Valentina Costa is a full time international hair and makeup artist whose designs and applications contribute to creations in the realms of beauty, fashion, character and FX. Her work has been featured in production and print work as well as live performances. Since 2009, she has collaborated with agencies and corporates, and caters to clients for special occasions and bridal parties.

She has lead teams, keyed events, and worked as part of a team for clients from kids to worldwide known personalities. Valentina is a regularly published artist: her work appears in fashion and jewelry campaigns, London, Paris and Miami fashion weeks, commercials, music videos, as well as television and feature films. She has worked for some of today’s biggest companies and networks: WWE, Telemundo, Universal Studios, WBFF, MTV, L’Oréal, United States Department of Defense, Canon, Full Sail University, Warped Tour as well as a variety of others.

Her vocation and priority is guaranteeing pristine results and a celebrity experience from beginning to the end by merging know-how, research of trends, spirit of reinvention with innovative, HD, and some organic products, whether it is about hair or conventional and airbrush makeup and body painting.

Knowledgeable in the application of silicone, latex, gelatin, and foam prosthetics and coloring with water, alcohol, silicone, silicone pigs, psycho, PAX paint for production and emergency simulation exercises. She has also worked as a lab technician running silicone prosthetics for Moulage Sciences and Trainings.

Licensed  cosmetologist and member of IATSE Local 798 as a makeup artist, trained and certified in Europe with AOFM and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Pro Team. As a beauty consultant in London, she worked with the most prestigious skincare and cosmetic brands in the most renowned department stores of the city, such as Harrods,  where she was requested for cosmetic launches and special events.

Educator at Full Sail University, Valentina works in the Film Science Bachelor Program for the Makeup for Motion Pictures class. With focus on her students, she creates educational content, shares hands-on set experience, trains and coordinates teams and organizes extra-curriculum opportunities.

Ranked finalist at The Makeup Show (2013) and awarded with Full Sail PROPS award, you will encounter an enthusiastic and organized professional. Delighted to work in the field of her passion and humbled to have fantastic opportunities and the most wonderful clients at all times.

Currently focusing on work in Orlando and Miami (FL) and Atlanta (GA); available for travel and relocation. American and EU work permit. Spoken languages: English, Italian, Spanish.

TV

  • WWE NXT 
  • WWE Wrestlemania
  • WWE Smack Down 
  • WWE Summer Slam
  • WWE Tough Enough
  • WWE Cruiser Weight Cl.
  • WWE Battleground  
  • WWE Mae Young Classic
  • Telemundo La Voz Kids 2
  • RT News
  • Lee Kern’s Celebrity Bedlam
  • Architects Of Hip Hop
  • Entrepreneur
  • The Daily Buzz
  • CNBC eMerge

Advertising

  • Top Golf
  • Amazon Connect
  • Snickers
  • Dante’s “Letters To Gunny”
  • CheapOair “CheapOair Presents... Perks”
  • Totino’s “Show Us Your Superstar”
  • L’Oréal
  • Doritos Crash the Superbowl XLVIII “Amish Paradise”
  • Aquatica Seaworld “Breakaway Falls #CW0414” 
  • Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Magic Never Stops at Walt Disney World
  • Lockbusters Escape Room
  • Saint Luke’s Health System First Women’s Heart Center in U.S.
  • Fields Auto Group 
  • Jeunesse Global
  • Saraya Store 
  • Hanson Robotics “Einstein” 
  • Conceited Co

Live Performances

  • London, Paris, Miami 
  • Fashion Week
  • America's Miss World 2017
  • Universal Halloween Horror Nights and Grinchmas
  • WBFF
  • Full Sail Hall Of Fame
  • Hezekiah Walker’s concert
  • Warped Tour Kick Off Event

Publications 

  • Schuba Mag
  • Please! 
  • Dazed & Confused 
  • Another Magazine 
  • Drome 
  • Nero Magazine
  • Grazia Italia 
  • Elegant Magazine 
  • Solis Magazine 
  • Vigoré Magazine 
  • Babiekins Magazine
  • Acontece 
  • Naptural Roots Magazine
  • Idol Magazine 
  • Headbed 
  • F Tape
  • T! Mag (ex Tamezine) 
  • Il Fotografo 
  • La Repubblica

Worldwide Personalities

WWE and NXT Divas, Superstars, Referees, Commentators, Hosts as a member of WWE Glamsquad.

  • Pitbull
  • A Rod
  • Taryn Manning (OITNB)
  • R. Lee Ermey “Gunny”
  • Mischa Barton 
  • Terri Nunn Band Berlin
  • Grand Master Caz 
  • Martin AKA Play (Kid & Play) 
  • Melissa Lee
  • Patricia Wu 
  • Dan Patrick
  • Astronaut Marsha Ivins 
  • Austin St. John
  • Stephen Tobolowski 
  • Patrick Muldoon 
  • The Empty Hearts 
  • Iyaz 
  • Junior Reid 
  • Grammy Award Gospel Singer Ezekiah Walker 
  • Chasing Jonah 
  • Patrick Wanis 
  • Michelly Crisfepe (WBFF, Big Brother Brazil)
  • Hurley Haywood (Porsche)
  • Helena Arnold
  • Teri Reuter

Music Videos

  • “Sleep Alone” by Iyaz
  • “1 Shot 2 Love You Back” by Junior Reid
  • “I Don’t Want Your Love” by The Empty Hearts
  • “90 Miles An Hour Down A Dead End Street” by The Empty Hearts 
  • “War Paint” by Chasing Jonah
  • “Bandaid” by Stephanie Berlanga
  • “IDWSAL” by Alexis Kritsky
  • “Champagne” by Alexis Kritsky
  • “Letting Go” by Casey Parrish
  • “Top Down” by 3-60 
  • “Romeo y Julieta” by Stephen Morgan
  • “Stop” by Overdreams
  • Roughberry, TeleCinco

Film

  • IMAX Spaceworks Ltd / Canon (feat) 
  • Gotta Kill 'Em All! (feat)
  • Brash Young Turks (feat)
  • The Rub Web Series 
  • Swipe
  • The Great Feckin’ Tree 
  • E is for Eddie 
  • God’s Will 
  • Wheel of Fate 
  • The Ascension 
  • Fenrick The Troll 
  • Leg Up 
  • Sniped
  • The Tale of a Monster: Lilith 
  • Watchtower 
  • Birthday Boy 
  • Let Go 
  • Stellar (Full Sail Productions)
  • Tastings
  • Among the Shadows
  • Gumshoe
  • Trust ‘N Faith
  • Haunted

Educator

Hair and Makeup for Motion Pictures, Lab Specialist at Full Sail University.


IATSE Local 798 Make Up Artist

Licensed Cosmetologist

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