About Sonia Kiani

Sonia Kiani is a Licensed Freelance Makeup Artist & Hairstylist specializing in: beauty, bridal, competition, fantasy, photo shoot, runway, print and film.

Sonia started out as a self-taught makeup artist styling friends and family for various events. Although not a full-time career, she always had the eye and passion for makeup artistry. In 2008, Sonia left San Diego State University to pursue her passion of becoming a full-time makeup artist. She attended Paul Mitchell The School in San Diego in order to expand on her craft and gain professional experience. Formal education allowed Sonia to refine her technical skills and versatility as an artist, and also prepared her to enter the professional beauty industry.

In 2009, Sonia was offered the opportunity to work for her dream makeup line, M.A.C. Cosmetics. Since then she has freelanced on many projects including music videos, celebrity photo shoots and has become involved in the fitness and bodybuilding industry where she beautifies competitors for their show debut.
Sonia is a licensed cosmetologist and with over 8 years of experience. She currently works as an independent freelance makeup artist with M.A.C. Cosmetics.

“My story is still to be continued… All I know is I love what I do and love to change lives one eyeliner at a time!” ~Sonia Kiani

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