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Feature Artist: JoAnna Popp: Makeup Artist

Enjoy a little Q & A with Amie Decker Beauty Makeup artist JoAnna Popp.  With over 8 years of experience in the beautiful industry, JoAnna is an expert in her craft.  She combines her love for people and her knowledge of makeup artistry and leaves her clients feeling  their absolute best.  Here work has been published in Washingtonian Bride and Groom, Baltimore BrideWhat’s Up Weddings and numerous wedding blogs.  We are delighted to have her on the Amie Decker Beauty team and taking great care of so many of the area’s most beautiful Brides.  To see more about JoAnna’s work, you can read about her Bio and see her portfolio.

Favorite Wedding Movie:  My Best Friends Wedding was my favorite wedding movie growing up because my sister loved it and I loved anything that she loved… but Father of the Bride is probably my absolute favorite, I will still watch it and love it.

Makeup Item can’t live without: The older I get the more I use, haha! I probably can’t choose just one!  Probably safe to say Mascara or Eyeliner.

Guilty Pleasure:  VINO 🙂

How many times have you been a bridesmaid? I think 5? When my brother gets married next year it will be 6.  Feels like a lot more though since I’m always around bridal parties getting them ready and having fun hanging out.  Sometimes I wish I could just throw a dress on and stay laughing with them!

Dream wedding gown: Hmm.. Well, I’ve done the wedding dress shopping experience two separate times in my life (what can I say? I wanted to be a bride REALLY bad…) and anything that you feel confident in is the way to go.  I have no idea what that means for me.

Have you ever had a Beauty Disaster?  I can’t recall anything too serious, thank the Lord. However, I did use to carry a glass jar of glitter in my case for little girls to put on for fun, and that broke.  I realized during a trial last summer and my poor bride had to overlook the glitter over EVERYTHING (my makeup brushes were coated) to see if she liked her wedding day look.  I promised the glitter wasn’t apart of her bridal look and luckily I was able to rid the glitter off of everything prior to her wedding day 🙂

Why did you choose to be a makeup artist?  I was in high school actually when I decided to go to school and get my license, and beginning of my senior year I took night classes to get it.  I was always very driven, and I wanted to do something that I loved!  I had no idea where it would take me, and I couldn’t have found a better home than with ADB! I’ve known Amie most of my life and the rest of the girls I’d probably never have crossed paths with, but I’m so glad I have <3.

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