Makeup artist and skin therapist Jill Ventimiglia has been in the beauty and wellness industry for over 20 years.
Like many career-driven business owners, Jill comes from humble beginnings in her industry, getting her first experience in beauty while working at a makeup counter in Atlanta. Thus began a journey into making a career out of cosmetics. It was here that she discovered her passion for building confidence in women, as well as her natural skill in makeup artistry.
After three years of working and building a strong foundation in cosmetics, Jill wanted to take her professional skills to the next level. She moved to Los Angeles and enrolled in world-renowned makeup school, Makeup Designory (MUD). Her talent and drive got her hired on her first film before graduating and she has been working in the industry ever since, most recently as a makeup artist on the TLC show “Skin Tight” in 2016.
While using nearly every cosmetics line as she worked in film/television, Jill conceptualized a makeup line that would actually be GOOD for the skin instead of causing breakouts.
She wanted a product that provided the coverage and look desired by the client but also benefitted their skin. This idea would become Just Jill Cosmetics, her natural mineral makeup line that now features everything from 4-in-1 foundations, cream eye shadows, and long-wearing lip colors.
Through the success of her makeup career, her passion for skin, and her constant drive to learn more, in 2010 Jill decided to attend Form Academy in California to receive her Aesthetician license. From there, she went on to practice both makeup artistry and skin care full time and now owns her own spa in North Austin: Just Jill Beauty and Wellness. The success of Just Jill Cosmetics was completed by the addition of Just Jill Natural Skincare, an an all-natural organic vegan skincare line and Just Jack Skincare for men.
On any given day, you can find Jill providing customized facial services for clients in her spa, out on location doing makeup, or being a vendor at events around Austin – from burlesque shows to derby games!
Jill’s ability to bring out the inner beauty of her clients is the core of her brand. After one appointment with Jill, it’s already evident to clients that she truly cares about providing a healing atmosphere where you can escape from life’s distractions and leave with a healthy glow. Her belief that beauty starts from within is evident in her motto: “Beauty from the inside out.”
Master Makeup Program from MUD Academy 2002
Esthetician Lic from Goldbear Academy 2010
Facial Contouring Massage Certificate 2015
Clareblend Microcurrent Technology Certificate 2015
Baldwin Beauty Dermaplaning / Micro-Needling Certificate 2016
Airbrush Mastery Certificate 2016
Stella is a certified Service and Therapy dog, and has a special place on the staff team!
“I’m so happy mommy takes me to work with her every day. I take my job very seriously. My job is to comfort mommy’s clients with my cute looks, calming attitude, and warm kisses.
My favorite part is when they pet my head and smile. After the client gets settled into the big bed. I jump up and get comfortable at there feet. I’m the free foot warmer.
I am very obedient and never bark. If you are afraid of me don’t worry, I have a comfortable crate I can sleep in while you get your treatment.”