Beauty isn’t’s psychology.

Throughout my career as a top celebrity make-up artist, my job was to create the illusion of perfection for the camera.  Like so many other women, I strived for that same perfection in my personal life. 

However, after two decades in the business, I’ve realized that we live in a society whose obsession with perfection meant that women were never allowed to feel good enough. Youth was prized over wisdom. Looks mattered more than character. And having the perfect life was more important than enjoying it.

Women today are faced with a unique set of challenges when it comes to successfully balancing their professional and personal lives. Striving to be perfect in every aspect of their lives leaves women struggling with a negative inner critic, a heavy load of fear and feeling pressured to prop up a façade rather than make choices that support their true values and spirit.

I created a unique and proven process that has radically and wonderfully transformed thousands of lives. My clients, readers and workshop attendees world-wide have gone from couch potatoes to marathoners, broken relationship to more fulfilling ones, and are achieving greater success on their terms. By empowering women to  live confidently and radiate that confidence to the world, this process creates a life and a look that is ageless and unique to every woman.


  • “If you are ready to shine forth in all your authentic glory, The Beauty Blueprint is an excellent map for guiding you there. With information, advice, real examples, and exercises, Michelle guides you to an authentic, beautiful life.”
    Eliza Fayle
    Silver and Grace
  • “I would highly recommend Michelle to anyone in the media.”
    Dr. Ruth Peters, Ph. D
    Clinical Psychologist, “Today Show” contributor
  • “Michelle is an excellent communicator with a warm and energetic demeanor. Her empathetic and positive nature allows her to relate well to a broad spectrum of people. Michelle gets to the heart of the matter and helps other identify move through their obstacles toward their success. She has my highest recommendation.”
    Lou Michaels
    Senior Coach Talent Dynamics
  • I have worked with Michelle both in a group and privately, and she and her Beauty Blueprint process have had such a positive impact on my life. I had listened to her radio show and bought her book, but I was still feeling stuck, and procrastinating on actually doing the process. During coaching with Michelle, she gently nudged me to take action, and that gentle nudging to assess where I am, clarify my goals, and take concrete action has moved me forward in creating a life I love.
  • "Such authenticity in the world of makeup and beauty is hard to find. Michelle’s deep understanding of the connection between our inner-selves and our outer-beauty comes from her real-world experiences and struggles. She brings a set of experiences that are unmatched in helping women to achieve all that they want. First she inspires, and then, more importantly, provides the tool-kit to making your life become what you want it to be."
    Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
    TV Anchor and Reporter for CNBC "Power Lunch"
  • “My company has hired Michelle on several occasions over the last few years as an on camera spokesperson for Stein Mart Department Stores. She is great and my staff and clients have enjoyed working with her and would also highly recommend.”
    Guy Stevens
    Sr. Vice President of Strategic Planning for Orlando based advertising, PR and interactive agency, Fry Hammond Barr
  • “Michelle is one of the most genuine people I know, who really “gets” what we go through in reconciling our past with the present and future and setting us on the path to excellence in our careers and in our relationships. She adds so much to our radio show whenever she is on, and connects with the audience instantaneously. It’s such an amazing experience to be able to work with her, and we recommend her unconditionally to anyone who wants to grow in their lives and careers!”
    Cheryl White
    Host of  Catalyst Business Radio Show
  • “The Beauty Blueprint is a smart and sassy guide to a do it yourself total head to toe makeover. Michelle helps you to explore how who you are on the inside reflects on the outside, and how you can come to a harmonious state of true happiness….like Audrey Hepburn famously said, happy girls are the prettiest girls. If you’re tired of the shallow, superficial definition society has of beauty, pick up the The Beauty Blueprint today. Share it with the women in your life. Redefine beauty, and redefine your worth as a woman.”
    April “Elle” Ricchuito
  • “Michelle is one of the most genuine people I know, who really “gets” what we go through in reconciling our past with the present and future and setting us on the path to excellence in our careers and in our relationships. She adds so much to our radio show whenever she is on, and connects with the audience instantaneously. It’s such an amazing experience to be able to work with her, and we recommend her unconditionally to anyone who wants to grow in their lives and careers!”
    Cheryl White
    Host of  Catalyst Business Radio Show
  • “Michelle Phillips is the genuine article- living proof that true beauty always starts within, and can then be celebrated on the outside using the fine arts of hair, makeup, and styling choices. This book rocks!"
    Dr. Christiane Northrup, M.D.
    Author of NY Times Bestsellers Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
  • "Michelle brings great energy into a room the moment she enters. Her warmth, positive energy and insight are her signature beauty blueprint. She shines on-air in any kind of format. Michelle is a great listener which makes for a wonderful life coach and broadcaster. Anyone lucky enough to work with Michelle will benefit from her amazing work ethic and authenticity. It’s a privilege to know her and work with her!"
    Andrea Jackson
    Anchor of the nationally syndicated show "The Daily Buzz"
  • "Part of my responsibilities producing a high profile morning show was to find content that resonated with the audience. Michelle is all about empowering and inspiring women and she’s very good at what she does. She’s very relatable, personable and friendly; her advice is motivating and positive. Michelle does speaking/coaching engagements, television appearances and radio. A fantastic guest on any medium!"
    Melissa Bunting
    Radio Show Executive Producer at Astral Media Inc.
