Nico Cortes.

I am a Makeup Artist who loves to be creative. I have been obsessed with makeup since I was 13, rocking my Electric Eel blue eyeshadow from MAC and some fierce brows lol. So naturally I went to school for Esthetics to learn more about skin and makeup. I am a licensed Esthetician, (although I do not practice it) I honestly just wanted to expand my knowledge. Not only for myself but for others so I can better understand what each individual needs. Being good at makeup is not all that matters. Its about your face shape, the size of your lid space, how well you take care of your skin, your skin tone and beyond.

There are so many factors that I take into account with each beauty sitting in my chair.

My career had an amazing run with MAC for about 6 years where I learned soo much and grew as a person and an artist. 

I also have 4+ years of experience working for Sephora which expanded my knowledge on all beauty brands. 

I love being a part of someones big day, or behind the scenes on shoots, or running around like a crazy person creating art and images. Whatever it is I like to do it well and I am constantly changing and evolving because that is what life is all about!

Ashlie Mooney

I am the Hair Stylist behind DRS. I have always loved creating whether it was singing in my band or planning/creating peoples showers and events.

I like to get my hands "dirty" making all kinds of art!

Styling came with ease for me because I love to make people feel beautiful and comfortable in their own skin. With each strand I color, style or cut I get to see a smile that maybe wasn't there when they first sat down and that makes my day. I went to school at Paul Mitchell for Cosmetology but I did not stop there. I constantly attend hair shows and classes to evolve my craft and gain inspiration.

I have also trained an apprentice who is still a successful hairstylist to this day, with another apprenticeship running currently. 

Let us be a part of your big day and we will make you feel beautiful and cared for!


So how did Detroit Rebel Stylists form you ask?

Well we have been friends for a long time and both being in the beauty industry, we decided to start doing photoshoots together to show our creativity. Which then grew to weddings and other events. And after ten years we decided lets make a business together out of this!! DRS was born and we can not wait to create beauty and art and have our business grow into a beast!!!!


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