About Nicole Williams
Founder of BackstagePassToBeauty.com Nicole Williams is also the Host on the former Fox Daytime Syndicated Television Hit show, “Ambush Makeover” which airs on The Style Network and Fox 5. She has fascinating credentials as a Television Personality, Celebrity Make-Up Artist and Beauty & Fashion Editor for several Lifestyle Publications including BE Magazine and Actress Vivica Fox’s publication, Jolie Magazine. She has interviewed style icons, America’s Next Top Model Judge J. Alexander, Kimora Lee Simmons, Makeup Master Sam Fine, Fashion Designer Christian Siriano and What Not To Wear’s Makeup Artist Carmindy. Nicole recently returned from a 25 Country Tour as the lead makeup artist to Grammy Award-Winning Recording Artist, Missy Elliott.
About Debra Ginyard
Our Cover Creative Director Debra Ginyard has established herself as one of the most requested stylists in the industry. Her work has appeared in publications such as Essence, The Face, Details, GQ, Vibe, FHM and H Magazine. This Philadelphia native draws her inspiration from all aspects of life. “I believe it all adds a little flavor to the mix. If I had to name names, I would say the key inspirations come from the photographers I have worked with…of course living in New York, I have had the opportunity to work with some wonderful photographers, fantastic actresses and amazing fashion publications.” Some of her celebrity clients include Queen Latifah, Lauren Hill, Alicia Keys, Destiny Child, Laila Ali, Naturi Naughton, Will & Grace actor Eric McCormick and actresses Monica Bellucci, Helen Matarazzo and Robin Givens. Debra has worked with photographers Gilles Bensimon, Albert Watson, Keith Major and Hosea Johnson. Debra recently worked fashion week with several designers and produced a photoshoot with J Records recording artist and R&B sensation Elle Varner.
Got questions or want your client on our next cover?….Email her at Debra@backstagepasstobeauty.com
About Jacen Bowman
Our Beauty Editor Jacen Bowman has quickly moved to the top of the “It” list of “who’s who” in the beauty industry. He is rapidly becoming one of the industries most dynamic and in demand talents. With his passion for art, color, and design, along with his charm, contagious enthusiasm and magnetic personality, it is no surprise that some of the world’s top celebrities are starting to turn to him to prepare for their most important career moments. Jacen has worked with some of the top designers for NYFW (New York Fashion Week) such as Betsey Johnson and Badgley Mischka. He has also been apart of the production team for BET’s Black Girls Rock and BET’s Rip the Runway. Some of his Celebrity Clients include actresses Davetta Sherwood, Nafessa Williams, Tationna Bosier and Tiffany E Green. He has also worked with Bravo TV’s host of Fashion Queens Celebrity Hair Stylist Derek J, R&B Recording Artist Willie Taylor, Elle Varner, Glenn Lewis, and Arika Kane, Playboy Model Alexis Ford, Cherry Martinez from Power105.1 FM New York and Kay Foxx from New Yorks Hot97 & VH1’s New Hit Reality Show The Gossip Game. He also works with Cherryontop.com as their Celebrity Beauty Correspondent.
Got beauty questions or want your beauty brand to be featured on BPTB?…Email him at Jacen@backstagepasstobeauty.com
About CiCi Desper
Our Hair Editor Ciara Desper is an innovative hair stylist with an eye for trendy, cutting edge new styles. She has been styling hair for the past ten years and has worked with a range of clients from celebrities like Elle Varner and Davetta Sherwood , as an official hair stylist of the Philadelphia 76er’s and was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer, to the everyday woman and child of all ethnic backgrounds and cultures to all hair textures. Ciara is certified in numerous techniques such as the Lasio Keratin treatment and the Micro Link and Fusion Extensions. Ciara strives for complete client satisfaction through a thorough consultation and above and beyond customer service. Ciara’s easy going personality and great interpersonal skills puts her clients at ease and always achieves the best style for her client by working with them to get a vision for their hair, then includes their lifestyle and own individual personal style.
Got hair questions or want your haircare brand to be featured on BPTB?…Email her at CiCi@backstagepasstobeauty.com
About Ron Noel
Our Video Producer, Director & Editor Ron Noel is one of the major components of Stylemakers TV on BackstagePassToBeauty.com and keeps the look and style of our videos. His knowledge of video and editing is quite vast. Ron has over 10 years of experience woring with several Fortune 500 companies. He has filmed and directed exclusive celebrity interviews with America’s Next Top Model Judge J. Alexander, Fashion Designer Christian Siriano, Sex & the City Designer Patricia Fields. He has also covered well known events for leading fashion and beauty brands that include Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Garnier Fructis, Dark & Lovely and more!
Need video services or have a question about BPTB covering your next style event ?…Email him at Ron@backstagepasstobeauty.com
About Tiffaney Thompson
Our Photographer and Videographer Tiffaney Thompson aka NOR is responsible for keeping up the stunning images of BackstagePassToBeauty.com when covering beauty and fashion events. She brings life to our platform with photos that tell a story giving our readers the behind the scenes access to all the events we cover. She has experience with exclusively covering several red carpet events, celebrity parties and fashion week events through her company Nortography.
Need photography and video services or have a question about BPTB covering your next style event ?…Email her at Tiffaney@backstagepasstobeauty.com
About Alex Chung
Our Market Editor Alex Chung is one of the major components of BackstagePassToBeauty.com as he is responsible for bringing on new business opportunities to our platform. His knowledge of marketing and years of experience owning four successful beauty supply stores allows him to obtain notable business opportunities for our media platform. So far has been responsible for gaining exclusive sponsorship for Stylemakers TV segments through Nicka k Cosmetics and official coverage in the The Princess Project- a charity event giving girls Prom dresses and makeovers for their big day. He continues to bring about exciting opportunities that will continue to make our online platform the go to beauty and style source.
Have a business opportunity for BPTB or want to place an ad?…Email him at Alex@backstagepasstobeauty.com
About James Jo
Our Social Media Editor… and sometimes Fashion Assistant James Jo is one of the major components of BackstagePassToBeauty.com and keeps the look and style of the site on trend. His knowledge of social media helps to keep the growing buzz of our platform. James has over 6 years of experience working with several companies. He keeps our readers socially connected on our facebook, twitter, instagram and youtube platforms. James also has quite a knack for style when assisting our Creative Director Debra Ginyard in his spare time as he aspires to become a full time fashion designer!
Want to be featured on BPTB social media platforms?…Email him at James@backstagepasstobeauty.com