Meet Jay Tee
Virginia based makeup artist, Jaylynn, Owner of Rated Pretty Girl Makeup Artistry, has always love creative arts.
After receiving her M.A in Journalism, Jaylynn, also known as Jay Tee, developed her artistry skills and instantaneously, her hobby transitioned into a career as a pro beauty specialist. Within months, she acquired her first celebrity client as well as her first cover of a magazine. Within her first year as a makeup artist, she provided makeup services for songstress Lalah Hathaway and BET’s Sunday’s Best finalist Alexis Spight. She was featured on Essence Magazine’s website for top Instagram’s Magic Makeover and had the opportunity to travel and serve as hip hop's icon Lil' Kim's makeup artist. Jay Tee appeared on Lifetime's Beyond the Spotlight, Season 1 Episode 2 where she worked with celebrity choreographer Laurie Anne Gibson, creative director for Fantasia Barino's tour.
During 2016, she had the pleasure to service over 30 brides without collaborating with wedding vendors. With the use of social media and word of mouth, Jay Tee has become one of the top bridal artists on the east coast. Although she lives in Virginia, by 2017 Jay Tee had grown a national bridal clientele and booked brides near and far - Michigan, Massachusetts and New York just to name a few. Brides confidently book her and fly her around the country with no doubts on her capabilities to deliver their vision for their dream wedding!
Due to her high demands in Hampton Roads area, she opened up Rated Pretty Girl Beauty Bar fall 2016 in Virginia Beach allowing her to cater to more clients and to provide the ultimate beauty experience. One year later, she established a second location in downtown Norfolk, and opened up her Virginia Beach location to other makeup artists to better serve their clients with the same luxurious experience. Lastly, Jay Tee is a two time ACHI makeup artist of the year nominee for 2016 and 2017.
As a self-taught makeup artist, she understands the importance of catering to each client's personality. Despite the clients' request for minimal or drama, her aesthetics are known for the ability to achieve clean flawless faces.