meet our CREATIVE TEAM

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Victoria Watts

@iamvictoriawatts

Founder

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Monica Barnett @thevanquishartisan @vanquishbeautystudio

Monica Barnett is the Founder & Master Artisan behind Vanquish Beauty Studio in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Monica begins her process of artistry at Vanquish Beauty Studio by consulting and closely examining each individual to create a custom look that suits their personality and unique features. She is infamous for total transformations which she likes to call "changing lives". "Whether it's from dark to light, light to dark, long to short or short to long, I change lives one style at a time."

With her confidence, comedic personality and Vanquish Signature Flip to top off the editorial slay, Monica is truly one of a kind. She spares no expense in continual education to make sure she, as well as her team, stays on top of the beauty industry's trends and fashions.

To round out her masterful experience, she has also performed her magic in a number of photo shoots, runways, weddings, and special events. She's grateful to be apart of a world renowned educational platform, Team Hollywood, founded by Patric Bradley.

As a veteran in the beauty industry with over 18 years of experience & training from many top designers on the east coast, Monica and the team at Vanquish are poised to slay for years to come.

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Selena Quinones @selena.quinonez

Selena started out like many others in her entrepreneurial journey... Humble at heart and eager to inform and change people’s beliefs about makeup and the beauty community as a whole. Her beauty brand, Belleza Tuya by Selena, believes in showing how to enhance what’s most beautiful about each and every individual she has the pleasure of working with in various projects. They’re often quoted for boosting one’s confidence from -50 to 1,000 percent.

Doretha Burrows @dore.bee

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Cameron Rhodes

@cameronrhodes18