About Effleurage Studio
Founded by celebrity makeup artist & esthetician, April Chaney, Effleurage is a new and unique salon concept near the heart of downtown Burbank.
Serving the local clientele as well as celebrity and studio executive clients across Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, Effleurage provides a variety of cutting edge and traditional beauty treatments including: facials, brow, body waxing, microdermabrasion, eyelash extensions as well as makeup services. In addition, the salon sells a curated selection of high end beauty and skincare products, and uses luxury brands for services.
The mission of the company is to provide its clientele with high end, customized care based on their personal beauty goals and needs. Staffed with expert professional estheticians, Effleurage is uniquely capable of addressing the needs of each client within a modern, warm and relaxing environment.
April M. Chaney
CEO of Effleurage
Founder and CEO of Effleurage, April M. Chaney has 18 years of direct, professional experience in the beauty sector. As a Southern Belle with a true passion for glamour and a gift for all things beauty, April has been elevating beautiful faces in cities around the country for over 18 years. After obtaining her degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham with a B.A. in Mass Communications & Minor in African-American Studies, April has taken every opportunity to learn and hone her artistic craft. In 2015, April set her sights even higher and earned her esthetician license, while also accomplishing her dreams of becoming a member of IATSE Local 706 Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild.
With humble beginnings as a retail consultant and makeup artist in Beverly Hills, April has since seen her work featured on TV, film, print, and fashion runways. She has done over 100 commercials and has worked backstage on numerous awards shows, including Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports, The Emmy’s, BET Awards, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, and The Academy Awards. April continues to collaborate with L’Oreal as a Brand Ambassador and works frequently with Warner Bros for events, like WonderCon, Comic Con San Diego, and Comic Con New York. More recently, April worked with Francesca Tolot, Beyoncé’s personal makeup artist, on opening show makeup looks for Beyoncé’s dancers on The 2016 BET Awards. April has also Day played on such shows as The Doctors, The Real, Dancing With The Stars, World of Dance and Blackish. Her published works include features in Essence, People, Us Weekly, O Magazine, Variety, Essence, Marie Claire, and editorials for Kohls, GAP, Nordstrom, and Sears. In 2018, she also earned a Makeup & Hair Guild Award nomination for the TV movie Michael Jackson Searching for Neverland. For Booking please also view www.AprilChaney.com