Meet Julie


Beauty with Julie at Bar Beauty & Co. specializes in customized make-up applications, airbrush makeup, eyelash extensions, hair, skincare and waxing for all of your special events including; Photo Sessions, Galas, Parties, Showers, Shows, Hot Dates and Weddings (of course)!

Beauty with Julie at Bar Beauty & Co. was created by the vibrant and passionate Julie Occhino. Julie is a graduate of Cazenovia College with a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in Management with a Fashion Merchandising specialization. She is a highly trained beauty and make-up expert who has been working as a make-up artist for the past seven years. Julie has participated in make-up artistry for many brides and bridal parties, photo shoots, special events, theater productions, and fashion shows. Over the years, Julie has had the pleasure of working for numerous cosmetic retailers including: Lancome,  Macy’s, Jean Paul Salon and Spa, and Sephora. Julie is a Licensed Aesthetician, Certified Eyelash Extensionist, and Science of Sephora certified. She is also a featured make-up artist on The Knot Wedding Network. You will find Julie flipping through bridal blogs, reading and sharing real love stories, sipping on ice tea, trying new make-up and skincare products, trending make-up looks, jotting down new ideas on note pads, and involved in just about everything BRIDAL! Julie lives by the words of her loving mother who always told her to “Go Dazzle the World With Your Talent!” She is most appreciative for her wonderful clients and amazing support system who have inspired her sparkling success, and most of all she believes in everything Love. Xo

Beauty with Julie’s services will provide you with a beautiful experience for your forever moment. Celebrate beautiful you before you tie the knot! We offer full services at our Beauty Bar in Troy, NY, and are happy to travel on location. We look forward to speaking with you about your special event. Please contact Julie for more details!

Meet Brittany – Assistant Make-up Artist

img_5107Every since Brittany was young she had a passion for all things beauty; from playing dress up, to sneaking her mom’s makeup for school dances, and today, mastering the fundamentals of makeup. After graduating in 2006 from Schalmont High School, Brittany went on to college to study both Travel and Hotel Management and Nutrition. She worked full time at local business such as Schenectady ARC and Ellis Hospital, although, as more time passed, Brittany realized her true passion was in the makeup and beauty industry. In 2015, she graduated from the Austins School of Spa Technology earning a certification in Makeup Artistry. Today, Brittany is as a professional freelance makeup artist working in the ever changing beauty industry! Brittany specializes in day time and evening makeup, bridal, glamour, TEMPTU airbrush makeup, eyelashes, highlight and contour, special FX, proms, photo shoots, and HD makeup. She is also trained in tattoo coverage. Brittany resides in Rotterdam, New York, and serves the many faces of the capital region!

Meet Joseph – Assistant Make-up Artist

A graduate of the Austin’s School of Spa and Technology Makeup Artistry program, Joseph Dudek is a Certified Freelance Makeup Artist specializing in weddings, photography, fashion, and special events. As well as using traditional makeup techniques, Joseph has been highly trained on the TEMPTU Airbrush Makeup Pro System to enhance your natural beauty. Joseph was trained using many makeup lines including Stila Cosmetics and TEMPTU Airbrush Makeup. He has experience in working with photographers and videographers for photo shoots and editorial pieces as well as brides and bridal parties. Joseph resides in Albany, NY, and is looking for more opportunities to make people feel beautiful. Remember, stay gorgeous! #blessedtobebeautiful

Here at Beauty with Julie we Believe :

“Beauty is intelligence. Beauty is self-confidence. Beauty is a kind heart. Beauty is helping others. Beauty is doing what you love.  Beauty is being passionate about something. Beauty is loving others. Beauty is hard work and determination. Beauty is all shapes, all sizes, all colors. Beauty is being humble. Beauty is BEING YOURSELF.”

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