at Toni&Guy: Fashion Island in Newport Beach, a European based company that specializes in fashion forward hair styling and modern hair cutting. Working 10+ years in Los Angeles with celebrity/editorial hairstylists and as an educator left Carlos with exceptional skills. As a versatile and in demand hairstylist, his talent, sincerity, and strong enthusiasm yielded a fiercely loyal clientele. The runway inspired Carlos to collaborate with photographers, designers and models from all around the globe. He is passionate about current trends and sharpening his skills.

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austin

After being introduced through the unconventional doors of high school theatre, Austin Knight began his beauty industry love affair. Following an early graduation from cosmetology school, he knew he wanted to combine his passion for education, beauty, and a desire to perform, into one gorgeous career path. In 2016 he left his business in Illinois, and moved to St. Louis to become an Education Development Specialist with L'ANZA. Armed with a hefty repertoire of Special Occasion styling expertise, he began styling for Looks By Lisa. Passionate about Creative Color, his work has been featured on behindthechair.com. Austin mixes his deep knowledge of hair chemistry with lots of fun.

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nikki

Nikki's abilities drive her to advance in the wedding industry, and the knowledge she has gained over the years ensures client satisfaction. Nikki's services are focused on quality and reliability. Over 8 years of experience provide peace of mind on your wedding day, which is sure to be one of the most memorable days of your life. Her passion inspires her to continue her education on the latest techniques and trends. Her attention to detail even led her to pursue a business management college degree.

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annie

Annie is a licensed cosmetologist. She has been doing weddings and special occasion hair styling for over ten years. She trained with Kevin Murphy, TIGI, DevaCurl, Sam Villa and many others. Styling is her passion! She is well versed in braiding, updos and curling. Annie loves being a part of people's special day. Whether it's a bridal party, a dance or photo shoot, she feels lucky to share that experience with her clients!

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simone

Simone has been in the industry since 2002. She traveled across the county and beyond to expand her knowledge of the beauty industry. Although she is a Redken Master specialist, she loves specializing in special occasion looks. She loves romantic and elegant styles as well as more avant-garde, or pin-up styles for various photo shoots and runway shows.

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lacey

Lacey is a licensed Cosmetology and Clinical Nurse! She grew up in Los Angeles, California and relocated to St. Louis, Missouri in 2018, following the man of her dreams. She grew up in the hair industry, as her is a stylist for 30+ years, and a salon owner in California for 15+ years. Lacey's been doing wedding hair for 7+ years. She loves what she does.

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