ABOUT US
Joanne McDonough
Founder of Joya beauty


Joanne is the Seacoast's Premiere Professional Makeup Artist & Skin Care Therapist. Licensed in New Hampshire, Maine as well as Massachusetts, Joanne continues to follow her passion for professional skin care, makeup, health and beauty by continually studying under leading makeup artist and beauty instructors at the top skin care institutes.

Joanne's artistic talent, diverse background and professional experience create a unique and simply beautiful style. Joya beauty's intimate studio, located in Dover, New Hampshire, offers Joya clientele the opportunity to relax, learn, and be pampered. Whether it's for a skin care treatment, makeup application or lesson or a bridal consultation, Joanne has the innate skills and ability to bring out the natural beauty of her clients, no matter their gender or ethnicity.

Joya beauty is also available "on location" for weddings, photo shoots, television appearances or your special event. Joanne specializes in photographic makeup that reflects your style, and will wear beautifully throughout the day.

The Makeup artist of choice for many award winning photographers and videographers. Joanne's artistry has been seen on the cover of Grace Ormond's Wedding Style and Marriage Magazine - New England as well as International Television Anchors for the Associated Press Corps., FOX 25 News, Maine PBS, New Hampshire Wedding Magazine, many Runway Fashion Events for Grace Ormond Wedding Style and Marriage Magazine and others. She also voluntarily coordinates the American Cancer Society's Look Good Feel Better program at Wentworth Douglas Hospital in Dover, New Hampshire. Joanne is a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals Association and has achieved Professional certifications from many other related industry organizations.

Joanne has devoted years to the study of makeup artistry and skin care with well-known industry experts, including: Linda Mason Elements, NYC; The Powder Group, NYC; David Nichols International, Boston; Eva Marie Denst, NYC, LA & CO; Pamela Taylor, NYC; Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics, Woburn as well as the International Dermal Institute, Boston.


Joanne McDonough
Email Us | 603.534.3412 | 204 Silver Street Ext. | Dover, NH 03820