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Your Beauty Industry...
Our website is designed to be exactly what the title says, YOUR Beauty Industry. Our interviews and tips offer a unique insight to the beauty business. We ask the questions YOU'VE been asking and give you the tools you need to succeed in the beauty industry.

"Stay ahead of the game with unbeatable knowledge."

Something for everyone...
Whether you're an experienced professional, an executive in the beauty industry or someone just breaking into the beauty world- we have you covered. We spotlight success stories and "stars" among us and we make information easily accessible.

the ybi team


Following in the footsteps of other legendary makeup luminaries is one of the industry's most sought after makeup artists: Debra Macki. Debra is a celebrity makeup artist, cosmetic creator, and educator and now Beauty Editor for Your Beauty Industry.

Debra's client list includes People, Tennis and Health Magazines, Rihanna, Cyndi Lauper, Al Gore and more. She travels the country teaching 6 sold out classes per year and in between photo shoots and red carpet events she is a cosmetic designer.

Debra takes YBI readers behind the scenes for an all access backstage look into her career. She also gives daily beauty tips on YourBeautyIndustry.com and her column "Debra's Diary" can be seen exclusively in Your Beauty Industry Magazine. 

Debra has been a vegetarian since the age of six and has loved animals her whole life.

JaimeJaime is a Master stylist/Colorist based out of the North Shore of Massachusetts. She graduated from Beauty Creators Academy and has trained extensively in “parametric” precision cutting. Jaime is certified by Framesi color and corrective color techniques. She is also a Paul Mitchell colorist and is Redken certified.

Jaime is currently a stylist at Salon Couture in Danvers, MA. She specializes in Color Correction and Precision Cutting and her services include So.Cap Extensions, Feather Extensions and the Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy by Coppola.

Jaime's work has been featured on the covers of Tennis and Your Beauty Industry Magazines and she has served as the lead stylist for fashion shows in and around Boston.

Photo Credit: Salon Couture

HilaryHilary Avart is a Professional Multi-Media Makeup Artist & YBI Beauty Product Expert.

Hilary has always had a huge passion for the beauty industry and even knew even when she was a little girl she wanted to have a beauty career. She started her career in Cosmetology School and then after working in a salon for over 2 years, she then realized she wanted to pursue her Makeup Artistry career.

Hilary attended Cosmix, a Professional Makeup Artistry school and from there Hilary has been a freelance makeup artist specializing in fashion and media. Hilary is also a Color Expert and Color Lead at Sephora.

Hilary searches for the best beauty products on the market and reports back for both YourBeautyIndustry.com and Your Beauty Industry Magazine.

ChristinaChristina Mirabella is the Editor-in-Chief of YBI and also a Hair Stylist and Professional Makeup Artist. She is a graduate of The Hairs How Modern School of Beauty & is trained and certified in Redken Color, Paul Mitchell Color and Global Keratin as well as So Cap and Stiletto Hair Extensions.

Christina has also successfully completed private makeup courses from Celebrity Makeup Artist Debra Macki. As a Makeup Artist Christina has worked in both media and fashion. Her client list includes Betsey Johnson, Recording Artists JADA, Miss Massachusetts USA and Miss Teen Massachusetts USA pageants. 

In between her hair styling and makeup careers, Christina is a self-proclaimed "beauty product junkie", finding the best products on the market for both pro's and consumers.

Brian DohertyBrian Doherty is a Professional Photographer.

Brian's love for photography was realized while on tour as a dancer in Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance.
Since 17 he has performed sold out shows in theaters, arenas and stadiums in all 50 states and 17 countries across 6 continents.

His first photo shoot was a makeup portfolio for a dancer on tour, who was later accepted to the London School of Fashion after submitting Brian's photographs.  He now works as a professional photographer in Boston and travels frequently around the country for various projects.

Brian's work can frequently be seen on the cover of Your Beauty Industry Magazine.

Photo Credit: Ian Travis Barnard

DerekDerek Palermo is the Media Director for Your Beauty Industry. From Video Production to Social Media Analysis, Derek is passionate about each project he undertakes.

Derek also heads up the Beauty Education Program at Your Beauty Industry, visiting beauty academies weekly. If you would like to inquire about our beauty education program, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Derek is also the Co-Owner and Studio Director of the Debra Macki Studio in Salem, MA.

An avid Boston sports fan, Derek lives outside of Boston with his wife Debra, 3 dogs and 2 birds.



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