Trista graduated from L Makeup Insitute in Las Vegas, NV in 2011. She is a certified makeup artist specializing in film/photography/HD makeup as well as light hair styling and special fx. Her makeup work is published in The Alchemist Magazine, Elegant Magazine, Dark Beauty Magazine and many more. She has done makeup for models such as Ginta Lapina and Mia Kang as well as Sports Illustrated’s cover model Danielle Herrington and ANTM's Laura Kirkpatrick. Trista has worked on set for a variety of independent films, tv shows, and music videos. Some of her work can be seen on blogs and publications such as Style Me Pretty, Beyond the Wanderlust, Lemonade and Lenses and Green Wedding Shoes.
Trista is married to her high school sweetheart and love of her life. She is the mother to two beautiful children, Mattingly and Benjamin.