Featured Artist
Featured Artist

Despina Scandalis - Makeup Artist & Educator

Los Angeles - Los Angeles

Give us a little background on yourself.

Despina Scandalis is a working Beauty Professional in Los Angeles, California with over fifteen years working in the Makeup and Skincare industry specializing in Bridal and Live Events including Red Carpet and Media. Despina thrives the most working one-on-one servicing clients delivering her signature luxury experience for all that work with her. As a Licensed Esthetician she satisfies her love of both worlds, Makeup and Skin, as they go hand in hand she conditions her clients especially wedding clients to receive regular Rejuvenating Oxygen Facials out of her Spa Suite!

Born and raised in Seattle, Washington Despina is proudly Greek/American and visits her family in Greece often while having the opportunity taking clients overseas. When Despina isn’t working with clients she enjoys travel, food and music experiences, spending time with her husband and their two kitties.

What drew you to a career in makeup?

Connection. Being apart of my clients special moments, helping make them feel empowered and confident is a natural high for me.

What are some of your notable and/or favorite projects?

  • Flutter Magazine, Floral Bridal Beauty Editorial
  • New York Fashion Week working on key artists teams, James Vincent and Ashley Brook Perryman
  • Makeup Team for Fergie Music Video “Life Goes On”
  • Makeup Assistant to Sarah Lucero Stila Cosmetic Campaign

How Despina Scandalis uses Skindinavia

Makeup tips and tutorial video series