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Driven by a genuine passion to stay at the forefront of the hair & makeup world while consistently exceeding the expectations of clients, be they talent on the set of a film, TV production or simply a client who wishes to bring that “something extra” to a meaningful event, Marisa Pinuelas ( is a professional who occupies a unique space in the industry.  


She has established a 16-year track record of excellence that upholds timeless principles of beauty over momentary trends. If she is not found on a set You can find Marisa in a classroom as she continues to feed  the student in her.  

Before dedicating all of her time to film and television Marisa managed a steady salon clientele for 16 years, Self managed and built her San Diego Bridal Company. Was an Educator for amika , a brooklyn based hair company for 4 years , continued to work photoshoots, commercials and runway shows at New York Fashion Week, all while balancing a home life.


Marisa has had a chance to put her skills to the test on a multitude of film and tv productions, including  her most recent work on Top Gun Mavericks (currently filming) where she led a dedicated team in managing  back ground and was part of a team of hairstylist the styling needs of on-camera talent. in between filming she day checks on house hold name television shows where she focused on leading by example, solving time-sensitive issues and even developing step-by-step  makeup application and hair guides to ensure a consistent look and feel.


Marisa is currently seeking to bring a natural talent for hair & makeup artistry, as well as building/training in-house teams to bear towards a new endeavor. While change is a constant in the industry, she is well positioned to not only navigate it but use it as the engine powering future successes.

Marisa can be found working sets and splitting her time between 

Los Angeles, San Diego and Seattle.

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