Welcome to Team AHB! We are the “dream team” for hair, makeup and special effects.
Amanda Hampton, Bravender
New Orleans based hair stylist and makeup artist, Amanda is a 2008 graduate from AVEDA Institute. The year after graduation Amanda went on to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a freelance hair and makeup artist. Since this time she has had the honor of doing hair and makeup for weddings, music videos, commercials and Mardi Gras balls. Amanda also does hair and makeup for her 2nd love: the theater. She has had the honor of working on productions by the Delta Festival Ballet Company, New Orleans Opera, Tulane’s Summer Lyric program, Jefferson Performing Arts Society, Brother Martin productions, Mt. Carmel production, Ursuline High School productions, Jefferson Ballet, New Orleans Symphony, Loveland Opera Company (Colorado), Pensacola’s Opera and Loyola’s Opera. In October 2011, Amanda was the featured interview on WWL-TV Channel 4 New Orleans Morning Show. She was given the pleasure of transforming models into Halloween characters and giving a new look to anchorman Mike Hoss.
Amanda’s work has been featured in Invade NOLA and New Orleans Wedding Magazine. Amanda also won RAW’s New Orleans Best Makeup Artist of the Year 2012. In September 2015, Amanda had the wonderful opportunity to work New York Fashion Week. Alongside Brit Smith, she founded Bullied and Beautiful, a social media platform to stand up against bullying.
Amanda is married to Joshua, mom of two beautiful boys and two Dalmatians. In her spare time, Amanda is a beauty blogger and enjoys doing anything creative.
Amanda is grateful that she has had the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives through the power of hair and makeup.