The MUA House (MUAh) is comprised of a core team of Professional Makeup Artists with over twenty (20) years experience combined. They have received international training and have worked in various countries such as Barbados, Mexico, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Toronto.

MUAH’s mission is to provide industry standard, professional makeup services not only to the private client but also to Bridal Parties, Fashion shows, Corporate Events, Workshops/Seminars, Film, Television and Advertising.

Some clients we have worked with are:

COLUMBUS COMMUNICATIONS | MEDIA MILL TT | A.S. BRYDENS | MICLES | HOUSE OF JAIPUR | LONSDALE SAATCHI & SAATCHI | CUP OF JOE |  WONDERFUL WORLD | ROSS ADVERTISING | BRIAN MACFARLANE | RHION ROMANY

Our vision is to positively impact and grow our local makeup industry, with eventual expansion throughout the region and beyond.

 
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ARRY CRUICKSHANK

Arry began her makeup journey at Empire Beauty School in New York City. Upon her return to Trinidad, she secured a position with NYX Cosmetics at a local mall. Soon thereafter an opportunity presented itself with MAC Cosmetics where she further developed her skill and technique and was promoted to Product Specialist within the company. This turned out to be a very rewarding experience as she was able to represent Trinidad and the brand in cities such as Las Vegas and New York. In 2013, after over 6 years of working her way through the industry, Arry made the decision to venture out on her own as a Freelance Makeup Artist further working on her craft and growing her skill set, culminating as one third of The MUA House.

 
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KATRINA LAYDOO

Katrina’s teen years were set in stone for her to become an Accountant, following in her mother’s footsteps.

However at the age of 19, after completing 6th Form, she negotiated for a year off to take a break from the academics to try something different, something more creative…. Makeup Artistry. Upon completion of the Advanced Makeup course with Ephriam Hunte she began to consider it as a career. That year she worked for a few months at a local TV station doing makeup for the weekend news anchors and soon thereafter was hired at MAC Cosmetics in WestMall as a Makeup Artist. During the next six and a half years at MAC Cosmetics, she had the opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of the best Trainers and Senior Artists of the company and was able to achieve many levels of MAC Certification which included Fashion Show and Editorial. Feeling the need to reach even further, she made the decision to team up with her fellow MAC colleagues to create The MUA House.

 
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KRYSTA WALLACE-OTTLEY

Krysta is a professionally trained freelance Makeup Artist specializing in Bridal & Beauty Makeup. Throughout her teen and adolescent years she excelled at Art and Design, but her true makeup journey began in 2008 with a short course in makeup. Realizing her natural talent and love for the craft, she started doing makeup part time for friends and family. In 2011 she secured a full-time position with MAC Cosmetics in Trinidad, where she further honed her talent, technique and speed which set her on the path to becoming a freelance Makeup Artist. Four years later, after building her client base, working and networking on her own as a freelancer, she joined with two other MAC alumni, thus resulting in the birth of The MUA House.