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Meet Dawn

Dawn Maloney, celebrity makeup artist, Makeup Classes, Nutley, NJ

Dawn Maloney

Founder & Creator

Dawn Maloney is a makeup artist and educator with over 28 years of experience in beauty, fashion, television, print, film, bridal, image styling, and business.

Dawn established in 1999. Her Advanced Makeup Techniques Courses helped students all over the world advance their careers. In 2021, she opened The Makeup Studio to share her knowledge of makeup artistry with those who may be intimidated by the current beauty world.

Dawn found her calling to help others find their beauty - let Dawn help you find yours.


A Bit About Me

Her professional makeup artistry credits include Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, MSNBC, Weather Plus, Maury Povich Show, Ricki Lake Show, Inside Edition, The Sally Jessy Raphael Show, celebrity clients, independent films, corporate videos, photoshoots, NYC Fashion Week, special occasion clients, and theatrical productions.

​Dawn Maloney is the driving force behind, a beauty company that stimulates the mind and inspires the heart! She's a motivational speaker, published author, YouTube personality, and career coach with the credibility, personality, and experience to wow and inspire you. 

Dawn is a well-known educator. She has taught over 5,000 makeup artistry students. Individuals have put their trust in her to help them build a career, a business, and a life beyond their wildest dreams.

She has created many makeup artistry training programs, including her most popular Advanced Makeup Techniques Courses, which she has taught in 22 major US cities to students from all over the world. Her technique, which includes 49 different face shapes, 36 different lip combinations, and 24 different eye combinations, is unique in the beauty industry. 

The Makeover has always been the theme of her life. She's a makeup artist by trade, but a "makeoverist" by heart! "My life has been my greatest makeover!" Dawn's makeover message resonates with women and girls all over the world. I love my male clients, but I am especially faithful to women and girls. I honor women and all their struggles. It has always been my vision for my company to give and support domestic violence and alcohol and drug addiction charities dear to my heart. Dawn is truly one-of-a-kind in the beauty industry because of her compassion, generosity, and loving heart.

Dawn holds a BA in Broadcasting from Montclair State University, with a focus on Women and Gender Studies. She has a New Jersey State Cosmetology License. She lives in New Jersey with her fabulous husband and amazing children.

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