Self-motivated, passionate, kind, and professional, Krista Nicole Hardy love for makeup started at an early age of 2 when her mother found her drawing on her face and mirror with her red lipstick. Krista Nicole was definitely caught red handed. Fast-forward to Krista Nicole’s work experience in retail at women’s clothing store Bebe, Inc where she delighted her clients with her fashion expertise and superb customer service; her clients not only paid attention to her style but her makeup was always a topic of conversation. While after receiving many compliments on her makeup by clients in the store, she decided that she follow her dreams of pursuing to become a Professional Makeup Artist. During the fall of 2014, Krista Nicole attended Graham Webb Academy located Arlington, Virginia where she began her certification in Makeup Artistry.


After completion of her professional training at Graham Webb Academy in November 2014, Krista Nicole jumped head first in her career. Taking the Washington, DC Area by storm with working with several photographers and models such as Miss Ghana Universe. From doing makeup for various photo shoots, countless weddings, fashion shows, theatrical plays, and live broadcast on WUSA 9 news.


Krista Nicole puts her heart into what she does and gives the ultimate KNicole Makeup Experience to all her clients. Her clientele spans a wide range catering to women of all backgrounds, the stay-at-home mother to super model. In her free time she is constantly learning, researching, and experimenting with makeup trends to better serve her clientele.


Krista Nicole is committed to striving and achieving excellence in her makeup artistry everyday while making a difference in people lives beautifully with her passion for makeup.