Meredith Boyd is an award winning makeup artist specializing in natural makeup looks for corporations and celebrities nationwide. Her client roster boasts top brands such as ABC, AMC, A&E, AT&T, CBS News, Coca-Cola, Delta, ESPN, Hershey’s Chocolate, Golf Channel, Nickelodeon and Orion. Personalities include 12 Miss Americas and celebrities: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Foxworthy, Charles Barkley, Ron White, Kathleen Madagan, Freddie Freeman, Matt Ryan, Big Boi, Ludacris, Hannah Storm, Thom Filicia and David Feherty.
Born out of the desire to achieve a flawless look on camera for clients, Boyd launched Meredith Boyd Cosmetics in 1999, a makeup line developed exclusively for print and television. This entrepreneurial spirit has enabled Boyd to pursue her passion of empowering her clients by teaching them easy and uplifting ways to feel beautiful at any age. After years of research, she also launched her skincare line in 2020.
She is experienced in airbrush and HD makeup as well as hair styling and male grooming for commercial television. As an official makeup artist for Miss America and Miss USA pageant systems, Boyd has beautified hundreds of state and national winners across the U.S.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with emphasis in Public Relations, and also studied advanced theatre courses including: acting, stage makeup, scene painting and costume design at Georgia Southern University. Fascinated by the production set, she became an anchor and reporter for a local CNN affiliate in the Coastal Georgia region and continued her communications career and love for makeup artistry. Boyd worked around the clock mentoring alongside working artists in commercial television and fashion photography across the country to cultivate her makeup artistry skills.
An avid public speaker and national spokesperson for the Arthritis Foundation, Boyd graced the cover of Arthritis Today for her longstanding philanthropic efforts. She was even awarded the prestigious President’s Daily Points of Light award for her commitment to serving the youth of America through volunteerism by President George W. Bush. Boyd was also featured in Cobb Life Magazine as one of the “20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Business” and named one of the “50 Most Beautiful Atlantans” by Jezebel Magazine.
Boyd is currently a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Georgia Production Partnership, and The Powder Group. She has won 12 pageant titles and most notably Mrs. Georgia United States 2003 and Mrs. Georgia International 2008, placing in the top five at both national pageants.
Meredith is known for her big heart, easy going personality and wit, a real team player on set and when she’s off the clock, she loves cooking authentic Cajun dishes and spoiling her husband Matt and two 4-legged fur baby Yorkies named, “Pierre & Poppy” absolutely rotten!