Ashley Rios known as "Ashley R." developed a love for the arts at a young age. Coming from a background in modeling and dance it was easy for her to transition into makeup. She began her makeup career with MAC Cosmetics in 2003. After being with the company for several years, Ashley R. decided to pursue her desire to be a freelance makeup artist.

With years of experience under her belt she has enhanced hundreds of faces. Her clients inlcude everyone from prom princess to brides to celebrities. She worked as an assistant makeup artist for the Vagina Monologues 2008 and was hired as the Key Makeup Artist for the Vagina Monologues a year later. She was the personal makeup artist to multiple celebrities during BET's My Black is Beautiful Leading Women 2010 as well as For Sister's Only. Her work has been seen in music videos, multiple magazines including Black Enterprise, on numerous runways and in countless photographs.

Take a look at her work and you will see why she is in demand. These accomplishments just to name a few are only a glimpse into what is in store for this talented and unique artist.