Jay'd Hagberg has been an active professional makeup artist for nearly a decade, having toured the world working in fashion, theater, and film. He now resides in Minneapolis, MN and travels frequently.

Hagberg began his training in the hair and makeup department of the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna National Opera in Vienna, Austria) and later went on to work for labels such as MAC, NARS, Smashbox, and Cargo Cosmetics.