Mayela Vazquez was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, where she graduated with a degree in fashion design. During her studies, she took classes in New York City and London, to further her fashion and beauty education.
With over 10 years of experience, Mayela has become a beauty expert and collaborated closely with international brands, celebrities, designers and leading magazines around the world. Mayela has been a key make up artist in the New York and Paris Fashion Weeks working next to designers Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Rebecca Minkoff, Ricardo Seco and Jennifer Fisher, and her work has been featured in magazines like Vogue, Glamour, Elle and Nylon.
As a leader in the beauty industry, top international media influencers like Brooke Carrie Hill, Kelly Oxford, Samantha Wennerstrom, Giovanna Campagna and Man Repeller have turned to Mayela for her make up and hair skills. Her beauty magic can also be seen in music videos directed by the acclaimed Joe Pytka, the indie band Autograf whose music has been featured in Billboard, ad campaigns for brands like Converse, and on celebrities Chloe Sevigny, Nicky Hilton and James Franco, to name a few.
In 2016, Mayela co-founded Into The Industry, an immersive 3-day fashion workshop in New York City, where she leads the beauty and commercial departments. Her clients include WeWork, Vita Coco and Chobani.
As a spokesperson, Mayela has traveled to different countries to speak about her experiences as a leader in the beauty industry. Her appearances have attracted thousands of people who are interested in learning more about her career. Mayela is also actively teaching private makeup classes internationally where she gets to work closely with students and professional makeup artists who are looking to enhance their skills.
Mayela is currently based in New York City.