  • “Michelle Phillips’ work as a makeup artist is exemplary. I have worked with many freelance makeup artists throughout the country and Michelle tops the list as the most professional and talented.”
    Shawna Shepherd
    White House Producer, CNN America, Inc
  • “Phillips writing style speaks to the Goddess in every woman; she artfully guides you into realizing your skills, talents and abilities and then into creative ways to find a fresh look that aligns with the radiant inner self. Actualizing and acknowledging one’s inner beauty facilitates a lasting and personal shift in honoring outer beauty as well. This book is a must read for any woman looking to refresh her life and look.”
    Alison Estill
    Beauty Editor,Calgary Fashion
  • “The Beauty Blueprint: 8 Steps to Building the Life and Look of Your Dreams is like no other beauty book that you’ve ever’s filled with inspiration, examples and exercises to help you get in touch with the beauty you have within. The “beauty” part of what to wear and how to wear it is almost like the cherry on top of a dessert that was already freakin’ delicious to begin with. The Beauty Blueprint? Well, I’d call it a Life Blueprint.”
  • "Michelle’s support and guidance have been invaluable. Her process helped me identify and bring to the forefront the intentions and goals I desired in my life that I had shoved in the background for years. This has definitely been a life changer and I am so excited to see the possibilities as they unfold!!"
  • “Over the last few years Michelle Phillips has worked on a number of my events and as an emcee, keynote speaker, and vocal advocate, and has been an invaluable resource to the women’s and children’s organizations with which I serve.  As a planner I am grateful for her services, and as a member of the community I am honored to have had her contributions.”
    Dawn LaCrosse
    Event Planner, Inspiring Occasions
  • Michelle shares her deeply moving process in her life-changing book, “The Beauty Blueprint.” The book catalogues a simple eight-step process that Michelle herself went through to transform her life into a life she absolutely loves! But, Michelle doesn’t stop there. She also offers life-altering coaching circles to women everywhere who want to connect and create a better life. Through this womb of support, women give birth to their own dream lives. Sometimes, these women are in the depths of their own hell. So, who better to guide them through than someone who’s been there and conquered the self-limiting beliefs that keep us imprisoned in a life that hurts. Freedom is calling. A life you love is waiting and Michelle is the woman who can guide you to it. How do I know? Because that’s what she's doing for me. See you in the circle!
  • “I loved working with Michelle--as both a guest and a host! Michelle is cordial, imaginative, professional, and spot on. She can think on her feet and make any segment feel conversational and entertaining. She's a true delight!”
    Christina Vandre
    Executive Producer, KARE-TV
  • "Michelle is an entertaining powerhouse. Couple that with her passion to help women overcome obstacles and go for their dreams and you have true inspiration. I have seen the lives that have been touched by her step by step “make-over your life” solutions. She is a gifted communicator and passionate about what she does. I have known her for more than a decade, and still find inspiration through her book, speaking and coaching circles"
    Jonni Watts
    Television Producer
  • “I heard Michelle speak at a recent Power of Women Conference in Toronto, Canada. She was sincere and endearing to her audience, creative in her approach to get her message across, and just plain real! There were many speakers there that day and Michelle stood out as my favorite! A beautiful gift!”
    Deborah Hall
    Businesses Coach
  • "I am a Deaf woman who has come a long way since working with Michelle Phillips. At the time, I did not really care for my self-image and my esteem was very low. Because of her, I started wearing better clothing, took better care of myself, and decided to go for my dreams despite my handicap. I had been looking for employment for nearly a year and I found a professional job within weeks of my transformation. I have never met anyone quite as warm, genuine, and beautiful as Michelle Phillips– she also works with and brings out the beautiful in you."
  • I’ve been in two of Michelle’s coaching circles and have been inspired and motivated. I am on a journey of discovering what I want to do for desired employment. She is helping me to be clear on what I would enjoy doing so I can find it, be happy with it, and be paid what I’m worth. I have set clear goals and intentions for 2013 and action steps to reach those goals. She has helped me uncover blockages holding me from my true desires. I am also learning how to be happy with myself again and let go of feeling discouraged and despondent. I am learning to value myself!
  • “I’m lucky to be considered a leading authority in home fashion, having built my career helping clients gain the design confidence they need on the road toward creating their ultimate “dream home.” Getting to know Michelle as we prepared for a “camera-ready” moment felt like meeting my twin – she talked about the importance of not settling for a dream home, but going for a “dream life”… in every possible sense of the word. So why would a non-makeup wearing, non-accessorizing (okay, most of the time) professional guy in his 40s read The Beauty Blueprint cover to cover…twice? Because it provides an easy-to-follow, step-by-step roadmap for making each day a journey toward becoming the very best you can be...and completely EMBRACING it along the way! Kudos Michelle!”
    S. Marc
    The Owner, Marc-Michaels Interior Design, and Celebrity Host of Roomsalive™
  • "When a speaker is presenting, I always take a seat in the back so I can watch the group reaction to the presentation. I was blown away by how quickly Michelle created a comfort level in the room. I watched as the women began to lean in toward her to receive the message. That just doesn't happen that often! Michelle’s message is empowering and I am so grateful to women like her-women who are courageous enough to take down their own walls in order to help others. No one left without being impacted by Michelle’s openness and truth."
    Susanne Daniels
    National Association of Professional Women

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