Solé Waddell

Growing up in Los Angeles, Solé began acting and modeling when she was 12, appearing in over 50 commercials, advertisements, television and film. She became interested in what was happening behind the scenes, paying close attention to how her face was being transformed by the world renowned makeup artists on set. At the University of California Los Angeles, she graduated with a BA in World Arts and Cultures which had her both learning and eventually teaching stage makeup in the theatre department.

Shortly after graduating, she decided to connect with all of the photographers and makeup artists that she had worked with, to begin her career as a makeup artist. Joanne Gair, one of her idols, took her under her wings on a few big projects and the rest is history.

Solé has worked with countless models and celebrities over her 20 year career. Her celebrity clients include, Helen Mirren, Josie Maran, Juliette Lewis, Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, Lake Bell, Mena Suvari, Monet Mazur, SIA, Zosia Mamet and many more.

Solé moved to New York and worked in the fashion industry before being recruited by URBN for the Anthropologie Group to relocate to their headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. She now heads the E commerce team as Senior Makeup Artist. She leads up to three sets a day working with supermodels from around the world.

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