Born in Monterrey, Mexico, Mayela graduated with a degree in Fashion Design. While still in school, she studied abroad in New York and in London, UK. Soon after graduating, she moved to New York City where she is based now.
She has worked with the international press where she has had the opportunity to share her personal experiences as a beauty maven. Mayela has worked with acclaimed director Joe Pytka, actors James Franco, Chloe Sevigny, fashion designer Ricardo Seco, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada and Nicky Hilton, to mention a few. She has been a regular key make-up artist in the New York Fashion Week, and her work has been featured in international magazines like Vogue mexico,vogue usa, glamour usa, elle mexico, Institute, Cream, and p.