meet julie and the jolb platinum artistry team
Owner, Founder & Celebrity Makeup Artist
Julie Occhino Luxury Beauty offers couture makeup artistry, hair styling, and beauty services for luxury and destination weddings and events around the world. Vibrant and passionate founder, entrepreneur Julie Occhino, is a graduate of Cazenovia College with a Bachelor's degree in Management and Fashion Merchandising. A highly trained beauty and make-up expert, Julie has been providing her services to discerning clients for the past 11 years.
Julie provides makeup artistry for celebrities, platinum brides and bridal parties, social celebrations, special events, editorial and commercial photo shoots, video production, and fashion shows. She is a Licensed Esthetician and certified in Makeup Artistry, Airbrush Makeup, and Eyelash Extensions. Julie is also a featured make-up artist in numerous publications and luxury venues worldwide.
Julie lives by the words of her loving mother who always told her to “Go dazzle the world with your talent!” A hopeless romantic, Julie enjoys traveling the world, learning and sharing real love stories, and delivering exquisite makeup designs to beautiful faces around the globe.
“I believe in everything love. As a deeply passionate makeup artist with an extensive training background, I am committed to providing a luxurious experience for my clients. With a keen eye for detail, I pride myself on delivering clean, polished, and timeless beauty!”
– Julie Occhino
Behind the Scenes
more about julie
I actually have a degree in
I’m obsessed with:
Trey, my Boxer Pup
I can't stop buying
Black Clothes – my closet is full!
Coffee, Fiji Water, & Prosecco
I’m addicted to
travel bucket list:
Concealer & Lipstick
Bali & the Maldives
My guilty pleasure
My best friend is
The Bachelor & The Bachelorette
My amazing fiancé Chris
Director of Bridal
Beauty Coach & Artistry Trainer
Celebrity Makeup Artist,
Hair Stylist & Artistry Trainer
David joined JOLB in 2020 as a luxury beauty artist and quickly became the exclusive Beauty Coach for our clients and Artistry Trainer alongside Julie and Melanie. David is dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients during their experience of becoming an official JOLB Bride. As a Beauty Coach, David helps ensure all of our brides feel comfortable and confident with their dream wedding look. As an Artistry Trainer with our management team, David works on enhancing the skill level of our beauty artists, setting an example for professionalism, polish, and customer service excellence.
Emily joined JOLB in 2020 to further enhance the JOLB experience for each of our brides. Emily is a helping hand from the moment you become a JOLB Bride all the way until your wedding day. She is available to answer any questions you may have and will work with you to schedule trials and sessions, collect details about your wedding day, and create a personalized beauty timeline for you. With over 10 years of experience in both the beauty industry and the wedding industry, you can be sure that Emily will take care of you from the first time you inquire to when you walk down the aisle!
Since joining the luxury beauty team in 2016, Melanie has been traveling around the country as a leader in the bridal and special event beauty industry creating perfectly glamorous, romantic, and trend-setting looks. As our top celebrity stylist, Melanie works closely with Julie for our Celebrity Collection clients, and provides the highest level of training to our artists and stylists with the Platinum Julie Occhino Luxury Beauty styling method. Melanie leads by example to work with our team on events, coach and provide artistry feedback and product knowledge, and train new and existing stylists on artistry and trends.
our 20+ platinum artists
Our team is composed of 20+ Platinum Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists who have all completed training for Julie Occhino’s Platinum Artist Mastery Program. Your Platinum Artistry team will be hand-selected for your event by Julie and David based on your dream wedding makeup and hair styles.
Our team of incredibly talented artists are beyond passionate about hair & makeup artistry for luxury weddings and special events! While there are a million things we love about what we do, our favorites are celebrating our gorgeous clients, working together with a stellar team, and perfecting our craft!