Friday, May 4, 2012

AMW Makeover: UFC Girl Arianny Celeste

Good morning and Happy Friday Everyone!

An old client of mine recommended me to a company who needed a makeup artist to do their print ad (thanks Joey!).  Who would've thought the "lucky me" gets to work twice with the country's number 1 Car Accessories Center --- Concorde ?

The first project was an outdoor shoot and I will be sharing my experience once the company have released the photos!  For now, I'm quite excited to see this photo at their Facebook page for the newly opened Concorde Harbor Point in Subic!

The model's name is Arianny Celeste, to those who don't know her (mostly girls hahaha)  Here's a snippet from Wikipedia.

Arianny Celeste (born November 12, 1985) is an American ring girl and model  She is best known for being an Octagon Girl for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Arianny is of Mexican and Filipino decent which spells G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S!  She appeared in various international magazines such as Maxim, FHM, Sports Illustrated, Playboy and a whole lot more!

So am I ready to do her makeup?  YOU BET!!! (fan girl mode on)
The shoot was done at The Fashion Academy Manila, prior to the Concorde shoot Arianny was up for FHM Philippines Cover Shoot (you can see her in this month's issue!)

As soon as the FHM shoot was over, I immediately fixed the work station as I'll be doing both her hair and makeup! (Okay, there wasn't any fixing!  Look how messy everything was!!!  *laughs*)

We had a meeting with the Photographer and the client a couple of hours before the shoot and it was decided how the company wanted the "look" of their model.  Everyone (including myself) agreed on a very natural, fresh, young and vibrant look!  

Here's a photo taken several hours after the shoot

 Here's another peek on her makeup!  I will do my best to remember the products used!

One of the few shots I got from the photographer Mark Lao of  Trio Photography Philippines.   Do book them if you need photographers as they are very professional and good! 

I can't wait to see these posters in person and probably take a photo with it  *lol*!  Let me know if you've visited the store!  

I want to thank the wonderful people behind Concorde Philippines for the trust!  This is indeed a project that I enjoyed doing and doesn't feel like work at all!

Do you know Arianny Celeste prior to my Wikipedia knowledge power?  *laughs*

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


  1. Wow! Congrats Nikki for a job well done! :) So happy for you!

    1. Sis thank you! I am very proud and happy and I'm glad you feel the same :)

  2. Ah ito yun Concorde project! Ganda yun make-up!

    1. Yup sis! :) We just talked about it no? I'll see you around!

  3. Congrats sis! good job! Love the hair and makeup :)

  4. It is indeed my pleasure working with you, Ms. AMW! This project won't be possible and successful without your help. A bazzillion thanks! -- Feri

    1. Feri! I had to thank you and the rest of the team for making this possible! FYI: Ganda ng shorts niya! :P At maganda nag posing niya! :P

      I hope this won't be the last project with you guys! take care!

  5. Congrats! You did a wonderful job!

  6. Whoa! Arianny Celeste.. So gorgeous! Love the makeup! :)


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