Everything that sparkles does shine when it comes to celebrity makeup artist and licensed esthetician, Sparkle Chanel Lockett.
With more than 17 years of cosmetics industry experience, Sparkle Chanel Lockett knows just how important it is to make every occasion special. It is this experience that has helped her build one of the most sought after cosmetics lines, MakeUp By Sparkle Beauty & Cosmetics (MBS). The fundamentals of the MBS Cosmetics brand are professionalism, boldness and confident style. Representing the ProGlam woman, Sparkle sought out to create a line of cosmetics to encourage professional women to be their boldest, brightest selves from work hours to happy hour.
Awards & Accolades
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture 2012 Super Star Graduate in Esthetics
- Madame CJ Walker Spirit Award 2015 Young Entrepreneur Award Honoree
- Center for Leadership Development 2015 Minority Achievers Awards Nominee
- Indiana Minority Business Magazine’s 2017 Spring Golden Laurel Award Honoree in Beauty
With her skills gracing the faces of Prince, DJ Spinderella of Salt & Pepa and even Madonna, during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime show, makeup artistry was just not enough for this beauty connoisseur. In 2012, the veteran IT professional attended Tricoci University of Beauty Culture where she obtained her esthetics license. With experience, license and passion in tow, Sparkle had the perfect formula to expand her brand which included opening a brick and mortar location in downtown Indianapolis (2012-2017) and most recently, a bustling e-commerce business.
Culminating makeup and skincare was natural for Sparkle. She believes and educates her clients and team that beautiful cared for skin is the real foundation for any makeup look. The deeply-pigmented hues of makeup should be used as an enhancement to your glowing skin.
What started as a hobby has evolved into an aesthetics enterprise. Sparkle's work has been featured in several publications and she regularly appeared on FOX 59 morning show including a segment on the “Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda.” She consistently receives accolades from both her customers and peers.
The roadmap for the future will always include community involvement, environmental causes and giving back to professional women's organizations that support self esteem and independence in young women.
An Indianapolis native, Sparkle graduated from Marian College and completed her MBA from Anderson University. She completed Tricoci in November 2012 as a “Super Star Graduate.” Today, Sparkle resides in the "Lone Star" state of Texas (Houston area).