Brina was born in Arizona, spent most her life in Michigan and moved to South Carolina six years ago. She is a licensed esthetician, certified lash technician, skilled makeup artist, and the owner of Collective Beauty. She has worked in the wedding industry for almost twenty years having roles in coordinating, floral designing and now makeup. She's been behind the scenes and on the frontlines of weddings. It’s now been fifteen years since she started beauty school where she studied esthetics.
After working as a makeup artist for over four years and an esthetician for over two, she moved from Michigan to South Carolina and started over. Diving into owning her own business right away, she started out not knowing anyone or anything about the area. She opened her studio and hit the ground running. She enjoys being in the studio performing services including eyebrows and lashes, as well as traveling all over doing makeup. Behind the services, she keeps the business running and oversees all bookings for the artists.
In the makeup world she has gone to New York Fashion Week to be on German fashion designer Pia Bolte’s exclusive hair and makeup team for her runway shows/photo shoots/model academy, has worked Miami Swim Week twice, went back to New York Fashion Week a second time, this time working with multiple designers from all over the world on one of the largest shows, has done makeup for several local fashion shows, was on a makeup team for Miss Michigan United States, has done countless editorial photo shoots, her work has been published in The New York Post and ESPN, has attended The Masterclass with Mario (Makeup by Mario) Dedivanovic, and has taken many other trainings and classes.
Whether coming in for an eyebrow wax or wanting full-glam makeup, she will be sure to make you look and feel your best.