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Melanie Licata is a SFX and beauty makeup artist with over seven years of experience working in film, television, and commercial shoots. She is a proud IATSE 798 union member and licensed esthetician.


Melanie has extensive experience and is available for the creation of custom prosthetics, minimal to complex makeup fx, prosthetic application, period makeup, hair and beard laying, background coverage, corrective and editorial beauty.

She is prepared to help in whatever way to make your vision come to life.




Face Off, Season 10 and 13


Atelier Esthetique, Esthetics Program (Feb. 2015 – May. 2015)


Douglas Education Center, Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program (Oct. 2013 – Jan. 2015)


Rider University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sept. 2007 – May 2011)



Custom Prosthetics

Prosthetic Application

Period Makeup

Tattoo Cover / Application

Hair Laying

Blood Work

Color Correcting

Body / Stunt Double Matching

Background Coverage

Beauty / Corrective Makeup


SFX Lab Work


2010 - present

2010 - present

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