As a Southern Belle with a true passion for glamour and a gift for all things beauty, April M. Chaney has been elevating beautiful faces in big cities around the country for over 18 years. After obtaining her degree from THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA at Birmingham with a B.A. in Mass Communications & Minor in African American Studies, April has taken every opportunity to learn and hone her artistic craft. In 2015, April set her sights even higher and earned her Esthetician license, while also accomplishing her dreams of becoming a member of IATSE Local 706 HAIRSTYLIST and MAKEUP GUILD.
With humble beginnings as a retail consultant and makeup artist in Beverly Hills, April has since seen her work featured on TV, film, print, and fashion runways. She has done over 100 commercials and has worked backstage on numerous awards shows, including Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports, The Emmy’s, BET AWARDS, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, and The Academy Awards. April continues to collaborate with L’Oreal as a Brand Ambassador and works frequently with Warner Bros for events, like WonderCon, Comic Con San Diego, and Comic Con New York. More recently, April worked with Francesca Tolot, Beyoncé’s personal makeup artist, on opening show makeup looks for Beyoncé’s dancers on The 2016 BET Awards. April has also Day played on such shows as The Doctors, The Real, and Dancing With The Stars, and her published works include features in People, Us Weekly, O Magazine, Variety, Essence, Marie Claire, and editorials for Kohls, GAP, Nordstrom, and Sears.
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