Based out of Mississauga, Ontario, and also covering the Halton and GTA areas, Beyond the Skin is a beauty business that offers makeup and lash extension services for special events such as weddings, proms, photo shoots and film. Creator and leader, Melissa Ammendolea, has over 8 years of experience as a mobile makeup artist. She looks forward to every opportunity to help a prospective newlywed feel amazing on their special day.


Melissa has also worked for companies such as Miss Teen Canada, Starbucks, Empire Phoenix, Sexy Hair, Colorproof, Femme Forte Pro Cosmetics, Trezzi Collection, Sistemik Media, Awoke N' Aware Apparel and One Health Clubs. Melissa was also a former Makeup Instructor at the International Beauty Institute in Hamilton, Ontario.


Melissa’s passion for Makeup and Beauty has stemmed ever since she was a young girl. She aims to stay true to the businesses name "Beyond the Skin" and works to inspire women to both look and feel gorgeous in a way that goes beyond what is seen on the skin. She strives to help each client feel confident, empowered and ready to take on the world!