Author: Shelly Ballestero

Shelly is an extraordinary woman of passion, energy and fun, on a mission to help women see the beauty God created in them, both inside and out.

In today’s beauty-obsessed world, she is one of the few inspirational experts in beauty and health from a positive perspective.  Her professional experience reaches from mural artist to spa co-owner to professional certified beauty expert.

Today Shelly serves as an inspirational beauty coach, esthetician/makeup artist, and beauty editor for Lifestyle magazine. She is a monthly columnist for, Beautiful One Magazine and OnCourse magazine and cover story writer for Cornerstone Connection.

As a graduate of the prestigious International Academy, she teaches the art of makeup to instructors. Shelly also is a certified herbalist and a graduate of the top makeup school in the industry, Joe Blasco.

Keeping abreast of the latest techniques is a must in the fashion industry. Shelly studied under five-time Emmy Award–winner Eve Pearl, makeup artist for “The Today Show” and makeup expert for Jane Iredale cosmetics. Shelly also participates in the annual International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa conference and other master classes.

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A Valentine Beauty Fix

  You just picked up the kids from school and you’re rushing to get to baseball practice. The cell phone rings, and your husband informs you that the boss and his wife will be joining you both for dinner tonight.…

Winterize Your Skin

Has the winter months left you brittle? Your hair, skin and even those precious lips that are …dry and chapped. With such extreme weather conditions, I’d say they’ve left you cracked up–literally. I’d say your skin needs some TLC: Tender…