Meet the Makeup Artists
Suzie Bassett, Owner of Mistique Salon, San Antonio
Mobile Number: 210-602-9672
Salon Number: 210-233-9457
Suzie is the owner and operator of Mistique Salon in San Antonio, located in Alamo Heights. She has been an industry leader and a prominent figure in the airbrush tanning, makeup and styling business for over 30 years. As the owner of Mistique Salon for 7 years, she continues to have a passion and love for doing makeup and gives personalized attention to every client in her salon. Her exceptional talent and sense of makeup trend began at Saks Fifth Avenue. Shortly after working with Saks as a bridal consultant, the makeup account executives quickly took notice of Suzie’s artistic talent, as evidenced by her client loyalty and extensive referral network. Suzie moved on to become a makeup artist for fashion makeup lines such as YSL, Armani, Lancome, Neutrogena, Loreal, and Laura Mercier. While Suzie, a premier San Antonio makeup artist, enjoys regional notoriety from her clients, she is frequently called upon to utilize her skills at the national level—working with clients associated with Fox Network and ESPN Sports. She has been recognized for her talents locally in both print and media publications consisting of City Pages Magazine and the San Antonio Living Show on WOAI TV.
Suzie continues to hone her artistic skills and talents by steadfastly staying on the “cutting edge” of the industry technology, having routinely attended state-of- the-art conventions in venues including Orlando, New York City, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. Staying on the cusp of the industry developments and innovations allows Suzie to further advance and refine her artistic and beauty techniques for her clients.
Jacqueline Bassett, Owner of Mistique Makeup, Austin
Austin Number: 210-421-9094
Jacqueline has been a dedicated and passionate makeup artist for the last 10 years, and is proudly serving makeup and tanning clients in Austin! Jacqueline grew up in San Antonio and moved to Austin in 2007 to go to the University of Texas in Austin. Throughout college, Jacqueline worked diligently as a regional event makeup artist for world renowned companies such as Bobbi Brown, Smashbox, and Giorgio Armani cosmetics and attended their highly rated training programs. Upon graduating with a Communication degree, Jacqueline became Account Executive and top Makeup Artist for Napoleon Perdis cosmetics for luxury retailers Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus for two years. As clientele grew to include bridal clients, and television and commercial clients, Jacqueline launched San Antonio’s top makeup salon in Austin. She is a bridal makeup expert, and provides customized consultations, as well as a top Airbrush Tanning specialist, offering you the best Bronze! Proud Clients include, ESPN, ABC, Miss Austin Latina, and Dos XX productions. We look forward to serving you at Mistique Makeup Austin!
Meet the Stylists
Maxine E. O’Brien
Maxine E. O’Brien graduated from North Harris County Community College, where she received a diploma and license in cosmetology. Trained by Mr. Carl Gautche over the years Maxine found her forte in foil highlighting. Maxine has worked in Alamo Heights for the past 27 plus years, where she has maintained an exceptional cliental. In addition to all her services and experiences, she has the pleasure and honor to participate in Fiesta. In our community Maxine has had the special opportunity to create updos on San Antonio duchesses for their special events throughout Fiesta. She may be reached at our salon, 5800 Broadway St or on her cell phone 210-723-5608 for an appointment.
Veronica Hughes graduated from Coastal Bend College in 2000 with her cosmetology license. Starting off at Visible Changes at the age of 20, and came to work in Alamo Heights for the past six years. She keeps up with trends and is very enthusiastic about her career. Veronica enjoys coming to work everyday because she loves her clients and the feeling of love she gets back from each one. Her strong suit would have to be cutting and styling, also having plenty of experience coloring and styling up-do’s. Veronica has been a part of countless wedding parties, Queen’s Court, and galas. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact her direct line 210-360-0895.