Master Celebrity Artists/Trainers

Danielle Nafte

Co-Founder, Master Celebrity Artist

Danielle believes great makeup application is art. Danielle's understanding and passion for makeup is transferred to her students through her outstanding instruction. Her workshops are geared to turning the average artist, into a great artist. Danielle's work is recognized as foremost in the bridal industry and she is also renowned in the world of fashion, photography, editorial, and print ad campaigns. Danielle's knowledge of products and the world of makeup has earned her recognition of major skin care and cosmetic companies.

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Rick DiCecca

Celebrity Makeup Artist

Rick DiCecca is currently global makeup artist for the ARTISTRY™ brand, having lead innovation and expertise for the world’s biggest global beauty brands, including Chanel, and Estée Lauder. His experience spans from product development to education, from runway to red carpet. An influencer, he has collaborated with industry arbiters and has worked with some of the most beautiful women in the world, including Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, Aerin Lauder, Liu Wen, Hilary Rhoda and Teresa Palmer. He collaborated on global ad campaigns and was sought out to add his expertise to the critical beauty looks at fashion shows in New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris. His runway work includes Derek Lam, The Row, Anthony Vaccarelo, Pamella Roland and Ji Oh. Metamorphosis New York is proud to have Rick DiCecca as its Master Celebrity Trainer in makeup training and excited to have him leading product development for METANY.

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Juliana Fink

Master Artist

Metamorphosis New York Senior Makeup Artist/Trainer Juliana Fink, is an accomplished and creative artist with experience in all aspects of media makeup, bridal, photography, editorial, fashion and print. Juliana's outstanding background and knowledge in both skin care and makeup have earned her recognition from various companies who have appointed her to be their lead spokesperson and trainer. Juliana's training and education, along with her friendly personality provide her clients with a dependable, detail-oriented, and versatile professional. Her diverse background and experience displays her mastery for creating the right look; whether by artistry techniques or coordinating exquisite colors and making certain her clients skin is at its very best. Juliana's main focus is always about the needs, goals and objective of her clients.

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Master Celebrity Hair Stylist

Maria Vlantis

Master Hair Stylist

Maria Vlantis, lead hair trainer with Metamorphosis specializes in hair coloring, cutting, styling and extensions. With her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail, she loves individualizing a style to make you feel confident and beautiful. A master of her craft, Maria continues to stay up to date with the latest techniques and hair trends in the industry. She emerged herself in state of the art training at Bumble & Bumble, Goldwell, and Wella. Maria continues to improve her skills and further her education with many other elite companies and trainers. In the past few years she started expanding into the fashion industry. She has styled for many runway shows during fashion week, has been published in magazines, and featured on "Say Yes to the Dress." Throughout her career, she found a love working with brides. Maria brings her passion, energy, and excitement to every bride she works with. She love to work together to envision the perfect style for your big day.

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Alaina Natale

Master Hair Stylist

Alaina believes in keeping the art of hairdressing fresh, she has trained at hairdressing academies throughout the US; her favorites being Toni & Guy and TIGI, leaders in the beauty industry. Alaina has also completed numerous courses with L’Oreal, Goldwell,Vidal Sassoon, Matrix and Bumble & Bumble. In addition to bridal, NYFW and various fashion events including renowned designer Andrea Fascinetto, Alaina has worked as part of the official makeover team for Maury Polvich Show.

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Master Artists

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Dayna Monaco


Victoria Drago


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