the artist.


photo by H Ervin Photography

Shayla Nash is  a creator, visionary, and more notably, a  full-time professional freelance makeup artist​ based out of the Kansas City metropolitan area. She a passion for art, self expression, and empowerment that helped to propel her transition into the beauty industry which began in early childhood. Shayla was formally educated in Cosmetology, with plans to become a hairstylist upon graduation, but it was makeup, and the human "canvas" that it provided that became her passion. Her signature looks are known to be soft, yet striking with special attention to glowing skin and natural beauty enhancement.


Some of Shayla's curent and former clients include Claire Sulmers of FashionBomb Daily, Strange Music Records,  The Hair Factory, PBS, and Halls . Her work has been published and seen gracing the runways of Kansas City Fashion Week, Local Fashion Link's Local Runway Fashion Show, in addition to the many beautiful brides, prom clients, keynote speakers, graduates, and countless others who appreciate and value quality for their most important moments.

Currently, she is available to travel to clients to provide a one-of-a kind celebrity-style glamour experience. She is also available for in-studio makeup applications at her chic Midtown location.