With a unique tilt toward sustainable beauty. With faces such as Hannah Young, Angelina Jolie belle and Sam Mathias as her canvases, Daisy brings her high fashion, editorial , and seemingly flawless visions to life from runway shows to the glossy pages of magazines. Daisy by far is a lead makeup artist in the photography and modeling industry She holds a place in my heart being such a hard working Go Getter! Be on the look out for Daisy “Slay” Ocasio.
Daisy, can you tell me a little bit about yourself?
My parents are originally from Puerto Rico and I was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, I was blessed with four amazing sisters and a brother and I have been married for eleven years and have three gorgeous daughters
How long have you been professionally doing make up?
I've been an MUA for the past 4-5 years, I just started my own freelance company in April 2016.
How was home life for you growing up?
I shared EVERYTHING lol I always loved makeup and my mom is a queen diva so she would put lipstick on us and do our hair. My father worked very hard and taught me serious work ethic. My childhood was awesome!
Hair or make-up?
Makeup all the way!
Were you always supported in your endeavors?
No. I don't think people understood where I was coming from since I worked in law offices for more than 10 years so i was going in the completely different direction. They do now though.
What has been your favorite experience ?
Being published for the first time was amazing.
It differs from days to day, but i'm an my phone a lot. I manage every part of my business, so I'm constantly busy.
What is the biggest challenge you faced in your career?
There have been many ups and downs but I think the biggest challenge is balancing motherhood, marriage, family and business.
What has been your biggest achievement?
Being interviewed is pretty rad lol also I just got published in GQ magazine a couple weeks ago.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Traveling all over beautifying the world.
What's your favorite concept so far?
I love avant-garde, high fashion looks so anything out of the norm.
Hardest thing to learn?
To not compete with anyone else but myself.
Favorite place to purchase your make up?
Anywhere makeup lives lol
If you had one superpower what would it be?
I would fly and manipulate the weather like storm so I would always have awesome hair days!
What's your favorite quote?
“Learn from the lion how to hunt” I strive to be a lion someday
Anyone you want to collaborate with in the future?
The list is long!
if you love it DO IT
Who inspires you?
Bray MUA. I took a master class from her and she is amazeballs!! Her and Vene (her wife) are genuine and so damn talented! Love them!
What is your end goal?
At the end of all of this I want my kids to know they can be or do whatever they want! I will support them, my success is 100% for them!
Annnnnd I want to be the next Pat McGrath if she ever retires ❤️