Meet Ashley

Ashley discovered her love of all things related to makeup, hair artistry and fashion at a very young age. From watching her mother set her long hair in curlers to applying makeup to her dolls, it was a love that has only grown stronger through the years.

Ashley established herself as a creative artist with an instinctive ability to bring out the unique beauty of each subject, regardless of gender or ethnicity.

Her talents have earned her numerous years as an exclusive artist with Boston Fashion Week working for prestige designers such as Denise Hajjar. She has worked in numerous paths within the industry doing makeup for news anchors Heather Unruh and Janet Wu. Also making a statement within Bostons Fashion industry working with Lolas Urban Vintage, Textures, Boutiquey and Bella Life Models, Jenny French Collection, Ortega Jewlery Designs, as well as Maryanne Meservey.

Ashley has represented national makeup brands such as Anastasia Beverly Hills, Laura Mercier, PUR Minerals as well as DERMADoctor.  She is also a VIP Artist with CHANEL traveling around the state of Massachusetts.

In 2014 Ashley Karlson Artistry was awarded with Bostons Best Makeup Artist with Boston A-List. In 2015 Ashley Karlson Artistry was awarded with Best Bridal Hair and Makeup Artist with Thumbtack. 

Nothing pleases her more than creating an incredible transformation while enhancing a subject’s natural beauty. Ashley embraces every job with a fresh perspective, and a unique flair. She is a creative artist, a skilled professional and an extraordinarily hard worker who takes pride in all she does. 

Ashley serves the Boston area, but is available for travel throughout New England.


Bridal Clients

Ashley Karlson Artistry offers on location hair and makeup. With a professional team of  Makeup Artists as well as Hair Stylists, we invite you to relieve your self from the stress of traveling on your big day and allow us to come to you.

Sit back, relax and enjoy your day of pampering with your loved ones.