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Meet the 16-Year-Old Beauty Entrepreneur to Watch Out For – Mikayla Khoury

The 16 year-old Australian is quickly making a name for herself in the makeup artist industry.

Many entrepreneurs find themselves thinking at some point in their life ‘if only I had done this sooner’. Well Mikayla Khoury is accomplishing her own entrepreneurial feat much younger than when many an entrepreneur wish they had started.

Like many other girls her age, Mikayla has a vested interest in all things beauty. Rather than just try-out the latest makeup trend for Instagram however, this 16-year-old has taken the plunge to turn her passion into a profitable career.

Mikayla Khoury is a self-taught makeup artist based in Sydney, Australia, with over 2 years of professional experience in the makeup industry. Realising her talents quite early on in life, Mikayla first started honing her makeup techniques 6 years go. Her passion for makeup together with a desire to make all people feel beautiful in their own skin is cleverly displayed through her artistry.

Catering to each client, Mikayla displays pride and professionalism well beyond her years, ensuring every client leaves her makeup chair feeling and looking their best. With a keen eye for detail, and creative flair, Mikayla is easily able to adapt applications using a wide range of techniques she has developed to suit not only the occasion, but skin type and maturity.  

“With the beauty industry constantly changing and evolving, it’s extremely important to me to keep up with the latest makeup techniques and trends,” states Mikayla. “When I don’t have clients, I’m always watching out new techniques or trends to try and constantly honing my application skills.”

Running her makeup business from her studio in Concord, located in Sydney’s Inner-West, Mikayla’s constant drive, determination and hard work is what makes her so highly regarded by clients. Makeup by Mikayla’s services provide clients with not just makeup application and education, but an experience, leaving them feeling like the most confident and beautiful version of themselves,” states Mikayla. With constant 5-star reviews nodding their agreement, it’s no wonder Mikayla’s appointment book is often booked out.

Aside from creating beautiful makeup applications for casual or more formal occasions, Mikayla also provides bridal makeup services for brides and their tribes to help make that day extra special.  For those wanting to learn some tricks of the trade variety of makeup education services.  Mikayla provides various courses for aspiring makeup artists, as well as workshops for those wanting to learn how to do their own makeup!

In true entrepreneurial style, Mikayla is paving the way for young creatives to take a chance on themselves and explore opportunities just waiting to be discovered.

If you would like to learn more from Mikayla, or get in touch with her, click here.

Lewis Schenk

Written by Lewis Schenk

Lewis Schenk is an Australian based Entrepreneur, Writer & PR Consultant. Lewis is passionate about sharing empowering stories from people around the world, particularly those in entrepreneurship & business. He has been privileged to work with over 650 business owners and entrepreneurs, helping them grow their brand and strengthen their online presence.

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