Orlando Makeup Artists

Orlando Hair Stylist/Makeup Artists for HDTV, Print, Weddings

About Face Design Team is home to Orlando makeup artists Kari Larsen and Gina Schmidt. Not only are Kari and Gina two of the best in the industry, they are committed to training many Orlando makeup artists the latest techniques and trends along with set etiquette for production, print, and HDTV.

Orlando makeup artists Kari and Gina

AFDT’ Co-owners Kari and Gina

Kari Larsen, Co-Owner, cosmetologist/lead stylist

Orlando makeup artists AFDT owner Kari LarsenAs the founder of Orlando makeup artists AFDT, Kari’s creative designs in hair styling and her detailed flawless touch with makeup has helped wedding and portrait photographers win awards at the national level. Some of Kari’s tv and print clients include Comcast, NBC Universal, Mercury Radio Arts, FOX Business, Impact Wrestling, Yahoo, PGA of America, LPGA, Golf Fix, Golf Channel’s The Big Break, WKMG Orlando, WFTV Orlando, Golf Digest Magazine, Orlando Leisure Magazine, Orange Magazine, Driver vs. Driver, NBC Sports Michele Tafoya, Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran, etc.  Additionally, Kari’s work has graced over 8 covers for Central Fl Celebrations and Events magazine. Her expertise has been featured in published industry articles and she has spoken for professional photographers nationally.

Gina Schmidt, Co-Owner, Facial specialist/lead makeup artist/micropigmentation specialist

Orlando Makeup Artists AFDT's Gina Schmidt

Gina is a master of her craft and is in high demand for television productions, corporate events, print work, and high-profile and celebrity weddings. She has been entrusted with some of the world’s most recognized faces both here and around the globe. A small sample of those who have sat in this Orlando makeup artists chair include: Arnold Palmer, Debra Norville, John Cougar Mellencamp, Sean Hannity, Luke Bryan, Kelly Pickler, David Feherty, Kelsey Grammer, John Stamos, Tiger Woods, Mario Lopez and Nashville’s Annie Moses Band. Gina continues to make the world a more BEAUTIFUL place, each and every day!


Nina Adams, Scheduling Coordinator

Hair SystemsWorking on her Bachelor’s degree in Communications at University of Central Florida allows Nina to effectively provide the best customer service in the industry! Passionate and dedicated to each and every client she works with, Nina can be trusted to respond quickly and handle a myriad  of complicated details. Who would guess that Nina spends her weekends racing around on a motorcycle ~ with plenty of lip gloss on!