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Hair. Makeup Artist. Educator


an expert in his field Lio has known since a young age he wanted a career in Makeup and Hair always being inspired by the strong woman in his life, his first muses being his mother, grandmother and younger sister doing their hair and makeup throughtout the years. Once finishing boarding School in Mexico City he first decided to combine his passion for travel and hospitality in having a ten year run as an International Flight Attendant for Delta Airlines. 


Within the time of working as a flight attendant Lio studied and earned his degree in Cosmetology, completing advanced courses in Los Angeles, New York and London. Lio sought out for freelance opportunities in his travels and kick started a successful freelance Makeup/Hair business for himself. This eventually had Lio leave the Airlines all together to move on exploring his passion for Makeup and Hair full time.


With twenty years’ experience as a working Hair/Makeup Artist in a variety of capacities;MAC Cosmetics Fashion Certified Makeup Artist, Makeup/Hair Artist for Steiner LTD plus Senior Artist and Academy Trainer for Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics.


Lio thrives on his ability to be creative and appreciates the value of telling a complete story using hair and makeup. Lio being one of the most sought after Hair and Makeup Artists in Southern California specializes in Print, Editorial, Celebrity and Private Services. 


Lio draws most of his inspiration through traveling to different countries and enjoys hosting his family and friends at his home in Los Angeles, California.


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Tel: 310 259 2206

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