Before her foray into make up artistry, Laura Yamasaki attended the prestigious Art Center College of Design, focusing on graphic design.. after successfully running her own design studio for many years she slowly transitioned into Makeup artistry. Honing her skills privately, "painting" and "designing" faces.

She was quickly asked to be the Resident Artist at Burberry Beauty and later Nars where she continued to practice her craft and build a high profile private following. Laura continues to deepen her range of editorial, commercial and private work. 

Her artistry focuses on allowing women to feel their most confident and beautiful in front of the camera, on the red carpet and in everyday life.