A slew of odd jobs?including decorating cakes and selling life insurance?filled Ely Valdez?s days until he decided to become a
triple threat in the beauty world as a certified makeup artist, photographer, and aesthetician.
He now spends his days combating acne, oil, and other skin issues with glycolic-acid peels and botanical-packed anti-aging facials. He also gives private makeup lessons and expertly applies eyelash extensions to existing fringe or clients? favorite stuffed animals.