Ducky Rickman is an award winning professional Makeup Artist, Trainer & Model Coach with a license in Esthetics. Being Bay Area based, she loves her scenary, but is always traveling to the next work adventure! She gets the ultimate high from making you feel confident in yourself, whether it be before a video shoot, casual evening out or catwalk event . Although she specializes in beauty, editorial & wedding makeup, Ducky is always ready & excited to take on new projects! She has worked with countless photographers/videographers over the years, which has made her an asset in providing makeup services for anything film related. She is as passionate about makeup as she is about life; Her main goal in being your makeup artist is to make sure you leave with a new found love for yourself, & enough confidence to take on the world!
You might be wondering where the name "Ugly Duckling" Beauty Artistry came about. Why would a makeup artist dedicated to beautification name her business after the old wives-tale of a so called "Ugly Duckling"? She wants nothing more than to see you smile when you see your finished look in the mirror. All too familiar with being the "Ugly Duckling" in younger years, her driving force became allowing others to see themselves in a new & beautiful light, just as the Ugly Duckling was able to do after blossoming into a beautiful swan. She received professional makeup services at the age of 15 & will never forget the feeling of looking in the mirror with a new found confidence; she felt like a swan & wants to pass that feeling onto you! Her mission is to show you that you CAN be fierce, you CAN be gorgeous, & you ARE a swan...it's the truth.
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