About Holly


Authentic I Beautiful I Talented I Professional

Holly Byrd Miller is a Brand and Beauty Expert who has over 25 years of experience.  She is the CEO and Founder of Makeup by Holly, LLC DBA Makeup by Holly Beauty Partners. She is an International Makeup Artist and a Certified Makeup Instructor who travels globally educating makeup artists and beauty enthusiasts on the fundamentals of Makeup Artistry, Beauty, Branding and Consulting.

Holly leads a team of global beauty professionals (licensed hairstylists, certified/professional makeup artists and personal stylists). She is also the Chief Operating Officer for MLR Agency located in Boston, MA, an experience and production agency providing activations through hair and makeup for global brands and corporations.

Holly started her professional career freelancing for luxury international companies:  Giorgio Armani Beauty, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel and Laura Mercier.  Holly was a representative/distributor for direct sales brands:  Younique Cosmetics, Rodan & Fields, and currently Jeunesse Global.  Holly trained with Brand Ambassadors for Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani Beauty, as well as the Make Up For Ever Academy New York, trained one-on-one with Derrick Rutledge (Oprah’s current makeup artist), as well as one-on-one with Reggie Wells (former makeup artist to Oprah Winfrey), and completed a Master Class with Sir John (celebrity artist to Beyoncé, Chrissy Teigen and Joan Small).

Holly has a Business Degree and more than 25 years in corporate leadership with expertise in Sales, Marketing and Business Development.

Holly uses Beauty as a catalyst to encourage and empower everyone to look and feel their best.

“Look Good. Feel Good. Do Good.” ~ Holly 

ACHI Magazine's Makeup Artist of the Year


Holly has trained with two renowned makeup artists who just happen to work for entertainment mogul, Oprah Winfrey:  Derrick Rutledge and Reggie Wells.  She has also had the pleasure of meeting celebrity fashion designer, Michael Costello, and celebrity makeup artist, Renny Vasquez.

Derrick Rutledge

Oprah Winfrey's Current Makeup Artist

Reggie Wells

Oprah Winfrey's Former Makeup Artist

Renny Vasquez

Celebrity Makeup Artist

Michael Costello

Celebrity Fashion Designer


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