Marie-Lynn Piscitelli has been surrounded by hair and makeup her entire life at her family-owned salon, Allusions Salon & Boutique in Connecticut. As a licensed hairdresser and makeup artist, her mother introduced her to the world of beauty at a young age and she has been hooked ever since.
Marie-Lynn's passion brought her to Texas where she was trained by Gaspar Cruz, owner and creator of Gaspar Cruz Cosmetics. She quickly embraced the Texans love of glamorous makeup and perfectly coiffed hair!
Marie-Lynn is now based in Austin where she currently works as an on-location, freelance makeup artist, hair stylist, and airbrush tanning specialist for weddings, pageants, proms, homecomings, photo shoots, and other special occasions.
She travels to various cities in Texas, Connecticut and across the country for her clients.
She is also the Director of the Perfect Body Online "Glam Squad" servicing fitness competitors nationwide! She recently worked with PBO in Toronto at the 2012 WBFF Worlds show. In conjunction with PBO photographers, Marie-Lynn s available on set during any fitness and glamour photo shoot.
No stranger to competition, she is a seasoned competitor in the pageant world having won Miss Connecticut Teen USA 2001, Miss Shoreline 2009 and most recently won Miss Connecticut USA 2012 and competed in the nationally televised 2012 Miss USA competition live on NBC.
In 2009, she crossed over as a fitness competitor in the Bikini Division where she enjoys combining her two passions - pageantry & fitness!! Having competed in both state and national pageants and fitness competitions, she brings backstage experience as well as cosmetic knowledge and expertise to help you look and feel your best at all times!!
Besides cosmetic artistry, Marie-Lynn's hobbies include spending time with her large Italian family, traveling across the country, working out, and transforming healthy recipes.