Tanaya, a native of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, New York’s hippest and trendiest neighborhood; Tanaya J has always had a passion and vigor for making the world one beautiful face at a time. With over 13 years of experience in the Fashion and Beauty industries, her skills range from Bridal, Beauty, Television, Runway, and Fashion makeup applications. Her work has been featured on the Tyra Show, Canada’s Reality Series Wedding In Law War’s, Full Figured Fashion Week, Celebrity Kenyatta Jones of Hit television show “House of Curves”, Vicky Jeudy of “Orange is the New Black”, BET Black Girls Rock, Food Network Star- Kardea Brown, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, and Harlem Fashion Row.
Tanaya J brings an inspired and eclectic approach to artistry and prides herself on being able to appreciate the face as a canvas. She spent over 7 years working with the beauty giant Sephora as a National Trainer and developed deep product knowledge. Her love for empowering women from all walks of life, and educating the average woman on the importance of skincare are motivational factors in her artistry. Tanaya brings confidence to the classroom at Chic, teaching the students all she has learned along the way of her career.