A Native of Los Angeles, Marlu’s calming and uplifting nature, along with her talent in makeup, extensive knowledge in skin care, and powerful communication skills often bring her repeat and loyal clients. “I won’t shoot without her,” says client, Clare Kramer of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame and Founder of GeekNation.com.
As a Makeup Artist and Licensed Skin Therapist, Marlu has worked with a wide variety of artists including: Selma Blair, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kevin Sorbo, Marc Klasfeld, and David Rousseau, to name a few. Known for her passionate and vibrant personality, integrity, leadership, and professionalism, Marlu is also the Resident Makeup Artist for GeekNation.com and has been a Key Makeup Artist for Disney.
Marlu’s accomplishments include commercials, television, film, red carpet, print, special FX, and web. Her resume includes prestigious companies such as Disney, Vonage, Volkswagen, and luminary Dr. Oz. Marlu is also a hairstylist capable of smooth styles and glamorous updos, to big, sexy curls.
While makeup and skincare are extremely fulfilling, what drives Marlu is her commitment to empowering beauty on both the inside and the out. She is the Founder and Executive Director of A Beautiful Me!, a non-profit organization which benefits individuals affected by cancer through spa and beauty services. She also regularly contributes her time and talents to benefit several causes including City of Hope, Found Animals, survivors of domestic violence, and has participated with AIDS Project LA for over 21 years.